McPeters Funeral Home Records 1947

McPeters Funeral Home Records 1947


Albright, John Richard Sr.
03-23-1870- Atlanta, Georgia
11-17-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Maude May Holloway Albright (Died 11-24-1934)
Son-Grady Albright
Berry Cemetery
4 Mi. W. of Vina, Franklin Co., Alabama
Page 219

Allen, Pearl (Colored)
About 77 years old -Mississippi
09-03-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Pearl Allen- Died 1939
Son-Ed Allen
Father-George Allen
Colored City Cemetery
Page 162

Allen, William Thomas
07-26-1886-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-17-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Jewel Rhodes Allen- Age 42
Brother- Charles Allen
Father-W.T. Allen-Mississippi
Mother-Miss Skillman-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 191

Allen, Willie Frank Sr.
12-03-1895-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Florence Latch Allen- Age 48
Brother-Fred Allen
Father-Rufus Allen-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sally Whitlow-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 193

Alsup, John William
07-15-1866-Tippah Co. Mississippi
08-06-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Sallie Pittman Alsup- Age 56
Father-Alex Alsup
New Salem Cemetery
Page 142

Anderson George Horace
02-27-1907-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-23-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-M.K. Anderson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Genevia Phillips-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 45

Arnett, Charlie L.
05-19-1874- Illinois
01-20-1947-Savannah, Tennessee
Wife-Martha Jane Arnett- Age 75
Son-W.C. Arnett
Father- M. Arnett-Maryland
Mother-Ellen Smith
Mt. Zion Cemetery
Page 22

Austin, Henry
08-07-1860-Hardin Co., Tennessee
02-16-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Oley Parish Austin- Age 66
Son-J.A. Austin
Father-John Austin-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Eliza Qualls-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Salem Cemetery
Page 42


Baker, Vera Novella
09-22-1905-Marshall Co., Kentucky
09-14-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-L.L .Baker- Age 51
Residence- Pickwick Dam, Tennessee
Father-Jim Owen-Graves, Co., Kentucky
Mother-Minnie Susan Cox-Graves, Co., Kentucky
Thompson Family Cemetery
Benton, Kentucky
Page 170

Baldwin, Lt. Byrne E.
12-25-1898-Sturges, Michigan
08-11-1947-Tuscaloosa, Alabama
World War I Veteran
Father-Elmer C. Baldwin-N.Y.
Mother-Mable Mary Zeigler-Michigan
Shipped by Jones & Spigner Mortuary
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 150

Ballard, Mary Luannie
08-27-1868-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-17-1947-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-Ester Ballard- Died 1919
Son-B.R. Ballard
Father- S. Jones
Mother-Miss Webb
Union Cemetery
Page 115

Boatman, Lucy Ann Wallace
11-05-1869- McNairy Co., Tennessee
09-03-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Alexander Boatman- Died 10-19-1941
Daughters-Pauline & Emma Lee Boatman
Father-William Wallace-N.C.
Mother-Serina Nethery-Tennessee
Nethery Family Cemetery
8 Mi. N.W. of Ramer, McNairy Co., Tennessee

Barnes, Newton Aron
10-27-1947- Tippah Co., Mississippi
11-16-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Huey Lyman Barnes-Mississippi
Mother-Josephine Shaw-Mississippi
Union Church Cemetery
Page 217

Barnett, Albert James Edward
10-09-1947-Kossuth, Mississippi
Wife-Etta Wren Barnett- Age 69
Son-M.E. Barnette
Father-Sebon Barnett-Alabama
Bridges Family Cemetery
10 miles W. of Booneville, Mississippi
Page 188

Bass, Emily Newcomb
01-22-1868-Clifton, Tennessee
05-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Bryant Kelsey Bass- Died 1921
Sisters- Mrs. H.M. McAmis & Mrs. Jane Hooker
Niece- Mrs. Fayette Williams
Father-Thomas Prince Newcomb-Nova Scotia
Mother-Mary Frances Brown-Hopkinsville Kentucky
Henry Cemetery
Page 98

Bass, Jerry Ford
09-03-1944-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-11-1947-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Father-Johnnie H. Bass-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Katherine Gladys Nichols-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Campground Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi

Bassett, William Ross
10-29-1947-Biggersville, Mississippi
Wife-Mollie Bennett Bassett
Daughter- Gervis Miller
Father-John Bassett
Mother-Sallie McMasters-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 226

Bennett, Barbara Jean
Stillborn-5:45 p.m.
06-09-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Eugene Bennett-Ripley, Mississippi
Mother-Evangeline Lancaster-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 107

Bennett, Littleton Lafayette
01-07-1882-Tippah Co., Mississippi
12-05-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Mollie Snow Bennett- Age 52
Brother-L.E. Bennett-Ripley, Mississippi
Father-J.W. Bennett-South Carolina
Mother-Paralee Jones-Tennessee
Bethlehem Cemetery
Page 235

Berlin, Raymond T.
07-18-1913-Burnsville, Mississippi
03-05-1947-Red Bay, Franklin Co., Alabama
Brother-C.E. Berlin-Red Bay, Alabama
Father-John P. Berlin-Tennessee
Mother-Julia Redman-Tennessee
Red Bay Cemetery
Page 51

Beshears, Elizabeth Martha
06-15-1883-Walnut, Mississippi
08-03-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-Rufus Beshears- Age 64
Father-Tom Wiginton
Mother-Margaret Cooksie
Pisgah Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee

Bickerstaff, James Henry
09-08-1860-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
10-19-1947-Town Creek, Alabama
Wife-Mary Bickerstaff- Died 06-06-1944
Daughter- Mrs. R.O. Brackin-Town Creek, Alabama
Father-Wm. Bickerstaff-North Carolina
Mother-Mary Lovell-Georgia.
Highland Cemetery
3 Mi. S. E. Tishomingo Co., Mississippi

Black, Infant Girl
Stillborn-1:15 a.m.
05-13-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Albie Black-Ramer, Tennessee
Mother-Rosa Donham-Hamilton, Alabama
Mid-Wife-Nina Dunn
Indian Creek Cemetery
2 Mi. N.E. Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 91

Bramlett, Martha Evelyn
10-23-1892-Corinth, Mississippi
11-11-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Samuel Decatur Bramlett-Booneville, Mississippi
Mother-Martha Martin-Rienzi, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery

Bryant, Mary Frances
08-12-1859-Benton Co. Mississippi
10-17-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Wm. E. Bryant- Died-07-19-1900
Daughter-Alma Titley
Father-Pryor Nabors-Benton Co. Mississippi
Mother-Sallie Morgan-Benton Co. Mississippi
Henry Cemetery

Burkeen, Terry Lee
01-09-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
01-10-1947- Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 19 hours
Father-W.L. Burkeen- Serles, Tennessee
Mother-Mildred Byrd-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Reeves Cemetery
5 Mi. N. of Middleton, Tennessee

Burns, Robert Clifton Sr.
08-06-1903-Middleton, Tennessee
11-12-1947-Whitfield, Rankin Co., Mississippi
Wife-Martha Lee Barnett Burns- Age 40
Sister-V.M. Haller
Father-W.M. Burns- Middleton, Tennessee
Mother-Julia Whitener-Arkansas.
Ebenezer Cemetery
3 Mi. W. of Walnut, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 210

Burns, William Edward
06-13-1918- Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-29-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
World War II
Wife-Vera Lee Leonard Burns- Age 29
Father-Cody W. Burns-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Emmie Moore-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 227

Busby, John Verdell
03-03-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Alice Griffin Busby- Age 54
Son-Leon Busby
Father-J.H. Busby-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Long-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery

Butler, William Calvin
09-01-1865-McNairy Co., Tennessee
11-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Amanda C. Butler- Died 10-15-1943
Son-C.P. Butler
Father-William B. Butler-Tennessee
Mother-Louisa Sewell-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 228


Carpenter, William Pinkney
08-29-1883-Booneville, Mississippi
04-08-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Kate Dobbins Carpenter- Age 59
Father-Luther Carpenter-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Frances Jumper-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 69

Carroll, Minnie
12-17-1898-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-31-1947-Whitfield, Mississippi
Cousin-A.J. King
Order by-Howard Carroll
Father-Joe W. Carroll-Tennessee
Mother-Frances F. King-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 62

