By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2003


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January 4, 1918

Rev. C. T. WHITE born Tenn., Jan. 25, 1884; moved with parents to Huntsville, Ala.; graduate, Birmingham College, 1909; married Vida Felix, Dec. 27, 1911.

JOSEPH JOHANNES LOSTER born Muscatine, Iowa, June 4, 1857; died Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 1917; factory manager; husband and father.

KATE PUGH BLACK born Northampton Co., N.C., Oct. 19, 1855; daughter of Rev. William and Sarah Meador Grant; married (1) Dr. Cornelius G. Bryan (died 1884); son, Harvey W., who died in 1898 aged 18 years; (2) Dr. W. S. Black, 1895. Died Littleton, N.C., Oct. 5, 1917.

J. CAP MORTON died Aug. 17, 1917 aged fourscore and seven years.

LYDIA LUCRETIA JACKSON born Aug. 7, 1849; married J. H. Jackson, Feb. 25, 1869; died recently near Woodstock.


January 11, 1918

GUY B. GILLESPIE son of James and Julia T. Gillespie, born Jan. 23, 1884; enlisted in English army, July 1915; killed while fighting in France, July 28, 1917.

J. W. KENNERLY born Augusta Co., Va., Sept. 29, 1843; Confederate veteran (1st Va. Cavalry); his first wife [name not provided] died and he married Angeline McReynolds; a son, Rev. Charles D. Kennerly who died 8 years ago. He died August 24, 1917.

Mrs. CORNELIA ALRED wife of G. Alred; daughter of Albert and Sarah Young, born Smith Co., Tenn. Feb. 11, 1862; died Oct. 14, 1917.


January 18, 1918

ADDIE BARBARA ANDERSON daughter of Rev. Henry W. and Belinda Ledbetter; born Cokesbury, S.C., Sept. 16, 1856; died Huntsville, Ala., Oct. 23, 1917; married (1) William Chambliss; (2)Howard Anderson; no children.

SAMUEL CHAMBERS born Aug. 4, 1844; died Nov. 14, 1917; husband and father.

Mrs. FANNIE C. EDWARDS, Union, S.C., born Feb. 8, 1847; died Oct. 14, 1917; wife and mother.

Dr. W. E. BOGGS died Aug. 24, 1917; a tribute by Central Methodist Church, Fayetteville, Ark., dated Oct. 8, 1917; he had been pastor of this congregation.


January 25, 1918

SAM CHAMBERS born McNairy Co., Tenn., Aug. 4, 1841; married Nancy Demaris Atkins, Dec. 18, 1872; died on place where he was born, Nov. 14, 1917; farmer; husband and father (one dau., six sons).

MARY ELLA PALMER daughter of G. E. Davis, born Huntsville, Ala., Feb. 3, 1827; married William Palmer, 1850; moved to Ripley, Tenn., 1852; six children; died in Ripley "a few weeks ago."

OCTAVIA ANDREW RUSH youngest daughter of Bishop James O. Andrew, born Augusta, Ga., Nov. 28, 1835; graduate, Wesleyan Female College, Macon, Ga. (one of the founders of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority there); married Rev. John Wesley Rush; five daus., two sons. Died Nov. 6, 1917.


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February 1, 1918

THOMAS JEFFERSON McGILL born Benton Co., Tenn., June 2, 1840; son of Thomas McGill who died aged 73 years; licensed to preach in Methodist Church; served in Company F, 5th Tenn. Inf. Reg., CSA; married Eliza Ann Jackson (died June 5, 1916), 1866; eight children. He entered the Memphis Conference in 1871 and filled numerous appointments, including Fulton, Hickman, Martin and Clinton. Died Martin, Tenn., Nov. 28, 1917.


February 8, 1918

ELLEN JACKSON, wife of Rev. Green P. Jackson, Tennessee Conference, died Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 29, 1918; born Clarksville, Tenn., 7l years ago; married Paul T. Wright, 1867; married Jackson in 1899; she had four daughters.

