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The Forrest City Times Herald
Here is picture, Mr.Landvoigt from 1905 and The Banner Line in 1919
In Chronological Order-August 18,2009
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.
07/07/27 Service Company to give away another auto, either Ford or Chevrolet on October 8.
07/07/27 All roads in Eastern Arkansas are open except the Bankhead in Cache River Bottoms, and it is expected to be open in a few days.
07/07/27 C.T.Woodfin will leave next week to spend his vacation with home folks in Okalona, Miss., Cliff and Ray Garrison will accompany him as far as Jackson, Tenn., where they will visit with their grand father, Mr.G.D.Garrison, and aunt, Mrs.Heathcock.
07/21/27 Plans adopted to build gymnasium for the Forrest City High School as an annex for approximately $10,000.
08/04/27 H.K.Becker voted to Board of Directors of Bank of Eastern Arkansas, to replace his uncle, Charles Lewis. His father, Alexander Becker and Mr.Lewis were original investors.
08/04/27 Mrs.Lucy Lewis of Cairo, Illinois, and John Haven and family of Paragould visited with their mother, Mrs.Matilda Ophelia Haven, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.
08/04/27 Mrs.Anna Clay Sanders Wylds and two children arrived from Jasper and will visit until Sunday, then they go to Roseville, Calif. to live with Mrs.Wyld's uncle, Paul Fizer.
08/11/27 Highway 70, will be closed between Lehi and Widener by the State Highway Dept. of Arkansas in order to repair and rebuild bridges, known as National Highway, No.70, and the Little Rock-Memphis highway. The detour is graveled over Highway 50 and Highway 3. 09/08/27 Road is now open to public.
08/11/27 Mr.Will Haven underwent an operation for gall stones at Memphis hospital last week. He is the popular meat cutter at the Canterberry Meat Market & Grocery.
08/11/27 Notice of Bankruptcy: Morris Reisman of Hughes on Aug.4,1927.
08/18/27 Mr.L.R. (Noel?) Mullikin of Memphis replaces Mr.J.E.Harris with the Newberger Cotton Company here.
08/18/27 Mr.J.E.Gray sells Red Cross Drug Store to Lee B.Horton and Thos.D.Seay.
08/25/27 O.N.Warren and James Edgar are moving to Stuttgart to open a Drug store, James had been with Red Cross Drug Store here.
09/01/27 Recent High School graduates off to College:David Bridewell and Henry Gregory off to Univ.of the South at Sewanee, Tenn., Gene Warren to the Univ.of Arkansas; Nathan Yoffie off to school in Washington; Chester Crawford off to Arkansas College at Batesville; Francis Ferrell and Julian Hodges off to Southwestern in Memphis;Matthews Heustess to A.& M.College in Jonesboro; Tom Buford to Mississippi A & M, and Phil Hicky to Louisiana State University; Marjorie Neel, Ida Mae Bridewell, and Mildred McDaniel off to William Wood Junior College in Fulton, Mo.; Emily Knight, and Elizabeth Grobmyer, to Columbia College in Columbia, Tenn.; Elizabeth Williams to Central College at Conway; Lady Edith and Virginia Sweet of Widener will go back to Galloway College, and Virgil Casbeer to the Univ.of Arkansas.
09/08/27 Wesley Items: Cornelius Corbett of Memphis came over to visit his sister, Mrs.Walter May.
09/08/27 Wesley Items: Mrs.George Tussey and son Donald Jean of Corning, Ark., are visiting Mr.and Mrs.J.B.Swan and Mrs.J.A.Littlefield. She is formerly Miss Mary Littlefield.
09/08/27 Quarterly Pension Warrants issued in the sum of $150 for Confederate Veterans and widows.
09/08/27 Notice of Bankruptcy: Frank Swartz of Forrest City filed for consideration Oct.11,1927. Sid B.Redding, Clerk.
09/08/27 Univ.of Arkansas Football Schedule:College of the Ozarks-Oct.1-H/ Baylor Univ.-Oct.8-H; Texas A & M College-Oct.15-A; Rolla School of Mines-Oct.22-H; LSU-Oct.29 at Shreveport; TCU-Nov.5-A; Okla.A & M College-Nov.13-Homecoming; Austin College-Nov.19-H; Hendrix College-Nov.26-at Little Rock.
09/22/27 FCHS opened with 180 students this fall.
09/29/27 Our fifty seventh anniversary of publishing, started in September 1871.
10/06/27 Rev.Blount F.Davidson resigns as pastor of First Baptist Church to enter evangelist work.
10/06/27 General Motors Cars in 1927: Chevrolet-$525 to 745/Pontiac-$745 to 925/Oldsmobile-$875 to 1,075/Oakland-$1,045 to 1,265/Buick-$1,195 to 1,995/LaSalle-$2,495 to 2,995/Cadillac-$3,350 to 5,500
10/13/27 Mrs.Josie Richeson of Paragould is cutting her third set of teeth at age 86.
10/20/27 150 families are entertained by the Atwater Kent radios in their homes. The Service Company Dealer.
10/20/27 Mr.and Mrs.Ross Lancaster have moved to Helena to make their home where he has opened a Chrysler Dealer ship and Garage.
10/27/27 Mr.and Mrs.Otto Rollwage celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Nov.7,1927.
11/24/27 Max Yoffie is selling out his store, I.Yoffie, women's and men's apparel and other goods.
11/24/27 Hammond Dooley, who went to Memphis last week for medical attention, is now confined to Veterans Hospital No.88, for an indefinite time.
11/24/27 New Model A Ford to be out Dec.2nd. It is said to go 60 miles per hour, four wheel brakes standard.
11/24/27 Reunion of Fogg Family at Heth: At the home of Mr.and Mrs.C.C.Fogg, assisted by Mr.and Mrs.Ben Fogg and Mr.and Mrs.Alva Byrd Fogg. Others attending:Mr.and Mrs.Sid Fogg and family, Mr.and Mrs.Finley B.Holmes and family of Horn Lake, Miss., Mrs.Queen Tarver of Memphis;Mr.and Mrs.E.K.Fogg and Kuhl Fogg, and Mr.and Mrs.Louis Haven of Forrest City.
12/01/27 Arrangements for the 38th annual United Confederate Veterans are being planned for the Little Rock convention May 8 to 11.
