MRS NANCY McLEOD DIES AT HOME ON SPENCER STREET WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mrs. Nancy McLeod, aged 86, pioneer and beloved
Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 o’clock this
afternoon. Services will be conducted by
Rev. Geo. F. Johnson, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and Rev. H. B.
Pender. Interment will follow in
Active pall bearers will be: Will Burnett, Naud Burnett, Carl Spencer, Herbert Spencer, Arthur Wise and Will Brooks.
Honorary pall bearers will be members of the Jos. E. Johnston Camp, Confederate Veterans.
Nancy Ann Burnett was born near Clarksville in Red River
County, June 21, 1842, and came to this city when a young woman, having made
her home in Greenville for the past 63 years, during which time she made
hundreds of friends and acquaintances.
She possessed a wonderful personality and charm that endeared her to all
and she was ever ready to aid and extend a helping hand to the needy and
unfortunate. Due to her long residence
here and her part in the early history of this city, she was easily one of the
best known and most universally loved women in
She is survived by her husband, Prof. J. M. McLeod, pioneer
city educator to whom she was married November 10, 1880, one daughter, Mrs. J.
C. Edmonds, of this city, one step-daughter, Mrs. W. H. Butram,
The Bereaved relatives have the sympathy of their many friends in this hour of sadness.
(Transcribed by Marc Coker, 27 November 2004)