Carter, Alvin (Colored)
07-22-1900-Amory, Mississippi
03-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Louise Treadway Carter- Age 35
Father-George Carter-Monroe Co., Mississippi
Mother-Susie Bardine-Monroe Co., Mississippi
Henry Colored Cemetery
Amory, Mississippi
Page 54

Carter, James A.
07-01-1856-Hardin Co., Tennessee
02-21-1947-Canton, Mississippi
Wife- Ophelia Swain Carter- Died 1944
Guardian of Estate-J.W. Vasser
City Cemetery
Page 44

Case, Bennie Don
Stillborn-10: 00 a.m. Burnsville, Mississippi
03-28-1947-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Father-Joseph Buford Case-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Clovis Holder-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Holder Family Cemetery
4 Mi. S. of Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 60

Castile, Lula Maude Switcher
07-30-1916-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-22-1947- Magee, Mississippi
Husband-Merlie West Castile- Age 36
Father-Walker Switcher-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sallie Dees-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Newhope Presbyterian Cemetery
Biggersville, Mississippi
Page 95

Lamberth, James Milton
11-29-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW II Veteran
Father-James Henry Lamberth-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Clemmie Hilburn-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 21

Choate, Solomon Younger
11-28-1857-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-02-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Jane Choate- Died 11-24-1938
Son- H. Choate
Father-John Choate-South Carolina
Mother-Lucinda Short-South Carolina
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 03

Clay, Walter C.
06-20-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Maude Carter Clay- Age 68
Father-Charles Clay-Virginia
Mother-Elizabeth McMillan-Virginia
Henry Cemetery
Page 116

Clement, Mary Darcus
09-15-1869-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-15-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Charlie Lee Clement- Died 07-15-1911
Daughter-Ada Hendrix
Order by-Carl Hamm
Father-John Smith-South Carolina
Mother-Miss Deaton-South Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 113

Clifton, George L.
09-27-1881-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-11-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Irene Jourdan Clifton- Age 54
Father-Frank Clifton-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Caldonia Barnett-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Old Union Cemetery
4 Mi. N. of Adamsville, Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 73

Clifton, John D.
03-15-1911-Corinth, Mississippi
09-22-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife- (Divorced)-Sina Nixon Clifton- Age 34
Brother-Charles Clifton
Father-Troy Terry Clifton-Savannah, Tennessee
Mother-Verdie Lee Moss-Nixon, Tennessee
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 176

Coleman, Mamie Edward
12-15-1911-Artesia, Mississippi
09-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-George Coleman- Age 38
Father-Bill Edward
Mother-Katie Jones
Other Name- Lola White
Porter Funeral Home
Artesia, Mississippi Cemetery
Page 166

Cotton, Audie B. Ray
01-16-1904-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
10-06-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Frank Ethridge Cotton- Age 47
Father-Joe Gray-Tishomingo Co., Miss
Mother-Linna Jones-Tishomingo Co., Miss
Henry Cemetery
Page 185

Counce, Sgt. James Warren
11-01-1920-Counce, Tennessee
12-18-1944-Germany- Killed in Action
WW II Veteran
Wife-Louise McDaniel Counce- Age 21
Father-James C. Counce-Counce, Tennessee
Mother-Maudie B. Price-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Shiloh National Cemetery
Page 220

Counce, Willie J.
07-20-1880-Hardin Co., Tennessee
12-02-1947-Iuka, Mississippi
Wife-Lula Payne Counce- Died 1914
Son-J.B. Counce-Okolona, Mississippi
Father-William Counce-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Sarah Timbs-Hardin Co., Tennessee
White Sulphur Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 232

Courson, Charles Mellus
12-14-1870-Odenville, Alabama
01-28-1947-Ashland, Mississippi
Wife-Elizabeth Courson- Age 69
Order by-Miss R.H. Rigby
Father-A.J. Courson-Alabama
Mother-Mary Bradford-Alabama
Ashland Cemetery
Ashland, Mississippi
Page 27

Crider, Infant Girl
07-04-1947- 12:30 a.m.Corinth, Mississippi
Died- 1:30 p.m. Lived 13 hours
Father-Earl F. Crider-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Christine Gurley-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Holley Church Cemetery
Page 123

Crowe, James Walter “Roy”
01-25-1896-Corinth, Mississippi
12-06-1947-Osceola, Mississippi Co., Arkansas
Wife-Addie Vinings Crowe- Died 1937
Brothers-J.D. Crowe (Anniston, Alabama) & J.E. Crowe (Decatur, Alabama)
Brother-In-Law -Marvin Waddell
Father-Roma Crowe-Alabama
Mother-Laura Stover-Alabama
Shipped Remains from Steele, Missouri
By German Undertaking Company
Holley Church Cemetery
Page 243

Crum, Julia Lamberth
07-17-1887-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-13-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Melvin L. Crum- Age 65
Father-Polk Lamberth-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-May Paysinger-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 74

Crum, Susie Ann Bright
04-09-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Husband-John Crum- Age 86
Daughter-Callie Moss
Father-Calip Bright-Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 71

Crumby, Infant Boy
Stillborn-10:00 a.m.
01-03-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Residence-Dennis, Mississippi
Father-Jeff T. Crumby-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lessie Williams
Joel Cemetery
1 miles S. of Dennis, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 04

Culp, Thomas Cleveland
04-29-1947-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Wife-Ella Culp- Age 64
Son-Monroe Culp
Father-Jim Culp- Tennessee
Mother-Mississippi Edwards-Tennessee
Bethlehem Cemetery
3 miles N.E. of Tishomingo, Mississippi
Page 82

Cunningham, Columbus Houston
05-07-1860-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
02-03-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Georgia Ann Cunningham- Died 01-26-1944
Son-In-Law-W.A. Brumley
Order by J.H. Cunningham
Father- A. Cunningham-South Carolina
Mother-Fannie Green Finch-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 30


Daniel, Dot Quay
About 78 years old-Baldwin, Mississippi
11-12-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Order by- Mrs. Georgia Daniel, Mrs. Joe Daniel,
& Mrs. Tom Haley
Father-Jackson Carroll Daniel-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Martha Morrow-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 209

Darwin, Horace Davis
06-20-1905-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
08-22-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Wife-Eve Farris Darwin- 30 years old
Son- Paul Darwin
Father-G.W. Davis-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Tiny Bentley-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 152

Davis, Charlie Warner
11-14-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Jessie Sanders Davis- Age 50
Daughter-Dora Lee Wales
Father-Anthony Davis
Mother-Mary Chambers-Alabama
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 216

Davis Jerry Mirah
About 84 year’s old-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
08-05-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Father-Bill Davis-Alabama
Gaston Church Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 138

Deatherage, Myron Edward
11-17-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
11-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Charles Deatherage- Michie, Tennessee
Mother-Juanita Booker-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Carter Family Cemetery
2 miles N.E. of Michie, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 221

Deaton, Infant Boy
11-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
11-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Charles Deaton-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Frances Barrett-Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 224

Dillingham, Infant Boy
02-12-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-13-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Clyde Dillingham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dorothy Sue Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Jack T. Wilbanks
Camp Ground Cemetery
Page 38

Dillon, Crecy Ward
08-26-1888-Chewalla, Tennessee
10-21-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-William Alford Dillon- Died 11-25-1926
Daughter-Nelda Roberts
Sons-Alford & Aaron Dillon
Father-John Ward-Hawkins Co., Tennessee
Mother-Louvice Reed-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 195

Dodd, Bettie Irby
10-10-1865-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-20-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Jim Dodd (Died1922)
Daughters-Nola Talley, Louiza Mills,
& Mollie Glidewell
Father-Joseph Irby-Kossuth, Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 173

Dodd, Sallie Ann
11-09-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Hiram Dodd- Died 1921
Daughter-Bessie Dodd McClain
Son-Lonnie Dodd
Father- Mr. Essary
Mother- Miss Mullenick
Fraley's Chapel Cemetery
Page 207

