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Mrs. (Donithan) Adams
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 24, 1938
Pneumonia Fatal To Mrs. Adams
  Mrs. Henry Adams, 19, died at her home near Stepstone Tuesday, February 22, after a brief illness of pneumonia.
   Mrs. Adams, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Donithan, and a grand-daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam McClain, was a native of Bath county.
   Funeral services were held at the Sugar Grove Church Wednesday, followed by burial at Old Virginia.

Elizabeth Lewis Alexander
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 23, 1939
Prominent Woman Dies At Salt Lick
   Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis Alexander, 76 years old, widow of the late Dr. S. C. Alexander, passed away at her home at Salt Lick shortly after midnight Saturday morning, March 18, after a brief illness.  While she had been declining in health for the past two years, Mrs. Alexander had not been critically ill, and was in her usual good spirits as late as Friday afternoon.  Her death came unexpectedly and was a severe shock to her family and friends.
   A daughter of the late Dr. H. H. Lewis and Mrs. Melvina Moore Lewis, she came of an old and socially prominent Bath county family.  Her father, a widely known physician of his day in this section of the state, was also a wealthy land owner.  Her husband, also a widely known Bath county physician, passed away several years ago.
   She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Eugene Stuart, Louisville; Mrs. W. A. Owen, Poseyville, Ind.; Misses Christine and Elizabeth Alexander, at home; one son, Clyde Alexander, former county Judge of bath county, and two sisters, Mrs. Effie Cassity, of Demopolis, Ala., and Mrs. J. L. McCoy, of Lexington.
   Funeral services were held at her late residence at Salt Lick Sunday afternoon, March 19, at 3 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin and the Rev. Howard Daulton.  Interment was in the Lewis family graveyard at Salt Lick.
   Paul bearers were: active, C. H. Cheap, Claude Shrout, Travis Karrick, Dr. Audrey F. Ellington, T. B. Staggs, Garnett Chenault, Lewis McCoy and Ed Wright; honorary, W. J. Shouse, Chas. Crain, Hiram Kelsey, J. H. Maze, Clell McCarty, T. H. Perry, Preston Karrick, Van Y. Greene, Sherman Gullett, John Greene, Rolla Greene, Ben T. Wright, Dr. C. T. Jones, Dr. D. C. Dotson, Dr. O. T. Evans, Dr. F. P. Gudgell, Thomas J. Barnes, B. F. Wills, Ben Shrout, Walter Jones, W. R. Razor and Ed Fanning.

Okie Roberson Alexander
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 7, 1938
Accident Fatal To Mrs. Alexander
Flat Creek Woman Dies From Injuries
   Mrs. Okie Roberson Alexander, 59, died at the Winchester hospital shortly after noon Monday from injuries sustained when she fell from a moving automobile near her home on Flat Creek a short time before.
   In company with her son, R. C. Alexander and son-in-law, E. L. Moore, Mrs. Alexander was in route from her Flat Creek home to Mt. Sterling Monday morning when she fell from the open door of the car in which they were riding.  Whether she opened the door for some reason, or whether the door was not well closed and she attempted to fasten it is not definitely known.  However, the draft from the moving car pulled the door wide and threw Mrs. Alexander out of the car, throwing her to the roadside, where her head struck a post supporting a mail box.  She sustained a fractured skull, a broken arm and leg and internal injuries.  When the other two occupants of the car reached her she was unconscious.  She was taken to Mt. Sterling and later to Winchester where she expired.
   The wife of James H. Alexander, and the daughter of the late George and George Ann Williams Roberson, she was one of the more prominent women of the Flat Creek section.
   Besides her husband and son, R. C. Alexander, she is survived by one other son, George Alexander, Miami, Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. E. L. Moore; four sisters, Mrs. Simps McClain, Mrs. Ed Given, Mrs. Cole Ratliff, of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Strib Williams, Middletown, O., and two brothers, R. G. Roberson, Louisville, and William Roberson, Perry, Mo.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday morning, January 26, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey and the Rev. R. L. Bailey.  Interment was in Machpelah Cemetery, Mt. Sterling.
   Pall bearers were: active, Herman Orme, Roy Hon, George Foley, Garrett Denniston, Jesse Pendleton, John A. Thomas, Joe Sorrell and Dr. P. K. McKenna; honorary, W. E. Foley, Seth Botts, Alfred Crooks, Allen Prewitt, R. H. Amburgey, James Toy, Roy Stephens and C. C. Chenault. 

Nannie Anderson
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 7, 1939
Miss Nannie Anderson Claimed By Death
   Miss Nannie Anderson, 75 years old, died Friday, September 1, at the home of Mrs. James Stewart, with whom she had made her home for the past two years.
   A daughter of the late Cornelius and Mahalia Hunt Anderson, she was born in this county June 27, 1864, and was the last survivor of her immediate family.
   Funeral services were held at the Stewart home at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, September 3, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Burial in the family graveyard. 

Callie Jones Arnett
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 7, 1938
Mrs. James Arnett Passes At Bethel
   Mrs. Callie Jones Arnett, 50 years old, wife of James Arnett, died at her home at Bethel Tuesday, April 5, after a long illness.
   A native of this county, Mrs. Arnett was a daughter of Rice and Sarah Catherine Vie Jones.  She was prominently connected with social and religious affairs at Bethel and leaves a host of friends to mourn her loss.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Miss Helen Louis Dykes, and a son, Hanson Dykes, children by a former marriage; one sister, Mrs. C. T. Lowery, Carlisle, and two brothers, Alban Jones, Texas, and Emery Jones, Chicago.
  Funeral services were held at the residence this afternoon (Thursday), at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. H. Myron Kauffman, pastor of the Bethel Christian church.  Interment was in Longview Cemetery. 

William F. Arnold
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 10, 1938
Prominent State Methodist Passes
Dr. William F. Arnold, 76 years old, of Winchester, Ky., Dean of Kentucky Methodism and author of two volumes on the history of his church in the Bluegrass State, died Wednesday at St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louisville.
   Dr. Arnold, a native of Nicholas County, had been in the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in Kentucky, since his graduation from Kentucky Wesleyan College.  Following his retirement as a minister after serving a score of pulpits, Dr. Arnold wrote two books captioned, "The History of Kentucky Methodism."  He was at work on a third volume at the time of his death.
   Dr. Arnold was editor of the Central Methodist, church organ, and a former educational secretary of the church.  He had served as presiding elder in virtually every district in Kentucky, and was named to various honorary positions by the church. 

Thomas M. Arrasmith
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 21, 1938
Bath County Man Dies In North Carolina
   Relatives here were notified last week of the death of Thomas M. Arrasmith, who passed away at his home at Hillsboro, N. C., on July 9.
   Mr. Arrasmith, a native of this county, was born and reared near Bethel, the son of John and Fenton Taylor Arrasmith.  He moved to North Carolina many years ago and engaged in the horse business.
   His survivors include his wife and five children; three sisters, Mrs. W. A. Sharp of Sharpsburg, Mrs. Ben Hopper of Lexington, Mrs. Howard Anderson of Iowa, and two brothers, the Rev. Morris Arrasmith and Charlie Arrasmith, of Iowa, all of whom are natives of this county. 

Henry Atchison
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 30, 1938
Respected Colored Man Dies
   Henry Atchison, 74, respected colored man of this town, died at his home here last Friday after a two weeks' illness of heart trouble.  Born at Wyoming, he was reared by the family of Judge J. L. Atchison, and made his home about Wyoming until some years ago when he came to Owingsville.
   He was highly respected by both the white and colored people.  He is survived by his wife and two daughters.  Funeral services were conducted here Sunday followed by a burial in the colored cemetery. 

Robert Atchison
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 6, 1938
Prank Ends Fatally For Salt Lick Man
Taken For Burglar; Shot By Sister-In-Law
   Mistaken for a burglar, Robert Atchison, 21, Salt Lick, was fatally wounded by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Catherine Atchison, at the home of the latter last Thursday night, December 31.  He was taken to a Lexington hospital but died from loss of blood.
   According to reports here, Atchison and his wife had gone to call at the home of his brother, Emmett Atchison, on the evening of December 30.  Shortly after they arrived, Atchison excused himself and went out, leaving the two women alone.  He returned to the home shortly afterward and in fun attempted to frighten his wife and sister-in-law by knocking on the windows and doors.  The two women became frightened, it was said, after Atchison failed to answer when they called to ask who was there and Mrs. Emmett Atchison fired through the window at close range with a shotgun, striking her brother-in-law in the arm and shoulder.
   Deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Atchison and besides his wife, is survived by several brothers and sisters.  Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon followed by burial in the Salt Lick cemetery.
   No complaint has been made to officers here, it was said today, in regard to the incident and no move has been made to hold any kind of investigation into the circumstances surrounding Atchison's death.  It was said, however, that some sort of investigation will be made later in the month.


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Martha Ellen Coyle Horseman Bailey
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 5, 1938
Old Citizen Passes
   Mrs. Martha Ellen Bailey, 87, widow of the late John S. Bailey, died at the home of her son, Tom Horseman, near Harpers Monday, May 2.
   Mrs. Bailey, one of bath's oldest citizens, was a native of this county, a daughter of the late James and Rebecca Kincaid Coyle.  Her first husband , the late Omer Horseman, died many years ago.  She had been ill since a fall, in which she broke her leg, more than a month ago.
   Besides her son, Tom Horseman, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Marsh Bailey, of Millersburg, Ky.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. D. L. Bailey.  Burial was in the Bailey graveyard.

Virgil H. Baird
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 13, 1938
Appellate Judge Dies At Lexington
   Judge Virgil H. Baird, of Glasgow, appointed to the Court of Appeals by Governor A. B. Chandler February 3, 1937, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge Basil Richardson, died in a Lexington Hospital Tuesday, where he was attempting to gain strength for an operation.
   Judge Baird's term would have expired January 1, 1939, and since he had not filed for re-election, he will be succeeded by Judge Will H. Fulton, of Bardstown, who was nominated last August on both Democratic and Republican tickets from that district.

Fredrick D. Ballou
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 9, 1939
Dies in Connecticut
   Friends here will be interested in a clipping from the Jewett City, Conn., Bulletin, received here this week, which carried an account of the funeral, January 29, of Fredrick D. Ballou, father of Mrs. Carroll Estill Byron of Owensboro, and one of the outstanding textile men of Connecticut.
   Mr. Ballou was for many years in charge of the Slater Mills and later connected with the Fisk Rubber Company.  He was 66 years old.

Jesse Barber
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, November 17, 1938
Funeral Of Jesse Barber Held Here
   Funeral services for Jesse Barber, 77 years Old, who died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Della Hart, in Louisville Saturday night, November 12, were held at the Barnes funeral home here Monday afternoon, November 14, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the Allen Graveyard at Wyoming.
   Mr. Barber was a native of Wyoming, where he had lived the greater part of his life, and was well known throughout this part of the county.  He moved to Louisville some years ago to make his home with relatives.  Mr. Barber was taken ill with pneumonia about ten days ago.

Lena Barber
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 15, 1939
Dies At Mt. Sterling
   Miss Lena Barber, 24 years old, of Peeled Oak, Bath county, died at Mary Chiles hospital, Mt. Sterling, Sunday, June 4, after a brief illness.
   She was a daughter of Thomas Barber, deceased, and since the death of her father about twelve years ago she had made her home with her uncle, George Hart, she being a niece of both Mr. and Mrs. Hart.
   Besides her widowed mother, Mrs. Mary Hart Barber, she is survived by three sisters and two brothers.

Lewis J. Barber
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 28, 1938
Lewis J. Barber Dies At Salt Lick
Was Last Union Veteran In County
   The death of Lewis J. Barber at his home in Salt Lick Friday, July 22, marked the passing of the last veteran of the Civil war on either side in Bath County.  Mr. Barber, who would have celebrated his 90th birthday on October 1, had been an invalid for several years and had been very feeble for some time prior to his death.
   A son of the late Captain George Barber and Mrs. Sarah Johnson Barber, he was born near Fairview, Fleming county, October 1, 1848.  His father, a captain in the Union Army, formed a company in Bath and Fleming counties in 1864, in which Mr. Barber, then 15 years old, enlisted.  He served under his father until the close of the conflict, when he received his discharge.
   The greater part of his life was spent in this county, where he became a leading figure in Republican political circles and several terms as magistrate of the Forge Hill district, representing that part of the county on the Bath fiscal court.
   Surviving him are three sons, Commander Ernest Barber, San Diego, Calif.; Earl and Espy Barber of this county, and one daughter, Mrs. Jack Rice, of Forge Hill.  He is also survived by 31 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Marion Moore, of Forge Hill.
   Funeral services were held at the residence at Salt Lick Sunday afternoon, July 24, conducted by the Rev. R. T. Moore.  Interment was in the family lot at Fairview cemetery, Fleming county.

Lyda Alline Ledford Barnes
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, November 24, 1938
Mrs. George Barnes Dies At Eustis, Fla.
   Relatives here were notified Wednesday of the death of Mrs. George Barnes at her home at Eustis, Fla., following a paralytic stroke suffered Tuesday night.
   Mrs. Barnes, before her marriage, was Miss Lyda Alline Ledford, of Mt. Sterling.
    Funeral arrangements had not been announced, but it was thought that the interment would take place in Mt. Sterling.

Sylvanis Clarke Bascom
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 18, 1938
S. C. Bascom Dies Near Winchester
Interment In Owingsville Cemetery Monday Morning
   Sylvanis Clarke Bascom, 67, died at 11:45 o'clock Saturday night, August 13, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Henry C. Besuden in Clark county, five miles from Winchester on the Mt. Sterling road.
   Mr. Bascom's death was the aftermath of a paralytic stroke suffered August 7. Since last Wednesday his condition had been critical.
   A native of this county, Mr. Bascom was a son of the late A. W. and Nancy Dawson Bascom.  His father, a wealthy influential citizen of this county, was one of its outstanding figures, a leader in social and civic affairs and a large breeder Of fancy cattle.  Mr. Bascom was born and reared at the Bascom homestead, now the property of R. S. Cross, on Mt. Sterling road.
   Following his marriage to Miss Lula Grimes of Millersburg, he moved to Bourbon county, where he engaged in farming and merchandising.  Some years after the death of his wife, he moved to Clark county to make his home with his daughter.
   Mr. Bascom was a perfect type of Kentucky gentleman and is pleasantly remembered here by such of his old friends and acquaintances who survive him.
   Besides his daughter, Mrs. Besuden, he is survived by one half sister, Mrs. R. G. Owings of Montgomery county and a grandson, Henry C. Besuden, Jr.
   Funeral services were held at the grave in the Bascom family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery Monday morning, August 15 at 11 o'clock.
   Active pall bearers were Sam Owsley, Glen E. Perry, Will Saunders, Bascom Judy, Dawson Brother and Carroll Orear; honorary, Lander Skinner, Bud Waddel, Leslie Shrout, Connor Ewing, Ewing Conner, C. G. McAlister, George Bascom, Mack Grimes and Dick Grimes.

John Bashford
Owingsville Outlook, July 7, 1910
   Died, John Bashford, Saturday at 11:30 o'clock, at his home on Mud Lick near here. Burial at Lower Salt Lick Sunday at 11:00 o'clock. He was aged 63 years. he leaves a wife and four sons: Owen, Ashby, Oscar and Grafton. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones.

Caroline Kring Bates
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 2, 1938
Old Citizen Dies At Salt Lick
Mrs. Caroline Bates Passes at 95
   Mrs. Caroline Kring Bates passed away at her home at Salt Lick on Sunday, May 29, at the ripe old age of 95 years.  She had been in comparatively good health until a month ago when she suffered a paralytic stroke.
   She was a daughter of William and Sarah Ann Mynhier Kring, born February 22, 1843.  She was united in marriage to the late Joseph K. Bates October 6, 1867 and to this union were born seven children, three of whom survive her, Mrs. C. E. Whitcomb, Bethel, Ohio, and Mrs. Etta Bates Jackson and Mrs. R. C. Jordon, both of Salt Lick.
   Funeral services were held at her home Tuesday afternoon, May 31, conducted by the Rev. Howard Daulton.  Interment was in the family lot in Dickerson Cemetery.
   She leaves besides her children, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of friends to mourn her loss.

John William Becraft
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 22, 1938
John Becraft Dies At Mud Lick
   John William Becraft, 58 years old, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Sherman Crouch, at Mud Lick Springs Saturday, December 17, after a brief illness.
   Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, December 18, at 2:30 o'clock at the Baptist Tabernacle, Lower Salt Lick, conducted by the Rev. Herbert Spencer.  Interment followed in the Lower Salt Lick cemetery.

Judge William Beckner
Owingsville Outlook, March 17, 1910
Judge William Beckner Dead
  Judge William M. Beckner died at Winchester Monday. He was one of the most prominent men in the State and was a native of Bath county. He was aged 69 years.

George Bennett
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 13, 1938
Pneumonia Fatal To George Bennett
   George Bennett, 66 years old, died at his home at 6 AM Monday, January 10, following a two weeks illness of pneumonia.  Mr. Bennett's death was attributable to heart failure and came as a shock to his family and a host of friends.  His condition had improved following the attack of pneumonia and he was thought to be on the road to recovery which the complication developed.
    A native of this county, he was a son of John and Nancy Foudre Bennett.  He was a prosperous farmer and one of the county's most successful tobacco growers.
  Besides his widow, Mrs. Willie Smith Bennett, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clarence Vanlandingham, and four sons, Johnson, Clyde, Sherman and Beckham Bennett.
    Funeral services were held at the residence Tuesday afternoon, January 11, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.

Samuel J. Booth
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 19, 1938
Booth Rites Held At Nicholas Home
   Funeral services for Samuel J. Booth, 75, prominent Nicholas county farmer, who died Sunday, were held Tuesday at the residence, the Rev. A. R. Robertson of Berea officiating.  Interment was in the Crown Hill Cemetery at Sharpsburg.  Pall bearers were Ernest Crouch, Albert Henry, J. Raymond Booth, Elmer Hinkle, Bertram Banta and Will Arnold.
   Mr. Booth was a native of Nicholas county and was married in 1885 to Miss Eliza Mildred Ralls, who died in 1918.  He was a member of the Moorefield Christian church.
   Survivors include one son, Ernest Booth, of Moorefield; six daughters, Miss Stella Booth, of Moorefield, Miss Gladys Booth of Carlisle, Mrs. Charles Whaley of Moorefield, Mrs. Roy Smart of Paris, Miss Elsie Booth and Mrs. John F. Berry of Lexington; one brother, J. D. Booth of Bourbon county, and five sisters, Mrs. Thomas D. Crouch and Mrs. J. W. Henry of Sharpsburg, Mrs. Jack Hinkle, Mrs. Frank Arnold and Mrs. John Banta, all of Wilmore.

Kathryn Ratliff Botts
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 21, 1938
Death Claims Mrs. Seth Botts
Interment at Sharpsburg Tuesday
   Mrs. Kathryn Ratliff Botts, wife of Seth Botts, former sheriff of Bath county, passed away at her home here Saturday evening, July 16, shortly after eight o'clock.
   Mrs. Botts had been in declining health for several years and had failed rapidly in the past two weeks.
   Funeral services were held at the residence on West Main street Tuesday morning, July 19, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church, and the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the family lot in Crown Hill Cemetery at Sharpsburg.
   A daughter of Caleb and Ellen Baird Ratliff, Mrs. Botts was born at the Ratliff homestead a short distance north of Sharpsburg in Nicholas county February 21, 1863, one of the most prominent and widely known families in this section of the state.  Mrs. Botts received her early education in the Carlisle schools and attended the old Mt. Sterling Female College.  She was married to Mr. Botts September 18, 1881, at the age of 18 and was considered one of the most charming and accomplished young women of her generation.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by four daughter, Mrs. Ellen B. Wycoff, Louisville; Mrs. Dudley Ratliff and Mrs. Constance Honaker, Washington D. C., and Mrs. E. V. Brother, Owingsville; four sons, A. Ecton Botts, Richmond, Va.; Omer R. Botts, Winchester; Mason H. Botts, Sharpsburg, and O. Fassett Botts, Owingsville.  She is also survived by one brother, Claude C. Ratliff, Carlisle; thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Alice Hurst Boyd
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 25, 1939
Mrs. Boyd Dies In Argonia, Kan.
Was A Native of Bath County
   Mrs. Alice Hurst Boyd, 79 years old, wife of John A. Boyd, passed away at her home at Argonia, Kansas, Friday Morning, May 19, so relatives here were advised early this week.  Mrs. Boyd had been in declining health for the past three years, but only since April 22 of this year condition been serious.
   A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hurst, she was born in this county on East Fork in 1860.  About fifty years ago she and her family moved to the West where they have since made their home.  Her husband is a brother of George W. Boyd of Owingsville.  Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Wallace Cook, Wichita, Kan. 
   Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon.  Interment was in the Argonia, Kan., cemetery.

Elizabeth Boyd
Owingsville Outlook, March 17, 1910
Mrs. Boyd Dead
   Mrs. Elizabeth Boyd, aged 69 years, died of pneumonia at Sherburne Sunday morning and was buried here Monday afternoon. Further notice next week.

Jacob Boyd
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 24, 1938
Prominent Farmer Passes At Bethel
Funeral Held At Residence Tuesday
   Jacob Boyd, 80 years old, prominent citizen of Bethel, and widely known Bath county farmer, died at his home Sunday of a complication of diseases.  He had been in ill health for a number of years and for the past few weeks had been steadily declining. 
   Born in Bath county August 22, 1858, he was a son of the late Richard and Narcissus Myers Boyd.  In February, 1882 at the age of 23, he was married to Miss Eliza Hendrix and to this union three children were born, two of whom survive him.  He was a life long member of the Methodist Church and took an active interest in all religious, social and political affairs.
   He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Harry McCue, Sharpsburg; one son, Frank Boyd; four grandchildren, Carl Boyd, Ann McCue and Warren and Billy Rogers; one great-grandchild, Jimmie frank Boyd; one sister, Mrs. Billy McCarty, Fleming county; one brother, George Boyd, Reynoldsville; a half brother, Tom Boyd, Winchester, and a half sister, Mrs. Manley Vice, of this county.

Ashley Clark Bristow
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 26, 1938
Death Claims Mrs. Bristow
   Mrs. Ashley Clark Bristow, wife of Arthur Bristow, prominent Flat Creek farmer, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Richard Rushford, at Mt. Sterling Wednesday afternoon, May 25, at 1:45 o'clock.  Mrs. Bristow had been in ill health for several months.
   Mrs. Bristow, the only daughter of the late W. W. and Helen Shrout Clark, was born in Bath county January, 8, 1893.  She attended the schools of the county and the Owingsville High School.  Her father, a farmer of the Tunnell Hill section and a widely known nurseryman of this section of the state, died a year ago.
   She was a member of the Methodist church and took a leading part in all religious and social activities.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Richard Rushford, Mt. Sterling, and a son, C. L. Bristow, of this county.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence on Flat Creek Friday afternoon, May 27, at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. J. E. Savage, pastor of the Mt. Sterling Methodist church, Interment will be in Machpelah Cemetery, Mt. Sterling.
   Pall bearers are William Mansfield, Oscar Shields, W. W. Shields, Charlie Honaker, Fred Rushford, Ralph Shrout, Kent Goodpaster, John A. Thomas; honorary, O. E. Hurst, Harry McCue, Dr. F. P. Gudgell, D. W. Doggett, Thomas Duff, R. B. Crooks, Leslie Shrout, Carroll Johnson, Sr., Earl Farris, W. S. Karrick.

John W. "Jack" Burbridge
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 28, 1938
Popular Mt. Sterling Man Succumbs
Was Native of Bath
   John W. "Jack" Burbridge, popular and widely known Mt. Sterling business man, died at his home in that city early Sunday morning of a heart ailment from which he had suffered for more than a year.  Mr. Burbridge had suffered a severe attack last year but had recovered sufficiently to be at his place of business up until a few days before his fatal illness.
   A native of this county, Mr. Burbridge was a son of the late Roland and Elizabeth Jones Burbridge.  However, he had made his home in Mt. Sterling the greater part of his life.  For many years he had been connected with the Walsh Company, a Mt. Sterling clothing firm.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lorema Wood Burbridge; two sisters, Mrs. N. B. McCoun, Mrs. Sam Carrington and Mrs. Lee Orear, all of Mt. Sterling.  Mr. Burbridge was a first cousin of Mrs. S. F. Owsley, Mrs. John Shrout and Mrs. John B. McKinnivan of Owingsville.
   Funeral services were held at the grave in Machpelah cemetery at Mt. Sterling Tuesday afternoon, July 26, at 4:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Olus Hamilton.
   Mr. Burbridge was well known in this county and had many Friends here who deeply regret his untimely passing.

Miller Burnaugh
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 5, 1938
Dies In Chicago
    Friends here were notified early this week of the death of Miller Burnaugh, 46, at a veterans' hospital at Chicago.  Mr. Burnaugh's death, which occurred early Monday morning, came unexpectedly.  He had been a patient at the hospital for several years, suffering from and affliction probably attributable to his World war service.
   A native of Bourbon county, Mr. Burnaugh was a son of the late James Burnaugh.  His wife the former Juelda Conner of Owingsville, survives him.  Funeral arrangements were not known here today, but it was thought interment took place in Chicago.

Bertha Gudgell Butcher
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 22, 1939
Long Illness Fatal To Mrs. Lee Butcher
Funeral Services Held Wednesday Afternoon
   Mrs. Bertha Gudgell Butcher, 50 years old, passed away at her home on the Reynoldsville road early Monday morning, June 19, after a several years' illness.  Her condition had been considered critical for several weeks and her passing, while a severe shock to her family and friends, was not unexpected.
   A native of this county, she was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Gudgell, born October 5, 1888.  A member of a prominent and well known Bath county family, Mrs. Butcher was widely connected throughout this county and enjoyed the esteem of a host of friends in all walks of life.
   Besides her husband, George Lee Butcher, she is survived by four sons, Earl Butcher, New Castle, Ind.; Ewell Butcher, Vanceburg; Bryan and Gene Butcher, of Bath county; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Gudgell; two brothers, O. S. Gudgell, Paris, and Wallace Gudgell, of near Wyoming.
   Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, June 21, in the chapel of Shrout, Piper and Shrout's funeral home, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   Pall bearers were: active, Noel Gudgell, Billie Gudgell, Austin Gudgell, Norman Butcher, Norval Maddox, Herman Snedegar, Obert Garner and Raymond Butcher; honorary, Claude Maddox, Claudie Butcher, Tom Willie Butcher, George Snedegar, Ollie Riddle, William Roberts, Ed Daugherty, Sam Conyers, Dr. J. W. Lester, Dr. F. P. Gudgell, Gano Butcher and George W. Boyd.

David Earl Butcher
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 7, 1938
Infant Dies
   David Earl, the week-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Butcher, died Sunday morning, July 3, at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Webster.  This was Mr. and Mrs. Butcher's only child.  He was buried Monday morning, July 4, in Kendall Springs cemetery. 


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Stanley Robert Capps

Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 25, 1939
Child Drowns In Pool In Nicholas County
   Stanley Robert Capps, aged 10, of Mt. Zion, Nicholas county, fell into water nine feet deep Monday afternoon, May 15, in a rock quarry pool near his home, where he had gone fishing, accompanied by his mother and three small sisters.  Young Capps was under the water for several minutes.  Neighbors made futile attempts to rescue him, but when his father arrived at the scene from weeding a tobacco bed he dived down and brought him to the surface.
   The doctor, nurse, the CCC squad, friends and neighbors worked for hours to revive him, but to no avail.
   The body was taken to Mathers and Potts Funeral Home in Carlisle and prepared for burial.  He was then removed to the home of his Aunt, Mrs. Earl Maxey, of Reynoldsville.  Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Howard Stevenson, pastor of the Mt. Sterling Christian church, at the Christian church at Bethel.  Interment in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.
   Five of his cousins were pall bearers and five of his little playmates were honorary pall bearers.  HiS little school-mates sang two hymns.
   He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mack Capps; three sisters, Peggy, Mary Catherine and Helen; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Clavell, of Mt. Zion, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Capps, of Bethel.

Annie Wilson Carpenter
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 8, 1938
Mrs. Carpenter Dies At Lexington
   Mrs. Annie Wilson Carpenter, 34 years old, died Friday, September 2, at the Good Samaritan hospital, Lexington, where she had been taken for an emergency operation.  She was the wife of Jesse Carpenter of near Stepstone, and the mother of fourteen children, twelve of whom survive her.
   Funeral services were held at the Sugar Grove church Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the Carpenter family graveyard.

James Carter
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 21, 1938
James Carter Dies At Flat Creek Home
   James Carter, 74 years old, died at his home on the Chenault farm on Flat Creek Wednesday, April 20, after a long illness.
   Mr. Carter, a carpenter by trade, was well known in this county.  He was a son of the late Henry and Malinda Griffith Carter.
   He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. James White, Miss Lottie Carter, Lexington, and Mrs. Henry Ginter, Montgomery county; two sons, Chas. Carter of Missouri and Ewell Carter of this county, two brothers, George and Newt Carter.
   Funeral services will be held in the chapel at Shrout, Piper and Shrout's funeral home Friday afternoon, April 22, at 2 o'clock.  Services will be conducted by the Rev. R. I. Bailey.  Burial will take place in the Coyle graveyard.

