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Here is picture, Mr.Landvoigt from 1905 and The Banner Line in 1919
In Chronological Order-August 15,2009
Selected Articles in The Paper[Announcements/Births/Marriages/Deaths, and Phone List]
Events: The Forrest City Times Herald-Successor to the Crowley Ridge Chronicle and the Forrest City Times Newspaper-Times-Herald Publishing Co.-J.M.Durst, President. Printed on Thursday.
01/07/26 I will not be responsible for the debts of Mrs.Ila Mae Paigen, she left my bed and board. Joseph Paigen. Dec.10,1925.
01/07/26 Notice of Administrators' Sale: Estate of S.B.Trapp. Jan.19,1926. D.E.Hoshall, Administrator.
01/07/26 Mr.and Mrs.Raoul Carlisle and children left for Hollywood, California to make their home.
01/07/26 Eugene and Mortimer Williams visited during the holidays with their mother Mrs.E.C.Williams, returning Sunday night to New York City.
01/14/26 News:Barnett's, for fifteen years in Forrest City, will close its doors. Forrest City will lose another citizen, Dan M.Dunkin, Manager of the Browne & Phillips interests here, and will move to Jonesboro.
01/21/26 Notice of Bankruptcy: A.L.Stevens on Jan.13,1926. E.C.Hornor, Referee in Bankruptcy.
01/21/26 Notice of Bankruptcy: Fenner Laughinghouse on Jan.12,1926. E.C.Hornor, Referee in Bankruptcy.
02/04/26 Bell Telephone Company reports 16,000,000 customers nationwide.
02/04/26 Cotton Crop by Counties for 1925:St.Francis-35,462 bales against 25,393 for 1924.
02/11/26 Goldstein's is a new firm beginning business in town, member of the firm are Abe Goldstein of Grenada, Miss. and Joe Goldstein of Memphis, they purchased the Barnett's store fixtures.
02/25/26 Notice of Bankruptcy: R.U.Patterson of Widener Feb.18,1926. Sid R.Redding, Clerk.
02/25/26 Going out of business, The Style Shop owned by A.M.Ash.
02/25/26 H.M.Jackson, Editor and Publisher of the Courier-Index of Marianna was in town last week.
03/04/26 For Sheriff and Collector:Herbert E.Taylor/Joe M.Campbell/J.G.Sanders-Winner Campbell
03/04/26 For Circuit Judges:J.M.Jackson of Helena/
03/04/26 For Treasurer:J.E.McCutchen/Lon H.Pippin/Sam A.Rolfe/C.C.Fogg/John Gatling-Winner Rolfe
03/04/26 Lawson Hughes of Haynes is reported to very ill with the flu.
03/18/26 Mrs.J.S.Shields offers her home on North Forrest Street for sale.
03/25/26 Few more lots available for $100 in Forrest Park Cemetery. Afterwards they go to $250 each.
03/25/26 Long legs are a sign of brain power. Short legs emotional.
04/01/26 An eight and one half foot fellow jumped off the train in Chicago, complaining that he could not sleep in the Pullman car berths, and they put him in the dining room. He is from El Paso, Texas, by the name of Jack Earl, age 20.
04/08/26 Seventeen Corporations spend over One Million per year in Newspaper Ads: Ford Autos lead with Two million, Followed by:American Tobacco Co./Calumet Baking Powder/Chevrolet Motors/Dodge Bros/Kellogg Co/Lever Bros/Liggett & Myers Tobacco/Literary Digest/P.Lorillard Co. Tobacco/McFadden Pubs./Maytag Co/Paige Detroit Motor Co/Studebaker Corp/Wm.Wrigley Co/Standard Oil of Indiana.
04/22/26 For Tax Assessor:John Nichols/R.Y.Hall-Winner Nichols
04/29/26 For Circuit Clerk: Miss Pearl Davis/J.F.McDougal-Winner McDougal
05/13/26 Congress supposed to adjourn soon, which may not be so much that there is nothing to do as that the congressmen are out of breath.
05/20/26 FCHS Commencement Exercises Friday Night for 1926: 24 graduates:Bert Batts/E.J.Butler, Jr./Virgil Casbeer/Ashley French/Hubert Harris/James Lanier/Raleigh Rich/Dick Winfield/Marjorie Borden/Alleen Boyce/Virginia Casbeer/Kathryn Devereaux/Margaret Evans/Mary Ellen Fulks/Elizabeth Grobmyer/Corinne Harris/Margaret Magness/Mildred Roberts/Alice Sanders/Vertreice Smith/Thelma Steidley/Mabel Teller/Bess Tittle/and Ruth Torrence.
05/20/26 FCHS Valedictorian:Ruth Torrence/Saluatorian:Bess Tittle for year 1926.
05/20/26 The Confederate Veterans of St.Francis county are fast diminishing. It is estimated that less than a dozen remaining, and only one was physically able to attend the reunion at Birmingham, Ala., S.W.Fisher, age 86, left Monday to march to the tune of "Dixie."
05/20/26 A message from Lonoke Monday, to Mr.Foreman Kelley, carried the sad news that his father, Mr.Bert Kelley was stricken with paralysis. He was well known here having resided here in Forrest City for twenty years, during which most of the time was employed with The Forrest City Times. We hope to hear of his recovery.
05/27/26 For County Judge:Will P.Clark/Felix T.Whitted/N.B.Nelson/Homer Folbre-Winner Folbre
06/10/26 For County Clerk:Joe E.Ferguson
06/24/26 Willie Hightower will arrive Monday from New London,Ct. on furlough from the U.S.Navy.
07/01/26 Dr,J.O.Rush left Tuesday for Holden, Mo. to attend the funeral of his father, who passed away Monday night in Kansas City, from a stroke, a few hours preceding his death. Mrs.Rush and children were visiting near there and joined him at the family home. Could be Jeremiah B.Rush. b.1849 d.1926, buried in Rush Cemetery, Seymour, Missouri.
07/01/26 Comments by Col.Landvoigt: How is it that the man who shakes hands with a candidate invariably puts his hand in his pocket after the shake? Habit, Perhaps!
07/08/26 Candidate for Associate Justice of Supreme Court:Judge A.L.Hutchins, worked his way through Hendrix College and graduated with honors in 1904, later doing post graduate work in law at the University of Chicago. He engaged in general law practice until elected County Judge of Woodruff County in 1914, and served for four years. His eight years on the Chancery bench since has qualified him by experience for the position he now seeks and his candidacy is endorsed by the bars of Phillips, Cross, Monroe, St.Francis, and Woodruff, the counties comprising his district, as well as by the farmers of Woodruff County and the Women's Federated Clubs of St.Francis County. Native of Saline County, Member Board of Trustees State Teachers College, eight years. Member Constitutional Convention in 1918. Elected Chancellor Fifth District 1918; re-elected without opposition in 1924. Advertisement.
07/15/26 In Bankruptcy:James McCutchen of Forrest City.
07/22/26 School opened at the Newcastle School Monday morning, July 19th, with Mr.M.M.Franklin as Principal: Miss Katherine Devereaux, Intermediate, and Mrs.Annie Allen primary teachers. The enrollment for the first day was one hundred and nine.
07/29/26 Miss Carrie Hamilton spent the weekend with her parents, Mr.and Mrs.Dewitt Hamilton. Newcastle Items.
07/29/26 John W.Alderson-Curator for John Edgar Rollwage, Minor. Will sell at the County Courthouse on August 16,1926, on three months credit, The undivided one-half interest in lots 2 and 7 in the city of Forrest City.
08/05/26 Havens Cafe has installed Frigidaire System of cooling in their cafe along with a new and larger refrigerator.
08/19/26 In Bankruptcy:W.W.Chisum of Hughes petitioned, and will be heard Sep.23,1926 at Little Rock. Sid R.Redding, Clerk.
08/19/26 Comments by Col.Landvoigt: One of the best county judges St.Francis County ever had was Thomas C.Folbre. He served three terms and discharged the public trust imposed on him in fearless, conscientious and painstaking manner. When he entered, the county script went for 50 to 60 cents on the dollar, and soon there was a credit of the county general fund of $12,000. We wish his son Homer the best in his term.
08/19/26 The huge 1000 gallon still found recently on the Cross county line was reportedly owned by Memphis Capitalists.
09/02/26 Books for sale, Seniors at Red Cross Drug-Each $1.75 each-Long's English Literature/Hawk's Luby & Tauton, 2nd Course in Algebra/Miliken & Gales Physics/Ashley's Civics/French Columbia
09/02/26 James Lanier will leave for Knoxville, Tenn. to enter the Univ.of Tennessee. Misses Katherine Lanier and Annie Rush leave for Batesville to attend Arkansas College.
09/02/26 Lady Edith and Virginia Sweet of Widener will leave for Searcy to attend Galloway College.
09/02/26 Harry Knight, Leonidas Merritt and Harry Stevens leave for Starkville, Miss. to attend A. & M.College.
09/09/26 In Bankruptcy:A.B.Wolfe of Forrest City petition to be reviewed on Oct.15,1926, at Little Rock.Sid R.Redding, Clerk.
09/09/26 William Alderson left for Lexington, Va. to attend Washington-Lee University, and M.C.Hambleton, Jr. left for Greenville, S.C. to attend Furman University.
09/16/26 Joe Boydston, and E.P.Taylor, Jr., left for Fayetteville to attend the Univ.of Arkansas.
09/23/26 Harry "Dutch" Bogart succeeds his brother, Forrest, as manager of the Imperial Theater. Marianna Courier Index.
09/23/26 Current Views by Col.Landvoigt: Jim DeRossitt and his chief mechanicianm, Dud arrived home the latter part of last week after a week's endeavor to reach Prestonburg, Ky., the scene of Jim's boyhood days. They succeeded in reaching Mt.Sterling, Ky. , 250 miles from there, but no roads and swollen streams forced them to return. It has been 50 years since he left home. Jim says on his next trip he will wear a shock absorber in his pants!
09/23/26 Mrs.James Fussell Sr., who has been in Europe for the last fifteen months will sail for home on Oct.20th.
10/07/26 Brandon & Baugh being liquidated, S.H.Mann and W.W.Campbell, Chancery Court Receivers.
11/11/26 Blue and White victorious over Brinkley on Nov.5- The lineup:Hicky, Hodges, Hine-Right End/Yoffie *Captain-Left End/Fisher-Right Guard/Hall-Left Guard/Flemming-Right Tackle/Crawford-Left Tackle/Connaway-Center/Warren-Quarterback/E.A.Fisher-Right Halfback/Gill-Left Halfback/Ferrell-Fullback by the score of 7 to nothing.
11/18/26 The battling "Thoroughbreds" of the Forrest City High School swamped their old friendly rivals, the Marianna "Paukapines" by a very decisive count of 24 to 6. Hazel Gill, star halfback ran for 85 yards for a touchdown.
11/18/26 Mrs.T.C.Merwin arrived from Pueblo,Colorado, to remain the winter at the home of her daughters, Mrs.H.A.Knight and Mrs.W.C.McCoy.
11/18/26 Charles Wilkinson, wife and baby, moved to Palestine from Hernando, MIss. to take over the C.M.Wilkinson store.
11/25/26 The home of W.W.Campbell destroyed by fire last Friday morning, of which the origin has not been discovered as of yet.
11/25/26 Wynne defeats Forrest City High School on Thanksgiving Day by the score of 20 to nothing. The game was played at Wynne and drew a fine audience.
11/25/26 Forrest City wins six of eight games, and never lost a home game, and defeated the Osceola "Seminoles" by the score of 7 to 6.
12/02/26 AD:Crescent Jewelry, formerly Boyle & Gustafson-We loan money on diamonds, jewelry, watches, and other valuables.
12/09/26 Miss Bernadine Connaway, graduate of Univ.of Missouri, and from Forrest City, has accepted position at the Univ.of Tennessee College of Medicine, Technical Assistant in Bacteriology, division of pathology. Commercial Appeal.
