Pinkney Penelope (photo) THANNISCH

Thannisch Cemetery
Eastland County,

November 29, 1846 - March 10, 1917

1st Husband: William Benton Thannisch
2nd Husband: Robert Edward Slough

Pinkney is buried between her husbands.

"Once again we have been called upon to give up another of our old settlers. This time the death angel stopped at the home of W.L. Lusk, and called for the spirit of Sister P.P. Slough, who made her home in her declining years with her daughter, Mrs. Lusk.
On March 30th, (1917) between eight and nine o'clock the summons came, and her spirit winged its way to the God who gave.
Miss P.P. Harrison was born in Doniphan, Mo., Nov. 29, 1846 and was married to W.B. Thannish in the year of 1861, and moved to Texas, and settled in Comanche County, in 1872 on Sabano creek, and was one of the earliest settlers of this part of the county. Her first husband, W.B. Thannisch, died May 22, 1874 and was buried at the Morgan Cemetery.
She was married to R.E. Slough in 1875. R.E. Slough died in 1883.
Mrs. Slough was the mother of ten children, six by her first marriage, and four by her last.
Six children still survive, four having preceded her to the great beyond.
Being left a widow with six children, she fully realized the hardships of pioneer life.
She was converted in early life, and was one of the charter members of the Missionary Baptist Church, organized at Elm Grove, on Sabanno, on the line of Eastland and Comanche counties.
She was a kind and loving mother and grandmother, and was loved by everyone who knew her.
Mrs. Slough was sick only about three days, and her death was a shock to her children and friends, although she has been very feeble for several years.
Mrs. W. L. Lusk and R. E. Slough, were the only ones of her children that were with her when death came. Her daughter Mrs. C. O. McKeehan of Cottonwood, did not reach home until after her death. And her daughter, Mrs. T. J. Hicks of Afton, and K. E. Slough of Cloudcroft, N.Mex. did not receive the message in time to come.
H. S. Anglin held the funeral services at the Morgan Cemetery, Saturday, March 31, (1917) at 3:00 o'clock, and her remains were laid to rest between those of her husbands, to await resurrection.
Contributed by H. S. Anglin."

Photo and obit courtesy of Jerry Hicks, her great grandson.

Contributed on 9/7/19

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Submitted: 9/7/19 • Approved: 9/7/19 • Last Updated: 9/10/19 • R201642-G201642-S3

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