12/08/27 A reunion of the family of the late Mrs.Ella Bullard will take place at Haynes during Christmas, consisting of:Mr.and Mrs.Ruben Bullard and children, and Mr.and Mrs.David Bullard and children of Marianna, Mr.and Mrs.Will Cox and family of east Haynes, Mrs.H.N.Faulkner of Wynne, and Mr.and Mrs.C.C.Canterberry and children and W.N.Davis of this city.
12/15/27 In Bankruptcy: M.Saslasky of Hughes filed and will be heard Jan.18,1928-Sid B.Redding, clerk.
12/15/27 In Bankruptcy:M.Lipsky of Hughes filed and will be heard Jan.19,1928-Sid B.Redding, clerk.
12/15/27 In Bankruptcy:Morris Reisman of Hughes filed and will be heard Jan.18,1928-Sid B.Redding, clerk.
12/22/27 Elite Cafe sold to W.A.Dixon of McCrory by C.P.Muller who operated it for 9 years.
12/29/27 Mr.and Mrs.Ed Neal had a homecoming Christmas, including:Mr.Ed Vadakin of Detroit, Michigan, Miss Grace Vadakin of Memphis; Mr.R.A.Carruthers and grandpa Ed Landvoigt of Forrest City.
12/29/27 Ruffin Brown of Franks township reports being beaten and robbed on Tuesday while walking in Forrest City by someone driving a Ford roadster, with foreign plates, near Evans schoolhouse. No suspects found at this time.
08/04/27 Born to Mr.and Mrs.M.T.Davis, a baby boy Tuesday night.
08/18/27 Born Sunday to Mr.and Mrs.Cleo C.Perry Sr., a son, he was baptized at home this morning by Rev.W.V.Womack as Cleo Clinton Perry Jr.
08/18/27 Born to Mr.and Mrs.Lee Nugent Saturday morning a baby boy, Linton Lee.
08/25/27 Born to Mr.and Mrs.Grady Beazley a baby girl Friday morning last week.
09/08/27 A baby girl born to Mr.and Mrs.Plumer Wood Sunday afternoon.
09/29/27 Born to Prof.and Mrs.M.S.Smith, a baby boy named Milton Samuel III on Saturday morning.
11/24/27 Born to Mr.and Mrs.T.M.Hughes a baby boy on Friday.
12/01/27 A baby girl born to Mr.and Mrs.Claude Hughes on Wednesday.
12/08/27 Born to Mr.and Mrs.Raoul Carlisle in Hollywood, Calif., on Nov.5, John Norfleet Marshall Carlisle.
07/07/27 Jackson-Garrett: Miss Ethel Mae Garrett and Mr.Earl Jackson were married at Weiner on July 3. Mrs.Jackson is the daughter of Mr.and Mrs.K.A.Garrett of Weiner, and taught school here in the Central School, 3rd Grade, for term 1920 to 1921, and the groom is employed in the local office of Newberger Cotton Co.
07/21/27 Slaughter-Buchanan:Mrs.Frank Buchanan of West Helena, Ark. announces marriage of her daughter Grace, to Mr.Bruce Slaughter, son of Rev.and Mrs.E.J.Slaughter at Tyronza, Ark., on July 5 at the Methodist parsonage, the Rev.Don Holman officiating. The groom was a graduate of Hendrix where he was a star athlete, and is employed with the Standard Oil Co. of Hughes, and the bride is a graduate of Galloway college, and has taught school in Hughes. Commercial Appeal.
08/18/27 Eldridge-Davis: Miss Fannie Belle Davis and Mr.Fred Eldridge were married in Memphis at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs.Corless Deadwyler. The services were conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack, of Clarksville, former pastor in Forrest City Methodist church. Mrs.Eldridge is daughter of Mr.and Mrs.M.W.Davis of Somerville, Tenn. The groom is with the Forrest City Grocer Co. as an officer.
08/18/27 McDaniel-McNeil: Mr.S.P.McDaniel of Memphis and Miss Mildred McNeil, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.H.B.McNeil of Centerville, Miss., were wed July 30 by Rev.J.C.Dawson. Mrs.McDaniel attended Hendrix College where she was a junior, and visited with her sister, Mrs.Minor A.Hollis here.
08/25/27 Wilcox-Newsom:Mr.J.C.Wilcox and Miss Bettie Lou Newsom of Walcott were married at Wynne at the home of Methodist minister, Rev.David Bowles, on Sunday. He is the local Metropolitan Insurance Co. agent.
09/08/27 Stafford-Harllee: Miss Sybil Harllee, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.Peter Harille of Birmingham, Ala. and Mr.Vivian George Stafford on Aug.19th, he is a former Forrest City resident.
09/22/27 Bohne-Lancaster: Miss Kate Lancaster and Mr.Leon Bohne will wed on Sunday evening, Sept.25,1927, at the Presbyterian church conducted by Rev.J.E.McJunkin. The bride is daughter of Mr.and Mrs.Ross Lancaster and the groom son of Mr.and Mrs.Charles Bohne.
09/29/27 Trout-Izard: Mr.and Mrs.Charles R.Izard announce engagement of daughter, Rachel Sullivan, to Mr.Fred DeWitt Trout, son of Mr.and Mrs.W.O.Trout of Jonesboro on Nov.6 in the First Baptist Church in Forrest City. Rev.Blount F.Davidson conducting the ceremony. The Trout family own and operated the Jonesboro Sun newspaper, and he is employed there as the business manager.
11/03/27 Puckett-Fields: Dr.Hugh Puckett and Miss Alberta Fields were married Oct.16. Dr.Puckett was a resident of Forrest City for a number of years, and the bride is daughter of Mrs.Alma Fields of Forrest City. They will be at home in Meridian, Miss.
11/10/27 Spinner-Fitzhugh: Mrs.Louise (Cooley) Fitzhugh and Mr.Charles Spinner were married Sunday afternoon in St.Louis by Rev.Eugene Hansmann, Methodist church. The groom is employed with the American Telephone and Telegraph Co., and his home is in Ava, Illinois, but he is temporarily located in Forrest City.
11/24/27 Mixon-Cotter: Miss Catherine Cotter and Mr.Paul Mixon, both of Marianna, were married by and at the home of Rev.J.C.Mason, pastor of the Christian church on Thanksgiving afternoon, Nov.17.