12/09/26 Mrs.Anna Clay Wylds and daughter, Margaret, of Jasper, are visiting with her parents, Mr.and Mrs.J.G.Sanders.
12/16/26 Cotton Ginned by Dec.1-St.Francis county-34,668 bales against 28,291 last year.
12/16/26 Comments by Col.Landvoigt: Two greatest circulating mediums: "Bank Wrecking" and bank burglary.
12/23/26 Land Posted:Notice by Will Pipkin, All Pipkin land in Franks township are posted, hunting is prohibited.
12/30/26 Current Comments by Col.Landvoigt: Christmas has come and gone, leaving in its wake happiness and perhaps some unhappiness, in the latter at least one, the writer: For Four Score years the writer never missed an opportunity, especially on Christmas Day, to be happy and in making others enjoy the same blessing;, but on this Christmas Day in 1926, found me an old, grouchy and disagreeable man. In this mood, I turn back past years, I again see the huge community Christmas tree and enjoy its preparation.
01/21/26 Born to Mr.and Mrs.James Fussell Sunday, a boy named Marshall Ford Fussell.
05/13/26 Born to Mr.and Mrs.T.J.Fitzhugh, Jr., a boy on Tuesday.
05/13/26 Mr. and Mrs.Walter P. Gorman welcome new son on Sunday.
05/27/26 Mr.and Mrs.Fred Seaton welcomed a new baby boy on Monday.
06/03/26 Born to Mr.and Mrs.Tom Galing a boy on Friday.
06/17/26 Mr.and Mrs.J.D.Surginer had a baby boy on June 9th.
06/17/26 To Mr.and Mrs.L.R.Rollwage Jr. was born a baby boy on Saturday.
06/17/26 Born to Mr.and Mrs.Beatty Thomas of Memphis a baby boy on Sunday.
06/24/26 Mr.and Mrs.Harry Thomas had a baby daughter this morning.
08/19/26 Mr.and Mrs.Leslie Miller had a baby girl on Sunday night.
08/19/26 Mr.and Mrs.J.G.Williams of Widener had a baby boy last Friday.
08/19/26 Born Thursday morning of last week, a baby boy to Mr.and Mrs.Rufus Woody.
09/02/26 Mr.and Mrs.H.O.Kinniman had a baby girl on Sunday night.
09/02/26 We received notice of birth of a son to Mr.and Mrs.Lawrence Quattlebaum at their home in Altheimer.
09/09/26 Born to Mr.and Mrs.I.M.Fulkerth Tuesday morning, a baby girl.
09/16/26 Born to Mr.and Mrs.Ralph Turley Wednesday at Women's hospital in Memphis a daughter.
09/16/26 Born on Thursday of last week to Mr.and Mrs.J.L.Reynolds, a daughter,
10/07/26 Born on Tuesday, to Mr.and Mrs.J.W.Ingram of Heber Springs, a boy. Mrs.Ingram is here with her mother Mrs.Lasley.
10/07/26 A son was born to Mr.and Mrs.John Jelks, Jr. in Memphis Thursday.
10/07/26 Born Sunday to Mr.and Mrs.Earl Blackmar a girl.
11/18/26 Mr.and Mrs.Roy H.Caldwell announce birth of son on Sunday at their home in Florence, Alabama, named Marvin Bounds.
11/18/26 Born Tuesday night, William Harris, to Mr.and Mrs.Walter Prewitt.
12/02/26 Born to Rev.and Mrs.J.S.Burns a daughter this morning weighing 9 pounds.
12/02/26 Born Saturday, Nov.27, to Mr.and Mrs.A.E.Rollins of Hughes, a girl.
12/09/26 Born Tuesday morning to Mr.and Mrs.E.T.Evans a boy at the home of Mrs.Evan's parents, Rev.and Mrs.James Anderson.
12/09/26 Mr.and Mrs.Joe James, living east of Haynes, celebrate birth of twins last week, a boy and a girl, which is the fourth set of twins born to this couple.
12/16/26 Mr.and Mrs.G.C.Massey had a baby girl on Sunday morning.
12/30/26 Born on Thursday evening of last week, Dec.23, a boy to Mr.and Mrs.E.L.Staten.
12/30/26 Friends will be happy for Mr.and Mrs.J.W.Morrow of El Paso, Texas on birth of their daughter Monday afternoon.
01/21/26 Swan-Hagler: Mr.Walter Samuel Swan and Miss Elmn Hagler were married Saturday night by Rev.Myron L.Morley at the rectory of the Church of the Good Shepherd.
01/28/26 Fitzhugh-Cooley: Mr.T.J.Fitzhugh, Jr., of Memphis, and Miss Louise Cooley were married August 19,1925.
01/28/26 Prewett-Harris: Miss Nell Harris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.W.A.Harris, and Mr.Walter A.Prewett were married Friday evening at the Baptist pastorium by Rev.Blount F.Davidson.
03/18/26 Dawson-Hughes: Miss Nettie Hughes, of this city, and Mr.Ross Dawson of Wynne, were married Sunday in Wynne at the home of Rev.Farris. They plan on living in Wynne. Witnesses were Mr.and Mrs.Calvin Nail of this city.
04/15/26 Young-Thoreson: Mrs.Edna A.Thoreson of Appleton, Wisc. were married to Mr.James Dudley Young, of Neenah, Wisc., Saturday at the Linden Avenue Christian Church in Memphis, Rev.Waller White conducting the ceremony. Mrs.Young is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.W.H.Aldridge of this city.
04/15/26 Alley-Brodie:Miss Sudie Brodie and Mr.James L.Alley of this city were married this afternoon at Wynne, at the home of Mr.and Mrs.Elmer Fondren, the Methodist minister offficiating. The bride is an accomplished musician, and the groom has operated the James L.Alley Photo Studio for several years. They will make their home on South Rosser Street.
04/22/26 Davenport-Trammel:Mrs.Marguerite Trammel and Mr.Louis Davenport, son of Mr.and Mrs.Louis F.Davenport of this city, were married in Goldsboro, N.C. at the Presbyterian manse by Rev.Peter McIntyre.
06/10/26 Snodgrass-Taylor: Miss Alice Lorena Taylor, daughter of Mrs.Walter Taylor of this city, and Mr.William Anderson Snodgrass, Jr. , of Little Rock, were married June 2 at the home of Mrs.Alice J.Bard by Rev.Phillip Cone Fletcher of the Methodist church. Mr.Snodgrass is a student at the medical department of the Univ.of Arkansas.
06/17/26 Perry-Eldridge: Mr.Fenner Eldridge announces marriage of his daughter, Mary, to Mr.C.C.Perry June 16th in the home of the bride's grandmother, Mrs.J.E.Eldridge, with Rev.W.V.Womack conducting the ceremony.
06/17/26 Lewis-Goodman: Mr.Henry J.Lewis, son of Mr.Sol Lewis of Memphis to Miss Elsie Goodman, of St.Louis, were married June 11 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. The will reside in the Parkview Hotel in Memphis after a honeymoon in California.
07/01/26 Boone-Christian:Mr. and Mrs.G.W.Christian gave their daughter, Lynnie, in marriage to Mr.Cecil G.Boone of Little Rock on Sunday afternoon performed by Rev.W.V.Womack, pastor of the First Methodist church of Forrest City at their home. The groom is in business in Little Rock.
07/29/26 West-Johnson: Miss Kathleen Johnson and Mr.Robert West were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr.and Mrs.W.A.Johnson at Widener Wednesday evening of last week, July 21,1926, Rev.W.V.Womack, pastor of the Methodist church conducting the ceremony. Mr.West is in charge of the Walter Sweet farms north of Widener.
08/12/26 Allen-Hall: Mr.Walter Allen and Mrs.Bessie Hall were married in Little Rock Wednesday. Both are valued employees of the Bank of Eastern Arkansas.
08/12/26 Deadwyler-Davis: Miss Josephine Davis of Memphis and Mr.C.L.Deadwyler of Memphis were married at the residence of Mr.and Mrs.C.R.Garrison Saturday night. The bride is sister of Mrs.Garrison. The ceremony performed by Rev.W.V.Womack of the Methodist church.
08/12/26 McLain-Fisher: Mr.John McLain who married Miss Cubalee Fisher, attractive daughter of Mr.and Mrs.J.H.Fisher, of this city, was elected circuit clerk in Jackson county.
08/19/26 Lancaster-Ferguson: A courtship that started in their school days culminated in a Sunday night when Mr.Murray Lancaster and Miss Lillian Ferguson were united in marriage when they motored to Wynne to the Presbyterian church manse, and were married By Rev.Denham. The groom is employed at Camden by the American Express Co. and they will make their home there. The groom is son of Mr.and Mrs.Ross Lancaster, and the bride who graduated from High School the last term, is the daughter of Mr.and Mrs.W.R.Ferguson.
09/23/26 Smith-Wilkerson: Little Rock, Sep.22-Last Friday at the home of the groom, Mrs.Mabel Wilkerson Smith married Mr.Amos Smith, age 50, by Rev.Sipes of the First Baptist church. The groom is the general superintendent of the Ayers Lord Tie Co., and his daughter in law, who formerly lived in Forrest City and Brinkley, following the marriage to her first husband.
09/30/26 Baker-Dyal: Mr.and Mrs.Frank E.Dyal of Goodwin, Ark., announce marriage of daughter, Alta Louise, to Mr.Paul M.Baker of Brinkley on Sep,18 at the home of the bride's parents, Rev.J.E.Slaughter offficiating.
10/07/26 Smith-Eldridge: Announcement of engagement by Mr.Fenner Eldridge of marriage of his daughter, Zada Jenelle, to William Archie Smith on October 28 at the Methodist church. The groom is son of Mr.and Mrs.Bruce Smith, and the service was conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack.
10/14/26 Snyder-Broida: Charles Wayne Snyder, son of Mr.and Mrs.E.Snyder, to wed Miss Sarita Lee Broida, daughter of Mrs.Anna Broida of Springfield, Illinois, on Sep.26 in Springfield by Dr.A.L.Sachar in the Temple Brith Sholona.
11/04/26 Lenygon-Becker: A wedding in New York on Oct.6, between Miss Jeanette Becker to Mr.Francis H.Lenygon. Miss Becker is the daughter of the late Alexander Becker and Mrs.Becker of Forrest City, and the groom is a noted author and interior decorator to the Court of St.James, a Fellow to the Royal Society of Arts in England, and former advisor to the late King Edward.
11/18/26 Wilkins-Cox: Miss Eva Sue Cox and Mr.Morris Wilkins were married Nov.6 at the residence of Mr.and Mrs.C.R.Garrison by Rev.W.V.Womack of the Methodist church. Mrs.Wilkins is the daughter of Mr.John Cox, west of town, and the groom manages the Planters Gin.
11/18/26 Harris-Hodges: Miss Irene Hodges, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.I.R.Hodges of Widener, became the bride of Mr.Wiley Chasteen Harris of Memphis on Nov.6. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's parents. They will make their home in Memphis at 818 Poplar Avenue, after a honeymoon in Hot Springs.
11/25/26 Parker-Page:Miss Edna Page and Mr.Samuel Parker were wed Wednesday night by Rev.J.S.Burns.
12/09/26 Harrington-Bradford: Engagement of daughter, Bessie, to Mr.Charles Calvin Harrington announced by parents Mr.and Mrs.William Bradford on Dec.22, at their home. The ceremony was conducted by the bridegroom's brother in law, Rev.Sam Wiggins, Pastor of the Methodist church at Dardenelle. The will make their home in Elaine where the groom is manager of the Elaine Wholesale Grocery Company.
12/16/26 Clark-McFall: Mr.Merwin Clark and Miss Pearl McFall were married at Widener on Nov.30, the ceremony being performed by Rev.Wright, pastor of the Methodist church there. Mr.Clark is the son of Mr.and Mrs.W.P.Clark of this city, and the bride is daughter of Mr.and Mrs.P.W.McFall of Madison.
12/16/26 Colvert-Word: Mr.J.D.Colvert, manager of the Reedy Store, will be married Christmas day to Miss Gladys Word, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.J.F.Word of St.Charles in the Methodist church.