Drish, Nancy Jane Bibion (Colored)
10-24-1897-Pipkin Co., Alabama
06-06-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Willie Drish- Age 55
Father-Allen Bibion- Pipkins Co., Alabama
Mother-Mollie Dent-Pipkins Co., Alabama
Nebo Colored Cemetery
Baldwyn, Mississippi
Page 103

Duncan, James Thomas
03-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Nellie Johnson Duncan- 66 years old
Father-George Perry Duncan-Mississippi
Mother-Rebecca Shults-Mississippi
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 53

Durbin, Gene Gilbert
07-01-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
07-05-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-R.E. Durbin-Crump, Tennessee
Mother-Elsie Tuberville-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Shiloh Cemetery
Pittsburg Landing Tennessee
Page 125


Edwards, James
04-29-1947-Hardin Co., Tennessee
05-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Leslie Edwards-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Vinie Hollins-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Order by Jim Wayne
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 85

Ellis, Ruby Maye Timlake
05-18-1916-Corinth, Mississippi
11-14-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Robert E. Ellis- 33 years old
Order by-Mr. & Mrs. L.W. Timlake &
Mrs. Mamie Regenhardt
Father- L.W. Timlake-Cobb Co., Georgia
Mother-Jane Alice Benzie-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 215

Emmons, Hallie Worsham
12-19-1920-Iuka, Mississippi
06-13-1947-Sheffield, Alabama
Husband-Gillis Lee Emmons- Age 27
Father-Matt Worsham-Colbert Co., Alabama
Mother-Savannah Massey-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Oak Grove Cemetery
Sheffield, Alabama
Page 111

Epperson, Mattie Ozella
08-25-1876-Chilton Co., Alabama
12-03-1947-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-J.E. Epperson- Age 77
Father-Jess Cook-Alabama
Mother-Martha C. Gandy-Alabama
Little Flock Cemetery
4 miles S. of Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 233

Essary, Evelyn Dian
Premature- 8:30 p.m.
12-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 8 hours
Father-William H. Essary-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Thelma Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Page 250


Farris, Infant
Stillborn- 12:30 p.m.
04-17-1947 Corinth, Mississippi
Father-C.L. Farris-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Hazel Burns-McNairy Co. Tennessee
Pebble Hill Cemetery
5 Mi. N. of Michie, Tennessee
Page 76

Farris, Henry Callie
03-31-1869-McNairy Co., Tennessee
01-28-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ella Lee Farris- Age 59
Sons-H.C. Farris Jr. & Leo Farris
Father-Henry Clay Farris-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Nancy Ham-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Gravel Hill Cemetery
Page 28

Fields, Thomas Jefferson
07-28-1871-McNairy Co. Tennessee
06-07-1947-Counce, Tennessee
Wife-Virgie Lee Smith Fields
Father-David Henry Fields-McNairy Co. Tennessee
Mother-Martha Webb- Waterloo, Alabama
White Sulphur Cemetery
Pickwick, Tennessee
Page 105

Fiveash, Linnie Crum
04-27-1863-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-09-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-Thomas Fiveash- Died 1923
Son-J.E. Fiveash
Father-Mat Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Graham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 146

Floyd, Catherine (Colored)
04-21-1927-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-08-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-M.C. Robinson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Nicy Floyd-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Rienzi Colored Cemetery
Page 86

Floyd, Veroy Gunn (Colored)
08-03-1936-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-31-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Darnell Gunn-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Amy Floyd-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Grandmother-Alice Floyd
Rienzi Colored Cemetery
Page 199

Foote, Abrie
06-27-1916-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
03-22-1947-Centreville, Mississippi
Wife-Edith Roberts Foote- Age27
Brother-Avon Foote
Father-John D. Foote-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Beulah Jane Robinson-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Burnsville Cemetery
Page 57

Fowler, Henry (Colored)
01-29-1866-Memphis, Tennessee
11-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Louvenia Ricks Fowler- Age 55
Father-Elam Fowler-Tennessee
Colored City Cemetery
Page 225

Fowler, James Andrew
07-03-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Susie Fowler- Died 1942
Daughter- Mrs. C.E. Harrison
Father-Lonnie Thomas Fowler
Chambers Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 122

Fowler, Walter Stanley
08-25-1878-Hardin Co., Tennessee
12-27-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Beulah Greer Fowler- Age 55
Daughter-Rosa Fields
Father-George Fowler-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Miss Haley-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 258


George, Paul Phillip (Colored)
04-01-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
05-05-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Andrew Gaines-Mississippi
Mother-Hattie Patterson-Mississippi
Pilgrims Rest Colored Cemetery
Page 84

Geisler, Infant Girl
Stillborn- 5:35 a.m. Tuesday
02-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Arthur O. Geisler Jr.-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Norman-Corinth, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 47

Gilstrap, Ella Louise Renfroe (Colored)
11-17-1908-Corinth, Mississippi
09-17-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Hewell Gilstrap- Age 39
Father-Jake Renfroe-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Mother-Vennie Buchanan-Calhoun, Co. Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 171

Glidewell, Queen Victoria
About 70 years old-Tippah Co., Mississippi
08-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-William Green Glidewell- Age 66
Son-W.M. Glidewell
Father-Jim Rogers-Tippah Co. Mississippi
Mother-Miss Wroten-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Shiloh Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 143

Goodman, David Rudolph
02-29-1880- Perry Co. Tennessee
11-08-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Burns Goodman- Age 62
Son-Wilbur Goodman
Father-Jeff Goodman-Perry Co., Tennessee
Mother-Laura C. Dickerson-Perry Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 205

Graham, Joseph Nathaniel
12-08-1880- Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-22-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Annie T. Graham- Age 67
Father-Essex Graham- North Carolina
Mother-Mary Storman-North Carolina
Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Page 130

Greene, Edward Thomas
03-10-1862-Tuscumbia, Alabama
12-28-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Amanda Greene- Died-11-22-1942
Daughter-Willie Greene
Father-James Greene
Mother-Elizabeth Wade
Holly Cemetery
Page 259

Green, Lewis James
04-20-1878-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
08-08-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Ora Elliott Greene- Age 67
Father-Lewis James Greene-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sallie Davenport-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 145

Greene, Nancy Jane Wright
01-09-1872-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
07-12-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John L. Greene- Died 1940
Son-Hillie Greene
Father-Pink Wright
Mother-Sarah Dean
Hinkle Cemetery
Page 127

Greene, William Franklin
01-08-1890-Hardin Co., Mississippi
03-09-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Sallie Barnes Green- Age 52
Son-Clyde Green
Father-Dave Greene
Mother-Miss Howell-Tennessee
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Page 52

Gregory L. C.
09-15-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
12-16-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-James L. Gregory-Lee Co. Mississippi
Mother- Carrie Bell Shears-Alabama
Sand Hill Cemetery
Guntown, Mississippi
Page 247

Grisham, Stella Paralee Childers
05-26-1907-Hardin Co., Tennessee
12-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- Oran K. Grisham- Age 44
Father-Warner Childers-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Jude Stephenson-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Fraley's Chapel Cemetery
Page 249

Grissom, Infant Boy
Stillborn- 7:30 a.m.; Wednesday
08-27-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Charlie A. Grisham-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Vostie Marlar-Burnsville, Mississippi
Shady Grove Cemetery
8 miles N. of Burnsville, Mississippi

Gross, Edward Harrison
11-06-1881-Marienville, Pennsylvania
09-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Alma Ferguson Flanagan Gross- Age 64
Stepdaughter-Mrs. Charlie Kemp
Father-David Gross-Pennsylvania
Henry Cemetery
Page 165

Gullett, Lucy Caroline Weeks
01-02-1867-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-26-1947-Biggersville, Mississippi
Husband-Rev. J.T. Gullett- Age 80
Son-Van McHaffey
Father-Dr .B.T. Weeks-North Carolina
Mother-Mary J. Adair-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Page 26


Hamm, Carl Rethie
09-05-1911-Ittawamba Co., Mississippi
08-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Savannah Kilgo Hamm
Father-John J. Hamm-Alabama
Mother-Matilda Conway-Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 147

Hamm, Donnie Joe
Stillborn-6:00 p.m.; Friday
Father-H.C. Hamm-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Dee Lancaster-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 183

