Miscellaneous Tennessee Obituaries
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Mrs. Millie Martin, widow of Samuel M. Martin, died att he family home in
Rocky River Gulf Saturday afternoon at 5 o'clock.  Funeral services were
held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Hillis cemetery with Marion Thompson
officiating. Burial was there.  Mrs. Martin was born in Van Buren county,
May 9, 1869. She was a daughter of John Mayfield and Smala Hillis Mayfield,
and was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by a son and
daughter. Arrangements by High Funeral Home.

Southern Standard Warren co., TN, Dec. 8, 1950  pg. 11
Ninth Model Farmer Succumbs To Illness
Henry Stotts, 74-year-old retired Ninth Model farmer, died at the home of a
son, Homer Stotts, in Winchester Sunday.  Funeral services were held
Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church with
burial in the church cemetery.  Mr. Stotts, a well known citizen of the
Coffee county community, had been ill for about six months and recently
suffered a stroke. He is survived by two other sons, two daughters and a

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. Aug.  29, 1967
William Albert Taylor, 51-year-old resident of Smithville, died suddenly
Sunday in Smithville General Hospital.  He was an orderly at the
hospital.  Funeral services will be held today at 12:30 in Love-Cantrell
Funeral Home Smithville parlors, with burial to follow in Whorton Springs
Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Winnie Francis Taylor, his
parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Martin Taylor, eight daughters, Mrs. Donald Lohorn,
Mrs. Melvin Reeder, Mrs. Mary Ann Summers, Mrs. Edsel Kilgore,
Mrs.   Ronnie Redmon, Mrs. Carson Wagner, Miss Patricia Darlene Taylor and
Miss Sandra Kay Taylor, all of Smithville; six sons, James, Ricky, Charles,
Jerry, Jimmy, and Anthony Taylor, all of Smithville: three brothers, James
and Doyal  Taylor, both of Nashville, and Solon Taylor, Smithville; five
sisters, Mrs. Hobert Owens, Smithville, Mrs. Claudie Keith, McMinnville;
Mrs. Frank Parton, Mrs. James Fuston and Mrs. Hoyte Trustie all of
Nashville.  Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. June 24, 1970
Jessie Thomas (Tom)  Hunter, 73-year-old merchant  and real estate man
of  109 Havron Street, McMinnville, was dead on arrival  at Warren County
General Hospital  at 1215 p.m. Monday after having been apparently stricken
with a heart attack at his home. He had been in Ill health for about six
months.  A member of the Church of Christ and a native of this county, he
was  a son of  the late Polk and Elviria Pettit Hunter. He is survived by
his wife, the former Pauline Rogers, to whom he was married in March of
1951, and a number of  nieces and  nephews.  Funeral services were Held
at  High's Chapel at 2 p. m. Wednesday, Rufe Higgins, Julian Goodpaster and
John W.  High officiating.  High's, Inc., was in charge of  arrangements.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. April  8, 1974   pg 3-A
Widowed  68-year-old Mrs. Pauline Hunter, a resident of  109 Havron Street
here, died of an extended  illness in  Vanderbilt  Hospital at  430 a.m.
Saturday.  She was  a member of  the Presbyterian Church and in March 1951
married Tom Hunter, who died  June 22, 1970.  She was a daughter of the
late Ned Clark and Mattie Lena Rascoe Rogers.  Surviving are two brothers,
Breton D. Rogers, Madisonville, Ky.,  and John R. Rogers, South Bend,
Ind.  The Rev. John B. Sessoms, Jr. officiated at last rites held
in   High's Chapel at 1 p.m. Monday, interment following in Mt. View
Cemetery.  High's, Inc., in charge of the arrangements.