12/23/26 Dooley-Neel: Mr.and Mrs.J.M.Williams announce marriage of daughter, Willie Doc Neel, to Mr.J.D.Dooley of Bastrop, La. on Dec.29th, at home. Rev.Blount F.Davidson of the Baptist church conducting the ceremony. The groom is connected with the Pulp and Paper Co. of Bastrop, La., and the bride had been a teacher in Crossett.
01/07/26 EVANS EDWIN WILLIAM 5 21 1917 1 1 1926 CITY Edwin William Evans, son of Rev.and Mrs.Evans of Paragould died Jan.1,1926 at the home of his parents, from diphtheria. He will be buried in Forrest City cemetery conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack in private services. Unreadable.
01/07/26 WHITTENTON JOSEPH A. 9 6 1842 12 6 1925 CITY The subject of this sketch, Joseph A.Whittenton, was born Sep.6,1842 in Hayward Co., Tenn. In the year 1886, he came to St.Francis county, and two years later settled the tract of land he improved and made his home, an upon which he resided until his death. He was twice married, the first time to Miss Susan West, and to this union were born to children, John I. and Nora. His second wife was Miss Fannie Cox, eldest daughter of John Cox, one of the early settlers of St.Francis county. To this union were born eleven children. Only two of the children survive him-Mrs.J.M.Williams and J.W.Whittenton. At the age of ; seventeen, he was baptized in the Missionary Baptist church in Tennessee; and after coming to St.Francis county, he organized the Poplar Grove Baptist church near Forrest City, to which his membership was transferred. Deceased passed from this life to eternal life Dec.6,1925, aged 83 years and three months.
02/04/26 RAWLS JAMES A. 1857 2 1 1926 YOCONA James A.Rawls, aged 69 years, died at his home in Yocona, Monday, Feb.1,1926. Funeral services were held Tuesday, conducted by Rev. J.S.Burns, and interment in the Yocona cemetery. Deceased was a native of North Carolina, but had lived in St.Francis county for a long number of years, engaging successfully in farming pursuits. He is survived by his wife and several step children.
02/04/26 PREWETT EDWIN 1890 2 3 1926 CITY Edwin Prewett, 36 years of age, passed away at a Little Rock hospital, last night, Feb.3,1926. His remains will be brought to Forrest City this afternoon, for burial in Forrest City cemetery, Friday morning, services conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson. Deceased is survived by his father, Judge J.M.Prewett, one brother, and two sisters.
02/11/26 DELANO CHARLES EDWARD 7 11 1850 2 6 1926 CITY C.E.Delano Passes to His Reward: Charles Edward Delano, aged 76 years, passed away at his home in this city, last Saturday morning, Feb. 6,1926, following a short illness of pneumonia. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Christian church, conducted by the Rev.J.C.Mason, followed by burial, in the Forrest City cemetery. Active Pall bearers were: V.L.Hunt, J.T.Sanders, Walter Allen, J.A.Bondurant, W.W.Campbell, John I.Jones; Honorary: W.H,Aldridge, J.D.Baugh, S.H.Kelley, George Dooley, J.M.Campbell, A.N.Brantley, J.H.Neill, and M.R.McCrary. Mr.Delano was born in Kentucky, July 11,1850. He had been a resident of Forrest City for a long number of years, living a useful, Christian life, and rearing a splendid family in our midst. He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs.Robert Eppes, Mrs.Foreman Kelley, Mrs.Bessie Hall; a son, Virgil Delano; two brothers, W.A.Delano of Forrest City, and John M.Delano of Bristow, Okla., and several grand children. Out of town visitors:Mr.and Mrs.W.R.Delano and daughter, La Gene, of Memphis; R.L.Delano of Memphis; Mr.and Mrs.John M.Delano of Bristow, Okla., Mrs.J.J.Garrison, of Jonesboro; and Mr. and Mrs.Jesse Bondurant of Cotton Plant.
02/18/26 SHIELDS JAMES SURGET DR 10 12 1878 2 14 1926 CITY Dr.J.S.Shields passed away Sunday morning, Feb.14,1926, from a strep infection, occasioned by a severe attack of tonsillitis. Announcement of his death came as a severe shock to the city, as his condition had not been considered serious until a few hours before his death. He had been confined to his home but a few days, and was up and about in his house early Saturday morning. J.S.Shields was born in Natchez, Miss. 46 years ago. He came to Forrest City about twenty six years ago, where he established the present drug firm of J.S.Shields & Co., which he has successfully operated during his entire residence in the city. He was a long standing member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, an active member of the Masonic community, a charter member of the local lodge of Elks, and several other fraternal organizations. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday morning from the residence, the Rev.Myron L.Morley offficiating. The Masons made up the pall bearers: Active:W.W.Campbell, E.P.Taylor, H.A.Knight, Dr.H.R.Clark, O.N.Warren, Dr.J.A.Bogart; Honorary: Linn Turley, H.W.Gregory, A.C.Bridewell, John W.Alderson, W.P.Gorman, J.E.Ferguson, Rolfe Eldridge, J.H.Tipton, W.J.Baker, and Ellis Ewing. The deceased is survived by a widow, and one son, Surget, and a sister, Miss Catherine Shields. Surget was attending school in Lynchburg, Va., and arrived Monday night; Miss Catherine Shields arrived Tuesday night from her home in Florida to attend the funeral.
02/18/26 WALDREP LOU MISS 12 7 1855 2 1926 Unknown Miss Waldrep was born Dec.7,1855, in Independence County, near Batesville. Her parents moved from there in 1863 to Desoto Co., Mississippi. In 1887, she and her mother moved back to Arkansas. She had lived most her life in Wynne, with her nephew, Oscar Waldrep. In November she went to Lexa on a visit, and while there was taken ill and died last week. She leaves three brothers, W.N.Waldrep, and Henry Waldrep, of Forrest City; Scott Waldrep, of Hugo, Okla., one sister, Mrs.Jim Clegg of Wynne. She was a devoted member of the Methodist church since childhood and leaves a host of friends.
02/25/26 PEEVEY MARY LOU MRS VINSON 1 5 1877 2 22 1926 HUGHES Mrs.Mary V.Peevey, wife of Luther B.Peevey, of Colt, died Monday, Feb.22.1926. in the Baptist hospital, following an operation a few days prior. Funeral services were held in Hughes cemetery, attended by a large number of friends and relatives. Mrs.Peevey died at the age of 48 years. She was loved by the community, who sorrow with the bereaved family. She is survived by her husband, and eight children, four boys and four girls, and her brother, C.E.Vinson of Colt.
02/25/26 ALLEN JACK UNK 2 20 1926 CITY Jack Allen of Colt, well known throughout the county, died at his home last Saturday, Feb.20,1926. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Masons, with interment in the Forrest City cemetery. He is survived by his wife and other relatives, and numerous friends sympathize with them in their bereavement.
03/04/26 SMITH BRYAN 8 2 1906 3 2 1926 HUGHES Bryan Smith Killed by Police Officer Gray: Bryan Smith, age 19 years and 7 months, died about noon Wednesday, March 2,1926, from a pistol shot wound fired by Police Officer George Gray, about two hours earlier. Gray was carrying Smith from police headquarters to county jail, and when reaching the alley adjoining the news stand of Landvoigt & Vadakin he broke away and ran. Gray states that he fired to frighten him and that the first bullet hit the wall of a building and rebounded, striking Smith. The wound was in the head. A coroner's jury held that the shooting was justifiable. Funeral services will be held this afternoon, conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack, with interment in Hughes cemetery. Smith is survived by his parents Mr.and Mrs.Rowan Smith, and several younger brothers and sisters.
03/04/26 HARGRAVES JOHN LEWIS 5 1853 2 28 1926 CITY J.L.HARGRAVES DIED LAST FRIDAY: John Lewis Hargraves died of Bright's disease last Friday morning, Feb.26,1926, at the home of Mr.and Mrs.Solomon S.Hargraves in this city, following an illness of eight weeks. Funeral services were conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack and Rev.Blount F.Davidson, Saturday morning, followed by interment in the Forrest City cemetery. He is survived by two sons, S.S.Hargraves of Forrest City, and F.A.Hargraves, of Des Arc, and one daughter, Mrs.Kate Harrelson, of Warren. Deceased was born in North Carolina 76 years ago. He had been in feeble health for several years. Friends of the family sympathize with them in their bereavement.
03/04/26 HAECK M. J. Administrator's and Executors' Settlements April 2,1926 W.M.Campbell-Admr.-first and final settlement
03/04/26 SANDERS WILEY Administrator's and Executors' Settlements April 2,1926 Lee Sanders-Admr.-first and final settlement
03/04/26 WYNNE JOEL E. Administrator's and Executors' Settlements April 2,1926 E.B.Smith-Admr.-first and final settlement
03/04/26 ROUNSVILLE JOHN H. Administrator's and Executors' Settlements April 2,1926 John H.Rounsaville-Admr.-first and final settlement
03/04/26 TORRANCE L. C. Administrator's and Executors' Settlements April 2,1926 Mrs.Lucy Torrance-Admr.-first and final settlement
03/11/26 HUGHES J. LAWSON UNK 3 5 1926 ANDREWS J.Lawson Hughes, prominent planter and merchant of Haynes, died of Bright's disease at his home in the city Friday morning, Mar.5,1926, following an illness of several weeks. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev.Mr.Brown of Haynes. Interment in the family plot in Andrews cemetery. He is survived by his wife, three sons, Jesse, Heber, and Will, all of Haynes; two daughters, Mrs.Henry R.King, of New Albany, Miss., and Miss Eva Maude Hughes, of Haynes; one brother,W.S.Hughes, and one sister, Mrs.Henry Draper, also of Haynes. J.Lawson Hughes was a successful merchant, grocer, and planter, and leaves a comfortable fortune to his survivors. He was a splendid citizen, a home loving man, and leaves a name that will be honored and cherished.
03/11/26 SURGINER GEORGE FOSTER 3 14 1884 3 5 1926 HUGHES George Foster Surginer died of heart failure at the breakfast table of his home in Johnson township Friday morning of last week, Mar,4,1926. He had been in splendid health and was a visitor in the city the afternoon previous to his death. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, conducted by Revs.J.S.Burns and W.V.Womack. Interment under direction of W.E. Stevens, in Hughes cemetery. He is survived by his wife and several small children, and by two brothers, Ed and Dave Surginer, all of this city. George Foster Surginer was born in Alabama March 14,1884. He had lived in St.Francis county for a long number of years, engaged in farm activities. He was a splendid citizen, active in church work, and in movements for the up building of the community.
03/11/26 PERRY JOSEPH EDWARD 1850 3 9 1926 HAZEN Joseph Edward Perry, aged 76, a retired merchant and planter of Hazen, died of heart failure Tuesday afternoon, Mar.9,1926, of this week in Havens & Sons Cafe. With him at the time were his daughter and son in law, Mr.and Mrs.Jerome Screeton of Hazen. The three were returning from a visit in Memphis and had stopped but a few minutes earlier for dinner. Death was instantaneous. The remains were taken in charge of W.E.Stevens and forwarded to Hazen Wednesday. Funeral services will be held Sunday. He is survived by four sons,C.C.Perry of Forrest City, Joe and Bud Perry of Oklahoma City, and Fitzhugh Perry of Rocky Mount, N.C.; four daughters, Mrs.E.L.Aydelott of Oklahoma City; Mrs.J.Crigger and Mrs.Jerome Screeton of Hazen. He had extensive farm properties near Hazen, and was held in high esteem by the people of that community. Mrs.Aydelott was formerly of this city.
