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101 (Research):"Park" and Julia went to North Carolina to settle but returned and settled on Mouse Creek, McMinn County, Tenn. Their first child, Mary, died on the return trip and was buried beside the road, in a coffin made of wood from the covered wagon. Willson, William Parkinson "Park" (I5877)
102 (Research):"This certifies that Andrew Jackson Seaton and Susanna Wilhoit were united in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony on the 5th day of September in the year of our Lord 1833 by Rev. John Broyles as appears on record in the Marriage Record Book at the County Court House in Greene County, TN." Record: Greene County Marriages, 1780-1850 Seaton, Andrew "Jackson" (I6232)
103 (Research):"William Wilson, another brother (of Mary and James) is dead; he died in 1848 leaving a widow who has, as your Orater is advised, no interest in these lands, and a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, aged about sixteen at this time, who lived in Knox County an who has no regjular guardian. This was the only child of the said William." (Petition of Andrew W. McMillan, Knox County Court Docket No. 80, file ld June 23, 1860.) Wilson, William (I5956)
104 (Research):11/6/2003 11:27:55 PM
Daily Journal
James Parsons

IUKA - James Odell Parsons, 76, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at the Iuka Hospital. A decorated U.S. Army veteran, he served during the German Occupation after World War II and in the Korean conflict, where he earned the Purple Heart. He retired from Intex Plastics in Corinth after many years of service. He was a lifelong, faithful member of Berea Church of Christ. A tender, sincere and peaceful man who was always humming a tune, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Iuka Church of Christ with Jim Estes and Lance Foster officiating. Burial will be in Cypress Grove Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (Research Note: The Cypress Grove Cemetery is not listed as one of the cemeteries in Tishomingo Co.)

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Imogene Moore Parsons of Iuka; three sons, Terry and Alisa Parsons of Iuka, James Parsons of Iuka, and John and Denice Parsons of Tishomingo; a daughter, Myra and Thomas McCarley of Iuka; two sisters, Lorena Fredrick of Iuka, and Betty and Gene Farris of Tuscumbia, Ala.; 11 grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ward and Zella Parsons; two brothers, Waco and Berville Parsons; and a brother-in-law, Jack Fredrick.

Pallbearers will be Justin Parsons, Rusty Thrasher, Blake Parsons, Kris Lange, Tyler Thrasher and Chase Parsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ashley Parsons, Brigitte Lange, Channing Parsons, Alex McCarley and Shelby Parsons.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Berea Church of Christ building fund. 
Parsons, James Odell (I8496)
105 (Research):A couple of the census indicate that Elizabeth was the mother of 9 children. Only 8 have been identified. The other probably was born and died between census periods. Johnson, Elizabeth (I5604)
106 (Research):A couple of the census list the number of children of Mary J. as 14 with 12 living. The deceased two must have been born and died between census. Wilhoit, Mary Jane (I4332)
107 (Research):A double marker with Gene Lester Cross only lists the birth date for Nemoine (McClain) but not a date of death. McClain, Nemoine Frances (I1846)
108 (Research):A Find-A-Grave Memorial (# 66060025) contains the inscription "Infant Dau of F. A. and Anna Cross." Flowers, Anna Estelle (I11635)
109 (Research):A lawyer, who Osee dated after she graduated from SMU. He appears in the Granville Stinebaugh picture, and stated jokingly, that he had to marry Osee after she dragged him in to the family picture. He first worked in Dallas, but after his marriage, moved to Houston, and lived there for the rest of his life. He spent the last part of his life in the John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, TX. Jones, William Moses "Will" Sr. (I10014)
110 (Research):According to Robert Cross, James is listed as his father's heir in 1838 and again in the 1850 census when he is 18.

Note from Randall Cross: James Franklin Cross served during the Civil War as a Pvt., Co. B, 11th Battalion, Louisiana Inf., CSA and as a Pvt., Co. K, Consolidated Crescent Regt., Louisiana Inf., CSA. He served from 1862-1865.

