Caldwell County Obituaries
Helen Calvert, 106, of 1492 Martin Rd., Princeton, died Thursday,
Oct. 27, at 3:18 a.m. at Caldwell County Emergency Room, after a
Born April 23, 1888, in Caldwell County, a daughter of the late
Wilson and Mittie Cantrell, she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband McClarden Calvert in 1957,
a son Marshall Calvert, and a daughter Myrtle Mae Johnson.
Funeral services were conducted Oct. 31, at 1 p.m. at Shepard Street
Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Scott officiating. Burial
followed at Crider Cemetery.
Luther Calvert, 74, of Martin Road, Princeton, died Saturday Dec. 26
at 7:20 a.m. at the Caldwell County Hospital Emergency Room
following a long illness. A retired farmer, member of Grooms
Chapel Baptist Church, and an ordained Deacon, he was born Feb. 25,
1924, in Caldwell County, a son of the late McClarden Calvert, who
died in 1957, and Helen Cantrell Calvert, who died in 1994.
He was preceded in death by a brother Marshall Calvert, and a sister
Myrtle Mae Johnson.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 31 at Morgan's
Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Samuel Scott officiating,
assisted by Rev. Jerry Gray.
Burial will follow in Halleck's Chapel Cemetery.
Note: Survivors listed, but not posted to protect
Newspaper- Princeton, Ky. 1950
Melinda Calvert, colored, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mary and
Jim Tinsley in Crider community Thursday of last week. "Aunt
Melinda" as she was called by both white and colored friends was
about nine years old when slavery was abolished, She was owned by
the Calvert's, wealthy white people during slavery. She had worked
in many white homes and found it a pleasure to work and comfort
those in need.
the mother of two daughters who married ministers, Mary Tinsley and
Nannie Martin wife, wife of E. Martin of Madisonville, Ky. who with
several grandchildren survive.
services were held at the residence Friday P.M. by her pastor and
burial in the colored cemetery nearby was largely attended by white
and colored friends who placed many floral designs on her last place
Mrs. Cordie Friar, 91, of the Friar Community in Caldwell County,
died Friday, Feb. 24 at 4:45 p.m. at the Caldwell County Emergency
Room following a short illness.
A housewife, she attended the Beech Grove General Baptist Church.
She was born June 28, 1903 in Hopkins County, a daughter of the late
Nancy Mildred Fryer, who died Mar. 23, 1990. She was
preceded in death by her husband George Friar.
Survivors include three sons.....
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1 p.m. at Morgan's
Funeral Home, Princeton, with the Rev. James Brasher officiating.
Burial followed at Drennen Cemetery in Caldwell County.
Death: Mar. 23, 1990
Nancy M. Fryer, age 107, of 1333 West Main Street, died at 7:30
a.m., Friday, Mar. 23, at Caldwell County Hospital after a long
Ms. Fryer was born June 27, 1882, the daughter of the late John and
Lucy Edmonds Fryer, of Caldwell County. She attended Beech
Grove General Baptist Church.
Services were held Sunday at 2 p.m at Morgan's Funeral Home with the
Rev. James Brasher officiating. Burial was in the Drennen
Cemetery in Caldwell County.
FROM BROWING OBITS --- Evansville, In.
December 21, 1953
10 died St. Mary's
Rev. F. H. Law
sons McCladen of Princeton, Ky.
Leonard of Detroit, Mi.
dau. Mrs. Mary Edna Emerson , Detroit
bro. Berney of E'ville
8 gc (grandchildren)