Family Obituaries Listed
by year of death
- Mr. William Vassa Justice (22 Feb 1893-06
- Mr. Cecil Ephraim Johnson (09 Jan 1894-
13 Jun 1946)
- Mrs. W.M. [Daisy Pauline Elmore] English
(25 Jan 1879-28 Dec 1946)
- Mrs. Henry Oscar [Ellen Roberta Hogg]
Joiner (3 Aug 1876 - 24 Mar 1947)
- Mr. William Augustus Smith (18 Oct
1869-23 Nov 1947)
- Mrs. Mack [Mattie Kleckley] English
(31 Jan 1874-28 Oct 1948)
- Mr. Jack Paul English (08 Dec 1933-05
|1. Mr. William Vassa Justice
Dates: 22 Feb 1893-06 Feb 1946
Parents: William Henderson H. 'Bill' Justice & Mollie Jane
Spouse: Minnie English (1880-1951)
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
|2. Mr. Cecil Ephraim Johnson
Dates: 09 Jan 1894- 13 Jun 1946
Parents: Ephraim William 'Pony' Johnson & Ella Virginia
Spouse: Annie Louise Kleckley (1888-1986)
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'
Spouse: William 'Matchett' English (1882-1967)
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
|4. Mrs. Henry Oscar [Ellen
Roberta Hogg] Joiner Obituary
Dates: 3 Aug 1876 - 24 Mar 1947
Spouse: Henry Oscar Joiner (1879 - 1938)
Relation: Aunt of Mrs. Elizabeth Cook English
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
Dates: 18 Oct 1869-23 Nov 1947
Parents: John Shedrick Smith & Mary H. Edge
Spouse: Sara Ann 'Sally' English (1879-1949)
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]
Dates: 31 Jan 1874-28 Oct 1948
Parents: John Luther 'Babe' Kleckley & Caroline Frances
Spouse: Mathew 'Mack' English (1870-1929)
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
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.
may be reached at this email: davine(at)alltel(dot)net