Obituaries from the
Nashville Daily American

Compiled by Jan Barnes
2003

March 19, 1888

POLSTON -- Nashville.
Mrs. Martha Luram Polston died yesterday morning at ten minutes past one o'clock in her 52d year, at the residence of Mr. A. K. Hill, her son-in-law, 98 Lafayette street.  The funeral will be held from the residence of Mr. Hill at 3 o'clock this afternoon.  Carriages will be provided by Undertaker Combs at the residence.  Friends of the family are invited to be present.  Mrs. Polston was the mother of three children.  Mrs. A. K. Hill, John P. Polston, and W. Q. Polston.  She was a lady of rare Christian virtues and had endeared herself to a large circle, who sincerely mourn her death.