OBITUARIES FROM THE NEVADA COUNTY PICAYUNE - 1915
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
Buera Hesterly Stephens; born 11-7-1900; died 12-12-1914; services at Midway
Millard Garrett; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Garrett; born 1-24-1912; died 12-12-1914; typhoid fever; survived by parents, 2 sisters, 3 brothers;
Thomas J. Wylie; pneumonia; Harmony Cem.
Mrs. Eliza Weaver; 89; native of TN; mother of 13 children; 8 survive (listed); Mt. Moriah Cem.
Miss Ollie Robinson; born 1-19-1901 in Franklin Co., AR; died 1-14-1915; Shady Grove Cem.
Mrs. Mary Rachel Rhodes; born Newton Co., GA in 1842; to Cale, AR 1848; age 73; mother of 11 children; 4 preceded her in death
Jane Fairchild; Bluff Springs Cem.; mentioned in local news column
Infant Kirk; child of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kirk; mentioned in local news column
Grandma Riddle; death mentioned in local news column
Andy Crumby; died from pain in his breast
Walter Wiggins; buried at Emmett; wife died several months ago
Elizabeth Graham; 87; 6 children; had 111 grand and great-grandchildren; Nubbin Hill Cem.
Nettie Barham; wife of John Barham; 1 boy and 1 girl; Liberty Cem.; see 4-2-1915 issue also
Mrs. J. P. Callicutt; hard to read
Arnold J. Winstead; born 10-5-1881; died 3-8-1915; son of William and Laura Winstead
Nettie Barham; 31; died 3-21-1915; see 3-26-1915 issue also
Major Johnson; a Negro from Millville; influenza; died at age 123; article hard to read
Elvin Steed; 14; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Steed; killed by a train; DeAnn Cem.
Lois Vernata Whitten; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pomeroy Whitten; membraneous croup; born 9-15-1911; died 4-11-1915
George W. Munn; 66; survived by wife and 3 children (listed); Laneburg Cem.
Mrs. Annie Evans Parker; 21; died 4-17-1915; survived by husband, 1 child, mother, 2 sisters, 4 brothers
(Girl) Briley; 12; Negro; was shot by unknown persons who were trying to whip her parents; guns fired into house
Ida Gullick; Bluff City Cem.; mentioned in local news column
Mrs. Emily Bryson; born Adair Co., KY; came to AR with parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bean 1847; married P. E. Bryson 1868; 7 children—3 survive (listed); grave found at Liberty Cem.
Miss Ruth May; 14; tuberculosis; was left an orphan at age 2; Artesian Cem.
Ida Gullick; wife of P. H. Gullick; born 7-23-1855; first married to George Dewoody; had several children; after his death, married P. H. Gullick 1899; survived by husband, 1 son, 1 brother, 1 sister; Bluff City Cem.
Mrs. C. W. Cook; survived by husband and several children; buried at Emmet (Snell Cem.)
Hazel Reeder; 5; daughter of Dr. and Mrs. A. A. Reeder; Harmony Cem.
Mrs. A. E. Shankle; died while visiting in Texas; DeAnn Cem.
James A. Gorham; born 1-5-1884; died 6-24-1915; a Mason; former justice of peace; survived by wife, Mary and 6 children (listed); Friendship Cem.
Mrs. Sarah A. (Hall) Cook; born Willcox Co., AL 5-15-1842; died 6-23-1915; married Chas. W. Cook in 1865; had 3 sons (listed)
Della Gullick; born 1-20-1880; died 7-6-1915; wife of W. F. Gullick; married 1898; member of New Hope church; 2 girls survive; obituary written by her brother, Jim; Bluff City Cem.
Valtie Brown Ledbetter; daughter of W. N. Brown; born 7-25-1897; married W. W. Ledbetter 1914; died 7-11-1915; age 17
Samuel B. Gee; born Tuscaloosa, AL 6-22-1848; son of John H. and Rachael Cobb Gee; to AR in 1859; settled in Amity; married Elizabeth Adams 1870; 6 children (listed)
W. N. Parker; born near Bluff City 9-23-1882; died 7-5-1915; legs had been broken in an accident; married Sallie Adams 1902; had one girl
May Franks; Holly Springs Cem.; death mentioned in local news column
Mrs. Sevier Warmack; died 7-31-1915 from la grippe; Mt. Olive Cem.; death mentioned in local news column
W. C. Franklin; born in TN 4-1-1839; died 7-16-1915; age 78; married Amanda Deramous
Lucy McAteer; burial at Bluff City Cem.; mentioned in local news column
Child Bradley; diphtheria; Bluff City Cem.; death mentioned in local news column
Arch Young; killed in LA by falling tree; mentioned in local news column
John M. Rose; attorney; committed suicide in his office in Prescott
Mrs. James Alexander; colored; killed by her husband with an axe (news article)
James Alexander; colored; found on railroad with his head severed next day after killing his wife; may have been killed while attempting to catch a train
George F. House; died in hospital in Idaho 10-14-1915 from peritonitis; 36; survived by mother, 2 sisters, 1 brother (listed)
Ernest Billingsley; Bluff City Cem.; mentioned in local news column (also see 11-26-1915 issue)
Ernest Billingsley; died 11-16-1915 after being hit by a tree limb on Aug. 4 while working for Valley Lbr. Co. in Reader; born 10-10-1887; lived at Sayre; married Artie Stinnett 1911; had 2 girls—one dead; survived by wife, 1 daughter, mother, 5 brothers, 3 sisters; Bluff City Cem.
Tom Edwards; hanged himself in blacksmith shop in Prescott
Miss Annie Sullivan; funeral in Goodwater, AL; had relatives in Prescott
Leona Gillespie; wife of Henry Gillespie of Foss; paralysis; mentioned in local news column
Alvah D. Taylor; son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Taylor; born 4-13-1913; died 10-15-1915