Monday, January 18, 2010

John E. Bateman

John E., son of J.S. and Laura L. Bateman, died August 17, 1896; aged 22 years, 7 months and 17 days.
Bro. Bateman professed a hope in Christ in 1893, and united with the Mine Creek Baptist church at Nashville, Ark, in August 1894. He was a loyal Christian, a dutiful son, an exemplary citizen, loved by all who knew him. May  the Lord comfort them in all their sad bereavement.
I. Z. Kimbrough
Arkansas Baptist, September 23, 1896, page 15

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