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


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January 5, 1917

Rev. ROBERT PRICE died Clarksville, Tenn., Dec. 17, 1916; had been a Presbyterian minister for sixty-four years and professor at Southwestern Presbyterian University for thirty-four years.


January 12, 1917

Rev. WILLIAM V. TUDOR, DD, born Baltimore, Maryland, May 3, 1832; died Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 1917; entered Methodist ministry in Baltimore Conference in 1855.

Mrs. ALFRED BENJAMIN CLIFTON daughter of Dr. P. B. Cobb, born Mifflin, Tenn., April 13, 1850; married A. B. Clifton, Dec. 18, 1857; died Hernando, Miss., Mar. 29, 1916. Children, Mrs. Nora Flynn, Pearl and Richard. Her grandfather, Joseph Cobb, was appointed by the Tennessee legislature "to layoff and fix the southwestern boundary of the state, beginning at the Chickasaw Bluffs." Her maternal grandfather was Eli Boykin, an early Methodist at Bear's Station, east Tennessee.

MINNIE H. McDONALD daughter of David E. and Annie Palmer, born Nov. 24, 1857; married James T. Mcdonald, Nov. 1876; died Batesville, Ark., July 15, 1916; one child, Mrs. Frank Hawley.

WALTER K. WILKINSON, real estate dealer in Savannah, Ga., died Nov. 27, 1916; two daus. Buried in Bonaventure Cemetery.


January 19, 1917

GEORGE WILLIS WILSON son of George William and Caroline Elizabeth Ellender Wilson, born Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 9, 1850; reared in and near Paris, Tenn.; married Macon Wilson, Sept. 8, 1880; died Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 25, 1916; graduate, Emory-Henry College, 1874; joined Methodist Church, 1867; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Mar. 4, 1872 and labored as preacher in Memphis Conference in various appointments, including Paris, Trenton, Henderson, Fulton and Bolivar; a sometime presiding elder.

Rev. W. E. WOODWARD born Polk Co., MO, Mar. 22, 1842; married Sarah Killingsworth, 1866; six children; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1867; Confederate veteran (wounded six times); died Whitehall, Montana, September 4, 1916.


January 26, 1917

Rev. WILBUR F. PACKARD, DD, Methodist preacher in Texas, died St. Joseph, MO, Jan. 13, 1916; born in Ga. sixty-one years ago.

MARTHA C. SLAUGHTER daughter of Dr. Wyatt and Mary Slaughter, born Portersville, Tenn. [date not provided]; married Dr. E. H. Stevenson, Nov. 9, 1879. Children, Wyatt (dec) who had a son, Wyatt; Vincent, aged 19 years; Dr. Eugene, married with two sons.


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Dr. JAMES DANIEL WAGNER son of Mathias and Polly Blackburn Wagner, born Hardin Co., Tenn., Nov. 28, 1844; married (1) Sarah E. Gray (died Mar. 11, 1887), Jan. 28, 1869; nine children; (2) Emma Corbly, 1896; moved to California in 1881, then to Long Beach, California in Oct. 1915 where he died Oct. 15, 1916. Buried in Odd Fellows' Cemetery.

Dr. WILLIAM L. GODDARD born Bershire, England, Mar. 27, 1848; died Saulsbury, Tenn., Dec. 6, 1916; married (1) Louise Brazier (died Oct. 1880), Bishop Gate, London, May 24, 1871; surviving child, Richard Goddard, Memphis; (2) Jessie Rosson, Jan. 5, 1882; children, William L., David, Edwin. Came to the U. S. in August 1871. A physician.

ANN H. JENKINS born Little Rock, Ark., Dec. 24, 1824; died Dallas, Texas, May 12, 1916; daughter of Hezekiah Jenkins who had a ferry on the Saline River in Ark.; married William B. Rainey (died March 1859); eight children. Pulaski Co., Ark.


February 2, 1917

MARY L. HAMPTON born Morgan Co., Ala., Dec. 30, 1837; died Columbus, Miss., Dec. 24, 1916; oldest daughter of Augustine A. and Emily West Hewlett; niece of Rev. Joseph B. West and cousin of Rev. J. D. Barbee; wife and mother (two daus., two sons).

