YOUNG'S CHAPEL CEMETERY, Youngs Chapel Rd., GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE
BIRDSONG, Annie Pearl 15 Jul 1882 21 Jul 1956 (w/o William Pleasant Birdsong)(d/o Lewis and Mattie King Birdsong)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 25 Jul 1956
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Pearl Birdsong Birdsong, 74, Pisgah housewife, were held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Young's Chapel Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Bruce Robinson, pastor and Lloyd Robinson. Burial took place in the church cemetery. Mrs. Birdsong died at noon Saturday at Giles County Hospital after a prolonged illness. Born July 15, 1882, in Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Birdsong and Mattie King Birdsong, and was a member of the Liberty Methodist Church. Mrs. Birdsong is survived by her husband, Will Pleasant Birdsong, farmer of the Pisgah community; three daughters, Mrs. Raymond Chapman, Blooming Grove, Mrs. William Holt, Bunker Hill and Miss Vestal Birdsong, Pisgah; one son, Andrew Lewis Birdsong, Pisgah; seven grandchildren; and one brother, Jess Birdsong, Elkton. Pulaski Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
BIRDSONG, Dolphus Benton 5 May 1861 md 6 Dec 1882 GCT 5 Jan 1942 (h/o Ella V. Hollis Birdsong; s/o Freeman and Cynthia Carden Birdsong)
BIRDSONG, Ella Vesta 15 Jul 1863 24 Sep 1944 (w/o Dolphus Benton Birdsong; d/o Jacob and Elizabeth Williamson Hollis)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 24 Sep 1944
On September 24, 1944, at 4:00 p.m., the Young's Chapel Presbyterian Communities lost one of its eldest and best loved members in the death of Mrs. Ellla Hollis Birdsong. She was born in 1863. Early in life she became a Christian and lived all her life in this community. From early in life she continued to grow in grace, knowledge, love for God. She was married to Ben Birdsong, who preceded her in death about 2 years ago. Together they embellished a Christian home into which were born ten children, the lives of whom testified to the sterling qualities of her character. She leaves eight children, three sons and five daughters, also seventeen great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends to mourn their loss. She won a place in the hearts of all who knew her, by her constant Christian life and interest in the welfare of all in the community. As a wife and mother, she was faithful in teaching her family by precept and example the way of a noble life. She was always optimistic and possessed a sweet, kind and lovable disposition, and a spirit to get along with people. So not only her family but all who knew her will call her blessed. She was a faithful Christian and a constant attendant upon the worship services of Young's Chapel Presbyterian Church. Her greatness was seen in the inner life she lived, rather than the outward. Her memory is engraved upon the hearts of her loved ones and will be a source of comfort and strength for many years to come. "In our hearts there is a picture more precious than silver or gold; It's the picture of our dear mother, and it will never, never grow old.
BIRDSONG, Myrtle 05 Dec 1893 19 Nov 1920 (d/o Dolphus Benton and Ella Vesta Hollis Birdsong)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 25 Nov 1920
Miss Myrtle Birdsong young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Birdsong died Friday at the home of her parents in the Young's Chapel community and was buried at Young's Chapel Saturday, the Rev. Mr. Parkes conducting funeral services.
BIRDSONG, William Pleasant 09 Feb 1885 10 Oct 1956 (h/o Annie Pearl Birdsong; s/o Dolphus Benton and Ella Vesta Hollis Birdsong)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 10 Oct 1956
Funeral services for William Pleasant Birdsong, 72, retired farmer of Pisgah community, will be held at one o'clock on Thursday afternoon at Young's Chapel Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Bruce Robinson, pastor, and the Rev. Lloyd L.Hickman, Baptist minister. Burial took place in the church cemetery. Mr. Birdsong died at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, October 10, at Giles County Hospital a few hours after he sustained a paralytic stroke. Born February 9, 1884, in Giles County, he was the son of the late Adolphus Benton Birdsong and Ella Vashti Hollis Birdsong. His wife, Mrs. Annie Pearl Birdsong Birdsong, died July21 of this year. Mr. Birdsong is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Raymond Chapman, Blooming Grove, Mrs. Wilson Holt, Bunker Hill, and Miss Vestal Birdsong, Pisgah; one son, Andrew Lewis Birdsong; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Anna Curtis and Mrs. Lola McLin, Frankewing, Mrs. Dee Robinson, Dellrose, and Mrs. Charles McKnight, Pulaski; and two brothers, Arnold Birdsong, Dellrose, and Virgil Birdsong, Frankewing. Pulaski Funeral Home in charge.
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