03/18/26 CASBEER JULIA MRS DORRIS 9 11 1856 3 14 1926 HUGHES Mrs.Julia Casbeer, aged 69 years, died suddenly of a heart trouble Sunday, Mar.14,1926, in her home in this city. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev.J.H.Nelson, of Harrisburg; W.V.Womack, of Forrest City, and Rev.Mr.Robertson, of Colt, followed by interment in the Hughes cemetery. Funeral arrangements in charge of W.E.Stevens & Co. Deceased is survived by two sisters, Mrs.J.F.McDougal of Forrest City, and Mrs. James Anderson of Colt; one brother, G.G.Dorris, of Wynne, and three grand children, Dorris, Virginia and Virgil Casbeer, who made their home with her in Forrest City. Her husband Virgil Casbeer passed on to his reward several years ago in 1917. Mrs.Julia Casbeer was a native of Johnson township, born on the Dorris homestead, and had lived in the county all her life. She was a true Christian, a kind and affectionate mother, and was loved and honored by friends thought out the county, who mourn with the family in their bereavement.
03/18/26 BOGART LUCILLE MRS STOCKTON 10 3 1903 3 17 1926 FPARK Mrs.Lucille Stockton Bogart passed away Wednesday afternoon, Mar.17,1926, at the home of Dr.and Mrs.J.A.Bogart of this city. Death was from the after effects of influenza and pneumonia, contracted during the early part of December. She had been confined to her room since that date, and for the past several weeks had been gradually growing weaker. Funeral services will be held this afternoon, at the residence, by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, followed by interment in the Forrest Park cemetery, under direction of W.E.Stevens & Co. Pall bearers have been named as follows;A.C.Bridewell, J.E.Ferguson, H.A.Knight, W.W.Campbell, C.R.Garrison,and W.J.Baker. Deceased was born on Pontotoc, Miss., but had lived in Forrest City for a number of years, making her home, prior to her marriage, with her grand mother, Mrs.R.C.Stockton. She was nineteen years and seven months of age. She is survived by her husband, Forrest Bogart; her father, Woody Stockton, of Pontotoc, and her grand mother, Mrs.R.C.Stockton. The passing of this young woman has brought sorrow to many; a devoted member of the Baptist church, a loving wife, and a kind and considerate friend to all.
03/18/26 WILKERSON MILDRED 1919 3 18 1926 Unknown Mildred Wilkerson, aged 7, daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Don Wilkerson of this city, died this morning, Mar.18,1926, in the Baptist hospital in Memphis, of meningitis. She was carried there yesterday afternoon by her parents, accompanied by W.E.Stevens, Rev.Blount F.Davidson, and Dr.F.L.Proctor. Funeral arrangements had not been announced, this afternoon.
03/18/26 WILLIAMS ELIZABETH MRS UNK 1926 Unknown J.M.Williams left Wednesday for Elizabethtown, Illinois, being called on account of the death of his mother, Mrs.Elizabeth Williams.
03/25/26 DAVIS ELIZABETH JANE MRS BRAMMEL 2 26 1876 3 23 1926 JOHNSON Mrs.Elizabeth Jane Brammel Davis, wife of W.N.Davis, passed away Tuesday, Mar,23,1926, at her home in this city. She had been ill the past several weeks and her passing was not unexpected. Funeral services were held at the residence, Wednesday, followed by interment in the family burial plot in Wheatley. Services conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack and Blount F.Davidson. Pall bearers as follows: C.R.Garrison, J.E.Surginer, W.J.Baker, C.R.Hine, Lamar Humphreys, and John Hughes. The deceased was born near Moro, Feb.26,1870, and was wedded to Mr.W.N.Davis on July 15,1891. To this union were born two children, one of whom survives, Mrs.C.C.Canterberry. In addition to her husband and daughter, she is also survived by two sisters-Mrs.George P.Walker and Mrs.L.V.Hendrix, and one brother, Mr.W.H.Leslie. Mrs.Davis was held in high esteem by the people of this city and county, and led a life true in the highest ideals, and shortly before her death she said she had no fears for the future.
04/01/26 PUGH MAGGIE MRS GRANT 6 1852 3 28 1926 YOCONA Mrs.Maggie Grant Pugh, widow of Louis J.Pugh, passed away at her home in Franks township last Sunday morning, Mar.28,1926. Funeral services were held at the residence Monday afternoon conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, pastor of the First Baptist church, followed by interment in the Yocona cemetery; funeral arrangements by W.E.Stevens & Co. The deceased was born in St.Francis county, June, 1852, and united with the Poplar Grove Baptist church at age 13. She was a faithful member of the church during her entire life. She was married to Louis J.Pugh in 1880, and to this union were born five children, three of whom, together with her husband, have passed into the other world. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs.Buford Stewart and Mrs.Jack Hodges, and a number of grand children and other relatives and friends, to mourn her passing.
04/01/26 PELTON DANIEL A. DR 1866 3 29 1926 Unknown Dr.Daniel A.Pelton died early Monday morning, Mar.29,1926, of angina pectoris, in his rooms over the Planters Bank. For a number of years he had been subject to severe heart attacks, and of late these had grown worse. So his death, though a shock to his friends, was not at all unexpected either to himself or to those who were most intimate with him. Dr.Pelton was born in Ohio, sixty years ago. He graduated from Michigan Agricultural College in 1888, and from the Barnes Medical College, St.Louis, in 1897. He practiced medicine in Missouri and Arkansas, residing in Forrest City and Jonesboro for many years. He was a man of wide reading, a thorough going scientist, and one of the best botanists in this vicinity. The deceased is survived by his father, S.N.Pelton, aged 97 years, and the oldest Odd Fellows in the United States, a brother and sister, all of whom are residing in Pomona, California. Funeral services were conducted at the Episcopal Rectory, conducted by Rev.Myron L.Morley, and the services at the grave conducted by the Forrest City Lodge, No. 195, I.O.O.F, of which Dr.Pelton had been a loyal and active member, serving as the Deputy Grand Master. Probably Forrest City Cemetery.
04/15/26 MACON WILLIAM L. 1848 4 12 1926 TENNESSEE William L.Macon, aged 78 years, died Monday night, Apr.12,1926, at the home of his daughter, Mrs.J.J.Tharp. Funeral services were held at the residence, Tuesday afternoon, by Rev.J.E.McJunkin and the remains forwarded to Clarksville, Tenn. for burial, and accompanied by Mr.and Mrs.J.J.Tharp. Pall bearers were:W.J.Baker, E.B.Ragland, Henry Gray, Ed Neal, H.R.Neblett, and A.C.Bridewell.
04/15/26 MALLORY EDWARD H. 1893 4 13 1926 MT.VERNON Edward H.Mallory, age 33 years, died Tuesday, April 13th about noon in Bolivar, Tenn. Funeral services were solemnized Wednesday morning at the Mt.Vernon cemetery, in charge of the Masonic lodge of Forrest. He is survived by his mother, Mrs.Laura Mallory and a large number of other relatives and friends.
04/15/26 EWING WILLIAM ELLIS 1897 4 10 1926 Unknown William Ellis Ewing, aged 29, of Brookville, Miss., died Saturday morning, Apr.10,1926, at Dr.Willis Campbell's Clinic in Memphis, following an illness of a week, which developed into double pneumonia. He was the son of Mr.and Mrs.William Ewing of Brookville, Miss., who arrived shortly following his death and took charge of the body. Mr.Ewing was well and favorably known in Forrest City, having made his home in this city for the past several weeks, first coming as a prescription clerk for the J.S.Shields Drug Co., and later representing the territory O.D.Tucker & Co. of Little Rock. News of his death was received with sincere regret by numerous friends over the city.
04/22/26 KNIGHT HARRIET A. 1 9 1844 4 16 1926 HOT SPRINGS Mrs.Harriet A.Knight, aged 82 years, passed away at the home of her son, Harry A.Knight, Friday morning, Apr.16,1926. Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday morning, conducted by Rev.Myron L.Morley and the remains were shipped to Hot Springs, where they were laid to rest at the side of her husband, Curtis L.Knight, who preceded her to the other world on Apr.13,1901. Pall bearers as follows: Active:E.P.Taylor, R.H.Winfield, Linn Turley, John W.Alderson, John R.Grobmyer, and James L.Gilliam. Honorary: A.C.Bridewell, James Fussell, J.A.Bogart, H.R.Clark, H.W.Gregory, and W.W.Campbell. Services at Hot Springs were conducted grave side by Rev.Chas.Collins. Mrs.Knight was born in Carbondale, Pa., January 9,1844, and as a child moved with her parents to Grotton, Ct., later moving them to Qnarga, Illinois, where she united in marriage to Curtis L.Knight. The family moved to Forrest City in 1873. Deceased is survived by three sons, Harry A.Knight of Forrest City, Stanley P.Knight of Tonopah, Nevada, and Leslie Knight of Hayden, Arizona, and one sister, Mrs.C.P.Thayer of Hot Springs. Mrs.Knight was a kindly Christian woman, and gave to the world three splendid sons, who enjoy to the fullest the respect of the community. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd. She had been ill the last several years.
04/22/26 KNIGHT CURTIS L. UNK 4 13 1901 HOT SPRINGS See Harriet A.Knight, wife of Curtis.
04/22/26 BRADFIELD R. G. UNK 4 20 1926 MAPLE HILL The old friends and acquaintances will regret to learn of the death of R.G.Bradfield, which occurred in Helena, Apr.20,1926, at the residence of his son, H.J.Bradfield. Brad as he was familiarly known, was a resident of this city for many years. Was married here and occupied the position of telegraph operator and over twenty years was associated with The Forrest City Times as compositor and local reporter. He was probably the "best" all-around newspaper man in the state. In the past few years, he drifted to Texas, then to Michigan, where he occupied a responsible position as telegraph editor. An unfortunate accident incapacitated him from following his work, and a longing for old Arkansas, he wended his way home and resided with his son until his death. God rest his soul and comfort those left behind. The funeral was held at St.John's Episcopal Church, with interment in Maple Hill Cemetery. He is survived by a widow, two sons, H.J.Bradfield of the Bradfield Printing Company of Helena, and Frank Bradfield of Washington, D.C., and one daughter, Mrs.Charles J.Kimling, of Jackson, Michigan.
04/22/26 WILKINSON P. F. 1840 4 19 1926 TENNESSEE R.C.Wilkinson returned home from Bolivar, Tenn., Wednesday night, where he was called Monday, on account of the death of his father, P.F.Wilkinson, a highly respected and beloved citizen of that town. Death occurred Monday morning, Apr.19,1926, at the age of 86 years of age. Funeral services were held Tuesday, conducted by the Masons. He is survived by his wife, three sons, R.C.Wilkinson of Forrest City, and G.M. and W.A.Wilkinson of Memphis, one daughter Miss Maude Wilkinson, of Bolivar, but who lived in Forrest City for several years, until a few years ago.
04/22/26 SMITH CARY W. MRS UNK 3 20 1926 TENNESSEE Mrs.M.Emmons has returned from Nashville, Tenn., where she was called to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs.Cary W.Smith, who died March 20,1926, following a stroke of paralysis one week earlier. Mrs.Emmons has been ill now for the past three weeks, and is under the care of her physician.
04/22/26 WINTER LEE MRS UNK 4 1926 COLT Colt Items: Friends are sorry to hear of the death of Mrs.Lee Winter. She was loved by everyone who knew her, a devoted Christian wife and mother. May God be with her heart broken ones in this sad hour.
05/27/26 MOSS ELIZABETH MRS UNK 5 23 1926 MISSOURI A message was received by friends Sunday morning, May 23,1926, from Monroe City, Mo., announcing the death of Mrs.Elizabeth Moss, wife of Elmo R.Moss, who formerly lived on North Izard Street. Their numerous friends in this county sympathize with Mr.Moss and the children in their bereavement. Mr.Moss will be remembered for his Boy Scout and Sunday school work.
