Hinds - 1913Putnam County Herald

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Alexandra, Child of Albert: Sunday, April 13th, the little child of Albert Alexandra died and was buried here (Pleasant Hill). We wish to sympathize with the father as he lost his wife early last fall. [Date: 4/24/1913, Vol. XI, No. 17, Page 3]

Anderson, Mrs. Horace: Mrs. Horace Anderson died in New Mexico last week. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Brown of Celina, both whom were with her at the times of her death. Mrs. Anderson was brought to Celina for burial, the funeral begin held last Monday. [Date: 6/26/1913, Vol. XI, No. 26, Page 3]

Apple, John: Mr. John Apple (Dray) aged about 80 years, died last week. Mr. Apple was a good man, being of the Holiness faith. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Chenault. We extend sympathy to the bereaved ones. [Date: 3/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 12, Page 6]

Bartlett, Alvie: Sparta and the entire community were shocked by the accident, on Sunday afternoon, which brought about the death of Alvie Bartlett by drowning. He and Richard Gist were swimming in the noted pool north of Sparta on Dr. Richards' premises, about dusk, when the said occurrence happened. Mr. Bartlett had reached about the middle of the stream when he took the cramp and began to sink. His companion had just reached the bank, and at first thought he was diving, but when he came up it was seen he was sinking. Mr. Gist started to swim to him, but he had gone down a third time before he reached him. At once he dressed and hurried to give the alarm. It was more than an hour before the body was recovered, when the physician worked over him till all hope was lost. His body was taken to the Sims house where it was prepared for burial by Undertaker Quarles & Hunter, and remained till his people could be informed and get here. His remains were laid to rest in Dry Valley cemetery, the community burying grounds where his father lived. Alvie was a son of Nate Bartlett, was 24 years of age and leaves five brothers and one sister besides his parents. He began life for himself very young, clerking for Whitley Hyder of Cookeville, then for Whitson Bros., later with the Gainesboro Telephone Co., and Lebeck Bros., of Nashville, and with the Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co., working with their man here, Mr. Frank Sutton. He had made a very favorable impression among the people here who deplore his sad and untimely death. -- Sparta Expositor [Date: 7/10/1913, Vol. XI, No. 28, Page 1]

Bennett, Infant of Mr. and Mrs. Dave: The infant of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bennett died Tuesday. [Date: 10/2/1913, Vol. XI, No. 40, Page 3]

Bennett, Josie: Mrs. Josie Bennett died and was buried a few days ago. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Babe Starnes. She leaves many relatives and friends to mourn her loss. (Frisco, TX) [Date: 5/8/1913, Vol. XI, No. 19, Page 4]

Burris, Bertha: Miss Bertha Burris, daughter of Mr. Willie Burris, died Sunday at two Shipley late in the afternoon. She leaves a host of friends and relatives to mourn her departure. Bertha was a loving schoolmate and a kind and obedient pupil of the writer (Edna M. Holloway). We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones. (Gainesboro, Route 1) [Date: 9/4/1913, Vol. XI, No. 36, Page 3]

Buttrum, Luther: The death angel visited the home of Mr. Champ Buttrum and claimed for its victim his son Luther, a young man ol (sic) 21 years. He was a nice, moral young man. He was a Christian gentleman, a member of the Freewill Baptist church. [Date: 2/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 7, Page 2]

Byers, Robert: Robert Byers died early last Sunday morning at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allison Byers, in West Cookeville, after an illness of about a month. The burial was at the Stewart graveyard on Monday. Mr. Byers was about 26 years of age, and was an honest, hardworking young man, who will be sadly missed by a host of friends, as well as parents and other relatives. [Date: 11/27/1913, Vol. XI, No. 48, Page 3]

Cobb, Mrs. Ben: Since I began writing I have learned that Mrs. Ben Cobb is dead. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones, her husband and three children. (Sparta) [Date: 4/10/1913, Vol. XI, No. 15, Page 4]

Collins, Katy: Mrs. Katy Collins, wife of T. P. Collins, died last Saturday night and her funeral was conducted by S. N. Fitzpatrick at the residence Sunday. Mrs. Collins was a member of the Cookeville Baptist church. She leaves a husband and two children. [Date: 11/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 47, Page 3]

Connor, M. P.: A freight train was wrecked on Silver Point hill last Thursday night a brakeman named M. P. Connor was killed. [Date: 9/18/1913, Vol. XI, No. 38, Page 4]

Cooper, Wm.: Maj. Wm. Cooper died at his home in Mayland early Monday morning, April 7, 1913, aged about 70 years. Major Cooper was well known in the mountain country, and made a fortune in the real estate business. He is survived by a wife and several children. [Date: 4/17/1913, Vol. XI, No. 16, Page 5]

Davis, Dorinda: As the new year ruhses (sic) in and we make new resolves and new resolutions to try to make the year 1913 the best of our lives, comes the sad news of the death of our dear and beloved sister, Dorinda Davis, which in our bereavement should be a warning to us to watch and be ready for the summons, . . . Aspermont, Texas [Date: 1/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 4]

Davis, Mrs. R. L.: Mrs. R. L. Davis - Mrs. R. L. Davis died at her home near Algood on Friday, Jan. 3, 1913, and was buried Sunday at the Algood cemetery. She was a daughter of Mr. Robert Peek of this city, and leaves a husband, seven children, a father, two sisters and three brothers to mourn her loss. [Date: 1/9/1913, Vol. XI, No. 2, Page 2]

Davis, Napolean: N. B. (Pole) Davis was killed by a man whose name has escaped us, in Nashville last Saturday night. His throat was cut, severing the jugular vein. Both men were employed by the T. C. railroad at Nashville. Mr. Davis was born in Putnam county, near Ensor, his father begin the late Esq. Robert Davis. The funeral was held at Baxter today, begin delayed in order that his mother and sister could come from Colorado. Pole, as he was called was about thirty years of age, and leaves a wife and two children. [Date: 12/4/1913, Vol. XI, No. 49, Page 3]

Daws, Bob: The deathe (sic) angel visited the home of Bob Daws and took from them his beloved mother, who had been on the bed of affliction for some time, and had borne many pains through life. She was place in the graveyard of James Fuquay and services were conducted by Bro. Riley Chaffin. A large crowd attended the burial. [Date: 7/24/1913, Vol. XI, No. 30, Page 4]