In file: Confederate Pension Application for J. F. Cross, VanZandt County, Canton Route 1, #16857.

Notes from Confederate Pension Application, dated 8 Feb 1909: age 76; 36 years in county. Previously applied and was rejected in 1891. Present physical condition is Very feeble; Blindness and general debility. Real and personal property: one cow. Had sold land, $700, within the last two years. Dr.'s statement confirmed blindness and general debility. War Department, Military Record: The records show that J. F. Cross, private, Company B, 11th Battalion Louisiana Infantry, Confederate States Army, enlisted May 6, 1862, at Natchitoches, Louisiana, for three years or the war. This battalion was consolidated with the Crescent Regiment Louisiana Infantry and the 16th Battalion Louisiana Infantry, November 3, 1863, to form the Consolidated Crescent Regiment, Louisiana Infantry, Confederate States Army. The records show that James F. Cross, private, Company K, Crescent regiment, Confederate States Army, surrendered at New Orleans, Louisiana, May 26, 1865, and was paroled in June, 1865. Witnesses who gave depositions relative to James F. Cross's military service and present condition: J. A. Fuller, age 65, has known J. F. Cross for 50 years, since Louisiana. S. M. Cross, age 55, has known J. F. Cross for about 55 years. 
Cross, James Franklin Sr. (I6533)
111 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Johnson, Vickie Sue (I12450)
112 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Johnson, Barbara Ann (I12446)
113 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Hale, Silas O'Don (I4954)
114 (Research):After the death of Frances, James married again and had three children, one of whom married Judge Hamilton Burnett; another married Keith Beaman. Griffin, James K. (I8629)
115 (Research):All indications are that William died in the Civil War although research has not been able to confirm this. Brewer, William (I1101)
116 (Research):Allie Irick Cross died June 10, 2006, at age 98.

Mr. Cross was born April 1, 1908, in Hominy, Okla. He moved to Portland in 1948 and worked as a machinist for Winleck Handle. In 1933 he married Erma Weddle.

Survivors include his wife; daughter, Jean Hoover; sister, Beulah Clark; three grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Remembrances to Kaiser Hospice. Arrangements by Hillside Chapel.
Thursday, June 15, 2006 Portland Oregonian 
Cross, Allie Irick (I11776)
117 (Research):Alternate DoB is: 20 Dec 1885. Cunnyngham, Thomas Benjamin (I12228)
118 (Research):Although his tombstone states his year of birth as 1846, it is likely that John was born in 1845. Cross, John William (I468)
119 (Research):Amy Moore Walker book lists year of birth as 1943. Social Security index list year of birth as 1941. Williams, William Elbert "Billy" Sr. (I4560)
120 (Research):Amy Walker book list day of birth as 20. Social Security Death Indes list day of death as 21. Grantham, Rufus Melvin Sr. (I8841)
121 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Moore, Verdie Illene (I8062)
122 (Research):Andrew Etter enlisted as a Private in Co. D, 5th Calvary, Tennessee in 1862. He was captured near Shelbyville, Tennessee on Oct 7, 1963. By this time he had advanced to the rank of Sergeant. On Oct 14, 1863 he was transferred to the Louisville Kentucky Prison Camp and then on Oct 16, 1863 to Camp Morton Prison Camp in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He died as a Confederate Prisoner of War at Camp Morton on Jun 17, 1864. He was originally interred at Green Lawn Cemetery (Confederate Section), but re interred in 1933 in a mass grave of 1616 Confederate POW'S at Crown Hill. 
Etter, Andrew J. (I5218)
123 (Research):Anna died giving birth a child who also died about same time. Mitchell, Anna (I9382)
124 (Research):Another source indicates John was born in Carnesville, Franklin Co., Georgia. Mills, John (I565)
125 (Research):Antoinette Almira (Alexander) Edwards was one of nine children of James Alexander Jr. (1801-1856) and Amelia Ann (Conn) Alexander (1805-1883).

