OBITUARIES FROM THE NEVADA COUNTY PICAYUNE- 1929
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
Mary Ethel Moore; 7; died in OK; DeAnn Cem.
Judge Joe Hardage; reprint from Arkadelphia paper
Ruby Odom; 4; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Odom
J. W. Wright; gas explosion; survived by 4 sons (listed)
George W. Hines; 68; survived by 3 sons, 3 daughters (listed); Providence Cem.
Will Spence; a Negro; killed by constable; news article
Noel C. Harris; 73; survived by 1 daughter
Mrs. T. D. Milam; 69; Cantley Cem. (now called Pleasant Ridge Cem.); grave marker has S. A. Milam; double marker with D. T. Milam; initials reversed in paper
W. B. Garrett; 73; survived by 1 daughter (listed); Harmony Cem.
S. H. Pittman; DeAnn Cem.
Wylie Haynes; mentioned in Pleasant Hill local news column; grave found at Pleasant Hill Cem. near Willisville
Joe Williams; about 34; survived by wife, 3 children, father, 2 brothers, 3 sisters (listed); Cantley Cem. (now called Pleasant Ridge Cem.); local news column
J. G. Westmoreland; 81; survived by 1 daughter, 8 sons (listed); Westmoreland Cem.
George Fielding; 65; survived by wife and several children; Harmony Cem.
(child) Gipson; child of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gipson; Caney Cem.; local news item.
Lois Marie Daniel; 2; died 1-6-1929; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Daniel; survived by parents, 2 brothers; Sweet Home Cem. (Hempstead Co.)
Owen Wilson, Jr. ;3; born 1-27-1925; died 1-22-1929; Sweet Home Cem. (Hempstead Co.)
Mrs. Jessie Black Arnott; 71; born in Scotland; survived by 2 sons, 6 daughters (listed); Smyrna Cem.; two articles this issue
O. R. F. Whitten; 81; survived by wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. Mary Jobe; 72; wife of W. T. Jobe; Caney Cem.
Mrs. Ollie Smith; 44; wife of John F. Smith; funeral at Sloan’s Crossing-?; see 3-7-1929 issue also
Mrs. C. E. Cobb (Carrie Ella); survived by 2 daughters, 1 sister, 4 brothers (listed); State Line Cem. at Texarkana
Mrs. Mandy Bevil; died in Springhill, LA; local news item
Mrs. T. J. Lavender; 79; survived by 6 sons, 2 daughters, 2 sisters (listed); Moscow Cem.
M. L. Moore; 68; survived by wife, 3 daughters, 1 son, 3 sisters (listed); DeAnn Cem.; grave marker has Marion Levi Moore
Mrs. Emma Graham; 53; widow of Van Graham; survived by 4 sons, 1 daughter (listed); Providence Cem.
Henry Oliver; 22; survived by father, 2 brothers (listed); Cantley Cem. (now called Pleasant Ridge Cem.)
Mrs. J. W. Gann; 80; survived by 5 daughters, 2 sons (listed); Laneburg Cem.; grave marker has Charlotte Jane Gann
Mrs. B. M. Saunders; 32; survived by husband, 3 children; Harmony Cem.; see 5-30-1928 issue also
Mrs. Lottie Butler Manning; born 10-22-1883; died 1-16-1929; survived by husband, 7 children, parents, 6 brothers, 3 sisters; Union Cem.
Mrs. Allie Smith; died 2-3-1929; a memorial; see 2-7-1929 issue also
Thomas C. Jobe; a lawyer; killed himself in office at Hope
Mary Ann Bright; nee Franks; 92; died 5-13-1928; born Jefferson Co., AL 5-18-1835 to Samuel and Rose Anna Franks; to AR in 1839; a long article; see 5-17-1928 issue also
James M. Hesterly; 29; survived by wife, 1 son; funeral at Emmet
Jordan Riggins; about 52; Negro; killed at Emmet; news article; grave marker has Jordan Reggans; Snell Cem.
D. E. Cummins, Sr.; 72; survived by wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 2 sisters (listed); DeAnn Cem.; grave marker has David E. Cummins
T. E. White; 56; cancer; survived by 5 children, mother, 6 brothers, 4 sisters (listed); Caney Cem.
Mrs. Joe L. Hubbard; survived by husband, 1 daughter, 2 sisters (listed); Midway Cem.; grave marker has Lucy E. Hubbard, double marker with Joel Hubbard
Mrs. Margaret Grimes; 75; survived by 4 sons, 2 daughters (listed); Ebenezer Cem.
H. L. Callaway; 73; survived by wife, 6 sons, 2 daughters (listed); Snell Cem.; see 4-25-1929 issue also
J. W. Moss; 21; hit by train; survived by mother, 5 sisters, 4 brothers (listed); funeral at Prescott
H. L. Callaway; 76; born Bradley Co., AR; married Nancy Hickman; survived by wife, 2 daughters, 6 sons; see 4-18-1929 issue also
J. R. Hile; 73; survived by 5 sons, 3 daughters (listed); DeAnn Cem.; grave marker has John H. Hile
Mrs. R. L. Martin; accidentally shot by husband who was investigating a noise in hen house; wife of a Bodcaw minister;
Fornie Long; 14; ruptured appendix; son of R. S. Long; died 5-18-1929; Rose Hill Cem at Arkadelphia; two articles this issue
Sarah Jane Rogers (Holleman); 78; born 9-6-1850; died 4-28-1929; married Francis M. Rogers; had 5 sons, 4 daughters; 1 son, 1 daughter, husband preceded her in death; survivors listed; Water Creek Cem. near Hope
Irma Waters Saunders; born 9-8-1893; married B. M. Saunders 1916; died 2-25-1929; see 2-28-1929 issue also
(Grandmother) Skaggs; died 5-19-1929; 7 children; a memorial; DeAnn Cem.