Denny, Infant of Mr. and Mrs. Sam: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Denny's little baby died recently. [Date: 3/27/1913, Vol. XI, No. 13, Page 7]

Dewese, Wife of J. L.: J. L. Dewese of Bryson, Saskatchewan, Canada, was here last week. His wife died and was brought all the way from the far northwest to be buried. [Date: 5/29/1913, Vol. XI, No. 22, Page 3]

Dotson, Sarah: Mrs. Thomas Powell died last week, also Uncle George West, Aunt Sarah Dotson, and Prentice Harlin. [Date: 1/12/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 2]

Emerton, Wife of Wes: The death angel visited the home of Wes Emerton and claimed for its victim his wife. She was sick one day and night with congestion of the brain. She leaves a husband and four children. She was buried at Pleasant Hill. The bereaved ones have our sympathy. (Gainesboro, Route 2) [Date: 9/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 37, Page 3]

Ensor, Mrs. A. V. Kelly: Mrs. A. V. Kelly-Ensor, wife of Dr. L. D. J. Ensor of this city, was born Nov. 13, 1858, and died Sept. 25, 1913, aged 54 years, 10 months and 13 days. She professed religion and joined the church while quite young. At the time of her death and for many years past she was a faithful member of the Methodist church at Cookeville. She is survived by her husband, two sons, W. Frank Ensor of Cookeville, and James L. Ensor of Buffalo Valley, and four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Shanks, Misses Bertha, Rettie and Naomi Ensor, all of Cookeville. She also leaves one brother, J. M. Kelly of Gordonsville, and five sisters, Mrs. Emma K. Baird of Elkton, Mrs. Wm. Gwaltney of Gordonsville, Mrs. A. C. Washburn of Nashville, Mrs. M. M. Ford of Gallatin, and Mrs. J. P. Young of Royse City, Texas. . . . [Date: 10/9/1913, Vol. XI, No. 41, Page 1]

Ensor, Mrs. L. D. J.: Mrs. L. D. J. Ensor died at her home in this city this afternoon, after a long illness. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon, services being conducted by Rev. W. M. McClearen. [Date: 9/25/1913, Vol. XI, No. 39, Page 3]

Farris, Lula: Lula Farris of near Buffalo Valley died Friday and was buried Saturday in the Smellage cemetery. She leaves a husband and three children to mourn her death. She has paid the debt we all owe. [Date: 9/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 37, Page 2]

Ferguson, Husband of Alice: Death also visited the home of Mrs. Alice Ferguson and called from her beloved husband. He was buried at the James Bohannon graveyard. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 1]

Finney, Mrs. N. J.: Mrs. N. J. Finney died suddenly of heart disease at her home in McKenzie last Monday morning. She had many friends in Cookeville -- her husband having been principal of the city school for two years some time since. [Date: 7/17/1913, Vol. XI, No. 29, Page 3]

Frey, Mary: The angel of death again visited our midst and claimed for its victim Miss Mary Frey April 18. She had been sick only one week, but was dangerously ill from the first. She was a good Christian lady and much loved by all who knew her. She was always ready to help in the church work here and taught the Bible class at the Sunday school. She leaves four sisters and three brothers, who will miss her very much. To these we wish to extend our deepest sympathy. Two sister and two brothers were here when she was taken. It was impossible to reach the others as they were so far away. Though she has gone away from us and we shall see her face no more her gentle influence will lives for ages to come. [Date: 4/24/1913, Vol. XI, No. 17, Page 3]

Gaw, Armal R.: Armal R. Gaw was killed Wednesday while trying to clean out a well for Joe Dickerson, ten miles north of Cookeville. Mr. Gaw was overcome by gas near the top of the well and fell to the bottom, about 50 feet, striking on his head and shoulders, causing instant death. Mr. Gaw was 40 years of age and a member of the C. P. church. He leaves a wife and seven children who will saddly (sic) miss him. Howard Grimsley went down after the body of Mr. Gaw and was almost overcome by the gas. [Date: 10/16/1913, Vol. XI, No. 42, Page 3]

Glover, Mrs. Arthur: Mrs. Arthur Glover died last week of pneumonia, and was buried in the new Macedonia cemetery. Rev. Davis Bush conducted the burial services. She leaves a husband and five small children to mourn their loss. The writer (Paul Fitzpatrick) joins their many friends in extending his sympathy. [Date: 3/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 12, Page 6]

Grant, Effie: Mrs. Effie Grant -- The death angel has again visited our community and claimed from this world to a world unknown the beloved wife of Mr. John Grant. She was a Christian woman, a fond daughter and a loving mother. She leaves a husband, two children, father and mother and several brothers and sisters to mourn her loss, all of whom were absent but one sister, who was with her during her sickness. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Roberson of Wanette, Oklahoma. She was laid to rest at the Sand Springs cemetery. [Date: 2/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 6, Page 3]

Grissom, Bob: Bob Grissom died a few days ago of cancer on the liver. (Rock Island) [Date: 2/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 6, Page 1]

Haney, Mrs. Andy: Dear Editor: Will you allow me a little space in your paper as I do not call on you often. I want to say to our dear Herald readers that Mrs. Andy Haney died last night, leaving her husband and five children to mourn her loss. She was a granddaughter of Prof. W. E. Smith of near Gainesboro. She was well liked by all who knew her and was a good wife, and a good mother and a good neighbor. She had been a member of the Christian church for many years. [Date: 8/14/1913, Vol. XI, No. 33, Page 1]

Haney, Nannie B.: The death angel visited our community and claimed for its own Mrs. Nannie B. Haney, wife of Andy Haney. She leaves a husband and five children to mourn her loss. She was raised by her grandparents, W. E. Smith and wife as her parents died when she was an infant. She was a loving wife and mother and a place is vacant that can never be filled. She was loved by all who knew here, and will never be forgotten. (Gainesboro, Route 1) [Date: 8/14/1913, Vol. XI, No. 33, Page 4]

Harlin, Prentice: Mrs. Thomas Powell died last week, also Uncle George West, Aunt Sarah Dotson, and Prentice Harlin. [Date: 1/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 2]

