Thursday, February 21, 2008

Emma Lee Slade Dailey (1880-1922)

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Mrs Emma Dailey Dies at Blanche

The death occurred at 6:30 o'clock this morning at Blanche, of Mrs. Emma Dailey, wife of J. H. Dailey, after a long illness most of which time she had been confined to her bed. Recently her condition had become critical and her death was not unexpected.

The funeral will be held from Purley, N.C. Methodist church of which for many years she had been a devout member at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, the interment to be made nearby.

Mrs. Daily was 42 years of age and was born and reared in Caswell county, being a daughter of J. W. Slade, who lives in Danville. She was married 21 years ago to J. H. Dailey and had lived recently at Blanche where she was highly esteemed and beloved. She is survived by her husband, six children and 10 brothers and sisters. The surviving children ranging in ages from 10 to 20 years are Percy Dailey, Marshall Dailey, Irvin Dailey, John Dailey, Marguerite Dailey, and Sadie Bell Dailey. The brothers and sisters are W. T. Slade, Danville; Mrs. Florine Foster, Danville; Mrs. Harry Jones, Danville; J. T. Slade, Danville; Irvin Slade, Blanche, N.C.; Harry Slade, Blanche; Mrs. J. T. Henderson, Yanceyville, N.C.; Mrs. S. J. Woods, Haskell, N.J.; and Kemper Slade, Richmond.

Source: The Bee, Danville, VA, August 30, 1922


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