OBITUARIES FROM THE NEVADA COUNTY PICAYUNE - 1912
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
MRS. ROSA EAVES; 33; died 1-12-1912; wife of J. A. Eaves; asked husband to keep her infant daughter, Maurine
WYLIE D. HATLEY; married Kittie Aburrow; pneumonia; DeAnn Cem.
I. Y. NASH; city marshal; shot by Sam Arnott; Beirne Cem.; news article
MARGARET SCOTT; age 5; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Junious Scott; buried at El Dorado
DR. ADAM GUTHRIE; apoplexy; survived by wife, 3 sons, 1 daughter; DeAnn Cem. (see 3-29-1912 issue also)
TREY JESSE FRAZIER; born 7-3-1909; died 2-13-1912; son of Mose W. and Eva Frazier; died at Enterprise, OK; buried at Prescott
WILLIAM ALLSOPP; died in Tyler, TX
CAPT. A. A. STEELE; 91; died at home near Delight
Z. T. ROGERS; 63; born in Clark Co.; a minister
MRS. MARY CATHEY; born in Alabama 9-30-1835; lived there 9 years before moving to AR; married A. I. Cathey in 1857; died 12-14-1911; mother of 9 children; seven children survive; Ebenezer Cem. near Bluff City
DR. ADAM GUTHRIE; a poem about his life (see 2-23-1912 issue also)
MRS. ALMEDA HELLUMS; born 6-27-1843 in MS; died 3-12-1912; married T. S. Hellums in 1859; had 2 sons, 3 daughters; two children preceded her in death; New Home Cem.
KATIE HESTERLY; card of thanks from parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Hesterly; grave found at Liberty Cem.
MRS. GEORGE TERRY; died in TX; buried Oak Hill Cem.; maiden name Jennie Feemster
REV. J. M. D. STURGIS; 77; boen in GA 1835; survived by wife and 2 sons; DeAnn Cem.
CAPT. W. C. THOMPSON; born Monroe Co, AL; married Mattie Green; justice of peace 34 years; died 3-30-1912; long article; includes Civil War service
SALLIE WREN; 99; born Putnam Co., GA; to LA 1857; died in TX 4-25-1912
PETER F. FULLER; 68; born Paldin Co., GA 3-4-1844; married Minnie Todd; died 3-13-1912; survived by wife and 6 sons; long article; grave found at Bodcaw No. 1 Cem.
O. L. MONCRIEF; 65; born Lee Co., AL; DeAnn Cem.
MRS. ALMA BUTLER; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dillard; born 3-18-1899; died 3-21-1912; survived by husband, 1 son, parents, 6 brothers, 4 sisters (not named); grave found at Bluff Springs Cem.
MR. EASTERLING; 84; Mt. Pisgah Cem.; probably John Easterling (no first name in obit.)
REV. T. H. WARE; funeral at Little Rock
C. C. BILLINGSLEY; born in AL 8-28-1838; to MS 1843; to AR 1885; taken prisoner at Corinth, MS; married Julia Harrison 1866; had 10 children; one died as infant; survived by wife, 9 children, 2 sisters, 1 brother; Bluff City Cem.
JOHN C. WATTS; 76; killed by train engine in Texarkana; survivors listed
LEROY TAYLOR; colored; killed by band saw; news article
EDNA MARY CRESS LOWE; born in Iowa 4-4-1879; married H. V. Lowe; died in OK 7-9-1912; funeral at Prescott; grave found at DeAnn Cem.-Old Section
ALTON CALHOUN; son of Archie Calhoun; born 2-5-1911; died 7-9-1912; grave found at Mt. Moriah Cem.
RICHARD PORTER; meningitis; survived by wife and several children
WILL HOLMES; 17; kicked by team while hauling hay
GERTRUDE BROOKS THORBURN; born 8-5-1865; married Fred Thorburn 1885; died 8-23-1912; De Ann Cem.
ELMER NEWTH; struck by train (see 9-29-1912 issue for full obituary)
JOHN DEWOODY; ran over by wagon driven by brother Louis while hauling logs; Bluff City Cem.
MRS. GEORGE KLINE; DeAnn Cem.
ELMER ELLSWORTH NEWTH; born in MS 10-6-1873; to Prescott 1886; died 9-28-1912; DeAnn Cem. (see 9-13-1912 issue also)
LIZZIE MAE HARRIS; 12; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Harris; died 9-28-1912 from congestion; Artesian Cem.
GERTIE HOLOWAY; 13; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Holloway; died from congestion
REBECCA DAVIS; 12; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Davis; Beard’s Chapel Cem.
R. C. HALTOM; born 4-7-1867; died 9-8-1912 from typhoid fever; grave found at Mt. Olive Cem.
MRS. BELLE GRAYSON; DeAnn Cem.
REV. J. F. NESBITT; 77; born 9-6-1835; died 10-29-1912 from lumbago
MARY JANE NESBITT; about 75; died 9-12-1912