Mrs. CLAUDIA MAY LIPSCOMB died April 1, 1918.

JOSHUA SOULE KILPATRICK born Maury Co., Tenn., June 12, 1826; son of Rev. Joshua William Kilpatrick, who was born in Iredell Co., N.C., April 7, 1782; his mother, Sallie Hobson Kilpatrick, born in Va., Oct. 19, 1788 and married Jan. 12, 1809; moved to Maury Co., Tenn. and to Cotton Gin, Miss. in 1837; the father died Oct. 14, 1839. J. S. K. died Dec. 12, 1917.

MARY ELIZA WOOD born Dandridge, Tenn., Jan. 9, 1835; died Cleveland, Tenn., Dec. 14, 1917; daughter of John and Mary Wood; married Capt. M. V. Wood, a federal soldier, 1864; two children.

JAMES M. GREENE, JR. son of J. M. and Julia Howard Greene; born Lowndes Co., Ala., Oct. 6, 1891; died Oct. 21, 1917; married Blair Maben, Aug. 28, 1917. Schoolteacher.


February 15, 1918

MARY KELLY, nee Grimes, born Maury Co., Tenn., Feb. 2, 1844; died West Point, Tenn., Jan. 15, 1918; married Daniel L. Kelly, Jan. 1867; nine children.

JAMES MONROE DIXON born Lawrence Co., N.C., Jan. 4, 1835; moved to Ark. when 17 years old; married Margrette Nelson, 1860; one dau., six sons; died Jan. 13, 1918.

AMOS CLEMENT DAVIS born Marshall Co., Tenn., Aug. 25, 1840; Confederate veteran; married Sarah Lenard, Feb. 20, 1873; died Jan. 15, 1912.


February 22, 1918

G. P. HAMMERLY born Athens, Ala., Aug. 13, 1829; died Jackson, Miss., Jan. 20, 1918; married Mary Scruggs, 1856; three daus., one son.

Major JAMES A. WILDER born Caswell Co., N.C. [date not provided]; moved to Brownsville, Tenn. when a young man; Confederate veteran (wounded once); son of James B. and Nancy Wiler, Primitive Baptists; married Emma, daughter of Dr. Edmund A. Taylor, 1867; no children. Died Brownsville, Tenn., Dec. 31, 1917; stroke.

JAMES W. CAMPBELL son of Whitaker Hill and Parmelia Perkins Campbell, born Garrard Co., Ky. June 13, 1845; married Sallie Robinson, Dec. 4, 1873; died Dec. 5, 1917. Farmer and stock raiser near Gainesville, Texas.


March 1, 1918

DAVID ATKINS, native of S.C., moved to a farm off Coosa River, Cherokee Co., Ala.; first wife died and he married and moved to a farm near Jacksonville, Ala. [He apparently died many years ago.] An old black man, HENRY ATKINS, former slave of David Atkins, now 83 years old, lived in Jacksonville.

Mrs. J. B. COBB born Perry Co., Ga., May 4, 1843; daughter of Dr. P. B. D. H. and S. Cobb Culler graduate, Wesleyan College; married Major John B. Cobb; daus., Mary and Genie; active in several clubs; died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 20, 1918.

RUTH HARGROVE widow of Bishop R. K. Hargrove, died Pasadena, California, Feb. 17, 1918; she married two Scarritt brothers, then to Hargrove; no children.


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MARTHA ELIZA WARDLAW, nee Goodall, born May 19, 1828; died Oakland, California, Dec. 12, 1917; wife of Rev. John B. Wardlaw (died 1896).

LOU ELLEN FLETCHER born Fauquier Co., Va., at "Evergreen" her family home, Jan. 8, 1838; died Pasadena, California, Jan. 21, 1918. She was a descendant of Sir Sidney Smith and Sir Walter Anderson; granddaughter of Colonel W. H. Smith and daughter of Captain Joseph Blackwell Smith; married Lemuel Fletcher (died Mar. 10, 1896), Nov. 11, 1857; eight children.

