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Submitted by the Caldwell County Historical Society. These obituaries were collected by the Caldwell County, KY Historical Society from the local newspaper. They are just a sampling of the obituary collection found in the George Coon Library Genealogy Collection. If the exact date of the newspaper is known, it is listed at the end of the obituary. 1926 BEAVERS, C.T., an esteemed citizen of the Fredonia community, died at his home near that place Sunday morning from the effect of a heart attack. Mr. Beavers had been ill only a few days. The deceased was 58 years old and is survived by his widow and 6 children. Funeral services occurred yesterday with interment occurring at Old Livingston Cemetery. [4 July 1926] NEWMAN, J.J. of Clay was struck and instantly killed Sunday afternoon at Claxton by a southbound passenger train, No. 1231, which arrives here at 2:30 o'clock. The body was picked up by the train crew and brought here, where it was conveyed to the Princeton Furniture and Undertaking Establishment to wait directions from authorities or possible relatives at Clay. The deceased having no immediate family or near relatives, the members of the Clinton Lodge of Masons assumed responsibility for the disposal of the body and funeral service. The interment took place at Cedar Hill Cemetery yesterday afternoon. The deceased was apparently about 70 years of age and had been here seeking employment for several days previous to the time of his tragic death. [13 June 1926] PERKINS, A.C., age 79, of Cobb, died last Sunday following a long illness. Mr. Perkins resided most of his life on a farm in the Cobb community and had been a member of the Harmony Baptist Church since the age of twelve. The funeral service and interment took place Monday at Cerulean Springs and the pastor of Harmony Baptist Church had charge of the services. He is survived by his wife and two sons and two daughters. [5 Dec 1926] ROBERTS, Mrs. Victoria, widow of the late David F. Roberts, died last Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.O. Davis, in the Rufus section of the county following a long illness from dropsy. Mrs. Roberts was 73 years old and is survived by 6 children: Wilse, Allie and Richard Roberts, Mrs. R.O. Davis, Mrs. Hugh Clift and Mrs. J.B. Sisk, all of this county, save the latter, Mrs. Sisk, who resides at Sturgis. The funeral conducted Friday from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Liberty, of which the deceased was a member, by Rev. Carl Boucher of Maron, was largely attended as was the interment at the Liberty Cemetery. [2 Dec 1926] WOODRUFF, Mr. John W., one of the city's oldest and best citizens, died at the home of his son, Mr. W.H. Woodruff in the Orr addition Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Woodruff was born and reared in the Lewistown section and was 91 years of age. He is survived by four sons and three daughters: John Marion, W.H., T.W., and Herbert Woodruff; Mesdames J.C. Baker, Ed Nichols and William Traylor. Interment in Woodruff grave yard near Lewistown. [14 July 1926] 1927 BAKER, Mr. J.C. died at his home on North Seminary Street Thursday afternoon following a long illness. Mr. Baker died on his 76th birthday. He was a splendid citizen. Born and reared in the Lewistown section, Mr. Baker resided there until coming to Princeton to reside a few years ago. He was the father of the late J. Elliot Baker, Attorney E.B. Baker of Louisville, Miss Juanita Baker of this city, Grover C. Baker of the Dewitt section, Clint Baker of Dawson Springs, and Mrs. Ted McWorthy of Sturgis. The funeral will take place from the family residence this (Friday) afternoon. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mr. Baker was a member of the Lewistown Christian Church. [22 Dec 1927] COON, George. Following the funeral services conducted from the Ogden Memorial Methodist Church last Friday afternoon, the interment of Mr. George Coon, who died in Philadelphia, took place in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mr. Coon was born and reared in this city and was in his 79th year when claimed by death. He was a son of the late Benjamin H. and Laura L. Coon, who owned and lived in the building now the Princeton Library. At the age of 17 Mr. Coon accepted a position with the construction company that built the Elizabethtown & Paducah Railroad as chain boy. After the completion of the railroad, now a part of the Illinois Central system, Mr. Coon went to St. Louis and from there to Philadelphia, where he resided up to his death. Mr. Coon occasionally visited his sister, Mrs. McElfatrick and brother, the late Clay Coon, of this city. Besides Mrs. McElfatrick, he is survived by another sister and brother, Mrs. Bennie Wade of Hopkinsville and Mr. Charles Coon of Mineral Wells, TX. [30 Apr 