Greene County, Arkansas
Obituaries For 1924

Martha Luidie (Elkins) Morgan

  Paragould Soliphone Newspaper, Friday, August 15, 1924  

Paragould , Greene Co., AR.  Mrs.  M L Morgan Dies at the Local Hospital

Mrs M L Morgan, wife of W. B. Morgan aged 60 years, died last night at 9:15 o'clock at the local hospital following an illness of more than two weeks.  She was a native of Johnson county, Tenn and been a resident of this state for 22 years, about 17 years being part of this city.   

Mrs Morgan had been in a failing health for a number of months and about two weeks ago was conveyed to the hospital where she underwent an operation.  Until a few days ago, it was thought she would recover, but pneumonia developed.

Mrs Morgan is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs Ed Brummett of route two; four sons, Ernest Morgan of Osowatomie, Kansas, Jessie Morgan of Marmaduke and Robert and Burrell Morgan of this city: two sisters, Mrs Bette Nesbitt and Miss Millie Elkins, two brothers, Robert Elkins of this county and John Elkins of Charleston, Mo.  

The funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning from the home of Mr and Mrs Burrell Morgan, 612 Bradburn Street, followed by interment in New Friendship cemetery.  The pastor of the East Side Baptist church of which she was a member, will officiate.  

R.T. (Richard) Thomason

Paragould Soliphone        Monday, December 15, 1924

Aged Finch Citizen Victim of  Paralysis

R.T. Thomason, aged 69, of the Finch vicinity died Saturday, December 13,1924 at 11:30 p.m. following a stroke of paralysis.

Mr. Thomason, born July 10, 1855 was a native of Tennessee, and had been a resident of the Finch neighborhood during the past 50 years. He was one of the foremost farmers of that section and a community leader.

Mr. Thomason is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary C. Robinson Thomason: three daughters, Miss Nora Thomason, Mrs. Lee W. Stone and Mrs. W.A. Pace; one son, John R. Thomason of St. Louis, three sisters, Mrs. Patsy Newsom, Mrs. Victoria McMillan and Mrs. Nanny Robinson and a step-daughter Mrs. W.W. Newsom.

The funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Joe A. Thompson officiating. Interment took place in Clark's chapel cemetery.

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