Mrs. MAMIE BODDIE CHISHOLM died Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 29, 1917; one dau., three sons.


March 8, 1918

JENNIE HARRIS TINNON daughter of Rev. J. F. Tinnon, born Bigbyville, Tenn., July 19, 1883; died Jan. 5, 1918. Buried in Franklin, Tenn.

VINNY MARRS TUCKER born Dec. 14, 1891; daughter of Joe G. and Sarah Marrs; married Walter Tucker, Nov. 19, 1916; died Oct. 31, 1917. Buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery near Dyer, Tenn.

"In Memoriam", NANNIE BRYANT McCORD born Marshall Co., Tenn., April 24, 1850; married T. P McCord, May 22, 1873; nine children; died October 6, 1917.


March 15, 1918

Rev. D. H. CARR, loyal subscriber of the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Nashville, was born in Giles Co Va., July 12, 1828; son of John Carr; family moved to Mercer Co., W. Va. in March 1847; he married in 1860 and settled in Bluestone, Ky.; Confederate veteran; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1867 and labored for decades in the Holston Conference.

Reverend E. H. STEWART died December 8, 1917.


March 22, 1918

JOHN GEIGER "Daddy John", black sexton of Trinity Church, Richmond, for thirty-five years died Bamberg, S.C., recently.

J. M. JENKINS, Ripley, Tenn., native of S.C., died Lamar, S.C., Jan. 16, 1918; at age 49 years moved to Quitman, Ark. from west Tenn. where he had moved as a boy; husband and father (three children).

MARY LlOYD ROGERS born Aug. 31, 1850; died Dec. 5, 1917; married Frederick Richard Rogers (die 1906), Oct. 1887; several children.


March 29,1918

Rev. W. A. YOUNGMAN born Bloomington, Ill., May 16, 1867; died Dec. 25, 1917; moved with parents to Cameron, MO when he was 15 years old; licensed to preach in Methodist Church at age 21 years; labored in the MO and Western conferences; married Minnie Ramsey, Mar. 30, 1890; a dau. and son.

CORNELIA IRWIN WELCH died Savannah, Tenn., Dec. 17, 1917.


April 5, 1918

JOHN H. BARKER, member of Hixon Springs, Tenn. Methodist Church died March 27, 1918.

JOHN W. ROBBINS, former state treasurer of Texas, died Austin, Texas, Mar. 21, 1918; active Methodist layman.

MARTHA W. GROSS daughter of B. B. and Mary E. Blakeney of Des Arc, Ark.; married Rev. J. M. Gross, Sept. 15, 1899; died Miami, Fla., Mar. 6, 1918; no children but helped to rear her three stepdaughters.


April 12, 1918

M. C. DOBBS wife of Rev. Samuel L. Dobbs; daughter of Colonel M. C. and Elizabeth Newman; born DeKalb Co., Ala., Jan. 17, 1855; died Gadsden, Ala., Sept. 21, 1917; her brother, Rev. J. W. Newman, was a charter member of the No. Alabama Conference; married May 8, 1888; two children, Fannie, wife of Rev. T. L. Marshall and Mary. Buried Collinsville, Alabama.


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JO SOMERVELL MEUX widow of James S. Meux; daughter of Joseph Brehon and Mary Jones Somervell from Warren Co., N.C.; born April 13, 1858; married July 1880; graduate, Wesleyan Female College, Brownsville, Tenn.; member of United Daughters of the Confederacy; "a close reader and a good listener." Children, Dr. George W. Meux, Stanton, Tenn. and Mrs. John W. Farley, Memphis. Two sisters, Mrs. W. B. Nash and Mrs. J. K. Gibson, Stanton, Tenn. died near Stanton, Feb. 12, 1918.

JOHN WESLEY POWELL born Hardeman Co., Tenn., August 1848; died near McCurtain, Okla., Mar. 12, 1918. "His grandchildren loved him very dearly and miss him."

ANNA WATKINS BRADFORD born Madison Co., Ala., Oct. 1832; died Blue Mt., Ark., April 1917; married Henry Clay Bradford; six children.


