My great, great grandmother, Ella Jacks Adams
Violet Camp, 2622, Royal Neighbors of America, of Sabina, O., have been called to mourn the death of our esteemed neighbor, Ella Adams, who was one of our charter members and is the first missing link in our circle. She was called home, Feb. 9, 1902.
Whereas, It has pleased our Heavenly Father to call from our midst our beloved neighbor; therefore be it
Resolved, That in the death of our neighbor our camp has sustained a severe loss of a true and faithful member, whom we shall sadly miss. And be it further
Resolved, That the entire membership of our camp extend their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved husband and children in their hour of trial and affliction, and further be it
Resolved. That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the sorrowing family, that copies be sent to the local papers, that a copy be spread upon the records of this camp and that our charter be draped in mourning for a period of thirty days.
Ella Duff, Committee
The above resolution was offered by The Royal Neighbors of America, Violet Camp 2622. The Royal Neighbors is a national organization formed by the wives of the Modern Woodmen of America in 1888. Their desire, as you can tell from the organization name, was to become "good neighbors" and offer to help to those in need. If you click on the their name above, you can read more about their history and their vision.