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Turnell, George
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Turnell, Nancy 1

  • Born: Abt 1848, , , Georgia, USA 1

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Georgia: Morgan County: Obituary of Nancy Louise Turnell Butts 12 March 1936 ==================================================================== USGENWEB NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing free information on the Internet, data may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or for presentation by other persons or organizations. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for purposes other than stated above must obtain the written consent of the file contributor. The submitter has given permission to the USGenWeb Archives to store this file permanently for free access. This file was contributed by: Pat Colbert ==================================================================== AGED LADY PASSES AT HER HOME HERE Nancy Louise Turnell Butts (March 12, 1936 Madison, Morgan County, GA. Taken probably from the Madisonian) On Thursday afternoon last at her home on West Jefferson street occurred the death of Mrs. W. H. Butts, Sr., aged 87 years. She had been seriously ill for several days from pneumonia. Funeral was held Friday afternoon at three o'clock from Hemperley;s chapel, with services conducted by Rev. Zach Hayes. The funeral was largely attended. Interment was beside her husband at Mallory chapel. The pall bearers were Q.L. Wildford, C. H. Baldwin, R. N. Kimbrough, C. M. Furlow, W. L. Newton, C. S. Baldwin and W. T. Bacon. Mrs. Purks, Mrs. Taylor Reay, C. M. Furlow and Prof. Cooper sang "Face to Face." Prof. Cooper and as a solo "I Love to Tell the Story." The deceased was the widow of the confederate veteran W. H. Butts, who died several years ago at an advanced age. As Miss Nancy Turnell she married Mr. Butts in early life at the ancestral home in what is now Oconee County. She is survived by two sons, George Butts, of Madison, and W. H. Butts, of Fitzgerald; and three daughters-Mrs. Hallie Allen, Greenville, SC, Mrs. Alma Richardson, Boynton, Fla., and Mrs. W. A. Smith, Madison. She was the daughter of George Turnell and Martha Samson, both of whom died many years ago. She was a member of a large family, Mr. S. A. Turnell, Sr., is the only survivor. Other brothers were Messrs, John, Jack and Joe Turnell. Sisters were Mrs. J. W. Beardon, Mrs. Gus Mallory, Miss Clem Turnell, and Miss Mattie Turnell.



1 Year: 1860; Census Place: Farmington District, Clarke, Georgia; Roll: M653_116; Page: 965; Image: 442. ( 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.)

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