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Obituary.

REV. GRIFFITH JONES.

Trxbb has just departed from among iv an old and respected resident in the person of the Rev.. Griffith Jones, incumbent of the Presbyterian Ohuroh of Waipu, who died at the Manse on May Ist in his 69th year, after a short but painful illness. His body was don* veyed to Auokland by the s.s. Bob Roy, and interred in the Purewa cemetery, the funeral leaving the residenoe of Mr Howell Jones, Parnell, Among the followers were many friends from Waipu who went to town for the purpose. The scene at the steamer's departure was one that will be long remembered In Waipu. Up funeral oortege arrived at the whan at 4.30 p.m., and the sohool children, under the able guidanoe of Mist McLean, joined in singing that appropri* ate hymn, "The Home over There/ 1 their fresh young voices rising cleat and sweet on the still atmosphere* The glorious sunset added ita effect, and helped to produce a soene which is not likely to be effaoed from the memory of those who witnessed it* The signs of grief were evident on every hand, all remaining uncovered until the steamer was lost to view down the bend of the river.

The late Mr Jones wm bom la Carnarvonshire, Wales, and graduated from the colleges of Brecon and Bala* He rooeived his first call to the ministry in 1863, when he took charge of the parish of Largharne, where Sit ministered withaooeptanoe for 21 yean. For the sake of the health of his family he resolved to sever hiaoon* nection with his congregation and seek a change, choosing New Zealand** the scene of his future labours. IJU> arrived in Auokland in 1883, and for the last 14 years he has boon in charge of the Presbyterian Church in Waipu, Memorial services were held in the Presbyterian Church obl Sunday morning and evening, May sth. The Eev. Hugh Kelly (Kuox Church, Pafr nell) officiated, and dwelt on the many good and sterling qualities of the late pastor. The church was draped in black, and at the conclusion of the service the Dead Maroh was feelingly played ty Miss Campbell! organist.— [Win 1 ? CoEfiESPoymnrr, J

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Obituary. Northern Advocate, 18 May 1901

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