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BASTON, 3 Children of L.

Near Falls site, Choctaw county, Mr. L. BASTON buried three of his children last week; two the same day.  The family is almost crazed with grief. (Source: Hamilton Times, Marion County AL, June 5, 1890 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney)


Special to The Advertiser.
Mobile, Ala., April 29--After an illness of a lingering nature John W. Bransom, aged 50 years, a navite of Choctaw County, Alabama, died at his home at Prichard, Ala., Monday afternoon. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Louis Bransom, Floyd Bransom, three daughters, Mrs. L. N. Richardson, Mrs. A. M. Pearson, Mrs. Theodore Moulyet and other relatives.
The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and the Interment was in Magnolia Cemetery. [SOURCE: Montgomery Advertiser, April 30, 1913, Transcribed by C. Anthony]


Capt James W Bryant, editor of the Choctaw Herald, is dead. (Source; Hamilton Times, Marion County, AL, June 29, 1893 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney)


Zack Izar DuBose, 83, of Silas died May 22, 2008 at his residence in Silas.

Survivors include one son, Tony Edwin (Susan) DuBose, Grove Hill; two daughters, Janice Dale (Terry) Williams, Debra Ann DuBose, all of Silas; one daughterin law, Kathy G. DuBose, Gilbertown; two grandsons, Jeremy Shane (Monica) Williams, Eric Ladell (Whitney) DuBose; two great-granddaughters, Jonnah Bess, Josie John-Kathryn Dubose; one great-grandson, Hunter Shane Williams; two daughters in spirit, Keturah Doggette and Sandy Tallon.   He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy McLain DuBose, his first wife, Hazel Stanley DuBose; his parents, Asia Izar DuBose and Lyddia G. Hankins DuBose; two brothers, Acey Cecil DuBose, James Emmet DuBose; three sisters, Julia Pearl Sumrall, Vleva Fae Sumrall, Gladys Lillian DuBose, two sons, Johnny Ladell DuBose and Gary Allen DuBose. The service was May 24 at 11 a.m. at Springbank Baptist Church in Silas with Revs. Bobby Holder and Wesley Slay officiating. Burial was in the Edgar Obituaries Cemetery in Silas. Phillips Funeral Home of Gilbertown directed. Active pallbearers were Ronnie Wimberly, Tom Stokes, Terry "Winky" Reed, Scott Lassiter, Franklin Baxter, and Jeff Vanderford, with Pete Vanderford, and Johnny Williams serving as alternates. Honorary pallbearers were Foy DeVane, Claude B. Wimberly, James Charles Utsey, Malcolm Utsey, Pete Vanderford, Bobby Joe Rogers, Chuck Reed, Cecil Taylor, Don Baughman, Harry Flint, Horace Stokley, Rayford Taylor, Edward Gibson, Jerry DuBose, Barr McClellan, Gaston Dutton, Joseph D. White, Ricky DuBose, Rodger M. White, Harold DeVane, Robert McIlwain and Russell McIlwain. [SOURCE: The Clarke County Democrat, May 29, 2008, Submitted by Sabrina Roberts.]

 DYKE, Mrs.

Mrs. Dyke, living near Butler, fell into the fire a few days ago and was burned to death. Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar county AL, June 22, 1893 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


W. P. Jones was killed by being thrown from a mule at Pushmataha on last Friday.  His neck was broken by the fall. Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar county AL, May 25, 1893 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney


(Special to The Advertiser.)
Mobile, Ala., June 20.--S. F. Mosley, aged 30 years, a resident of Souwilpa, Choctaw county, Ala., died Sunday night at a local infirmary after a brief operation. The body was sent to Souwilpa for burial Tuesday. Mr. Mosely was a farmer at the above place and leaves a large family connection. [SOURCE: Montgomery Advertiser, June 21, 1916, Transcribed by C. Anthony]


Died in Pennington on March 13th, Mrs. S. J. SCANLIN, an esteemed and much beloved lady - age about 75 years. Her husband saw service in the war of the 60's and answered the last call some years ago.  [Source: Choctaw Advocate, Choctaw County, dated March 13, 1929 - Transcribed by Veneta McKinney - Note on clipping: This pensioner was on First class roll of Choctaw County - Blind]

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