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
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 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 August 7, 1901 Mr. J. A. Brazzile died Monday night at his home a few miles northeast of Farmerville. He had been in bad health for sometime.
The Gazette May 8, 1901 Dr. W. W. Barnes breathed his last Monday morning at his residents in Farmerville after an illness of three weeks with a complicated attack of fever. He died as he lived - calm and peaceful - the spark of the dying out as a flickering candle. He was in his … Continue reading Dr. W. W. Barnes Dead
The Gazette May 1, 1901 We regret to learn that Mr. Jas. Bowen, son of Mr. J. E. H. Bowen, died last Thursday.
The Gazette May 1, 1901 Mr. T. C. Brown, a brother of ex-Deputy Sheriff Brown, of Claiborne Parish, was run over and killed by a train on the Arkansas Southern railroad at Junction City last Wednesday. The deceased was deaf, and failed to hear the train while being switched about the yards.
The Gazette December 19, 1900 Mrs. Ama Boatright, wife of W. P. Boatright, died at her home in Hamburg, Ark., December 13. She was the daughter of H. H. Ham. Deceased leaves a husband and five children to mourn her death.
The Gazette December 19, 1900 A negro boy named Bayliss died early Saturday morning from the effects of injuries sustained in a scuffle with other boys. The boy’s arm and shoulder were bruised or broken, blood poisoning setting in, producing death.
The Gazette October 31, 1900 Mr. John R. Jordan say that Mr. Sam Beasley of Ouachita City vicinity, died Thursday of swamp fever. He was about 18 years of age. Also that Mrs. Jasper Harrell died last week.
The Gazette August 29, 1900 The little child of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Buce, living on Sixth street, died Saturday afternoon about five o’clock and was buried yesterday in the Monroe cemetery. — Monroe News.
The Gazette August 22, 1900 Mrs. Carrie Boggs, of D'Arbonne vicinity, died Tuesday of swamp fever.
The Gazette July 11th, 1900 Mr. J. P. Heard of the 8th ward, was a caller at our office Monday. He says that two prominent men of his section died last week -- Messrs. N. K. Busby and Allen b. Lowery. The former died Saturday and the latter Sunday night. Shiloh ward has lost two … Continue reading N. K. Busby and Allen B. Lowery
The Gazette January 17, 1900 Mr. J. W. Loper informs us that Jacob Bass, probably the oldest negro in the parish, died last week. He was one of the first darkies the late Eld. Elias George owned during slavery period, and was said to be about 108 years old.
The Gazette January 17, 1900 Mr. R. C. Webb informs us that Mrs. A. J. Brinker, of Junction City vicinity, died last Friday of pneumonia. Mr. Brinker himself is reported dangerously ill also.