"Appreciation", MARY ANN WORKMAN, oldest daughter of Dr. James Sullivan, Greenville, S.C.; married Rev. J. J. Workman; children, Rev. J. Mims Workman and Mrs. Elliot DeLoach. Died Camden, S.C., Dec. 21, 1916.

"Appreciation", Mrs. T. F. BREWER who died August 11, 1916. Oklahoma.


February 9, 1917

Rev. M. B. RHOADS son of A. E. and Chloe Rhoads, born Macon Co., Tenn., June 16, 1845; moved to Allen Co., Ky. when young; married Eugenia Holland, 1868; eight children; moved to Texas in 1870; for many years a Methodist preacher in that state; died Ft. Worth, Texas, Mar. 29, 1916.

E. [Edward] H. RANDLE died Hernando, Miss., Sept. 27, 1916; born Henry Co., Tenn., Dec. 18, 1830; graduate, Andrew College, Trenton, Tenn., 18756; established Caledonia College, also in 1856; fifty years a teacher in that school and in McKenzie, Paris and Ripley, Tenn.; married (1) Letitia Alexander; one son; (2) Sarah Ann McPherson; three children; (3) Ella Roberts, no children.

WILLIAM WIGHTMAN ENECKS born Barnwell Co., S.C., 1844; moved to Ga., 1858; married (1) Melissa Enecks (died 1873), 1871; no children; (2) Anna Holm.

MARY FRANCES CLEGG daughter of William B. Bell, Morehead City, N.C., born Sept. 18, 1839; married Rev. M. F. Clegg, 1859; seven children; died Henrietta, N.C., January 16, 1917.


February 16, 1917

Professor WILLIAM KNOX TATE, professor of rural education; George Peabody College for Teachers; born Grainger Co., Tenn., Sept. 8, 1870; died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 7, 1917; an 1892 graduate of this school; taught in several places before going to teach at Peabody, 1914.

MELVINA CHRISTOPHER DAUGHETEE born Madison Co., Ky., May 2, 1833; married Vanburen Daughetee, 1854, before his grandfather, Rev. George Roberts; sons, George Roberts and Wiley Jackson (dec), Clark Co., Ky.; died recently in Miama, Texas in home of son, George, who returned her body for burial in Kentucky.


February 23, 1917

HERSCHEL B. REAMS, JR. died Fayetteville, Tenn., February 11, 1917.

L. F. A. HOLLEMAN born Smith Co., Tenn., Oct. 15, 1831; died Stigler, Okla., Nov. 4, 1916; Confederate veteran; moved from Ala. to Ark. in 1873; married three times and had one dau., five sons.

FANNIE CRAWFORD born July 10, 1851; died Williston, Tenn., Dec. 3, 1916; wife of J. K. Crawford; two daus., six sons.


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March 2, 1917

MARTHA J. TUCKER born Taliaferro Co., Ga., Mar. 7, 1851; died there, Nov. 27, 1916; married George Tucker, Oct. 3, 1879; three daus., two sons.

ARTHUR B. PUGH son of Lemuel and Elizabeth Twiford Pugh, born Hampshire Co., W. Va., Mar. 26, 1854; lawyer; married Louise Boggs Anderson (died 1876), 1885; one son, two daus. Died Dec. 30, 1916.


March 9, 1917

ELIZABETH MOORE daughter of Dr. J. W. Moore, Chattanooga, Tenn.; died Covington, Tenn., Feb. 23, 1917, where she had been a high school teacher.

Rev. SAMUEL D. OGBURN, Tennessee Conference, born Montgomery Co., Tenn., May 27, 1833; died Springfield, Tenn., Feb. 26, 1917; Methodist local preacher and businessman.


March 16, 1917

Mrs. ELLA D. McINTOSH, honorary president for life of Woman's Missionary Society, Western Va. Conference; died March 6, 1917.

Rev. WILLIAM VANBARGAN TUTOR died Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 1914; born Baltimore, Maryland, May 3, 1832; graduate, Dickinson College; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1854; married Minnesota Morrell, 1871.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CASTLE born Meridian, Miss., June 21, 1850; died Anson, Texas, Jan. 2, 1917; moved with parents to Narvarro Co., Texas, 1860; married Sallie Ellen Love, 1873; six children.

