McPeters Funeral Home Records 1953

1953 McPeters Funeral Home Records


Able, William Luther
06-03-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Velma Lee Butler-Age 44
Juliette Cemetery Rienzi, Mississippi
Page 77

Allen, James Wallace
09-19-1885-South Carolina
08-22-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lena Allen-Age 59
Father-Rufus Allen-South Carolina
Mother-Sallie Whitlow-Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 109

Arnold, Mrs. Odie
07-15-1904-Lee Co., Mississippi
04-27-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Cliff Arnold-Age 53
Sons-Robert W. Arnold-Detroit, Michigan &
Orland Arnold-Chicago, Illinois
Father-William Monroe Studdard-Alabama
Mother-Marie Kitchens-Alabama
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 62

Arnold, Wadell
03-17-1934-Alcorn Co., Mississippi, Mississippi
10-07-1953-Livingiston, Louisiana
Residence-Doyle, Louisiana
Uncle- G.W. Dixon
Father-Will Arnold-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lettie Roberson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Baptist Shiloh Cemetery
Page 135


Babb, Alice W.
08-23-1882-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
10-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Joel G. Babb-Died 07-11-1942
Daughter-Esther Goforth
Father-Robert F. Whitehurst-Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Lamberth-Mississippi
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 142

Baker, Tyree Jackson
01-16-1877-Columbia, Tennessee
12-20-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Jennie Baker-Died 06-30-1938
Son-John Baker
Father-John A. Baker
Henry Cemetery
Page 167

Bass, Albert
04-01-1869- Tennessee
03-16-1953-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Wife-Cass Bass-Deceased
Cousin-Everett Crum
Father-Tom Bass-North Carolina
Camp Ground Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 48

Bell, Callie Davis
01-18-1874-Gibson Co. Tennessee
04-13-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-J.A. Bell-Died 1946
Son-Mitchell Bell
Father-William R. Pettigrew-Fulton, Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Elizabeth Davis-Madison Co. Tennessee
Holly Cemetery
Page 57

Benick, Steward Earl
05-16-1908-Ittawamba Co., Mississippi
01-13-1953-Chicago, Illinois
Wife-Ruby Dancer-Age 48
Brother-Edward Benick
Father-Dock Benick- Alabama
Mother-Vera Weatherford- Alabama
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 9

Bennett, Anna Bell
05-28-1872-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Robert Allen Bennett-Died 1938
Son-Stanley Bennett
Father-Haley Faircloth- Tennessee
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Jones- Alabama
Union Cemetery
Page 31

Bishop, John Alexander
07-25-1875-Adairsville, Georgia
12-05-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Brother-J.C. Bishop
Father-William E. Bishop- Georgia
Mother-Savannah Armstrong- Georgia
Henry Cemetery
Page 160

Blasingame, Addie
12-25-1872-Hardin Co. Tennessee
08-05-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-George W. Blasingame-Died 04-13-1951
Daughter- Mrs. Arthur Geisler, Sr.
Father-W.H. Britton- Tennessee
Mother-Nancy Greer- Tennessee
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 106

Bogard, Ben Horne
10-04-1953-Grand Junction, Tennessee
Wife-Viola L. Bogard-Died 01-23-1938
Daughter-W.H. Adams
Father-Jake Bogard-Mississippi
Mother-Virgie Woodson-Mississippi
Canaan Cemetery
Benton Co., Mississippi
Page 133

Boothe, John Edward
09-06-1876-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-18-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Annie Booth-Died 12-07-1951
Son-Roscoe Boothe-Nashville, Tennessee
Daughter- Mrs. W.D. Alred -Burnsville, Mississippi
Father-John Edgar Boothe-Virginia
Mother-Tabitha Davis-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Boothe Family Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 83

Brice, James S. Veteran
05-18-1892-Corinth, Mississippi
07-27-1953-Memphis, Tennessee
WW I Veteran
Wife-Mildred Brice
Son-In-Law-Jim McClamrock
Father-James B. Brice
Mother-Laura Suggs
Shipped From Memphis, Tennessee
by National Funeral Home
Henry Cemetery
Page 101

Briggs, Vernon Lee Veteran
01-17-1930-Corinth, Mississippi
01-07-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Korean War Veteran (National Guard)
Wife-Edna Christine Robertson-Age 16
Father-Walter Briggs-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mollie Butler-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Tuscumbia Cemetery
Page 3

Brooks, Otha Lena
01-04-1912-McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-17-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Richard Martin Brooks-Age 45
Father-Marshall Gilton- Tennessee
Mother-Lillie Edna Lamberth- Tennessee
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 82

Burch, Ora Sweat
10-12-1888-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-11-1953-Memphis, Tennessee
Residence Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-H.W. Burch-Died 1939
Sister-Dora Sweat
Nephew-Aubrey Luttrell
Father-Taylor Sweat-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Sallie Pace-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 152

Butler, Mary Green
06-10-1852-Tippah Co., Mississippi
09-03-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-M.A. Butler-Died 01-21-1921
Daughter-Mittie Young
Father-Sidney Henry-Mississippi
Mother-Elizabeth Tyer-Mississippi
Tuscumbia Church Cemetery
Page 118


Chambers, Charles Henry
09-10-1888-McNairy Co., Tennessee
09-01-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Vica Chambers-Age 55
Father-Andrew Jackson Chambers
Mother-Virginia Ross-Virginia
Park Cemetery Tennessee
Page 115

Childs, Bilbo
04-15-1911-Tippah Co., Mississippi
05-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-J.H. Childs-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Minnie Hall-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Burnsville Cemetery
Page 73

