Excerpts from The Dothan Eagle:
21 May 1944
** Rites Held *** Cemetery (Obit cut off on left edge)
Funeral services were held at the Grand*** Church at 4 pm yesterday for T W House, fifty-seven, who died at his home, 1006 E Main Street ** morning following a *** illness. Burial was in the City Cemetery with the Rev. A D Zbinden and the Rev. Mr. Davis officiating with Ward-Wilson in charge. *** were Jack Coe, G H ***, ** Moody, J C Jack***, *** *** and C W ***.
** a member of the ** Baptist Church and caretaker of the City Cemetery for the past 14 years, is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Vance Ward and Mrs. Olin Blissett, Dothan; four sisters, Mrs. Murp Gibson, Mrs. Alex Russell, Mrs. L D Culver and Mrs. Lula Jennings; a brother, Bib House; and two grandchildren.
Arvin Walter Scurlock, Cottondale, Fla., and Vernell Hughes, Graceville, Fla.
Ralph M Daughtry, 910 South College St., Dothan and Gladys Lynette Childs, Samson, Ala.
Lieutenant David E Davis, Las Vegas, N. M., and Rita Marie Michels, Temple, Pa.
Rois Van Quattlebaum, Midland City, route two, and Winnie Trammell, Midland City, route two.
Francis Eugene Furch, Binhampton, N. Y., and Mary Edith Emery, Binghampton, N. Y.
Brannon Kimball Hall, Ashford route two, and Maude Marie Taylor, Ashford, Ala.
Willie Robert Gay, Marianna, route four and Hettie Jenkins, Marianna, Fla.
Eldred James Balthazar, Chicago, Ill., and Maxine Elaine Oâ€™Neill, Chicago.
John E Montgomery, III, Birmingham, Ala., and Eleanor Earl Moffett, Birmingham, Ala.
Lecil Thomas Johnson, 502 (602?) Lafayette Street, Dothan, and Edna Lucille Hall, Cottonwood, Ala.
George Arnold Knapp, Hinsdale, Ill., and Carolyn Hinemon Monrotus, Little Rock, Ark.
Morris S Reneau, Dallas, Texas, and Reba mae Rathul?, Pansey, route one.
Pfc. Wiley B Vickers, U S Army and Alton C Pearce second class machinist mate, U S Navy, sons of Mrs. Maggie Prentice, of Birmingham, formerly of Dothan, have been reunited for the first time in seven years. The brothers met in Hawaii May 4 and spent several days together it was reported here today by Mrs. Wiley B Vickers, 302 South East Street.
Funeral Rites Held For Accident Victim. (Obit cut off on right edge)
Ozark--Funeral services for Walter Brown Cotton, *** , who died of injuries *** an empty metal *** as he was cutting it ** aetylene torch, in *** **day, were held Saturday afternoon at Coffeeville Baptist Church with the Rev. Mr. P**** officiating and Holman Funeral Home directing.
Members of Graduating Class of Dothan Senior High School. (picture.)
Holland Succumbs After Long Illness.
William Oscar Holland, fifty-seven, of Clio route two, died in a Dothan hospital at noon yesterday following an illness of several months.
Surviving are his wife; three daughters, Mrs. D A Tew, Clio route two, Mrs. J E Glover, Marietta, Ga., and Mrs. H C Williams, Eufaula route one; three sons, Grady Holland, Dothan, Julian Holland, U S Army, Burbank, Calif., and Jack Holland, U S Army Italy; a sister, Mrs. A Boyd, Dothan; a niece, a nephew and nine grandchildren.
Funeral will be held at the Pine Level Church, near Clio, at 3 pm today Burial will follow in the church Cemetery with Johnson and Wilkerson in charge.
Mr. Holland had lived in the Clio community all his life, and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Carroll Funeral To Be Held Today.
Funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Carroll, sixty-five, who died at her home on Slocomb route one Friday night following an illness of several weeks, will be held at 3:30 pm today at New Teamon Church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. C C Balcom officiating. Burial will follow in the church Cemetery, Ward-Wilson in charge.
Pallbearers will be Bryant Snell, B W Butler, the Rev. G M Turner, Jimmie Vickers, Willie Gamble and Old Bass.
