(Too Late for Last Week)
The body of Mrs. Ruth Danks, 39 years old, arrived here Wednesday from South Bay, Florida. She died on Sunday morning at 9:30. She had been an invalid for several years.
Mrs. Danks is survived by her husband, Carr Danks, three sons, Almy Dale, William Daniel and Harold Bernard, all of South Bay; a sister, Mrs. Dudley Whitmer; her father, D.A. Hill of South Bay, Fla. Her husband's parents, Rev. and Mrs. R.W. Danks of Martwick.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Nelson Creek Baptist church by the Rev. Mr. Sanders of Beaver Dam. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Danks was a devout Christian woman and her death was mourned by all who knew her.
Source: The Messenger September 1933
Henry L. Davis, 59, Dies Near Penrod
Penrod - Henry Lauden Davis, 59, formerly of Beech Creek, died at his home near Penrod Tuesday, July 30 at 11:45 p.m. following a lingering illness. He was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church where funeral services will be conducted today (Thursday) at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Melvin Johnson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Davis; three daughters, Mrs. Margery Ribber of Dayton, Ohio, Miss Dorothy Nell Davis of Penrod, Mrs. Dorothy Mae Rowland of New Carlisle, Ohio; five sons, Bobby Neal Davis of New Carlisle, Ohio, Kenneth Wayne and Carl Truman Davis of Dayton, Ohio, Charles Edward Davis of East Alton, Ill., Jack Davis of Elkton; three brothers, Howard Davis of Greenville, Hershel Davis of Beech Creek, Elmer Davis of Drakesboro Route 1; eight grandchildren.
Source: The Messenger Thursday August 1, 1957
William Earl Day Dies At Indianapolis
William Earl Day, 21 years old, a well-known young man of this city died at Indianapolis, Ind., October 24, and burial was in Florenvale Thursday, October 26. Death was attributed to double pneumonia.
William Earl was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Day, formerly of this city, and now of Indianapolis. He leaves beside his parents, three brothers, Jimmie, William and Gilman of this city, and one sister, Miss Jewel Day.
Source: The Messenger November 9, 1933
C.C. DeArmond Dies on June 18
Funeral services were held Monday, June 19, for Connie Columbus DeArmond, 64, of Lewisburg.
Mr. DeArmond was a member of Mt. Moriah Church of Christ. He died following a long illness at the Logan County Hospital on June 18.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Viola DeArmond, and a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Anderson, both of Lewisburg; three brothers, Ralph DeArmond of Prescott, Ariz., John DeArmond and Demby DeArmond of Dayton, Ohio; sister, Mrs. Opal Goode of Penrod Route 1; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The Rev. DeWayne Spivey officiated at funeral services and burial was in Hughes Cemetery in Muhlenberg County.
Source: Times Argus Wednesday June 28, 1972
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Susan DeCoursey, 77, wife of Frank DeCoursey, Dunmor, were held Thursday, Nov. 5, at Price Funeral Home in Lewisburg conducted by the Rev. E.E. Spickard and the Rev. W.A. Romans.
Mrs. DeCoursey died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Curlye Noe of Russellville. She was a member of the Dunmor Baptist Church.
A native of Logan County, Mrs. DeCoursey was the daughter of the late John and Anna Eliza Browning Lehman. She was born Feb. 17, 1876.
Besides her husband and sister, Mrs. DeCoursey leaves two other sisters, Mrs. T. Ackerman of Palmer, Tenn., and Mrs. Kate Mosier of Elizabethtown; two brothers, Robert Lehman of Mission, Texas, and Walter Lehman of Russellville.
Source: The Leader, Greenville, Thursday, November 12, 1953
Greenville Woman's Brother Dies At Home In Cloverport
Funeral services were conducted at Cloverport, Ky., last Thursday, for Wickliffe DeHaven, 43 years old, a brother of Mrs. W.M. Martin, Greenville. Mr. DeHaven died of dropsy. Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Mattie C. Bonner DeHaven; a daughter, Miss Katherine DeHaven; a brother, Carl DeHaven.
Note: Cloverport is in Breckenridge Co., Kentucky.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, December 1, 1932
Last Rites Held For Mrs. Dennis At Greenville
A funeral service for Mrs. Anna Dennis, 81 years old, who died at her home in Louisville last Friday of cerebral apoplexy, was held at the home of Mrs. Lelia Yost in Greenville at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning, conducted by the Rev. J.T. Rushing, of Louisville, and the Rev. Roy H. Short, pastor of the Greenville Methodist church. Burial was in Evergreen cemetery.
