Ashland Daily Independent, Saturday, Apr. 26, 2003
Anna Smith Madden, 86, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Leatherwood Road in Greenup County, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at her residence.
Mrs. Madden was born in Greenup County, a daughter of the late Lewis and Amanda Burns Smith.
She was a member of Lower Grassy Church of Christ in Grayson and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Clifford Madden, on March 4, 1991; two daughters, Phyllis Ann Madden and Virginia Huffman; a son, Clifford Nolan Madden; six brothers, Riley, George, Thurman, Herman, Brady and Marce Smith; and five sisters, Mary Sloas, Sally Madden, Clarice Holland, Lorraine Motley and Hannah Ashe.
Mrs. Madden is survived by two daughters, Sue McBrayer and Madlyn Petrillo, both of Murfreesboro; a brother, Paul Smith, of Dearborn, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lower Grassy Church of Christ with Larry Barrell, minister, officiating. Burial will be in Logan Cemetery in Garrison.
Friends may call at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and at the church an hour before the service Tuesday.
Portsmouth Daily Times – Friday, May 16, 2003
Anna Madden, 77
Anna Mabel Madden, 77 of Garrison, Ky., died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Heartland of Portsmouth.
She was born March 25, 1926, in Greenup County, Ky., a daughter of the late Follett and Flora Miller Wolfe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Madden.
Survivors include sons, Virgil, Jeff, Tim Madden, daughters, Delphia Cochran, Janet Cochran and Myrel Lewis; brothers, H. B., J.D., and Tolbert Wolfe; sister Eldean Madden; 23 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Garrison Funeral Chapel in Garrison with Danny Rowe officiating, and interment in Sunset Cemetery in Quincy, Ky. Friends may call after 9 a.m. at the funeral home.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Saturday, May 22, 2004
Cheryl Faye Madden, 59, of Sciotoville, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at an Ashland, Ky., hospice.
She was born Feb. 7, 1945, a daughter of the late Woodrow and Pearl Jarrells Parson.
Surviving are daughters, Pam Evans, Tammy Goble and Terri Wells, son Randall Wells; sisters, Wanda Keibler, Glenda Turner and Rita Stapleton, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Garrison (Ky.) Funeral Chapel with interment in Bennett Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, September, 14,
Virgie Brown Madden, 81, of Grove City, a former South Webster resident, died Saturday at a Columbus hospital.
A native of Greenup County, Ky., she was a member of Southwestern Church of Christ of Grove City.
Surviving are her husband, Harvey Dillard Madden; a son Dillard Mason Madden of Grove City; a foster son, Joseph Lawhun of Lucasville; three daughters, Mrs. Arthur (Kathryn) Raynard of Canal Winchester, Mrs. Ray (Lucille) Nutter of Lockbourne and Mrs. Donald (Mary) Arnold of Wheelersburg, Route 2; three brothers, Woodrow Brown of Portsmouth, and Jarve Brown and Fred Brown; three sisters, Icy Kinker of Lucasville, Flora Hill of Ashley Corner and Leota Ruth of New Boston; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Service is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with Jim Mitchel, minister, officiating, and interment in Vernon Cemetery.
Friends may call at Schoedinger Funeral Home 3920 Broadway Grove City, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Lilian Maddox - See Lillian Logan (Mrs. Elwood Logan)
Ellen Marcum - See Ellen Schwamberger (Mrs. John Schwamberger)
Bessie E. Masters - See Bessie E. Roseberry (Mrs. Wliford Roseberry)
Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, Mar. 8, 1978
Graveside services of Mrs.Virginia Smith Massie, 59, of Pensacola, Fla., a former Sciotoville resident, are to be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Flora Hills Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Massie, a native of Flatwoods, Ky., died Monday at Pensacola Navy Hospital.
Surviving are her husband, Richard H. Massie; a son William Semones, 621 Sycamore St. Sciotoville; three sisters, Mrs. Nora Logan of Wheelersburg, Mrs. Jessie Branham of Portsmouth and Mrs. Verna Lindeman, and two grandchildren.
Friends may call at Pennington Funeral Home in New Boston from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Portsmouth Times, Monday, Sept. 7, 1959
Andrew May, Once Power, Dead at 84
Prestonsburg, Ky. (AP) – Andrew Jackson May, a power in Congress until war-bribe charges ruined him, died Sunday in a hospital.
The 84-year-old Democrat entered the hospital four days ago with a kidney infection and complications.
May, a backwoods lawyer who first went to Congress in 1930 and became chairman of the potent House Military Affairs Committee, was convicted at Washington 1947 with munitions makers Murray and Henry Garsson of conspiring to defraud the government.