Honorary: J V Reeder, Dewey Tew, Charlie Hicks, Melvin Reeder, Mople Reeder and Harvey Tew.
Surviving Mrs. Carroll are four daughters, Miss Lillie Carroll, Slocomb route one, Mrs. O S Skinner, Graceville route three, Mrs. D A Bedsole, Columbus, Ga., and Mrs. I (L?) N. Isler, St. Andrews, Fla.; four sons, Chalmers and Homer Carroll, Slocomb route one, O A Carroll, Omaha, Ga., and Pvt. Oscar Carroll, Camp Croft; her mother, Mrs. Sophronia Albritton, Slocomb, route one; a sister, Mrs. J W Skinner, Slocomb; a brother, Robert Albritton, Slocomb; and 13 grandchildren.
22 May 1944
Robert C Yarbrough Is Killed IN Action.
Staff Sergeant Robert C. Yarbrough, son of Mrs. H A Yarbrough, 305 North Lena Street, has been killed in action over the European continent, according to a telegram received by his mother from the War Department.
Sergeant Yarbrough was previously reported missing in action, November 13, 1943. He was a top turret gunner and engineer on a Flying Fortress and had been overseas since August 1943.
Prior to his entrance into the Army he was employed by the U S Engineer Corps at Napier Field.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Bill Andress, Dothan, and a brother, Harvey Yarbrough, Marion Institute, Marion, Ala.
Rhett Jones Killed When Ship Is Sunk.
Seaman First Class Rhett Jones, nineteen, son of Mrs. A E Jones, of Malvern, was among 1, 012 seamen killed when a torpedo struck their ship in the South Pacific area Feb. 17, 1944, it was revealed here today. He was buried at sea.
After completing his boot training at Norfolk, Va., he was stationed at Jacksonville, Fla., for two years before being sent to sea.
Three brothers, Chester Jones, Williamsburg, Albert Jones, Norfolk, Va., and Gerald Jones, somewhere in the South Pacific, are serving with the U S Navy.
In addition to his mother and three brothers, he is survived by five sisters, Mrs. Durwood Connell and Miss Edna Jones, both of Columbus, Ga., Miss Elizabeth Jones, Malvern, Mrs. E (F?) V Kelley, Americus, Ga., and Mrs. J T Buckner, Panama City.
Meeks Funeral Held At Rock Hill Church.
Funeral services for E J Meeks, fifty-six, of Cottondale route one, who died in a Dothan hospital late Saturday night following several weeksâ€™ illness, were held this afternoon at Rock Hill Church with the Rev. Joe Eldridge officiating. Burial followed in the church Cemetery with Ward-Wilson in charge.
Surviving are his widow; four brothers, Erbie Meeks, Lester Meeks, Fletcher Meeks, all of Po**hoka, Fla.; and J D Meeks, Panama City; a sister, Mrs. Lillie Carter, Panama City and several nieces and nephews.
Active Pallbearers: William Barton, Dewey Emfinger, Ellie Jackson, Roy Waters, Tom Seay and Dan Jackson.
Reported to have swallowed a portion of carbolic acid, Mrs. Hugh Summerlin, of 702 S. Appletree Street was in a critical condition in a Dothan hospital today. She was admitted Saturday.
23 May 1944
Last Services Held For A A Borland, Sr.
Funeral services for Alto A. Borland, Sr., fifty-nine, of Pinckard were held a the Baptist Church this afternoon with the Rev. Robert Cook, pastor officiating assisted by the Rev. P W L*tt and the Rev. J A Zeller. Burial following in the church Cemetery.
A life-long resident of Pinckard, he was a deacon of the Baptist Church.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Maude Gunter Borland, a daughter, Lieut. Sara Frances Borland, U S Army Air Forces, stationed overseas , two sons, A A Borland, Jr., and W Boy*s Borland, five brothers, J R Borland, T M Borland, and W C Borland, all of Pinckard, J Gus Borland, Hot Spring, Ark., and H H Borland, Montgomery; and three sisters, Mrs. J F Anderson, Pinckard, Mrs. J W Wise, Crestview, and Mrs. T V Gilbert, Memphis, Tenn.
Active Pallbearers: T M Borland, Jr., M M Borland, W C Borland, Jr., R L Snell, Sr., Johnny Walton and Preston Clements.