April 19, 1918

Rev. JACOB DITZLER, Prospect, Ky., born there, Jan. 13, 1831; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1857; died Herndon, Va., Mar. 29, 1918.

MARGARET ROELLA MANLY wife of Rev. Willie A. Manly (married 1887), W. Texas Conference, native of Fayette Co., Tenn.; died San Antonio, Texas, April 4, 1918.

Rev. EDWARD HAMILTON STEWART son of John F. and Nancy A. Stewart, born Calloway Co., Ky., Oct. 5, 1857; died Dec. 8, 1917; graduate, McKenzie College, June 5, 1878; married Maggie, dau. of Rev. John H. Witt, April 5, 1882; eight children; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Feb. 28, 1878; labored in the Memphis Conference except for a brief time in the Pacific Conference.

OSCAR MILLER only son of Abram Miller, born Jan. 18, 1847; orphaned, he was reared by his Miller grandmother; served in 13th Battalion, Virginia Reserves, CSA; married Ida Gannon, Jan. 20, 1875; two daus.; active member of Hebron Methodist Church.

JENNIE WATSON CANNON born Magnolia, Ark., Nov. 15, 1888; daughter of Rev. H. H. and Jennie Hearn Watson; died San Antonio, Texas, Mar. 6, 1918; married Marion E. Cannon, June 18, 1912; one son.


April 26, 1918

Rev. S. M. THAMES, No. Miss. Conference, died Jackson, Miss., April 11, 1918 aged 81 years; pastor and some time presiding elder.

CHARLES E. HASKEW born Mar. 25, 1850; died Drew Co., Ark., Jan. 26, 1918; married Elizabeth Dorten, Dec. 15, 1875; thirteen children. Son of Rev. Peter Haskew who "planted Methodism in Chicot County", Arkansas.

Resolutions of respect for Rev. J. [John] W. LEWIS, recently deceased; by Louisville Methodist Alliance, Louisville, Ky., dated April 11, 1918.


May 3, 1918

ELLA VICTORIA HARWELL daughter of Capt. C. G. and Mary Wyche Tucker, Lincoln Co., Tenn.; married Rev. William S. Harwell, Tennessee Conference; died recently. Buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.

MARGARET UMBERGER WEAVER married Rev. Charles A. Weaver with whom she served the Methodist missionary efforts in southern Brazil; died there, Jan. 19, 1918; three children, Wiley, Marvin and Jane Anna Burke, the latter about six months old.

DELIA BENNETT born McLean Co., Ky., Feb. 26, 1832; died Sacramento, Ky., April 4, 1918; married J. L. Bennett (died 1903), 1853; ten children. Buried in Worthington Cemetery.

IVA LEE SHELTON oldest child of W. E. and Maude Shelton, born Mayfield, Ky.; died San Angelo Texas, April 12, 1918; graduate, Randolph-Macon Woman's College; teacher. Buried Maplewood Cemetery.


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May 10, 1918

LOUISE MATILDA CARR born Macon Co., Tenn., Feb. 20, 1842; married Marcus S. Henry, Feb. 18, 1872; one son, D. H. Henry; died Nov. 29, 1917. Her sister, ELLEN CARR, born Feb. 26, 1837; married Moses Burnly, Oct. 1882; died Dec. 8, 1917. Buried in Bethpage, Tenn.

MARGARET ROWELLA ASHFORD MANLY daughter of Hiram and Margaret Ashford; born Fayette Co., Tenn., Aug. 26, 1865; married Rev. Willie A. Manly, April 6, 1887; two children, Ashford and Ruby, wife of John C. Ross. Died San Antonio, Texas, April 4, 1918.

MARTHA ELIZABETH BABB died Mar. 27, 1918; daughter of Peyton and Nancy Atkins; born McNairy Co., Tenn., Jan. 12, 1845; married Rev. D. W. Babb, Dec. 17, 1867.


