Ethel Price, daughter of Franklin and Rachel Price was born June
21, 1872 and
died May 2, 1931, age 68 yrs, 10 mo. and 11 days.
The most of her life was spent in and near Griffin.
She married James Sears in Jul 1897. To this union six children
were born, Mrs. Adrian Hyatt of Flint, Mich., Mrs. Ruby Montgomery of
Evansville, Mrs. Albert Hale and James Henry Sears of Griffin, Miss Cecil Sears
of Tennyson and Maud who died in infancy.
She was married to Wm. Skelton of Tennyson in Feb. 1924 where she
lived until death.
At the age of 18 she united with the PrimitiveBaptistChurch of this place and lived a devoted
Christian all her life. As a wife, mother and step-mother she was ideal her
thoughts centered about her home and her children. As a step-mother she had the
interests of two broken homes constantly in mind and had that rare ability of
establishing a home that was cherished by children and step children alike.
She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband, the five children
named, step children, three brothers Clarence Price of Evansville, Newton and
Melvin Price of Brookland, Ark., and a host of
relatives and friends.
were conducted by Rev. Charles Arnold of Carmi at the BaptistChurch Monday at with burial in Mt.PleasantCemetery.