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Obituaries: [1920-1924]
Family Obituaries Listed by year of death
  1. Mrs. John L. [Caroline Frances Daniel] Kleckley (01 Jan 1840-08 Jan 1921)
  2. Mr. George T. Elmore (16 Apr 1883-12 Mar 1922)
  3. Mr. Allen William English (16 Jan 1857-18 Jul 1923)
  4. Mrs. Jacob S. [Isabella Maria 'Belle' Ganann] Elmore (02 Jun 1848-27 Jun 1924)
1. Mrs. John L. [Caroline Frances Daniel] Kleckley Obituary
Dates: 01 Jan 1840-08 Jan 1921
Parents: Henry Garland Daniel & Mariah Louisa Rainey
Spouse: John Luther 'Babe' Kleckley (1846-1923)
Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. Jan. 14, 1921
Mrs. J. L. Kleckley, one of the best known and loved women in Macon County, died at her home in this city Saturday afternoon about 6 o'clock. Mrs. Kleckley was 81 years of age, and the mother of four living children, Mr. Dan Kleckley, Miss Val Kleckley and Mrs. Mack English and Mrs. Arras English. While the death of Mrs. Kleckley was not unexpected, it cast a gloom over the entire city and community. Mrs. Kleckley is survived by her husband, Uncle Babe Kleckley, four children and a number of grandchildren and hosts of friends. Interment took place Sunday afternoon in the Lutheran Cemetery, in the presence of a large concourse of friends of the deceased lady and family, numbers coming from other places to pay the last sad tribute of respect to a splendid woman. Verily, a mother in Israel has gone to her reward to receive the grateful words, well done, thou good and faithful servant.
2. Mr. George T. Elmore Obituary
Dates: 16 Apr 1883-12 Mar 1922
Parents: Rev. Jacob Samuel Elmore & Isabella Maria 'Belle' Ganann
Relation: Brother of Mrs. William 'Matchett' English [Daisy Pauline Elmore]
Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. March 17, 1922
George Elmore is no longer here upon this earth of sin and sorrow, His kind face will never be seen in Oglethorpe. It was not seen around the dear old family table last Sunday where a home like dinner had been prepared by the tender loving hands of mother and sisters. Only a vivid picture of this noble, loving boy remains to comfort the sad hearts of those who were patiently awaiting his arrival Sunday at noon. The story of his untimely death is too horrible to relate. It would probably only open the fresh wounds which his sudden passing made in the hearts of his loved ones. Still his life deserves a tribute much greater than can be painted by words or by pen, and the whole story will interest the hundreds of friends who were fortunate enough to know George Elmore. He had planned a trip to Oglethorpe to spend the day with his mother, Mrs. J. S. Elmore. There was a crash and he was pinned beneath the wreckage of a demolished train and his life snuffed out. It is reported that a wheel of the front truck under the white coach had broken and the car was derailed just at the approach of a trestle and the car tumbled into Camp Creek a distance of fifty feet. There were six others killed outright, while seventeen were more or less seriously injured. The body of Mr. Elmore arrived at Oglethorpe over the Central of Georgia at 1:30 Monday and was taken to the home of his mother, Mrs. J. S. Elmore. The funeral was conducted at the Lutheran Church at 3:30 by Rev. Charles A. Phillips. The deceased was thirty-six years old, and is survived by his mother, Mrs. J. S. Elmore, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Belle Powers, Mrs. C. T. Harden and Mrs. W. M. English of Quitman, two brothers, Eugene Elmore of Anderson, S.C. and C. B. Elmore of Augusta. The remains were laid to rest in the Oglethorpe Cemetery.
3. Mr. Allen William English Obituary
Dates: 16 Jan 1857-18 Jul 1923
Parents: Joseph O/E English & Sarah Catherine 'Sallie' Williams
Spouse: Martha Elmina Daniel (1855-1940)
Macon county Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. July 27, 1923
DAWSON, GA. - July 20, Funeral services of the late Allen W. English were held at the family residence on Stonewall Street at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon and interment took place in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mr. English was born in Macon County, near Oglethorpe in 1857, and moved to Dawson in 1897, where he has been held in high esteem by his many friends and acquaintances. The deceased had been in feeble health several years and was confined to his bed several weeks prior to his death late Wednesday night. He is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Arch A. Lewis, Mrs. Jane M. Lewis, Mrs. W. S. Wright, Mrs. Mary McLendon, Mrs. Berthia Denton and Miss Sarah English, and two sons, Dan S. English and Frank English, all of Dawson
4. Mrs. Jacob S. [Isabella Maria 'Belle' Ganann] Elmore Obituary
Dates: 02 Jun 1848-27 Jun 1924
Relation: mother of Daisy Pauline Elmore English
Spouse: Rev. Jacob Samuel Elmore (1838-1911)
The Macon County Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.
June 27, 1924 MRS. J. S. ELMORE DEAD
It is with great sorrow that we chronicle the death of Mrs. J. S. Elmore, who died early Sunday morning at the Plains Sanitarium. She had a fall a short time ago and while painful, was not thought at the time to be at all serious, but complications set in and she was carried to the Hospital at Plains Friday morning where everything that was possible was done for her, but to no avail. She was before marriage to Rev. J. S. Elmore, on Dec. 21st 1876, Miss Isabella M. Ganann of Effingham County, where she was born on June 2nd, 1848. She went to Senoia as a bride, where her husband was then pastor of the Lutheran Church. Soon after they moved to this section of the country, where he served several of the churches and was also Ordinary of our county for a number of years, til his death on January 12th,1911. Mrs. Elmore leaves four daughters as follows: Miss Fannie Elmore, Mrs. Matchett English of Quitman; Mrs. Mary Bell Powers and Mrs. C. T. Harden and two sons, Messrs E. E. Elmore of Atlanta and C. D. Elmore of Augusta and a host of friends to mourn her loss. She was laid to rest by the side of her husband in the Oglethorpe Cemetery, Monday afternoon in the presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives. Rev. Chas a. Phillips, pastor of the Lutheran Church conducted the services.
Obituaries transcribed by Davine Campbell and posted here with her permission.
Davine Campbell may be reached at this email: davine(at)alltel(dot)net
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