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Southern Standard Warren Co., TN, Feb. 3, 1950  pg. 6
Mrs. Myers' Rites Held Wednesday
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ellen Myers, 66, who died at her home on
Nashville road Monday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock, were conducted Wednesday
morning at 11 o'clock at the residence. Rev. Henry Amstutz, pastor of the
Mennonite church, officiated and burial was in Mt. View cemetery.  Mrs.
Myers, native of Bledsoe county, was born March 25, 1883. Her parents were
John Hale and Jane Griffith Hale.  She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Mrs. Myers is survived by five sons, Emmett, Fred, Kurley, Irvin and Thomas
Edgar Myers, all of McMinnville, and two daughters, Mrs. George Simmons,
McMinnville, and Mrs Charles Durham of Nashville. Also one brother, L.M.
Hale, Pikeville, and three sisters, Mrs. Ida Haston and Mrs. Ella
Hitchcock, both of Pikeville, and Mrs. Amanda Rainey of Oklahoma.
Arrangements were by High Funeral Home.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Mar. 24, 1950  pg. 8
Rites Today For Mrs. Rogers, 81
Mrs. Kate Rogers, mother of Mrs. Edna Grissom of Campaign and Benton Rogers
of Spencer, died at the home of another daughter, Mrs. Earl Hudgins, in
Sparta Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock. She was 81 years of age.
Funeral services will be held at the Sparta Church of Christ this (Friday)
afternoon at 2 o'clock. John Templeton will officiate and  burial will be
in the Sparta cemetery.  Mrs. Rogers, born April 4,1868 in Bledsoe County,
was a daughter of Timothy Goff and Sarah Carter Goff. She was married to
Charlie Rogers, who preceded her in death several years ago. Mrs. Rogers
was a member of the Church of Christ.  In addition to the survivors
mentioned above, she is survived by two sons, B.L. Rogers and Charlie
Rogers, Dallas, Texas, Two daughters, Mrs. Lula Kell, Doyle, and Mrs. Ilene
Grissom, Quebeck, and two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Crain, Monterey, and Mrs.
Ann Green, Chattanooga. She is the grandmother of James and Joel Rogers, of
McMinnville. Arrangements by High's.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Apr.. 14, 1950  pg. 4
Rites Held For Mrs. A. L. Cope
Mrs. Zora Belle Cope, widow of A.L. Cope, died at a local hospital Thursday
evening at 11:30 o'clock after a brief illness. Mrs. Cope was stricken at
her Mt. Zion home some 7 hours earlier. Death was attributed to a cerebral
hemorrhage and she was 75 years of age. Funeral rites were held Saturday
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Mt. Zion Methodist Church.  Officiating
were Revs. William H. Moss, Allen Hardison and R. C. Reid, Methodist
ministers, and burial was in the Mt. Zion cemetery.  Mrs. Cope was a native
and  lifelong resident of Warren county. She was born May 29, 1874, the
daughter of Joe Martin and Bettie Martin. She was married to Mr. Cope in
1893 and he died February 15, 1949.  She was a member of the Methodist
church.  Mrs Cope is survived by one son, Frank Cope, Washington, D.C. and
two daughters, Mrs. Smith Byars, McMinnville, and Mrs. E. Clyde Green,
Chattanooga. Also one brother, W. S. Martin, El Paso, Texas, seven
grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements were by High Funeral Home.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Apr.. 14, 1950  pg. 4
James Wilson Tanner, retired farmer, died at his home at New Town, near
here, Friday morning at 12:30 o'clock.  He was about 81 years of age.
Funeral services were held at the Mennonite Church Saturday afternoon at 1
o'clock with Rev. Henry Amstutz officiating. Burial was in the Riverside
cemetery.  Mr. Tanner, a native of Warren county, was a son of John Tanner
and Mattie Tanner. He was a member of the Methodist church.  He is survived
by his wife, the former Miss Mollie Anne Martin, four daughters,  Mrs. T.J.
Brown, Mrs. Fred Myers, Misses Mabel Tanner and Alene Tanner, all of
McMinnville, and two brothers, Albert and Andrew Tanner, McMinnville.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Apr.. 21, 1950  pg. 1
A. E. Kell, 72, Former Member Of Court, Dies
A.E. Kell, Prominent second district farmer and for a number of years a
member of the Warren county court, died at his home in the New Union
community Tuesday evening at 10:15 o'clock. He had been ill only a short
while and was 72.  Funeral rites were conducted Thursday afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Shellsford Baptist Church with Rev. Creed McCoy officiating.
Burial was in the  Shellsford cemetery.  Mr. Kell native of Van Buren
county, was born March 7, 1882. His parents were George E. Kell and Amanda
Thomas Kell and he was married to Miss Lydia A. Hillis January 11, 1919.
She survives. A member of the Baptist Church for over  half a century, Mr.