12/22/27 Parnell-Delano:Mr.and Mrs.W.A.Delano announce marriage of daughter Louise to Mr.Hugh M.Parnell of Tupelo, Miss. at home on Monday, Christmas day, Rev.Eli Myers, pastor of the Methodist church at the home of the bride's parents.
07/07/27 McKINNEY JOHN E. 8 8 1866 7 1 1927 CITY The funeral of John E.McKinney was held Saturday, July 2,1927, with interment in the Forrest City cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev.Charles Franklin, pastor of the Methodist church, assisted by Rev.Morley of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Rev.McJunkin of the Presbyterian church, and Rev.Blount F.Davidson of the Baptist Church. Mr.McKinney died in Roanoke, Alabama, on Friday, July 1,1927, his death resulting from a stroke of paralysis two weeks previous. He was taken ill in Greenville, Ga., where he had been superintendent of the Greenville Cotton Oil Mill for fourteen years. Mr.McKinney was born in Holly Springs, Miss., on Aug.8,1866, and was married there to Miss Betty Wilkins, who preceded him in death seventeen years ago. Mr.McKinney expressed the wish that his body rest beside that of his son, Stratton, who died three and a half years ago, therefore he was brought here from Alabama that his wish be fulfilled. Mr.McKinney is survived by two children, Katherine and Ewell, who make their home here with their grandmother, Mrs.Blanche Wilkins; two brothers, William and J.T.McKinmey of Memphis; three sisters, Mrs.Will Allen of Marvell, Mrs.James Jeffries of Ripley, Miss., and Mrs.R.L.Dowdle of Roanoke, Alabama. It was at Mrs.Dowdle's home that Mr.McKinney passed away and after having given him every attention, she was broken hearted when death came, as they had been a very devoted brother and sister.
07/07/27 McKINNEY BETTY MRS WILKINS 1910 Unknown Wife of John E.McKinney
07/07/27 McKINNEY JAMES STRATTON 1905 1 1 1924 CITY Son of John E.McKinney
07/21/27 ROWLAND THOMAS JEFFERSON SR 3 21 1847 7 17 1927 CITY T.J.Rowland Sr., passed away at his home on South Rosser Street, Sunday, July 17,1927, shortly before 9 o'clock at the age of 80 years. He lost his sight five years ago, and had been an invalid practically all the intervening time. Realizing that his advanced years held out little hope of recovery, he often expressed his readiness to pass into the heavenly home that awaited him. He was received into the Methodist church under the pastorate of Rev.W.V.Womack. Mr.Rowland was born in Tennessee, but came to Eastern Arkansas when a child, living in Haynes until twenty three years ago, since which time he has made Forrest City his home. He is survived by his wife, Samuel? age 46 in 1910 census, and the following children: Oliver and Tom J.Rowland, Jr., Mrs.D.E.Hoshall and Mrs.B.F.Hardison, the latter of Ridgely, Tenn. All were present at the funeral services held Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev.Chas.Franklin and Blount F.Davidson. The services were attended by a large number of friends from Forrest City, Wynne and Haynes, and the many floral offerings covered the grave-lot. Pall bearers were, Active: J.L.Alley, C.E.Hammond, Don Wilkerson, E.B.Smith, W.R.Ferguson, and T.W.Horney. Honorary: A.C.Bridewell, N.B.Rice, Homer Folbre, F.G.Pettus, H.R.Clark, J.T.Sanders, F.W.McClendon, J.E.Ferguson, E.A.Rolfe, T.A.Buford, A.D.McDaniel, J.T.Johnson, J.G.Sanders, James Fussell, James F.Wolfe, Joe Gray, Jack Ferguson, Sam Rolfe, Bob Brittain, W.A.Morrow, Rube Pipkin, and H.W.Bullard.
07/21/27 HUGHES VICTOR 1920 7 1927 MEMPHIS Friends of the Hughes family in Haynes deeply sympathize with them in the death of Victor Hughes, the seven year old son of Mr.and Mrs.John J.Hughes. Victor passed away in a Memphis hospital where he was carried Thursday afternoon for treatment for spinal meningitis. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, with interment in the Hughes family plot in a Memphis cemetery.
07/21/27 WILLIAMS D. J. DR UNK 7 14 1927 CHICAGO Dr.D.J.Williams, who formerly practiced medicine in Forrest City, but who more recently was residing in Chicago, died Thursday morning at the residence of his sister, L.S.Bryant, on W.Davis Street. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 24th at the colored First Baptist Church.
07/28/27 LEWIS CHARLES 1862 7 21 1927 MEMPHIS Charles Lewis, aged 65, a resident of Forrest City for the past fifty years, passed away at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, last Thursday night, July 21, 1927. He had been in declining health for several years, never fully recovering from an attack of influenza several years ago. The past eight or ten months had been spent primarily in Memphis hotels and hospitals, with only a few occasional visits home. He had been in Chicago only a few days, and was in Forrest City for the last time a few weeks ago. Friends here realized that the end was approaching, but it came earlier than expected, as he was able to be up and around the streets the last few days spent here. Announcement of his death was reported in Forrest City Thursday night with surprise. The remains arrived in Memphis Sunday morning, and funeral services were held in the J.W.Norris Funeral Home, conducted by Mr.Alager, acting for Rabbi Ettleson at the grave side in the Jewish cemetery by the Memphis Chapter of the Masons. The services were attended by hundreds of friends in Memphis and a large number who went over from Forrest City. Mr.Lewis was one of the pioneer developers of Forrest City, and amassed considerable wealth, a large part of which was invested in improved property in Forrest City and farm lands in St.Francis county. In early manhood, he associated himself with his brother-in-law, A.Becker, and they formed the firm Becker & Lewis and conducted a general store for a long number of years. A short time before the death of Mr.Becker in 1916, the store had practically withdrawn from general merchandising and furnishing, and consentrated on furniture. The store was discontinued following Mr.Becker's death, but Lewis continued under the firm name as a cotton buyer and merchandise broker. He was one of the original investors in the Bank of Eastern Arkansas, and was a director and vice president at the time of his death. Mr.Lewis was unmarried, and lived with his mother until her death, following which he made his home with his sister, Mrs.A.Becker.