Choate, Horace Cleveland
08-20-1890-Prospect, Tennessee
02-18-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lillian Mae Choate-Age 59
Daughter-Dorothy Wood
Father-William N. Choate-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Nancy Louise McCalister- Lincoln Co., Tennessee
Salem Cemetery
Page 36

Coleman, Cora Belle
03-20-1878- Tennessee
11-19-1953-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-Joe Wash Coleman-Died 02-01-1949
Son-Walter M. Coleman
Father-Harman Tennyson- Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth Denton- Tennessee
Brush Creek Cemetery
Page 153

Compton, Oscar Ellis
05-25-1908-Trinity, Alabama
01-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Georgia Mae Watson-Age 34
Father-J.C. Compton- Georgia
Mother-Elizabeth Jane Ellis- Alabama
Carpenter Family Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 5

Compton, Elizabeth Jane
06-26-1874-Talladga, Alabama
10-09-1953-Decatur, Alabama
Husband-John Clark Compton-Died 08-16-1916
Daughter- Mrs. W.H. Upchurch
Father-William Marion Ellis- Alabama
Mother-Elizabeth Hammett- Alabama
Burnsville Cemetery
Page 138

Conn, William Dow
02-05-1869-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-23-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Henry McFadden Conn-North Carolina
Mother-Fannie Fitzgerald-Virginia
Henry Cemetery
Page 18

Conn, William Dow, Jr. Veteran
01-01-1900-Corinth, Mississippi
08-25-1953-Jackson, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Gladys Coward
Sister-Mrs. Sidney Davis
Father-W.D. Conn
Mother-Mary Morton
Henry Cemetery
Page 113

Cook, Cpl. Charles, Jr.
09-09-1930-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-09-1953-Calvert City, Kentucky
Korean War Veteran (Active Duty)
Father-Jeff A. Cook-Arkansas
Mother-Holly Dalton-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 06

Cook, J.T.
10-18-1923-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-09-1953-Calvert City, Kentucky
WW II Veteran
Wife-Edna Fox Cook-Age 23
Father-Jeff A. Cook-Arkansas
Mother-Holly Dalton-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 07

Cooper, Thomas Roy
Lived 35 minutes; Saturday
09-19-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Robert Eugene Cooper-Mississippi
Mother-Ludie Newcomb-Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 125

Copeland, Samuel Arthur
06-28-1885-Wingo, Kentucky
08-26-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Cora Dee Pullen-Age 67
Father-Henry Copeland-Kentucky
Mother-Bell Smith-Kentucky
Belmont Cemetery
Page 114

Counce, Bettie Pearl
08-20-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-05-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John Walter Counce-Age 78
Son-Harris Counce-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Jeff MacAfee- Tennessee
Mother-Susie Ray- Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 64

Crane, James Chambers
04-12-1874- Alabama
09-06-1953-Meridian, Mississippi
Wife-Viola Crane-Age 75
Son-E.C. Crane
Father-Dock Crane- Alabama
Mother-Margaret McDonald- Jefferson Co. Alabama
Palestine Cemetery
Paden, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 120


Dalton, John William
10-10-1870-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
01-20-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Hamilton-Age 63
Son-J.W. Dalton, Jr.
Daughter-Bernice Lamberth
Father-Andrew Jackson Dalton-South Carolina
Mother-Mattie Floyd-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 14

Davis, Verdie Jean
01-20-1953-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Herbert Clyde Davis- Tennessee
Mother-Mary Emma Bowden
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 13

Deloach, Thomas Erastus
07-22-1874-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-14-1953-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Wife- Mrs. Belle Deloach-Died 06-09-1948
Daughter-Inez McLain
Father-Erastus Howell Deloach-Ga
Mother-Myra Dunn-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Lebanon Cemetery
Page 165

Dennis, William F. Veteran
10-17-1886-Richmond, Indiana
07-29-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Veteran-Spanish American War
Wife-Hazel Rogers-Age 40
Father-Thomas Dennis-Indiana
Mother-Martha Williams-Indiana
Shipped to-Griffin Funeral Home Jackson, Tennessee
Ridge Crest Cemetery
Page 103

Dickey, James Walter
08-02-1885-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-26-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Nola Owen-Age 56
Father-James Morris Dickey-Maine
Mother-Martha Lockerman
Vanderford Cemetery
Page 40

Dilworth, Mrs. Verdell
Age 77 years old
01-02-1953- Memphis, Tennessee
Husband-T.A. Dilworth-Died 11-07-1939
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 01

Doles, Deborah Jean
09-28-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
09-29-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Grand Father-E.E. Doles
Father-Billy Gene Doles-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Effie Counts-Corinth, Mississippi
Farmington Cemetery
Page 129

Downs, James Marshall Jr.
12-02-1937-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-17-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister-Mary Downs
Father-J.M. Downs-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Lessie Lee Killough-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Baptist Shiloh Cemetery
Page 49

Durbin, Infant Boy
6:47a.m till 8:05 a.m.
06-29-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 1 hour 15 minutes-Monday
Father-J.C. Durbin Jr.-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth Ann Mullins-Tennessee
Gravel Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 87


Ellis, Martin Elledge
07-31-1898-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
09-02-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister- Mrs. M.C. Prewett
Father-Levi Ellis-Tennessee
Mother-Marinda Adams-Mississippi
Roland Mills Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 117


Fail, Alice Nanette
10-23-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 4 hours
Grandmother -Mrs. A.D. Joslin
Father-James Frank Fail-South Carolina
Mother-Stella Mae Joslin-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 141

Farris, Samuel Baxter
12-09-1880-Hardin Co., Tennessee
07-20-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Henrietta Lambert Farris-Age 68
Order By-Louise Burns
Father-Solomon Page Farris-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Margaret Sutton-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 97

