Index to obituaries from the Shelbyville Gazette in 1944

last update 21 November 2007

This index abstracts the obituaries that appeared in the Shelbyville Gazette in 1944. Selected obituaries will eventually be transcribed. These obituaries were abstracted,  indexed,  and transcribed by Martha Mendez. Translated for the web by Steve Carson,  GSC Associates Historical Record Products. Click a name below to go to the transcription of that obituary. Only obituaries that have been transcribed have active links.

Last name First and middle nameMaiden name Age Month,  day  and year of publication  Page Information in obituary
Anderson John Savage 89 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home near Tullahoma. Buried in Maplewood Cemetery Native of Coffee County. Parents; Elijah and Elizabeth Anderson. 2 daughters; Mrs. Minnie Wynd of Nashville and Mrs. Fannie Wells of Tullahoma. 2 sons; E.W. Anderson and Charles L. Anderson of Shelbyville. Wife died 3 years ago.
Arnold Webbie (Mrs) Apr 6, 1944 pg 4 Memorial service by the Maggie M. Cox Bible Class of the First Methodist Church.
Arnold Webbie (Mrs) Apr 27, 1944 pg 4 resolutions in Memory of Mrs. Webbie Arnold who died on Mar 24, 1944. By the Bedford County Education Association.
Arnold Webbie (Mrs) Butts 66 Mar 30, 1944 pg 4 Parents; John and Dovie Vincent Butts. Widow of William B. Arnold who she married Oct 11, 1895. 3 daughters; Mrs. Tom Lynn Coop, Mrs. Vince Crowell and Mrs. Leonard Raney. Son; Raymond Arnold all of Shelbyville. Sister; Mrs. W. J. Gordon of Toledo, Ohio. Another son William Oliver Arnold died in 1922. Buried Willow Mt.
Ashley Oscar N. 67 Mar 23, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Wartrace. Buried in Wartrace Cemetery Wife; Addie Stephenson Asley. Son; Joe C. Ashley. 2 brothers; W.S. Ashley of Shelbyville and John Ashley of Manchester.
Barnett Ryan (Mrs) Jun 22, 1944 pg 8 Step son; Rev. E. J. Barnett. Died in Jonesboro Ark. Buried in the Cemetery in Jonesboro. No children of her own other than 6 step children she reared.
Bates James Cicero 54 Apr 20, 1944 pg 3 Buried in the Harriman Cemetery Wife; Mrs. Eva Lue Callahan Bates. 4 children; Mary Ruth, Anita, J.C. and Wayne Bates. 2 daughters and a son by a former marriage Mrs. Elsie Brandon of Moore County, Mrs. Luvine Baker of Virginia and Ewin Bates of Tullahoma. Mother; Mrs. Mollie Doster Bates of Huntsville Ala. 3 sisters; Mrs. Sarah Hart and Mrs. Lizzie Stone of Bridgeport, Ala and Mrs. Florence Thompson of Huntsville. 3 brothers; Marion Bates of Shelbyville and Jasper and Robert Bates of Huntsville.. Born in Moore County and was the son of John David Bates.
Beasley Edward L. 55 Jun 29, 1944 pg 7 Died in Nashville at Protestant Hospital. Buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Born in Dickson But moved to Nashville before World War. Wife; Rhoda Leoda Bernard Beasley of Bristow, Okla. 5 sisters; Mrs. R. F. Sweeney, Miss Hattie Beasley, Mrs. Paul Strickland, Mrs. Hugh Travis all of Nashville and Mrs. C. E. Tidwell of Wartrace. 5 brothers; Everett Beasley, E. Carlisle Beasley, Foster Beasley and R. C. Beasley Jr. All of Nashville and Clarence Beasley of Shelbyville.
Blackwell Carl Edwards 4m Jan 13, 1944 pg 8 Parents; Curtis Blackwell and Mrs. Virgie Nora Newsom Blackwell. Grand parents; Mr. and Mrs. George Blackwell and Mr. and Mrs. Roland L. Newsom. Born Sept 3, 1943.
Bomar Kythelinox (Katie) Carson 64 Jul 13, 1944 pg 7 Buried at Horse Mountain Methodist Church Cemetery Widow of Milton Bomar. Native of Batesville Ark. Parents; Oliver Carson and Mary Norvell Carson who was from Wartrace. Daughter; Mrs. Georgia Eller of Wartrace. Son; Oliver Eller of Wartrace. Sister; Mrs. Adele Elmo of Comanche, TX. 3 brothers; John Carson of Dallas, TX, Oliver Carson of Portalis N.M. and Ed Carson of Admore Okla.
Bradford Nina D. 50 Mar 23, 1944 pg 4 Died at her home in Huntsville Ala. Lived there for one week. Buried in Willow Mt. in Shelbyville. Born in Marshal County. Husband; E. C. Bradford. 2 daughters; Mrs. Lee Melson and Mrs. Irene Peets. 1 son; Pvt. David Bradford. 2 sisters; Mrs. H. M. Pruitt of Lewisburg and Mrs. A.M. Clark of Birmingham Ala.
Brown Margaret Lee Mar 9, 1944 pg 3 Died in Nashville. Buried in Mr. Olivet. Nashville public school teacher. Parents; Dr. Joseph Warren Brown and Margaret Brown of Nashville. 3 sisters; Mrs. Oscar P. Branham of Gallatin, Mrs. John R. Hill of Nashville, Mrs. Eugene B. Criddle of Riverside, Calif. A niece Mrs. A. B. McGill.
Brown Ida Jo Morgan 64 Jun 15, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Pisgah Cemetery Parents; John and Cordella Tribble Morgan. Widow of William Neil Brown who died Aug 31, 1931. Son; William Aubrey Brown of the United States Army. 3 sisters; Mrs. J. I. Siress of Cleveland TN, Mrs. Pauline Kennedy of Lansing Mich and Mrs. Louise Wilkinson of California. 2 brothers; Charlie Morgan of Shelbyville and Ollie Morgan of Peoria, Ill.
Buckaloo J.L. 67 Jul 6, 1944 pg 4 Former resident of Shelbyville. Died at his home in Charlottte NC. Son; James R. Buckaloo of Charlotte NC. Wife; Reppie Buchaloo. Daughter; Mrs. H.R. Harvy of Charlotte. 4 other sons; Archie of Calif, Pvt. Earl Buchaloo in Canada, Pvt. William Buchaloo over seas, Pvt. Luther Buchaloo at Ft. Benning GA.
Burchete Emma 75 Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Died at her daughters in La Vergne Mrs. Estel Ferrell. Buried in Mt. Tabor Cemetery 6 other daughters; Mrs. S. H. Stacy of Rucker, Mrs. Betty George of St. Louis, Mrs. Carl Robinson of Murfreesboro, Mrs. Eulles McGee of Shelbyville, Mrs. Shad Naron of Murfreesboro, Mrs. Pat Travis of Nashville. 4 sons; Frank Burchette of Murfreesboro, Aubrey and Jim Burchette of Rucker and Roy Burchette of Detroit.
Burke Varina Wardlaw 81 Feb 10, 1944 pg 1 Died at her home in Sapulapa Okla. Widow of Judge George L. Burke. Sister; Mrs. P. J. Scudder Sr. of Shelbyville. Parents; Dr. Thomas Delacy Wardlaw, a native of Ireland and a prominent Presbyterian minister and educator. Mother; Sara Louise Fislor of Pennsylvania. 2 sisters; Mrs. Maud W. Alley of New York City and Mrs. Carrie Nooe Williams of Fort Worth Texas. P. J. Scudder of Shelbyville is a nephew.
Burrow William Marvin 85 Mar 23, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home on Fairfield Road. Buried in Warren Cemetery in Moore County. Wife; Malinda Williams Burrow.
Butts Anna Tune 74 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Husband; Joe F. Butts. Buried in Willow Mt. Died on her 51st wedding anniversary. 3 daughters; Mrs. E. M. Alexander and Mrs. Ellis Lamb of Shelbyville and Mrs. Ida Johnson of Los Angeles Calif. 5 sons; Marion Butts of Toledo Ohio, Erwin and Ben Butts of Detroit Mich and Roy Brooks Butts of Shelbyville. Step daughter; Mrs. R. H. Burton of Shelbyville, Stepson; Clarence Butts of Phoenix Ariz. 2 sisters; Mrs. Ab Passons of Shelbyville, Mrs. Will Patton of Toledo Ohio. Brother; John B. Tune of Shelbyville. Daughter of John Brooks Tune and Clemenza Shanklin Tune
Campbell Agnes Moore 73 Jul 20, 1944 pg 1 Buried at Willow Mt. Parents; Jordon and Maria Moore of Bedford County. Husband; Will I. Campbell. Daughter; Miss Leona Campbell. 2 sisters; Mrs. Janie Landers of Shelbyville and Mrs. Emma Lacy of Nashville. 2 nieces; Mrs. Curtis Sims of Shelbyville and Mrs. Sam Ament of Kingston Spr. TN. 2 nephews; Leonard Lacy of the Naval Hospital in NY and J.G. Landers of the U.S. Army in foreign service.
Cantrell Mary Ann 22m Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Buried at Willow Mt. Parents; Thelma B. Cantrell of Shelbyville and James S. Cantrell who is stationed at Camp Shelby Miss in the U.S. Army. Sister; Linda Carol Cantrell.
Carlton F. Allen 25 Mar 23, 1944 pg 1 Missing in action. Parents of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Carlton of Chicago. Grandson of Mrs. A.M. McKnight of Wartrace. Mother; Eugenia Cortner of Wartrace.
