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DALTON, Gordon Twenty-six years old, Ohio River road, Route No. 4, died Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock from injuries suffered Monday when a 2800 pound crane fell on him while working at the International Nickel Co. Funeral services were conducted at Greenbottom yesterday morning at 10 o'clock with Rev. Cremeans officiating. Surviving are the widow, formerly Miss Bernice Spurlock, of Huntington; two children, Eloise, five years old, and Lela, 2; the father, several sisters and one brother. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, December 27, 1929

DAMRON, Mose D. Funeral services for Moses D. Damron, retired lumberman and Confederate army veteran, who died Saturday will be held at his residence 1528 Washington avenue Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Rev. H. W. Sheffer pastor of the Central Christian church officiating. Burial will be made at Spring Hill cemetery.
Mr. Damron was widely known in the southern part of West Virginia where he had spent his life. He was born January 1, 1839 in Wayne county and was the son of Samuel Damron, one of the pioneer settlers of that part of the country. He was engaged in the lumber business practically his entire life as well as the real estate business. He retired from business fifteen years ago. He helped develop Boone and Raleigh counties. He came to Huntington seventeen years ago from Raleigh county. He was a brother to the late Mrs. S. S. Vinson of Westmoreland. The survivors are two sisters Mrs. Elizabeth Bromley of St. Louis, and Mrs. Winfield Vinson of Louise, his widow, three sons, Filmore Damron of Naugatuck, S. G. Damron, of Charleston and Dorest Damron of Baltimore, and step children Mrs. H. H. Freeman, of this city, Mrs. T. J. Shannon of Russell, Ky., and K. C. Claypool of Cleveland, O. The active pall bearers will be W. R. Pack, Dr. Charles A. Drake, J. F. Schmidlapp, O. W. Van Meter, E. R. Garland, C. R. Garwood.
The honorary pall bearers will be C. C. Crawford, M. L. Duncan, C. T. Wade, J. A. Griffit, Dr. C. L. Hopkins, C. H. Hosey, R. R. Slanker, John Ballenger, Rev. C. J. Hollandsworth, Enoch Baker and J. W. Heron. -The Herald-Dispatch, Monday Morning, April 7, 1924

DAMRON, Sylvester James
DEATH COMES TO REV. S. J. DAMRON
At 2 o'clock Friday morning death claimed Rev. Sylvester James Damron, who succumbed at the age of seventy-three at his home at Twenty-eighth street and Ohio Avenue. He was m minister of the M. E. Church, South, for forty years or more and worked during a long period in Southern West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. Two years before his death he entered the superanuate relation.
The last years of his ministry were spent in evangelistic work in Ohio and Kentucky. He was a veteran of the Union Army and a member of Bailey Post No. 4, G. A. R. Another distinction was that he was a life long resident of Huntington, having been born on Four Pole Creek within the limits of the present city. He was twice married and leaves a widow, nine children, thirty-nine grandchildren and five great grand children.
His youngest son is fighting with the American Expeditionary Forces in France. His funeral will take place at his home at 2:30 Saturday afternoon. Rev. John Martin will be the officiating minister. He will be buried at Spring Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Damron spent his boyhood on his father's farm here and at the age of fifteen he ran away and joined Company F. of the Fifth West Virginia. he served for three years.
In 1866, just after he came out of the army, he married Miss Louisa Lawhorn. She died in 1885. Of the children of this union the following survive:
Henderson Damron, Twenty-eight street and Ohio avenue; D. P. Damron, 2446 Third avenue; Mrs. Deathiah Lewis, Bradrick, O.; Mrs. Pearl Dickey, Virginia avenue; Mrs. Malinda Foster, Fourth avenue; and J. D. Damron, who is somewhere in the south.
Subsequently he married Miss Oma F. Elkins, of Wayne county, who, with three children, survive him. William, their son is in France, Mrs. Dollie Schultz, is at her father's home and Mrs. Ellen Disher resides at First avenue and Twenty-ninth street. -The Herald-Dispatch, Saturday Morning, August 17, 1918

DAVIS, Edward Gordon
RITES FRIDAY FOR E. G. DAVIS Funeral services for Edward Gordon Davis, 64, 614 1/2 Fourth street, blind owner of a small tobacco and newsstand on Tenth street for many years, who died yesterday morning in a Huntington hospital, will be held tomorrow at 2:30 P. M. at the Steel funeral home with Dr. Armand L. Currie, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill cemetery. Members of James C. Russel Camp 11, United Spanish War Veterans will serve as pallbearers and officers of the organization will conduct graveside services. Mr. Davis retired from business a number of years ago when he became paralyzed. He had been in business here for 17 years, first on Fourth avenue near the Orpheum theatre and later on Tenth street below Fifth avenue. He became blind 22 years ago. Mr. Davis volunteered for service with the U. S. army in the Spanish-American war on June 15, 1898. He became a corporal in Company E, First West Virginia Volunteer Infantry. He was born on November 21, 1876, in New Hope, Augusta county, Virginia. He was a member of Johnson Memorial Methodist Church. His wife, Mrs. Stella Pritchard Davis, died a number of years ago. Surviving are a son, E. Gordon Davis Jr. of Huntington; a daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Clement, with whom he resided; a brother, Leslie Davis of St. Louis; a niece, Miss Virginia Davis of St. Louis, and a sister, Miss Anna Davis of Huntington. -The Herald-Dispatch, Thursday Morning, May 29, 1941

DAVIS, Thanie Anna, Mrs.
MRS. THANIE ANNA DAVIS Eighty-one years old, 982 Washington Avenue, died yesterday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Robert Wiley of Rush, Ky. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P. M. tomorrow at the Reger Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Carroll Caudill. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Davis was a charter member of the First Baptist Church at Kenova, and a member of Charity Council No. 31, Daughters of the America, and Council No. 7 of the Ladies of the Golden Eagle. Additional survivors include one other daughter, Mrs. J. C. Yates of Delhi, Calif.; one son, J. H. Hensley of Covington, Ky.; four step-daughters, Mrs. William Callihan of Miami, Fla., Mrs. Lillie Williamson of Catlettsburg, Mrs. Maude Eddy of Tuston, Calf., and Miss June Davis of Huntington, and 16 grandchildren. The body will be taken to the Wiley home at Rush at 10 A. M. today and will be returned to the funeral home tomorrow. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, March 14, 1952, pg. 48

DAWKINS, H. P.
H. P. DAWKINS
   Funeral services for H. P. Dawkins, 86, of 2501 Third avenue, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 2:30 P. M. today at the Beard-Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles C. Coss officiating.  Burial will be in Woodmere cemetery.  Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Jannie Dawkins; two daughters, Mrs. L. J. Walton of Huntington and Miss Aldine Dawkins at home; one son, Hilbert Dawkins of Huntington and two grandchildren.  Active pallbearers will be Lawrence, Robert, Lyle and Carroll Ferris, and R. J. and H. L. Dawkins. -The Herald-Advertiser, Sunday, October 14, 1956, pg. 49


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