Honorary Pallbearers: J L Ivey, J L Snell, J H Snell, D L Henderson, C L Gissendanner, A P Curry, R A Dowling, Sr., J W King, Dr. W B Blackshear, N A Moring, Paul Gissendanner, and J W Harris.
Robert Walker Dies, Funeral Wednesday.
Funeral services for Robert F Walker, sixty-five, who died at his home on Asburg community near Ozark yesterday, will be held tomorrow at four pm at the Asbury Church with the Rev. Ramsey Judah officiating. Burial will follow in the church Cemetery with Headland Mortuary in charge.
Surviving are his widow; four sons, Loid Walker, Ozark route one; Benjamin Walker, Ozart, route three, and James and Richard Walker, both of the U S Army; three daughters, Mrs. John Bartine, Ozark route three; Mrs. Chalmus Mullins, Skipperville, route one and Mrs. Bud Ba*tine, Ozark, and a brother, Alford Walker, Jr., Elba.
Silcox Laid To Rest In Cowart Cemetery.
Funeral services for Green Silcox, sixty-eight, who died at his home in Ashford yesterday afternoon, were held this afternoon at three oâ€™clock at Cowarts Baptist Church with the Rev. Floyd Cherry officiating. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery with Fellows and Christmas, of Ashford directing.
Surviving are a son, Willie Silcox, Ashford; three daughters, Mrs. Hattie Barfield, Auburndale, Fla., and Mrs. Reba Brannon, and Mrs. Addie Anderson, both of Ashford; a sister, Miss Dora Silcox, Ashford; and two brothers, Henry and Arthur Silcox, also of Ashford.
Mrs. Dora Mink Dies After Long Illness.
Ozarkâ€”Mrs. Dora Campbell Monk, sixty-eight, died early yesterday morning at her home in Newton following a long illness.
Funeral services were arranged for today at 3 pm at Mt. Hebrun Church with the Rev. Mr. Zellner officiating. Burial will be in the church Cemetery, Holman Funeral Home directing.
Surviving her is a sister-in-law, Mrs. Johana Monk, of Newton.
Yarbrough Rites Held At Malone.
Funeral services for Miss Lula Yarbrough, sixty-six, who died at her home in Malone, Fla., yesterday, were held today at the residence with the Rev. Mr. Jarvis officiating and Johnson and Wilkerson directing.
Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. S H Oswald, Malone, Mrs. J D Stephens, Marianna and Mrs. J C Taylor, Cuthbert, Ga.; two brothers, W G Yarbrough, Bascom, Fla., S M Yarbrough, Memphis, Tenn.
Active Pallbearers: Will Johnson, Lewis Johnson, Ewell Hughes, Jack Bush, J P Caul*etle, L C McDaniel.
24 May 1944
Raymond E Spann, Jr., Succumbs To Illness.
Raymond E. Spann, Jr., seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Spann, died at the home of his parents, 407 Woodland Drive, this morning following a short illness of pneumonia that developed after measles.
He was a pupil in the first grade at Highland Elementary School.
Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother, Marbury Spann; his grandfather, W B Smyth, Nashville, Tenn.; and his grandmother, Mrs. P N Spann, Dothan.
Funeral services will be held at the residence at 10 am tomorrow with Dr. Norman McLeod, pastor of Foster Street Methodist Church, and the Rev. Sam C Reeves, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the City Cemetery with Ward-Wilson in charge.
Pallbearers will be Norman Spann, Hugh Spann, James Spann, Marcellus Spann, Jerome Spann and George Spann.
Dothan Residentâ€™s Relative Succumbs.
Mrs. Julia Malden? (Mulder?) seventy-four, whose granddaughter, Mrs. Evelyn Todd, lives in Dothan, died at her home in Wetumpka Monday morning. In addition to Mrs. Todd, other survivors include a grandson, Captain Jasper Harrington, Eglin Field, Fla.; two sons, two daughters, a sister, four brothers, thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Childree Funeral Will Be Thursday. (Obit cut off on right edge)
Funeral services for L*** Childree, fiftyseven, who died ** home in Clio this morning, after a long illness, will be held ** morning at ten at the ** Church with Mrs. M*** *** officiating. Burial will follow in the church Cemetery with ** Mortuary directing.