Mrs. Dennis was a native of Muhlenberg county, and was a sister of W.A. Martin of Greenville.
Source: The Messenger November 23, 1933
Barnard Dennis dies October 29
Coralville, Iowa - Mr. Barnard W. Dennis, 66, of Coralville, Iowa, died Wednesday, October 29, at the Iowa City Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Dennis of Coralville, Iowa; two sons, Sonny Dennis and Donnie Dennis both at home; two daughters, Mrs. Ron Heidbreder of Danville, Iowa and Mrs. Gary Kinsinger of Coralville, Iowa; three grandchildren; seven brothers, Marion Dennis of Greenville, Joe Dennis of White Plains, Howard Dennis also of White Plains, Wesley Dennis of Route 1, Clifty, Herschel Dennis of Gilbertsville, KY; Boyce Dennis of Vista, CA, and Roy Dennis of Canton, OH; two sisters, Dorothy Swain of Drakesboro and Thelma Thurman of Island, KY.
Services were Friday, October 31, at 1:30 p.m., at the Gay Funeral Home in Iowa City, Iowa. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville, Iowa.
Contributor's Note: Barnard was born 22 August 1914 and died 29 October 1980, son of Lucian & Josie (Barnard) Dennis.
Mrs. Dennis was born in Ohio County and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Mr. Marion Dennis of Greenville; four sons, Mr. Billy Dennis, Mr. James Dennis, Mr. David Dennis, and Mr. Kenny Dennis, all of Greenville; eight grand-children; and one brother, Mr. Darrel Brown of Rochester.
Funeral Services were held Monday, February 28 at 1 p.m. at the Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with the Rev. Jewel LeGrand officiating, assisted by the Rev. James Cathey. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Contributor's Note: Lucy Averil Brown Dennis was born 16 May 1914.
Bremen Man Buried Friday
Funeral Services for Edgar A. Donovan Held Last Friday at Shaver's Chapel.
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock last Friday afternoon for Edgar A. Donovan, 40, of Bremen, at the Shaver's Chapel Methodist church.
The Bremen man was found dead Tuesday morning, December 25, beside the grave of his wife in Shaver's Chapel Cemetery, where he went alone on the evening before.
The body of Donovan was removed to the Tucker Funeral Home, Central City, where it was prepared for burial. It was later taken to the home of his sister, Mrs. Florence Gish of Bremen, where it remained until the hour of the services.
The services were conducted by the Rev. S.A. Kittinger of Bremen. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Children surviving are: Edgar A. Jr., Charles Ray, Alene, Ann and Gay Nell.
Other sisters surviving are Mrs. Cordie Coffman of Texas and Mrs. Lillian Wright of Bowling Green; four brothers, Hugh Donovan, Owensboro; C.C. Donovan, Central City; Ecklas Donovan, Bremen, and Dewey Donovan of Louisville.
Source: The Messenger Thursday January 3, 1946
Bremen - Woodrow Marvin Donovan, 76, of Bremen, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 1989, at his home. He was born in Muhlenberg County, was a self-employed painter and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church at Bremen.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy Donovan; three sons, Marvin Donovan of Greenville, John Donovan of Florida and Michael Donovan of Central City; one daughter, Joann Foust of Las Cruces, N.M.; six grandchildren; and a sister, Anna Dean Sloan of Florida.
Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Tucker Funeral Home, Central City.
Burial in Shavers Chapel Cemetery. Visitation after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Source: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, December 31, 1989
Mrs. Mary Doss Buried At Cleaton
Mrs. Mary Bell Doss, 64, wife of Eck Doss, died at the Muhlenberg Community Hospital at 2 p.m. Wednesday. She was born in Cleaton and had lived there all her life. She was a member of the Cleaton Baptist Church.
Survivors: husband, one son, Charles Doss of Cleaton; one daughter, Mrs. Nannie Mae Bryant of Springfield, Ill.; four brothers, Dave and Joe Bob Adcock of Central City, John Ray and Buss Adcock of Cleaton; three sisters, Mrs. Fannie Doss, Mrs. Pearl Tooley, and Mrs. Magg Tatum, all of Cleaton; eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon at the Cleaton Baptist Church with the Rev. Leonard Young, pastor, officiating.
Source: Greenville Leader January 22, 1953
Mrs. Mary Doss, 77, Dies April 7
Graham - Mrs. Mary Ethel Doss, 77, died at her home in Graham Wednesday, April 7 at 2:15 a.m.
Born in Muhlenberg County May 13, 1893, she was a member of the Little Bethel General Baptist Church.
