McPeters Funeral Home Records 1944

McPeters Funeral Home Records 1944


Aldridge, Mrs. Fannie E. McDowell
01-31-1944- Kossuth, Mississippi
Daughter- Mrs. W.A. Rhodes
Grandson-Elmer Rhodes
Husband-W.W. Aldridge-Died 1939
Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery
Page 38

Armistead, Mrs. Emma Le Master
05-25-1863-Shelby Co., Tennessee
05-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-W.T. Armistead-Died 09-11-1929
Sons-Wilbur and Le Master Armistead
Daughter-Olivia A. Smith-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Nathaniel Field Le Master-Shelby Co., Tennessee
Mother-Olivia Ann Rawlings-Shelby Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 118

Arnett, Mrs. Mary Emma Lindsey
09-01-1878-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
01-12-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Thomas Edward Arnett-Age 67
Father-John Lindsey-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Martha Ann Holt-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Lot B, Grave 1, Section D, Block Old;
Owner-T.E. Arnett
Page 11


Battles, Mrs. Delia
05-05-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-3 Years
Husband-J.A. Battles-Age 65
Father- Mr. Gaffney-Ireland
Center Hill Cemetery Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 112

Billingsley, Henry Barton
05-18-1865-Union Co., Mississippi
02-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lucy Dye Billingsley-Age 55
Son-John Billingsley
Father-J.C. Billingsley
Mother- Miss Hughes
Henry Cemetery
Lot 70, Grave1, Section K,
Block Haynes; Owner-John Billingsley
Page 55

Bishop, Peggy Ann
11-19-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-26-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Midwife-Mollie Mason
Father-Joe Bishop-Franklin Co., Alabama
Mother-Leona Givens-Molten, Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Single Grave Space Section M, Block 1,
Page 258

Bonds, Isaac E.
03-19-1883-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-10-1944-Glen, Mississippi
Resided In State-30 Years
Wife-Annie Honeycutt Bonds-Age 63
Mother-Dovie Taylor- Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
4 miles S.E. Glen Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Page 135

Booker, Mrs. Sarah Jane Dowdy
04-14-1869-Middleton, Tennessee
06-24-1944-Walnut, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Resided In State-34 Years
Widow of-John Booker-Died 1924
Son-John R. Booker-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Robert Dowdy-Tennessee
Mother-Sarah Ann Caston (Coston)-Tennessee
New Salem Church Cemetery
3 miles W. Walnut, Tippah County
Page 144

Boothe, Mrs. Mary Elton Whitaker
11-08-1909-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
04-13-1944-Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Residence- Iuka, Mississippi
Husband-James Milton Boothe-Age 40
Father-J.W. Whitaker-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Carrie Nellie Gray-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mt. Gilead Church Cemetery
4 miles W. Iuka, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 98

Boren, Mrs. Sarah Matildia
11-16-1861-Lee Co., Mississippi
10-10-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-19 Years
Widow of-Thomas Jefferson Boren-Died 1-1935
Son-J.L. Boren-Corinth
Father-Andie South-Jefferson Co., Alabama
Mother-Ann Dobbs-Jefferson Co., Alabama
Burial in Baldwyn, Mississippi
Page 215

Bragg, Virginia Davis
02-15-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Nephew-Warren Bragg-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Benjamin Bragg-Alabama
Mother-Mary Langston-Alabama
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
15 miles S.W. Corinth, Mississippi
Page 51

Bray, Marion Franklin
02-13-1874-McNairy Co., Tennessee
11-25-1944-Burnsville, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Wife-Fannie Coln Bray-Age 85
Brother-Ben Bray
Father-Grissom Bray-Georgia
Mother-Louisa Streetman-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Shady Grove Church Cemetery
Tishomingo County
Page 256

Brewster, Danny Lee
10-29-1939-Corinth, Mississippi
03-03-1944-Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee
Residence- Jackson, Tennessee
Father-Hilburn Lee Brewster-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-La Verne Rogers-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 67

Bright, Bobby Marion
04-25-1944-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-01-1944-Ramer, Tennessee
Father-T.M. Bright-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Viola Null-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Friend-J.A. Moss
Tuscumbia Cemetery
16 miles W. Corinth, Mississippi
Page 130

Brotherton, John Lane
12-29-1862- Mississippi
01-09-1944-Saulsbury, Benton Co., Tennessee
Order by-Annie Lou
Father-John Brotherton
Mother-Eliza Little
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 07

Brown, Mrs. Ludie J.
07-20-1867-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
07-14-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-J.S. Brown-Deceased
Son-Billie Brown-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Joe Joslin
Mother- Miss Brown
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 158

Bruce, Horace Bates
10-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Virgie Bruce
Brother-O.F. Bruce-Huntsville, Alabama
Father-Ralta Manus Bruce-Georgia
Mother-Charity Bell Cox-Georgia
Order by Virgie B. Cagle
Henry Cemetery
Page 224

Burks, Henry
About 65 years old- Mississippi
01-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister-Fannie Brooks
Nephew-Lindsey Brooks-Memphis, Tennessee
Father-Lindsey Mallory Burks
Colored City Cemetery
Page 15

Butler, John B.
11-24-1877-McNairy Co., Tennessee
11-01-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Saletha Etta Garrett Butler
Daughter-Vercie Butler
Other names- Ed Wilson & Georgia Butler
Father-W.B. Butler- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Louiza Sewell-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 236


Carpenter, Rose (Colored)
About 69 years -Prentiss, Co., Mississippi
02-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Tishie Carpenter-Age 65
Nephew-Richard Alexander
Concord Colored Cemetery
Page 47

Campbell, Mrs. Mary Edna Walker
05-03-1870-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-04-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-A.F. Campbell-Died 1925
Sons-Lewis & Lonnie Hughes
Father-Allison Walker-North Carolina
Mother-Fannie Dilworth-North Carolina
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 238

Candler, Ezekiel Samuel Jr
01-18-1862-Hamilton Co., Florida
12-18-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ottie Dean Candler-Age 75
Brother-Milton A. Candler
Father-E.S. Candler Sr.-Carroll Co., Georgia
Mother-Julia Bevill-Georgia
Henry Cemetery
Page 267

Carroll, Baby Girl
07-05-1944-Shelby Co., Tennessee
07-10-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Father- Mr. Carroll
Mother- Miss Hamm
Grandfather- T. Osie Hamm-Memphis, Tennessee
City Cemetery
Page 155

Carroll, Mrs. Emma Bass
07-26-1877-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Dan W. Carroll-Died 11-26-1936
Daughter- Mrs. Stoke McDaniel-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Jack Bass-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Liza Mathis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 197

Carter, Mrs. Prudie Elizabeth
12-17-1870-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-05-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Robert L. Carter-Age 71
Son-W.E. “Bill” Carter
Father-William Taylor-North Carolina
Mother- Miss Kemp-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mars Hill Church Cemetery
8 miles N.W. Adamsville, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 92

Carter, Mrs. Ophelia Swain
10-17-1873-McNairy Co., Tennessee
09-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-J.A. Carter-Age 88
Niece- Mrs. Smallwood
Father-Arleus Swain-Tennessee
Mother-Laura Carroll-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 190

Cartledge, Mrs. Myrtle Agnes
12-14-1903-Burnsville, Mississippi
02-19-1944-Sand Springs, Tuba Co., Oklahoma
Husband-Harry Cartledge
Order by-Mrs. C.J. Arnold
Father-James E. Epperson- Mississippi
Shipped From Sand Springs to Alcorn County
by Nat D. White-Undertaker
Little Flock Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 59

Casey, Mrs. Mollie Ferrell
03-16-1866-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-15-1944-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Husband-Monroe Casey-Age 60
Father-Jim Ferrell
Mother-Jane Hanson-Yazoo Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Walnut, Mississippi
Page 19

Clark, Arlie
64 years old
08-09-1944-Tuscaloosa, Alabama
WWI Pvt Btry D10th Field Artillery
Body Shipped To Alcorn Co., Mississippi
By Jones and Spigner- Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 179

Clark, Clarence Elmer (Colored)
11-21-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Junior Clark-Georgia
Mother-Hazel Owens-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Jeff Owens-Rienzi, Mississippi
Rienzi Colored Cemetery
Page 266

Clark, Thomas Elbert
77 years old-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-19-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Order by J.H. McKristey- Memphis, Tennessee
Shipped From Memphis by National Funeral Home
Rienzi Cemetery
Page 268

Cobb, Mrs. Irene Dickerson
06-03-1857-Wayne Co., Tennessee
07-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-J.S. Cobb-Died 1942
Daughter- Mrs. Laura Arnett
Father-Ken Dickerson-Tennessee
Mother-Jane Stanfield-Tennessee
Salem Church Cemetery
Page 154

