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Obituaries: [1945-1949]
 
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Family Obituaries Listed by year of death
 
  1. Mr. William Vassa Justice (22 Feb 1893-06 Feb 1946)
  2. Mr. Cecil Ephraim Johnson (09 Jan 1894- 13 Jun 1946)
  3. Mrs. W.M. [Daisy Pauline Elmore] English (25 Jan 1879-28 Dec 1946)
  4. Mrs. Henry Oscar [Ellen Roberta Hogg] Joiner (3 Aug 1876 - 24 Mar 1947)
  5. Mr. William Augustus Smith (18 Oct 1869-23 Nov 1947)
  6. Mrs. Mack [Mattie Kleckley] English (31 Jan 1874-28 Oct 1948)
  7. Mr. Jack Paul English (08 Dec 1933-05 Nov 1949)
1. Mr. William Vassa Justice Obituary
Dates: 22 Feb 1893-06 Feb 1946
Parents: William Henderson H. 'Bill' Justice & Mollie Jane Wheeless
Spouse: Minnie English (1880-1951)
OBIT:
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian Feb. 7, 1946
WILLIAM V. JUSTICE, 52, DIES WEDNESDAY AT MONTEZUMA HOSPITAL
William Vassar Justice, 52, caretaker of the Andersonville Prison Park, died at a local hospital on Wednesday morning, February 6. A resident of Andersonville for 20 years, Mr. Justice was born in Sumter County on February 22, 1893, the son of the late William Henderson Justice and Mollie Wheeler Justice, both natives of Macon County. He was a member of the Andersonville Baptist Church, and the husband of Minnie English Justice, who survives him. Other survivors include one son, Clarence C. Justice of U. S. Navy; five sisters, Mrs. Minnie J. English and Mrs. N. W. Athon of Oglethorpe; Mrs. Gladys Athon of Americus; Mrs. B. A. Lee of Andersonville; and Mrs. C. D. Athon of Ellaville; four brothers, Roy L. Justice of Ellaville; Allen Justice of Florida; Henderson Justice of Andersonville; and Robert Justice of Montezuma and one grandchild. Services will be conducted from the Andersonville Baptist Church and interment will be in the Oglethorpe Cemetery. The Montezuma Funeral Home is in charge.
 
 
2. Mr. Cecil Ephraim Johnson Obituary
Dates: 09 Jan 1894- 13 Jun 1946
Parents: Ephraim William 'Pony' Johnson & Ella Virginia English
Spouse: Annie Louise Kleckley (1888-1986)
OBIT:
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian June 20,1946
CECIL E. JOHNSON, SR., 52, BURIED THURSDAY AT OGLETHORPE.
Final rites were held Friday afternoon, June 14, at 5 o'clock for Cecil E. Johnson, Sr. 52, whose death occurred at his home in Oglethorpe Thursday morning after an illness of almost five years. Born in Schley County on January 9, 1894, the son of the late E. W. Johnson and Ella Virginia English Johnson, natives of Schley County. Mr. Johnson moved to Oglethorpe in his early childhood and has made his home there since that time. He was a member of the Oglethorpe Methodist Church and most active in all church affairs before his illness. His wife, Mrs. Louise Kleckley Johnson, survives him. Other survivors include one son, Cecil E. Johnson, Jr. of Oglethorpe; three brothers, A. N. Johnson of Fitzgerald, Buford and E. W. Johnson, both of Oglethorpe; and two sisters, Mrs. K. B. Houghs, of Homerville, and Mrs. W. F. Rushin of Macon. Services were conducted from the Oglethorpe Methodist church, the Rev. W. W. Whaley officiating, assisted by the Rev. T. M. Lee, Pastor of the church. Interment was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery.
Pallbearers and Honorary escort - not copied.
The Montezuma Funeral Home was in charge.
 
 
3. Mrs. W.M. [Daisy Pauline Elmore] English Obituary
Dates: 25 Jan 1879-28 Dec 1946
Parents: Rev. Jacob Samuel Elmore & Isabella Maria 'Belle' Ganann
Spouse: William 'Matchett' English (1882-1967)
OBIT:
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian Jan. 2,1947
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. DAISY ELMORE ENGLISH HELD MONDAY.
Funeral services were held from the St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Oglethorpe, Monday morning, December 30, at 11 o'clock for Mrs. Daisy Elmore English of Quitman, who died at a hospital there Saturday afternoon. Born in Macon County, the daughter of the late Rev. J. S. Elmore and Isabelle M. Ganann, both natives of this county, Mrs. English spent a great many years here, moving to Quitman thirty-four years ago. She was a member of the Lutheran Church in Oglethorpe, Quitman Chapter U.D.C. and Order of the Eastern Star. She was married to William M. English who survives her. Other survivors include: one son, George E. English of Marietta; two sisters, Mrs. T. C. Powers and Mrs. C. T. Harden, both of Oglethorpe; one brother, E. E. Elmore of Atlanta; and three grandchildren. The Rev. John D. Zeigler conducted the services, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Kaiser of Quitman and the Rev. D. L. Haigler of Brunswick. Burial was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery.
 