06/10/26 HARRIS JOHN WILLIAM 11 26 1869 6 6 1926 FPARK John William Harris, son of William G. and Sina A.Harris, was born at Scottsville, Allen Co., Kentucky, on Nov.26,1869, and died at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis Sunday afternoon, June 6,1926, at the age of 57 years, 6 months, and 11 days. He was married to Miss Mary L.Boucher in Scottsville on Dec.3,,1891, to which union were born six children, four of whom survive their father: Mrs.Clemmie Rutledge, Aubrey and Clifford Harris, and Mrs.Vennie Caraway. He is survived by his widow, four children, three brothers: E.Dee Harris, H.C.Harris, M.L.Harris, and one sister, Mrs.William Sledge of Scottsville, Ky. Funeral services were conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson of the First Baptist church at the residence June 8th. Burial at Forrest Park cemetery, conducted by the Odd Fellows. Mr.Harris was a valued employee of the Forrest City Box Co., a highly respected citizen, an earnest Christian, and his passing is sincerely mourned by the people of this community.
06/10/26 EDGAR SALLIE R. MRS 1881 6 9 1926 CITY Mrs.Sally Edgar, age 40 years, died Wednesday night, June 9,1926, at Methodist hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be conducted at the grave, with interment in the Forrest City cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Willie Edgar, of Widener, six sons and one daughter. Per Death Certificate she was 45 years of age.
06/10/26 WALLIN JESSIE LANDER 2 7 1855 6 5 1926 COGBILL On Saturday evening, June 5,1926, Jessie Lander Wallin passed away. He was born in Walker Co.,Ga., Feb.7,1855. He died at the age of 71 years and four months. While a young man he met and married Miss Sarah Jane Garrett, of Georgia, in 1871. Later they moved to Arkansas and made it their home. Eight children were born to this union, four of which are still living, Mr.Wallin leaves a wife, two daughters, Mrs.Mattie Barton of Wilson, and Mrs.Sallie Head of Wynne; two sons, Robert and Howard; 17 grand children, and two sisters, Mrs.Will Catlett and Mrs. Rebecca Jackson of Wynne, to mourn his death. Early in life he became a Christian and joined the M.E.Church at Liberty, Ga. He was a resident of Cross county for many years, but lately moved to St.Francis county. He was familiarly known as "Uncle Jessie" and was well liked and well known. Interment was made in the Wynne cemetery. Funeral services were conducted by Rev.Farris and Rev.Wayland of Wynne; and Rev.B.E.Robertson of Colt. Written in loving memory, Mrs.Eulah Bynum, Colt, Ark.
07/22/26 BOYLE ARTHUR DONALD 9 28 1866 7 17 1926 FPARK Arthur D.Boyle, who had a stroke of apoplexy and takes a pioneer and influential citizen, Saturday afternoon, July 17,1926, from a cerebral hemorrhage (Apoplexy), at the family residence in this city. Mr.Boyle felt indisposed since the day previous, and the stroke that carried him away occurred just a few minutes prior to his death. Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev.Father Thompson, of Brinkley, and at the grave side in Forrest Park cemetery conducted by the Woodmen of the World, and attended by a large number of friends and relatives. Pall bearers were as follows: Active;J.E.Surginer, Frank Swartz, C.D.Lemke, C.H.Haven, Frank Burkhart, and John Hughes. Honorary:James Fussell, C.A.Manley, Harry Knight, W.W.Campbell, James L.Scott, L.R.Grobmyer, O.B.Rollwage, and A.C.Bridewell. Arthur Donald Boyle was born in Memphis, Tenn., on Sept.28,1866. He moved to Forrest City when nine years of age. He was united in marriage to Miss Mary Lou Hinton, and to this union were born one child, who is Mrs.Carl E.Gustafson, who survive him. He is also survived by a brother, J.G.Boyle of Little Rock, and one grandson, Billy Gustafson, of this city. One sister, Mrs.George B.Pettus, passed away in this city a few years ago. He was one of the early citizens growing up and taking part in the business and political life of the community. In early manhood, he followed the profession of telegraph operator, and later as a railroad and express agent in Forrest City; he was one of the first to engage in the restaurant business about twenty five years ago, and later disposing of this, he opened, with Carl Gustafson, the present jewelry store of Boyle & Gustafson, which has grown to be the largest business of its kind in Eastern Arkansas. He was a charter member of the Rotary club, and was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and committeeman for the Democratic party. Note Biography is online.
07/22/26 WITHERS MAGGIE MRS HALL 9 8 1876 7 19 1926 WIDENER Mrs.Maggie Withers, wife of W.Sam Withers of Widener, died at the family residence, Monday night, July 19,1926, from heart trouble. Death came unexpectedly, deceased having enjoyed good health until a day or two prior to her death. Funeral services were conducted from the residence Wednesday afternoon, by Rev.Wright, Hood, and Williams, followed by interment in the Widener cemetery. Pall bearers were as follows:A.G.Stevens, J.L.Terry, John E.Tankersley, W.H.Houston, Walter Morris, and Tom Clark. Mrs.Withers was born near Widener on Sept.8, 1876, and had lived in Griggs township all her life. She was a member of the Methodist church, living an exemplary Christian life, and her passing is mourned by a large number of friends and relatives. She is survived by her husband, W.S.Withers; her mother, Mrs.O.J.Hall; four brothers, John W., O.J, R.Y., and S.D.Hall; two sisters, Miss Mallie Hall and Mrs.McKay, the latter of Mangrum, Okla.
07/22/26 STEWART SARAH JANE MRS 1849 7 8 1926 COGBILL Mrs.Sarah Jane Stewart, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs.Ambrose McDaniel, Thursday afternoon, July 8, 1926, at the age of 77 years. Mrs.Stewart's death was super induced by a fall for which she had been treated at Dr.Willis Campbell Clinic in Memphis. Mrs.Stewart was born and reared in Pontotoc, Miss., having come to this section about fifteen years ago. She was a true and consistent member of the Baptist church. Funeral services were held at Mrs.McDaniel's home by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, pastor of the local Baptist church. Interment was in Wynne, with services at the home of the deceased's son, Dr.T.J.Stewart, pastor of the Wynne Baptist church. Mrs.Stewart is survived by her daughter, Mrs.McDaniel, of this city, and son, Dr.T.J.Stewart of Wynne; and five grand children. Believe she was the wife of Reginald Gregsby Stewart b.1849 d.1918 in Cogbill Cemetery.
07/22/26 STOUT MARY ANN MRS ELDRIDGE 10 4 1862 7 17 1926 FPARK Mrs.Mary Anna Stout passed away at the family residence in Forrest City Sunday night, July 17,1926, following an illness of about one year. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev.W.V.Womack Tuesday at the residence, interment following in Forrest Park cemetery, south of town. Pall bearers were as follows:Active:Chas.H.Havens, Albert Grobmyer, John Dillon, James Cranor, P.H.Buford, and Clyde Horton. Honorary:J.D.Baugh, J.F.McDougal, J.M.Prewett, C.A.Ahlstedt, W.H.Aldridge, Ed Bonner, E.L.Horton, and W.J.Lanier. Out of town attendants included Mr. and Mrs.H.V.Stout and Mr.and Mrs.J.H.Hood of Harrisburg; Mr.and Mrs.Dunlap of Brinkley; Mr.and Mrs.Johnson of Newport; Mrs.R.Zeek of LIttle Rock; and O.H.Perry, G.T.O'Niel, and O.F.Toler of Memphis. Mrs.Mary Anna (Eldridge) Stout was born in the state of Missouri on the 4th day of October, 1862. When a small child she moved to St.Francis county with her widowed mother. On the 3rd day of March, 1886, she was married to J.F.Stout. There were five children born to this union, three of them still living. Loved ones surviving Mrs.Stout include her husband, J.F.Stout of Forrest City; Dr.Luther Franklin Stout, of Brinkley;Willfred Franklin Stout, of Memphis, Tenn.; Thomas Willburn Stout of Forrest City, all sons of deceased; a grandson, J.F.Stout; two sisters, Mrs.H.O.Eldridge, and Mrs.Cora Parish of Wynne; one aunt, Mrs.T.O.Fitzpatrick, of Newcastle. Mrs.Stout became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in early childhood, and remained a member of same until death.
07/29/26 GILLES PAUL MRS LEGG UNK 7 1926 TEXAS Notice has been received here of the death of Mrs.Paul Gilles, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.Jesse Legg, Dallas, Texas. Mrs.Legg will be remembered here as Miss Delia Wilson.
08/26/26 FOLBRE LILLIAN J. MRS LONG 1863 8 24 1926 CITY Mrs.Lillian Long Folbre passed away last Saturday night, August 24,1926, following an illness of only a few days. Death occurred at the home of Mr.and Mrs.Ferguson, with whom she had been visiting for a few weeks. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Ferguson home, conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, pastor of the First Baptist Church, followed by burial in the Forrest City cemetery. The deceased was born in Grenada, Miss., in 1863. She was married to Mr.Arnie Andrews and to this union were born two children, Mrs.Courtney Ferguson, who passed away several years ago, and Lillian, who died in infancy. Mr.Andrews passed away in a few years of their married life and she was united in marriage to Judge Thomas C.Folbre, in the year 1887, and to this union were born three sons, Frank, Gene and Gerald Folbre. Judge Folbre passed away a number of years ago. She is survived by three sons, Frank, Gene, and Gerald; four brothers, Will, Charlie, John and George Long; one sister, Mrs.Mary Brown, one step son, Homer Folbre, and five grand children. Mrs.Folbre gave her heart to the Lord and was a member of the Episcopal church, of which she was a member at the time of her death. The two sons from Ft.Worth, Texas arriving later, delayed the funeral, Gerald and Frank.
08/26/26 PRICE PERCY DR UNK 8 1926 ALABAMA Dr.E.H.Price of the Shields Drug Co., returned Wednesday from Florence, Alabama, where he had been since Sunday on account of the death of apoplexy of his brother, Dr.Percy Pierce PRICE? who had been a leading physician of Florence for a number of years.
09/09/26 LOGAN EMMA MRS FERGUSON 8 16 1871 9 4 1926 FPARK Coming as a shock to the member of the family as well as friends, was the death of Mrs.Emma Ferguson Logan on Saturday morning, Sep.4,1926. Mrs.Logan had been ill since Tuesday, but her condition was not considered serious until the sudden development of diphtheria which caused her death before medical aid for same could be given. Mrs.Logan was 55 years of age, having celebrated that birthday on the 16th of August past. She was born in Millington, Tenn., but came to this county at the age of three years, and has since made this her home. Mrs.Logan was of a quiet, retiring nature, but those who knew and came in close contact with her, became her good friends and warm admirers. She is survived by three children, Mrs.Ethel Bridgforth and Edgar Logan, of this city, and Sydnor Logan at Helena. Three brothers, Jack, Will and Joe Ferguson of this community, and three sisters, Mrs.Bob Brittain and Mrs.Tom Rowland of this county, and Mrs.Blanche Francis of Atlanta, Ga., and thee grand children. Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, pastor of the Baptist church, and Rev.W.V.Womack of the Methodist church. Interment was in the Forrest Park cemetery. Pall bearers were: S.H.Mann, Leo Grobmyer, Walter Lacefield, Bob Brittain, C.E.Hammond, and J.F.McDougal.
09/09/26 ALDRIDGE DORRIS 1914 9 3 1926 MACEDONIA A hurried trip by automobile to a Memphis hospital by the father, conveying his wounded son, Dorris Aldridge, aged 12, who had been accidentally wounded by the latter's cousin, failed to save the youth's life, and he died last Friday night, Sep.3,1926. The funeral was held with burial in Macedonia cemetery. The boy was the son of Mr.and Mrs.Tom J.Aldridge, and lived 16 miles north of here, near Pine Tree. While hunting on last Friday he stepped into the line of fire of his cousin, Billy Adams, aged 14, just as the latter pulled the trigger on a shot gun. The charge struck the younger boy in the back. The boy is survived by his parents, three sisters and a small brother. W.H.Aldridge, of this city, is the grand uncle.