Franks, Elizabeth Jane
04-16-1897-Hardin Co., Tennessee
06-15-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.L. Franks-Age 63
Father-George Dickerson-Savannah, Tennessee
Mother-Hettie Hurst-Savannah, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 81


Gable, Rebecca Jane
09-06-1862-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-015-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-R.L. Gable-Died 05-04-1943
Daughter- Mrs. J.J. Perry-Burnsville, Mississippi
Father-James N. Storment-Ireland
Mother-Rebecca J. McCullough-Ireland
Paradise Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 80

Gahagan, Texanna Free
03-23-1876-Marshall Co., Mississippi
01-13-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-George W. Gahagan-Age 79
Father-John Free
Mother-Irene Thompson
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 08

Gaither, Rice
06-09-1888-Louisiana Grange, Tennessee
12-05-1953- New York, New York
Wife-Frances Jones-Age 63
Brother-In-Laws-Jameson, & Paul Jones
Father-J.O. Gaither-Tennessee
Mother-Kate Rice
Shipped from New York by Frees Funeral Home
Henry Cemetery
Page 162

George Otto Thomas
08-17-1871-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
05-16-1953-Aberdeen, Mississippi
Wife-Minnie Bell George-Died 11-28-1950
Son-Bill George
Father-Billie George
Antioch Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 70

Glover, Louvenia Mitchell
05-23-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Page S. Glover-Died 1906
Daughter -Mrs. Roy D. Thomas
Father-David Mitchell-Il
Mother-Martha Young-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 72

Godwin, Margaret Elizabeth
07-02-1867-Giles Co., Tennessee
09-19-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-N.J. Godwin-Died 02-22-1923
Daughters-Annie Godwin & Vannie Gray
Son-Frank Godwin
Father-Samuel J. Buchanan-Tennessee
Mother-Sarah Jane Yarbrough-Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 126

Gant, Emma Nona
06-06-1877-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Madison Gant-Died 11-30-1949
Son-Mack Gant-Belzonia, Mississippi
Father-Mack Byrd-Mississippi
Mother-Eleanor McHandle-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 60

Griffin, John Riley
01-14-1879-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
06-01-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lillie Belle Griffin Age 68
Son-Grady Griffin
Father-Jack Griffin
Mother-Caroline Carpenter-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mt. Gillard Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 75

Grissom, Miles Drew
08-20-1869-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-24-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Wife-Malonie Grissom-Died 1948
Son-Charlie Grissom
Father-San Grissom
Shady Grove Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 156

Gwyn, Buna
04-06-1875-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-28-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-E.E. Gwyn-Age 76
Father-Joe Whirley-Mississippi
Mother-Miss Jobe-Mississippi
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 171


Haking, William Kahn
04-09-1912-Detroit, Michigan
02-17-1953-Los Angeles, California
Wife-Jane Thrasher-Died 1950
Brother-Dr. Leonard Haking-Huntington Woods, Michigan
Father-Joel Haking-Russia
Mother-Lena Haking-Poland
Moved From Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood, California to Corinth, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 41

Hall, Mrs. Katie Katherine
About 84 year’s old-Tippah Co., Mississippi
11-21-1953-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-Zack Hall-Died 1930
Son-H.T. Hall-Burnsville, Mississippi
Father-B.O. Mask
Mother-Bettie Brock
Brock Family Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 155

Harp, Cleston Curtis Veteran
12-26-1922-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
04-28-1953-Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
WW II Veteran
Wife-Melba Harp
Father-William C. Harp
Mother-Leatha Gadys
Shipped From Portland, Oregon by A.J. Rose & Son Funeral Home
Palestine Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 63

Harris, Mrs. Ophelia Mae
04-24-1899-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-19-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Orville Harris-Age 59
Father-Robert Martin Bridges-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Virginia Munn-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 127

Harvell, Linda Diane
02-12-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
02-15-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Floyd Harville-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Jewell Jeffery- Tennessee
Box Chapel Cemetery
Page 33

Harwell, Mrs. Ella Louise
02-17-1922-Knoxville, Tennessee
08-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Charles E. Harwell-Age 34
Father-Harry Warwick- Tennessee
Mother-Martha Presley- Tennessee
Shipped to; Wm. S. McCarty Mortuary-Knoxville, Tennessee
Roseberry Cemetery
Knoxville, Tennessee
Page 112

Hathcock, Floyd Thomas
05-23-1926-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-19-1953-Memphis, Tennessee
WW II Veteran
Wife-Artie Mae Hathcock-Age 24
Father-Thomas D. Hathcock-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Myrtle L. Rickman- Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 168

Hathcock, Jesse Paul
Stillborn-1:48 a.m.-Sunday
07-05-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Jessie Herman Hathcock-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Laverne Essary-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Residence-Memphis, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 93

Haynie, Joseph Terrell
05-07-1876-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-14-1953-Norton General Hospital
Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky
Wife-Frances Woodruff-Died 1946
Son-In-Law-Bert Grisham-Kentucky
Father-Joe Haynie
Mother-Rachel Phillips-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Shipped from Owen Funeral Home-Louisville, Kentucky
Barton Cemetery
Barton, Alabama
Page 32

Higginbottom, Mrs. Lillie May
05-22-1896- Georgia
01-20-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-Looney Higginbottom-Age 70
Son-Ezra Higginbottom-Burnsville, Mississippi
Father-William Langley-Georgia
Mother-Sallie Jones-Georgia
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 15