Hamm, James Thomas
10-07-1874-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
12-26-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Elizabeth Green Hamm- Age57
Son-Thomas Hamm
Father-J.A. Hamm-Colbert Co., Mississippi
Mother-Taylor Wright-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 257

Hardin, Harris Leroy
05-05-1889-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Irene Ingram Hardin- Age 54
Father-J.M. Hardin-Alabama
Mother-Martha L. Gibson-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 104

Harris, Mrs. Eliza Ann
02-21-1947-Ada, Oklahoma
Son-Arthur Brewer- Wenasoga, Mississippi
Daughter- Mrs. Mary Miller-Oklahoma
Father-J.B. Whitfield-Mississippi
Mother-Mary Jane Schull-Mississippi
Shipped By Criswell Funeral Home from
Ada, Oklahoma
Holly Cemetery
Page 46

Harrison, Mable Frances
01-10-1921-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-17-1947-Chalybeate, Mississippi
Brother-L.P. Harrison
Father-Earnest Harrison-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Cora Tomlinson-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Providence Cemetery
5 miles S. of Chalybeate, Mississippi
Page 20

Harrison, Ida Pearl Shappley
07-23-1879-Saulsberry, Tennessee
07-14-1947-Ripley, Mississippi
Husband-W.F. Harrison- Age 70
Son-Webb Harrison
Father-B.F. Shappley- Saulsberry, Tennessee
Mother-Mary Melton-Benton Co., Tennessee
Tiplersville Cemetery
Page 128

Hayes John Oscar (Colored)
12-08-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Anna Short Hayes (Age 56)
Father-Peter Hayes-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Hayes- Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Page 241

Haynie, Rosa Lee King
06-30-1882-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Jim F. Haynie- Age 67
Father-Charles King-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Huff-Trenton, Tennessee
Clear Creek Cemetery
Page 117

Hensley, Minnie B. Smith
08-07-1880-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-11-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Robert Hensley- Died12-10-1927
Son-Robert Hensley
Father-Levi-Smith-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lenora Burrow-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Holly Cemetery
Page 244

Higgins, Edna Jane
10-04-1947-Jackson, Tennessee
Husband-A.D. Higgins- Died 05-12-1940
Son-Thomas L. Higgins
Daughter- Mrs. Jack Wright
Niece- Mrs. Everett Wilbanks
Father-W.H. Glover-North Carolina
Mother-Ann Hinsley-Benton Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 184

Hivley, Sallie Butler
01-05-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-E.J. Hivley- Died July 4, 1915)
Daughter-Bertha Smith
Father-John B. Butler-Mississippi
Mother-Eliza Easley-Mississippi
Tuscumbia Cemetery
Page 06

Hodge, Ed (Colored)
10-11-1875-Corinth, Mississippi
01-05-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Julia Hodge- Age 67
Father-Frank Hodge-Georgia
Colored Cemetery
Page 08

Hodge, Sally Hunt (Colored)
10-06-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Joe Hodge- Age 46
Father-Bill Hunt-Tennessee
St. Rest Colored Cemetery
Page 186

Holder, Dona Skinner White
12-27-1879-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
12-25-1947-Iuka, Mississippi
Husband-W.A. Holder- Age 81
Sons-L.R. White & Will White
Father-William Skinner-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Eugenia Anderson-Georgia
New Salem Cemetery
8 miles N.W. of Iuka, Mississippi
Page 255

Holland, Esker Lee
11-21-1899-Tishomingp Co., Mississippi
12-30-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sophia McDaniel Holland- Age 41
Father-Monroe Holland-Franklin Co., Alabama
Mother-Jane Collier-Franklin Co., Alabama
Old Salem Cemetery
10 miles N. of Iuka, Mississippi
Page 260

Holley James Bunyan
12-13-1889-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-04-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW II Veteran
Wife-Annie Lou Johnson Holley- Age 46
Order by- Mr. & Mrs. Brown Carter
Father-Jack Holley-Mississippi
Mother-Sina Mathis-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 33

Holloway, Infant Girl
Stillborn- 4:00 a.m.; Wednesday
07-02-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-James Alton Holloway-Glen, Mississippi
Mother-Nila Faye Emerson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 120

Honeycutt, Willie
07-04-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Lee Honeycutt-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Amie Lambert-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Antioch Cemetery
1 mile N. of Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 124

Horn Laura Frances Emmons
01-28-1860-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- David Burton Horn- Died 09-05-1937
Son-Dolmer Horn
Father-A.T. Emmons-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Frances Eleanor Smith-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 237

Howie, Jim W.
About 57 years old
01-16-1935- Meridian, Mississippi
Son-Carl Howie
By Webb Funeral Home
Body Disinterred From Cemetery at State Hospital
Henry Cemetery
Page 48

Hunkapillar, Bobby Wade
07-31-1940-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
09-21-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Father-S.L. Hunkapillar-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Leon Taylor-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 174

Hutcheson, Francis Alexander
02-17-1947-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-Callie Hutcheson- Died 1934
Son-Preston Hutcheson
Father- I. Hutcheson- Alabama
Mother-Miss Hodge-Alabama
Hinkle Creek
Page 43


James, Mary Elizabeth
02-03-1898-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-22-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister-Minnie James Lewis
Father-Thomas Clark James-England
Mother-Miss Sims-Alabama
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 23

Jobe, William Fall
04-29-1876-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-12-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sallie Madden Jobe- Age 81
Daughters- Mrs. Leo Gibbs, Mrs. Bois McCleary
Father-William Wesley Jobe-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Matilda Childers-Tishomingo, Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 211

Johnson, Ava Melvina
03-07-1871-Marion Co., Alabama
12-24-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence- Paden, Mississippi
Husband-Daniel Roland Johnson- Age 78
Father-Green Fredrick-Marion Co., Alabama
Mother-Patia Howell-Winston Co., Alabama
Fork Oak Cemetery
Page 254

Johnston, John Wesley
02-22-1879-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-15-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Pricilla Bray Johnston- Age 60
Father-William Johnston-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Cordella Jobe-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 75

Johnson, Pvt. James W.
02-16-1923-Colbert Co., Alabama
11-18-1944-Germany- Killed in Action
Wife- Lillie Mae C. Johnson Lowery- Age 18
Brother-Raymond Johnson
Father-Beverly Johnson-Colbert Co., Alabama
Mother-Florence Durham-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Holley Cemetery
Page 246

Johnson, Rufus J.
04-4-1911-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-27-1947-Greenville, Mississippi
Wife-Elizabeth Borden Johnson- Age 33
Father-John Mose Johnson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mattie Smith-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 197

Jones, Martha Ada
10-12-1886-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-27-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Charlie Jones- Age 60
Son-J.R. Miller
Father-Jim Baldwin-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Molly Cockner-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Page 59

Jones, Max Herman
07-22-1893-Tippah Co., Mississippi
04-01-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Jessie Burgess Jones- Age 52
Son-Albert Jones-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Brown Jones-Carroll Co., Tennessee
Mother-Annie Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 63

Jones, Vivian Pearl Thornton
01-06-1904-Tippah Co., Mississippi
08-05-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-Dewitt D. Jones- Age 42
Father-J.C. Thornton-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Anna Burgess-Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 140

Justice, Sarah Elizabeth Collins (Colored)
02-06-1913-Corinth, Mississippi
09-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Pearl Justice- Age 32
Father-Tom Collins Lee Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Williams-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 164


Kiddy, George Calloway
03-30-1870-McNairy Co., Tennessee
07-30-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ollie James Kiddy- Age 62
Sons-E.R. Kiddy, J.F. Kiddy, & G.L. Kiddy
Father-Paul Kiddy-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ann Smith-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 133

King, Ella Sharp
10-12-1868-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-15-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.W. King- Died 1935
Order by-Mollie & Kate Sharp, & Gladys Sanders
Secured by- Mr. & Mrs. Burt Bascomb
Father-John M. Sharp- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Polly Ann Walker-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Liberty Cemetery
Page 19

King, SSGT. Robert E
03-13-1922-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-03-1944-Greenland -Killed In Action
Wife-Hercell Lee Bryant King- Age 18
Father-Jessie George King-Selmer, Tennessee
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Rankin-Corinth, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 201

