The Tennessee Republican
Huntingdon, Carroll Co. Tennessee
Friday, May 30, 1930
Mrs. LAVINA MCCOY
The funeral service of Mrs. LAVINA MCCOY, a former resident of this county in the Whitthorne community, who died in her sleep at the family home in St. Louis Saturday, was conducted at the Shiloh church Tuesday morning by the pastor, Rev. R. P. BRYANT of the Atwood circuit and interment was made in the family lot in the churchyard. She was the widow of J. W. MCCOY and mother of WILL MCCOY of the 20th district. She was 68 years of age and had been a devoted member of the Shiloh church since childhood. Four children survive: WILL MCCOY of Whitthorne, JOE and RUFE MCCOY of St. Louis and Mrs. C. B. ARRINGTON of St. Louis, also several grandchildren. She was highly esteemed and deeply loved by many friends and relatives, among them JOHN T. PEELER of Huntingdon and S. L. PEELER of Camden, who with their families attended the last rites.
Friends and relatives assembled at the home of Mr. and Mrs. JOHNNIE KELLEY one mile west of Milan, Sunday, May 24th, with well-filled baskets to celebrate the 90th birthday of Mrs. MARTHA ESKEW. Forty-five people partook of the splendid dinner. After dinner, Mrs. J. C. MCALEXANDER played an organ and Brother KEEL led the singing in which Mrs. Eskew took part. Among those who were present from distant places were Mr. and Mrs. J. C. MCALEXANDER and family of Cedar Grove, Mr. and Mrs. CLARENCE SPRINGER and family of Clarksburg, Missouri; Mr. and Mrs. WILL TOSH and family of McLemoresville; Mr. and Mrs. ELDON THOMPSON and family of Huntingdon; Mrs. J. C. SHACKELFORD / SCHACKLEFORD and family of Atwood; Mr. and Mrs. LUKE YOUNGER of Atwood; Mrs. LOUIE BLACK of Clarksburg. Written by VERLIE SHACKLEFORD of Atwood.
ROBERT WILSON, age 40, died at his home near Wildersville, Saturday of Bright’s disease. He was buried at Christian Chapel Sunday evening in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing friends.
GEORGE BRINKLEY, an esteemed citizen of the 1st district, died in a Jackson hospital Friday night of last week, complication of diseases, supposed to be cancer of the stomach. He was taken to the hospital a week before his death. Interment was at Pleasant Hill in the 1st district. A wife and several children survive.
Hollow Rock News
Mrs. LEONE SMITH
Mrs. Leone Smith, age 68, died at her home here Saturday following an illness caused by heart disease. She was laid to rest in Barren Springs cemetery Sunday in the presence of large gathering of friends, funeral services being charge of Rev. GALLEY of McKenzie, pastor of the Barren Springs church. Rev. S. L. BARGER made a talk. She was married to DAVID SMITH in 887 and he preceded her in death 40 years ago. Mrs. Smith was a daughter of JOHN CRUTCHFIELD, and was born and reared in the Barren Springs community, having moved to Hollow Rock with her only son L. K. SMITH, 18 years ago. She was a true Christian and died a loyal member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She lived with her son LOYD and his wife, and grandson DAVID LEE SMITH.
Friday, June 6, 1930
Mr. and Mrs. JOHN WINGO of Trezevant announced the approaching marriage of their daughter MARTHA to GEORGE MANLEY HOWARD of Memphis, to be solemnized in the First Methodist Church at Trezevant, June 15. Miss Wingo is a niece of Mrs. ERNEST NORMAN of Huntington. While as clerk in the office of the agricultural agent EARL SARGENT, Miss Martha won many friends. The groom is an employee of the I.C. RR office in Memphis.
N. H. COMPTON of the 23rd district and Miss MAE NUEGENT of Cleveland, Ohio were married Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. VAWTER on East Main St. The ceremony was performed by Squire J. M. MCORMICK. The couple motored to the groom’s mother’s Mrs. ELI COMPTON.