 
4. Mrs. Henry Oscar [Ellen Roberta Hogg] Joiner Obituary
Dates: 3 Aug 1876 - 24 Mar 1947
Parents:
Spouse: Henry Oscar Joiner (1879 - 1938)
Relation: Aunt of Mrs. Elizabeth Cook English
OBIT:
Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. March 27, 1947
MRS. ROBERTA JOINER, 70, BURIED MONDAY AT OGLETHORPE
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, March 25, at 1 o'clock for Mrs. Roberta Hogg Joiner, 70, who died at a local hospital early Monday morning after several weeks illness. A life-long resident of Macon County, Mrs. Joiner was born here on August 3, 1876, the daughter of the late J. W. Hogg and Mary Ann Bollinger, and had made her home in the county all of her life. She was a member of the Salem Baptist Church and until her illness, was active in all church activities. Her husband, Henry Oscar Joiner, died several years ago. Surviving her are three sisters, Mrs. W. H. Shannon of Atlanta; Mrs. J. V. Smith of Sasser and Mrs. J. P. Jackson of Montezuma; two brothers, S. F. Hogg of Montezuma, and S. C. Hogg of Buford, S.C.; a niece, Mrs. Elizabeth Cook English of Montezuma and several other nieces and nephews. Services were conducted from the chapel of the Montezuma Funeral Home, the Rev. Chas. H. Kopp officiating, and interment was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery. Nephews of Mrs. Joiner served as pallbearers.
 
 
5. Mr. William Augustus Smith Obituary
Dates: 18 Oct 1869-23 Nov 1947
Parents: John Shedrick Smith & Mary H. Edge
Spouse: Sara Ann 'Sally' English (1879-1949)
OBIT:
Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian Nov.27, 1947
W. A. SMITH BURIED TUESDAY AT OGLETHORPE
Final rites for William Augustus Smith, well-known retired farmer in the Englishville District, were held Tuesday morning, November 25, at 11 o'clock from the Oglethorpe Methodist Church. Mr. Smith's death occurred at a local hospital Sunday evening. He had been in bad health for several years but had been confined to his bed for only a few weeks. A life-long resident of Macon County, Mr. Smith was born here on October 18, 1869, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John S. Smith, pioneer citizens of this county. He was married to the former Miss Sarah English, who survives him, and was a member of the Corinth Methodist Church, located in the district in which he lived. Mr. Smith was in his seventy-eighth year. Besides is wife, Mr. Smith is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Homer G. Fowler of Columbus; one son, Heyward Smith of Ideal; one brother, W. J. Smith of Oglethorpe and three grandchildren. The Rev. C. L. Glenn officiated at the services and interment was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery.
Pallbearers and Honorary escort - not copied.
The Montezuma Funeral Home was in charge.
 
 
6. Mrs. Mack [Mattie Kleckley] English Obituary
Dates: 31 Jan 1874-28 Oct 1948
Parents: John Luther 'Babe' Kleckley & Caroline Frances Daniel
Spouse: Mathew 'Mack' English (1870-1929)
OBIT:
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. November 4, 1948
MRS. MATTIE ENGLISH PASSES AT LOCAL HOSPITAL, THURSDAY.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie English, life-long resident of Oglethorpe, who died at the Riverside Sanatorium, Thursday, October 28, were held Friday afternoon. Graveside services were conducted at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church by the Rev. John D. Zeigler. Born January 31. 1874 in Macon County, the daughter of the late John L. and Carolyn Daniel Kleckley, Mrs. English was seventy-four years of age. She was the wife of the late Mack English. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Richard Forrester of Raleigh, N. C., Mrs. Henry Johnson and Mrs. Charles Everett, both of Oglethorpe; one son, Henry B. English of Oglethorpe; and three grandchildren.
 
 
7. Mr. Jack Paul English Obituary
Dates: 08 Dec 1933-05 Nov 1949
Parents: William Christopher English, Sr. & Hazel Ira Paul
OBIT:
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. November 10, 1949
POWER MISHAP IS FATAL TO PAUL ENGLISH
Jack Paul English of Oglethorpe, was accidentally electrocuted early Saturday morning when he apparently stepped on a broken power line which had fallen in high weeds near his home. He left his home about six o'clock to go squirrel hunting and was found by Georgia Power company repairmen when they went to check the line. The shotgun was found near the body. A junior in high school, the fifteen year old boy was a member of the Oglethorpe school basketball team and a member of the local National Guard Unit. orn December 8, 1933, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. English. Besides his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. A. C. Bryant of Ft. Valley and Mrs. Robert Aspinwall of Lineville, Ala. and three brothers, William English, Jr. and Neal English of Plains and Kenneth English of Fitzgerald, his maternal grandmother, Mrs. J. C. Paul of Cordele and his paternal grandfather, J. R. English of Montezuma. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Oglethorpe Baptist Church of which Paul was a member. Pallbearers and the honorary escort consisted of members of the National Guard and the Oglethorpe Basketball Team. Interment was in the Oglethorpe Cemetery. Smith Tindol Funeral Service was in charge.
 
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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