He was accused of accepting $53,000 in bribes from the Garssons. It was charged by the government he used his influence to obtain contracts and other favors for the brothers in World War II.
Sent to Prison
May and the Garssons where sentenced to from eight months to two years in federal prison. May’s attorney twice carried his case to the U.S. Supreme Court but was unsuccessful and May in 1949 went to the federal correctional institution near Ashland, Ky. He was paroled after nine months and 13 days.
In refusing to reduce May’s sentence, U.S. Dist. Judge Henry A. Schweinhaut said sternly: "The integrity of the national Congress is at stake."
The Garsson brothers were confined at Danbury, Conn. They were released in 1951. Murray died March, 26, 1957, penniless and homeless. Henry lives in New York and is a consulting engineer.
Top Brass Testify
Witnesses at their sensational trial included some of the top brass of World War II. Both President Eisenhower, then a general, and then Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson testified that May asked favors of them for the Garssons and their friends.
May maintained his innocence to the end, and his popularity in this eastern Kentucky mountain area never waned, although he (Turn to May, Page 8) (May, Continued from Page 1)
was defeated for re-election in 1946.
He once pleaded: "I was superintendent of a Sunday school and taught Bible class in Kentucky. I have never tasted liquor, wine or beer and I have never used tobacco in my whole life. I have never received a dollar that was not honestly earned."
Lumber Firm Crux
At the core of the government’s case was the disputed ownership of the Cumberland Lumber Co., in the mountains near Prestonsburg.
The government charged the Garssons bought the firm for May and then poured more than $53,000 into it.
May contended he merely acted as manager of the small company. He acknowledged that he took all the money the Garssons sent him for the firm but insisted he paid it all back—"every cent of it"—or spent it on the plant.
The aging ex-congressman in 1952 won his fight to return to law practice when the Kentucky court of appeals reinstated him as an attorney—a privilege he had lost upon his conviction of a felony.
In the same year, President Harry S. Truman pardoned May, restoring his full citizenship rights.
Emily May - See Emily May Ratliff (Mrs. John Jefferson Ratliff)
Lorena May- See Lorena May Logan (Mrs. Homer Logan)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Saturday, Dec. 21,
Vanceburg, Ky. – Ronald Gilbert May, 77, of Garrison, died Friday at home.
A native of Lewis County, he was a retied construction worker, a Kentucky Colonel, and member of Garrison First Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Eslie Howard May; a daughter, Janice A. Joseph of Beaver Creek, Ohio; two sisters, Helen Overton of Louisville and Louise Dawkins of Xenia, Ohio; a brother, Charles May of Louisville and four grandchildren.
Service is to be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Dickerson Funeral Home here, with the Rev. James Foster officiating, and interment in Howard Family Cemetery at Tannery.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Snowa Mounts - See Snowa Logan (Mrs. Jeff D. Logan)
Nancy Jane McCallister - See Nancy Logan (Mrs. Samuel A. Logan)
Evelyn McCarty - See Evelyn Logan (Mrs. Boyd Logan)
Ashland Daily Independent, Monday, Nov. 17, 2003
Elizabeth McGlone McCleese, 81, of South Shore, died Saturday, Nov. 15, at her home.
Mrs. McCleese was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Greenup County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert McCleese.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore. Burial will be in Granny Thomas Cemetery in Garrison.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Carthage Citizen, Friday, Sept. 23, 1927
Dies at Long Hospital
Lemuel McClurg, age 68 years and one day, a resident of this place since 1917, died Sunday morning at 9:20 o’clock at the Robert Long Hospital in Indianapolis and following the amputation of his right hand several days previous. He suffered severe injuries on August 20 when an automobile driven by his son-in-law, Samuel Royce of Muncie and one driven by Henry Garner, of near New Castle, were in a collision at a crossroad west of New Castle.
Surviving him are the widow, two sons and eight daughters, Joseph McClurg, of near Rushville, Mrs. Hattie Porter of this place, Mrs. Miranda Eddington, west of here, Mrs. Mary Royce and Mrs. Malinda Hayes of Muncie, Marcus, Ethel, Bessie, Georgia and Gladys at home; one brother Abalson of Maysville, Ky.; one sister, Amanda Pell, Rushville and fourteen grandchildren.
The deceased came to this county nearly eleven years ago. He had been an industrious resident and was employed at the paper mill the greater part of this time.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the Wesleyan Methodist Church of which he was a member. Rev. Walter C. Morris, pastor, was in charge, assisted by Thomas Addison. A quartet composed of Mrs. Fred McCorkle, Mrs. David Ray, Mrs. Walter Morris and Thurman Addison gave three selections and Mrs. McCorkle and Mrs. Ray sang as a duet. Burial was in the Carthage Cemetery, north of town. W. O. Moore was funeral director.
