Saturday, November 14, 2009

William Henry Smith

Killed by a falling shed, January 5, 1898.  Aged 21 years and four months.
He was received into Immanuel Baptist Church by baptism October 23, 1895. His life was a model; always in his place and responding cheerfully to every call of duty. served one year as librarian of Sunday school and treasurer of W. Y. P. U .
The church had just elected him president of the union and treasurer of the school. A noble boy, a devoted son, a model Christian. Loved and respected by young and old.  Though we ca not understand the mysteries of Gods providence, we humbly bow to his will.
Arkansas Baptist, January 19, 1898, page 15

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