1927] DEARING, Thomas T., an aged and highly respected citizen, died at the home of his son, Robert, in the Old Field community near Lewistown, Sunday night. He was 80 years old and leaves 2 sons and 2 daughters to mourn his death: Robert and J.L. Dearing, Mrs. Charles French and Mrs. Joe Board. The interment took place yesterday afternoon in the Dearing graveyard near DeWitt. [6 Mar 1927] GREER, Mrs. Lucy Ann died yesterday at the home of her son, Mr. Albert S. Neel, on Washington Street. Mrs. Greer was born in Christianburg, Campbell County, VA June 18, 1840 and was married to E.F. Neel in 1857. They came to Kentucky in 1860. To this union the following children were born: Mrs. Mollie Pettit, William L., Robert Lee, Albert S., John H., Clarence and Frank Neel. Only three of the number, Robert Lee, Albert S. and John H. survived her. She was twice married, her second marriage being to W.W. Greer. To this union one son, Kirby Greer, was born, he having departed this life several years ago. She had 7 brothers, four older and three younger than herself and six of the seven were in the Gettsyburg battle in the War Between the States. Mrs. Greer was a member of the Central Presybterian Chruch. For several years Mrs. Greer resided at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mollie Pettit, who departed this life a few weeks ago, and it is believed this grief and advanced age caused her death. The funeral was conducted from the residence of Albert S. Neel and the interment was in Cedar Hill Cemetery this afternoon. [2 May 1927] HAWKINS, Mrs. America, widow of the late Edmund Hawkins, died at her home in the Eddy Creek community last Thursday and was buried in the Eddy Creek Cemetery Saturday morning, following funeral services conducted from the family residence by the Rev. J.T. Cunningham of this city. Mrs. Hawkins was a Miss Holloway before her marriage and a niece of the late Mrs. Urey Kevil of this city. She was 71 years old and had been a member of the Rock Spring Methodist Church since a young woman. Besides the following children, Mrs. Hawkins is survived by 3 brothers and one sister: Curtis Hawkins of Paducah; Chester and George Hawkins, Mrs. Shellie Lewis and Lindsey Wells of this county; Mrs. Charles Denham of Herrin, IL. The brothers and sister are Rev. Jobe Holloway of Lyon County; Charles and King Holloway of Grand Rivers; Mrs. Jasper Martin of this county. [7 Apr 1927] HUNTER, F.A. passed away this morning at his home on North Jefferson Street. Mr. Hunter was born and reared in this county and had resided in this city quite a number of years. He was 80 years old and a member of the Ogden Memorial Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow and 5 children: Mrs. John Hogan, Kingsville, Ontario, Candada; Mrs. P.F. Wiedemeyer, Paducah; Mrs. J.A. Armstrong, East St. Louis; Andy Hunter, Paducah; Grace Hunter, this city; also one brother, Porter Hunter of this city. Funeral services will be conducted at the Methodist Church and the interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. For a number of years, Mr. Hunter was connected with the local post office as messenger. [7 Apr 1927] PURDY, Mrs. D.E., aged 87, died last night at 12 o'clock at the home of Sam Griggs on Donovan St., where she boarded. Mrs. Purdy had been in feeble health a long time incident to advanced age. She was a most beloved woman and the mother of 4 surviving children: Mrs. E.T. Howard, Mrs. Thomas Jones, Walter and William Purdy. The interment took place at Otter Pond this afternnon. [21 Feb 1927] STEVENS, Dudley. The news of the death of Dudley Stephens at the I.C. Hospital at Paducah this morning was received here with the most profound sorrow. Mr. Stephens was a splendid young man, about 35 years of age and for several years had been connected with the I.C. Railroad system as conductor. Becoming ill a few weeks ago, the family decided to go to the I.C. Hospital on Thanksgiving Day, where he remained as a patient until his death. He was born and reared in the Cedar Bluff section and was a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church, Princeton Lodge of Elks, NO. 1115 and the O.R.C. Body taken to home of J.D. Stephens to await funeral and interment arrangements. The deceased is survived by his mother, Mrs. Martha Stephens; two sisters and 7 brothers, Mrs. O. Abernation of Pulaski, TN; Weldon Stephens of Bartow, FL; Mrs. Lex Vinson, John M., George, Herschel, J.D., Sam and Hise Stephens of this city. Funeral services will take place from the residence of J.D. Stephens on West Washington Street tomorrow. Interment will be in the family lot of the Pool Cemetery near Scottsburg. [9 Nov 1907. Note: Obit date does not appear correct] VICKREY, Mrs. L.G., aged 77, died at her home in the Scottsburg community last Saturday night. The interment in Cross Roads Cemetery