Coleman, Albert Weaver
03-25-1882-McNairy Co., Tennessee
08-03-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Eler Ferguson Coleman-Age 62
Father-Thomas Coleman-Tennessee
Mother- Miss Jones-Tennessee
Falcon Cemetery
Falcon, Tennessee
Page 168

Coleman, Jessie Box “Boy”
05-05-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lillian Burns Coleman-Age 50
Daughters-Estelle Coleman & Sue Martin
Father-S.M. Coleman-Tennessee
Mother-Tiny Neely- Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 184

Collins, Henry
09-12-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Son-Nute E. Collins
Pisgah Cemetery
4 miles W. Henderson, Tennessee
Page 193

Conn, Hal Alexander
06-11-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-12-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Melvin Conn-Age 73
Daughter-Rivers Conn
Father-H.M. Conn-Tennessee
Mother-Fannie Fitzgerald-Virginia
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 157

Cooper, William Garland
03-29-1870-Prentis Co., Mississippi
01-13-1944-Rienzi Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wife-Ethel Cooper-Age 53
Daughter- Mrs. J.A. Brinkley
Nephew-Sid Stevenson
Father-John Cooper-South Carolina
Mother- Hariette Springer-South Carolina
Gaston Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 14

Counce, Infant Girl
09-23-1944-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Stillborn-3:00 p.m.-Saturday
Father-Mark Counce-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Celia Fowler-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Center Hill Cemetery
Page 201

Crow, Miss Frances
10-10-1846-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-10-1944-Kossuth, Mississippi
Nephew- D. Crow
Father- James T. Crow- North Carolina
Mother- Tempie Miller- North Carolina
Union Church Cemetery
Page 09

Crow, Henry Webster
12-11-1882-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-11-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Elsie Fite Crow-Age 43
Father-Bill Crow- Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Lot W1/2 # 8 Grave 1Section 0
Page 264

Crow, J.C.
01-24-1944-Walnut, Mississippi
03-04-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Marlin C. Crum-Walnut, Mississippi
Mother-Ruth Gwynes-Colgate, Oklahoma
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 70

Crum, Infant Boy
Stillborn-12:00 p.m.-Saturday
04-01-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Claude Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dora Newcomb-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-H.N. Crum-Glen, Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 90

Crum, Infant Girl
Stillborn-6:00 a.m.
11-20-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Gladys Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Cornia Baggett-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 254

Crum, Rufus Marlin "Bud"
09-26-1902-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-04-1944-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Ruthie Lancaster Crum-Age 35
Brother-W.B. Crum
Father-W.M. Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Josie Jones-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Other Name- L.V. Crum
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 262

Cunningham, Mrs. Georgia Ann
06-21-1867-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-26-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-C.H. Cunningham-Age 83
Daughter- Mrs. W.A. Brumley
Father-George W. Rogers-Old Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Martha Bowlin- Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 32

Curlee, Shelby Hammond
01-31-1944-St. Louis, Missouri
Wife-Elsie Dubrow Curlee
Father-William Peyton Curlee
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Boone
Shipped from Wagoner Undertaker Company
St. Louis, Missouri
City Cemetery
Page 39

Curlee, Francis M. Jr.
02-22-1944-St. Louis, Missouri
Father-F.M. Curlee, Sr.
Mother- Lucille S. Curlee
Shipped From St. Louis, Missouri
City Cemetery
Page 62

Curlee, Shelby Hammond Jr
09-27-1944-St. Louis, Missouri
WWII Discharged from Navy 04-1944
Order by- Mrs. Jeff Dora Reynolds & Frank Worsham
Father-S.H. Curlee, Sr.
Mother- Louella Duncan Curlee
City Cemetery
Page 206

Curlee, Miss Eleanor Kate
08-20-1866-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
12-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Brother-Frank M. Curlee
Order by-Miss Jeff and Louise
Father-William Peyton Curlee-Tipton Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Boone-Rienzi, Mississippi
City Cemetery
Page 265


Davis, John Harvey
08-25-1869-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
08-03-1944-Iuka, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Wife-Nannie Robinson Davis-Age 74
Sons-Lucian & E. Harvey Davis
Father-J.H. Davis-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Malissia Glenn- Mississippi
Rowland Mills Church Cemetery
6 miles S. Burnsville, Tishomingo County
Page 166

Davis, Mrs. Martha Ramer
09-24-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-John Davis-Died 1914
Daughter- Mrs. Duard E. King
Father-Thomas Ramer-Tennessee
Mother- Miss Reynolds-Tennessee
Olive Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 202

Davis, Mrs. Minnie Rinehart
06-27-1870-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Jessie T. Davis-Died 1902
Brother-Neal C. Rinehart
Father-Giles Rinehart-Giles Co., Tennessee
Mother-Sarah E. Morrison-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Booneville Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 232

Derrick, Pryor D.
07-10-1870-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Ida Heavner Derrick-Died 1932
Daughters- Mrs. Pearce & Mrs. Albert Crow
Father-Dick Derrick
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 65

Derryberry, Mrs. Vonnie Davis
03-18-1904-McNairy Co., Tennessee
09-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Louisville, Kentucky
Husband-C.E. Derryberry-Age 43
Sister-Jewel King
Father-John Davis-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Martha Ramer-Ramer, Tennessee
Olive Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 205

Dilworth, Henry Terry
10-14-1873-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-25-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Bell Martin Dilworth-Age 58
Father-John H. Dilworth-North Carolina
Mother- Miss Rogers-Mississippi
Dilworth Family Cemetery
4 miles S.W. Biggersville, Mississippi
Page 271

Dorsey, Frank (Colored)
No Age-No Birth Date
Death-11-10-1944-Detroit, Michigan
Wife-Elsie Williams Dorsey-Corinth, Mississippi
Shipped to Alcorn Co., Mississippi by
A.G. Wright, Colored Undertaker- Detroit, Michigan
Colored City Cemetery
Page 249

Drish, Thomas Jefferson (Colored)
07-20-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-30-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Johnnie Drish-Baldwyn, Mississippi
Mother-Maggie Drish-Baldwyn, Mississippi
Nebo Colored Church Cemetery
Baldwyn, Mississippi
Page 208

Duncan, Leslie Durell
07-15-1937-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-28-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Charlie A. Duncan- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Julia Wardlow-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 147


Elliott, Mrs. Ida Cordelia
11-06-1885-Jackson Co., Alabama
04-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-I.G. Elliott-Died 09-17-1941
Son-Homer Elliott
Father-John Allen- Mississippi
Mother- Miss Allen-Alabama
Barton Cemetery
Barton, Alabama
Page 94

Ellis, Mrs. Rhodes Narcissis
08-31-1868-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-23-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-J.M. Ellis-Died 1915
Daughter- Mrs. Avo (Ava) Voyles
Father-Nelson Jenkins-Georgia
Mother-Catherine Crabb-Tennessee
Other Name- Miss Mitt Ellis
Blythes Chapel Cemetery
8 miles S.E. Booneville,
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 28

Engle, Mrs. Martha A.
02-02-1867-Marion Co., Alabama
11-01-1944-Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Widow of-W.M. Engle-Died 1919
Daughter- Mrs. O.D. Williams
Father-Robert Lindsey-Alabama
Mother-Matilda Wilson-Alabama
Armstrong Family Cemetery
13 miles E. Booneville, Mississippi
Page 235

Epps, Ray Bradford
02-02-1885-Bethel Springs, Tennessee
04-20-1944-Bogalusa, Louisiana
Father-J.P. Epps-Bedford Co., Tennessee
Mother-Florence Kernodle, Martin (J.M.) - McNairy Co., Tennessee
Brothers-Earnest Epps (Ruston, Louisiana)
& Russell Epps
Henry Cemetery
Shipped by G.F. Poole Funeral Home
Bogalusa, Louisiana
Page 105

Essary, Gaither
06-**-1943-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-09-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Arch Essary-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Veta Eaton-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Uncle-Claude Essary
Union Cemetery
Page 174

Essary, Infant Boy
12-27-1944-Died-3:00 pm- Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 10 Hours
Father-L.H. Essary-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Ruby Borden-Corinth, Mississippi
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 274

Everett, Bennett Everton
05-15-1884-Hazen, Arkansas
05-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided in Mississippi 44 years
Wife- Mrs. Everett-age 51
Order by Jameson, Edwin and William Holland, Jr.
Father-Bailey J. Everett
Mother-Annie P. Jolly
Henry Cemetery
Page 122


Farris, Zebedell
60 years old
10-14-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Brother-Kelly Farris-Tupelo, Mississippi
Shipped From Memphis, Tennessee
By Thompson Brothers
Liberty Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 221

Ferguson, William Tankersley
89 years old
05-22-1944- New Orleans, Louisiana
Order by Mrs. Fish, Mrs. Stephenson & Frank Hill
Shipped To Alcorn Co., Mississippi
By Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Inc
Burial in Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 120

