Mary Eliza Louthan's Funeral Notice
This is Emil Nefflen's Wife
Copy of Funeral Notice
Piedmont, W Va
of Mrs Nefflen
Mrs Mary Eliza Nefflen, wife of Emil Nefflen, account of whose death was mentioned in this paper last week, was born in Cumberland, on the 26th day of August 1832. Her maiden name was Louthan, her father being at one time sheriff of Allegany county and a prominent merchant of Cumberland, with store at the corner of Center and Bedford Streets. At the age of three years her mother died and she made a home with her Aunt, Mrs Elizabeth Chambers, on Patterson's Creek. Afterward this family moved to Cumberland, and Mrs Nefflen lived with them there until the day of her marriage to Mr Nefflen on the 2nd day of May 1852. Her parents came originally from Virginia, and were related to the Lance family of Old Town, Md. She identified with the Presbyterian church in early life.
Three years ago she suffered a stoke of paralysis, and had been in an enfeebled condition ever since. On the first day of August this year she suffered a relapse and fell from her feet, requiring assistance to her room. After careful and skillful medical treatment, she died on the 10th day of August , at 8:28am.
The funeral was on Sunday last at 2:30pm with religious services at the residence on Ashfield Street. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. A. Wade, of Lutheran Church, assisted by Rev H. H. Kight of the M.E Church Choir, rendered beautiful and appropriate vocal music.
There were many beautiful flowers presented. Among the pieces being a pillow and a sickle and a sheaf and many other handsome flowers.
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