Cooper County, Missouri

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Name of Deceased: Mrs. Nannie Wells (nee Holland)
Newspaper: The Sedalia Weekly Bazoo. (Sedalia, Mo.), Tuesday,
Date: June 24, 1884
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: DIED. Mrs. Nannie Wells, wife of Bar. Wells, esq., and a daughter of J. B. Holland died in Boonville yesterday. She was a most estimable christain lady.


Name of Deceased: Margaret Juanita Williams
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: July 30, 1992
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Margaret Juanita Williams, 52, of Bunceton, died Sunday, July 26, 1992, at Columbia Regional Hospital.  Services will be held at 3 p.m.  Friday, July 31, at Bethel AME Church in Speed with the Rev. Dale Hopkins officiating.  Visitation will be from noon Thursday, July 30, to 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the H. T. May and Son Funeral Home in Boonville.  Burial will be in Speed Cemetery.  Mrs. Williams was born Oct. 27, 1939, to Walter Miles and Nellie Miles in Bunceton.  She attended Bel-air, Sumner and Bunceton schools.  On Jan. 23, 1957, she married Earl Williams, and he survives.  She was a member of Bethel AME Church in Speed, where she served as choir president, secretary of Banty Shield Missionary Society and was a member of the Stewardess Board.  She had been employed at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia for the past 23 years.  Surviving along with her husband are two daughters, Debra Jordon of Columbia and Viretta McQuitty of Fayette; two sons, Earl Williams Jr., of Bunceton and Michael Williams of Boonville; two sisters, Arlena Willaims of Kansas City and Leta Elbert of Kansas City; three brothers, Robert Miles and Lewis Miles, both of Kansas City, and Eddie Miles of Bunceton; and six grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Wilson, Esther
Mrs. Esther Wilson, oldest daughter of Mr. Jacob Wormald, formerly of this city, died on Saturday at Booneville, Missouri.
Source: Evening Bulletin, Maysville, KY, Sept. 5, 1882


Name of Deceased: Col. David Workman
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: October 4, 1855
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: DIED---Near French Bar, California, in August last, Col. David Workman, in the 60th year of his age. Col. Workman was one of the earliest settlers of Old Franklin, in Missouri, and afterwards a resident of Booneville. He emigrated with his family to California in the spring of 1854.



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