Carroll County TN Obituaries

Obituary, Sept. 28, 1937
James Taylor
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Mrs. Elizabeth Hodge Taylor, wife, died last week.
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Mr. James Taylor, 93, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. H. (Lillian)
Brown, Tuesday and funeral services were conducted from the Primitive
Baptist Church at Bruceton Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock.
Elder Monroe Phillips officiated.
Mr. Taylor was the last surviving member of the Federal Army in Carroll
County. He joined the Federal Army under Colonel Isasac R. Hawkins of
Huntingdon being in Company I of the 7th Tenn. Cavalry. He served two years
in the army before he was captured at Union City while defending the Mobile
and Ohio Railroad there. He was marched from there to Andersonville, Ga.,
where he remained a prisoner for fourteen mos. He was wounded twice during
the war. After the war Mr. Taylor came back to Carroll County to enter
farming. He lived near Bruceton, Vale and later moved to Weakley County.
When he retired he made his home with his son J. Lee Taylor, at Huntingdon.
In April Mr. Taylor came to McKenzie to live with his daughter, Mrs. L. H.
Brown (Lillian).
Mrs. Elizabeth Hodge Taylor, Mr. Taylor's wife, died a week ago at her
daughter's home also. The children who survive besides the daughter, Mrs.
(Lillian) Brown of McKenzie are Mesdames Lazo French and Della Green of
Bruceton, Beulah Myrick of Paris, E. J. Moore of Memphis, Cora Edwards of
Mansfield, and G. H. (Quincy) Spellings of Parsons; and a son Mr. J. Lee
Taylor of Huntingdon.

     Submitted byCarol Streeter

Obituary of GEORGIA ANN KEE BUSH
Contributed byAdam McCartney

Newspaper:  Unknown

MRS. GEORGIA BUSH

          Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Ann Kee Bush, 72, were at 2:00 p.m. December 15th at Christian chapel Church with Graydon Tines officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery with Dilday Funeral Home in charge.

          Mrs. Bush, wife of Bennett Bush of Christian Chapel Community, died December 13th at her home.

          She was a member of the Church of Christ.  Her parents were John and Minerva Kennedy Kee.

          Besides her husband, [s]he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. J. D. Hall and Mrs. Junior Smith, both of Cedar Grove, Mrs. James Harris of McKenzie, and Mrs. Betty Smothers of Huntingdon; five sons, Virgil Bush, Dock Bush and Graden Bush, all of Cedar Grove, William Bush of Huntingdon, and Willie Bush of Atwood; a sister, Mrs. Myrtie Miller of Huntingdon; 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Obituary of WILLIAM BENNETT BUSH
Contributed byAdam McCartney

Newspaper:  Unknown

WILLIAM BENNETT BUSH

Services for William Bennett Bush, of the Christian Chapel community, were held at Christian Chapel at 2 p.m., Saturday, August 29 with Rev. A. G. Tines officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery with Dilday Funeral Home in charge.

          Mr. Bush, age 84, died at his home Friday, August 28, 1973.

          Bush was the son of the late John and Mandy Merritt Bush.  His wife, Georgia Ann Kee Bush, died in 1972.  He was a member of the Church of Christ and a veteran of WWI.

          Survivors include five sons, Virgil, Dock, Graden and Willie Bush, all of Cedar Grove and William Bush of Huntingdon; four daughters, Mrs. J. D. Hall and Mrs. Junior Smith, both of Cedar Grove, Mrs. James Harris of McKenzie and Mrs. Billy Smothers of Huntingdon; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

 

 


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