her obit reads: "Mrs. W.H. Edwards, Dead, aged 79 years--with her husband she had been resident of this vicinity for forty-two years--Mrs. A.A. Edwards, wife of W.H. Edwards, died at 12:25 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, May 7, at their home, 520 West Fourth street. Mrs. Edwards was born March 11, 1834, near Mayfield, Graves county, Kentucky. With her family she moved to Kansas in February, 1871. Mrs. Edwards was well and very favorably known in this city, having resided here a number of years. She had been a sufferer the greater part of her life, but bore her afflictions with patience and cheerfulness. Her last and prolonged illness was of great and intense pain. Mrs. Edwards was the devoted Christian mother of nine children. The two eldest, Maud and Flavius, died in early childhood in Kentucky. The youngest child, Walter Lee, died September 1, 1883, and Luna A. August 21, 1908, in this city. Mrs. Edwards is survived by her aged husband and five children, Mrs. Sallie E. Paul of Hollywood, Cal.; Mrs. Eudora E. Francis, Cleveland, Tenn.; Dr. R. Samuel Edwards, Cushing Okla; Dr. Mamie J. Tanquary, Independence, Kas., and Dr. J. Burrow Edwards of this city. All are here excepting Dr. R. S. Edwards. The funeral services will be conducted from the home at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon, May 9, by Rev. Charles A. Wilson, pastor of the Presbyterian church. Interment will be made in Elmwood cemetery. 
Alexander, Antoinette Almira (I9669)
126 (Research):Application for Widow of Soldier, in Indigent Circumstances, Texas, 10 Jan 1913 in file. Notes from that application: Sarah W. Cross, widow of James F. Cross, who died 7 Dec 1914, in Hunt County, Texas. I was married to him on the 13 March, 1856, Claybourn Parish, Louisiana. Sarah is 75; born in Alabama; resided in Texas since 1873; four years in Hunt Co., Floyd, R1. Signed: Mrs. Sarah W. (her X mark) Cross. Witnesses to her identity: W. D. Hight, R. B. Neel Witness to her having no property, real or personal: Gilbert Shipp, County Assessor

Notice of her death, signed by son M. B. Cross: death occurred 19 Jan 1920. Application for Mortuary Warrant states that Mrs. Sarah Cross died at the home of M. B. Cross, her son. Physician's statement says her ailments were "Paralysis." Undertaker's certificate says she was buried in the IOOF Cemetery, Collin County, Texas.

The 1900 Census list that Sarah had 14 children of which 6 were still alive. Nine of the children can be determined from the census records of 1860 to 1900. The remaining 5 do not appear on any census. Mary J. and Nancy F. appear on the 1860 census but not on the 1870 census. It is assumed they died as children. 
Brittain, Sarah Watters (I6534)
127 (Research):Benjamin does not appear on the 1870 census with his wife Martha and five children. It is presumed that he died sometime during the period 1860 to 1870. Huff, Benjamin Mathias (I6532)
128 (Research):Between 1830 and 1835 Alabama land grants 12/30/1828 #4359 S17 TW20 R9, 10/14/1833 #16203 S17 TW20 R9, 1/1/1834 #17790 S17 TW20 R9, 8/27/1835 #23762 S8 TW20 R9.

1970's Letter from Frank Cross Decatur MS, Featherstone Cross was his great great grandfather. Update letter from Lorene Rambo 4/25/2003, her reference Mary Frances Byrd Tylertowne MS, records taken from Thomas Cross family Bible.