Holder, Rufus Polk
10-17-1878-Holcut, Mississippi
08-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lillian Robinson-Age 73
Son-Earl Holder-Tuscumbia, Alabama
Daughter- Mrs. Talmadge Belue
Father-John W. Holder-Mississippi
Mother-Nancy Haygood-Paden, Mississippi
Sardis Cemetery
Holcut, Mississippi
Page 111

Holley, Frank Lee
11-17-1888-Tippah Co., Mississippi
02-03-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Bertha Welch-Age 57
Father-Jackson Holley
Mother-Mary Austin
Falkner Cemetery
Falkner, Mississippi
Page 26

Holmes, Mrs. Nannie Wilhite
02-03-1860-Morgan Co. Alabama
05-11-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Simon Reece Holmes-Died 02-02-1934
Sons-Sherrell & Adlie Holmes
Father-Marvin Wilhite
Mother-Elizabeth Holmes
Wilhite Family Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 66

Hopper, Homer Harmon
06-18-1885-Marshall Co., Mississippi
09-27-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Laura Isbell-Age 65
Daughter- Mrs. Pearl Brown
Father-Andrew Hopper-Mississippi
Mother-Lou Anna Hopper-Mississippi
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 128

Huff, Lorena
06-01-1902-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-08-1953-Memphis, Tennessee
Ex-Husband-Tony Gooch
Sister-Pearl Huff
Brother-Eddie Huff
Father-James A. Huff- Atlanta, Georgia
Mother-Margaret Lewis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 137

Huggins, Mrs. Jim Bird
10-13-1878- Alabama
Husband- J.P. Huggins-Died 1935
Son-K.L. Deatherage-Corinth, Mississippi
Daughter- Mrs. Jimmy Franks
Father-Jim Homes
Mother-Malinda Jones
Henry Cemetery
Page 163

Hughes, Mrs. Clara
10-30-1889-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Lonnie Hughes-Age 63
Father-R.A. Scott-Mississippi
Mother-Julia White-Mississippi
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 172

Hughes, Henry Howard
03-03-1917-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-28-1953-Biscoe Prairie Co., Arkansas
Ex-Wife-Mildred Scott Hughes
Brother-A.D. Hughes
Father-John T. Hughes-Mississippi
Mother-Cordie Marie Rogers-Tupelo, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 130

Hummon, John Everett
04-27-1911-Limon, Colorado
11-03-1953-Kossuth, Mississippi
Wife-Helen Haskell Hummon
Father-S.P. Hummon-Ohio
Mother-Ada Mae Kratz-Ohio
Shipped To Wauseon, Fulton Co., Ohio
Page 146

Hunkapiller, Leavias Floyd
03-28-1912-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
05-11-1953-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Lila Kennedy-Age 41
Father-Samps Hunkpiller-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dora Gant-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Booneville, Mississippi
Page 67


Irons, Albert (Colored)
05-08-1953-Acton, Tennessee
09-04-1953-Acton, Tennessee
Father-John Henry Irons
Mother-Myrtle Lee West
St. Rest Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 119

Isbell, Archie Otherlee, Jr.
10-22-1953-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-22-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Archie O. Isbell-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Dora Hudson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 169


Jackson, Leroy
08-09-1937-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-21-1953-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-Hershel Jackson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ruby Strange-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Camp Ground Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 71

Jaggers, William James
12-25-1865-Columbia, Tennessee
11-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Elizabeth Turnbow-Died 1907
Daughter-Nettie Prestridge-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-William James Jaggers- Tennessee
Mother-Henrietta Bingham
Adamsville Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 150

Jobe, Berlin Leon
05-24-1937-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-08-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Leonard Leon Jobe-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Trellace Crotts-Hardin Co. Tennessee
Pyburns Cemetery
Pickwick, Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 136

Jobe, Sallie Warren
07-02-1866-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-04-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-William F. Jobe-Died 1947
Daughter-Madge Wilkinson
Father-Lafayette Madden
Mother-Elenor McDougal-Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 147

Johnson, Mary Alice
10-14-1874-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-21-1953-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Husband-J.M. Johnson-Died 1929
Daughter- Mrs. L.D. Joslin
Son-Earnest Johnson
Father-Frank Waldrop-North Carolina
Mother-Annie Rowsey-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 50

Johnston, Mamie Strickland
02-07-1905-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-05-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-George Grady Johnston-Age 45
Father-J.A. Strickland-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mattie Lucille Nash-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Salem Cemetery
Page 78

Johnston, Stanley Ray
07-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 10 hours
Grandfather-S.W. Johnston
Father-Vernon Ray Johnston-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Miss Robertson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 99

Jones, Annie W.
01-18-1873-Tippah Co., Mississippi
08-16-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.B. Jones-Died 04-19-1949
Son-Charlie Jones
Father-John R. Wilbanks-Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Wilbanks-Mississippi
Camp Ground Cemetery
Page 107

Jones, Paul Malcolm
09-12-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 9 hours-Saturday
Father-Malcolm Dewey Jones-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Maxilee Young-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 123

Jones, Leanner Penelope
06-01-1867-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-25-1953-Ware, Mississippi
Husband-J.M. Jones-Died 1921
Son-In-Law-Garvin Davis
Daughter -Mrs. Frank Carter
Father-David Driver- Alabama
Mother-Tennie Newman-Mississippi
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Page 86

Jones, Mintie Mathis
07-17-1873-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-06-1953-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband-E.V. Jones-Died 08-18-1942
Nephew-Bert Mathis
Father-John Mathis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Susie Mathis-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Camp Ground Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 55