Hill, A. J.: A. J. Hill, a prominent and leading citizen of Clay county, died at his home five miles east of Celina last week. Mr. Hill was a good man, and will be sadly missed in his community. He leaves a widow and three children, G. W. Hill and Mesdames Grover Rich and William Webb, all of Route 1, Celina. Burial took place at Hilham, funeral services being conducted by Elder H. E. Winkler of this place. -- Livingston Enterprise. Mr. Hill was a brother of Mrs. J. A. Maloney of this city, and Mrs. Dr. (sic) Langford of Hilham. [Date: 10/30/1913, Vol. XI, No. 44, Page 3]

Hinds, Z. T.: Mr. Z. T. Hinds died at his residence in this city about eleven o'clock Friday night, May 2, 1913, after a brief (sic) illness. He suffered with a bilious attack Thursday evening and Friday evening became partially paralyzed, followed by a stroke of apoplexy, which was the immediate cause of death. Funeral services were conducted at the Cumberland Presbyterian church at four o'clock Saturday afternoon by Rev. J. R. Goodpasture, burial begin made at the city cemetery. Mr. Hinds was one of Cookeville's best known and most highly esteemed business men. He had lived here most of his life and had been in the drug business for many years. Mr. Hinds was a deyoted (sic) member of the Cumberland church, and a leader in church work. He was about 56 years of age, and leaves his wife and two children, Chas. D. and Miss Alma Hinds, and two sisters, Mrs. Emma James of near Murfreesboro, and Miss Mary Hinds of this city. [Date: 5/8/1913, Vol. XI, No. 19, Page 3]

Howell, Son of Rev. J. D.: We were sorry to hear of the death of Rev. J. D. Howell's son at Nashville last week. [Date: 3/27/1913, Vol. XI, No. 13, Page 7]

Huddleston, Jane: Miss Jane Huddleston died Sunday, November 9th, 1913, at the residence of her nephew, Lloyd Huddleston. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. W. W. Baxter, at Salem. Miss Huddleston was 83 years of age and had been a faithful member of the Methodist church for about 60 years. [Date: 11/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 46, Page 3]

Hughes, J. P.: Mr. J. P. Hughes, aged 83 years, died at his home near this place Monday and was buried the following day in the family graveyard, in the presence of a number of friends and relatives, Rev. J. M. Horn conducting the funeral services. Mr. Hughes was a good man, and had been identified with the Primitive Baptist church for a number of years. He leaves an invalid widow 80 years of age and only one child, Mrs. McKinney to mourn their loss. They have the sympathy of the entire community. The Lord giveth and taketh away. [Date: 3/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 12, Page 6]

Hyder, K.: There is some little sickness in this neighborhood, and one death, we are sorry to write. Our friend and neighbor, Mr. K. Hyder died recently and very suddenly. He was a good citizen and a neighbor that we shall miss. His family have our sympathy, and we trust that we may be able to meet with him again in the sweet by and by. A large numebr (sic) of people attended the funeral services. [Date: 9/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 37, Page 1]

Isbell, Amanda Starnes: Amanda Starnes Isbell was born in DeKalb County, Tenn., Jan 29, 1849, and died in Cookeville, Tenn., Aug. 30, 1913, aged nearly 65 years. She was married to Wm. J. Isbell at the home of John Mason at Laurel Hill, Tenn., Auf. 1, 1867. Thomas Christian, Esq. performed the ceremony and the marriage was witnessed by Prettyman Jones and Nancy C. Williams. Mrs. Isbell was the mother of nine children -- Mrs. Nannie Terry, wife of J. W. H. Terry; Mrs. Mary Ann Nackles, wife of Rev. G. W. Nackles; Mrs. Lillie Peveler, wife of Daniel C. Peveler of San Diego, Calif; Mrs. Dora Ensor, wife of Rev. S. M. Ensor; Mrs. Hattie Wade, wife of W. C. Wade; Mrs. Jewel Lee, wife of Robt. Lee, and Miss Myrtle, James A. and Charles W. Isbell. The husband and father W. J. Isbell died in Cookeville, Tenn., Mar. 20, 1895. Barbee and Edith Nackles have been with their grandmother since the death of their own mother, May 13, 1902. Mrs. Isbell professed religion in girlhood and joined the Methodist church in Pisgah, in DeKalb county. A few years ago she transferred her membership to the Cookeville Methodist Church, South. She was a quiet, unassuming woman, a good neighbor and a devoted Christian. Here sphere was in the home. It was there she was well known and loved by all who came into the home. It was there she was well known and loved by all who came into the home. She was a great sufferer and expressed a desire to live, but was willing to go and be at rest. The funeral and burial services were conducted by Rev. W. M. McClearen at the Methodist church and the Cookeville cemetery Sunday afternoon, Aug. 31, 1913, and were largely attended. Bro. McClearen spoke feelingly and eloquently of the resurrection and the future life. May the influence of her life always be the those who follow her. Geo. W. Nackles [Date: 9/4/1913, Vol. XI, No. 36, Page 3]

Jared, Bryan: The friends and relatives of Gus Jared's family in Putnam county will grieved to learn of the death of little Bryan Jared, 5 1/2 year old. He was a sweet little fellow, the admiration of his parents. He told his mother a few days before his death that he wanted to hear angels. Our Father knows it all and doeth all things well and took the little jewel home. (Leonard, TX) [Date: 10/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 43, Page 4]

Jarvis, E.: Hon. E. Jarvis died at home in Sparta last week. He was 63 years old, a Methodist, lawyer and legislator, begin the author of the Jarvis law, which has saved the state millions of dollars. [Date: 3/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 11, Page 5]

Johnson, John: Grandpa John Johnson of Laurel Hill died Dec. 20. [Date: 1/2/1913, Vol. XI, No. 1, Page 4]

Johnson, Mrs. H. W.: Mrs. H. W. Johnson died at her home in this city Jan. 16, 1913, after a long illness with consumption. Mrs. Johnson was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Pendergrass, and an excellent Christian woman. She leaves a husband and several children. [Date: 1/16/1913, Vol. XI, No. 3, Page 3]

Johnson, Myrtie Pendergrass: We were sad to learn of the death of Myrtie Pendergrass Johnson. One by one the Lone Oak congregation are passing to the other world. [Date: 2/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 7, Page 1]