Several Featherstone Cross's from "Some Wills fro the Burned Counties of Virginia" by Wiliam Linsay Hopkins, Richmond VA 1987. John Cross of Charles City Westover 1/29/1730 to 1731. Wife Jane Cross, Son William Cross. Daughter Mary Cross. Son Featherstone Cross to be under care of his uncle William Featherstone of Prince George Co. Son John Cross names children as John, Richard, Featherstone, Charles, Elias, Parish, Judith Hanna and Jane. Exactors, wife Jane and son William. Witness, John Sitith, John Anderson and Charles Parish 
Cross, Featherstone Sr. (I6495)
129 (Research):Birth date is calculated based on reading of inscription on tombstone to be 50y 1m 17d. Cross, Benjamin Andrew (I696)
130 (Research):Birth date is calculated on information from tombstone. Johnson, Nancy K. (I9311)
131 (Research):Bruce worked for the local railroad. When he had a lay over in Etowah, Tn he boarded at George Wilson's home. There he met his future wife, George's daughter, Minnie Mae Wilson. Their bible says, "Married in the presence of Gene Wilson and Maude Green. By Rev. Henry Harris". Harris, William Bruce (I7708)
132 (Research):Bud joined the Army and volunteered to join the First Special Service Force - which was the beginning of the Special Forces. The F.S.S.F is the famous Devil's Brigade - they were also called the Black Devils.

Joint U.S. and Canadian Special Ops "Force" created by the U.S. and Britain during WWII. Their original task was to attack and destroy key enemy targets. The "Force" trained in Helena Montana from July 1942. Training consisted of para, skiing, mountain climbing, demolition, martial arts, weapons, including captured enemy weapons, amphibious, sniping, recon, etc.

Bud was killed in action following the capture of Mounte La Defensa, Italy. Similar to the Movie - "The Devil's Brigade" - was on patrol - heavy fog - fog lifted exposing them to the Germans - and was killed, on 7 Dec, 1943. 
Damon, Ernest A. "Bud" (I6722)
133 (Research):Buried Block M, Row 03, Space 23. Amerson, Amos Young (I312)
134 (Research):Buried in Block M, Row 03, Space 24. Bonds, Martha E. (I311)
135 (Research):Buried in Block S, Row 17, Space 03. Arnold, Frances Irene (I272)
136 (Research):Buried in Block S, Row 17, Space 04. Glenn, George David (I271)
137 (Research):Capt, USMC. Served on the USS Anson Jones and Pan Maine. Faulk, Wesley Laverne (I10296)
138 (Research):Captain in Army during World War II. Willson, Joel D. (I9514)
139 (Research):Census records for 1880 in either Tennessee or Texas have not been located as of the publication of this paper. Wilson, George Washington (I410)
140 (Research):Census records seem to indicate that William was married prior to his marriage to Nora. The 1900 census list Ernest C. Cranford (b. Aug 1895). The Alabama Marriage Collection (1800-1969) list the marriage date for William and Nora as 11 Dec 1890. The 1910 census list Nora as the mother of 8 children with 7 living which accounts for Ernest not being her son and Braxton not appearing on the 1910 census. Cranford, William L. (I11770)
141 (Research):Claude Douglas Cross Jr. of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Claude Douglas and Anna Mae (Long) Cross on July 29, 1957 in Truckee, California and passed from this life on January 18, 2011 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 53 years. Doug grew up in California and was a Northern California State Wrestling Champion in highschool and a straight A student. He moved to Ada, Oklahoma in 1978 and to Pauls Valley, Oklahoma in 1981. Doug worked for SORC in Pauls Valley where he retired after 20 years. He then acquired his CDL license and resumed his career as a truck driver. His hobbies included riding motorcycles, knitting, crossstitching, fishing and woodworking. The highlights of his life were marrying Lynn, the birth of his children and accepting Christ as his savior. Doug never let any obstacle get in his way.