Surviving are his widow, ** Lana Childree; a son, Frank Childree, Clio; four daughters, Mrs. Bella Robison, Pinckard, Mrs. **lie Carroll, Clio, route; Mrs. *** Tharp, Skipperville, route, and Mrs. Berdie Cook, Headland route.
25 May 1944
Lt. Mal Allender Missing In Action.
W P Allender, for the past year assigned to Dothan with the Alcoholic Tax Unit, has been notified by the War Department that his son, Lt. Mal Allender, is missing in action, friends said here today.
The lieutenant was a pilot on a B-24 and had been in England less than three months when he was missing while on a mission over Europe.
The flierâ€™s father was in Tuscaloosa on Government business when the War Departmentâ€™s telegram arrived here this week. He is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. W P Allender, natives of Shelbyville, Ind.
Sergeant Peterson Reported Missing.
Staff Sergeant Leroy W Peterson, of Ashford route two, turret gunner on a bomber, has been missing in action over Germany since May 8, according to notification received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry E Peterson, Ashford route two, from the War Department yesterday.
Mrs. Pearce Dies Suddenly At Home.
Mrs. Ella Pearce, seventy, died suddenly at her home on Cottonwood Route one this morning. She had lived in that community for the past twenty years and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at four oâ€™clock at the Webb Baptist Church, with burial following in the Webb Cemetery, Ward-Wilson directing.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Otis Floyd, Cottonwood; three sons, J W Pearce, Cottonwood route one; J N Pearce, St Andrews, Fla.; and Robert Pearce, Dothan; and eight grandchildren.
26 May 1944
Removal Of Body Awaiting Coroner.
The body of a Negro man still was lying at his home on Parker Street early this afternoon although he died sometime last night, it was reported by Patrolman Odell Hobby, of City police.
Because of state regulations prohibiting removal of a body without permission of the county health officer or the coroner, an undertaker was awaiting word from Coroner John C Ingram who could not be located. Health officer Dr. W T Burkett was reported out of the city.
The Negro, identified as Evans Cox, 71, was discovered dead in bed early this morning, it was said.
Sergeant Sorrells Missing In Action.
Sergeant John F Sorrells, brother of Mrs. Paul Lane of Dothan, has been missing in action over Germany since April 29, his sister reported today.
Son of Mr. and Mrs D H Sorrells of Hartford, he is a gunner and engineer on a Liberator bomber and had been overseas three months. He has been awarded the Air Medal. Before joining the Air Corps almost two years ago at Napier Field, he was a student at Hartford.
He has two brothers, A S Sorrells, Hartford and Seaman Second Class O L Sorrells, Camp Peary, Va.
Robert Shute, forty-nine, of 806 South appletree street.
Miss Rosa Berry, thirty-seven, of Abbeville.
Melber B Ferguson, four months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmeit Lee Ferguson, of Columbia, route one.
Ellen Janette Adkins, two, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C L Adkins, of Headland route one.
Innes O Wesson, twenty-seven, of Hartford.
Mrs. Vallie D. Strickland, fifty-eight, of Ozark.
Mrs. D W white, thirty-nine, of Hartford.
Private First Class Grady E Burch, of Hartford.
Delmas M Casey, thirty-seven, of Ozark.
Odean Johnson, fifteen of Panama City, Fla.
Charles Robert Monk, infant son of Mr and Mrs. Will Lee Monk of Headland.
Mrs. Ella Pearce, seventy, of Cottonwood, route one.
Raymond E Spann, Jr., of 407 Woodland Drive.
Lenard Childree, fifty-seven, of Clio.
Alto Borland, Sr., fifty-nine, of Pinckard.
Robert F Walker, sixty-five, of Asburg Community.
Miss Lula Yarbrough, sixty-six, of Malone, Florida.
Green Silcox, sixty-eight, of Ashford.
E J Meeks, fifty-six, of Cottonwood route one.
T W House, fifty-seven, 0f 1006 East Main Street.
Mrs. Elizabeth Carroll, sixty-five of Slocomb route one.
Mrs. Lester Green, sixty, of Columbus, Ga.
Henry L Dowling, forty-two, of Ozark.
Emmett Kiser, twenty-seven, of Hartford.
Mrs. J J Starling, forty, of Dothan route two.
William Edgar Henderson, sixteen, of Hartford.
