|Charles W. McCormack||Mary/Polly Cowan|
Decatur Daily - December 27, 1940Thomas McCormack died at 11 a.m. Thursday at his home Moulton route 2. He was 79 years of age and had been in ill health a long time. Mr. McCormack formerly resided in Limestone county and was well known in both Lawrence and Limestone.
Funeral rites were conducted at noon today at Limestone church near Athens by Rev. W.W. Coffey and Brown of Decatur was in charge of burial in the nearby cemetery.
Members of the Masonic lodge were pallbearers.
Mr. McCormack is survived by four sisters, Mrs. S.L. Kitchens, Moulton; Mrs. Edna Matthews, Moulton; Mrs. E.E. Reagor, Birmingham; Mrs. Nannie Reed, of Oklahoma and a brother, W.O. McCormack, of Kansas City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Decatur Daliy - November 25, 1957Mrs. Edna Matthews, 86, died Sunday at 3 p.m. at her home, 416 Johnston St, after being ill for two weeks.
Funeral is to be conducted by the Rev. A.B. VanArsdale Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Union Grove Methodist Church on Old Moulton-Decatur Road in Lawrence County. The body is to lie in state at the church one hour before services.
Burial is to be in Red Hill Cemetery in Lawrence County with Spry Funeral Home of Athens in charge.
Mrs. Matthews was a member of Central Baptist Church in Decatur.
She was born and reared in Limestone County but lived for a number of years in Lawrence County and had lived the past 15 years in Morgan County.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mae Rogers, Decatur; one son, A.D. Matthews, Shreveport, La; one brother, W.O. McCormick (McCormack), Washington, D.C.; one sister, Mrs. Jessie Reagor of Birmingham, and three grandchildren, and other relatives.
Decatur Daily - January 23, 1953Addie Queen McCormack was the daughter of Carrol and Cemelda Graham McCormack. She married John Graves Stewart on December 16, 1900 at her parents' home by Rev. J. L. Stockton. They had 5 children - Lee David, John Harris, Herman, Sarah, Blanche Lee David and John Harris were twins. John Harris and Herman died as babies.
John G Stewart was killed in an accident in 1913 and Addie and the children lived with her brother-in-law, James N. Stewart.
On June 15, 1921, Addie married Samuel Lee Kitchens, a farmer who owned a grist mill, cotton gin and saw mill. The area in Lawrence County where he had his mills and gin was called Kitchens Mill. It is still called that today.
Samuel and his first wife, Minnie Bert, had 11 children and Addie added her 3 children to expand the family. Samuel and Addie had one daughter, Frances Juanita.
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