May 17, 1918

WILLIAM I. UNDERWOOD son of Rev. J. E. Underwood, died Greenboro, N.C., May 3, 1918. [Obituary, July 5, 1918 issue, page 31, states that he was born May 14, 1878; a newspaper editor]

E. L. PELL wife of Dr. Edward Leigh Pell, Virginia Conference, died Greensboro, N.C., April 29, 1918.


May 24, 1918

ESTELLE HARVARD CLEMENTS daughter of David W. and Julia Harvard, born near Unadilla, Ga., Oct. 8, 1877; died Atlanta, Georgia, April 23, 1918; married Rev. Euston Edgar Clements, Oct. 10, 1900; missionaries in Cuba.

ELIZABETH LOCKHART THACH granddaughter of Daniel Coleman, a Revolutionary War soldier; her father, Daniel Coleman, moved from Carolina Co., Va. to Limestone Co., Ala. in 1819/20. He married there to a niece of James B. Lockhart from N.C. Her father was a member of the Alabama Supreme Court and a founder of the Athens Female College; married Robert H. Thach, 1859; lawyer, Athens, Ala.; graduate of Emory-Henry College and a Confederate veteran who died in 1866. Her brother, Capt. John H. Coleman, CSA, was killed at the battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and another brother, Lt. Richard Coleman, CSA, was killed at the battle of Chickamauga.

E. J. BREWSTER son of J. W. and Margaret Spier Brewster, born Marion, Miss., Nov. 27, 1852; moved with parents to Butler, Ala.; businessman; died in New Mexico, April 22, 1918; had moved to Meridian, Miss., then to Houston, Texas in 1903; husband and father. Buried Mt. View Cemetery, Deming, New Mexico.

DAVID BOOHER born Indiana, Feb. 28, 1836; married Sarah Wooley, Dec. 30, 1856 and soon moved to the Pacific coast; eight children; died Clovis, California, March 28, 1918.


May 31, 1918

Rev. B. K. BROWN son of Rev. Barton B. and Elizabeth Brown, born Tuscumbia, Ala., April 27, 1835; joined Tenn. Conference as Methodist preacher 67 years ago. Still living in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.


June 7, 1918

Rev. W. H. KIRTON, forty-five years a Methodist preacher, N.C. Conference, died Loris, S.C., May 13, 1918.

Rev. JAMES McFARLAND HAMIL born Crockett Co., Tenn., Mar. 24, 1853; died Woodville, Miss., Feb. 26, 1918; married (1) Lenora Boon; six children; (2) Mrs. Eleanor Scot, nee Davidson, no children. Methodist preacher, Memphis Conference.

LUCY V. HARRIS, nee Parker, died April 15, 1918; married Thomas Gore, Harris (died 1906), Sept. 19, 1866; three daus., two sons.

ANTOINETTE TILLAR widow of Major J. T. Tillar, born. DeSoto Co., Miss., Jan. 30, 1840; died Little Rock, Ark., April 28, 1918; daughter of Jacob and Nancy Johnson Pruit; married Oct. 3, 1855; three daus., two sons; four grandchildren.


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MELANCHTHON CREWS son of James D. and Clara Crews, born Lauderdale Co., Miss., April 8, 1840; oldest of six sons; married (1) Anna Rebecca Van Meter (died 189l), Dec. 24, 1878; (2) Catherine Cornell, April 19, 1893 (one child, Rebecca); moved to Inwood, Ind., March 1901 and to Plymouth, Ind. in Sept. 1917, where he died April 25, 1918. Buried in Mansfield, Ill. Confederate veteran; preacher and freemason.


June 14, 1918

W. W. BALL, Maysville, Ky., announced that Dr. W. F. TAYLOR, who died a few weeks ago, left an estate valued at $40, 000 and he, Bell, was executor of same; other than bequests to his brother and sister, Dr. Taylor bequeathed $5000 to Board of Church Extension, Methodist Episcopal Church, South as a loan fund; and the balance of the estate to other church organizations, including $15,000 to Kentucky Wesleyan College.