Tribute of respect for Rev. H. C. JOHNSON, pastor, Second Methodist Church, Memphis, Tenn., who died Dec. 19, 1916; by the board of stewards of that congregation dated Jan. 21, 1917.

ISOLA B. DOUGLASS died Sept. 24, 1916.

WILLIAM JOSEPH "Joe Buck" FARLER son of J. H. and Emma Farler, born Nov. 21, 1910; died Dec. 18, 1916.

Mrs. R. P. RANSOM died Feb. 1, 1917 in the 89th year of her age; a tribute by Missionary Society, of which she had long been a member; undated.


March 23, 1917

The mother of Rev. W. B. LOWRY died near Sparta, Tenn., March 15, 1917 nearly 90 years old [her given name not provided].


March 30, 1917

Rev. F. M. BOGLE, presiding elder, Marshall (Texas) District, died Mar. 18, 1917 aged 47 years; licensed to preach in Methodist Church in 1902.

RICHARD CORWIN LOVE born Livingston Co., Ky., Dec. 29, 1840; died Greenville, Ky., Oct. 12, 1916 son of Andrew and Nellie Love. Methodist preacher.

CORNELIA LEECH TAYLOR daughter of Dr. D. R. Leech; wife of Rev. W. B. Taylor, born Charlotte, Tenn.; married April 27, 1892; died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 19, 1917; no children.


April 6, 1917

MATTIE IVEA DUNCAN MOONEY wife of Ernest M. Mooney, daughter of Charles J. Duncan, died Waterburg, Conn., Mar. 22, 1917; two daus.; native of Nashville, Tenn.

CLARA BESSIE CULBRETH born Clarksville, Tenn., Jan. 12, 1883; daughter of Dr. Andrew M. and Martha McSwain Trawick; married Rev. J. Marvin Culbreth, Dec. 8, 1908; four children; died St. Louis, MO, Feb. 19, 1917.

PHILIP DANIEL SHELLEY son of Dr. D. C. and Eva Shelley, born Howe, Texas, Sept. 15, 1910; died in that town, Nov. 27, 1916; diphtheria.

MAUD E. RIDER died Feb. 19, 1917; wife and mother (four small children).


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April 13, 1917

MAGNOLIA ARNOLD HEARN born and reared in Texas; married Rev. Thomas Hearn, 1894 and went with him, as a missionary, to China where she died Jan. 20, 1917; a son, Walter.


April 20, 1917

Rev. T. J. MILAM, retired Methodist preacher, Texas Conference, died Lufkin, Texas, April 9, 1917.

JAMES HARVEY HENLEY born April 25, 1835; died near Shelbyville, Tenn., Dec. 31, 1916; married Matilda Jane Clary, Dec. 20, 1860; seven children.

CHARLES KIMBROUGH TAYLOR son of Samuel Allen and Katherine Bullock Taylor, born Fayette Co., Tenn., Sept. 14, 1866; born where his grandfather, Edmund Taylor, had settled in 1835; married Fannie Venable Flournoy, June 22, 1898; no children. Died Nov. 23, 1916.

NANNIE ELIZABETH LANDIS daughter of Cyrus Wilson; born June 15, 1848; married R. B. Landis (died Oct. 12, 1882), Nov. 25, 1869; seven children; moved to Memphis, Tenn. in 1903, where she died Sept. 16, 1916.


April 27, 1917

GEORGE C. EUBANKS son of Rev. G. E. Eubanks, Nashville, Tenn., died Shreveport, La., April 17, 1917 aged 37 years. Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville.

MARY E. RAGSDALE born Obion Co., Tenn., Oct. 20, 1834; daughter of Colonel John McMurry, who had moved from Tenn. to Carrollton, Miss. when she was young; married Dr. William Riley Ragsdale and moved to Ky.; three surviving children; died recently.

Mrs. SUSAN G. MOORE born Sumner Co., Tenn., Mar. 30, 1826; died Dec. 7, 1916. Buried, in Ashland City, Tenn.

MARGARET DRYDEN WHITE, wife of Thomas A. White, born Bedford Co., Tenn., Dec. 19, 1830; died July 8, 1916; children, Arle (dau) and James.

