Saturday, April 12, 2008

MERL SHEETS - Obituary

Miss Merl Sheets

The East Liverpool Tribune

Miss Merl Sheets, aged 18 years, died yesterday (Jan. 24, 1906) about noon at the home of her sister, Mrs. Phillip McShane, of Lisbon street, of lung trouble, after a long illness. Until Monday of last week Miss Sheets was being cared for at the home of Mrs. Fowler, of Sixth street, subsequently being removed to the home of her sister.

She had many friends in the city and was held in high esteem by all sho knew her. She was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal church and took an active interest in religious affairs. Her father, Joseph Sheets resides in Wellsville, and the body will likely be taken to the sister city for burial. Miss sheets is survived by two brothers, Mamie, of Cleveland and Mrs. Phillip McShane of this city.

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