OBITUARIES FROM THE PRESCOTT DAILY NEWS - 1918
Submitted by Jerry McKelvy
Date is issue of paper
Name; age; cemetery; cause of death if given
Mrs. Jeanette D. Williams; born Williamsburg Dist., SC 3-16-1835; died 12-23-1917; married John C. Williams 1-12-1854; he died 1858; had 3 sons; to Hempstead Co. 1866; Marlbrook Cem.; a long article
Paul Davis; 10; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. A. Davis
Berry Wilson, Jr.; 24; lived near Arcadia; survived by wife, parents, 4 brothers, 1 sister
Rachael Annette Carlisle; age 1; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Carlisle; DeAnn Cem.
Gilbert Gillman; Rose Hill Cem.
Ressel Purtle; 12; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Purtle; Laneburg Cem.; local news column
Jack Tidwell; colored; shot by Lucious Young near Rosston school; local news column
Tom Cook; died at Great Lakes, Illinois; measles/pneumonia; son of Newt Cook; Harmony Cem.
Miss Henrietta Fryburger; died at Little Rock; body sent to Blevins
Jim McClelland; 22; died at home of father, Matt McClelland; Liberty Cem.
Mrs. J. B. Harwell; lived near Okolona; survived by husband, 1 daughter, 1 sister (listed)
Lillie Newth; 12; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Newth; died at Little Rock following operation for appendicitis
Mrs. Mary Luck; 75; survived by husband, A. B. Luck, 3 daughters, 5 sons; Mt. Olive Cem.
James Winn; train wreck near Hope; news article
???; colored; train wreck near Hope; news article
Hassel Carter; 13; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Carter; pneumonia; Bluff City Cem.
Mrs. Nancy Norman; 76; survived by 4 daughters, 3 sons (listed); Moscow Cem.; see 3-27-1918 issue also
W. L. Cole; 65; survived by wife and 3 children; Holly Grove Cem.
Mrs. Elizabeth Baldwin; 100; oldest person in Clark Co.; born 1818 in GA
Mrs. Nancy A. Norman; a memorial; born in Hempstead Co. 1841; married John M. Norman; died 2-26-1918; had 8 children (listed); see 2-22-1918 issue also
(Infant) Cummings; child of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cummings; Bluff City Cem.
Mrs. S. C. Bright; complication of measles; survived by husband, 4 children; 3 brothers, 2 sisters (listed); Harmony Cem.
Mrs. Dave White; wife of Conductor White; typhoid pneumonia; survived by husband, 2 sons; Rose Hill Cem. at Gurdon
Mrs. G. M. Franks; 70; measles; survived by husband, 5 children (listed); Harmony Cem.
Mrs. Maud A. Harris; a memorial
Mrs. W. P. Dowdle; 36; survived by husband, 4 children, parents, 4 sisters; see 4-19-1918 issue also
Mrs. George East; about 23; shot herself at Rosston; despondent over bad health; survived by husband and 1 child
Mrs. M. A. Coleman; 70; lived east of Prescott; survived by 2 sons
Herman Zappe; born 7-3-1843 in Lisbon, Germany; married Fannie Tomblin in London, England; had 4 sons (listed); once mayor of Emmet
Mrs. Nannie Cooper Dowdle; born 5-24-1884; married W. P. Dowdle 1-1-1900; see 4-4-1918 issue also
Mrs. Ida Brock; died in Baird, TX; survived by 1 daughter, 1 son, father, 1 brother (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Louis Matthews; 65; Baird’s Chapel Cem.
Mrs. J. T. Stubblefield; measles; survived by husband, 1 daughter; DeAnn Cem.
Ollie (or Allie) Tyner; age 1; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Tyner; fell into a pan of boiling water; DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. C. J. Reed; died at home of her father, B. F. Steel; a funeral notice; Moscow Cem.
