Died near Old Danville, this county, Sunday the 7th
instantly, Sherrod M. White, aged 71 years. Mr. White was one
among the first settlers of the Old Danville neighborhood, moving there from
Tennessee about the year 1840. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist
Church. He leaves one son and five daughters and a large number of friends to
mourn his death.
DIED-Chas. Cornelius, on last Tuesday
night died at his home near Salem. He leaves a wife and two children to grieve
the loss of a loving father and husband.
Elder Joseph L. Guthrie died on Sunday, 26th
ault., at his home in north Corinth from an attack of apoplexy. His health had
been rather precarious for some weeks, but he was at his place of business
Saturday prior to his death. He was about 65 years of age, a member of the
Primitive Baptist church and had resided with his family several years in
Corinth. The numerous friends throughout the country are grieved to learn of
his death. The remains were laid to rest at Antioch church, seven miles south
Aunt Cynthia McCord, after an affliction of
three years or more, died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. J. E. Gift,
in this city, 2 o’clock a.m., Feb. 28th. She was a devoted member
of the Cumberland Presbyterian church and was in her eighty-first year. The
funeral services were held at the residence, 10 o’clock yesterday morning,
conducted by the pastor of the C. P. church, Rev. John Dishman, and the
remains were interred in the city cemetery.
Mr. Frank Owens, while at work on a building
being erected in the southern part of town, was fatally injured Monday
afternoon by a scaffold falling, precipitating him to the ground. He was on
one knee, sawing a piece of timber, when the fastenings gave way and fell a
distance of about thirty feet, causing injuries from which he died Tuesday,
Feb. 28. Another gentleman on the scaffold only saved himself by catching to a tressel. Mr.
Owens recently moved here with his family, a wife and two
daughters, from Ripley, Tippah county, where he was well known, having at one
time been a marshal of the town of Ripley. The burial took place yesterday at
the city cemetery. The Herald extends sincere sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 o’clock
yesterday afternoon by Rev’s Brooks and Wesson.
The infant son of Mr. Tom Ervin
We are sorry to announce the death of Mr. Jim
P. Jones, which occurred at his home on Thursday last. His remains were
interred in the Presbyterian Shiloh graveyard three and one half miles west of