The Carter County Herald, January 21,
In Loving Memory--Just a word or two in memory and loving tribute to Mrs. Melvina McCormick of Triplett , Rowan County Kentucky, who passed to the spirit world January 12, 1926, at the age of 71 years.
She was sincere Christian character, always mindful of her Creator and the needs of friends at all times thankful for her blessings and with deep reverence attended worship and church duties. She leaves beside her husband William McCormick, a family of six children, Mrs. Julia Ishen of Lewis County; Mrs. Sadie Brown of Triplett, Rowan County; Jack, Zenis, Luke and Leonard, sons all living at home.
She also leaves three sisters, Mrs. W. H. Hamilton of Fitch, Mrs. Jane Sloan of Rowan County, and Mrs. A. J. Stamper of Olive Hill; four brothers, J. K. P. Enix of Missouri, J. B. Enix of Oklahoma, M. W and T. J. Enix of Green Forest, Arkansas.
She sang this song just before she went to her future home...Down at the cross where my Savior died. Down where for cleansing from sin I cried. There to my heart was the blood was applied. Glory to His name...her family and friends miss her and will not soon forget her.
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1938
Mrs. Amanda McFarland
Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda Justice McFarland, 82, of Firebrick, Ky., who died Tuesday, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Firebrick Baptist church. Burial will be at Firebrick.
Mrs. McFarland was born in 1856. She was married to Phais McFarland on Sept. 9, 1874, and 11 children were born to them. Her husband and a son Lee preceded her in death.
Surviving are these children: John of Brushart, George of Portsmouth, James of Detroit, Marshall of New Boston, Matthias of South Webster, Linville, Sanford and Mrs. Fada Logan of Firebrick, Mrs. Stella Logan of Jackson and Mrs. Lottie Logan of Wellston. She also leaves 46 grandchildren.
Charlotte Agnes "Lottie" McFarland - See Lottie Holsinger (Mrs. Charles Mason Logan, Mrs. Osborne Holsinger)
Fada McFarland - See Fada McFarland Logan (Mrs. Farris Lowder, Mrs. Samuel A. Logan)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, July 2,
Harold E. McFarland, 61, of Cocoa Fla., formerly of Portsmouth, died Sunday at Scioto Memorial Hospital.
A native of Scioto County, he was a retired employee of Empire-Detroit Steel Corp. and a veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Jean Weghorst McFarland; five daughters, Linda Sowards of Portsmouth, Rosemary Cook, Karen Redoutey and Debbie Mullins, all of Wheelersburg; a stepson, Donald Weghorst of Cocoa; two stepdaughters, Ester Downey of Portsmouth and Karin Campbell of McDermott; five brothers, Charles Brown of Mansfield, Allen McFarland of Taylor, Mich., Willard McFarland of Portsmouth, Robert McFarland of McDermott, and Marshall McFarland of Cleveland; a sister, Georgia Logan of Mansfield; six grandchildren and six step-grandchildren.
Funeral service is to be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pennington-Bishop Funeral Home in New Boston, with the Rev. John Benson and the Rev. David Campbell officiating. Interment is to be in Memorial Burial Park with Military graveside rites by James Dickey Post, American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today.
Portsmouth Times, Mar. 28, 1976
New Boston - James McFarland, 88 of 3983 Gallia St. died Sunday at Mercy Hospital.
He was a native of Greenup County, Ky., an Army veteran of World War I and attended New Boston First Church of God.
Surviving are two brothers, Linville of Canton and Sanford, 811, Findlay St. Portsmouth, a sister, Mrs. Lottie Holsinger of Sciotoville, Rt. 4 and several nieces and nephews.
Rev. William Hamilton is to conduct services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pennington Funeral Home here, with burial in Vernon Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight. The family is to receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, May 20, 1994
James McFarland, 68, night watchman
James A. McFarland, 68, of Portsmouth, a former Firebrick (Ky.) resident, died Wednesday, May 18, 1994, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Born Oct. 19, 1925, in New Boston, a son of the late Linville and Ada Daniels McFarland, he was a night watchman for the former Portsmouth Docking Company of Portsmouth.
Preceded in death by his wife, Mae Vanhoose McFarland, Oct. 12, 1980, he is survived by a stepson, Johnny Vanhoose of West Portsmouth; a brother, Clifford McFarland of Portsmouth; a sister Viola McClurg of Portsmouth; and four step-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Firebrick Cemetery, with the Rev. Wilford Maddix officiating.
Friends may call at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and form 9 a.m. until the services Saturday.
