Kanawha County, WV
Obituaries and Death Notices
Clarence Lee Jarrett
JARRETT RITES SLATED FRIDAY
Labor Chief's Funeral Set at Central M.E.
Labor prepared Thursday to pay a last tribute to Clarence Lee Jarrett, 50, state labor commissioner, who died early Wednesday at his home at 809 Pennsylvania avenue of a heart ailment.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Central M.E. church, Rev. M.W. Castle, pastor, and Rev. Joe B. Overmyer, pastor of Bream Memorial Presbyterian church, will officiate. Burial will follow in Jarrett cemetery near Big Chimney.
The body will lie in state at the church an hour before fun eral time.
The body will be taken from the Bartlett mortuary to the home Thursday afternoon.
Active pallbearers will be J.C. Moorecraft, J.R. Miller, J. Gibson, R.H. Smith, G.W. Spaniol, Jr., and J.H. Skiba.
Honorary pallbearers will include Governor Holt, H.G. Kump, Paul E. Wehrle, J.A. Abbott, Dr. A.M. McClue, A.G. Mathews, Sheriff J.M. Slack, R.G. Kelly, Dale G. Casto, N.R. Henderson, N.P. Rhinehart, W.W. Wertz, W.S. O'Brien, Clarence W. Meadows, James B. McLaughlin, H. Isaiah Smith, W.W. Trent, Carl Andrews, D.H. Stephenson, Harry Adams, Burr Simpson, James K. Thomas, John D. Preston, Frank Snyder, Hudson S. Campbell, John Woods, Mayor L.H. Oakes, Julius W. Singleton, E.M. Lee, S.M. Miller, John Caussain, P.J. Pellengrini, W.M. Rogers, M.R. Francis, W.C. Dickerson, Harry D. Thronily, H.B. Agsten, W.A. Abbott, W.F. Shawver, Wallace Knight, W.L. Smith, M.F. Carpenter, C.P. Coffey, Kenna Robinson, E.C. Shafer, N.S. Starks, John M. Murphy, Curtis B. McIntosh, W.H. White, S.H. Welch, H.W. Williams, Harry White, Lon Parsons, Frank A. Rebhan, Maurice Fancier, B.O. Meeker, L.L. Tyler, J.A. Booth, E.F. Davis, Reuben Blumberg, S. Frank Taylor, F.R. Sevy, Volney Andrews, Thomas Cairns, John Hall and C.D. Shahan. [May 4, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
E. T. Jarrett, S. B. Jarrett and wife, M. S. Jarrett, J. H. Copenhaver and wife and Allie Jarrett from the city went up to Jarrett's Ford yesterday to attend the funeral of their relative, Eli Jarrett. Rev. B. Darlington conducted the services and a large number of relatives and friends attended the funeral. His aged widow who is eighty five years old and is in quite feeble health. [The Charleston Daily Gazette, Friday May 14, 1897]
Enos Jarrett died at his home near Spring Hill last Thursday night. He leaves a wife and family. The remains will be interred today. [The Kanawha Gazette, Wednesday, April 5, 1893]
Henrietta Booker Jarrett
Funeral services for Mrs. Henrietta Booker Jarrett, the wife of Levi Jarrett, who died at her home near Pinch on Thursday, were to be held at 2 o'clock Saturday at the residence. Burial was to be in the family cemetery at Elkview. Beside her husband, Mrs. Jarrett is survived by a daughter and four sons. [The Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston, WV)31 Dec 1932, p6]
Mrs. James Jarrett
Mrs. James Jarrett, aged eighty three, who lived near Aaron, Post Office, on Little Sandy, died Saturday night of a general breaking down of the vital organs. She leaves nine children, one of them being Burrell Jarrett, of this city. [The Daily Mail Tribune - Monday June 19, 1898]
John E. Jarrett
Sheriff Thomas B. Swann and wife left for Jarrett's Ford Tuesday to erect a monument to the memory of Mrs. Copenhaver's brother, the late John E. Jarrett, who was drowned at Saint Albans some months since. [The Charleston Daily Gazette, Thursday May 13, 1897]
Squire Jarrett, a highly respected citizen of Clendennin, died some ten days ago. [The State Tribune, Saturday July 9, 1887]
Squire G. Jarrett
Squire G. Jarrett died at his residence, on North Rand Street yesterday at 3:45 p.m., after an illness of about four months with dropsy. Mr. Jarrett was in his sixty eighth year. He leaves a widow and six children and many sorrowing friends to mourn their loss. The funeral will take place from the church at his old home about eleven miles up Elk today at 1 o'clock p.m. The remains will be laid to rest in the old burying ground along with many of his departed friends. [The Charleston Daily Gazette, Wednesday, March 16, 1892]