Carothers Floyd 42 Jun 29, 1944 pg 1 Nationally known horseman. Buried in Wartrace Cemetery Died in Jonesboro, Ark. Parents; W. G. Carothers and Minnie Grider Carothers. Sister; Mrs. French Walker of Wartrace. Brother; Claude Carothers of Nashville. Niece; Mrs. Harold Fisher of Wartrace. 2 nephews; Billy Carothers of Nashville and Charles Floyd Walker of Wartrace. Owned the Floyd Walking Horse Hotel at Wartrace. Trained Strolling Jim and rode Merry Legs for the late Albert M. Dement.. Won the Tennessee Champion Walking Horse World Champion two times. Once in 1939 and 1942.
Claggert John Henry 94 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Died near Columbia. Buried in the Little Lot Cemetery Wife; Mrs. Laura Oliver Claggett. Daughter; Miss Eva Claggett of Little Lot. Son; H. E. Claggett of Memphis.
Clanton Sara Annie McAnnally 73 Jul 27, 1944 pg 1 Parents; John McAnnally and Jennie Parsons McAnnally. Widow of William Franklin Clanton. Buried at Burns Cemetery 2 daughters; Miss Jennie Clanton and Mrs. Mary Ella Gilliland of Folsom PA. 5 sons; John of Nottingham PA, Richard of North Hollywood Calif, Willie, Caleb and Jake Clanton of Shelbyville. 2 sisters; Mrs. Joe Hess of Nashville and Mrs. Mary Williams of Shelbyville.
Clark Lizzie 70 Jan 13, 1944 pg 7 Died at Rutherford County Hospital. Buried at Evergreen in Murfreesboro. 3 daughters; Mrs. Era Jones of Murfreesboro, Mrs. Minnie Belle Jones of Murfreesboro and Mrs. Mrs. Margaret Christopher of Nashville. 3 sons; Buford and Cecil Clark of Murfreesboro and Henry Clark of Shelbyville.
Clemons Kate Webb 94 May 11, 1944 pg 8 Died in Chattanooga on May 8, 1944. Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; Isaac and Elander Smith Webb. 2 sons; A.H. Green of Fresno Calif and B. D. Green of Chattanooga. 2 daughters; Mrs. Ella Parker Medlin of Bedford County and Mrs. Webbie Pease of Chattanooga.
Cook Thomas William 74 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Buried at Evergreen. Died near his home in Murfreesboro. Wife; Mrs. Mary Whitby Cook. Daughter; Mrs. J.P. Wright of Hermitage. 2 sons; William A. Cook of the Navy and Curtis A. Cook of Bell Buckle. 2 brothers; J. D. of Memphis and J. A. Cook of La Vergne. 4 sisters; Mrs. M. M. Noe of Nashville, Mrs. Doly Sanford of Franklin, Mrs. Nellie Maxwell of Rockvale and Mrs. Nannie Miller of Meridian Miss.
Creek Levoy Creek 44 Jun 29, 1944 pg 7 Buried in Willow Mt. Wife; Myrtle Parsons who he married 17 years ago. Sister; Mrs. George Snell of Ann Arbor Michigan. Half brother; Spencer Reeves of Shelbyville.
Crosslin Sallie Betty 84 Apr 20, 1944 pg 8 Died at her home near Bell Buckle. 3 sons; John T. and Lillard Crosslin of Bell Buckle and L. A. Crosslin of Fosterville. 2 daughters; Mrs. Deedie Beachboard and Mrs. Alice Delbridge both of Bell Buckle. Buried Hazel Cemetery
Crowson Bettie Overcast Mar 16, 1944 pg 4 Died in Nashville. Buried in Willow Mt. Husband; John Harvey Crowson. Daughter Beatrice Crowson. 4 sons; Harold, Wade, John Edward, and Herbert. Grandson; Wade Crowson Jr. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Overcast of Shelbyville. Brothers; Wilie and Edwin Overcast. Half-brothers; Henry and Louis Overcast. Half sister; Mrs. Susie Burleson of Shelbyville, Mrs. Sallie Simmons of Murfreesboro. Step - granddaughter; Miss Maria Basham.
Curtiss James Clay 61 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Wife; Mrs. Myrtle Cheeves Curtiss. 4 sons; Raymond Curtiss of Nashville, J. W., Floyd and James Clay Curtiss Jr all of Richmond. Dec'd son Pvt. Marvin Curtiss who was the first fatality after the declaration of war. 2 sisters; Mrs. Lillie Evans of Madison and Mrs. Neal Young of Richmond.
Dalton Cordie Lee 53 Jan 13, 1944 pg 7 Died at his home in Lewisburg. Buried in Thompson Cemetery in Bedford County. Parents; John Wesley and Mrs. Annie Dalton. Wife not named. 2 sons; Cordie D. and John W. Dalton. 4 sisters; Mrs. Dovie Martin of Nashville, Mrs. Annie Monroe and Mrs. Bessie Padgett of Akron Ohio and Mrs. Bulah Lynn of Columbia. 4 brothers; Jesse of Lewisburg, Ed of Columbia, Joe and Robert Dalton of Rockvale.
Damron Christopher Columbus 70 Feb 24, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home here. Buried Mt. Lebanon Cemetery Born on Dec 27, 1973. Married Miss Susie Paschal who died several years ago. 2 daughters; Mrs. Robert Watson of Shelbyville, Mrs. Miles Scott of Culleoka. 3 sons; James Edwin Damron of Paschall of Washington, Moody Damron of Shelbyville, and Roy Damron of the U.S. Army.
Davis Norman H. 65 Jul 6, 1944 pg 4 Born in Normandy. 2nd son of Maclin H. and Christiana Shoffner Davis. Died at Hot Springs VA. Married in 1898 to Miss Mackie Paschal of Atlanta GA. 8 children; Mrs. J.C. Potter of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., Macklin P. Davis of Nashville TN, Mrs. Robert Stuart of New York City, Mrs. John Fennelly of Chevy Chase MD, Mrs. Malcolm Smith of Washington, Lieut. J. Paschal Davis U.S.N.R. of Virginia Beach VA, Capt Goode P. Davis, now serving in London with the U.S. Army and Norman P. Davis f Chippaqua N.Y. 4 brothers; Paul M. Davis, president of the American National Bank of Nashville, Ewin L. Davis of Washington, Thurman J. Davis and Lamont Davis both of Tullahoma TN. Sister; Mrs. Frank Goetz of Nashville. Wife died 2 years ago. He won many honors and was appointed by Pres Roosevelt.
Earls Isaiah 70 Jul 13, 1944 pg 7 Born in Rutherford County. Parents; Alex and Sallie Jernigan Earls. 3 daughters; Mrs. Allen Rittenberry, Mrs. J. W. Hurt, Jr and Mrs. Elliott. 10 sons; Jasper Earls of Woodbury, Jess, Mason and Lewis Earls of Beech Grove, Mack, Comer and Thurman Earls of Murfreesboro, Alton Earls of Bowling Green KY, Odie Earls of Chattanooga and Clyde Earls of Shelbyville. 4 sisters; Mrs. Dulcinia Robinson of Woodbury, Mrs. Lydia French and Mrs. Marian Bell of Beech Grove, and Mrs. Betty Robinson of Columbia. 4 brothers; Larkin Earls of Murfreesboro, Wesley Earls of Highland Calif., Enoch and George Earls of Panhandle TX. Wife; Mrs. Frances McCullough Earls died several years ago. Buried at the Beech Grove Cemetery in Coffee County.
Edwards Alla Nora 51 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Buried at Mt. Olivet. Died in Nashville. 2 daughters; Mrs. R. E. Holt of Knoxville and Mrs. R. L. Pitts of Nashville. Sisters; Mrs. Gifford Hopkis of Unionville and Mrs. Grady Shearin of Shelbyville.
Erwin Tom James Feb 10, 1944 pg 4 Died at the Veteran Hospital in Memphis. Parents; T.J. Erwin, descendant of one of the pioneer families of Bedford County. Services held in Memphis.
Farrar Rufus T. 77 May 25, 1944 pg 4 Parents; John I. and Ellen Word Farrar. Widow of Lillian Burnett who died 3 1/2 years ago. Buried in Willow Mt. Sister; Mrs. L. F. Gilliland of Shelbyville. Brother; John C. Farrar of Cornersville. Niece; Mrs. Leila Bell Gregory.
Faulk Leeandria 92 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Died in Nashville at his daughters Mary Parker. Buried in Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Wife died several years ago.
Fisher Matilda Dickens 62 Jun 15, 1944 pg 4 Died in Nashville hospital. Brother; Landis Dickens. Buried in Unionville Church Cemetery Husband; J. H. Fisher of Hickory Hill. 4 step children; Mrs. O. L. Pack, Mrs. Lottie Gambill, Ernest and Murrey Fisher all of Shelbyville. Sister; Mrs. A. C. Adcock of Unionville.
Fisher Williams Arthur 62 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Died in White Springs Fla. Buried at family lot in Wheeler Cemetery Parents; Thomas and Sara Wheeler Fisher. Brother; J.H. Fisher.
Fletcher Annetta Cooper Jun 29, 1944 pg 7 Died at her home in New Orleans, La. Buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery Daughter; Mrs. William W. Dykes. Husband; Dr. John S. Fletcher.