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Mar. 16, 1932
Leander McFarland, 74, died Tues-[unreadable] Mrs. Amanda McFarland, Firebrick, Ky. Infirmities caused death. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters, James Gimble, Ky., John, Indiana, Robert, Salt Lick, Ky., Lyler, Ashland, Ky., Harrison Wisconsin, Mrs. Nancy John, Olive Hill, Ky., Mrs. Rachael Bolling and Mrs. Laura Chaffin Firebrick, Ky. Funeral services will be held Thursday at two p.m. at the McFarland home in Firebrick. Burial in the Firebrick cemetery. Undertaker J. R. Morton and Son, Fullerton, Ky.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, Sept. 23,
Robert McFarland, 71
Robert McFarland, 71, of McDermott, died Monday, Sept. 22 1997, at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Born Jan. 21, 1926, in Scioto County, a son of the late Marshall and Nancy Logan McFarland, he was a former employee of the former Empire-Detroit Steel Corporation and the village of New Boston.
Surviving are three brothers, Allen McFarland of Dearborn, Mich., Marshall McFarland of Cleveland and Willard McFarland of Portsmouth; a sister, Georgia Logan of Homestead, Fla.; and a half brother, Charles Brown of Lexington, Ky.
He also was preceded in death by a brother, Harold McFarland.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pennington-Bishop Funeral Home in New Boston, with Robert Temple, minister, officiating, and interment in Memorial Burial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Lucy McGary - See Lucy Lowder
Mrs. Chas McGaffey
Jessie Ann Haney was born in Keosauqua, Iowa, Jan. 25, 1863 and departed this life at her home in Keosauqua, Dec. 28,1924.
She was united in marriage to Charles H. McGaffey Sept. 14, 1879, and to this union were born four children: Stanley L. of Des Moines; Minnie J. of Keosauqua, W. Craig of Omaha, Neb,; and Nellie Mm. who is traveling in Florida and could not be located in time. She also leaves five brothers and sisters.
McGaffey united with the M. E. Church at the age of twenty. She was a member of the Rebekahs for a number of years, and an ardent church and lodge worker until late years, when failing health would not permit. She was a patient sufferer and trusted fully in god, and expressed her desire often to be at rest.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon by her pastor Rev P.S. Apfel.
The family wishes to express their thanks to neighbors and friends for kindness and sympathy and beautiful floral offerings in their bereavement.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, Nov. 28, 2003
William E. "Bill" McGraw, 65, of Fairborn, was guided to Heaven by the angels on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, from Hospice of Dayton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Delia Shover McGraw; two brothers, Jake and Harry; and three sisters, Josephine McGraw Blaine, Sharon McGraw, and infant McGraw.
Bill is survived by his wife, Carolyn Coyle McGraw; son Billy and wife Tonia; daughter Kim and husband Doug Hutchinson; stepson, Billy Joe Barnes; stepdaughter, Jo Ann Cox; grandchildren, Zach and Shelby McGraw, Tyler and Ali Hutchinson; brothers, Alfred (Jackie) McGraw of Portsmouth; Lee (Frances) McGraw of Portsmouth; sisters, Mae (Frank) Burke of Sardinia, Georgie Snyder of N. C. Louella Coyle of Portsmouth, Carol Cummings of Portsmouth, Kay (Ray) Snyder of Frankfort, Brenda (Roger) Jones of Portsmouth, Connie (Harold) Bise of Wheelersburg and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Bill was a faithful member and board member of the Spaulding Road Church of God. He was a graduate of East High School in Portsmouth. Bill retired from Chrysler Corporation after many years of service and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at the Spaulding Road Church of God, 1658 Spaulding Road, Dayton. Pastor Larry Thomas officiating. Interment in Byron Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, until the time of service. The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Hospice of Dayton for their loving care and kindness during Bill’s illness. If desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, 45420.
Services are under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home in Dayton.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Monday, February 23, 2004
Virginia "Tiny" McGuire, 77
Mrs. Virginia "Tiny" McGuire, 77, of Cynthiana, Ky., a former residence of Maloneton, Ky., died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, in Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
She was born Apr. 13, 1926, in Greenup County, Ky., a daughter of Christopher Kotcamp and Bessie Logan Kotcamp. She was a member of the Sand Hill Church of Christ, South Shore, Ky., and was retired from the former S. S. Anne Lou Deli after 2 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, William H. McGuire, Aug. 12, 1989.
Survivors include two daughters, Gayle (Stephen) Jones of Cynthiana, Ky., and Deanne (Tom) Cassidy of West Portsmouth, Ohio; and three sons, Bill McGuire of Roswell, Ga., David McGuire and his wife Jana of Georgetown, Ky., Chris McGuire and his wife Allison of Maysville, Ky.; one sister, Neva (Edgil) Boggs of Oak Hill, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Kelli Elliott, Hunter Callihan and his wife Dr. Sarah Callihan, Dr. Carter Cassidy, Ross Cassidy, Javan, Marigail and MacKenzie McGuire; and one great-grandchild, Carolina Elliott.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., with Jack Hall, minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Boggs Cemetery, Warnock, Ky. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday.
