REESE'S CHAPEL CHURCH AND CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
LANCASTER, Malinda C., 7 Feb 1816 -11 Aug 1847 31-06-07. "Wife of Elisha Lancaster." (Nee: Malinda Catherine Kerr Lancaster, daughter of John & Mary Orr Kerr.) Sacred to the memory of Malinda C. Lancaster Wife of Elisha Lancaster who was born February 7th 1816 & departed this life August 14th 1847 Aged 31 years 6 months and 7 days. Her melancholy friendship bends, weeps. A friend, a wife, a mother sleeps. A heart within whose sacred call. The peaceful virtues loved to dwell. In An affection warm and faith sincere, and soft humanity were there. The domestic virtues enlightened in death rest here." A Photo by Wayne Austin 5/31/2003.