Flatt,Mrs. Martha
About 84 year’s old-McNairy Co., Tennessee
07-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-50 Years
Widow of-Lee Flatt-Died 1935
Neighbor- Mrs. Bertha Watkins
Father-Bill Hardy Smith-Virginia
Mother- Miss Newman- Mississippi
Shady Grove Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 159

Follin, Mrs. Liza Neoma
11-17-1858-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-25-1944-Kossuth, Mississippi
Resided In State-50 Years
Widow of -John Follin-Died 1939
Son-John Follin
Daughter- Mrs. Emma Smith
Father-Jessie Austin- Mississippi
Mother-Louiza Spencer- Mississippi
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 31

Follin, Mrs. Martha Lambert
06-12-1884-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-28-1944-Guys, Tennessee
Husband-Luther L. Follin-Age 59
Father-Polk Lamberth-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Paysinger-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Oaks Cemetery
Page 36

Follin, James Doyle
11-22-1929-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-28-1944-Guys, Tennessee
Father-Luther L. Follin-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Martha Lambert Follin-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Oaks Cemetery
Page 37

Fowler, Orindell (Colored)
06-29-1924-Corinth, Mississippi
05-31-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Henry Fowler-Memphis, Tennessee
Mother-Louvenia Ricks-Colbert, Alabama
Colored City Cemetery
Page 127

Fredrick, Doris Jane
12-02-1943-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-29-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Pickwick Dam, Hardin Co., Tennessee
Father-B.H. Fredrick-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Altie Lou Grimes-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Cross Roads Cemetery
3 miles E. Holcut, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 148

Fuell, Walter Taylor
06-16-1944-Ysleta, Texas
Wife-Jennie Mae Fuell
Father-John H. Fuell-Tennessee
Mother-Amada Francis McCory-Tennessee
Shipped From El Paso, Texas by Martin Mortuary
Union Cemetery
Page 143


Galyean, Mrs. Edna Earl Wallis
02-13-1883-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
03-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W. Thomas Galyean
Father-Robert Wallis-Alabama
Mother-Miss Brown-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Lot 80 &81, grave 1, Section K, Block Haynes;
Owner; Tom & Rube Galyean
Page 77

Gee, Tommy Gatlin
04-22-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
04-24-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-E.W. Gee-Bethel Springs, Tennessee
Mother-Vada Gatlin-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Campground Cemetery
Chalybeate, Mississippi
Page 109

Gilbert, Dr. Claude Frank
10-11-1890-Binnsville, Mississippi
01-19-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Grace Milam Gilbert
Order by-Mrs. Gilbert & Eloise
Father-R.L. Gilbert-Mississippi
Mother- Miss Amanda-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 24

Gilley, Andrew Jackson
03-12-1858- Mississippi
02-05-1944-New Site, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Widower of-Mizzie McCreary Gilley-Died 1924
Son-H.A. Gilley
Father-Bennett Gilley
Mother- Miss Sanders
Pleasant Valley Cemetery- Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 46

Gilley, Mrs. Callie E.
12-28-1882-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
05-18-1944-New Site, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Widow of-Ben Charles Gilley-Died 1934
Daughter- Mrs. Mattie Wright
Father-George Washington Hallmark-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Nancy Jane McCreary (McCuary)-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Valley Cemetery- Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 119

Gilmore, Audie Lamar
08-29-1942-Corinth, Mississippi
03-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Gus Gilmore-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Leatha Maness-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 80

Glover, Miss Alice
Born- Benton Co., Mississippi
06-05-1944-Saulsbury, Tennessee
Niece- Mrs. Everett Wilbanks
Brother-Walter Glover
Father-William Glover- Mississippi
Mother-Anna Hensley- Mississippi
Hensley Family Cemetery
10 miles W. Walnut, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 132

Godwin, Doris Jean
09-20-1934-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-E.W. Godwin-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ethel Burns-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Other Name- L.D. Massengill
Sardis Cemetery
Page 81

Green, Thomas Wayne
11-27-1937-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-04-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Tom Henry Green-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Annie Laura Taylor-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Uncle-W.E. Green
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 02

Griffin, Donald Wayne
Stillborn-4:30 a.m. Wednesday
10-18-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Dewey Griffin- Mississippi
Mother-Osa Akers-Tennessee
Farmington Cemetery
Page 227

Gurley, Mrs. Hettie Ann
02-17-1870-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John H. Gurley-Age 76
Father-Jim Suitor-Georgia
Mother-Fatner Marler
Cumberland Presbyterian
Shiloh Cemetery10 miles W. Corinth
Page 61


Haley, Mrs. Rhoda Emilene
07-31-1868-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
06-01-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-5 Years
Widow of-Charles Haley-Died 1905
Daughter- Mrs. L.J. Westbrooks
Son-Ed Haley
Father-William Canada-Alabama
Mother-Sabie Jane Robertson-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 128

Hancock, John Pickens
10-10-1864-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-2-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Celesteal Strickland Hancock-Age 72
Order by- Dick & Homer Hancock
Daughter- Mrs. Baxter Taylor
Father-J.P. Hancock-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Elnoria Patterson-Alabama
Rienzi Cemetery
Page 211

Hanna, William Horace
10-17-1877-Sardis, Tennessee
07-28-1944-Iuka, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Wife-Addie Benson Hanna-Age 60
Father-Thomas M. Hanna-Tennessee
Mother-Harriett Duckworth-Tennessee
Sardis Cemetery
Henderson Co., Tennessee
Page 165

Harden, Mrs. Mollie Elizabeth
07-03-1863-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-26-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widow of-Will Harden-Died 1922
Daughter- Mrs. Dora Bonds
Son-A.E. Harden
Father-William Vanderford-Georgia
Mother-Elizabeth Butler- Mississippi
Piney Grove Cemetery
Page 85

Haynes, Mrs. Katie Annie
06-18-1902-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John D. Haynes Sr.-Age 48
Father-Henry Zumbrock-Germany
Mother-Mary Berthel-Kentucky
Henry Cemetery
Page 230

Hellums, Audrey Leah Bickerstaff
09-02-1898-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
11-13-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence- Tishomingo, Mississippi
Widow of-H.C. Hellums-Died 1926
Daughter- Mrs. E.C. McAnally- Memphis, Tennessee
Father-J.R. Bickerstaff-
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary J. Blunt-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Other Names Listed-Ollie, Pearl and T.A. Bickerstaff
Highland Church Cemetery
Guntown, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Page 245

Heverling, Mrs. Sarah Frances
03-22-1856-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-William Heverling-Died 05-1943
Daughter- Mrs. Ida Davis (Corinth, Mississippi &
Mrs. Minnie Fields (Wayne, Arkansas)
Father-George Henley
Mother-Tilly Ann Scott
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 222

Hill, Mitchell Bond
09-21-1915-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
07-01-1944-Mobile, Alabama
Residence- Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Thomas L. Hill-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Johnie Maxwell-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Brother-Howard Hill-Mobile, Alabama
Meadow Creek Cemetery
7 miles S.E. Booneville, Mississippi
Page 152

Hinton, Worth Alonzo
05-16-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mamie Morrison Hinton-Age 60
Brother-O.M. Hinton
Father-T.F. Hinton-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Doggett-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Salem Church Cemetery
Page 52

Hodgin, George Wesley
08-07-1944-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Resided In State-34 Years
Wife-Mary Benson Hodgin-Age 66
Father-G.W. Hodgin-Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth Addoway-Tennessee
Mt. Mariah Cemetery- Henderson Co., Tennessee
Page 172

Hodo, John Jr. (Colored)
08-26-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-John Hodo-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Susie Prather-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
St. Luke Colored Church Cemetery
Page 203

Holloway, Miss Cathine Almanzia
10-05-1867-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
03-30-1944-Bonneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Father-Jeff Holloway
Mother- Miss Bryant
Cousin-Lee Holloway-Booneville
City Cemetery
Booneville, Mississippi
Page 86

Mrs. Georgia Ann Hostetter,
04-06-1864-Colbert Co, Alabama
10-14-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-50 Years
Widow of-A.M. Hostetter-Died 1910
Son-G.W. Babb-Crystal Springs, Mississippi
Father-William L. Harrison-Alabama
Mother-Mary Sheffield-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 220

Hudson, William Elbert
12-30-1878-Tippah Co., Mississippi
11-08-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wife-Lula Fowler Hudson-Age 64
Mother-Mary Meeks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Other name-Orlander Hudson
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 240

Hutson, Donald Austin
01-25-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-09-1944-Glen, Mississippi
Father-Robert O. Hudson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Lewis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Salem Church Cemetery
Page 96

Hyneman, Thomas Culden
12-31-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Pearl Utley Hyneman-Age 53
Order by- Mrs. Hyneman and Kathleen
Father-Irvin Hyneman-Alcorn Co.,
Mother-Emma Henson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 196


