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Andres, Lula White Mrs
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Mrs Lula White Andres was born in 1912 in Decatur County, TN, daughter of Mr and Mrs Oliver White. She died March 11, 1982 in Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons, TN. SHe was a member of Freedman's Chapel A.M.E. CHurch ad later joined with St Paul Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, J C Andres of Cleveland, OH; 3 daughters, Mrs Mary Bridges and Mrs Martha Harris of Chicago, L and Mrs Gwendolyn Taylor of Decaturville; 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; brother, Claude White of Decaturville; aunts, Mrs Vannie White of Decaturville and Mrs Ella Scott of Parsons.
Taylor, Jessie James
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Jessie James Taylor was born December 25, 1888 in Decatur County, TN. He died April 21, 1973 in Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons, TN. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, 1973 at St Paul Baptist Church in Decaturville, TN with Reverend R S Neeley officiating. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery. He and Allie Jane Dixon were married July 4, 1916. Survivors include his wife, 3 daughters, Mrs Ola Mae Crook of Lexington, TN, Mrs Clara Pettigrew and Mrs Roxie Tippitt of Parsons, TN; 3 sons, James Taylor of Memphis, TN, Ernest Ray Taylor of Tiptonville, TN an Joe Bruce Taylor of Dyersburgh, TN; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren.
Taylor, John M
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
John M Taylor was born March 15, 1881, son of Jessie and Nancy Taylor. He died March 20, 1973 at his home in Parsons, TN. He wed Lucy Johnson on August 7, 1907. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 25, 1973 at Temple Church of God in Christ in Parsons. Elder R L WIlliams officiated. Burial was in Parsons Cemetery. He was a member of Temple Church of God in Christ. Survivors include his wife; 2 brothers, Jessie Taylor of Parsons and Bud Taylor of Ridgely.
Tole, Burmah Pettigrew Mrs
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Mrs Burmah Tole was born November 16, 1890 in Decaturville, TN, daughter of Jimmie Pettgrew and Ida White Pettigrew. She wed Ernest TOle on February 12, 1911. She died July 20, 1970 in Decaturville. She was a member of Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church. Survivors include her husband; 7 daughters, 3 sons (One son preceded her in death.), Mrs Bulah M Allen, Mrs Ida Rhea Jackson, Mrs Mary Katherine Latimore, Ernest Hugh Tole, all of Chicago, IL; Mrs Sally Maude Jordon, Mrs Annie B Robinson, of Akron, OH; James Logan Tole of Milwaukee, WS; Elmer L Tole of Lexington; Mrs Nora J Weatherspoon and Lacula Tole of Decaturville; a sister, Mrs Irene White of Chicago; 6 brothers, Raybon Pettigrew, Lewis Pettigrew, Henry Pettigrew, all of Cairo, IL; Lnnie Pettigrew, Michael Pettigrew of St LOouis, MO and Bonney Pettigrew of Los Angeles, CA; 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 23, 1970 in Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church. Reverend W W Wortham officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Tole, Ernest
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Ernest Tole was born March 1, 1890 in Decatur County, TN, son of Harriett Tole. He wed Burman Pettigrew, who preceded him in death. He died March 20, 1973 in Decatur County Hospital. Two sons, James Tole and Grady E Tole also preceded him in death. He was a member of Freedman Chapel A.M.E. CHurch in Decaturville. Survivors include 7 daughters, Mrs Lacula aTole and Mrs Nora Witherspoon of Decaturville, Mrs Ida Longstreet, Mrs Beulah Allen and rs Kathleen Latimore, all of Chicago; Mrs Annie B Robinson and Mrs Sallie AM Jordan of Akron, OH; 2 sons, Elmer Tole of Lexington and Ernest H Tole of Chicago; 19 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 24, 1978 in Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church in Decaturville. Reverend Henry H Sanders officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Tole, James Logan
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
James Logan Tole was born January 31, 1913 in Decatur County, TN, son of Ernest and Burmah Tole. He attended Tennessee State University in Nashville. He married Novella Yarbro on June 29, 1939. He joined Freedman Chapel A.M.E. CHurch in Decaturville and joined with the Gospel Lutheran CHurch (Missouri Synod) in Milwaukee. Survivors include is wife of Milwaukee; 3 sons, Hugh Earl Tole, David C Tole and Gregory Tole of Milwaukee; a daughter, Mrs Marva Fisher of Milwaukee; his father; 7 sisters, Mrs Beulah Allen, Mrs Kathleen Latimore and Mrs Ida Longstreet of Chicago, IL; Mrs Sallie Jordan and MRs Annie B Johnson of Akron, OH; Mrs Nora Weatherspoon and Mrs Lacula Tole of Decatgurville; 2 brothers, Hugh Tole of Chicago and Elmer Louis Tole of Lexington; 9 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., September 30, 1976 in Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church. Reverend W W Wortham officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Vaughn, Birdie Lorraine
