OBITUARIES FROM THE NEVADA COUNTY PICAYUNE - 1909
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
WILLIAM HATLEY; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hatley
SALLIE EDWARDS; about 34; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Bryson; pneumonia; d. 1-13-1909; buried Bryson family graveyard (next to African-American Sweet Home Cemetery—west side)
B. C. BRIGHT; age 82; known as “Uncle Bassett”; moved to AR from LA; married Mary Ann Franks who survives—she is 73; survived by 7 children (listed); buried Harmony Cem.
COL. A. S. MORGAN; 83; a memorial tribute
“GRANDMOTHER” STEED; mother of Oscar Steed; Friendship Cem.; death mentioned in local news
ARL J. WARMACK; age 24; born in Taylor Twp.; died suddenly
J. W. JOHNSON; a Prescott jeweler; DeAnn Cem.
ROBERT BROOKS; eldest son of late J. T. Brooks; DeAnn Cem.
MRS. A. E. ROSEBERRY; Snell Cem.
PAT McCRORY; former resident of Emmet
CATHERINE FRANCIS HORNE; age 87; died 3-23-1909; Moscow Cem.
LUM STEWART; pneumonia; survived by wife and several children
MRS. JOHN EVANS; DeAnn Cem.; survived by husband and several children; one year old given to Mr. and Mrs. Walloch who adopted the little fellow
E. C. EAST; owner of East Undertaking Parlor; survived by wife and 4 children (listed); State Line Cem. (obit. from a Texarkana newspaper)
MRS. A. G. WINSLOW; buried at Joliet, IL
MRS. DETTIE HALTOM; cancer; DeAnn Cem.
ROBERT E. PEACHEY; b. 2-17-1864; d. 4-5-1909; came to Nevada Co. at age 16; married Minnie Mautz at age 24; 5 children; moved to Adair Co., MO in 1908; buried Sabbath Home Cem.; death from farm accident
HENRY C. BOLLS; Midway Cem.
MRS. D. J. MONTGOMERY; Bryson Family Graveyard (west end of Sweet Home Cem.)
J. C. YOUNG; pneumonia; DeAnn Cem.
A. S. W. ARNETT; b. in Hempstead Co. 1846; married Katie Crews 1871; d. 3-20-1909
MRS. T. G. WYLIE; a Methodist; Moscow Cem.
GEORGE EVANS; from near Laneburg; died from complications of la grippe; Laneburg Cem.
MRS. SAM CANTLEY; died from la grippe; Moscow Cem.
TOM MAY; about 70; killed by train while walking along track; from near Emmet
B. C. BRIGHT; a memorial (gives detailed family history); see also 1-28-1909 issue
JAS. W. DUKE; 71; died 5-12-1909; married Martha Jane Almand 1859; had 5 boys and 9 girls; two girls preceded him in death; a memorial from Laneburg church
MRS. MOODY CALLICOTT; local news item; buried in family cemetery
J. H. STEPHENS; of Blevins; buried Macedonia Cem. at Wallaceburg
CHARLEY DOCKERY; a Negro; from Falcon
THOMAS H. GAGE; 73; from Gurdon; manager of lumber company; beaten to death
JERRY YOCUM; died at Newport; brought back to Prescott for burial
MRS. MAUDE VOESTA; from Texarkana
SAM A. SCOTT; heart attack
AMANDA E. HONEYCUTT; from Pike Co.
LUCY ANN BAILEY; nee Warmack; b. Havarsham Co., GA; 6-26-1841; d. 8-18-1909; to AR 1850; married A. T. Bailey 1861; survived by husband and 2 daughters
JULIA A. MOORE; mother of Levi Moore; Moscow Cem.
LON NELSON; from Boughton; buried Rome Cem. in Clark Co.
CLIFF BRILEY; shot at Texarkana
BRUCE KELLY; hit by lightning; Midway Cem. (two articles)
DR. W. A. BRIANT; b. Falcon 4-9-1862; d. 9-4-1909; Cave Hill Cem. (Hempstead Co.)
W. S. McDANIEL; 83; from Cale; stroke; Friendship Cem.
MRS. STROUD; buried at Beard’s Chapel
FLOYD SMITH; Negro; age 14; electrocuted
CARL HAYNIE; typhoid fever; Mt. Olive Cem.
E. E. ROGERS; father-in-law of Finis Cummings; Moscow Cem.
MRS. NETTIE SANDERS COBB; b. 12-25-1886 in TN; to AR 7 months ago; d. 11-25-1909