07/28/27 LEWIS CHARLES 1862 7 21 1927 MEMPHIS Cont: He is survived by a sister, Mrs.Alexander Becker of Forrest City; a brother, Sol Lewis of Memphis; a niece, Mrs.Jeanette Becker Lenygon of New York; and three nephews, Henry and Ben Lewis of Memphis, and H.Kirke Becker of Chicago. Active pall bearers were: W.W.Campbell, John Jastrower, L.Barnett, James Fussell, Dr.Max Goltman, James F.Wolfe, Gazzola Vaccaro, and T.A.Buford. Honorary:John W.Alderson, Will E.Gage, Clarence Philpot, Henry Loeb, Mr.Richmond, Dr.J.A.Bogart, Judge E.A.Rolfe, O.N.Warren, Chas.W.Norton, Morris Lesser, John M.Nichols, E.P.Taylor, Linn Turley, H.A.Knight, Eldridge Butler, Edward Roleson, Sam W.Burd, Wright Lewis, Gus Levy, S.T.McDaniel, A.G.Sweet, J.T.Fondren, J.L.Mewborn, Joe M. Campbell, Walter Gorman, Isadore Yoffie, Walter Allen, and Ed Bonner.
08/04/27 EZELL LOIS ELIZABETH MRS SHEPHERD 2 5 1906 7 31 1927 FOREST HILL Mr.and Mrs.Charles H.Haven, Mrs.Vernon Hodges, Mr. and Mrs.Louis Haven, Mrs.Will Haven, and Mrs.Samuel L.Hodges went to Memphis Monday to attend funeral of their niece, Mrs.Nolan Ezell, who died in that city Sunday at the Methodist hospital. She died during childbirth, daughter of Mr.J.W.Shepherd and Mrs. Edna Williams Shepherd, born in Tennessee per death certificate.
08/11/27 BOWLES KENT DONALD 9 16 1922 8 6 1927 TENNESSEE Sympathy is extended to the family of Mr.and Mrs.N.T. and Edith (Travis) Bowles, popular and efficient telegraph operator for the Rock Island at Goodwin, in their hour of sorrow in the loss of their little son, who was stricken with meningitis post diphtheria a few days ago, and was taken to a Memphis hospital where he succumbed to the disease. The remains were taken to Camden, Tenn., and laid to rest amid a host of sorrowing friends. Death Certificate in Memphis shows Methodist hospital.
08/11/27 HENDRICKS MR UNK 8 10 1927 CAMDEN The many friends of Mrs.George B.Rucks will deeply sympathize with her in the loss of her father, Mr.Hendricks, who passed away at Camden, Wednesday morning. She had been at his bedside for several weeks.
08/18/27 McCRARY GROVER MILUS 2 10 1890 8 14 1927 CITY Grover McCrary, a native of Forrest City and the son of Mr.and Mrs.M.R.McCrary died Sunday, Aug.14,1927, at Vicksburg, Miss. The remains were brought to Forrest City and funeral services held in the Christian church Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev.J.C.Mason, followed by interment in Forrest City cemetery. Grover McCrary was born in Forrest City 37 years ago, and lived here until his early manhood, going to Memphis where he married, and to that union was born one child, a daughter. From Memphis he moved to Jackson, then Vicksburg, Miss. where he was manager of Delta Ice & Coal Company until he started his own business, Vicksburg Auto Sanitarium. Besides his parents, wife, of Vicksburg, and daughter, Fred Beckah McCrary of Memphis, are surviving him three brothers and six sisters. He died from complications of Bright's Disease having been ill for several months. His father and daughter were with him several days before his death., all having been done that devotion could offer.
08/18/27 BREEN J. D. UNK 8 13 1927 MERIGOLD The many friends in the city deeply sympathize with Mrs.Ralph Turley in the loss of her father, Mr.J.Breen at her home in Parkin, Saturday, Aug.13,1927. Funeral services were held Sunday in Cleveland, Miss., and the body was entered in the Merigold cemetery.
09/01/27 MABLEY MARY ELEANOR MRS UNK 8 1927 OHIO The body of Mrs.Mary Eleanor Mabley remained over here Sunday en route from California where she died to Ohio to be buried beside her husband. Mrs.Mabley was the mother of Rev.Edward T.Mabley, who was rector of the Episcopal church here about seventeen years ago. He accompanied his mother's remains.
09/08/27 FRASER T. EDWIN SR UNK 9 1927 N.CAROLINA Fraser-At Asheville,N.C.-Sept.12,1927-T.Edwin Fraser, husband of Florence Beatie Fraser, father of T.Edwin Jr., son of Mr.and Mrs.Walter E.Fraser, brother of Walter and Harry Fraser, all of this city. Remains arrived via Southern Railroad. Funeral will take place from the funeral home of Spencer-Sturla Co., 1745 Union Ave. From the Commercial Appeal:Mr.Fraser, previous to his illness, in charge of the local Newberger Cotton Co. office until he left in 1922 for Asheville.
09/22/27 WILKINS BLANCHE MRS BOLLING 1852 9 20 1927 CITY Mrs.Blanche Bolling Wilkins died suddenly Tuesday afternoon, Sep.20,1927, of heart failure. Mrs.Wilkins had been ill only about two hours, and her death came as a surprise and shock to member of her family. Mrs.Wilkins died at the age of 75 years. She was born in Nashville, Tenn., and came to Forrest City to make her home about 12 years ago. Hers was a quiet and unassuming character, loved by her family and esteemed by her many friends. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs.Mallon Folbre and Mrs.Harry Thomas of this city; two sisters, Mrs.James Jenkins of Miami, Fla., and Mrs.Jennie Wilkins of Arkabutla, Miss.; two grand children, Ewell and Katherine McKinney, who made their home with their grand mother. Funeral services were conducted from the residence Wednesday afternoon, Rev.Chas.Franklin conducting the ceremony, assisted by Rev.J.E.McJunkin and M.L.Morley. Interment was in the Forrest City cemetery.
09/29/27 WILLIAMS LENA MRS IZARD UNK 9 28 1927 CITY Mrs.J.W.Williams, who died at her home in Wynne Wednesday evening, Sep.28,1927, was buried in the family plot at the Forrest City cemetery this afternoon. Mrs.Williams was the sister of R.J.Izard, aunt of Roger West and sister in law of Mrs.J.T.Fondren of this city.