John F. Johnson
Died on the 14th inst. of cerebra spinal meningitis, John Farley, only son of Julian and Ellen Johnson of Clifton, Kanawha County, West Virginia - 5 years, 9 months, 10 days. [November 29, 1873, WV Journal, re-printed in the KVGS Journal]
Julia A. Johnson
Ms Julia A. Johnson, widow of Capt John K Johnson, 52. Had a neice Miss Stratton. [The Christian Observer, August 1, 1868 - BW -Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Johnson, 76, Negro, died Wednesday at her home in Wilson Hollow after a short illness. The body was taken to the Harden and Harden mortuary. Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Molinda Flood of Charleston, two brothers, Walter Rose of Conard, and Gordon Rose of Charleston. [May 3, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Johnson Services-Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Johnson, 76, Negro, who died Wednesday at her home in Wertz avenue, will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the Harden and Harden mortuary chapel. Rev. C.C. Richardson will officiate and burial will follow in Spring Hill cemetery. The body will remain at the mortuary until burial time. [May 7, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W.Va.]
Agnes R. Johnston
Death claimed Mrs. Johnston, 89, on Monday evening at her home in Hubbard court after an extended illness. She had resided in Charleston since 1925, having moved here from Morgantown. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian church. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bartlett mortuary chapel, with Dr. Ernest Thompson, pastor emeritus of the First Presbyterian church, officiating. The body will be taken to Grafton on Wednesday for burial in the Johnston-Keener cemetery near here. Mrs. Johnston was the widow of Robert Johnston. She was born April 16, 1850, at Cumberland, Md., to the late John and Rebecca Watt Bradshaw. Her mother was a member of a pioneer family in the northern panhandle, and her father, who emigrated from Ireland, was master of roads for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Surviving are a son, Ross B. Johnston of Charleston, and two grandchildren. [May 2, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Mrs. Agnes R. Johnston - The body of Mrs. Johnston, 89, who died Monday at her home in Hubbard court has been taken to Grafton for burial services Wednesday in the Johnston-Keener cemetery near there. Funeral services were held Tuesday evening at the Bartlett mortuary chapel, with Dr. Ernest Thompson officiating. [May 3, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Died on the 16th inst., at Mr. Eph. Hudson's, in Malden Township, Mrs. Nancy Johnston, of Dropsy, aged 85 years. [Wednesday July 28, 1869, WV Journal - reprinted in KVGS Journal, Winter 1996]
James Jones, Negro, of Dunbar, died Tuesday evening at the home of his step son, Mose Colbert, at Spring Hill. The body was removed to the harden and Harden mortuary. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emma Jones; two step-daughters, Mrs. Eliza McCurtis of Chicago, and Mrs. Mollie Wilson of Fork Ridge, Tenn.; one step-son, two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. [May 3, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Jones Rites-Funeral services for James Jones, 51 Negro, of Dunbar, who died Tuesday at the home of a step-son Mose Colbert of Spring Hill will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist church Rev. H.P. Woodson will officiate and burial will follow in Spring Hill cemetery with the Harden and Harden mortuary in charge. [May 5, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
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