MARION COUNTY OBITUARIES
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Bailey, Mrs. Annie R.
Jefferson Jimplecute, Friday, 09 August 1907
Death of Mrs. Annie Bailey
About 2 a.m. Sunday, August 4th, death claimed Mrs. Annie R. Bailey, 60, at the home of her brother, D. M. Smith, in this city after an illness of heart trouble of several weeks. The deceased was a most estimable christian lady, was esteemed and loved by all who knew her. A daughter, Mrs. J. J. Wandel, several grandchildren, two brothers, three sisters and many other relatives are left to mourn her loss. The funeral took place Monday morning at 10 a.m., with services conducted by Rev. A. A. Wagnon and interment in the Oakwood Cemetery.
Note: 1847 - 1907
Baker, Mrs. M. W.
02 January 1913
Mrs. Baker Found Dead Tuesday
Mrs. M. W. Baker was found dead in bed Tuesday morning, December 31 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Josh Calloway near Woodlawn. Mrs. Baker was born in 1835, she was 77 years old. She was a resident of Jefferson and Marion County for many years but had made her home with her daughter, Era Calloway. She leaves one son, C. C. Baker of Karnack and three daughters, Mrs. Era Calloway, Mrs. Lizzie Shamberg and Mrs. Lula Giles and a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral took place Wednesday at 2 p.m. with services conducted by Rev. Elrod of the First Methodist Church of Marshall with interment in the Woodlawn Cemetery.
Bass, Mattie Pearl
Friday, 25 November 1910
Death of Mattie Pearl Bass
LIttle Mattie Pearl. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Bass, died about three o'clock Friday afternoon, after a short illness and only serious for a few hours, from croup.
Note: 22 December 1908 - 25 November 1910, she is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery.
Beal, Mrs. A. D.
March 29, 1940
Mrs. A. D. Beal Buried Thursday
Mrs. Nettie Beal, age 48, wife of A. D. Beal, died at the family home in Kellyvillle Tuesday night at 8 oclock after a lingering illness. Besides her husband, three sons, Willard, Alford and Tommie Joe, two daughters Dorothy and Mrs. Melinda Moore, four brothers and four sisters survive Mrs. Beal. Funeral services were conducted at the Chapel at the Haggard Funeral Home Thursday morning at 10 oclock with the Rev. T. R. Morris pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in the Old Foundry Cemetery near Lodi.
Note: Nettie V. Beal 1892 1940.
Beamer, Judge J. P.
12 December 1912
Judge Beamer Died At Lassater Sunday
Judge J. P. Beamer died at his home near Lassater on Sunday, December 8th, he was 80 years olds. He was the writer for the Jimplecute for over thirty years under the pen name of Stonewall No. 2. He leaves a devoted wife, daughter, grandson, J. P. Davis and family at his home and son, J. C. Beamer of Gladewater. one nephew, Will Beamer of this county and a granddaughter, Mrs. Lumpkin. The burial took place Tuesday afternoon at the family graveyard and the services were conducted by the Rev. L. H. Mathews.
Note: Joseph P. Beamer was born 24 November 1832 in Virginia and died 8 December 1912. He is buried in the Beamer-Davis Cemetery west of Jefferson, Texas.
Beamer, Mrs. J. P.
14 August 1913
Mrs. J. P. Beamer Dies Suddenly
Mrs. J. P. Beamer, widow of the late Judge J. P. Beamer, died suddenly Monday at the family home near Lassater, she was 84 years old. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Davis and grandson, J. P. Davis at the home, a son, J. C. Beamer of Gladewater and other relatives. The burial took place Tuesday at the family graveyard.
Note: Oilcy HENDREN Beamer was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina 21 July 1827 and died 12 August 1913. She is buried in the Beamer-Davis Cemetery west of Jefferson, Texas, next to her husband, Judge Joseph P. Beamer.
April 21, 1939
Edgar Belcher, 71, Passed Away On Last Friday Night
Edgar Belcher, age 71, a highly respected citizen of the Whatleyville community, passed away at the family home last Friday night following a long illness. He had resided at his home there for more than 40 years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Sally Belcher, a daughter, Bertha and three sons, Earl, Walter and Woodward Belcher, all of Jefferson. Funeral services were conducted at the Trinity Church at 3 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. D. Townes Windham, with burial in the Trinity Cemetery.