MARGARET KATHRINE DANDY wife of James Howard Dandy; daughter of William and Jane Dunlap Bragg, born Weakley Co., Tenn., August 10, 1843; died Gleason, Tenn., Oct. 2, 1916; three sons.

DORCAS WRIGHT KIRBY, recently deceased; a tribute by Marion Junction Missionary Society, of which she had been a member; undated.


May 4, 1917

Photograph of Rev. ALBERT DEEMS BETTS, president of Paine College, page 5.

Dr. FELIX R. HILL died Louisville, Ky., April 28, 1917 of a heart attack; native of Nashville, Tenn.; descendant of General James Robertson. Methodist preacher.

Rev. JOSEPH BOYD ERWIN, DD, son of Rev. Dr. Alexander Rogers and Louisa Eleanor Erwin (died 1862); born Williamson Co., Tenn., Jan. 23, 1846; scout in Confederate army; entered Methodist ministry in Tenn. Conference in 1870; married Fannie Smith, August 1868; five children.

Rev. JOSEPH IRVIN HANSFORD born Cass Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1890; died Jan. 3, 1917; he and his wife, Laura, had children, Marvin and Pauline (died 1916).


May 11, 1917

SOPHIA LEE born Cumberland Co., Ky., Oct. 8, 1832; died Feb. 9, 1917; married Rev. Nathaniel H. Lee (died 1881), 1860. Russellville, Ky.

Rev. HENRY CLAY JOHNSON died Dec. 19, 1916 aged 52 years; gifted in singing voice like his maternal uncle, Ezekiel Hilliard; alumnus, Vanderbilt University; labored as Methodist preacher in Memphis Conference.

JOHN WESLEY LOVE born Rutherford Co., Tenn., Jan. 4, 1843; died Muskogee, Oklahoma, Jan. 5, 1917; Confederate veteran; husband and father (one dau., three sons, including Bascom Love).

ELIZABETH BASS daughter of Wyatt and Matilda Mathis, born LaGrange, Tenn., where her parents settled on removal from N.C.; moved to Tippah Co., Miss.; married J. J. Bass, Jan. 6, 1856; fourteen children. Alcorn Co., Miss. Died January 21, 1917.


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May 18, 1917

EDDIE F. JONES son of Rev. Herman C. Jones, So. Ga. Conference, died Savannah, Ga., Jan. 8, 1917 in the 41st year of his age; married Feb. 14, 1893 [her name not given]; several children.

CLEM GLIDEWELL born Dec. 19, 1866; died Feb. 26, 1917; married Mollie Brooks, July 23, 1891; surviving child, Ewell Glidewell. Cross Plains.

JAMES NEEL born Coffee Co., Tenn., Jan. 26, 1833; died Feb. 11, 1917; active Methodist layman.

ANNIE FAIN McDOUGAL born Sept. 21, 1874; died Jan. 31, 1917; only child of Rev. S. L. Fain; wife and mother (four children).

Dr. JOHN S. LONG born Verona, Miss., Oct. 12, 1855; died Brookline, Mass., Mar. 2, 1917; graduate, University of Tenn., June 1878; taught school for several years; graduate, New York University (medical dept.), 1893; married Nora Streater, 1895; one son, John Montgomery Long, Joplin, MO.


May 25, 1917

JOHN CAN FREEMAN son of Joseph and Delilah Freeman, born Henry Co., Va., Sept. 16, 1829; moved with parents to Macon Co., Tenn., 1842; married Sarah Thompson (died 1898), Nov. 1, 1854; seven children; lived with family of his youngest daughter, Mrs. Mose Clyaton, Henry Co., Tenn., where he died August 26, 1916.

Dr. JOHN T. ANDERSON born Abbeville, Ky., Dec. 1, 1850; graduate, Washington and Lee University, 1872; Vanderbilt University, 1879; married Sarah Mizell, 1879; professor of chemistry, Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Died Feb. 25, 1917.

LELA TILDEN BASS daughter of Rev. J. H. Bass, born July 15, 1901; died Feb. 25, 1917. Buried Hollywood Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn.

Mrs. THOMAS B. LESLIE daughter of Luke and Isabella Harris Pryor, Atheris, Ala., born May 13, 1859; died Mar. 10, 1917; wife of Thomas B. Leslie.

