Mrs. ED BARNES. Young Wife Dies After Brief Illness At Home in the Quinn Neighborhood. Last Friday night Mrs. ED BARNES was taken suddenly ill at her home near Quinn with what was at first supposed to be pneumonia fever, but later diagnosed as appendicitis and peritonitis and grew rapidly worse until Wednesday night about midnight death released her from her suffering. She was before her marriage Miss KATIE BRANDON, daughter of Mrs. ZOELLA BRANDON, and had she lived one week longer, until March 28th, would have been just twenty years of age. She was married to Mr. BARNES on her eighteenth birthday, one child blessing the union, a little six month old babe, which Mrs. BRANDON, the broken hearted mother of the deceased has taken to rear. The young wife was a consistant Christian, and died firm in the faith. Besides a husband, babe and mother there are three brothers and a sister left to mourn her death. She was a niece of E. I. HOLLOWELL of this city. The remains were interred Thursday at the burying ground of the Prospect church in Hopkins County. Caldwell Co., 1906.
H. L. PORTER, a prominent local citizen, died here this afternoon at 6 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. GEORGE MARTIN, at Greenwood. Mr. PORTER was 81 years of age and was prominently connected in this city and throughout the district. He is survived by five sons, E. T. PORTER, W. H. PORTER and H. C. PORTER of Bessemer, O.W. PORTER of Selma and W. B. PORTER of Camden, SC, and three daughters, Mrs. W. C. HOLLOWELL and Mrs. G. W. MARTIN of Bessemer, and Mrs. J. E. ROCKETT of Ensley. The funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the residence of the son of the deceased, W. H. PORTER, at 1622 Clarendon Avenue, Bessemer. The services will be in charger of the Rev. GEORGE STOVES and the Rev. M. K. THORNTON, and they will be assisted by Mr. WALLES of Jonesboro. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. (The Birmingham Age-Herald, Monday, July 3, 1916).
Mrs. MATTIE HOLLOWELL DIES AFTER BROTHER-IN-LAW. Mrs. MATTIE HOLLOWELL, a sister of Mrs. HENRY E. HEWITT, died Wednesday morning at 7:30 o'clock at her home in the southwest part of the city, aged 68 years and 17 days. She was a sister-in-law of the late HENRY E. HEWITT, who died only two days before. Mrs. HOLLOWELL was a native of Kentucky. She leaves a son who lives in Kansas. Ther will be a double funeral for Mrs. HOLLOWELL and her brother-in-law, Mr. HEWITT, at the F. G. TTHOMPSON chapel at two o'clock Thursday afternoon of this week. E. R. MYERS will be in charge. Burial will be made at Oak Hill Cemetery. (Daily Times Advocate, Escondido, (San Diego Co.), CA, 12 Apr. 1922).
DOUBLE FUNERAL WAS HELD HERE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. For the first time in many years a double funeral was held in Escondido Thursday afternoon, when one service and one burial were conducted for the late HENRY E. HEWITT and his sister-in-law, Mrs. MATTIE HOLLOWELL. The service was held at the chapel of F. G. THOMPSON, with Rev. E. R. MYERS in charge. Music contributed by Mr. and Mrs. EDWIN ATYEO and Misses EDITH CHUBBIC and HAZEL BRADBURY. Burial was made at Oak Hill Cemetery. There were many of the friends in attendance and some very beautiful floral offerings were made as tokens of love and sympathy. (Daily Times Advocate, Escondido (San Diego Co.), CA, 14 Apr. 1922).
Obituary of W. C. HOLLOWELL - Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Jonesboro Methodist church for W. C. HOLLOWELL, 60, who died at his residence 346 Owen Avenue, Wednesday night. Rev. M. Hurst and Rev. C. H. Bobo will officiate at the fineral. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill cemetery with Jacobs in charge. HOLLOWELL is survived by his widoe; four sons, L. V., A. L., B. H. and C. C. HOLLOWELL; one daughter, Mrs. J. W. MCCLINTON; one brother and one sister. (The Birmingham Age-Herald, Friday, April 3, 1925).
MRS. EVELYN H. HILL, Elizabeth City, NC. - Mrs. EVELYN HOLLOWELL HILL, 94, of 501 E. Burgess St., died Sunday in her home. A native of Pasquotank County, she was a retired general ledger bookkeeper for Fist and Citizens Bank, a member of the City Road United Methodist Church, life member of the church women, member of the Golden Circle Sunday School Class, charter member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, treasuirer of the Pasquotank American Red Cross for 25 years, and real daughter of United Daughters of the American Confederacy. Suirvivors include three daughters, Mrs. MARGARET COLINGSWORTH of Statesville, NC, Mrs. EVELYN MORRIS of Jackson, NC, and Mrs. HELEN KLEYLA of Washington, D.C.; a son DAVID H. HILL of Elizabeth City, NC; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Twiford Memorial Chapel by the Rev. F. C. BRADSHAW and the Rev. GRAHAM NICKENS. Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the City Road United Methodist Church Building Fund. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, Nov. 4, 1974).
MRS. MARGARET MEADS, Elizabeth City, NC - Mrs. MARGARET HOLLOWELL MEADS, 85, of 401 W. Fearing St. died Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. in Albemarle Hospital. A native of Weeksville, she was the widow of J. E. MEADS. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church and Elizabeth City Senior Citizens Club. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mrs. DOROTHY M. JAMES of Elizabeth City; two sisters, Mrs. WILLIE M. CHURCH of Norfolk and Mrs. HATTIE W. PALMER of Virginia Beach; a half sister, Mrs. BESSIE P. MEADS of Elizabeth City; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Twiford Memorial Chapel with burial in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will be at the home of Mrs. REUBEN C. JAMES of Route 4, Elizabeth City. (Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, Nov. 14, 1974).
MRS. ELMIRA E. WHITENACK, Norfolk - Mrs. ELMIRA ELIZABETH BLANCHARD WHITENACK, 76, of 3509 Evangeline St., died Sunday in a Norfolk hospital. A native of Toano, James City County, she had lived in Norfolk most of her life and was a Methodist. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. MARGARET W. BENTON of the home; a son, AUBREY HERMAN WHITENACK of Midlothian; sisters, Mrs. MARGARET CUTHRELL, Mrs. FLORENCE DONOVAN and Mrs. ETHEL PIERCE all of Norfolk and Mrs. THELMA LANKFORD, Mrs. SADIE HOLLOWELL and Mrs. RUTH GOODRICH, all of Chesapeake; a brother, WARNER BLANCHARD of Chesapeake; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk, by the Rev. MELVIN LEE STEADMAN. Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Park. The family will be at home. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, Nov. 18, 1974).
