McPeters Funeral Home Records 1948

McPeters Funeral Home Records 1948


Agnew, Tom Jeff (Colored)
10-20-1905-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-27-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Eliza Granberry Agnew-Age 46
Aunt-Lula Agnew
Mother-Nancy Agnew
Colored City Cemetery
Page 128

Alexander, Mary Jane
05-06-1896-Bessemer, Alabama
07-06-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Arnie Alexander-Age 58
Father- Mr. Scott-Alabama
Reynolds Colored Cemetery
Rienzi, Mississippi
Page 135

Allen, Phoebe Lou Della
12-05-1876-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
2-03-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Daughter- Mrs. McCalla- Biggersville, Mississippi
Father-Joe Bonds-Mississippi
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 23

Anderson, George (Colored)
06-20-1882-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
10-06-1948-Dennis Town, Mississippi
Nephew-Fred Jumper (Ada)
Father-George Anderson, Sr.-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dora Anderson-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 197

Anderson, George Washington
01-21-1895-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
12-31-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Pearl Young Anderson-Age 56
Sons-Bill & Robert Anderson
Father-Rowland C. Anderson
Mother-Nannie Duncan-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
City Cemetery
Page 253

Anthony, Corporal Henry S.
07-30-1919-Blytheville, Arkansas
04-23-1948-North Africa- Killed In Action
World War II
Father-John Henry Anthony
Mother-Cora Grimsley-Chester Co., Tennessee
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 116

Appleton, John Columbus
02-01-1872-Gibson Co., Tennessee
01-08-1948-Ripley, Mississippi
Wife-Laura Ann Pettigrew Appleton-Age 75
Son-E.S. Appleton-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-John S. Appleton
Mother-Elizabeth Gregory-Gibson Co., Tennessee
Providence Cemetery 3 Mi. S. Chalybeate
Page 7

Arnold, Jerry Alton
01-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
06-30-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Kossuth, Mississippi
Father-Homer Arnold-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Pearlie Wilbanks-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 131

Ashmore, Benjamin Walter
03-02-1867-Greenville, South Carolina
12-08-1948-Thrasher, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Wife-Essie Moore Ashmore-Age 67
Son-Paul Ashmore-Baldwyn, Mississippi
Father- Mr. Ashmore- South Carolina
Lebonan-12 Mi. S. W. Booneville, Mississippi
Page 238

Ausban, Mrs. Martha Settle
11-02-1853-Marshall Co., Mississippi
06-24-1948-Nashville, Tennessee
Widow of-W.A. Ausban-Died 04-06-1914
Daughter- Mrs. Geo. Faulkner-Nashville, Tennessee
Father-David Settle-North Carolina
Mother-Elizabeth N. Lewis-South Carolina
New Hope Cemetery
Page 125

Austin, Billie Joe
11-24-1947-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
04-10-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Wm. Herbert Austin-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Willie Mae Butler-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mound Zion Cemetery5 Mi. S.E. Selmer, Tennessee
Page 63

Austin, Jake Marcus
02-28-1869-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-31-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Etta Pearl Goddard Austin-Age 55
Daughter-Theda Arnold
Father-John Austin-Tennessee
Mother-Martha Sutherland-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 101

Austin, Marshall Marcelleus
09-08-1865-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
12-22-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Mary Emma Leeth Austin-Died 09-04-1948
Niece-Vera Hoover
Father-Henry M. Austin-England
Mother-Martha E. Barnett-Pennsylvania
Center Hill Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 247

Austin, Mary Emma Leeth
030-5-1860-Hardin Co., Tennessee
09-04-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Marshall M. Austin-Age 82
Niece-Vera Hoover
Father-Josiah Leeth-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ellen Atkins-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Center Hill Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 171


Ballard, Pvt. Fronie E.
Entry in Book-07-26-1948
Burial- Tuesday; 07-27-1948
World War II
Residence- Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife- Mrs. Syble Ballard-Cherokee, Alabama
Parents- Mr. & Mrs. W.W. Ballard
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 154

Barnes, Linda Fay
12-22-1945-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-03-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Alvin Barnes-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sible Dora Cox-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Sardis Cemetery
Page 213

Barnett, Etta Virginia South
08-10-1878-Tippah Co., Mississippi
05-08-1948-Tupelo, Mississippi
Widow of-A.J.E. Barnett-Died 10-09-1947
Daughter- Mrs. W.A. Mills-Tupelo, Mississippi
Step-Son-Odell Barnett-Kossuth, Mississippi
Father-Joe Henry South-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mollie Mays-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 85

Benny, Pvt. James Ivan
08-28-1926-Corinth, Mississippi
04-11-1945-Killed in Action
Burial-Sunday; 10-24-1948
World War II
Father-John Benny-Austria, Hungary
Mother-Augusta Blankenship- Adamsville, Tennessee
Shiloh National Cemetery
Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
Page 205

Bingham, Luther Carroll
11-02-1880-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-09-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Maude Beshears Bingham-Age 58
Daughter- Mrs. Mary Emma Hammock
Son-Hoyt Bingham
Father-John Bingham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Emma Fields-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 239

Black, Infant Boy
Stillborn-Saturday-2:20 p.m.
09-04-1948-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Father-A.E. Black-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Rosa Donham-Alabama
Indian Creek Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 172

Blakney, Mrs. Edna Frances Gross
02-10-1948-Burnsville, Mississippi
Widow of-Thomas Blakney-Died 06-08-1908
Daughter-Bessie Dickinson
Son-In-Law- Mr. Rushing
Check By-W.L. Blakney
Father-Theodore Gross
Mother-Mary Eubanks
Burnsville Cemetery
Page 30

Bonds, Pvt. J.C.
06-13-1922-Corinth, Mississippi
04-16-1945-Rochtily, Germany-Killed In Action
World War II
Father- J. Henry Bonds-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Ellen Johnson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 240

Booker, Will
80 years old- b. 1867
County Home since 12-10-1947
04-20-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
County Home Cemetery
Page 73

Briggs, Alice Ellen Dillingham
06-12-1886-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-16-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Jeff P. Briggs-Age 56
Father-James Dillingham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Ann Leatherwood-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 146

Britt, Thomas Leander
10-18-1874-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-05-1948-Germantown, Tennessee
Widower of-Mary Jane Bedford Britt- Died 12-10-1936
Daughters- Mrs. W.M. Mills & Mrs. Ozell Mills
Order by- Ozell, T.L. & Lucille
Father-Jessie Newton Britt-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Jane Medlin-Mississippi
Academy Cemetery
1 Mi. E. Cotton Plant
Page 25

Brown, Ecloey Isabell Gray
06-01-1873-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-D.T. Brown-Age 75
Father-C.C. Gray-Georgia
Mother-Hannah Callahan-Georgia
Shady Grove Cemetery
7 Mi. N.W. Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 14

Burcham, Joel L.
05-14-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Sallie Burcham-Age 61
Son-J.M. Burcham
Father-Sam Burcham-Mississippi
Mother-Miss Williams-Mississippi
Jacinto Cemetery
Page 88

Burns, Bessie Maude Johnson
10-12-1887-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
10-03-1948-Biggersville, Mississippi
Widow of-A.T. Burns-Died 1934
Daughter -Mrs. Ethel Godwin
Son-Harold Burns
Father-G.B. Johnson-Georgia
Mother-Cynthia Ann Lunkin-Georgia
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 195

Byram, Malinda Sarah Elizabeth
05-14-1873-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
10-13-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Hospital-Cerebral Hemorrhage
Widow of-A.G.W. Byram-Died 09-30-1941
Daughter- Mrs. Clara Stubblefield
Father-Thomas Benton Lindsey-Mississippi
Mother-Jane White-Alabama
Belmont Cemetery
Belmont, Mississippi
Page 200

Byrd, Pearl Littlejohn
03-14-1885-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
08-14-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Raymond Byrd-Died 01-1923
Sons-Odell Littlejohn & Thomas Byrd
Father-Daniel Littlejohn-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Miss Monroe-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 164


Caldwell, Rufus Lusk
08-28-1863-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-09-1948-New Orleans
Residence-Shreveport, Louisiana
Wife-Francis Hill Caldwell
Son-Guy Caldwell-New Orleans, Louisiana
Son-In-Law-Frank Hill
Father-Samuel Slade Caldwell
Mother-Sara Priscilla Lusk
Shipped From New Orleans, Louisiana by
Tharp, Sontheimer, Tharp Inc.
New Hope Cemetery
Page 62