Mr. Cross is survived by: Wife: Lynn Cross of the home 2 Sons: Shawn Townsend & fiancee' Misty Bradley of Paoli, Oklahoma and Scott Townsend of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 3 Daughters: Justina Reaves and husband Jared of Wayne, Oklahoma, Krissi Brakefield and husband Ben of Wayne, Oklahoma and Missi Lynn and husband Tim of Wayne, Oklahoma 4 Brothers: Jerry Benner of Oregon, Robert Cross and wife Janit of Wayne, Oklahoma, Phillip "Buzz" Cross and wife Bonnie of Ponca City, Oklahoma and Don Cross and wife Tammy of Wayne, Oklahoma 5 Sisters: Yvonne Deyo of Iowa, Yvette Cross of Iowa, Phyllis Dobbins of California, Suize Love and husband Danny of Ada, Oklahoma and Donna Posey of Dixon, Tennesee 5 Grandchildren: Kristina Townsend, Marissa Townsend, Addie Mae Townsend, Remington Reaves and Kimber Reaves Numerous nieces and nephews Mr. Cross was preceded in death by: Parents: Claude Douglas and Anna Mae Cross and an infant brother. 
Cross, Claude Douglas Jr. (I10985)
142 (Research):CNHI News Service

Obituary- Gladys Alene Hood, 79, of McAlester, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at Okmulgee.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Brumley-Mills Chapel with the Rev. Jim White officiating, assisted by Captain Don Harris. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m today at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home. Pallbearers include Gerald Dunn, Joel Duncan, Dale Heinicke, Mitch Weeks, Danny Burkhart and John Wayne Clagg. Honorary pallbearers include Dr. Larry Lewis and John McPherson.

Born Aug. 18, 1926, at Buffalo Mountain, to J.B. (Blake) and Ruthie Lee (Basden) Mendenhall, she had lived most of her life in the McAlester area. She married Leonard E. Hood on Dec. 23, 1959, in McAlester. She sold Stanley products and was a Stanley dealer for many years. She attended the Salvation Army Church in McAlester and enjoyed quilting, sewing and reading.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Loretta Bevans, of Quinton, Leonard L. and Diane Hood, of McAlester; five daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and John Carano, of McAlester, Betty Hallman, of McAlester, Connie and Walter Suttle, of Del City, Kathy and Bob Phelps, of McAlester, Beth Murano and Tony Alcorta, of Fresno, Calif.

Also, eight grandchildren, Kari Hodges, Bryan Bevans, Susan Miller, Albert Suttle, Robert Phelps III, Alan Carano, Amber Phelps and Leonard S. Hood; six great-grandchildren, Haley, Geoffrey, Zachary, Alexandria, Lauren and Kylee. And, one brother, Martin and Syble Mendenhall, of Blocker, and one sister, Marie Butler of Pinole, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Salvation Army of McAlester or First Baptist Church TV Ministry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard E. Hood; parents, and one Sister, Delia Davis. 
Mendenhall, Gladys Alene (I10382)
143 (Research):CO E 3 NC TROOPS CSA. Phillips, Doctor C. (I8216)
144 (Research):Conrad was the first WILHOIT to come from Virginia to East Tennessee, in 1781. In Washington Co., TN, on 19 April 1782, he witnessed the will of Adam Broyles. It appears that most, if not all, of the WILHITE/WILHOIT's in East Tennessee are descended from him. On 29 Mar 1800 (as Conrad WILHITE) he bought 100 acres of land from John Love. This land was found lying in Powell's Valley, at the head waters of Indian Creek in Grainger Co., TN (today Campbell Co., TN).