MISS J. R. HOLLOWELL - Hertford, NC - Miss JENNIE RIDDICK HOLLOWELL, 84, of Route 4 died Wednesday at 5:20 a.m. in Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. A native of Perquimans County, she was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women. Surviving are two brothers, WILLIE HOLLOWELL and HERMAN HOLLOWELL, and a sister, Mrs. MILEY WHITE, all of Route 4, Hertford. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in Cedar Grove United Methodist Church by the Rev. H. D. Scott. Burial will be in Cedarwood Cemetery with Swindell Funeral Home in charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, Jan, 2, 1975).
LAWRENCE M. HOLLOWELL - Norfolk - LAWRENCE M. HOLLOWELL, 86, of 552 Washington Park, died Friday in a hospital. The husband of IDA MATTHEWS HOLLOWELL, he was a native of Sladesville, NC; retired from N.O.B.Q. in 1958; and a member of First Methodist Church. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. DOROTHY HOLLOWELL FUTRELL of Norfolk; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts. by the Rev. AARON SMITH. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts., is in charge of arrangements. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, Jan. 5, 1975).
CLYDE C. BENTON - Norfolk - CLYDE CURTIS BENTON, 75, of Route 1, Box 159, Meherin, died Friday in a South Hill hospital. The husband of Mrs. CARRIE BENTON, he was a native of Sunbury, NC, and a blacksmith for the Seaboard Railroad. Other survivors include three daughters, Mrs. LOLA STOVALL of Portsmouth, Mrs. ARLENE DAVIS of Chesapeake, and Mrs. MELBA DAVIS of Richmond; a son, THAYNE G. BENTON of Portsmouth; a step-son, GRAYDON DONALDSON of Portsmouth; six sisters, Mrs. EDNA BARNES and Mrs. MARGUERITE LENHART, both of Portsmouth, Mrs. ROTENA KNIGHT of Newport News, Mrs. ANNETTE LAMB of Suffolk, Mrs. DELLA WARD and Mrs. VERA HOLLOWELL, both of Tyner, NC; 12 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, February 9, 1975).
C. W. HOLLOWELL - Portsmouth - CARLISLE WINFIELD HOLLOWELL, 65, of 5304 Bingham Dr., died Saturday in a hospital. He was the husband of DAISY MYERS HOLLOWELL and a native of Portsmouth. He was a retired pipe fitter in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and also retired from the maintenance dept. of Maryview Hospital. He was a member of Sweethaven Baptist Church and a church deacon; a Past Master of Fellowship Masonic Lodge 48 A.F. and A.M.; and a member of Pipe Fitters Union Local 272, AFL-CIO. Other survivors include a son, STEPHEN CARLISLE HOLLOWELL of Portsmouth; a sister, Mrs. SIDNEY DICKERSON of Portsmouth; and a brother, EDGAR C. HOLLOWELL of Chesapeake. A funeral service will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in Evergreen Memorial Park, Loving and Gay Funeral Home, Churchland, is in charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, March 2, 1975).
ALEX C. HOLLOWELL - Hobbsville, NC - ALEX CLAYWOOD HOLLOWELL, 42, died Thursday in Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. A native of Gates County, he was a son of HENRY HOLLOWELL and the husband of Mrs. MARY ANN JONES HOLLOWELL. He was a member of Warwick Baptist Church. He worked for the North Carolina Department of Transportation and was a member of Gates County Rescue Squad. Also surviving are a son, ALEX CLAYWOOD HOLLOWELL, JR., and a daughter HILDA GAIL HOLLOWELL, both of the home. A funeral service will be held today at 2:30 p.m. in Jack W. Harrell Funeral Home, Gatesville, by the Rev. DON PHILLIPS. Burial will be in Warwick Baptist Church Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, March 15, 1975).
Ms. ANNIE HOLLOWELL - Tyner, NC - Mrs. ANNIE COPELAND HOLLOWELL, 80, of Route 1, Tyner, NC, died Saturday in Chowan Hospital. She was a native of Perquimans County, NC. She was a member of the Ballards Bridge Baptist Church and she was also a member of the womens missionary union of the church. Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. GRACE SAKOWSKI and Mrs PEARL HARRELL of Virginia Beach, Mrs. PAULINE LAMB of Alexandria, Mrs. BESSIE LEIGH ROUNTREE of Edenton, NC, Mrs. CHARLOTTE BREEDING of Portsmouth, and Mrs. TALMADGE HASSELL of Chesapeake; a son, J. H. HOLLOWELL of Tyner; three brothers, ROLAND COPELAND of Elizabeth City, FREELAND and BASIL COPELAND, both of Belvedere, NC; two sisters, Mrs. BEATRICE LAYDEN of Hobbsville, NC and Mrs. VASHTI JAMERSON of Suffolk; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in the Ballards Bridge Baptist Church, by the Rev. GEORGE COOKE, the Rev. RALPH W. KNIGHT, and the Rev. H. C. LEAKE. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Colonial Funeral Home, Edenton, NC, is in charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, April 6, 1975).
E. E. HOLLOWELL - Elizabeth City, NC. EUGENE EMERSON HOLLOWELL, 87, of 503 Cedar St., died Saturday in Albermarle Hospital. He was the husband of Mrs. CORA BOYCE HOLLOWELL, and a native of Chowan County, NC. He retired as a salesman for the N. G. Grandy Company after 35 years, and he was a member of the First Baptist Church. Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. ANNA BELLE HIGHFILL of Bethesda, MD, and Mrs. HELEN STILES of Elizabeth City, NC,; two sons, Dr. GRAHAM HOLLOWELL of Memphis, Tenn., and Dr. VICTOR BOYCE HOLLOWELL of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Mrs. EVA FOREHAND of Tyner, NC; and 11 grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, NC, by Dr. B. E. WHITE, JR. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, June 1, 1975).
MRS. CORRIE H. BUNCH - Tyner, NC. Mrs. CORRIE HOLLOWELL BUNCH, 86, died Thursday night in Albemarle Hospital Elizabeth City. A native of Chowan County, she was the widow of WILLIAM JESSE BUNCH. She was a member of the Ballard's Bridge Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, W. JENNINGS BUNCH and HUGHES M. BUNCH of Tyner, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. in Ballards Bridge Baptist Church by the Rev. GEORGE COOKE. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery with Williford-Barham Funeral Home, Edenton, in charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, July 19, 1975).