Evidence Held as Insufficient
The Supreme Court upheld the opinion there was insufficient evidence to remove J. C. BUTLER, sheriff of Carroll Co., from office on charges of misconduct. The case against OBIE ADAMS for bigamy was affirmed. The case against JIM DUKE WRIGHT, a prominent farmer living near McKenzie, who was convicted of voluntary manslaughter, was reversed on facts.
GEORGE CLARK, age about 69, died at his home near Johnsonville Tuesday morning of a hemmorage of the brain. He was stricken the first of the week. Mr. Clark was in business in Camden some few years ago owning a small store in the south part of Camden. He sold this and moved to Nashville for a few years then went to Johnsonville where he was living at the time of his death. The deceased was a member of the M. E. Church South, being a devoted Christian and was held in high esteem as a citizen. Burial services were held at the Flatwoods Cemetery Wednesday, conducted by Rev. A. M. MELTON and conduced by the Masons. He was a brother of Mrs. L. D. MORRISETT and a double brother-in-law of Mr. MORRISETT of Huntingdon, Route 3.
Miss JANIE WEEKS, age 56, died at her home two miles north of here last Friday. She was buried here Saturday and funeral services were conducted by Elder T. M. PHILLIPS.
Friday, June 13, 1930
LASSISTER LEE KING
LEE KING died at his home in Buena Vista Wednesday of last week, after an illness of several weeks. The funeral was on Thursday, Rev. T. M. BOYD conducting the ceremony, and interment was at McAuley’s graveyard. Mr. King was a successful farmer. LASSITER LEE KING was born September 5, 1871, son of A. G. and SAMANTHA KING. He departed this life June 4, 1930. He united with the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church 30 years ago. He married Miss MAUDE BIVENS Feb. 5, 1899 and to this union were born four children. He is survived by his wife, and three children, Mrs. RUBY BUTLER, BOOSE and PETER BUTLER, is other son CARL died March 10, 1918; two sisters Mrs. JESSIE BREWER and Mrs. JOSIE KINCANNON.
Bro. T.M. BOYD was called to Parkers Cross Roads last Friday to preach the funeral of Mrs. DAN LEDSINGER, age 63. Mrs. Ledsinger was the mother of five children.
LOUELLA TRIMBLE of Cavvia died Sunday. She was 63 years old and mother of five children. She was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church. Funeral services were conducted at the Shiloh cemetery by Bro. T. M. BOYD.
Mrs. FLORENCE BAKER was the guest of Mrs. J. W. JARRETT last week. She also visited at Clarksburg and visited the grave of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. NARD ROSSER who are buried at the Patty graveyard. This is an annual observance of Mrs. Baker.
J. W. WILLIAMS and son J. W. Jr. of Huntingdon and H. T. WILLIAMS of McLemoresville went to Carlisle, Arkansas to attend the funeral of R. W. WILLIAMS, brother of H.T. WILLIAMS. The deceased was known in Carroll County as Uncle Bob.
HOMER and RAYMOND ROARK, former school boys of this place and sons of Mr. and Mrs. DUD ROARK, were married Sunday. Homer was married to Miss ANNIE LUNN at the home of Miss MARY ELIZABETH RHODES in Howell. Raymond was married to Miss MATTIE BELL ADCOCK of Nunnelly. They all came to Mr. Roark’s Monday where a bountiful wedding dinner awaited them. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Roach will make their home at Lynch, Kentucky where he is a bookkeeper for the United States Supply Co. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Roark will reside in Nunnelly where he is the principal of the high school.
Friday, June 20, 1930
R. E. WARE and Miss JOSEPHINE PATRICK were married at Mayfield, Kentucky, December 29, at the Presbyterian Church. Accompanied by their friends, Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES FRANCISCO, the young couple drove to Mayfield where they were married. The bride returned to her studies at Huntingdon High School and he returned to Vanderbile University. Their marriage was successfully kept from friends and family until last week when the bride informed her parents. The couple left for San Antonio, Texas where he will have a position. En route they stopped in Memphis to visit, Mrs. W. G. WARE, grandmother of the groom, and WARREN PATRICK and wife. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JAMES PATRICK.
