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Obituaries: [1940-1944]
Family Obituaries Listed by year of death
  1. Mrs. Allen W. [Martha Elmina Daniel] English (01 Jan 1855-21 Jan 1940)
  2. Mr. Alton ' Lee' Kleckley (13 Mar 1884- 24 Mar 1940)
  3. Mrs. Daniel W. [Elizabeth M. 'Betty' English] Kleckley (1868-08 July 1940)
  4. Mr. Curtis Q. English (02 Apr 1875-14 Jan 1941)
  5. Mr. William Lafayette 'Will' English (16 Jul 1867-28 Mar 1941)
  6. Mr. Daniel Kleckley (13 Sep 1878-09 Oct 1941)
  7. Mrs. O.F. [Lucy Eugenia Reid] Cheek (06 Jun 1873- 07 Oct 1942)
  8. Mrs. Arris Newton [Mary 'Lydia' Kleckley] English (21 Sep 1872- 28 Jan 1943)
  9. Mr. Joseph Keiser 'Joe' English (1872- 05 Aug 1944)
1. Mrs. Allen W. [Martha Elmina Daniel] English Obituary
Dates: 01 Jan 1855-21 Jan 1940
Parents: Col. James Frederick Daniel & Elizabeth Jane 'Janie' Shiver
Spouse: Allen William English (1857-1923)
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian Jan.25,1940
Dawson - Jan. 21, - Mrs. A. W. English, 85, died at her home in Dawson, Ga. today after a long illness. She was born in Worth County, Jan. 1, 1855, the daughter of James Frederick Daniel and Janie Shiver Daniel. She was married Jan. 10, 1880, to Allen W. English of Macon County. They moved to Dawson in 1910. She was a Baptist. Survivors are, daughters: Mrs. Iva Muriel Lewis, Mrs. Janie Lewis of Dawson; Mrs. W. S. Wright of Ocala, Fla; Mrs. Mary McLendon of Scranton, Pa.; Mrs. Bettie Wager of Atlanta; two sons, William Franklin English and Daniel Frederick English of Dawson; 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at the home, Monday, 10 o'clock. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Dawson.
2. Mr. Alton ' Lee' Kleckley Obituary
Dates: 13 Mar 1884- 24 Mar 1940
Parents: Elisha J. Kleckley & Elizabeth S. 'Betty' English
Spouse: Myrtle English (1881-1967)
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian March 28, ,1940
Funeral services for Alton Lee Kleckley, prominent farmer of the Oglethorpe district, were held at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon from the home of his mother, Mrs. E. J. Kleckley of Oglethorpe. Mr. Kleckley's death was sudden and shocking to the community. He suffered a heart attack Saturday afternoon while in Montezuma on business but returned to his home in Oglethorpe, where his condition grew steadily worse. He was removed to a Montezuma hospital Sunday morning and died in the afternoon. Mr. Kleckley's interest were widespread throughout Macon County and his loss will be felt. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. E. J. Kleckley, his wife, the former Miss Myrtle English; two sisters, Mrs. W. F. Murray and Miss Ruth Kleckley, a nephew, Charles Murray and a niece, Mrs. Cecil Johnson all of Oglethorpe. The Rev. W. W. Whaley and the Rev. John Zeigler officiated at his funeral. Interment was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery.
3. Mrs. Daniel W. [Elizabeth M. 'Betty' English] Kleckley Obituary
Dates: 1868-08 July 1940
Parents: Jasper Newton English & Missouri Ann Higgins
Spouse: Daniel Wilson 'Dannie' Kleckley (1854-1907)
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian July 11, 1940
Mrs. Betty Kleckley, 72, who for many years resided here at Oglethorpe died at her residence in Atlanta Monday morning following a short illness. Mrs. Kleckley, the widow of the late Daniel Wilson Kleckley, spent practically all of her life here, moving to Atlanta some few years ago to make her home with her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Huggins Ellis , with whom she resided at the time of her death. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Huggins Ellis of Atlanta, sisters; Mrs. Berta Murray, Mrs. Myrtle Kleckley of Oglethorpe and Mrs. Annie Baker of Montezuma. Funeral services were held Tuesday PM in Atlanta at Peachtree Chapel, Interment, Crest-Lawn Cemetery.
4. Mr. Curtis Quinton English Obituary
Dates: 02 Apr 1875-14 Jan 1941
Parents: Thomas H. 'Tom' English & Eliza Virginia Higgins
Spouse: Florine Obgurn (1882-1959)
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian Jan. 16, 1941
News was received in Oglethorpe today of the death Tuesday morning at a hospital in Portland, Oregon, of Curtis Q. English, former Macon County Citizen, his death having resulted from an illness of several days with influenza. Mr. English was a native of Macon County, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom English of Englishville, and he is survived by three brothers in the old home community, Russell English, Will English and W. T. English and a sister, Mrs. Etta Royal of Ellaville, Ga. His wife, formerly Miss Florine Ogburn of Reynolds, Ga. survives and she is returning with the body to Reynolds for funeral and interment. The time for the funeral has not been announced, but it will probably not be before the first of next week, due to the length of the trip from Portland.
