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.
The Gazette December 27, 1899 Miss M. E. Betterton died at the home of her niece, Mrs. Theodosia Ramsey, in Farmerville, Saturday night, after a painful illness of several days. Her remains were interred in the Farmerville cemetery Sunday afternoon. The deceased was about 63 years of age.
The Gazette December 27, 1899 Mrs. S. W. Westbrook informs us that the infant baby of Mr. and Mrs. James Bennett, of Marion vicinity, died Sunday night of pneumonia.
The Gazette October 25, 1899 Mrs. N. B. Bryant, of Downsville vicinity, died recently.
The Gazette September 27, 1899 Mr. John S. Bransford died at his home in Monroe last Thursday after an illness of two weeks with typhoid fever. His remains were bought to Farmerville Friday and interred in the city cemetery. Mr. Bransford was born and reared in Union Parish. For several years he was engaged in … Continue reading John S. Bransford
The Gazette September 6, 1899 The two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bass died Monday night. Another one of his children is seriously ill. The bereaved family have the sympathy of our community in their affliction.
The Gazette August 9, 1899 A son of Mr. and Mr.s N. G. Brazeal died last week of congestion.
The Gazette July 26, 1899 Dr. Chas. G. Brooks died at his home in Shiloh Monday, of remittent fever. The deceased was a prominent physician, and a worthy citizen. He leaves a wife and two small children.
The Gazette May 10, 1899 Thursday morning Mr. Alex Bennett, a young white man who resided with his father near Mt. Tabor in this parish, committed suicide by shooting himself through the neck. He lived several hours after the fatal shot was fired. For some time young Bennett had shown symptoms of a deranged mind. … Continue reading Alex Bennett
The Gazette October 5, 1898 Mr. Henry Bilberry, of the Conway settlement, died Thursday afternoon of swamp fever. The deceased was in our office less than ten days before his death, apparently in good health.
Jessie Kelley Boyett ,of Bernice, Louisiana, at 66 years of age, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at her home surrounded by those who loved her. She was born on February 11, 1951 in Borger, Texas. Funeral services for Jessie Boyett will be held Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Pisgah Baptist Church near Bernice, LA. Bro. Jeff … Continue reading Jessie Marcelle Kelley Boyett