Carter, Mrs. Martha E.
09-28-1868-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
04-21-1948-Booneville, Mississippi
Widow of-Billy Carter
Grandson-Julius N. Gardner-Tupelo, Mississippi
Father-Lindsey J. Rutherford-Mississippi
Mother-Mary Frances Basden-Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Booneville, Mississippi
Page 74

Chambers, Albert Jefferson
01-21-1884-Tippah Co., Mississippi
07-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Jobe Chambers-Age 63
Father-Obe Chambers-Illinois
Mother-Elizabeth Childs-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 139

Charles, Minerva Murphy
10-06-1857-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-21-1948-Walnut, Mississippi
Widow of-John William Charles-Died 07-24-1917
Sister- Mrs. Mary Gunn-Walnut, Mississippi
Nephews-W.L. Homer Gunn & Frank May
Father-John Murphy-Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth King-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 18

Clack, Mrs. Indiana McGee
11-05-1864-Wayne Co., Tennessee
11-01-1948-Michie, Tennessee
Widow of-W.R. Clack-Died 06-06-1932
Daughters- Mrs. Nancy Wyatt-Memphis, Tennessee
Mrs. W.B. Clary-Michie, Tennessee
Father-Henry McGee-Tennessee
Mother-Margaret Gallaher
Mt. Vinson Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 212

Clingan, Mary Elizabeth
03-03-1875-Colbert Co., Alabama
04-30-1948-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Widow of-John Clingan-Died 04-1936
Son-George W. Clingan-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Father-Martin V. Underwood-Virginia
Mother-Miss Ingram-Virginia
Union Church Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 79

Cobb, John Henry
12-03-1869-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
09-05-1948-Bethel Springs, Tennessee
Wife-Clara Lain Cobb-Age 68
Son- J. Paul Cobb-Bristol, Tennessee
Father-W.D. Cobb-North Carolina
Mother-Mary Croskery-Belfast, Ireland
New Salem Cemetery
Bethel Springs, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 174

Coke, J. Howard
08-25-1893-Corinth, Mississippi
12-05-1948-Birmingham, Alabama
Residence-Bessemer, Jefferson Co., Alabama
World War I
Wife-Mae Wages Coke-Age 50
Order by- Mrs. Bess Hughes
Father-James H. Coke-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Birtie Brooks-Georgia
Shipped From Brown Service In Alabama
Lebanon Cemetery
Page 234

Coleman, Mrs. Sarah Mask
02-11-1883-Tippah Co., Mississippi
03-16-1948-Jackson, Tennessee
Widow of- J.B. Coleman-Died 08-1936
Order by-Hillie, Bert, Grace & Mrs. Meeks
Daughter-Grace Tankersley-Jackson, Tennessee
Father-Watt Mask
Mother-Mary Brock-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Order by-Hillie & Loyd Coleman
Henry Cemetery
Page 48

Coln, Thomas David
05-16-1859-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
04-03-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Half-Brother-Cube Coln
Father-George J. Coln-South Carolina
Mother-Martha Jane Wardlow-Tennessee
Liberty Cemetery
Acton, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 55

Conn, Mittie Mina Melvin
070-4-1871-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-H.A. Conn-Died 07-12-1944
Daughter-Rivers Conn
Father-James M. Melvin-North Carolina
Mother-Carrie Doggett- North Carolina
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 70

Cook, Mary Cleo Dildy
08-25-1921-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-26-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-Robert M. Cook-Age 32
Father-Herman Dildy-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mattie Switcher-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 209

Craig, Ella Lee Jones
12-10-1900-Arlington, Kentucky
07-25-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-D.P. Craig-Age 61
Father-John Alexander Jones- North Carolina
Mother-Annie Laura Pulliam-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Walnut, Mississippi
Page 152

Crayton, Mollie (Colored)
About 81 year’s old-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-04-1948-Home of Sister Avondale, Lucas Co., Ohio
Widow of-Jackson Crayton-Died 1904
Son-Eddie Crayton-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Wash Cornelius
Mother-Nan Pryon
Other Name-John Wallace
Colored City Cemetery
Page 108

Crotts, William Earl
12-16-1916-Hardin Co., Tennessee
07-26-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
World War II
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Myrtle Peters Crotts-Age 29
Father-Will Crotts-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Nora Bryant-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 155

Crum, Margaret Ella
03-04-1879-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-05-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband- Jink L. Crum-Age 70
Father-Peter Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Miss Hamm-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 58

Cummings, Alvin Monroe
10-14-1888-Franklin Co., Alabama
05-21-1948-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ida Davis Cummings-Age 59
Daughter- Mrs. Mary Newcomb
Father-Henry Cummings-Alabama
Mother- Vicy Hardin-Alabama
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 92

Curtis, Rena Belle Free
02-12-1876-Lee Co., Mississippi
01-06-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Cardio Renal Insufficiency
Widow of-Edward M. Curtis- Died 08-22-1934
Daughter- Mrs. H.W. Gant
Father-John Free
Mother-Rena Thompson
Smith Family Cemetery
Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 05


Dalton, Laura Maude Hughes
01-03-1890-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-02-1948-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Order by- Dr. J.H. Hughes & Bass Hughes
Father-J.B. Hughes-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Susan S. Brooks-Georgia
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 133

Damron, Ida Frances
Stillborn-4:00 a.m. Thursday
06-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Roosevelt Damron-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Frances Roy-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Order by-Father & Lewis Damron
Sand Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 117

Davenport, Sara Estelle
07-23-1860-Rienzi, Mississippi
02-02-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-W.H. Davenport-Died 05-23-1938
Daughter- Mrs. C.W. (Dr.) Norwood
Order by- Mrs. Tom Hamm &
S.R. Davenport
Booneville Cemetery
Page 22

Davis, Jake Hugh
05-03-1872-Hardin Co., Tennessee
04-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of- Bettie George Davis-Died 05-29-1943
Son-Burton Davis
Son-In-Law-C.H. Cotner
Father-Calvin Davis
Shiloh Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 56

Dean, Samuel Richard, Sr.
09-05-1893-Stevenson, Alabama
09-23-1948-Walker Co., Alabama
World War I
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ruby Meeks Dean-Age 53
Order by- Mrs. Dean, Fadra &
Emily Catherine
Father-Lucas Elmer Dean-Burnsville, Mississippi
Mother-Emma L. Porter-Stevenson, Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 188

Deatherage, Patricia Ann
10-14-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
8:45 p.m. -Lived 20 Minutes
Residence-Counce, Tennessee
Father-Charles Deatherage-Michie, Tennessee
Mother-Juanita Booker-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Carter Cemetery
2 Mi. W. Michie, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 202

Dees, Harrison Leroy
09-22-1917-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-27-1948-Danville, Mississippi
World War II
Father-E.E. Dees-Mississippi
Mother-Ora Miller-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 127

DeFoor, Carrie Pearl Shackleford
11-06-1896-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
05-22-1948-Little Rock, Arkansas
Residence-Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Husband-L.R. DeFoor-Age 49
Father-W.A. Shackleford-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Alice Pearl Pinson-Alabama
Little Flock Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 96

Deloach, Belle Massengill
03-07-1871-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-09-1948-Pocahontas Tennessee
Husband-T.E. Deloach-Age 73
Daughters- Mrs. Pearl Henson
Mrs. Inez McClain & Mrs. Estelle Hughes
Sons-G.T. & R.E. Deloach
Father-Arthur Massengill-Marion Co., Alabama
Mother-Elizabeth Claunch-Marion Co., Alabama
Lebanon Cemetery
Page 109

Depoyster, Vida May Braudaway
01-23-1890-Hardin Co., Tennessee
06-11-1948-Booneville, Mississippi
Residence-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-Lee Depoyster-Died 12-19-1946
Daughter- Mrs. Lessie Mae Newcomb
Father-Andy Braudaway-Tennessee
Mother-Nancy McRae-Georgia
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 112

Dilworth, Annie Taylor (Colored)
03-25-1906-Corinth, Mississippi
05-08-1948-Kossuth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Husband-Governor Dilworth-Age 45
Father-Henry Taylor-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lou Lusk-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Dilworth Colored Family Cemetery
Page 84

Dilworth, Martha Wick (Colored)
08-27-1890-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-01-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widow of-Oscar Dilworth-Died 1946
Children-Viola, Sally and Junior Dilworth
Father-Charlie Wick
Mother-Martha McDougal
Dilworth Colored Family Cemetery
Page 193

Dixon, Sarah Virginia Meeks
12-25-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-17-1948-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Widow of-W.A. Dixon-Died 07-03-1941
Son-Leon Dixon-El Paso, Texas
Father-Lewis C. Meeks-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Rhoda Coleman-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 15