Folk Carey Albert Jun 8, 1944 pg 5 Died in Nashville where he lived. Wife Emma Harrison Gates of Jackson who he married in 1894. 3 daughters; Mrs. Ewing Griffin of Jackson, Mrs. Robert M. Thomas of Shelbyville, Mrs. Robert E. McNeilly of Nashville. Son; Robert Gates Folk of El Paso, TX. Brother; Reau Folk of Nashville. 2 sisters; Mrs. Avery Webb of New York and Mrs. A. E. Cox of Helena Ark.
Fox John Calvin 76 Apr 20, 1944 pg 3 Died at his home in Franklin, Williamson County Farmer. Buried at Fox-Wheatley Cemetery near Lewisburg. Parents; Pervines Fox and Elizabeth Hays Fox of Marshall County. Sister; Mrs. Alice McCord of Nashville. 3 brothers; W. D. Fox, Claude Fox and Sam Fox all of Lewisburg. Step-sister; Mrs. Zadie Hays of Lewisburg. Step-brother; W. B. London of Cornersville. John Fox Wheatley of Shelbyville a nephew was named for him. Widower of Miss Tommie Willis of Marshall County who he married on Dec 10, 1889. She died June 16, 1943
Freeman Joyce Ann Jan 13, 1944 pg 7 Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Moody Freeman of Davenport, Iowa. Born March 29, 1942 in Nashville. 2 sisters; Barbara Jean and Shelby Jane. Half-brother; Richard L. Enderle. Paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Freeman of Bell Buckle. Maternal grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Henderkott of Bettendorf, Iowa. Buried in Memorial Park in Davenport, Iowa.
Gallagher John M. 48 Apr 6, 1944 pg 4 Died in Outwood KY. Buried in Wartrace Cemetery 2 sisters; Miss Mary Gallagher of Wartrace. Mrs. L. M. Dye of Gary Ind. 2 brothers; J. A. Gallagher of Kingston GA and Clarence Gallagher of Wartrace.
Gentry Floyd Harold 44 Jun 8, 1944 pg 5 Buried at Willow Mt. Wife; Nona Snell of Gentry. Son; Harold Gentry. 3 brothers; Fred Gentry of Bedford County, Thurston Gentry of Calif, George Gentry of the United States Army.
Gilley Sam (Mrs) Williams 65 Jun 15, 1944 pg 4 Died at Bedford County Hospital. Widow of Sam Gilley. Parents; Tom A. Williams and Bele Spry Williams of Cannon County. 3 sons; Bert of Nashville, Wiley of Antioch, Pvt. Frank Gilley of Fort McClellan Ala. 5 daughters; Mrs. Irene Harden Panama City, Fla, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Russell of Shelbyville, Mrs. Myrtle Smith, Athens Ala, Mrs. Bessie Adams and Mrs. Katherine Patton Lewisburg.
Gower Claude L. 65 Apr 20, 1944 pg 3 Died at his home in Nashville. Wife; Lizzie Gower. Son; Claude Gower, Jr. Daughters; Mrs. W. H. Hollandsworth and Miss Viola Gower of Nashville. Half sister; Mrs. Haskell Gowan of Shelbyville. Half brother; Herbert Gower of St. Louis MO and H.J. Gower of Nashville.
Graves Oscar Ransom 57 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Spring Hill, TN. Born in Perry County. Married Roxie Jim Lafferty Dec 25, 1910. 4 daughters; Mrs. Albert Patton of Spring Hill, Mrs. C.D. Ingram Jr. of Columbia, Miss Stella Mai Graves and Miss Juanelle Graves of Shelbyville. 4 sons; Wilson Graves of Nashville, Tom, Jimm and Maxey Graves of Shelbyville. 3 sisters; Mrs. Jess Smith of Atlanta GA, Mrs. Marvin Holt of Columbia, Mrs. Ollie Cothran of Hohenwald. 2 brothers; Joe and Clyde Graves of Lawrenceburg.
Haggard Rev W.T. 84 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Tracy City. Wife; Mrs. Mollie Sherill Haggard. Sister; Kate Marshall of Lewisburg. 2 brothers; Bascom Haggard of Florida and Marvin Haggard of Houston TX.
Hall Benjamin I. 50 Mar 2, 1944 pg 1 Native of Wartrace died in Bay Pines Fla. Buried in Wartrace, Hollywood Cemetery Parents; Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Hall. Wife; Mrs. Lola Roberts Hall, formerly of Clanton Ala. 3 sons; Lt. Robert Hall pilot in Marine Air Corps. Lt. B.I . Hall a pilot in the Army Air Corps and Cadet Harold Hall of the Army Air Forces. 2 sisters; Mrs. J. Ivan Potts and Miss Lillian Hall of Shelbyville. 2 brothers; Harry P. Hall of Los Angeles and Clarence Hall of Seminole Okla.
Halmontaller Elizabeth Marshal Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Husband; Emmett C. Halmontaller Sr. 4 Daughter; Mrs. M.D. Lavender, Mrs. C. H. Marshall, Mrs. W. V. Potts, Mrs. James A. Bayne. Sons; A.D. Emmett C. Jr., M. L. and Harding Halmontaller. Sister; Mrs. L. H. Hallmontaller of Shelbyville. Brothers; Frank Marshall of Nashville, Lee Marshall of Shelbyville. Died in Nashville. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville.
Harris Joseph A. Jun 22, 1944 pg 8 Died in Nashville. Wife; Mrs. Lottie Harris of Nashville. Daughter; Mrs. Ira Jordan of Murfreesboro. 2 sons; Charles S. Harris of Birmingham Ala and William A. Harris of Nashville. Brother; Pat Harris and sister; Mrs. Cordia Harris of Shelbyville. Brother; Houston Harris of  Fosterville TN.
Harris Alfred Wallis 82 Mar 23, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Nashville. Buried in Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville.
Harz Hubert H. Jan 6, 1944 pg 5 Died on Dec 23, 1943 in Plano Ill. He and his wife resided at the home of Mrs. J. R. Musgraves until he retired from the military last year. Died of Heart trouble.
Hatchett Margaret Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Died at the home of her nephew E.W. Hitson near Baucom on Jan 9, 1944. Widow of the late Nathan Hatchett. Buried in Holly wood Cemetery in Bell Buckle (Hollywood Cemetery is in Wartrace).
Hime Cynthia Anne Reed 80 Jun 8, 1944 pg 8 Buried at Willow Mt. Parents; Eliza Stewart and Jim Reed. Widow of Columbus Hime. Daughter; Mrs. Jim Dillard. Brother; Dr. J. W. Reed of Washington.
Hix Robert Leo 0 Jul 6, 1944 pg 1 Twin brother; Guy Frost Hix Jr. Died in Delheart and lived only a short time after his birth. Buried Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek. He came by special plane from Texas. Mother; Ann Uhr Hix of San Antonio Texas. Father; Col. Hix.
Hix Sarah Virginia Parker 75 Jan 13, 1944 pg 1 Born in Flat Creek. Husband; Finis P. Hix. 6 children; Mrs. C.C. Bryant, Misses Kellie Hix, Mrs. B.B Brantley of Shelbyville, Iliff Hix of Selma Ala,Everett and Roy Hix in Florida. Brother; Frank Parker of Winchester.
Hix Finis Petway 86 Feb 17, 1944 pg 1 Buried in Willow Mt. Wife; Miss Sarah Virginia Parker died Jan 11, 1944. 6 children; Mrs. B. B. Brantley, Mrs. C.C. Bryant and Miss Kellie Hix all of Shelbyville . 3 sons; Iliff Hix of Selma Ala, Everett Hix of Talahassee Fla, and Roy Hix also of Florida.
Hoover Nelie Frances 53 Mar 9, 1944 pg 3 Buried in Willow Mt. Husband; J. H. Hoover. 2 daughters; Mrs. Ann Stewart Grand Rapids, Mich, Mrs. Bernice Barnes of Shelbyville. son; Jack Hoover of Toledo Ohio. Sister; Mrs. Lonia Neeley of Christiana. 2 step daughters not named.
Hunter Paul (Mrs) 72 Jan 20, 1944 pg 1 Husband; Paul Frankie. Died at her home in Birmingham Ala. Daughter Mrs. George Hunter. Buried in Union Hill Cemetery in Birmingham. .5 daughters only one named
Hutchison William Cecil 25 May 11, 1944 pg 6 Wife; Mrs. Estelle Bell Hutchinson. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hutchison. 2 brothers; Howard B. Hutchison of Fort Brown TX and James Wade of Shelbyville. 4 sisters; Mrs. Gertrude Ashworth, Mrs. Lucille Summers, Misses Eva Ruth and Bessie May of Shelbyville.
Jackson Nannie Lee 69 Feb 3, 1944 pg 8 Daughter; Mrs. Era Delk of Nashville which is where she died. 2 other daughters; Mrs. F. Rosenbury of Nashville and Mrs. Clarence Yoes of Shelbyville. 4 sons; Andrew, Robert, Charlie and Warren Jackson of Nashville. Buried at the Lamb Cemetery in Rover.
Jacobs Will L. Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Brother; J. T. Jacobs. 2 sisters; Mrs. Ada Vanderford, Mrs. Maggie Hayes of Murfreesboro. 2 half sisters; Mrs. Bee Murphie of Huntsville Ala and Mrs. Pate Smith of Bell Buckle. Died in Calif.
Jenkins Mary Street Jan 20, 1944 pg 1 Mrs. W. O. Jenkins died in Los Angeles Calif. Former Miss Mary Street of Fayetteville TN. Husband; W. O. Jenkins. Sister in laws; Mrs. Howard Shofner and Mrs. John E. Moore. Brother; Donald Street of Nashville. 5 daughters not named.
