____________________________________________________________________________ Aged Citizen Dies Here Wednesday Mrs. N.J. Trout, 76, Succumbs at Home of Son Following Brief Illness. Mrs. N.J. Trout, aged 76, for many years a resident of this place, died at the home of her son, S.O. Trout, here at 2:40 o'clock Wednesday afternoon (September 21, 1932) of the infirmities of old age after five days' illness. She became ill last Friday morning, from which time she continued to grow steadily worse until the end. Mrs. Trout and her husband, who preceded her in death in 1920, came to Delight in 1904 and settled here. From that time until Mr. Trout died they maintained a home at this place and reared their children here. Since the passing of her husband, Mrs. Trout had made her home with her children, whose homes are scattered about over Arkansas and Louisiana, but those who knew her here still considered that she was a resident of Delight. She came to live with Mr. Trout several months ago. Deceased is survived by six children, three sons and three daughters, S.O. and Harold Trout of Delight; J.M. Trout of Little Rock and Mrs. W.N. Deaton of Conway; Mrs. Jno. Dowling of Ashdown, and Mrs. Jno. Lyons of Minden, La. Funeral services were conducted from the Church of Christ here Thursday afternoon by Grady Alexander. Burial was in the Delight cemetery. The Tribune joins the many, many friends of the deceased and her family in expressions of sympathy to the bereaved children and relatives. ____________________________________________________________________________ Pike County Tribune, Volume 11, Number 32, September 23, 1932, page 1, column 1. ____________________________________________________________________________ HTML file and design by David Kelley, 1997. All rights reserved.