Dorsey, Jimmie (Colored)
09-07-1937-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-20-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Grandmother-Lillie Williams
Father-Frank Dorsey, Sr.-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Elise Simpson-Belmont, Mississippi
Colored Cemetery
Page 149

Drewery, John Oliver
01-27-1882-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-28-1948-Ripley, Mississippi
Residence-Walnut, Mississippi
Brother-E.D. Drewery
Father-John H. Drewery-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Martha Hopper-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Providence Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 129


East, George Washington
09-28-1899-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-12-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Elma Shirley East-Age 43
Father-William East-Arkansas
Mother-Alice Carlock-Arkansas
Shipped From J.W. Norris
Funeral Home in Memphis, Tennessee
Antioch Cemetery # 2
Page 179

Ellenburg, John Earnest
03-07-1903-Dublin, Texas
11-25-1948-Iuka, Mississippi
Residence-Sikeston, Missouri
World War I Veteran
Wife-Gladys Ellenburg
Brothers- V.O. & R.H. Ellenburg- Iuka, Mississippi
Father-Phillip C. Ellenburg-Kentucky
Mother-Elizabeth Brandon-Kentucky
Burial in Roe, Arkansas
Page 224

Elliott, Birdie
04-22-1896-Ashland, Mississippi
11-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Andrew Jack Elliott-Died 1935
Daughter-Carrie Mae Harris
Father-Ben McDonald
Burial-Middleton, Tennessee
Page 216

Ellis, Nancy Miranda
05-06-1861-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-11-1948-Burnsville, Mississippi
Widow of-L.A. Ellis-Died 12-22-1943
Daughter- Mrs. M.C. Prewett-Burnsville, Mississippi
Father-Fayette Adams
Mother-Elizabeth Sides
Roland Mills Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 11

Elzey, Lucinda Velvia
01-08-1883-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
10-01-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Phoenix, Arizona
Widow of-S.T. Elzey-Died 1937
Son-C.P. Elzey
Cousin- Mrs. N.C. Deaton
Father-Amon Mann-Franklin Co., Alabama
Mother-Frances Cagle
Shipped To A.L. Moore & Son Funeral Home
In Phoenix, Arizona
Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery
Page 194

Essary, John Edward
01-22-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-28-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Wife-Mollie Dunn Essary-Age 70
Son-T.V. Essary-Burnsville, Mississippi
Father-Wash Essary
Mother-Anna McLain
Union Cemetery
Page 190

Evans, Dock Cleveland
05-01-1874-Pontotoc Co., Mississippi
01-09-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Home Of Brother-Joe Evans
Widower of-Della Evans-Died 02-16-1946
Father-Will Evans-Pontotoc Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sallie Hughes-Pontotoc Co., Mississippi
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 10

Evetts, Pvt. Jack C.
04-27-1924-Red Bay, Alabama
09-03-1943-England-Killed In Action
Date of funeral- 07-126-1948; 2:00 p.m. Friday
World War II
Parents Residence-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Calvin Evetts-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Smith-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 144


Farris, Nettie Willie Lancaster
02-23-1884-Corinth, Mississippi
07-19-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Husband-Robert Alexander Farris-Age 65
Son-Max Farris
Father-Henry Lancaster-Alabama
Mother-Cornelia McDowell-Morgan Co., Alabama
Sardis Cemetery
Page 148

Farris, Pfc. Thomas J.
11-01-1913-McNairy Co., Tennessee
03-21-1943-North Africa-Killed In Action
Date of funeral- 06-13-1948; 2:00 p.m. Sunday
World War II
Father-E.J. Farris- McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Amarillo Lucy-Tennessee
Liberty School Cemetery
Page 110

Firebaugh, Major Earnest Asa
07-17-1906-St.Joseph, Illinois
11-18-1948-Counce, Tennessee
World War II
Army Reserve since Pearl Harbor
Wife-Helen Cafardi Firebaugh-Age 37
Father-Albert Warren Firebaugh
Mother-Estella Pearl Smith-Lily, Illinois
Shipped To Edmund & Dickson Funeral Home
In Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois
Spring Hill Cemetery
Danville, Illinois
Page 221

Fitzgerald, Florrie Kirby
09-05-1868-McNairy Co., Tennessee
05-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived With Rose McAnulty Peeler-Kossuth, Mississippi
Widow of-Walne Fitzgerald-Died 1930
Cousin-F.F. Anderson
Father- Mr. Kirby
Mother-Fannie Franklin-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 86

Flanagan, Pvt. Thomas J.
03-27-1922-Acton, Tennessee
06-29-1944-Normandy, France-Killed In Action
Burial-09-16-1948; 4:00 p.m. Thursday
World War II
Father-Wm. Luther Flanagan -Ellis Co., Texas
Mother-Margaret Ann Utley-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 180

Folts, James William
04-15-1867-Ripley, Mississippi
10-23-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Pearl King Folts-Age 60
Father-Alpha J. Folts-North Carolina
Mother-Martha Wardlow-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 207

Forsythe, Olethia Jane
08-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
08-06-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Virgil C. Forsythe-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Netral Jane Farris-McNairy Co., Tennessee
New Hope Cemetery
Guys, Tennessee
Page 158

Fowler, Ledford
12-01-1948-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
12-30-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Fred Fowler-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Cora Lee Woodruff-Fayette, Alabama
Liberty Cemetery
Page 252

Franks, James Woody
01-23-1875-Hardin Co., Tennessee
04-13-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Mary Jane Franks-Age 67
Daughter- Mrs. Barnett
Father-J.E. Franks-Tennessee
Mother-Margaret Franks-Tennessee
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 65

French, George R.
07-15-1875-Perry Co., Tennessee
02-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Lena Browder French-Died 12-16-1932
Daughter- Mrs. R.C. Jones
Father-Joe French-Tennessee
Mother-Sindie Roberts-Tennessee
Crump Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 28


Gardner, George Parker
05-22-1894-McNairy Co., Tennessee
08-13-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Kennedy Veterans Hospital
World War I
Wife-Vina McKinney Gardner-Age 44
Father-Samuel Gardner-Georgia
Mother-Parmelia Guthrie-Winston Co., Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Lot# 5 Grave # 1 Section Q
Page 162

Garrett, Ruginia Evelyn Nelson
02-27-1866-Ettawah Co., Alabama
01-15-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-J.E. Garrett-Died 04-07-1936
Son-Joe Garrett
Father-Noah Nelson-Alabama
Mother-Miss Strickland-Alabama
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 13

Grace, Aurie Louise
01-19-1886-Ripley, Mississippi
11-29-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Order by-M/M C.S. Hackett
Father-Virgil A. Grace- Falkner, Mississippi
Mother-Mary S. Atwell-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 228

Grady, Minnie May Robbins
07-13-1879-Union Co., Mississippi
06-11-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Richard B. Grady-Age 67
Daughter- Mrs. Carlie Payne
Father-Joseph Robbins-North Carolina
Mother-Nancy Ann Roach- South Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 113

Graham, Calvin Monroe
09-11-1862-Corinth, Mississippi
09-19-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Lela Goddard Graham-Died 02-29-1917
Daughter- Mrs. E.C. Bradley
Father-John Graham-North Carolina
Mother-Margaret McCollough- North Carolina
Salem Cemetery
Page 181

Graham, Quillar (Colored)
About 40 year’s old-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-18-1948-Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky
Husband-Arthur "Hamp" Graham-Age 36
Father-Dennis Prince-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Long-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 16

Green, Billy Alford
04-11-1931-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-03-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Rienzi, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Father-David Green-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ruby Latch-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Old Danville Cemetery
Page 231

Green, Pfc. Billy
01-23-1924-Paden, Mississippi
04-02-1945-Frankfurt, Germany- Killed In Action
Burial-12-26-1948; 2:00 p.m. Sunday
World War II
Mother-Tennie Green-Paden, Mississippi
Grandfather-P.S. Green
Uncle-Willie Green
Belue Family Cemetery
Paden, Mississippi
Page 246

Grissom, Malonie Ophelia
04-07-1872-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
05-28-1948-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-M.D. Grissom-Age 77
Children- Homer, Earl H., R.O.,
Jack, C.A., Bessie Vanderford &
Mrs. Dove Hardin
Shady Grove Cemetery
Page 99

Guinn, Mary Ellen (Colored)
01-20-1882-Marshall Co., Mississippi
09-22-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-George Guinn-Age 73
Order by-C.C. & Curtis Guinn & Robert Walker
Father-Washington Byars
Hamilton Chapel Cemetery
Holly Springs, Marshall Co., Mississippi
Page 187