Sunday afternoon was largely attended. [26 Mar 1927] WEBSTER, Mrs. Mollie died at the home of Mr. J.M. Young in the Cobb community Tuesday morning, after a long illness, due to cancer of the breast. Mrs. Webster resided in this city, but went to Cobb, her old home, a few days before her death. The funeral was conducted at Harmony church by Rev. Spickard Wednesday afternoon and interment was in the Millwood Cemetery. [9 Aug 1927] WHITE, David A., a well known and respected citizen of the Cross Roads section of the county, died Wednesday, June 22, after a lingering illness of tuberculosis. He was 65 years of age. Funeral services were held Thursday and interment followed at Cross Roads Cemetery. Five sons survive the deceased, two of whom live in Tennessee and Homer, Arch, and Leonard White of this county. [22 Jun 1927] 1928 CRAYNE, E.N., a former Princeton citizen, died at his home in Dawson Wednesday night of Bright's Disease and complications. Mr. Crayne was born and reared in the Crayne community of Crittenden County and was 61[hard to read] years old. He is survived by his widow and three daughters, Mrs. Bridges Montgomery, Rome, TN; Mrs. Fred Wiedemeyer of Princeton; Mrs. Bernice Shaw of Chicago, all of whom were at his bedside when the end came. The burial will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery, following funeral services from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Wiedemeyer, 615 Mechanic St. RUCKER, Mrs. Dora Lady, wife of Thomas M. Rucker, died at the family residence on South Jefferson Street Wednesday afternoon following a week's illness from influenzal complications. Mrs. Rucker was 74 years old and was born and reared in Lyon County. She is survived by her husband and 3 children, one son and two daughters, Mrs. Jack Rucker, Paducah; Mrs. Don Robinson, New York City; Mrs. Lillie Baird, Memphis, TN. Another son, Charles Rucker, died of injuries received in a railway accident at Dulaney in 1891. Mrs. Rucker was a Methodist and lived a true Christian life. Following her marriage to Mr. Thomas M. Rucker, Mrs. Rucker resided in the Dulaney section, this city and Paducah. In 1898, she, with her family, moved to Paducah and resided there until 1905, when she and Mr. Rucker returned to Dulaney and resided on a farm until moving to this city 1913. The funeral and interment at Liberty, Lyon County, were largely attended. [25 Apr 1928] 1929 CRAVENS, Dudley W., a well known and highly respected citizen of the Otter Pond community, died last Friday afternoon, and his remains were laid to rest in the Millwood cemetery Saturday in the presence of a large number of friends and relatives. Mr. Cravens was born Nov. 4, 1868, and was married to Miss Mary Frances Newton in 1892, to which union ten children were born, eight of whom survive and are as follows: Mrs. Robert McAlister, Mrs. Rudolph Taddy, Mrs. Claud Young, Miss Gene, Fred, Hucil, Adrian and Chester, all of this county, save Mrs. Taddy, who resides in Cleveland, OH. [12 Jul 1929] McNEELY, Allie. It is with sad hearts, brightened by happy memories that we chronicle the passing of our young friend, Allie P. McNeely, who 3 years ago was a valued member of this force. Allie died Thursday at the home of his father, J.B. McNeely, near Marion. Three years ago Allie was forced to leave his labors as a printer in The Leader office, after several years as true service as was ever rendered. The doctor's orders were nothing but rest for a short while and then fresh air and sunshine for Allie had become stricken with that dread malady tuberculosis. Upon recovery from a series of hemorrhages, he removed to his farm near that of his father's not far from Marion, which he had purchased shortly before taken ill. Here, with his wife and three young children, he manfully fought a brave fight and a year ago deemed his improvement such that he again began work at Springfield, MO. His health failed again a few months ago and he returned to his father's home where he quietly passed to that reward that must await such loyal hearts as his. Besides his wife and 3 children, he is survived by his parents and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held Friday at Piney Fork Church, Crittenden County, and interment was in the cemetery near by. [10 Oct 1929] 1930 NEWSOM, Mrs. J.W. We are grieved to learn of the passing of Mrs. J.W. Newsom at her home in the Cross Roads section Tuesday morning. She was 69 years old and the mother of Noble and W.G. Newsom of this county. She was a Miss Robinson before her marriage, a sister of Mrs. W.G. Rucker of this city, Sam Robinson of Russellville, KY and Groves Robinson of Golp, Ill. She was a member of the Woods Chapel Methodist Church. Her interment will take place in the Newsom grave yard tomorrow afternoon. [3 Jun 1930] 1931 BUGG, Thomas M. died at his home in Fredonia