Kell was a deacon of the Shellsford congregation.  Besides his wife, he is
survived by five sons, John B. Kell, Leroy D. Kell and Thomas M. Kell,
McMinnville, George E. Kell, Oklahoma, and Asa E. Kell, Jr., Illinois seven
daughters, Mrs. Everett Bouldin, Viola, Mrs. Clarence Higginbotham, Mrs.
James A. Julian, Mrs. Leonard Grissom and Mrs. Carson Upton, McMinnville,
Mrs. Thurman Whitlock, Nashville, and Mrs. Darwin Wiseman, Tullahoma. Also
nineteen grandchildren. Arrangements were by High Funeral Home.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, July 7, 1950  pg. 8
Rites Tuesday For Mrs. Nora Pedigo
Mrs. Nora Pedigo, widow of George E. Pedigo, died in a local sanitarium
Monday morning at 11: 45 o'clock after an illness of two weeks. She was 69
years of age.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock at the Seventh Day Adventist Church with the pastor, Rev. Woodrow
Larson, officiating. Burial was in the Pike Hill cemetery.  Mrs. Pedigo,
native of DeKalb county, was born November 6, 1880. She was a daughter of
John Goodson and Parlina Womack Goodson and was married to Mr.Pedigo, who
died two months ago.  She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Mrs. Pedigo is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank McCorkle and Mrs.
Bryan Green, McMinnville, and three sisters, Mrs. Bethel Cope, Mrs. Bird
Ray and Mrs. William Redman, all of Smithville. Arrangements were by High's.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, July 21, 1950  pg. 2
Mrs. W. E. Foster Buried Monday
Mrs. Martha Alice Foster, wife of W.E. Foster, died at her home, 125 Lance
street, Saturday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock after a
years's  illness.  Funeral services were held Monday morning at 10:30
o'clock at the Chapel of High Funeral Home with Rev. Geddis Orman, minister
of the Main street Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial was in the
Bethlehem cemetery. A native of Warren county, Mrs. Foster was a daughter
of Jay Mitchell and Mary Ann Miller Mitchell. She was a member of the
Presbyterian church and had been a resident of McMinnville for many years.
Mrs. Foster is survived by her husband; three sons, Aubrey Foster, Herbert
Foster and Herman Foster, all of McMinnville; one daughter, Mrs. Kie Neal,
McMinnville, and one sister, Mrs. Pearl Reynolds, Texas. Arrangements were
by High's.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, July 21, 1950  pg. 5
Miller Child Dies After Brief Illness
Ronny Miller, 21-month -old son of Jesse B. Miller and Rosa Gann Miller,
died in a local Sanitarium Tuesday evening at 8:30 o'clock after an illness
of about eight hours. Funeral rites were held at High Funeral Home Chapel
Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock with Vestal Chaffin, minister of the East
End Church of Christ, officiating. Burial was at Grange Hall cemetery. The
child was born October 25, 1948. In addition to the parents, he is survived
by one brother and one sister, the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Pearl Miller,
McMinnville, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H.  Gann.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Sep. 1, 1950  pg. 4
Rites Friday For Mrs. Roach, 79
Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Roach, who died suddenly at her home in
the seventh district, Friday morning at 11 o'clock, were held Saturday
afternoon at the Armstrong cemetery.  E.D. Martin officiated and burial
took place there.  Mrs. Roach was a native of Grundy county, born February
8, 1871. She was a daughter of John and Elizabeth Myers and was married to
Elisna Roach, who preceded her in death.  Surviving are three sons, Thomas
Martin Roach, Marvin Roach, and Harley Roach, all of McMinnville;one
daughter, Mrs. Marvin Talley, McMinnville; one sister Mrs. Rogers Cooper,
Morrison, and two brothers, Dock and Gull Myers. High Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Sept. 15, 1950  pg. 4
Miss Lucinda Smartt, 32, died at her parents' home in the seventh district
of Grundy county Friday evening at 10:45 o'clock. She had been in ill
health for three years.   Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Altamont Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with
John W. High officiating. Burial was in the Altamont cemetery.  Miss Smartt
was born in Grundy county, February 10, 1918. She was a daughter of Henry
Clay Smartt and Esther Bess Smartt. In addition to her parents, she is
survived by six sisters, Mrs. Charles Walker, Beersheba, Mrs. Lewis Whitman
and Mrs. Leo Bess, Altamont, and Irene, Winona and Edna Clay Smartt,
McMinnville. Also one brother, Wallace Smartt, Altamont.  High funeral home
was in charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Sept. 15, 1950  pg. 4
Mrs. Mary Ella Trawick, 58, widow of B. F. Trawick, died at the Elizabeth
Jl Magness Home Tuesday morning at 4 o'clock. She had been ill for some
time. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
Shady Grove Baptist Church. Rev. E.L. Smothers, pastor of the Magness
Memorial Baptist Church, officiated and burial was in the Shady Grove
cemetery.  Mrs. Trawick was born in Coffee county, March 20, 1892.  Her
parents were Charles Jarrell and Lizzie Jones Jarrell and she was a member
of the Baptist Church. Her husband has been dead for several years.  She is
survived by one daughter, Mrs. J. P. Phillips, Mt. Leo; and two sisters,
Mrs. Bryan Keel, McMinnville, and Mrs. Myrtle Bishop, Milton. High Funeral
Home was in charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Nov.  3, 1950  pg. 8
Mrs. Ida Bess, Former Resident, Dies In Arizona
News of the death in Phoenix, Ariz., of Mrs. Ida Bess, former Warren
countian, was received here last week by her sister-in-law, Mrs. E.J.