C. H. HOLLOWELL - Suffolk - COLLIN HUGH HOLLOWELL, 77, died Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in his home at 3120 White Marsh Road. A native of Gates County, NC, he was an Army, veteran of World War I. He was the husband of Mrs. UNA MAE BAINES HOLLOWELL. He was a member of Cypress Chapel Congregational Christian Church and its Men's Bible Class. Survivors also include six daughters, Mrs. KERMITT R. KELLEY of Newport News, Mrs. THOMAS E. ASHLEY, Mrs. REUBEN K. BYRD, Miss BARBARA JEAN HOLLOWELL, and Miss LINDA RAE HOLLOWELL of Suffolk, and Mrs. BERNARD K. BANGLEY of Rockbridge Bath, VA. Also three sons, RAYMOND E. HOLLOWELL, EDWARD HUGH HOLLOWELL, and CHARLES NORMAN HOLLOWELL of Suffolk; a sister, Mrs. HARRY HOBBS of Hobbsville, NC; three brothers, ALFRED HOLLOWELL and FREELAND HOLLOWELL of Hobbsville, and NEPEHIAN HOLLOWELL of Colerain, NC; 16 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren, and a step-great-grandchild. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Cypress Chapel Congregational Christian Church by the Rev. ZENAS BEAN and Dr. R. E. BRITTLE. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. The body will be taken from I. O. Hill & Co. Funeral Home to the church at 1 p.m. Thursday. (Virginian-Pilot, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1975).
MRS. RUTH JORDAN PEELE - Edenton, NC - Mrs. RUTH JORDAN PEELE, 78, of Route 1, died in Chowan Hospital. A native of Chowan County, she was a member of Rocky Hock Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. MARY LOU BELCH of Edenton; a son, CLINTON PEELE of Edenton; four stepdaughters, Mrs. ALETHIA HOLLOWELL of Corapeake, Mrs. CORA HOLLOWELL of Tyner, Mrs. LIZZIE J. PILGREEN of Greenville, and Mrs. ETHEL PRIVOTT of Edenton; two stepsons, CHARLIE PEELE and LESLIE PEELE, both of Edenton; three grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; and 29 step-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in Williford-Barham Funeral chapel by the Rev. Larry McClure. Burial will be in Beaver Hill Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, Dec. 29, 1975).
102 YEAR OLD DANVILLE WOMAN DIES. Mrs. NORA HOLLOWELL, 1010 O'Toole, Danville, IL; d. 1 Jan 1977 Danville Care Nursing Home where she had been a patient since Nov. 1973; b. 4 Sept 1874 in IL; came to Danville 1904; seamstress 10 years mostly at Azoff Tailor Shop on Hazel Street; hobbies-crocheting rugs, canning vegetables, baking. Survived by granddaughter, Mrs. FLOYD BUTLER of Danville, arrangements at Pope Funeral Home. (Commercial News, Danville, IL, 2 Jan. 1977).
Mrs. JUDITH ANNE HOLLOWELL, 1217 W. 3rd, Marion, IN; d. 13 July 1978 in two car collision in Jonesboro, IN aged 30; bur. Lutherania Cemetery, Richmond, IN. She was eight months pregnant and efforts to save the unborn daughter were unsuccessful. Her husband, RONALD L. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. WILLIAM HOLLOWELL of Rt. 2, Covington, was a teacher at Mississinewa High School, Gas City, IN; no other survivors named. (Commercial News, Danville, IL, July 1978).
EUGENIA HOCKETT HOLLOWELL, 1886-1978. Mrs. EUGENIA HOCKETT HOLLOWELL, 91, of Route 1, Goldsboro, died early today at Guardian Care Nursing Home. A native of Guilford County, she was the daughter of the late SETH B. and SARAH PERKINS HOCKETT and the widow of DAVID JESSE HOLLOWELL. She was a member of the Goldsboro Friends Meeting. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. from the Seyout Funeral Home Chapel with JOHN KENNERLY, VICTOR MURCHISON and DELMAR CHILTON officiating. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Pall bearers will be EDWARD ERROL HOLLOWELL, DONALD RAY HOLLOWELL, DAVID JOHN ROSE, JACK PROBECK, DENNIS KIRKMAN and JIM COX. Surviving are three sons, SETH B. HOLLOWELL of Goldsboro, WILLIAM R. HOLLOWELL of Kinston, and D. VIRGIL HOLLOWELL of Route 1, Goldsboro; two daughters, Mrs. JOHN WILLIAM (EVELYN) ROSE of Route 1, Newton Grove and Mrs. MURRAY S. (HILDA) HOWELL of Goldsboro; one sister, Mrs. LILLIAS KIRKMAN of Pleasant Garden, 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the Seymour Funeral Home and at the home of Mrs. HILDA H. HOWELL, 800 East Forest Hill Drive. DAVID JESSE HOLLOWELL, b. 8-18-1886, d. 11-22-1953, EUGENIA HOCKETT HOLLOWELL, b. 12-9-1886, d. 1-20-1978, m. 10-26-1910. (Hocketts on the Move, p. 534).
Mrs. MARY E. HOLLOWELL, Rt. 2, Brocton, IL; b. 23 Jan 1899 Jeffersonville, IN; d/o CHAS. and LILLIE MORGAN KING; d. 22 Dec 1979 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Charleston; bur. Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL; Tabor Funeral Home, Oakland, IL; member of Brocton Christian Church, Oakland OES 420 and True Kindred of IL; married HERMAN H. HOLLOWELL 27 Nov 1915 Jeffersonville she died 1979; preceded in death by brother and two sisters. Survived by daughter, Mrs. ELIZABETH MILLER, Bellewood, three sons, HERMAN of Brocton, GEORGE of Stanton, CA, WILLIAM of McHenry, IL, and brother CHARLES KING, Jeffersonville. (Commercial News, Danville, IL, 23 Dec. 1979).
SPENT YOUNG MANHOOD IN BLUE SPRING SECTION. DREW T. ROBERTSON, who spent his young manhood in the Blue Spring section of Caldwell County, just across the Trigg County line, died recently in Ohio at the age of fifty-six years. A sister, Mrs. IVY HOLLOWELL, resides in Princeton. (The Cadiz Record, Jan. 12, 1933).