S. E. Orr; 61; former resident; died at Dermott
Thomas Chipman McRae; former governor of Arkansas from Prescott; a long article; DeAnn Cem.
I. N. Tunnell; 67; survived by wife and several children; Ebenezer Cem. near Bluff City
(Infant) Cook; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Denver Cook; Ebenezer Cem.; local news item.; grave marker has Anna Dora Cook
W. S. Hesterly; 63; spinal meningitis; died at Phoenix, AZ; survived by wife, 1 daughter, 1 brother (listed); grave found at Liberty Cem.
Capt. R. W. Huie; 83; survivors listed; reprint from Arkadelphia paper
E. R. Marsh; 50; marshal of Chidester shot by prisoner while making arrest; news article
Walter Patterson; killed by Constable Luther Meeks after Patterson had shot E. R. Marsh, marshal of Chidester; news article
Jessie Harrison; 22; drowned in Little Missouri River; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Harrison; Midway Cem.
Lula Oberra Ellis; died 8-2-1929; survived by husband, 6 children; Harmony Cem.; another article says Bluff Springs Cem. (a mistake); grave marker has Lola instead of Lula; see 8-15-1929 issue also
T. H. Whitehead; 74; born 3-10-1855; died 7-30-1929; married Amanda Honea 12-4-1873; 7 children—3 preceded him in death; survived by wife, 1 daughter, 3 sons, 1 sister; Mt. Olive Cem.
Dwight McCargo; 31; survived by wife, 1 daughter, parents, 1 brother, 1 sister; auto accident; grave found at Mt. Olive Cem.
Mrs. Charles Martin; killed by husband in a Hope restaurant; new article
Mrs. Lola Ellis; wife of R. G. Ellis; born 5-9-1886; survived by husband, 6 children, parents, 6 brothers, 3 sisters; see 8-8-1929 issue also
Mrs. J. J. Sampson; widow of late J. J. Sampson; survived by several children; Laneburg Cem.; grave marker has Margaret E. Sampson
F. M. Cummings; 73; never married; died at home of niece, Mrs. Guy Wynn; many relatives living near Sayre; Bluff City Cem.
Mrs. Ora Martin; only daughter of J. E. and Urilla Fincher; born 9-19-1895; died 5-5-1929; married Robert Martin 1913; 4 sons, 1 daughter (listed); survived by husband, children, father, 2 brothers; Holly Springs Cem.; a long article
Mrs. F. W. Dougan; 74; died in Port Arthur, TX; survived by 6 children; Snell Cem.
Isaac Newton Tunnell; born 9-18-1861 in Chickasaw Co., MS; died 6-9-1929; fifth of 10 children of Peyton Graves and Vida Fortune Tunnell; married Laura Enola Irvin 1885; had 15 children; all living except one who died in infancy; Ebenezer Cem.
Elijah Matthews; 79; survived by wife, 1 brother, 3 sisters (listed); DeAnn Cem.
David Hodges; jeweler in Gurdon; shot by another jeweler, G. D. Rushing (news article)
W. G. Bussell; 68; died in Magnolia; former resident of Prescott
Charles Orrick; 54; father of a Prescott man; Thistlewood Cem.
Frances Victoria Rogers; known as “Vickie”; died 10-9-1929; age 63 yrs., 4 mths., 22 days; wife of J. S. Rogers; stroke; survived by husband, 3 daughters, 1 adopted daughter; Friendship Cem. near Cale
Mrs. C. M. Almand; died 10-21-1929; survived by husband, 10 children, mother, 5 brothers, 2 sisters (listed); grave marker has Mary Lillie White Almand; grave found at Friendship Cem. near Cale
Mrs. L. N. Cook; died 9-27-1929; survived by husband, 1 daughter, 2 brothers, 1 sister (listed); grave marker has Mattie A. Cook
Dick Bennett; 42; died 10-31-1929 in Mission, TX; survived by wife, 1 child, 1 sister; Buchanan Cem.
Flora Belle Knowles; 69; died at Little Rock; survived by husband, 2 sons, 2 brothers, 2 sisters; buried in Jefferson, Iowa
Mrs. Ida Garrett; 58; wife of Ed Garrett; survived by husband, 3 sons, 8 daughters (listed); 2 brothers, mother; grave found at Moscow Cem.
T. W. Stevenson; 58; stroke, survived by wife, 1 daughter; Midway Cem.
(Infant) Riggs; child of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Riggs; died 11-29-1929; mentioned in Hickory Grove local news column; found grave marker at Pleasant Ridge Cem.
Mrs. George Pittman; 34; survived by husband and 3 children; Kay Cem. (now called Pleasant Hill Cem.)
Mrs. Nancy A. Tate; 85; survived by 4 sons (listed); Pisgah Cem. in Pike Co.
P. H.(Henry) Gullick; 82; died 11-13-1929; married Nancy Jones 12-14-1865; 14 children—3 living; married (2) Ida DeWoody 12-27-1897; married (3) Etta House 9-16-1915; no children from last two marriages; survived by wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter (listed); Bluff City Cem.
W. H. Jones; born 12-11-1845 in Scott Co., MO; married Elnora Hicks of Clark Co. in 1876; had 5 sons, 3 daughters (listed); survived by 6 children; grave found at Artesian Cem.