Note: Edgar M. Belcher 7 July 1886 14 April 1939 Married Sallie E. Smith 7 November 1878 Death date unknown, kn/ch Walter Lee, Bertha, Woodard & Earl.
Benefield, Harriett Adelaide
28 October 1915
Mrs. B. J. Benefield After Short Illness
The death of Mrs. Harriett Adelaide Benefield, wife of Mr. B. J. Benefield occurred at the family residence on Line Street at 1 a.m. Friday, October 22nd, after a few days illness. The funeral services were held at the home 4 p.m. Friday afternoon and were conducted by her pastor, Rev. T. S. Bomar of the First Baptist Church and he was assisted by Dr. Pender of Greenville, with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. She was born 17 February 1850 in Clarksville, Texas Her father was Hardy Barry and her mother, Violet Wilson. They were married 02 October 1870 in Clarksville. They lived in Jefferson for forty years. She was the mother of ten children, J. Barry Benefield of New York City, M. M. Benefield, B. H. Benefield, O. E. Benefield, J. H. Benefield, T. J. Benefield, Mrs. Phil Bower ad Miss Fannie Benefield. One brother, Jim Barry lives in Clarksville.
Note: Harriett A. Benefield is not a listed in the Oakwood Cemetery Book.
Bennett, Walter Alvin
March 29, 1940
Former Resident Dies In Dallas
Walter Alvin Bennett, age 33 years died Sunday, afternoon at 4 p.m. at his home at 517 South Glasgow Street in Dallas, after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Bennett was a native of Marion County, having grown to manhood here; he was the son of Mr. & Mrs. C. O. Bennett. Survivors include by his widow Mrs. Lorraine MORRIS Bennett, a son Paul Rogers Bennett of Dallas, his father C. O. Bennett, two sisters Mrs. M. M. Locke and Mrs. J. R. Thomas, four brothers T. R. and F. F. of Lasater, W. M. of Fort Worth and Horace of Jefferson, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the East Grand Baptist Church with the Rev. H. E. Fowler and the Rev. Craig conducting the services.
August 2, 2002
JEFFERSON Services for Patrick Benton, 25, of Jefferson will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Jefferson with George Hartfield officiating. Burial will follow in Pyland Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lewis & Walker Funeral Home. Mr. Benton died Tuesday morning, July 30, 2002 . A wake is set for 7 p.m. today, Aug. 2, at the funeral home. Mr. Benton was a graduate of Jefferson High School and had worked for Sabine Valley Center. He is survived by his father, Charlie Charles of Longview; his sisters, Clydie Wright of Jefferson, Evelyn Turner of Dallas, Glenda Hopkins of Hughes Springs, Gloria Irving of Jefferson and Gwendolyn Benton of Linden; his brothers, Jimmy Benton of Marshall, Lee Benton of Mount Pleasant and Kenneth Benton of Jefferson; and a number of other relatives.
Friday, 06 December 1907
A Sudden Death
Eight miles northeast of the city, Mrs. Leona Blackbourne died at 1 p.m. Monday, December 2, after an illness of about three hours from congestion. The funeral services took place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the home by the Rev. J. A. Francis, with interment at the Old Foundry Cemetery. She was buried by her late husband, T. E. Blackbourne, the deceased leaves a daughter; a son; a step-son and three brothers to mourn the loss of a devoted mother and sister.
Note: She is not listed in the cemetery book, but there is a Blackbourne buried close to T. E. Blackbourne with no dates. Also Birdie, last name unknown is buried next to T. E. Blackbourne with no dates.
Bland, Mrs. V. E.