GREEN RITES HELD WED'NSDAY. A prominent resident of this community for many years, Mrs. CHAS. GREEN 74, passed away at her home near Mann's Chapel at 10:40 a.m. Monday May 12, 1941. Mrs. GREEN had been in ill health several years and seriously ill since last Thursday when she suffered a paralytic stroke. LILLIAN TEEGARDEN GREEN was born April 14, 1867 at Augusta, Kentucky, daughter of ISAAC and JENNIE RUSSELL TEEGARDEN and came to Illinois more than 50 years ago. On November. 11, 1890 she was married to CHARLES GREEN and since that time has resided on the GREEN homestead. Surviving are the husband and six children: Mrs. RUBY HARDY of Rossville; CHARLES RAYMOND GREEN and RUSSELL MCKINLEY GREEN at home; MARION L. GREEN of near Mann's Chapel, Mrs. LUCIAN RAY of Orange and Mrs. BESSIE KELLEY of Hoopeston; three brothers, WM. TEEGARDEN of Rossville, ROBERT TEEGARDEN of Augusta Kentucky, and CLARENCE TEEGARDEN of Cincinnati, Ohio; thirty grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Mrs. GREEN was preceded in death by two daughters, Mrs. EDNA KELLEY and Mrs. JOSEPHINE MCBRIDE. Mr. And Mrs. GREEN celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last November. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Mann's Chapel Church with the Rev. E. A. HOULDRIDGE, pastor of the Rossville Methodist church, conducting the services. Mrs. ROY MITCHELL and Mrs. ELMER PETERSON Accompanied at the piano by Mrs. G. L. MERRITT sang three selections , "Good Night Here, and Good Morning There," "Does Jesus Care" and "We Are Going Down the Valley." Pallbearers were FRANK YEAZEL, JESSE HEIGHT, ELWOOD MATTHEWS, ___WILBUR, EVERETT SELLERS and ___HARDY. The flowers were in charge of DOROTHY WILBUR, HAZEL FIELDER, GLENNA LEONARD, ESTHER HOLLOWELL, EUNICE MCCORMICK, RUBY SELLERS, INEZ JONES, MARGARET HOLLADAY, and ALICE POYNER. Interment was in the Mann's Chapel Cemetery, F. L. ERXLEBEN in charge.
SAMUEL G. CRAVENS. S. G. CRAVENS Dies in Flint, Mich. After Accident. SAMUEL G. CRAVENS, 57 year old former resident of Princeton was struck by an automobile and almost instantly killed early Monday morning in Flint, Mich., where he had been living for the last five years. Mr. CRAVENS lived in the Cobb community before moving to Flint with his family in 1936. His body was brought here to the Morgan Funeral Home Tuesday. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at Morgan's Funeral Home at 2 o'clock. He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. BUTLER HOLLOWELL, Chicago; Mrs. AUBREY STEWART, Hopkinsville; Miss MAZELLE CRAVENS, Los Angeles, Cal; Mrs. F. H. CORPS, Los Angeles, and a son, M. D. CRAVENS, Ferndale, Mich. He also leaves a large number of relatives here and in Caldwell County.
Princeton, Ky. Feb. 8, 1945. NECIE ANN C. MERRICK. NECIE ANN CHILDRESS MERRICK was born January 16, 1857, died January 31, 1945 at 88 years of age. She was married to EZEKIEL MERRICK on May 22, 1878. To them eight children were born, one passed away in infancy. Those who survive are Mrs. FRED MERRICK, Mrs. JOCIE PEARL HOLLOWELL of Cadiz; ROY MERRICK, Mrs. ARCHIE BOYD of Princeton, WILLIAM THOMAS and CHARLIE of this community. A daughter Mrs. EDD FOX of Nortonville preceded her in death several years ago. She reared four stepchildren Mrs. AMBIE MERRICK of Trigg County, Mrs. DINAH SWATZELL of Nashville; both LEE and TAYLOR MERRICK preceded her in death. She professed faith in Christ in early age and remained a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church until her death. She made her home with WILLIAM THOMAS and was a kind loving mother to all. She was always ready to help and serve those who were in need. She leaves to mourn her passing 67 grandchildren 65 great grandchildren and 24 great great grandchildren; also one brother J. T. CHILDRESS of Providence. She had 5 grandchildren in service and 4 great grandchildren. Her grandchildren were also loyal and never grew tired of serving her. She was laid to rest in the family grave-yard near her home underneath a large mount of flowers. A number of nieces, nephews and a host of friends mourn her passing. Pallbearers were WILLIAM THOMAS, ROY, CHARLIE and DAVID MERRICK, CLINT MITCHELL and BRYANT OLIVER. Flower girls were Mrs. CLIFTON DUNN, Mrs. TRUMAN CUNNINGHAM, MINNIE SWATZELL, VIRGINIA, PEARL, LILLIAN and FLORENCE MERRICK. Out of town friends were Mrs. CLIFTON DUNN, Mrs. ARCHIE FOX, Mrs. WALTER BURKS, Mr. and Mrs. BRYANT OLIVER of Hopkinsville; WILLIS MALLORY and Mrs. WALTER ___ of Evansville, Indiana. Caldwell County Princeton KY, Feb. 8, 1945.
HILLARY LEONIDAS DAVIS, Edenton, North Carolina, January 31 - Age 83, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs._____ WATSON, on North Broad Street, Saturday, January 31, 1953 after a long illness. A native of Currituck County, he had lived most of his life in Virginia until moving to Edenton. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Ocean View Masonic Lodge. Surviving are 2 sons, J. LEON DAVIS of Norfolk and JACKSON C. DAVIS of Washington, DC; 2 daughters, Mrs. L. P. WILLIAMS and Mrs. M. DAVIS WATSON, both of Edenton; 1 sister, Mrs. AGNES HOLLOWELL of Norfolk and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the grave in Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Sunday, February 1, 1953 at 3:00 pm by Rev. GORDON BENNETT, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The family requests no flowers. (Virginian Pilot, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA. Sunday, Feb. 1, 1953.)
LUCY E. HOLLOWELL is best remembered for her work in education and genealogical research and writing. Born LUCY HINES ELLIOTT on January 9, 1895, at Eagletown, N.C., she was the daughter of JAMES THOMAS and ROENA HOWELL ELLIOTT. She attended Aurora Academy and Rich Square High School, graduating in 1912. She entered Chowan College in the fall of 1912 and received her degree in Education in the spring of 1914. She furthered her education by attending summer school at East Carolina in Greenville, N.C. State at Raleigh, and Woman's College at Greensboro, N.C. She began teaching in 1914 at Jacison, N.C. and went on to become principal of Webb School in Orange County, Old Trap School in Camden County, Hobgood School in Halifax County, Smith's Chapel School in Eureka, and Woodland Graded School in Wayne County. In 1925, LUCY married JOHN FRANKLIN HOLLOWELL of the Genoa Station near Goldsboro, N.C. After his death in 1933, she returned with her three small sons - JOHN, EDWARD, and HUGH to Eagletown to live on the farm. She returned to teaching in 1943 and taught in Northampton and Bertie Counties until 1953. Again in 1962 and 1963 she was called upon to teach French, Chemistry, and Physics at the Rich Square High School. One of her greatest pleasures was giving special instruction to students in various school subjects, and she was often called upon for help. Upon retiring from teaching full-time, she returned to one of her life-long interests - the tracing of family histories, or genealogy. She compiled and printed not only the history of the HOLLOWELL Family and the ELLIOTT Family, but also did much research to compile or help compile histories of the OUTLANDs, PEELEs, EDWARDS, and others. She assisted in writing a history of the Cedar Grove Meeting at Woodland for use in the observance of their bicentennial in 1960. Her final work was the book The Descendants of Dr. Samuel BROWN, which includes historical data on the formation of Northampton County. She died, after a brief illness on June 22, 1972. (History of Northampton County, NC).