28 May 1944
Will Freeman Dies As Truck Overturns.
One man was killed and four others slightly injured Friday night when the truck in which they were riding left the highway and overturned about four and a half miles south of Abbeville on the Columbia road, Alabama State highway Patrolman J C Coan said yesterday.
The dead man was identified as Will Freeman, twenty-two, of Abbeville, driver of the truck. He died en route to a hospital , the patrolman said.
Two of the four other persons injured were not identified he said, but Thomas Nolan of Capps, and R J Strickland, of Abbeville, were slightly injured in the mishap.
The patrolman said the truck was en route from Columbia to Abbeville at the time of the accident.
Mrs. Lizza Vickers Rites Held Saturday. (Obit fuzzy and cut off on right edge)
Mrs. Lizza Vicers, ** died Friday following a ** **, at the home of her ***, *** Vickers, where funeral ** were held Saturday at * with the Rev. Perry, pastor of theAshford Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed with Johnson-Wilkerson directing.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. J E McNeal of Dothan, Mrs. Mollie Gilbert of ***, Fla.; four sons, T E Vickers, Gordon route one, R C and A *. Vickers of Pansey route **, and C W Vickers of Gordon *** several nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
Active Pallbearers were to be ** Vickers, Martin Vickers, ** Vickers, C F Hall and ** Vickers.
Honorary Pallbearers were **vid Bodiford, Jack B***, ** Coonrod, J M Meadows, ** Granger, H Sumerford, ** Adams, J W Weeks, * ***, J H Tidwell, J H N***, Will Wright.
Charles Jarett Patterson, 408 South St. Andrews ST., Dothan and Margaret Virginia Whatley, 211 South Oates St., Dothan.
Jess C Parrott, Harrison, Tenn., and Frances Beatrice White, Signal Mountain, Tenn.
Alfred Richard Cola*u*so, Summitt, N. J., and Dorothy Mae Bass, 205 Landen St., Dothan.
Eugene E. Sandquist, South St. Paul, Minn., and Mabel Anna Passehl, Mora, Minn.
Lieutenant John D Hopper, Camp Hill, Pa., and Ann Bowman, Camp Hill, Pa.
Sergeant Albert E Gettinger, Connersville, Ind., and Jewel Mae Goodman, Winona, Mo.
Samuel Thurman Brannon, Dothan route one, and Alberta Sellers, Slocomb, route two.
Funeral Rites Held For Robert G. Prior.
Funeral services for Robert G Prior, fifty, who died at his home in Elba Friday afternoon were held at the Elba Baptist Church Sunday with the Rev. C M Fox officiating. Burial followed in Mount Zion Church Cemetery.
A native of Pike County he was employed by the Atlantic Coast Line as a station agent in Elba at the time of his death.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Pearl Watson Prior, a daughter, Mrs. Edward Tussing, three sons, Robert G Prior, Jr., Hayden O Prior and W Stanley Prior, a sister, Mrs. G A Hill, and two brothers, B H Prior and J H Prior.
Active Pallbearers J O Fleming, W Kay Farris, George Colllier, S S Edmondson, D P Perdue, and Lawson Spurlin.
Seven Confirmed At Temple Emanu-El
Seven young people will be confirmed this afternoon at 4 oâ€™clock at the Temple Emanu El They are William Richard Appel, Teresa Ann Blumberg, Harris Carl Cohen all of Dothan, Annette Mendelson and Rose Shirley Schneider of Panama City and Gerald Schrerher? And Walter Raymond Turner of Marianna.
A reception in honor of the confirmations will follow the service.
Mr. and Mrs. Tew Observe Birthdays.
Mr. and Mrs. S H Tew celebrated their birthday anniversaries at a family reunion luncheon held at their home on April 30. Mrs. Tew was eighty-two years old and Mr. Tew celebrated his eighty-first birthday anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Tew have resided in Dothan route one for more than thirty years. They have thirty-eight grand children and thirty great grandchildren.
