from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky
Wednesday, February 15, 1899
Mrs. Etha L. Brewer, widow of the late L. D. Brewer, Sr., who was the grandfather of our Mr. L. D. Brewer, died of catchall pneumonia, Sunday morning, at her late home, near McAfee. She had reached the advanced age of 79 and for the last sixty years had been a member of Providence Presbyterian Church and a devout and faithful follower of her Redeemer. The funeral was conducted at Providence Church, by the pastor, Rev. S. F. Taylor, and the interment was in the old cemetery.