PAULINE SHEPPARD daughter of J. L. Sheppard, died Mansfield, La., Feb. 24, 1917 in the 34th year of her age.

CAMILLA GENTRY SIMS born 1833; married L. S. Sims, Rutherford Co., Tenn.; as a widow returned to Marshall Co., Tenn. where she died recently.

Resolutions of respect for EVELIE CRANFORD who died Dec. 15, 1916; by Sunday School, Center Point, Ark. Methodist Church dated January 7, 1917.


June 1, 1917

Dr. LEWIS PRICHARD born Boyd Co., Ky., Jan. 19, 1839; graduate, University of Michigan (medical dept.), 1867; physician and businessman, Charleston, W. Va.; he had established a $200,000 endowment for religious and charitable institutions. Still living. Photograph of him on page 13.

EMMA GANTT IVEY born Cleveland Co., N.C., Oct. 13, 1872; married J. B. Ivey, 1893; died recently, Charlotte, N.C.

Rev. S. D. OGDEN born May 27, 1833; son of John and Mary Ann Hunt Ogden; Methodist preacher; died recently.


June 8, 1917

Rev. JAMES HENRY ROBERTS son of Henry Willis and Nancy McGrady Roberts, born near Gallatin, Tenn., June 17, 1853; entered Methodist ministry, Tennessee Conference, in Oct. 1875; labored in that and also the Memphis Conference; married Lillie Bell Lyon, May 5, 1880; seven children; died Dec. 16, 1916, Memphis, Tenn.


June 15, 1917

Rev. JAMES D. BURKE, Texas Conference, died Burke, Texas, May 23, 1917.

HERSCHEL BURGER REAMS, JR., son of Rev. H. B. Reams, Winchester, Tenn., born Springfield, Tenn., Nov. 8, 1892; died Jan. 10, 1917.


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CATHERINE ECKLE PRICE born Hawkins Co., Tenn., Feb. 16, 1838; died Coleman, Okla., Jan. 10, 1917; married Dr. S. D. Price, October 1856; ten children. "She was small and frail and devoted her whole time to home duties."

CANDACE MARTIN daughter of R. M. Woodward, dec.; wife of J. J. Martin; died Harms, Tenn., Feb 23, 1917; two children.


June 22, 1917

Dr. CHARLES F. EVANS born Madison Parish, La., Dec. 24, 1841; died Lexington, Ky., Mar. 8, 1917; married (1) Laura Pauline Ellis (died 1896), 1864; three daus., three sons; (2) Mary Roberts (died Jan. 15, 1912). Itinerant Methodist preacher for forty-five years.


June 29, 1917

Rev. ALBERT H. HUSSEY, NW Texas Conference., died Lubbock, Texas, June 7, 1917 aged 52 years.

JOHN A. YOUNG born S.C., April 10, 1834; died Mar. 16, 1917, the oldest resident of Fayette, Ala.; married Mary Dowdle, Dec. 22, 1859; five sons, three daus.; Confederate veteran.

SARAH C. GREEN wife of Rev. W. W. Green, born Bath Co., Ky., April 5, 1855; died Winchester, Ky., Mar. 30, 1917; daughter of Rev. George W. Crump; married Dec. 31, 1873; seven children.

ELIZA SMITH born Harrodsburg, Ky., Dec. 27, 1829; died San Jose, California, Dec. 6, 1916; married William Smith (died 1902); orphaned, she was reared by her grandfather, George Dodd in Kosciusko, Miss.; moved to San Jose in 1875. She requested to be sung at her funeral, "Jesus, Lover of My Soul" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere." Several children.


July 6, 1917

ROBY KINZER SUTHERLAND son of Rev. A. C. and Sallie Kinzer Sutherland; born Carroll Co., Va. Oct. 18, 1870; alumnus, Emory-Henry College and Vanderbilt University; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, August 10, 1889; married Augusta Barnes; four sons. Died Emory, Va., Nov. 15, 1916.


July 13, 1917

JAMES THOMAS ANDERSON born Allenville, Ky., Dec. 1, 1850; died Auburn, Ala., Feb. 25, 1917; married Sallie Atkins Mizell, May 8, 1879, Nashville; graduate, Washington and Lee University and Vanderbilt University.

