Greene County, Arkansas
The old man arrived in the city last Thursday in pitiable condition, clad in tatters with an old coat drawn around him. He stopped at the house of L. C. Thompson and begged for food and shelter. He was nearly naked and his face was pinched from illness he was exhausted from fatigue and hunger. He stated that for thirty years he had been a pastor in the Christian Church and his wife had died seven years ago. His four children were also dead and his only living relative was a sister in Pulaski County, Kentucky.
He had prospered as a pastor when he was well and strong but
now in his weakness and old age, he found himself discarded like a worn out
piece of machinery.
been taken to locate any members of his former church, as well as find any
records of Mr. Summers in Pulaski County.
The Daily Press
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