Rosetta Webb Hicks Moore Hollister, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E E Webb, was
born May 31, 1875 killed by the cyclone, March 18, 1875, aged 49 years, 9
months and 18 days.
She was united in marriage to C C Hicks, February 4, 1892, and to this union
seven children were born, namely: Ella Nipper, Allie Hicks, Hugh Hicks of
McLeansboro; Lee and Chris Hicks of Redlands, California; Amy Hicks of
Evansville, Indiana; and Media [Martha} Forester, who preceded her in death but a few
minutes. Her husband also preceded her in death on March 6, 1911.
She was again married to J H Moore, September 3, 1913, and to this union one
daughter, Madeline Marie, was born. October 20, 1922, she was married to W S
Hollister, who was killed in the cyclone a few minutes before her death.
She leaves to mourn seven children, three brothers, and four sisters and many
other relatives and friends. She was a kind and loving companion, mother and
neighbor. Some time ago she professed faith in Christ and to read the Holy
Bible was her greatest pleasure. Only a few days ago she told her children
that she prayed that they would prepare for Heaven for life was short and
death was sure.