MARY ELIZA WATKINS, nee Powell, born Tenn., April 29, 1841; died Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 19, 1916; married C. C. Watkins, Feb. 5, 1857; a son and daughter.


July 20, 1917

Rev. W. P. MEADOWS, Upper So. Carolina Conference, died Kingstree, S.C., July 12, 1917; a long-time Methodist preacher and presiding elder.


July 27, 1917

Mrs. MARY MAYME WILLIAMS wife of Judge S. C. Williams, Tennessee Supreme Court, died Johnson City, Tenn., July 30, 1917; had one daughter.

Rev. LEWIS B. BETTY died Norfolk, Va., July 5, 1917; a member of the Virginia Conference for forty-two years; pastor and presiding elder.


August 3, 1917

Mrs. Y. Y. BRADFIELD, native of Ga., died Dallas, Texas, July 20, 1917 aged 71 years; a resident of Texas for sixty-three years.

W. D. ELEAZER born July 18, 1839; died April 3, 1917; married (1) D. K. Dotson, Jan. 30, 1867; two children; (2) Mrs. S. A. Pruett, April 7, 1890; Confederate veteran.


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HALLIE GUY SUMMERS born Fayette Co., Tenn., June 15, 1852; married John M. Summers, 1871; died Jan. 11, 1917; eight children. Buried Shady Grove Cemetery.

LILLIE HORTON, nee Greenwood, born Va., May 6, 1834; married Richard L. Horton, Feb. 9, 1858; three daus., four sons; died near Sandy Hook, Ky., Feb. 3, 1917.


August 10, 1917

Major H. W. GRANTLAND, Nashville, Tenn., completed his 85th year of age August 5, 1917; came to Nashville from Madison Co., Ala. fifty years or more ago. Still vigorous and active in the Tulip Street Methodist Church, Nashville.


August 17, 1917

ELIZABETH ADELINE HOWELL DAVIDSON born Haywood Co., N.C., April 8, 1824; married Colonel A. T. Davidson; three daus., three sons; died Asheville, N.C., May 4, 1917 and buried in Riverside Cemetery.

LOUIS ROGERS born Tenn., Aug. 3, 1827; resident of Coleman, Texas for thirty years; died March 24, 1917; Confederate veteran; husband and father (seven children).


August 24, 1917

Hon. EDWARD MAYES, lawyer, died Jackson, Miss., Aug. 9, 1917 aged 70 years. Chancellor, University of Miss., 1889-1892; dean of law department, Millsaps College.

HARDIN P. FIGUERS died Columbia, Tenn., Aug. 14, 1917 aged 68 years; more than forty years steward in First Methodist Church, Columbia.

Rev. LACY BOONE second son of Howard and Elizabeth Floyd Boone, a lineal descendant of George Boone of Pennsylvania and a fifth cousin of Daniel Boone of Kentucky fame; born Bedford Co., Tenn., Feb. 26, 1847; died Seadrift, Texas, Dec. 21, 1916; moved with parents to Washington Co., Ark. in the fall of 1850 but in 1852 they settled on Richland Creek, Madison Co., Ark.; served in the 34th Ark. Inf. Reg., CSA; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, March 1869; labored in the Tennessee, old East Texas Conferences; retired in 1889; married Helen Pickett, Mar. 12, 1878; nine children.

JENNIE CONWELL HADEN married Rev. Thomas H. Haden, 1895 and went with him to Japan as Methodist missionaries; died Kobe, Japan, Mar. 31, 1917.


August 31, 1917

No obituaries appeared in this issue.


September 7, 1917

Miss ADELINE DRAKE, sister of Rev. W. L. Drake, Memphis Conference, died August 8, 1917 aged 29 years.


September 14, 1917

GEORGE WASHINGTON GALLOWAY born Wilmington, N.C., April 7, 1829; died Canton, Miss., Mar. 2, 1917; exactly four years after the death of his son, George Marion Galloway, D. D. S. Buried in Galloway Cemetery 8 miles from Canton; married Fannie Holliday; six children, surviving, Mrs. H. G. Hawkins, Mrs. Nowland Reid and C. Hervey Galloway.

