J. W. Loper Dead

The Gazette August 13, 1902 Tuesday at noon the sad intelligence was received at Farmerville announcing the death of Mr. John W. Loper, a prominent merchant and planter, at his home in Cecil at 11:30 that morning. About a week ago the deceased had to take to his bed with a malignant attack of typhoid … Continue reading J. W. Loper Dead


S. B. Love

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

Mrs. C. H. Lancaster

The Gazette March 21, 1900 Last Wednesday Mrs. C. H. Lancaster and Mrs. Lancaster's sister died of pneumonia at their home near Mt. Tabor. The death of two grown persons within a few hours of each other in the same house was indeed a sad spectacle.

Betty Ruth Lumpkin Lee

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Ruth Lumpkin Lee, 77, of Farmerville will be 2:00PM Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Beulah Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Hurst, Bro. David Barkley and Bro. J.E. Brown officiating. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Betty Ruth was born April 23, 1934 in Poplarville, MS. She married … Continue reading Betty Ruth Lumpkin Lee

Mittie Leggett

The Gazette March 16, 1898 After a brief illness with typhoid fever, Miss Mittie Leggett, died Friday morning. The deceased was just budding in womanhood, and her death at that age is particularly sad.