Jay County Obituaries
Eliza Jane (Allen) Finch was born in
At an early age she was converted and joined the Salamonia Christian church. Although in her later years she was not able to take an active part in church work her life was an example of true christian patience and love. She was a devoted and loving mother, always anxious for the welfare of her family.
She with her family moved to Collett in 1889 and lived there until her death. Although she had been in failing health for some time her last sickness was of short duration and her suffering intense. She bore up bravely and was patient until the last. She leaves a husband, three children, four grandchildren, two brothers, three sisters, and a host of relatives and friends to mourn her departure.
Funeral services were
conducted Thursday, January 30, 1908, by Rev. Fred Stovenour.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank the neighbors and friends for their kindness during the sickness and death of our wife and mother.
A. H. Finch and Children
Editorial note: Joseph Riley Finch (b.
1892) had been adopted from an orphan train that came from the
- H. and his brothers built the store at Collett, where I grew up.
Submitted by: Cynthia Finch Powers, Allen Co. IN