Pasquotank County, NC

Sarah A. Newbold Obituary

September 27, 1900

Death of Mrs. W. A. Newbold

Mrs. Sarah A. Newbold wife of W. A. Newbold, died at her  residence in LaGrange, 
Thursday evening, September 27, 1900. She had been sick but a few days. Her age was 
about 52. She was born in Pasquotank county where she spent the  greater portion of her 
life. She was a member of the M. E. Church. She came to LaGrange in 1897 with her two 
sons who then took charge of the High School here. W. J. and N.C. Newbold, sons of the 
deceased, were summoned by telegraph and were present at the funeral serviches which were 
conducted by Rev. T.H. Sutton. Her brother, J.T. Trueblood, of Norfolk, also came. A husband, 
two sons and one daughter mourn therir loss. The burial took place in the LaGrange
Cemetery Friday afternoon. Many friends gained during her residence here are made sad by her 
sudden taking off. We extend our hearfelt sympathy to the bereaved ones. 

Tribute of Respect

Whereas, God in his divine and all-wise providence has removed from our midst our friend and 
co-laborer Mrs. Sarah Newbold, a faithful member of the Ladies' Aid Society LaGrange; therefore 
be it Resolved, That we as a Society are stricken with sincere sorrow, because we shall no 
more have the helpful presence of her lovely Christian character in our meetings, yet we bow in
humble submission to the will of God. 

2. That in her death both the church to which she was untiring in her devotion, and the community 
in which she lived, have lost a true friend.

3. That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family, and commend them to Him who 
doeth all things well.

4. That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family and one to the Raleigh Christian Advocate
for publication.

Mrs. T.W. Pace
Mrs. C.P. Barrow
Miss Ida Sutton

Death has again invaded our ranks and has taken from us one of our most faithful friends and 

On Thursday evening, September 27, 1900, after a few days of intense suffering, the angel of 
death set free the immortal spirit of Mrs. Sarah A Newbold.

Sister Newbold had been a memberof the M.E. Church, South, for about forty years, and in her 
death the church has lost one of its truest and best members. Her devotion to her church and 
her God was beautiful. She was ever ready to perform any service that was required of her.

Sister Newbold left a husband, two sons and a daughter to  mourn her departure, but they sorrow 
not as those having no hope, for her title to her heavenly mansion was clear. May her loved ones 
follow in her footsteps as she followed Christ and, finally, may there be a family reunion on that 
bright celestial shore.


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