Robert Lee Case
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 16, 1938
Robert L. Case Dies At Olympia
   Robert Lee Case, 73, prominent citizen of Olympia and well known throughout the county, passed away at the home of his sister, Mrs. Clyde Young, at Olympia Monday afternoon, June 13, after a long illness.
   Funeral services were held from the Young residence Tuesday afternoon, June 14, at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. W. H. Cardwell, pastor of the Owingsville Methodist Church.  Interment was in the Jackson cemetery.  Pall bearers were: active, J. L. Jackson, C. O. Swartz, Foy Swartz, Andy Copher, Oscar Palmer and Arnold Swartz; honorary, Alf Sorrell, Jesse Pergrem, W. W. Penix, Kelly Richards, Glen E. Perry, A. H. Dawson, Catlett Clark and L. O. Kimbrough.
   A native of this county, Mr. case was the son of the late Henry D. and Armilda Shrout Case, born September 16, 1865.  An ardent Democrat, he invariably took a deep interest in local, state and national politics and was usually well informed concerning political situations in this county.  He was widely known and had a host of friends, who regret his passing.
   Besides Mrs. Young he is survived by one other sister, Mrs. Clay Jarvis, and a brother, Porter Case, Frankfort.

Mrs. Rawlings Cassidy
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 2, 1939
Brief Illness Fatal To Mrs. Ewell Cassidy
   Mrs. Ewell Cassidy, 23 years old, of near Bethel, died this morning (Thursday) at the Good Samaritan hospital, Lexington, where she had been a patient for the past ten days.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by two small children, Lewis Donnan and Lloyd Gaylord Cassidy, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Rawlings, and one brother, Gaylord Rawlings.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence of her parents Saturday afternoon, March 4, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Myron H. Kauffman and the Rev. W. H. Wilson.  Interment will be in the family lot in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.

Bessie Cassity
Owingsville Outlook, August 25, 1910
Poisonous Lemonade
   At the public school at Farmers Wednesday afternoon, August 17, the pupils were treated to lemonade, which was made in a galvanized iron tub. Some was left in the tub, and next morning more lemons, sugar and water were added to that in the tub and stirred up. The children drank freely of it and soon began to get sick.
   Bessie Cassity, aged 9 years, daughter of Jeff (Bud) Cassity and wife (a daughter of the late William Wyatt), took very sick and died Friday morning. Bud Cassity is a son of Walker Cassity and a brother of Mrs. Samuel J. Ratliff, of Owings House.
   The child was buried at Howard's Mill Saturday.

Emily Brother Catlett
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 2, 1939
Pneumonia Fatal To Mrs. Emily Catlett
Funeral Services Here Saturday Morning
   Mrs. Emily Brother Catlett, 57 years old, passed away this morning, Thursday, February 2, at the Mary Chiles hospital, Mt. Sterling, after a ten days' illness of pneumonia.
   Taken ill with a severe cold two weeks ago, Mrs. Catlett developed bronchial pneumonia last Thursday, January 26, and was removed to the hospital the following day, where her condition remained practically unchanged until Tuesday of this week.  Since that time she had lost ground gradually until the end came shortly after eight o'clock this morning.
   A daughter of Mrs. Allie P. Brother and the late J. R. Brother, she was born in Owingsville march 13, 1881.  She is survived by one daughter, Miss Lucille Catlett, instructor at the Morehead State Teachers College; her mother, Mrs. Allie P. Brother, one sister, Miss Elizabeth Brother, and one brother, Ene V. Brother, all of Owingsville.
   Mrs. Catlett's charming personality endeared her to a wide circle of friends, to whom her untimely passing brings a sense of loss and sorrow.
   Funeral services will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ene V. Brother Saturday morning, February 4, at 10:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment will follow in the family lot in Owingsville Cemetery.

Robert E. Catlett
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 10, 1938
Catlett Funeral Held Saturday
   The funeral of Robert E. Catlett, 60 years old, was held from the home of his sister, Mrs. Pierce Winn, at Mt. Sterling Saturday morning, February 5, at 10 o'clock.  Services were conducted by the Rev. Wilcox, the pastor of the Mt. Sterling Presbyterian Church.  interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery at 11 o'clock.
   Mr. Catlett died in his apartments here shortly after noon last Thursday, February 3, following a brief illness of lobar pneumonia.  He had been ill for more than a week, but the seriousness of his illness was not known until the day of his death.
   A member of  one of Bath county's wealthiest and most aristocratic families, he was the son of the Late Dr. John T. Catlett and Mrs. Elva Ewing Catlett, born in Owingsville, December 12, 1877.  He grew up here and received his elementary education in the local schools, later entering Kentucky Military Institution, where he was a student for several years.
   A farmer and sportsman, he was widely known throughout Kentucky and perhaps the best known man in Bath and surrounding counties.  His charming personality and exuberant generosity made friends for him in every walk of life, to whom his untimely death is a source of genuine sorrow.
   Besides his sister, Mrs. Winn, he is survived by one daughter, Miss Lucille Catlett, instructor at the Morehead State Teachers College.

John F. Clark
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 8, 1938
Rites At Sharpsburg For John F. Clark
   The body of John F. Clark, former resident of Sharpsburg, who died Sunday morning at Amarillo, Texas, arrived at Sharpsburg Wednesday afternoon.  Funeral services were held at the grave in Crown Hill cemetery the same afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
   He is survived by a son, Elwood Clark, of Amarillo, and a brother, Cleveland Clark, of Sharpsburg.

Charles Warren Clayton
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 12, 1938
Charles Clayton Buried Here
   Charles Warren Clayton died at his home at 1617 Lexington Avenue, Ashland, Ky., on Friday afternoon, May 6, 1938, at 4:30 p. m. after an illness of several months. 
   The funeral was held at his home on Saturday night, May 7, at 7:45, under the direction of Rev. J. S. Faulgoner, pastor of the First Christian Church of Ashland.  Burial Owingsville cemetery on Sunday afternoon, May 8, burial service conducted by the Rev. G. C. Frey of Owingsville.  Pall bearers were nephews of the deceased: William Lane, Sharpsburg; Ratliff Lane, Mt. Sterling; Clark Lane, Morehead; Ernest Clayton, St. Albans W. Va.; Morgan Clayton, Morehead; Leslie Flood, Ashland, and Henry Flood, Morehead.  Funeral arrangements were in charge of E. L. Barnes, Owingsville.
   Mr. Clayton was born in Bath County on July 26, 1852, the son of William and Virginia Smith Clayton.  He spent practically his entire life in Kentucky, though he lived for a few years in early manhood in Missouri, and from 1909 to 1915 he was located in south Texas.  He was engaged all his active life in the mercantile business and farming.
   He had been a member of the Christian church for many years.
   He leaves a widow, Tillie McGlosson Clayton; a daughter, Nell Clayton, at home, and a son, Paul Nelson Clayton, located in Wheeling, W. Va.

Laura Kring Clayton
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 2, 1939
Dies In Florida
   Mrs. Laura Kring Clayton, passed away Jan. 27th at the home of her sister, Mrs. Dora Gardner, in Jacksonville, Fla., after an illness caused by a fall sustained Dec. 26.  Deceased was born in Owingsville, the oldest child of Henry and Matilda Stone Kring.  She was a member of the Christian church and of the Morehead chapter Order of Eastern Star, a lovely Christian woman, gentle and kind to all, who will be missed by her large circle of friends.  She leaves three sons, Ernest, of West Virginia, Russell, of Indiana and Morgan, of Morehead, with whom she made her home, with the exception of winters spent in Florida.  She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Gardner and Mrs. Maudie Mynhier, of Arkansas, and other relatives.  The funeral was conducted in Morehead Christian church Monday afternoon with burial in the family lot in Lee Cemetery.

Billie Coaksey
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 11, 1939
Local Colored Man Passes
   Billie Coaksey, 49, respected Owingsville colored man, died at his home here last Saturday afternoon of dropsy.  He had been ill for several weeks.
   Billie was reared by the Hughes family, with whom he lived until he was 25 or 30 years old.  For many years he worked in Cincinnati, but returned to Owingsville a few years ago to make his home.
    He is survived by his widow, Alice Coaksey.  Funeral services were held at the colored Baptist church Tuesday afternoon, followed by interment in the colored cemetery.

Mildred Vice Colliver
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 28, 1938
Mrs. Colliver Dies at Bethel
   Mrs. Mildred Vice Colliver, 23 years old, wife of J. Dryden Colliver, principal of the
Bethel Consolidated School, died at her home at Bethel Wednesday, July 20, after a long illness.
   A native of Nicholas County, Mrs. Colliver was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Vice.  She is survived by her husband and her parents.
   Funeral services were held at the home of Mr. Colliver's aunt, Miss Sudie Dicken, at Bethel, Friday, July 22, conducted by the Rev. J. Myron Kauffman, assisted by the Rev. Edwin Bobbitt. 
   Interment was in the family lot in Longview Cemetery, at Bethel.

Captain William Penrose Conner
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1910
  Hall of the Bath Lodge, No. 55, and A. M., Owingsville, Kentucky, August 12, 1910.  Whereas the inexorable laws of nature have by death taken from us our brother, friend and neighbor Captain William Penrose, who died August 10, 1910, therefore be it resolved that, in his death while at a ripe old age, we deeply deplore his death, and that this lodge loses an honored and faithful member, the county a brave and gallant patriot and the community a kind and benevolent citizen.
   Resolved that we extend to his family, especially his son, who has so faithfully nursed him for the past several years, and who will so much miss his kindly presence, our sincere sympathy in their loss.
   Resolved that the brethren wear a badge of mourning and the lodge room be suitably draped for a period of thirty days.
   Be it further resolved that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family of the deceased, a copy be spread upon the records of the lodge, and a third one be sent  to the Masonic Home Journal and one to The Owingsville Outlook for publication.  C. F. Martin, J. K. Wells, Albert Palmer, Committee.

Isaac Fielden (Jack) Conyers
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, March 7, 1940
Death Claims Old Citizen
J. F. Conyers Dies At Old Mason's Home
    Isaac Fielden Conyers, More familiarly known as "Jack" died at the Old Mason's Home at Shelbyville, Saturday afternoon, March 2, after a brief illness.  Mr. Conyers suffered a slight stroke of paralysis following a cold contracted about a month ago and death followed quickly.  He was past 81 years of age.
   A native of this county and one of its most widely respected citizens, he was born near Wyoming October 24, 1858, the son of Tom and Ellen Horseman Conyers.  Mr. Conyers had made his home in Owingsville for many years.  He was a member of the Christian Church and Bath Lodge No. 55  F. & A. M., in which he had held many responsible offices, including that of Master. 
   He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. A. T. Markland, Canton, O; Mrs. Robert Anderson and Miss Maggie Conyers, Owingsville; two sons, Lee Conyers, Canton, O., and Tom Conyers, Wyoming; one brother, William Conyers, Owingsville and two half-sisters, Mrs. Mamie Horseman, Millersburg, and Mrs. Lou Ann Horseman, of this county.
   Funeral services were held at Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home here Monday afternoon, March 4, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin. Interment was in the Bailey graveyard at Slate Valley.

Sam Conyers
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 2, 1938
    Sam Conyers, 70 years old, died at his home near Slate Valley at 2:30 o'clock Friday morning, May 27, after a several days' illness.  Mr. Conyers had been in declining health for the past year or longer and had been under treatment at the Mary Chiles hospital at Mt. Sterling for a short time early this spring.
   He was a son of the late Thomas and Ellen Conyers and was born in Bath County July 20, 1868.  He was well known in this section of the county where he had lived all his life.  Forty eight years ago he was married to Miss Fannie Jones, a daughter of the late Martin Jones, survives him.
   Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Miss Nancy Conyers, Mt. Sterling, and three sons, Chester Conyers, Lewisburg, W. Va.; Frank Conyers, Cincinnati, O., and Tom S. Conyers, at home; two brothers, J. F. Conyers, Madisonville, O., and William Conyers of this county, and two half-sisters, Mrs. Ed Horseman of Millersburg, and Mrs. Jimmie Horseman of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the residence at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, May 29, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Burial was in the Bailey graveyard.

Maude Rigdon Cooper
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, October 6, 1910
Died of Heart Trouble
   Mrs. Maude Rigdon Cooper, wife of Aaron Cooper, and daughter of Lucien Rigdon, Of Grange City, died of typhoid fever complicated with heart trouble Monday.  She leaves her husband and a child about six months old.  She was an excellent young woman.

Arthur Copher
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 7, 1939
Funeral Services Held For Arthur Copher
   Funeral services for Arthur Copher who died at a Lexington hospital, Thursday morning, August 31, after a month's illness, were held at the grave in the Jackson cemetery Saturday morning, September 2, at 11 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. T. J. Crouch.
   Besides his wife, Mr. Copher is survived by one daughter, Grace Copher; four sons, Clark, Palmer, Edgar and Omer Copher; one sister, Mrs. Etna Clark, and five brothers, Henry Copher of Montgomery county, Jess Copher, of Bourbon county, Any, Clark and Will Copher of Bath.
   Mr. Copher was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Copher and was a popular and well known farmer of this section of the county. 

Fanny Copher Lawson Corey
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 19, 1939
Mrs. Corey Dies At Winchester
   Died, at her home in Winchester, January 12, 1939, after a two days' illness of pneumonia, Mrs. Fanny Copher Corey.  She was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. French Copher, both deceased, and was born in May, 1869.  She was 69 years and 8 months old when she died.  She was married to W. M. Lawson of Bath county, and to this union were born five children: three sons, Edgar, Floyd and John, and two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth.  Mr. Lawson died several years ago in Breathitt county, and she later married W. M. Corey and moved to Clark county.  She had long been a member of the Christian Church, as her first husband was a Christian preacher.  The funeral services were held at the home, after which the remains were brought here to Jackson Cemetery and laid to rest. 
    Surviving her, besides her husband and five children, and three brothers, Bud Copher and Omer Copher of Thomas Hill and Tom Copher of this place, and two step-daughters by her first marriage, Mrs. Pete Pergrem and Mrs. Nora both of Middletown, O.

Katherine Martin Costigan
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 27, 1938
Mrs. Kate Costigan Dies At Olympia
   Mrs. Katherine Martin Costigan, 72 years old, life-long resident of Olympia, died in the General Hospital, Ironton, Ohio, Saturday morning, October 22.  Mrs. Costigan had been in failing health for the past Two years and was visiting her daughter, Mrs. Virgil Jones, at Ironton at the time of her illness.
   One of the most highly respected and best loved residents of Olympia, her passing is regretted by many friends and acquaintances throughout this section of the county.  She was a native of Maysville, Ky., born June 17, 1866.
   Besides Mrs. Jones, she is survived by a son, Herbert Costigan, of Maysville; Two brothers, John and Will Martin, and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Hurt, of Lexington.  She is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held at Mt. Sterling, Monday morning, October 24.  The service was said by the Rev. Father Donnelly, followed by interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Richard Coyle
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 19, 1938
Richard Coyle Is Taken By Death
Short Illness Fatal To Bath County Native
   Richard Coyle, 55, of Winchester, who was suddenly taken ill last Friday morning, died Friday night at 9:30 o'clock at the Clark county hospital.
   Mr. Coyle was a native of Bath county and was a member of the Christian church.  He was a carpenter and a mechanic.
   The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Etna Coyle; two sisters, Mrs. Fanny Kash, of Keystone, W. Va., and Mrs. Arthur Horseman, of Winchester, and a brother, Claude Coyle, of Columbus, Ohio.
   Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at two o'clock at the grave in the Winchester cemetery by the Rev. R. F. Miller, pastor of the Hickman Street Churches of God, Winchester.

Emily Young Dawson Crain
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 22, 1938
Mrs. George Crain Dies In California
   Mrs. George Crain of Glendorra, Calif., who was the former Miss Emily Young Dawson, of Lexington, died at 12:40 o'clock Friday morning at Covina hospital at Covina, Calif., according to word received Saturday, She had given birth to a daughter at the hospital Sept. 7.
   Mrs. Crain was a daughter of Mrs. Maxey Dawson and the late Elbert E. Dawson, former pastor of the Macedonia Christian church on the Winchester-Lexington road. 
   She was graduated from Transylvania College in 1935.  Mrs. Crain was poet of the senior class of that year.  While at Transylvania she was a member of the Y. W. C. A. and the Chi Delta Phi, honorary literary society.  One of her poems, "Second Wife," was published in the Pictorial Review magazine last year.
   Mrs. Crain is survived by her husband, George Crain, also a graduate of Transylvania College; her two week old daughter, Sarah Lois Crain; her mother, Mrs. Myrtle Dawson, who had been at her daughter's bedside for the past few weeks; a sister, Mrs. C. Frank Daily of Chillicothe, Ohio, and five brothers, Arnold, John, Ashby and Cecil Dawson of Lexington and Lewis Dawson of Aruba, Netherlands, West Indies.
   Funeral and burial were at Glendorra at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon.

Captain Simeon Crain
Owingsville Outlook, July 7, 1910
Captain Sim Crain's Death
   Captain Simeon Crain, who had been a constant sufferer for six years, died July 1 at his home in Salt Lick. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. G. J. Reagan July 2 at 2 o'clock p.m., the burial taking place in the Dickerson graveyard. The pall bearers were D. V. Lagrew, Sherman Gullett, Jas. G. Kimbrell, Dr. A. M. Laird, John Kautz, George J. Kautz.
   Deceased was a son of Lewis and Elizabeth Crain and was born in Fleming county October 9, 1834, being the youngest of thirteen children.
   He was married to Margaret Stone, daughter of Milton Stone of Bald Eagle, Bath county, February 21, 1867. Their eldest daughter Florence, died twenty years ago. The other four children survive.
   He became a member of the M. E. Church at the age of 15 years. He entered the Federal army in the Cival War and rose to be captain of a company in the Seventh Kentucky Cavalry (Metcalfe's), serving throughout the war.
   We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved ones.

Elizabeth Ingram Craycraft
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 21, 1938
Mrs. Craycraft Buried At Kendall Springs
   Mrs. Elizabeth Ingram Craycraft, wife of Walter Craycraft of Montgomery county, who died at Mt. Sterling last Wednesday, April 13, was buried in the Kendall Springs cemetery Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
   Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Oscar Hatton.  Besides her husband, she is survived by seven children one a week old infant; two brothers, Roscoe and Foy Ingram, and a host of friends.

May Bratton Crockett
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 4, 1939
Mrs. George Crockett Passes
   Mrs. May Bratton Crockett, wife of George Crockett, died Sunday evening, April 30, at her home on Wells Avenue after a several years' illness.  She had been critically ill for several weeks prior to her death.
   A daughter of Samuel and Sallie Reeves Bratton, Mrs. Crockett was reared near Bald Eagle, this county.  She had made her home in Owingsville for the past eight or nine years.  Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Bob Otis, Lexington; Mrs. Herman Moore, Mrs. Holman Stull, both of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. E. P. Clark, Lexington, and two young sons George and Billie Crockett, at home.
   Funeral services were held at the Shrout, Piper & Shrout funeral chapel here Tuesday afternoon, May 2, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.

Fred Crooks
Owingsville Outlook, January 17, 1910
  Died- Fred Crooks, aged 13, died at the home of his father, J. F. Crooks, near Salt Lick, last Sunday after a few days' illness of dropsy of the heart.
Owingsville Outlook, January 27, 1910
  Fred, 13 year old son of Tim Crooks of near here, was buried in the Dickerson Cemetery, MOnday last week. His school mates acted as pall bearers. We greatly sympathize with the bereaved family.

Beulah Donathan Crouch
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, November 17, 1938
Mrs. Crouch Dies At Salt Well
   Mrs. Beulah Crouch, 21 years old, wife of James William Crouch, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Donathan, on Salt Well Wednesday, November 16. 
   Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Sugar Grove church, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the Old Virginia graveyard.

Mary Gilbert Crouch
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, January 26, 1939
Mrs. Jeff Crouch Dies At Harpers
Funeral at residence this afternoon
   Mrs. Mary Gilbert Crouch, 73 years old, wife of Jeff Crouch, of the Harpers neighborhood, passed away at her home Tuesday afternoon, January 24, after several months' illness of a complication of diseases.  Mrs. Crouch was a daughter of the late George and Nancy Davis Gilbert, born January 27, 1866.  She was well known and widely connected throughout this section of the county.
   Funeral services were held at the residence at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, conducted by Rev George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Burial was in the Bailey graveyard.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Dave Chandler, of Montgomery county, and one brother, John Gilbert, of Oklahoma.

Sherman Crouch
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 7, 1938
Heart Attack Fatal To Sherman Crouch
   Sherman Crouch, 65 years old, well known farmer of the Olympia neighborhood, died at his home suddenly Thursday, March 31, of a heart attack.  Mr. Crouch was stricken while sitting in his chair before the fire and died in a few minutes.  He had been in declining health for nearly a year.
   He was a son of the late Thomas Crouch, who came of one of the early Bath county families, and was widely connected in this county.
   He is survived by his wife and one daughter.  Funeral services were held at the residence Friday, April 1, conducted by the Rev. Welsh.  Burial was in the Crouch family cemetery 

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Joe Darrell
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1938
Local Colored Man Victim of Paralysis
   Joe Darrell, 67, well known colored citizen of Owingsville, died at his home here early this morning from the effects of a paralytic stroke suffered early Tuesday morning.
   Joe was found on Henry street, in the rear of the Kroger store early Tuesday morning in an unconscious condition.  He was taken to his home but failed to regain consciousness, although he seemed to improve somewhat during the day Wednesday.
   He was a state pensioned and had been in poor health for some time.  He was a good citizen, worked regularly at odd jobs around town and was well liked by both white and colored people.
   He is survived by his wife, Ann Darrell, two daughters and one son, Tommy Darrell.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at the Colored M. E. church with burial in the local colored cemetery.

Mrs. Squire B. Davis
Owingsville Outlook, July 24, 1910
   Dies at her home near here, Tuesday, July 5, Mrs. Squire B. Davis; burial Thursday at the McClain graveyard. Five children survive her: William Denton, Frank, John, Miss Della and Mrs. Debby Wills. Her husband died February 1908.

Bobby Day
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 23, 1938
Salt Lick Baby Dies
   Bobby Day, 11 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Day, of salt Lick, died at 3 o'clock Tuesday morning at the Good Samaritan hospital, Lexington, six hours after his admittance.  The body was returned to Salt Lick for funeral services and burial.

Charles Franklin Day
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 10, 1938
C. F. Day Dies At Sherburne
   Charles Franklin Day, 71, died at his home at Sherburne Saturday, March 5.  He was a member of the Sherburne Christian Church and for thirty years had been superintendent of the Sunday school and was also a member of the L. N. Hull Masonic Lodge, No. 741.  Day is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nora Eden Day; one son, R. Summers day, of Sherburne; one brother, William Day, of Popular Plains; three sisters, Mrs. R. L. Williams, Cincinnati; Mrs. J. C. House and Mrs. Bessie Sorrell, both of Bath county. 
    Funeral services were conducted at the home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in the Bethel Cemetery.

Georgia Ann Deal
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, November 17, 1938
Deal Funeral Held At Old Springfield.
   Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Ann Deal, 86 years old, wife of S. F. Deal of Stoops, Montgomery county, were held at the Old Springfield church this morning (Thursday) at 10:00 o'clock, conducted by the Rev J. T. Ray, Jr.
   Mrs. Deal was a native of Bath county but had lived in Montgomery for a number of years.  She was a member of long standing of Old Springfield.
   Surviving her are her husband and one sister, Mrs. Susan Manning.  Interment was in the Church yard at Springfield.

Sarah January Richards Denton
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 15, 1938
Death Claims Mrs. Denton
Funeral Services Here Wednesday Afternoon
   Mrs. Sarah Richards Denton, 72 years old, wife of A. N. Denton, judge of the Owingsville police court, passed away at her home on Slate avenue shortly after eight o'clock Monday night, September 12.  Mrs. Denton had been an invalid for several years and had been critically ill for the past two weeks.
   Funeral services were held at the residence at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, September 14, conducted by the Rev. E. M. Armitage, pastor of the Sharpsburg Methodist church, and the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   Sarah January Richards was a native of Fleming county, a daughter of the late Walter and Mary Ruth Kimbrough Richards, born at Hillsboro September 8, 1866.  Her father was a prominent and widely known physician of Fleming and Bath counties.  She was married to Andrew N. Denton April 11, 1888, and to this union were born six children, four of whom survive her.  Moving to Owingsville soon after her marriage, she had spent the remainder of her days here and was one of the town's best beloved citizens.  Since early youth she had been a member of the Methodist church and throughout her long life had been one of its most devoted supporters.  On April 11th of this year Mr. and Mrs. Denton celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank Roberts, of Charleston, W. Va., and Mrs. Watson Thomas, of Owingsville; two sons, Edgar T. Denton And Andrew J. Denton, both of Owingsville; two brothers, Walter Richards, of Richmond, Ky., and T. Kelly Richards, of Owingsville, and one sister, Miss M. Ruth Richards, of this place.  She is also survived by six grandchildren.  A daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Crooks, and a son, Faris Denton, preceded her to the grave several years ago.
   Pall bearers were: active, Ene Brother, Sam Owsley, W. C. Lacy, T. J. Anderson, J. L. Darnell, Frank Stamper, Adair Richards, Haden Lacy; honorary, Dr. F. P. Gudgell, Newt Shrout, George Boyd, Mark Donaldson, Lee Palmer, A. N. Crooks, Turner Perry, Dee Conner, Clyde Byron, Lawrence Kinbrough, Davis Sorrell and S. O. Crooks.

Lucy Plummer Downs
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 15, 1939
Mrs. Harold Downs Dies At Forge Hill
   Mrs. Lucy Plummer Downs, 29, wife of Harold Downs, died at her home at Forge Hill
Saturday, June 10, following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Downs was a daughter of the late Wallace and Martha Jane Plummer and , besides her husband, is survived by several sisters and brothers.  Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday, June 11, followed by burial in the Polksville cemetery.

Roy Dudley
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday March 31, 1938
Flemingsburg Man Killed In Crash
Roy Dudley, 55, Flemingsburg, Ky., garage operator, died Tuesday a few hours after his car swerved from the road east of Cincinnati.
   Joseph Cunningham, Negro bell man from Maysville, Ky., who was driving, told police Dudley had been dozing beside him and unexpectedly grasped the wheel.  The automobile careened over an embankment.  Cunningham, taken to a hospital with Dudley, suffered only minor injuries.
   Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lida Dudley; a son, Charles Harbison Dudley; his father, Charles L. Dudley past Commander of the Kentucky G. A. R., a sister, Mrs. Carrie Douglas Ewan, Chicago, and a brother, Bruce Dudley, spots editor of the Courier-Journal. 

John A. Dunaway
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 16, 1939
Dunaway Interment At Sharpsburg
   Funeral services were John A. Dunaway, 64, were held at the grave in Crown Hill Cemetery, Sharpsburg conducted by the Rev. E. M. Armitage, pastor of the Sharpsburg Methodist church, Monday, February 13, at 2 p. m. 
   Mr. Dunaway died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nathaniel Everman, near Bald Eagle Saturday, February 11, after a brief illness of pneumonia.  A native of Fleming county, he was a son of Alfred and Abbie Jones Dunaway, born July 1, 1875.
   Besides Mrs. Everman, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Conner Tincher, of near Sharpsburg; two sons, O. H. Dunaway and O. B. Dunaway, both of Sharpsburg vicinity; four brothers, James frank, Thomas and Andrew Dunaway, of Fleming county; one sister, Mrs. Martha Gooding, Newport, Ky.; one half brother, Alonzo Dunaway, Newport, and eight grandchildren.  His wife preceded him to the grave ten years ago. 

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James W. Elgin
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 19, 1938
Maysville Insurance Man Dies In Florida
Was Former Citizen Of Sharpsburg
   James. W. Elgin, retired Maysville insurance man, one of the best known insurance men in the state and father-in-law of Supreme Court Justice Stanley F. Reed, died suddenly Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla., where he had been passing the winter.  He was 81 years old.
   Mr. Elgin collapsed on the street and died of a heart attack when being taken to a hospital in St. Petersburg.
   For more than 50 years he was general agent for the Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, with headquarters in Maysville, and only a few years ago retired.  He was a native of Clay County, Missouri, but came to Bath County when 21 years old, and lived for several years in Sharpsburg, later going to Maysville.  He was prominent in fraternal circles, a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a former Eminent Commander of Maysville Commandery Knights Templar and High Priest of Maysville chapter, Royal Arch Masons.
   His wife, Miss Mary Ella Sharp, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William Sharp, of Sharpsburg, died several years ago.
  Mr. Elgin is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Stanley F. Reed, of Washington D. C., and Mrs. Mary Hord Elgin French, of Maysville, and three grandsons, John and Stanley Reed and Clement French.
   Mr. Elgin's body was to arrive at Winchester this afternoon at 6:30 o'clock and will be brought to Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home here, where it will remain until funeral services are conducted some time Friday.  Interment will take place in Crown Hill Cemetery at Sharpsburg.