Irwin, John Thomas
11-18-1868-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-06-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Marsh Irvin-Age 73
Children- Mrs. Dock Madden, Cullen and Charles Irvin
Father-Alfred Irvin-North Carolina
Mother-Elizabeth Turner-North Carolina
Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 03

Irwin, Mrs. Mary Wright Marsh
03-24-1871-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-05-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-J.T. Irvin-Died 01-06-1944
Daughter- Mrs. Dock Madden
Father-Clay Marsh-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Caroline Wright-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 263

Iveory, Mrs. Lula May
11-18-1874-La Grange, Tennessee
06-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-45 Years
Widow of- A. Iveory-Died 1937
Daughter- Mrs. W.C. McNairy
Father-William D. Holliday-La Grange, Tennessee
Mother-Willie Jane Davenport-La Grange, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 136


James, Miss Cordelia
08-30-1868-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-11-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Half-Sister-Mary Jane James
House Work-Lived With M/M Cleve Carman
Father-Thomas C. James-England
Baptist Shiloh Cemetery
Page 156

Jenkins, Mrs. Sammie Elizabeth Nichols
09-29-1879-Hardeman Co., Tennessee
10-14-1944- Memphis, Tennessee
Residence- Middleton, Tennessee
Husband-J.F. Jenkins-Age 75
Son-Buster Jenkins
Father-James Nichols
Mother-Mary Statler
Other Name- J.R. Hanna
Middleton Cemetery
Middleton, Tennessee
Page 219

Jennings, Mrs. Fannie Ellen
Date of Burial-10-07-1944
Check by-C.A. Kenningham
Died In Waurika Jefferson Co., Oklahoma
Shipped To Corinth, Mississippi
By Earl C. Morris & Company
Undertaker-Waurika, Oklahoma
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 213

Jobe, Major Woodrow
01-11-1918-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-09-1944-Whitfield, Mississippi
Wife-Velma Jobe-Age 23
Brother-G.W. Jobe-Pascagoula, Mississippi
Father-George W. Jobe-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Maude Parsons-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Other Name- Mrs. Moore
Shipped From Pascagoula, Mississippi
To Corinth, Mississippi by McKay
Salem Church Cemetery
Page 115

Johnson, Tiny Bell (Colored)
05-22-1910-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Willie Johnson-Age 45
Father-Walter Sanders
Mother-Frances Reynolds
Colored Cemetery
Page 48

Johnson, Greenberry
10-07-1856-Rome, Georgia
08-07-1944-Biggersville, Mississippi
Wife-Syntha Ann Lumpkins Johnson-Age 87
Daughters-Maude Burns & Mrs. W.J. Plaxico
Father-Martin Johnson-Georgia
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 170

Jones, Mrs. Emmie Young
09-15-1868-Morganton, North Carolina
010-4-1944-Atlanta, Georgia
Resided In the State 17 Years
Widow of-John Houston Jones
Son-John Houston Jones, Jr.
Order by Paul Jones & Herbert Young
Father-John A. Young-North Carolina
Mother-Laura O. Tate-North Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 04

Jones, Mrs. Hollie
06-06-1909-Tippah Co., Mississippi
06-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Ed Casey Jones-Age 34
Brother-Gradie Jones
Father-William L. Jones
Mother-Mollie Richardson-Tennessee
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 138

Jones, Mrs. Mary Eubanks
07-30-1892-Tippah County
08-05-1944-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-Rex Jones-Age 53
Son-Alvie Jones
Father-Jerry Eubanks- Mississippi
Mother- Miss Wilbanks- Mississippi
County Line Cemetery
Page 169

Jones, Mrs. Birdie Ophelia Smith
03-18-1886-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-06-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Wiley G. Jones-Age 63
Father-Pete Smith-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Adelene Kitchens-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 189

Jones, Infant Boy
09-19-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
09-21-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Frank Jones-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Annie Adams-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Holly Cemetery
Page 198

Jones, Mrs. Manila Ada
06-28-1874-Webster Co., Mississippi
03-09-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of- J. Whit Jones-Died 1934
Son-Lloyd Jones
Father- Mr. Dunn-Webster Co., Mississippi
Mother-Angaline Vance-Webster Co., Mississippi
Monte Vista Cemetery
12 miles N. Eupora, Mississippi
Page 71


Kemp, Mrs. Hazel Theo Murphy
02-28-1900-Erin, Tennessee
01-14-1944-St. Louis, Missouri
Husband- M. Bynum Kemp-Age 50
Father-W.J. Murphy-Tennessee
Mother- Miss Hayes-Tennessee
Hollywood Cemetery-Jackson, Tennessee
Page 17

Kennedy, Ruby Jean
10-15-1937-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-02-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Rerbert Kennedy-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ruby Mills-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Ebenezer Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 40

Kerr, Robert Gipson
06-17-1865-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-28-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mrs. Susie Elvie Kemp Kerr-Age 70
Father-R.G. Kerr-North Carolina
Mother-Julia McClintock-North Carolina
City Cemetery
Page 259

Key, Charles Dewayne
07-14-1942-Corinth, Mississippi
09-03-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Olen Key-Cordova, Alabama
Mother-Vonnie Sweatt-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Holly Cemetery
Page 188

Kilcrease, Infant Boy
Stillborn-3:30 a.m.
10-08-1944-Glen, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-J.C. Kilcrease- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Lila Falkner- Lawrence Co., Tennessee
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 214

Killough, Stillborn
08-27-1944-2:00 p.m.; Corinth, Mississippi
Father-L.R. Killough-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Artie May Timmons-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Put In Casket with Mother
Shiloh Church Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 185

Killough, Artie May Timmons
09-11-1923-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Lloyd R. Killough-Age 21
Father-J.J. Timmons-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Duncan-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Shiloh Church Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 186

Kimmons, McCamie
09-16-1860-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-17-1944-Kossuth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Widow-Died 1939
Daughter- Mrs. Mary K. Mitchell
Father-John McCamie Kimmons-North Carolina
Mother-Ann Lanier-Virginia
Other Name-Dale Kimmons
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 21

King, Sidney Clyde, A.S.
02-25-1925-Corinth, Mississippi
03-05-1944- Farragut, Idaho
World War II; Sailor U.S. Naval Training Center
Father-Less M. King-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Rickman
Shipped from Mooney Funeral Home Farragut, Idaho
Salem Church Cemetery
Page 73


Lambert, Robert Franklin
02-01-1886-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
02-11-1944-Meridian, Mississippi
Wife-Elvin Coln Lambert-Age 48
Son-Millard Lambert
Father-Joe Lambert
Mother- Miss Marlar-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Coln Family Cemetery
Acton, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 49

Lambert, Daniel Elbert
09-**-1903-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
05-30-1944-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Exie Dillingham Lambert-Age 42
Brother-R.O. Lambert-Booneville, Mississippi
Father-Mark Lambert-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Myrtle McAnally-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Oaks Chapel Cemetery (Church of Christ)
Page 126

Lanning, Dr. Jay Richard 1st. Lieutenant
02-22-1872-Manchester, Iowa
11-26-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State 42 Years
WWI-Physician-General Practice
First Lieutenant, Medical Reserve
War Service Shevron-1 Silver
Reported For Duty 08-05-1917
Honorably Discharged 04-10-1918
Wife-Anna May Zeibel Lanning-Age 73
Son-Garnett R. Lanning
Father-J.M. Lanning- Manchester, Iowa
Mother- Miss Berton- Manchester, Iowa
Henry Cemetery
Page 257

Latch, Infant Boy
Stillborn 1:30 p.m.
03-14-1944-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Residence-Pittsburg, Tennessee
Father-W.M. Latch-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Gladys Nell Gammell-Tennessee
Pebble Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 79

Lawson, Miss America Frances
10-08-1858-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-18-1944-CAlcorn Co., Mississippi
Niece-Lola Briggs
Sister- Mrs. George Briggs
Father-George W. Lawson-Virginia
Mother-Emily Rinehart-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 180

Lindley, Betty Frances
10-18-1935-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
11-02-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence- Iuka, Mississippi
Father-Selmer Lindley-Franklin Co., Alabama
Mother-Lila Edmondson-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Salem Church Cemetery
10 miles S. Iuka, Mississippi
Page 237

Lowrey, Mrs. Nellie Sanford
12-21-1875-Cullman Co., Alabama
10-02-1944-Glen, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Resided In State-11 Years
Widow of-Sam Lowery-Died 1922
Son-Fred Lowrey
Father-Harmes Sanford-Alabama
Mother-Sarah Jane Daily-Alabama
Forked Oak Cemetery
18 miles E. Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 210

Lucken, Mrs. Mamie Lee Edge
05-08-1898-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Edward A. Lucken-Age 48
Father-James Lee Edge-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ella Taylor-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 56