Jones, Ollie Elizabeth
04-30-1879-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-04-1953-Kossuth, Mississippi
Husband-Burton Andrew Jones-Died 05-07-1917
Sons-Wilbur & Reid Jones
Father-Thomas Allen-Mississippi
Mother-Cornelia Skillman-Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 54

Jones, Thomas Lloyd
01-03-1875-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
08-03-1953-Selmer, Tennessee
Wife-Lurinda Wyatt-Age 70
Daughter- Mrs. Murphy
Father-John L. J ones-North Carolina
Mother-Nancy McAnally-Mississippi
Pleasant Site Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 105


Kemp, Elizabeth Caldonia
10-24-1858-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-26-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-C.W. Kemp-Died 1946
Son-Claude Kemp
Father-Berry Baker-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Miss Wardlow
Holly Cemetery
Page 19

Kiddy, Jesse Franklin
01-25-1896-McNairy Co., Tennessee
08-16-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mollie Whitaker-Age 50
Father-George Kiddy- Tennessee
Mother-Cora Ann Phillips- Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 108


Lamberth, Mrs. Cora Emma Pearl
03-10-1886-Dallas, Texas
12-20-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Husband-James Rutherford Lamberth-Age 69
Father-Burman Robinson- Alabama
Mother-Miss Walston- Alabama
Old Antioch Cemetery
Page 166

Lamon, Mrs. Marguerite Field
05-11-1896-Springfield, Illinois
11-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Howard Henry Lamon-Age 57
Father-Richard M. Field-Kentucky
Mother-Ulla Boulware-Indiana
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis, Tennessee
Page 151

Lancaster, Arron Columbus
09-21-1952-Gideon, Missouri
01-19-1953-Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan
Father-Orbie Vance Lancaster-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Eva Mae Pounders-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
New Hope Cemetery
Page 17

Laughlin, Alec Clem
Age 69 years old
10-23-1953-Duval, Florida
Residence-Ocean Way, Florida
Order by-Key & McCabe Funeral Home
Other Name- Harve Putt
Jacksonville, Florida
Wife- Mrs. Clem Laughlin
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 143

Leonard, Andrew Simpson
04-22-1888-McNairy Co., Tennessee
02-03-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lucy E. Odle Burns-Age 58
Daughter- Mrs. Vera L. Burns
Father-Billy Leonard- Tennessee
Mother-Mary Ann McMeans- Tennessee
Wheeler Grove Church Cemetery
Page 25

Lindsey, Pattie Fae
01-21-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
01-03-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 19 hours; Friday
Father-Richard Lindsey-Louisiana
Mother-Ewell Smith-Ramer, Tennessee
Mt. Vernon Cemetery
Ramer, McNairy Co, Tennessee
Page 2

Livingston ,Samuel Forest
09-02-1865-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Jane Davis-Died 05-20-1945
Daughter-Dell Livingston
Father-Sam Livingston- Alabama
Mother-Rosie Morgan-Mississippi
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 29

Luna, Mrs. Avie Wright
09-04-1876-Tippah Co., Mississippi
03-16-1953-Walnut, Mississippi
Husband- H.P. Luna-Died 1933
Son-Howard Luna-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-J.C. Wright-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Thornton-Tippah Co., Mississippi
New Salem Cemetery
Walnut, Mississippi
Page 47

Luna, Lunsford Lafayette
Age 76-Tippah Co., Mississippi
06-25-1953-Jackson, Mississippi
Nephew-Carl Luna-Walnut, Mississippi
Father-W.L. Luna
Mother-Sallie Newson
New Salem Cemetery
Walnut, Mississippi
Page 85


Maddox, Mose O.
08-12-1872-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-02-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Lee Maddox-Died 1915
Brother-W.L. Maddox-Corinth, Mississippi
Father- Alex Maddox
Shady Grove Church Cemetery
Page 157

Maness, Buck
03-13-1878-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-06-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Virgie Mae Hill-Age 48
Mother-Mary J. Maness
Juliette Cemetery
Page 44

Martin, Egbert Liscom
10-27-1888-Hardin Co. Tennessee
10-20-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Lucille Hinton-Age 50
Father-James Edward Martin- Tennessee
Mother-Mary J. Ledbetter- Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 140

Meeks, Ida Andrews
11-10-1872-McNairy Co., Tennessee
07-16-1953-Jackson, Tennessee
Husband-Henry B. Meeks-Died 1941
Grandson-Henry Jasson Meeks
Father-John Andrews- Tennessee
Mother-Elizabeth Meeks- Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 96

Mercer, Mrs. Clara Taylor
03-02-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Archie R. Mercer-Age 81
Father-Tom Taylor-Kentucky
Oak Grove Cemetery
Chewalla, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 42

Merrill, Robert Marvin
04-25-1868-McNairy Co., Tennessee
01-17-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Ex-Wife-Ada McClure
Nephew-Paul O. Merrill
Father-George Merrill- Tennessee
Mother-Miss Berry
Indian Creek Cemetery
Chewalla, Tennessee
Page 11

Messner, Samuel
06-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mary Engles-Age 62
Daughter- Mrs. Ina Wheeler
Father-Samuel Messner-Pennsylvania
Mother-Annie Sheppall-Pennsylvania
Henry Cemetery
Page 89

Miles, Tom J.
01-11-1881-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
02-01-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Wife-Fannie Miles-Died 03-09-1950
Daughter- Mrs. L.E. McNatt
Father-J.J. Miles-Fulton, Mississippi
Mother-Mary E. Leslie- Alabama
Piney Grove Cemetery
Prentiss Co., Mississippi

Miller, Arthur James
08-18-1862-Zanesville, Ohio
02-25-1953-Glen, Mississippi
Wife-Flora Handschy-Age 88
Daughter- Mrs. Tony Roring
Son-R.M. Miller
Father-John Jacob Miller
Mother-Miss Houch
Henry Cemetery
Page 38