Hale, George Anderson
11-02-1858-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
07-31-1948-Iuka, Mississippi
Widower of-Amanda A. Hale-Died 1920
Granddaughter- Mrs. W.W. Barnett
Father-Jake Hale-Pennsylvania
Mt. Gilliard Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 156

Hall, Rebecca Barnhill
08-02-1862-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
01-13-1948-Nashvile, Tennessee
Widow of-R.I. Hall-Died 1926
Niece- Mrs. Catherine Waits Ewing-Nashville, Tennessee
Father-Thomas Leroy Barnhill-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Catherine Young-Giles Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 12

Harrison, Thomas Solin
05-04-1892-Martin, Tennessee
12-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
World War I
Wife-Edna Delaney Harrison-Age 50
Father-Eli Harrison-Rome, Georgia
Mother-Rebecca Skillman-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 241

Harrison, Walter Willis
05-25-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Rose Ella Nelson Harrison-Age 67
Father-Willis Harrison-Colbert Co., Alabama
Mother-Mary Sheffield-Colbert Co., Alabama
Salem Cemetery
Page 95

Harwell, Elizabeth Emiline Burton
06-06-1872-Mineral Point, Missouri
04-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-R.L. Harwell-Age 75
Children-Ray, George, Malcolm, Essie & Mina Harwell
Father-James D. Burton-Missouri
Mother-Nancy M. Fooshee-Missouri
Henry Cemetery
Page 57

Harwell, Rufus Lonzo
12-06-1872-Sardis, Tennessee
05-30-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Elizabeth Harwell-Died 04-05-1948
Children-Ray, George, Malcolm, Essie & Mina Harwell
Father-J.R. Harwell
Mother-Mary Jane Edwards
Henry Cemetery
Page 100

Hayes, Irene Jumper (Colored)
08-13-1913-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
05-01-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Nathaniel Hayes-Age 32
Aunt-Mattie McGee
Father-Fred Jumper-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ada McGee-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 80

Henry, Lena Rebecca Bumpass
06-28-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-27-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- O. Clyde Henry-Age 72
Daughter-Bernice Strickland
Father-J.R. Bumpass-Florence, Alabama
Mother-Cleo Whittle-Florence, Alabama
Other name-Ancle Henry
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 210

Hensley, Robert Michael
07-28-1899-Attica, Indiana
11-14-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister-Ruby Hensley
Order By-Ruby and J. Earl Hensley
Father-John Hensley-Mulberry, Tennessee
Mother-Lillian Ann Kellum-Jasper, Indiana
Henry Cemetery
Page 218

Hewlette, Cleon Newelle
01-05-1884-Pontotoc Co., Mississippi
06-29-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Vasti Hodges Hewlette-Age 63
Son-Jack Hewlette
Father-Henry Royal Hewlette-Alabama
Mother-Rebecca Martin-Pontotoc Co., Mississippi
Tocco Pola Baptist Church Cemetery
Page 130

Hinson, Nancy Ellen
12-01-1869-Perry Co., Tennessee
12-20-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Jackson, Tennessee
Widow of-Harve Hinson-Died 05-15-1948
Son-Grady C. Hinson- Corinth, Mississippi
Father-James Griffin-Perry Co., Tennessee
Mother-Louise Cravins-Illinois
Holmes Bros. Inc. Funeral Directors of Trenton, Tennessee
Old Gibson Cemetery
Humbolt, Gibson Co., Tennessee
Page 243

Hopkins, John Ira
06-23-1872-Tippah Co., Mississippi
06-17-1948-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Maggie McIntyre Hopkins-Age 75
Daughter- Mrs. Durward Orman
Father-Samuel T. Hopkins-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mollie Gunn-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 118

Hopper, Margaret Bridges
12-25-1874-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-08-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Widow of-Granville T. Hopper-Died 1945
Daughters- Mrs. Joe Simmons & Mary Drewery
Father-Joe Bridges-Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth Martin-North Carolina
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 138

Horton, Andrew James (Colored)
About 73 years old-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
04-09-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Son-Kermit Horton
Colored Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Page 61

Horton, Infant Boy (Colored)
Stillborn -10:00 p.m.; Wednesday
03-31-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-James Horton-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lillie Mae Boyd-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
St. Luke Cemetery
Page 54

Howard, Mary Annie
07-12-1871-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
07-22-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Sister- Mrs. Coleman
Brother-J.R. Howard
Father-Oliver Long Howard-Old Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Emily Cook-Old Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Little Flock Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 186

Howie, Pfc. Rady C.
04-20-1921-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
04-25-1945-Luzon in Philippines-Killed In Action
Burial-10-14-1948; 3:00 p.m., Thursday
World War II
Brother-Carl Howie
Father-J.W. Howie-Tennessee
Mother-Irene Fullwood-Stantonville, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 201

Hudson, Mollie M.
03-04-1857-Tippah Co., Mississippi
05-13-1948-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Nephew-F.H. Johnson
Father-A.C. Hudson-Tennessee
Mother-Miss Norwell-Alabama
State Line Cemetery
Walnut, Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 87

Hudson, Lola Mae
02-10-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
10-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Earnest Edward Hudson-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lavonia Dupree-Alabama
Snowdown Church Cemetery
Iuka, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 196

Hull, William Chase
09-08-1880-Bond Hill, Ohio
12-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Naomi Riley Hull-Age 65
Order by-Dr. Frank Davis And
Mrs. Edwin Graves
Father-Charles Thomas Hull-Cincinnati, Ohio
Mother-Elizabeth Chase-New York
Cremated and Buried on Davis Lot at
Henry Cemetery
Page 244

Hussey, 2nd Lt. Benjamin G.
01-21-1924-Plantersville, Mississippi
06-13-1946-Japan-Killed in Action
Burial- 12-27-1948; 3:00 p.m. Monday
World War II
Order by-Mr. & Mrs. Plummer Hussey
Father-W.F. Hussey-Plantersville, Mississippi
Mother-Elizabeth Cain-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 249

Hutchinson, Thelma Elaine
09-10-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
09-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-F.L. Hutchinson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Bertha Browder-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 183


Jackson, Martha Jane
07-02-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Henry Jackson-Died 1872
Son-Henry Jackson
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 134

James, Pfc. Marvin E.
06-11-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-24-1944-France-Killed In Action
Burial-12-23-1948; 2:00 p.m. Thursday
World War II
Wife-Ruth Deloach James Russell
Father-Walter Lee James-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Delphia Carter-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 245

James, Ruth Lenoir White
06-18-1921-Corinth, Mississippi
05-30-1948-Pascagoula, Mississippi
Husband-John Thomas James
Order by-Pete James and Fails Funeral Home
Of Pascagoula, Mississippi
Father-Sid White-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ethel Carroll-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 103

Jenkins, Pfc. Charles B.
08-27-1915-Hardin Co., Tennessee
03-03-1945-Luxenburg, Germany-Killed In Action
Burial-04-04-1948; 2:00 p.m., Tuesday
World War II
Brother-J.S. Jenkins
Sister- Mrs. Daisy Freeman
Father-Henry L. Jenkins-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Bessie Smith-Mississippi
Center Hill Cemetery
Counce, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 81

Johnson, Baby Boy
05-25-1948-Nashville, Tennessee
05-26-1948-Nashville, Tennessee
Lived 13 hours
Residence-Tuscumbia, Alabama
Grandmother- Mrs. George Johnson
Father-Howard Johnson
Mother-Camille Gilbert-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 98

Johnson, Bettie Meadows (Colored)
02-18-1911-Henderson, Tennessee
01-02-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Johnson, Sr.-Age 48
Father-Henry Meadows-Henderson, Tennessee
Mother-Addie Jones-Henderson, Tennessee
St. Luke Cemetery
Page 2

Johnson, Callie (Colored)
07-15-1900-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
01-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Linzie Johnson-Age 70
Son-George D. West
Father-Dave Hunt-Tennessee
St. Rest Cemetery
Guys, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 08

Johnson, Corah Crawford
09-16-1884-Tippah Co., Mississippi
11-26-1948-Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Husband-J.A. Johnson-Age 75
Order by-Carman and Mary Lou Johnson
Father-Frank Crawford
Mother-Lizzie Geno
Box Chapel Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 225

Johnson, Geraldine
03-15-1938-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-15-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Dave J. Johnson-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ernestine Stevenson-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 68