14 September 1916
Death of Mrs. V. E. Bland
Mrs. V. E. Bland died at the family home on Jefferson Avenue at 12 this Thursday afternoon, after an illness of several months. Mrs. Bland's death came as a great shock to many friends and family. Mrs. Bland conducted a most successful class in music for a number of years and since her illness, her young gifted daughter, Miss Walter Bland took charge. Mrs. Bland leaves a daughter, a mother, three sisters, Miss Alice Emmert, Miss Bernice Emmert and Mrs. J. A. R. Moseley, a brother, John B. Emmert and wife, daughter and two sons of Paris, Texas. The funeral will be held at 3:30 Friday afternoon from the residence on Jefferson Avenue.
Note: Mrs. Van EMMERT Bland is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery by her sisters, Alice and Bernice.
Friday, 02 June 1911
Death From Gas Explosion
The shocking news of the death of Frank Blocker reached this city at an early hour this morning. Mr. Blocker was a night watchman and pumper on the oil line between Jonesville and Leigh, about 9 p.m. he went to check why an engine had stopped running. he was carrying a lighted lantern, when an exposion occurred suddenly, engulfing him in flames. He ran a short ditance and fell, by the time assistance reached him he was horribly burned and unconscious. Mr. Blocker was sent to Shreveport on the "Kate Flyer" and died in that city at 6:30 a.m. this morning. The deceased was the son of Captain and Mrs. A. B. Blocker, one of the oldest and best known families in this section of the State. The remains were conveyed to the family home a Leigh and the funeral will take pace Tuesday morning, with interment in the Webster cemetery. Frank Blocker was well known in Jefferson and visited here often.
Bomar, Mrs. Hayden
04 January 1916
Mrs. Bomar Died Christmas Morning
Mrs. Maude JOHNSON Bomar was born 18 July 1889, she married Mr. Hayden Bomar 6 March 1907, Rev. Keinsay at Whitney, Texas, where she lived in her childhood, perform the ceremony. They moved to Jefferson in October 1912.
Note: T. Hayden Bomar is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery, but Maude is not listed.
Bomar, Mrs. T. S.
August 2, 1940
Mrs. T. S. Bomar Buried Wednesday
Mrs. T. S. Bomar, 81, widow of the late Rev. T. S. Bomar, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson for many years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B. E. Hicks on Market Street, Tuesday evening, July 30th after an illness of about ten days. Funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Hicks on Wednesday morning at 10:30 with the Rev. T. R. Morris, officiating, assisted by Rev. Henry Ward, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Mineola. Interment was in the family lot at Oakwood Cemetery by the side of her husband who preceded her in death about twenty years ago. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Taylor Greer of Mineola and Mrs. B. E. Hicks of Jefferson, two grandchildren, Mrs. Elmer Jones of Jefferson and Bruce Bomar of Mineola and three great-grandchildren, Milton and Granville Jones of Jefferson and Bruce King Bomar of Mineola.
Note: Mrs. Louella E. Bomar 1859 1940 w/o T. S. Bomar 1854 1920.
Bourland, Mrs. M. R.
05 December 1912
Mrs. Bourland Of Arkansas Dies Here
Mrs. M. R. Bourland died Sunday, December 1 about 6:30 p.m. after an illness of more than two years, she was 63 years old. Mrs. Bourland came with her husband from their home in Camden, Arkansas in early October to spend some time with her daughter, Mrs. W. M. Wilson, hoping her health would improve. The funeral was held Monday at 3:30 p.m. from the residence of Mrs. C. H. Graham, where Mr. and Mrs. Wilson occupied rooms. The Rev. G. L. Morris conducted the services, interment followed in the Oakwood Cemetery.
Note: Carrie Bourland was born 3 June 1849 and died 1 December 1912.
Bower, Mrs. M.
19 August 1915
Mrs. Bower Dies At Family Residence
Mrs. M. J. Bower died at the family home on Broadway Friday, August 13th, after a lingering illness. The deceased was born 10 October 1847 in Charlotte, LaGrange County, Tennessee, her maiden name was Margaret Jane Doyle. She married Mr. Bower 25 December 1864 at Sulphur Fork Iron Works and has resided in Jefferson for 41 years. She is survived by her husband and three children, Mrs. John T. McDonald of Lancaster, Mrs. F. H. Frank and Phillip Bower of Jefferson. The funeral took place from the family residence at 10 a.m. Saturday morning with services conducted by Rev. H. J. Hayes of Marshall.
