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Shoemake, Mrs Charley
Mrs. Charley Shoemake, 57, Buried Near Seminary.
SEMINARY, Aug. 22 -- (Special)--
Funeral services have been held at the Liberty Church for Mrs. Charley Shoemake, 57, who died at ther home a few miles west of this place after a prolonged illness. Death was due to cancer. Last rites were conducted by the Rev. Hartfield, and internment was in the Liberty cemetery. She is survived by two son, Johnny Shoemake of Prentiss and Blakeley of Ellisville, and two daughters, Mrs. J. A. Kelly and Mrs. Thad Ingram both of this place
Published by the Hattiesburg American 22 Aug 1932.
Added 29 Dec 2017

McKenzie, J. W.
Funeral services for J. W. McKen­zie, 71 years old, of Collins were held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Salem church with the Rev. Mr. Corley officiating. The Rev. J. A. Warren of the Presbyterian church assisted. Mr. McKenzie, who died Thursday night at 10 o'clock, is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie McKenize, four sons, L. B., Richmond, Archie and M. L, and three daughters, Mrs, Archie Palmer, Mrs. Florence Head and Mrs. Fannie Vaughan. Interment was in the Salem cemetery.
Unknown Newspaper Clipping -- Transcribed by Gene P.
Added 16 Mar 2016

Bounds, Laura Hilburn
Services will be held at 11:30 AM Friday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home Chapel in Hattiesburg for Mrs. Laura "Tea" Bounds, 94, a resident of Belle Chasse, LA for the past 8 years and formerly of Sumrall.
She died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 in Belle Chasse, (Plaquemines Parish)LA.
Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
Mrs. Bounds was a homemaker a devoted Christian who was an inspiration to her family and friends, and a member of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everette Bounds; her parents, George and Ophelia Hilbun; two brothers and one sister.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Bounds Norton of Belle Chasse, LA and Patricia Comeaux of Avondale, LA; five granddaughters, eleven great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 AM Friday at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, MS.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Oct. 17, 2013 -- Transcribed by Gene P.
Added 16 Mar 2016

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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