Strong south wind with snow turning to rain this eve- Shovelled paths and done chores for Aunty-
Mother has been good all day
Iliff called* this eve-
Ellen Lyon^ died yesterday 2 A.M.
Lena Hamilton her daughter will miss her terribly-
Mother has gone upstairs to sleep-
*I feel compelled to explain (particularly for young readers) that throughout this diary "called" refers to someone physically coming to the house "paying a call on," or visiting. Iliff was not calling his mother on the telephone.
^A quick search has left me nothing on Ellen Lyon. I was not able to find an obituary or a grave. I will keeping looking. I may have my mother look on Ancestry.com for me.