Rev. ACHILLES OLIN EVANS born Calhoun Co., Ala., Jan. 16, 1857; died May 23, 1917; fifth son of Alexander Thomas and Elizabeth Waldrop Evans; the oldest of fifteen children; his mother was born in Laurens Co., S.C. and moved with her parents to Calhoun Co., Ala. when young. The Evanses were of Welsh descent; husband and father. Methodist preacher.

ANN M. BELL, nee Overall, died Danville, Tenn., Feb. 9, 1917 aged 83 years; buried in Mt. Gilead Cemetery 12 miles from Selmer, Tenn.; widow of Job Bell, sometime clerk of the McNairy Co., Tenn. county court, 1878-1882; two surviving children.

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September 21, 1917

Rev. E. E. JOINER, Methodist missionary in Brazil, died of Bright's Disease, Sept. 11, 1917. [Obituary, November 16, 1917 issue, page 20]


September 28, 1917

NAOMI WHITSON LEWIS born Fayette Co., Ala., 57 years ago; died July 7, 1917; reared near Water Valley, Miss.; married Rev. T. W. Lewis; two sons, one surviving, T. W. Lewis, Jr., a lawyer.

JONES BELL son of G. M. Bell born Sept. 13, 1890; died June 18, 1917. New Albany, Miss.


October 5, 1917

Rev. MILTON ADKISSON, old Methodist preacher in MO, died Fayette, MO, Sept. 12, 1917 aged 82 years; licensed to preach in Methodist Church in 1855; a sometime presiding elder.

"Appreciation," Mrs. CYNTHIA TENNESSEE McFERRIN daughter of John McGavock, who moved from Virginia to Tennessee and served in the War of 1812; she died in Nashville, Sept. 17, 1917 A brief tribute written by Peyton A. Sowell.


October 12, 1917

KATE LINK born Wilson Co., Tenn., Aug. 6, 1850; moved with family to Thomasville, Cheatham Co., Tenn.; a schoolteacher for more than forty years; died July 27, 1917.

EDWIN BROWN HOPKINS son of Gerald Tyson and Frances Virginia Risling Hopkins, born "Cave Hill" the family home, May 19, 1856; died Rockingham Co., Va., Aug. 9, 1917; graduate, Virginia Military Institute, 1878; married Anne Rives Brown.

Mrs. KIZZIE RUSSELL, Columbia, Ky., died May 9, 1917 aged 50 years.


October 19, 1917

T. M. DODSON born Tenn., 1847; a wealthy businessman of Hot Springs, Ark.; died Mar. 15, 1916; three daus., five sons.

MATTIE A. CHIPMAN daughter of William and Amanda Key, born Sumner Co., Tenn., Nov. 10, 1853; died there, March 8, 1917; married (1) J. T. Senter; one dau., three sons; (2) George W. Chipman, April 30, 1891.

Miss MARY WYATT GALBRAITH died Galbraith Springs, Tenn., May 27, 1917; survived by her parents and a brother, Joe.

MARY GENEVRA CLAY DAVIS daughter of Johnson and Rebecca Clay; widow of Rev. John C. C. Davis (died Mar. 20, 1875), MO Conference; born June 28, 1836; married Mar. 26, 1855; died Louisville, Ky., Aug. 17, 1917; seven children.


October 26, 1917

No obituaries appeared in this issue.


November 2, 1917

Photograph of JOHN C. GRANBERY in his military uniform, page 8.

Mrs. C. B. VANCE died Batesville, Miss., Oct. 13, 1917 aged 59 years.

MARY E. AKIN born Feb. 28, 1836; married William M. Akin, June 13, 1860; five children; died July 10, 1917. Buried in Franklin, Tenn.

GEORGE W. STACK died July 19, 1917; a tribute by Sunday School, Morrison Methodist Church; undated.

W. L. McGUlRE died Cumby, Texas, June 17, 1917.


November 9, 1917

Mrs. T. T. HILLMAN daughter of M. P. Gentry, died Birmingham, Ala., July 8, 1917


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EDGAR LEE DUBOSE sixth son of Rev. Hezekiah (dec) and Amanda Hawkins DuBose, born Waynesboro, Miss., April 24, 1872; died Los Angeles, California, May 2l, 1917, in automobile accident; married Mary Frances Richey; no children.

EDWARD RICHARDSON CROCKETT born Decatur, Ala., April 4, 183l; died Austin, Texas, Feb. 5, 1917; married Agnes Menefee Mercer, May 26, 1858; thirteen children.

