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James Lisenby, 85, Dies Early Today; Rites Saturday 

James Arthur Lisenby, a resident of Lowry Nursing Home for the past 
three years, died at 2:30 a.m. today in Good Samaritan Hospital at the 
age of 85 years, eight months, and nine days. He was a retired farmer of 
the Dareville area.

Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pulley 
Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Leslie Elliott officiating. Burial will be in 
East Salem cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends 
may call after 4:00 p.m. Friday.

Mr. Lisenby was born Mar. 28, 1882, in Jefferson County, the son of 
James A. and Flora (Short) Lisenby.

He was married to Viona C. Taylor, who preceded him in death in 1961.

Survivors include a son Charlie A. Lisenby of Marion, Ind.: a 
daughter, Mrs. Pauline Ruth Rose of Orange Park, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Nelle 
King of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Stella Humphrey of Benton; and two 
grandchildren.


Thursday, December 7, 1967
Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Lori Lisenby Leonard
Relationship: GG Niece


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