Well-Known Citizen Of Johnson County
Funeral services were held at the Locust Grove United Baptist Church Monday
for Warren Bayes, 71, well-known resident of this county, who succumbed
Saturday in a local hospital following an illness of several months.
The son of George and Hannah Collinsworth Bayes, he was born March 14, 1883 in
this county. He was a member of the United Baptist Church.
He was a miner and farmer by occupation and was a member of the United Mine
He was married December 10, 1903, to Martha Burchett who survives.
Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Irvin and Virgil Bayes both of
Ashland; two daughters, Mrs. Georgene Dills Nippa, Mrs. Florence Stambaugh,
Columbus, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are five brothers Harlan, Springfield, O; Newton, Ashland;
Carl, Minford, Ohio; Johnnie, South Webster, Ohio; Frank, Columbus, Ohio; five
sisters, Mrs Mae Tummins,Springfield, Ohio; Mrs. June Hichman, Milford Center,
Ohio; Mrs. Laura Van Hoose, Ashland; Mrs. Mollie Murphy, Ashland; and Mrs.
Gusta Boggs, New Boston, Ohio.
Officiating ministers were L. T. Preston and Cullie Sparks, Music was by the
Toms Creek Quartet.
Burial was made in the Burchett Cemetery under the direction of the
Paintsville Funeral Home.
June 23, 1954
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