Johnson, John Daniel
08-16-1895-Hardin Co., Tennessee
08-10-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Clovis English Johnson-Age 57
Brother- D. Johnson
Father-John Johnson-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth Underwood-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Other names-Clarence & Lewis H. Johnson, Dorothy Moser & Beatrice Kiddy
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 161

Johnson, Lucian Andrus
10-31-1877-Monroe Co., Mississippi
06-13-1948-Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Agnes Yarber Johnson-Age 65
Daughter-Ethel Mae Johnson
Father-John D. Johnson-South Carolina
Mother-Nannie Charlotte Howell-Monroe Co, Mississippi
Piney Grove Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 114

Johnson, Nancy Ann
07-11-1857-Lauderdale Co., Alabama
02-19-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-John Johnson-Died 1915
Grandson-Guy Parvin
Daughter- Mrs. R.L. Sulephen-Russellville, Alabama
Father- Mr. Seaton
Mother-Miss Qualls
New Hope Cemetery
Page 34

Jones, Claude Elmer
09-11-1887-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-29-1948-Monroe, Ouachita Co., Louisiana
World War I Veteran
Sister-Ella Jones-Kossuth, Mississippi
Father-John H. Jones-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Emma Tarrant-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Shipped From Monroe, Louisiana by
Hixson Bros. Funeral Home
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 53

Jones, Walter Winfred
10-30-1876-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-04-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Augusta Whitener Jones-Age 62
Father- H. Booker Jones-Mississippi
Mother-Mary E. Babb-Mississippi
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 4

Junior, Louisa Wilbanks
About 60 year’s old-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-08-1948-Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Husband-Ed Junior-Age 69
Order by-Ed Junior & Lonnie Wilbanks
Father-Jim Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Rillie Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Bethlehem Cemetery
Page 106


Kelly, Baby Girl (Colored)
04-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Stillborn-3:00 a.m.-Monday
Midwife-Mary Treadway
Father- Knox Kelly-Texas
Mother-Ella V. Hastings-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Walker Family Colored Cemetery
Page 64

Kemp, Robert Lincoln
04-21-1883-Hardin Co., Tennessee
03-18-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Sarah Elizabeth Stewart Kemp-Died 01-13-1948
Daughter- Mrs. Ela Kiddy
Father-Joseph A. Kemp
Mother-Elizabeth English
Crump Cemetery
Crump, Tennessee
Page 49

Kilcrease, Baby Boy
10:00 p.m. Lived 5 minutes
06-05-1948-Glen, Mississippi
Father-John C. Kilcrease-Mississippi
Mother-Lila Falkner-Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 105

Killough, Baby Boy
Stillborn-10:00 a.m.-Thursday
12-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father- W. Vernon Killough-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Inez Lancaster-Prentiss, Co., Mississippi
Antioch Cemetery # 2
Page 237

King, Albert Sidney Johnson
10-12-1871-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-13-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Louise King-Age 77
Order by-A.J. & Less King
Father-Harve King-Georgia
Mother-Catherine Hendrix-Georgia
Salem Cemetery
Page 46

King, Blanche Utley
01-28-1877-Adamsville, Tennessee
07-01-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- E.B. King-Age 87
Order by- Mrs. Flossie Mayo & Hooker King
Father-James Utley
Mother-Martha Flatt
Salem Cemetery
Page 132

King, Mary Jane Huff
09-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Charley P. King-Died 04-01-1932
Daughters- Mrs. Mae McNair & Mrs. J.C. Webb
Father-Martin Oliver Huff-Atlanta, Georgia
Mother-Cynthia Evans-Georgia
Clear Creek Cemetery
Page 184

King, Thomas Jefferson
01-30-1868-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
03-16-1948-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Wife-Sophia McDougal King-Age 78
Son-L.M. King
Father-Milton King
Bethany Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 47

Knighten, Wavey I.
03-09-1905-Scott Co., Missouri
12-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Seadrift, Calhoun Co., Texas
Wife-Ina V. Cole Knighten-Age 23
Father-Ed Knighten-Garden City, Alabama
Mother-Myrtle Jyvers-Louisville, Kentucky
Shipped to Drinkard Funeral Home, Alabama
Grady Williams-Hanceville, Alabama
Burial in Garden City, Alabama
Page 232

Knighten, Henry Grady
05-17-1915-Corinth, Mississippi
02-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Ex-Wife-Obera Williams-Age 31
Sisters- Mrs. Lucille Whitaker &Mrs. Hurley Carroll
Father-Walter H. Knighten-Marshall Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mamie Morton-Benton Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 24


Laird, Goldie Bernice
06-18-1912-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-01-1948-Jackson, Tennessee
Husband-T.W. Laird-Age 37
Residence-Lexington, Henderson Co., Tennessee
Father-Alfred Alred-Alabama
Mother-Ovie Isbell-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 1

Lancaster, Cornelia E. McDowell
09-30-1860-Morgan Co., Alabama
04-27-1948-Chattanooga, Tennessee
Husband-Henry C. Lancaster-Died 1931
Daughter- Mrs. .J.C. Pollard-Chattanooga, Tennessee
Order by-R.W. Lancaster
Father-W.G. McDowell-Alabama
Mother-Alice Kinney
Shipped from J. Avery Bryan Co., Inc. Chattanooga, Tennessee
Lebanon Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 78

Lang, Bettie Ann Neeley
09-24-1858-Bedford Co., Tennessee
11-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Milton L. Lang-Age 80
Father-Bill Neeley-Bedford Co., Tennessee
Mother-Bettie Russell-Bedford Co., Tennessee
Old Danville Cemetery
Page 220

Leatherwood, 2nd Lt. Thomas L.
08-27-1916-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-13-1944-France-Killed In Action
Burial-11-09-1948: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday
World War II
Father-Issac Franklin Leatherwood-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mattie Henderson-Alabama City, Alabama
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 215

Lindsey, Lillian Barry
03-17-1903-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-15-1948-Streator, La Salle Co., Illinois
Residence-10 Months- Dwight, Illinois
Husband-Arch Lindsey
Son-Jackie Dillon
Sister- Mrs. Henry Haynes
Father-L.J. Barry-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Gertrude Hammon-Tennessee
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 145

Loyd, Pfc. Grant
08-13-1922-Corinth, Mississippi
05-14-1944-Italy-Killed In Action
Burial-11-30-1948; 1:00 p.m. Tuesday
Father-Dave Loyd-Savannah, Tennessee
Mother-Ella Foster-Tennessee
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 226

Luallen, Lee Dora (Colored)
09-20-1919-Corinth, Mississippi
03-07-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Orlander (Alander) Luallen-Age 29
Father-Bud Eddings-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Lewis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Old Liberty Colored Cemetery
Page 40


Malone, William Tillman
03-15-1901-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Nora Fowler Malone-Age 46
Son-Cletus Malone
Father-Add Malone
Mother-Sarah Elizabeth Phillips
Liberty Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 119

Marlar, Coney Coleman
05-30-1884-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Virgie Holder Marlar-Age 59
Daughter- Mrs. Letha Julen
Other name- B.C. Marlar
Father-Joe Marlar-Tennessee
Mother-Mary Lambert-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Antioch Cemetery
Page 203

Mask, Gladys Ann Burcham
01-29-1911-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Clifford Mask-Age 35
Father-Franklin Burcham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Martha Ann Sitton-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 157

Mask, Mary Candis
07-31-1884-South Carolina
02-11-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Lawrence Mask-Died 07-01-1947
Son-Lincoln Mask
Father- Rufe Dellinger-South Carolina
Camelite Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 32

Mathis, Melton Coleman
10-30-1855-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-17-1948-Booneville, Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Wife-Ellen Holloway Mathis-Age 88
Son-Albert I. Mathis
Daughters- Mrs. White-Booneville, Mississippi
Mrs. Gertrude Garrett-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Ed Mathis-Georgia
Mother-Mary Crum-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Baptist Shiloh Cemetery
Page 147

Meeks, Pfc. Ray B.
01-04-1922-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
05-12-1944-Italy-Killed In Action
12-02-1948; 12:30 p.m. Thursday
World War II
Residence-Counce, Tennessee
Father-Isaac A. Meeks-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Verdie Bazzel-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Shiloh National Cemetery
Page 230

Mills, Henry Clayton
01-08-1882-Franklin Co., Alabama
08-21-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Wife-Eunice Richardson Mills-Age 37
Son-W.L. Mills
Father-Carroll Mills-Alabama
Mother-Laura Allen-Alabama
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 168

Mitchell, Ellen Elizabeth Donaldson
11-05-1881-Franklin Co., Tennessee
03-13-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Ely B. Mitchell-Age 74
Order By-Ely and Mrs. Sweat
Father-Andrew J. Donaldson-Franklin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Martha Jane Trigg-Franklin Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 45

