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JAMES ODELL ADAMS - Services for James Odell Adams were Monday, August 16 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery chapel in St. Louis with burial there. Shackelford Funeral Home of Savannah [Tennessee] were in charge of local arrangements.
Mr. Adams, who was 76, died Thursday at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons [Tennessee]. He was a World War II Army veteran.
He leaves three daughters, Nancy Mooney, Belleville, Ill., Beverly Joy Frank of Collinsville, Ill., and Patricia Mae Johnson of Carbondale, Ill.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Lou Singleton, Neva Sue Delaney, both of Saltillo [Tennessee] and Ruby Nell Majors of Bath Springs [Tennessee], two brothers, Edward Adams and Claude Adams, both of Scotts Hill [Tennessee] and five grandchildren.
The Lexington Progress, Lexington, Tennessee, August 18,1993, transcribed by Amanda Jowers

A memorial service will be held at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Mon., Sept. 25, 7 p.m.; with 10th Dist. Guard of Honor VFW service following at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Brooks to Developmental Services of Jefferson County, P.O. 97, Mapaville, MO 63065.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, MO) - Friday, September 22, 2000
Submitted by Jim Dezotell

On the 10th instant, William Henry Alden, age 23 years. The funeral will take place today at 3 o'clock at his residence, No. 100 Market St.
[Hartford, Conn., papers please copy]
Source: Daily Missouri Republican- St. Louis, July 11, 1850. Submitted by Candi H.

ALLEN – John H departed this life 2 Nov 1877, aged 18 yrs 4 mos 29 das … Oh, dear mother & bros, weep not for me … -- TW Danner
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 2 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Aged Negro Found Dead. St. Louis—Sam Allen, a negro alleged to be 102- years old, Was found dead in. bed at his home, 12 South Fourth street, by  his wife. Allen's death was caused by natural cause.
Date: Saturday, February 9, 1907 Paper: St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO) Page: 3 

ANDERSON, Samuel Watkins - son of Ann Eliza & Thomas W. Anderson, died in Forsythe, Taney Co., Mo. 12 Aug. 1857, aged about two years. [Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

ANDERSON – Levi B was born in NC, 1 Oct 1795. He died at the residence of his son-in-law, IR Hicks, near Hickman’s Mill, Jackson co, Mo, 9 Dec 1877. Bro A became a member of the Methodist Church when a young man and spent all of his strength in the service of his Lord … May his children and children’s children follow him to that sunbright clime. – John D Wood
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 26 Dec. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Dated 11 Sep 1873 In St. Louis, Adolph Andres, a young butcher, deliberately hung himself Tuesday morning. Andres was 33 years old and single.
[Source: Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

Armstrong, David Hartley, legislator, born in Nova Scotia, Oct. 21, 1812; died in St. Louis, Mo., March 18, 1893. He received an academic education in Readfield, Me.; taught school for eighteen years; and, removing to St. Louis in 1837, opened and conducted in the following year the first public school established by law in Missouri. In 1847 he was appointed comptroller of the city as a Democrat; in 1848 and 1849 was reappointed; in 1854 was appointed by President Pierce postmaster of St. Louis; and from October. 1877, till March 3, 1879, filled the vacancy in the United States Senate caused by the death of Lewis V. Bogy. During the civil war ho was imprisoned for sympathy with the Confederacy. Subsequently lie aided B. Gratz Brown and other Democrats in organizing the Liberal party. He was also at one time receiver of the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
(Source: Appleton’s Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events 1893. Vol. XVIII. Published 1894. Contributed by Robyn Greenlund)

ARMSTRONG – William A was born in Ohio on 7 Oct 1818. When about 10 years of age he moved to Ind, where he, on 10 June 1841, was married to Miss Louisa Morgan. The following fall he moved to Rushville, Buchanan co, Mo, where he continued to live until his death on 24 July 1877 … In his views he was a thorough Methodist. The Church of his choice he ardently loved … His ear ever attentive to the cry of distress … He was one of the purest men I have ever known (eulogy).
Gradually he sank into the grave. One son had preceded him to the grave. He left upon the shores of time a wife, a son and a dau. – A Falconer
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 6 Aug. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler

ASHTON, Claude Forrest
Newspaper: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Date: May 22, 2012
Submitters Name: Martha M Giggard
Ashton, Claude Forrest, passed away peacefully, Sunday May 20, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of 56 ˝ years of Ann-Dolores (nee Ferraro), proud father of David Ashton (Kathy), Claudia Bush (Michael), Angela McNamara (John), Nanette Reasoner (Robert), Elaine Reichert (Garry); loving brother of Betty Hill (Ray); and cherished grandfather to Sara, Kelly, Hannah, Matthew, Jennifer, Daniel, Ryan, Lauren, Kathleen, Lily, Gene, Julia, Blaise; and his great grandchild Max.
Claude was born May 5, 1930 in The Plains Va and grew up in Leesburg, Va. The son of William and Gladys Ashton, he proudly served on the USS Yosemite during the Korean War. He attended Maryland University and worked for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon before a 30 year career as the National Telecommunications Mgr. at Graybar Electric Company which brought him to St. Louis. After his Graybar retirement, he worked for several other telecommunications companies, finally retiring from NEC at the age of 76. Claude could build or fix anything and at the age of 77, by himself, he turned his unfinished basement into a state of the art theater room.
Services: Funeral Mass at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, 15642
Clayton Rd., Ellisville, MO.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery Wildwood St. Louis County, Missouri, USA

ATCHISON – James MP, son of Rev TG Atchison, died 31 May 1877. He was born 28 Sept 1854, in Jefferson Co, Mo … He professed conversion in July 1873 … The parents have lost a devoted and obedient son. – C
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 9 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Name of Deceased: Verl J "Bud" Aten Sr
Newspaper: St Louis Post-Dispatch Submitters
Name: Ida Maack Recu

Obit: ATEN, VERL J. SR. 'BUD', fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Mon., May 13, 2002; beloved husband of 51 years of the late LaVerne E. Aten (nee Jenke); dearest father of Pamela Aten, Verl 'Butch' (Sheila), Brady (Lisa) and Guy Aten; loving grandfather of Saundra, Tammy, Renae, Nicole, Todd, Brad and Curt; dear great-grandfather of J.J. and Joshua; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, nephew and friend. Bud was a 38 year retiree of P.P.G. Co., St. Louis Glass Division; WWII Navy vet, Purple Heart; life member of VFW #6137, D.A.V. #1 and a member of Teamsters #610 Retirees Club.
Funeral at the NEW KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. (at Butler Hill), on Thurs., May 16 at 1 p.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Wed., 2-9 p.m.

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