Johns Ransom 78 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home on Eagleville Rd. Buried at church Cemetery at Greenwood. Native of Wilson County. Went to Chapel Hill 47 years ago and except for seven years he spent in Texas, lived there all his life. Wife; Mrs. Victoria Baskins John. 2 daughters; Mrs. Modena Moore of Unionville and Mrs. Betty Shelton of Eagleville. 5 sons; Walter, Millard, Dee and Horace Johns of Chapel Hill and Winfred Johns of Riggs Crossroads. 3 brothers; Doc, W. B. and Spencer Johns of Walter Hill.
Jolly William D. Jun 15, 1944 pg 1 Parents; Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Jolly of Memphis. Wife; not named. Aunt; Mrs. J. G. Isom. Died Jun 2, 1944
Jones W. Clanton 58 May 18, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Willow Mt. Native of Rutherford County. Wife; Mrs. Lalar Mai Sudberry Jones who he married Sept . 15, 1907. 2 sons; James Travis of Unionville and Oliver Lane Jones of Fort Myers Florida. 4 daughters; Miss Mary T. Jones of Nashville, Mrs. James B. McElroy of Guatemala, Central America, Mrs. William Anderson and Miss Delores Jones of Unionville. 2 brothers; Harve Jones of Farrington TN and Will Jones of Christiana.
Jones Joe Lee Jun 29, 1944 pg 1 Mother; Sarah C. Jones of Chattanooga, formerly of Wartrace. Fatally wounded in action on May 24 in the Italian campaign. 3 sisters; Mrs. Marvin Woodard of Old Hickory, Mrs. Claude Rogers and Mrs. L. M. Farrar of Chattanooga. 2 brothers; Ernest Jones of Detroit, Mich and Robert Jones AMO 1/c of Nestor Calif.
Joyce Parilee 84 Mar 9, 1944 pg 3 Daughters; Mrs. Mattie B. Epperson and Mrs. Ida Lassiter. 2 sons; Albert and Robert Joyce. Buried at the Haskins Cemetery
Joyce Isham Stammer 87 Mar 30, 1944 pg 4 Buried at Cedar Grove. Son; Grover Stammer of Bell Buckle. Parents; Elizabeth Sammer Joyce and Anderson Joyce. 3 daughters; Mrs. Arthur Kay, Tampa Florida; Mrs. Mary Atchley of Chattanooga, Mrs. Jasper Spence of Bell Buckle. 4 sons; Grover, Anderson, Culley of Bell Buckle and Roy of Milwaukee Wisconsin. 4 brothers; Anderson and Wilburn of Deason, Lee of Shelbyville and John Joyce of Fayetteville.
Keller Herbert Ellis 55 Feb 17, 1944 pg 1 Accident in the Craven Yards in the Nashville & Chattanooga rail yard. Wife; not named. Son; Thomas H. Keller. Daughter; Mrs. L.A. Holomon of Chattanooga. 3 brothers; Dr. J.P. Keller of Nashville, W. H. Keller of Montgomery Ala, R. C. Keller of California. 3 sisters; Mrs. Will Noah of Winchester, Mrs. Elmer Robinson of Tullahoma, Mrs. Ruth Couch of Bell Buckle. Grandchildren; Misses Patricia and Mary Catherine Shofner of Holly TN. Born and reared in Wartrace and moved to Chattanooga 25 years ago. Buried in Wartrace.
King Patricia Ethelene 19m Jan 27, 1944 pg 4 Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence King. Buried in Cothran Cemetery 2 brothers; Paul and Dwayne King. One sister; Dorris King and the grandparents.
Kwapinski Stanley Jr. Jan 13, 1944 pg 1 Died June 4, 1942 in the Battle of Midway. First casualty of Bedford County after the war was declared. Was awarded the Purple Heart established by General George Washington at Newburgh, New York on Aug 7, 1782. Brothers; Antoni Kwapinski and David Kwapinski.
Lamb Alice Wilson 45 Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Wife of Scott Lamb of Chapel Hill. Children; Sara, Margaret, Grace and William Lamb stationed with the Army in Alaska, James, Horace and Ralph Lamb all of Chapel Hill. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Bright Wilson. Sister; Mrs. Mary Lewis and Miss Bonnie Wilson all of Holtland, Mrs. Lucille Pate of Kirkland. Brother; Robert Wilson of Brownsville. Born and reared near Holtland in Marshal County.
Lamb Mary James Neely 75 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Born and reared in Rutherford County. Married for 53 years. Parents; J. M and Elizabeth Long Neely. Daughters; Mrs. Marvin Brothers of Fosterville, Mrs. Palmer D. Todd of Yakima Wash and Mrs. A. Nance of Shelbyville. Brother; C. B. Neely of Nashville. Husband; Tom Lamb. 2 sons; Irwin and Frank Lamb of Murfreesboro. Died in Bedford County.
Landers Walter A. 65 May 25, 1944 pg 4 Died in a hospital in Fresno, Calif on May 21. Buried in Fresno. Parents; F. S. Landers and Sara J. Landers. Sister; Mrs. Ada L. Hanson. Cousin; Arthur L. Landers of Shelbyville.
Lapthorne Lula Mackey Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Widow of S. J. Lapthorne. Died at her home in Rutherford County. Parents; John A. and Mary Allie Mackey. Formerly lived at Leads of South Dakota. Sister; Mrs. Pearl Nolen of Gum. Brother; Walter T. Mackey of Belleville, Ill.
Ledbetter Laura Trescott 76 May 11, 1944 pg 1 Buried in Willow Mt. Lived on Main St in an ante-bellum home of her maternal grandparents. Parents; Henry and Laura Brown Trescott. 1st husband; J. W. Hoskins who she married on March 20, 1889. J. W. Hoskins died in 1894. Married John T Ledbetter 3 years later and he died in 1915. 4 sons; Percy Hoskins of Tuscumbia Ala, Willis Hoskins of Ft. Wroth TX and Henry Ledbetter of Dallas TX and John Ledbetter of Shelbyville.
Lindsey James Cecil (Salty) 34 Jul 6, 1944 pg 1 Killed in action in France. Sisters; Miss Edna Lindsey, Mrs. Harold Kin, Miss Marjorie Lindsey of Huntsville. Brother; Duncan Linsey. Mother; Mrs. James S. Lindsey. 3 half sisters; Mrs. Grady Brow, Mrs. L. F. Langston and Miss Mozell Cook of Huntsville.
Lipscomb Lela White 78 Mar 23, 1944 pg 4 Died in Nashville. Widow of Elder Grandville Lipscomb who was a prominent Church of Christ minister. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery 2 daughters 4 sons; Mrs. Louise Neely, H. S. and G. Q. Lipscomb of Nashville, Mrs. H. S. Crothers and Edwin J. Lipscomb of Memphis, Perry D. Lipscomb of Chicago. 3 sisters; Mrs. G. M. Gadsey of Nashville, Mrs. Jas. Hamer of Smyrna, Mrs. Sylvester Willard of Murfreesboro. Brother; Willard White of Murfreesboro and a brother; Numa White of La Vergne TN.
Logan Reuben 30 Jan 13, 1944 pg 8 Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Juranda Logan of Petersburg who died in Nashville. 2 sisters; Mrs. Roe Brown of Shelbyville and Mrs. Oliver Sherrill of Jacksonville Fla.
Lowe Tom L. 63 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Huntsville Ala on April 4. 2 sisters; Mrs. Ivy Turner and Mrs. John Stalling both of Shelbyville. 4 brothers; L. O. Lowe of Bessemer Ala, J. E. Lowe of Hopkinsville KY, Robert and Henry Lowe of Shelbyville.
Mallard Lou Annie Grubbs 69 Feb 3, 1944 pg 8 Died at her home in Wartrace. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery Husband; J. J. Mallard. 2 brothers; E. L. Grubbs of Wartrace and Edgar Grubbs of Nashville.
Mangrum Walter Woods 49 Jun 1, 1944 pg 7 Died at his home in Columbia. Buried Rose Hill Cemetery Parents; Thomas and Mary Adcock Mangrum. Wife; Mrs. Lovie Haywood Mangrum. 2 daughters; Mrs. T. R. Graves of Shelbyville, Mrs. John Todzonia Columbia. 2 brothers; Jim Mangrum of Fresno Calif and Oscar Mangrum of Columbia. 2 sisters; Mrs. Jesse Hardison and Mrs. Carrie Black both of Maury County.
Marsh Louisa Odessa 80 Jan 13, 1944 pg 7 Died in Nashville. Buried in Lone Oak Cemetery 4 sons; Will Marsh of Lewisburg, Cleve Marsh of Shelbyville, Walter of Port Arthr Tx, Ed Marsh of Corpus Christi TX.
McBride J.M. (Mr.) 86 Feb 24, 1944 pg 4 Died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. H. Brown in Toledo Ohio. Survived by 3 sons; T. M. and R. B. McBride of Murfreesboro and J. T. McBride of Shelbyville.
McClaran J.B. 70 Feb 10, 1944 pg 4 Wife; Mary Hudson McClaran. 4 daughters; Mrs. Roy Jernigan of Tullahoma, Mrs. Charles Nutting of Sanford Clorida, Mrs. Earl Smotherman of Wartrace, Mrs. Ivie Powers of Eagleville. 2 sons; Ralph of Rockvale and Lee of Dearborn Michigan. Grandson; James Lee McClaran Jr. Buried at Cothran Cemetery
McElhaney Thomas Boyd 71 Apr 20, 1944 pg 3 Died at his home in Eagleville. Buried in Moses Cemetery near Thick of Marshall County. Wife: Mrs. Mattie Ethel Simpson McElhaney. Daughter; Minnie Ethel Reed of Eagleville. 3 sons; Hastings of Shelbyville, Marvin of the U.S. Army and Jesse McElhaney of Eagleville. Sister; Mrs. T.K. Broadway of Chapel Hill. Brother; Bob McElhaney of Caney Springs.
