Sam and Emma Masters

Samuel Isaiah Masters was the son of William J. and Martha E. Richey Masters, who are also buried at Richland.  He was born June 28, 1862, and died April 10, 1945.  His wife, Emma Ophelia Smith Masters, was the daughter of Henry P. and Mary Frances Byrd Smith.  She was born April 30, 1868, and died February 6, 1945.  Their daughters were Romy O. Masters Baxley, Alice Irene Kerr, and Dena Nola Masters Hyde.  Emma’s brother Harvey Smith was the father of Syble Smith Mitchell and Johanna Smith.