LESLIE H. HOLLOWELL. Rich Square, NC, LESLIE HUGH HOLLOWELL, 43, died Tuesday in his home after a short illness. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Baugham. Weaver Funeral Home by the Rev. HAROLD RUMFELT and the Rev. OSCAR WILLIAMS. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Wednesday, July 12, 1972).
WOMAN, 62, KILLED IN 2-CAR CRASH. NANSEMOND - A 62-year-old Suffolk woman has been killed in a two-car collision at White Marsh Road and Hosier Road according to police today. Police identified the woman as EUNICE BUNCH HOLLOWELL of Route 2, Suffolk, who was dead on arrival at Obici Memorial Hospital. The accident occurred about 5:45 p.m. Thursday, about seven miles southeast of Suffolk. CURTIS TRUEBLOOD, 28, of Hertford, NC, was admitted to the hospital with head and facial injuries, police said. Today, he was listed in satisfactory condition. Police said the two cars collided in the intersection. MRS. HOLLOWELL's car was traveling east on Hosier Road, while TRUEBLOOD's car was headed south on White Marsh Road. (Ledger-Star, Friday, July 7, 1972).
MRS. EUNICE BUNCH HOLLOWELL, Suffolk - A funeral service for MRS. EUNICE BUNCH HOLLOWELL, 62, who was fatally injured in a wreck in Nansemond Thursday, will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in Sidney F. Harrell Funeral Home by the Rev. HOMER MASSEY with burial in Holly Lawn Cemetery. A native of Gates County, NC, she was a daughter of OSLA and MRS. SALLIE STALLING BUNCH and the widow of MOODY HOLLOWELL. She was a member of Cypress Chapel Christian Church and Nettie Harrell Bible Class. She is survived by two daughters, MRS. LINWOOD GRIGGS of Williamsburg and MRS. NANCY H. GRIFFIN of City of Nansemond; three brothers, MCCOY BUNCH and GARLAND BUNCH of Chesapeake, and PAUL BUNCH of Hobbsville, NC; seven sisters, MRS. T. H. RIDDICK of Nansemond, MRS. I. H. RIDDICK and MRS. HUBERT CHAPPELL of Belvedere, NC , MRS. IRVING HOLLOWELL of Hobbsville, MRS. ORIS BYRUM of Chesapeake, MRS. ELTON BUNCH and MRS. WILLIE BASS of Edenton, NC; and five grandchildren. (Virginian-Pilot, July 8, 1972).
MRS. MARY E. HOLLOWELL, Hobbsville, NC. - MRS. MARY EASON HOLLOWELL, 70, died Saturday in Chowan Hospital, Edenton. A native of Chowan County, she was a daughter of ALFRED and MRS. ANNIE CORBETT EASON and the widow of DONALDSON H. HOLLOWELL. She was a member of Warwick Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, MRS. ANNIE SUE BLACK of Norfolk; two sisters, MRS. ALTON TOPPIN and MRS. GEORGIA TOPPIN of Tyner; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Warwick Baptist Church by the Rev. WILLIAM E. CARTER with burial in the family cemetery. Jack W. Harrell Funeral Home, Gatesville, has charge. The family will assemble at her home. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, July 9, 1972).
JOSEPH B. HOLLOWELL, Corapeake, NC, JOSEPH BERNICE HOLLOWELL, 61, died Saturday in Albermarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. A native of Chowan County, he was a son of RICHARD CLEVELAND and Mrs. PATTIE EASON HOLLOWELL and the husband of Mrs. ICA BYRUM HOLLOWELL. He was a farmer and a member of Ballards Bridge Baptist Church. Besides his widow, surviving are two daughters, MRS. HERBERT GAY TAYLOR of Gates and MRS. BOBBIE LEE MATHIAS of Corapeake; two sisters, MRS. JULIA HENDRIX and MISS CARRIE LEE HOLLOWELL of Tyner; and five grandchildren. A funeral service will be hale today at 2 p.m. in Jack W. Harrell Funeral Chapel, Gatesville, by the Rev. JAMES H. DAVENPORT and the Rev. GEORGE COOKE. Burial will be in Damascus Christian Church cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, Dec. 4, 1972).
MRS. ALLIE B. HOBBS, Edenton, NC. - MRS. ALLIE MAE BLANCHARD HOBBS, 76, died Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in Chowan Hospital. A native of Gates County, she was the widow of MILLS HUBERT HOBBS, SR. and a daughter of JOHN and MRS. MOLLY TAYLOR BLANCHARD. She was a member of Waverly Place Baptist Church, Roanoke, VA. Surviving are a son, MILLS HURBERT HOBBS, JR. of Roanoke; three daughters, MRS. J. B. HOLLOWELL of Edenton, MRS. ROBERT CHEVALIER of Wilmington, and MRS. J. W. FISHER of Bridgeport, Ala.; two sisters, MRS. ARTHUR DENTON of Greenville and MRS. FRANK POOLE of Baltimore; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m., in Oakley's Funeral Chapel, Roanoke. Burial will be in Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke. The body will be taken this afternoon from Colonial Funeral Home to Roanoke. (Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, Dec. 7, 1972).
MRS. MATTIE HOLLOWELL, Hobbsville, NC - MRS. MATTIE WARD HOLLOWELL, 76, died Monday in Dixie Hospital, Hampton. A native of Gates County, she was a daughter of LUTHER J. and MRS. ANNIE HOBBS WARD and the widow of WILLIAM GUY HOLLOWELL. She was a member of Hobbsville Baptist Church and a retired Sunday school teacher. She was a retired seamstress. Surviving are two sons, LESLIE JAKE HOLLOWELL of Norfolk and HORACE EDWARD HOLLOWELL of Hobbsville; three daughters, MRS. HELEN UNDERWOOD of St. Paul, MRS. VIRGINIA ROUNTREE of Hampton, and MRS. RICHARD HURDLE of Hobbsville; a brother, HERMAN WARD of Hobbsville, eight sisters, MRS. EVA STALLINGS, MRS. HATTIE WIGGINS, MRS. JAKE RIDDICK, MRS. FENTRESS WHITE and MRS. ALVAH BLANCHARD of Hobbsville. (Virginian-Pilot, Tuesday, Dec. 19. 1972).