Memorial may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass.
The Portsmouth Times, November 21, 1924
Death at about 6:30 o'clock Thursday claimed Lafayette McMahan at his home 822 Eighth street. He had been ill three years and bedfast for the past year. Bright's disease caused death. The family came to Portsmouth about a year ago from Vanceburg. Mr. McMahan had spent more than thirty years on a farm near Vanceburg. He was born in Carter county, Ky., and was 66 years of age March 11 last.
In March 1837 he was married to Emma Dyer in Carter county. Later the family moved to Lewis county where they spent the greater part of their life. Mr. McMahan retired when his health failed about three years ago. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Emma McMahan and the following children: Mrs. Mary Lanhan, Cincinnati, Mrs. Stella Daulton, West Side, Mrs. Emily Sarton, Walnut street, Rose, Ethel, Nellie and Jackson at home. Another son died in infancy and a daughter died in this city ten years ago this month. A brother David also survives.
Mr. McMahan was a member of the Second Christian church at Clarksburg, Carter County, Ky. Funeral services will be held at the home here Sunday afternoon at two o'clock with Brother Ben Jones of Grandview Avenue Christian church in charge. Monday morning the body will be taken to Vanceburg and from there to McEldowey cemetery for burial.
Florence McNeal - See Florence Mc Neal Wooten (Mrs. Phillip Wooten)
Portsmouth Times, Monday, Nov. 16, 1970
Mrs. Nancy McNeal
Greenup, Ky. – Mrs. Nancy McNeal, 86, of Greenup died Sunday in Our Lady of Bellefont Hospital.
A native of Greenup County she is survived by a son Theodore, with whom she resided, three daughters, Mrs. Florence Wooten of McDermott, Ohio, Mrs. Matilda Campbell of Portsmouth, Ohio and Mrs. Cobia Harris of Greenup; nine grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Services are to be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Three Mile Christian Baptist Church at Greenup with Rev. Homer Adkins officiating. Internment is to be in Smith Branch Cemetery.
Friends may call at J. B. Wright Funeral Home.
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1942
Nancy Rosy McNeal
Nancy Rosy McNeal, 21, of Smith Branch, Greenup county, died at 8:20 A.M. today in Portsmouth General hospital, Miss McNeal had been ill with measles but developed a form of sleeping sickness and was admitted to the hospital Tuesday.
She was born Nov. 26, 1920, at Leatherwood, Ky., a daughter of Thomas M. and Nancy Smith McNeal.
Miss McNeal is survived by her parents at Smith Branch; three sisters, Matilda of Greenup, Mrs. Philip Wooten of Lucasville route 1, and Mrs. Covia Ellen Harris of Honnewell, a brother Theodore McNeal (two or three lines unreadable).
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Smith Branch Baptist church with Rev. Henny Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under direction of Roberson.
Portsmouth Daily Times, , Wednesday, Sept. 3,
Theodore McNeil, 79, of Portsmouth, died Tuesday at Scioto Memorial Hospital.
A native of Lewis County, Ky., he was a self-employed sawmill worker.
He is survived by a sister, Matilda Campbell of Portsmouth.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. Thursday at J. B. Wright-Riggs Funeral Home in Greenup, Ky., with the Rev Homer Adkins and the Rev. Jimmy Harris officiating, and burial in Smith Branch Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 tonight and until the service Thursday.
Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, July 4, 1950
Thomas M. McNeal
Greenup, July 3—Thomas M. McNeal, 76, died at 4:30 p.m., today at his home near Smith Branch. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nancy McNeal; four children, Mrs. Florence Wooten of Rushtown, Theodore McNeal of Smith Branch, Mrs. Matilda Campbell of Portsmouth and Mrs. Covey Harris of Three Mile; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
The body is at the Riggs-Sammons Funeral Home pending funeral arrangements.
(In a follow-up article on Wednesday July 5, 1950, it noted that Thomas M. McNeal was to be buried in the Smith Branch Cemetery.)
Elliott County News, Friday, June 26, 1998
Hazel Rose Meadows, 74, of South Shore, Greenup Co, KY, born Sept 11 1923 in Carter Co, KY, dau of the late John Zornes and Effie Smith Zornes Clough, died June 17, 1998 in Portsmouth, OH. Preceded: husband, Jack E. Meadows in 1996. Survived: brothers, Ivan Zornes, Delbert Zornes, Claude Clough and Earl Clough, sisters, Sybil Fultz, Eva Mae Fowler, Freda Fultz and Virginia Hilderbrand, several nieces and nephews.
