JONES, Charles Elmer
Date of Death: 22 May 1956,
Charles Elmer JONES, son of Charles and Mary [O'NEAL] JONES,
was born in Dade County, Missouri, March 16, 1879, and died
at his home near Stockton, Mo., May 22, 1956, following a
lingering illness. He was at the time of death 77 years, 2
months and 6 days of age.
When he was a small boy he moved with his parents to Cedar
county where he grew to manhood. While still a lad he
learned the value of honesty, intergity, and responsibility,
all of whech helped to mould his character, so much admired
by all who knew him.
On December 20, 1903 he was married at Nevada, Missouri, to
Miss Nora WYNES. To this union were born eight children, four
boys: Clifford and Billy Bruce of Kansas City, Mo., Lewis who
died March 5, 1951 and John of Stockton, Mo.,; four
daughters: Mrs. Flora GRIFFIN, Mrs. Madge GEISSER, Mrs.
Wilma SMITH of Stockton and Mrs. Ruby THOMASON of
Although he was not affiliated with any church congregation
hes doctrine was "by their works ye shall know them." He
practiced this faith and prepared for death years ago by
living his life so as to be an example for his family and
friends. His life stands as its own memorial. When he drew
near the close of life, death held no fears for him. He
faced it bravely just as he had faced the problems of life.
His quiet disposition and readiness to share with others were
traits which endeared him to the hearts of all who knew him.
He loved everyone and looked for the good in each one saying
nothing of anyone unless it was something good. His home was
his kingdom and was always found there caring for his family
for whom he had a deep and abiding love.
He was a devoted husband, a kind and patient father and
grandfather. Being always upright and honest in all his
dealings he was deemed a highly respected citizen, neighbor
He leaves to survive: his devoted companion, Nora, the seven
children, thirteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two
step granddaughters, three step great-grandchildren, four
daughters-in-law, four sons-in-law, one grand-son-in-law, one
granddaughter-in-law and two step-grandsons-in-law all of
whom he loved dearly. He also leaves 2 sisters; Mrs. Mary
FIDLER of Fair Play and Mrs. Dee BROYLES of Stockton, one
brother, Billy JONES of Fair Play, Mo, a number of neices and
nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
His father, mother, three sisters, Matt BUGG, Oma BROYLES and
Clara FOX and one granddaughter, Linda GRIFFIN have preceded
him in death.
Having been in failing health since 1951 he made a strong
fight for life, but God in His wisdom doeth all things well
so we humbly submit to His will.
Funeral services were held last Thursday afternoon, May 24,
at the Stockton Baptist Church with Elder C. A. WYNES and
Rev. Roy WHEELER, officiating. Interment was in Stockton
City Cemetery under direction of Cantlon Funeral Home.
Published in the Cedar County Republican and Stockton
Journal, Thursday, May 31, 1956, page 2.
GRIFFIN, Curtis Buell
Date of Death: 09 Apr 1941,
Curtis Buell GRIFFIN, son of the late B. W. and Mary GRIFFIN,
was born December 10, 1903, in Polk County, Mo., and died at
the home of his brother Albert GRIFFIN of near Stockton, Mo.,
April 9, 1941, being 37 years 3 months and 29 days of age.
He grew to manhood and lived his entire life in or around
Fair Play, engaging in the trucking business until the last
year and a half which he has spent with his brother Albert on
the farm in Cedar County, Mo.
He leaves to mourn his departure one brother Albert and
sister-in-law Flora, two nieces Jean Carroll and Mary Lou
GRIFFIN; a step-mother Mrs. Viola MITCHELL of Willard, Mo.;
three uncles Albert and Gilbert TRIMBLE of Fair Play, Mo, and
Will GRIFFIN of Twin Falls, Idaho; one aunt Mrs. Ida HAYS of
Fair Play, Mo., and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, one
brother Glen and one sister Gladys.
He was a member of the order of Knights of Pythias, having
his membership with the Hines Lodge No. 114 Fair Play.