Keith, James: James Keith was shot through the body by Calvin Williams at Double Springs last Friday night, asd (sic) died a few days later. Keith had been arrested by Williams, who is a U. S. deputy marshal, on a charge of bootlegging, and started to run away from the officer, with the above result. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 3]

King, Rheba: The death angel visited the home of Bro. and Sister Albert King and claimed for its victim little Rheba, their precious baby. . . . [Date: 2/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 6, Page 1]

Kuykendall, Caroline: Mrs. Caroline Kuykendall of Algood died last Monday. She was the wife of Josiah Kuykendall, and well known in this section. She had been a faithful member of the Christain church for many years. [Date: 7/3/1913, Vol. XI, No. 27, Page 3]

Langford, Child of Rufus: Rufus Langford's child five months old was found dead on the bed last Friday morning and was buried att (sic) Dotson Branch cemetery. [Date: 2/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 7, Page 2]

Laycock, Sister: The death angel visited our town and claimed for its victim Sister Laycock. We have no doubt that she joined that number up yonder. The saddest thing about death is not being ready. [Date: 8/14/1913, Vol. XI, No. 33, Page 4]

Lee, W. C.: The death angel visited our community and claimed for its victim Mr. W. C. Lee. Mr. Lee was a good man and had been a member of the Freewill Baptist church for several pears (sic). He was one among our best citizens. He leaves a wife several children and a host of friends to mourn his loss, and will be greatly missed by all the community. The Lord giveth and taketh away. [Date: 4/3/1913, Vol. XI, No. 14, Page 7]

Leech, Matt B.: Esq. Matt. B. Leech, a leading member of the county court and one of Putnam county's most highly respected citizens, died today at his home in the Second District after a lingering illness. He was 65 years old and is survived by his wife and several grown children. He had served for eighteen years as a member of the county court. [Date: 7/10/1913, Vol. XI, No. 28, Page 3]

Lowe, Gideon H.: Gideon H. Lowe, aged 55, one of our most prominent citizens and one of the best known businessmen in Middle Tennessee, died today at his home in this city after an illness of several weeks, his death begin due to cancer of the stomach. He was a member of the wholesale shoe firm of Murray, Dibrell & Co. of Nashville and had been traveling for his firm in the upper Cumberland territory for about twenty years. He was largely interested in the timber and lumber business and was the owner of several mills. He was vice-president of the First National Bank of this city, owned several famrs (sic) and was a member of the board of trustees of Dixie Colege (sic) and of the city board of education. He was a devoted member of the Christian church and a Mason of high degree. He was one of the most public spirited men that ever lived in Cookeville and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. He was the eldest child of the late Maj. L. J. Lowe. His mother was a daughter of the late Judge James. T. Quarles. He's survived by his wife and five children, Robert, Gideon, Jr., and Morrison Lowe, and Mary and Janie Lowe, all of this city; also by four brothers, Tom Lowe of this city, John D. Lowe of Columbia, Ky., William Lowe of Pickett county and James Lowe of Texas, all of whom were present when he died. One uncle, Capt. John S. Quarles, and two aunts, Mrs. Lou Robinson and Miss Susan Quarles, reside in this city. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at the residence, followen (sic) by interment at the city cemetery. [Date: 11/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 45, Page 3]

Madewell, Sam: Sam Madewell died Saturday night suddenly and under peculiar circumstances. We understand that the case is being looked into by the officers. [Date: 1/2/1913, Vol. XI, No. 1, Page 3]

Martin, Joe: Mr. Joe Martin died recently of tuberculosis. [Date: 3/27/1913, Vol. XI, No. 13, Page 7]

Masters, Nancy: Aunt Nancy Masters, who I spoke of in my letter only a short time ago, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 1913. She sent her little message to loved ones in Tennessee. She sent for my husband and I (Nora Glasscock) on Sunday. We went and while she was feeble, yet was cheerful. She told us that she would not be here long but little did we think the next Sunday would find us standing by her dying bed. She was taken ill Friday night and told the doctor that she must go, but if he could only relieve her pain for a shart (sic) time she would be at rest. She told her daughter not to grieve for her for she was only going home. Two weeks later her son Simpson and his wife both died of pneumonia, only three days difference in their deaths. Another son has been confined to his room ever since she died. He first had the pneumonia, but they think now, he has tuberculosis. (Miller, MO) [Date: 3/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 11, Page 3]

McAffrey, J. W.: J. W. McAffrey Murdered -- Skull Fractured and Body Thrown in City Reservoir -- Last Friday morning about 10 o'clock the body of J. W. McAffrey was found in the city reservoir. Laying by the all (sic) was his hat, pipe, knife, match [b]ox and sack of tobacco. Coroner J. R. Douglas impaneled a [ju]ry of inquest, which reported that [M]cAffrey came to his death at the hands [of] unknown persons and his body [t]hrown in the water. There was a large gash in the back of [h]is head, a cut over one eye and bruise [on] his jaw. Mr. McAffrey was a quiet and inof[fe]nsive man and had resided in Cooke[vi]lle for many years. He left his home [af]ter supper and was last seen about 8 [o']clock Thursday night, so far as has [b]een learned. No motive is known to the officers, [a]nd there is no clue to the identity of [the] guilty person or persons. The funeral services were conducted [at] the family home on Saturday by [R]ev. W. W. Baxter, and interment made [at] the city cemetery. Mr. McAffrey left several children, two of them small. [Date: 2/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 6, Page 3]

McBride, Joe: Sorry to hear of Joe McBride's death. [Date: 3/27/1913, Vol. XI, No. 13, Page 2]

McBroom, Mrs. W. W.: Mrs. W. W. McBroom died at her home in Double Springs last Sunday, of consumption. She leaves her husband and several children. [Date: 12/25/1913, Vol. XI, No. 52, Page 3]

McCain, Andrew: Judge Andrew McCain, formerly a well-known judiciary figure of Tennessee and a pioneer of San Diego, passed away Jan. 18, 1913, at the home of his daughter, the wife of Rev. L. C. Kirkis, 122 North Chicago street. Judge McCain, who was 86 years of age, was a member of the circuit bench of Middle Tennessee during the strenuous days just following the Civil war and later was a supreme judge of the state and United States attorney for the middle district of Tennessee, during which time he was connected with many famous cases. In 1885 he came to San Diego, where he remained until two years ago, when he came to reside with his daughter. He is also survived by two sons, R. D. McClain of San Diego and William McClain of Lakeside, Cal. Funeral services will be held at the family home, 122 North Chicago street, Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial, which will be private, will be in Inglewood park cemetery. -- Los Angeles Tribune. Judge McClain was an uncle of Dr. L. R. McClain of Cookeville. [Date: 2/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 6, Page 2]