Burial: June 20, 1998 in the Zornes Carver Cemetery, Carter City, Carter Co, KY.
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 1963
Mrs. Sarah Messer
Mrs. Sarah Messer, 75 of 1826 Pershing Ave., West Portsmouth, died at 9:15 p.m., Monday at Portsmouth General Hospital. She had been ill four years.
Born Jan. 10, 1887, in Greenup County, she was a daughter of James Tolliver and Virginia Jamison Smith. She was a member of the Stoney Run Freewill Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Carpenter of the West Portsmouth address, Mrs. Margie Adams of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1, and Mrs. Anna Frye, 2208 Seventh St.; three sons, Richard, 1240 Rose St. Sciotoville, John of Springfield, and Isaac, 2208 Seventh St.; a sister, Mrs. Nancy McNeal of Lewis Creek, KY.; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two daughters, a brother and a sister.
Funeral services are to be a 2 p.m. at Harrison Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Elmore officiating. Burial is to be in Scioto Burial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight.
Essie Messer - See Essie Messer Howard (Mrs. Wince Howar)
Ethel Miller - See Ethel Logan (Mrs. Albert Roosevelt Logan)
Ethel Miller - See Ethel Evans (Mrs. Mearle Logan, Mrs. Earl Evans)
Flora Miller - See Flora Wolfe (Mrs. Follett Wolfe)
Goldia Irene Miller - See Golida I. Lowder (Mrs. Ervin Lowder)
Portsmouth Times, Saturday, Nov. 20, 1943
Homer Miller, 53, farmer, of Load, Greenup co., passed away at 7:55 am. today in Portsmouth General Hospital, following a brief illness.
He was born February, 1890, in Greenup co., a son of Mrs. and Mrs. J. D. Miller.
Surviving are his wife, Edna and the following children: Evelyn and Rosemary, at home, and two sons and three daughter by a former marriage, Rufus Miller of Load, John Miller of Raceland, Mrs. Mae Bailey and Mrs. Faith Boyles of Load and Mrs. Dora Kessinger of Friendship; four brothers, Wm. Miller and Charles Miller of York, Edward Miller of Wurtland and Elbert Miller of Raceland; two sisters, Mrs. Mettie Quillen of York and Mrs. Flora Wolff of Baltimore, two half-brothers, James Miller of the U. S. army and Wayne Miller of York, and a half-sister, Miss Sylvia Miller of York.
Funeral arrangements are in charge of Roberson funeral home.
Thelma Irene Miller - See Thelma Irene Miller Murphy (Mrs. Harold Murphy)
Malinda Jane Mitchell - See Malinda J. Smith (Mrs. James Nichoals Smith)
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, Aug, 19 1970
Mrs. W. A. Montavon
Mrs. Elizabeth (Mayme) Montavon, 79, of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1, died Tuesday afternoon at Mercy Hospital where she had been a patient five weeks.
She was a member of Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Wheelersburg and the Rosary Altar Society of the church.
Surviving are her husband, W. A. Montavon; five sons Carl of McDermott Rt. 2, Raymond of Hayport Rt., Wheelersburg, Robert and Harold of Wheelersburg, Rt. 1 and Edgar of Dayton; three daughters, Mrs. Norman Jean Myers of Dayton and Rosemary and Helen at home; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Feist, Mr. Nora Sherman and Rose Frische, all of Wheelersburg Rt. 1 and 30 grandchildren.
Services are to be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. T. Edward Hopping officiating. Burial is to be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at Brock Funeral Home in Wheelersburg from 7 to 9:30 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9:30 Thursday.
Recitation of the rosary is to be 8:15 Thursday.
Unknown Montana Newspaper, Unknown Date
Mrs. Moran Landusky Native Dies
Funeral Services are pending for Mr. Mayme C. Moran, 63, Lincoln. Landusky native who died suddenly Tuesday afternoon after being stricken while in downtown Great Falls.
Mrs. Moran, daughter of the noted early day Montana outlaw, "Kid Curry" and granddaughter of Pike Landusky, founder of the picturesque former mining community in the Little Rockies was dead on arrival at a local hospital, where she was taken in the police ambulance. She had been under treatment for a heart condition.
Born July 29, 1898, Mrs. Moran came to Great Falls in 1915, and was married to Eugene B. Moran here in 1916. The couple lived here at 1126 5th Ave. S., but she moved to Lincoln following the death of her husband here May 14, 1958.
Survivors include five sons, Eugene, Oakland Calif. Francis and Duane, Los Angles, Leo, Great Falls and Donald, Lincoln; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Sharon) Eberwein, Riverside Calif., her mother, Mrs. Effie Logan and a brother, Lonnie Logan both of Paradise, Calif. And 24 grandchildren.