09/29/27 FLEMING VICTOR MILUS UNK 9 18 1927 FOREST PARK-FT.SMITH Fort Smith-Sep.19-Funeral services for Victor Milus Fleming, infant son of Mr.and Mrs.Paul Fleming of 719 North Eleventh St., who died Sunday morning, Sep.18,1927, were held Monday afternoon from the Fentress Chapel. Rev.Wallace R.Bacon, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiated. Burial was in Forrest Park cemetery. in addition to the parents, one sister, Mary Francis; and a brother, Paul Jr., survive. Mr.and Mrs.Fleming recently moved from Helena to Ft.Smith. Mrs.Fleming is the daughter of Mr.and Mrs.M.R.McCrary of Forrest City.
10/06/27 BATTS JAMES JUDSON 2 15 1877 10 6 1927 HUGHES James Judson Batts, age 59 years, 7 months, and 21 days, died of heart failure on Oct.6,1927. Mr.Batts' death came very suddenly and while he was engaged as veterinarian on the Magness farm tow miles northwest of Forrest City. The deceased was born on Feb.15,1877 in Limetone Co., Alabama, and came to Forrest City in 1890, and had been a resident of Madison township since that time. Mr.Batts is survived by his widow, Mrs.Alma Myers Batts; two sons, J.B.and E.B.Batts; one daughter, Alice Batts; three brothers, T.R., G.M. Batts of this county, and J.C.Batts of Athens, Alabama. Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon by Rev.J.S.Burns with interment in the Hughes cemetery. Mr.Batts has gone to his final rest, but is remembered by his family as a loyal and loving husband and father, and by his friends as an honest, upright and worthy citizen. May God in his divine love and tender mercy bless his bereaved wife and loved ones in their tremendous loss.
10/06/27 JACKSON PETERSON 1836 10 1 1927 FPARK Peterson Jackson, a pioneer settler in St.Francis county, died last Saturday, Oct.1,1927, at the age of 91 years. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, followed by interment in Forrest Park Cemetery. Deceased was the owner of several large farms in the Eastern part of the county.
10/13/27 FITZPATRICK SARAH E. MRS ELDRIDGE 8 7 1849 10 5 1927 LOUGHRIDGE Mrs.Sarah E.Eldridge Fitzpatrick died Wednesday night, Oct.5,1927, of last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs.Garnett Prewett. Mrs.Fitzpatrick's death was not unexpected, but came nevertheless as a great sorrow to her family. She had been ill for about seven years, and was practically confined to her bed for the past two years. Mrs.Fitzpatrick was born Aug.7,1849, and was reared in the county near Newcastle. She was the daughter of Mr.and Mrs.J.M.Eldridge, pioneer St.Francis County settlers. She was married on Apr.10,1872 to Thomas O.Fitzpatrick, and the first three years of their marriage was spent at Wittsburg, then the seat of Cross county, where Mr.Fitzpatrick was in business and editor of the Wittsburg Gazette. At the end of that time, Mr.and Mrs.Fitzpatrick came to the old home near Newcastle, where their children were born and reared, and where she has since made her home. Mrs.Fitzpatrick is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs.L.G.Landon of Windfall, Indiana, and Mrs.Garnett Prewett of Forrest City; two sons, Ernest Fitzpatrick of Chicago, Illinois, Lee Fitzpatrick of Colt, and nine grand children. Funeral services were conducted Sunday from Mrs.Prewett's home by Rev.Roberson, pastor of the Methodist church at Colt, and Rev.Wright of Widener. Interment was in the old Loughridge cemetery near Newcastle, where all of the deceased members of the family are interred. Mrs.Landon was in attendance at the funeral of her mother. The passing of Mrs.Fitzpatrick decreases the number of the few remaining early settlers of this county. But such is life, that all who are born must die.
10/20/27 DOLER MAE MRS COOK 6 5 1887 10 16 1927 HUGHES, ARK. Mrs.Mae Doler, 40, wife of W.E.Doler of Hughes, died early Sunday, Oct.16,1927, at Baptist hospital in Memphis of bronchial pneumonia. She had been a patient at the hospital about three weeks. Besides her husband, she is survived by two children,Elsie Mae and Edward Doler Jr.; her aged mother, Mrs.Virginia Cook of Colt; and four sisters, Mrs.Kate Stoddard and Mrs.Nannie Stoddard, of Hughes, and Mrs.Lum Cook of Colt, Ark. Per death certificate, her father was John Cook born in Mississippi, and mother was Jennie Randolph born in Kentucky.
10/20/27 WALL W. A. 1854 10 1927 Unknown Marianna-Oct.17-W.A.Wall, 73, died suddenly at his home in Marianna Saturday morning and funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs.Henry Johnson, by Rev.W.L.Oliver, pastor of the First Methodist church. Mr.Wall was born in Lee County. He is survived by one son, E.G.Wall of Marianna, and three daughters, Mrs.W.B.Haney of Forrest City, Mrs.Lydia Wilkins and Mrs.Henry Johnson of Marianna.
10/20/27 ROBERTS ALBERT MARTIN 12 28 1912 10 13 1927 HUGHES Albert Martin Roberts, born Dec.28,1912, at Knobel, died at the Baptist hospital in Little Rock on Oct.13,1927, of spinal meningitis. Albert's father preceded him in death, his mother, now being Mrs.R.L.Carter of Little Rock He was reared by his grand parents, Mr.and Mrs.A.M.Darnell, and was living with them at Sand Slough, near Newcastle when taken ill. Funeral services were conducted at Hughes cemetery by Rev.Peter Kittrell at New Hope church.
10/27/27 DAVIDSON LAURA P. MRS PHELAN 1886 10 24 1927 SALEM, TENN. The body of Mrs.Laura P.Davidson, 41, who died Monday afternoon, Oct.24,1927, was sent to Trenton, Tenn., Tuesday afternoon for burial at Salem Cemetery Wednesday morning. Mrs.Davidson was the wife of A.Hall Davidson of Hughes, Ark. She entered the hospital last Thursday to undergo a major operation. Besides her husband, Mrs.Davidson is survived by nine children:Mrs.Gussie May Jones, Heth, Ark.; Mrs.Janice McCullom and Gale, Wilborn, Hazel, Harry, Charles, Francis and Katherine Davidson of Hughes. Two brothers,. Fred and Leonard, also survive. Per death certificate, she was born in Tennessee to K.Phelan and Laura Robinson Phelan and buried in Forrest City, Arkansas.