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Birdie Lorraine Vaughn was born on December 23, 1921 in Decaturville, TN, daughter of Joe Anders and Gertie Scott Vaugn. She was a member of Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church. She married FOrest T Vaughn. She died Saturday, April 11, 1981 in Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons, TN. Survivors include Mrs Margaret White, Mrs Barbara Fisher, Mrs Cathy Howard and Miss Doris Vaughn, all of Decaturville; and Mrs Janice Jones of CHicago, IL; a son, Billy Joe Vaughnof Memphis; 3 brothers, R B Scott of Decaturville, Pettigrew Anders and J C Anders of Cleveland, OH; 2 sisters, Clorine West of Chicago and Aule Scott of Parsons; 6 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 16, 1981 in Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church in Decaturville. Reverend Willie Woods officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Vaughn, Forest T
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Forest T Vaughn was born August 12, 1921, son of Ben and Lizzie Vaughn. He died November 15, 1980. He was a US Army veteran, WW II. Survivors include his w, Mrs Birdie Vaughn; 5 daughters, Mrs Janice Jones of Chicago, IL; Mrs Margaret White, Mrs Barbara FIsher, Mrs Kathy Howard and Ms Doris Vaughn, all of Decaturville; a son, Billy Joe Vaughn of Decaturville; 2 sisters, Mrs Beatrice of Decaturville and Mrs Pearl Phillips of Trezevant, TN: 2 brothers, Ray Vaughn of Decaturville and Joe Bruce Vaughn of Monroe, LA; 6 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, November 20, 1980 at St Paul Baptist CHurch in Decaturville. Reverend Harles Mays and Reverend C F McCright officiated. BUrial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Vaughn, Gertie Scott Mrs
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Mrs Gertie Scott Vaughn, 84, was born April 6, 1884 in Decaturville, TN, daughter of Mr and Mrs Willie Scott. SHe died Thursday, June 1973 in Lexington Nursicare Convalescence Center. She was a member of Freedman Chapel A.M.E. Church. She was the widow of Ben Vaughn. Survivors include R B and Kenneth of Decaturville, Milton Scott of Cleveland, OH; a daughter, Mrs Bertie Lorinne Vaughn of Decaturville; 5 step children, Ray Vaughn, Forest T Vaughn, both of Decaturville, Joe Bruce Vaughn of FLorida, Mrs Beatrice Funderburke of Decaturville and Mrs Pearl Phillips of Trezevant, TN; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 17, 1973 at Freedman Chapel A.M.E. CHurch in Decaturville. Reverend R L Vann officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Walker, John
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
John Jennings Walker was born July 4, 1904, son of Mr and Mrs H D Walker. He died November 11, 1964. He was the widower of Clara. He later married Mrs Elena Walker who died in 1960. Two children also preceded him in death. He was a member of St Mark A.M.E. Church. Survivors include his daughter, Mrs Jimmie Garrett of Detroit, MI; a son, James Franklin Walker of Fort Wayne, IN; a sister, Mrs Della Mays of Jackson, TN; 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. Funeralo services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, November 14, 1964 at St Mark A.M.E. Church with Reverend William Worham officiating. Burial was in Parsons Cemetery.
White, John Earl
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
John Earl White was born December 6, 1895 in Decaturville, TN, son of Mr and Mrs Elex White. He died Tuesday, April 4, 1972 at Decatur County General Hospital. He married Daisy Shelton in 1922, daughter of Mr and Mrs Edd Shelton. One child preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, 2 daughters, 4 sons; a sister and 7 brothers; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 7, 1972 in Freedman Chapel A.M.E. CHurch in Decaturville. Reverend W W Wortham officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Yarbro, Lessie John Scott Mrs
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Mrs Lessie John Scott Yarbro was born November 23, 1892, daughter of Willie and Mary Scott of Decatur County, TN. She was the widow of Rupert Yarbro. She was a member of Freedman Chapel A.M.E> CHurch. She died March 24, 1985. Survivors include 2 daughters, Mrs Mary E Bailey of Parsons, TN and Mrs Novella Tole ofMilwaukee, WS; 3 sons, Henry C Yarbro of CHicago, IL, Jerry F Yarbro of Savannah, GA and Gary S Yarbro of Decaturville; 2 sisters, Mrs Elnora Fisher and Mrs Margaret Stanton of Decaturville; 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 8 great, great grandchildren. Her oldest son, WIllie Bert preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Marc 29, 1985 in Freedman Chapel A.M.E. CHurch in Decaturville. Reverend James Nesbitt Jr officiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Yarbro, Rupert R
Internet, David Donahue 
February 1999 
Parham Funeral Service, Lexington, TN 
Rupert R Yarbro was born August 5, 1892. He died November 14, 1962. He was a member of Freedmans Chapel A.M.E. Church in Decaturville, TN. He married Lessie J Scott. Survivors include his wife; 2 daughters, Mrs Mary E Bailey of Parsons, TN, Mrs Novella Tole of Decaturville; 4 sons, Willie B Yarbro of Saltillo, Henry C Yarbro of Chicago, Jerry Fredrick Yarbro of Decaturville and Gary S Yarbro of Orlando, FL; 2 sisters, Mrs Azalee Jenings of Jackson and Mrs Edna G Craig of Decaturville; 16 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren. FUneral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, November 16, 1962 in Freedma's Chapel Methodist CHurch in Decaturville. Reverend R Godfrey oficiated. Burial was in Decaturville Cemetery.
