Date of Death: 19 Jul 1905
Subject: Alice Mary (Claxton) Crouch
Source: [Savannah Reporter], 28 Jul 1905

Alice Mary Claxton was born in London, England, Feb. 8, 1852, came to America with her parents in June, 1870, and lived on a farm four miles west of King City, until Jan. 19, 1876, when she was united in marriage to Arthur Crouch and settled on a farm on Empire Prairie, where she resided until her death, which occurred July 19, 1905, after suffering from cancer of the stomach. Seven children were born to them, six of whom are living in Empire vicinity. She leaves a husband, three sisters and two brothers and a host of friends and relatives to mourn her death. She was a faithful and consistent Christian; joined the Methodist church when a girl, and holding her membership at the time of her death at Star Chapel church. She was a member of the W. C. T. U. of Empire for a number of years. The funeral was preached by her pastor, Rev. A. D. Davis, Friday, July 21. The remains were interred in the Star [Chapel cemetery.]