June 21, 1918

AMANDA FAULKNER WINTON widow of Rev. George Mitchell Winton (died 1892), died Morrisville, MO, June 2, 1918; daughter of James Faulkner who settled near Nashville, and husband of Rebecca Woodard; AFW born November 1826; moved to SW MO in 1827. She was the mother of eight children, including G. B. Winton. Her photograph is on page 24.

FRANCES SHARP SANFORD wife of Dr. J. W. Sanford, born Lauderdale Co., Tenn., Dec. 7, 1870; died Ripley, Tenn., May 7, 1918; pneumonia; married Dec. 14, 1893; five children.

Mrs. ELIZABETH SMITH born Feb. 5, 1846 near Kingston, Tenn.; died Jasper, Tenn., April 13, 1918; her mother's surname was Lenoir.


June 28, 1918

Rev. WILLIAM JAMES NAYLOR son of William James and Elizabeth Moore Naylor, the father having come from N.C. to Haywood Co., Tenn. about 1845. Born Aug. 7, 1859; died near Memphis, Tenn., Mar. 6, 1918; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Aug. 21, 1880; labored in the Memphis Conference; married Maggie Alzie Rudolph, Dec. 1, 1885; two children, Rosa Lenora and Eugene Rudolph. Died March 1, 1918.


July 5, 1918

MARTHA ANN McKNIGHT daughter of Eliab and Jennie Vinson, born Giles Co., Tenn., Oct. 14, 1836; married T. W. McKnight, Nov. 24, 1853; nine children died June 4, 1918.

LUCY E. KEMPER born Culpeper Co., Va., June 6, 1845; died near Franklin, Tenn., June 1, 1918; daughter of Arthur and Alice Kemper.


July 12, 1918

J. W. PAULETTE died Nashville, Tenn., July 1, 1918.

Rev. J. W. FAIRES, Tennessee Conference, died Greenbrier, Tenn., July 4, 1918 aged 63 years; itinerant Methodist preacher.


July 19, 1918

Miss LOUISE McHENRY died in Nashville, Tenn., June 1918.

MARGARET DOUGLAS MARSHALL daughter of David and Margaret Allen Douglas, born Nov. 8, 1880; married Rev. T. E. Marshall, Sept. 2, 1908; three children; died May 11, 1918. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville.


July 26, 1918

Rev. JOHN C. SHACKELFORD, retired Methodist preacher, SW MO Conference, died July 11, 1918 aged 88 years, 11 months and 7 days [August 4, 1829]; a Yale graduate.

SALLIE DRAKE HAVILAND wife of H. H. Haviland born Muhlenburg Co., Ky., Aug. 27, 1849; married Dec 6, 1876; died May 16, 1918.


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Mrs. NANNIE BOLINGER died Mayfield, Ky., April 9, 1918. Methodist.


August 2, 1918

GEORGE W. HINSHAW, N.C. businessman, died July 5, 1918.


August 9, 1918

VERDIE KLINE WESLEY, nee Karnes, born Jan. 19, 1889; married B. L. Wesley, Sept. 10, 1916; died June 1, 1918.

JULIA ELLEN JOHNSON daughter of Elliott and Julia Pack Vawter, born Mercer Co., W. Va., April 18, 1846; moved with parents to Monroe Co., W. Va.; married James M. Johnson, Oct. 31, 1867; died Bromhurst, W. Va., May 5, 1918.

ANNA GREEN YOUNG died Nashville, Tenn., July 13, 1918 aged 77 years; daughter of Dr. A. L. P Green; married (1) Robert Hunter; three children; (2) Dr. R. A. Young.


August 16, 1918

No obituaries appeared in this issue.


August 23, 1918

Photograph of Rev. ALEX. HUBBARD, pastor of Lake Creek Circuit, No. Texas Conference, his wife, daughter and son, page 21.

