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MAUDE MORGAN ARTIS, ACTIVE IN CHURCH

Maude Morgan Artis, 98, of Buffalo, an active churchwoman, died Friday (Sept. 10, 1999) in Buffalo General Hospital after a brief illness.

Mrs. Artis was a Sunday school teacher and secretary of the choir in her church, Promiseland cqMissionary Baptist Church, which she joined in 1954. She remained a faithful member until her death.

She also served in various capacities in her church in Raeford, N.C., before moving to Buffalo in 1954.

Her husband, Jimmie, whom she married in 1920, died in 1948.

Survivors include a son, Thomas; 29 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great grandchildren.

Services will begin with a wake at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Promiseland Church, 227 High St. The funeral will be held at noon. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery, West Seneca.