Mitchell, Linda Elaine
08-03-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
08-07-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-L.D. Mitchell-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Letha Letson-Lawrence Co., Alabama
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 159

Mitchell, Susie Ellen Grimes
04-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John Robert Mitchell-Age 80
Daughter- Mrs. Ella Rogers
Father-Jessie Grimes-Tennessee
Mother-Miss Milligan-Tennessee
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 60

Moneace, Pearl Young (Colored)
12-25-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-03-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Al Moneace-Died 1945
Son-Claude Mabry
Son-In-Law-Lee Green
Other name- Ed McCoy & Christine Green
Father-John Young
Mother-Annie Phillips-Mississippi
Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Page 82

Moore, Ollie Taylor
09-02-1876-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-06-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Stomach Cancer
Husband-W.A. Moore-Age 77
Daughters- Mrs. Birdie Parish And
Carrie Moore
Father-T.E. Taylor-Alabama
Mother-Callie Solomon-Alabama
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 59

Morgan, Robin Wren
04-04-1883-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
02-25-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ella Downs Morgan-Age 62
Father-James H. Morgan-Georgia
Mother-Canzie Miller-Alabama
Lebanon Cemetery
Baldwyn, Mississippi
Page 36

Morrison, John Will (Colored)
05-14-1926-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-14-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mabel Wise Morrison-Age 19
Father-Fred Morrison-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Florence Davis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pilgrims Rest Colored Cemetery
Page 143

Morrow, Florence Shackelford
02-05-1874-Union Co., Mississippi
06-13-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-R.W. Morrow-Age 79
Father-Thomas A. Shackelford-Union Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lucinda Dunn-Kentucky
Salem Cemetery
Page 115


McClure, Herbert Monroe
10-22-1896-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
08-31-1948-New Orleans
World War 1
Residence-New Orleans, Louisiana
Divorced-3 Times
Aunt-Francis Elam
Father-R.M. Merrill-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ada McClure-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Shipped From New Orleans by Tharp Sontheimer, Tharp Inc.
Shiloh Cemetery
Pittsburg Landing, Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 170

McCoy, Albert Clifton
02-04-1917-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
04-14-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Hazel Ross McCoy-Age 27
Brother-M.C. McCoy
Father-Charles T. McCoy-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Callie Blythe-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
New Hope Cemetery
Page 66

McCroy, Baby Boy (Colored)
02-11-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Ed McCroy-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Annie Lee Mabry-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Concord Colored Cemetery
Page 31

McCroy, Baby Boy (Colored)
12-22-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Ed McCroy-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Annie Lee Mabry-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Concord Colored Cemetery
Page 248

McEwen, Lula Dove Mills
05-13-1870-Chester Co., Tennessee
04-17-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of -Joseph Thomas McEwen-Died 08-17-1944
Order by Children- Mrs. Dove Weeks, T.E. & Clifford McEwen
Father-Alvie Mills-Tennessee
Mother-Lula Loftin-Tennessee
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 71

McLemore, Claud Broxton
11-05-1938-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-07-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence-Raleigh, Tennessee
Father-Robert E. McLemore-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother- Ozell Talley-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 06

McMahan, Mintus Mark
01-03-1875-Marion Co., Alabama
08-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Tishie Bell McMahan-Age 57
Step-Daughter- Mrs. Garvin Sims
Father- Mr. McMahan-Marion Co., Alabama
Mother-Eliza Massengill-Marion Co., Alabama
Other Names- Mrs. Sims, John W. Bonds & W.L. Harp
Carpenters Family Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 160

McNeely, Margaret Ann Shults
08-15-1871-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
10-27-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-J .J. McNeeley-Died 08-14-1931
Son-J.H. McNeely
Daughter-Gladys Vanderford
Father-Alexander Campbell Shults
Mother-Malissie Odom
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 211

McPeters, William Luther
01-15-1893-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-21-1948-Greenwood, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Liddon Gish McPeters-Age 56
Order by-Bob McPeters
Father-William Thomas McPeters-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ella Worsham-Virginia
Henry Cemetery
Page 76


Nash, Mrs. Willie P.
02-09-1886-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
05-13-1948-Jonesbora, Arkansas
Husband-P.A. Nash-Age 64
Father-J.T. Peterson-Tennessee
Mother-Sarah Davis-Tennessee
Shipped from Arkansas by; Langford Funeral Home
Henry Cemetery
Page 89

Nichols, Farlar D.
12-23-1857-Marion Co., Alabama
1-30-1948-Meridian, Mississippi
Widower of-Amanda Elizabeth Nichols-Died 1915
Grandchildren-Elton Nichols-Paden, Mississippi
& Mrs. Gordon Nichols-Hodges, Alabama
Forked Oak Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Page 21

Nichols, William Franklin
03-15-1877-Ittawamba Co., Mississippi
03-03-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Cockrell Nichols-Age 70
Son-Leonard Nichols
Daughter- Mrs. Tennyson
Father- Abb Nichols-Birmingham, Alabama
Mother-Nannie Gillentine-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 37

Norman, Viola Johnson (Colored)
05-25-1904-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-15-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Paul Norman-Age 49
Son-Willie Ed Harris
Father-Jim Johnson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lula Boone-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Rienzi Colored Cemetery
Page 90


Odle, Johnnie
01-18-1948-Gould, Arkansas
Wife-Vertie Barton Odle-Age 37
Nephew-Riley Odle-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Ed Odle
Mother-Mary Jane Woodard
Shipped from Pine Bluff, Arkansas
By Ralph Robinson & Son, Undertakers
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 17


Paseur, Jan Leeds
07-25-1942-Memphis, Tennessee
05-16-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Father-George Paseur-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Virgle Rowland-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Grandfather-T.D. Rowland-Walnut, Mississippi
New Salem Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 91

Patton, Leroy (Colored)
12-24-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
01-09-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Jessie Patton-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Lucille Wallace-Corinth, Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 09

Payne, Charles McDonald
11-06-1871-Benton Co., Mississippi
12-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Willie Sue Holliday Payne
Sons-William & John Howard Payne
Father-George W. Payne-Virginia
Mother-Mollie McDonald-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 233

Perry, Oliver M.
4-27-1852-Landcaster, South Carolina
10-23-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Widower of-Mary Elizabeth Perry-Died 1934
Son-O.E. Perry
Father- Mr. Perry- South Carolina
Mother-Amy Massey- South Carolina
Old Danville Cemetery
Page 206

Phillips, Otha Ophelia
06-08-1948-Glen, Mississippi
Widow of-W.S. Phillips-Died 06-23-1946
Son-J.M. Phillips
Daughter- Mrs. Lessie Woods
Father-Joe Thomas Treadwell-Georgia
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Shipley
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 107

Potts, Mrs. Ina Lietch
01-07-1885-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.O. Potts, Sr.-Age 63
Order by-Leon, Shorty, Dayton & Barney
Father-John Lietch-Georgia
Mother-Lucy Jane Dancer-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 104

Potts, Pvt. John O.
08-09-1921-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-03-1944-Brest, France- Killed In Action
World War II
Burial-07-07-1948; 4:00 p.m., Wednesday
Father-Henry Potts-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Clark-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 136

Proctor, Virginia Atlanta Pulliam
07-28-1880-Tippah Co., Mississippi
04-15-1948-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-Henry Proctor-Age 72
Daughter- Mrs. I.S. Curle
Father-Charlie Pulliam-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Amanda Rowland-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 69

Puckett, Baby Girl
10-08-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
3:25 p.m. till 3:30 p.m.
Father-Murry Puckett-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lola Mae Wilkins-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Shady Grove Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 198

Pulliam, Mary Theopa
10-12-1901-Walnut, Mississippi
5-22-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Husband-U.F. Pulliam-Age 54
Father-W.T. Milstead-Walnut, Mississippi
Mother-Eva Richardson-Kossuth, Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Walnut, Mississippi
Page 93


Ramey, Ismer Richard
12-24-1887-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
09-12-1948-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Ophelia Boren Ramey-Age 58
Daughter- Mrs. Loyce Farrar
Father-John J. Ramey-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-No Name-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Shiloh Cemetery
Marietta, Mississippi
Page 177

Ray, Charles Lamb Sr.
12-24-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-07-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Myrtle Josephine Tapp Ray-Age 58
Order by-Charles L. Ray Jr.
Father- H.H. Ray-North Carolina
Mother-Sarah Northcross-Virginia
Henry Cemetery
Page 38