09/23/26 CARRICK ANNA BELLE MISS 11 16 1870 9 20 1926 Unknown Mr.and Mrs.T.A.Carrick and sons, Albert and Aldridge, returned Tuesday night from Paragould, where they had attended the funeral of his sister, Miss Anna Belle Carrick, who passed away Monday, Sep.20,1926, at the home of her brother, Herbert Carrick. Anna Belle was born in the country near Marion, Ky. Nov.16,1870. Her parents, Gabriella and Samuel Carrick were of the sturdy Scotch-Irish who have indelibly impressed themselves upon our nation. She was the second child in a family of six-four boys and two girls. She attended Chapel Hill church in Crittenden Co.Ky., with which she united in early childhood. She lived with, and cared for her mother until the mother's health was broken. Coming by this occasion to live with Herbert and his wife six years ago, who moved here from Paducah, Ky., where they made their home twenty years.
10/07/26 LEWIS ED MRS 1878 10 6 1926 WYLDS Mrs.Ed Lewis, aged 48 years, passed away at her home on Linden Island Wednesday morning, Oct.6,1926, following an illness of several weeks, though her condition was not thought to be serious until a few days ago. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon by Rev.J.G.Williams, with interment in Wylds cemetery. The deceased, who was loved and esteemed by all, is survived by her husband, and three sisters, Mrs.Pete Lewis, Mrs.Wallace Hardy, and Mrs.Minty Gwathney.
10/14/26 REED DAN MRS UNK 10 14 1926 Unknown Another Auto Victim. A car bearing California tags, Wednesday, Oct.13,1926, ran into a truck of laborers near Widener, overturning it and injuring four of the negroes, one of whom, the wife of Dan Reed, died today. The car was did not stop, nor did the accident get reported until today, and the chance of finding the car is not probable.
10/14/26 INGRAM D, C. MRS 1857 10 11 1926 Unknown Mrs.D.C.ingram of Hughes passed away at her home Monday, Oct.11,1926, after an illness of several weeks. Mrs.Ingram died at the age of 69 years. She was a faithful member of the Methodist church, a woman of friendly and gentle manners, and considerate always of her loved ones, by whom she will be greatly missed. Mrs.Ingram is survived by her husband and five children, one of whom is Mrs.E.L.Staten of this city. Funeral services were held in Higden Methodist church, conducted by the pastor Rev.Cullom.
10/21/26 O'FALLON NELLIE 1915 10 16 1926 FPARK Nellie O'Fallon dies of typhoid, age 11, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.Jess O'Fallon died last Saturday, Oct.16,1926, a victim of typhoid fever, following an illness of fourteen days. Funeral services were held from the Baptist Church, Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, and were attended by a large number of her school and Sunday School mates, and by friends of the family. Interment in Forrest Park Cemetery.
10/28/26 GWYNN H. B. UNK 10 23 1926 Unknown H.B.Gwynn died at the Baptist hospital in Memphis Saturday, Oct.23,1926, and was buried Sunday. Mr.Gwynn was a brother of Mrs.Lucy Sanders, and an uncle of Mrs.S.S.Hargraves, and J.T. and Jim Sanders of this city and Troy Sanders of Little Rock.
11/11/26 DILLON JOHN 8 18 1878 11 8 1926 CITY John Dillon, wealthy St.Francis county farmer and also owner of considerable property in Forrest City, died at his home Monday night, Nov.8,1926. following an illness of only a few days. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson, in the First Baptist Church, and burial was in the Forrest City Cemetery. Pall bearers were: Active:James Cranor, J.T.Sanders, T.E.Christopher, F.G.Moseley, James Fussell, and A.C.Bridewell. Honorary:Dr.J.F.McDougal, W.J.Lanier, C.R.Garrison, Henry Gray, L.B.Golden, Ed Bonner, F.F.Harrelson, Bruce Smith, J.F.Stout, and Homer Folbre. John Dillon, son of W.J. and Martha Dillon was born in St.Francis county, Aug.18,1878. On Nov.8,1906, he was united in marriage to Miss Sweety Gammel, and to this union were born four children, three boys, John Jr., Aubrey, and Riley and one girl, Evelyn. In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by a brother, Will Dillon, of Helena. He was a faithful and loyal member of the Baptist church. A number of out of state relatives and friends were here for the funeral, including Mr.and Mrs.W.P.Robertson, the latter a sister, of Caruthersville, Mo.; Joe Dillon and sons of Corinth, Miss.; Miss Pearl Covington, of Memphis; and James Dillon of Caruthersville, Mo.
11/11/26 TARVER MARY ANITA MISS 9 6 1906 11 10 1926 CITY Miss Anita Tarver, lovely daughter of Mrs.Mary Tarver, passed away at the home of her grandmother, Mrs.E.A.Mason on North Washington Street, Wednesday morning, Nov.10,1926. Funeral services were held by Rev.W.V.Womack this afternoon, followed by burial in the Forrest City cemetery, with the following serving as pall bearers:Active:H.A.Knight, L.S.Pierce, Fenner Laughinghouse, Fenner Eldridge, W.W.Campbell, and Louis Havens. Honorary:Dr.J.O.Rush, A.L.Stevens, Ed Bonner, H.A.Ferrell, Chas.L.Simmons, and A.C.Bridewell. Miss Tarver was born in Forrest City on Sep.6,1906. Her father, Charles Byrd Tarver, preceded her in death a number of years ago. She had made her home in Forrest City with her mother until about three years ago, when she moved to Batesville, and entered Batesville College as a student, continuing her residence there until December, when failing health forced her to move to Denver. The climate had failed to make a change in her condition, and she returned to Forrest City about three weeks ago. She was a member of the Methodist church, and active in the work of the Sunday school and young people's organizations of the church.
11/18/26 DAVIS MARTHA MRS HOOD 4 7 1848 11 12 1926 CITY Mrs.Martha Hood Davis, widow of the late Thomas Jefferson Davis, died in Augusta Friday morning, Nov.12,1926, following a brief illness at the age of 78 years. The remains were laid to rest beside the grave of her husband in Forrest City, in Forrest City Cemetery, funeral services being attended by a large number of friends and relatives. Deceased was one of the sainted mothers of St.Francis county, having lived here practically all of her life, up to six years ago, when she removed to make her home with the family of her daughter, Mrs.Mollie Davis-Fitzhugh, where she expired Friday morning, following a brief illness. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs.Mollie Davis-Fitzhugh and Mrs.Lula Davis-Neel of Augusta; and Mrs.Martha Davis-Guess of Hollywood, California, and one son, Thomas Jesse Davis of Baltimore, Md.
11/18/26 SULCER SAMUEL F. 4 9 1846 11 12 1926 BELL Obituary:Death of Sam F.Sulcer-(by Col.Landvoigt)-Not a day passes but what records the "thinning of the Line of Gray." On Saturday last, "taps" echoed over the mound which covered all that was mortal of Sam F.Sulcer, of Palestine, Ark., whose spirit passed away on Friday, Nov.12,1926. Mr.Sulcer had been an invalid for many months, which sickness he bore with Christian fortitude. He was born in Alabama, and with the spirit of Southern Rights, at an early age enlisted in Co.I-Fourth Alabama Cavalry, and followed the fortunes of war to the end. On April 9th, of last year he had passed the "four score years mark," eighty years. In 1869 he came to Arkansas, settling in what is now Lee county, thence to Palestine in St.Francis county, where he has been a resident for more than half a century. He was a good friend, a fine citizen and a great believer in Arkansas. "As we laid him to rest in his cold narrow bed, The proudest tribute our sad hearts could pay. He never disgraced the "old faded Jacket of Gray."Forrest City Times-Herald-Nov.18,1926Per the 1900 census, the children were:Frank W Sulcer , age 26, born 1874, and Married Belle Scott in Dec.1907 or 1908 ;James A Sulcer, age 21 born 1879;Samuel F Sulcer Jr., age 13 born 1887. The daughter, Georgia b.1881 d.1887, before mother, Dovie America. Mr.Sulcer remarried to Kate, age 50 in the 1910 census, born 1860. The marriage of Mr.S.F.Sulcer and Mrs.Kate Alcorn was the result of cupid in the form of Mr.S.E.Sweet and was conducted by Rev.J.M.Workman of the Hunter Memorial church. Attendees included Samuel Sulcer, son of Mr.Sulcer. Dated in paper, 3-12-1909 Note:In 1920 Census his wife is Sallie, age 44 born in Arkansas 1876.
12/16/26 NORFLEET JOHN RANDOLPH 12 10 1844 12 15 1926 TENNESSEE By Col.Landvoigt-In answer to the "Eternal Roll Call," Wednesday morning, Dec.15,1926, John Randolph Norfleet answered to his name, and thus passed away a gallant Confederate Soldier and beloved citizen. He died believing in the cause for which he fought for in defense. Thus the ranks of the "old boys" are fast diminishing, and in but a few years it will be left to the Sons and Daughters of the Confederacy to perpetuate their memory. The few remaining old Confederates join with many friends in condolences. Mr.Norfleet was born in Marshall Co., Miss. on Dec.10,1844, three miles from Mt.Pleasant, Tenn. At the early age of sixteen he volunteered in the Confederate service, and was discharged as being under age Sept. 1862. In 1863, he volunteered in Co.F-Mississippi Volunteers, 12th Tennessee Cavalry. Seen service under Gen.Lee in Virginia. Was paroled at Senatobia, Miss . in 1865. He secured the first license issued in Marshall County after the surrender, and married Miss Laura Benton. To this union nine children were born, six of whom are now living, viz:Mrs.Cora Marshall, M.Brooks Norfleet, Sr., Mrs.Mary Rice, Mrs.Grace Bonner, of Forrest City;Wm.Norfleet and Albert Norfleet of Memphis, Tenn. Mr.Norfleet came to Forrest City in 1909 where his wife died in 1925. Mr.Norfleet has been an invalid for some time, which he bore with Christian fortitude. Funeral services were held at the residence in Forrest City this morning, Conducted By Rev.Chas.F.Franklin and Blount F.Davidson, and the remains taken to Colliersville, Tenn. for interment.
12/23/26 NORFLEET MARVIN BROOKS SR 6 10 1871 12 18 1926 ELMWOOD Senator Marvin Brooks Norfleet, aged 55, died from a stroke of apoplexy (cerebral hemorrhage) Saturday night, Dec.18,1926, in Little Rock. Death occurred in an ambulance as he was being taken to a hospital, following the stroke a few minutes earlier. Senator Norfleet had spent the earlier part of the evening with M.B.Norfleet Jr., in conference over the Harahan viaduct suit which was to have been heard in the Supreme Court the following Monday morning. He was stricken in the Rainbow Cafe, immediately below his apartments in Little Rock, opposite the Marion Hotel, about ten minutes after leaving his son. He had gone into the cafe and given his order, and it was being placed on the table when he suddenly threw up his hands to the back of his head, crumpled over and lost consciousness, which he never regained. The body was carried to the rotunda of the State Capitol Sunday, and was viewed by thousands during the hours until services were held, conducted by Rev.Mr.Reeves, pastor of the Winfield Memorial Church, in Little Rock with a touching eulogy by former Governor Charles H.Brough, a friend of many years. Services were attended by all member of the Supreme Court, Governor Terral, and Governor Elect Martineau, and all other state officials. The body was under Military guard, with Adjutant General Wayne in command as the body was conveyed to the Rock Island railway, and brought to Forrest City, accompanied by the family and friends who had gone over from Forrest City after news of his death. Funeral services were held at the Norfleet residence on South Rosser street, conducted by Rev.Burke Culpepper of Memphis and Rev.Blount F.Davidson of the Baptist, Rev.Chas.Franklin of the Methodist church, and Rev.Myron L.Morley of the Church of the Good Shepherd which were attended by a large number. Following the services, the body was conveyed to the Elmwood cemetery in Memphis for burial. Pall bearers were: Active:S.H.Mann, A.C.Bridewell,T.A.Buford, E.A.Rolfe,A.L.Hutchins, and A.D.Chilner. Honorary:
12/23/26 NORFLEET MARVIN BROOKS SR 6 10 1871 12 18 1926 ELMWOOD Cont:Honorary: R.J.Williams, James L.Scott, N.B.Nelson, Dr.J.F.McDougal, W.L.Lawrence, C.C.Fogg, D.M.Biggs, Ed Bonner, S.A.Rolfe, C.E.Turley,Dr.P.P.Boggan, F.G.Pettus and J.M.Campbell. Senator Norfleet is survived by his widow and two sons, Marvin Brooks Jr., associated with him in practice of law, and Edmond T.Norfleet, a student at the Univ.of Arkansas Law Department, one grandson, Marvin Brooks III, and by two brothers, William Norfleet and Albert Norfleet of Memphis, and three sisters, Mrs.Cora Marshall, Mrs.Ray Bonner, and Mrs.N.B.Rice of Forrest City. He was preceded in death three days by his father, John Randolph Norfleet, and by his mother who passed away in the home over a year ago. He was born in Marshall Co., Miss., June 10,1871. He attended Marshall College, Wright's Military Academy in Livingston, Alabama, Nelson Business College in Memphis, and was a graduate of the law department of Memphis University. In January 1898, he was united in marriage with Miss Susie Thomas of Little Rock, to which union were born two children, M.B.Jr. and Edmond T., all of whom survive. He engaged in the practice of law in Memphis for several years, was associated with General George B.Peters under the firm name of Peters & Norfleet. After a successful career in Memphis, he moved to Forrest City in 1910 where he practiced law until his death.