McDale, Frank: Mr. Frank McDale died Feb. 13 after a long spell of sickness. He was about 23 years old and leaves a wife and one child. He was a son-in-law of Mr. Tom Green. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 3]

McDale, Frank: Mr. Frank McDale died Feb. 13 after a long spell of sickness. He was about 23 years old and leaves a wife and one child. He was a son-in-law of Mr. Tom Green. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 3]

McDonald, Mary: On Friday, Feb. 14, 1913, the angel of death visited this vicinity and claimed for its victim the soul of Mrs. Mary McDonald, and carried it from this low ground of sin and sorrow to that celestial city on high. Mrs. McDonald was born Feb. 23, 1840; was married to Andrew McDonald, June 17, 1857; departed this life Feb. 14, 1913, aged 72 years, 11 months and 21 days. She professed faith in Christ and joined the Cumberland Presbyterian church in 1886, and lived a consistent member until death. . . . Aunt Mary was reared here and had a host of friends, as was demonstrated by the long procession [t]hat followed the remains to the family burying ground, where a large number of friends and relatives had gathered to pay the tribute of respect. Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Horn, after which the remains were laid to rest to await the coming of the Lord. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 4]

Meadows, R. M.: Mr. R. M. Meadows died at his home in Nashville last Friday after a long illness. He had been a popular member of the police force in that city for a number of years. Mr. Meadows had many friends in this section, havign (sic) been rearedd (sic) in old Jackson County. [Date: 5/1/1913, Vol. XI, No. 18, Page 3]

Merritt, Bill: Uncle Bill Merritt of Laurel Hill died Dec. 30, after an illness of 18 months with heart disease. [Date: 1/2/1913, Vol. XI, No. 1, Page 4]

Mills, Betsy: Mrs. Betsy Mills died Sunday night at her home in the Sixteenth district. She was about 80 years old and is survived by several grown children. [Date: 11/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 45, Page 3]

Mills, Infant of Mr. and Mrs. J. J.: The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mills died Feb. 21st. [Date: 2/27/1913, Vol. XI, No. 9, Page 1]

Minor, Mrs. J. V.: Mrs. J. V. Minor died Monday at her home in Gainesboro. She was the widow of the late Dr. John Minor and mother of B. S. Minor of Cookeville. She was bout 70 years old and a lifelong member of the Christian church. [Date: 11/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 45, Page 3]

Mitchell, Mrs. Solomon: Mrs. Solomon Mitchell died at her home in Monterey Saturday, July 19, 1913, at an advanced age. She is survived by her husband, one son, Wm. Mitchell of Missouri, and four daughters, Mrs. Wm. Brown of Indiana, Mrs. P. H. Huffhines, Mrs. T. B. Holloway and Miss Sarah Mitchell of Monterey. She was a member of the Baptist church. [Date: 7/24/1913, Vol. XI, No. 30, Page 1]

Mitchell, Steve: Mr. Steve Mitchell died Jan. 17, with typhoid fever. [Date: 1/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 3]

Montgomery, A. W.: A. W. Montgomery of Jackson county died Monday, Oct. 20, 1913, aged about 80 years. He was buried at Clay Springs Wednesday. Mr. Montgomery was a federal pensioner. [Date: 10/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 43, Page 3]

Moore, J. M.: J. M. Moore died at his home with heart trouble on July 31, 1913, and was buried at the Robinson graveyard Aug. 1, where his mother was laid. Rev. Skelton preached his funeral. He leaves a kind and loving wife and two sons, Everett, and Wallace Moore; three step-children, Mr. Will Long, Mrs. Allie Daniels, and Mrs. Lillie Price, and one sister, Mrs. Jane Farley, all of Putnam and White counties, and a host of friends to mourn his loss. He will be missed at home, in the Sunday school and church. [Date: 8/28/1913, Vol. XI, No. 35, Page 1]

Morgan, Daniel: We were sorry to hear of the death of Uncle Daniel Morgan, and the bereaved ones have our sympathy. [Date: 1/16/1913, Vol. XI, No. 3, Page 1]

Mountcastle, R. E. L.: R. E. L. Mountcastle died at his home in Knoxville last week after a brief illness. He was a law partner of Senator John K. Shields and one of the best known politicians in the state begin a member of the Democratic national committee for Tennessee at the time of his death. [Date: 8/14/1913, Vol. XI, No. 33, Page 3]

Nash, Zera: It grieved our hearts to hear of the death of Mrs. Zera Nash of Deer Lodge. [Date: 1/16/1913, Vol. XI, No. 3, Page 3]

Neal, Mrs. J. H.: Mrs. J. H. Neal died at her home a few miles north of town Sunday night. She was a member of the Baptist church for many years. She is survived by her husband and several grown children. [Date: 12/25/1913, Vol. XI, No. 52, Page 3]

Noah, Lucile: Lucile Noah, the darling baby of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Noah, died Thursday morning, June 19th. The little one was only in their home one year and eleven days. The dear baby was loved by all. She was very sick for two months and suffered terribly, and Thursday morning about five o'clock the darling closed her eyes in death and the dear Saviour took her to Heaven, where she is now a sweet and shining angel. The remains were buried in the Greeneville cemetery. She has left a sad home and a broken hearted mother. (Greeneville) [Date: 6/26/1913, Vol. XI, No. 26, Page 1]

Patton, John: Mr. John Patton died Sunday of lagrippe. (Rock Island) [Date: 2/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 6, Page 1]

Phifer, Joseph: The angel of death visited our vicinity last Friday morning and claimed for its victim Mr. Joseph Phifer, who had been in bad health for a long time. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones. He was laid to rest at the Brown's Mill graveyard. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 1]