Ray, Mrs. Bell
07-21-1948-Paragould, Greene Co., Arkansas
Husband-Oliver Ray-Deceased
Daughter- Mrs. James Stanton-Paragould, Arkansas
Father- Mr. Pearson
Shipped from Mitchell Funeral Home In Arkansas
Indian Creek Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 150

Richardson, Nannie Lumley
08-08-1871-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-09-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of -John H. Richardson-Died 03-21-1940
Daughter- Mrs. Earline Loyd
Sons-Hafford & Nathan J. Richardson
Father-Joseph Lumley
Mother-Martha Overton
Henry Cemetery
Page 199

Rickman, Milton Ray
06-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
06-22-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Leon Rickman-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Janie Marlar-Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 123

Rickman, Sgt. Robert P.
4-5-1922-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
11-19-1945-Kobe, Japan
Burial-12-21-1948; 2:00 p.m. Tuesday
Wounds Received in Action
World War II
Wife-Opal Riddell Rickman Kennedy-Age 26
Father-B.J. Rickman-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Bonnettia Bowers-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 242

Roberts, Mrs. Belle Black
12-10-1876-Jefferson Co., Alabama
8-17-1948-Booneville, Mississippi
Husband-Babe Roberts-Age 80
Residence-Corinth, Mississippi
Children-Maude Brown, Ewell Roberts, D.C. Roberts & Roy Roberts
Other Name- J.O. Brown
Father-Albert Black-Alabama
Mother-Mary Campbell-Alabama
Union Cemetery
Page 167

Rogers, Atna Annell
10-03-1947-Corinth, Mississippi
02-10-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Wilbert L. Rogers-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Allie Ayers-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Shady Grove Cemetery
Page 29

Ross, Jacob "Jake" Clarence
11-13-1880-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-30-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Vennie Archer Ross-Age 54
Sons-Durell, Baxter & Collins Ross
Father-John Ross-North Carolina
Mother-Callie Collins-North Carolina
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 52

Ross, Staff Sgt. John E.
10-24-1923-Corinth, Mississippi
11-24-1944-Aachen, Germany-Killed In Action
Burial- April 24, 1948; 2:00 p.m. Saturday
World War II
Wife-Lois K. Ross-Age 23
Father-Willie Austin Ross-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Smith-Virginia
Shady Grove Cemetery
Page 77

Ross, T/Sgt. Wylie Adolph
03-31-1922-Corinth, Mississippi
Burial-June 24, 1948; 4:00 p.m., Thursday
Killed In Action
World War II
Widower of-Myra Frances Russell Ross-Died 06-26-1944
Father-W.T. Ross-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Nannie Mae Jackson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 124

Roy, Miss Frances Jessie
08-26-1889-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-23-1948-Glen, Mississippi
Sister-Jennie Roy
Father-Arthur Roy-Scotland
Mother-Frances Dowd-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 19

Russell, William Ottis "Billy"
02-19-1938-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Hubert Ottis Russell-Pontotoc, Mississippi
Mother-Emmine Sisson-Choctaw Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 191


Sagely, Barbara Ann
05-13-1948-Hardin Co., Tennessee
05-31-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Henry Gordan Sagely-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother- Vister Lorena Cole-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 102

Sanders, Mary Aline
02-24-1945-Corinth, Mississippi
02-06-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Father-Riley Sanders-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Annie West-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Page 26

Schwartz, Grover Cleveland
65 years old- b.1883-Maine
06-24-1948-Jackson, Mississippi
World War II
Widower of-Julia Schwartz
Daughter-Virginia Schwartz
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 126

Sherard, Andrew Jackson
11-23-1897-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-14-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Vadie Talley Sherard-Age 54
Father-F.W. Sherard-Illinois
Mother-Martha Victoria Jobe-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 67

Shults, Thomas Peyton
10-24-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-09-1948-Jackson, Tennessee
Wife-Annie Lowry Shults-Age 72
Order by-Edna, Buddy, Lucille & Clay
Other Name-T.A. Shults
Father-Bud Shults
Mother-Malissie Odom
Farmington Cemetery
Page 140

Smith, Jessie Sanford
02-07-1890-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Amanda Rainey Smith-Age 58
Order by- Mr. & Mrs. Art Murphy & other Children
Other Name- Mrs. Stewart Long
Father-Taylor Smith-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Elizabeth Steen
Henry Cemetery
Page 121

Smith, John Albert
02-06-1859-Radnor, Ohio
08-16-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Sarah Watkins Smith- Died 04-05-1942
Order by- Mrs. J.Y. Bell & Mr. & Mrs. Dave Palmer
Father-Jacob Smith-Ohio
Mother-Louise Bader-Switzerland
City Cemetery
Wellsville, Kansas
Page 166

Smith, Julia Axson
03-23-1862-Columbia, South Carolina
06-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Coronary Thrombosis
Brother-W.P. Smith
Father-Norman W. Smith-Savannah, Georgia
Mother-Julia Axson-Charleston, South Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 120

Smith, Mattie Lou McFadden
07-23-1874-Somerville, Tennessee
07-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widow of-Franklin Charles Smith-Died 08-24-1943
Order by-E.R., Pete & Mary Smith
Father-William A. McFadden
Mother-Bell Fitzgerald-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 142

Sparks, Jim Tom
12-26-1875-Franklin Co., Alabama
01-24-1948-Marietta, Mississippi
Wife-Altie Gray Sparks-Age 50
Order by- T.B. Sparks & other Brothers
Father-Jim Sparks-Franklin Co., Alabama
Mother-Martha Roberts-Franklin Co., Alabama
Silome Cemetery
Booneville, Mississippi
Page 20

Stacy, Symanthia Druscilla
01-13-1880-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
03-13-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Will E. Stacy-Age 65
Father-Charles W. Cleveland-Franklin Co., Alabama
Mother-Sarah J. Johnson-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Mt. Zion Cemetery
Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Page 44

Steen, Malinda Jane Rogers
11-3-1880-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-24-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Joe Ed Steen-Age 71
Son-Joe Lee Steen
Father-Joe Rogers
Mother-Mary Whorley
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 208

Story, Mrs. Annie
06-22-1860-Colbert Co., Alabama
03-07-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Counce, Tennessee
Widow of-Jim Story-Died 1906
Daughter- Mrs. Ola Freeman “Willie”
Father-Jack Moore
Pisgah Church Cemetery
Counce, Tennessee
Page 39

Strachan, David Alexander
01-17-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-18-1948-Glen, Mississippi
Wife-Callie Wood Strachan-Age 60
Daughter- Mrs. Alma Taylor &
Other Name-O.M. Wood, Sr.
Father-James W. Strachan-Scotland
Mother-Elizabeth McKechie-Scotland
Henry Cemetery
Page 204

Surratt, William Albert
02-05-1873-Tippah Co., Mississippi
03-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Cleo Walker Surratt-Age 70
Daughters-Mauvine & Irene
Father-John L. Surratt-Mississippi
Mother-Martha Puckett-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 43

Sweat, Pvt. John R. Jr.
01-25-1925-Corinth, Mississippi
11-10-1944-Northern Italy
Burial-11-30-1948; 2:30 p.m., Tuesday
Killed In Action
World War II
Father-John R. Sweat, Sr.-Tennessee
Mother-Katie M. Dick-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 227


Taylor, Charlie B. (Colored)
07-06-1948-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-13-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Wilbert Taylor-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-N.D. Turner-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Dilworth Family Colored Cemetery
Page 163

Taylor, Pfc. Freemon C.
08-25-1920-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Burial-12-08-1948; 2:00 p.m., Wednesday
Killed In Action
World War II
Wife-Emma Hill Taylor
Order by-Emma Taylor & B.M. Hill
Father-Clarence Taylor-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Mother-Charity Ward-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 235

Thacker, Mrs. Orlenda Smallwood
09-28-1877-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
05-25-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.W. Thacker, Sr.-Age 75
Son- W.W. Thacker, Jr.
Brother- T.S. Smallwood
Father-James Polk Smallwood-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Ruby Ann Elliott-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 97

Thompson, Thomas Lee
02-12-1870-Madison Co., Tennessee
30-09-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lela Boyette Thompson-Age 74
Son-I.C. Thompson
Father-Lee Thompson-Madison Co., Tennessee
Mother-Emily Derryberry-Madison Co., Tennessee
Hollywood Cemetery
Jackson, Tennessee
Page 41

Thornton, Celia Mae (Colored)
11-23-1925-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-12-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband (Separated) James Thornton-Age 23
Uncle-Fred Morrison
Father-Joe Gaines-Alabama
Mother-Celia Ann Darvey-Arkansas
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
Page 178