Monday morning. He had sufferred a paralytic stroke between 4 and 5 o'clock Monday morning and never regained consciousness. Funeral services were conducted from the Bugg home in Fredonia Tuesday afternoon with Rev. E.M. Flanigan of Dawson Springs, and the former pastor of the Fredonia First Presbyterian Church, in charge. The deceased had been a member of this church since having been converted during meetings conducted by Rev. E.N. Hart. Interment was in the Fredonia Cemetery. Mr. Bugg is survived by his wife, who was formerly Miss Ina Hillyard; two brothers, W.R. Bugg and W.S. Bugg, both of Crittenden County. [22 June 1931] CRIDER, Allie, age 25, who was shot last Saturday night near Marion by Hugh McCaslin, was brought to the Princeton Hospital and died 50 minutes later. The shooting occurred at the home of McCaslin, who with his housekeeper, Miss Imogene Armstrong, are said to have been arrested by Crittenden County officials following Crider's death and place in jail at Marion. It is claimed there were no witnesses to the shooting and McCaslin and Miss Armstrong refused to say anything. Crider was shot twice in the left side. Neither man has a family. The body of Crider was conveyed to Crittenden County by a Marion undertaker for interment. [20 June 1931] DAVIS, Mr. William H., an aged and highly respected citizen, died yesterday at his home on North Jefferson Street of pneumonia. Mr. Davis was a retired farmer, and had resided on North Jefferson Street since leaving his farm. He was 89 years old, and is survived by his second wife, four daughters and four sons: Mrs. Wilson Woodruff, Mrs. Thomas Woodruff, Mrs. Albert Mores and Mrs. Arch Nichols, Edward, George, Harry and William B. Davis. The funeral was from the family residence and the interment took place at Cedar Hill Cemetery. JONES, William J. The remains of William J. Jones, well known former resident of this city, will arrive here tomorrow for burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery. The funeral service will be held at the grave site. Mr. Jones died at his home in Henderson, KY. He was a brother of Mrs. M.J. Blanton and the late H.M. Jones. [17 July 1931] MARTIN, Morgan. News was received here recently of the passing of Morgan Martin at his home in Hermitage, near Nashville, TN, Wednesday afternoon, July 15. Demise was due to a complication of diseases. Mr. Martin was 69 years and one month of age. He was a resident of this community for many years and at one time held the office of jailer of Caldwell County. He leaves a large family connection besides his widow, Mrs. Anna Martin; 3 sons and 5 daughters, Mrs. H.M. Howard, Detroit; Mrs. C.M. McCaw, Miss Ora Lee Martin, Mrs. J.B. Welch, Mrs. Carrie Martin, Hubert Martin, Thomas Martin, Hermitage, TN and Harry Martin of Princeton. He also leaves one brother, L.T. Martin of Princeton and several nephews. RANDOLPH, Mrs. C.V. passed away after a long illness of heart trouble and dropsy at her home on West Washington Street. Her remains were conveyed to Newberg, IN for interment. She is survived by her husband and one daugher, Mrs. C. Taylor of this city. [1 Oct 1931] SIZEMORE, Samuel M., 73, of the Sizemore school house section, died at the Jennie Stewart Hospital in Hopkinsville Sept. 11. He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Fannie Hoover, of the Scottsburg section, and 3 sons and 1 daughter: Oscar, who resides with his mother; Herman of Cobb; Albert of Herrin, IL and Mrs. Myrtle Dunning of Princeton. A brother, Robert, of DeSota, IL and a sister, Mrs. Frank Stewart, near Cerulean, also survive. The funeral services were held at Rogers grave yard Sunday afternoon. [11 Sept 1931] SMITH, Mrs. Inez Carlisle, wife of James Smith, local meat market dealer, died at the Princeton hospital last night. Mrs. Smith was stricken with typhoid fever at her home on West Market Street about a week ago and was sent to the hospital for treatment under the care of a trained nurse. Mrs. Smith was 54 years old and had been twice married, her second marriage being to Mr. James Smith of this city about 15 years ago. She is survived by one son, Arch Owen of Clay; also 3 brothers, Lon, George and Parchall Carlisle of Arizona and Missouri. [26 Nov 1931] WHITE, Wm. H. In the death of William H. White, Caldwell County loses a well known figure, an aged and revered citizen. Mr. White was in his 90th year and had become very much enfeebled. For the past 6 months he had been confined to his bed at the home of his devoted daughter, Mrs. Wylie Jones. A few days ago pneumonia developed and weakened as he was from the weight of many years, he failed to rally from the malady. The deceased was a native of this county, having first seen the light of day in the Cobb section. He was a son of Jackson and Emily White. He was united in marriage to Miss Ann Eliza Griffith ahd five children survive this union: John H. White, Wallonia; Mrs. Lena Kennedy and Mrs. Pearle Davis, Cobb; Mrs. Wylie Jones and Mrs. John McConnell, Princeton. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and one brother, Jack White of Hopkinsville, also survive. Mr. White was a staunch and loyal member of the Baptist church. Funeral services were held at the home of former sheriff and Mrs. Wylie Jones, south of town. Burial took place in Millwood Cemetery. WIGGINTON, Nannie. In the passing of Mrs. Nannie Wigginton, which occurred Saturday, November 14, the Fredonia Valley community lost one of its best loved women. She was the widow of Robert Wigginton and is survived by two children, Miss Imogene, and Mr. Seth Wigginton of Fredonia. The surviving sisters and brothers are: Mrs. Henrietta Moore, Fredonia; Mrs. S.J. Hughey, McCleansboro, IL; Mrs. John Bone, Flora, IN. Mr. Ed Maxwell, Franklin, TN; Mr. Gid Maxwell, Flora, IN and Mr. D.M. Maxwell of Fredonia. Mrs. Wigginton was 77 years og age. For over 50 years she had held membership in the First Presbyerian Church at Fredonia. Funeral services were conducted at First Prebyterian Church Sunday afternoon. 1932 CRIDER, Z. Johnson passed from the living stage late Thursday afternoon at the home of his brother, J.E. Crider Jr, as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was found in an unconscious condition by one of his sons, never regaining consciousness. The deceased is survived by his wife and the following children: Cooper, Jack, Alice, Nell, J.E. 3rd, Joe Wayne and Jane, all of Fredonia. Services were conducted from the First Presbyterian Church Friday afternoon. Interment was in the family lot in the Fredonia Cemetery. Mr. Crider was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Crider, was a graduate of Cumberland University, Lebanon, TN. He was a lawyer of marked ability, but never practiced law to any extent. He was chairman of the board of trustees of the town of Fredonia for a number of years. He was also a member of the board of trustees of the First Presbyterian Church and the Fredonia Cemetery Committee. Mr. Crider was connected with the operation of one of the best farms in Western Kentucky. [3 July 1932] GEORGE, Miss Bettie. Sadly the news of the passing of Miss Bettie George was received by her relatives and former associates of this city. Her death occurred in the home of her brother, Patton George, in Tulare, CA Monday night. She had been a semi- invalid for some time, being a patient sufferer from heart trouble and complications. Miss Bettie left Princeton 29 years ago at the time of Mrs. Patton George's death and since that time had lavished the tender love and service of a second mother upon the inmates of her brother's home. She was the third child of Mr. and Mrs. Garrett George of this county. Miss George was a sister of Mrs. Thomas Cash Sr and half-sister of Mrs. W.L. Davis. She is also survived by two brothers, Tinsley and Thomas George of Salem, KY, and three half-brothers, Patton, Elbert and John George of Tulare, CA. Funeral and burial in Tulare. [30 Mar 1932] MAYES, Rosa B., 75 year old resident of Fredonia, died Monday afternoon. Funeral services were held today at Glenns Chapel, Lyon County. Three sisters survive: Mrs. Mattie Redd, Marion; Mrs. Ella Kinnis, Lyon County; Mrs. Maggie Hughes, Los Angeles, CA; two granddaughters, Mrs. Johnson Postelweight, Marion, and Dorothy Guess, Fredonia. [18 Apr 1932] RICH, Mrs. Sam. As we go to press we learn with regret of the death of Mrs. Sam Rich of Seattle, WA. Mrs. Rich was before her marriage, Miss Dora Nichols, oldest daughter of the Hon. Eli Nichols of this city. [15 July 1932] SON, Frances Elizabeth. A long and useful life came to a close when the Death Angel claimed the spirit of Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Son, wife of Thomas G. Son, at her family residence near Farmersburg Wednesday, June 22. She had suffered a long illness which she bore with Christian fortitude. Mrs. Son was the oldest daughter of Mike and Virginia Ann Eison and was 72 years of age. She is survived by her husband and 3 daughters, Misses Carrie and Macie Son and Mrs. Dixie R. Moore, and devoted granddaughter, Miss Ella Garrett Moore; one sister, Mrs. William Winter of Otter Pond and two brothers, Robert Eison of Paducah and James Eison of Kuttawa. Funeral services at Fredonia Baptist Church. [22 June 1932] 1933 CROW, Nancy Jane. The end came for a beautiful and useful life with the passing of Mrs. Nancy Jane Crow in the home of her son, L.L. Crow, in Paducah Tuesday morning. Funeral services were conducted at the residence in Paducah Thursday morning. The remains arrived here on the noon train and were conveyed to the family burying ground south of town. In the peaceful shadows of the great trees she was tenderly laid to rest