Major, Laura Franks Mrs
Death Certificate 16485 
 
Paul J Steele, Undertaker 
Mrs Laura Franks Major was bor in 1868 in South Carolina, daughter of Mr and Mrs Zeno Franks. She died June 5, 1923 in Meinhard, Chatham County, GA. Cause of death: angina. She was buried in Potters Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Morgan Major.
Blue, Todd Alexander
Roanoke Times, Roanoke, VA 
Friday, September 14, 2007, C2 
Penn's Funeralo Home, Pulaski, VA 
Todd Alexander Blue of Wytheville, VA was born August 13, 1987 in Washington, DC, son of John Briggs and Patricia Blue. He died Monday, September 10, 2007. He was a 2005 graduate of Wythe High School and enlisted into the US Air FOrce. He was stationed at Minot AF Base in North Dakota. He was a star athlete in track and field and in football. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Clarence Blue Sr. Survivors include his mother, Patrica and his father John briggs and step mother, Faith Briggs; a sister, Alvina Blue 2 brothers, Bryan BLue and Patrick Bryant; 3 grandmothers, Ms Sarah C Blue, Mrs Mildred Patterson and Mrs Remonia Haskins; 2 grandfathers, Willie Patterson and Cecil Haskins. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, September 16, 2007 at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Wytheville. Reverend Daryl E Beamer Sr will officiate. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Adams, Clyde Mrs
Cemetery Record 
January 1983 
People's Funeral Service 
Mrs. Clyde Adams was buried January 18, 1983 in the old side of Porterdale Cemetery in Columbus, GA.
Adams, David B Sr
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 
Monday, July 22, 2002 C2 
People's Funeral Service 
Mr. David B Adams, Sr. (retired SFC), 74, 1061 West Lindsay Dr, Columbus, GA, died Sunday, July 21, 2002.
Adams, Ella
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 
Tuesday, April 30, 2002 C2 
People's Funeral Service 
Ella Adams, 65, of 5838 Windham Court, Columbus, GA, died Monday, April 29, 2002.
Adams, Helen Wylene
Americus Times-Recorder 
March 1988 
People's Funeral Service 
Ms Helen Wylene Adams, 53, Route 2, Fortson, GA, died Monday at the Medical Center in Columbus, GA. She was born April 26, 1935 in Columbus, daughter of Mr and Mrs Gabriel David Walker and was a receptionist at the Bradley Center and member of Tabernacle A.M.E. Church. She was a 1949 graduate of Radcliff High School. Survivors include her husband, Julius; her mother, Mrs Carrie Walker of Columbus; daughter, Mrs Patricia Redmon of Columbus, stepdaughter, Mrs Patricia Talley of Fortson, 2 stepsons, Raymond Adams of Alexandria, VA and Cedric Adams of Houston, TX; sisters, Ms Geraldine Dixon and Ms Dorothy Lucky of Columbus; 3 brothers, Curtis Eric Hatchett of Columbus, William H. Hill of Detroit, MI and Curtis Hill of Macon, GA; 3 grandchildren. Peoples Funeral service will announce funeral arrangements.
Adams, Laura Mae
Cemetery Record 
July 1948 
People's Funeral Service 
Ms Laura Mae Adams, of 1419 23rd St, Columbus, GA, was born in 1903. She died of cancer and was buried July 24, 1948 in Porterdale Cemetery, Lot 24-D.
Adams, Ruby Lee
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 
Thursday, January 18, 1996 D4 
People's Funeral Service 
Ruby Lee Adams, 59, of 528 Farr Road, Columbus, GA, died Wednesday, January 17, 1996.
Adams, Willie C
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 
Tuesday, October 28, 1997 B3 
People's Funeral Service 
Mr. Willie C Adams, 65, 3309 Carver St, Columbus, GA, died Monday, October 27, 1997.
ALBRIGHT, CHARLIE
Cemetery Record 
July 1951 
People's Funeral Service 
Mr. Charlie Albright was buried in Porterdale Cemetery, Lot 9-N, in Columbus, GA, July 8, 1951.
Aldridge, Clinton Sr
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 
April 27, 1996 C6 
People's Funeral Service 
Clinton Aldridge Sr, 52, of 3319 Decatur Street, Columbus, GA, died Thursday.
Alexander, Inez
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer 
January 23, 1996 A6 
People's Funeral Service 
Inez Alexander, 98, of 2826 Pecan Street, Columbus, GA, died Monday.
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