Mrs. S. S. Crouch Estill
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 14, 1938
Mrs. Estill Dies At Mt. Sterling
   Mrs. S. S. Estill, 84, died at her home at Mt. Sterling at noon Wednesday, April 13, following a stroke of paralysis suffered three weeks ago.
   Mrs. Estill was a native of this county, a daughter of Cuthbert and Nancy Cassity Crouch, who were married in this county in February, 1831.  Mrs. Estill was a sister of Mrs. Martha Tribou and Mr. Curran Crouch, both of this place.  She is also survived by one other sister, Mrs. Mary Perkins; two daughters, Misses Nannie and Mary Banks Estill, of Mt. Sterling, and three sons, Donnan Estill of Lexington and David and Leroy Estill, Mt. Sterling. 
   Funeral arrangements had not been learned this afternoon. 

William Eubank Jr.
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 3, 1938
William Eubank, Jr. Killed at Mt. Sterling
   William Eubank , Jr., 42, was shot to death at Mt. Sterling early Tuesday morning by Carl Stockdale, 24.  The killing occurred about 2:30 o'clock at the Miller Tire Station and Lunch Room across Main Street from the old Beaumont Hotel.  Eubank was said to have been shot three times with a .38 caliber revolver.  Two shots took effect in his head and one in the abdomen.
   Accounts of the shooting vary somewhat but it is generally agreed that Stockdale was eating a "hot dog" in the Miller place when Eubank entered and suggested that he take Stockdale home.  Stockdale, who was said to have been drinking, resented the offer and started shooting.  Eubank lived several hours after the shooting.
   Stockdale escaped to the S. Q. S. road house at the east end of Mt. Sterling on the Owingsville road and was later taken by Mt. Sterling officers at the home of William French at Sewell's shop west of Mt. Sterling.
   Stockdale has a bad record, having spent the great part of his life in the reform school.  Judge Henry Prewitt committed him to that institution some years ago for attempting to wreck a fast C. & O. passenger train by placing ties on the track.

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Rosa Belle (Shrout) Finch
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February, 2, 1939
Death Claims Mrs. Belle Finch
   Mrs. Rosa Belle Finch, 82 years old, died at the home of her brother, N. A. Shrout, Wednesday, February 1, at 7 p. m., after a long illness.
   A native of this county, Mrs. Finch was a daughter of the late Isaac. D. and Barbara Shrout, born December 5, 1856.  Mrs. Finch was twice married, her first husband being the late Mason Green.  Following his death, she also became the wife of Daniel Finch, who preceded her in death more than twenty years ago.
   Of late Mrs. Finch had spent part of her time in Mt. Sterling and part here with her niece, Mrs. Johnston Young.
   Besides her brother, Mr. Shrout, she is survived by two sons, Arthur Green, Plant City, Fla., and Frank Green, Corpus Christi, Texas.
   Funeral services will be held at the grave in Owingsville cemetery Friday morning, February 3, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Pall bearers will be Lennie Horseman, Robert Toy, Clay Tackett, Morton Vice, Ira Robinson and Frank Grider.

Moses Fitzpatrick
Owingsville Outlook, June 30, 1910
Moses Fitzpatrick's Death
   Moses Fitzpatrick died about 3:30 o'clock p.m., June 22 at the Eastern Kentucky Asylum, Lexington. The body was brought here Thursday morning and funeral services were conducted by Elder G. W. Mills at the home in the eastern suburb about two o'clock p.m. The interment was made at the Coyle burial ground on Washington Branch. Deceased had been in bad health for some years; in fact, he had been more or less afflicted from childhood.
   Deceased was about 50 years old and was a native of Nelson county, Va. He came here some time in the early eighties and married Miss Laura Coyle, daughter of Andrew K. Coyle, of Prickley Ash creek.
   Mrs. Fitzpatrick died March 14, 1910. Their two children survive. Hannah, wife of Charles Snedegar, and Earl, wife of John Lowry, both of this town. Of Moses Fitzpatrick's brothers and sisters there survive Mrs. Nannie Cutler, of Charlottesville, Va.; Oscar and Miss Sallie, of Nelson county, Va.; Mrs. Louella, wife of John B. Honaker, of Hustonville, Lincoln county, Kentucky,; and William of near Springfield, Illinois.
   Deceased was an industrious farmer when his health permitted work. Many friends sympathize with the bereaved ones in their sorrow.

Clell Foley
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 23, 1938
Clell Foley Dies At Mt. Sterling
   Clell Foley, 66 years old, died at his home on High street at Mt. Sterling Tuesday night, February 1, following a brief illness of pneumonia.
   While a native of this county, Mr. Foley had spent the greater part of his life in Montgomery, where he for many years he was connected with the Standard Oil Company.  For the past ten or twelve years he had made his home in Owingsville, where he was head of the maintenance department of the State Highway Department in Bath county.  Displaced about two years ago though changes in the political set-up, he moved to Mt. Sterling about a year ago.
   He came of a widely connected Bath county family and was well known throughout this section of the state.
   Besides his widow, Mrs. Margaret Jackson Foley, he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. J. E. Roberson, Mrs. Roy Soard, Lexington; Mrs. William Pennybaker, Mt. Sterling; Mrs. Strother Breeze and Miss Inez Foley, Owingsville, and one son, Morgan Foley, Bath county.  He is also survived by two brothers, Will Ed Foley and Joe Foley, both of Montgomery.
   Funeral services were held at the Eastin & Keal funeral home at Mt. Sterling this afternoon (Thursday) conducted by the Rev. A. C. Brooks, pastor of the Mt. Sterling Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in Machpelah Cemetery at Mt. Sterling.

Lucy Foley
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 23, 1939
Mrs. Will Ed Foley Dies At Mt. Sterling
   Mrs. Lucy Foley, 78 years old, wife of Will Ed Foley, prominent Flat Creek farmer, died at the Mary Chiles hospital at 4 o'clock Tuesday morning, March 21, following a brief illness of pneumonia.
   A native of Bath county, Mrs. Foley was a daughter of the late Jefferson and Mary Mellvain Moore, born April 14, 1861.  She was a member of the Christian church and a woman who was highly respected and deeply loved by all who knew her.
   Funeral services were held at her late residence this afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Re. Mr. Henry Ficklin.  Interment was in Machpelah cemetery at Mt. Sterling.
   Pall bearers were Herman Orme, John A. Thomas, Joe Sorrell, Oscar Shields, George Foley, Raymond Moore, Robert Amburgy and Roy Stephens; honorary pall bearers, R. A. Chiles, Paul Weekesser, James Alexander, Henry Orme, W. C. Clay, Jesse Pendleton, Dr. J. F. Knox and Robert Moore.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Sallie Nyson, Bourbon county; Mrs. Albert Bristow, Mrs. James Toy, and Mrs. Roy Hon, Bath county, two sons, Joe Foley, of Montgomery county, and Ben Foley, of North Dakota.

Thomas Fox Jr.
Owingsville Outlook, August 4, 1910
Tom Fox Drowned
   Thomas Fox, Jr., son of Thomas Fox, Sr., the wealthy farmer of near Ewington, with others was seining Sunday in a pond on Jack Gatewood's Grubbs farm near Joshua Owings farm, Montgomery county. Fox started to swim across the pond and suddenly sank and drowned before help could reach him. It is supposed that heart disease or cramps caused him to drown. He was aged about 28 years and was well known as a popular society man throughout this part of the State. He is survived by his parents, brothers Will and Dave and Sister Mrs. Warren Stoner.

Mrs. Hendrix Boyd Fritts
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February, 24, 1938
Mrs. Frank Fritts Dies In Chicago
Funeral Held Here This Afternoon
   Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Fritts, who died at 8:15 o'clock, February 21, at her home in Chicago, were held at the home of her brother-in-law, W. A. Power, on Bath avenue at three o'clock this afternoon.  Services were conducted by the Rev. T. J. Ray, pastor of the Menifee Memorial Presbyterian church.  Interment was in the Owingsville cemetery.
   Mrs. Fritts was a native of this county, was a daughter of the late T. J. and Ruth Palmer Hendrix and was born at East Fork.  She lived in Owingsville for some years during the lifetime of her parents, who spent their declining years here.  Her first husband was the late Dr. A. B. Boyd, of Carlisle, who died in 1905.  Following her marriage to Mr. Fritts, she moved to St. Louis, Mo., where she lived for a number of years before going to Chicago.
   Mrs. Fritts had been an invalid for the past eight years and had been in very poor health for some months prior to her death, which, however, was due to heart failure following a severe attack of influenza.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Thorpe Boyd, of Chicago; three grandchildren, Thorpe Boyd, Jr., Spencer Boyd and Edwina Boyd; one brother, Smith Hendrix, and one niece, Miss Ruth Power, of Owingsville.

Child of Mr. & Mrs. W. F. Fultz
Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, April 28, 1910
   Dies, the little six year old child of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Fultz, of Morehead, formerly of this place, last Sunday. Mrs. A. J. Cheap attended the funeral in Morehead. It was her sister's child. Earth's loss is heaven's gain. We extend sympathy to the bereaved.

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Dr. C. R. Garr
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 16, 1939
Flemingsburg Physician Dies in Lexington Hospital
   Dr. C. R. Garr, 80 years old, of Flemingsburg, a practicing physician in Fleming county for 56 years, died at a Lexington hospital Monday night.
   Dr. Garr first began the practice of medicine at Hillsboro and nine years later moved to Flemingsburg, where he practiced the balance of his life.
   He is survived by his wife and two sons, Dr. Clyde Garr of Flemingsburg and Dr. Charlie Garr, noted bone specialist, of Lexington.
   Funeral services and interment took place in Flemingsburg.

Ralph Gilbert
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 3, 1939
Ralph Gilbert Dies Suddenly
Was Candidate For Lieutenant Governor
   Ralph Gilbert, 57, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Governor, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at 6:30 am Sunday at the Seelbach Hotel, Louisville. 
   The Shelby county attorney, public figure for thirty years, complained of indigestion at dinner Saturday night.  However, he recovered sufficiently to deliver a political address over WHAS at 9:47 o'clock and to meet with his campaign advisers at The Seelbach afterward.
   In his public career of thirty years, Senator Gilbert served as Congressman from the old Eighth District; as Shelby County Representative in the State Legislature; as County Judge of Shelby and, at the time of his death, was completing a four year term as State Senator.  He also practiced law extensively at Shelbyville, and operated a farm at his home place on U. S. 60 a few miles east of Shelbyville.
   Mr. Gilbert's name will appear on the ballots in all precincts of Bath county at the primary election Saturday.  Since the ballots had been printed for the second time and just completed at the time of his death, there was not sufficient time before the primary to reprint them and eliminate his name.

Norman Gillon
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday August 11, 1910
  The Death Angel has again visited our community and taken away Norman, the little son of Oll Gillon and wife.  He was 8 months old and died Saturday night on cholera infantum.  He was sick about ten days.  No one knows what he suffered, Norman had always been a bright and healthy baby and was a great pet in the family and will be sadly missed in the home.
   God giveth and He Taketh away.  Jesus said "Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not, for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven."
    The burial was made in the Bailey burying ground Sunday afternoon.  The parents have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement.

Charles M. Gilmore
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 27, 1938
Gilmore Funeral Held Wednesday
Interment In Richmond, Ky.
   Funeral services for Charles M. Gilmore, who died at the home of his brother, Dr. H. S. Gilmore, here Monday morning, October 24, were held at the Gilmore residence Wednesday morning, October 26, at 10:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church, and the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the Richmond, Ky., cemetery.
   Mr. Gilmore, who had been in declining health for the past two or three years, had come to his brothers home here for a brief visit on the day prior to his death, which came suddenly at 12:30 a. m. Monday.
   For a number of years, Mr. Gilmore had been connected with the Perry county school system and at the time of his death was superintended of the Hardburly graded and high school, a position which he had held for the past ten years.  For twelve years prior to that time he had been a member of the faculty of the Hazard, Ky., high school.
   A native of Fleming county, he was a son of the late John W. and Harriett McGregor Gilmore, born at Ringos Mills October 31, 1888.  He received his early education at the old Morehead Normal School and graduated from the Eastern State Teachers College at Richmond with an A. B. degree.  He also studied at the Peoria Polytechnic Institute at Peoria, Ill.  During his connection with the Hazard high school, he was professor of mechanical drawing and manual training.  He was a member of the Hazard Methodist church.
   He is survived by three children, Lucille, 14, Paul, 9, and Elizabeth, 5, and one brother, Dr. H. S. Gilmore.  His wife, Mrs. Geneva Baughman Gilmore, died some five years ago.
   Among those from a distance who attended the funeral Wednesday were M. C. Napier, County Superintendent of Perry County Schools; Sherrill Napier, Homer Jones, Miss Lucy Brock, Mrs. Betty Napier, Miss Sally Williams, Miss Ann Gabbard, Miss Virginia Cecil, teachers of Hardburly High School; Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Lewellyn, Hardburly, Ky.; Rev. King, pastor of Hazard Methodist church; Wm. A. Hinton, Fred Hinton, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hinton, Mrs. James Hinton, Mr. and Mrs. John Porter, Miss Cleora Porter, Gilmore Cooper, and Miss Mary Jane Cooper, Flemingsburg, Ky.; Mrs. Henry Thompson, Mrs. Dora McGregor, Miss Laura Thompson, Clarkie Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. James Keerans, Mr. and Mrs. Boone K. Lynan, of Fleming county.

Mollie Gilvin
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 17, 1939
Mrs. Mollie Gilvin Dies At Sharpsburg
   Mrs. Mollie Gilvin, 68 years old, wife of Robert Lee Gilvin, of near Sharpsburg, died Saturday afternoon, August 12, at the St. Joseph's hospital at Lexington, where she was taken a few days before for treatment.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons and seven daughters.  She was a member of the Methodist church and a woman of fine character.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Monday afternoon, followed by burial in Crown Hill cemetery.

Earle Wilson Ginter
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 1, 1939
Earl Ginter Killed Resisting Officers
Town Marshal Gregory Fires fatal Shot
   Earle Ginter, 23 years old, was shot fatally here last Saturday night when he resisted arrest by Town Marshal Ray Gregory and Jailer Jess Jackson.  A ball from the town marshal's pistol entered Ginter's right side just above the hip bone.  Taken to a Lexington hospital following the shooting, he lived until late Monday afternoon.
   Following Ginter's death, Gregory was placed under arrest by Sheriff Clark Rogers and lodged in the county jail.  He was released Tuesday morning under $10,000 bond pending his examining trail, a date for which had not been set today because of the condition of jailer Jackson, who suffered a serious injury to his hip in the struggle with Ginter at the time of the shooting.
   Ginter, it was said, was drinking and using rough and obscene language on the street when he was approached by the town marshal, who told him to go home.  Ginter ignored Marshal Gregory's request and a short time later was placed under arrest and started toward the jail between Gregory and Jailer Jess Jackson.  As the three stepped up on the side walk in front of the jail, Ginter broke loose from the two officers, knocked Gregory flat on his back with a blow from his fist on one side and Jackson on the other, Jackson suffered an injured hip in the fall and was unable to arise.  Ginter turned his attention from Jackson to Gregory and as the latter attempted to get to his feet, made an effort to wrest the marshal's pistol from its holder.  Gregory beat him to the gun and fired, the ball striking Ginter above the hip bone on the right side.
   Ginter was sentenced to the penitentiary at the October term, 1936, of Bath circuit court for three years for the killing of his cousin, Sam Clay Ginter, near Kendall Springs in June of that year.  He was released several months ago from the state penitentiary at Eddyville, having served his time.  Since his return he had made his home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ginter, in this county.
   Ginter's body was brought to Shrout, Piper & Shrout funeral home here Tuesday morning, where it was prepared for burial and later taken to the home of his parents at Kendall Springs.  Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Kendall Springs church, conducted by the Rev. Parks.  Burial took place in the Kendall Springs cemetery.
   Besides his parents, he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Sam Hornback, of Mt. Sterling; Miss Imogene Ginter, Cincinnati, and Miss Anna Pearl Ginter, at home; three brothers, Clyde Ginter, Bourbon county, and Charles and Ollie Ginter, of Bath county. Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 15, 1939
In Memory Of Earle Wilson Ginter
   Earle Wilson Ginter, aged 24 years, died at the Good Samaritan hospital at Lexington Monday, May 29, of a pistol wound inflicted by Town Marshal Ray Gregory.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ginter of Kendall Springs.  He was removed to his home for funeral and burial.  He was a member of the Christian church, and was in the CCC camp in California for 18 months.  He is survived by his mother and father and three brothers, Charlie and Allie of Kendall Springs, and Clyde, of Bourbon county, and three sisters, Imogene, of Cincinnati, Mrs. Sam Hornback of Mt. Sterling and Anna Pearl, at home.  We extend our deepest sympathy to the heart broken family.  He also leaves several uncles and aunts to mourn his loss, and who send their deepest sympathy to his lonely mother and father.  Weep not, dear mother, for God knows best and may we live and pray to meet him in a better world than this old sinful place.
Written by a cousin, Henry Ginter.

Edward L. Goddan
Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, August 11, 1910
Pete Goodan's Death
   Edward L. Goodan died about 8 o'clock a.m. Thursday, August 4, at his home near Preston. He was in town for the last time Friday afternoon, July 29, and took to bed when he got home. He has been in bad health for some years and tried in vain for relief from his disease. He wasted away until he was only a shadow of his former self, but he came to town regularly, and was always cheerful.
   Deceased was known from childhood by the nickname of "Pete." He was in his 46th year of age. He was the youngest child of Samuel Goodan and wife, both deceased, and was born and reared on the Preston pike near town. He was married to Miss Louisiana Jackson, daughter of George jackson, and she and their two sons, Roy and Clell, both married, survive.
   He followed farming. From his school days he was distinguished among his associates by a peculiar droll humor, and was a companionable, popular man. Pete will be greatly missed in his community and this town. His widow and sons have the sympathy of many friends in their loss.
   Of his brothers and sisters there survive Miss Mary Goodan and Mrs. Cynthia Williams, of near town; Daniel, of Stoops, and John ("Teague"), of Buffalo, Ill.

Christine Goodpaster
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 23, 1939
Short Illness Fatal To Christine Goodpaster
   Miss Christine Goodpaster, 14 years old, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Goodpaster, on the Salt Lick road, Thursday, February 16, after a brief illness. 
   Funeral services were held at the residence Friday, February 17, conducted by the Rev. R. L. Bailey, followed by interment in the family graveyard.

John A. Goodpaster
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 8, 1938
John A. Goodpaster Victim Of Tularemia
Was The First Death From The Disease In This County
   John A. Goodpaster, 69 years old, prominent Bath county farmer, died at his home Monday, December 5, following a ten days' illness of tularemia (rabbit fever).  Mr. Goodpaster and one of his daughters, Miss Louise Goodpaster, contracted the disease about ten days ago while dressing rabbits.
   A farmer and a stock dealer well known throughout this county, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George H. Goodpaster and came of one of the oldest and most widely connected families in the county.
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Nannie Warner Goodpaster, he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Fidela Hedrick, Weston, Mo., Mrs. Allen Vanlandingham, Mrs. Howard Vinson, Miss Laura Goodpaster and Miss Louise Goodpaster, of this county, and six sons, Burnett and Osborn Goodpaster, of Weston, Mo., and Clifford, Russell, Floyd and Sherman Goodpaster, of this county.  He is also survived by several brothers and sisters.
   Funeral services were held at his residence Wednesday afternoon, December 7, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the family graveyard.

Lucy Purvis Goodpaster
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday May 12, 1938
Mrs. Espy Goodpaster Dies At Forge Hill
   Mrs. Lucy Goodpaster, 40 years old, died at her home near Forge Hill Tuesday, May 10, after a short illness.
   Deceased was the wife of Espy Goodpaster and a daughter of Samuel and Lucinda Craycraft Purvis.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon, May 11, conducted by the Rev. Herbert Moore.  Burial was at Old Virginia graveyard.
   Besides her husband she is survived by six children.

Mary Elizabeth Markland Goodpaster
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 25, 1939
   Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Goodpaster, 70, who died in the Burge Hospital at Springfield, Mo., Friday morning, April 21, at 3:00 o'clock, were held Saturday afternoon, April 22, at 2:00 o'clock in the Church of Christ at Fordland with the Rev. J. C. White officiating.  Mrs. Goodpaster had been ill for some time.  Surviving are her husband, Joseph T. Goodpaster, three daughters, Mrs. Faris Watson of Fordland, Mrs. Gladys Thomas of Marshfield and Mrs. Clara Lile of Kansas City, and two grandsons.
Obituary
   Mary Elizabeth Markland was born in Owingsville, Ky., January 14, 1869 and departed this life April 21, 1939, at the age of 70 years, 3 months and 7 days.  At an early age she was united with the Christian church.
   On December 26, 1900 she was united in matrimony to J. T. Goodpaster.

Minnie Tapp Goodpaster
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 20, 1938
Prominent County Woman Passes
Mrs. Minnie Goodpaster Victim of Pneumonia
   Mrs. Minnie Tapp Goodpaster, 60 years old, died at her home in the Salt Well section at mid-night Friday, January 14, after a few days illness of lobar pneumonia.  Taken ill on the previous Sunday, Mrs. Goodpaster's condition became at once critical and little hope for her recovery was held as the crisis of her illness approached.  Her sudden death came as a shock to her family and friends.
   The widow of the late Robert Lee Goodpaster, she came of a prominent and well-to-do Bath county family.  She was a daughter of the late Richard and Cynthia Dawson Tapp, born August 10, 1877.  Her husband preceded her to the grave many years ago.
   Surviving her are two children, one daughter, Mrs. Enoch White, and a son, Omar Goodpaster, both of this county.
  Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon, January 16, at two o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   Pall-bearers were Jeff Carpenter, Tom Duff, Espie Staton, Cecil Karrick, Bob Roberts, Walter Shrout, Clyde Brown and Fred Reynolds.

Thomas Goodpaster
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 2, 1939
Thomas Goodpaster Dies At Kendall Springs
   Thomas Goodpaster, 19 years old, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goodpaster, died at the home of his grandfather, Thomas Ginter, near Kendall Springs Monday night, February 27, after a long illness.
   His parents preceded him in death several years ago.  He is survived by several sisters and brothers.
   Funeral services were held at the Kendall Springs Christian church Wednesday, March 1, conducted by the Rev. Henry Ficklin, pastor of the Kendall Springs Christian church.  Interment was in the Goodpaster family graveyard.

William Worth Goodpaster
Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, July 28, 1910
Worth Goodpaster's Death
   William Worth Goodpaster died at the Eastern Kentucky Asylum, Lexington, Sunday, July 17. His health broke down about two and a half years ago, and he had been in the asylum since last January a year ago. Owing to failure to reach his family by telephone it was not notified until Monday. The body was brought to his home, at Kendall's Spring, Monday night. The funeral was held at the home at two o'clock p.m. Tuesday, July 19, services being conducted by Elder G. W. Mills. The interment was made on the home farm.
   Deceased was 59 years of age. He was the second oldest child of Perry Goodpaster and wife, both deceased, and was born and reared a few miles west of town. He was reared a farmer and followed that occupation. He was an industrious, thrift man and a good citizen, having many friends who esteemed him for his generous, social qualities.
   He married Miss Nannie Jones daughter of James M. and Martha J. Jones, both deceased. She and the following children survive: Mary, wife of Ely Craycraft, of Kendall's Spring; Bertie, wife of Albert Holder, of Roslyn, Powell county; Minnie, wife of B. Albert Shrout, of Pleasant Valley; Nora, of Mt. Sterling; Martha, at home; James, of Forge Mill; Oscar, of Oak Grove, Missouri; Laura Ella, wife of William Carpenter, of Kendall's Spring; and Carl, at home.
   Of deceased's father's family the brothers and sisters are, Bettie, wife of G. Wash McKinivan, of White Oak; Mary, deceased; Charles, deceased; Belle, who married Charles Chastain and died in the west; Ella, widow of Harrison Hamilton, of near Stoops; Nannie, wife of Lee Young, of Montgomery county; Tibbs, of Rogersville, Missouri.
   The bereaved family have the sympathy of a host of friends in their sorrow.

William Green
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 27, 1939
Bourbon Child Drowns While Playing On Well
   An adventuresome three year old child Friday afternoon climbed three feet onto the top of a well on the farm of Boone Hornback near Bethel, Bath county; lifted the hinged top of the well and peered inside.  Then he lost his balance and fell into 12 feet of water.
   The child, William Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Green, of near North Middletown, was dead when he was removed from the water a short time later by men who had been working on the road nearby.
   The Greens, who live with Mr. Green's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Morton Green, in Bourbon county, were visiting the Hornbacks Friday when the tragedy occurred.
   When the body was recovered it was found the child had suffered a deep cut on the head in his fall.
   The body was removed to a Mt. Sterling funeral home.  Services were held at the Green residence at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon with the Rev. Jake Cunningham, pastor of the Somerset (Montgomery county) Christian church, officiating.

Allie Graves Grubbs
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 8, 1938
Mrs. Allie Grubbs Found dead
   Funeral services for Mrs. Allie Grubbs, 62, widow of the late J. Edward Grubbs, who was found dead Friday night at 6 o'clock at her home on west Hickman street, Winchester, were held at the home of J. C. Graves on the Montgomery-Paris road in Montgomery county at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon.  Rev. Floyd Rose, pastor of the First Methodist church of Winchester officiated.  Burial was in the cemetery in Mt. Sterling.
   Mrs. Grubbs was the former Miss Allie Graves of Montgomery county.  She is survived by a niece, Mrs. Clyde Lowery, of Huntington, W. Va. and several cousins.

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Annie Hardin
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 5, 1939
Miss Hardin Dies Near Bethel
   Miss Annie Hardin, 79 years old, passed away at her home near Bethel Friday, December 23, after a few days' illness.
   A native of Bath county, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Hardin and came of one of the oldest families in that section.  She was an aunt of Mrs. W. N. Corbin of Owingsville.  She is survived by one sister, Miss Emma Hardin, at home, and one half sister, Mrs. Sam Manley, of Olympia.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Monday afternoon, December 26, conducted by the Rev. W. H. Wilson, pastor of the Mt. Pleasant and Owingsville Methodist churches.  Interment was in the family lot in Longview cemetery, Bethel.

Alfred Havens
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, September 8, 1910
Alfred Haven's Death
   Alfred Havens, born March 1, 1822, died September 4, and was buried September 6.
   Deceased was one of the most prominent citizens of Grange City neighborhood, Fleming county, and was highly esteemed.
  He is survived by six children, thirty eight grandchildren and forty eight great grandchildren.
   The names of his children are; Mrs. Wellington Barnes, of Nevada, Mo.; Mrs. A. S. Thompson and Mrs. W. A. Bradley, of Fleming county; Mrs. Frank Miller, deceased; Mrs. J. T. Denton, of Grenola, Kansas; T. J. Havens, of Fleming county; Mrs. William Ratliff, deceased; S. L. Havens, of Athens, Ill.; A. L. Havens, deceased.

Russell Hayden
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 3, 1939
Colored Boy Tetanus Victim
   Russell Hayden, 22 year old colored boy, died at a Lexington Hospital late Tuesday night of tetanus which developed from a scalp wound received in a fight with another colored boy, Arthur Bassett Lacy, son of Sylvaneus Lacy, two weeks ago.  The wound was said to have been inflicted by a rock and was not considered serious until complications developed a few days ago.
   After being wounded, Hayden sought medical aid from a local physician, who dressed the cut and advised him to take tetanus serum as a preventative measure, which he refused to do.
   The dead boy is a son of Will Hayden, local tinner and respected colored citizen.

Alleen Beal Hedden
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 16, 1938
Mt. Sterling Editor's Wife Passes
   Mrs. Alleen Beal Hedden, wife of J. W. Hedden, Jr., editor of the Mt. Sterling Advocate, died at the Mary Chiles hospital last Thursday after a long illness.  She has been a sufferer from arthritis for about 17 years.
   Mrs. Hedden was a daughter of the late Leonard N. Beal and Mrs. Emma E. Beal, of Mt. Sterling, and besides her husband and her mother, is survived by one daughter, Miss Emily Hedden, and one sister, Miss Mary Beal.
   Funeral services were held at Mt. Sterling Saturday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. A. C. Brooks, the Rev. Olus Hamilton and the Rev. Howard S. Stephenson.

Paul Heflin
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, November 17, 1938
Fleming Banker Dies In Fayette
   Paul Heflin, aged 61 years, cashier of the Fleming County Farmers Bank and one of Flemingsburg's leading citizens, died Sunday night at 11:05 o'clock, Central Standard time, at the Good Samaritan hospital in Lexington, where he had been taken that afternoon.  Death was attributed to coronary thrombosis.
   Saturday Mr. Heflin became ill while at work in the bank and had just reached the offices of Dr. Clyde Garr, Flemingsburg physician, when he collapsed from a heart attack.  His condition was critical at the outset, Mr. Heflin failed to respond to treatment and on Sunday afternoon was taken by ambulance to the Lexington hospital.