Miller, Lillie V.
09-20-1895-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-08-1953-Rienzi, Mississippi
Sister- Mrs. Abe Dilworth
Father-Jack E. Miller-Tennessee
Mother-Betty Holt-Mississippi
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 4

Mincy,John Wesley
02-28-1876-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-15-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Mattie Fryar
Son- E.C. Mincy
Father-Joe Mincy-Indiana
Mother-Tilda Mills-Mississippi
Wheeler Church Cemetery
Page 124

Mitchell, Mrs. Mary Kimmons
10-19-1892-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
10-28-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Phillip B. Mitchell-Died 02-03-1945
Son-Kimmons Mitchell
Sister-Dale Kimmons-Kossuth
Father-M.C. Kimmons-Mississippi
Mother-Ona Morrison-Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 144

Mitchell, John Taylor
07-02-1903-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-24-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ola Jones-Age 45
Sister- Mrs. Nellie Rogers
Father-John Robert Mitchell-Arkansas
Mother-Susie E. Grimes- Tennessee
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 98

Mitchell, Lena Anthony
10-06-1871- Alabama
02-15-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Rowland Mitchell-Died 12-27-1952
Son-Floyd Mitchell
Father-Calvin Srygley- Alabama
Mother-Febie Malone- Alabama
Mt. Vernon Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 34

Moore, Joel Frank
04-26-1871-Grand Junction, Tennessee
07-25-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Brother-Jim Moore
Father-Frank Moore
Mother-Mary Ann Prince
New Hope Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 100

Morelock, John William
12-19-1855- Georgia
01-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Annie Burress-Age 78
Son- J.H. Morelock
Daughter- Mrs. Maud Smith-Dallas, Texas
Father-John William Morelock
Mother-Janie Martin
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 22

Morgan, Mrs. Fannie Ophelia
10-21-1881-Saulsbury, Hardeman Co., Tennessee
05-05-1953-Memphis, Tennessee
Husband-Willie Dyer Morgan-Age 82
Niece- Mrs. Fannie Black-Memphis, Tennessee
Father-John Fitzgerald-Mississippi
Mother-Sue Elliott- Tennessee
Saulsbury Cemetery
Saulsbury, Tennessee
Page 65

Morrison, Mrs. Velma R.
11-16-1887-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
12-03-1953-Somerville, Fayette Co., Tennessee
Husband-Leslie I. Morrison-Age 72
Father-Giles Rinehart
Mother-Bettie Morrison-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 158

Morton, Mrs. Ellen Jane “Jennie”
03-17-1856-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-31-1953-Rienzi, Mississippi
Husband-Wilson McKinney Morton-Died 03-21-1909
Son-Wilson McKinney Morton, Jr.
Daughter-Jerome Lamberth
Father-Dow Fitzgerald
Mother-Martha Waln
New Hope Cemetery
Biggersville, Mississippi
Page 23

Mosley, Infant Boy
06-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Aunt -Mrs. Aleene Moore
Father-J.B. Mosley-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother- Alpha Ray-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Iuka Cemetery
Page 92


McAmis, Ollie Mae
05-05-1893-Grand Tower, Illinois
12-05-1953-Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee
Husband-James Clay McAmis-Age 60
Bro.-In-Law-Frank McAmis
Father-James L. Holley-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Carrie Mae McMurtrey-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 161

McCann, Mrs. Nannie Auten
10-03-1876-Courtland, Alabama
07-27-1953-Cleveland, Blount Co., Alabama
Husband- W.T. McCann-Died 1935
Daughter-Not Named Lived-Cleveland, Alabama
Son-T.T. McCann
Father-Ed Auten-Guys, Tennessee
Mother-Mary McBride- Tuscumbia, Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 102

McDougal, John Austin
09-18-1869-Tishomingo, Mississippi
02-05-1953-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife- Algie Medlin-Age 63
Son-Earl McDougal-Memphis, Tennessee
Father-J.T. McDougal- Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mollie Murra-Texas
Tishomingo Cemetery
Tishomingo, Mississippi
Page 27

McEwen, Mrs. Callie Ardelia
06-10-1878- Tennessee
05-14-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.H. McEwen-Died 11-18-1945
Sons-Roscoe & Floyd McEwen
Father-Wylie Massengill- Tennessee
Mother-Mary Key- Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 69

McKewen, Terry Clinton
11-25-1887-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Myrtle Davis-Age 62
Daughter- Mrs. Clara Rhoades
Father-John W. McKewen-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sallie Romine-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Farmington Cemetery
Page 79


Nichols, Mattie Bruce
05-14-1879-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Myrtle Burns-Age 63
Son-Leonard Nichols-Pocahontas, Tennessee
Father-Berry Nichols-Mississippi
Mother-Nancy Easley-Mississippi
Tuscumbia Church Cemetery
Page 90

Norman, Roy Franklin
12-22-1893-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-03-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Ethel Laird-Age 51
Father-A.B. Norman-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Anna Campbell- Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 53


Paden, David Ward
08-07-1875-Paden, Mississippi
02-26-1953-Memphis, Tennessee
Wife-Mary Davenport- Memphis, Tennessee
Son-Wm. Thomas Paden-Memphis, Tennessee
Father- Dr. Thomas G. Paden-South Carolina
Mother-Euspbia Thompson
Bethany Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 39

Parker, Arthur Hays
02-07-1883-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-08-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Sister- Mrs. J.L. Dickerson
Father-Gideon C. Parker-Ripley, Mississippi
Mother-Mildred C. Hays-Hardin Co. Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 28

