Essie F. LeGrand

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, August 21, 1925
Page One

Mrs. J.L. Legrand of Salem District Died Tuesdy (sic) A.M.

Mrs. Essie F. LeGrand, widow of Mr. J.L. LeGrand, and one of Oconee's most prominent Christian women, died at her home in Salem District at 7:40 o'clock Tuesday morning from a lingering illness of several months. Mrs. LeGrand was 58 years of age. She was a faithful member of the Methodist church since early girlhood, and has always taken an active interest in its work.

The funeral was conducted from Trinity Methodist church in Franklin county Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. N.M. Strozier, of Apalachee conducted the funeral. Interment was in the church cemetery by the side of her husband, Mr. J.L. LeGrand.

Mrs. LeGrand is survived by two sons, Messrs D.M. LeGrand and D.F. LeGrand, prominent merchants and farmers of our county; two sisters, Mrs. A.D. Few, of our town, Mrs. J.E. Oldham, of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, Col. M.C. Few, of Madison, and a score of other relatives and friends. She was the daughter of the late C.L. and Mrs. Susan Few, who were one of Jackson counties foremost families.

We extend to the bereaved family and relatives of this good Christian woman our tenderest sympathy.