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Miller, Jacob Elmo

Funeral services were held at Lumberton Sunday for Jacob Elmo Miller, 60, who died at the family home with the Rev. John F. Brantley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lumberton officiating, assisted by the Rev. Fred L. Applewhite, pastor of the Lumberton Methodist Church. Following the services the body was taken to the Rock Hill cemetery near Mt. Olive for interment.
Mr. Miller was married to Miss Fannie Byrd of Mt. Olive in 1905. He came to Lumberton 24 years ago with the Edward Hines Lumber Co. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Delphin Miller, Jackson, and Curtis Miller, Lucedale; three sisters, Mrs. J. F. clark, Hammond, La., Mrs. Clarence Hatchell, Newport News, Va., and Mrs. Fitzgerald, Addis, La.; five brothers, Lawrence Miller, Gaffney, S. C., Lucian Miller, Jay, Fla., Claude Miller, De Funiak Springs, Fla., Cliff Miller, Carrabelle, Fla., and Bert Miller, living in Louisiana.
The Weekly Democrat, Poplarville, Mississippi, Thursday, January 21, 1943
Added 8 Aug 2016

Roth, Clark Handwerk
Clark H. Roth rites held Tuesday in Covington County
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from New Chapel United Pentacostal Church in Covington County, for Clark H. Roth, 64, who was found dead in a motel in Marshall, Minnesota on Saturday. Rev. Floyd Odum and Rev. Edwin Tharpe officiated and interment followed in the Chapel Cemetery with Saulters Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Roth was a native of Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of WW 2 and was a member of the Evangelical Church. He was employed as a salesman for Chicago Novelty Co. and did extensive traveling with his work.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Willie Mae Pope Roth of Rt. 1, Collins; one daughter, Mrs. Timothy Hanegan of Rt. 1, Collins, two grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Roy Driesbach of Lancaster, Pa., Mrs. Clara Snyder of Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Charles Jones of Slatington, Pa.
Prentiss Headlight, September 2, 1971--by Gene P.
Added 23 Feb 2016

Broome, Bessie
SUMRALL - Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rockhill Missionary Baptist Church for Bessie Ruth Patterson Broome, 94, of Sumrall, who died Feb. 21, 2010, at The Windham House.
Burial is in Rockhill Cemetery.
Mrs. Broome was a retired seamtress and farmer and member of Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Randy Kevin Broome of Hattiesburg; two sisters, Eunice Broome of Sumrall and Annette Waggoner of Melbourne, Ark.; two brothers, Julius Patterson of Hattiesburg and Dalton Patterson of Ellisville; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred O. Broome; a son, Gail Michael Broome; and a daughter, Fredna Ruth Bounds.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in Sumrall, and 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Hattiesburg American, 23 Feb 2010 -- Gene P.
Added 1 Feb 2015

Shoemake, Mical

The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 8, 1912

Micial Shoemake       

    Seminary, Miss., Jan. 8 - Micial Shoemake died yesterday after a short illness.  He was born in Alabama seventy-eight years ago, and came to Wayne County when a boy.  From there he moved to Covington County, where he had since resided.  His wife died twelve years ago.  He leaves eight children - Mack, Fred, S. A., James, John, Jacob, and Mrs. B. I. Leggett, of this place, and Mrs. J. J. Kelly, of Collins.  He was buried at Liberty graveyard to-day.  Rev. I. L. Stone officiated.  He was a member of the Baptist Church.




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