MOTHER AND CHILD DIE ON SAME DAY

Sad Deaths in Blaney Section – Funeral in Columbia – Camden News.

Camden, March 20. – Two very sad deaths occurred in the Blaney section of the county Friday, Mrs. Goff, wife of J. E. Goff, died at an early hour Friday morning, and about 8 o’clock of the same day her 3-year-old child, Shelly Goff, died, pneumonia being the cause of both deaths. The remains were taken to Columbia for burial Saturday. Besides her husband, Mrs. Goff is survived by five small children. D. G. Goff, brother-in-law of Mrs. J. E. Goff, who resides in Camden, was preparing to go to the funeral, to be accompanied by his wife, but she became very ill and they were unable to attend the funeral.

Mrs. R. L. Smyrl, of the Shaylor’s Hill section of the county, is critically ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Campbell, of Camden. She was paralyzed some time ago.

Sid Smith, popular baseball player and brother of Judge M. L. Smith, who has been making his home in Shreveport for several years past, is in Camden on a visit to his mother.

A. J. Beattie, accompanied by W. Robin Zemp, went to Ebenezer church in West Wateree Sunday morning where Mr. Beattie made an address with reference to the centenary subscriptions. In the afternoon at Lugoff, Mr. Beattie also spoke again. The Methodist are endeavoring to collect the subscriptions made to this fund in order to carry out the program of the church.

The law and order league held a meeting Sunday afternoon at Mt. Pisgah Baptist church in the Buffalo section, about 25 miles from Camden, at which time address, were made by W. Bratton de Loach, Belton Owens and others.

March 20, 1922  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  Columbia, South Carolina
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