12/23/26 BOYCE JOHN 1862 12 10 1926 FPARK John Boyce, aged 64, died last Friday, Dec.10,1926 at the Baptist hospital in Memphis. The remains were brought to Forrest City and burial was had in the Forrest Park Cemetery, Saturday afternoon, services conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson. He is survived by his wife and several children, who have the sympathy of the community.
12/23/26 STEVENS PEARLIE MAE MRS 1911 12 1926 FPARK Funeral services of Mrs.Pearlie Mae Stevens, aged 15 years, were held Wednesday morning, at the W.E.Stevens Chapel, conducted by the Rev.J.E.McJunkin, pastor of the Presbyterian church and Rev.Blount F.Davidson of the First Baptist church. Interment was had in the Forrest Park cemetery. Mrs.Stevens died in the Baptist hospital in Memphis of typhoid fever.
6 Logan's Drug Store-Gibson Art Cards 1922
10 Oursler Bros.-Pineapple, Strawberries, String Beans, Potatoes 1919
10 Buford Grocery Co.-Phone 10 and 11-We deliver in a covered truck. 1922
11 Oursler Bros.-Pineapple, Strawberries, String Beans, Potatoes 1919 1917
12 Vadakin & Landvoigt-The Forrest City Times 1914
16 R.H.WINFIELD & CO.-OPERA HOUSE BLOCK-DRY GOODS 1920 In Mann Building 1908 1911 - - -
17 FONDREN AND SMITH, GROCERS-CORNER OF WASHINGTON AND JACKSON STREET-FREE DELIVERY 1901 1903 - - -
18 KLONDIKE BAKERY-JAMES TONEY PROP. 1911 - - -
18 FORREST CITY STEAM LAUNDRY-MRS.J.B.MOODY, PROP.-ROLLWAGE BUILDING, SOUTH SODE 1903 - - -
19 J.S.SHIELDS & CO.-PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS 1917 1908 - - -
19 The Quality Grocery-Harry Thomas, Manager-119 Rosser Street 1919
21 Waters-Pierce Oil Co. Office 1913
24 ROLLWAGE & ALDERSON- 1903 - - -
25 The Leader-R.C.Wilkinson, Proprietor-Clothing store 1926
26 A.J.VACCARO & CO.-PROPRIETORS OF THE EMPORIUM-LADIES MILLINERY 1909 - - -
27 Lesser Goldman Cotton Co.-Office upstairs in the Pettus Building-I.H.Edwards, Manager 1923
28 FURNISHED ROOMS FOR RENT-CALL 28 1911 - - -
29 G.N.LAUGHINGHOUSE & CO.-G.N.LAUGHINGHOUSE AND T.E.HASKINS-DEALERS IN FRESH FISH, BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, VEGETABLES IN SEASON-FREE DELIVERY 1903 - - -
29 L.B.Golden's Quality Grocery-Free Delivery 1925
29 Fondren Bros.Groceries 1913
29 MALLORY & FOGG-THE PALACE SALOON-COR.WASHINGTON & JACKSON STREETS IN THE WINTHROP BLDG..-FINE WINES, LIQUORS, & CIGARS-KEG & BOTTLED BEERS 1908 - - -
29 John I. Jones-Thanksgiving Dinners-We carry everything in Staples. 1917
31 City Drug Store-H.G.Gray and T.G.Gray 1920
31 City Drug Store- Phone 31 1913
31 THE CITY DRUG STORE-O.N.WARREN, PROP. 1909 - - -
34 Grobmyer Garage-Graham Brothers Trucks, sold by Dodge Dealers Everywhere 1926
31 HATCHER & CALDWELL, CITY DRUG STORE 1911 - - -
34 W.T.SANDERS-DEALER IN DRY GOODS-114 FRONT ST.-FREE DELIVERY 1908 - - -
34 Neblett, The Grocer-Groceries delivered as quick as the quickest. Phone 34 1913
34 H.R.NEBLETT-GROCERY AND DRY GOODS 1910 1909 1911 - 1912 - -
35 The Fair No.35-R.C.Wilkinson, Mgr. 1919
38 East Arkansas Lumber Co.-C.R.Garrison, Manager 1926
38 EWART-MARSHALL LUMBER CO. 1910 1911 - - -
38 Van Houten-Marshall Lumber Co. 1917
40 HOTEL MARION, FORMERLY THE BELSER, MRS.PAULINE GODDARD, PROP.-THE ONLY $2 HOUSE IN THE CITY 1901 - - -
41 FUSSELL-GRAHAM-ALDERSON COMPANY-SUCCESSORS TO FUSSELL-GRAHAM & CO., AND L.ROLLWAGE & ALDERSON-TELEPHONE 41 1902 1923 - - -
42 LANDVOIGT & VADAKIN-BOOK, MUSIC STORE AND PRINTING OFFICE 1908 1911 - - -
44 THE FORREST CITY BOTTLING WORKS- 1911 - - -
44 Wylds Garage-Telephone when you need a service car, handling Buick and Dodge Vehicles 1917
46 Forrest City Grocer Co.-Wholesale Grocers, Produce Grain & Hay, BEVO Distributors 1917
47 Mrs.N.W.Norton-Residence 1913
48 F.W.DeROSSITT-WILL PAY CASH FOR MULE AND HORSE COLTS 1909 - - -
49 Forrest City Motor Company-Jackson Street-Mallory & Eldridge-Carload of Mules 1924
49 Eldridge & Scott 1917
49 NEWSOME, ELDRIDGE & CO. MALLORY & ELDRIDGE IN 1914 1910 - - -
49 FORREST CITY REAL ESTATE CO.-J.L.NEWSOME, PRES./W.H.BROWN,SCT./WM.W.CAMPBELL, TREAS. 1910 - - -
51 WHITE GARAGE-Charlie White, Proprietor-Willard Batteries, Swinehart Tires, Filling Station-Old Presbyterina church building 1925
52 NEWSOME & FERRELL-REALTORS 1911 - - -
58 Pettus & Buford-Forrest City Phone 58 1913
58 PETTUS & BUFORD-GENERAL MERCHANDISE AND PLANTATION SUPPLIES 1910 1911 1912 - - -
59 ROBERT L.PETTUS-CLOTHING AND DRY GOODS-INVITES YOUR TRADE-TELEPHONE NO.59-McCRARY BUILDING 1902 - - -
60 John Schlosser-Residence 1913
61 N.B.NELSON & CO.-JUG TRADE A SPECIALTY-FORMERLY THE PEARL SALOON 1902 1903 - - -
61 THE PEARL SALOON-I.W.MALLORY PROP.-TELEPHONE 61 1901 - - -
63 Dr.D.O.Bridgforth-over the Planters Bank Building-Office 63, and Residence 335 1920
66 Moseley Steam Laundry 1922
68 C.P.Muller-Residence 1913
70 Browne & Billings, Inc.-Ice Cream B and B Coal-Try our Empire Coal 1926
71 J.T.DEMENT-DEALER IN HIGH-CLASS GROCERIES-PHONE 71-SUCCESSOR TO V.B.IZARD & CO. 1902 - - -
71 NEW MEAT MARKET-B.FUSSELL, PROP.-BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, LAMB, VEAL & POULTRY-ALSO HANDLE FRESH EGGS, BUTTER & VEGETABLES 1908 1909 - - -
73 E.N.GILLILAND-TUBULAR WELLS, PLUMBING, STEAM FITTING-NORTH WASHINGTON STREET BY THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1908 - - -
73 Miss.Alice Currie-Residence 1913
73 W.T.Sanders-Call 73 when you want quick delivery and lowest cash prices on groceries 1919
75 GROBMYER LUMBER & FEED CO.-DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF LUMBER, SASH, DOORS, SHINGLES, ETC.-PROMPT DELIVERY 1908 1912 - - -
75 GROBMYER LUMBER 1910 1911 - - -
75 VACCARO-GROBMYER CO.-Long Distance 1806, local 75 1922 1917
77 BRANDON & BAUGH-NORTH FRONT STREET-LONG DISTANCE PHONE 77 1901 1917 - - -
79 PURITY DAIRY-S.B.TRAPP-PROP. 1912 - - -
81 NEELY & NEBLETT-DRY GOODS & GROCERIES 1908 - - -
82 KLONDIKE BAKERY-FRED KLEIBER, PROP.-TELEPHONE 82-FRESH BREAD EVERY MORNING - - -
84 FORREST CITY ICE & POWER CO.-AGENTS FOR CUDAHY PACKING CO.'S PRODUCTS 1901 1902 1903 - - -
86 THE COMBINATION SHOP-S.L.BERRY, MGR.-SHOE, SADDLE & HARNESS 1908 - - -
86 NEW RACKET STORE-M.RUTSKY & CO., PROP.-FREE DELIVERY 1909 - - -
86 M.Rutsky & Co.-Dealer in Groceries, Clothes, and Shoes 1917
88 C.H.HAVENS, UNDERTAKER AND FUNERAL DIRECTOR-ALL KINDS OF COFFINS AND CASKETS, BURIAL ROBES KEPT IN STOCK-TELEPHONE 88, TWO RINGS-1901 1901 - - -
91 Louis Grobmyer and C.C.Canterberry-Wholesale Distributors of NIB The favorite cereal beverage-Phone 91 and 181 1925
91 T.O'BRIEN-DEALER IN FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL, MUTTON, POULTRY & PRODUCE-PROMPT DELIVERY 1908 - - -
91 THE PALACE MARKET AND GROCERY-TOM O'BRIEN AND WILLIE HAVENS, PROP.-ROSSER STREET OPPOSITE THE RED GIN 1911 - - -
91 ENTERPRISE MEAT MARKET=SCHUH & CO. 1910 - - -
91 Palace Market-T.O'Brien, Proprietor Phone 91 1913
91 SHUMACKER MARKET AND GROCERY- 1919
93 W.R.Yelton-Authorized Dealer-Delco Light Farm Electricity and Frigerdaire Refrigerators 1926
95 Mrs.C.L.Platt-Your order for fruit cakes. Phone 95 1926
97 JNO.W.NAYLOR-TEAMS WANTED TO TRANSFER LUMBER FROM ST.FRANCIS RIVER TO CROW CREEK 1908 - - -
100 Dr.W.H.Alley-Residence 1913
101 W.D.PASLAY & CO. ON JACKSON STREET, NEAR STONE'S LIVERY STABLE. TELEPHONE 101, FREE DELIVERY 1901 - - -
103 J.W.WILLIAMS-DRESS GOODS, TRIMMINGS, NOTIONS, ETC. 1903 - - -
106 The Ideal Beauty Shop- Call Miss Lida Hinckley. 1920
108 HAVENS BROS.-J.K.HAVENS & CHAS.HAVENS-DEALERS IN STAPLES AND FINE GROCERIES, ETC.-LUNCHES TO ORDER-TELEPHONE NO.108-FREE DELIVERY-RUSH J.ASH'S STAND-WEST JACKSON STREET 1902 - - -
108 RESTAURANT-SHORT ORDERS ONLY-RUSH J.ASH=STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES-ROLLWAGE NEW BUILDING,W.JACKSON ST.-TELEPHONE 108-FREE DELIVERY 1903 - - -
112 TURLEY BROS. & GILLIAM- IN THE HANCOCK BUILDING ON N.WASHINGTON STREET 1910 - - -
112 E.TURLEY & CO.-BYHALIA CASH STORE-HANCOCK BUILDING 1902 - - -
114 Robert Bowens-Steam Cleaning and Pressing Club 1922 1920
122 D.Downey-Residence 1913
124 W.B.MANN, JR.- LAUNDRY 1902 - - -
126 W.E.WILLIAMS & SON-REAL ESTATE & GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS 1902 - - -
126 STEVENS BROS., UNDERTAKERS & EMBALMERS-SOUTHEAST CORNER SOUTH WASHINGTON AND FRONT STREETS-PHONE 126 DAY AND NIGHT 1903 - - -
126 IZARD & WILLIAMS, FORREST CITY, ARK., REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE-OFFICE OVER J.W.BECK & CO. 1901 - - -
131 A.L.GRADY-DEALER IN DRY GOODS-NEW STORE-TELEPHONE 131-FREE DELIVERY 1902 - - -
131 See Thomas L.Stout-Dealer of Remington Cash Registers 1926
134 J.H.ATKINS-NEXT TO POST OFFICE-HARDWARE, TINWARE, AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, BUILDER'S HARDWARE, LUMBERMAN OUTFITS, CUTLERY, HARNESS,ETC.-TELEPHONE NO.134 1902 - - -