under a coverlet of fragrant flowers, beside the loved companion of her youth and among the scenes she knew in happy girlhood. "Aunt Nan" was beloved by all her wide acquaintance. Mrs. Crow was born in Caldwell County in 1847 at the old Gresham homestead on Eddyville Pike. She was the daughter of Leander and Martha Ann Carter Gresham. She went to Paducah in 1897 and since that time she has made her home in that city. She was a member of the Saratoga Methodist Church of Lyon County. She is survived by two sons, L.L. Crow of Paducah and John Crow of Moline, IL; one daughter, Mrs. J.L. Munal of Paducah; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Young and Mrs. Alice Hayes, Princeton. She also leaves 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was a sister of the late R.L. Gresham of this place and the widow of John Crow, a prominent farmer of this county. ORR, John G., one of this community's most esteemed citizen, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R.I. Rice and Mr. Rice on South Seminary Street Tuesday morning, June 27. Death followed several years period of declining health. Mr. Orr was proprietor of one of the largest tobacco concerns in West Kentucky, the great factory on Seminary Street being a scene of busy activities almost the year around. He was a great lover of music and his sweet tenor voice will be remembered. Mr. Orr was a native of Scotland, his birthplace being in the village of Beith, in Ayreshire. He was a son of William and Agnes Longueville Orr and was 78 years of age, coming here at the age of 21 when he first arrived in America. [Line illegible] ... and 7 children blessed the union, one dying in infancy. Besides Mrs. Rice, he is survived by two daughters and three sons, and his wife. Funeral services were held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rice Wednesday afternoon. Interment followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery. DAVIE, Mildred. G. Homer Brown, local funeral director, was called to the Cobb community to direct the interment of Mrs. Mildred Davie, beloved wife of Robert Davie, who died in that community Friday. The funeral service was held at the Baptist Church in Cerulean Springs Saturday afternoon. Burial took place in the Cerulean Cemetery. [20 Oct 1933] WILLIAMSON, Harriett died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.L. Jewell on the Princeton-Hopkinsville road several days ago. She was 87 years old and her death was due to dropsy and complications. Interment in Dunning graveyard. 1934 CASH, Howard, 62, passed away at his home on North Seminary Street Monday afternoon after a critical illness of a month's duration. He was one of Princeton's most respected men, a member of the local Methodist Church, the Men's Bible Class and also the W.O.W. Lodge. Mr. Cash was born and reared in this county, the onlly child of the late Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Cash. For a number of years he was employed as a blacksmith. Besides his wife, he is survived by two children, 1 grandchild and two step-children. Funeral services were conducted from the residence Tuesday afternoon. Interment followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery. [30 Apr 1934] GEORGE, Young, one of the most respected and revered men of the county, passed away at his home on the Eddyville road early Sunday evening after an illness extending over only a few days. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Enoch George, he was born June 8, 1851 on the old George homestead and spent his entire life on this farm. When he was 32 years of age he was married to Miss Sarah Frances Jacob and together they lived active lives. The bereaved wife and a sister, Mrs. Lucy Devault of Kuttawa survive. Funeral services were conducted at the home. Interment followed in the family lot in Cedar Hill Cemetery. JENKINS, Mrs. Jim Harve. Death claimed the life of Mrs. Jim Harve Jenkins yesterday (Wednesday) morning after a critical illness of two weeks. Mrs. Jenkins, who is a resident of the Liberty section, came to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pratt McGregor, here some two weeks ago so as to be near her doctors for treatment. Failing to respond to treatment she was removed to the Princeton hospital a week ago, where death occurred. Funeral arrangements have not been completed though the funeral will probably be today. Interment will be in Perry Cemetery. OLIVER, King, age 49, passed away at the Princeton Hospital Monday afternoon following a short illness of typhoid fever. He was taken to the hospital on Saturday from his sister's home on Cadiz Street when his condition became critical. Mr. Oliver was a bachelor and leaves one sister, Mrs. Dick Hawkins, with whom he made his home. He is also survived by one nephew and several nieces. He was a devoted member of the Wallonia Baptist Church. Funeral services were conducted at the Blue Springs Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon by Rev. E.R. Noel after which the remains were laid to rest in the church cemetery. [17 Sep 1934] ROWLAND, Will. Flatrock community was saddened Wednesday morning when news of the death of Mr. Will Rowland became known. Mr. Rowland had been a sufferer of rheumatism for several months but death came suddenly and from unknown causes. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, who before her marriage was Miss Lula Clift, and several children. Funeral arrangement will not be completed until the arrival of his children. [19 Dec 1934] STONE, Mrs. Ida, 68, wife of Dr. George Stone of Marion, died at her home in Marion Saturday, May 5, after an illness of three years. Funeral services were conducted at the Marion Methodist Church Monday morning. Interment at Glenns Chapel, Lyon County. She is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Anna Brightwell, Kuttawa; Mrs. J.H. Cummins, Hot Springs, AR; Mrs. Lillian Reid, Sikeston, MO and Mrs. F.O. Weber, Flint, MI. 1935 CASH, Mrs. Amanda, 75, died suddenly last Friday afternoon at her home in Lyon County, being ill only a few hours. Death was attributed to apoplexy and complications due to advanced age. Mrs. Cash had just returned to her home after a visit in Princeton, where she had been at the bedside of a dear friend, Mrs. Rhetta Cash, who is ill. She was stricken with a severe headache and medical aid was secured, but all that skill and loving hands could do was of no avail, and her spirit drifted away to join the angels in their heavenly home. Mrs. Cash was born and raised in Lyon County. She was the widow of the late G.M. Cash. Her death occurred on the same place she was born. She was a devout member of the Saratoga Methodist Church. She leaves to mourn their loss, a son, Dennie Cash, and the following daughters: Mrs. Frank Gresham, Eddyville; Mrs. J.E. Whittle, Oklahoma City; Mrs. J.K. McLin, of Saratoga; Mrs. Herman Brown and Mrs. C.E. George of this county; and Mrs. Luke McCarty of Lyon Co. Eleven grandchildren survive. A sister, Mrs. Johnnie Dunbar, and a brother, R.H. Cash, also survive. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Saratoga Methodist church. Interment was in the family lot in the Saratoga Cemetery. FARMER, Frank. Death claimed the life of Mr. Frank Farmer, a revered ciizen of this community, last Thursday afternoon. Mr. Farmer had been in town during the day and feeling ill, started for his home on N. Jefferson Street. As he reached the residence of W.D. Pruett, he could walk no further and Mrs. John Herron volunteered to take him home. Death came before they arrived there. Mr. Farmer was born in Marshall County and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lucian Farmer. In early manhood he was married to Miss Mary Treas and she with their three children survive. They are Mrs. G.J. Walter of Manchester, Miss Mary Frank Farmer of this city and Rex Farmer of Detroit. Mr. Farmer was a member of the Woodmen of the World. Interment in the family lot in Cedar Hill Cemetery. MAXWELL, Mr. Gid died at his home in Flora, IN Saturday, December 7, of pneumonia. He had been critically ill for some time so his passing did not come as a surprise to his family. Mr. Maxwell, age 77, is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Ida Brooks of Fredonia, two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Sammons of Middletown, OH, and Miss Lucy Maxwell of Indianapolis; 3 sons, Shelly of Middletown, OH, Roy of Toledo, OH, and Warren of Franklin, OH; 3 sisters, Mrs. Sallie Hughey of McCloansboro, IL; Mrs. John Bone of Flora and Mrs. Henrietta Moore of Fredonia; 2 brothers, D.M. Maxwell of Fredonia and W.E. Maxwell of Franklin, TN. All his children were with him when the end came. Mr. Hewlett Morgan of the Princeton Undertaking Co. left early Sunday morning for Flora and returned here Monday afternoon with the body, which was taken to the home of Mr. Johnson Byrd. Funeral services were from the First Presbyterian Church Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Maxwell was a member of one of the pioneer families of this section, being the son of Mr. Newton Maxwell. For many years he was connected with different businesses here. For some time previous to his going to Alabama, he was on a farm north of Fredonia. During these remaining years of his life, he has made his home in Flora, IN. RILEY, Jasper Lawrence, 68, passed away at his home in the Walnut Grove section Saturday, August 17, following an illness extending over a period of 17 years. Mr. Riley had only been confined to his bed about 6 weeks. J.L. Riley was born May 17, 1867, was the son of William and Nancy Riley. In October 1886 he married Miss Sofia Rowland who, 13 years