Curtis was very much admired by his associates because of his
kindness and ability to endure his troubles and afflictions
Funeral services were held at the Fair Play Methodist church
at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, April 10, the Rev. Val
STRADER of Versailles officiating. Interment was in Shady
Grove cemetery under direction of Davis & Co. of Stockton.
Last rites of the K. P. lodge were administered at the
GUNDY, Iola Maxine
Date of Death: 11 Jul 2004,
Iola Maxine Gundy, 80, died Wednesday, July 11, 2004,
at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, El Dorado Springs. She was
born Feb. 24, 1924, in El Dorado Springs to Jetta Plank and
John L. Gundy.
She graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1943 and
was salutatorian of her class. She was a member of First
Christian Church of El Dorado Springs.
Survivors include a cousin, Eula Mae Vickers; and a good
friend, Claudine Pope.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jetta Plank and
John L. Gundy; and a brother, John Marion Gundy.
Graveside services were Saturday, Aug. 14, at El Dorado
Springs Cemetery, under direction of Hackleman and Sons
Funeral Home, with the Rev. Barbara Minton
MAXWELL, Jerry Neil
Date of Death: 11 Oct 2005,
Jerry Neil Maxwell, 72, El Dorado Springs, passed
away, Tuesday morning, Oct. 11, 2005, in St. John's Regional
Health Center in Springfield.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria - of the home; his
daughter, Pam Bowen, and her husband-Kevin - El Dorado
Springs; one sister, Nelda Chapman - Arlington, TX; and his
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in the
Hackleman Chapel. Interment will be in the Cemetery under the
direction of the Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home, El Dorado
BUTLER, Clarissa Jackson
Date of Death: 15 Aug 1899,
BUTLER—Clarissa Jackson PURKERSON, was born in Henry
county, Virginia, August 28, 1832.
At the age of six years, she, with her parents removed to
Cedar county, Missouri, where she resided until her death,
which occurred August 15, 1899; thus lacking only 13 days of
being 67 years old. On the 8th day of January, 1857, she was
united in marriage with Wm. M. BUTLER. To this union there
were born nine children, six of whom live to mourn, with
their father, the departure of mother.
[no names have been omitted]
At the request of the family her funeral was held at her late
home under the shade of the trees close by. Rev. Walter
ROSS, offered prayer and Rev. D. T. SIMMONS preached from
Tim. 4 6:8
Burial was at the Lindley Prairie Cemetery.
Death: 14 Aug 1899,
Miss Eva BROWN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel S. BROWN, was
born June 30, 1879, died August 14, 1899.
For more than ten years she has been a sufferer of heart
disease, but not such as to cause any serious alarm to her
friends, but to her mother alone was felt all through these
long years, the grief that only a mother can feel who expects
at any moment to give up from her tender care and solicitude
a loving and obedient daughter.
On Sunday evening in company with a few friends, she attended
church and on Monday evening was called to join the silent
ranks of the departed.
Burial was at the Lindley Prairie Cemetery.
HOLMAN, Harley E.
Date of Death: 31 Dec 1898,
Harley E. HOLMAN departed this life at Jerico, Mo., on
December 31, 1898, in the 25th year of his age. He was for
the last three years of sufferer from that king of ailments,
Pulmonary Consumption. But with a spirit of cheerfulness,
born alone of Christian grace, he bore his sufferings and met
the grim reaper without fear and with an expressed
resignation and knowledge that with him all was but the
crossing of the threshold into the reward of those who put
their trust in Him who said, “I am the door of the
[several things omitted, no names were omitted]
Regret for his death and sympathy for the family, to whom he
was a blessing, and to the wife who survives him, is
universal. If we died as he died, surely shall we meet him
again where happiness is eternal and death cometh not.
Burial was at the Anna Edna Cemetery
of Death: 7 Aug 1899,
Died at her home 10 miles west of Stockton, Aug. 7,
1899, Sadie WILLIAMS, wife of E. L. WILLIAMS. She was born
April 14th, 1867, aged 32 years. The deceased leaves a heart
broken husband and two children, a mother, four sisters and a
brother to mourn the loss of a loving wife, a kind mother,
daughter and sister. She was called suddenly and unexpected
away from the bosom of those who loved her best. Her death
has cast upon her family a shadow which hides from them all
happiness. We think how can it be of all the charms their
dear one possessed, all is gone; hid beneath the coffin lid.
