HENRY C. WHITSITT                GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

Elk County Citizen, Wednesday, May 10, 1916, Pg. 1

Died:  Apr. 26, 1916




  Henry C. Whitsitt was born on January 30th, 1845, in Jefferson county, Indiana.  He was married to Mrs. Mary C. Hetrick in 1884, to this union no children were born but they adopted one son, Frank.

  Mr. Whitsitt heard the call of his country and enlisted in the 145 Infantry Company F. of Indiana and served one year.  He was a member of the F. M. Stanton Post of G. A. R. of this city.

  Brother Whitsitt professed faith in Jesus Christ as his saviour several years ago and lived an exemplary Christian until death called him to his heavenly home which occurred on Wednesday April 26th.  In his death he leaves one adopted son, and two step sons and one step daughter, viz:  Frank Whitsitt of this county, Edwin Wilson of  River Side Oklahoma; Albert Wilson of Wichita, Kansas, and Mrs. Minnie Hood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a host of friends and relatives to mourn his death.

  The funeral service was conducted Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the home of the deceased by O. L. Weir pastor of the First Baptist church of this city, and his body was laid to rest in Grace Lawn cemetery.

  May the Lord comfort the bereaved.                            xxx