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Submitted by Darlene Cole



December 1936

     Aunt Amanda Sullivan died 4th December 1936 at the home of her son, Lyman Sullivan, of Hiram, MO.  Born 21st January 1867, she was married the 20th August 1887 to T. C. Sullivan and had nine children, six of which preceded her in death.  Her husband, known asUncle Buck” died 5th April 1932. 

     Surviving are THREE children:  Mrs. Frankie GOLDEN of Hiram, Mrs. George F. WARD, of Clubb, MO and LYMAN Sullivan of Hiram.  Six grandchildren living, one dec’d;

three great-grandchildren.  Three sisters:  Mrs. Elizabeth [Judson L.] LEACH and Mrs. Lydia [Wm C.] DAVIS, both of Silva; and Mrs. Adalee Sullivan [Alfred R.] of Wagoner, Oklahoma.  Two brothers:  Frank WHITE of Clubb andMajor” WHITE of Greenville.

Note: “Mandy” was a d/o Murphy White, 1830-1887 & Cassie (White) White, 



Thursday – February 11th 1937

     Mrs. Amey “Eva” White, born 30th May 1864 and died 07th February 1937.

     She was reared to womanhood in the Bounds Creek Community and married George Murphy WHITE, on the 14th of April 1883, who preceded her in death some 20 years ago. [1913] The deceased departed this life at the home of Wesley KINDER, the spouse of their daughter, Nettie Jane. 

     She was buried next to her husband at the New Prospect Cemetery, near Silva, MO. 

     Surviving are:  5 children, Mrs. Lapolian [Ida] Medlin; Mrs. Wesley [Nettie] Kinder; Harrison, Franklin and Ed White, all residing in New Madrid County; one brother, John H. ATNIP of Piedmont; twenty-one grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Note:  Amey was the d/o Bethaven 1829-1867,and Matilda Meador, 1836-1872. She was known as “Aunt Ever.”  Geo. Murphy White, was s/o James, 1814-1866 & Elizabeth Ellington White.


1937 – 12th February, Sister Amy Lutes

Thursday – 18th February 1937

     Mrs. Lulu White Dunn, daughter of Rev. John White of Kime, died Monday afternoon at the State Hospital in Farmington where she had been a patient.  Services were conducted in that city with interment in the local cemetery. Relatives include the father and several siblings.

Note:  [Lulu, b. abt. 1901, was the w/o Everett Dunn & d/o Rev. John W. White, 1869-1951 & Julia Lucretia Shearrer, 1875-1936.  Her living siblings in 1937 were: Mrs. Margaret Clubb; LeeRoy & Willard White; Mrs. Dolah Page; Leonard; Mrs. Clara Mabrey; and Iva (White) Bradley-Engle-Thead-Williams]. Dwc 



-MAY 1937-

     Martha E. (Settle) Patterson, widow of the late George Patterson died Tuesday 25th May 1937 at Greenville.  She was born 28th September 1860, a daughter of Edward P. and Helen Settle.

     Mrs. Patterson was united in marriage with George R. Patterson on the 27th March 1887.   Burial was in the Patterson Cemetery with Rev. S. D. Bohnenkamp, Methodist minister officiated.

     She leaves the following relatives:  Lucy A. Wilkinson of Memphis, TN; Annie H. Barrow of Greenville, both were her sisters.  Brothers: Wm. A. and Frank Settle of Greenville & H. C. Settle of Williamsville and Charles E. Settle of Powhatan, LA. 



Thursday – 01, July 1937 -

     Clint Harris, age 50, died Thursday July 1st 1937, survived by his wife, Stella, who is a sister to Mrs. R. J. SMITH of Fredericktown;  a daughter, Mrs. Mabel SHERIDAN of St. Louis and five sons:  William; Roger; Lyman; Willis and James Harris and many other relatives.  Services were held at Williamsville with burial in the Williamsville Cemetery.



- 1937 -

     Carl Franklin White was born near Brunot, October 22nd 1907 and died at Kansas City, MO October 14th 1937 at the age of 29 years 11 months and 14 days.

     He leaves to mourn his passing his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. Elias White of Brunot; two brothers:  Herbert White of Elvins and Orla White, Brunot; three half-brothers:

James, Talmond and Bill White of Brunot and one half-sister:  Cora White of Chillicothe, MO.  Also surviving are many other relatives and his grandmother, Mrs Rachel GOAD of Mill Creek.  He was preceded in death by his mother and four sisters.

     Funeral Services were conducted by Rev. Sam Reeves at Beulah Baptist Church near Brunot.  Interment was in the adjacent cemetery beside his mother and 4 sisters.

Note:  Carl was a grandson of Jas. “Henry” White & his 1st wife, Sarah (Wakefield). Carl’s father, Elias B. White, b. 5th Dec 1870 m. (1) Arthula Goad, 30th May 1895  & there’s  a marriage record for E. B. White to Mary Lou Stobbs, 27th Dec 1916 in Wayne County. Dwc