If we could speak for the lonely husband to-night it would
How lonesome my table is to me.
How empty the place where she sat:
What lonesome devotion I pay
Where once we so sweetly did meet.
The remains were laid to rest in the Pankey graveyard in the
presence of a large crowd of sad relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. M. A. CHAMBERS
HARRIS, W. H., Dr.
Date of Death: 23 Jul 1899,
Dr. W. H. HARRIS died July 23d, 1899, at his residence
in Madison township, Cedar county, Mo.
He was born in the state of Virginia, Dec. 22, 1825, making
his age 73 years, 7 months and 1 day. He moved to the state
of Tennessee when young and in 1849 he moved to Cedar county,
Mo. A short time before the civil war he moved to the state
of Texas and during the war he moved back to Cedar county,
Mo., living there until his death.
He was a Federal soldier during the latter part of the civil
war and was a pensioner under the law of June 1890.
Dr. HARRIS commenced the practice of medicine before the war
and practiced until about a year before he died. He was a
good citizen, father and neighbor and had many friends. He
had been married twice and had a wife and several children to
mourn his loss.
His remains were followed to the Lindley Prairie cemetery by
a large concourse of friends and relatives. Services were
held by the Rev. Joseph SAMSEL, after which he was buried by
the G. A. R. of which he was a member. He was a member of
the Methodist Episcopal church and spoke often during his
sickness of his hopes of going to that better and brighter
world on high.
Date of Death: 29 Jun
born in Botatourt county, Va., March 24, 1824. United
marriage to Lewis KESLER, May 29, 1845. To this union were
born six daughters, five of whom still live.
In her young days she became a member of the Methodist
Episcopal church; but on her marriage to Mr. KESLER, both
united with the Lutherian church, wherein she remained a
devoted Christian until her death. After the death of her
husband, which occurred in 1859, she came to this state where
she has since resided; living an exemplary life before all
She was taken sick in February and after four months of
intense suffering, she passed into the great beyond, June 29,
1899, making her age at death, 75 years, 3 months and 5 days.
During all her sickness, if asked concerning the future life,
she expressed a willingness to go and had no fear of death.
She knew it to be only the gateway through which she would
enter into the haven of eternal rest.
All but one of the children were in attendance at the funeral
services, which were conducted by Rev. D. T. SIMMONS, of Fair
Play, June 30, at Lindley Prairie cemetery. A large number
of friends were in attendance expressing as best they could
their sympathy and condolence
of Death: 24 Feb 1900,
Jordon PANKEY was born in Williamson County, Alabama,
May 3, 1837; moved with his parents to Cedar County when
young, made a profession of religion at the Old Cedar Camp
Ground and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church in
1857; was married to Adaline PARKER in 1859 and to them was
born one child, and in 1863 his first wife died.
Brother PANKEY enlisted in the Provisional Missouri Militia
in 1862, an in 1863 he enlisted in Company M 15th Mo.
Volunteers and served his country until the close of the war
in 1865. He was married the second time to Martha YOUNGER in
Sept. 1865, and to them was born four children, W.T. PANKEY
of Millford, Mrs. Oor DEBORAH of near Omer, Mrs. Sarah
DEBORAH of Arcola and Mrs. Effie TEREEL of Caplinger Mills.
Bro. Pankey was a devoted father and a loyal citizen whose
death is mourned by a host of relatives and acquaintances.
He died Feb. 24, 1900 and his remains were laid to rest to
await the resurrection of the dead in Pankey cemetery.
CLAWSON, John W
of Death: 24 Nov 1906,
John W. CLAWSON, an old soldier who resided here,
died at his home in this city last Saturday, Nov. 24, of lung
Deceased was about 63 years of age and had served three years
in the Civil War in Co. C, 62nd Reg. from his native state.