McFarlin Caroline Daniel 33 May 25, 1944 pg 4 Died at her home in Singleton. Buried in Willow Mt. Born on Sept 15, 1910. Husband; Levoy McFarlin. Daughter; Wilene McFarlin. Son; M/Sgt. Wendell McFarlin stationed in Colorado. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Daniel of Tullahoma. 3 sisters; Mrs. Alene Darden of Normandy and Mrs. Louise Tucker and Miss Christine Daniel, both of Tullahoma. 2 brothers; Ralph Daniel of Tullahoma and Clinton Daniel Jr. of Murfreesboro.
McGrane Larry 24 Jun 15, 1944 pg 1 Wife; Dorothy Jane Osteen McGrane. Killed Jun 1, 1944 in North Ireland. Mother; Mai McGrane. Brother; Tom McGrane of New Rochelle. Wife's parents; Mr, and Mrs. J.D. Osteen of Shelbyville.
McLean William Edgar 26 Apr 6, 1944 pg 4 Buried at Willow Mt. Born June 13, 1917. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar O. McLean. 2 sisters; Mrs. Charles Andrews of Nashville and Mrs. E. B. Maupin Jr. of Shelbyville. Mother was Miss Stella Gant before her marriage.
Modrall Horace W. 48 Apr 6, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home near Walter Hill in Rutherford County. Wife; Susie Bell Modrall. 4 sons; Thomas of the U.S. Army of Calif, Horace J. , William Byrus and Hollis Modrall. 5 daughters; Helen, Beatrice, Hazel, Geraldine and Shirley Ann Modrall. 3 brothers; Ernest of Shelbyville, Walter of Murfreesboro, Herbert of Christiana and Sister, Mrs. Flora Beasley of Murfreesboro, Mrs. Mabel Lovvorn and Mrs. Chas. Beasley of Christiana.
Montgomery Fred M. 42 Jul 6, 1944 pg 7 Died in Clinton TN while playing ball. Buried Old Orchard Cemetery Widow; Mrs. Wilma Hart Montgomery. 2 sons; Jerry and Billy Montgomery. Father; James A. Montgomery of Petersburg. Brother; James Edward Montgomery.
Moore W. Bon 53 Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg. Parents; Doan Moore and Mrs. Nancy Jane Stephenson Moore of Petersburg. Son; James Moore. Sister; Mrs. George Marsh of Fayetteville. 4 brothers; Boone Moore of Petersburg, O.E. Moore of Shelbyville, S.R. Moore of McMinnville and R.R. Moore of Troy Illinois.
Moore Orbry Jan 27, 1944 pg 4 Missing in action over New Britain Island last Nov 2, 1943. Wife Mrs. Orbry Moore who is staying with her parents; Mr. and Mrs. Brown. Sister Miss Avis Moore.
Morton John Bell 56 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Died of apoplexy at his home in Detroit Mich. Buried in Clark Cemetery Parents; Elijah and Letsie Fisher Morton. Wife; Mrs. Elenor Trott Morton. 2 sisters; Mrs. Annie Anthony of Detroit and Mrs. Amanda Newsom of Rockvale. 2 brothers; Jake and Robert Morton of Rockvale.
Moulder George W. 65 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery Parents; Jasper W. and Mrs. Tribble Moulder. wife not named. daughters; Mrs. Raymond Smith and Mrs. Oscar Caldwell. Son; Robert J. Molder of Warner Robins Georgia. Brother; Charles Molder. Sister; Mrs. Ela Crowell of Haley. grandchildren; Dorothy June Molder, Geo Allen Molder, Elizabeth Belle Smith and Charles R. Smith Jr.
Nash Dwight Everett Jul 13, 1944 pg 1 & 8 Died Dec 28, 1943 in the service of this country at Haversack England attached Bombing Squadron 110. Memorial made to him by naming a plane after him.
Nash Dwight Everett 22 Feb 3, 1944 pg 8 Father S. I. Nash, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Wartrace. Killed in Action. Twin Brother; Clyde Nash is with the U.S. Army. Rev. S. I. Nash is a native of Australia. 2 other brothers; Wilbur Nash who is with the Marines and Murray with the Army Air Corps.
Nash H.M (Mr) Sr. Jun 22, 1944 pg 1 Died at Stanton TN and buried in the Stanton Cemetery Wife; Mrs. Mary Gibson Nash. Daughter; Mrs. Sam Bobo of Shelbyville. 3 sons; Tom Nash of Oklahoma, James K. Nash of the U.S. Navy and H. M. Nash Jr. of Nashville.
Nash Dwight Everett Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Parents were notified their son; aviation machinist mate, 3rd class, U.S. Navy reserve was killed on the night of Dec 23, 1943 in a plane crash about 30 miles from base. Parents are Rev and Mrs. S. I. Nash of Decherd. Rev is the pastor of the Wartrace and Decherd Presbyterian Church.
Noblitt John W. 76 Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Parents; John H. and Elizabeth Noblitt. Buried at New Hermon Church. 2 daughters; Mrs. Bertha Womble of Shelbyville and Mrs. Dollie Simpson of San Diego Calif. 4 sons; Henry of Unionville, Houston and Lawson of Tullahoma and Coy of Raus.
Oliver John 79 Jun 1, 1944 pg 7 Died May 24, 1944. Buried at Willow Mt. Born in Winchester to Charles C. and Isabelle Hill Oliver. Wife; Minne May Helton Oliver. 2 daughters; Lorena Hudson of Huntsville, Ala and Mrs. Jessie Helton of Nashville. 3 sons; Luther of Nashville, T. P. Oliver of Lafayette GA and Pvt. Elmore Oliver stationed in England.
Orr Thomas Chester 69 Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Pressgrove Cemetery Born Feb 12, 1875. Died on his 69th birthday. Parents; Margaret Anderson and Joseph Orr. Wife; Mrs. Elizabeth Wheeler Orr. 2 sisters; Mrs. Lucinda Crowell of Texas and Mrs. Minnie Shaw of Bedford County. Brother; Jim Orr of Chapel Hill
Osborne Elvira Clanton 89 Jul 13, 1944 pg 7 Died at the home of her grand-daughter; Mrs. Walter Hoffman. Buried in Hazel Cemetery Born in Calloway KY Nov 14, 1854. Husband was the late John Osburn. Son; K. D. Osburn of Paris TN. 2 step children; Mrs. Ed Shakelford of Hazel KY and Ed Osburn of San Antoni, TX.
Osborne Jesse C. 62 Apr 20, 1944 pg 7 Died at his home in Huntsville Ala. Wife; Minnie Osborne. 4 daughters; Mrs. L. D. Frames of Haley TN, Mrs. Dillard Young, Mrs. Clyde Hornbuckle and Mrs. J. T. Taylor all of Huntsville. Buried Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville.
Parker Dennis 75 Mar 30, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Hollywood Calif. Native of Bedford County. Wife and daughter not named.
Parker Frank Sr 77 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died in Winchester hospital, March 31, 1944. Buried at Wartrace Cemetery Parents; John Benjamin and Rosanah Regor Parker. Wife; Mrs. Annie Thomas Parker of Manchester. 2 grand daughters; Mrs. William Driver and Emogene Parker of Winchester. Daughter in law Mrs. Frank Parker Jr. Several nephews and nieces of whom are Marcus Hix, Leonard Parker, Mrs. Carl Hale and Mrs. C.C. Bryant, Mrs. B. B. Brantley and Miss Kelly Hix of Shelbyville.
Parker Frank Jr. 42 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home near Winchester. Buried in Winchester. Wife not named. Mother; Annie Thomas Parker. 2 daughters; Mrs. William Driver and Emogene Parker. 3 aunts; Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas, Mrs. Laura Thomas, Mrs. Arthur Cannon of Nashville. Cousins; Robert Thomas, Miss Sara Thomas of Shelbyville and William Thomas of South Pittsburg.
Parsons Grady 19 Jul 27, 1944 pg 1 Mother; Mrs. Shep Parsons, she was Miss Ella Morton before her marriage to the late Henry Aubrey (Shep) Parsons. 3 sisters; Mrs. Mary Helen Minatra of Nashville, Mrs. Gertrude Haley of Los Angeles and Mrs. Mildred Smotherman and one brother; Cpl. Harry Parsons of the Army, stationed at Courtland Field Ala.
Parsons Harry Cross 41 Jan 6, 1944 pg 5 Died in Rutherford County. Parents; N. A. and Stella Jennings Parsons. Born and reared at Christiana but for the last 3 years had worked in war plants in Kingsport, Knoxville. Wife; Myla Fay Parsons, Mother; Mrs. Stella Jennings Parson. 4 sisters; Mrs. H. D. Miller of Nashville, Mrs. J.D. Hale of Smyrna, Mrs. R.N. Oden of Lima Ohio, Mrs. William Turner of Shelbyville. Brother; H. A. Parsons of Christiana. Buried at Miller Cemetery at Christiana.
Parsons Allie Woodard 51 Jun 29, 1944 pg 1 Buried in Willow Mt. Died in Atlanta GA. Parents; Fannie Lentzand R. C. Parsons. Born Nov 25, 1892. Sister; Mrs. Ed Troxler. Brothers; R. B. Parsons of Petway Ave in Nashville, B.F. Parsons of Jackson Mich.
