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WILKES-CAMPGROUND CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE-CULLEOKA



KERR, Mrs Alice Kerr Stacy (30 Aug) 1869- (29 Dec) 1936. She was the daughter of Josephus Jerome & Elizabeth Virginia Ausban Kerr. She married William Arthur Stacy about 1896. Two children were born. Mr. Stacy became unfaithful and left for Arkansas where he married again and had other children. Alice then raised her children with the help of her parents and sister May Jane. 

MRS. ALICE STACEY - Obituary (Columbia Herald - 30 Dec 1936)

Mrs. Alice Stacey, aged 67, died Tuesday evening at her home at Culleoka after a long illness. She was a daughter of the late J. (Josephus Jerome) J. and Elizabeth (Ausban) Kerr and had resided in the Culleoka community all of her life. For many years she had been a member of the Nazarene church and was beloved among many friends.

Surviving are one son, Claud Stacey, one daughter, Mrs. Carter Moore, one brother, J. (James) E. Kerr and two sisters, Miss May Kerr and Mrs. (Otie E) Charlie Austin, of Culleoka.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at the residence by the Rev. J. A. McCammon of Columbia and interment was in the Wilkes cemetery.

Pall bearers were Arthur Porter, Clyde, Homer and Paul Austin, Clarence and Lewis Tyler. Williams & Prentice, morticians in charge.

Tombstone Photo by Suzanne Davison, May 2003. Information by great nephew Wayne Austin