Dora Hensley
Owingsville Outlook, July 7, 1910
Miss Dora Hensley's Death
   After a long illness Miss Dora Hensley, aged 67 years, died at her home on Coyle Street about 6 p.m. July 4.
   Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon by Elder G. W. Mills and the interment was made at the Owingsville cemetery about 4 o'clock.
   Deceased was a daughter of Dr. Alex Hensley, a surgeon in the Federal army during the Cival War. Her mother was a Crittenden, first cousin to the noted statesman John J. Crittenden. Miss Dora was reared at Kiddville, Clark county, she and her sister Miss Alice coming here to reside about 15 years ago. A brother, James of Winchester, and two sisters, Mrs. James McKee, of Chicago, Ill., and Miss Alice Hensley, of this town, survive her. All of them were with her in her last hours. She was a devoted member of the Christian Church and was a kind, good woman, being highly esteemed. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of many friends.

Lula Hess
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 2, 1939
Was Descendant Of Early Settler
   Miss Lula Hess, 77 years old, a native of Bath county, passed away at her apartment here Saturday, January 28, after a brief illness of heart disease, from which she had been a long sufferer.
   Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Barnes funeral home on East Main street, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey and the Rev. R. L. Bailey.  Interment was in the Polksville cemetery, where members of her family are buried.
   Born near Salt Lick, Miss Hess was a descendant of one of the early pioneers of this section of the state.  Her father, James Hess, was a native of Germany and her great-grandfather, Jacob Myers, was the contractor and builder of the old Bourbon furnace, which was begun in 1789 and put into blast in 1790 by the firm of Owings and Skidmore, composed of John Cockey Owings, Paul Skidmore, Willis Green and Christopher Greenup.  He also held several large land grants in this part of the state.
   She is survived by one sister, Mrs. J. M. Keene, of Florida, and one brother, Hogan Hess, of Cincinnati.  Another brother, the late J. Luther Hess, died here in March, 1936

Fannie Doyle Hiatt
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 2, 1938
Death Claims Mrs. Hiatt
   Mrs. Fannie Doyle Hiatt, 71 years old, died at the home of her son, Ernest Hiatt, on Bath avenue Friday, May 27, after a long illness.  She was the widow of the late R. A. Hiatt; who died some seven years ago.
   A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Littleton Doyle, she was born in this county on the head waters of White Oak March 26, 1867.  Most of her life was spent in this county and after the death of he husband, she moved to Owingsville to make her home with her son.
   Besides her son, Ernest Hiatt, she is survived by two other sons, John Hiatt, Mt. Sterling and James Hiatt, Dayton, O.; two sisters, Mrs. Nannie Mers and Mrs. John Emmons, Fleming county; two brothers, Davey Doyle and Alex Doyle, of Fleming county.  Another brother, the late John Doyle, of Sharpsburg, died several years ago.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held at the Hiatt home Sunday afternoon, May 29, at 3:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Farmer, of Mt. Sterling, followed by interment in the Owingsville Cemetery.

Elias Highley
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 16, 1939
Death Claims Bath County Farmer
   Elias Highley, prominent farmer of near Olympian Springs, died at his home Sunday morning, March 12, following a long illness.
   Funeral services were held at his late residence Tuesday, march 14, followed by burial in the Griggs cemetery.
   Besides his widow, Mr. Highley is survived by eight sons, Espy and Charles Highley, Middletown, O.; Jesse and Orval Highley, Ashland; Claud Highley, of Pennsylvania; Brooks, Arthur and Everett Highley, of this county; two daughters, Mrs. Bert Hood, Middletown and Mrs. Carl Penix, Ashland; five brothers and one sister.

Ruby Thompson Hinton
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 1, 1939
Mrs. Hinton Dies at Grange City
   Mrs. Ruby Thompson Hinton, 35 years old, died at her home near Grange City early Wednesday morning, May 31, following a few days' illness.  The wife of James Hinton, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bradley of Grange City.  Her father was the late George Thompson.
   Funeral services were held this afternoon at 4 o'clock at Fairview church, conducted by the Rev. Herbert Moore.  Interment was in the Fairview cemetery.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by six children, her mother and three sisters, Mrs. John Keinast, Cincinnati; Mrs. John Wells, Fleming county, and Mrs. Shelby Ginter, of Bath.

Judge Elijah Hogge
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 6, 1939
Death Claims Widely Known Morehead Man
   Judge Elijah Hogge, former special circuit judge of Rowan county and a member of the law firm of Hogge and Hogge, died at 5:30 o'clock Monday morning at his home at Morehead as the result of a heart attack.  He had been in ill health for two years.
   Judge Hogge was one of Rowan county and Morehead's leading citizens and, with the late Judge Allie Young, was instrumental in having the Morehead State Teachers College located there.  He was widely known also as a lover of thoroughbred horses and from 1922 to 1934 served as steward of the Kentucky Jockey Club.
   For many years he was a member of the legal firm of Young, Clay and Hogge, in which he was associated with the late William A. Young, the late Judge Allie Young and James Clay.
   He served as Rowan county attorney from 1913 to 1917, and mayor of Morehead from 1918 to 1921.  Since 1934, he had been a member of the legal firm of Hogge and Hogge, associated with his relative, Lester Hogge.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Allen Hogge; a son, Walter Hogge, of Lexington; two daughters, Miss Mary Hogge of Morehead and Mrs. Roy Cornette, wife of the Rowan county school superintendent.  Funeral services were held at the Morehead Baptist church at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. B. H. Kazee, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Arthur Landolt, pastor of the Christian church, and the Rev. Mr. Traynor, pastor of the Methodist church.  Burial will be in the Lee cemetery here.

Sarah Roberts Holt
The Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, December 29, 1910
Mrs. W. H. Holt Dead
   Mrs. William H. Holt, wife of Judge Holt, formerly of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, died of pneumonia at the family home at Pee Wee Valley at 11:30 o'clock Tuesday night.  Mrs. Holt had been ill two weeks.  Her maiden name was Sarah Roberts.  She was born in Philadelphia in 1841 and was a daughter of the late Thomas Roberts, at one time a prominent merchant in Philadelphia and a member of a prominent Philadelphia family.  She was married to Judge Holt in 1864.  They lived in Mt. Sterling for several years after the marriage.
   When Judge Holt was sent to Porto Rico to establish the judiciary system for the United States Government, Mrs. Holt went with him.  The climate was detrimental to her health and for that reason they came back to Kentucky.  They lived at Peewee Valley for seven years.
   Mrs. Holt leaves a brother, W. H. Roberts, of Engelwood, N. J.   Two of her brothers were killed in the Civil War.
   She leaves the following children: M. J. Holt, a local attorney, Mrs. A. J. Carroll and Mrs. Geo. H. Alexander, of Louisville, and Miss Elizabeth Holt and W. H. Holt, of Peewee Valley.  Courier Journal.

Charles Wesley Honaker
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 17, 1938
C. W. Honaker Dies In Kansas
Burial In Fredonia, Kansas Cemetery
   Charles Wesley Honaker, formerly of Owingsville, died Saturday, March 5, at the Masonic home at Wichita, Kan., after an illness of a month or longer.  His death was attributed to chronic nephritis.  He was 77 years old.
   A native of this county, he was a son of William and Mary Coyle Honaker, born January 6, 1861.  In 1896 he was married to Miss Alice Dean Jackson and made his home in Owingsville until 1917 when the family moved to Fredonia Kan., where he was employed in the laboratory of the Portland Cement Company.  Mrs. Honaker died January 9, 1926.  Following his wife's death, Mr. Honaker lived in Fredonia for several years and in 1934 entered the Masonic home at Wichita, where he died.
   Mr. Honaker was well known in this county.  He was a member of the Owingsville Christian Church and of the Bath Lodge No. 55 and was prominently connected with the Masonic affairs during his residence here.  After moving to Kansas, he transferred his membership to Constellation Lodge No. 95 and was active in Masonic circles there.  He was also a member of the Fredonia Christian Church and was the founder of a man's Bible class in that congregation.
   Funeral services were held Monday, March 7, at the First Christian church at Fredonia, conducted by the Rev. C. O. Wilson, followed by burial in the Fredonia cemetery under auspices of the Masonic order.
   Surviving him are three sons, James Lee Honaker and J. E. Honaker, of Pampa, Tex.; and Clay Honaker of Fredonia, and one sister, Mrs. Jennie Zimmerman, Nevada, Mo.

John L. Honaker
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 31, 1938
   John L. Honaker, son of Thomas and Anna Lathram Honaker, was born February 9, 1886, at Owingsville, Kentucky, and departed from this life at his home in Lebanon, O., March 19, 1938, at the age of 52 years, 1 month and 10 days.
   When 18 years of age he moved to Williamsburg, Ohio.  Here he was united in marriage to Cannie Evans, with whom he shared his joys and sorrows alike for the remainder of his life.  to this union four children were born, two daughters and two sons. Soon after his marriage, Mr. Honaker moved with his family to Warren County, Ohio, where he has since resided.
   Early in his life he united with the Methodist Church, and the inspiration and influence which he received from this means of Grace was reflected in his character throughout his life.
   For the past five years he had been in failing health, but previous to that time he had been associated with the Western and Southern Life Insurance Company.  In this capacity he was respected by all who knew him as a man of utmost integrity and responsibility.
   Mr. Honaker was a loving, kind and indulgent husband and father.  He lived a virtuous life, and his life speaks for itself a loftier eulogy than our words can express.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends, who hold many beautiful memories of him, but they will find comfort in the realization that he has gone to claim the rewards that await every good and true servant.
   He leaves his faithful wife, Cannie; four children, James Virginia, John, Jr., and Mrs. Ruth Carter; three sisters, Miss Florence Honaker of Cincinnati; Mrs. J. H. Berry, of Cabool, Mo., and Mrs. Lee Wilkerson, of Browning, Mo., and one grandchild.  They, together with a host of relatives and friends, deeply mourn his departure.

Charles W. Horseman
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 9, 1939
Chas. W. Horseman Dies In Indiana
   A clipping from the New Castle (Ind.) Courier-Times announces the death of Charles W. Horseman at his home in that city, January 25, after a six weeks' illness.
   Born in Bath county May 15, 1878, he was a son of the late Albert and Nancy Hart Horseman.  He was married July 4, 1903, to Miss Ollie Williams, who with two children, Mrs. Jewell Bortlein and Joseph Horseman, survives him.
   Mr. Horseman moved to Henry county, Ind., in 1910 and farmer for some time near Lewisville.  Twenty years ago he moved to New Castle, where he has since lived.
   Besides his widow and children, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Fanning of Salt Lick, and Mrs. Martha Norris, of this county, and three brothers, E. E. Horseman, Cambridge City, Ind., R. L. Horseman, New Castle, and W. T. Horseman, of this county.

Kate Warren Horseman
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 17, 1939
Death Claims Mrs. Horseman
   Died at her home on East Main street here Monday night, August 14, Mrs. Kate Warren Horseman, 79 years old, widow of the late Gran Horseman.
   An invalid for several years, Mrs. Horseman had been critically ill for the past three months and for several days her death had been momentarily expected.
   A native of this county, Mrs. Horseman was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Warren, born near Roes Run Iron Company mines on Salt Lick road, November 3, 1860.
   She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Robert L. Bailey, Owingsville; four sisters, Mrs. Henry Flood, Morehead; Mrs. Leslie Flood, Ashland; Mrs. C. T. Horseman and Mrs. F. M. Bristow, both of Owingsville, and two brothers, John Warren of Farmers, and Charles Warren, Ashland.
   Funeral services were held at the Bailey residence Wednesday afternoon, August 16, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey and the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.
   Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.

Martha Horseman
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 24, 1939
Fall Fatal To Mrs. Martha Horseman
   Mrs. Martha Horseman, 91 years old, widow of the late J. Will Horseman, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. O. Swetnam, in Owingsville Saturday, August 19, 1939.
   Mrs. Horseman's death was the result of a fractured hip sustained late on the afternoon of August 18.  Up to that time she had enjoyed her usual good health.  Following her fall, Mrs. Horseman sank rapidly.
   A native of this county, she had passed her entire life in the county, having lived the greater part of her life on White Oak until the death of her husband in 1925, when she came to Owingsville to make her home with her daughter.
   Surviving her are three daughters, Mrs. Swetnam, Mrs. Lucy Purvis and Mrs. Lou Ellen Hedge; fifteen grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held at the White Oak Christian church of which she was a member for more than half a century.  Interment was in the Bailey family graveyard on White Oak.
   Pall bearers were Herbert Gudgell, Haden Horseman, Ernest Stone, Ray Horseman, Clifford Stone and Thomas Craig.

Lottie Powell House
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 2, 1939
Sherburne Woman Accident Victim
Body of Mrs. House Found Near Morehead
   The body of Mrs. Lottie Powell House, wife of James Scott House, of Sherburne, was found shortly after noon Wednesday face down in a small pool of water at the Triplett creek damn near the city limits of Morehead.  While Coroner Lester Caskey of Rowan county gave a verdict of suicide, it is thought here that Mrs. House fell into the pool accidentally and, because of her weakened condition, was unable to save herself.  She had been dead less than two hours, the coroner's verdict indicated.
   Mrs. House, who had been in poor health for several years, was in Morehead under the care of a physician.  Several years ago she underwent a major operation at the Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minn., from which she had never fully recovered.
   A member of a leading Bath county family, she was the daughter of J. A. Powell and the late Mrs. Louellen Darnell Powell.  Her father is a wealthy and prominent land owner of the South Sherburne section.  Besides her husband and father, she is survived by one daughter, Ada Bernice House, and three sisters, Mrs. Roy Denton, of Fleming county, Mrs. Ed Daugherty and Mrs. S. S. Conyers, of Bath.
   Funeral services will be held at the home of Mr. J. A. Powell Saturday morning, March 4, at 11 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment will be in the Flemingsburg cemetery.

Annie Hughes
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 9, 1939
Mrs. Annie Hughes Dies in Norwood, O.
   Mrs. Annie Hughes, 86 years old, widow of the late Samuel Hughes of Kendall Springs, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Boyles, in Norwood, O., Monday, March 6.
   Surviving her are five children, Mrs. Boyle, with whom she made her home; Mrs. Eugene Ginter, Kendall Springs; Charlie Hughes, Knoxville, Tenn.; John Hughes, of Texas, and James Hughes of Chicago.
   Funeral services were held at the Kendall Springs Christian church Wednesday afternoon, March 8, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the Kendall Springs cemetery.

Laben T. Hunt
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday June 9, 1938
Death Claims Laben T. Hunt
   Laben T. Hunt, aged 79, died Thursday, June 2, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chas. Bailey.
   A son of the late Isaac and Lucy Stevens Hunt, he was born in Bath County, where all of his life was spent.  After the death of his wife, he made his home with his daughter. 
   Besides Mrs. bailey, he is survived by two sons, John and Exa Hunt, of Hillsboro, Ohio.
   Funeral services were held at the Bailey home Saturday, June 4, conducted by the Rev. Frank Shields.  Interment in the Bethel Cemetery.

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Alfred Ratliff Ingram
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 11, 1939
Bath County Man Dies In Indiana
   Alfred Ratliff Ingram, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cad Ingram, died at his home near Terre Haute, Ind., Thursday, April 27, 1939.  Mr. Ingram was born in Bath county near Owingsville October 21, 1869.  He was 69 years of age.
   The early part of his life was spent in Bath county, where he made many good friends.  He was united in marriage with Annie Oakley February 3, 1891.  To this union were born two children, Hollie Wesley and Bessie William, both of whom survive him. 
   When he was some thirty years of age, he left Bath county, and with his family, moved to Indianapolis, where they remained nine years.  Mr. Ingram was engaged in the grocery business there.  He then moved to West Terre Haute, Ind., where he lived until eight years ago, when he moved to his farm six miles south of Terre Haute, where he died.
   He was united with the Christian church when a young man, and since going to Terre Haute, he and his wife became members of the Dean Avenue Christian Church, where he was a faithful and active member until his death.
   Those left to mourn him are: his wife, his son, Hollie; his daughter, Mrs. Bessie Summers; three grandchildren, Lois Dae Ingram, Jack and Keith Summers; three brothers, Newton Ingram, Dayton, Ohio; James Ingram, Detroit, Mich.; Virgil Ingram, Terre Haute; four sisters, Mrs. Nancy Blevins, Middletown, Ohio; Mrs. Eliza Harding, Maysville, Ky.; Mrs. Mary Blevins and Mrs. Emma Blevins, Olympia, Ky.

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Anna Jones
Owingsville Outlook, July 7, 1910
   Anna Jones, daughter of Tug Jones, died last week. She had been sick for some time.

Gladys Gertrude Jones
Owingsville Outlook, August 4, 1910
Baby Died
   The body of Gladys Gertrude Jones, aged 9 months and 22 days, daughter of Peter H. Jones and wife, was brought from near Indianapolis, Ind., July 28 and buried at the graveyard of the grandfather, John M. Jones, near Kendall's Spring. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of many friends in their sorrow.

Jessie C. Jones
Bath County News-Outlook, March 22, 1984
   Jessie C. Jones, 77, of Salt Lick, passed away Thursday, March 15, at St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead, after a long illness.
   He is survived by his wife, Stella Jones; one son, Vernon Jones, Mt. Sterling; four daughters, Elizabeth Burton and Thelma Shockey, Owingsville; Winston Arnett, Jeffersonville, and Peggy Keeton, Morehead; two sisters, Dorothy Maze, Salt Lick, and Mattie James, Nicholas County; two brothers, Robert Jones, Sharpsburg, and John Jones, Mt. Sterling; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Lucy Jones
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 12, 1938
Brief Illness Fatal To Mrs. Lucy Jones
   Mrs. Lucy Jones, 75, widow of John Henry Jones, died early Wednesday morning, May 11, at the Good Samaritan Hospital at Lexington, where she had been under treatment.  Mrs. Jones had been ill since May 6 and went to the hospital Monday.  Her death was said to have been due to peritonitis.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence on High street Friday afternoon, May 13, at 2:30 o'clock.  The services will be conducted by the Rev. J. R. Jones, Cynthiana, and the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian Church.  Interment will be in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   She is survived by a full brother, Thomas L. Jones, Owingsville, one half sister, Mrs. Anna Hawkins, Columbia, Mo., and four half brothers, Robert and Jonathan Jones of Missouri; and the Rev. J. R. Jones and William Jones of Cynthiana.
   A native of Bath county, Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late Jonathan and Mary Darnell Jones, born October 15, 1862.  She was widely connected in this county, where the greater part of her life was spent, with the exception of seven years, from 1910 to 1917, when she and her husband made their home in New Mexico.  After their return to Bath county in 1917, Mr. and Mrs. Jones moved to Owingsville, where the latter years of their lives were spent.  Mr. Jones passed away some three or four years ago.

Stella Jones

   Stella Carter Jones, 73, of Salt Lick passed away Monday, Nov. 18, at St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead, after a long illness. She is the widow of Jesse Jones. Surviving are one son, Vernon Ray Jones, Salt Lick; four daughters, Elizabeth Burton, Thelma Shockey and Winton Arnett, Owingsville, and Peggy Keeton, Morehead.

Thomas L. Jones
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 31, 1939
Brief Illness Fatal To Thos. L. Jones
Funeral Here Tuesday Afternoon
   Thomas L. Jones, 74 years old, died unexpectedly at his home here Sunday night, August 27, after a brief illness.  Mr. Jones had been ill a week or more prior to his death, but had recovered sufficiently to be about and his condition was not considered critical until he suffered a sudden attack Sunday night.
   A son of the late Jonathan T. and Mary Darnell Jones, he was a native of this county and a member of one of its oldest and most influential families.  He was born September 10, 1865, and lived all his life in the county.  For two terms he served as deputy tax commissioner.  His wife, the late Catherine Whaley Jones, died January 18, 1936.
   He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Albert Jones and Mrs. Carlton Rawlings, of this county, and Mrs. Clayton Johnson, of Morehead; four half brothers, J. R. Jones and William T. Jones of Cynthiana, and Robert Jones and Jonathan Jones, of Lathrop, Missouri, and one half sister, Mrs. J. D. Hawkins, Columbia, Mo.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Tuesday afternoon, August 29, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey and the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the Owingsville cemetery.
   Pall bearers were: active, C. P. Darnell, S. R. Darnell, Willie Vanlandingham, Nathan Manley, L. R. Whaley, Robert Oakley and George W. Boyd: honorary, J. B. Jones, R. R. Swetnam, Dee Jones, C. F. Martin, J. T. Rawlings, Charles Whaley, A. M. Razor, Dr. H. S. Gilmore, Newt Crump, J. B. Colliver, C. L. Snedgar, D. W. Doggett, J. L. Irwin and Frank Jones.

William M. Jones
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 15, 1938
William Jones Buried Here Wednesday
Former Bath Farmer Died At Lexington
   The body of William M. Jones, 63, who died Monday, December 12, at a Lexington hospital after a brief illness, was brought to Owingsville Wednesday afternoon for interment in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   Mr. Jones, a former Bath county farmer, suffered a paralytic stroke late Sunday afternoon, December 11, at his home, 138 Tahoma Road, Lexington, and was removed to the Good Samaritan hospital, where he died 24 hours later.  He was well known in Bath county, where he was born and reared and where he made his home until some ten years ago, when he retired from active farming and moved to Lexington.
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Etta Conyers Jones, he is survived by two sons, I. B. and Sherman C. Jones, of Lexington; two sisters, Mrs. Elva Chamberlain, Brownwood, Tex., and Mrs. Alpha Belcher, of this county, and one brother, Pressley Jones, of Peeled Oak.
   Funeral services were held at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the W. R. Milward Funeral Home at Lexington.

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Curtis Kash
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 11, 1938
Former Citizen Dies In West
   Relatives here were notified this week of the death of Curtis Kash, 67 years old, who passed away last Thursday, August 4, in a hospital at Pueblo, Colorado, after a long illness.
   Mr. Kash, a former resident of this county, was a native of Wolf county and a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Kash.  He made his home with his mother at Slate Valley for many years, going to Colorado 28 years ago.
   He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Alta Warren, Ashland, and one brother, Bruce Kash, Keystone, W. Va.  He was a nephew of Mrs. Ben Arnold and Robert Swetnam, both of this town.

Everett Kerr
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 7, 1938
Everett Kerr Killed In Cincinnati Crash
Was A Native Of Bath County
   Everett Kerr, 47 years old, of 1317 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, was fatally injured Sunday night when his automobile crashed into a College Hill street car at Monmouth and Colerain streets, Cincinnati.  Mr. Kerr was taken to a Cincinnati hospital where he died a few minutes after arrival.  The body was brought to Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home here Monday and prepared for burial.
   According to Louis Jenkel, street car motorman, Kerr crashed into the front of the street car in attempting to pass another automobile.
   Mr. Kerr was a native of this county, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Kerr.  He attended school in Owingsville and when quite young married Miss Ida May Young, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Young of Peeled Oak, who survives him.  Shortly after their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Kerr went to Shelby county to make their home.
   Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Misses Jessie and Virginia May Kerr; one son, George Kerr; three sisters, Mrs. Bertie Steele, and Mrs. W. R. Wells, Owingsville, and Mrs. A. E. Stewart, Shelbyville, and one brother, James Kerr, Owingsville.
   Funeral services were held at the chapel at the Shrout, Piper & Shrout funeral home here Wednesday afternoon, April 6, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the Shrout Cemetery near Ore Mines.
   Pall bearers were A. G. Shrout, Walter Razor, Clyde Staton, Omer Burke, Ralph Shrout, Brooks Wells, Watson Thomas, Edgar Denton, W. C. Lacy, J. A. Richards.

Ida Wilson Kincaid
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 6, 1939
Old Citizen Passes At Stepstone
   Mrs. Ida Kincaid, 72 years old, an old resident of the Stepstone section, died at her home Saturday, July 1, after a long illness.  Mrs. Kincaid had suffered a paralytic stroke several years ago and had never fully recovered.  She was the widow of the late George Kincaid and a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burl Wilson, deceased.
   Surviving her are three daughters, Mrs. Carl Garrett, L. & E. Junction; Mrs. Clay Jones and Mrs. W. L. Carpenter, of this county; two sisters, Mrs. L. M. Stivers, Lexington, and Mrs. Callie Ragan, of Stepstone, and two brothers, Claude Wilson, of Fayette county and Lee Wilson of Bath.

Lewis M. Kinney
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 29, 1938
Lewis Kinney Dies Suddenly
   Lewis M. Kinney, 61 years old, died at his home near Forge Hill Saturday night, September 24.  Mr. Kinney's death came suddenly and was said to have been due to a heart attack.  While he had been in frail health for a number of years, he had shown no unusual indications of illness immediately prior to his passing.
   Mr. Kinney was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and while in the army in 1899 suffered a severe attack of typhoid fever from which he never fully recovered. 
   He is survived by his father, Cammel Kinney, and three children, Mrs. Luther Botts of Montgomery county, Mrs. Hays Vanlandingham and Ernest Kinney of Bath county.  He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. J. B. Adams and Mrs. Victoria Swartz, both of Montgomery county.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Monday, September 26, conducted by the Rev. R. L. Bailey.  Burial was in the Old Virginia graveyard.

Henry Knox
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 22, 1938
World war Veteran Dies At Salt Lick
   Henry Knox, 44 years old, World War Veteran and member of Bath Post No. 42, died at the U. S. Veteran's hospital at Huntington, W. Va., Saturday, September 14, after a long illness.
   Deceased was a son of Mrs. Colie Stone of Salt Lick and the late Bud Knox.  Besides his mother, his is survived by four brothers and other relatives.
   Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, followed by burial in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery under auspices of Bath Post No. 42, American Legion.

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Ernest Lane
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1938
Sharpsburg Negro Killed In Auto Wreck]
   Ernest Lane, Sharpsburg Negro, about 19 years old, was killed Sunday afternoon, when a car in which he was riding collided with a car driven by Alfred Fawns on the Sharpsburg road near the home of Albert Wells.  The accident took place on the sharp curve almost in front of Mr. Well's home on in a driving rain, accompanying a heavy thunder storm that passed over this section of the county about 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
   There was two other Negro boys in the car with Lane, but neither of them were seriously injured, nor was Mr. Fawns or any of his family accompanying him hurt, although their car was knocked off the road and came very near going over an embankment into Prickly Ash creek.
   The car driven by the Negro boys was headed toward Sharpsburg and crashed into the Fawns car just on the curve.
   The dead man sustained a crushed skull and other serious injuries.  He died before he could be removed from the car.

Samuel Lathram
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, October 24, 1940
Bath County Loses Valued Citizen
Samuel Lathram Passes After Long Illness
   Samuel Lathram, 73 years old, one of the best known and most highly esteemed citizens of the county, passed away at his home on the Wyoming road Thursday night, October 10, after a long illness.  He had been in declining health for several years and had been critically ill for a month or more prior to his death.
  A retired farmer and at one time one of the largest shippers of live stock in the county, he was widely known throughout this section of the state.  During his active years he was associated with several prominent stock buyers in the county, among them the late George A. Reed and the late Omer Wilson.  Before the opening of co-operative stock sales, now in vogue, Mr. Lathram made regular shipments of live stock of all kinds top his various connections in Cincinnati, Chicago and Jersey City.  Of late years he had devoted his attention principally to farming until ill health forced him to retire from active business.
    A native of Bath county, he was a son of the late George and Phoebe Hart Lathram, born March 28, 1867.  He came of staunch pioneer stock and was a typical example of American citizenship.  He was a life long Republican and a member of the Christian Church.
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Mollie Coyle Lathram, he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Charlie Atchison, Fleming county; Mrs. Dewey Manley, Mrs. Clifford Horsman and Miss Mary Lathram, of this county; three sons, Chester Lathram, Hot Springs, Ark., and George and William Lathram of Owingsville, and two brothers, W. T. Lathram, Flemingsburg, and George Lathram, of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Saturday afternoon, October 12, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.

William Henry Ledford
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1938
Ledford Child Dies After Brief Illness
   William Henry Ledford, 13 months' old son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Ledford, died at the home of his parents Monday night August 21, after a brief illness of a form of meningitis.  The child was returned to his parents' home here after he had been under treatment for some time at a Lexington hospital.
   Funeral services were conducted at the grave in Machpelah cemetery at Mt. Sterling Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian Church.

Estelle Cogswell Lewis
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 13, 1938
Mrs. Lewis Dies Near Salt Lick
   Mrs. Estelle Lewis, aged 24 years, died at her home near Salt Lick Tuesday night, January 4.  She was a native of Rowan county, being born at Cogswell of that county, May 2, 1913, the daughter of Joseph and Mary L. Cogswell.
   She became a member of the church early in life and since that time has been  prominent in religious activities.
   Besides leaving a host of friends, she is survived by her husband, Robert M. Lewis; her father; three brothers, Fred, William and Paul Cogswell, all of Cogswell, Kentucky; and five sisters, Mrs. Homer Armstrong, of Springport, Ind.; Mrs. Oscar Roberts, of Zilpo, Ky.; Mrs. James Carpenter, of Cogswell, Ky.; Mrs. Sally Johnson, of Salt Lick, and Kathryn Cogswell, of Ashland.
   Funeral services were held at the Alfrey Church Thursday, January 6, conducted by the Rev. T. P. Lyons of Morehead.  Interment was in the Alfrey graveyard.