HERBERT E. HOLLOWELL, Edenton, NC. - HERBERT EARL HOLLOWELL, 56, of 121 Morris Circle died Wednesday morning in Chowan Hospital after illness of two years. A native of Chowan County, he was the husband of Mrs. VIRGINIA CRADDOCK HOLLOWELL and a son of CECIL H. HOLLOWELL and Mrs. OLA OLIVER HOLLOWELL. He worked for Parker Evans Hardware Co. and was a member of Edenton Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Besides his widow and father, surviving are two sons, CHARLES HOLLOWELL and HERBERT EARL HOLLOWELL, JR., and a brother, CLYDE HOLLOWELL, all of Edenton; a sister, Mrs. FANNIE TAYLOR of Merry Hill; and two grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Colonial Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert E. Gray. Burial will be in Beaver Hill Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, Jan. 18, 1973).
JOSEPH P. MCNIDER, Tyner, NC.- JOSEPH PERRY MCNIDER, 83, died Saturday afternoon in a Newport News nursing home. A native of Perquimans County, he was a son of THOMAS J. and MRS. SALLIE PERRY MCNIDER and the husband of MRS. CLAUDIA BUNCH MCNIDER. He was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church and Perquimans Masonic Lodge 106 and a retired section foreman for Norfolk Southern Railway. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, CARY W. MCNIDER and M. HANFORD MCNIDER of Hampton; three sisters, MRS. HARRY T. HOLLOWELL of Palm Springs, Calf., MRS. A. T. LANE of Hertford and MRS. REBECCA RUSSELL of Elizabeth City; and four grandchildren. The body was taken to Colonial Funeral Home, Edenton. (The Virginia-Pilot, Sunday, Feb. 11, 1973).
HELEN THOMPSON, 89 NORFOLK CIVIC LEADER, Norfolk - MRS. HELEN TAYLOR THOMPSON, 89, of St. Francis Lane, Lochaven, Church and civic leader, died in her home Thursday. A lifelong resident of Norfolk, she was the widow of THOMAS P. THOMPSON, former City Manager of Norfolk, and a daughter of JOHN C. and MRS. HARRIETT BAYLOR TAYLOR. She was a founding member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd; a founding member of Garden Club of Norfolk; and an active Audubon Society member. She is survived by three nieces, DR. HELEN W. TAYLOR and MRS. WILLIAM B. HOLLOWELL, JR. of Norfolk and MRS. JOSEPH CROSS of Virginia Beach; two nephews, DR. HARRY B. TAYLOR, JR. of Norfolk, and JOHN C. TAYLOR of West Hartford, Conn.; and 12 other nieces and nephews. The body will be taken from H. D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Norfolk, to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd for a funeral service today at 11 a.m. by the Rev. SYDNEY C. SWANN, JR. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Jackson Field Home for Girls in Jarrett, VA. (Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, Feb. 24, 1973).
DALTON R. HOLLOWELL, Portsmouth - DALTON RAY HOLLOWELL, 48, of 310 Bobby Jones Drive died Saturday at 11 a.m. in a hospital. A native of Beaufort County, NC, he was the husband of Mrs. MARION LINTON HOLLOWELL, and a son of MILTON F. and Mrs. VELMA TUNSTALL HOLLOWELL. He was a retired marine engineer for Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. He was a member of Greenlakes Baptist Church and the chairman of its deacon board. Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by a son, DALTON RAY HOLLOWELL, JR. of Portsmouth; two daughters, Mrs. LYNDA ROPER of Richmond and Mrs. DALLAS LOTT of Portsmouth; two brothers, CURTIS O. HOLLOWELL of Albany, GA, and MILTON F. HOLLOWELL of Edward, NC.; a sister, Mrs. LUCILLE ARMSTRONG of Dunn, NC; and a grandchild. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Greenlakes Baptist Church by the Rev. DONALD N. SHEFFIELD with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to Greenlakes Baptist Church building fund. Snellings Funeral Home has charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, March 18, 1973).
MRS. ABBIE HOLLOWELL, Portsmouth - MRS. ABBIE BUNCH HOLLOWELL, 85, of 5812 Hawthorne Lane, the widow of CLAUDE W. HOLLOWELL, died Wednesday morning in a convalescent home. A native of Chowan County, NC, she was a daughter of ELISHA and MRS. SIDNEY L. DICKERSON. She was a member of Jackson Memorial Baptist church. Surviving are a daughter, MRS. SIDNEY L. DICKERSON of Portsmouth; two sons, EDGAR C. HOLLOWELL of Chesapeake and CARLISLE W. HOLLOWELL of Portsmouth; two half sisters, MRS. L. M. SPIVEY of Chesapeake and MRS. FREEDLAND HOLLOWELL of Hobbsville, NC; a half brother, RUDY PARKS of Hobbsville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Snellings Funeral Home by the Rev. CLARKE A. WISEMAN. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. (The Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, April 5, 1973).
MRS. M. B. HOLLOWELL, Chesapeake - MRS. MARGARETHA BACKERS HOLLOWELL of 2 Dutch Lane, the wife of EDWARD C. HOLLOWELL, JR., died Thursday at 8 a.m. in a Portsmouth hospital. A native of Breda-Holland, Netherlands, she lived in Tidewater 23 years. She was a daughter of the late WILLIAM and MRS. MARGARETHA BACKERS. She recently worked as a real estate agent and was a former medical laboratory technician and a registered nurse. She was a member of Unity Church and American Society of Medical Technologists. Besides her husband, surviving are two daughters, MRS. MARGARETHA H. HEWITT of Virginia Beach and Miss EDWILYN V. HOLLOWELL of Chesapeake; and a brother, Dr. FRANZ BACKERS of the Netherlands. The body will be taken from Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside, to Rosewood Memorial Park for a funeral service Saturday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. JOYCE KRAMER of Unity Church. (Virginian-Pilot, Friday, April 20, 1973).
NORMAN E. BENTON, Virginia Beach - NORMAN ELDREDGE BENTON, 65, of 409 Lynn Shores Drive, a native of Norfolk and a former resident of Elizabeth City, NC, died Friday at 9:55 a.m. in his home. He was a son of Mrs. SADIE PAXSON BENTON and the late ELIZHA ALEXANDER BENTON. He was a retired musician and member of the American Conservatory of Music 40 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Besides his mother, surviving are three sisters, Mrs. MARIE B. MANGUM of Norfolk, Mrs. FRANCES B. WOOD of Virginia Beach, and Mrs. ETHEL M. HOLLOWELL of Portsmouth; and a brother, LAMAR A. BENTON of Hobbsville, NC. The body was sent from Twiford Funeral Chapel, Norfolk, to Twiford Gates Chapel in Gatesville, NC, where a funeral service will be held Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Burial will be in Hobbsville Baptist Church Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, July 21, 1973).