Morton of Tarlton. Mrs. Bess died in a Phoenix hospital October 26 after a
week's illness. She was 70.  Mrs. Bess, widow of Jack Bess, resided with
her family near Irving College and at Mt. Zion in this county before moving
to Arizona 20 years ago. Her husband died 28 years ago and is buried at Mt.
Zion and a son, Burger Bess, died in Arizona 14 years ago.  Mrs. Bess was a
member of the Philadelphia Baptist Church of this county. Funeral services
were held Saturday at 11:30 o'clock at a Phoenix funeral home with Rev.
Tillman Habegger officiating. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery,
Phoenix.  Surviving including a brother, L. H. Williams; two sisters, Mrs.
H. R. Etter and Mrs. Sam Lynn, all of Phoenix.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Nov. 24, 1950  pg. 8
Mrs. Prater, 61, Dies In Cannon
Mrs. Winney Phillips Prater, 61, resident of the Blue Wing community of
Cannon county, died at he home Monday morning at 7:30 o'clock at the Leoni
Church of Christ with E. T. Brazzell, Church Of Christ minister,
officiating. Burial was in the Blue Wing cemetery. A native of Cannon
County, Mrs. Prater was a daughter of Frank Phillips and Harriet Lance
Phillips. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by her
husband, Parrison Prater, and one daughter, Mrs. Jim Stewart, both of Blue
Wing, and one brother, Richard Phillips, of Nashville. Also four
granddaughters. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Dec. 8, 1950  pg. 8
Mrs. Lucy Barnes Aged Resident, Dies Of Illness
Mrs. Lucy Barnes, aged resident of the Irving College community and member
of a well known Warren county family, died at her home Friday afternoon at
1:35 o'clock after an illness of several years. Mrs. Barnes was 90 years of
age.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
Hebron Church of Christ.  E.D. Martin officiated and burial was in the
Hebron cemetery.  Mrs. Barn Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Dec. 8,
1950  pg. 11 es, native of Grundy county, was born November 1, 1860. Her
parents were Jessie Nunley and Deida Hobbs nunley and she was married to C.
I. L. Barnes. He died about 15 years ago. Mrs. Barnes was a lifelong member
of the Church of Christ.  She is survived by six sons, J.L., Edd, Harris,
Wallace, Wince and Marcus Barnes, all of Irving College; three daughters,
Mrs. Lou Martin, and Mrs. Susie Kelly, McMinnville, and Mrs. Jeff Perry,
Detroit, Mich. Also one sister, Mrs. A. B. Woodlee, of McMinnville. High
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Dec. 8, 1950  pg. 14
Mrs. Mattie Louise Curtis, former resident of Spence, died in a Memphis
hospital Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 11:55 a.m. She had been in ill health about a
year. Funeral services were conducted Friday morning at 10 o'clock at the
Spencer Church of Christ.  J. R. Bailey, West Riverside Church of Christ
minister, officiated and burial was in the Spencer cemetery.  Mrs. Curtis,
native of Georgia, was born September 2, 1884. She was a daughter of
Charles Butler and Mamie Jackson Butler and was married to James M. Curtis.
He died in 1945. Mrs. Curtis was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors are two sons and four daughters, all residents of Memphis.  High
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Dec. 8, 1950  pg. 14
Samuel Morrison Martin, 75, Van Buren county farmer, died at his home in
Rocky River Gulf, Wednesday, Nov. 29 following an illness of several
days.   Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at
the Hillis cemetery with Marion Thompson officiating.  Burial took place
there.  Mr. Martin, native of Van Buren county, was born June 5, 1875. His
parents were Lafayette Martin and Nancy Hillis Martin and he was married in
1892 to Miss Millie Mayfield. He was a member of the Chuch of Christ.  Mr
Martin is survived by a son, J.L. Martin, and a daughter, Miss Nancy Martin
both of Rocky River, and one brother, Mel Martin, McMinnville.
Mr.  Martin's wife, ill at the time of his death, passed away Saturday
afternoon.  High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.