George Darley, a well known resident of the Franklin community, died at his home last Friday afternoon at the age of 87 years. He was born near Franklin, March 4, 1848, the son of Dawson and Elizabeth Darley.
November 5, 1873 he was united in marriage with Miss Mildred Ann Fanning. He is survived by his wife, one son and six daughters: Charles Darley, Franklin; Mrs. Ellis Braner, Jacksonville; Mrs. Finis Seymour, Helen Darley, Dawson Darley, Meda Darley, Mary Darley. He also leaves tow brothers, Edward Darley of Mitchelville, Iowa; Samuel Darley, Franklin, and the following sisters, Mrs. Perry Cowgur, Auburn; Mrs. Anna McCormick, Jacksonville, and a step-sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Scott, of Franklin.
Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday morning at 10:30 Rev. J. A. Biddle officiating. Burial was in the Providence cemetery.(Waverly Journal, July 5, 1935)