MRS. MARAH S. PERRY Will Filed|
July 21st, 1932
Probated July 21st, 1932
Recorded July 22nd, 1932
J. C. PRICHARD, Clerk
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
That I, MRS. MARAH S. PERRY, of Dyersburg,
Tennessee, recognizing the uncertainly of life, and the certainly of death,
and being of sound mind and disposing memory, do hereby make and publish
this, my last will and testament, hereby revoking and annulling any and all
other wills that may at any time have been heretofore made by me.
Item I. I will and direct that my executor shall pay all of my
just debts as soon after my death as practicable.
Item II. I give and bequeath, and direct my executor to pay, to
my grand daughter, NINA BLOOD JONES, the daughter of my deceased son CHARLES
C. BLOOD, the sum of Twenty Five Dollars.
Item III. I give and bequeath to my daughter MRS. NELL T. REED,
of Dyersburg, Tennessee, all of the remainder of my estate, of every kind
and character, and wheresoever the same may be situated, that I may own at
the time of my death. The principal part of my estate consists of money
that will be paid to me by the United States Government, as compensation due
me from the life of my son CHARLES C. BLOOD, and also the adjusted
compensation insurance that was due him and has been awarded to me, and also
the full proceeds of the $10,000.00 war risk insurance that he carried on his
life. At the time of my death whatever money that I may then have onhand
from these various payments, and from any other sources, and also whatever
payments that may not then have been paid but thereafter to become due, I
hereby give and bequeath to my said daughter MRS. NELL T. REED, subject only
to the payment of my debts and the payment of the said $25.00 special bequest
to my grand daughter NINA BLOOD JONES.
Item IV. I hereby nominate and appoint my grandson, JEWELL REED,
to be the executor of this will, and having full confidence in his honesty and
integrity, I hereby relieve him of the necessity of giving any bond as such
In testimony of all of which I have hereunto signed my name on
this the 21st day of February, 1927.
MRS. MARAH S. PERRY
L. JERE COOPER
A. F. ROBERTS
Note from transcriber: A Curry Funeral Home Record was found for Mrs. Marah Stark Perry. She was born Mar 4 1845 in TN, d: Jul 5 1932 in Dyersburg, age 87 yrs. 4 mos. 1 day., daughter of Larkin Duke Fisher & Miss Jewell, both b: TN. Buried in the Frienship Cemetery, Dyersburg.