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Elmer Maddox
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, July 24, 1910
Elmer Maddox Dead
   After a long illness of consumption, Elmer Maddox, of Pebble, died about 3 o'clock p.m. Saturday, July 2, and was buried at Bethel about 2 o'clock p.m. Monday. He is survived by his wife, who is a daughter of John Daugherty, of near Okla, and a baby daughter eight months old. He was a son of C. W. Maddox, of near Alexandria, Ind. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of many friends.

Hester K. Maddox
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1910
   Little Hester K. Maddox fell asleep to awake with Jesus on August 14, after a few days of suffering.  All was done for her that loving hands could do, but God wanted little Hester and He called her home to be with her father, Elmer Maddox, who preceded her to glory six weeks.  Her sufferings are over, and she sleeps that sweet and peaceful sleep of the redeemed in Christ until he comes and gathers his saints home to be with him through all eternity.
   Dear mother, weep not for little Hester; you know where to find her.  This is only a dressing room for eternity; and we ought to praise God when he sees fit to call one of our little ones home, for we know we can join them if we only live true to God.
   Little Hester was born October 8, 1919.  Her stay on earth was short, but we miss her little form and sweet voice, and a place in our home is vacant.  Oh, the long agony of separation; it is awful to stand in your misery fighting back death from the couch of your child, trying to hold fast the little one and see she is growing weaker all the time; to cry to god to help you and to the doctor to save your child and see that it is of no avail; and then to know that it's spirit is gone and you have nothing left but the casket that held the jewel; and that in two or three days you must even put that away.  It's so desolate sometimes there are feelings of rebellion, and I resolve to feel differently when suddenly I come upon some little dress, picture or shoe, and how all the floods of the soul burst in one wail of agony.  Oh, my God, how hard it is to part; to close those little eyes that can never look merry at your coming; to kiss the little hand that can never lie upon your cheek, and here the voice say "Momma, I love you" and see those innocent eyes looking into your own and to think they are closed forever.  But God knows best and doeth all things well.  So dear mother, live true to God, and ever be ready to join little Hester where parting is no more.

Look up, dear mother, above
Although the billows round you swell;
Is not your darling safe on high?
Can you not answer "Is it Well?"
Though we'll see her never more.
Her little form to earth be given,
She rests where pain and grief are o'er,
And you can meet your child in Heaven.
H. D. K.

James R. Magowan
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 26, 1939
Death Claims Montgomery Horseman
   Funeral services were held at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Eastin and Keal funeral home in Mt. Sterling for James R. Magowan, 64, one of the best known trotting horse breeders of his day, who died Thursday.  Services were conducted by the Rev. Howard S. Stephenson.  Burial in Machpelah cemetery.
   At one time considered one of the wealthiest men in Montgomery county, he died a county ward.  He was unmarried and was the last member of his family.

George Manley
Owingsville Outlook, March 17, 1910
George Manley Dead
  George Manley, aged 33 years, died on lower Flat Creek of consumption Sundau and was buried Monday. He was unmarried. He was a son of Todd Manley, deceased, and brother of Sam and Andy Monley. He was a good man and respected citizen.

Marion M. Manley
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 6, 1938
Former Sheriff Succumbs
M. M. Manley Dies After Long Illness
   Marion M. Manley, 74 years old, died at his home at Wyoming Wednesday night, December 29, after a long illness.  He had been in declining health for a number of years and for the past few months had been in grave condition.
   Mr. Manley, for a number of years a prominent figure in Bath County politics, was a native of this county and a son of the late Richard and Margaret Trumbo Manley.  He was elected sheriff of Bath County in 1913, and served from January 1, 1914 until January 1, 1918.  After the expiration of his term as sheriff he retired to his farm at Wyoming, where during the latter years of his life he took an active interest in school politics until the sub-districts were abolished by the Bath County Board of Education.  He was a candidate of deputy sheriff under R. E. Catlett in 1933, but the ticket was defeated in the primary election of that year.
   He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Maude Riddle, of Wyoming, and several grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Friday, December 31, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the Allen graveyard.

Dr. William Henry Martin
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 2, 1939
Carlisle Physician Dies
   Dr. William Henry Martin, 84, retired Carlisle physician, died at his home there last Friday, after a several month's illness.  He was the oldest physician in Nicholas county, having practiced in Carlisle for 60 years.  He was the father of Dr. Cray Martin, widely known Carlisle physician.

Amanda Purvis McCarty
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, March 7, 1940
Mrs. Isaac McCarty Claimed By Death
   Mrs. Amanda McCarty, 64 years old, wife of Isaac McCarty, died at her home on Roe's Run Monday, March 4, after a long illness.
   Mrs. McCarty was a native of this county and a daughter of the late Allen and Mary Robinson Purvis, born December 25, 1875.  She and her husband had recently moved back to Bath county, to the farm recently purchased from Clifford Hunt on Roes Run, after having lived in Montgomery for many years.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lee Crouch, Owingsville, and Miss Mary McCarty, at home, and two sons, Clark and Donnan McCarty, both of Montgomery county; six sisters, Mrs. Neal Manley, Ashland; Mrs. William Sexton, Olympia; Mrs. W. D. Manley, Versailles; Mrs. Charles Vanlandingham, Wabash, Ind.; Mrs. John Wyble, Dunkirk, Ind.; Mrs. Russell Turner, Owingsville, and two half brothers, Squire Alex Jones, Sharpsburg, and John Snedegar, Salt Lick.

James R. (Junior) McCarty
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, May 9, 1940
Man Drowned As Boat Capsizes
Junior McCarty Victim Of Motor Boat Accident
  James R. (Junior) McCarty lost his life in the waters of Slate Creek Sunday afternoon when a motor boat in which he, Roland Armstrong, Allan Steele and a four year old child of Armstrong's were riding capsized, throwing the occupants into eight feet of water. 
   The tragedy occurred at what is known as the "Boyd Hole" a short distance above the barn on the Mrs. Belle W. Rice farm on the Wyoming road, one of the longest and deepest holes of water in Slate Creek.
   While information as to just what occurred is somewhat vague and accounts of the incident as told by Armstrong and Steele vary in minor details, it seems that the boat, powered by an outboard motor, either capsized on a short turn or struck some obstacle in the creek and overturned.  The occupants were thrown into the water and the boat floated bottom side upward.  Steele, and it is thought, McCarty reached the bank while Armstrong was still struggling to hold the child on the upturned boat.  He called for assistance and Steele and McCarty started back to the boat, Armstrong and Steele succeeded in bringing the child to the bank but when they reached it McCarty was missing.  Whether he drowned on his return to the over-turned boat or whether he drowned when the boat capsized and never made the bank at all is still a debated question.
   His body was found about two hours later by a searching party at or very near the place where the boat over-turned.  He still had on his hat and one arm was drawn across his abdomen as though he had suffered an attack of cramps.
   The drowned boy was a son of Mrs. Motie Purvis Turner, wife of Russell Turner, and the late James (Little Jim) McCarty.  Besides his mother, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Brooks Roberts, of Owingsville.
   Funeral services were held at the Turner residence Tuesday afternoon, May 7, conducted by the Rev. W. H. Wilson, pastor of the Methodist church.  Interment was in the McCarty family graveyard at Peasticks.

Lucy Boyd McCarty
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 15, 1938
Mrs. W. M. McCarty Dies In Fleming
Interment In Bethel Cemetery
   Mrs. Lucy Boyd McCarty, 68 years old, died at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, December 13, at her home at Johnson Station, Fleming county, after a lingering illness.
   Funeral services were held at the residence this afternoon, Thursday, December 15, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in Longview Cemetery at Bethel.
   Mrs. Boyd was a native of this county, a daughter of the late Richard and Narcissus Myers Boyd, born on East Fork April 10, 1870.  She came of a prominent and widely connected Bath county family and made her home in this county until a few years ago when she and her husband moved to Fleming.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. James C. Manley; one brother, George W. Boyd, Reynoldsville; one half brother, Thomas Boyd, Winchester, and one half sister, Mrs. Isaac Vice, of east Fork.  She is also survived by three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Pall bearers were W. R. Boyd, Coburn Snedegar, Ernest Wells, James C. Manley, Taylor Williams, Frank Boyd, George Wells, Harry McCue, Harper Cline, M. W. Deering; honorary pall bearers, E. V. Hall, Robert Stewart, John Scruggs and Rueben Tolle.

Jimmy McClain
Owingsville Outlook, March 17, 1990
Aged Citizen Dead
   Uncle Jimmy McClain, in his 96th year, died Sunday near Moore's Ferry and was buried Monday. He was once a magistrate of this district.

William G. McClain
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 26, 1939
   Relatives here were notified recently of the death of William G. McClain, formerly of the Okla neighborhood, this county.  Mr. McClain died January 22 of a heart attack in the veterans' hospital at St. Louis, Mo.
    He was a soldier of the Spanish-American war.  He was a son of the late Andrew and Mary Daugherty McLain.  Surviving him are five sisters, Mrs. A. C. Campbell and Mrs. Annie Gray, of this county; Mrs. M. C. Collins, Mrs. Sallie Roby and Mrs. Bell Perkins, and one brother, Omar McClain, all of Fleming county.
   Burial was in a veterans' cemetery near St. Louis.

Eliza (Carroll) McDonald
Owingsville Outlook, January 17, 1910
  The Mt. Sterling papers report the death in that city last week of Mrs. Eliza McDonald, aged 57 years. Deceased was a daughter of Patrick Carroll and wife, who were for many years residents of this town, From here they went to Sharpsburg and later to Mt. Sterling, where their daughter married Mr. McDonald. She was buried in the Catholic cemetery, her six sons being the pall bearers.

Rev. James Thompson McGarvey
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 22, 1938
Prominent Christian Minister Passes
   The Rev. James Thompson McGarvey, pastor of the First Christian church at Barbourville, Ky., died Wednesday of a heart ailment.
   Mr. McGarvey was the son of J. W. McGarvey, one of the early leaders of the Christian church in Kentucky and one time president of Transylvania College, at Lexington.

Ida Mae Nestor McKinney
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 26, 1938
Mrs. Lewis McKinney Dies Near Peasticks
   Mrs. Ida Mae McKinney, 60 years old, wife of Lewis McKinney, of the Peasticks neighborhood, died last Friday, May 20.  Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon, May 22, conducted by the Rev. R. L. Bailey, followed by burial in the Old Virginia graveyard.
   Mrs. McKinney, before her marriage, was Miss Ida Mae Nestor, a daughter of Andy and Tillie Garner Nestor, and was born December 22, 1878.
   Besides her husband, a veteran of the Spanish-American war, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Artie Botts, Montgomery county, and Mrs. Hazel Vanlandingham, and one son, Ernest McKinney.

Elizabeth Lail McNab
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 22, 1939
Mrs. Will McNab Dies Unexpectedly
   Mrs. Elizabeth Lail McNab, 44 years old, wife of William McNab, died shortly after mid-night this morning (Thursday) at her home at Elmwood Tourist Camp on U. S. 60 west of Owingsville.  Mrs. McNab had been in poor health for more than a year but was not considered critically ill up until a short time prior to her death.  She was a native of Harrison county.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter by a former marriage, Miss Elinora Wells, of Cincinnati, three brothers and three sisters.  Funeral services will be conducted at the grave in the Bailey family graveyard Friday afternoon, June 23, at 2:30 o'clock. 

Johanna Minihan
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 22, 1939
Miss Johanna Minihan Dies In Lexington
   Miss Johanna Minihan, 271 North Broadway, Lexington, died at the St. Joseph's hospital early Saturday morning following an illness of several months.
   Miss Minihan was the last survivor of her immediate family.  She was a sister of the late Eugene Minihan of Owingsville and Andrew Minihan of Lexington.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews including Joe Shehan and Mrs. Mamie Coyle of Owingsville.  She was a native of Carlisle, but had lived in Lexington the greater part of her life.
   Following funeral services in Lexington, the body was taken to Paris for interment.

Mrs. A. N. Montgomery
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 17, 1938
Home Management Supervisor Dies
   Mrs. A. N. Montgomery, Winchester, Home Management Supervisor under the local office of the farm Security Administration, of which Mrs. E. G. Jesse is Supervisor, died Monday at the Winchester hospital, where she was taken for an emergency operation.
   Mrs. Montgomery became violently ill at Salt Lick last Friday afternoon while on the round of calls with Mr. Jesse.  She was brought to Owingsville and later taken to Winchester hospital.

Jarrett Montjoy
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 22, 1938
Brief Illness Fatal To Jarrett Montjoy
   Jarrett Montjoy, 57, well known resident of Olympia, died at his home there Monday afternoon after a brief illness of ptomaine poison.
   Deceased was a son of Thomas and Clemmie Reffett Montjoy and besides his wife, is survived by his mother and several children and three or four brothers and sisters. 
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. T. J. Crouch.  Burial was in Stull graveyard.

Alfred B. Moore
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday February 24, 1938
    Alfred B. Moore, 65 years old, a well known farmer of the Judy community of Montgomery county, died at his home Sunday, February 20th, after a long illness.
   A member of a pioneer Bath county family, Mr. Moore was a son of the late David and Eliza Moore, born November 1, 1872.  In December 1900 he was united in marriage to Era Hamilton, eldest daughter of the late Sanford and Jennie Hamilton.  In 1902, he moved to Montgomery county, where he has since resided.  At an early age he became a member of the Christian church and lived true to his faith.  Alf, was so called by his host of friends, was a useful citizen, ever ready to help those in need, and he will be missed by his friends.
   Besides his wife, he is survived by four children, Mrs. Chas. Knox, Paris, Ky.; Coburn and Paul Moore, and Mrs. Ellis May, of Montgomery county; three sisters, Mrs. Wallace Brown, Bourbon county; Mrs. Joe Toy and Mrs. Lou Warner, Bath county, and four brothers, Edward and David Moore, Montgomery county; Richard Moore, Bath county, and James Moore, Dallas, Texas.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Tuesday, February 22nd, conducted by the Rev. Jacob Cunningham, Lexington, and Rev. Clyde Darsie, of Eminence, followed by interment in the Owingsville cemetery.
   The pall-bearers were: Arthur Jacobs, Frank Boyd, Earl Thompson, Elbert Webb, Louis Jacobs, Dr. L. A. Wise, Thomas Hamilton, Joe Foley and John Scott.

Eddie Moore
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 30, 1939
Fatal Accident At New School Building
Steel Worker Caught Beneath Falling Column
   The first casualty at the new Owingsville high school plant now under construction occurred last Saturday afternoon when Eddie Moore, Ashland steel worker, died of injuries sustained when a steel column toppled over and crushed both his legs just below the hips.
   Moore was assisting other workmen in raising the 70 foot long steel trusses for the roof of the gymnasium when a slacking guy rope permitted the hoisting apparatus to give way and let the immense steel truss fall, which in doing so knocked over one of the upright columns to which is was to have been bolted.
   All the other workmen on the job ran to safety except Moore, who was sitting on the concrete foundation wall.  The steel column fell across both legs, crushing them almost to a pulp.
   After first aid treatment here, he was taken to the Mary Chiles hospital at Mt. Sterling, where he died early that night.  The remains were taken to his home in Ashland for burial.

E. W. Morgan
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 28, 1938
E. W. Morgan Dies At Home In Nicholas
   E. W. Morgan, 63, died at his home in Dorseyville, near Carlisle, Monday morning at 12:15 o'clock.  He had been in failing heath several months.  He was a native of Robertson county, the son of the late Lewis Morgan, and had lived in Carlisle for more than 20 years. 
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Ada Brinegar Morgan, he is survived by one son, Brooks Morgan, of Lexington; two daughters, Mrs. Lodema Greene and Mrs. Clarence Screener, both of Dayton, O., and three grandsons.
   Funeral services were held at his home at 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. E. L. Taylor of the Christian church and the Rev. C. A. Sweazy of the Methodist church, officiating.  Burial followed in the Carlisle cemetery with Dougherty Lodge No. 65, F. and A. M., of which he was a member, in charge of the services at the grave. 
   Mr. Morgan made his home in Owingsville for a good many years before moving to Carlisle.  While here, he was engaged in several kinds of business.  He first operated a barber shop, later a restaurant and just before the family moved to Carlisle he owned the local picture show.
   He was quite well known here and had many friends in the county who will regret to learn of his passing.

Johnnie Morris
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, November 24, 1938
Johnnie Morris Dies At Preston
   Johnnie Morris, 31 years old, died Wednesday morning, November 23, at the home of his sister, Mrs. Perry Oakley, at Preston, after a long illness.  He had been in critical condition for the past two or three weeks.
   Funeral services were to be held Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) afternoon at the Kendall Springs Christian church by the Rev. T. J. Crouch, followed by burial in the Kendall Springs cemetery.
   He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Morris and unmarried.  Besides Mrs. Oakley, he is survived by two other sisters, Mrs. Emma Hatton of Winchester and Mrs. Lou Ginter of Stepstone, and three brothers, Everett, Byron, and Wayne Morris, all of this county.

M. P. Morris
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday February, 24, 1938
Morris Funeral At Salt Lick Today
   Funeral services for M. P. Morris were held at 11 o'clock this morning, February 21, at the home of the father-in-law, R. R. Dickerson, at Salt Lick, conducted by the Rev. Howard Daulton, pastor of the Salt Lick Methodist church.  Interment took place in Dickerson Cemetery.
   Mr. Morris, a former resident of Salt Lick, died at Huntington, W. Va., Tuesday after a long illness.  He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Pauline Morris Mines.  His wife, the former Miss Effie Dickerson, preceded him to the grave some years ago.
   Mr. Morris was at one time connected to the Old Yale Lumber Company and the Salt Lick Lumber Company and lived for many years at Salt Lick.
   Pall Bearers were, Fred Howell, James Dickerson, Hilton Staggs, Herdon Dickerson, Earl Wills and Hansford Staggs.  Honorary pall bearers were: Cranston Cheap, Carl Kercheval, Grant North, Clell McCarty, John Greene, W. J. Shouse, H. O. Razor, Wes Alfrey, Charles Crain, Sherman Gullett, Clyde Alexander, V. Y. Greene, Dr. C. T. Jones and B. F. Wills. 

Jeb Myers
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 20, 1939
Salt Lick Native Dies In Texas
   A letter from Mrs. R. F. Myers, of Ferris, Texas, some days ago advised of the death March 29 of Jeb Myers, 62 years old, a native and former resident of Salt Lick.  Mr. Myers left Salt Lick when quite a young man and lived for many years at Ferris, Texas.  In late years he moved to Decatur, Texas, where his death occurred.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ollie Duncan Myers, and five children.  Funeral services were held at his home, followed by interment in the Decatur burial park ON March 30.

John Mynhier
Bath County World, Sharpsburg Kentucky Friday, May 6, 1898.
   John Mynhier died Wednesday at his home on N.C. Ratliff's place, after suffering for several days with lock bowels. Several physician's were with him, and an operation was performed, but of no avail. He was buried Thursday. His aged mother, who lives in Menefee county, heard of the serious illness of her son on Tuesday, and, possessing "the mother's love for her son," started on the journey to see him before he died. She arrived at Mr. Ratliff's home late Wednesday afternoon, perfectly exhausted having walked from Mt. Sterling, a distance of about sixteen miles. Submitted by: Dale Huber emhuber@attglobal.net

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Mollie Johnson Nixon
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 16, 1939
Funeral Rites For Mrs. Mollie Nixon
   Mrs. Mollie Nixon, 66 years old, wife of W. W. Nixon, died Saturday evening, March 11, at her home at Preston after a long illness.
   Mrs. Nixon was born in this county and was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson.  She had been a faithful member of the Christian church since early childhood.  For many years she was postmistress at Preston, giving the place up a little over a year ago on account of poor health.
   Funeral services were held at the Kendall Springs Christian church Monday afternoon, with Mr. Whistman and Mr. Ficklin officiating.  Interment was in the Kendall Springs cemetery.
   Mrs. Nixon is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mrs. Farmer Shultz, of West Virginia; a sister, Mrs. James Turley, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Daughter of Jesse Noland
The Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, December 22, 1910
Child Burned To Death
   Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Noland's daughter, aged four years, of Rosedale, Carter Co., was burned to death by her clothing catching fire from an open grate about noon December 9.  The relatives and friends of the parents in this county sympathize deeply with them in their sorrow.

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Shirley Ann Otis
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday February 17, 1938
Otis Baby Buried Here Last Friday
   Shirley Ann Otis, 16 month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Otis, 110 Westwood Drive, Lexington, who died at 6:20 o'clock last Thursday morning, February 10, following a few days' illness of pneumonia, was buried in the Owingsville Cemetery here last Friday afternoon.
   Besides her parents, she is survived by two brothers, Bobby and Kenneth Otis.  A sister, Cleora Otis, 5 years old, was killed by an automobile on the highway here in May, 1934, during in which time Mr. and Mrs. Otis were making their home in Owingsville.

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Mary Francis Palmer
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 24, 1938
Popular Owingsville Girl Succumbs
Mary Francis Palmer Passes Wednesday
   Miss Mary Francis Palmer, 22, one of Owingsville's most attractive and popular young women, died at the house of her mother on Bath Avenue shortly before seven o'clock Wednesday night.  Miss Palmer had been ill for more than a year.  Her passing, while not unexpected the past several days, was nevertheless a shock to family and a wide circle of friends.
   A native of this county, she was the only daughter of Mrs. Lizzie Donaldson Palmer and the late Albert Palmer, born near Mt. Pleasant November 30, 1915.  She was a graduate of the Owingsville High School in the class of 1933 and studied more than two years at Morehead Teachers College.  During the school year 1936-37 she taught in the county schools at Ferguson.
   Besides her mother she is survived by one brother, Dan Palmer.  Funeral services will be held at the residence Friday afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. W. H. Cardwell, pastor of the Methodist Church, and the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Christian Church.  Interment will take place in the family lot in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.  Pall-bearers will be Buster Crockett, Palmer Coyle, Allen Bromagen, Clell Donaldson, Oscar Palmer, Jr., John W. Moore; honorary, Mary Margaret Barber, Mildred Barber, Margaret Roberson, Mrs. Pauline Bailey, Mrs. Harold Tune, Mrs. Stanley Myers, Mrs. John W. Moore and Miss Clara Arnold.

Judge N. Reid Patterson
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 18, 1938
Bullet Wound Fatal To Judge N. R. Patterson
Was A Former Resident Of Owingsville
   Judge N. Reid Patterson, 60 years old, died at a Pineville, Ky., hospital Sunday, August 14, after lingering for a week from a bullet wound, said to have been self inflicted on the night of Sunday, August 7, at his Pineville home.
   Judge Patterson, a member of the defense council in the recent Harlan anti labor conspiracy trial, had recently returned to his Pineville home following conclusion of the case at Harlan.  His physician, Dr. Charles B. Stacey, said that Judge Patterson called him on the phone the night of August 7 and told him he had shot himself.
   Judge Patterson was reared in Owingsville by his grandparents, the late Mr. and Mrs. William C. Allen.  He was a son of Billy and Nettie Allen Patterson and was born in Mt. Sterling.  Following the footsteps of his father, a brilliant Kentucky lawyer, Judge Patterson began the practice of law in Owingsville when quite a young man and was at one time judge of the Owingsville police court.
   He moved to Pineville in August, 1906, and has since made his home there   Besides his wife, Mrs. Virgie Logan Patterson, he is survived by a son, Logan E. Patterson, Pineville attorney; a daughter, Mrs. Roy Adkins, St. Petersburg, Fla., Two sons by a former marriage, Allen Patterson and Alex Patterson Chiles, Mt. Sterling; one brother Ford Patterson of Montgomery county, and a sister, Mrs. J. H. McCarthy, Los Angeles, Calif.

Alice Caldwell Peck
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 10, 1938
Mrs. J. E. Peck Dies At Sharpsburg
   Mrs. Alice Caldwell Peck, 52 years old, wife of J. Edwin Peck, wealthy Bath county landowner, died at her home at Sharpsburg Friday night, February 11, after a long illness.
   A member of a pioneer Bath county family, Mrs. Peck was a daughter of the late James and Margaret Hansborough Caldwell, born at Sharpsburg February 20, 1886.  She was a member of the Sharpsburg Presbyterian Church and of the Moses Sharp Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.  She was active in church and club work and all civic affairs.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Miss Ruth Peck; two sons, Allan and Edwin Peck, Jr.; a sister, Mrs. Virginia McLoney, and a niece, Miss Margaret McLoney.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon, February 13, conducted by the Rev. T. J. Ray, Jr., pastor of the Sharpsburg Presbyterian Church, followed by interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
   Pall bearers were: A. M. Reed, O. H. Knight, Walter Sharp, Waller Sharp, III, Dr. Ralph Wilson and Allie C. Conway. 

J. Robert Peed
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 2, 1939
Robert Peed Dies In California
   Relatives here were notified last week of the death of J. Robert Peed, 45, who passed away at a veterans' hospital at Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, January, 23, after a several years illness of heart disease, resulting from injuries received in the World war, of which he was a veteran.
   Mr. Peed was a son of the late George A. Peed, once prominent farmer and tobacco buyer of this place.  He was born at Owingsville September 1, 1893.  He attended school here and left Bath county with his parents many years ago.
   Mr. Peed was buried at Los Angeles with military honors on Thursday, January 26.  He is survived by his wife and one daughter, of Los Angeles; his mother, Mrs. George A. Peed, Of Louisville; three sisters, Mrs. Sid Alfrey, Morehead; Mrs. Fred Henry and Mrs. Louis Kirzinger, Louisville, and three brothers, William and Clyde Peed, both of Texas, and John Peed, of Louisville.

Bettie Pergrem
Owingsville Outlook, April 21, 1910
   Died, Sunday, March 13, Miss Bettie Pergrem, after a long illness. She was an invalid 22 years of her life and was a  daughter of Jas.. Pergrem, deceased.

James Preston Pergrem
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 13, 1938
Pneumonia Fatal To James P. Pergrem
   James Preston Pergrem, 78 years old, died at the home of his brother, Marshall Pergrem, at Olympia Tuesday night, January 11, following a brief illness of pneumonia.
   A native of this county, Mr. Pergrem was a son of the late James And Elizabeth Crouch Pergrem.  He was unmarried and, besides his brother, Marshall Pergrem, is survived only by one other brother, Squire T. J. Pergrem of Peeled Oak.
   Funeral services were held at the Olympia Christian Church Thursday afternoon, January 13, conducted by the Rev. Robert L. Bailey.  Burial was in Upper Salt Lick Cemetery.

David Tipton Pieratt
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 16, 1938
David Pieratt Dies At Huntington
   David Tipton Pieratt, 54, formerly of Owingsville, died Wednesday afternoon, June 8, at the Memorial hospital, Huntington, W. Va., after a five months illness.
   Born and reared in this county, he was a son of William and Lou Tipton Pieratt, deceased, and was born March 21, 1884.  He was first married to Miss Ettie Trumbo, who died several years ago, and of this union two children survive, Parker and Lewis Pieratt.  His second wife was Miss Mable Crawford, who, with seven children, survives him: Osborne, Vyda, Louise, Dorothy, David, Joan and Mary Sue.  He is also survived by a brother, Everett Pieratt, Mt. Sterling; one sister, Mrs. Ora Cartmill, Owingsville, and several nieces and nephews.
   Mr. Pieratt was a Mason, a Macabee and a member of the Grayson, Ky., Christian church.  For 28 years he had been in the service of the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad.
   Funeral services were held at his home at Grayson Friday morning, June 10, at 10 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. L. E. Dever, pastor of the Grayson Christian church.  Burial was in the Grayson Cemetery under auspices of Trimble Lodge No. 145,  F. & A. M. 

L. Victoria Powell
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 26, 1939
Miss Powell Dies At Pebble
   Miss L. Victoria Powell, 77 years old, died at her home near Pebble January 20, following a long illness.  She was a daughter of the late I. N. Powell and Hannah Hunt Powell, prominent citizens of that section of the county.
   Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, January 22, at Fairview church.  Burial was in the family lot in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.

Lou Ellen Darnell Powell
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 27, 1938
Mrs. Powell Dies Near Sherburne
Succumbs To A Brief Illness of Pneumonia
   Mrs. Lou Ellen Powell, 73 years old, wife of James A. Powell, prominent farmer and land owner of the Pebble section, died at her home shortly after 5 o'clock Wednesday morning, January 26, after a several days' illness of lobar pneumonia.
   Mrs. Powell, who had been in ill health for a number of years, developed pneumonia last Friday and had been critically ill since that time.
   A native of this county, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Isabelle Crain Darnell and came of one of the counties most prominent and influential families.  She was born January 29, 1865, and had spent her more than three score and ten years among the people of this county, by whom she was highly regarded.  Her loss will be deeply felt by a host of life long friends.
   Besides her husband she is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Lydia McClure, Olney, Colo.; Mrs. Amos Denton, Fleming county; Mrs. Ed Daugherty, Mrs. Sam Conyers and Mrs. James Scott House, of Bath county.  She is also survived by three brothers, W. E. Darnell, Charles Darnell, and Sam R. Darnell of Owingsville.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence Friday morning, January 28, at 11 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian Church.  Interment will follow in Long View Cemetery, Bethel.