On 15 March 1772 "Connard Wilhoit" purchases 139 acres of land from Adam and Mary Broyles in Culpeper County, VA On 13 April 1777, Conrad and Elizabeth are recorded as sponsors at the baptism of Michael Broyles, son of Michael. On 21 April 1776 Elizabeth "Wilheitin" (sp) is a witness of the christening of Matheus Breil, Jr. On 21 August 1775 Conrad sold 100 acres of land to his brother, Michael. The land is described as lying on the branches of Deep Run in Culpeper County, Virginia. This was probably the land that Conrad inherited from his father's will (Will Book A, pg. 28 and Deed Book H, pg. 111). This was the last record found on Conrad in Virginia. About 1780, Conrad and family moves to Washington County, TN (now Campbell County). On 19 April 1782 Conrad witnesses the Will of Adam Broyles in Washington County. On 2 August 1783 Conrad witnesses two deeds on the Little Limestone from Joseph Bullar to Nicholas Broyles. According to the North Carolina Revolutionary War Accounts, Conrad was issued Specie for one pound, fourteen shillings on 12 June 1783 in Sullivan County, NC (now TN). According to notes in the "Wilhoit-Wilhite Connections" Conrad may have been at the Battle of King's Mountain (Volume IX, Number 1, page 445). On 26 October 1786 Conrad buys land that is located along the border of Washington County and Greene County, Tennessee. On 10 November 1794 "Mathias Broils and Conrad Woohight" patent 200 acres of land on the south side of the Nolachuka River in Washington County (now Campbell County). This land is described as adjoining the land of John Wadel. On 16 January 1796 Conrad signs as security for the marriage of his daughter, Rosina, to Isacc Wilson in Greene County, Tennessee. In May 1796 Conrad is named to a road committee in Greene County. In 1797 Conrad is taxed for 200 acres of land. On 29 March 1800 Conrad buys 100 acres of land from John Love. The land is described as lying in Powell's Valley on the headwaters of Indian Creek in Grainger County, Tennessee (now Campbell County). Conrad died before March 1806 in Campbell County, Tennessee. The last record found for Conrad is an indenture made on 17 February 1809 between Hugh Montgomery on one part and Simeon Wilhite and Henry McKinney, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Conrad Wilhite, deceased ,on the other part selling 100 acres of land in Campbell County. Conrad's will is said to have been probated in 1806 in Campbell County but it has not been located. The listing of his children was obtained from the Family Bible of Stephen Wilhite in "Germana Record Number 13," October 1971. 
Wilhoit, Conrad "Reuben" (I416)
145 (Research):Cpl. US Marine Corps WW II. Glenn, Billy Gene (I8463)
146 (Research):Cross, Beverly Jean, 84, Oct. 28, 1926, died Aug. 17, 2011
Born in Moorhead, Minn., to Roy and Myrtle Briggs, Bev grew up in Great Falls, Mont.
She was a member of Phi Beta Phi sorority while attending Willamette University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts.

Bev married Travis Cross Oct. 30, 1949. She was a resident of Portland for 36 years. The last 15 years she resided at Holladay Park Plaza and enjoyed the company of many, many friends. Always interested in current events, Bev kept up with the "goings on" in the lives of family and friends. She served patients and their loved ones as an active Providence St. Vincent Hospital volunteer. In 1997 the Travis and Beverly Cross Guest Housing Center at St. Vincent was named in her honor.

Survived by her sister, Lillian Larson of Salem; children, Craig Cross (Polly) of Seal Beach, Calif.; Sara Cross (David Pietka) of Portland; and Paul Cross (Michelle) of Oregon City; and grandchildren, Travis, April and Chelsea of Seal Beach, and Kayla and Colton of Oregon City, she was preceded in death by her husband, Travis in 2004 and daughter, Jennifer in 1997.

A celebration of life will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, in the panoramic penthouse of Holladay Park Plaza, 1300 N.E. 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97232.
Private interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Zeller Chapel of the Roses; www.zellerchapeloftheroses.com.
Published in The Oregonian from August 21 to August 22, 2011 
Briggs, Beverly Jean (I11805)
147 (Research):CSA: H 17th Tennessee Wilson, Isaac Newton (I419)
148 (Research):Daily Post Athenian

Callie Wilson Slack Died June 13, 1984

Mrs. Callie Wilson Slack, 79, of the Wildwood Community near Englewood, died Wednesday at her home following a lengthy illness.

She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and a daughter of the late Wallace and Ellie Mae Barker Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard H. Slack on Feb. 23, 1975.

