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May 1924


Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Musick, widow of the late Jonathan Musick, passed away at 9:40 o'clock Tuesday night, May 20, at the country home, east of the Zion church. Mrs. Musick was a life long resident of Illinois and spent the greater part of her life in Logan county. She was born in Waynesville, October 23, 1854, and died at the age of 69 years, 6 months and 27 days, and was married in Lincoln January 7, 1872. Mr. Musick passed away a number of years ago. Mrs. Musick was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Wren. Her death was due to heart trouble. The following children survive: W. A. Musick, Decatur; Alice Holt, Canton; Lillie Larison, Waynesville; Cassie Boulcott, Omaha, Neb.; Mildred Gehlbach, Beason; Merritt Musick and Leila Leonard, Lincoln. A son, Elmer J. Musick, died a number of years ago. Mrs. Musick was a member of the Zion church, located north of the city. The funeral services will take place Thursday afternoon at 1:15 o'clock from the home and at 1:30 o'clock from the Zion church, with Rev. R. J. Wroughton in charge. Burial will be made in Zion cemetery.