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 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.
The Gazette February 28, 1900 Mr. R. Y. Langston, who has been in charge of the parish Poor House, died last Friday night. The deceased was about eight-eight years old.
The Gazette January 17, 1900 Two of the oldest citizens of Shiloh ward died last week -- Messrs. J. B. Robinson and James Lowery. They were each over eighty years old.
The Gazette January 10, 1900 Maj. J. G. Lee was summoned to Farmerville Tuesday evening to the bedside of his sick sister Mrs. H. M. Lee. She died shortly after he reached her. ******************************************************** We regret to chronicle the death of Mrs. H. M. Lee, which sad event occurred at her husband's residence Tuesday evening … Continue reading Mrs. Emma Lee
The Gazette February 8, 1899 Last Friday night , wife of Maj. J. G. Lee, commissioner of agriculture for Louisiana, died at Calhoun after a brief illness. This sad news was received in our town Saturday morning via the telephone, and it was a severe shock to the deceased's many friends here. Mrs. Lee had … Continue reading Mrs. Addie McGrath Lee
The Gazette September 14, 1898 Monday afternoon the sad intelligence was received over the telephone that Capt. T. Woodie Lee had died early that morning in West Monroe, after several days illness with typhoid fever. The disease was contracted while stationed at Miami and Jacksonville, Fla., with the troops of the First Louisiana Regiment. When … Continue reading Captain T. Woodie Lee Dead
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
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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.
The Gazette September 1, 1897 After a sickness of two or three weeks, Mr. M. Livingston, justice of the peace in ward two, died last Thursday evening.
The Gazette August 18, 1897 After a protracted illness of several weeks, Mr. Dennis Long, who resided a couple of miles west of Farmerville, died last Friday.
The Gazette July 25, 1946 Funeral services were held at 4:00 P.M. Wednesday for Miss Nell Liggin, 30, who was killed instantly Tuesday about 8:30 AM in an auto-train collision at a Winnfield railroad crossing, and her sister, Annette, suffered severe shocks and injuries. Due to a warehouse obstructing view of the track and there … Continue reading Car-Train Crash Fatal to Miss Liggin on Tuesday, July 16
November 27, 1912 - May 29, 1963 Funeral services for Malvin Adee Liggin, 50, were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. James Gray, pastor, conducting the services. He was assisted by Rev. D. D. Cantrell of Ruston. Interment was in the Shiloh Cemetery. Mr. Liggin died suddenly about 9:15 Wednesday … Continue reading Malvin Adee Liggin
Funeral services for June Allen Lenard, 80, will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Holmesville Baptist Church in Downsville with Bro. Jerry Whitman & Bro. Roger Baker officiating. Burial services will follow in the Church's cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 pm Monday, July … Continue reading June Allen Lenard