Location: Burney Indiana

Champ, Scina – Obituary

Miss Scina Champ, daughter of Robert Champ, of Burney, Ind., died of typhoid fever on last Monday [March 30, 1887]. She had only been sick for about fifteen days. She was fifteen years of age and a member of the Mission Baptist church, of Burney, having joined last winter under the preaching of W. A. Pavey. During her sickness she exhibited great faith in God’s promise and spent much time in sacred song. The anxious parents and friends crowded around her, but were powerless to prevent the angels from claiming her as one of their future companions. She leaves behind

Champ, Edna Ewing – Obituary

God, in his wisdom, has called from our midst another precious one, it being Mrs. Nettie Champ wife of [William] Wallace Champ, who died at her home near Burney on Tuesday morning, March 6, 1888, of consumption, after long and patient suffering. Nettie was an affectionate and devoted wife, and those who knew her best loved her most. Death seems always sad to us as did it to her. While in the spring time of life and surrounded by friends and relatives, Nettie’s young soul took its flight to Heaven, yet we must not be selfish in this for “God’s