She was a former parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Altar Society. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the T. F. O’Connor Co.
[Editor's note: Mayme C. (Logan) Moran, a.k.a. Della Rae Logan, was actually the daughter of Lorenzo Dow "Lonie" Logan, a.k.a. Lonie Curry, brother of "Kid Curry", as can be seen in the following obituary found in The Chinook Opinion. Also, the fact of the relationship is known to the family.]
The Chinook Opinion, Thursday, Feb. 15, 1962
Death Calls Landusky Native
Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Mayme Moran, 63, a native daughter of Landusky. Mrs. Moran who had lived at Lincoln for several years, passed away suddenly while visiting in Great Falls.
The daughter of Loney Curry, an early day Montana historical character, and the granddaughter of Pike Landusky, Mayme Moran was born July 20, 1898 at Landusky. Her grandfather founded the little mining town which bears his name. She was married in 1916 to Eugene B. Moran and the couple lived in Great Falls until the death of Mr. Moran in 1958.
Survivors include five sons, two daughters, her mother, Mrs. Effie Logan and a brother Lonnie Logan, both of California and several grandchildren.
Portsmouth Times, Thursday, July 15, 1965
Mrs. Bertha L. Morgan
Mrs. Bertha Lee Morgan, 80, of 1360 Fifth St., West Portsmouth, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Flannery’s Nursing Home where she had been a resident three months.
A native of Lewis County, Ky., Mrs. Lewis (sic.) was a member of First Christian Church.
She was the widow of James H. Morgan who died in 1954.
Surviving are five sons, Herbert and Clayton of Friendship, Wilbur, 1030 28th St., Homer of Hillview Dr., and Harold of Richmond, Calif.; five sisters, Mrs. Frances Schoonover of Lucasville, Mrs. Inez Yost of Rubyville, Mrs. Homer Hazelbaker, 1719 Oakland Ave., Mrs. Eugene Hannah of Friendship and Mrs. Tillie Jones of Knightstown, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brock Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Wilburn officiating.
Burial is to be in Sandy Springs Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight.
Cora Jane Morgan - See Cora Morgan Liles (Mrs. Robert M. Liles)
Edith Bernice Morgan - See Edith Bernice Logan (Mrs. Unknown Logan)
Portsmouth Times, Wednesday, June 13, 1934
Funeral Services For Drowning Victim To Be Held Thursday
Funeral services for Miss Hazel Morgan, who drowned in the Ohio river Monday night at a point a short distance east of Sandy Springs will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Sandy Springs M. E. church, Rev. Sarah Bowman in charge and burial in the Sandy Springs cemetery under the direction of Robert Kress of Buena Vista.
Double funeral services for Mrs. Russell Kennedy and her daughter Miss Lillie Mae Kennedy, two other victims of the motor boat accident were held Wednesday afternoon at Muses chapel at the head of Quick Run in Lewis county, Kentucky. The bodies were buried side by side in the cemetery there. Undertaker K. Stanley Kimble of Vanceburg was in charge.
Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1967
Dr. Herbert Morgan
Dr. Herbert Harvey Morgan, 90 of Maysville died about 2:30 a.m. today in the Hayswood Hospital at Maysville.
A former Portsmouth physician, Dr. Morgan is the father of Dr. H. Harvey Morgan, 704 John St.
He practiced medicine 60 years before retirement. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
He also is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nell Boone Morgan; a brother, Robert Morgan and sister Dr. Elizabeth Overhalls (sic., Overhulse) of Cincinnati and five grandchildren.
Funeral services are to be held at Knox Funeral Home at Maysville at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, with graveside services at 3:30 p.m. at Greenlawn Mausoleum.
Friends may call at the Knox Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Trumbo Morgan - See Trumbo Stamper (Mrs. Emeral W. Stamper)
Portsmouth Daily Times, Friday, Sept. 18,
Vernon Woodrow Murray, 29, of 5555 Auburn Ave., Sciotoville, died Thursday at a Lexington, Ky., hospital.
A Portsmouth native and Navy veteran, he was a boiler operator at Mercy Hospital.
Surviving are his parents, Virgil and Myrtle Logan Murray of 1747 Seventh St.; three brothers, James L., Allen W. and William D. all of the Seventh St. address; two sisters, Carol Olive and Jane Murray, both of Lexington, and a stepgrandmother, Irene Murray of Maloneton, Ky.
Memorial services are planned at 2 p.m. Saturday at Roberson Funeral Home at South Shore, Ky., with Rev. Sam Fillmore officiating and burial in the Murray family cemetery at Maloneton.
