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Waverly Journal, August 19, 1960

Infant Miner

A son was born June 26, at Jacksonville to Rolland and Kay Hoots Miner, and on July 3, was removed to a hospital in St. Louis suffering from a heart condition.

The babe died Wednesday, Aug. 10, at St. Louis. Besides his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Miner and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hoots of Jacksonville, and a number of other relatives.

Graveside services were held at the Nortonville cemetery Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Lee Anderson, of Roodhouse.


Waverly Journal, June 6, 1974


Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie L. Miner were on Wed., May 1st at 2 p.m. at Youngblood Church in Nortonville, with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. James M. Hall of Auburn officiated.

Mrs. Ruby Bridges presided at the piano, and Steven Brady was the soloist. Special numbers were "Sweet Bye and Bye" and "Rock of Ages."

Flowers were carried by Judy Bilger, Vesta Witt and Lydia Witt; Tina Lansdon, Marsha Releford, Carolyn Britenstine and Nancy Britten; Joy Braley, Jimmie Henson and Jay Witt.

Pallbearers were Marvin Britenstine, Fred Britenstine, Loy Witt and Coy Witt, James Henson and Larry Britten.

The Neece Funeral Home at Waverly had charge of the arrangements, and visitation was held there.


Mrs. Carrie Lee Miner, for many years a resident of this community, died Sunday, April 28 at Parks Nursing Home in Auburn. She was 93 years of age. Mrs. Miner had made her home recently at Waverly with her daughter Jessie.

She was born June 30, 1880 in Nortonville, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Dennis Wood. She was first married to Joseph Britenstine, who died. She later married Thomas Miner and he also preceded her in death.

The following children survive: Floyd Britenstine of Sun City, Arizona; Arthur Britenstine, rural Franklin; Edgar Britenstine of Odenton, Maryland; Mrs. Roy (Jessie) Witt of Waverly; and Mrs. Otis (Helen) Mansfield, Modesto; also two sistes, Mrs. Tabitha Starner of Jerseyville and Mrs. Jessie Dickerson, Murrayville. There are 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sons.

Mrs. Miner was a member of the Youngblood Baptist church at Nortonville.

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