NANNIE HAMILTON MILLER born in 1842; married Rev. W. G. Miller (died 1895), 186l; four daus., two sons; died Memphis, Tenn., recently; buried there in Elmwood Cemetery.


November 16, 1917

Mrs. J. J. DICKEY died Hutchinson, Ky., October 5, 1917.

EDWARD EVERETT JOINER born Trigg Co., Ky., Dec. 3, 1866; died Porto Alegre, Brazil, Aug. 26, 1917; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Nov. 19, 1887; ordained deacon, 1890; ordained elder, 1892; went as missionary to Brazil in 1894; married 26 years ago to Lula Roland; five daus.

ROMA ASKEW BRASFIELD daughter of Elijah F. and Catherine Askew; born Kenton, Tenn., Oct. 10, 1885; married R. O. Brasfield, Mar. 9, 1912; two children, Maurine and Granville; died Asheville, N.C., August 24, 1917.

MALINDA HOUSTON ROZELLE daughter of William and Elizabeth Anthony McWilliams; born Maury Co., Tenn. [date not provided]; moved with parents to DeSoto Co., Miss. in early 1830s; married Wiley W. Fry (died 1852), Dec. 22, 1847; two children; married, secondly, Yerby P. Rozelle (died 1894), 1861; two children. Died Mineral Wells, August 4, 1917.

MARY ANN MAPLES born near Paris, Tenn., May 15, 1834; daughter of Dr. James and Eliza Marshall; moved with parents to Fayette Co., Tenn.; married Colonel Josiah Maples, 1854; seven children. Died Asheville, N.C., May 14, 1917.


November 23, 1917

W. E. VAN SICKLE married Ella Fulkerson, daughter of Jasper Fulkeron, both of Frederickston, MO, Oct. 30, 1917 before Rev. A. E. Clement.


November 30, 1917

Rev. and Mrs. T. O. SHANKS, Kiowa, Oklahoma, ce1ebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary November 24, 1917.


December 7, 1917

ELIZABETH STEWART daughter of Judge W. W. D. Weaver; widow of Rev. George Stewart; born Greensboro, Ga., July 3, 1827; died Auburn, Ala., Sept. 23, 1917; three children.

Rev. ISAAC Q. MELTON son of Rev. John (died 1858) and Mary Sewell Melton, born St. Clair Co., Ala., July 6, 1844; Confederate veteran; married Fannie Ellis, 1866; five daus., one son; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1867; North Alabama Conference; died May 25, 1917.


December 14, 1917

KATE TUCKER GOODE daughter of Colonel Thomas F. Goode, Boydton, Va. and Rosa C. Goode; granddaughter of Judge Edward R. Chambers, Mecklenburg Co., Va.; died in Boydton, Nov. 19, 1917. Survived by brothers, Edward Chambers Goode, Colonel Thomas F. Goode, Colonel St. John C. Goode and a sister, Mrs. P. J. Briscoe, Sr.


December 21, 1917

TOMMIE JESSIE McFERRIN daughter of Captain Thomas J. and Mary Thurmon Allen Matthews, born Lawrenceburg, Tenn., June 13, 1846; father died when she was four months old, "hence her name"; moved with mother to Fayette Co., Tenn.; married John H. McFerrin (died April 18, 1916), Jan. 31, 1866; four children, those surviving, Floy, wife of Armistead Dodson and John Berry McFerrin. Died Collierville, Tenn., July 10, 1917.


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Rev. AARON DOUGLAS BELL son of Rev. John W. Bell, born Iuka, Miss., May 9, 1890; died Okalona, Miss., June 15, 1917; taught school, had been a Methodist preacher only shortly before he died.

MITCHELL JONES son of John W. and Elizabeth Perry Jones, born Maury Co., Tenn., Dec. 11, 1822; married Matilda Bass, Dec. 18, 1850; twelve children; lived in Gibson Co., Tenn. for years but moved to Ark., returned to Tenn., Trenton, where he died June 4, 1917.

NANNIE PIRTLE born Montgomery Co., Tenn., 1831; married Dr. J. M. Pirtle, 1855; moved from Little Rock to California where she died, recently; two sons.


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