Pippin, R. F.: R. F. Pippin departed this life June 20, 1913, about 1 o'clock, after suffering three years and seven months. He leaves a wife and eleven children to mourn his loss. He was 76 years, 3 months and 20 days old. Mr. Pippin was a soldier in the civil war. He was a christian man and had been a member of the Freewill Baptist Church for about 35 years. Mr. Pippin had many friends that will be saddened to hear of his death. [Date: 7/17/1913, Vol. XI, No. 29, Page 3]

Pippin, R. F.: The assessment on account of the death of Bro. R. F. Pippin was deferred until next meeting, reason being perfectly satisfacgtoroy (sic) to all concerned. [Date: 7/3/1913, Vol. XI, No. 27, Page 2]

Powell, Mrs. Thomas: Mrs. Thomas Powell died last week, also Uncle George West, Aunt Sarah Dotson, and Prentice Harlin. [Date: 1/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 2]

Ramsey, Howard: Howard, the small son of Mr. Ike Ramsey, who was badly burned Dec. 31st, died Jan. 23. [Date: 1/30/1913, Vol. XI, No. 5, Page 4]

Ramsey, Mrs. George: The angel of death visited our community last Saturday and claimed for its victim Mrs. George Ramsey. She was 72 years of age and leaves a husband, one daughter and a host of friends to mourn her loss. She was a devoted wife, a loving mother and indeed a friend to all whom she knew. She was a member of the Christian church and lived a true Christian till death. She was laid to rest in the Smyrna graveyard Sunday, funeral services being conducted by Prof. W. B. Boyd of Cookeville. [Date: 8/7/1913, Vol. XI, No. 32, Page 1]

Ray, Mark: Uncle Mark Ray died the 16th and wts (sic) buried at the family grave yard. [Date: 1/30/1913, Vol. XI, No. 5, Page 1]

Reaves, Wife and Baby of Mr. Earl: The death angel visited the home of Mr. Earl Reaves one night last week and claimed for its victims his wife and month old baby. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of the entire community. (White City, KS) [Date: 1/30/1913, Vol. XI, No. 5, Page 4]

Reynolds, Mrs. E. J.: Lady Commits Suicide -- Mrs. E. J. Reynolds of Algood committed suicide last Monday by jumping into a well at her home. She was the wife of a prominent and well-known citizen of Algood. And inquest was held before Esq. H. T. Gragg, and after taking the testimony of Dr. J. T. Moore and others the jury decided that the cause of her death was the jumping into a well and the supposed cause for the act was melancholia. Mrs. Reynolds was the daughter of Esq. John Willett of Brotherton. [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 3]

Roberson, Mrs: . . . I have no opportunity to ride and I hope the people will give this sickness consideration G. E. Roberson, my son, and my wife, Mollie Roberson, have been sick for some time and Mrs. Roberson died Sept. 29, 1913, and my son is very low with typhoid fever. This trouble in my family gives me no chance to ride with my opponents for the office of Register. . . . A. P. Roberson [Date: 10/9/1913, Vol. XI, No. 41, Page 1]

Roland, Infant Daughter of Sarah: The infant daughter of Mrs. Sarah Roland died Thursday, Jan. 2, 1913, of diphtheria, and was buried in the Cookeville cemetery. [Date: 1/9/1913, Vol. XI, No. 2, Page 2]

Romine, Martha: Mrs. Martha Romine, wife of Isaac Romine of near Monterey, died one day last week. She was a member of the Methodist church. She is survived by several grown children. [Date: 7/24/1913, Vol. XI, No. 30, Page 1]

Sadler, Moss: Mr. Moss Sadler, one of Putnam county's oldest and most highly respected citizens, died suddenly following a stroke of apoplexy, at his home in the Tenth district Friday night. He was born Dec. 21, 1838, in the same community, where he lived for many years. He was married in 1866 to Miss Sallie Lee, who survives him. He served gallantly throughout the Civil war in the Confederate army. Mr. Sadler had been a member of the Methodist church for 25 years. He leaves a number of grown children. Mrs. S. S. Stanton of this city is one of his daughters. [Date: 6/12/1913, Vol. XI, No. 24, Page 3]

Shirley, J. T.: As briefly stated last week Mr. J. T. Shirley died in a hospital in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday night, July 10, 1913. His remains were brought home Friday on the non train, and the funeral conducted from the home at 3 o'clock by Rev. W. E. Doss of Watertown, former pastor of the Methodist Church in this ciy (sic). Mr. Shirley was one of the best known traveling men in this section and had an extensive acquaintance. He is survived by his wife and three children, Miss Edna, Jas. C. and Frank all of this city. [Date: 7/17/1913, Vol. XI, No. 29, Page 3]

Shirley, J. T.: J. T. Shirley is very sick with a serious complication of diseases, and is in Nashville for treatment. Later - Mr. Shirley died tonight, (Thursday) at 7 o'clock. [Date: 7/10/1913, Vol. XI, No. 28, Page 3]

Shoemake, Josie: Many hearts were made sad when on Thursday morning, April 17, 1913, God in his wisdom called Mrs. Josie Shoemake to higher service. She had come from her home at Bloomington Springs to visit with her children at Cookeville, was taken seriously ill and died within a week. She had every care and attention which loving hands and medical skill could give but to no avail. Hers was a life of usefulness and good deeds, through the 66 years of her life she was ever active in ministering to those about her who needed help. She had been a widow for several years, but bore her life of loneliness with as much fortitude and cheer as anyone could. All her children except one were with her to the end. She was unconscious for several days, and left no dying testimony, but a life of service and Christian work is more satisfaction to those she left. . . . Two sons and four daughters survive her. Her remains were carried to Smith county to the old family burying ground for interment. [Date: 5/1/1913, Vol. XI, No. 18, Page 2]

Sliger, Thos.: We learn that Thos. Sliger, a respected farmer who lived a few miles north of this city, died Christmas day. [Date: 1/2/1913, Vol. XI, No. 1, Page 3]

Smith, S. H.: Mr. S. H. Smith died at the home of his son, Dr. Jeff Smith of Algood, on Sept. 21, after a short illness. Mr. Smith was about 85 years of age and one of the best known and most highly esteemed citizens of DeKalb county. [Date: 10/2/1913, Vol. XI, No. 40, Page 3]