By trade, he was a mechanic. In religious belief, he was a
Free Will Baptist. He was an earnest follower of the Lord
and preached occasionally. Deceased was buried at the Omer
cemetery Sunday. Services being conducted by the Rev. H.P.
TUCK of the Methodist Church.
Death: 22 Nov 1906,
James BLACK, who resided at El Dorado Springs until a
few weeks ago, died at his home near Edsall on the 22nd (22
Nov 1906) after a short illness. He was 65 years. Deceased
was a kind husband and good neighbor. A short, but
impressive, talk was made at the home by E. W. MONTGOMERY,
Interment was at the Pankey cemetery.
HALL, Mary J
Death: 01 Feb 1906,
The populace of this section was called upon last
Friday to pay the last sad rites to the memory of Mrs. Mary
HALL, who died on the event of the first last. For several
years past, Grandma HALL has made her home with her son, Don
HALL, who resides on the old homestead settled by the
deceased’s husband, William, 39 year ago. On a portion of
this land is located the Hall Cemetery, and it was here that
her remains were laid to rest on Friday afternoon after
funeral services at the house. The deceased had a few weeks
previous met with an accidental fall, heretofore mentioned in
these items, which while not serious at the time, doubtless
together with the natural decline incident to old age, had a
helping had in severing the brittle thread.
Born: 10 Feb 1825--cemetery records
SELLARS, Nettle F
Date of Death: 1 Jun 1905,
Nettle F. AGEE was born Feb. 8, 1881, and was
converted and joined the Baptist church at Hazel Dell in the
fall of 1897, and was baptized by Elder Z.F. SHURLEY. She
was married May 16th, 1903 to J.R. SELLARS and departed this
life June 1st 1905. She leaves behind her a bereaved husband
and infant son, a father, sister, three brothers and a host
of friends to mourn her death. Her remains were laid to rest
in the Wright Cemetery. Her funeral was attended by a large
crowd of friends. Funeral services were conducted by the
writer. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved
ones, but remember she is not lost, but gone before. Our
loss is her personal gain.
[Note: I used the spelling that I found in the newspaper, the
cemetery book lists her as,
Nettie F. SELLARS.]
FLOOD, Willis Vassor
Date of Death: 19 Oct 1905,
Willis Vassor, son of James and Alice FLOOD, died Oct.
19, 1905, at the age of three years, five months and 10 days,
and was laid to rest in the Hackleman Cemetery Oct. 20.
Little Willis was almost super human, having the most perfect
form, both in body and intellect, and was endowed with moral
worth beyond belief, and thus assigning him a place with the
good and happy on the other shore. And now this angelic boy
may be deputized to extend his little hands entreating the
parents and loved ones to follow and enjoy that happy place.
A few more years of sorrow past, We’ll reach the happy shore;
Where death divided friends at last, Shall meet to part no
The people with heartfelt sympathy all partake of the
bereavement and grief of the surviving friends.
Death: 14 Dec 1906,
Sister Emma LEEDY, nee STALL, wife of J. C. LEEDY,
died at her home in Benton Township, Cedar County, Missouri,
Dec. 14, 1906. She was born in Cedar County, March 22, 1870,
being 36 years, 8 months and 22 days old at the time of her
She married J.C. LEEDY Feb. 12, 1888 and to this union four
children were born; one preceding its mother to the glory
while an infant.
Sister LEEDY had been a sufferer for several years. She
professed faith in Christ when 14 years of age, and was
baptized into the fellowship of Glade Springs Baptist Church
in August 1884, of which she was a member at the time of her
death. Realizing that her life was drawing to a close, she
made her own funeral arrangements, asking the Rev. M. A.
CHAMBERS, former pastor of this church, to preach her funeral
from Rev. 14 at the churchhouse, after which her remains were
laid to rest in the resurrection in the Walnut Grove Cemetery
in the presence of a large number of sorrowing relatives and
She was conscious of everything till death. Her last words
were asking her mother if this was death. She said
everything is getting dark and real numb. She leaves a
husband and three children, and aged mother, three brothers,
two sisters and a host of friends to mourn her loss. Bro.