Mrs. SUDIE C. AUSTIN
Mrs. SUDIE C. AUSTIN, 45, wife of T. H. AUSTIN of McKenzie, died after a long illness in the Paris hospital. Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist Church at Henry by Rev. D. T. SPAULING of Paris, Rev. E. O. PERKINS and Rev. JAMES H. OAKLEY of McKenzie. Burial was in the McKenzie cemetery. She is survived by her husband.
Thursday afternoon of last week ODELL KING of Bruceton and Miss ZELMA BRITT of Huntingdon drove to Mayfield, Kentucky and were united in marriage. They were accompanied by her cousin, Mrs. JESSIE CAMPBELL from Huntingdon and were joined by friends at Mayfield. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JOE H. BRITT of Huntingdon. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. KING of Buena Vista and is connected with the N.C. & St. L.RR at Bruceton.
LUCIEN HOLLADAY, age 70, died at his home in the 12th district Wednesday night of dropsy. The interment was at Hastings graveyard Thursday, Rev. ELIHUE MARTIN conducted the funeral services. The deceased is survived by his wife and five children, two sons, PETE and RICHARD, and three daughters, Ms. JEWEL PETERSON and Misses ANNIE and BEVIE HOLLADAY.
GLENN HILLIARD, 7 year old son of WADE HILLIARD, died at his father’s home in the 12th district Tuesday and was buried Wednesday at Hampton graveyard.
Civil court cases
ROBERT COOK vs ALBERTA COOK
DELLA AUSBORNE vs JOHN AUSBORNE et al
WILLIE HARRIS vs JOHN HARRIS
ILLA BOYD vs BEN BOYD
SAMMIE KING vs CECIL KING
NELLIE HUGHES vs ELMER HUGHES
VIRGINIA KING vs GARDNER KING
C. F. JINKINS vs GLADYS JINKINS
PRIEST PARKER vs VIOLA COLLINS PARKER
State court cases
HERBERT SMOTHTERS, CLYDE AUTRY, HUBERT POWELL, ALVIN HAMPTON, WALTER DUNCAN, JOHNIE BOY SMITH, WILL MORGAN, JOHN MADREY, PAUL MANGRUM, H. C. MOOD, R. M. STOFLE, EBBIN MALINE, ERNEST FOSTER, GARVIN WILSON, AUS AUTRY, J. L. HOLLADAY, CLAUDE DODD, BEN ABERNATHY, LLOYD HUDKINS, GARVIN CLEAVER, GASTON CREWS, BEN RAGSDALE, JESS BIRD, ARTHUR KIRBY
Bro. T. M. BOYD was called to Gibson County near Eaton last Saturday to preach the funeral of Mrs. J. C. SMOTHERS, age 63. She was the mother of 12 children, eight living. Mrs. Smothers was a member of the Baptist Church since girlhood. She was buried at Oak Grove cemetery in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing friends. Mrs. Smothers lived near Bruceton for many years.
A fine baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR COBB last week.
Mrs. Parret died Sunday
Mrs. MARTHA LOUISE PARRET died at her home north of Rosser Sunday. She was 75 years old and a member of the Protestant Methodist Church for 50 years. Mrs. Parret was the mother of six children and has 19 grandchildren. The funeral was at Belhtarm Monday, conducted by Rev. T. M. BOYD.
Miss LORENE PITTMAN, who resides north of Huntingdon, and THOMAS J. JOHNSON of this community motored to Paris Saturday, June 7, and were married. They were accompanied by her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES PITTMAN of McKenzie. On Sunday, they were guests of his sister, Mrs. CHARLES WILLIAMS. They are making their home with the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. JEFF PITTMAN.