Phillips, Mrs. Belle Davis
09-29-1858- Tennessee
10-06-1953-Guys, Tennessee
Husband-Joe Payne Phillips-Died 1946
Son-Tommie C. Phillips
Father-Zack Davis
Mother-Flora Patterson
Gravel Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 134

Pollard, Bolivar Harrison
03-02-1889-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
12-25-1953-Jackson, Tennessee
Wife-Irene Pollard-Age 61
Father-Baxter Wylie Pollard- Alabama
Mother-Mary Garrett-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 170


Robins, Effie Jane
03-03-1874-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
08-02-1953-Rienzi, Mississippi
Husband-Hal Lamar Robins-Died 1949
Nephew- Rufus Alvis
Order by- Mrs. George Martin-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-David W. Rogers-Mississippi
Mother-Cornelia A. Karr-North Carolina
Rienzi Cemetery
Page 104

Robinson, Mrs. Armanda Jane
11-22-1880-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-01-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.T. Robinson-Died 1945
Daughter-Miss Alice Robinson
Sardis Cemetery
Rienzi, Mississippi
Page 116

Robinson, Mrs. Shirley Lois
09-07-1934-Nashville, Tennessee
02-16-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Residence-Pickwick Dam, Hardin Co., Tennessee
Husband-Separated-James Corbin Robinson-Age 19
Grandfather-Frank Austin
Pickwick Dam, Tennessee
Sister- Mrs. Freeman
Father-Calvin Bruce Ross-Richmond, Virginia
Mother-Mary C. Austin-Nashville, Tennessee
Pickwick Cemetery
Pickwick Dam, Tennessee
Page 35

Rogers, William Ernest
08-02-1905-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-26-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Arbie Davis-Age 39
Father-Burton Rogers- Tennessee
Mother-Maggie Whirley-Mississippi
Faulkner Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 61

Romine, Robert Jesse
08-21-1876-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Cora Elizabeth Romine-Age 51
Father-Joe Romine
Mother-Miss McCullar
Henry Cemetery
Page 91

Roper, Mrs. Bessie Anderson
09-12-1888-Berea, Kentucky
07-06-1953-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Husband-George L. Roper-Age 76
Daughter- Mrs. Jack Hathcock
Father-William Terrell-Kentucky
Mother-Susie Cater-Kentucky
Berea City Cemetery
Berea, Kentucky
Page 94

Rorie, Deborah Evone
10-16-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Lived 6 hours; 1:40 a.m. till 7:40 a.m.-Friday
Father-Gordon M. Rorie-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Martha Johnston-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 139

Ross, Mrs. Anna Elizabeth
02-18-1876-Baldwyn, Mississippi
03-09-1953-Oak Ridge, Anderson Co., Tennessee
Husband-Wm. Thomas Ross-Died 02-13-1944
Daughter- Mrs. J.W. Carpenter-Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Sons-Curlee & Marcus Ross
Father-J.W. Parsons- Alabama
Mother-Mary Robinson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Shady Grove Cemetery
Page 45


Sagely, Loyle & Doyle (Twins)
Stillborn-4:00 p.m.-Friday
11-20-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Gordon Sagely-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Vister Coleman-Booneville, Mississippi
Oak Hill Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 154

Scharff, Isse Jay
08-02-1878-Memphis, Tennessee
12-11-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Carrie Rubel-Age 65
Father-Jacob Scharff-Germany
Mother-Carrie Pump-Germany
Temple Israel Cemetery
Memphis, Tennessee
J.W. Norris Funeral Home
Page 164

Seago, John Calvin
08-22-1876-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
01-19-1953-Burnsville, Mississippi
Residence- Dyersburg, Tennessee
Wife- Mrs. Dillie Ann Cross-Age 72
Son- H.C. Seago-Dyersburg, Tennessee
Father-Jim Seago-Mississippi
Mt. Gilliard Cemetery
Burnsville, Mississippi
Page 12

Seago, Mrs. Dillie Ann
11-22-1880-McNairy Co., Tennessee
02-19-1953-Bolivar, Tennessee
Husband-John Calvin Seago-Died 01-19-1953
Son-H.C. Seago-Dyersburg, Tennessee
Father-Henry Cross-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Cynthia Wood-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mt. Gilliard Cemetery
Page 37

Seiler, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth
12-23-1889-Wisconsin Co., Pennsylvania
03-09-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband- Albert Seiler-Age 66
Father-Sam Messener-Pennsylvania
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Schappell-Pennsylvania
Henry Cemetery
Page 46

Shadburn, Clyde Russell
03-25-1894-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-02-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Found in barn on farm 03-06-1953
Kicked by mule
WW I Veteran
Brother-Walter Shadburn
Father-Newton Glen Shadburn- Georgia
Mother-Nancy Jane Moore- Tennessee
Union Church Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 43

Shadburn, Randy Keith
12-08-1952-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-12-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Walter E. Shadburn-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ottis Flannagan-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Union Cemetery
Page 122

Spears, Mrs. Elvera Elizabeth
09-29-1871-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-22-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-James Washington Spears-Died 04-11-1940
Niece- Mrs. Edna Caldwell
Father-Jack Bass-North Carolina
Mother-Eliza Mathis-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Page 59

Stewart, M/Sgt. James Thomas Veteran
06-08-1929-Morgan Co. Alabama
Burial- 05-29-1953; 3:00 p.m., Friday
Wife-Lola C. Stewart-Age 28
Father-Kennon Stewart
Mother-Lillie Talley
Holly Church Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 74

