James Adney Lisenby
Died Saturday Night; Buried at East Salem Today
J. W. Lisenby, (NOTE: This should read J. A. Lisenby), one of Mt.
Vernon township’s highly respected citizens, died Saturday night at the
home of his daughter, Mts. R. W. King in Mt. Vernon. His age was 73 years
and four months.
Mr. Lisenby is survived by three daughters and three sons and a
sister. The children are; Mrs. Alma Yearwood, W. A. Lisenby, Orley Lisenby,
Frank Lisenby, Mrs. R. W. King and Mrs. Stella Humphrey, Mt. Vernon, and
Arthur Lisenby of Genoa, Ill. The sister is Mrs. Belle Harlow of Mt.
He had been a member of the East Salem Baptist church since boyhood
and funeral services were conducted in that place this morning at 11
o’clock, Rev. Cyrus Maulding officiating.
Burial was had at the nearby cemetery.
Monday, December 28, 1931
Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Lori Lisenby Leonard
Relationship: GGG Granddaughter