Thrasher, John Randolph, Jr.
12-6-1901-Corinth, Mississippi
12-27-1948-Mobile, Alabama
World War II Veteran
Wife-Mildred Fears Thrasher-Age 40
Brother-Paul Thrasher
Father-John R. Thrasher-Adamsville, Tennessee
Mother-Jennie Wood Jones-Bolivar, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 251


Underwood, Jessie Ray
09-16-1898-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-24-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
World War I Veteran
Wife-Ripple Cates Underwood-Age 41
Father-T.H. Underwood-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Cornelia Ray-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 94


Vanderford, Infant Boy (Twin)
Stillborn-5:30 a.m.
06-11-1948-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Leonard Vanderford-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Louise Powers-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Allen Family Cemetery
Page 111


Wade, Irving G.
8-30-1889-McNairy Co., Tennessee
07-23-1948-Tucson, Arizona
Sisters- Mrs. Brodie Malone &
Mrs. Brodie Jackson
Father-S.P. Wade-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Sarah Carpenter-Tennessee
Morris Chapel Cemetery
Adamsville, Tennessee
Page 153

Wade, Jerry Lynn (Infant)
07-14-1947-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-02-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-James O. Wade-Chester Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mildred Short-Saltillo, Mississippi
Enville Cemetery
Enville, Chester Co., Tennessee
Page 03

Walker, Bobby Ann (Colored)
09-29-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
09-30-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Aunt-Laura Walker
Mother-Willie L. Walker-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Colored Cemetery
Page 192

Walker, Laura Rogers (Colored)
About 85 years old-Ramer, Tennessee
5-3-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Widow of-L.A. Walker-Died About 1928
Nephew-Tim Harmon
Shipped From Southren Funeral Home In Memphis, Tennessee
Walker Family Cemetery Colored
Page 83

Wall, Barbara Jo
09-11-1947-Walnut, Mississippi
30-10-1948-Collierville, Tennessee
Grandfather-J.M. Rutherford
Father-John W. Wall-Madison Co., Tennessee
Mother-Agatha V. Rutherford-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Harmony Cemetery
Page 42

Wallace ,James Otho
09-12-1912-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-31-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Annie Barnes Wallace-Age 28
Father-C.F. Wallace-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Ethel Coln-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 169

Wayne, William Franklin
02-12-1860-Hall Co., Georgia
12-28-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Martha Cresap Wayne-Age 74
Daughter-Mary Wayne Nelson
Son-Jim Wayne
Father-A.J. Wayne-Georgia
Mother-Lydia Shampley-Georgia
Center Hill Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 250

Weaver, Captain William Daniel
11-16-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-17-1944-St. Lo, France
Burial- 07-07-1948; 6:15 p.m., Wednesday
Killed In Action
World War II
Father-Fisher Weaver-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Esther Henry-Chattanooga, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 137

Whitaker, Infant Girl
02-06-1948-Burnsville, Mississippi
02-07-1948-Burnsville, Mississippi
Lived 8 hours Died at 12:05 a.m.
Father-Grady S. Whitaker-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Addie Scott-Colbert Co., Alabama
Antioch Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 27

Whitaker, Thomas Lee
03-20-1873-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
11-05-1948-Burnsville, Mississippi
Widower of-Eva Gray Whitaker-Died 09-29-1941
Daughter- Mrs. Bal Foote
Son-Alfred Whitaker
Father-W.W. Whitaker-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Skinner-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Shady Grove Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 214

White, Pfc. Charles Dudley
07-22-1924-Corinth, Mississippi
12-07-1944-Killed In Action
World War II
Burial-12-08-1948; 4:00 p.m., Wednesday
Father-Charles Noble White-Saltillo, Mississippi
Mother-Mary Lou Jones-New Albany, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 236

White, Pvt. John O., Jr.
07-08-1923-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Killed In Action
World War II
Burial- 11-24-1948; 3:30 p.m., Wednesday
Father-John O. White, Sr.-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Letha V. Roberts-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 223

Whitehurst, James William
10-02-1860-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
03-26-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Widower of-Laura Frances Archer Whitehurst-Died 08-1935
Son-Paul Whitehurst
Father-Jim Whitehurst-Virginia
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 50

Wilbanks, Ann Porterfield
07-06-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-22-1948-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-Thomas J. Wilbanks-Age 70
Father-T.P. Porterfield
Mother-Mollie Suitor-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 122

Wilbanks, Stella Lee
09-30-1891-Pennington, South Carolina
04-18-1948-Ripley, Mississippi
Husband-Asa R. Wilbanks-Age 66
Father-John Powell- South Carolina
Mother-Eliza Powell- South Carolina
Union Cemetery
Chalybeate, Mississippi
Page 72

Wilbanks, William Halcomb
11-23-1861-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-17-1948-Jackson, Mississippi
Wife-Mahalie Tapp Wilbanks-Age 80
Residence-Tiplersville, Mississippi
Son-C.L. Wilbanks
Daughter- Mrs. Rich
Father-Whitfield Wilbanks- South Carolina
Mother-Jane Briley-Mississippi
Campground Cemetery
Chalybeate, Mississippi
Page 33

Wilburn, Mary Gladys
07-27-1915-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-13-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Arthur E. Wilburn-Age 39
Father-George Nichols-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Levy Bragg-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 217

Wilkins, Infant Boy
04-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Grandfather-J.F. Wilkins
Father-William Wilkins-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Pauline Emerson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 75

Williams, Albert Sidney
09-20-1868-Selmer, Tennessee
11-15-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Sharp Williams
Father-Jim Williams
Mother-Ester Morgan
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 219

Williams, Juliet Louise Donaldson
01-15-1853-Tippah Co., Mississippi
09-10-1948-Uncle Dick`s Home
Widow of-James Calvin Williams-Died 1906
Order By-Uncle Dick, Mrs. Priddy,
Johnnie Louise, Mrs. .J.B. Foster & Loyd Smith
Father-Joseph Wallace Donaldson-South Carolina
Mother-Rachel Hill-South Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 176

Williams, Marshall Bill
09-11-1896-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
09-07-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Sisters- Mrs. Addie (J.R.) Hancock &
Mrs. A.Z. Rogers
Father- A. Sidney Williams-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Sharp McNairy Co., Tennessee
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 175

Willis, Infant Girl
09-21-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Order by- J. Berry Walker and Lee Willis
Father-Lee Willis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dollie McNeil-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 185

Wilson, Allen Napoleon
07-10-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lena White Wilson-Age 58
Son-Weldon Wilson
Daughter-Not Listed
Father-Turner Wilson-Georgia
Mother-Eliza Wilson-Georgia
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 141

Windom, Ben Jr. (Colored)
03-28-1930-Corinth, Mississippi
08-15-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Ben Windom-Pickens Co., Alabama
Mother-Bee Calicut-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Colored City Cemetery
Page 165

Worsham, Helen Adelaide Whitmore
04-05-1861-Houston, Mississippi
11-28-1948-Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Widow of- Dr. L.W. Worsham-Died 1936
Step Son-B. Frank Worsham
Father-Dr. J.W. Whitmore-Pontotoc, Mississippi
Mother-Elizabeth Connolly-New York
Henry Cemetery
Page 229

Worsham, Leroy
06-03-1881-Corinth, Mississippi
03-27-1948-Yazoo City, Mississippi
Residence-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Margaret J. Worsham-Age 56
Brother-Frank Worsham
Father-Dr. L.W. Worsham-Virginia
Mother-Addie Flippin-Virginia
Henry Cemetery
Page 51


Young, Martha Lee
09-09-1931-Corinth, Mississippi
11-22-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Junior Student at Tech High
Memphis, Tennessee
Aunt-Fairy Klyce
Father- W. Carl Young-Ratliff, Mississippi
Mother-Evelyn Eunice Baskins- Kirkville, Mississippi
Residence-Memphis, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 222

Young, Tennie Ester
07-07-1860-Jackson, Tennessee
09-19-1948-Memphis, Tennessee
Widow of-William Edgar Young-Died 1940
Order by- Mr. & Mrs. James Edgar Young
Father-Wm. Addison Ester-Pulaski, Tennessee
Mother-Jane Farrar-Pulaski, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 182


Zachary, Miss Mary Ethel
07-10-1878-Bedford Co., Tennessee
09-05-1948-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister-Miss Eva Zachary
Father-Joshua Zachary-Bell Buckle, Tennessee
Mother-Lucretia Sheffield-Bell Buckle, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 173
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