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Obituaries September, 1910

Typed and Contributed by Linda Carpenter


(Thursday, September 15, 1910)

Died Near Nubia

Rufus Denning, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Denning, died at his home Wednesday morning, Aug. 31, and was buried at the Durham graveyard, Sep. 1, at 1 p. m. Burial services were conducted by Bro. Graves and Mr. House.

(Thursday, September 15, 1910)

Green B. Williams

Green B. Williams, a pioneer citizen of Sumner County, died at his home near Bransford Tuesday. He was a citizen of that community all his life, and had been a familiar figure in Sumner County for more than half a century. He was 84 years of age. His wife who died last week and to whom he had been married for more than sixty years, was before her marriage, Miss Elvira Stovall. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Hine, and two brothers, G. and B. R. Williams. Mr. Williams was a member of the Methodist Church. The burial took place yesterday at the family graveyard.

(Thursday, September 15, 1910)

Life's Work Is Ended

Mrs. Bettie Schell Dies at Her Home at 8:30 Thursday Morning

Mrs. Bettie Schell wife of the late Dr. H. A. Schell, for many years one of the most prominent physicians of this section, died at her home on South Water Street last Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock. Her death was due to pneumonia, from which she had been ill since Sunday. Mrs. Schell was a daughter of Mr. Zach Baker and was born and raised near Gallatin. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and had long been one of the best known women of this section. She is survived by three sisters. Mrs. Jennie Vinson of Gallatin and Mesdames A. M. Blue and Annie B. Moore of Bowling Green; one brother, George Baker of Gallatin and the following children: Mrs. Walter Rainey and Z. B. Schell of Gallatin, Alex R. Schell of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Dr. H. A. Schell of Nashville. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev. R. M. DuBose of the Presbyterian Church. The burial followed at the Gallatin Cemetery.

(Thursday, September 22, 1910)

Died Near Brackintown

Elvis Minnis died last Thursday at his home near Brackintown, aged 35 years. He is survived by his wife and several children. His death was the result of an illness which had lasted for more than a year. The burial occurred at Brackintown Friday.

(Thursday, September 22, 1910)

Marion Hodges

Marion Hodges, a prominent citizen of the 13th District, died Tuesday, September 13, at his home near Brackintown, aged 64 years. His death was due to typhoid fever from which he had been ill for about a week. He was a good citizen who was highly respected by the entire community. He is survived by his wife and several children. The burial took place at Brackintown Wednesday.


Sumner County, Tennessee Obituary Index

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