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Obituaries: [1965-1969]
Family Obituaries Listed by year of death
  1. Mrs. John M. [Mary C. 'Mollie' English] Loflin (18 May 1880-29 Jan 1967)
  2. Miss Mary Pauline English (15 Oct 1911-22 Feb 1967)
  3. Mrs. Alton ' Lee' [Myrtle English ] Kleckley (20 Sep 1881- 08 Jul 1967)
  4. Mr. William 'Matchett' English (07 Mar 1882- 10 Sep 1967)
  5. Mrs. Robert J. [Annie 'Lucile' English] Justice (1892- 01 Dec 1967)
  6. Mr. Frank Richardson Easterlin, Jr. (10 Mar 1929-17 Jan 1968)
  7. Miss Bethia Moody English (08 Jan 1909-31 Aug 1969)
1. Mrs. John M. [Mary C. 'Mollie' English] Loflin Obituary
Dates: 18 May 1880-29 Jan 1967
Parents: John Jefferson 'Johnny' English & Hannah Rebecca R. 'Jeanne' Young
Spouse: John M. Loflin (1868-1931)
ELBA CLIPPER Feb. 2, 1967
Mrs. Molly English Loflin, 86, died Sunday Janurary 29th. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 P.M. at the Elba Church of Christ with Raymond Elliot officiating. Burial was in Enterprise Cemetery by Hayes Funeral Home. Survivors are: one son, George E. Loflin, Mobile; three daughters: Mrs. Edwin Enzor, Arlington, Va; Mrs. Lafayette Patterson, Anniston and Mrs. H.E. Valentine, Ozark; two brothers: J.O. English and J.W. English both of Elba; 6 grandchildren and 9 great grand children
2. Miss Mary Pauline English Obituary
Dates: 15 Oct 1911-22 Feb 1967
Parents: Matthew 'Hill' English & Mary Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Finch
Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. March 2, 1967
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Watson-Mathews Funeral Chapel in Montezuma, for Miss Mary Pauline English, 55 retired teacher of Oglethorpe, who died Wednesday at the Americus-Sumter County Hospital after an extended illness. Lutheran Pastor, John Zeigler, Rev. F. M. York and Elder George Riley Hunt officiated with burial in the OGLETHORPE CEMETERY. Miss English, a descendant of one of Macon County's earliest pioneer families, had taught in the primary grades of the Macon County School System for 33 years, a whole generation of young people having benefited from her tutelage. She attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia State College for Women and was a member of the Macon County Chapter G.E.A. Survivors include: three brothers, H. D. English, Sedrick English and Ferrell English, all of Oglethorpe, three sisters, Mrs. Wm. Bentley of Roberta, Miss Bethia English of Oglethorpe and Mrs. Robert Brand of Byromville; three nephews and a niece.
3. Mrs. Alton ' Lee' [Myrtle English] Kleckley Obituary
Dates: 20 Sep 1881- 08 Jul 1967
Parents: Jasper Newton English & Missouri Ann Higgins
Spouse: Alton ' Lee' Kleckley (1884-1940)
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. July 13, 1967
MRS. A. LEE [Myrtle English] KLECKLEY, 85, FUNERAL
Mrs. Myrtle English Kleckley, age 85, passed away July 8th at a local hospital. She was a life-long resident of Macon County and the widow of A. Lee Kleckley. Funeral services were held on Sunday from the Watson-Mathews Funeral Chapel with the Rev. F. M. York and Elder Robert Torrence officiating. Interment was in the OGLETHORPE CEMETERY. Pallbearers were H. B. English, E. W. Johnson, Carlos Martin, George Hammock, Mike Murray and Ed N. Murray, Jr. Surviving Mrs. Kleckley are a sister-in-law, Mrs. Ruth Kleckley of Oglethorpe and a number of nieces and nephews, among them, Mrs. John T. Bryan and Mrs. Pauline Lane of Oglethorpe and H. B. English and E. W. Johnson also of Oglethorpe.
