OBITUARIES FROM THE NEVADA COUNTY PICAYUNE - 1917
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
Note: The microfilm for 1917 was very dim and many issues could not be read at all.
Mrs. Cornelia Sullivan; died 12-31-1916; survived by husband and 4 children; mentioned in Emmet local news column; grave found at Snell Cem.
(Baby) Fuller; child of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Fuller; Mt. Moriah Cem.; mentioned in local news column; grave marker has Clovis E. Fuller
Claudius Marvin Steed; born 4-11-1901; obit is hard to read
Mrs. W. L. Dowd; burned while making soap; grave found at Harmony Cem.
Mrs. Geo. Ware; 77; survived by husband and several children
Mrs. Calloway; paralysis; mentioned in Emmet local news column; grave found at Snell Cem.; marker has Sarah J. Callaway
G. P. Bright; born Kemper Co., MS 10-7-1835; died 3-15-1917; to AR 1849; married Frances Lourry 1855; 10 children—3 dead
Ethane Jett Allder; 72; born 2-24-1845; lived near Delta; grave found at Waldrep Cem.
J. P. McGough; survived by 7 children; Laneburg Cem.
Rance P. Plyler; born Lancaster Co., SC 5-31-1845; died 4-20-1917; wounded in Civil War; married Amanda Knight 1880; 1 son, 1 daughter (listed); Ebenezer Cem.
John R. Lambert; born 4-6-1852; died 3-15-1917; a long article; grave found at Harmony Cem.
Mrs. “Dutch” Hesterly; death mentioned in Bluff City local news column; Bluff City Cem.
Mrs. L. L. Henry; death mentioned in Bluff City local news column; Bluff City Cem.
Sarah Janette Newth; 76; to Prescott from Michigan 31 years ago; survived by husband, 3 sons, 1 daughter (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. M. F. Ridling; born 1866 in Clark Co.; died 6-5-1917; married Lewis D. Ridling 1885; 9 children
Hazel Crow; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Crow; knocked out of a buggy during a runaway (see 10-11-1917 issue also)
J. W. Brown; about 55; fell dead in field near Boughton
Hazel Crow; died 9-29-1917; a memorial (see 10-4-1917 issue also); grave found at Pleasant Ridge Cem.
Mrs. Katie Daly; 39; married J. T. Daly of Reader 29 years ago
John Sweeney; known as “Uncle Johnny”; DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. Bettie Waddle; nee Durham; born 8-29-1884; died 1-24-1917; married A. B. Waddle 1903; Harmony Cem.; (also see 3-2-1916 issue)
Sherrell Henry; 4; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Henry; scarlet fever; Bluff City Cem.
Mrs. Cora Lowdermilk; wife of John Lowdermilk; survived by husband, 3 sons, 4 brothers, 3 sisters; Cantley Cem. (now called Pleasant Ridge Cem.)
John Connell; timber cutting accident; grave found at Midway Cem.
Mrs. Mary Ellsworth; wife of A. M. Ellswoth; survived by husband and 2 sons (listed); DeAnn Cem.