Suitor, William Rufus
05-04-1872-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-29-1953-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife-Mamie America Suitor-Age 73
Father-William Newton Suitor-Mississippi
Mother- Alice Lusk- Tennessee
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 88

Sutton, Jasper Newton
11-30-1869- Allsboro, Alabama
09-07-1953-Ramer, Tennessee
Wife-Sue Sutton-Died 10-10-1932
Son-Willie Sutton
Father-George W. Sutton- Alabama
Mother-Fannie Moody- Alabama
Gravel Hill Cemetery
McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 121

Switcher, John Mack
03-14-1892-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-01-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Tate-Age 52
Father-Ed Switcher-Alabama
Mother-Epsie Dees-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 76


Taylor, Minnie Lee
03-16-1884-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-31-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-W.R. Taylor-Died 03-24-1952
Daughter-Edna Burress
Father-John Deese
Mother- Martha Beard
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 173

Thompson, Leander Wallace Barker
12-29-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-17-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
WW II Air Force
Sister- Mrs. Broadway Byrd
Father-J.W. Thompson-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Dora Faircloth-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 58

Thrasher, Mrs. Martha Ann
08-18-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-10-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-John J. Thrasher-Age 83
Daughter-Elvie Fisher
Father-Willie Glidewell-Mississippi
Mother-Mary Baldwin-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Lone Oak Cemetery
Page 56

Tidwell, Harvey Gerome
03-10-1875-McNairy Co., Tennessee
09-30-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sallie Hughes-Died 02-15-1946
Daughter- Mrs. Vard Gibson
Father- Mr. Tidwell-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Sallie Bomar-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mud Creek Valley Cemetery
Adamsville, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 131

Timmons, Leonard Joseph
03-12-1861-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-20-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Sarah Mason -Died 12-31-1938
Grandson-Mallie Timmons
Granddaughter- Mrs. Clyde Broadway
Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery
Tippah Co., Mississippi
Page 16

Treece, Marjanna
8:00 a.m. till 8:40 a.m.-Friday
12-04-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Father-Roy Lee Treece-Clifton, Tennessee
Mother-Lila Jean Woodruff-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Corinth, Mississippi
Page 159


Vanderford, Roy Franklin
02-21-1914-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-02-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Vera Roberts-Age 37
Father-Oscar Perry Vanderford-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Bessie V. Grisham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 52


Wages, George Lee
08-03-1886-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
10-01-1953-Booneville, Mississippi
Wife-Effie Dora Wages-Age 68
Father-Henry Wages-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Ebbie Wallace-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Lebanon Cemetery
Booneville, Mississippi
Page 132

Wallace, Charles Flourney
04-02-1893-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
03-25-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Lou Bettie Barns-Age 60
Son-John B. Wallace
Father-Beauguard Wallace- Tennessee
Mother-Donie Romine-Mississippi
Farmington Church Cemetery
Page 51

White, Elbert Asa, Jr. Veteran
08-02-1897-Bolivar Co., Mississippi
11-05-1953-Florence, Alabama
Residence- Corinth, Mississippi
WW I Veteran
Wife-Mabel N. Spencer-Age 37
Father-Elbert Asa White-Franklin, Tennessee
Mother-Susie Williams-Clinton, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 148

(These 2 Men Were Together)

Wigginton, Charnel Sylvanus
03-23-1895-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
11-05-1953-Florence, Alabama
Residence- Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Dicey Adeline Wigginton-Age 57
Son- Dr. R.C. Wigginton
Father-Silas Wigginton-Marion Co. Alabama
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Pharr-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 149

Wilbanks, Asa Ramsey
01-25-1882-Tippah Co., Mississippi
01-27-1953-Walnut, Mississippi
Wife-Stella Lee Powell-Died 1948
Son- P.W. Wilbanks
Father-Gordon Wilbanks-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Caroline Powell-South Carolina
Union Cemetery
Chalybeate, Mississippi
Page 20

Wilbanks, Mrs. Mahalie Modenia
12-05-1866-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
02-09-1953-Ripley, Mississippi
Husband-William H. Wilbanks
Son-C.L. Wilbanks
Daughter- Mrs. Quella Montgomery-Chalybeate, Mississippi
Father-V.J. Tapp- Alabama
Mother-Dora Rainey-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Campground Cemetery
Tippah Co.
Page 30

Willman, Claude Ray
01-11-1892-Anniston, Alabama
08-23-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Kate Wagnon-Age 65
Father- C. Page Willman- Alabama
Mother- Emma Allen- Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 110

Wilson, Charles Eugene
09-13-1892-Pacolet, South Carolina
10-28-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Wife-Geraldine Bell-Age 61
Father-Edwin Morgan Wilson-South Carolina
Mother-Virginia Jeter-South Carolina
Henry Cemetery
Page 145

Wimberly, Mrs. Arie
01-31-1870-Birth Place Unknown
01-30-1953-Booneville, Mississippi
Husband-A.M. Wimberly-Deceased
Order by- Friend, Joe Church & Rev. T.L. Parker
Hinkle Creek Cemetery
Page 21

Wood, Mrs. Sara Ella
11-19-1890-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-19-1953-Corinth, Mississippi
Husband-Benjamin Franklin Wood-Age 63
Father-Wash Taylor-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sallie Bowie-Mississippi
Hopewell Cemetery
Page 84



Yancey, George Randolph
10-19-1881-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-13-1953-Rienzi, Mississippi
Wife- Birtie L. Yancey-Died 04-26-1951
Brother-J.T. Yancey
Sister- Mrs. Cheves-Rienzi, Mississippi
Father-Pink A. Yancey-Tippah Co., Mississippi
Mother-Jennie Bass-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 95

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