Klyce, William Thomas
02-02-1893-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-11-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Fairy Young Klyce- Age 51
Order by-Billy Young
Father-Henry Klyce-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Laura Sutton-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 148


Lamberth, James Milton
11-29-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW II Veteran
Father-James Henry Lamberth-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Clemmie Hilburn-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 21

Lee, Mark Bynum
05-28-1882-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary H. Lee- Died 11-19-1945
Son-H.E. Lee
Father-Will Lee-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Laura Briggs-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery

Letson, George Anthony
09-04-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-09-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Eugene Letson-Lawrence Co., Alabama
Mother-Pauline Mullins-Barton, Alabama
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 168

Lou Allen, Izola White (Colored)
About 53 years old
02-03-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Cousin-Tommy Lawhorn
Father-John White
Mother-Creasy Rogers-New Albany, Mississippi
Black City Cemetery
Page 31

Luster, Lillie B. (Colored)
09-28-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
12-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Elmer Luster-Guys, Tennessee
Mother-Lillie B. Richards-Baldwin, Mississippi
Tate Family Colored Cemetery
3 miles S. of Guys, Tennessee
Page 256

Lynch, Annie May Laster
03-21-1888-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-06-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-T.T. Lynch- Age 61
Father-Walter Laster-Tennessee
Mother-Lizzie Smith-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 163


Mabry, Nancy Junkins (Colored)
10-17-1890-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- Gus Mabry- Age 62
Daughter-Ruby Bowden
Father-Wiley Junkins-Baldwin, Mississippi
Mother-Mary Agnew-Mississippi
St. Luke Colored Baptist Cemetery
Page 126

Mabry, Odie (Colored)
About 23 year’s old-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-03-1947-Whitfield Mississippi
Wife (Separated) -May F. Freeman
Brother-Claude Mabry
Father-Charlie Mabry-Hardin Co., Mississippi
Mother-Pearl Young-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Concord Colored Cemetery
Page 203

Manahan, William Alexander
10-13-1880-Ponotoc Co., Mississippi
12-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Annie Lou Davis Manahan- Age 66
Son-James Manahan
Father-A.J. Manahan
Mother-Faithy J. Ginn-South Carolina
Pontotoc Cemetery
Page 238

Maness, Billy Wade
09-07-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-09-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-William Maness-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Clarice Darwin-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Juliette Cemetery
Page 167

Marlar, Joe Jr
07-22-1878-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-24-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Rosa Kendrick Marlar- Age 73
Son-Clifford Marlar
Daughter- Mrs. I.E. Johnson
Father-Jim Marlar-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mississippi Petty-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 96

Marlar, Shirley Jean
Stillborn- Saturday; 10:30 p.m.
08-02-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Esker Marlar-Burnsville, Mississippi
Mother-Velma Parsons -Iuka, Mississippi
Little Flock Cemetery
Page 136

Marlar, Thomas Franklin
04-07-1864-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-19-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Nancy Littlejohn Marlar- Age 58
Son-Cloftes Marlar-Memphis, Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 56

Martin, Mary Virginia Richardson
04-13-1860-Corinth, Mississippi
06-02-1947-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-R.H. Martin- Died 03-27-1913
Niece-Lillian Wilhite
Father-William R. Richardson-Georgia
Mother-Ester Crawford-Georgia
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 101

Mask, Andy Lawrence
05-11-1879-Tippah Co., Mississippi
07-01-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Candis Dellinger Mask- Age 64
Son-J.L. Mask
Father-Bagan Mask-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Bettie Brock-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Camelite Cemetery
Ripley, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 119

Moss, Nancy Jane Mangum
01-17-1856-Hardin Co., Tennessee
01-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Son-Will Moss
Husband-John Cook Moss- Died 10-18-1894
Daughter- Mrs. C.H. Turner
Father-Presley Mangum-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ann Parnell-Hardin Co., Mississippi
Nixon Chapel Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 24

Massey, Henry Samuel
12-22-1857-Tishomingo, Mississippi
04-08-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Edda McDougal Massey- Died 1940
Grandson-John F. Massey
Son-H.S. Massey Jr.-Iuka, Mississippi
Father-John M. Massey-South Carolina
Mother-Lucinda Foote -South Carolina
Oak Grove Cemetery
Iuka, Mississippi
Page 70

Mathis, Madgie Lue
07-06-1896-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-28-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Thomas Lloyd Mathis- Age 56
Father-M.C. Gurley-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lucinda Gibson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Page 179

Meeks, Joseph Johnson
05-22-1865-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-21-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Gertrude Nolan Meeks- Age 61
Sons-Clyde & Rheburn Meeks
Father-Allen Meeks-Mississippi
Mother-Lucinda Kennedy-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 77

Meeks, Zilpah Adelia Michie
11-18-1856-McNairy Co., Tennessee
08-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Marcus W. Meeks Sr.- Died 11-21-1920
Order by Oscar, Mary & Mark Meeks
Father-George Gray Michie-Tennessee
Mother-Zilpah Adkins-North Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 144

Melhorn, Ralph Wilton
01-24-1892-Charlottesville, Virginia
04-23-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Velma Pauline Melhorn- Age 53
Son-Wilton M. Melhorn
Father-Ashley W. Melhorn-Virginia
Mother-Barbara Armentrant-Virginia
Owosso Michigan Cemetery
Page 79

Michael, Mary Ellen
Husband-J.D. Michael- Died 05-18-1937
Son-J.C. Michael
Father-Luther Michael-Illinois
Mother-Mary Lou Kesler-North Carolina
Carolina Cemetery
3 miles W of Booneville, Mississippi)

Michalson, Anna Krohn
07-16-1868-Koemigsburg, Poland
11-22-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Bernard Michalson- Died 1941
Son-In-Law-Adolph Rubel
Father-Abe Krohn-Berlin, Germany
May Riv Cemetery
Chicago, Illinois
Page 223

Miller, Dixie Alma Coke
02-26-1897-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-11-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John Miller- Died 01-31-1947
Daughter-Rosa Crawford
Sister-Susie Wilson
Father-John Lewis Coke-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Rachel Wilbanks-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 90

Miller, John
12-26-1870-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-31-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Dixie Coke Miller
Nephew-Will A. Miller
County Home Cemetery
Page 29

Mitchel, R.C.
Stillborn-Tuesday; 1:30 p.m.
04-01-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Rady C. Mitchel-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Rachel Johnson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Levi Johnson
Order by-R.C. Michaels
New Hope Presbyterian Cemetery
Page 64

Morgan, Martha Lou
Friday; 7:30 a.m.-11:55 pm
08-01-1947- Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-Oris Morgan Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Louise Parvin-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-Fred Parvin
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 135

Morris, Infant Boy
Stillborn-Thursday; 7:00 p.m.
11-13-1947-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Father-S.C. Morris-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mamie McMeans-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 213

Myers, Jewell Jr.
11-15-1925-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-19-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW II Veteran
Father-Jewell Myers Sr.-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Maggie Studdard-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 251

Mitchell, Walter Gillespie
08-13-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-09-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Laura Terry Dalton Mitchell- Age 75
Son-Dalton Mitchell
Daughter- Mrs. Roy Hamlin
Father-Lyman Burge Mitchell-McNairy Co., Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Bingham-Murray Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 169


McClure John Moses
05-24-1880-Gibson Co., Tennessee
09-21-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Cora Sandling McClure- Age 68
Daughter-Martha McClure
Father-James S. McClure-Kentucky
Mother-Sara K. Karnes-Milan, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 175

McCord, James W.
06-25-1947-Cincinnati, Ohio
Wife-Bessie Byrd Mccord
Shipped by Charles A. Mandley Funeral Directors
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 118

McCoy, John Alexander
1-07-1872-Tishominmgo Co. Mississippi
3-23-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Julia McCoy- Age 74
Son-Alec McCoy
Father-Jim L. McCoy-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Mother-Martha Bond-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Juliette School Cemetery
Page 58

McCullar, Ida Pearl Davis
12-09-1892-McNairy Co., Tennessee
11-22-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Ben McCullar- Died 1915
Father-Calvin Davis- Mississippi
Mother-Addie Mullens- Mississippi
Holly Cemetery
Page 222