later, answered the call of death. To this union was born 3 children, all of whom survive. On Oct 25, 1912 he was again married, to Miss Lizzie Brown. He was a member of Walnut Grove Church. Besides the bereaved widow, the following children survive: Miss Ethel Riley, Milton Riley and Mrs. Pearl Blackburn; also two sisters, Mrs. Dollie Rowland, Rosiclare, IL, Mrs. Frances Orr, this city; one brother, Wiley Riley, LaVerne, CA, and 10 grandchildren. With the exception of a brother, all his loved ones were at his bedside. Funeral services were conducted at Walnut Grove Sunday afternoon. Interment occurred in the Rowland Cemetery. RILEY, John, one of the county's revered citizens, passed away at his home in the Cedar Bluff section August 24th. Death was due to a severe case of jaundice. Mr. Riley was born in Caldwell County, the son of Hiram and Anna Riley. He was married to Miss Leora Vinson and she with their three children are left to mourn his demise. The children are Barney Riley, Princeton; Ellis Riley, Detroit and Mrs. Hampton Carney, who resides in the home of her parents. One sister, Mrs. J.T. Hardwick, Creswell; two brothers, Belle Riley, who is now stationed in a Citizens Conservation campt and James Riley of Illinois survive. Funeral rites Sunday. RUCKER, S.J. Following several months of declining health, Mr. Sidney J. Rucker passed away in a Hopkinsville hospital Wednesday, Sept. 18. Mr. Rucker was born in this county in 1865, was the son of the late Washington and Adelin Lester Rucker. His life was one of great activity in local business interests. For several years he operated a grocery and meat market in the city, later the Sweet Shoppe. For several years he served as a member of the police force. The remains were brought home for burial in Cedar Hill. Surviving relatives are a son, Clyde J. Rucker, Pasadena, CA; grandson, C.J. Jr; sister, Mrs. Dixie Vivian, this city; several nieces and nephews. The wife preceded him to the grave several years ago. SIGLER, Mrs. Martha S. Death claimed for its own on Tuesday, July 9, the sweet spirit of Mrs. Martha S. Sigler, at her home in the Rufus section. Death was due to infirmities incident to her advanced age. She was 85 years of age. Through a long and happy life, made happier by the 11 children born to her, and who were so thoughtful of the needs and wishes of their mother, she administered to the sick and needy. 1938 HALL, R.E. of Trigg County died at his home Thursday, Nov. 17, after an illness of some time. Mr. Hall was well known as Bob by his many friends and will be fondly remembered by many folk of Caldwell. He leaves the wife and one daughter, Mrs. Joe Burchett of Lamasco. Funeral services occurred at the family residence Friday and interment followed in the Sivells Cemetery. HENRY, Martha Isabell, little 2 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Henry of Marion, died at her home Wednesday night after only a few hours suffering from pneumonia. Burial was in Marion Thursday, November 24. Besides the parents, she is survived by two brothers and two sisters in Marion, also one half sister and a half brother, Mrs. Robert Oliver and Robert (Buddy) Walker of this place. Both attended the burial. HOLLOMAN, William C. Death came to William Crittenden Holloman, aged 74, May 13, at the home of his niece in this city, following an attack of pneumonia and complications. Mr. Holloman had made his home here since February this year. He was born in Crittenden County, being the son of Edmond and Rebecca Grubbs Holloman of that county. Funeral services were from the home in the eastern section of the city Saturday afternoon. Interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 1939 MOORE, Miss Mollie, 70, fell into quiet sleep Tuesday at the home of her brother, Finis Moore, Marion, KY. Death was due to complications following a paralytic stroke. Miss Moore was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Moore, was born and reared in the Flat Rock section of the county, where she resided until 25 years ago, which time she moved to Marion, Crittenden County to reside with her brother. Besides her brother she leaves a sister, Mrs. Wesley Harper of Flat Rock and other relatives of this city and county, including Mrs. Mack Spickard, Dr. J.M. Moore and W.W. Moore, this city and other nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted from the Cumberland Presybterian Church of Marion Wednesday and interment followed in Marion Cemetery. WALLACE, Mrs. Allie Holt. Funeral services for Mrs. Allie Holt Walace, 84, were held Tuesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church of Sturgis, KY. Death came at the home of her son, G.A. Wallace Monday. Mrs. Wallace was an aunt of Mrs. R.G. McClelland, this city, who with Dr. McClelland and niece, Betty Ann Holt, attended the funeral and burial. [18 July 1939]