J. F. Calhoun; 79; from Mt. Moriah
Jos. M. McDonald; 2; survived by mother, 3 brothers, 1 sister; DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. J. D. Morrison; a funeral notice; survived by husband, parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Bass, 2 brothers, 2 daughters (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Irene Young; 22; died following appendectomy; buried one mile north of Emmet
Reuben Moss; colored; died in CA; former resident of Prescott
Mary Moss; colored; died in CA; former resident of Prescott
W. R. Wunsch; killed when train hit wagon at Hope; survived by wife and several children
Louis Williams; killed when train hit wagon at Hope
Charles Deringer; train engineer; killed in train wreck near Hope; related article in 6-11-1918 issue
A. Walker; train fireman; killed in train wreck near Hope
Dora Elizabeth Parish; 22; wife of Leonard Parish; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cash; died 5-17-1918; buried at Midway Cem. by her baby girl
(Baby Girl) Parish; Midway Cem.; buried next to mother, Dora Elizabeth Parish
Susan Wesley Carr; 86 yrs., 3 mths., 10 days; born Edgefield Dist 3-18-1832; survived by 1 son, 1 daughter, 1 step-daughter (listed); 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; Falcon Cem.
Mose Brock; survived by wife, 2 sons, 4 daughters; buried at Nashville; former resident of Prescott
Mrs. Sallie Hamilton; 57; wife of H. A. Hamilton; survived by husband, 3 sons, 1 brother, 2 sisters (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. D. M. Goodlet; funeral at Ozan
Jerry Dunaway; 7 months; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Dunaway; died at Bee Branch
Mrs. Carrie Lambert; from Bismarck; buried there
Mrs. E. J. Bell; 74; born in SC; survived by 1 daughter, 3 sons (listed); DeAnn Cem.
Amanda Westmoreland; 4; DeAnn Cem.
Mrs. Estelle Auxier; 39; wife of Ben Auxier; Smyrna Cem.
Mrs. J. A. Parker; wife of Rev. J. A. Parker; survived by husband, 3 sons, 2 daughters (listed); DeAnn Cem
Earl Ridling (baby); card of thanks from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ridling
Mrs. P. W. McMillian; died at Lufkin, TX; DeAnn Cem.; grave found at Moscow Cem.
B. F. Baker; 78; Providence Cem.
H. T. Ingram; funeral notice; DeAnn Cem.
Miss Lucy Gann; died at Little Rock; funeral notice; DeAnn Cem.
Ned Christopher; 30; pneumonia; son of Capt. Christopher; survived by 1 sister, 3 brothers (listed); Snell Cem.
W. B. White; 70; died at Texarkana; paralysis; survived by wife, 3 daughters, 1 son (listed); DeAnn Cem.
R. D. Martin; 28; survived by wife, 5 children, 4 brothers, 3 sisters (listed); Harmony Cem.
Mrs. Willie Hudson; 26; died 10-9-1918; survived by husband, 1 daughter; body sent to Conway for burial
Mrs. R. H. Lawless; died at Marshall, TX; buried there; formerly Gussie Generally
Leonard Hamby; died at Chicago; body returned to Prescott; see 10-18-1918 issue also
Mrs. C. C. Calhoun; survived by husband, 1 son, 1 daughter, father, 2 sisters, 2 brothers (listed); DeAnn Cem.
David T. Butcher; 23; influenza/pneumonia; survived by parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters (listed); DeAnn Cem.
A. D. Frazier; 78; see 11-13-1918 issue for more info.
Leonard C. Hamby; born 6-25-1891; died 10-14-1918; long article; see 10-14-1918 issue also
(Child) Almond; 4; son of Mr. and Mrs. John Almond; Friendship Cem.
Roscoe Cress; son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cress; born Jefferson Co., NB 12-1-1898; ; grave found at Moscow Cem.; see 11-14-1918 issue also
????; colored; about 35; found shot to death in Union Township
S. A. Burke; tuberculosis; Holly Grove Cem.
Chas. McKelvey; funeral notice; DeAnn Cem.
Dave Martin; a memorial
(Child) Luck; 6 months; child of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Luck; influenza
A. D. Frazier; born 6-3-1840 in Bourbon Co, KY; to Green Co., MO 1842; to Lafayette Co., MO; married Lucy Allen 1868; to Nevada Co., AR 1868; 8 children (listed)
Roscoe Edwin Cress; a memorial tribute; see 10-22-1918 issue also
F. M. Odell; funeral notice; Artesian Cem.
T. S. Bryan; 72; survived by wife, 2 daughters, 2 sons (listed); DeAnn Cem.; funeral notice also
Mrs. Louise Ruth Hines; 26; wife of Louis Hines; DeAnn Cem.
T. F. Burns; 82; died at Memphis; paralysis; buried at Memphis
Gussie Mitchell; a card to thanks from family; grave found at Union Cem.