ELIZABETH MURFREE FRAZER born Franklin, Tenn., July 12, 1826; daughter of William H. and Nancy Murfree; granddaughter of Colonel Hardy Murfree, N.C. Congressman; she married Henry S. Frazer, lawyer, Nov. 2, 1848; children, Sallie Murfree, wife of J. Hartwell Hillman and James S. Frazer, lawyer, who died in 1892. She died Pittsburg., Pa., July 17, 1918.

Sisters : MARTHA ANN BELEW died July 31, 1918 aged 86 years; M. A. REINHARDT died recently, aged 82 years; their surname, Shuford.


August 30, 1918

Rev. W. J. WILLIAMSON, pastor, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, MO, died August 18, 1918.


September 6, 1918

ELIZA J. BERNAL, nee Kirby, died Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 19, 1918 aged 78 years.

Rev. HENRY CHAPMAN BOWLES born Bedford Co., Va., Nov. 21, 1831; son of Benjamin and Jane Bowles; died Stella, Va., Aug. 6, 1918; married Sue Cobb, Oct. 27, 1869; five children. Methodist preacher.

JONATHAN BANDY born Feb. 20, 1829; died Dec. 20, 1917; married Mary Samuella Ross, Dec. 21, 1865; one dau., three sons. Confederate veteran; active Methodist layman.


September 13, 1918

JENNIE GEORGE HICKS born Dec. 9, 1872; died June 15, 1918; married J. S. Hicks, 1892; eight children.

ANNIE SLAYDEN WOLLARD wife of D. B. Wollard, born Jackson, Ga., July 1, 1868; died July 29, 1918 married Oct. 11, 1893. Sons, Oliver, aged 21 years, Guy, aged 18 years, D. B., Jr., aged 15 years. She died in Chicago, Ill. and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.

BONNIE MARIE CURRIE "little" and only daughter of Barnie Currie, Eden, Tex., died Dallas, July 17, 1918.


September 20, 1918

MINNIE NEOLA GREEN born May 21, 1899; died near Penelope, Texas, August 8, 1918.

JAMES EVANS DURY died Aug. 9, 1918 aged 66 years, Shelbyville, Tenn.; his wife, ANNIE CROCKETT DURY, died April 1, 1917 aged 63 years; four children.


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SUSAN LEIGH HARRELL wife of Samuel B. Harrell, Norfolk, Va., daughter of Edward A. and Margaret Jacocks Leigh, born Perquimans Co., N.C., June 19, 1849; married Aug. 25, 1869; died July 9, 1918.

VALERIA MALVINA EVANS daughter of James Houghton and Mary Jane Walker Standifer, born Limestone Co., Ala., Oct. 30, 1838; married Dr. J. H. Evans (died May 10, 1912), July 17, 1859; three children. Died August 6, 1918, Jackson, Tenn.


September 27, 1918

BRUCE WILSON HINER son of Joseph H. and Estelle Hiner, died Aug. 8, 1918 aged 21 years, 1 month and 26 days [June 12, 1897]. Highland County, Virginia.

OLIVER CLARENCE STEM son of Rev. A. F. and Nora Stem, born near Whitehaven, Tenn., Mar. 7, 1897; moved with parents to Santa Ana, California in 1911; died in U. S. naval service, May 13, 1918.

RANDOLPH "Dolph" PINKNEY JONES son of Rev. M. R. and Nan Wilson Jones, born Parkville, MO, Aug. 31, 1846; married Margaret Henry, Sept. 16, 1875; eight children; Methodist preacher; died St. Joseph, MO, Sept. 10, 1917.


October 4, 1918

ATHLENE JOHNSON born Mar. 31, 1895; died Ada, Okla., July 18, 1918; schoolteacher.

HENDERSON CARROL DURHAM son of George G. and Elizabeth Durham, born Fayette Co., Tenn., Sept. 14, 1841; died Tampa, Fla., June 25, 1918; served in 13th Tenn. Inf. Reg., CSA; married (1) Mary Frances Manly (three children); (2) Ella Gilliland (six children); (3) Mrs. Sallie Rivers.