Paul William Ollie 22 Mar 9, 1944 pg 7 Mother; Mrs. Myrtle Mooningham. Killed in Action. Wife; Mrs. Edith Buckner Paul of Dayton Ohio. Young Marine was born in Chapel Hill on March 4. Daughter; Nancy who is 10 months old. Son; Donnie Lee 3 years old. 3 sisters; Hazel, Doris, and Ruby Jewell Paul. Brother Carl of Detroit Mich. Maternal grandfather; W. T . Mooingham. Paternal grandmother; Mrs. Lula Paul of Chapel Hill. Father; the late Horace Paul. Brother; Arthur Lee Paul was drowned August 4, 1939 in Duck River. Uncle; W. C. Mooningham of the Shelbyville police force.
Payne McCager W. 79 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died in Shelbyville, lived in Fayetteville. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery 2 daughters; Mrs. Nell Harris of Guntersville Ala, Mrs. Ottis Dye of Fayetteville. 4 sons; Henry Payne and Burrell Payne both of Huntsville Ala, George Payne of Nashville and Sam Payne of Shelbyville.
Peavey Joe Mundall 47 Feb 3, 1944 pg 8 Died in Nashville. Buried at Mt Olivet. Wife; Mrs. Lua Lee Peavey. Daughter; Mrs. Andrew C. Austin. Mother; Mrs. J. M. Peavey of Hattiesburg, Miss. 2 brothers; James Oakley Peavey, Washington D.C. and Thomas Harrison Peavey of Hattiesburg Miss. Grandson; Andrew Ewing Austin of Nashville.
Perry Lizzie Hill 64 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Widow of Seth Perry. Buried Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia. Died at Nashville hospital. Parents; Alexander Ewing and Dolly Russell Hill. Lived in Moore County. 5 daughters; Mrs. Cecil Shoffner of Shelbyville, Mrs. R. L. McNeill and Mrs. J. W. Pender both of Maury County and Mrs. W.W. Wharton and Miss Mary Everett Perry both of Memphis. 2 sisters; Mrs. J. E. Pace of Conroe, Texas and Mrs. C.A. Wright of Columbia. Brother; Ashley Hill of Nashville.
Pickens David Richard 60 Mar 30, 1944 pg 4 Died in Nashville. Parents; Nannie Lou Pickens of Bell Buckle and Z. Riggs Pickens. Born August 9, 1844. Wife; Corrine Waddey Pickens. 2 sons; David Richard Pickens Jr. of the US Army. George Waddey Pickens of the U.S. Navy. 2 sisters; Mrs. Will Bomar of Bell Buckle and Mrs. L. H. Davis of Clinton. Brother; W.F. Pickens of Nashville.
Pinkston Jas Frelon 29 Mar 23, 1944 pg 1 Missing in action since Jan 22, 1944. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Pinkston. Born in Rutherford County. Wife the former Cordie Lee Jones who is an employee of the Willow Run Bomber plant at Ypsilanti, Mich.
Prosser Soma Williams 80 May 25, 1944 pg 4 Grand-daughter; Mrs. Arthurs Downs. Buried at Willow Mt. Parents; John and Martha Ethridge Williams. Widow of Jesse Green Prosser who died the first week of the year. 2 daughters; Mrs. Madie Daniel of Tullahoma and Mrs. Belulah Stovall of Shelbyville. 3 sons; Wallace and Jewell Prosser of Nashville and B.C. Prosser of Jefferson, Ind.
Prosser Jesse Green 85 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; Grover and Polly Prosser natives of Bedford County. Wife; Sonnie Williams Prosser. Daughters; Mrs. W.R. Stovall of Shelbyville, Mrs. Clinton Daniel of Tullahoma. 3 sons; Wallace of Nashville, B. D. of Jefferson, Ind., Jewel Prosser of Shelbyville.
Raney William Elisha 59 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Rosebank Cemetery at Flat Creek. Parents; Clay and Victoria Campbell Raney. Wife; Eura Robinson. 2 sons; Billy and Ernest Raney. Daughter; Miss Jean Raney. 2 step children; Miss Christine Robinson and Carl Robinson. Sister; Mrs. Eunice Bradshaw.
Ransom Arthur B. 71 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Nashville. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery Born in Murfreesboro Sept 28, 1872. Parents; George W. and Margaret Buchanan Ransom. Married to Miss Guy McFerrin Nov 30, 1893. Brother; John B. Ransom. Daughter; Mrs. Paul Rye of Nashville. Brother; McEwen Ransom of Memphis. Sister; Mrs. Gladstone Wardlow of Fort Worth Texas. 3 grandchildren; Mrs. John F. Caldwell Jr. of Coral Gables Florida, Mrs. John Newton Steele Jr. of Nashville and Mrs. Leonard McGugin of Memphis.
Reagor Frank B. 32 Mar 16, 1944 pg 1 Killed in action in Italy about Feb 18, 1944. Wife; Bessie Van Hooser of McMinville who is now in Detroit Michigan. Mother; Lou Reagor. 2 sisters; Mrs. Marcus Hix of Flat Creek and Mrs. Lawson Renegar of Shelbyville. Dec'd father; Bibb Reagor.
Reed Emma Dean Woodard 53 Jan 6, 1944 pg 5 Buried in the Talley Cemetery in Marshall County. Parents; Geo. James Woodard and Mary Eliza Dixon of Marshall County. Husband; William Allen Reed. Son; William Thomas Reed of the U.S. Air Corps. 3 brothers; Lee, Earl and Emmett Woodard. 2 sisters; Mrs. U. L. Welsh and Mrs. Edna Hastings all of Marshall County.
Reed Sophia Philpot 72 Apr 20, 1944 pg 4 Died at her home in Atlanta GA. Widow of J. H. Reed. Born and reared in Bedford County. 2 sons; Arthur and Herman Reed. 2 daughters; Mrs. Kate Loyd and Mrs. Cleo Bowen all of Atlanta. Brother; Lee Philpot and one sister; Mrs. Mattie McFarlin of Himesville. Buried New Hope Cemetery
Rees Henry Theatus 74 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Died at his home on Chestnut Ridge. Wife; Mrs.Sarah Phina Rees. 2 sons; Felix Reese of Bedford County and Rufus of Florence Ala. 3 daughters; Mrs. E. O. Bryant and Miss Wynema Rees of Florence Ala and Miss Finettie at home.
Richardson Betty 87 Apr 27, 1944 pg 8 Died at the home of her daughter in Murfreesboro. Buried in the Waite Cemetery near Normandy. Widow of Isaiah Richardson. 3 daughters; Mrs. Moore, Mrs. W. T. Gerhart and Miss Clementine Richardson all of Murfreesboro.
Roberts Everett 64 Feb 3, 1944 pg 1 Died at his home at Haley. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery Wife; Mrs. Annie Davis Roberts. Son; Pvt. John E. Roberts of Detroit, Mich. 3 sisters; Mrs. C. E. Byrom, St. Petersburg, Fla, Mrs. Eugene Thompson of Shelbyville, Mrs. Tom Farris of Raus. 2 brothers; E.G. Roberts and T. M. Roberts
Russell 77 Jan 6, 1944 pg 5 Died in Nashville at St. Thomas Hospital. Editor of the Tennessean "Weekly Review Page of Business and Industry." Moved to Nashville 20 years ago from Wartrace. Installed the first phone in Wartrace. Editor and publisher of the first weekly paper in Wartrace. Son; Emmett Russell Jr. of Nashville. Daughter; Mrs. Joe C. Clark of Nashville. 5 grand children; Joe C. Clark Jr. who is at Milligan College in the Navy, Rebe Clark, Hawkins Clark, Emmett Russell III, Lutie Lane Russell of Nashville. Wife died several years ago and not named.
Russell Thomas Allen 73 Mar 9, 1944 pg 3 Lived at Poplins Cross Road. Buried at Willow Mt. Died March 1, 1944. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Russell. Wife; Mrs. Melvina Claxton Russell. 14 children, 6 daughters; Mrs. R. T. Adcock of Unionville, Mrs. Leonard Creek of Phoenix, Ariz, Mrs. Clarence Pope of Rover, Mrs. Graydon Sanders, Mrs. Richard Poplin, Mrs. E. E. Moore of Shelbyville. 8 sons; D.A. Russell of Atlanta GA, Tom of Farmington, Jim, Houston, Cooper, Willie, Charlie, and Everette Russell of Bedford County.
Sanders Joshua White (Bud) 90 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Parents; Alex Sanders of Sumner County and Elizabeth White Sanders. 4 sons; Robert of Shelbyville, Sam in Kansas, Tom and Fred in Nevada. 5 daughters; Mrs. Julia Jennings, Mrs. Jennie Chunn, Mrs. Annie Mark of Shelbyville, Mrs. Ella Shearin of Chattanooga, Mrs. Lillie Stewart of Kansas.
Schardt Elizabeth McKeand Feb 10, 1944 pg 4 Died at her home in Nashville. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery Nephew; James Crowell of Shelbyville.