She was a member of the Wildwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Clyde (Nellie) Sneed, Mrs. Glen (Betty) Rowland and Mrs. Kyle (Ruth) McElhaney, all of Englewood; four sons, Carson Slack of Etowah, Ray Slack, Paul Slack and Troy Slack, all of Englewood; 26 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. Herman (Ona) Moses and Mrs. Vesta Slack, both of Athens and Mrs. Sallie Haney of Chattanooga.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home with the Revs. Jethro Smith and Jimmy McElhaney officiating. Burial will follow in the Wildwood Cemetery. The body is in state at the funeral home where the family will receive friends tonight. 
Wilson, Carolyn "Callie" Minerva (I7654)
149 (Research):Daily Post Athenian

S. Ray Slack

S. Ray Slack, 77, a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, of Englewood, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 20, 2004, at his residence.

A lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Richard and Callie Wilson Slack. He was a member of Wildwood Baptist Church, and was retired from Athens Stove Works after 30 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Raper Slack of Englewood; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Creed Lockmiller of Athens, and Billie and Ricky Cowart of Englewood; two sons, David Slack and Michael Slack, both of Englewood; two granddaughters, Cheryl Dunkle and Tara Slack; four grandsons, Charlie Lockmiller, Dustin Cowart, Taylor Slack and Tyler Slack; two great-grandsons, Wesley and Bradley Dunkle; two sisters-in-law, Rachel Casteel of Niota, and Becky Moore of Riceville; one brother-in-law, who he raised, Don Raper of Englewood; three sisters, Nellie Sneed, Betty Rowland and Ruth McElhaney, all of Englewood; and three brothers, Carson Slack of Etowah, and Paul Slack and Troy Slack, both of Englewood.

Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Jerry Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy McElhaney and the Rev. Bryan Dunkle officiating. Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Wildwood Cemetery with grandsons and nephews serving as pallbearers.

The body will be in state at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Friday, where the family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Adventa Hospice, 744 Tell Street, Athens, TN 37303.

Jerry Smith Funeral Home of Athens is serving the family of S. Ray Slack. 
Slack, Shuford Ray (I7671)
150 (Research):Daily Post Athenian

Troy Richard "Pappaw" Slack, 68, of Englewood, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at his home.

A native of McMinn County, he was born on Dec. 9, 1937. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Callie Wilson Slack; one brother, Ray Slack; two brothers-in-law, Clyde Sneed and Glenn Rowland; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Taylor and Verna Bowlin. He was a member of Wildwood Baptist Church, where he served as Chairman of the Deacons for many years. He graduated from Englewood High School in 1956 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a well-known land surveyor for 45 years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing golf with his son and friends, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary Lynn Bowlin Slack of Englewood; two daughters and sons-in-law, Terri and Jeff McNelley of Decatur, and Melinda and Tim King of Englewood; one son and daughter-in-law, Dickie and Jamie Slack of Athens; 10 grandchildren, Jake, Jed and Jesse McNelley, Kara and Kendra Slack, and Seth, Nolan, Morgan, Caleb and Garrett King; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Nellie Sneed, Betty Rowland and Ruth and Kyle McElhaney, all of Englewood; two brothers and three sisters-in-law, Carson and Mary Slack of Etowah, and Paul and Anna Lou Slack and Barb Slack, all of Englewood; and several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Monday at Wildwood Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Vest and the Rev. Arliss Slack officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Deacons at Wildwood Baptist Church, Boyd Davis, Roy Grimes, Don Hawkins, Pat Torbett, Ray Simmons, Bobby Davis and Travis Barnett.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Wildwood Baptist Church Playground Fund, 1045 Hwy. 39 E., Englewood, TN 37329, or Camp Livingstone, 534 County Road 876, Englewood, TN 37329.

Jerry Smith Funeral Home of Athens is serving the family of Troy Richard "Pappaw" Slack. 
Slack, Troy Richard (I7673)

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