McCullar, Ary Pearl
03-09-1880-Chewalla, Tennessee
10-15-1947-Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
Father-Frank McCullar-Tennessee
Mother-Susan McElroy- Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 190

McCullar, William Franklin
04-08-1901-Corinth, Mississippi
05-14-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Norrine Liddon McCullar- Age 46
Order by Wife & Vera
Father-E.T. McCullar-Tennessee
Mother-Katie Elizabeth Castleberry-Tennessee
City Cemetery
Page 92

McDonald, Wallace Taylor (Colored)
12-30-1896-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-30-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Eddie Ree Yarbrough McDonald- Age 33
Brother-Kenneth McDonald
Father-Daniel Taylor McDonald-Hardeman Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ada Wheeler-Monroe Co. Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 100

McGlathery, Emma
Age about 95 -Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-06-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Nephew-Dr .Joseph K. Williams-Los Angeles, California
Niece-Mattie Lou McGlathery
Father-South Carolina McGlathery-Tennessee
Mother- Miss Surratt-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 236

McGuire, Hugh
09-01-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Spanish American War Veteran
Wife-Mary Chambers McGuire- Died 03-07-1945
Secured by- Mark Choate & Step Children
Father-John McGuire-Ireland
Henry Cemetery
Page 158

McIntyre, Jessie Peeler
10-29-1867-Tippah Co., Mississippi
08-12-1947-Whitfield, Mississippi
Nephew-John L .Hopkins
Father-William McIntyre-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Emma McCoy-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 149

McIntyre, Ulysses S.
07-28-1895-Finger, Tennessee
11-26-1947-Flint, Michigan
WW I Veteran
Wife-Lottie Meeks
Order by-Lottie & Hubert
Father-Robert A. McIntyre- Finger, Tennessee
Mother-Sarah Stark-Finger, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 229

McMeans, Elzada Carroll
01-12-1872-McNairy Co., Tennessee
02-13-1947-Iuka, Mississippi
Husband-James A. McMeans- Age 77
Son-E.T. McMeans
Father- Monroe Carroll-North Carolina
Mother-Nancy Ables-Virginia
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 39


Newman, Marinda Cornelius
05-21-1908-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
01-9-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-J.L. Newman- Age 370
Daughter-Lorean Floyd
Son-In-Law-Charles C. Floyd
Father-Charles Cornelius-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Mother-Callie Tate-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 09

Nickles, Matilda Stacey
10-28-1866-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
07-19-1947-Prentiss Co. Mississippi
Husband-S.J. Nickles- Age 80
Sons- J.B. & J.R. Nickles
Father-Tom Stacey- Mississippi
Mother- Miss Shackleford- Mississippi
East Prentiss Cemetery
Page 129


Odle, John Ronson
About 81 year’s old-Alabama
05-18-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Louella Evans- Age 72
Order by- Edna Howell
Union Cemetery
Page 93

Olive, Jessie David
05-31-1923-Ramer, Tennessee
06-06-1944-Omaha Beach, France-Killed In Action
Father-W.A. Olive-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Susie Newell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 242

Owen, Mary Jeanette (Colored)
01-05-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
01-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-King Owen-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Gray-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Rienzi Colored Cemetery
Page 11


Pardue, Ary Delle William
07-16-1881-Grenada Co. Mississippi
06-10-1947-Meridian, Mississippi
Husband-M.W. Pardue- Died 1-16-1946
Sister-Charlotte Dubose Taylor
Father-Benjamin Williams-Grenada, Mississippi
Mother-Minnie Cannon-Oktibbeha Co. Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 109

Parker, Wiley
01-30-1862-Bibb Co., Alabama
10-24-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Order by- Bob Fowler
Father- Mr. Parker-Alabama
Mother- Miss West-Alabama
County Home Cemetery
Page 177

Paysinger, George Alexander
07-9-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-27-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Clyster Coke- Age 68
Son-George Paysinger Jr.
Daughter-Dorothy Paysinger
Father-Johnnie F. Paysinger- Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Hendricks- Mississippi
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 99

Phillips, Mary Elizabeth
01-15-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-17-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Walter Phillips-Alabama
Mother-Verta May Jumper-Prentiss Co. Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 55

Pittman, Edgar Wheeler
04-03-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-27-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Ex-Wife-Lou Woods- Age 66
Daughter-H.A. Jackson
Father-Jim Pittman
Mother-Eliza Seago
Sardis Cemetery
Page 80

Pittman, James Henderson
08-25-1882-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-21-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Nettie May Ward- Age 55
Father-James Madison Pittman-Alcorn Co, Mississippi
Mother-Eliza Seago-North Carolina
Farmington Cemetery
Page 94

Price, Felix Lafayette
12-11-1881-Corinth, Mississippi
05-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Bertha King- Age 55
Sons-Owen & Oliver Price
Father-Robert Price-Tennessee
Mother-Nancy Pipkins-Tennessee
Indian Creek Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 89

Province, Mrs. Lona Vanderford
05-28-1882-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-15-1947-Chattanooga, Tennessee
Husband-W.L. Province- Died 07-06-1931
Daughters- Mrs. Earl Hoppie- Shreveport, Louisiana
Lucille Wade-Chattanooga, Tennessee
Father-Albert T. Vanderford-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Amanda Guthrie-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Vanderford Cemetery
Page 248


Queen, Lou Ella
09-02-1873-Falkner, Mississippi
09-18-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
Husband-Frank L. Queen- Died 03-1937
Daughter- Mrs. Beatrice Newton-Memphis, Tennessee
Son-Morris Queen-Paducah, Kentucky
Father-Solomon McBride
Mother-Mary Childers
Henry Cemetery
Page 172


Ransom, Glistine Williams (Colored)
01-18-1906-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-13-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Roy Ransom- Age 47
Father-Sam L. Williams Mississippi
Mother-Josie Cornelius-Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 16

Rast, William Robert
01-17-1868-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
11-16-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Malinda Elizabeth Rast- Died 07-04-1931
Son-G.L. Rast
Father-William J. Rast-Tennessee
Mother-Mary Garner-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Rutledge Salem Cemetery
9 miles S of Iuka, Mississippi)
Page 218

Ray, Andrew Jackson
10-10-1871-Colbert Co., Alabama
06-09-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Nancy Jane Gann (Age 73)
Father-Tom Ray-Alabama
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 106

Rencher, Sidney Wrandolph
01-08-1891-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Brother-H.M. Rencher
Father-H.W. Rencher-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Miss Marcle-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Page 240

Rhodes, Annie
04-16-1890-New Albany, Mississippi
09-30-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Kyle Milton Rhodes- Died 1939
Daughter-Ruby Woodruff
Father-Green Maddox-Mississippi
Mother-Miss Lard-Mississippi
Highland Cemetery
2 miles S.E. of Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 181

Rhodes, Pvt. H.B.
12-29-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-30-1944-Germany-Killed In Action
Wife-Dorothy Dillon Rhodes (Age 24)
Order by-Dorothy, Elmer & Olan
Father W.A. Rhodes-Tennessee
Mother-Nora Aldridge
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 206

Richardson, Lily Ruth
02-22-1915-Greenville South Carolina
02-03-1947-West Point, Mississippi
Husband-Richard R. Richardson
Father-Jessie J. Patterson
Greenville, South Carolina
Mother-Amanda Patterson-Greenville, South Carolina
Shipped To E.W. Briggs Funeral Home; Greenville, South Carolina
Page 32

Rinehart, John J.
01-17-1868-Guys, Tennessee
01-05-1947-Guys, Tennessee
Wife-Lozettie Rogers- Died 01-26-1944
Son-C.F. Rinehart
Father-George Rinehart-North Carolina
Sardis Cemetery
Page 07

Roaten, Eliza Crum
03-12-1870-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-12-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-William M. Roaten- Died 05-16-1917
Daughter-Emmie "H.S" Talley
Father-Hiram Crum
Mother-Mary Timmons
Oaks Chapel Cemetery
Page 110

Robb, Herman III
02-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Friday; 8:35 a.m. till 9:00 a.m.
Premature 7 Months
Great Uncle-Frank Pursley
Great Aunt-Ruth Pursley
Father-Herman Robb Jr. - Pennsylvania
Mother-Mary Joe Bauer-Tennessee
Chattanooga Memorial Cemetery
Page 35