Mackey, Charles Henry
03-07-1895-Burton, Mississippi
08-08-1944-Akron, Ohio
Residence- Corinth, Mississippi
U.S. Veteran-Served From
Age 22
Enlisted Again 01-16-1922 - 02-23-1925-Age 26 10/12 years old
Blue Eyes-Brown Hair-Ruddy Complexion
5 Ft. 7 Inches
(Information taken from Discharge
papers in Funeral Home book)
Ex-Wife-Delia Waycaster Mackey-Age 45
Brothers-Tommie and Smith Mackey
Father-Thomas Jefferson Mackey-North Carolina
Mother-Alice Dora Hendricks-Alabama
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 178

Marlar, Robert Lee
05-10-1863-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-23-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-20 Years
Wife- Mrs. Martha Marlar-Died 1936
Sons-Will & Rube Marlar
Father-George Marlar
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 27

Marlar, Will
09-29-1870-Hardin Co., Tennessee
04-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-17 Years
Wife-Mrs. Clara J. Parks Marlar-Age 65
Daughter- Mrs. A.H. Nash
Father-George W. Marlar-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Moore-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 97

Marlar, John Wesley
08-29-1858-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
04-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Eliza Marlar-Age 66
Father-Ruben Marlar
Mother-Nettie Reynolds
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 100

Martin, Mrs. Margie Anna T. Emmons
10-06-1862-McNairy Co., Tennessee
05-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-S.B. Martin
Order by-Husband, Beatrice & M/M Vester Martin
Father-A.T. Emmons-North Carolina
Mother-Eleanor Smith-North Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 116

Martin, Herman Duard (T/5Cpl)
07-04-1911-Kennett, Missouri
06-30-1944-Ft. Belvoir, King George Co., Virginia
Wife-Viola Lloyd Martin-Age 33
Father-John Martin-Hayti, Missouri
Mother-Era Chisom-Meade Co., Kentucky
Other Name- David Lloyd
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 151

Martin, James Edmund
08-28-1866-Hardin Co., Tennessee
10-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mollie J. Martin-Age 75
Son-Egbert L. Martin
Daughter- Mrs. L.T. McDaniel
Father-E.D. Martin-Canada
Mother-Martha Jones-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 223

Martindale, Luther Leaton
02-02-1888-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-14-1944-Decatur, Alabama
World War I
Wife-Lena Thomas Hurley Martindale-Age 68
Father-Jeff Martindale- Mississippi
Mother-Josephine Jones- Mississippi
Indian Creek Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 99

Mathis, Betty Evalee
10-30-1925-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-24-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Father-Lucian C. Mathis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ossie Burns-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 161

Mathis, Jeff
07-15-1894-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-19-1944-Pocahontas, Tennessee
WW I - Enlisted-10-2-1917-Corinth, Mississippi
Discharged-12-11-1918-Norfolk, Virginia
Wife-Dora Taylor Mathis-Age 45
Brother-Howard Mathis
Father-Neely Mathis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Bettie Jeanes-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 182

Melvin, James Elias
10-07-1877-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-14-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Shadburn Melvin-Age 53
Father-James Melvin-North Carolina
Mother-Carrie Doggett-North Carolina
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 16

Michael, Mrs. Arletha Smith
10-31-1870-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-15-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Widow of-David D. Michael-Died 09-12-1943
Daughter- Mrs. Frank Goforth
Father-Jake Smith- Mississippi
Mother-Mary Brooks- Mississippi
Lebanon Church Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 20

Michael, Mrs. Arminda Jane
08-13-1874-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
07-26-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widow of-E.M. Michael-Died 1935
Son-Robert Michael
Father-Cisero Morrow-Alabama
Mother-Martha Jane Eaton- Mississippi
Carolina Church Cemetery
3 miles W. Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 163

Michetti, Edward Eugene
02-25-1878-Memphis, Tennessee
07-26-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Julia Ann Carroll Michetti-Age 62
Father-John Michetti-Italy
Mother-Theressa Massa-Italy
Henry Cemetery
Page 164

Miles, Joe Ann
10-26-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-05-1944-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-T.W. Miles-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Louise Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
County Line Cemetery
3 miles E. Chalybeate, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 239

Miller, Mrs. Donie Gipson
05-11-1872-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- G.H. "Bud" Miller-Age 70
Brother-J.H. Gipson
Father-James Henry Gipson-Lexington Co., Tennessee
Mother-Malinda Essary-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Alcorn Co.,
Page 241

Mills, Gerelene
01-06-1944-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-05-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Jim Mills-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Gladys Crum-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Shiloh Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 45

Mitchell, Dorothy
07-25-1935-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Ogle Mitchell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Null-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 101

Moneace, Albert (Colored)
About 69 years old -Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-19-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Pearl Maberry Moneace-Age 55
Brother-Elmo Moneace
Father-Sam Moneace-Shannon, Mississippi
St. Rest Colored Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 253

Moreland, Giles Christopher (Atty.)
07-01-1887-McNairy Co., Tennessee
05-29-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Etta Jones Moreland-Age 49
Father-Rev. Thomas Moreland-Tennessee
Mother-Jennie Romines-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 123

Morgan, Rebel Doris
03-10-1944-McNairy Co., Tennessee
03-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Arthur M. Morgan- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Miss Jewel Fowler-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Liberty Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 84

Morrison, Robert Lee (Colored)
08-30-1943-Corinth, Mississippi
06-18-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Reaf Morrison-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lillie Davis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
City Colored Cemetery
Page 141

Morrison, Miss Sarah Alice
34 years old
12-26-1944-Vicksburg, Mississippi
Brother-Lionel Morrison
Shipped from Fisher Funeral Home-
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 273


McAmis, Mrs. Mary Pearl Sharp
01-25-1878-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of -J.A. McAmis-Died 2-15-1941
Sons-Frank & Clay McAmis
Father-Thomas J. Sharp
Mother-Julia Ann Latta
Henry Cemetery
Page 139

McAnally, Arnie Cornelius
12-16-1901-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
09-09-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Clelia (Celia) Annie Bostick McAnally
Father-R.B. McAnally-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Etta Bruton- Tishomingo, Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 191

McAnally, Roxie Lou
09-14-1901-McNairy Co., Tennessee
11-08-1944-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Registrar of Births & Deaths
Brother-Edward McAnally
Sister- Mrs. W.N. Nash-Tishomingo County
Father-Elijah McAnally- Mississippi
Mother-Mary McDonald-North Carolina
Highland Church Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 242

McBride, Miss Martha L. "Maggie"
08-24-1867-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-12-1944-Ripley, Mississippi
Order by- Bill McBride
Father-Solomon McBride-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Childers-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Little Hope Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 12

McCarter, James David
03-01-1861-Carroll Co., Tennessee
09-26-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Martha Elizabeth McCarter-Died 1943
Sons-Roy and John McCarter
Father-Pinkney McCarter
Mother-Susan Graham
Henry Cemetery
Page 204

McClellan, Rebecca Ann
10-17-1944-5:00 p.m. Corinth, Mississippi
10-18-1944-6:05 a.m. Corinth, Mississippi
Father-L.T. McClellan-Clay Co., Mississippi
Mother-Frances Slaughter-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 226

McCoy, Charles Thomas
12-14-1888-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-20-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence- Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Callie Blythe McCoy-Age 56
Niece- Mrs. E.D. Rutland-Memphis, Tennessee
Order by-Wife, Mrs. McCoy & M.C. McCoy
Father-William Green McCoy-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Annie Mayo-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Other Name- A.C. McCoy
Henry Cemetery
Page 142

McCullar, Eugene Tilden
11-13-1876-Chewalla, Tennessee
Owner and Operator of Waldron Hotel
Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Kate Castleberry McCullar
Son-Leon McCullar
Father-Frank McCullar- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother- Miss McElroy
Henry Cemetery
Page 244

McCullar, Mary Jo Ann
01-04-1935-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Douglas McCullar-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Archer-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Holly Cemetery
Page 131

McDonald, John David
02-10-1861-Lawerence Co., Tennessee
04-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife Died 1927-No Name
Son-W.S. McDonald
Father-Anderson McDonald-Tennessee
Mother- Miss Atkinson-Tennessee
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 93

McGhee, Mrs. Belle Scott
11-16-1884-Colbert Co., Alabama
03-12-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Daughter- Mrs. John Timlake
Father-T.W. Scott-Florence, Alabama
Mother-Jennie Mussleman- Florence, Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 75

McKinney, John Louis
12-27-1893-Gurley, Alabama
01-10-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Tuberculosis-2 Years
Wife-Leatha Huff McKinney
Son-C.F. McKinney
Father-William Elder McKinney-Gurley, Alabama
Mother-Flordia Melvina- Gurley, Alabama
Other Name- Jack Milton
Salem Church Cemetery
Page 8