5. Mr. William Lafayette 'Will' English Obituary
Dates: 16 Jul 1867-28 Mar 1941
Parents: Thomas H. 'Tom' English & Eliza Virginia Higgins
Spouse: Martha Williams (1886-1960)
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian April 3,1941
Funeral services were conducted in Ellaville Saturday for W. L. English, former Macon County citizen and son of the late Thomas H. and Eliza Virginia Higgins English, pioneer citizens of this county. During his earlier years, Mr. English was in business in Oglethorpe and his death occurred at the home of his brother, Russell English in Oglethorpe. He suffered a stroke more than a week ago and failed to rally from the effects of it. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Chance, Primitive Baptist minister and the interment was in Ellaville. After leaving Oglethorpe, Mr. English moved to Americus and was prominently identified with the business interests of that city for many years. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Etta Royal of Ellaville, two brothers, Russell English of Oglethorpe and Wiley English of Englishville and one daughter, Mrs. Martha Livingston of Jacksonville, Fla.
6. Mr. Daniel Kleckley Obituary
Dates: 13 Sep 1878-09 Oct 1941
Parents: John Luther 'Babe' Kleckley & Caroline Frances Daniel
Spouse: Maxie Blanche English (1881-1970)
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian- Oct. 16, 1941
Dan Kleckley, Oglethorpe merchant and member of the Board of Aldermen for that community, died Thursday night at his home, after several years of failing health. He retired from active business about a year ago. He was sixty-three years old. Funeral services were conducted at the graveside in the Oglethorpe Cemetery, where burial also took place.
Mr. Kleckley was born September 13, 1878, the son of J. L. and Calline Daniel Kleckley. Upon his graduation from GMC at Milledgeville, he opened a merchantile business which he operated in Oglethorpe for 42 years. He joined the Masonic Order in his youth and was a former member of the County Board of Education and the County Board of Tax Equalizers. The ministers officiating were the Rev. John D. Zeigler, pastor of the Lutheran Church, the Rev. A. W. Quillian of Cochran and the Rev. W. W. Whaley of Lumpkin. Surviving are his wife, the former Maxey English; two sisters, Mrs. Mattie English; and Mrs. A. N. English of Oglethorpe; three sons, Henry Joe Kleckley of Oglethorpe, Fred Kleckley of Americus and Moodye Kleckley of Macon; one daughter; Miss Bertha Kleckley of Oglethorpe; and two grandchildren, Maxine and Geraldine Kleckley of Americus. Active pallbearers were Henry B. English, Hill D. English, Ferrell English, Ralph English, David English and Emory English, his nephews.
Long list of Honorary pallbearers - not copied.
7. Mrs. O.F. [Lucy Eugenia Reid] Cheek Obituary
Dates: 06 Jun 1873- 07 Oct 1942
Spouse: O. F. Cheek (1873-1943)
Relation: Mother-in-law of Myrna Evelyn (English) Cheek
Citizens & Georgian-Montezuma, Ga. October 8,1942
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon for Mrs. Lucy Eugenia Cheek of Oglethorpe and the White Water District, who died at her home Wednesday, October 7, in the late afternoon. Mrs. Cheek had been a resident of Oglethorpe for thirteen years and was 72 years of age. She was born June 6, 1870 in Upson County, Georgia. She had been for years a member of the White Water Baptist Church. Services were held at PINE LEVEL CHURCHYARD CEMETERY with the Rev. Carl Ayers of the White Water Church and the Rev. S. A. Douthit of the Oglethorpe Methodist Church officiating. Surviving her are her husband, O. F. Cheek; two sons, M.. B. Cheek of Oglethorpe and A. E. Cheek of Andersonville; three daughters, Mrs. W. G. Rogers of Oglethorpe, Mrs. Jesse Moore of Unadilla and Mrs. Homer Kelley of Oglethorpe. A brother is T. B. Reid of Thomaston and there are several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
8. Mrs. Arris Newton [Mary 'Lydia' Kleckley] English Obituary
Dates: 21 Sep 1872- 28 Jan 1943
Parents: John Luther 'Babe' Kleckley & Caroline Frances Daniel
Spouse: Arris Newton English (1861-1930)
Citizens & Georgia - Montezuma, Ga. February 4, 1943
Mrs. Lydia English Dies in Hospital; Buried on Saturday.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning for Mrs. Lydia English, who died Thursday at the City Hospital in Americus. Mrs. English, who was 70 years old, had been in the hospital for two weeks at the time of her passing. She lived in Englishville District. The Rev. John D. Zeigler officiated at the services which were held at the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church and the Rev. W. W. Whaley, former Oglethorpe pastor, assisted. Burial was in the MT. ZION LUTHERAN CEMETERY. Surviving are one daughter, Miss Willie Ruth English and one sister. Pallbearers & Honorary pallbearers - Not copied.
9. Mr. Joseph Keiser 'Joe' English Obituary
Dates: 1872- 05 Aug 1944
Parents: Samuel H. English & Sarah Ann 'Annie' Edge
Spouse: Minnie Brady (1875-?)
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. August 10, 1944
Funeral Services for Former Citizen, in Florida.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 7, 1944 at the Fannin Funeral Home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. for Joseph K. English, 72, retired merchant and carpenter, who died at the Broward General Hospital, August 5th. Mr. English was born in Macon county and lived here several years but moved to Ft. Lauderdale about twenty years ago. He was a member of F. & A.M. at Oglethorpe. He is survived by his wife, Minnie, and son, W. D. Brady. He is a nephew to B. E. Robinson of Hollywood, Fla.
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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