Roberts, Albert Jackson
05-08-1895-Vanburen Co., Arkansas
11-30-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
World War I
Wife-Dorothy Louise Spear- Age 31
Half Brother-George Bradford
Father-Clark Roberts-Pulaski, Missouri
Mother-Carrie Haynes-Van Buren Co., Arkansas
Shipped To Naples, Texas
To John Milton Heard Funeral Home
Union Chapel Cemetery
Cass Co., Texas
Page 230

Robinson, Willard (Colored)
01-01-1947-Magee Mississippi
Wife-Ketrah Robinson- Age 35
Father-Frank Robinson
Mother-Mahalia Abbett
Shipped From Magee Mississippi by Mitchell Funeral Home
Adkins Colored Cemetery
3 miles S. of Ripley, Mississippi)
Page 01

Roebke, Georgia Anna Strong
08-27-1862-Fayette, Iowa
05-25-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-E.O. Roebke- Died 1916
Order By-George, Harry, Mrs. Ramer &
Mrs. Murrah Dilworth
Father-George Strong-Iowa
Mother-Kate Tennis-Iowa
Rienzi Cemetery
Page 97

Rogers, Dee Lafayette
11-06-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-29-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Rachel Bell Rogers- Age 77
Sons-E.C. Rogers & F.L. Rogers
Father-Lub Rogers-Mississippi
Mother-Lennie Kennedy-Mississippi
Oak Chapel Cemetery
Page 81

Ross, Robert Oscar
08-09-1893-Benton, Tennessee
10-15-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sophronia Ross- Age 52
Son-R.J. Ross
Father-Charles Ross-Benton, Tennessee
Mother-Miss Briggs-Benton, Tennessee
Highland Memorial Cemetery
Knoxville, Tennessee
Page 189

Roy, Leona
09-03-1924-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-22-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Sister-Leorna (Lenora) Copeland
Brother-Otis Roy
Father-S.A. Roy-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ida Brown-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 151

Rushing James Edward
07-20-1865-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
12-03-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Luannie Rushing- Age 68
Son-L.H. Rushing-Belmont
Daughter-Mittie Houston
Father-Abe Rushing-North Carolina
Mother-Mary Tennison-North Carolina
Forked Oak Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 234


Sample, Mrs. Ada
78 years old
12-01-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
Son-Dr. A.R. Sample
Husband-J.C. Sample- Died 05-27-1935
Joel Cemetery
4 miles N. of Belmont, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 231

Sanders, Mrs. Mattie
11-20-1872-Franklin Co., Alabama
06-09-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Husband-Gil Sanders- Died 1929
Daughter- Mrs. Annie Bell Isbell
Father-Frank Warhurst-Alabama
Mother-Martha Horton-Alabama
Sylone Church Cemetery
10 miles E. of Booneville, Mississippi
Page 108

Sanders, Pfc. Maury Wilson
02-07-1925-Corinth, Mississippi
03-16-1945-Germany- Killed In Action
World War II
Father-Hugh Sanders-Selmer, Tennessee
Mother-Willie McEwen-Henderson, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 214

Scally, Mrs. Alice
About 77 years old
04-01-1947-Meridian, Mississippi
Son-In-Law-T.D. Fredrick
Shipped From Webb Funeral Home
Meridian, Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 66

Scott, Vennie Renfroe (Colored)
01-06-1897-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
09-02-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Matt Scott- Age 65
Daughter-Louise Renfroe Gilstrap
Father- Mr. Buchanan-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 159

Sego, Edgar Lee
10-18-1901-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
World War II
Sisters- Mrs. Idell Sego Bingham-Russellville, Alabama &
Mrs. Pauline McBryde-Tuscumbia, Alabama
Father-Charlie J. Sego-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Mother-Easter Haynes-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
Burnsville Cemetery
Page 198

Settle, Maude Anna Mccord
08-24-1886-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-06-1947-Biggersville, Mississippi
Husband-Sam L. Settle- Age 63
Son-A.R. Settle
Father-Albert F. McCord-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Addie Hill-North Carolina
New Hope Cemetery
Page 34

Shadburn, Wanda Joann
11-02-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-03-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father- E. Dow Shadburn-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Florence Strickland-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Page 202

Shearon, William Thomas
08-11-1880-McNairy Co., Tennessee
07-02-1947-Jackson, Tennessee
Daughter- Mrs. John R. Jones
Wife-Maggie Duscoe Shearon- Age 65
Son-J.T. Shearon-Sheffield, Alabama
Father-Thomas Anderson Shearon-Tennessee
Mother-Susan Elizabeth Wingo-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Grand Junction Cemetery
Hardeman Co., Tennessee
Page 121

Shields, Mrs. Hattie Long
05-03-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-15-1947-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-Jim Shields- Died 01-31-1943
Daughter- Mrs. B.R. Ballard-Burnsville
Son-C.D. Shields-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-George Long
Mother-Lizzie Floyd
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 17

Sims, Robert Henry
11-18-1858-Prentiss Co. Mississippi
04-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie C. Marlar Sims- Age 72
Father-Henry Sims-South Carolina
Mother-Nancy Morris-South Carolina
New Hope Cemetery
12 miles E. of Booneville, Mississippi
Page 72

Skelton, Alvin A.
03-29-1947-Temple, Texas
World War II Veteran
Brother-W.E. Skelton
Father-W.W. Skelton-Alabama
Mother-Lillian Ardine-Alabama
Red Bay Cemetery
Red Bay, Alabama
Page 61

Skelton, Walter Watkins
07-16-1872-Calhoun Co., Alabama
06-17-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lillian Ardine Ferguson- Age 70
Son-William Earl Skelton
Father-Asa Skelton
Mother- Miss Stewart
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 114

Smith, William Thomas
05-28-1877-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
06-14-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Dovie Kitty Smith- Age 57
Son-Wm. Franklin Smith
Father-J.W. Smith-Alabama
Mother-Nancy Pratt-Alabama
Gravel Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 112

Springer, Elmira Pratt
04-26-1859-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-04-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-D.A. Springer-Died 08-30-1936
Daughters- Mrs. Whitaker & Irene Springer
Father-George Pratt-South Carolina
Mother-Elzira Parmeley-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Carter Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 102

Stevens, Infant Girl
Stillborn-Thursday; 10:15p.m.
10-02-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Bob S. Stevens-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Adelaide Coleman-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Antioch Cemetery
Page 182

Stephenson, Angeline Isabell
10-12-1855-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
2-15-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Stephenson-Died 1882
Granddaughter -Mrs. Willie Mae (W.H.) Armstrong
Father-Hardy Whitaker-North Carolina
Mother-Jane Morris-South Carolina
Marietta Cemetery
Page 41

Stockton, George Richard
01-25-1947-3:00 a.m.; Corinth, Mississippi
01-26-1947-5:00 p.m.; Corinth Hospital
Father-Truitt Stockton-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Mother-Vernice Joe Sims-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Service at Methodist Church at Jacinto, Mississippi
Page 25

Stokes, Robert Gordon
08-04-1892-Water Valley, Kentucky
02-10-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Verlye Smith Stokes- Age 55
Daughter- Mrs. Ruth Storment
Father-E.G. Stokes-Kentucky
Mother-Lucy Collie-Kentucky
Henry Cemetery
Page 36

Striplin, Merton Ragan
3-25-1881-Oxford, Alabama
2-11-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Eugenia C. Striplin-Age 58
Father-Marcus M. Striplin-Alabama
Mother-Laura Armstrong-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 37

Suratt, Charlie Flounoy
7-19-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
5-9-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Hyneman Suratt- Died 01-17-1929
Granddaughter- Mrs. Mary Emma Hardin
Father-John M. Suratt-Alabama
Mother-Mary E. Cogdell-Tennessee
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 87

Sweat, Lawrence Dow
07-27-1866-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
08-26-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Margaret V. Dyle Sweat- Age 77
Children- Mrs. Loyd Gann,
Mrs. Charles Perkins, Mary Wardlow, Ruby Jones &
Clyde Sweat
Father-William Sweat-Selmer, Tennessee
Mother-Martha Reed-Chewalla, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 153