LEEDY has the sympathy of many Christian Friends, and it
won’t be long at most till we meet again where dark shadows
never come and parting is unknown.
“Dearest Emma, we have laid thee in the peaceful grave’s
embrace, but they memory will be cherished till we see they
heavenly face. Then resolved that we as a church have lost
one of its best members, one that will be missed very much,
an also that a copy of these resulutions [sic] be sent to
each county paper and copy spread on the church records.”
YOUNGER, Emily E
Date of Death: January 11, 1916,
Above Three Score Years and
Emily E. Broyles YOUNGER was born in Barton County, Mo.,
March 22, 1840. Left an orphan at the age of twelve years
she made her home with an aunt Jane HILL, on Connors Prairie,
Cedar County. While living here she become acquainted with
James M. YOUNGER, to whom she was married November 13, 1859.
To this union were born ten children. William W. of
Stockton, Laura GREENUP, deceased; Charles M. of Galena,
Kansas, Mrs. Cora RUTLEDGE of Prairie Valley
neighborhood, Lawrence, deceased; Mrs. Lessie MILLER of Fair
Play; John who died in infancy; Otis, at home; Jannie BUTLER;
of Monett, Mo. and Media NANCE of Stockton. Laura and
Lawrence preceded the mother at age 23 years and 12 years
Shortly after marriage, Mr. and Mrs. YOUNGER moved onto land
he entered from the government, located three quarters of a
mile south and one mile west of Stockton. Here in loyalty to
the scared vows they reared their children in the fear of God
only. Here they battled with problems of frontier life.
Scarcely had they settled in their new home when the
rebellion broke forth and came their way with harassing days
and hardships common only to such times.
Early in life she gave her heart to God, and with her husband
joined the M.E. Church of Stockton, then the old union on
East Street. To this relation she remained faithful until
the last. Always interested in her church and best satisfied
when doing something for her Master, whether it was at home,
or caring words of cheer or kindness to others.
It had been their privilege and pleasure to see seven of
their ten children happily married and settled in life.
She had seen many changes in Stockton and Cedar county during
their residence here of better than fifty-five years. By
gracious hospitality and up rightness of heart and life she
gained an esteem seldom equaled. With her husband,
children, friends and neighbors near her she quietly
completed the ministries of the life and entered into the
life beyond, January 11, 1916; age 75 years, 6 months and 7
days. The funeral services were conducted by her pastor. A
short service was held at the residence, due to the enfeebled
condition of the aged comrade; followed with regular
services at the church. Interment was in the Stockton,
YOUNGER, James M.
Date of Death: March 2, 1921,
The M.E. Church was filled with
relatives and friend of
James M. Younger when the funeral service for him was
held last Thursday afternoon. Rev. Long conducted the
service and his sermon was very appropriate. Interment
was made in the Stockton cemetery.
James M. YOUNGER was born in Tennessee on August 8th, 1830;
died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur RUTLEDGE on
Wednesday March 2nd 1921. He came to Missouri and located
in Polk county in 1854 and two years later moved to Cedar
County and located near Stockton where he had made his home
On November 13, 1959, he married Emily F. BROYLES and of this
union ten children were born seven of them survive him.
Those living are W.W. YOUNGER, C.M. YOUNGER of Galena, Mrs.
Cora RUTLEGE, Mrs. Lessie MILLER of Fair Play, O.N. YOUNGER,
Mrs. Janie BUTLER, of Monett and Mrs. Meda NANCE of Kansas
City. Mrs.Laura WITTAKER died at the age of 23 and the
others were young when they pass on to eternity. The wife
and mother died in January 1916.
James M. YOUNGER was a charter member of the Methodist
Episcopal church of Stockton and believed in and lived in
accordance with the teaching of his church.
He was a man of industrious habits and was active in his work
as a farmer until he received an injury 16 years ago which
made him a cripple. A man of high character and rugged
honesty he was respected by his acquaintances.
During the past 18 months he had been bedfast a greater part
of the time at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur RUTLEDGE where
he received the most careful attention and tender care..