David Clarence Power
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 1, 1938
Clarence Power Found Dead Monday
Frozen Body Found In Field In Montgomery
   David Clarence Power, 65 years old, was found frozen to death at 6 o'clock Monday morning in a field on the Bridges farm (old Stoner place) in Montgomery county.  He had been dead ten or twelve hours and his body was said to have been frozen throughout.
   According to information available here, Mr. Power left Owingsville on the mail truck at 4:20 Sunday afternoon to return to the home of William Blevins on the Bridge place, for whom he had been stripping tobacco.
   He alighted from the mail truck at the bridge place and started across the fields to Mr. Blevins house, about a half mile off the highway.  After passing through two gates, which he had closed after him, he fell a short distance from one of the barns, where his body was found the next morning.
   The exact cause of death was not known.  There were some difference of opinion as to whether he died from a heart attack or whether he simply became ill and died from exposure.  The night was very cold, between 12 and 18 degrees above zero, with a biting north-west wind.
   A native of Bath county, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Power, born October 21, 1873.  His father, a Confederate veteran, was for many years judge of the Owingsville police court.  He was a man of wide popularity and well known throughout this section of the state and, while he didn't live in Owingsville continually, he was in and out here a great deal and had a great many friends here who will sincerely regret his passing.
   He is survived only by two brothers, J. Add Power, Carlisle, and W. A. Power, Owingsville.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the home of W. A. Power on Bath avenue, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, followed by burial in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.

James H. Power
Owingsville Outlook, August 23, 1910
James H. Power's Death
   James H. Power, of White Oak creek, who had been sick for a long time with Bright's disease and other ailments, died about 6 o'clock p.m. Saturday, June 18, and was buried at Longview Cemetery, Bethel about 4 o'clock p.m. Sunday.
   Deceased was a son of John Power, and was born in 1841. He, with his five brothers and five sisters was born and reared on the waters of White Oak, and lived in the same neighborhood all his life. He married Miss Jane Gudgell, daughter of Thomas Gudgell, and she survives with their two children, Thomas Power of Reynoldsville, and Annie, wife of Curran Maxey, of White Oak. Of his brothers Judge William W. Power, of this town, and Woodsen Power, of White Oak are the only ones living. The dead are Dick, Dock and Uriah (Bud). The four sisters survive: Mrs. Kate Gillon, of near town; Mrs. George Ann Deatley; Sallie wife of Jas. Wilson, and Bettie, whose first husband was Richard Coliver, and is now Mrs. Rodney Vanlandingham, all of the same neighborhood.
   James. H. Power was a prosperous farmer and a prominent citizen in his community. He was esteemed as a friend and neighbor and will be much missed and long remembered. He served one year in Company H, Fifth Kentucky Infantry, commanded by Col. Hiram Hawkins and Lieutenant Col. George W. Conner, in the Confederate Army.
   His family have the sympathy of a host of friends in their loss.

Judge Henry R. Prewitt
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 19, 1939
Death Claims Judge Prewitt
Mt. Sterling Jurist Succumbs To Paralysis
   A brief illness following a stroke of paralysis ended the career of Judge Henry R. Prewitt at his home at Mt. Sterling Wednesday morning.  Judge Prewitt had been critically ill since Monday afternoon when he was stricken.  His death ended more than fifty years of active law practice, fourteen years of which time he was judge of the circuit courts of the twenty first judicial district.
   A son of Allen and Mary Reid Prewitt, he was born in Montgomery county, June 2, 1868.  He began his career as a lawyer at Hill City, Kan., in September, 1889.  Returning to Mt. Sterling in 1894, he opened a law office where he maintained an intermittent law practice throughout the remainder of his life.  He was insurance commissioner of Kentucky under J. C. W. Beckham from 1901 to 1908 and was chairman of the State Democratic Committee for the four years following  Appointed by Governor Black to succeed the late William A. Young as circuit judge of this district, he was elected to fill out Judge Young's unexpired term and was re-elected for two full terms thereafter, serving fourteen years.  Only a few weeks ago, Judge Prewitt was the honor guest at a dinner in Mt. Sterling in commemoration of his fiftieth year as a practicing attorney.
   During his fourteen years on the bench, Judge Prewitt gained a wide reputation as an able jurist.  Perhaps his most important cases were those connected with the "Battle of Evarts" trial, moved to Mt. Sterling on a change of venue and lasting 61 days with night sessions.  It was at that time that Jones and Hightower were convicted for complicity in the killings in the Evarts fights.  many of the more prominent lawyers of the state were connected with the trials and Judge Prewitt was widely applauded for his rulings on the various legal technicalities involved in the cases.
   Judge Prewitt is survived by his wife, Mrs. Katie Grubbs Prewitt; three sons, Reid Prewitt, Mt. Sterling; Tom Prewitt, North Middletown, and Allen Prewitt, Frankfort; two brothers, M. A. Prewitt and Richard Prewitt, Montgomery county, and four sisters, Mrs. Henrietta Evans, Lexington; Mrs. Frank Jackson and Mrs. Jack McCord, Winchester, and Mrs. Tandy Chenault, Montgomery county.
   Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the First Christian Church at Mt. Sterling, of which he was a member.  The Rev. Howard Stephenson, pastor, and the Rev. A. C. Brooks, Frankfort, officiated.  Interment was in Machpelah Cemetery, Mt. Sterling.

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Mollie Cecilia Donohew Quisenberry
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 1, 1938
Mrs. Quisenberry Dies In Montgomery County
   Mrs. Mollie Cecilia Quisenberry, 73 widow of the late Roger J. Quisenberry, died at her home in the Levee precinct of Montgomery county late Sunday afternoon, August 28, after a several months' illness.
   She was A native of Bath county and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. A W. Donohew.  Most of her life, however, had been spent in Montgomery.
   She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Will Ragan and Miss Emma Quisenberry of Montgomery county and Mrs. Collins Baker of Bath; two sons, Espie Quisenberry of Ohio and Austin Quisenberry of Mt. Sterling; one sister, Mrs. A. S. Ulery, of Owingsville, and two brothers, Dallas and Thomas Donohew, of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the Corinth church near Stepstone Tuesday morning, followed by burial in the Thompson graveyard.

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John ("Dock") Ragland
Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, May 12, 1910
Dock Ragland Dead
   John ("Dock") Ragland died April 22 at Salem, Ind. He was aged 61 years. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Lou Wilson, of Ladoga, Ind., and three children: Mrs. Carrie Mansfield, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Nora Saunders, of detroit; and Edgar, who is a traveling salesman for a wholesale millinery house, of Indianapolis.
   "Dock" Ragland was born and reared on upper Slate creek, this county, and was a son of the elder James Ragland. He went from here to Ladoga, Ind., and resided in that State the balance of his life. Mrs. Delia Moore, of Mayview, Mo., is the only surviving one of James Ragland's children, Thomas Ragland having died in Lexington some years ago.

Margaret Jones Ralls
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 8, 1938
Mrs. Ralls Dies At Sharpsburg
Funeral At Sharpsburg Sunday Afternoon
   Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Jones Ralls, wife of James O. Ralls, wealthy Sharpsburg farmer and stock breeder, were held at the residence near Sharpsburg Sunday afternoon, December 4, conducted by the Rev. T. J. Ray, pastor of the Sharpsburg Presbyterian church, and the Rev. E. C. Crouch.  Interment was in the family lot in Crown Hill Cemetery.
   Mrs. Ralls passed away at her home Friday afternoon, December 2, after a few days' illness of bronchial pneumonia.  While she had been in a delicate state of health for some years and had not been so well for the past week or so, he condition was not considered immediately critical and her passing came as a shock to her family and friends.
   A daughter of the late Robert Comingo and Mary Moffett Jones, she was born in Sharpsburg June 21, 1884.  He childhood, following the death of her parents, which occurred at an early age, was spent at Mt. Sterling under the care of her maternal grandparents, she lived at Sharpsburg with her cousin, Mrs. James W. Shankland, and Mr. Shankland, now of Owingsville, until her marriage to Mr. Ralls February 18, 1900.  She came of pioneer families, who traced their lineage back to Revolutionary times, and who were among the early settlers in this part of Kentucky.  It was one of her grandparents, in the Moffett line, who donated the land on which Old Springfield church now stands, in the early 1790's.
   Besides her husband and her cousin, Mrs. Shankland, she is survived only by a few distant relatives.

Allie G. Ratliff
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 30, 1938
Retired Farmer Dies At Montgomery County
   Allie G. Ratliff, 77, wealthy Montgomery county farmer, died at his home on West High street, Mt. Sterling, Sunday after an illness of nearly a year.  Up until his last illness he had been actively engaged in farming and stock raising.  He is survived by a brother, Richard N. Ratliff, of Winchester, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held at the residence at 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. J. E. savage, pastor of the First Methodist Church, of which he was a life-long member.  Burial followed in Machpelah cemetery.

Omer Ratliff
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 15, 1939
Sharpsburg Farmer Dies Suddenly
Heart Attack Fatal To Omer Ratliff
   Omer Ratliff, 76, wealthy and widely known farmer of Sharpsburg, died at his home Wednesday night of a heart attack.  Mr. Ratliff, it was said, had been on the cattle market at Mt. Sterling part of the day Wednesday and was in his usual good health until shortly after supper, when he suffered a slight attack from which he apparently recovered.  Later in the evening he suffered a second attack from which he failed to rally.
   One of the largest land owners in the county, Mr. Ratliff was well known in this section of the state.  He came of an old and highly respected Bath county family, widely connected throughout central Kentucky.
   He is survived by one son, Willie Ray Ratliff, Sharpsburg, and two brothers, Allie Ratliff, Mt. Sterling, and W. J. Ratliff, Sharpsburg.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence Friday afternoon, June 16, at 2 o'clock.  Interment will take place in the family lot in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Elizabeth Carpenter Ratliff
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 10, 1938
Mrs. C. C. Ratliff Dies
   Mrs. C. C. Ratliff, of Carlisle, died Saturday morning, March 5, at her home in Umatilla, Fla., after a short illness of pneumonia.
   Mrs. Ratliff had been in failing health for several years.  She was, before her marriage, Miss Elizabeth Carpenter of Millersburg, and had lived in Carlisle for half a century.
   The remains reached Paris Monday evening, accompanied by Mr. Ratliff and were brought to their home on Locust street, where funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock by the Rev. Clyde A. Sweazy, pastor of the Carlisle Methodist church, of which she was a member, officiating.  Burial followed in the Carlisle cemetery.
   Mr. Ratliff is a brother of Mrs. Seth Botts, of Owingsville. 

Mollie Harper Ratliff
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, April 14, 1938
Mrs. Ratliff Buried At Sharpsburg
   Mrs. Mollie Harper Ratliff, who died at her home at Irvine Thursday, April 7, following a paralytic stroke suffered the previous day, was buried in the family lot in the Crown Hill Cemetery at Sharpsburg Saturday afternoon.
   Mrs. Ratliff, the wife of Caleb S. Ratliff, former Sheriff of Bath county, was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Harper and was born and reared in this county.  She was educated at the old Bath Seminary and lived the greater part of her life here.  Following Mr. Ratliff's retirement as sheriff, the family moved to Irvine, where they have since lived.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. R. W. Smith, of Irvine.  Mrs. Ratliff had many warm friends through Bath and surrounding counties, who regret to learn of her passing.

Newton C. Ratliff
Owingsville Outlook, January 17, 1910
Newton C. Ratliff Dead
   Newton C. Ratliff, a well known citizen of Bath county, died at home near Sharpsburg, Sunday, January 16, of Brights disease and asthma, aged 73 years. Deceased was a son of Caleb and Susan Ratliff. Of nine brothers and sisters only one survives, Mrs. Susan Lane, of Mt. Sterling. Mr. Ratliff married in 1862 Miss Ann Eliza Jones, who survives him. To them four sons were born, all of whom are living: Omar M., William J., Roland J., of near Sharpsburg and Allie B., of near Mt. Sterling. On Monday afternoon following his death the remains were buried in the Sharpsburg cemetery.

William J. Ratliff
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 3, 1939
Prominent Sharpsburg Citizen Passes
Death Claims W. J. Ratliff
   William J. Ratliff, 72 years old, widely known Sharpsburg citizen and wealthy Bath county farmer, died at his home at Sharpsburg, Thursday, July 27, after a long illness.
   In the early spring Mr. Ratliff underwent a major operation, complicated by an attack of pneumonia, at a Lexington hospital, from which he recovered sufficiently to return home at Sharpsburg.  For the past five or six weeks, however, his condition had not been encouraging.
   A native of this county and a member of one of its oldest and most widely respected families, he was a son of the late N. C. and Anna Jones Ratliff, born July 21, 1867.  He was well known in Bath county and in central Kentucky and was at all times one of the leading figures in local and state politics although he was never a candidate for office himself.  A brother, Omer Ratliff, his inseparable companion in late years, preceded him in death a few weeks ago.
   Hi is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Peek Ratliff; two daughters, Mrs. Ed Shannon, Lexington, and Miss Mary Galloway Ratliff, of Sharpsburg, one brother, Allie B. Ratliff, Mt. Sterling.
   Funeral services were held at the residence at Sharpsburg at three o'clock Saturday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. E. C. Crouch and the Rev. T. J. Ray.  Interment was in the family lot in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Pall bearers were Elbert Webb, Allie Conway, Waller Sharp III, Harry McCue, Frank Hill, A. M. Peed, Carroll O'Rear and Stanley Myers; honorary pall bearers, E. P. Clark, R. C. Gatewood, T. S. Robertson, Mason Botts, Walter Shrout, N. H. Stone, J. R. Crocket, and J. C. VanArsdell. 

Josie Barber Rawlings
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 22, 1938
Death Claims Mrs. Rawlings
   Mrs. Josie Barber Rawlings, wife of J. T. Rawlings, died at her home in the county Wednesday, September 14, after an illness of five months.  Mrs. Rawlings had been in declining health for a number of years.
   Funeral services were held at Fairview church in Fleming county Friday, September 16, at 1:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Hershel Moore of Rowan county.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Means Fields of Lewis county; Mrs. W. T. Power of Bourbon county, and Miss Mable Rawlings, at home; six sons, Oren, Omar, Carlton, Pressley, George and Charles Rawlings, all of Bath county; two sisters, Mrs. Raymond Goodpaster of Fleming county, and Mrs. Viola Staton of Owingsville, and one brother, Everett Barber, of Fleming county.  She is also survived by five grandchildren.
   She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Barber, and the greater part of her life was spent in Bath and Fleming counties.  For more than thirty years she had been a member of the Christian church.  Her lovable disposition had endeared her to a host of friends, who sincerely mourn her passing. 

Mason Rawlings
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 3, 1938
Pneumonia Fatal To Mason Rawlings
   Mason Rawlings, 56 years old, died at his home on White Oak shortly before noon Wednesday, February 2, following a ten-days' illness of pneumonia.
   A native of Rowan county, he was a son of the late Charles M. and Emery Lacy Kissick Rawlings, born on Triplett Creek September 25, 1882.  The greater part of his life, however, had been spent in Bath county, where he was a prosperous farmer and an outstanding citizen.
   Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Mattie Myers Rawlings, three sisters, Mrs. Richard Lyons, Nicholas county; Mrs. Nellie Razor and Miss Sarah Amanda Rawlings, of this county, and three brothers, Thomas, George and Boone Rawlings, all of Bath.
   Funeral services will be held at his late residence at 1 o'clock p. m. Friday, February 1, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment will be in the family lot in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.

Jack Rayburn
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 26, 1939
Death Claims Jack Rayburn
Funeral Conducted Wednesday Afternoon
   Jack Rayburn, 68 years old, widely known Bath county farmer, died at his home in Montgomery County near Corinth church Tuesday morning, January 24, after a long illness of a complication of diseases.
   A native of this county, Mr. Rayburn was a son of the late William and Mary Jackson Rayburn, born February 26, 1870.  All his life had been spent in Bath county with the exception of the last five or six years, when he went to Montgomery to reside.
   He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. James Hicks, of Montgomery county, and Mrs. Jonas Reynolds, of Owingsville.  His wife died several years ago.
   Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, January 25, at the Kendall Springs Christian church, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the Kendall Springs Cemetery.

Amanda Shultz Reffett
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 31, 1940
Mrs. Amanda Reffett Passes At Olympia
   Mrs. Amanda Shultz Reffett, 90 years old, widow of the late Bud Reffett, died at her
home at Olympia Saturday, October 26, after a long illness.
  One of the oldest citizens of the county, Mrs. Reffett was the last of a large family, the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Becraft Shultz, born march 23, 1850.
   Mrs. Reffett had spent her entire life in this county and was one of its most respected citizens.  She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Moores, pastor of the Olympia Christian Church.  Burial was at the Old Fields cemetery.

Clarence J. Reynolds
Bath County News Out-Look Thursday, May 9, 1940
Clarence Reynolds Suicide Victim
Owingsville Man Uses Dynamite To Take Own Life
   J. Reynolds, 45 years old, member of a prominent And widely connected Bath county family and for 15 years an employee of the state road department, took his own life shortly before noon last Saturday, May 4, by exploding two sticks of dynamite which he placed under his body on the roadside.
   According to available information and testimony brought out by Coroner George C. Eastin of Mt. Sterling, Reynolds drove his car to a point on the Van Thompson Pike about half way between Stoops and Judy in Montgomery county, parked the machine on the edge of the road and after getting out of the car, placed two sticks of dynamite fitted with caps and fuses on the ground, laid down across the explosive and lighted the fuses with a match.
   The explosion tore the torso to shreds, the coroner reported, and scattered the head, legs and arms over the area for a distance of some 300 feet.
   There was no note of explanation left by the dead man and no reason is known by his relatives and friends for his act.  The coroner said after the inquest that there was no reason to believe Mr. Reynolds' death was accidental or that any other person was responsible.  He gave his verdict as suicide.
   A native of this county, Mr. Reynolds was a son of Mr. Martha R. Reynolds of Owingsville and the late Jonas Reynolds.  Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nettie Foley Reynolds; a son, Clarence Reynolds, Jr.; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Quisenbery and Mrs. T. L. Jones, of Montgomery county, and six brothers, Allie and Talmage Reynolds, of Montgomery county, and Virgil, Fred, Walter and Clay Reynolds, of Bath county.
   Mr. Reynolds was a World War veteran, a member of Bath Post No. 12, American Legion and the Christian church.
   Funeral services were held at the Grave in Owingsville Cemetery Sunday afternoon, May 5, at 4:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.

Comma Riddle
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 16, 1939
Dies In Lebanon, Indiana
   Relatives and friends here were notified last week of the death at his home at Lebanon, Ind., of Comma Riddle, who died February 9 after a brief illness in a hospital in that city.
   Mr. Riddle was born in Bath county and was about 69 years old.  He was the eldest child of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Riddle, who left Bath county more than 50 years ago to make their home in Illinois and Indiana.  He and his brother, Hugh Riddle, and a sister, Mrs. Rose Williams, made a visit back here last September.
   He is survived by one daughter, three grandchildren, three sisters and three brothers.  His only son, Dan, met death in an automobile wreck in December, 1937, during a sleet storm.

Martha J. Riddle
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, April 12, 1934
Mrs. Martha J. Riddle dies at Lebanon, Indiana
  Mrs. Martha J. Riddle of near Lebanon, Ind., was called by death on  February 14, 1934, at the home of her son, C. D. Riddle, of complication following an illness of more than a year's duration. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
  Mrs. Riddle was born in Bath Co., August 12, 1849, a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Riddle. She was united in marriage in Ky to Lewis Riddle March 11, 1869. Her husband died in 1927. Mrs. Riddle is survived by 7 children. She was the last of a family of 6 children, her sister, Mrs. Malinda Riddle having died in January of this year.
Submitted by Teri K. Pettit

Son of Jas. Robbins
Owingsville Outlook January 17, 1910
Burned to Death
   Thursday last the four year old son of Jas. Robbins and wife, who live on the turnpike midway between Owingsville and Mt. Sterling, was burned to death by his clothing catching fire from an open grate.

William Robbins
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 5, 1938
William Robbins Dies
   William Robbins, 73, died at the home of nephew, Taulbee Shrout, Friday, April 29, after a few days illness.  Mr. Robbins a state pensioner, had been in poor health for some years.
   Funeral services were held at the Mormon Chapel Sunday afternoon, May 1, conducted by Elder Lawrence Thomas.  Mr. Robbins is survived by one brother and three sisters.

Lillian May Robinson
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday June 9, 1938
Child Dies Of Blood Poisoning
   Lillian May Robinson, 10 years old, died June 6, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson, on the Salt Lick Road, of blood poisoning.
   While playing in the yard, the child received a scratch on her ankle which developed into an infection, costing her, her life.
   Besides her parents, she is survived by several brothers and sisters.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday, June 8, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Tommie Crouch, followed by interment in Shrout's graveyard. 

Mollie Hawkins Rogers
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 27, 1939
Death Claims Mrs. Mollie Rogers
   Mrs. Mollie Rogers, 73 years old, died at the home of her grand-daughter, Mrs. Katherine Harmon, Thursday, July 20, after a long illness.
   Besides Mrs. Harmon, she is survived by five other grandchildren; one brother, Dave Hawkins, Salt Lick, and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Arrasmith, of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the Fairview church Sunday, July 23, conducted by the Rev. James Bevins.  Interment was in Fairview cemetery.

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John B. Sanford
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 19, 1939
John B. Sanford Dies At Catlettsburg
Was Former Citizen Of Owingsville
   Funeral services for John B. Sanford, retired merchant of Catlettsburg, were held at the Catlettsburg Presbyterian church Monday afternoon, January 9, conducted by the Rev. Alvin O. Price, assisted by the Rev. Arden P. Keyser and the Rev. W. C. Pierce.  Interment was in the Ashland cemetery, under auspices of Hampton Lodge, Masonic Order.
Died Saturday
   John B. Sanford, son of the late Reuben and Sarah Lyons Sanford, died Saturday morning, January 7, at 3 o'clock, after a lingering illness.  He was born near Gill's Mill in Rowan county, Ky., on June 26, 1856, having attained the age of 82 years at the time of his death.  he spent his early childhood in Rowan and Bath counties, Ky.  In his late teens he learned the harness trade, serving his apprenticeship with J. W. Hutcheson of Owingsville, Ky.  In 1882 he came to Catlettsburg and engaged in business with his brother-in-law, a Mr. Riggs.  A few years later he rented a frame building on the site where the old Kentucky National Bank now stands and entered business for himself.  that was the beginning of a long and active business career which ended with his retirement in December, 1937.
   Mr. Sanford identified himself with the Presbyterian church in Owingsville, Ky., under the ministry of Dr. E. O. Guerrant.  He was an elder in the Catlettsburg Presbyterian church and for a number of years served as superintendent of the Sunday school.  Throughout the more than half century of his residence here he was prominently identified with the fraternal and civic life of the town.  He held the office of Mayor of Catlettsburg for a four year term beginning in 1914.  He was a member of the Hampton Lodge of Masons and the Ashland Commandery, Knights Tamplar.  He was a past member of the local lodge of Masons and one of his cherished possessions was his life membership pin, awarded recently, after he had completed his fiftieth year as a member of the lodge.
   Mr. Sanford was united in marriage in 1890 to Jessie A. Kibbe, who preceded him in death in 1915.  in 1923 he married Mary D. Kibbe, who survives him.  other members of the immediate family are a daughter, Mrs. Gladys McCown, of Catlettsburg, two grandsons, Henry and John McCown, also of this city, one brother, Rev. E. L. Sanford, of Lexington, Ky., and three sisters, Mrs. Dillie Watkins, of Maysville, Ky., Mrs. Sophia Burns of Weston, Mo., and Mrs. Laura Spencer, of Sharpsburg, Ky.  Several nieces and nephews survive. -Ashland Independent

Charles Franklin Saunders
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 4, 1939
Old Citizen Dies At Bald Eagle
   Charles Franklin Saunders, 84 years old, passed away at the home of his son, Clarence Saunders, near Bald Eagle Monday, May 1, after a long illness.
   Besides his son, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Frank Bell, Lebanon, Ohio; Mrs. Steve Thompson, Flemingsburg, and Mrs. Kellar Hall, of Montgomery county; seven sons, J. E. Saunders, Lebanon, Ohio; W. E. Saunders, Highland, Ohio; Dan Saunders, Shirley, Ind.; Thomas Saunders, Mooseheart, Ill.; George Saunders, Lexington; Charles Saunders, Ohio, and Ewing Saunders of this county; one sister, Mrs. John Saylers, Olive Hill, and two brothers, Marvin Saunders, Flemingsburg, and Harry Saunders of Peola, Kansas.
   Funeral services were conducted at the residence Wednesday afternoon, May 3, by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in Crown Hill Cemetery at Sharpsburg.

Henry Scott, Sr.
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, November 10, 1910
Death of Henry Scott, Sr.
   On Thursday, October 27, Henry Scott, Sr. of Lexington met an old acquaintance on the street in that city, and the two sat down together outdoors to have a long chat.  Mr. Scott did not get home until late supper time, and was thoroughly chilled.  After a short confinement to bed he went about the room.  However pneumonia developed, from which he died shortly after midnight on the morning of Friday, November 4.
   He had made arrangements to visit his old home here last Saturday to hear the new pastor can't read) M. E. Church Sunday, and remain over and vote on Tuesday.  The rest is missing.

George Franklin Setters
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 6, 1939
Heart Attack Fatal To Frank Setters
   George Franklin Setters, 59 years old, died suddenly last Friday afternoon, June 30, of a heart attack.  Mr. Setters had been to Owingsville on business and became ill in his car on his way home.  As he neared his home he asked the driver of the car to stop, saying he felt ill.  He died within a few minutes.
   A well known farmer of White Oak, he is survived by his wife and three daughters, Mrs. Elbert Johnson, Muncie, Ind.; Mrs. Willie Traylor, Montgomery county, and Mrs. Elmer Highley, of this county.
   Funeral services were conducted at his residence Sunday afternoon by the Rev. Heath.  Interment was in Longview cemetery, Bethel.

Charles Lee Sharp
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 6, 1939
Old Sharpsburg Citizen Passes
   Charles Lee Sharp, 67 years old, prosperous and well known Sharpsburg farmer, died early Saturday morning, July 1, after a long illness.  Mr. Sharp was born and reared at Sharpsburg and had lived there all his life.  He was a brother of Will Sharp, former mail carrier and city police.
   Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. E. M. Armitage, pastor of the Sharpsburg Methodist-Episcopal church.  Interment was in Crown Hill Cemetery, Sharpsburg.
   Mr. Sharp was a bachelor and is survived only by his brother and several nieces and nephews.

Evans Sharp
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, October 27, 1910
Died In Sharpsburg
   Evans Sharp, aged 14 years, son of Robert and Lillian Evans Sharp, died in Sharpsburg about 9 p.m. Saturday.  The funeral was held Monday afternoon.  He had been and invalid for several years.

Lydia (Myers) Shouse
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, August 4, 1910
Mrs. Lydia Shouse's Death
   Mrs. Lydia Shouse, after a brief illness, dies at her home in Salt Lick at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 30.
   Funeral services were held at the residence at 1:00 p.m. Sunday by Elder N. C. Carpenter, after which the interment was made at Marshall cemetery at 2:00 p.m. The pall-bearers were Dr. C. L. Cook, Dr. L. F. Robbins, Allen H, Points, T. B. Staggs, D. H. Hall and T. J. Evans.
   Deceased was born December 15, 1836. Her maiden name was Myers, she being a granddaughter of Jacob Myers, a Kentucky pioneer, who built the old Slate Furnace about 1792. She was married to Green B. Shouse, one of the most prominent citizens of the Salt Lick neighborhood, and they reared the following children: Issac; Mrs. Press Jackson, deceased; Mrs. W. R. Stephens, Mrs. Robert Dickerson, James Lee, deceased; William Jefferson and Mrs. Boone North. Mr. Shouse died many years ago.
   Mrs. Shouse was a most estimable lady, enjoying the love and respect of many friends, who sincerely mourn her decease. The Outlook joins in condolences to the bereaved family.

Ben Wright Shrout
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 31, 1940
B. W. Shrout Dies At Moores Ferry
  Ben Wright Shrout, 78 years old, died at his home at Moores Ferry Friday, October 25, after a long illness.  He was a well known farmer of that section of the county and had been a member of the Christian church for more than forty years.
   A son of the late David and Ann Wright Shrout, he was born in this county November 18, 1861.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Leah Purvis Shrout, and a number of more distant relatives.
   Funeral services were held at Hedricks church at 2 o'clock Saturday, October 26, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in Hedricks cemetery.

