The people who care for the Farmerville City Cemetery are asking for donations. Please help if you are able. If you have loved ones buried at the Farmerville City Cemetery you will be receiving your annual upkeep reminder soon. If you do not receive a letter and would like to make a donation, please feel … Continue reading Farmerville City Cemetery
November 30, 1927 - March 26, 2018 Mary Eloise Towns Barham was born 1928 in Litroe, Louisiana, and died Monday, March 26, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Monroe, LA at the age of 89. She was the 3rd child and only daughter of Mary Estelle Vines and Oliver Dennis Towns (aka Ollie). She … Continue reading Mary Eloise Towns Barham
14 NOV 1836 - 9 JUL 1902 The Gazette July 16, 1902 Mrs. H. D. Webb died at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. Edward Everett, in Farmerville, last Wednesday afternoon. Her sudden death was a complete shock to her friends here. In fact, her immediate family did not realize that she was dangerously ill until a … Continue reading Harriet Delilah Rossitter Webb
The Gazette April 23, 1902 In Memoriam Our dear mother has passed over the river that we all must cross; her sufferings are over; she quietly rests beside her dear husband and children who had already gone before. How sad it was to hear of this noble Christian's death. Martha Ford Smith was born in … Continue reading Martha Ford Smith
The Gazette April 9, 1902 Miss Lillian Gilbert, eldest daughter of Mrs. Kate Gilbert, died at her home Saturday night, in her 21 year. Miss Lillian had been ill several weeks with consumption, and while her family and friends realized that chances were not favorable for her recovery, still they had no idea the end … Continue reading Lillian Gilbert
The Gazette March 19, 1902 James E. Manning, son of Stephen Manning, was born March 21, 1863, and died Oct. 17, 1901; aged 38 years 7 months. He died at Jackson, La., with pneumonia. Weep not; for the apostle said our light affliction which is but a moment worketh for us a far more exceeding … Continue reading James E. Manning
The Gazette March 19, 1902 March, the 4th, at 2 o'clock A. M., God saw fit to call to a better home where sorrow, sickness and sin are unknown, Mrs. Araminta Gooings, aged 75 years. For 32 years she has lived a widow's life, deprived of the love and care of a husband and father to … Continue reading Araminta Gooings
The Gazette January 1, 1902 Saturday morning at 4:30 o'clock Mrs. L. S. Burch breathed her last at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Lee, in West Monroe, Mrs. Burch had been in declining health for over a year, and her demise was not unexpected. She was in the 67th year of her … Continue reading Mrs. L. S. Burch
The Gazette October 16, 1901 Capt. R. P. Webb, a prominent lawyer, politician and real estate agent, of Homer, died very suddenly of heart failure.
The Gazette October 16, 1901 After ten days illness with slow fever, Mrs. John R. Pleasant died Sunday at her home in Bernice. Her remains were laid to rest Monday afternoon in the Shiloh cemetery. To the grief stricken husband and children The Gazette extends sincere sympathy.
The Gazette October 9, 1901 Mrs. W. W. Brewster, nee Ford, of D'Arbonne vicinity, died last Monday, and was buried yesterday in New Hope cemetery. She leaves a husband and several children to mourn her loss. Aged 36 years.
The Gazette September 25, 1901 Last Friday afternoon Miss Anna J. Mayo breathed her last at her brother's home in Farmerville. She had been an invalid with that terrible disease cancer for several months, and she and her relatives and friends realized that her death was only a question of time. She died in full … Continue reading Anna J. Mayo
The Gazette September 11, 1901 Mr. S. B. Love, a farmer of Marion ward, was found dead on the bank of the Ouachita river below West Monroe last Thursday. He had gone to Monroe for a load of freight for Dr. O. H. Thompson, and while there imbibed too freely of liquor. When last seen … Continue reading S. B. Love
The Gazette September 11, 1901 Mrs. M. H. Stancil, mother of Mr. J. W. Stancil, of our town, died Monday night at her husband’s residence, near Marion, after a protracted attack of slow fever. Mr.s Stancil leaves an aged husband, several sons, and daughters and a host of friends to mourn her loss.
The Gazette August 28, 1901 Shiloh lost two of her old citizens this week. Mrs. Rose Anna Pleasant, mother of former Sheriff B. F. Pleasant, died Monday morning about 10 o’clock; and Mrs. Heard, mother of Gov. W. W. Heard, breathed her last Tuesday morning. The former named lady was about 80 years of age, … Continue reading Mrs. Rose Anna Pleasant/Mrs. Heard