134 ATKINS & HORNE, DEALERS IN HARDWARE, STOVES, & TINWARE-J.H.ATKINS 1901 1902 - - -
134 L.R.GROBMYER'S CITY MEAT MARKET 1911 - - -
137 PETTUS & FOGG-GENERAL MERCHANDISE=ROBERT L.PETTUS AND E.K.FOGG, PROP. 1909 - - -
138 Henry F. P.Gorman-Expert service electrically and mechanically-At residence 1926
144 The Hot Shop Bakery- 1926
147 CITY WATER & LIGHT COMPANY 1911 - - -
147 R.C.PREWITT,PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON-OVER DUNAVANT'S DRUGSTORE 1902 1901 - - -
147 CITY WATER & LIGHT COMPANY 1917 1912 - - -
150 J.W.Morrow-Residence 1920 1913
152 St.Francis County Abstract Co.-Office in the Mann Building-Farm Loans available at 7 per cent interest.
155 Miss Blanche Smith-Residence 1913
158 The Bynn Yanns Store-Cash and Carry-L.N.Block, Local Trustee and Manager 1920
163 B.W.McCrary-Dentist-Office over R.W..Bensons-Call 163 1919
166 Taylor, Knight & Co.-Real Estate and Insurance 1922
170 FORREST CITY ICE & COAL CO.-BOTTLING WORKS AND STEAM LAUNDRY-GEO.P.TAYLOR, PROP. 1920 1910 1911 1912 1913 1917 - -
170 Forrest City Ice Cream Company-one gallon $1.50 cash, $1.75 charge 1920
174 BECKER & LEWIS COAL 1913 1910 - - -
174 BECKER & LEWIS FURNITURE 1909 - - -
175 Holland & Sellers-The Pure Food Groceries 1917
175 Pyle Piano Company-Pianos, Player Pianos, Edisons, Sonoras 1920
178 Forrest City Coal Co. Forrest City Ice & Coal-1922 1917
178 Forrest City Gin Co. for wood or coal 1917
184 W.E.KIRBY & CO. 1910 1909 1911 - - -
184 Dr.W.J.McCauley-Graduate Veterinarian at the Oklahoma Horse and Mule Barn-Forrest City Phone 184 and 179 1913 1913
185 King's Greenhouses-Cut Flowers 1922
186 J.E.Satterfield-Residence 1913
187 Norton & Hughes-Lawyers N.B.Norton-Rollwage Building-1919 1913
188 ROBT.BRITTAIN STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES 1910 - - -
189 BUS SERVICE FROM IRON MOUNTAIN RAILROAD TO HOTEL FISHER 1911 - - -
191 THE PEARL CAF-R.J.ASH BROTHERS, PROPS.-FRESH FANCY GROCERIES, FRUITS, NUTS & CONFECTIONS. CIGARS & TOBACCO 1908 1909 - - -
191 FORREST CITY CLEANING AND PRESSING CLUB-L.S.C.WILLIAMS, PROP.CHOP NEAR PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1902 - - -
192 Walter Gorman-Lawyer 1913
199 J.T.SANDERS, PH.G.-ENTERPRISE DRUG STORE-HOADLEY'S ICE CREAM-PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST-PROMPT DELIVERY 1908 1902 - - -
204 W.F.KLOTZ-THE HARDWARE MAN-WEST JACKSON STREET-JOHN DEERE PLOW CO.'S IMPLEMENTS 1912 1911 - - -
204 McDaniel & Watson, Successor to W.F.Klotz-Harry O.Watson and Louis McDaniel 1914
206 The Elite Cafe-Wholesale and Retail for Schlitz Beer 1923
209 SELLERS & SCOTT GROCERY 1910 - - -
211 PLANTERS GIN-TALK TO ARTHUR BOYLE ABOUT YOUR COAL SUPPLY FOR WINTER. 1908 - - -
212 OUR BAKERY 1911 - - -
225 G.W.Christian-Residence 1913
225 J.I.HAWK-REALTOR 1908 - - -
228 W.L.LAWRENCE-PROPRIETOR CITY GROCERY-PROMPT DELIVERY 1909 - - -
232 J.R.Johnson-Residence 1913
239 JIM THOMPSON HAULING 1910 - - -
241 Dr.Hugh Puckett-Graduate Veterinarian 1919
244 L.Barnett-Residence 1913
245 Forrest City Bakery-D.E.Osborn-New Bakery at the old "Our Bakery"-Feb.7th Phone 245 1913
248 NEW MEAT MARKET-B.FUSSELL, PROP.-BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, LAMB, VEAL & POULTRY-ALSO HANDLE FRESH EGGS, BUTTER & VEGETABLES 1908 - - -
248 LAWRENCE'S CITY GROCERY-FRESH HOLSUM BREAD 1911 - - -
248 L.F.ROLLWAGE & CO.-HIGH CLASS GROCERIES, FRUITS, PRODUCE-QUICK DELIVERY 1908 - - -
248 CITY GROCERY-W.L.LAWRENCE PROP. 1910 - - -
252 W.J.STOLZER-PROPRIETOR-CONCRETE-PLANT ON MADISON ROAD 1909 - - -
253 A.A.French-Residence 1913
254 FORREST CITY FURNITURE COMPANY-214 NORTH FRONT STREET 1908 1911 - - -
257 Dr.D.A.Pelton-Physician and Surgeon-Office over the Sol Lewis store. Phone 257 and 307 1913
263 C.Murphy & Co.-110 Washington Street Basement-Starr Made Pianos, Players 1922
269 B.B.BOGGS-THE NEW PLUMBER-RESIDENCE PHONE 1909 - - -
270 A.H.Wood-Plumbing & Heating=217 N.Washington ST. 1917
272 Darwin Thompson-Residence 1913
273 Rose's Home Grocery-1 Block West of Public School 1914
275 Tharp Grocery 1919
282 Forrest City Produce Company-for Certo and Fruit Jars 1923
282 Canterberry-Nash Produce Co.-Rosser Street 1920
284 Herring and Schellhous-Land Engineers-Accurate Crop Measurements and Land Surveys-Mann Building 1919
285 Max Heuman-Dealer-Wynne, Arkansas-Hudson and Essex Cars 1920
290 Davis-Mize & Co.-Wholesale Only-Grocers and Dealer in Feeds 1923
293 C.C.WEIER-BRICKLAYER AND BUILDER 1910 - - -
294 A.Goldberg-Residence 1913
298 Singer Sewing Machines-J.D.Caldwell, Manager-Wynne, Arkansas 1924
298 Merchants Grocer Company-Wholesale Only-Edmond E.Stevens, Mgr.-Hill and Grant Streets 1919
299 J.L.Scott & Co.-South Front Street 1919
299 SELLERS & SCOTT GROCERY 1911 1910 - - -
299 Scott and Ferguson-Home Needs Suppliers-Front Street Phone 299 1913
299 R.E.SELLERS-GROCERIES-PETTUS BUILDING 1909 - - -
300 FORREST CITY STEAM LAUNDRY-E.H.OVERFIELD,MANAGER 1910 - - -
301 Pettus & Ferguson-Insurance-F.G.Pettus and J.E.Ferguson-Office in Beck Building 1919
303 St.Francis Motor Co. 1926 1923
304 Perry Cooperman's Furniture House-on Front Street 1919
311 WOOD FOR SALE-J.L.NEWSOM-FIRST CLASS WOOD YARD 1911 - - -
312 A.D.BOYLE JEWELER-IMPERIAL BUILDING 1912 - - -
313 T.C.Green-Cabinet Maker-Furniture repaired or made to order. 1926
335 Dr.D,O.Bridgeforth-Residence 1920 1913
338 Ira M.Walden-Painting and Decorating-Opposite New Methodist Church 1917
341 JOE E.BECK-BLACKSMITHING-SHOP ON JACKSON STREET NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN RAILROAD 1911
344 Smith's Service-Hauling and Towing 1920
345 Nathan B.Norton-Unimproved land in western portion of St.Francis County-1000 acres. Phone 345 1913
352 David Grocery Co. gives merchants tickets for Trades Day June 20 1923
354 Sharpe The Tailor-Corner Washington and Jackson 1919 1914
355 Paul Johnson-Residence 1913
357 Cooperman's-Let us repair your phonograph 1926
357 We Deliver-COD 1914
367 Lula S.Blount-Residence 1913
368 Dr.E.M.Barnett and Dr.W.J.McCauley-Veterinary Surgeons and Dentists 09/26/13 Phone 368 1913
370J For Rent: One nice bed room, three blocks from town. Also sewing done-Call Mrs.Jennie Boyett. 1925
379 Society and Personal-the Herald The Times Herald Publishing Co.-1919 1917
388 D.Edgar-Residence 1913
391 Coleman's Dairy-For delicious milk 1922
404 404 Service Station-Percy H.Barker Jr., has bought a lease for the Standard Oil Company Service Station opposite the Methodist Church-Corner of Izard and Jackson 1926
412 McCleskey Brothers-Let us Dye for you! 1925
420 The Quality Motor Co.-N.B.Rice- 1919
422 Forrest City Bottling Co.-Mallory & Gorman, Props. Gorman & Gorman 1920 1920
426 Cash Market-R.E.Sellers, Manager-208 N.Washington-Choice Meats & Produce 1922
453 Dr.H.R.Clark-Dentist-Office in the Pettus Building 1920
455 First Baptist Church-Rev.Blount F.Davidson Pastor 1926
485 Godwin-Honnell Florists-Artistic Corsages, Wedding Bouquets 1925
502J M.Emmons-Dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries and a nice line of meats 1917
500 Forrest City Gin Co. Filling Station-Road Service 1923 1922
525 Rollwage Motor Company-Try us for car washing, tire changing, tires and tubes 1925
814 K.M.Wilkins-Residence 1913
815 A.Bird-Riverview 1913
808F02 Tom Bridgeforth-Residence 1913
808F03 J.A.Whittenton-Residence 1913
808F04 Sam Danehower-Residence 1913
808F05 John McCrary-Residence 1913
808F11 Clifford Whittenton-Residence 1913
808F12 W.T.Nolan-Residence 1913
819F14 P.W.McFall Garage and Service Station-Up to date Free Tourist Camp-Madison 1923
820F02 W.R.McFall-Madison 1913
822 Morgan and West Box Co.-Madison, Arkansas 1925