Edenton, NC. MRS. BEULAH ANN BOYCE HOLLOWELL of 21 Albania St. died Monday morning in Chowan Hospital. A native of Chowan County, she was a daughter of RICHARD DILLARD and MRS. MARGARET OUTLAW BOYCE and the widow of RALEIGH BRITTON HOLLOWELL. She was a member of Edenton Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, MRS. MARGUERITE JONES of Annadale, VA. and MRS. WINNIFRED SHOPE of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, DR. WILLIAM T. BOYCE of Claremont, Calif. and H. SPURGEON BOYCE of Durham; a sister, MRS. E. E. HOLLOWELL of Elizabeth City; and five grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Edenton Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Gray. Burial will be in Beaver Hill Cemetery. Williford Funeral Home, Edenton, has charge. (The Virginia-Pilot, Tuesday, August 7, 1973).
LYNDON M. BENTON, Chesapeake - LYNDON M. BENTON, 75, of 1900 Athens Court, the husband of MRS. HILDA VIOLA BENTON, died Tuesday in a Portsmouth hospital. A native of Corapeake, NC, he was a son of WILLIAM and MRS. LULA POWELL BENTON He was a retired blacksmith of Seaboard Coast Lien Railroad and a member of the Church of Christ. Besides his widow, surviving are two daughters, MRS. MARY E. ROUGHTON of Coronado, Calif., and MRS. ANNIE MAE BOOMHOWER of Richmond; six sisters, MRS. EDNA BARNES and MRS. MARGUERITE LENHART of Portsmouth, MRS. DELLA WARD and MRS. VERA HOLLOWELL of Tyner, NC, MRS. ANNETTE LAMB of Suffolk, and MRS. ROTINA KNIGHT of Hampton; two brothers, CLYDE BENTON of Meherrin and KERMIT BENTON of Sunbury, NC; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in Snellings Funeral Home by the Rev. RAY WEST. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. (The Virginia-Pilot,Thursday, Aug. 30, 1973).
Norfolk - MRS. MARY REBECCA CAFFEE STAPLES, 82, of 4705 Lind St., the widow of SCHAFER M. STAPLES, SR. died Tuesday in a hospital. A native of Norfolk, she was a daughter of JESSE and MRS. ALICE GORDON CAFFEE. She was a former member of Spurgeon Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving are four daughters, MRS. MELVA HOLLOWELL of Norfolk, MRS. KATHERINE RUSSELL of Quantico, MRS. DOROTHY MOSS of Oxon Hill, Md., and MRS. MARY JANE HUSSONG of Pittsburgh, Pa; a son, SCHAFER M. STAPLES, JR. of Norfolk; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive, by the Rev. Paul Lawson. Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Park. (The Virginia-Pilot, Thursday, September 27, 1973).
MRS. ETHEL M. HOLLOWELL, Portsmouth - MRS. ETHEL MAY BENTON HOLLOWELL, 53, of 213 Gee St., the wife of DAVID H. HOLLOWELL, died Thursday in a hospital. A native of Hobbsville, NC, she was a member of Biltmore Baptist Church. Besides her husband, survivors include two sons, RODNEY HOLLOWELL of Shackelford and LARRY HOLLOWELL of Portsmouth. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in Loving and Gay Funeral Home, Churchland, by the Rev. T. M. FRYE. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth. (The Virginia-Pilot, Friday, Oct. 26, 1973).
HARRY T. HOLLOWELL - Palm Springs, Calif. - HARRY T. HOLLOWELL, 76, formerly of Hertford, NC, died Wednesday in a convalescent home. He was retired from the Winslow Oil Co. of Hertford. A native of Chowan County, NC, he was the husband of Mrs. LAURA MCNIDER HOLLOWELL. A funeral service and burial will be in Palm Springs. (Virginian-Pilot, Friday, Jan. 4, 1974).
JULIAN M. HOLLOWELL, Portsmouth - JULIAN M. HOLLOWELL, 73, of 1304 Hodges Ferry Road, the husband of Mrs. DORIS LILLEY HOLLOWELL, died Thursday in a Newport News hospital. A native of Hobbsville, NC, he was a retired shipwright of Norfolk Naval Shipyard and a member of Green Lakes Baptist Church. Besides his widow, survivors include three daughters, Mrs. T. R. PRIVETT of Chesapeake, Mrs. A. B. GRIMES of Portsmouth, and Mrs. A. P. BANKSTON, JR. of Fort Pierce, Fla.; and a son, M. E. HOLLOWELL of Chesapeake. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in Snellings Funeral Chapel by the Rev. DON SHEFFIELD. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Friday, Feb. 15, 1974).
MRS. ADDIE H. MODLIN, Chesapeake - Mrs. ADDIE MAE HOLLOWELL MODLIN, 74, of 2212 Tennessee Drive, died Sunday at 4 a.m. in a Norfolk hospital. A native of Gates County, she was the widow of NATHAN O. MODLIN. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. DAVID G. BRINKLEY of Norfolk and Mrs. BERNARD C. BANAGAN of Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in I. O. Hill and Co. Funeral Home. Burial will be in Holly Lawn Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, March 4, 1974).
MRS. JUDITH PATRICIA GATES, 45, of 4833 Haygood Road, Virginia Beach, died Monday in a hospital. She was the wife of ARTHUR B. GATES. A native of St. Paul, Minn., she had lived here 16 years. She worked for Food Fair Stores. Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. JUDITH HOLLOWELL of Norfolk, and Miss DEBORAH GATES, Miss REBECCA GATES, and Miss LORETTA GATES of Virginia Beach. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has said that expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society. (Ledger-Star, Tuesday, March. 26, 1974).
ELSBURY R. WHEDBEE - Hertford, NC. - ELSBURY RIDDICK WHEDBEE, 97, of Route 4 died Thursday morning in the home of a daughter, Mrs. FLOYD MATHEWS. A native of Perquimans County, he was a retired farmer and a member of Woodville Baptist Church. Besides Mrs. MATHEWS, survivors include four other daughters, Mrs. ELIZABETH HOLLOWELL of Winfall, Mrs. LEAH HARRELL of Chesapeake, VA, Mrs. MARGARET KOWALSKY and Mrs. OLA BOGUE BANKS of Hertford; and four sons, WILLIAM T. WHEDBEE and CARLTON P. WHEDBEE of Chesapeake, LUTHER L. WHEDBEE of Elizabeth City, and ELSBURY WHEDBEE, JR.. of Route 2, Hertford. A funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. in Swindell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. LOWE E. NORMAN and the Rev. W. R. PINNER. Burial will be in Cedarwood Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Friday, April 19, 1974).
