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Prosperity A. R. P.

Wheeling, Fulton County, Arkansas
Submitted by Wilma King
Transcribed by Marsha Boles

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Prosperity, Ark. 19 May 1899

In Memory of J. C. Nisbett

Born April 24th, 1837 in Releford County Tenn.  Was elected ruling Elder, twenty-first of January in eighteen hundred and eighty seven. Appointed clerk of the session, Sep, Eighteen and eighty eight.

Resolved by the session. First: that recognizing the hand of God in his death, we humbly bow to him who worketh as he will.  Second: that we hereby bear loving testimony as our brother an honest, upright citizen, a conservative conscientious follower of the Lord, Jesus Christ and to his fidelity as an office bearer. Third: that we endeavor to be more faithful as (an) officers of the Church, realizing that the places which now know us, will soon know us no more forever.

Fourth:  that we extend to the bereaved family our Christian sympathy. And that these resolution be inscribed in the sessional records.

Committee: W. Z. ( ?) Chesnut and Jas. Harris  - - - - - - (signed)  J. H. Paden – Clerk - - -

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NOTE: most of 4th resolution continued on page 14