McNair, Mrs. Ruth Iveory
07-21-1904-Corinth, Mississippi
12-21-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.C. McNair-Age 44
Father-A. Iveory-Mississippi
Mother-Lula Mae Holliday-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 269

McNeely, Joseph Fredrick
06-27-1876-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
06-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Nephew-Leroy McNeely
Father-Joseph A. McNeely-Tennessee
Mother-Martha E. Lambert- Mississippi
Farmington Cemetery
Page 134


Newman, James Lafayette
09-24-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-20-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wife-Pemmie Utley Newman-Died 1938
Daughter- Mrs. Doris Barnes
Sister- Mrs. John B. Poer
Father-John Henry Newman- Mississippi
Mother-Fannie Reynolds- Mississippi
Mt. Gillard
Page 228

Nichols, Giles Driver
02-27-1872- Mississippi
04-18-1944-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Niece- Miss Linda Ridash-Oklahoma
Father-William Nichols-South Carolina
Mother-Caroline Parker- Mississippi
Farmington Cemetery
Page 106

Nichols, Infant Boy
08-08-1944-McNairy Co., Tennessee
08-11-1944- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Father-C.H. Nichols-Tennessee
Mother-Violet Srygley-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-J.T. Srygley-Guys, Tennessee
Holly Cemetery
Page 176


Odom, James Oscar
About 74 years -Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
11-30-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Fugitt Odom-Died 05-1943
Son-Walter Odom-Marietta, Mississippi
Mother- Miss Burnsides
Siloam Church Cemetery
12 miles E. Booneville, Mississippi
Page 261


Pace, George Garland
01-17-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
01-20-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-John C. Pace-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mamie Little-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 25

Pace, Bud
07-09-1907-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-23-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Beadie Romine Pace-Age 35
Father-John D. Pace-Alabama
Mother-Nancy Goddard-Georgia
Henry Cemetery
Page 60

Pannell, Mrs. Kate
03-10-1877-Tishomingo Co., Ms
01-07-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Jim Pannell-Age 70
Father-Elijah Bruton
Friend-W.O. McAnally
Other Name- Garmillia Bennett & Alta Baker
Palestine Church Cemetery
Paden, Mississippi
Page 05

Patterson, Robert Allen
07-16-1927-Holly Springs, Mississippi
08-11-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Florence, Alabama
Father-Thomas Allen Patterson-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Ida L. Harris-Tate Co., Mississippi
Other Name- Jewell Archer
Florence Cemetery
Florence, Alabama
Page 177

Peet, John Krumbhaar
07-17-1910- Rye, New York
02-03-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Elizabeth Snowden Peet-Age 33
Brother-In-Law- George G. Snowden-New York, New York
Father-William Creighton Peet-New Orleans, Louisiana
Mother-Meta Brevoort- New York City, New York
Burial-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Page 42

Perkins, William R.
04-23-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Elizabeth Ann Wilson Perkins-Died 1934
Grandson-Roy Perkins
Father-Mark Perkins-North Carolina
Mother-Arlean Tucker-North Carolina
Other name- A.M. Perkins
Ledbetter Church Cemetery
Adamsville, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 108

Perkins, John Samuel
02-08-1871-McNairy Co., Tennessee
05-05-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Carrie Birdie Walker Perkins-Age 70
Son-Lester Perkins
Father-Samuel Marion Perkins-Giles Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Ann Howell-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 113

Pettigrew, Frank Hubert
07-02-1875-McNairy Co., Tennessee
05-24-1944-Florence, Alabama
Wife-Viola Williams Pettigrew-Age 65
Father-Bill Pettigrew-Georgia
Mother-Susan Broom-Georgia
Henry Cemetery
Page 121

Phelps, Infant Girl
04-27-1944-7:30 pm- Thursday
Stillborn-Glen, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Charlie Phelps-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Louise Parvin
Pleasant Ridge Graveyard
Page 110

Phelps, Mrs. Louisa
12-03-1860-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
07-24-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Shelby Phelps-Died 1913
Daughters- Mrs. J.J. Borden &
Mrs. Louis Lambert
Father-Sol (Sal)Carpenter
Mother-Miss Willis
Liberty School Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 162

Phillips, Mrs. Hattie Dora Carpenter
10-15-1880-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
03-09-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John H. Phillips-Age 70
Father-Jim Carpenter-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Cordelia Adair-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 72

Phillips, Infant Girl
Stillborn-Corinth, Mississippi
10-12-1944-12:30 pm-Thursdays-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-James E. Farris- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Bertha Phillips-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Grandfathers-L.J. Phillips and L.R. Farris
New Hope Cemetery
Guys, Tennessee
Page 218

Poer, Pvt. Burgess N.
04-12-1920-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-22-1944-Camp Polk, Louisiana
WWII- Co., B., 9th Armored Engr
Bn. 9th Armored Division
Father-John Burgess Poer-Texas
Mother-Gertrude Newman
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 29

Porterfield, Brenda Dale
02-27-1941-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-20-1944-Kossuth, Mississippi
Father-Hester Porterfield-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Edith McDowell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 58


Quinn, Mrs. Carrie Virginia East
08-13-1865-Noxibee Co., Mississippi
03-11-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-R.E. Quinn-Age 77
Daughter- Mrs. E.E. Sutton
Father-Jess East-Virginia
Mother- Miss Quinn-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 74


Ray, Thomas Franklin
11-13-1944-6:30 p.m.-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-H.M. Ray-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Kay Frances Dilworth-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Grandmother- Mrs. Andrew McCord
Other Name-Mrs. Gus Dicus
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 246

Reardon, Mrs. Oneida Lawson
Age 35-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-12-1944-Pascagoula, Mississippi
Husband-Herman Reardon
Shipped From Pascagoula, Mississippi
By H.A. Fails, of Moss Point
Baptist Shiloh Cemetery
Page 247

Reed, Mrs. Mollie
About 81 years old-McNairy Co., Tennessee
05-29-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State-35 Years
Widow of-Jim Reed-Deceased
Son-Winston Reed
Father-John Reed
Oaks Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 124

Reed, Will D.
01-10-1881- Mississippi
07-04-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Brother-Winston Reed
Father-Jim Reed-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mollie Reed-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Oaks Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 153

Reed, Lyle Bruce
02-03-1870-Hardeman Co., Tennessee
09-11-1944-Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee
Widower of-(Last Marriage)-Lurline Payne Reed
Daughter- Mrs. Mildred McNair
Father-William Reed-Hardeman Co., Tennessee
Mother- Miss Welsh-Hardeman Co., Tennessee
Campground Cemetery
Chalybeate, Mississippi
Page 192

Renfrow, Leroy (Colored)
03-07-1896-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Victoria Wade Renfrow
Father-Jake Renfrow- Mississippi
Mother-Virgie Neal- Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 175

Reynolds, Mrs. Mary Alice Utley
02-23-1878-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Leander Reynolds-Died 1934
Daughter- Mrs. Ella Stanton
Father-Robert Utley
Mother-Eliza Flatt
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 145

Rickman, Charles Everett
Stillborn- McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-05-1944-11: am-Wednesday
Father-Charles B. Rickman- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Celia Mae Rickman-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pebble Hill Church Cemetery
Page 91

Rider, Mrs. Alice Dees
10-10-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-02-1944-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-R.F .Rider-Age 66
Brother-Arnold Dees
Son-Arnold Rider
Father-Lloyd Dees-North Carolina
Mother-Delila McCoy-Alabama
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 41

Rinehart, Mrs. Lazettie Rogers
10-12-1867-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-26-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Husband-John J. Rinehart-Age 79
Daughter- Mrs. Melvin Johnson
Father-John Rogers
Sardis Cemetery
Page 33

Robbins, Mrs. Ida Virginia
03-18-1872-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
03-01-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widow of-J.W. Robbins-Died 1938
Son-L.E. Robbins
Father-John Hainell-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Rendia Lucas-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Sardis Cemetery
Page 66

Rogers, Mandy (Colored)
Age about 100-Old Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
02-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Bud Rogers-Died 1927
Order by-James Cozart
Father-Jim Cozart
Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Page 54

Romine, Claude
06-20-1880-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-20-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Beulah Edna Messner Romine-Age 57
Order by-J.C. Olive
Father-Joe Romine-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Angie McCullar-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 104

Rorie, Mrs. Willie Idella
06-08-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Resided In State-25 Yrs
Husband-W.H. Rorie-Age 76
Son-Leonard Rorie
Father-William D. Cox-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Emile Susan Keesley-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Sardis Cemetery
Page 133

Roseberry, Mary Catherine
12-20-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
12-25-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-W.A. Roseberry- Waldon, Arkansas
Mother-Annie May Owen-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Vanderford Family Cemetery
Page 272

Ross, William Thomas
10-16-1870-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Anna Parsons Ross-Age 67
Son- W. T. "Dick" Ross, Jr.
Father-Jim Ross-Old Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Jobe-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery
Page 50