Tapp, Lila Sue
05-30-1942-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-04-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Grandfather-C.C. Shields
Father-Willie D. Tapp-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Acton Marie Shields-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 67

Tapp, Oscar Elliott
73 years old
02-28-1947-Orlando, Florida
Son-N.M .Tapp- Orlando, Florida
Order by-Telegram to Mrs. Gunn at Walnut, Mississippi
Shipped From Florida by Eiselstein-Wigginton Funeral Home
To New Albany, Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 50

Taylor, Nancy Ordena Moreland
04-04-1882-McNairy Co., Tennessee
12-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James C. Taylor-Died 10-16-1945
Son-Lyle Taylor
Daughter- Mrs. Lillian Jones
Father-Thomas Moreland-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Jennie Romine-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Farmington Cemetery
Page 239

Thacker, Mrs. Annie Bell
04-01-1862-Lincoln Co., Tennessee
01-04-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Jim Thacker- Died 1922
Daughter- Mrs. R.G. Sowell
Father-Bill Edwards
Mother-Ann Wicker
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 05

Thomas, Roy Ditimus, Jr.
02-21-1917-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-30-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
World War Ii Veteran
Wife-Roberta Galigher Thomas-Age 28
Father-Roy D. Thomas, Sr.-Tennessee
Mother-Ruby Glover-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 134

Thompson, William J.
12-24-1860-Jackson Co., Alabama
07-23-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Order by-Maggie Pinch-Burnsville, Mississippi
Brother-L.C. Thompson-Iuka, Mississippi
Father-Joe H. Thompson-Jackson Co., Alabama
Mother-Mary J. Wood
Snowdown Church Cemetery
4 miles E. of Iuka, Mississippi
Page 132

Thomasson, Lizzie Arriney
09-24-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Lewis F. Thomasson- Age 69
Father-Robert Henson-Alabama
Mother- Miss Willis-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 178

Thornton, Cynthia Hall Luna
10-09-1871-Tippah Co., Mississippi
08-04-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-N.J.T. Thornton-Age 75
Sister- Mrs. Amanda Luna Delk
Father- Lunce Luna-Ma.
Mother-Sarah Virginia Blair-Texas
New Salem Cemetery
Walnut, Mississippi
Page 139

Thornton, Grace Elizabeth Long
10-3-1895-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
12-31-1947-Iuka, Mississippi
Husband-Pete E. Thornton- Age 55
Son-Cecil Eugene Thornton-Iuka, Mississippi
Father-T.A. Long-Riverton, Alabama
Mother-Flora Ada White-Riverton, Alabama
Oak Grove Cemetery
Page 261

Thrasher, Julia Elizabeth
01-20-1873-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-31-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-W.T. Thrasher- Age 80
Daughter- Mrs. Lola Mae Crum
Son-Chester Thrasher
Father-Abe Bell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lindy Tapp- Tippah Co., Mississippi
Ebenezer Cemetery
8 miles S.E. of Walnut, Mississippi
Page 157

Thweatt, Infant Girl
Stillborn-10:15 p.m.
02-27-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-William M. Thweatt, Jr.-Macon, Georgia
Mother-Kathryn Swofford- Gaffney, South Carolina
Shipped to Foreman Funeral Home
Baptist Church Cemetery
Andalusia, Alabama
Page 49

Trantham, David Crockett
03-02-1865- Mississippi
12-11-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Annie Trantham- Age 67
Father- Mr. Trantham
Mother- Miss Chambers
Pisgah Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 245

Trantham, James Daniel
08-02-1880-Tippah Co., Mississippi
10-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Trannie May Trantham- Died 08-27-1947
Daughter- Mrs. Dan Felker
Father- Mr. Trantham
Mother- Miss Chambers
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 187

Trantham, Trannie May Harris
09-07-1882-Lee Co. Mississippi
08-27-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Heart Failure
Husband-Jim Daniel Trantham-Age 67
Daughter- Mrs. Dan Felker
Father-Gus Harris
Mother-Margaret Moore
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 156

Tyson, William Nelms
09-23-1910-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-22-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
World War II Veteran
Father-Jessie W. Tyson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Julia Nelms-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 131


Vanderford, John Allen
09-07-1902-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-12-1947-Meridian, Mississippi
Wife-Bonnie Callahan- Age 32
Father-Albert J. Vanderford-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dollie King-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 15


Waldon, Linda Carol
01-14-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
01-15-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Bob Waldon-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Alice Jeans-Tippah Co, Mississippi
Shiloh Cemetery
Page 18

Walker, Annie (Colored)
03-04-1868-Crawford, Mississippi
11-07-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Andrew Walker- Died 1933
Daughter-Maggie Anderson Roberts
Father-Preston Edmond-Virginia
Colored City Cemetery
Page 204

Walters, Carroll Wayne
09-08-1947-Burnsville, Mississippi
10-31-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Preston Walters-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Mother-Eurshal Howard-Alabama
Antioch Cemetery
1 mile N. of Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 200

Watson, James Harold
03-26-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-30-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Aunt-Rosella Watson
Father-James Franklin Watson-Middleton, Tennessee
Mother-Frances Hazel Bennett-Middleton, Tennessee
Cypress Cemetery
2 miles S.E. of Middleton, Tennessee
Page 83

White, Lola
11-24-1896-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
09-02-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-William T. White- Age 63
Father-Bud Ruffin Southerland-Tishomingo Co. Mississippi
Mother-Martha Duke- Mississippi
Carter’s Branch Church Cemetery
10 miles E. of Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 160

Wilbanks, Jack L.
04-27-1918-Tippah Co., Mississippi
08-05-1947-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Mildred Thompson- Age 26
Father- H. Everett Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lassie Hobson-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 141

Williams, James Arthur (Colored)
04-29-1929-Houston, Mississippi
04-22-1947-Whitfield, Mississippi
Father-Reedie Williams-Houston, Mississippi
Mother-Emma Myles-Clay Co. Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 78

Williams, John Walker
04-20-1874-Prentiss Co. Mississippi
12-20-1947-Marietta, Mississippi
Wife-Della McClain-Age 68
Daughter- Mrs. J.J. Vanbibber-Scooba, Mississippi
Father-Jim Williams
Mother-Elizabeth Hawkins
Marietta Cemetery
Marietta, Mississippi
Page 252

Windsor, John Allen
06-14-1914-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-13-1947-Sylacauga, Alabama
Ex-Wife-Opal Hughes-Age 25
Sister- Mrs. (Jewel) Hugh J. Horton, Jr.
Father-Charlie Windsor-Hamilton, Alabama
Mother-Moody Fowler-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 40

Woodruff, John Wister
06-30-1885-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
11-13-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Wife-Modena Ann Woodruff- Age 49
Father-C.B. Woodruff- Mississippi
Mother-Nancy A. Chase- Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 212

Woods, Andrew Gordon
09-15-1872-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-24-1947-Glen, Mississippi
Wife-Maude Petty Woods
Son-Olen Woods-Glen, Mississippi
Daughter- Mrs. Pauline Edwards
Father-Jack Woods-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Harriett Storment-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Johns Family Cemetery
Page 253

Woods, Velma Patterson
07-20-1920-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-08-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Warren Woods-Age 33
Father-M.C. Patterson-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Hattie Lee Chandler-Prentiss Co. Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 68

Wren, James Edgar
09-14-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
09-28-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-E.A. Wren-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Miss Wilbanks-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Old Danville Cemetery
Page 180

Wroten, James Dorsey
06-19-1914-Duckhill, Mississippi
05-09-1947-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Evelyn Campbell Wroten- Age 40
Father-Joseph Elijah Wroten-Prentiss Co. Mississippi
Mother-Mattie Jane Hearn-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Salem Cemetery
Page 88


Yates, John Hardin
02-27-1862-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-26-1947-Rienzi, Mississippi
Son-R.S. Yates-Booneville, Mississippi
Daughter-Not Named-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father- Mr. Yates- Mississippi
Jumpertown Cemetery
10 miles W. of Booneville, Mississippi
Page 154

York, Cordie Lee
02-23-1947-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
04-01-1947-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Father-William E. York-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Beulah Milstead-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Uncle-Dee York
Nethany Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 65
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