She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mary Perry of Evansville, Mrs. Macie Bunker of Decatur, Ill., Mrs. Marie Scott of Graham and Mrs. Ruth Pentecost of Evansville; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; step-brother, Owen Crist of Central City.
Funeral services were Thursday at 2 p.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with the Rev. Ora DeArmond in charge. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Source: Central City Times Argus April 14, 1976
Moody T. Doss, 78, To Be Buried Today
Moody T. Doss, 78, died on Tuesday at 12:55 p.m. at his home in Central City.
He was born in Muhlenberg County on Feb. 8, 1888. He was a member of Little Bethel Baptist Church and a retired coal miner.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary E. Doss; son, Roland Doss of Evansville; four daughters, Mrs. Macie Douglas, Mrs. Ruth Pentecost and Mrs. Mary Perry of Evansville and Mrs. Marie Scott of Central City; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Services will be today (Thursday) at 3 p.m., the Rev. Ora DeArmond in charge. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Source: Central City Times Argus April 21, 1966
Mrs. A. Dougherty Succumbs Saturday
Funeral Services Conducted From St. Joseph's Church at 9 O'Clock Monday Morning.
Mrs. Alice Dougherty, 74 years old, died at the home of her son, James Dougherty, in West Second street, Saturday morning at 11:35 o'clock.
Those surviving are one sister, Mrs. John Hanghian, Central City; three sons, Frank Daugherty, of Tacoma, Washington; Andrew P. Dougherty, Central City, and one daughter, Mrs. C.H. Korff, of Detroit, Mich. Ten grandchildren and eleven nieces also survive.
Funeral services were conducted from St. Joseph's Catholic church, Central City, at 9 o'clock, Monday morning. Burial was in Fairmount cemetery.
Source: The Messenger November 30, 1933
Sarah Drake was born Aug. 21, 1855, died January 6, 1928, age 72 years, 4 months and fifteen days.
She was married to J.F. Drake in 1876. To this union were born eleven children, ten of whom survive, Mrs. J.M. Craft, Rosewood; Mrs. D. Ford, Avon Park, Fla.; Mrs. George Hardison of Kirkmansville; Mrs. B.F. Drake, Hopkinsville; Mrs. Shelby Carey, of Weir; Mrs. W.K. Drake, of Alabama; Mrs. Calvin Blake, of Clifty, Miss.; Ermine Drake, S.R. Drake and J.G. Drake, all of Kirkmansville. Besides her husband and children she leaves 23 grandchildren and four great grandchildren, and one brother, R.Y. King, of Tennessee, and three sisters, Mrs. Dr. Lewis of Greenville, Mrs. M.L. Prowse of California, and Mrs. Rebecca Wells, of Bancroft.
She professed religion in early life and lived a faithful Christian until death. She had been in declining health for several years and had suffered intensely, but bore it patiently with unwavering faith in Him.
Funeral services were conducted at Emberry church by her pastor, W.W. Harrell and the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery near the church to await the Resurrection.
One Who Loved Her
Source: Greenville Leader Friday February 3, 1928
Greenville - William H. Drake, 86, of Greenville, died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
A native of Muhlenberg County, he had worked as a factory worker and was a member of Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Greenville.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Wells Drake; five sons, James William Drakes of Indianapolis, Ind.; Randall Howard Drake of Madisonville, Kenneth Lee Drake of Beaver Dam, Allen Stevenson Drake of Providence and William Douglas Drake of Louisville; eight daughters, Cozetta Drake, Patrice Drake, Wilodean Ellis, Mary Jean Baker and Yvonne Bard, all of Greenville, Bernice Baker and Freda Smith, both of Louisville, and Reda Reynolds of White Plains; 33 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jack Drake of Greenville and Leo Drake of Hopkinsville; and two sisters, Rosie Mae Bard of Greenville and Lou Ella Drake of Crofton. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 6, at Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Greenville. Burial followed in Reynolds Cemetery in Greenville. Bibbs Funeral Home in Greenville was in charge of arrangements.
Source: Leader News, Greenville
Clay Dukes, 83, Is Buried April 15
Greenville - Clay Dukes, 83, died Wednesday, April 13, at 3:20 p.m. at the home of his son in Greenville.
He was born Dec. 25, 1882, in Muhlenberg County. He was a member of Cherry Grove Church of Christ.
He is survived by one son, Otha Dukes, of Greenville, three grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was conducted Friday, April 15, at 1:30 p.m. from Cherry Grove Church of Christ by James Meadows, with burial in Cherry Grove Cemetery.
Source: Central City Times Argus Thursday April 21, 1966
Boy, 4, Crushed At Flour Mill
Greenville - Donald Ray Dukes, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Dukes, died at the Muhlenberg Community Hospital at 7 p.m. Friday evening of injuries sustained when he fell into a feed chute at the Home Milling Co. here earlier in the day.