10/27/27 ANDERSON S. F. UNK 10 26 1927 Unknown On Wednesday morning, Oct.26,1927, S.F.Anderson, driver for the Vaccaro-Grobmyer Co. was killed. Anderson was hauling hay from a car to the barn of H.A.Knight, Jr., and in some manner, at the Knight place, he fell off the wagon and was killed. There were 35 bales of hay on the truck, but only two fell off, and it is not clear as to just exactly he was killed, other than accidentally. He had been employed as driver for a long number of years, was a trusted and reliable man.
11/03/27 CRISP J. JOHN 1870 10 31 1927 HUGHES J.J.Crisp, a highly respected and substantial citizen of the Caldwell community, was killed Monday, Oct.31,1927, when he was thrown from a gravel wagon hauling from the pit on his farm. The team of mules became frightened and Mrs.Crisp was unable to control them. His death is deeply deplored by a wide circle of friends. Per 1920 census he was born in 1870, his wife's name was Mary L., and Mary Lois age 23 was in the household with them.
11/17/27 PETTUS FRANK G. 4 9 1856 11 14 1927 CITY Frank G.Pettus, aged 71, died Monday morning, Nov.14,1927, at the home of his daughter, Mrs.M.L.Morley, following an illness that had confined him to his bed for the past several weeks. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, in the Methodist church,conducted by pastor Rev.Chas.Franklin, assisted by Rev.J.C.McJunkin of the Presbyterian church, followed by interment in the Forrest City cemetery. Pall bearers were as follows, Active:N.B.Rice, C.E.Hammond, Jack Ferguson, J.Othello McDougal, Gazzola Vaccaro, and C.R.Garrison. Honorary: A.C.Bridewell, Homer Folbre, Dr.J.F.McDougal, E.A.Rolfe, T.A.Buford, Lon Pipkin, John Tankersley, Tom Hughes, Ray Bonner, A.L.Stevens, James L.Alley, R.L.Stockard, S.H.Mann, and W.P. Gorman. He was born in Meckenburg, Virginia, Apr.9,1856. Before reaching manhood the family moved to Tipton Co.,Tenn., where he resided until 1901, when he came to Forrest City. He was united in marriage to Miss Alice Summerville, and this union was blessed with three children, Thos.S.Pettus, Mrs.Myron Lewis Morley (Mary Joe), and Mrs.J.E.Ferguson (Mabel), the three children surviving him; their mother preceding him in death about thirty years ago. He engaged in insurance, real estate in this area until his health failed, and he sold to Mr.J.E.Ferguson a few years ago. He also was engaged in farming on an extensive scale, owning with his brother, H.E.Pettus a fine plantation of seven hundred acres near Rawlison. He is also survived by two brothers, R.L. and H.E. of this city; and two sisters, Miss Lillie E.Pettus of Forrest City, and Mrs.Annie Sheaf of Ft.Worth, Texas. He was preceded in death by two brothers, George B. and Joseph F.Pettus.
11/17/27 ROLLWAGE LIZZIE MRS McDANIEL 12 14 1855 11 14 1927 CITY Mrs.Lizzie McDaniel Rollwage passed away at her residence in this city Monday night, Nov.14,1927, of Bright's Disease. Although in ill health for many months, she only had been confined to her bed since Thursday night of last week. Her death came much earlier than expected by the family and friends. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at the Church of the Good Shepherd conducted by her pastor, Rev.Myron Lewis Morley assisted by Rev.J.E.McJunkin. Interment was in the Forrest City cemetery, along side of her husband, Louis Rollwage who preceded her in death 22 years ago. Pall bearers were: Active:Murray Hambleton, H.A.Knight, James M.Gilliam, W.P.Gorman, James Fussell, and John Gatling. Honorary:Walter Gorman, Edw.Roleson, Ed Bonner, E.P.Taylor, W.W.Campbell, C.W.Norton, J.M.Nichols, Bert Mallory, Fenner Eldridge, James F.Wolfe, J.A.Bogart, D.E.Hoshall, and James W.DeRossitt. Deceased was born in St.Francis county about four miles south of the city, Dec.14,1855. Her parents were John L. and Margaret Davis McDaniel, early settlers in the county. She was united in marriage to Louis F.Rollwage, and to this union were born five children as follows: Louis F.Rollwage of Portland, Oregon; Mrs.John L.Jelks, of Memphis; Mrs.William Farley, of Raeford, N.Carolina; Mrs.John W.Alderson and Mrs.Ed Wright of Forrest City, the five children surviving her. She is also survived by eight grand children, three great-grand children, two sisters, Mrs.John L.Whittenton and Mrs.E.Bruce Smith of Forrest City, and four brothers, W.W.McDaniel of Senath, Mo.; Henry McDaniel of Forrest City; Dudley Calvert and Loyd McDaniel of Iago, Texas.
11/17/27 GARRISON ANNA MAE MRS DELANO 12 19 1896 11 16 1927 CITY Coming as a shock in the family as well as the entire community, was the news of the death of Mrs.James J.Garrison, who died at her home in Newport Wednesday afternoon, Nov.16,1927, of malarial hematura. Mrs.Garrison before her marriage was Miss Anna Mae Delano, daughter of Mr.and Mrs.W.A.Delano. She was born and reared in this city, and took a prominent part in the work of the young people of the Methodist church. Her death came quite unexpectedly, as, while she had not been well, her illness had not been considered as of so serious a nature. Surviving Mrs.Garrison are her husband, her parents, Mr.and Mrs.W.A.Delano; sister, Miss Louise Delano; two brothers, Leo of this city, and Roscoe of Memphis. C.R.Garrison, Mrs.Delano and Miss Louise Delano will accompany the body from Newport, and will arrive here this afternoon. Funeral services will be held at the First Methodist Church in Forrest City, Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev.Chas.Franklin, followed by interment in the Forrest City Cemetery.