Benjamin Albert Shrout
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 15, 1939
Death Claims B. A. Shrout
Local Farmer Succumbs After Long Illness
   Benjamin Albert Shrout, 63 years old, former county surveyor and well known farmer of the Salt Well section, died at his home shortly after eight o'clock Saturday morning, June 10, following a several months' illness.
   Mr. Shrout had been in declining health for several years and had recently been under treatment in a Lexington clinic for a blood infection.
   A native of Bath county, he was a son of the late George and Missouri Wells Shrout, born on Licking river March 6, 1876.  He was educated in the Bath county schools and was a gifted mathematician.  In his younger days he served for many years as county surveyor and from 1917 to 1925 served on the Bath County Board of Education.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Minnie Goodpaster Shrout; three daughters, Mrs. Wilbert Johnson, Misses Missouri and Nancy Shrout, and one son, George Shrout.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Monday afternoon, June 12, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the Wells family graveyard.

John William Shrout
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 11, 1938
Prominent County Farmer Passes
   John William Shrout, 79 years old, passed away at his home on Roe's Run Tuesday, August 9, after a long illness.  Mr. Shrout had been in declining health for nearly ten years and had been confined to his home for the past two or three years.
   A native of this county, he was a son of late Mr. and Mrs. William Shrout, born February 23, 1859.  He came of a prominent and widely connected family and was one of the county's most highly respected citizens.
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Nannie McKinnivan Shrout, he is survived by one daughter, Miss Madge Shrout; two sisters, Mrs. William Atchison of Lexington, and Mrs. Lou Donaldson, of Montgomery county, and one brother, George Shrout of Kansas.
   Funeral services were held at the chapel of Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home here this morning (Thursday) at 11 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.

Sam Shrout
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 10, 1938
Bath County Man Passes at Lexington
   Sam Shrout, 65 years old, died at the Eastern State Hospital at Lexington Tuesday after a brief illness on pneumonia.
   A native of this county and a life long resident here, he had suffered a paralytic stroke some years ago and had been in poor health since that time.  He was committed to the hospital just a year ago.  
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Rhoda Shrout, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Nealie Rakes, Mrs. George Parks, and Mrs. Ed Ginter, and four sons, Clay, Raymond, Clell and Joe Shrout.
   Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Mormon Chapel followed by burial in the Owingsville cemetery.

Virginia Bell Horseman Shrout
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 23, 1938
Death Claims Mrs. Shrout
To Be Held Friday Afternoon
   Mrs. Virginia Bell Shrout, 75 years old, passed away at her home on the Tunnell Hill Road shortly before four o'clock Wednesday afternoon, June 22, following a long illness.
   Funeral services will be held at her late residence at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon, June 24, conducted by the Rev. R. L. Bailey.  Interment will take place in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   The last survivor of a large influential family, Mrs. Shrout was a daughter of the late James and Martha Gregory Horseman, born in this county on August 15, 1863.  She was married on December 24, 1881, to the late Ben F. Shrout, a widely known and prosperous Bath county farmer, who preceded her in death some 20 years ago.  To this union were born two sons, Alban G. Shrout, Reynoldsville, former Commissioner of Bath county, and R. D. Shrout of Mt. Sterling, both whom survive her.  She is also survived by three grandchildren, Mrs. William Marcomb and Russell D. Shrout, Jr., both of Mt. Sterling, and Lester M. Shrout of Reynoldsville, and one great-grandson, William Dudley Marcomb.  Pall-bearers will be Virgil Gillon, James Kerr, Robert W. Shields, Earl Wells, Clifford Horseman, Russell Otis, Thomas Horseman and Pressley Rawlings.
   While Mrs. Shrout had been in declining health for the past eight years or longer, she had only been critically ill for the past three weeks.

Odessa Shultz
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 24, 1938
Old Citizen Dies At Olympia
   Miss Odessa Shultz, 79 years old, died at her home at Olympia Monday night, March
21, following a several weeks illness.
   Miss Shultz was one of the old citizens of the county, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Shultz, born October 18, 1859.  She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Amanda Reffett, of Olympia and several nieces and nephews, among whom is Mrs. E. G. Palmer, of Owingsville.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Tuesday afternoon, March 22, followed by burial in Old Fields graveyard.

Mose Smith
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 1, 1938
   Mose Smith, former colored man of this place, died at his home in Ashland Early Wednesday morning, it was learned today.  Mose was one of "Aunt" Rachel Nesbitt's boys and lived here until about ten years ago, working at the Belcher barber shop.  He was about 63 years old.

Leona Bradley Snedegar
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 9, 1940
Long Illness Fatal To Mrs. Snedegar
  Mrs. Leona Bradley Snedegar, 67, wife of Bruce Snedegar, died at her home in Fleming county, across Licking River from Wyoming, Friday, May 3, after a long illness.
   A native of Fleming county, she was a daughter of Watson and Emily Havens Bradley, born October 7th, 1872.  The greater part of her life was spent near Wyoming, where her husband for more than 25 years has operated the ferry between Bath and Fleming counties.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clyde N. Call; three sons, Charles, John and Herbert Snedegar; four sisters, Mrs. John Crain, Crystal lake Ill.; Mrs. John Cutright, Greenview, Ill.; Miss Lillie Bradley, of Illinois, and Mrs. Mathew W. Dearing, Flemingsburg; three brothers, Alfred Bradley, Iron Mountain, Mich.; Jim and Tom Bradley, of Michigan, and six grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon, May 5, at 1:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev, Aubrey Beard.  Interment was in the family lot in Owingsville Cemetery.
   Pall bearers were Raymond Snedegar, Jacob Snedegar, Lewis II, Snedegar, Lee Cutright, Vernon Cutright and Roscoe Snedegar;  flower bearers, Mrs. Clyde McRoberts, Mrs. Joe Crouch, Chasteen Call, J. B. Call, Carol Lea Snedegar, Charles Adrian Snedegar, Emily Dearing and Marjorie Dearing.

Trumbo Snedegar
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 10, 1938
Trumbo Snedegar Dies Suddenly
Was Prominent In State Politics
  Trumbo Snedegar, 62 years old, widely known Bath county farmer and leader in Republican political circles, died suddenly at his home near Wyoming Wednesday night.  Mr. Snedegar had been in poor health for the past two years, but his condition was not considered immediately critical.
   A native of Bath county, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Snedegar, born February 17, 1876.  A farmer of outstanding ability, he was for many years associated with his brother, the late William Snedegar, in extensive farming operations in the Wyoming section under the firm name of Snedegar Brothers.  The firm was also interested in the mercantile business at Wyoming for some years and was a large buyer of tobacco in the days before loose leaf market.
   Mr. Snedegar was also widely known for his political activities, and was one of the outstanding Republicans in this part of the state.
  Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hubert Crain and Miss Mary Woodford Snedegar, and two sons, Jake and Lewis Hughes Snedegar.
   Funeral services will be held at his residence Saturday afternoon, March 12, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin and the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment will take place in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.

Ethel Vice Sorrell
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 18, 1939
Pneumonia Fatal To Mrs. Abner Sorrell
   Mrs. Ethel Vice Sorrell, 39 years old, wife of Abner Sorrell, died at her home near Bethel at three o'clock this morning, May 18, after a several days' illness of pneumonia.  Mrs. Sorrell was taken ill last Monday and was thought to be doing as well as could be expected as late as Wednesday, when her conditions became critical.
   A native of this county, Mrs. Sorrell was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Trucks Vice, born near Bethel September 27, 1900.  Besides her husband, she is survived by five children, Helen and Alma Sorrell and Ford, Brooks and Abner Sorrell, Jr.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence Saturday afternoon, May 20, conducted by the Rev. Wilbur H. Wilson and the Rev. C. L. Cooper.  Interment will be in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.

Augustine Sorrell
Owingsville Outlook, January 27, 1910
   S. N. Sorrell has returned to his place of business, after a week's absence on the account of the illness and death of his father, Augustine Sorrell, who died January 13, at Goddard, Fleming county, aged 85 years. Mr. Sorrell was a member of Captain Jas. Ewing's company in the war with Mexico. HIs death was caused from jaundice, and was his first and only illness. His many friends and relatives regret the loss of this good, brave, patriotic citizen and soldier.

Henry Sorrell
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 24, 1938
Henry Sorrell Dies in Montgomery
   Henry Sorrell, 79 years old, died Sunday, February 13, at the home of his son, Emmitt Sorrell, in Montgomery county after a long illness.  Mr. Sorrell had been in declining health for a number of years.  His wife, Mrs. Mary Highley Sorrell preceded him to the grave some 13 or 14 years ago.
   Mr. Sorrell was a native of Bath county, a son of the Elder George Sorrell, and spent most of his life here.  In late years he had lived in Montgomery county.  He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Oscar Hation, Montgomery county; four sons, Riley and Chester Sorrell, Boone county; Emmett Sorrell, Montgomery county, and Oscar Sorrell, Bath county; thirty eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and one brother, Leander Sorrell.
   Funeral services were held Monday at Easton funeral home in Mt. Sterling, conducted by the Rev. William Triplett.  Burial was in the Coyle graveyard.

Myrtle Dickerson Staggs
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 2, 1939
Brief Illness Fatal To Mrs. T. B. Staggs
Was Prominent In Social Activities
   Mrs. Myrtle Dickerson Staggs, 55, wife of T. B. Staggs, former state representative from the Bath-Rowan legislative district and owner of the old Salt Lick Lumber Company, died at her home at Salt Lick shortly before six o'clock last Friday afternoon of a heart attack.  Mrs. Staggs was stricken suddenly and died before medical aid could reach her.
   A native of Salt Lick and a descendant of a prominent family of that place, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Dickerson.  She was a prominent social leader and took an active part in all religious and club work in her community.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. T. D. Siler, of Salt Lick, and two sons, H. A. Staggs and R. H. Staggs, both of Frankfort.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Sunday morning, February 26, at 10 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Howard Daulton, pastor of the Salt Lick Methodist church.  Interment was in the Dickerson Cemetery at Salt Lick.
   Pall bearers were: active, Herndon Dickerson, James Dickerson, Cranston Cheap, Earl Wills, Carl Kercheval, Morris McCarty; honorary, G. W. Gullett, J. N. Wright, Rolla Greene, Johnston Razor, W. W. Razor, James Maze, Clell McCarty, J. H. Jarrett, Russell Reeves, C. E. Frizzell, Gilbert Shouse, John Burns, Dr. C. T. Jones, U. S. Sparks, Bronston McKenzie, Walter Jones, J. J. Thomas, Watson Thomas, Clyde Alexander, M. J. Warren, Walter Shrout, Omer Rogers, Sam Estill, Dr. D. C. Dotson, and G. W. Pritchard.

Jewell Stamper
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 22, 1939
Young Woman Dies At Moores Ferry
   Miss Jewell Stamper, 21 years old, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Cassity, with whom she made her home, near Moores Ferry Sunday, June 18, following a long illness
   She was a native of this county and a daughter of John W. Stamper.  Her mother, a daughter of "Uncle Doc" Stone, passed away several years ago.  Besides her father, she is survived by two sisters and one brother.
   Funeral services were held at Hedricks church Monday, June 19, conducted by the Rev. Herbert Moore.  Interment was in the Owingsville cemetery.

William Stephens
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 2, 1939
Old Citizen Dies Near Sherburne
   William Stephens, 68 years old, died Sunday, February 26, at his home on Licking river near Sherburne, after several years of ill health.  Mr. Stephens was a well known citizen of that section of the county and was widely connected.  He was a son of the late Johnson Stephens.
   Funeral services were held at his late residence Tuesday, February 28, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the Longview Cemetery at Bethel.
   He is survived by his wife and several children.

Hiram Ann Stone
Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, July 28, 1910
Mrs. J. D. Stone's Death
   Mrs. Hiram Ann Stone, wife of J. D. Stone, deceased, died on July 20 about 11 o'clock, of Bright's disease at the home of her son Robert L. Stone, on upper Prickly Ash. Her husband, John D. Stone, died the 9th of April near Carlisle. Mrs. Stone and little granddaughter Willie Boyd Stone came to make their home with her son Robert. She lived only three months, and suffered a great deal. All was done for her that ,physicians relatives and friends could do, but to no avail. She was a devoted wife and mother and had been a member of the Christian Church for many years. She was 64 years old and leaves four sons: R. L.; William and Lindsay, of near Carlisle; and Edwin, of Ridge Farm, Ill. They were all with her in her last hours. Her four daughters preceded her to the grave several years. The remains were buried in the Carlisle cemetery.

James W. Stone
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 13, 1938
Death Claims Local Farmer
   James W. Stone, 77 years old, died at his home on Washington branch Sunday, January 9, following a long illness.
   Mr. Stone, a well known farmer of the Prickly Ash section, was a native of this county, a son of the late Cole and Lou Ann Donaldson Stone.  Besides his wife, Mrs. Mary Horseman Stone, his is survived by three children, two daughters, Mrs. Oscar Sorrell and Miss Armon Stone, and one son, Burl Stone, all of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Monday, January 10, followed by burial in the Coyle family graveyard.

Leonard Quinn Stone
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 10, 1938
Burns Fatal To Three Year Old Child
   Leonard Quinn Stone, 3 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stone of Flat Creek, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital at 2:30 o'clock this morning (February 10) of burns suffered at the home of his parents Wednesday.
   According to reports of the tragedy, the child was playing about the room and his clothing took fire when he piled a lot of loose paper on an open grate.  His parents were unable to extinguish the flame at once and most of the skin surface on his body about the knees was burned.  He was taken at once to the hospital at Lexington, where he lived only a few hours.
   Mr. and Mrs. Stone have the sympathy of the whole community in the loss of their son.  Mrs. Stone was formerly Miss Lucy Shields, a daughter of the late Robert W. Shields.

Earl French Stull
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 13, 1939
Stull Funeral At Kendall Springs
   The funeral of Earl French Stull, 11 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Espie Stull of Montgomery county, was held at Kendall Springs church Sunday afternoon.  Burial was in the Kendall Springs cemetery.

Mrs. A. J. (Carpenter) Suttell
Owingsville Outlook, June 30, 1910
Obituary
   Mrs. A. J. Suttell, aged 79 years, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Chas. Conley, on Butlers Branch, Sunday morning, July 19, 1910, of paralysis of the brain at 5:30 o'clock, and was buried the following day at 11:00 o'clock a.m. in the family burying ground near here. She was a daughter of Squire Carpenter, deceased. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. W. S. Carpenter, Mrs. Dudley Hughs; one brother, Renny Carpenter; three children, Mrs. Chas. Conley, Mrs. James Conley and Mrs. W. B. Henry, all of this place. We extend sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Mamma, darling, you have left us;
Left us, yes, forever more;
How we bare the pain and sorrow
God alone does only know.
Heaven now has our treasure;
Earth her lonely casket keeps;
But the sunbeams always linger
Where our dear Momma sleeps.

Momma is gone but not forgotten;
Never shall her memory fade;
Sweetest thoughts shall always linger
Around the grave where she is laid.
We shall miss her kind and willing hands,
Her fond and earnest care;
Our home is dark without her;
We miss her everywhere.

One by one earths ties are broken;
As we see our loved ones decay;
And the hopes so fondly cherished;
Brighten but to pass away.

One by one our hopes grow brighter
As we near the shining shore,
For we know across the river
Wait our loved ones gone before.
A Friend

George Andrew Swartz
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 27, 1938
George Swartz Dies At Olympia
   George Andrew Swartz, 86 years old, passed away at his home at Olympia early Monday morning, October 24, after several years' illness of the infirmities due to his advanced years.
   Funeral services were held at the Olympia Christian church at 10:30 o'clock Tuesday morning, conducted by the Rev. R. T. Moores, pastor of the Salt Lick Christian church, assisted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the family lot in the Old Fields cemetery.
   The passing of Mr. Swartz' removes one of the landmarks of that section of the county.  A farmer and merchant at Olympia for a number of years, he was well known throughout This part of the county and enjoyed the respect and esteem of his neighbors and friends.  He was a native of Bath, the second son of Billy and Frances Ann McCoslin Swartz, born March 8, 1852.  On November 17, 1875, he united in marriage with Miss George Ann Wright who, with six of the nine children born to them, survives him.  Fifty three years ago, Mr. Swartz united with the Christian church under the late Rev. James Nichols and the Rev. Joseph Adams, widely known evangelists of that day.
   Besides his widow, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. M. M. Steele, Ashland, Mrs. George Warner, Georgetown, Ill., and Miss Elizabeth Swartz, at home; three sons, J. H. Swartz, and E. M. Swartz, Pineville, Ky., and W. B. SaHow of Hudnall, W. Va..; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Griggs and Mrs. May S. Sheets, Pineville; seventeen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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Joseph Fulton Taulbee
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 5, 1938
Col. Taulbee Dies At San Antonio
   An item in the Mt. Sterling Advocate this week contains a notice of the death of Col. Joseph Fulton Taulbee Friday, April 29, at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas.
   Col. Taulbee was a son of the late Congressman William Preston Taulbee and a brother of the late Dr. J. H. Taulbee, who lived in Owingsville for many years, and whom Col. Taulbee often visited.  Col. Taulbee was a graduate of Kentucky Military Institute and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant upon his graduation form West Point Military Academy.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Imogene Hoyle Taulbee; a fourteen year old daughter, Josephine; three brothers, Col. Milton Taulbee, Birmingham, Ala., Col. Edgar Taulbee, U. S. Army, Manila, P. I. and John Taulbee, Cloverport, Ky.
   Funeral services were held Tuesday in Arlington cemetery, Washington, D. C.

Mary (Copher) Teal
The Owingsville Outlook January 20, 1910
Mrs. Mary Teal's Death
  Mrs. Mary Teal, widow of Howard Teal, died at her home near Olympia Thursday night, after a long illness of rheumatic and much suffering. Deceased was 84 years old. She was a daughter of Jacob Copher, deceased. Three children: Logan and Roe Teal and Martha Stone, survive her. She was buried by the side of several of her children in the Old Fields graveyard one mile north of Olympia. Mrs. Teal was of rugged pioneer stock on both sides and her whole life was one of labor and devotion to her children.

Ben Morgan Thomas
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 8, 1938
Death Claims Ben M. Thomas
   Ben Morgan Thomas, 33 years old, died at the home of his mother, Mrs. Nettie A. Thomas, on Slate Avenue Monday, December 5, after an illness of some fourteen years' duration.  Mr. Thomas' illness dates back to his 19th year, when he was taken ill with a spinal affliction, which slowly paralyzed his limbs.  For the past year or so he had been able to move about with difficulty.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday morning, December 7th, at 10:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin, followed by interment in the family lot in the Owingsville Cemetery.
   He was the son of the late Mark Thomas and besides his mother is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Henry Jackson, of Alton, Mo., Mrs. Boys McCarty and Mrs. T. Epperson, of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Carroll Stull, of this county; five brothers, Richard Thomas, of Nicholas county, John Arnold Thomas, of Montgomery, and Edward, Jack and Watson Thomas, of Owingsville.
   Pall bearers were Dee Thomas, Mark Thomas, John Conyers, Billy Power, Joe Foley, Jr., Johnnie Stone, John D. Power and Richard Hart.

Henry Thomas
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 6, 1938
Henry Thomas Dies At Preston
   Henry Thomas, 57, died at his home near Preston Thursday, December 30, following a long illness.
   A widely known farmer of that section, he is survived by his wife and several children.  Funeral services were held at the grave in Old Fields cemetery Friday, December 31, conducted by Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.

Emma Riddle Tolliver
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 13, 1939
Woman Drowned At Morehead Related In Bath County
   Mrs. Emma Tolliver, 77, who lost her life in the Morehead flood last week, was a native of this county and a daughter of the late Nathan Riddle of the White Oak section.  She was an aunt of Chester Snedegar and had other more distant relative here.  Mrs. Tolliver and two other elderly ladies, so it was aid, were carried from their homes.  Mrs. Tolliver, the first to be taken out, was placed on a pile of railroad ties while rescuers went for the other two women.  When they returned for her after placing the other two on a box car, she was gone and the pile of ties nowhere to be seen.  Her body was found the next day in a wire fence down the creek.

Lillian Wilson Toy
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 2, 1939
Mrs. Jefferson Toy Dies In Montgomery
   Mrs. Lillian Wilson Toy, 30 years old, wife of Jefferson Toy, died Monday, February 27, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Wilson, near Judy, Montgomery county, after a long illness.
   Besides her parents and husband, she is survived by two daughters, Nancy Jane and Lela Mae Toy, and one son, Joe Toy.
   Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, February 28, at the Chapel of Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home, conducted by the Rev. Cunningham, pastor of Somerset Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in Crown Hill Cemetery, Sharpsburg.

Robert M. Trimble, Sr.
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 16, 1939
Mt. Sterling Man Dies In Florida
   Funeral services for Robert M. Trimble, Sr., 83, Mt. Sterling, Ky., who died at 3 a. m. Tuesday at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be held Friday at his home at Mt. Sterling.
   Mr. Trimble, in ill health for several months, went to his son's winter home at Fort Lauderdale January 17.  Mr. Trimble suffered a broken hip in a fall a year ago.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Asa White Trimble, Mt. Sterling; a daughter, Mrs. Thurman Lee, New York; two sons, John White Trimble, Mt. Sterling, and Robert M. Trimble, Jr., Louisville, and a brother, J. Green Trimble, Mt. Sterling.
   Mr. Trimble was for many years connected with Trimble Brothers Grocery Company at Mt. Sterling and was widely known throughout this section of Kentucky.

James Treadway
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 30, 1938
Old Citizen Dies On Salt Well
James Treadway Dies At Age 91 Years
   Bath county lost one of its oldest citizens in the death of James Treadway at his home on Salt Well last Thursday, June 23.  Mr. Treadway would have been 91 years old had he lived until the 12th of November of this year.
   A native of this county, he was a son of the late Stephen and Patsy Ann Treadway, born November 12, 1947.  All of his life was spent in this county with the exception of a few years that he lived in Florida.
   He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. J. N. Cassity, and three sons, Ed Treadway, Pike Treadway and Willis Treadway all of Salt Well section.  He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
   Funeral services were held at his residence Saturday afternoon, June 25, conducted by the Rev. T. J. Crouch.  Burial was in the Treadway family graveyard.

Nellie Robbins Treadway
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, June 15, 1939
Mrs. Ed Treadway Passes At Salt Well
   Mrs. Nellie Robbins Treadway, 59 years old, wife of Ed Treadway, died at her home on Salt Well Friday, June 2, after a long illness.  Funeral services were conducted at the residence Saturday, June 3, by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family cemetery.
   Mrs. Treadway was a daughter of John and Elmanza Honaker Robbins and besides her husband, is survived by two sons, Vibert and Homer Treadway; one brother, James Robbins, Mt. Sterling; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. Jennie McQuithy, Moorefield, and three grandchildren, Mildred, Herbert and Elkin Treadway.

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Lou Cinda Vanlandingham
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 4, 1938
Old Citizen Passes At Grange City
Was News-Outlook Reporter For Years
   Mrs. Lou Cinda Vanlandingham, 73, widow of the late J. W. Vanlandingham, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. S. M. Walton, Wednesday night, after a long illness.  She was a daughter of the late Riley and Mary Cutright of Bath county.
   She was twice married.  Her first husband was Wm. Colliver.  She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. S. M. Walton, of Grange City; Mrs. M. R. Hawkins, of Hillsboro, and Mrs. O. L. Todd, of Marion, Ind.; one sister, Mrs. Martha Butcher, of Boyd, Ky.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  She was a member of the Christian Church and was a lovely Christian woman.  She will be sadly missed by her children, relatives and friends.
   Funeral services were held at the Grange City Christian Church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Orby Beard of Grayson.  Burial was in Hillsboro Cemetery.
   Mrs. Vanlandingham was one of the oldest correspondents of this newspaper, having written the Grange City items for many, many years.  We extend sympathy to her relatives and friends.

Richard O. Vanlandingham
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 8, 1934
Wounds Fatal to Vanlandingham: Son-in-Law, Charged With Shooting, Has Not Been Apprehended
  Richard O. Vanlandingham, 61 years old, who was shot about the head with a shot gun said to have been in the hands of his son-in-law, Harlan Petit, at the former's home in the Moore's Ferry section on the night of February 14 of this year, died at his home late last Friday night, March 2, from the effect of his wounds.
  Petit was arrested after the shooting and held in jail here pending the action of the grand jury, [which] returned an indictment against him on a charge of shooting with intent to kill, and was released on bond for his appearance at the May term of court. At that time it was thought that Mr. Vanlandingham would recover. Since the death of Mr. Vanlandingham officers have been unable to locate Petit. His bondsmen, however, are said to have promised to produce him to answer a charge of murder.
  Mr. Vanlandingham was a native of this county and a member of a prominent and widely known family. He was a son of the late Stewart and Mary Ellen Vanlandingham, born March 1, 1873. Except for a few years spent in Fleming, his entire life was spent in Bath County.
  Besides his widow, Mrs. Kate Vanlandingham, he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Mary Ford, New Castle; Ind., Mrs. Eliza Wells, Mrs. Bessie Spurlock, Mrs. Ollie Petit and Miss Nora Vanlandingham, all of this county, two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Razor and Mrs. Elizabeth Ingram, and five brothers, Walter, Johnson, William, Albert and Greenberry Vanlandingham.
  Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, March 4, conducted by the Rev. H. S. Ficklin. Burial took place at the Hedricks graveyard.
Submitted by Teri K. Pettit

Sciota Shouse Stephens Vaughn
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 12, 1938
Prominent Woman Dies At Salt Lick
   Mrs. Sciota Shouse Vaughn, 76 years old, widow of the late J. W. Vaughn died at her home at Salt Lick Thursday, May 5, following a several years' illness.
   A native of Salt Lick, Mrs. Vaughn came of a socially prominent and well-to-do family of this county.  She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Shouse, born August 10, 1861.  She was first married to W. R. Stephens, who died many years ago, and following his death she became the wife of J. W. Vaughn, who died some years later.
   Mrs. Vaughn was a woman of great energy and unusual business ability.  For many years she was engaged in the undertaking business at Salt Lick and had charge of the Bath Home Telephone exchange there.  She was also engaged in the hotel business, retiring several years ago on account of ill health.
   During her lifetime Mrs. Vaughn was a devoted member of the Salt Lick Christian church and took an active interest in religious and social affairs.
   She is survived by one sister, Mrs. R. B. Dickerson, and one brother, W. J. Shouse, both of Salt Lick.  She also leaves several nieces and nephews and a host of loyal friends.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Saturday afternoon, May 7, conducted by the Rev. R. T. Moores, pastor of the Salt Lick Christian church.  Interment was in Polksville Cemetery.  Pall bearers were Cranstone Cheap, Bruce Staggs, Clell McCarty, Carl Kereheval, Gilbert Shouse, Clerbert Vaughn; honorary pall bearers, Charles Crain, Sherman Gullett, Clyde Alexander, James Dickerson, J. H. Campbell, Fred Howell, Preston Karrick, Walter Shrout, Rolla Greene, James McCarty, Sherman Hall, John Myers, Clyde Staton, Herndon Dickerson.

Howard Van Antwerp
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 26, 1938
Van Antwerp Funeral Held Last Monday
   Funeral services were conducted at the residence at 10 o'clock Monday morning for Dr. Howard Van Antwerp, 68, nationally known orchardist and former president of the Kentucky Dental Association, who died at his home at Farmers, at 3:30 o'clock last Saturday morning after an illness of several weeks.
   Dr. T. W. Rainey of Lexington, a life long friend of Dr. Van Antwerp, officiated at the services.  Burial was in Machpelah Cemetery at Mt. Sterling.
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Carrie Chiles Van Antwerp, his is survived by two sons, Howard, Jr., a former University of Kentucky football player now practicing attorney at Ashland, and Chiles Van Antwerp, former state representative, now resident of Detroit, and one daughter, Mrs. Betty Browersock of Kansas City, Mo.
   Dr. Van Antwerp, who was well known throughout the state, formerly was a resident of Mt. Sterling.  After moving to farmers, he became connected with the Citizens bank at Morehead, but later retired to his farm because of ill health.  He was for many years secretary of the Kentucky Horticultural Society and his apples and peaches were famous through this section of the United States and with horticulturists generally.

Annie McKinivan Vallandingham
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 18, 1938
Long Illness Fatal To Mrs. Vallandingham
Was Born And Reared In Bath County
   Mrs. Annie McKinivan Vallandingham, 67 years old, widow of the late Voris Vallandingham, of Sadieville, Scott county, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. S. F. Owsley, shortly after 9 o'clock Monday morning, August 15, following an illness of more than six months.
   Mrs. Vallandingham had been a patient at the Good Samaritan hospital, Lexington, for several weeks earlier in the summer, returning to her sisters home here two or three weeks ago.
   Born and reared in this county, Mrs. Vallandingham was a daughter of the late Harrison and Jane Burbridge McKinivan.  Following her marriage to Mr. Vallandingham thirty four years ago, she went to make her home near Sadieville, where her husband, a prominent farmer of Scott county, had large real estate holdings.  Shortly after Mr. Vallandingham's death in January, 1937, Mrs. Vallandingham returned to her native county to regain her health, dividing her time between her sisters, Mrs. Owsley and Mrs. John W. Shrout.  She had been seriously ill since January of this year.
   Surviving her are two sisters, Mrs. John W. Shrout and Mrs. S. F. Owsley, and one brother, John B. McKinivan, all of this place.
   Funeral services were held at the Owsley home on West Main street Wednesday afternoon, August 17, at 3 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church, and the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.
   Pall bearers were: active, Dee Conner, L. O. Kimbrough, Charlie Fields, John Lancaster, John W. McKinivan, A. E. Clark, Glenn Perry, Ene Brother; honorary, Will Arnold, J. W. Shankland, Marion Gillespie, Conner Ewing, Lewis Young, Finley Gano, Dr. F. P. Gudgell, Dr. D. C. Dotson, Leslie Shrout, E. L. Byron.