Ross, Mrs. Myra Frances Russell
02-02-1924-Kossuth, Mississippi
06-26-1944-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-Wiley Adolph Ross-Age 23
Father-J.W. Russell-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Acton Veree Mills-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 146

Russell, William Thomas
06-05-1866-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-03-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Resided in County Home-5 weeks
Wife-Olivia Russell-Age 68
Sister- Mrs. G.L. McCleary
Father-Laz Russell-Tennessee
Mother-Amanda Cheeks- Mississippi
Antioch Cemetery
Page 69


Sagely, Edna Devaughn
01-30-1944-Hardin Co., Tennessee
03-30-1944-Pittsburg Landing Tennessee
Father-Gorden Sagely-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Vester Cole-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 88

Scally, George W.
12-13-1868-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister- Mrs. L.A. Gurley
Father-Henry P. Scally- Mississippi
Mother-Mary E. Humphrey- Mississippi
Holly Cemetery
Page 64

Sellers, Jerry Thomas
01-07-1944-7:30 p.m.-7:35p.m.
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Residence-Burnsville, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Lester Sellers-Alcorn Co.,
Mother-Ester Kennedy-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Johns Family Cemetery
Page 6

Mrs. Sallie Ann Settlemires
Age about 80 years old -Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-22-1944-Kossuth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Husband (Separated)Red Settlemires-Age 70
Niece- Mrs. Effie Stewart
Father-Bud Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Jane Brock-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Shiloh Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 83

Sharp, Millard F.
07-25-1892-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-13-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Mary Barnhill Sharp-Died 1937
Cousin-Kate Sharp
Father- J. Tom Sharp-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Zula Brown-Texas
Liberty School Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 137

Sharp, Sam Dee
04-14-1894-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
09-14-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Iuka, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
WWI Veteran
Sisters-Mollie and Kate Sharp
Father- Capt. Martin De Moore Sharp-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Clamentna Walker-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Sharp Family Cemetery
Page 195

Shaw, Mrs. Clara May Rogers
06-12-1910-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-11-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Andrew Vernon Shaw-Age 37
Father-W.D. Rogers-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Docia Leatherwood-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Oaks Cemetery
Page 10

Shearon, Jay Terrell
03-12-1944-Sheffield, Alabama
Father-John T. Shearon
Mother-Florrie Candler
Grandfather-M.A. Candler
Henry Cemetery
Page 76

Sherard, Travis Benton
12-**-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-13-1944-Portsmouth, Virginia
World War II
Navy Since-01-1939
Uncles- G.F. and Mr. Gurley
Cousin- Mrs. Hoyt Horn
Father-Bedford Sherard-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Gurley-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Shipped From Portsmouth, Virginia by
Richardson and Foster Funeral Directors
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 181

Shults, Jessie Alexander
08-16-1873-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-22-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Louella Patton Shults-Age 70
Sons- Bert, Tom, J.B. and J.W. Shults
Father-Bud Shults-Hernando, Mississippi
Mother-Melissia Odum- Mississippi
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 183

Shumpert, Willie May (Colored)
11-10-1904-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
04-02-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Robert Shumpert-Age 43
Father-Lane Phillips-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Anna Wells-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Booneville, Mississippi
Page 89

Simpson, Arthur Franklee
12-29-1888-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-15-1944-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Wife-Bell Ballard Simpson-Age 60
Son-in-Law-Buford J. Wilbanks
Other Name- Arthur F. Simpson
Father-Brooks Simpson- Mississippi
Mother- Miss Mellon-Alcorn Co.,
Overton Family Cemetery
Page 117

Smith, June Marvin
06-02-1905-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-23-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence- Rienzi, Mississippi
Brother-John B. Smith
Father-William Green Smith-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Ann Stephenson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Jacinto Cemetery
Page 107

Smith, George Washington
07-16-1861-Bedford Co., Tennessee
08-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Rebecca Crow Smith-Age 78
Daughter- Mrs. McAnally
Father-George Smith-Tennessee
Mother- Miss Harrison-Tennessee
Other Name- Arthur McCarter
New Hope Cemetery
Guys, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 173

Smith, Tommie Blanchard
01-29-1931-Ponsit Co., Arkansas
08-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-H.W. Smith- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Clara Ragenhardt-Corinth, Mississippi
Baptist Shiloh Church Cemetery
Page 187

Smith, Sgt. Harley
09-21-1918-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-02-1944-Atlanta, DeKalb Co., Georgia
WWII Veteran
Father-William Smith
Brother-Kenneth Smith
Sister-Floy Smith
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 212

Smith, Henry Dale
04-23-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-23-1944- Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Zora Ann Whitehurst Smith-Age 66
Daughter-Mrs. Lucy Neal Hutchins
Father-John D. Smith-North Carolina
Mother-Nancy A. Blakney- Mississippi
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 270

Spohn, Gary Lynn
11-18-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 6 hours
Residence-Union City Obion Co., Tennessee
Father-Hubert A. Spohn-Kansas
Mother-Gladys Lavern Wells-Tennessee
Grandparents-M/M W.D. Wells-Union City, Tennessee
Gravel Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 252

Stephens, Mrs. Dovie Ann
10-7-1877-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-01-1944-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Husband-G.C. Stephens-Age 67
Daughter- Mrs. Gertrude S. Ralph- Norfolk, Virginia
Father-T.P. Dean- Mississippi
Other Name- G.A. Hardy & C.B. Ralph
Springhill Church Cemetery
Iuka, Mississippi
Page 129

Stephens, Walter Scott
04-23-1873-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
09-12-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Paden, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Wife-Emma Butler Stephens-Age 54
Son- T. Paden Stephens-Ecru, Mississippi
Father-John W. Stephens-Cass Co., Georgia
Mother-Edith Wilson-Arkansas
Palestine Cemetery
Paden, Mississippi
Page 194

Stevenson, Archie B,
06-13-1944-Outwood, Kentucky
Residence-Iuka, Mississippi
WWI Veteran
Ms CPL 54 Trans Corp
Sister-Nina Marlar
Oak Grove Cemetery
Page 140

Stewart, Mrs. Lillie Dora Wardlow
07-28-1891-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-15-1944-Washington, D.C.
Husband-Donald H. Stewart-Age 60
Daughter- Mrs. Dorald Pittman
Father-Charles H. Wardlow-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Odom-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 103

Stewart, Mrs. Lillie Alma Tally
09-03-1891-Tippah Co., Mississippi
11-14-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Kennon Stewart-Age 60
Sister-Mrs. J.H. Aldridge
Father-J.T. Tally-Tennessee
Mother-Zizzie Cartwright
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 248

Strickland, George Washington
07-14-1866-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-03-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Red Bay, Franklin Co., Alabama
Widower of-Cora Jordan Strickland
Order by-Taylor & Earl Strickland
Father-Perry Strickland-Georgia
Mother-Julia Ann Swindle-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 111

Strickland, Miss Emily Mishia
04-01-1869-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-10-1944-Glen, Mississippi
Sister-Addie Strickland
Father-R.P. Strickland-Georgia
Mother-Emily Haynie-Georgia
Haynie Family Cemetery
Page 217

Strickland, Willie M. (Colored)
07-22-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
10-31-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Willie Lee Strickland-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Liza Ripley-Portland, Tennessee
Concord Colored
Page 234

Swain, Mrs. Ollie Eleanor Thrasher
07-12-1899-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-16-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Cleveland Swain-Age 50
Father-Tom Thrasher-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Julia Elizabeth Bell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
County Line Cemetery
Page 53

Swain, Jesse Lloyd
05-9-1886-Ramer, Tennessee
06-29-1944-St. Louis, Missouri
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Charlotte Peak Swain
Father-William Swain- Mississippi
Mother-Lina Neel
Burial-Ramer, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 149

Sweat, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Roberts
07-14-1859-Ittawamba Co., Mississippi
10-28-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-L.N. Sweat-Died 1901
Sons-W.C. & N.S. Sweat
Father-Mr. Roberts- Mississippi
Mother-Martha Conwill- Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 233


Taylor, John Thomas
07-31-1864-Old Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-15-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Mrs. P.A. Taylor-Died 03-10-1940
Nephew-Morgan Taylor
Father-James Taylor-Virginia
Mother- Miss Crumby-Alabama
Cumby Family Cemetery
Page 18

Taylor, Mrs. Sarah Ann
01-18-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Widow of-James W. Taylor-Died 1-1930
Son-W.R. Taylor
Father-C.W. Bowie-Alabama
Mother-Elizabeth Romine-Alabama
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 23

Taylor, Luther Mathew
04-05-1878-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-28-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Mrs. Almeda Green Taylor-Died 1927
Daughters-Mrs. Lillie Weeks &
Mrs. Roscoe Dalton
Father-Calvin Taylor
Mother-Mary Jane Whittle
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 207