Death: February 23,1954,
On Monday, March 3, 1895, a daughter, Leota, came to
brighten the home of Thomas Arminta ROUNDTREE and William W.
YOUNGER in Stockton, Missouri at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday,
February 23, 1954 in Springfield hospital, God’s finger
touched her and she slept. Had she lived until the 3rd of
March she would have been 59 and until the 5th of March she
and her beloved husband would have been together 38 years,
From early childhood she attended Sunday School and church in
the Stockton Christian Church. In 1912 she became a
Christian and remained a member of the church until she was
March 5, 1916, she and her high school sweetheart, Bruce A.
FOX, were married. Three sons were born to this union; John
William, born May 21, 1917 and passed away May 25, 1917;
Bruce Alden and Jack Franklin.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Bruce A., two sons,
two adored grandchildren, William Alden and Patricia Ann, and
two daughters in law, Lauretta B. and Betty A.; also
surviving here are a only sister, Cleetis MORGAN, two
sisters-in-law, Willa O’BRYANT and Bertha FOX, two brothers-
in-law; Clay FOX, Lewis MORGAN; three nieces, Merilyn Morgan
MONTGOMERY, Bessie PYLE, and Dessa L. FRITTS, two nephews,
William Roundtree and Robert Lewis MORGAN and three great
grand nephews, Guy and Charles FRITTS and George Thomas PYLE;
several aged aunts and uncles, numerous other relatives and a
host of friends.
Leota spent her entire life near those she loved. She grew
up in Stockton and was a graduate of both Stockton grade and
high school. As a bride, she went to the Old Fox Homestead
near Bear Creek to reside until her passing. Here she made
herself a part of her husband’s community. Her family and
her home were her choice possessions and received her
untiring attention and devotion. Here, she and her husband
reared their family, welcomed daughter-in-laws, and two
beloved grandchildren. Here too, after the early passing
parents, Clettis and her family found a haven for family
Only Monday the community was happy that she was to come home
this week end; but was shocked and saddened when the news of
her sudden passing reached them on Tuesday.
To those who loved her...
“There is no death! the stars go down
To rise upon some other shore,
And bright in Heaven’s jeweled crown.
They shine for ever more.”
Last rites were conducted in Lindley Prairie church on
Thursday afternoon., February 25th by Roy WHEELER, pastor of
the Stockton Christian church and interment was in cemetery
there under direction of the Cantlon Funeral Home.
YOUNGER, Thomas A.
Date of Death: May 14, 1932,
Thomas Arminta ROUNDTREE daughter of Rufus M. and
Lucerdia ROUNDTREE was born October 23rd, 1862. She passed
way at her home in Stockton on May 14th 1932 at the age of 69
years, 6 months and 16 days.
She was married to W. W. YOUNGER in March 1892. To this
union was born two daughters, Leota E. FOX and Cleetis W.
MORGAN. Her husband preceded her in death on August 6, 1925.
At an early age she accepted Christ and later became a member
of the Christian church at Stockton where she has been a
faithful and loyal member.
She was a loving and affectionate mother and grandmother and
will be sadly missed by members of her family, relatives and
Those surviving are her two daughters, Mrs. Leota FOX and
Mrs. Cleetis MORGAN, three grand children, Bruce Alden and
Jack FOX Merilyn MORGAN, two sons-in-laws, Bruce FOX and
Lewis MORGAN, four brothers and four sisters, Mary E.
CRUTCHER, Arcola; John I. ROUNDTREE. Ash Grove; Josephine
PRESTON, Lockwood; E.E. ROUNDTREE, Springfield; S.D.
ROUNDTREE. Stockton; Eva DUNNAWAY, Long Beach, California;
Lillian B. MONROE, Long Beach, California; and R.V.
ROUNDTREE, Pomona, California.
YOUNGER, William W.
Date of Death: Auguest 6, 1925,
Former Prosecuting Attorney And
William W. YOUNGER was born near Stockton, Mo., December
12,1861; died Thursday morning, August 6, 1925 at his home
west of Stockton. He was the son of James M. YOUNGER one of
the early settlers.