The following friends and relatives were present for the luncheon:
Mr. and Mrs. J A Tew, Ruth Tew, Mr. and Mrs. W C Collins, Radford and Jack Collins, Mr. and Mrs. H J Tew, Louise Mildred and Delmas Tew, Mrs. Lester Tew and children, Jimmie and Nina Jo, Mrs. L L Bottoms and daughter, Edwina, Mr. and Mrs. R T cook and children, Christine, Dorothy, Roy, Joyce and Vincent, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Collins and daughter, Glenda, Mrs. Roy Spivey, Mr. and Mrs. J F Jernigan, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tew, Mrs. C C Wilson and daughter, Hazel, Mrs. C E Underwood, Mr. and Mrs. W H Bedsole, and daughters, Margaret and Sara, Miss Mary Ann Goolsby, Miss Lovie D Genette, Pvt. Michael Horestky, Private John R Y*annini, Johnnie Mack and Charles Underwood, Mr. and Mrs. C L Harrell, Mr. and Mrs. T J Harrell and daughter, Carolyn, Mr. Frank Joseph Thomas and Delores Collins and Cartbell Strickland.
Funeral Rites Held For Terrell Harmon.
Marianna--Funeral services were held this week for Terrell Hugh Harmon, 18, whose death followed a long illness at the State Sanitarium at Orlando, Fla.
The service was read by the Rev. Mr. Dykes, of the Bonifay Baptist Church at Rock Hill Church and interment followed in the church Cemetery. Directing arrangements was Neal Funeral Home of this city.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S D Harmon and two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Shores and Miss Mary Nell Harmon, all of Vernon; and his brothers, Lt. Willard Harmon, U S Airforces of Ft. McC**k, Nebraska; Loran and Leon of Vernon; Leonard E., U S Army, of California; Seaman Car J. Harmon, U S Coast Guard, of Jacksonville; and Lloyd M Harmon, of Tampa.
Lt. Meir Killed.
Second Lieutenant Elmer P Meir, husband of Mrs. Dorothy M Meir, 438 West Lafayette Street, Marianna, has been killed in action in the European Area, an announcement by the War Department revealed Saturday. Lieutenant Meir was one of five from Florida included in the list.
29 May 1944
Last Rites Held For D C Clark.
Funeral services for D C Clark, sixty-five, well-known Dothan business man who died yesterday morning at his home, 721 Arlington Avenue after an illness of several weeks, were held at 4 pm today at Ward-Wilson Chapel with the Rev. W O Phillips officiating. Burial followed in the City Cemetery, Ward-Wilson in charge.
A resident of Dothan for the past eight years, he operated a grocery store until two years ago. He was a member of the Tabernacle Methodist Church.
Surviving are his widow; four daughters, Mrs. R P Sanders and Miss Mary Clark, both of Dothan, Mrs. J C Kirkland, Panama City, Fla. And Mrs. J D Armstrong, Columbus, Ga.; five sons, Marlin L Clark and Lawrence E Clark, both of Dothan, W H Clark, Montgomery, Glenn W Clark, Eufaula, and Sidney Clark, U S Navy; two sisters, Mrs. H P Calhoun, Cottonwood and Mrs. D J McKinney, Columbus; five brothers, W E Clark, A L Clark, C R Clark, and G D Clark, all of Dothan and W M Clark, Panama City; and several grandchildren.
Active Pallbearers W Perry Calhoun, Joe W Calhoun, Hubert Clark, Bob Clark, Alva Clark, Jr., and Eddie Clark.
Honorary Pallbearers: Albert Logue, J V Hall, C A Hall, Grady Watford, W L herrington, G W Kornegay, J M Kirkland, J E Evans, W R Dawsey, Wade Clark, D C Loftin, Clayton Horn, A E Adams, Dr. A R Gissendanner, Leon Gissendanner, Dr. H B Burdeshaw, Dr. W H Turner, Dr. E F Moody, and Dr. T K McFatter.
Mrs. All*** Dies After Long Illness (Obit cut off on right edge)
Mrs. A J All****, *** died at her home **wood Avenue, *** following a long illness, ***of the Wiggins ** she was a former ** land City, having ** ten years ago.
Funeral arrangements** announced later by Ward-Wilson .
Surviving are *** son, A J Allman?, ** vy, two sisters, Mrs. *** tes and Miss L** ** of Enterprise; five ** Murdock and Ed Murdock, Geneva, Bob Murdock, ** Shelley Murdock, *** and Coley Murdock, *** Fla.
Final Rites Held For Mrs. Dooling.