No visitation is planned.
The family’s favorite charity is the American Cancer Society.
Portsmouth Daily Times, Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995
Thelma Murphy, 82, Flatwoods resident
Thelma Irene Miller Murphy, 82, of Flatwoods, Ky., died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1995, at a Russell, Ky., hospital.
She was born May 11, 1912, in Greenup County, Ky., a daughter of the late Daniel Helt and Julia Ann Logan Miller.
Surviving are two sons, Harold E. Murphy of Portsmouth and Roy Murphy of Flatwoods; two daughters, Thelma Frisby of Wurtland, Ky., and Barbara Joyce Brown of South Shore, Ky.; four sisters, Audrey Bradley of Wurtland, Donna Brown of Worthington, Ky., Bessie Baker of Greenup, Ky., and Ernie Fields of Michigan; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Ann Hiederman; and two sons, Larry Dale Howland and Edward D. Murphy.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, with the Rev. Richard Wright officiating, and interment in Hale-Miller Cemetery at Lynn, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the services Saturday.
Portsmouth Times, 18 Jan. 1939
Henry Musick, 87, native of Morgan Co., Ky, passed away at 7.20 p. m. Tuesday at the home of a son, James Musick, of near Richmondale. He had been ill the last two weeks of influenza.
Mr. Musick was born March 3, 1851, a son of Mrs. And Mrs. James Musick. He was a farmer and was a member of the Christian Church of Greenup county, Ky. His wife, Mrs. Julia Musick died 33 years ago.
Besides his son at whose home he died, Mrs. Musick is survived by these other children. Mrs. Nerva Cochenour of Iowa, Mrs. Verna Kegley of Tygart Valley, Mrs. Laurabelle Felty, Mrs. Nancy Markham of Portsmouth, Mrs. Rosie Roush of Chillicothe route 6, Charles Musick, address unknown, John Musick of Brushart, Ky and Jubal Musick of Harold, Ky.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 Thursday at Emrick’s funeral home with Rev. W. C. Burris of Central Christian church in charge. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery at Rexton, Ky. The body is at the funeral home.
Portsmouth Times, Monday, Mar. 9, 1964
Mrs. Juble Musick
Greenup, Ky. – Mrs. Ida Musick, 73, died at 2:30 a.m. today at her residence at Westwood near Russell.
Born in Pike County, Ky., Sept. 13, 1890, she was a daughter of George and Zelpha Tackett Osborne.
Surviving are her husband, Juble Musick; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Egerton of River Rouge, Mich., and Mrs. Bessie Cecil of Wayandotte, Mich.; a brother, George (Pete) Osborne of Hartley, Ky.; a half-brother, Grover of Dorton, Ky.; a sister Mrs. Mary Hall of Ashland, Ky.; a half-sister, Mrs. Lizzie Tackett of Virgie, Ky.; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Little Jewell Regular Baptist Church.
Funeral arrangements are under direction of Riggs Funeral Home.
Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, Sept., 19, 1972
Jubel Musick, 80, former resident of Portsmouth and Ashland, Ky., died Monday night in Okechobee, Fla.
He was a resident of Okechobee.
Among survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Charles Felty, 2125 Argonne Rd., Mrs. Charles Markham, 3107 Walnut St., and Mrs. Verna Kegley of Maloneton, Ky.
Miller Funeral Home in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.
From the WWW.
MUSIC, Juble, s/o Henry and Julia (Logan) Music, b: Sep 18 1892 d: Sep 18 1972 Cancer and black lung; md: Ida OSBORNE (d: Mar 7 1964), Apr 4 1914; 5 children: Mrs. Otis Cecil of Wyandotte, Mich; Mary Edgerton of River Rouge, Mich; and Lula Caldwell; a son and a daughter deceased; he worked in the coal mines of Pike County, Ky but he retired as a pipefitter for Detroit Steel; 2nd md: Dallie SPEARS, Oct 14 1968; he leaves his wife, and children 3 sisters: Verna Kegley of Maloneton, Ky; Laura Felty and Nancy Markham both of Portsmouth, Ohio. Member of the Little Mary Church of Old Regular Baptist, 1945.
LaVerna Musick - See Lou Verna Kegley (Mrs. Lewis Skeens, Mrs. Henry Kegley)
Portsmouth Times, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1957
Mrs. Charley Musick
Word has been received by relatives here of the death of Mrs. Lella Musick, wife of Charley Musick of Farmington, Ia., a former Portsmouth resident.
Local survivors include Mrs. Charles Markham and Mrs. Charles Felty of Portsmouth, sisters of Mr. Musick and John Musick of Portsmouth, brother of Mr. Musick. Mrs. Musick is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews in the Portsmouth community.