Smith, Sy: Mr. Sy Smith, a member of the Dotson Branch Local Union, No. 1249, died last Sunday night and was buried at the Dotson Branch cemetery by the F. E. & C. A. The pallbearers were Frank Chapman, P. A. Mayberry, A. W. Mayberry, John Hawkins, C. H. Allen, and W. C. Hix. [Date: 1/16/1913, Vol. XI, No. 3, Page 3]

Spivey, Benton: New has just reached here that Mr. Benton Sprivey died this morning. He was raised here on Sugar Creek, and a young man about 25 years old. The bereaved ones have our sympathy. The Lord's will be done and not ours, for he knows best. [Date: 9/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 37, Page 3]

Stafford, Anderson: The death angel visited the home of Mr. Mack Dudney and claimed for its own Mr. Anderson Stafford. The bereaved ones have our deepest sympathy. (Gainesboro) [Date: 2/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 8, Page 2]

Staley, E. D.: E. D. Staley died at his home in this city about 4 o'clock Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, 1913, after a painful illness of about three years. He was just past 70 years of age, and had lived here practically all his life, and by thrift amassed a fortune. Mr. Staley served as a Confederate soldier though the Civil war; was an Odd Fellow for forty years and an official in the Cumberland Presbyterian church for many years. He was a quiet, unassuming man, a Christian gentleman, respected by all. He leaves his wife and three sons, Will R., I. D. and A. A. Staley, all of Cookeville. The funeral was conducted from the Cumberland church Wednesday afternoon, the services being conducted by his pastor, Rev. J. R. Goodpasture, burial being made in the city cemetery under the auspices of the Odd Fellows. [Date: 12/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 50, Page 3]

Starnes, Laura: Card of Thanks - We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to the good people of Baxter and Bloomington for their love, kindness and sympathy shown us during the sickness and death of our dear daughter, Laura. - Rev. and Mrs. R. E. Starnes [Date: 11/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 47, Page 3]

Starnes, Mrs. Jere: Mrs. Jere Starnes died at her home in this city on Monday, Jan. 27, 1913, at about 12 o'clock, non, after a long illness, and was buried at Smyrna on the following day. Mrs. Starnes was about 60 years of age and a sister of Mr. J. H. Quarles of this city. She had been a member of the Methodist church for forty years. [Date: 1/30/1913, Vol. XI, No. 5, Page 3]

Stewart, Claude: Last Sunday morning at 5:30 o'clock the death angel visited our little town and claimed for its victim Claude Stewart. He has been sick for about five years, but had been able to go about some. For the last few weeks he had been very ill and it makes us sad to think of one suffered untold agonies. . . . [Date: 3/20/1913, Vol. XI, No. 12, Page 6]

Stewart, Essie Ellis: Resolution of Respect -- Whereas, It has please Diving Providence to remove from the walks of life our esteemed sister, Mrs. Essie Ellis Stewart, wife of Bro. M. P. Stewart, whose death occurred at their home near Pleasant Valley on June 19, 1913; Therefore, Be it Resolved by the members of Pleasant Valley Local No. 1224, if the F. E. & C. U. of America, That in the death of Sister Stewart our Union has lost a loyal and worthy member, her husband a sympathetic and devoted wife, their children an indulgent and loving mother, and her neighbors a truthful and unselfish friend. . . . [Date: 8/21/1913, Vol. XI, No. 34, Page 3]

Stewart, Nancy: Mrs. Nancy Stewart, who lived near here, died Jan. 13 at the advanced age of 92 years, was laid to rest at the Hill graveyard. She leaves five children. Mrs. Tom Mitchell, Mrs. Geo. Johnson, Mrs. John Jared, and Mrs. Jane Williams, and Mr. Billie Shugart. Her daughter Mrs. John Jared has been in feeble health for some time and Is not expected to live. [Date: 1/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 3]

Terry, Hop L.: Hop L. Terry died Friday at his home in the Fifteenth civil district. He was 37 years old and a member of the Christian church. He is survived by his wife and five small children, three girls and two boys. He was the oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Terry, his father being one of the best known citizens of this county. [Date: 11/13/1913, Vol. XI, No. 46, Page 3]

Terry, W. Asbury: Asbury Terry -- Mr. W. A. Terry died at his home in this city early Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 1913 of heart disease. He was laid to rest in tht (sic) family burial lot at Smyrna church in the presence of a large number of friends, Elder Jesse Walling conducting the services. Mr. Terry was one of our oldest and most highly respected citizens, being in his eightieth year. He is survived by his wife and two children Mrs. A. P. Barnes and Mr. Alvin Terry, [Date: 1/9/1913, Vol. XI, No. 2, Page 3]

Tollett, Lige: Mr. Lige Tollett died Sunday and was buried Tuesday. (Sparta, Route 8) [Date: 8/21/1913, Vol. XI, No. 34, Page 6]

Tudor, Prilla: Before I had knished my letter the new reached me that Aunt Prilla Tudor was dead. She died Jan. 20, She leaves two children, Mr. Vigil Tudor and Mrs. Arminta Shaver to mourn her loss, a dear old mother, brothers and sisters and a host of relatives and friends. Virgil and Arminta I don't know how to sympathize with you, but I know it would be awful hard to give up to my mother. [Date: 1/23/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 3]

Vaughn, Carl: Killed by Train -- On last Saturday morning at three o'clock and east bound freight train ran over and horribly mangled the body of Carl Vaughn, the 17 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Vaughn of Monterey, the scene of the accident being one mile east of Monterey. The body of the young man was lying on the track entirely between the rails when it was discovered by the train crew, but it was impossible to bring the train to a standstill until after it had ran over the body. There was a suspicion upon the part of a number of people that the young man might have been murdered and his body placed upon the track to destroy evidence of the crime and on this account County Coroner J. R. Douglass and County Attorney E. H. Boyd went to Monterey and had an inquest held Saturday. After hearing the testimony of a large number of witnesses the jury of inquest returned a verdict to the effect that the young man's death was due to his having been run over by the freight train, the evidence warranting the find of the jury. The young man, in an intoxicated condition, was evidently on his return to his home in Monterey from a party at the home of John Owens, two miles east of that town, when he is supposed to have gone to sleep on the track. [Date: 12/4/1913, Vol. XI, No. 49, Page 2]