Shearin William Charlie 74 Mar 16, 1944 pg 3 Born in Marshall County May 2, 1869. Parents; Thomas and Tennessee Chapman Shearin. 3 daughters; Mrs. Harry Hill of Bell Buckle, Mrs. Jonas Jones of Huntsville Ala and Mrs. Cecil Halmontaller of Shelbyville. Son; Homie Shearin of Shelbyville. Half brother; Buford Shearin. Wife; Cassie B. Farris Shearin died 21 years ago. Buried in Unionville Cemetery
Shofner Alden Marbry 73 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Rosebank Cemetery at Flat Creek. Oldest of 13 children of which 8 survive. Parents; James Barnett Shofner and Delia Kimbrough Shofner. Wife; Mrs. Ethel Plant Shofner. 2 daughters; Mrs. Hugh Link and Miss Neva Shofner of Denver, TN. Son; Cpl. Alden M. Shofner Jr. with the US Army in Italy. 5 sisters; Mrs. Libbie Renegar, Miss Ada Shofner and Miss Alice Shofner of Flat Creek, Mrs. George Hart of Petersburg and Mrs. M.D. Meadows of McMinnville. 3 brothers; Walter Shofner of Birmingham Ala, Oscar Shofner of Flat Creek and Charlie Shofner of Sitka Alaska.
Shofner Betty Young 87 Jul 20, 1944 pg 1 Died July 16, 1944. Parents; William Young and Catherine Hooser Young. Married in 1876 to Hugh L. Shofner who died in 1915. Adopted daughter; Mrs. Helen Jones of DeLand Fla.
Shriver Paul (Mrs) Brown Mar 9, 1944 pg 1 Formerly of Wartrace. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. William H. Brown. Husband; Paul Shriver a former R.R. agent at Cowan. Died at her home in South Pittsburg, Tenn. Son; Paul Lamar Shriver of Keesler Field Miss. Daughter; Mary Jane Shriver. 5 sisters; Mrs. R. L. Stem, Mrs. J.B. Kingston both of Shelbyville, Mrs. Clarence Hall of Seminole Okla, Mrs. L. J. Usher Chattanooga, Mrs. Herbert White of Wartrace. 3 brothers; H.L. Brown of Fairbury Neb, W. A. Brown of Shelbyville, Earl M. Brown of Cleveland Ohio.
Sims Mary Wright 88 Feb 3, 1944 pg 1 Widow of John G. Sims. Died at the home of her son Dr. C.C. Sims in Murfreesboro. She was born and reared at Cave Springs Ga. Came to Wartrace as a bride 65 years ago. Buried at Hollywood Cemetery 5 sons; John G. Sims Jr. Grove Okla, Wright, Cleve and Lucius Sims of Wartrace and Dr. C.C. Sims of Murfreesboro. Sister; Mrs. T. L. Swanson of Rome Ga. Grandson; John G. Sims III with the armed forces.
Sipsey Aaron H. 22 Mar 9, 1944 pg 3 Parents; Mr. and Mrs. Allen R. Sipsey of LaFayette Ga. 6 brothers; Pvt. Benny C. Sipsy of Camp Shelby, Lonnie, Billy, Tommy, Bobby and Donny R. Sipsy all of LaFayette. 3 sisters; Mrs. L.D. Botts and Lindia and Betty Sue Sipsy of LaFayette. 4 uncles and aunts; Mrs. Owford Helton, Mr and Mrs. Robbie Helton of LaFayette, Roy Helton of Sylacauga Ala, Tom Helton of Bell Buckle. Killed in action Jan 30, 1944 in Italy.
Smith James Marshall Jul 13, 1944 pg 3 Card of Thanks; Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Smith, Pvt. William F. Smith, Miss Ina Smith, Harold Smith, Miss Martha West. Died May 28, 1944
Smith W.C. (Mr) 62 Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died at Shannon Georgia. Buried East View Cemetery in Rome Ga. Wife; Mrs. Dovie Smith. 3 daughters; Mrs. Jesse Gree of Shannon GA, Mrs. Grady Hyde and Mrs. T.J. Watkins of Shelbyville. 2 sons; Clarence Smith of Lafayette, GA and J. C. Smith of Shannon. 4 sisters; Mrs. Sam Manderson, Mrs. Frank McIntyre, Mrs. Will Shaw, Mrs. William Handy Jr. all of Gadsden Ala. Brother; M. W. Smith of Anniston Ala.
Smith James Marshall Jun 22, 1944 pg 1 Killed in action on Biak Island in the South Pacific on May 26. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Smith of Pleasant Grove. Sister; Miss Ina Smith of Pleasant Grove. 2 brothers; Pvt. William Smith New Guinea and Harold Smith of Pleasant Grove.
Snell William C. 65 Jul 6, 1944 pg 7 Prominent farmer of the Marble Plains Community, Franklin County. Died from injuries suffered by being drug by a run away mule. Buried in the Marble Plains Cemetery Born in Bedford County but had resided in Franklin County for 42 years. Parents; N.C. and Bell Burrow Snell. Wife; Nannie Mary Spencer who he married in 1897. Sons; Clifton of Marble Plains and Pfc. Cecil Snell of Camp Polk LA. 4 daughters; Mrs. R. C. Weaver, Mrs. Lem Hatchett, Mrs. Earl Weaver and Mrs. Tom Monette all of Marble Plains. 3 brothers; Rod Snell of Marble Plains, Finis and Dan Snell of Cordell Okla and 4 sisters; Mrs. Minnie Cotharum of Long Beach Calif, Mrs. Mollie Cox and Mrs. Rosa Leahman of Detroit Mich, and Mrs. Bertha Richie of Cordell Okla. Survived by 12 grand children. 2 of the grandsons are Corp. J.C. Weaver in New Guinea and Pfc. James Weaver in England.
Spencer Robert Sidney 71 Apr 20, 1944 pg 7 Buried in the Bethany Cemetery Wife; not named. 3 sons; Hoyt Spencer of Chattanooga, William Spencer of Nashville and Clarence Spencer of Normandy.
Stanford Thomas N. May 18, 1944 pg 1 Parents; Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Stanford. Killed in Germany. Wife; Betty Stanford who resides in Murfreesboro with her parents; Mr. and Mrs. Favor Jennings.
Stephens Lane Jun 15, 1944 pg 4 Died at his home in Buffalo N.Y. Sister; Mrs. D. M. Alderman and Mrs. Warren Yell, Mrs. Warren Richardson of Tullahoma and Mrs. Albert Hand of Shubuta Miss. Buried in Buffalo, New York.
Stephens G.R. (Mr) 74 Feb 3, 1944 pg 8 Died at his home in Murfreesboro. Parents; Dan and Elizabeth Ayers Stephens. Born Dec 22, 1870. Moved to Rutherford County at the age of 18. First wife Minnie Overall; 9 children, 5 survive; Mrs. R. Kirk Webb, Robert J., Frank L., Ridley and Sam C. Stephens all of Murfreesboro. Second wife; Mrs. Elen Clayton Stephens. 2 sisters; Mrs. Annie Jones of Jamestown and Mrs. Pete Thomas of Chattanooga. Brother; Cooper Stephens of Wartrace. Nickname is Rufe. Buried in Dilton Cemetery
Stephens Roscoe R. 59 Mar 16, 1944 pg 1 Died March 8, 1944 at Tarpon Springs Florida. Buried in Wartrace Cemetery Parents; John A. and Sallie Rippey Stephens. Wife; Mary Stephens. 3 brothers; Horace Stephens of Wartrace, Paul B. Stephens of Chattanooga, and J. Alvin Stephens of Jennings Florida.
Sugg Alice Grant Apr 20, 1944 pg 3 Widow of J. G. Sugg. Died at a hospital in Nashville. Buried at the Miller Cemetery at Christiana. Son; J. G. Sugg of Christiana. 4 daughters; Mrs. Katherine Lennon and Miss Elizabeth Sugg of Nashville, Mrs. Frank Kirk of Shelbyville and Mrs. C.F. Kelly of Cleveland, TN.
Talley Ida Jan 6, 1944 pg 8 Died in Chicago. Buried in Willow Mt. in Shelbyville. Daughter; Mrs. Ethel Valentin and brother; Prof. T. W. Talley a former instructor at the Fisk University of Nashville. Parents; Washington and Lucinda Talley. Was a former colored teacher of Bedford County. Nieces; Mrs. Lucinda J. Gray and Mary Gray of Shelbyville.
Thomas Jimmy 21 Mar 16, 1944 pg 4 Parents; Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Thomas of Deer Springs Ala. Died and buried in Decatur Ala. Uncle; E. L. Thomas of Shelbyville.
Thomas Stella Parthenia Wallace 71 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Widow of T. M. Thomas. Buried at Willow Mt. Parents; Silas and Annie Louisa Burnett. 7 daughters; Mrs. Eula Mai Norvell of Detroit, Mich, Miss Emma Thomas of Tullahoma, Mrs. Fannie Bert Himes, Mrs. Tennie Stewart, Mrs. Lottie Landers, Miss Virginia Thomas and Mrs. Isabel Kimery all of Shelbyville. 3 sons; Clarence Thomas of Detroit, Clyde Thomas of Shelbyville and Charles (Jack) Thomas of Tullahoma. 1 brother; J. A. Wallace of near Shelbyville. Husband died about 9 years ago.
Thomas Maggie Vaughn 69 May 4, 1944 pg 1 Widow of Henry Lytal Thomas. Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; Henry Vaughn and Martha Westbrooks Vaughn. Son; Henry L. Thomas of Calif. Step Son; Albert H. Thomas of Nashville. 2 daughters; Mrs. Ethel Covington, Mrs. Kitty Maxey of Shelbyville. 3 grand children; Lt. Harry Logue in Italy, Albert H. Thomas Jr. Student at Annapolis Navel Academy and Billy Thomas of Nashville. Sister; Mrs. J. E. McCall of Franklin TN. Born in Williamson County. Died in Bedford County Hospital.
