May 1, 1952


This Article Appeared In The Times

But Was Not Actually Titled Calís Column


Transcribed by Janette West Grimes


Cynthia Gregory Dies At Age Of 80



†† Mrs. Cynthia Shoulders Gregory, aged nearly 80 years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Tom Phillips, near Dixon Springs, on Tuesday, after several months of ill health from a complication of troubles. She was the widow of Steve Gregory, who died 22 years ago. She is survived by two sons, Bell Gregory, of Arcola, Illinois; and Burton Gregory, of Elburn, Illinois; four daughters, Mrs. Phillips, of the Dixon Springs section; and Mrs. Sam Gregory, Mrs. Willie McClanahan, and Mrs. Maggie Cornwell, all of Nashville; 19 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one brother, Casper Shoulders, of Mace's Hill; and a sister, Mrs. Ronie Shoulders, of Franklin, Kentucky.


†† The remains were taken to Dixon's Creek Baptist church, of which she had been a member for more than 60 years, for funeral services at ten o'clock Thursday morning , by Elder Calvin Gregory, after which the body was laid to rest in the Gregory family burial ground, near Mace's Hill. The deceased was a good woman and enjoyed life in a great way, being cheerful amidst all the afflictions she was called on to meet in her almost four score years.


†† She was the daughter of Ensley and Sarah Buie Shoulders, and was born and reared at Mace's Hill. She was the granddaughter of Jack Shoulders, son of Malachi Shoulders married Polly, daughter of Bry Gregory, a Revolutionary soldier.