11/17/27 NEILL JAMES HENRY 11 22 1873 11 16 1927 CITY James Henry Neill, aged 54, died at his home on North Izard street Wednesday afternoon, Nov.16,1927, following an illness of more than a year. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the First Baptist Church with services conducted by Rev.Blount F.Davidson. Interment was in the Forrest City cemetery. Pall bearers were:Active:Norman Humphrey, W.W.Campbell, H.W.Gregory, James Fussell, C.W.Norton, and R.E.Hudson. Honorary: G.M.Dooley, J.D.McDougal, W.L.Lawrence, M.B.Norfleet, Linn Turley, Walter Allen, Fenner Eldridge, Henry Waterman, J.M.Campbell, E.L.Borden and E.L.Simmons. The deceased was born in St.Francis county on Nov.22,1873, and was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Carr on Mar.25,1893. This union was blessed with two children, a son, Loyd, and a daughter, Allie, who survive him. He is also survived by four brothers, W.B., T.J., S.T., and Joe Neill, all of this county. J.H.Neill moved into Forrest City in 1909 to engage in the blacksmith business until about two years ago, when ill health caused his retirement. He was a man of integrity, loved and respected for his character. Mr.Neill underwent an operation for cancer, on Oct.14,1926. This followed by a slight improvement, and early this year, some hopes were entertained that he might be restored to health, but the improvement was only temporary. Three weeks ago, he felt the end was fast approaching, and outlined his funeral arrangements. A Christian man, death had no fear for him.
11/17/27 BATEMAN STELLA MAE MRS BRYAN 3 1 1896 11 14 1927 BATEMAN Mrs.Henry Bateman, age 31, died at her home in Clarendon Monday morning, Nov.14,1927, of uremic poisoning. Mrs.Bateman had been in the Baptist hospital in Memphis for about a month, and with her husband drove home Sunday to spend a week with her children. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday from the Methodist Church in Clarendon. Mrs.Bateman is survived by her husband, Henry B, Bateman Jr. and three children; her parents, Mr.and Mrs.W.W.Bryan; three sisters, Mrs.George Peay of Hot Springs; Mrs.Duke Messer of Little Rock and Mrs.Frank Galloway of this county; three brothers, Lee Bryan of Palestine and Avery and Roderick Bryan of Bryanville; a grand mother, Mrs.Boon of Bryanville. From Monroe County Sun: Mrs.Bateman was born in Forrest City Mar.1,1896 to Mr.and Mrs.W.W.Bryan, and while attending Central College in Conway was married in 1913 to Mr.Bateman, who was a student at Hendrix College. She was a gifted singer, and member of the church choir of the Methodist church and was active in missionary and other church activities. The surviving three children, Mary Elizabeth, Walter, and Henry; funeral conducted by Rev.G.W.Pyles assisted by Rev.J.P.Sipes, and interment in the Bateman family cemetery. Honorary pall bearers were:C.A.Wilburn, W.L.Jeffries, Ike Bondi, Edw. J.Bondi, George A.Franklin, W.E.Brunson, J.P.Lee, J.B.Moore, R.N.Counts, John W. Hooper, C.C.Maley, W.E.Everett, J.E.Howard, H.E.Lynch, O.B.Galloway, F.M. Kennedy, W.T.Bonner, and Drs.W.L.Boswell, P.E.Thomas, N.E.Murphrey. Active:J.M.Kerr, W.B.Brown, Fred N.McCollum, S.M.Jones, A.J.Jeffries, Z.H.Caldder, W.F.Vaughn, N.L.Mayo, and E.Brock.
11/17/27 CLARK JOE MRS SMALE UNK 11 1927 HOT SPRINGS H.A.Knight Jr., was in Hot Springs Sunday to attend the funeral of Mrs.Joe Smale Clark. Mrs.Clark will be remembered here as the daughter of Dr.and Mrs.Smale, who were residents of Forrest City a number of years ago.
11/24/27 RITCHIE CARRE MRS JETT 4 10 1860 11 18 1927 CITY After a long illness the past several months of which she was confined to her bed, Mrs.Carre Jett Ritchie died Friday night, Nov.18,1927, at the home of her daughter, Mrs.R.C.Eldridge, on North Rosser Street. Mrs.Ritchie was born In Carrolton, Ky., on April 10,1860, the daughter of Mr.and Mrs.R.T.Jett. Thirty-three years later she left Carrolton to live in Gregory with her parents. Mrs.Ritchie's husband, preceded her in death 39 years ago last June and for the past twelve years she has made her home with her daughter, where she passed away. Mrs.Ritchie possessed a jovial character, always seeing the bright side of life and enjoying every minute of it. Previous in the beginning of her illness, she was in excellent and pristine health, and was always spoken of as a fine looking woman for her years. On Nov.1 of this year, Mrs.Ritchie's sister, Mrs.James Snodgrass, died at her home in Indianapolis, Ind., of the same malady as Mrs.Ritchie died. The deceased is survived by her daughter, Mrs.R.C.Eldridge, one son, Dr.P.J.Ritchie of Phoenix, Arizona, and one brother, Bert Jett of Gregory. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon from the Eldridge home by Rev.Charles Franklin, pastor of the Methodist church, and Rev.M.L.Morley of the Episcopal church, with interment in the Forrest City cemetery. The active pall bearers were:Messrs Fenner Eldridge, Fred Eldridge, C.C.Perry, Archie Smith, J.B.Johnston, and C.E.Hammond. Honorary:J.C.Morris, Wm.Dawson, R.E.Hudson, J.A.Gray, Bert Mallory, B.O.Watson, T.A.Buford, and Fred Seaton. The following were here to attend the funeral:Mr.and Mrs.W.M.Gregory, Mrs.E.R.Woodson, Miss Laura Snell, Mrs.McGuire, S.H.Kittrell, E.L.Kittrell, Mr.and Mrs.Swift Davis, Mr.and Mrs.G.Graham, Dr.and Mrs.L.E.Biles, all of Augusta; Mr.and Mrs.Minor Jett, and Mr.and Mrs.Allen Garrett of Brinkley; and Mr.and Mrs.Bert Jett of Gregory; and Mr.and Mrs.Richard McClain of Cotton Plant.
12/01/27 SIMMONS JULIAN MRS UNK 11 18 1927 KANSAS CITY Mrs.Julian Simmons a former resident of Marianna, and also made her home here for a short time with her sister in law, Mrs.B.D.Hatcher, Died in Kansas City, Nov.18. She had been living in Chicago and went to Kansas City to visit her sister who was spending the winter there. She registered at the hotel for the night, and was found dead the next day by attendants. It is presumed she died of heart failure, her burial was in Kansas City.
