OBITUARIES FROM THE NEVADA COUNTY PICAYUNE - 1914
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
Mrs. J. W. Hart; ill for some time; survived by husband and 5 children; Piney Grove Cem.
Mack Smith; a Negro killed by John Daly Parker of Bodcaw in self-defense
Miss Nettie Dunaway; 23; suicide; buried at Belton (Hempstead Co.)
Mrs. Agnes McGuire; (Agnes Dillon); born 3-1-1882; married Abner McGuire 2-7-1904; had 2 boys and 1 girl; died 2-8-1914; survived by husband, 1 brother, mother, 4 sisters; Providence Cem.; see also 2-20-1914 issue
Lonnie Lowe; nee Fairchild; survived by husband and 6 children; Mt. Moriah Cem.; mentioned in local news column; Malona Fairchild Loe on grave marker
Mrs. A. E. McGuire; a long memorial; see also 2-13-1914 issue
Mrs. Frances Boswell; 68; survived by 4 boys and 2 girls (listed); Union Cem.
A. A. Tomlin; died at Fincher’s store near Bluff Springs; Friendship Cem.; mentioned in local news column
O. M. Wood; born Hempstead Co. in 1856; married Sallie Bailey; funeral at Macedonia
Horace E. Bemis; prominent Prescott businessman; born Clinton, Iowa 11-30-1863; to Prescott in 1894; married Norvelle McRae 11-14-1900; survived by wife and 7 children (listed); DeAnn Cem.
James M. Tedford; born Alabama 11-13-1835; to Missouri; married Stella Allen 1867; 3 children (listed); buried Brookhaven, MS; a long article
Julia Ann Austin; age 77; died 5-24-1914; born in LA; survived by 2 sons; Union Grove Cem.
J. C. Atkins; born 11-29-1829; died 3-17-1914; age 85; Civil War veteran; married Sarah Cook 1885; 4 children (listed); wife died two months before his death; grave found at Friendship Cem.
Mrs. Cora Buchanan; wife of C. M. Buchanan; sick several weeks; survived by husband, 4 boys, 3 girls (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. Dora Wells; nee Barham; born 1-15-1884; died 5-15-1914; married G. B. Wells 1904; 2 children (listed); survived by husband, 2 children, 1 step-child, mother, several brothers and sisters; grave found at Liberty Cem.
Iva Harris; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Harris; Nubbin Hill Cem.; mentioned in local news column
Mrs. Anna Wright; wife of James E. Wright; Beard’s Chapel Cem.
Maggie Lou Purtle; lost parents at young age; lived with married sister; died at home of J. A. Hazzard; born 2-21-1898; died 6-10-1914; see 9-18-1914 issue also; grave found at Laneburg Cem.
Mrs. M. E. Bradshaw; 77; fell down stairs few days before; survived by 2 sons and 1 daughter (listed); grave found at DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. Elizabeth Ferrell; DeAnn Cem.
Junie Meador; born 7-20-1877 in Nevada Co.; married Fannie Rushing 1906; had 3 sons; a Mason; died 8-19-1914; Bluff City Cem.
Dr. Sid Weaver; reared at Mt. Moriah; died at Fulton; mentioned in local news column; grave found at Mt. Moriah Cem.
Ira McMillian; survived by wife and 5 daughters (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Maggie Lou Purtle; see 7-31-1914 issue also
Mrs. Sarah Cummings; 83; Moscow Cem.
Mrs. Mary Weston Smyth; 63; apoplexy; survived by husband, F. M. Smyth, 2 daughters, 1 son (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Miss Louise White; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. White, Jr.; DeAnn Cem.
Clyde Lancaster; a Negro; age 2; wandered from home near Hope; froze to death
A. G. Winslow; died in wreck in Texas; survived by wife and 1 daugher; DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. W. J. Walthall; 54; survived by husband, 1 son, 1 daughter (listed); Salem Cem. at Millville (Ouachita Co.)
Mrs. Thomas Wylie; 77; survived by husband and several children; Harmony Cem.