Thrasher, Albert Jackson
09-21-1944-Kossuth, Mississippi
Wife-Octavia Rogers Thrasher-Age 79
Son-Alex Thrasher
Father-John Thrasher-Alabama
Mother- Miss Vinings-Alabama
Shiloh Church Cemetery
Walnut, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 199

Tranium, Infant Boy
Stillborn-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Kennie R. Tranium, Jr.-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Maggie Putman-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Grandfather- Kennie R. Tranium, Sr.
Henry Cemetery
Lot 62, #63, Grave 1, Section P,
Owner K.R. Tranium, Sr. & Jr.
Page 260

Tubbs, Bobbie Ann
01-06-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-31-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Oscar Tubbs-Tennessee
Mother-Hester Kiddy-Tennessee
Uncle-J.F. Kiddy
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 87

Turner, Mrs. Octavia Sherard
09-11-1869-Saulbury, Tennessee
01-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State 30 Years
Widow of-George W. Turner-Died 1925
Son-R.F. Turner
Step-Granddaughter-Mrs. George Paysinger, Jr.
Father-Mr. Sherard
Mother-Ann Pipkin-Tennessee
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 34


Umberger, Mrs. Minnie Francis
5-21-1888-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
1-22-1944-Saulsbury, Benton Co., Tennessee
Widow of-Husband-J.V. Umberger-Died 1915
Son-A.V. Umberger
Father-Kyle Hunt
Mother-Elizabeth Dollor-McNairy Co,Tennessee
Canaan Cemetery
Benton Co., 13 miles N. Walnut, Mississippi
Page 26


Vest, Joe Harvey
03-03-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Grandson-W.H. Fraser
Piney Grove Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 68

Voyles, Mrs. Birdie Hazel
07-17-1895-Tippah Co., Mississippi
10-27-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided In State 90 Days
Prior address-Wilson, Arkansas
Husband-Claud Voyles-Age 53
Father-Tom Mathis-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Lewis-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Union Church Cemetery
Page 231


Wade, Infant Girl
Stillborn-12:00 p.m.
08-03-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-E.R. Wade-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Gladys Whitaker-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Mark Whitaker
Mt. Gideon Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 167

Walker, Eugene (Colored)
01-15-1872-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-14-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Alice Walker-Died 2-19-1944
Daughter-Catherine A. Lee-Memphis, Tennessee
Father-Abe Walker-North Carolina
Mother-Americus Walker-North Carolina
Walker Colored Cemetery
Page 78

Walker, Princella Lewis (Colored)
11-10-1908-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
4-8-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Green Walker, Jr.-Age 40
Father-Tom Lewis-Tennessee
Mother-Pearl Lewis-Tennessee
Colored City Cemetery
Page 95

Walker, Josie (Colored)
About 60 years old
07-17-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Franklin Paden
Father-Isiah Walker
Mother-Mandy Walker- Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 160

Walters, Mrs. Julia Mary Westbrooks
09-27-1909- Mississippi
02-24-1944-Texas City, Galveston Co., Texas
Husband-Searcy Walters
Brother-Luther J. Westbrooks
Father-Charles O. Westbrooks- Mississippi
Mother-Cannie Ada Putt- Mississippi
Shipped from Texas by Emken Funeral Home
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 63

Wamsley, Mrs. Survilla Caroline
5-24-1878-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
1-17-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Husband-L.W. Wamsley-Age 58
Daughter-Mrs. J.O. Strickland-Haleyville, Alabama
Father-William Bennett- Mississippi
Mother-Martha Wood- Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 22

West, Raymond
01-07-1896-Russellville, Alabama
05-27-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Iuka, Mississippi & Knoxville, Tennessee
World War I Veteran
Wife-Frances Smith West-Age 36
Father-Berry West
Holly Cemetery
Page 125

Whitaker, Marcus Lee
03-09-1885-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
10-17-1944-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Maude Marlar Whitaker-Age 54
Father-W.W. Whitaker-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Skinner-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Babb/Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 225

White, Andrew J.
01-24-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widower of- Eliza White-Died 1923
Half Brother-S.C. White
Father-William White-South Carolina
Mother-U/K-South Carolina
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 30

Whitmarsh, Miss Sarah T.
79 years old
11-10-1944-Tuscaloosa, Alabama
World War 1-Red Cross Nurse
Shipped From Tuscaloosa, Alabama by
Jones & Spigener
Note Attached to Page in book-There are no known
Relatives of the Deceased, Please Return The Flag after Funeral, Veterans Administration.
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 251

Wiginton, James Richard
11-18-1870-Marion Co., Alabama
40-16-1944-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widower of-Mary Wiginton-Died 3-3-1943
Brother-L.M. Wiginton-Paden, Mississippi
Son-Tom Wiginton-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Fayette Wiginton-Marion Co., Alabama
Mother-Sarah Holder-Lawrence Co., Tennessee
Forked Oak Cemetery
Paden, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 102

Wilbanks, Infant Boy
01-11-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
01-12-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 22 hours
Father-J.L. Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Hattie Gay-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Residence-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Bethlehem Cemetery
Page 13

Wilbanks, William Elisha
09-22-1868-McNairy Co., Tennessee
01-28-1944-Walnut, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Widower of-Apsie Eudora Wilbanks-Died 4-9-1937
Son-J.C. Wilbanks-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Father-Jerry Wilbanks
Mother-Sarah Langston-Alabama
Providence Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 35

Wilbanks, Melvin Eugene
02-10-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-17-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-C.H. Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Holloway-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Shady Grove Cemetery
Page 57

John Calvin Wilbanks
10-17-1883-Tippah Co., Mississippi
07-01-1944-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Lorene Bobo Wilbanks-Age 59
Son-Mack Wilbanks
Father-Eli G. Wilbanks
Mother-Laura Ann Wilbanks
Bethlehem Cemetery
Page 150

Wiley, Mollie (Colored)
11-17-1878-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
05-10-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Emett Wiley
Son-Jessie Shumpert
Father-Jess McIntyre-North Carolina
Mother-Elizabeth McIntyre-North Carolina
Oak Hill Cemetery
Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 114

Willis, Mrs. Nancy Rogers
Born-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-07-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Husband-Alfred W. Willis-Age 62
Father-John Rogers- Mississippi
Mother-Dollie Carter- Mississippi
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 171

Willis, James (Colored)
About 90 years old-Macon, Mississippi
11-21-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife (Separated) Amanda Willis-Age 75
Son-Robert Willis-Chicago, Illinois
Father-Ike Willis-Mississippi
Mother-Katie Willis
Colored City Cemetery
Page 255

Wilson, Albert Hardie
03-29-1880-Stevenson, Alabama
10-08-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Josie Meeks Wilson
Father-D.L.G. Wilson-Georgia
Mother-Paralee Long-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 216

Wood, Mrs. Margaret Jane Sitton
09-23-1864-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
010-4-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-W.M. Wood-Died 1927
Order by -O.M. Wood, Nora Wood, Artel, Mrs. O.V. Martin
& Mrs. Strachan
Son-O.M. Wood
Father-J.W. Sitton-Georgia
Mother-Eliza Jones-Georgia
Henry Cemetery
Page 01

Wood, Mrs .Dora
08-05-1864-Hardin Co., Tennessee
03-21-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Ex-Husband-R.G. Wood
Order by-J.E. & Ruth Curtis
Father-A.J. Coffman
Mother-Mary J. Meeks-Tennessee
Center Hill Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 82

Woodley, Mrs. Hattie Obera Strickland
07-21-1873-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
02-03-1944-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-Tom W. Woodley-Age 73
Nephew-M.B. Strickland
Son-in-Law-J.D. Elliott
Father-Andrew J. Strickland-North Carolina
Mother-Tishie Lou Ann Barrett-Georgia
New Lebanon Cemetery
Page 43



Yarbrough, Theodore (Colored)
08-07-1925-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-01-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Major Yarbrough-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Minnie Campbell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Concord Cemetery
Page 209

York, Vee (Twin)
11-10-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived From 10:40 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Father-Otis L. York-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Eloise Cooksey-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Clyde Cooksey
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 243

York, Lee (Twin)
11-10-1944-10:40 a.m. Corinth, Mississippi
11-14-1944-8:00 p.m. Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Otis L. York-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Eloise Cooksey-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Clyde Cooksey
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 250

Young, Herbert Nesbet
11-27-1873-Charlotte, North Carolina
02-04-1944-Corinth, Mississippi
Resided in State 47 Years
Wife-Virgie Huggins Young
Order by-Mrs. H.N. Young, Virginia &
Hal Anderson
Father-John A. Young-North Carolina
Mother-Laura O. Tate-North Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 44

Young, Mrs. Mary Jane
09-22-1944-White Plains, Scarsdale Co., N.Y.
Son-W. Thomas Young-Corinth, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 200

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