Sarah D. Fountain ~ ~ ~ 1843-1908 Tonkawa News April 2, 1908 Submitted by: Shirley Harlan
Died - Mrs. Thomas Fountain, at her home in Tonkawa, Wednesday morning, March 25, 1908.
Sarah D. Evans, daughter of David and Louvina Evans, was born at Holstein, Ind., August 9, 1843. When but three years of age she removed with her parents to Broomfield, Iowa. She was converted at an early age and united with the Presbyterian Church of which she remained a member until her removal to Oklahoma in 1895, when she united with the Methodist Episcopal Church there being no church of her denomination here at that time. She and her family have been residents of Tonkawa for the past ten years.
She was married to Thomas Fountain in 1869. To them were born three children--Clarence D., who resides at Billings, Okla. and Andrew E. Fountain and Mrs. J.E. Calloway of this city, all of whom, together with her aged husband and two brothers D.E. Evans of Burton, Okla. and W.H. Evans of Oskaloosa, Iowa are left to mourn the loss of a loving mother, wife, and sister.
The deceased lived a consistent Christian life, and leaves, beside the immediate family, many friends to mourn her death.
The funeral was held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. G.W. Irwin.
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