Submitted by Charisse Floyd

Log Cabin Democrat
Mon., 27 Dec 1937


A.J. Pendley, aged 85, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Tom Leslie, at Damascus Sunday afternoon. Mr. Pendley had suffered from an attack of paralysis for three years. He was born in Ill., but came in childhood with his parents to Van Buren County, where he spent the remainder of his life. He was born February 13, 1852. Mr. Pendley is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Leslie and Mrs. Lucy Underwood, both of Damascus, and a son, Tommie Pendley, also of Damascus. Funeral services in charge of Rev. Fred Short were conducted this afternoon and interment made in Spires Cemetery, near Damascus, in charge of J.A. Pence & Son.