Article dated August 26, 1937
MRS. JULIETTE ANGLE PASSES ON
Long Time Resident is Buried Tuesday
Funeral Services for Mrs. Juliette Angle, 69,
who died at her home in Durant at six o'clock Sunday afternoon of a sudden heart
attack, were held at the residence on Tuesday morning at ten o'clock.
Mrs. Angle had been ill since Thursday noon but her condition was not thought to
be grave up until Sunday. Her passing was a great shock to the members of her
She was the wife of the late J. A. Angle and came to Durant in
her early marital life 48 years ago. She was a member of the Episcopal Church
until coming to Durant where she affiliated with the Presbyterian
The services were conducted by the Rev. G. M. Smiley, pastor of
the Presbyterian Church, who was assisted by the Rev. E. S. Lewis and the Rev.
W. R. Haynie. Interment was at Mizpah with Harold of Lexington in
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. J. D. Alsbury, Durant, and
Mrs. E. C. Easterbrook, Seybrook, Illinois; One daughter-in -law, Mrs. Ina
Angle; Two sisters, Mrs A. R. Teague, Mobile, Alabama, and Mrs. Jim Williams,
Selma, Alabama. Six grand-children also survive,
The deceased was born
in Mobile, Alabama, and had been a member of The Order of the Eastern Star up
until the last few years.
( Durant News, Durant, Holmes County, Ms. November 19, 1936 - May 15,
1941. Microfilm number M0000092. Ms. Department of Archives and History,
Reflections from her grandson.
Belle Juliette Jackson (Angle), born 29 March 1869, in Mobile, Alabama,
died 22 August 1937 in Durant, Mississippi. She married John Andrew Angle, a
railroad engineer, 2 December 1886. She had five children: Onie Louise Angle
(Betty), Norma Meranda Angle (Alsbury), John Thomas Angle (Sr,), Bessie Juliette
Angle (Easterbrook) and Horace Jackson Angle. Belle Juliette was nicknamed
"Barba". Widowed 21 March 1899, at the age of 30, Belle Juliette gave to her
family first and put herself last. She owned "Angle Boarding House". a store
building on Madison Street, an a large 1500 acre farm in Attala County,
Mississippi. Belle Juliette was a member of The Order of the Eastern Star. At
Belle Juliette's death, she had been a resident of Durant, Mississippi for 48
years. An interesting fact: General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson was
the uncle of Belle Juliette's great grandfather.
John Thomas Angle, Jr. ( 1918 - 1983 )