Funeral services for Mrs. Elvina Jane Dooling, sixty-seven, who died Sunday morning at her home on Hartford route one, following a short illness were held today at 11 am at the Oak Grove Church with the Rev. A G Thomas of Hartford and the Rev. W W Halstead of Echo officiating. Burial followed in the Hartford city Cemetery with Headland Mortuary directing.
Surviving are her husband, J M Dooling of Hartford route one; seven daughters, Mrs. A L Brown, of Hartford, Mrs. W F Braxton, of Hartford, Mrs. O H Dowling, of Hartford, Mrs O B Lammon of Montgomery, Mrs. H L Metcalf of Montgomery, and Miss Cora Mae Dooling of Montgomery; four sons, Ellison Dooling of Slocomb, Ervin Dooling of Hartford, Thomas Dooling of Hartford, and Jimpsey Dooling of Hartford; a brother, Hiram Beasley of Montgomery; thirty-six grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
Brief Illness Fatal To Mrs. Mary Porter.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Jane Porter, sixty-three, who died Sunday morning at her home on Dothan route four following a short illness, were held today at 10 am at the Bethlehem Church with the Rev. Jeff Stinson of Headland officiating. Burial followed in the church Cemetery with Headland Mortuary directing.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Annie Mae Snellgrove; a son, Bill Porter, both of Dothan route four; a brother, O K Parker of Headland; and five sisters, Mrs. Lora Hickman, of Cottonwood, Mrs. Connie Lock of Ashford, Mrs. Ally Gentry of Cottonwood and Mrs. Callie Gentry of Graceville.
John William Raines Last Rites Tuesday.
Funeral services for John William Raines, fifty-eight, of Hartford, who died at the home of his son, A W Raines, of Caryville, Fla., route one, Sunday night following a short illness will be held Tuesday at 10 am at Goodwater Church near Wicksburg with the Rev. John R Peacock officiating. Burial will follow in the church Cemetery with Headland Mortuary in charge.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Marlin Smith of Newton route two, Mrs. Myrtle Ketcham of Ozark and Mrs. Alma T** of Ozark, six sons, A W Raines of Caryville, Lewis Raines of Montgomery, Clifford Raines of Montgomery, Jack Raines of Hartford and Sam and Luther Raines of the U S Army, two brothers, Alth? Raines of Chipley and Charles Raines of Bonifay, Fla.
30 May 1944
William J Hartzog Final Rites Held.
Funeral services for William Jackson Hartzog, seventy-two, a former Houston County resident who died May 11, at his home in Avon Park, Fla., were held Sunday May 14 at the Corinth Church with the Elder F A Collins of Hartford and the Elder W O Futch, of Lakeland officiating. Burial followed in the Corinth Cemetery.
A native of Barbour County, he moved to Avon Park eleven years ago.
Surviving are his widow, seven daughters, three brothers, twentyâ€”six grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
B J Hildreth Rites Held At Enterprise.
Funeral services for Benjamin Louis Hildreth of Enterprise, who died Wednesday night at the home of his brother, Frank Hildreth of Enterprise following a long illness, were held Friday morning at 10:30 am at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. Charles Hildreth of Opp officiating. He was assisted by the Rev. H M Andrews and the Rev. B R Justice. Burial was in the city Cemetery with Searcy Funeral Home in charge.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. F B Whitfield, of Dothan and Mrs. Forrest Wright of Newville; and two brothers, Frank Hildreth and Jesse L Hildreth both of Enterprise.
Pallbearers were H C Orme, Abb Ausley, Gordon Mathis, John Chancey, R B Hildreth, and Alex Huey.
31 May 1944
Final Rites Held For Mrs. A J Allums.
Funeral services for Mrs. A J Allums, forty-eight, who died at her home at 501 Greenwood avenue Sunday afternoon following a long illness were held at the residence this afternoon with the Rev. Sam C Reeves and the Rev. A D Zbinden officiating. Burial followed in the Calvery Cemetery near Enterprise, with Ward-Wilson in charge.
Surviving are her husband; a son, A J Allums, Jr., U S Navy; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Buxton?, and Miss Lacy Murdock, both of Enterprise; five brothers, Rufus and Ed Murdock of Geneva, Bob Murdock, Enterprise, Shelley Murdock, Chancellor, Ala., and Caley Murdock, Lake Alth*, Fla.