Note: Neither Mrs. Margaret J. Bower or her husband, M. Bower are listed in the Marion County Cemetery Books, several of their children are buried in the Oakwood Cemetery.
Boydstun, Mrs. M. C.
December 3, 1904
Death of Mrs. Boydstun
On Tuesday, November 29th at 10 a.m. Mrs. M. C. Boydstun passed away after a short illness. She was the wife of B. F. Boydstun. The deceased was an old citizen, she leaves an aged husband and children, Ben F. Boydstun, wife and daughter of McKinney, Mrs. Bessie Little and her four children of Greenville and grandchildren, Breven & Bessie Boydstun of Texarkana, who were all here at the funeral. The funeral took place at 10:30 Wednesday morning.
Note: Oakwood Cemetery Martha C. Boydstun 18 September 1831 29 November 1904.
Bramlett, Mrs. Nancy L.
15 February 1912
Mrs. Bramlett Dies At Sulphur Springs
Mrs. Nancy Lavina Bramlett passed away 15 January 1912 at Sulphur Springs. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Bramlett, he preceded her in death some fourteen years ago. She was the mother of seven children, six of them survive her, three of her sons live near Jefferson. Services were conducted by Bro. Mathison, she was laid to rest in the Prospect Cemetery.
Note: Nancy Lavina Bramlett was born 8 September 1835 in South Carolina.
Brooks, Mrs. Joe W.
February 4, 1905
Death of Mrs. Joe Brooks
Saturday morning at 9:30 January 28th, Mrs. Lizzie Brooks, wife of Joe W. Brooks died at their home in Shreveport from pneumonia. The deceased was the daughter of the late Dr. John Taylor. The remains were brought here on the Katy at 12:45 that night, accompanied by her husband and sister, Mrs. B. B. Nichols and Judge T. D. Rowell. On account of sickness in Judge Rowells family, the remains were taken to the home of Mrs. D. N. Alley. The services were held at 11:30 Sunday morning by Rev. John H. Bellot, and then taken to the family graveyard near the old home place eight miles northeast of the city for interment. A husband, three little children, mother, sisters, brother and relatives, survive her. Mr. Brooks will remain in Shreveport, but the little children will live here with his parents, Mr. And Mrs. H. T. Brooks.
Note: Lizzie S. TAYLOR Brooks 15 March 1871 28 January 1905.
Brothers, L. F. Jr.
10 May 1917
Infant son of Rev.. and Mrs. L. F. Brothers died Sunday morning, May 6th at 5 a.m. after a short illness at their Methodist parsonage home, he was six weeks old. The child was taken to Atlanta Monday morning to be buried on the Daniel family lot at the city cemetery at 10 a.m.
Note. L. F. Brothers, Jr. was born 21 March 1917 and is buried in the Pine Crest Cemetery in Atlanta, Texas.
Brougher, Professor E. E. & Braden, Miss Beulah
6 July 1916
Drowning Claims Two Lives
Monday afternoon, July 3rd, about 5:30 p.m. Professor and Miss Beulah were drowned in the Big Cypress River east of Jefferson, near the Old Powder magazine. Professor Brougher's body was taken to Linden for burial in the Linden Cemetery. Professor E. E. Brougher was an educator and lawyer of note, had taught in the Greenville High School and Linden, where he served one term as County Attorney and later was owner and editor of the Cass County Sun Newspaper before moving with his family some two years ago to Jefferson. He was a devoted husband, a kind and indulgent father of five sons. Miss Beulah Braden was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Braden, cashier of Guaranty State Bank. She is survived by her father, mother, brother, Clarence and Miss Carrie Moseley. Services were conducted at the home on Tuesday at 4 p.m. by the Rev. L. F. Brothers, pastor of Methodist Church of which Miss Beulah was a leader of Epworth League. Burial took place in the Oakwood Cemetery.
Note: Miss Beulah Braden was born 17 January 1893 to Lilborne and Nannie M. Braden. Tombstone has her death date as 3 August instead of 3 July. She is buried in Oakwood by her parents and her brother, Clarence. Professor Ewing Earle Brougher was born 8 January 1862, his death date is July 3rd. He was married to Elizabeth Hampton.