J. L. Vice
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 5, 1939
Senator J. L. Vice Dies At Lexington
Funeral Services Held Here Monday Afternoon
   Former State Senator J. L. Vice, 72 years old, passed away at the Good Samaritan hospital at Lexington Saturday afternoon, December 31, after a few days' illness.  Senator Vice, who had been in declining health for some years, was removed from his home, 413 East Maxwell street, to the hospital on Thursday prior to his death.
   A native of Bath county, Mr. Vice was a son of the late Francis and Minerva Hendrix Vice.  He was a prominent farmer and tobacco buyer of this county until a few years ago when he retired and moved to Lexington to make his home.  He served as a state senator from the 31st senatorial district, of which Bath is a part, from 1908 until 1912 under the Augustus E. Wilson administration.  His wife, Mrs. Cynthia Darnell Vice, died about 18 months ago.
   He is also survived by one daughter, Miss Lucill Vice, of Lexington; one brother, Abe Vice, of this county, and seven sisters, Mrs. Thornton Snelling, Mt. Sterling; Mrs. Tolliver Snelling, Carlisle; Mrs. Chas. Reed and Mrs. Walter Hawkins, Connersville, Ind.; Mrs. Estes Hendrix, Maysville; Mrs. Curran Power, Ewing, and Mrs. Allie Corbin, of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the chapel at Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home here Monday afternoon, January 2, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Interment was in the family lot in Longview Cemetery, Bethel.

John S. Vice
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 3, 1939
John S. Vice Dies At Bethel
   John S. Vice, widely known Bath county farmer of Bethel died at his home there Saturday, July 29.  He was a native of this county, a son of the late Sanford and Martha Routt Vice, born January 8, 1868.
   Besides his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Irvin Vice, he is survived by one son, Maurice Vice of Bethel.  
   Funeral services were held at the Bethel Methodist-Episcopal church Sunday afternoon, July 30, conducted by the Rev. E. M. Armitage and the Rev. W. M. Williams.  Interment was in Longview cemetery.
   Pall bearers were: active, Clyde Owens, Howard Irvin, James Crouch, Harve Blount, Wallace Gudgell; honorary, P. E. Hickey, Tom Crouch, Henry Wade, Jerry Wade, John Peters, Ernest Colliver, Charles Cannon and D. B. Myers.

Ollie Bruce Vice
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 1, 1938
Killed in Automobile wreck Near Paintsville
Was Former Resident Of Salt Lick
   Ollie Bruce Vice, 55, formerly of Salt Lick, died Monday, August 29, at Paintsville as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident at that place a few hours before.
   A native of this county, Mr. Vice was born near Bethel October 5, 1882, the son of the late James M. Vice and Mrs. Ida K. Vice, who now makes her home in Owingsville.  Mr. Vice's early life was spent in Salt Lick.  After his marriage to Miss Cora Grace Razor May 5, 1908, he moved to Paintsville.  Following the death of his first wife and baby son Avery, he later married Miss Mary Ruth Howard, December 10, 1918.
   Besides his mother, he is survived by three sisters, Miss Lillie Fay Vice, Owingsville; Mrs. Bertha Roberts, Bethel, and Mrs. Gertie Weber of Cincinnati, four brothers, Roy, Lea, Ora E. and Clyde S. Vice, Middletown, O., and Avery Lyle Vice of Duquesne, Pa.
   Funeral services were held at the grave in the Barber cemetery at Salt Lick Tuesday, August 30, conducted by the Rev. W. H. Cardwell, pastor of the Owingsville Methodist church.

Taylor Vice
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 18, 1938
Brief Illness Fatal To Flat Creek Farmer
   Taylor Vice, 70, wealthy and widely known Flat Creek farmer, passed away at his home near Bethel Friday morning, August 12, after a several weeks' illness.  Suffering from a clot in an artery in his leg, Mr. Vice was taken to a Lexington hospital a week or more before his death for treatment, but was returned to his home several days prior to his death after and operation for the amputation of the limb was given out.
   Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Grace Corey Vice, and two small children; four children by his first wife, the late Mrs. Mary Anderson Vice, Mrs. Bennie Emmons, Mrs. Sherman Corbin, Morris and Cliff Vice, all of this county; seven sisters, Mrs. Charlie Reed and Mrs. Walter Hawkins, Connersville, Ind.; Mrs. Thornt Snelling, Montgomery county; Mrs. Tollie Snelling, Nicholas county; Mrs. Curran Power, Mason county; Mrs. Estes Hendrix of Ohio, and Mrs. Allie Corbin of near Bethel; two brothers, Senator John L. Vice, Lexington and Abe Vice of this county.
   Funeral services were held at the grave in Longview cemetery at Bethel Sunday afternoon, August 14, conducted by the Rev. J. R. Jones of Cynthiana.
   A member of a prominent Bath county family, Mr. Vice was the son of the late Francis M. and Minerva Hendrix Vice.  He was born and reared at the Old Vice homestead near Bethel and lived in that community all his life.  He was an industrious farmer and at the time of his death had accumulated a large estate in Fine Flat Creek land.  He was well known throughout the county and had many friends to mourn his untimely passing.

Tolliver Vice
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 18, 1939
Bath Countian Dies Near Winchester
  Tolliver Vice, 84 years old, a native and old resident of Bath county, died at his home in Clark county Monday evening, May 15, after a long illness.  Mr. Vice had been making his home in Clark for the past 30 years.  He was a member of the Methodist church and highly respected.
   Surviving him are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Hal Sturgeon, Winchester, and Mrs. Mattie Lyons, Charleston, W. Va.; two sons, Sam Vice Mt. Sterling, and Martin Vice, of Nicholas county.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday morning by the Rev. R. F. Miller.  Interment was in Machpelah cemetery at Mt. Sterling.

Mrs. T. S. Visscher
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 19, 1938
Wife Of Old Citizen Passes In Georgia
   Friends here were advised this week of the death of Mrs. T. S. Visscher at Washington, Ga., on May 10.  No particulars were given.  Mr. Visscher, who was a resident of Owingsville some 55 years ago, survives her.

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Ann Perry Waldeck
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 28, 1938
Stroke Fatal To Mrs. Waldeck
   Mrs. Ann Perry Waldeck, 85, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Luther Pieratt, Bethel, Saturday, July 23, following a slight stroke of paralysis.
   Mrs. Waldeck was a native of Morgan County, a daughter of the late Perry and Sallie Cottle Howerton.  Besides Mrs. Pieratt, she is survived by several sons and daughters.
   Funeral services were held at Bethel Monday, July 24, conducted by the Rev. H. Myron Kauffman, pastor of the Bethel Christian Church.  Interment was in the family cemetery at Ezel, Morgan County.

Margoleta Wallace
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1910
Burned To Death
   Miss Margoleta Wallace, of Texas, who was visiting her aunt Mrs. George W. McCormick, of Peeled Oak, was burned to death Monday by her clothing catching fire from a gasoline flat iron.  She recently visited Mrs. Alex Conner.

Eddie Everett Warner
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, February 6, 1936
Pneumonia Fatal To Ed Warner
   Edward Warner, 50 years old, died at his home on Slate Avenue at 2:30 o'clock this morning, following a weeks illness with pneumonia.
   Mr. Warner, a native of Bath county, was a son of Andy T. and Mrs. Elizabeth Reynolds Warner, of near Preston, born March 22, 1886. Mr. Warner was a well known farmer of this section of the county and enjoys the enviable reputation as a man of honor and integrity.
  Funeral services will be held at the Kendall Springs Christian church Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. R. L. Bailey. Interment in the Kendall Springs cemetery.
   Besides his wife, Mrs. Rose Warner, he is survived by his parents and four children, four sisters, Mrs. Weldy Staton, Mrs. Ollie Craycraft, Mrs. Hord Cline, Mrs. Omer Jones and one brother, Willie Warner.

Mary Elizabeth (Reynolds) Warner
Bath County News-Outlook, Thursday, April 2, 1936.
Mrs. A. T. Warner Dies At Olympia
   Mrs. Elizabeth Warner, 73, wife of A. T. Warner died at her home near Olympia Monday morning, March 30, after a brief illness of pneumonia. Mrs. Warner had been in declining health for several years and was stricken with pneumonia about a week or ten days ago.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Weldy Staton, Mrs. Ollie Craycraft, Mrs. Hord Cline and Mrs. Omer Jones, and one son, Willie Warner, of Nevada.
   Funeral services were held at the residence, Wednesday afternoon, April , conducted by the Rev. T. J. Crouch.  Burial took place in Kendall Springs cemetery.

Jacob C. Warner
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, August 25, 1910
Jacob C. Warner's Death
   Jacob C. Warner died about 11 o'clock a. m. Sunday, August 21 at the home of his son-in-law George Sorrell, Jr., on the Preston pike.  He was buried at the Warner graveyard Monday about noon.  He was sick a long time and was 82 years old.
   Deceased was a son of Jonas Warner, and is survived by his brothers Stephen M., of Mt. Sterling; Jonas, of Moorefield; Mrs. Nannie Kopp and Mrs. Miranda Kopp, of Eaton, Ohio.
   He married Miss Elizabeth Shultz daughter of Perry Shultz.  She died about eight years ago.
   They reared thirteen children, two being dead; Amanda, first wife of George Sorrell, Jr., and Samuel.
   Their surviving children are Mary, wife of George Pergrem; Margaret, widow of William Williamson; Eliza, wife of Squire John Clark; Bettie, wife of George Sorrell, Jr.; Ellen, wife of Simpson Sorrell; Belle, wife of James Stull; Andrew, Jonas, John and William.
   Deceased was an industrious farmer in his younger years, and was a quiet, good citizen, enjoying the esteem of his aquaintanceship.
   His family have the sympathy of many friends in their loss.

Lena Pearl Sorrell Warner
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 24, 1940
Brief Illness Fatal To Mrs. Tom Warner
  Mrs. Lena Pearl Warner, 24 years old, wife of Tommie Warner, died at her home near town Wednesday night, October 23, after a several weeks' illness of typhoid fever.
   A native of this county, she was a daughter of Mrs. Clay Tackett and the late William Sorrell, born September 1, 1916.
   Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, Lequito Joyce, Clayton Howard and Raymond Arnold Warner; her mother and stepfather; three sisters, Mrs. Daily Cartmill, Montgomery; Mrs. W. R. Summers, Charleston, W. Va.; and Mrs. Raymond Duckworth; three brothers, Palmer Sorrell, Montgomery county; Bascom Sorrell, Nicholas county; and Irvin Sorrell, San Antonio, Texas; two half-sisters and one half brother.
   Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon, October 25, at 2 o'clock at the Kendall Springs Christian Church.  Interment in the Kendall Springs cemetery.

Will (Brady) Warner
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, July 15, 1937
Colored Citizen Passes
   Will (Brady) Warner, 64 years old, well known and respected Owingsville colored man, died at his home here shortly before 10 o'clock Monday morning, July 12, following a long illness of tuberculosis and complicating diseases.
  Will was a descendent of one of Owingsville's old colored families. He was a son of "Uncle Jack" and "Aunt Eva" Warner and was born and reared here. During his younger days he was considered one of the best tobacco handlers in this part of the county and worked in the warehouses here prizing tobacco before the days of the loose-leaf markets.
  Besides his wife, Tansey Warner, he is survived by four children and four sisters, two of whom, Martha Copher and Watt Warner, still maintain their homes here.
  Funeral services were held at his residence Wednesday afternoon conducted by the Rev. Sarver, pastor of the Colored Methodist Church. Burial was in the Warner Graveyard.


Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 4, 1939
Death Claims M. J. Warren
Was Outstanding State Road Builder
   Malcolm J. Warren, 48 years old, more widely known to friends and acquaintances as "Butch" Warren, died at the Veterans' Hospital at Lexington last Friday, April 28, after a several months' illness.  Mr. Warren suffered a slight paralytic stroke last November, but recovered sufficiently to resume his duties in the late winter and early spring.  His last illness covered a period of several weeks prior to his death.
   Although a native of Breckinridge county, Mr. Warren had lived the greater part of his life in Louisville, where he received his early education.  He was recognized as one of the outstanding road engineers of the state road department and it was said of him that he had built more miles of concrete highway in Kentucky than any other man connected with the state road department.
   Mr. Warren came to Bath county in October, 1930, as a resident engineer on the construction of that part of U. S. 60 between the Allie Young farm and Farmers.  Other projects which he supervised in this immediate vicinity include that part of the Fields Highway from the city limits of Mt. Sterling to the Bath county line; the long stretch of concrete in Fleming and Rowan counties lying between Morehead Flemingsburg and the concrete highway from Maysville to the Lewis county line.  From the time he first came to Bath county in 1930 until his death he had maintained his official residence at Salt Lick.
   At the time of his death Mr. Warren was Assistant District Engineer of Rural Highways with headquarters at Maysville.  Possessed of a genial disposition, he was widely popular and numbered many friends in this county.
   Those from here who attended the funeral at Louisville Monday were Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Owsley, Miss Madge Shrout, S. M. Estill, J. J. Thomas, Carl Manley, Clyde Alexander and T. B. Staggs of Salt Lick.

Ada Wathen
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday February 9, 1939
Mrs. Wathen Dies In Louisville
   Relatives here were notified of the death of Mrs. Ada Wathen, widow of the late Dr. J. R. Wathen, of Louisville.  Mrs. Wathen died Monday, February 6, after a brief illness of pneumonia.  She was a sister of Mrs. Robert Crooks of Owingsville.

Motie Richards Weaver
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, October 16, 1910
Mrs. Motie Richard's Death
   After a long illness of tuberculosis Mrs. Motie Richards Weaver died at the home of her sister Mrs. J. T. Havens in Grange City, where she had been staying for several weeks, Sunday, October 2.
   The body was brought to the home of John T. Kimbrough here Sunday, and the funeral services were conducted there Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. C. L. Bohon, of Carlisle.  The interment was made in the family lot in Owingsville cemetery.  The pall bearers were (can't read).
   Deceased was the next to the oldest child of Dr. Richards and his wife Mary Kimbrough.  She was born in (can't read) September 18, 1859 and went to school here some years after her parents moved to Fleming county.  On the death of her father she came here with her mother to reside about sixteen years ago.  She was a quiet, gentle woman and was highly esteemed by her aquaintanceship.  Her mother died some years ago.  She is survived by the following brothers and sisters; Lizzie, wife of J. T. Havens, of Grange City; Elzie, of Flemingsburg; Sallie, wife of A. N. Denton, and John K. of Owingsville; Walter of Richmond; Harvey of Wyoming State; Kelly and Miss Ruth of this town.  All were at the funeral except Harvey.  The bereaved ones have the sympathy of the community in their loss.
Resolutions Of Respect   Whereas our Heavenly Father has seen fit, in his infinite wisdom, to take from us and call her to her eternal abode a most beloved member of our Sunday school Mrs. Motie Weaver, and that by her taking away we have lost a faithful member, a conscientious Christian, and one who was very devoted to church work therefore be it.
   Resolved, 1st, that we the membership of the M. E. Sunday school do greatly deplore her decease, and that we that her place amongst us cannot easily be filled, but we shall endeavor to imitate her example.
   2nd, that we extend to the grief stricken family our heartfelt sympathy.
   3rd, that a copy of these resolutions be spread upon the pages of Sunday school record, and they be published in The Owingsville Outlook, and that a copy be sent to members of the family.  Mrs. Lula Herron, D. W. Doggett, H. J. Daily, committee.

John Wells
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 23, 1939
Death Claims John Wells
   John Wells, 26 years old, died at his home near Ferguson's Sunday morning, February 19, after a lingering illness.
   A native of that section of the county, he was a son of the late Alex Wells, and is survived by his mother, Mrs. James Craig; two sisters, Mrs. C. W. McVey and Miss Alma Craig, two brothers, Estill and James Craig, Jr.
   Funeral services were held at the residence of his mother, Tuesday morning, February 21, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the Jackson Cemetery.

Lucy Harper Whaley
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, September 29, 1938
Prominent Bethel Woman Succumbs
   Mrs. Lucy Harper Whaley, 72 years old, passed away at her home near Bethel Saturday morning, September 24, after a brief illness.  She had been in declining health for a number of years and had expected to move to Newport, Ky., this fall to make her home with her daughter, Miss Fannie Lee Whaley, who teaches in the Newport city schools.
   She was a native of Indiana, a daughter of Mathias and Georgia Ann Harper, born January 19, 1856.  The greater part of her life had been spent at or near Bethel, where her husband, the late Robert Whaley, who died some thirty years ago, was a prominent and widely known farmer.
   Besides her daughter, Miss Fannie Lee Whaley, she is survived by one brother, J. T. Harper, of Sunrise, Ky., and one sister, Mrs. Ida Vice, Owingsville, and two half-sisters, Misses Berta and Grace Harper, of Cincinnati.
   Funeral services were held at the Bethel Christian church Sunday afternoon, September 25, conducted by the Rev. H. Myron Kauffman.  Interment was in Longview Cemetery at Bethel.

Frank Williams
Owingsville Outlook, July 7, 1910
   Died, Wednesday, June 29, of dropsy, Frank Williams, of Yale, aged 65 years; burial at the Cassity graveyard Thursday.

Mollie Williams
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 5, 1939
Pneumonia Fatal to Miss Mollie Williams
   Miss Mollie Williams, 66 years old, died at the home of her brother, Roberts Williams, on the Preston road, Wednesday afternoon, January 4, after a brief illness of pneumonia.  She had been ill only a few days.
   A native of this county, she was a daughter of the late James and Cynthia Goodan Williams, born December 24, 1872.  She made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Williams for many years.
   Besides Mr. Williams, she is survived by another brother, Clarence Williams, of Bourbon county, and two sisters, Mrs. Tom Spencer, of Sharpsburg, and Mrs. Ike Roberts of Paris.
   Funeral services were held at Shrout, Piper & Shrout's funeral home this afternoon Thursday) at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.

Henry Wills
Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, June 30, 1910
Henry Wills' Death
   Henry Wills, one of the most prominent old citizens of Salt Lick, died about 3 o'clock a.m. Wednesday June 22, and was buried Thursday at 11 o'clock a.m. at the Lower Salt Lick cemetery. He was aged about 82 years and had been confined with illness for a long time. He was a farmer and contractor and builder in his active years. He was an ardent Republican, and was looked to as a leader in his community, enjoying the best esteem of his people. His wife died 3 or 4 years ago. Of his family three survive four sons and three daughters: Wesley, of Salt Lick; Mrs. mary Greer, of Camargo; Mrs. Effie Gorman, of Mt. Sterling; B. F., of Covington; Dutch, of Morehead; John, at home, and Mrs. Ida Down, of Oklahoma. Enoch Wills, of Salt Lick, is his only surviving brother.
   RESOLUTIONS- Salt Lick Lodge, No. 682, F. & A.M., Salt Lick, Kentucky, June 23, 1910
The solemn notes that betoken the dissolution of this earthly tabernacle has again alarmed our outer door, and another spirit has been summoned to that land where our fathers have gone before us. Just before the dawn of June 22, 1910, the Grand Architect of the Universe called from our midst Brother Henry Wills. Therefore be it
   Resolved that by his death our lodge has lost an honored Mason, who was a charter member and the first master of our lodge; that his family has lost a kind and loving father, the community an honest and upright man.
   His every day life and details thereof bespeak for him an abundant entrance into the chamber of the Master.
   Resolved that we extend to the family our deepest sympathy in this their hour of grief, and that these expressions of our feelings be recorded in the minutes of this lodge; that a copy be transmitted to his bereaved family, and a copy sent to The Owingsville Outlook for publication.
Sherman Gullett
A. M. Liard
John P. Colliver
Committee

B. S. Wilson
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, August 18, 1938
B. S. Wilson Dies at Ashland
   B. S. Wilson, 60 years old, prominent Ashland attorney and civic leader, died at his home there Friday, August 12.
   Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon followed by interment in the family lot in the Ashland cemetery.
   Well known throughout this section of the state, Mr. Wilson was formerly of Morehead and practiced his profession throughout this judicial district.  He was a son of the late Dr. Jerry Wilson, for many years the leading practicing physician of Morehead.  Mr. Wilson moved to Ashland in 1914 and had risen to a position of prominence as an attorney in Eastern Kentucky and the state.  He was a past president of the Kentucky Bar Association and at the time of his death was a member of the board of education of the Ashland city schools.
   He is survived by his wife and two young children; three sisters, Mrs. Cora Wilson Stuart, Washington, D. C.; Mrs. J. B. Peer and Mrs. E. B. McGlone, Pine Bluff, Ark, and three brothers, Dr. Cliff Wilson, Litchfield, Ky.; Glenmore Wilson, Dallas, Tex., and Dr. Homer Wilson, Morehead.

Mrs. Chas. Wilson Dead
The Owingsville Outlook Thursday, December 22, 1910
   Mrs. Chas. Wilson, of near Bethel, died Friday night and was buried Monday about 1 o'clock PM at Bethel.  She was the wife of Squire Chas. Wilson and a sister of Judge John A. Daugherty, of this town.  Her husband and three children survive her; Mrs. Wm. Baird, of Bethel; Mrs. Elzie Lauer, of Lexington, and a daughter at home.

Miranda Katherine Templeman Wilson
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, May 18, 1939
Mrs. Wilson Dies At Moorefield
   Mrs. Miranda Katherine Templeman Wilson, 86, widow of George W. Wilson, died at her home in Moorefield, Nicholas county, Friday, May 12, after a long illness.  She was a daughter of the late Fielding and Margaret Ratliff Templeman of Nicholas county and the mother of Mrs. T. S. Tinsley, wife of the former pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.
   Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church in Moorefield, of which she was a life-long member, by the Rev. L. A. Carriott.  Interment was in the Carlisle cemetery.

Richard Wilson
The Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, December 22, 1910
Young Man Died
   Richard Wilson, aged 22 years, son of  James Wilson of White Oak, after a lingering illness, died about 2 o'clock a. m. Sunday and was buried at 2 p. m. Monday at the family burying ground.

Lee Wright
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, January 13, 1938
Lee Wright Dies On East Fork
  Lee Wright, 73 years old, died Friday, January 7, at the home of Mrs. Norma Young on East Fork after a brief illness.  Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, January 8, followed by burial at Gilead cemetery.
   Mr. Wright was unmarried and leaves no immediate relatives. < P> Mary Lou Wright
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 16, 1939
Colored Woman Dies In Lexington
   Mary Lou Wright, of color, died at her home in Lexington Sunday, March 12, after a brief illness of pneumonia.
   Mary Lou, a native of this town, was one of Kentucky's famous cooks and made her home here with her mother, "Aunt" Georgeann Donaldson for many years.
   She is survived by her mother, her husband, George Wright, and a brother, Henry Bertha.
   Funeral services were held at the Colored Methodist church Tuesday afternoon followed by burial in the Mt. Sterling cemetery.

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George W. Young
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, March 10, 1938
George W. Young Dies At Salt Lick
Was Counties Oldest Teacher
   George W. Young, 84 years old, died at his home at Salt Lick Saturday morning, March 5, after a long illness.  A remarkably active man, he carried his years lightly until about a year ago when his health began to fail and following a fall last December, had declined rapidly.
   Born at what was known as Young's Mill on Salt Lick Creek January 28, 1854, he was a son of Reuben and Mildred Carrington Young.  After the death of his father, which occurred when he was 13 years old, he tended the old water wheel and supported the family.  He attended what schools were available at that time and entered Transylvania College at Lexington to prepare himself for the ministry, a calling, which, however, he did not follow, becoming instead a school teacher.  For fifty five consecutive years he taught in the public school system of Bath County, taking a prominent part at all times in Sunday school and other religious activities.
   His wife Mrs. Hannah Smith Young, to whom he was married in 1876, passed away thirty four years ago.  He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Earl Floyd, Callian, Colo.; and Mrs. Spencer, Nampa, Idaho, and four sons, Clyde Young, Olympia; Robert Young, Morehead; R. H. Young, Parma Idaho, and J. H. Young, Fruitland, Idaho.
   Funeral services were held at the Salt Lick Methodist Church, Monday morning, March 7, at 10 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Howard Daulton.  Interment was in the Wilmore, Ky., cemetery.

John D. Young
The Owingsville Outlook, Thursday, December 29, 1910
Judge John D. Young Dead
    Judge John D. Young died at Mt. Sterling Sunday night of old age, he being in his 88th year.  He was buried Tuesday.
  Judge Young was the last survivor of the children of his father, Thomas J. Young.
   A more extended notice next week.

Johnston A. Young
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 1, 1938
Local Business Man Passes
Brief Illness Fatal to Johnston Young
   Johnston A. Young, 55 years old, prominent Owingsville antique dealer, passed away at the Mary Chiles hospital, Mt. Sterling, Wednesday morning, November 30, following a several weeks' illness.  Mr. Young underwent a serious surgical operation at a Lexington hospital on November 14 and a few days later was removed to the Mary Chiles hospital, where his condition, critical at all times, failed to improve.
   Born near Bethel, this county, December 4, 1883, he was a son of the late Albert and Maggie Tipton Young, both of whom represented prominent families of this section of the state.  Mr. Young was reared and educated in Mt. Sterling, but had been a resident of Owingsville at two different times during his life, the first about 1910, when he made his home here for a few years and the second the last ten or twelve years of his life.  In the meantime he had lived in Central America, where he was connected with the United Fruit Company as a manager of a banana plantation in Honduras.  The last few years of his life, following his return to Owingsville, he operated an antique shop here.  He was considered an authority on antique furniture, glassware and other rare pieces.  He had a large and interesting collection of Indian relics and ancient pottery.
   He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillian Shrout Young, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Shrout of this place; one son, Johnston Young, Jr.; one sister, Mrs. Frank Masden, Kansas City; three brothers, Tipton Young, of Louisville, and Nat B. Young, Jr., and Robert Young, both of Mt. Sterling.
   Funeral services will be held at the residence on the Sharpsburg road Friday afternoon, December 2, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. George C. Frey, pastor of the Owingsville Christian church.  Burial will take place in the Owingsville cemetery.  Pall bearers are John Willie Young, Tollie Young, Prewitt Young, Vance Evans, James Nesbitt, William Tipton, Burwell Bourne and Walker Bourne.
   Mr. Young has many friends in Bath and Montgomery counties who sincerely regret his untimely passing.

Nannie Young
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, October 6, 1938
Prominent Bath Woman Passes
Brief Illness Fatal To Miss Nannie Young
   Miss Nannie Young, 81 years old, passed away at the home of her brother, Lewis Young, on Mt. Sterling road Sunday, October 2, after a brief illness.  Miss Young had been ill since September 26.
   A descendant of a wealthy and influential Flat Creek family, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Emily Thompson Young, born December 21, 1857.  Throughout her life Miss Young had made her home with her brother, Lewis Young at the family homestead.
   Funeral services were held at the residence Monday afternoon, October 3, conducted by the Rev. Henry S. Ficklin and the Rev. George C. Frey.  Interment was in the family lot in the Owingsville cemetery.
   Pall bearers were: active, A. H. Dawson, C. W. Young, Burl Kincaid, Frank Young, Walter Young, George Young, Preston Young, Clell Foley; honorary, C. W. Goodpaster, E. L. Byron, A. T. Byron, J. B. Jones, Omer Rogers, Clell Johnson, Clay Thomas, Joe Roberts, Ed Smoot, J. B. McKinnivan, B. M. Goodpaster and W. B. Arnold.
   Besides her brother, Lewis Young, she is survived by two other brothers, Sennett Young, of Missouri, and Lee Young, of Mt. Sterling.

Sinnett M. Young
Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, February 23, 1939
Sinnett Young Dies In Missouri
   Relatives here were advised late last week of the death of Sinnett M. Young, 85 years old, a native of this county, who died at the home of his son John F. Young, near Clinton, Mo., Friday, February 17.
   Mr. Young was a son of Lewis and Emily Thompson Young and was born on Flat Creek February 17, 1854.  Fifty years ago he moved to Gentry county Mo., where he lived for nearly 25 years before moving to the southern part of the state near Clinton, where the remaining years of his life were spent.  His wife, Sallie Ficklin Young, a daughter of the late Col. John Ficklin, passed away a number of years ago.  Mr. Young was a member of the Christian church and had been a member of that denomination for many years before his death.
   Surviving him are two daughters, Mrs. Orrin Ganes, DeKalb county, Missouri, and Mrs. Edwin Lawler, Henry county, Mo.; three sons, Lewis Young, Pasadena, Calif., Joseph Dawson Young and John F. Young, Henry county, Mo., and two brothers, Lee Young, of Montgomery county, and Lewis Young, of Bath county.
   Funeral services were held Sunday, February 19, at the home of his son, John F. Young, followed by interment near Clinton, Mo.

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