Emma May Deatherage was born in Lyon county, Kansas, April 5, 1881. She removed with the family to Waverly in 1892. Three or four years ago she united with the M. E. church. For two years she has been in declining health, but was confined to her bed only about two months, when she died March 4, 1903. She expressed herself as ready to die. She leaves her father, John L. Deatherage, one brother and four sisters. Her brother preceded her August 30, 1900. Consoling services were held at the little home March 5, and kind and sympathizing neighbors gave a christian burial in the Rogers cemetery.