Virginia Obituaries - 1893 - Mrs Malinda Hite

Hite --- Mrs Malinda Hite, mother of Dr.S. P. Hite, died at his residence,corner of Lewis & Johnson streets, on the 9th inst., after a short illness from the infirmities of advanced age, having recently passed her 90th year. Besides Dr. Hite she is survived by her sons; H . C. Hite of Staunton, J.N. Hite, of Newport, this county, M. L. Hite, of Kansas and her daughter, Miss Nannie E. Hite of this city.

She had long been a faithful member of Protestant Methodist church. Her remains were interred at Mt. Hermon church, Newport, on the 11th inst. near her old residence, where a large gathering of her friends met to pay last respects to this aged pilgrim. The funeral services were conducted by Rev.J. M. Schreckhise, assisted by Rev.s Ballest and Freed.

Source: The Augusta County Argus, 15 August 1893 -- Augusta County, Virginia

Submitted by Helen Hite Riley 3x gr.. grandaughter