Brown, Barbara Lee
services for Barbara Lee Brown, 64, of Jefferson will be 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, in the Haggard-Heaster Funeral Chapel
with the Rev. Mark Markle officiating. Burial will follow in
Oakwood Memorial Park in Jefferson under the direction of
Haggard-Heaster Funeral Home.
Mrs. Brown died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, in Jefferson. She was born Oct. 12, 1940, in Malakoff to Irene Rozell Cantrell and Olie Cantrell, and was a resident of Jefferson for 25 years.
She is survived by her sons, John Paul Nuckols and Jim David Nuckols, both of Arkansas; two grandchildren; two step-daughters and two step-sons; two sisters, Gloria Haney of Grand Prairie and Betty Mathis of Paradise; two brothers, Don Cantrell and Nathan Cantrell, both of Grand Prairie; and other relatives.
Brown, Dorman Wade
Haggard- Heaster Funeral Home
Funeral services for Dorman Wade Brown, 74, of Jefferson were held at 2 PM Sunday July 1 at Haggard-Heaster Chapel. Visitation was held Saturday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Burial was in Oakwood Memorial Park under the direction of Haggard-Heaster Funeral Home. Mr. Brown was born May 1, 1927 in Lamesa(Texas), the son of Ernest Elbert and Edna Hailey Brown. He died June 28, 2001 in Texarkana, Texas. He had lived in Jefferson, Texas since 1983, coming from Grand Prairie, TX. He was a veteran and a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife Barbara of Jefferson; sons Lynn Brown of Jefferson, Darrell Warrick of Pittsburg and Randy Dale Brown of Lovelady; stepsons John Paul Nuckols of Murfreesboro, Ark and Jim Nuckols of Glenwood, Ark.; daughters Lois Deann Brown Orosco of Freeport, ME and Sonjia Salazar of Odessa; a brother Alton Brown of Seminole, TX.; 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Marshall News Messenger, 3 August 2005
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Brown, James Owen
November 3, 2002
James Owen Brown
JEFFERSON Services for James Owen Jimmy Brown, 82, of Jefferson will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Christ Episcopal Church in Jefferson. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today, Nov. 4, at Haggard-Heaster Funeral Home of Jefferson.
Mr. Brown died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, in Jefferson after a lengthy illness. He was known to all as Jimmy. Mr. Brown was born Sept. 17, 1920, in Shreveport, La., to H.C. and Vesta Brown, both from pioneer families of Jefferson. He was raised in Jefferson in the family ancestral home and completed high school in 1938. Mr. Brown was a talented singer and musician and was given a scholarship to Hardin-Simmons College. In 1939, Mr. Brown enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps receiving his basic training at Kelly Field in San Antonio; thus, embarking on a 20-year military career. During his time, he achieved the rank of master sergeant and served in England, California, Montana, Barksdale AFB in Shreveport, Florida and Guam. During World War II, Mr. Brown met and married Sonja Anderson of Chicago in Reno, Nev. He was a proud and decorated combat veteran of World War II. Although he was in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Mr. Brown volunteered for ground duty with front line troops in the Italy campaign. It was in this action that he was wounded and awarded the Purple Heart and also the Bronze Star with V device for Valor in combat. During his distinguished career, Mr. Brown was awarded numerous decorations and citations.
After retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 1959, Mr. Brown eventually returned to his boyhood home in Jefferson and began a career as a reporter and columnist for the Gladewater Mirror. He was a talented writer and became a fixture for decades covering local football games and rodeos. His unique sense of humor was displayed in his popular weekly column, Making Waves and later Chunkin Rocks and was published for more than 30 years in several East Texas papers, including the Gladewater and Gilmer Mirror and the Jefferson Jimplecute. Some of his most popular subjects were lampooning the Dallas Cowboys, satirizing country music and telling stories of growing up in Depression era Jefferson, including exploring the Big Cypress Bayou and Caddo Lake. He was a Mason and also loved his association with veterans. Mr. Brown was active in his Masonic Lodge and the Shrine.
