Amanda Relyea

New Plymouth Sentinel
Thursday, February 23, 1911

RELYEA, MRS. A. Death of Mrs. Relyea

Mrs. A. Relyea passed peacefully away at her home, one mile east of New Plymouth, Feb. 21, 1911. She was aged 62 years, 4 months and 23 days.

She leaves to mourn her demise a loving husband, 11 children and friends innumerable.

Mrs. Relyea was a pioneer of the Payette valley and none ever entered her home without a warm welcome, nor left without feeling the warmth of a genuine hospitality. Sickness did not destroy the charm of a kind and indulgent disposition nor old age diminish her unselfish solicitude for her friends and loved ones.

Adhering to the Christian faith, she joined the Baptist church at Jackson, Mich., in 1875, and was a true Christian in every sense of the term.

May time bring its resignation, and may the shores of eternity that receive her soul, surround it with everlasting sunshine and flowers.

Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church on Friday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. Friends and acquaintances respectfully invited to attend.

New Plymouth Sentinel (Thursday, March 02, 1911)

Funeral of Mrs. Relyea

The funeral of Mrs. A. Relyea took place from the Baptist church last Friday afternoon, Rev. Blom officiating, and a choir, consisting of Mrs. E. E. Cox, Mrs. Blom, C. S. French and E. W. M. Day, sang sweet, solemn music that touched every heart.

The funeral was pathetic beyond expression, for not one, as the last good-byes were said, but felt that a loss had been sustained for which there is no compensation.

The beautiful life of Mrs. Relyea has passed into the joy of her Lord, and the memory of that noble life will always be a perpetual inspiration.