Thompson Newton Oliver 85 Feb 17, 1944 pg 1 Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; Tirha Tucker and John Thompson. Wife; Jodie Dozier Thompson who died several years ago. 4 daughters; Mrs. Raymond Dryden of Detroit, Mrs. C. B. Barber, Mrs. Roy Brown and Mrs. John Pruitt all of Shelbyville. 2 sons; E. L. Thompson of Deland Florida and J. W. Thompson of Shelbyville.
Thompson William Purdy Apr 27, 1944 pg 8 Card of Thanks; Signed; Mrs. Ethel Dunnaway Thompson, Miss Beatrice, Miss Jane, Miss Grace and John Purdy Thompson.
Thompson William Purdy 61 Apr 6, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; William Thomas and Beatrice Huldah Wilhoit Thompson. Wife; Ethel Dunnaway Thompson. 3 daughters; Beatrice, Jane and Grace Thompson. Son; John Purdy Thompson. Sister; Mrs. Lincoln Pressgrove of Florida. 3 brothers; Richard and Charles Thompson of Nashville, and Sam Thompson of Chicago, Ill.
Towery Elder Doc Apr 20, 1944 pg 3 Died at his home in Sinton Texas of Pneumonia. Wife; the former Annie Wiggins of Shelbyville. Mother; Mrs. Towery who was making her home with her son.
Troup Neal 67 Jun 8, 1944 pg 5 Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; Leroy Troup of Ala and Eliza Rigsby Troup of Bedford County. Brother; Charles Troop.
Troxler Ed 63 Mar 9, 1944 pg 1 Post master of Shelbyville for 26 years. Buried in Willow Mt. Parents; John B. Troxler a Confederate vet. and Margaret Parks Troxler. Born at Cortner in Bedford County. Wife; Carrie Parsons who he married in June 1910. 4 sisters; Mrs. M. W. Caldwell of Nashville, Mrs. W. T. Craig of Lewisburg, Mrs. C.F. Thompson of Tullahoma, Mrs. W.R. Gardner of Shelbyville. 4 brothers; M.D. Troxler and Ambrose Troxler of Chattanooga, W. B. Troxler of Normandy and R. B. Troxler of Wartrace.
Vannatta William C. 59 Feb 10, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Hazel Cemetery Parents; George and Faces Swain Vannatta. Wife: Mrs. Ophelia Hardison Vannatta. 4 daughters; Mrs. R. L. Wallace, Mrs. E.W. Gordon, Mrs. Clarence Robertson of Shelbyville and Mrs. Frank Lee Ransom Jr. of Mrfreesboro. 5 sons; William, Marvin and Howard of Deason, Guy of Detroit and Sgt. Harold Vannatta of Boston Mass. 2 sisters; Mrs. W. H. North of Greenville, S.C. and Mrs. John B. Tune of Bedford County.
Walker David 68 Mar 16, 1944 pg 1 Born in Ellis County. Died accidental death in Harlingen Texas. Brother; O. C. Walker. Grandfather; Robert Russ the editor of the Shelbyville Commercial one of Bedford County first newspaper. Parents; Simeon E and Mary Elizabeth Russ Walker. Wife, 3 daughters and a son not named. 3 sisters; Mrs. T. T. Green of Shelbyville, Mrs. Jim Larkin of Huntland TN, Mrs. Luther Raney of Toledo Ohio.
Watson Olie 61 Mar 2, 1944 pg 4 Constable of the 7th district of Bedford County; Vet of the Spanish American War. Borne in Maury County, near Columbia Sept 5, 1882. Moved to Shelbyville 39 years ago. Married Miss Myrtle Vaughn of Bedford County on June 30, 1902. 4 sons; Evaughn Watson of Detroit Mich, Olie Watson Jr. of Osborn Ohio, Sgt J.C. Watson of the United States Calavery stationed in North Ireland. Pvt. Ernest Watson of Los Angeles Calif. 4 daughters; Mrs. Thomas Tolar, Mrs. James Towery, Mrs. Peter LaPaglia and Mrs. K.K. Johnson all of Shelbyville. Brother; Lonnie Watson of Decherd.
Webb Alla Mar 23, 1944 pg 4 Oldest daughter of W.R. (Sawney) Webb. Died in Claremont Calif. Buried in Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. 4 brothers; William R. Webb Jr. of Bell Buckle and principal of Webb School, John S. Webb of Vista Calif, D.C. Webb of Knoxville, R. Thompson Webb of Claremont Calif. 3 sisters; Mrs. Josiah Sibley of Memphis, Mrs. E. T. Price and Mrs. McDougal McLean of Claremont.
Webb Drury 88 Jun 29, 1944 pg 7 Buried Cawthron Cemetery Daughter; Mrs. Clara Gannon of Springfield. 2 sons; N. L. Webb of the 10th district of Bedford County and U. O. Webb. Sister; Eliza Jane Pope.
Wells Fannie Anderson 56 Jun 29, 1944 pg 7 Husband; Walter Wells. Daughter; Mrs. James Street of Tullahoma. Sister; Mrs. Minnie Wynd of Nashville. 2 brothers; E.W. Anderson of Summitville and Charles Anderson of Shelbyville. Died in Tullahoma and buried at Maplewood Cemetery
Wheeler Maudie Stokes 48 Jun 8, 1944 pg 8 Husband; William Thomas Wheeler. Buried at Pressgrove. Parents; Goldie Brown and William Stokes. Son by a previous marriage; Oliver Williams. Brother; R. B. Stokes. Sister; Mrs. John Harris.
Wheeler Oscar L. Jan 27, 1944 pg 4 Died Sunday afternoon in Detroit Mich. Body shipped by train. Buried at Pressgrove Cemetery Husband Oscar Wheeler. Niece Mrs. George Curley of Nashville. Native of Georgia.
White Nannie Ezell 63 Jan 13, 1944 pg 7 Died at her home near Eagleville. Buried at Unionville. Parents; Thomas M and Fannie Call Ezell. Husband; George R. White. 3 daughters; Miss Elizabeth White and Mrs. Lowry Floyd of Eagleville, Miss Lucille White of Nashville. 4 sisters; Mrs. George Lanier of Franklin, Mrs. J. W. Jackson of Fosterville, Mrs. H. T. Scott of Chapel Hill and Mrs. Annie Sanders of Unionville. 3 brothers; J.B., A. C. and G. R. Ezell all of Unionville.
White Robert William 64 Jul 6, 1944 pg 2 Died near Tullahoma. Buried in Normandy Cemetery 3 sons; Girdo White of Nashville, William White of Tullahoma and Henry Edward White in the armed forces in Italy. 4 daughters; Mrs. Albert Thomas and Mrs. Loftin Atnip both of Shelbyville. Mrs. William West of Lewisburg and Mrs. William Wright of Belfast.
Whiteside Emmette Edgar 71 Feb 10, 1944 pg 1 Buried at Hazel Cemetery Wife was Ida Goodrum who died many years ago. 2 daughters; Mrs. Clifford Troxler of Shelbyville and Mrs. Harold Herrin of Jacksonville Florida. 2 sons; James Whiteside of Shelbyville and Charles Whiteside of Huntsville Ala. half sister; Mrs. Myrtle Smith of Bell Buckle.
Wiggins Sarah Elizabeth Apr 13, 1944 pg 4 Died in Denison Illinois. Parents; Mr. and Mrs. John Wilhoite of Shelbyville. Widow of W. J. Wiggins who died in Gainesville. 4 sons; J.B. Wiggins, E.W. Wiggins of Denison, W. P. Wiggins of Chicago Illinois, Walter D. Wiggins of Denison and McKinney. 2 daughters; Mrs. S. N. Kirkham of Denison and Miss Mollie E. Wiggins of Chicago Illinois.
Wilkes Ernest 60 May 4, 1944 pg 2 Buried Willow Mt. Moved to Bedford County from Maury County 10 years ago. Wife; Mrs. Annie May Collins Wilkes. 5 sons; Edwin Ross Wilkes of the United States Navy. Pfc. Lester Wilkes and Pvt. Chester Wilkes twins, both in England. Richard and Robert Wilkes of Shelbyville. Daughter; Miss Sadie Wilkes.
Winford Sara Elizabeth 45 Feb 3, 1944 pg 1 Sister; Mrs. John Milton. Buried in Moore's Chapel Cemetery near Pleasant Grove in Bedford County. Parents; Charles Crawford and Elizabeth Ann Robinson Winford. 6 sisters; Mrs. W. M. Scarborough of Winchester, Mrs. James S. Feming of Mobil Ala, Mrs. Joe H. Parker, Mrs. Harrison Davidson, Mrs. John Milton and Mrs. Ethel Mayberry all of Shelbyville. 2 brothers; Tom Winford and Charles Winford both of Lebanon.
Winford Bess Feb 17, 1944 pg 4 Resolution in Memory of Miss Bess Winford. Members of the Bedford County Board of Education.
Womack Martha Jane Hart 87 Jan 6, 1944 pg 1 Buried in Willow Mt. Husband Thomas M. Womack died 10 years ago. Parents; Derrel Hart and Rachel Morris Hart. Daughter; Mrs. Eustace Williams
Wood Ephram (Mrs) Pruitt 75 Jan 20, 1944 pg 4 Buried in Hazel Cemetery Parents; John Pruitt and Eliza Baugh Pruitt native of Rutherford County. 2 sons; Pruitt Wood and Ashton Wood. Husband died several years ago.
Yell Olive Woodfin 95 May 25, 1944 pg 8 Widow of B. B. Yell. Died in Miss. Parents; Jim and Evalyn Woodfin of Bedford County. Niece and Nephew; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Woodfin of Bruce Miss.

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