Bill YOUNGER, as we all knew him, was a hard worker when able
to work, In his youth he worked hard and studied well and
took advantage of all that was offered in the public schools
here at the time, He taught school for a number of years and
was regarded as a strong teacher and his services were in
demand. During the term of R.N. COX he served as deputy
circuit clerk and recorder and at the same time studied law
and was admitted to the bar by Judge STRATTON. In 1892 he
was elected prosecuting attorney and was re-elected in 1894.
During these four years there were some important criminal
cases. On leaving the prosecuting attorney’s office he
formed a partnership with John B. COLE and kept an office
here until in the Fall of 1897 when he was appointed
postmaster in which capacity he served until April 1906. His
record for efficiency with the Postal Department was
In the early nineties he married Miss Arminta ROUNDTREE who
with their two daughters, Mrs. Leota FOX and Mrs. Clettis
MORGAN survive him.
Mr. YOUNGER was a man whose roughest side was out. He was
loyal to his friends and those who knew him best speak of his
loyalty and willingness to assist those needing assistance
and his encouragement to these trying to do something for
themselves. He worked hard himself and respected others who
worked. His health failed a few years ago and although he
made a strong fight to recover and sought good medical advise
he could not throw off the disease. His days of suffering
were made as easy for him as possible by the devoted care of
Besides the wife and two daughters, four sisters and two
brothers survive him. They are Charles YOUNGER of Galena,
Kansas, Mrs. Arthur RUTLEDGE and O.N. YOUNGER of Stockton,
Mrs. H.D. MILLER of Fair Play, Mrs. Janie BUTLER of Monett,
and Mrs. Media NANCE of Kansas City.
Deepest sympathy is extended to the bereaved ones.
of Death: December 21, 1898,
Mrs. J.M.(John M.) COLLINS died at her residence,
three and one-half miles south of Stockton, last week. She
leaves a husband , two small children and a host of friends
and relatives to morn her loss.
CARVER, Thomas Jefferson
Date of Death: 30 October 1901,
Thomas CARVER was born in Burk
County, North Carolina, August 4th, 1811 and died October
30th, 1901, [in Cedar County] aged 90 years two months and 26
When but 14 years of age he left home and commenced the
battle of life for himself and made his first step in Middle
Tennessee, where he worked on a farm for several years. Then
in company with the Powells he came to Cedar county, arriving
here on July 12, 1837.
The deceased had been married three times. His first wife was
Miss Lillie RANKIN [who] died two years after the marriage.
His second wife was Miss Mahala JOHNSON and of this union
there were six children, but only three of them are living:
Mrs. George HORN, S.A.CARVER, and W.T. CARVER. This wife died
in 1876. His third wife was Mrs. Martha KELLER, her maiden
name was HORN, and to this union there was only one child
born, M.V. CARVER.
BARKLEY, Barbara DENTON
Date of Death: 16 Dec 0907,
Barbara DENTON was born in Indiana Jan 27, 1827, died
in Cedar county Missouri Dec. 16, 1907 age 80 years 10 months
and 19 days was married to Joseph BARKLEY in Nov 1843 and to
this union was born 12 children 10 boys and 2 girls. 5
children have gone on before. There is left to mourn the
death of a mother five sons andf two daughters. The sons were
all at her bedside when she died but the two girls could not
be present. Besides the children there are 28 grandchildren
and 11 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and
friends. She was converted in early life and joined the
Methodist church and has lived a consistent Christian life.
Her remains were laid to rest in Lindley Prairie cemetery
beside her husband there to await the ressurrection of the
just. Funeral was conducted by the writer. Scripture lesson
Mathew XXVIII with 1 Cor. XV; 47-58 text St. John XIV latter
claus 2 v. J. L. SAMSELL
BROWN, William M.
Date of Death: 15 January 1912,
Cedar County Republican, January
18, 1912, Page 3
"OLDEST MAN IN CEDAR COUNTY DIED SUNDAY
Wm. BROWN, aged 102 years, 5 months and several days, died at
his home in Benton Township Sunday. He had been in
exceptional good health until a few years ago when he was
thrown from a horse."