Warren, Mrs. Vera Rogers
Southern Standard McMinnville TN. June 29, 1951   pg. 8
Former Warren Resident Succumbs to Burns
Third degree burns covering eighty per cent of her body, which were
suffered June 15, proved fatal last Saturday to Mrs. Vera Rogers Warren,
native of Warren county, who died in a Detroit, Mich., hospital.  Mrs.
Warren was burned when her clothes became ignited from an open flame at the
Warren home in Detroit. She remained in a critical condition at a Detroit
hospital for the week prior to her death. No one was at home at the time of
the accident and Mrs. Warren was discovered by a neighbor who noticed her
run to the back door of the home for help.  Her body was returned here for
burial and funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the
Mt. Zion Methodist Church. John W. High officiated and burial was in the
Mt. Zion cemetery.  A native of the Mt. Zion community, Mrs. Warren was
born July 18, 1909. She was a daughter of A. D. Rogers and Amanda Lewis
Rogers and she was married in 1934 to Ferman Warren. He survives. The
Warren family had resided in Detroit for the past nine years and she was a
member of Temple Baptist Church there.  In addition to her husband, she is
survived by her parents; one son, Joe Charles Warren, and a daughter,
Billie Joyce Warren, both of Detroit; four sisters, Mrs. Leo Harding, Old
Hickory, Mrs. Walter Young, Chattanooga, Mrs. Charles Penegar, Manchester,
and Mrs. Lealand Baugh, Chattanooga; two brothers, Tommy and A.D. Rogers,
Jr. both of Chattanooga Arrangements were by High Funeral Home.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. June 29, 1951   pg. 18
Grundy Farmer Dies At Home
Lawrence H. Hobbs, 74, Grundy county farmer, died at his home in the
seventh district, the Northcutt's Cove community, Wednesday afternoon at
12:30 o'clock.  Funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon at 3
o'clock at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Northcutt's
Cove. Burial took place in the church cemetery. Elder Smith officiated at
the rites.   A native of Grundy county, Mr. Hobbs was born May 9, 1877. He
was a son of Criss Hobbs and Lizzie Hobbs and he was married to Miss Dessie
Tipton.  She survives.  Mr. Hobbs was a member of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by
seven sons, Acie, Millard, Richard, Elmer L., J. C., Harold and Charles
Hobbs, all of McMinnville; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Stotts, Liberty, Mo.,
and Mrs. Ben Rhea, of McMinnville. Also one brother, Tom Hobbs. High
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. July 6, 1951   pg. 2
Mrs. Nettie Garrison McGee, 80, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs.
J. Will McGee on Walker street here, Thursday morning at 2 o'clock. Funeral
services were conducted Friday morning at 10 o'clock at the Chapel of
High's.  Allen Phy officiated and burial was in Shellsford cemetery.  Mrs.
McGee was born in Rhea county, October 11, 1870. She was a daughter of
Richard Garrison and was married January 1, 1890 to J. Clint McGee, who
preceded her in death August 29, 1929. She was a member of the
Methodist  Church.  In addition to her daughter, Mrs. McGee is survived by
three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A son, William  Bryan
McGee, died April 8, 1921. Arrangements were by High's.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. July 6, 1951   pg. 4
C. R. Gage, Brother-In-Law Of Mrs. E. N. Yager, Dies
C.R. Gage, 53, brother-in-law of Mrs. Edward N. Yager, died Sunday at his
home in Memphis, following a heart attack suffered three weeks ago.  Mr.
Gage, World War I veteran with the "Rainbow" Division in overseas service,
attended Southern School of Photography here during his early years but had
always made Memphis his home.  He was affiliated with the Memphis Compress
Company and was married to Miss Jose Hobson, who survives. Military funeral
rites were held in Memphis and burial was in the National cemetery
there.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. F. S.
Rose of Memphis. Another sister-in-law, Mrs. G.W. Towles and Mr. Towles of
Ft. Worth, Texas, who were visiting here at the time of Mr. Gage's death,
accompanied by Mrs. Yager, attended the rites.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. July 27, 1951   pg. 6
Martha Gail Taylor, 5-year-old daughter of Robert Taylor and Opal Rigsby
Taylor, died in a local hospital Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Funeral
services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Bethany Church
of Christ and burial was in the Bethany cemetery.  Born January 3, 1946,
the child is survived by its parents; two sisters, Carol Bernice and Betty
Jean Taylor; three brothers, Robert C. Taylor, Jr., James Leroy and Ernest
Gary Taylor. Also the grandparents, Mrs. Eak Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest
Rigsby all of McMinnville.  Love-Cantrell Funeral Home was in charge of

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. Aug. 10, 1951 pg. 9
Edward Rogers Dies Suddenly; Rites Sunday
Funeral services for Edward Eugene Rogers, husband of the former Miss Olive
Wilkenson of Warren county, were held at the High Funeral Home, here, on
Sunday, August 5, with John W. High officiating. The rites were conducted
at 2 p.m. and interment was in the Blue Hills cemetery.  A resident of
Sanford, S. C., Rogers died suddenly in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 2. He
was 47.  Rogers was born in Lawrence county, Tennessee, July 10, 1905, and
was a son of Lawrence Rogers and Ella Hensley Rogers. He was married to
Miss Wilkenson on October 20, 1949 and before his death was employed as a
textile worker at the Father George Mills at Sanford.  He was a member of
the Baptist church and was a mason.  Survivors are his wife, one brother,
Freeman Rogers, Loretta, Tenn, and one sister, Mrs. John Hollander,
Cincinnati, Ohio. High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard McMinnville TN. Oct. 26, 1951 pg. 8
George Myers' Rites Held At Jamestown
Funeral services for George T. Myers, 59, former McMinnville resident and
limestone company operator, were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock at
the Jamestown Methodist Church. Burial took place in Alabama. Mr. Myers
died at his home in Jamestown Wednesday morning. He is survived by his
wife, Mrs. Latha Myers, Jamestown; three daughters, three sisters and three
brothers.  Mr. Myers resided in McMinnville about four years ago when he
operated a lime quarry on the Spencer road. He and his family left here to
reside in Fentress county.