12/01/27 WINFIELD JOHN OLIVER 1869 11 1927 MT.VERNON John Winfield passed away about midnight at the Winfield home in the city. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the residence, conducted by Rev.Myron L.Morley, followed by interment in the family plot at Mt.Vernon cemetery. Pall bearers were as follows:Dr.E.J.Kyle, H.A.Knight, E.P.Taylor, Dr.H.R.Clark, Homer Folbre, and R.J.Lanier. Deceased had been a sufferer since 1921 from cancer of the throat, and had realized for some time the end was fast approaching. He had only recently returned from St.Louis, to consult specialists at the Rockefeller Foundation, and in its earliest stages was treated at Memphis hospitals. He was a native of LaGrange, Tenn., but came to Forrest City when a child, and has resided here since that time. He was a kindly man, well liked and respected by his associates, was a member of the Woodmen of the World, and until stricken with the malady that finally claimed him, had been a valuable employee of the Rock Island lines. His father, W.W.Winfield, died in early boyhood, and his mother, Mrs.Mary E.Winfield passed away in this city in 1923. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs.Gladys Williams of Widener; one brother, R.H.Winfield; and two sisters, the Misses Fannie and Nannie Winfield, who have the sympathy of a wide circle of friends in their bereavement.
12/01/27 DOOLEY RHODA HELEN MRS JOHNSON 7 27 1851 11 29 1927 CITY Mrs.H.P.Dooley, 77, one of the oldest citizens of St.Francis County, expired Tuesday, Nov.29,1927, at the family home on Crowley Ridge in the eastern portion of the county, the funeral being solemnized on Wednesday morning, Rev.Charles Franklin conducting the ceremony, and W.E.Stevens & Co. in charge of arrangements. Deceased had suffered long-more than two years and the coming of the grim reaper came to her as a blessing and relief from the pain. For many years she had been a consecrated Christian and was active in church work up to the time she was stricken low by her afflictions. She was a member of the Methodist denomination. She is survived by sorrowing husband, Hammond P.Dooley. The active pall bearers were:James F.Wolfe, W.W.Campbell, James DeRossitt, Fred Swan, Fred Eldridge, John Gatling. Honorary: James DeRossitt Sr., John Hughes, Chas.W.Norton, W.J.Lanier, H.A.Knight, and J.F.Stout.
12/01/27 NEELY FRED C. UNK 11 21 1927 ALABAMA It will be with genuine sorrow that friends here of Mr.and Mrs.Fred C.Neely, will learn of the death of Mr.Neely, which occurred at Eutaw, Alabama, on Monday, Nov.21,1927. For many years Mr.Neely was engaged in business here under the firm name of Neely & Neblett. He moved from here to Wheatley and later to Eutaw, where he had been in business since. He was a member of the Methodist church, and having a splendid bass voice, he was also a member of the church choir. Mr.Neely was a great lover of music. He is survived by his wife and adopted daughter, Mrs.Lester Hemingway. A friend.
12/08/27 BOWERS M. L. MRS UNK 11 28 1927 OKLAHOMA We are in receipt of the news of the death of Mrs.M.L.Bowers which occurred at the Mayo Bros.Hospital in Rochester, Minn., on Nov.28,1927. Mr.and Mrs.Bowers made their home here for about twelve years, during which time Mr.Bowers was in the service of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. They left here about six years ago to go to Okla.City, Okla., to make their home, to which point the body was taken and interred.
12/15/27 TURLEY RALPH 1878 12 9 1927 MISSISSIPPI Ralph Turley, well known merchant and planter of Forrest City and Parkin met sudden death last Friday night, Dec.9,1927, when his car skidded on a frozen road near McDonough Crossing, between Wynne and Parkin. The car, a Dodge Cabrolet, skidded, struck the railing of a small bridge, completely overturned and landed in water about four feet deep. Death came from drowning. A car right behind attempted to assist him, but in vain due to the mud and water. Deceased was a partner in the firm Turley & Co. in this city and also of the Parkin Supply Co., being the active manager of the last named company. He was a resident here until moving to Parkin two years ago. Ralph Turley was born in Byahlia, Miss., forty-nine years ago, and his remains were carried to that city for burial, Sunday, accompanied by relatives, friends and business associates. He is survived by two brothers, Linn and C.E.Turley of this city; two sisters, Misses Landon and Glenn Turley; his wife, and four children, Ralph Jr. aged 13; Mary Ann aged 9; Dan aged 7; and Alice May, age a little more than a year old. Ralph Turley was a man of strict integrity, honorable in all his business dealings, progressive, and his death will be a keen loss to this section.
12/15/27 JOHNSON CLEAVES 10 1926 12 11 1927 NETTLETON Cleaves, 14 month old son of Mr.and Mrs.Earl Johnson died Sunday, Dec.11,1927, of auto intoxication. Interment will be held at Nettleton, the former home of Mrs.Johnson.
12/15/27 WALKER JOHN KERR 12 19 1853 12 13 1927 FOREST HILL-MEMPHIS John Kerr Walker, Vice President of the O.K.Storage and Transfer Co. of Memphis died at his home in Memphis, Tuesday, Dec.13,1927, following an illness of several months. Mr.Walker is a brother in law of Judge S.H.Mann of this city.
12/22/27 GRANT MOLLIE MRS BROWN 1846 11 23 1927 FAMILY BURIAL GROUNDS Mrs.Mollie Brown Grant departed this life in her home Nov.23,1927, and was interred in the family burying grounds on Thanksgiving afternoon in the presence of a large concourse of sorrowing friends and relatives. Funeral services conducted by Rev.Gardner, Baptist minister. Mrs.Grant was born a few miles from where she died, her father, Ruffin Brown and her mother, who was Miss Susan Cheatem, a niece of General Cheatem of S.Carolina, left soon after their marriage for the West, stopping for a short time near Florence, Alabama. Then went of their way to the then Arkansas Territory and settled near what is now Clay Hill. There were fourteen children in this family, Mrs.Grant being the eleventh child. Mrs.Grant was born in 1846 and was united in marriage to J.H. (Den) Grant of near Haynes. She was the mother of six children, three of whom lived to be grown, and is survived by two children, Willie Grant, and Mrs.Myrtle Hearst, several grand children, one sister, Mrs.Clemmie James and many nieces and nephews; two cousins, W.W.Bryan of Bryansville, and Dr.Brown of Willow Hill. Mrs.Grant was a consecrated member of the Haynes Baptist church.
01/05/28 McCOLLUM JULIUS 12 29 1927 11 YEAR OLD BOY KILLED FOR $20:
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-Walter Prewett, Proprietor-Ajax Tires and Tubes, Tire Repairing 1927
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
489 The Bonnet Shop-Special Price on Permanent Waves $7.50 1927
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