July 22, 1952
On July 22, 1952, The Cumberland Presbyterian reported the June 30th death of
Louisa M. Woosley, the first woman ordained as a minister in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1889 by the Nolin Presbytery. Her ordination was ordered revoked in 1894, but the Nolin Presbytery refused. She transferred her name to minister in transit, which was the status until 1913 when she was added to the church's ministerial list. She was 90 years old at her death and had spent much time in evangelistic work.