Petersburg Observer, 15 March 1889
Mrs. Emma Schone, nee Atterbury, wife of John Schone, at their residence one
and a half miles south of Tallula, on Tuesday, March 4th. Two or three days
previous to her death, she gave birth to a child which was dead and she failed
to regain strength afterwards. Funeral services took place at her home, the
residence of John E. Ackermann, at 2 p.m. , after which the remains were followed
to Oak Leaf cemetery at Tallula, by a crowd of sorrowing relatives and
friends. She was fully prepared to go to meet her dear little children which had
gone before, and her last words to her family were "meet me in heaven." She
leaves a husband and four children and another and six sisters to mourn her loss.
She was the mother of eight children; four had gone before and four survive
her death. Deceased was a step-daughter of John E. Ackermann. She was 35 years
old, 8 months and 13 days old at her death.
Transcribed by:Jeanie Lowe