Young Dukes had gone to the mill with his father, who is employed at the mill. He fell into the open chute which opens in the floor and fell into a grain elevator traveling upward. He became lodged in the elevator and was crushed.
He is survived by his parents, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lyons of Depoy and Mr. and Mrs. Zeno Dukes of Greenville Route 2.
Funeral services were held on Monday at the Sharon Church near Bancroft with burial in the Cherry Grove Cemetery near Weir.
Pallbearers: Billy Ray Lyons, Bobby Joe Lyons, Charles Daniels and Buddy Drury.
Source: Central City The Messenger June 1951
Greenville - James Benton Dukes, 58, of Greenville, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 2:10 p.m. in Muhlenberg Community Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Muhlenberg County July 26, 1919, he was a retired auto mechanic and a veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruby E. Dukes of Greenville; daughter, Mrs. Linda Gordon of Greenville; son, Buel W. Dukes of Madisonville; three sisters, Mrs. Velma Massey of Greenville, Mrs. Mary Dukes of Greenville and Mrs. Lucille Ferrell of Akron, Ohio; brother, Archie Dukes of Hammond, Ind.; six grandchildren.
Services were Thursday at 1 p.m. at Gary Funeral Home with the Rev. M.L. Ray in charge. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery.
Source: Times-Argus, Central City, Wednesday, February 15, 1978
James E. Dukes, 74, died at his home on Central City Route 2 on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 1:35 PM. Born in Muhlenburg County on Nov. 17, 1886, he was a retired coal miner. He was a member of Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Grace Dukes; two sons, Clarence Dukes of Empire, Oregon and Howard Dukes of Louisville, Kentucky; daughter, Mrs. Lucille Gregory of Cynthiana, Indiana. Nine grandchildren, brother Claude Dukes of Louisville. The funeral will be Fri., Nov. 10, at 2:00 PM at the Richardson Church, to be conducted by the Rev. Willie Blake of Beech Creek. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City, Kentucky.
Source: Muhlenberg Newspaper dated November 9, 1961
Contributed by Donald Hauser
Aged Muhlenberg Veteran Dies;
Only Five More Remain In County
Only five of the veterans of the War Between the States remain in Muhlenberg county, from which went a large number in the days of '61, one of the six, Joseph C. Dukes, 90 years old, passing away at 8:15 Friday morning, at his home in the Stringtown section, near here.
Military honors were accorded Mr. Dukes by Post No. 61 of the American Legion. Mr. Dukes enlisted in 1861 as a private in Company B, Kentucky Volunteers, and served throughout the period of the war. He was next to the last of a family of nine children, and was born and reared in Muhlenberg county, enlisting in the army from the county. His brother, a veteran of the same company, also survives. He has lived in the county all of his life, like his brother. There also survive the widow now 88 years old and a large family of children and grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:10 [or 2:40] o'clock Saturday afternoon, many veterans of the wars following the funeral cortege to the Miller cemetery, near Stringtown.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, October 6, 1932
Mrs. Mallie Vinie Dukes died at her home near Central City on January 26 following an attack of apoplexy. The daughter of Clarence Clarday she was born in Tennessee on April 3, 1863. The funeral was conducted at Richardson Chapel on January 28 with services in charge of her pastor Rev. John Jones. Interment was
in Jagoe Cemetery.
Source: Muhlenberg Newspaper dated January 16, 1942
Contributed by Donald Hauser
Mrs. Permelia Dukes, 87, Dies at Home Near Weir
Mrs. Permelia Jane Dukes, 87, died Wednesday at 3:15 a.m. at her home near Weir. She was the widow of the late William Sampson Dukes. Funeral services will be held at Cave Spring Church, Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Fred Fox officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ellis Dukes, Willits, Calif.; three sons, Allas Dukes of Greenville, Oscar Dukes of R3, Greenville, and Floyd Dukes of R3, Greenville; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Source: The Greenville Leader, Thursday, January 17, 1952.
Robert L. Dukes, 79, Dies Aug. 22
Robert Lewis Dukes, 79, of Central City Route 1, died Friday, Aug. 22 at Muhlenberg Community Hospital at 10:45 a.m.
Born in Muhlenberg county Feb. 24, 1896, he was a retired coal miner.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mable Dukes; son, Michael Dukes of Louisville; four daughters, Mrs. Elgan Evitts of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Owen Garrett and Mrs. Arthur Garrett of Louisville and Mrs. Glendell Rice of Livermore; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Ulye Dukes of Nashville, Tenn.
Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gary Funeral Home. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery, Central City.
Source: Times-Argus Wednesday August 27, 1975
Rufus Alexander Dukes, 78 years old, died of pneumonia at his home in Bevier last Saturday. Interment was in the Dukes burying ground Sunday. He is survived by his widow.
Source: Greenville Leader January 4, 1935
Greenville - Verna Mae Allen Dukes, 81, of 675 Ken Lane, Greenville, died Wednesday morning, April 27, 2005, at 9:27 a.m. in Muhlenberg Community Hospital after several months' illness. She was born April 23, 1924, in Greenville, the daughter of Carl Edward Allen and Hazel Marie Crick Allen. She was a nurse's aide and had worked at Maple Manor and Belle Meade nursing homes before retiring. She was a member of Lead Hill United Methodist Church in Weir and was preceded in death by her parents and by her brother, Joseph Harold (Tom) Allen, on April 23, 2005, her birthday. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Kenneth Dukes of Greenville; two sons, William Keith (Charlotte) Dukes of Greenville and Terry L. (Linda) Dukes of Graham; a daughter, Glenda (Paul) Young of Greenville; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty (Olton) Lee of Greenville. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, at Gary's Funeral Home in Greenville, by the Rev. Don Gabbard and the Rev. Tommy Tackett. Burial will be in Cave Spring Cemetery in Greenville. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Source: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, 28 April 2005
Charles Duncan Killed By Hit-Run Driver
Charles Duncan, 34, former Greenville citizen, died in an Eldorado, Ill., hospital Saturday, January 23, following injuries received when struck by a hit-and-run driver on the highway near Eldorado, January 16. He received a broken leg and internal injuries. He was buried at that place last Thursday.
Mr. Duncan was formerly connected with Hunter's Cafe here, leaving Greenville several months ago. He is survived by a wife and one child. Mrs. Noel Hunter is a sister.
Source: Greenville Leader January 28, 1943
Mrs. Ethel Dunning, 89, of Central City, died at 7:50 p.m., Friday, April 14, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital.
She was born June 3, 1899 in Muhlenberg County, was a member of the Church of Nazarene in Central City. Her husband, Oliver Dunning, died in 1978.
Survivors include two sons, J.R. Dunning of Owensboro and Ted Dunning of Central City; two daughters, Edna Huth and Ann Williams of Central City; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grand-children, and four great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Otis Allen officiating, assisted by Melvin Wilkerson. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetery.
Source: Obituaries, p. 16, Wednesday, April 19, 1989, The Times-Argus
John R. Durall, 71, Central City, Dies
John Robert Durall, 71, died at his home in Central City Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. He was a retired coal miner born in Muhlenberg County May 10, 1886. He was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church where funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 22, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. S.A. Kittinger officiating, assisted by the Rev. Ora DeArmond. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
He is survived by two daughters, Miss Daisy Durall of Central City, Mrs. Clyde Monroe of Piquay, Ohio; son, Sherman Durall of Central City; two brothers, Walter Durall of Central City, Willie Durall of Greenville; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, Thursday March 20, 1958
Contributed by J.P. Johnson
Mrs. Durall Dies At Old Bethel
Bethel - Mrs. Sallie Armenta Durall, 81, died at her home in the Old Bethel Community today (Thursday) at 7:30 a.m.
She was a member of the Old Bethel Church where the funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon with interment in the church cemetery.
Survivors are three sons, Willie Durall, Greenville; J.R. and Walter Durall, of the Old Bethel community; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was born Feb. 12, 1867.
Note: This is Sallie Armenta Stovall/Stobaugh. I have two sources that mention her - her marriage to John A. Durall and her death certificate: one refers to her as a Stobaugh while the other Stovall. I can see how the two surnames can sound similar, though I haven't done any research to verify which is her maiden name.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, Thursday February 12, 1948
Contributed by J.P. Johnson
John A. Duvall Dies in Bethel Community
John A. Duvall, 75 years old, a life-long resident of Muhlenberg county, died at his home in the Bethel community at 9:10 last Sunday night of complications due to advanced age.
Mr. Duvall was actively angaged in farming until 1922, when he retired.
Funeral services were held at the Bethel Church Tuesday afternoon by the Rev. D.M. Spears, pastor of the Central City Methodist church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Surviving are the widow and three sons.
Note: This is actually John A. Durall, father of John Robert Durall, husband of Sallie Stovall/Stobaugh, and widower of Jane Nofsinger.
Source: The Messenger, Central City, Thursday December 6, 1934
Contributed by J.P. Johnson