The Gazette January 9, 1901 Mr. John Farrar, of Marion neighborhood, died last week of heart failure. He was about 70 years of age.
The Gazette November 21, 1900 Mr. W. N. Miller informs us that Mr. E. B. Ford, of Ouachita City ward, died last Thursday night, after a protracted illness with consumption. he was about 60 years old, and spent practically all his life in Union Parish. Mr. Ford was one of our most substantial citizens, a … Continue reading E. B. Ford
The Gazette September 5, 1900 The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fenton died Sunday in Junction City. Its remains were brought to Farmerville Monday for interment.
The Gazette July 11th, 1900 Miss Lillie Farrar has quietly passed from earth to try the realities of another world. This is a sad affliction to her father who a few years ago lost his dear companion. *******This is the child that the town of Lillie was named for. If she is another Lillie … Continue reading Lillie Farrar
The Gazette June 20, 1900 It is with no little regret that we chronicle the death of Mrs. P. H. Ford, which sad event occurred last Friday afternoon at her husband's home in Ouachita. Mrs. Ford was a kind, hospitable lady, and her many friends will miss her. To the bereaved husband, The Gazette extends … Continue reading Mrs. P. H. Ford
The Gazette June 30, 1900 A child by the name of Foster, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Dawson, died at the latter's residence in Farmerville Tuesday night.
The Gazette May 9, 1900 Obituary "O death, where is thy sting; O grave, where is thy victory?" At 1:30 o'clock a.m., May 2, 1900, Robert Futch, of Cherry Ridge community, made his exit from this vale of sorrow to try the reality of another world. He had been having chills several days previous to … Continue reading Robert Futch
The Gazette December 27, 1899 The little baby of Bullie Fields (col.), was fatally burned last Friday, from the effects of which it died the next day. The child's clothes caught fire during the absence of its parents.
The Gazette April 19, 1899 Elder T. J. Foster was born in Jackson County Ga., September 18th, 1805, and died on Friday, February 10th, 1899. He was therefore 93 years, 7 months and 8 days old; truly a good old age. All the salvation that he hoped for was based upon the mercy and goodness … Continue reading Elder T. J. Foster
February 22, 1899 The Gazette Elder T. J. Foster, a well known Primitive Baptist minister of this parish, died at the residence of his son in Smackover, Ark., whom he was visiting, on the 10th inst. He was in his 94th year, and was probably the oldest citizen of this parish.
The Gazette October 12, 1898 Little Helen, the six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Ferguson, died at her parent's home near Cherry Ridge on October 4th.
The Gazette September 28, 1898 Mr. Marous Meeks died last Sunday after a brief illness with Malarial fever. Also Mrs. Fowler, who lives about 11 miles east of Farmerville, died Tuesday morning.
Mary Beatrice "Bea" Fleisher died peacefully in the prescence of her family on Monday, May 24, 2010. She was born February 12, 1925 near Bernice, Louisiana to William Jesse and Bertha Lee Tabor Fomby. After graduating from Bernice High School and business school in Ruston, Bea joined the WAVES during World War II. While stationed … Continue reading Mary Beatrice “Bea” Fleisher
Bertha Lee Tabor Fomby was the youngest of John Burl and Josephine A Butler Tabor's 13 children. She was born in the small community of Mount Tabor in Union Parish, Louisiana. She married William Jesse Fomby on March 23, 1918. They lived most of their married life in Shiloh, Louisiana where they brought up 7 … Continue reading Bertha Lee Tabor Fomby
Birth: July 17, 1897 - Texas Death: January 8, 1961 - Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana William Jesse Fomby, 63, passed away at 9:15, on Sunday morning, January 8, 1961, in the Veterans Hospital in Alexandria after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday afternoon at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Reverend James … Continue reading William Jesse Fomby