Greene County, Arkansas

    Obits for 1891


Ashley Jones, a young man from West Point, Ark. had his skull mashed in St. Louis Friday morning by a man named bland. He died Saturday, and his remains were taken home for burial.

Anderson Foster of Marmaduke, came down Monday for a coffin for James Barton, who died suddenly of congestion of the brain.

Died on the 21st inst. Percy, little son of P.W. and Mrs. Nannie Moss, aged 13 months. We tender our sympathy to the parents and many friends.

Died, on the 21st inst. of typhoid fever, Mrs. N.P. Garrett, in the 51st year of her age. She leaves four children to mourn her departure. Peace for her ashes.

It is with profound sorrow I chronicle the death of Mrs. Ada Sims (nee Hargroves) wife of one of our respected citizens. Mr. Joseph Sims, who passed quietly away Monday evening, September 14th, 1891, after a lingering illness of several months. She will be missed for her Christian influence and kindly manner too all. She has gone before to join the angel hosts above. She leaves her husband and two children to mourn their loss. They have heartfelt sympathy of the entire community .

Wyatt Mooring, of Paragould, Ark. was drowned August 27th, while duck hunting on St. Francis river. He was 51 years of age and an old confederate soldier, enlisting under Captain Isler, the first company from Madrid Bend, and served his country the entire four years, except eighteen months in prison at Rock Island. In 1866 he was married to Miss Kate Donaldson and leaves a wife and three children to mourn his sad fate. He was and honorable, upright citizen, a kind and devoted husband and an affectionate and indulgent father. May God be with the bereaved in this trouble and distress.

Mrs. Davidson left Wednesday for her home in Tennessee, after attending the funeral of her daughter, Mrs. Garrett.

The little child of Mrs. Della McElfrish died Wednesday at the Commercial Hotel.


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