EMMA FAITH NEWSOM, nee McGill, born Murray, Ky., Aug. 31, 1887; died Whiteville, Tenn., Sept. 2, 1918; married Edwin Newsom, March 3, 1908.

Rev. J. C. WILSON born Dec. 11, 1836; died near Stanton, Tenn., August 24, 1918; thrice married.


October 11, 1918

Mrs. SUE THURMOND born Saulsbury, Tenn.; died Williston, Tenn., August 27, 1918 in the 78th year of her age.

HARRIET E. WEAKLEY widow of Major T. Porter Weakley, daughter of S. G. Moore, born Franklin, Ky.; died Birmingham, Ala., July 28, 1918 in the 76th year of her age.

October 18, 1918

JULIA PAINE LENOIR daughter of Dr. Sterling Lewis Paine, born Aberdeen, Miss., Aug. 22, 185l; died May 17, 1918; married William S. Lenoir (died 1911); seven children.

NAOMI ELVIRA SIMMONS daughter of William Brown, Dyer Co., Tenn.; born Sept. 21, 1839; married Louis F. Simmons and moved to Lauderdale Co., Tenn.; seven children; died Sept. 15, 1918.


October 25, 1918

Rev. J. C. PARK, pastor, Starkville, Miss., Methodist Church, died October 10, 1918.

First Lt. CLAY G. STEPHENS, JR. was killed in action, France, Sept. 15, 1918 aged 22 years and 11 months; an airplane pilot.


November 1, 1918

Rev. HENRY STANFORD, pastor, Tyler, Texas Methodist Church, died Oct. 19, 1918; had been preaching since 1901.


November 8, 1918

Photograph of Rev. J. S. MATLOCK, pastor, Capitol Hill Methodist Church, Oklahoma City, Okla., page 21.


November 15, 1918

LAURA R. BAKER wife of W. R. Baker died Oct. 26, 1918. Grenada, Miss.


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MORRIS CLENDENIN born Blanco, Texas, Jan. 4, 1894; died Oct. 7, 1918; married Lizzie Webb, Aug. 20, 1914; two children.

W. A. STINEBECK born Aiken, S.C., March 26, 1854; died Oxford, Miss., Sept. 1918; druggist, Oxford, Miss. but moved to Meridian, Miss. and later to Memphis, a druggist throughout; married Alice Slate, Nov. 8, 1907.


November 22, 1918

JULIA ANDERSON McCLUNG widow of Matthew McClung, born Lebanon, Tenn.; daughter of Thompson Anderson; died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 19, 1918.

DOROTHY ANN EPLER, nee Biggs, wife of Joseph Epler, born June 23, 1847; married Nov. 25, 1868; six children; died near Julian, Nebraska; funeral held November 2, 1918.


November 29, 1918

Rev. H. D. GUERRANT died Danville, Va., September 18, 1918.


December 6, 1918

No obituaries appeared in this issue.


December 13, 1918

Rev. J. R. SANDERS, Little Rock Conference, died Pine Bluff, Ark., Dec. 3, 1918 aged 69 years.


December 20, 1918

SARAH ELIZABETH BIFFLE, wife of Capt. A. B. Biffle, died Nov. 16, 1918 aged 78 years, 6 months, 7 days [May 9, 1840]; married Jan. 3, 1860; one, son who died at age 7 years. Buried in Pisgah Cemetery.

CARRIE KITTRELL NAPIER born Mar. 20, 1879; died Nov. 4, 1918; married T. G. Napier, Dec. 30, 1903; dau., Jane Alston Napier.

Dr. G. B. FAKES born Wilson Co., Tenn., April 11, 1841; physician-farmer; Confederate veteran; married Ellen Edwards, Nov. 25, 1863; died Nov. 19, 1918; surviving child, W. B. Fakes; two grandsons (T. J. and Rogers Fakes); one great-grandson (T. J. Fakes, Jr.). Three brothers, Dr. B. R. Fakes, Asheville, N.C.; Gracon Fakes, Los Angeles; John Fakes, Lebanon, Tenn. and four sisters.


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