Misc. Obituaries 1889, 1897, 1899

Sherrod M. White
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.


Chas. Cornelius

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 of town.



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 died last Saturday.


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 this place.

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