4. Mr. William 'Matchett' English Obituary
Dates: 07 Mar 1882- 10 Sep 1967
Parents: Robert Simpson English, Sr. & Mary Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Cheves
Spouse: Daisy Pauline Elmore (1879-1946)
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. September 14, 1967
WILLIAM MACHET ENGLISH, 85, Dies at Brooks Co. Hospital
William M. English, 85, of Quitman, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 10, at the Brooks County Hospital after an illness of several months. He was born in Schley County, Ga. but had lived in Quitman for 55 years. Mr. Williams was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, and had been a Mason and Shriner for 50 years. His late wife, the former Daisy Elmore, died in 1946. His father and mother were Robert Sampson English and Mary Elizabeth Cheves English. He is survived by three grandsons, William M. English II, of Marietta, Benjamin K. English of Smyrna and George E. English, Jr. of Madison, Wisconsin; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. George E. English, Sr. of Smyrna, and three great-grandsons. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 12, at the Maxwell Funeral Chapel with Rev. A. F. Forgarple officiating. Interment was in
Oglethorpe City Cemetery.
5. Mrs. Robert J. [Annie 'Lucile' English] Justice Obituary
Dates: 1892- 01 Dec 1967
Parents: Joseph Richard 'Jody' English & Lena Dyess
Spouse: Robert Jarrett Justice (1884-1951)
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. December 7, 1967
MRS. ROBERT J. [Annie Lucile English] JUSTICE, 75
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucile English Justice, 75, who died Friday in a Montezuma hospital, were held Sunday in the chapel of Watson-Mathews Funeral Home. Dr. A. C. Martin officiated and burial was in RED HILL CHURCH CEMETERY near Oglethorpe. Pallbearers were Ralph Price, Dick Price, Bryan Peavy, Robert Payne, Allen Payne and Wilmont Peaster, Jr. Mrs. Justice, a lifelong resident of Macon County, was a housewife. Survivors include two sons, Bennie Justice of Montezuma and Robert J. Justice of Atlanta; three daughters, Mrs. W. H. Peaster and Mrs. Lena Wynn, both of Montezuma, and Mrs. Hamilton Griffin of Unadilla; two brothers, W. C. English of Oglethorpe and Gilbert English of Thomaston; three sisters, Mrs. J. F. Peaster and Mrs. R. W. Murphy, both of Columbus and Mrs. H. L. Hilton of LaGrange.
6. Mr. Frank Richardson Easterlin, Jr. Obituary
Dates: 10 Mar 1929-17 Jan 1968
Parents: Frank Richardson Easterlin, Sr. & Sallie Mae English
Spouse: Yancey McCalla
Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. January 25, 1968
Funeral services for Frank R. Easterlin, 38, who died Wednesday at his home, were held Friday from the graveside in OGLETHORPE, GEORGIA CEMETERY. The Rev. George Homes officiated. Survivors include his wife, the former Yancey McCalla of Montezuma, two sons, Frank Easterlin, III and Mark Easterlin; two daughters, Coley Easterlin and Sarah Easterlin and his mother, Mrs. Richard Forrester. J. C. Harwell and Sons Funeral Home was in charge. The family requested no flowers.
7. Miss Bethia Moody English Obituary
Dates: 08 Jan 1909-31 Aug 1969
Parents: Matthew 'Hill' English & Mary Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Finch
Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. September 4, 1969
FINAL RITES HELD FOR MISS ENGLISH - Funeral services for Miss Bethia English, 60, who died Sunday, were held at 11 o'clock am Monday from the Watson-Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. John Zeigler and the Elder George Riley Hunt officiated and burial was in the OGLETHORPE CEMETERY.
Pallbearers were A. J. Allman, Glenn Chase, Glenn Lee Chase, Elsa Woodall, Olin Smith and Merlan Williams. Miss English was a lifelong resident of Macon County and a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include three brothers, Hill Derrick English, Ferrell Matthew English and Sidney Richard English, all of Oglethorpe; two sisters, Mrs. William [Emily Mildred English] Bentley of Roberta and Mrs. Robert [Ester Blanche English] Brand of Byromville; and three nephews. [Not named]
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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