Wade, Bettie: Mrs. Bettie Wade died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Slagle in this city on Sept. 5, 1913, aged about 74 years. The burial was at the city cemetery, the services being conducted by Rev. S. N. Fitzpatrick. She was the widow of the late Jesse Wade, and a sister of Prof. J. H. Watts. [Date: 9/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 37, Page 3]

Walker, W. H.: Bro. W. H. Walker was stricken with paralysis on the 16th inst., died on the 17th and was buried on the 18th, by both F. & A. M. and I. O. O. F. orders. [Date: 12/25/1913, Vol. XI, No. 52, Page 3]

Walker, W. H.: W. H. Walker of Dry Valley died suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1913, at his home. He was one of the most prominent citizens of that section and was well known as a wagon maker for many years. Mr. Walker was a Confederate soldier, serving Gen. Dibrell's brigade. He was a Mason and Odd Fellow. The funeral was conducted from the home at noon Wednesday, with fraternal rights. Mr. Walker is survive by his wife and several grown children. [Date: 12/18/1913, Vol. XI, No. 51, Page 3]

Warren, James: In a shooting fray in Jackson county last Friday, James Warren was fatally wounded by H. J. (Bud) Lynch, ex-sheriff of that county. Lynch was shot in the arm but not seriously hurt. The shooting was the outcome of bad feeling of long standing between the two men. [Date: 7/17/1913, Vol. XI, No. 29, Page 2]

Watson, Mrs. Miller: Mrs. Miller Watson of R. 6 died at her home on Monday night after a lingering and painful illness with a peculiar disease that baxed the doctors. [Date: 12/25/1913, Vol. XI, No. 52, Page 3]

West, George: Mrs. Thomas Powell died last week, also Uncle George West, Aunt Sarah Dotson, and Prentice Harlin. [Date: 1/12/1913, Vol. XI, No. 4, Page 2]

White, S. W.: A Peculiar Fatal Accident -- A crowbar falling form the top of a bridge on the Tennessee Central railroad near Monterey, under which S. W. White was working at the time, struck him in the top of the left shoulder and entirely pierced his body, the point coming out just at the groin. The accident occurred at 10:30 o'clock Saturday morning and medical attention was summoned at once to attend him while he was being brought to Nashville. Reaching the city Saturday evening shortly after 6 o'clock, he was rushed to Fort's Infirmary, where the best medical attention was given him, but in vain. He died about 8 o'clock. White was employed by the railroad company as a bridge carpenter and lived with his wife and two children near Buffalo Valley. He was about 30 years of age. He was of a large, heavy build and it is stated by the attending physician that only his wonderful constitution kept him alive during the eight hours journey to the city and hospital. The cause of the falling of the death dealing instrument is an absolute mystery, and it was not known that it was there until it fell. It is thought that a passing freight train jarred it from its place and that the hammering of the workmen making the repairs on the bridge caused it to roll off. [Date: 7/24/1913, Vol. XI, No. 30, Page 1]

White, Solon: Whereas, by accident, while employed by the Tennessee Central R. R. Co., a bar of iron fell fro ma (sic) structure near Monterey, Tenn., causing the death of our brother, Solon While, on the 19th day of July, 1913, Therefore, Be it Resolved, That we the members of Caney Fork Lodge, No. 516, of Buffalo Valley, Tenn., deeply feel the loss of our dear and beloved brother, yet humbly bow in submission to the will of our Heavenly Father, who saw fit to call him from our ranks, for we can only say "Thy will be done. Resolved, That while we mourn his loss we cherish the memory of his gentle manners, his sterling integrity in all his affairs, his eminent character, with the fruits of kindness. Resolved, That we, the members of Caney Fork Lodge, do extend our sympathy to the bereaved wife and family, our sincere sorrow in their sore bereavement, and that a memorial page of our sessional records be set apart and inscribed to perpetuate the memory of our departed brother. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be tendered his wife and family, and copy sent to the county paper. [Date: 7/31/1913, Vol. XI, No. 31, Page 2]

Whiteaker, Daniel: There has been several deaths of late. Mr. Daniel Whiteaker on Roaring river died last week. He was a brother of Mrs. M. T. McDonald of this place. [Date: 5/15/1913, Vol. XI, No. 20, Page 4]

Whitney, Emma: Mrs. Emma Whitney died suddenly in Washington city last Sunday. She was at dinner and fell dead from a ruptured artery. Mrs. Whitney was well known in Cookeville, she and her husband, the late Dr. G. W. Whitney, having lived here for several years. [Date: 4/10/1913, Vol. XI, No. 15, Page 5]

Williams, Dixon L.: Mr. Dixon L. Williams died at his home in this city Friday night, May 9, 1913, after an illness of several weeks. He was about 55 years old and a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Williams was for some time engaged in the grocery business, but had lately given his attention to farming. He leaves a wife and several children. He was taken to the family lot in Liberty church cemetery near Granville for burial, the ufneral (sic) services being conducted by Elder S. N. Fitzpatrick, his pastor. [Date: 5/15/1913, Vol. XI, No. 20, Page 3]

Wright, Girl of Mr. and Mrs. W. O.: The little five year old girl of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Wright died last Friday and was buried Saturday in the city cemetery. [Date: 5/22/1913, Vol. XI, No. 21, Page 5]

Yelton, R. P.: Mr. R. P. Yelton died at his home Saturday, Sept. 6, 1913, and was buried at Paron Monday. He was 65 years of age. Mr. Yelton had been sick almost a year. His son, Robt. Yelton, who home is in Oklahoma, came in to see him, but just got here in time to see him buried. [Date: 9/11/1913, Vol. XI, No. 37, Page 2]

York, Beulah: Miss Beulah York died at the home of her parents in this city Wednesday morning, after a long illness. Her remains were laid to rest in the city cemetery Thursday. [Date: 11/6/1913, Vol. XI, No. 45, Page 3]

Young, Charles C.: Charles C. Young, 68, one of the best known citizens of this section of the state, died Monday night, Dec. 22, 1913, at his home in Sparta, after a week's illness with pneumonia. For many years he was a leading merchant of Sparta. He was a member of the Christian church and a Confederate veteran. He is survived by his wife and three grown children, S. Hayden Young and Mrs. Jas. N. Cox of Cookeville and Miss Minnie Young of Sparta. [Date: 12/25/1913, Vol. XI, No. 52, Page 3]