Mr. Brown was followed in death by his wife of 60 years, Sonja Brown. He is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Craver and Marie Hoag and her husband, Charles, all of Jefferson; one sister-in-law, Merle Brown of Jefferson; two nieces, Marcia Thomas of Jefferson and Peggy Cornelius and her husband, John, of Houston; three nephews, Kenneth Brown of Washington State, Frank Durrum and his wife, Carol, of Mount Pleasant and Jim Durrum and his wife, Margaret, of Gilmer; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins. He loved his family, friends and country.
Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Myeloma Cancer Research, the American Cancer Society, the Memorial Fund of Christ Episcopal Church of Jefferson or the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital.
Brown, Sonja Anderson
November 3, 2002
Sonja Anderson Brown
JEFFERSON Services for Sonja Anderson Brown, 82, of Jefferson will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Christ Episcopal Church in Jefferson in a joint service with her husband, James O. Jimmy Brown, who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today, Nov. 4, at Haggard-Heaster Funeral Home in Jefferson.
Mrs. Brown died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, in Jefferson after a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 1, 1920, in Goteborg, Sweden, to John and Elin Anderson. Her family emigrated to the United States when she was 3 years old and settled in Chicago, where she became a U.S. citizen. Growing up there, she completed high school and beauty school. In the late 1930s, she returned to Sweden with her ailing mother and remained there until her mother died. She then escaped to the U.S. after a harrowing journey through Nazi Germany, where she was stopped many times and asked for her identification and destination. She dared not disclose that she was trying to get to the United States. She finally made it to Italy, where she waited several days to get boat passage to America. One of the last ships that was allowed to go to the United States was filled up, but a kind lady who had a cabin reserved decided to share her space with Sonja. The ship was named the United States. After returning to Chicago, she resumed her career as a beautician.
In 1942, she met and married Jimmy Brown, who was stationed with
the U.S. Army Air Corps in California. During the remainder of
the war, she lived at the Brown family home in Jefferson. She
then followed her husband over much of the world with his
military career. Following retirement, they settled in Jefferson,
where she became involved in numerous civic organizations
including the 1881 Garden Club, in which she served as president,
and also the Jefferson Library. She was a member of Christ
Episcopal Church. She was loved by all who knew her.
Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, James O. Jimmy Brown. She is survived by three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Craver, Merle Brown and Marie Hoag and her husband, Charles, all of Jefferson; two nieces, Marcia Thomas of Jefferson and Peggy Cornelius and her husband, John, of Houston; three nephews, Kenneth Brown of Washington State, Frank Durrum and his wife, Carol, of Mount Pleasant and Jimmy Durrum and his wife, Margaret of Gilmer; and one cousin, Lillian Hysing of Goteborg, Sweden.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scottish Rite Hospital or Christ Episcopal Church in Jefferson.
Brown, Thomas B."Tom" 2011
Buchanan, Mrs. Ed
21 May 1914
Mrs. Buchanan Dies At Nacogdoches
Mrs. Ed Buchanan died at Nacogdoches, Thursday, May 14th. The remains were brought to Kellyville where the burial took place at 11 a.m. Friday. Mrs. Buchanan was an old resident of Kellyville.
Note: She is not listed in the Marion County Cemetery books.
Bunch, Myrtle COX
10 April 1913
Mrs. Bunch Killed By Her Husband
Myrtle Cox Bunch was shot and killed last Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Crescent Hotel in Shreveport by her husband, A. Bunch, a painter. He shot himself, but will recover. They were married on March 26 in Shreveport. She was the daughter of Mrs. W. J. Carter that lives on the Schluter place near Kellyville. The body was brought to Jefferson Sunday morning on the M.& K. T. and taken to Kellyville for burial. A mother, three brothers and a sister survive her.
Note: Myrtle Bunch is not listed in the Marion County Cemetery Books.
Burns, Mrs. Ellen
September 8, 1900
Mrs. Ellen Burns Dies
Died at the family residence in Howelton, Mrs. Ellen Burns died Tuesday morning, September 4th after an illness of only a few days. The deceased was an old resident of this county. The burial took place at ____ near Comet Wednesday.
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