MEYERS, Lewis Frederick
Date of Death: 2 Aug 1958,
Lewis Frederick MEYERS, son of Frederick Charles
and Kate HOFFMAN MEYERS, was born February 25th 1900, in Dade
County near Greenfield, and departed this life August 2, 1958
"Pete", as he was known to his friends, was married
to Fern McLEMORE, February 19, 1919. She preceded him in
death on May 20, 1958.
After coming to Cedar county in 1937 Pete was engaged in
farming. He was a good and cooperative neighbor, well
respected by those who knew him. He was a member of the
Stockton Methodist Church, having joined that fellowship in
He leaves as survivors two sons, Lohman, of Stockton and
Kellis, of Newport, Rhode Island, their wives, Geneva and
Ruby, three grandchildren, Wyethia, Gary and Dudley, and two
sisters, Mrs. Minnie GASS of Greenfield and Mrs. Lou
McCONNEL, of Lawrence, Kansas.
Last rites were conducted in the Cantlon Chapel by the Rev.
Bill MAGGI on Wednesday afternoon, August 6. Interment was in
Stockton City Cemetery under direction of Cantlon Funeral
GREENHAW, Hettie Mae
Date of Death: 4 Jul 1960,
Mrs. Frank GREENHAW, 70, passed away Monday, July 4,
after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm today, Thursday July
7 in the Beckwith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J E
JACKSON, officiating. The soloist was Mr. Granville PAYNE
accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Granville PAYNE.
Hettie Mae GREENHAW, daughter of Chaunce WEST and Florence
WRIGHT, was born on February 3, 1890 in Cedar County,
She was baptized and became a member of the Baptist church at
Hartley, Mo., when she was seventeen years of age.
She was married to Frank Lee GREENHAW, January 2, 1910 at
Fair Play, Mo. She spent most of her life in Missouri and
for the last 15 years near Humansville, Mo. They celebrated
their fiftieth wedding anniversary on January 2, 1960.
Surviving are her husband, one daughter, Ava Mae PYLE, and
one son, Hurschell, both of Humansville, Mo., two brothers,
Howard WEST of Fair Play, Mo., Everett WEST of Kansas City,
Mo; 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, other
relatives an a host of friends.
Pallbearers were Lester ASHLOCK, Gordon KENNEDY, Steward
VICKERS, Lee BEAMS, Wesley VICKERS and Robert HULL.
Interment will be in the Lindley Prairie Cemetery, under the
direction of the Beckwith Funeral Home.
William Rountree Morgan
Visitation: 6—8 p. m. Dover Funeral Home, Dover, Ohio. Service: 8 p.m. funeral home. Disposition: Cremation
Mr. Morgan, 83, Dover, Ohio, died Sunday, March 27, at Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia. He was born in Stockton, the son of Lewis and Cleetis (Younger) Morgan. He graduated from Stockton High in 1951, and later from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural and mechanical engineering. He married Jane Wilson Jan. 28, 1956. He served in the U. S. Army Reserve Field Artillery, and was honorable discharged in 1965. He retired from Union Camp corporation in 1995 as an engineering and maintenance supervisor. He was a member and sang in the choir at St. John United Church of Christ in Dover. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Jane; three children, John W. Morgan of Dover, Melisa Siegenthaler and husband Fred of Dover and Drs. Brent and Jennifer Morgan of Atlanta, Georgia; 10 grandchildren, Amber and husband Jason, Carrie, Matthew, Michael, Travis, Broc, Wilson, Coleman, Mitchel and Reilly; three great grandchildren, Emily, Colson and Blake. Two nephews, Alan and Greg Morgan; and a cousin William Fox and wife Nedra, of Stockton. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter-in-law, Lea Ann Stoner; a sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Calvin Montgomery; and a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Helen Morgan. Services were officiated by the Rev. Thomas Dunkle. Cremation was entrusted to the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory, Dover. Memorial contributions can be made to Community Hospice, 718 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Published by the Cedar County Republican
Rex PerryDate: Sat Oct 8 2016