MRS. BLANCHE H. HOLLOWELL, Aulander, NC, - Mrs. BLANCHE HINSHAW HOLLOWELL, 76, wife of ROY A. HOLLOWELL, died Saturday in Roanoke-Chowan Hospital. A native of Randolph County, she was a member of Aulander United Methodist Church. Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. WILLIAM J. MARSH of Charlotte, and Mrs. PATRICIA HOLLOWELL of Kinston. A funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. in Aulander United Methodist Church by the Rev. ROBERT PRIVETTE and the Rev. VINCENT T. YOUNG. Burial will be in Aulander Cemetery, Garrett Funeral Home, Ahoskie, has charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, May 12, 1974).
CLIFTON W. HOLLOWELL, Windsor, NC - CLIFTON WILLIAM HOLLOWELL, 62, husband of Mrs. SUDIE WILLIAMS HOLLOWELL, died Wednesday in his home. A native of Virginia, he was a retired mechanic. Other survivors include two sons, CLIFTON HOLLOWELL of Mount Clement, Mich., and WILLIAM D. HOLLOWELL of Indianapolis, Ind.; two daughters, Mrs. SHELDON BUNDY of Virginia Beach, VA, and Mrs. BOBBY SMITH of Chesapeake, VA; four grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in Byrd-Walker Funeral Chapel in Windsor. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, July 25, 1974).
DR. IVIE A. WARD, 94, Longtime Practitioner, Hertford, NC - Dr. IVIE ALPHONSO WARD, 94, retired Hertford physician, died Saturday in his home 211 N. Church St. A native of Chowan County, he was the husband of the Mrs. RUTH LASSITER WARD, and a son of WILLIAM CALEB and Mrs. ALICE HOLLOWELL WARD. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, and received his medical degree in 1907 from Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He began his medical practice in Weeksville. Later he practiced in Belvidere and Elizabeth City before coming to Hertford. He was a life member of both the North Carolina and American Medical Association. He was a member and former deacon of Hertford Baptist Church, and a member of Red Men and Odd Fellows. Surviving are a son, W. JARVIS WARD of Hertford; two daughters, Mrs. RUTH ALICE SLOOP of Dublin, GA, and Mrs. MARGUERITE YEANS of Winston-Salem; three half-brothers, Dr. W. T. WARD of Raleigh, and T. L. WARD of Tyner; two half-sisters, Mrs. W. M. STEPHENSON of Pendleton, and Mrs. J. R. COOKE of Aulander; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held today at 4:30 p.m. in Cedarwood Cemetery by the Rev. CHARLES DULING. Swindell Funeral Home has charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, Aug. 4, 1974).
ROY A. HOLLOWELL, Aulander, NC - ROY ARTHUR HOLLOWELL, 76, died Wednesday morning in his home. A native of Hertford County, he was a farmer. He was a member of Aulander Masonic Lodge 516, Sudan Shrine Temple, New Bern, and Aulander Baptist Church. He was a director of Aulander Branch of Wachovia Bank & Trust Co. He also was a charter member of Aulander Ruritan Club. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. WILLIAM J. MARSH of Charlotte and Miss PATRICIA MAY HOLLOWELL of Kinston; a sister, Mrs. SALLIE H. BUNCH of Aulander; a half-sister, Miss MABEL HOLLOWELL of Sunbury; and two grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Aulander Baptist Church by the Rev. VINCENT YOUNG. Burial will be in Aulander Cemetery, Garrett Funeral Home, Ahoskie, has charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Thursday, Aug. 15, 1974).
L. N. HOLLOWELL, Ex-Chairman of Election Board, Hertford, NC - LEWIS NORMAN HOLLOWELL, 84, of 213 N. Church St. died Tuesday at 12:45 a.m. in Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. He was a civic, church, and county leader. A native of Gates County, he was the retired president of Hollowell Chevrolet Co. and was a real estate developer. He was a member and former Sunday School superintendent of Hertford Baptist Church, charter member and past president of Hertford Lions Club, and former chairman of Perquimans County Board of Elections. Survivors include a son, ROBERT L. HOLLOWELL of Hertford; a daughter, Mrs. RUTH H. STEVENSON of Naples, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. IRA H. EURE of Hobbsville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in Cedarwood Cemetery by the Rev. NORMAN HARRIS. The family will be at the home of his son at 404 N. Front St. Swindell Funeral Home has charge. The family requests that flowers be omitted. (Virginian-Pilot, Wednesday Sept. 25, 1974).
WILLIE H. BUNCH, Edenton, NC - WILLIE H. BUNCH, 65, of 718 N. Broad St. died Sunday afternoon Chowan Hospital. He was a member of the Edenton Baptist Church, Unanimity Lodge Scottish Rite, Shriner, past president of the Shriners and a member of the Order of the Red Man. BUNCH was also a volunteer fireman for 30 years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. CORA WARD BUNCH; a son, WILLIAM CARROLL of Edenton; daughter, Mrs. ELIZABETH B. STALLINGS of Edenton; two sisters, Mrs. CELIA HOLLOWELL and Mrs. ELSIE SHAW of Edenton and four grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Edenton Baptist Church by the Rev. ROBY E. GRAY and the Rev. R. N. CARROLL. Burial, with full Masonic rites, will be in Beaver Hill Cemetery, Williford-Barham Funeral Home has charge. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, Oct. 7, 1974).
MRS. MABEL C. HOLLAND, Portsmouth - Mrs. MABEL COGGINS HOLLAND, 77, of 1900 North St. died Sunday in her home. A native of Severn, NC, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. ALFRED HOLLOWELL, JR., Mrs. L. T. EURE; three sons, MACK L. HOLLAND, JR., WILLIAM E. HOLLAND, SR., of Chesapeake, and BOBBY R. HOLLAND, Florence, SC; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Snellings Funeral Home by Dr. SAMUEL E. HARVEY. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. (Virginian-Pilot, Monday, Oct. 21, 1974).
JAMES CLARENCE REDICK. JAMES CLARENCE REDICK, 83, of the Bethesda community died Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 11:45 p.m. in Trigg County Hospital. He had been in declining health the past four months. A native of Trigg County, Mr. REDICK was born August 23, 1893, son of LOFTON D. and MARY HOLLOWELL REDICK. He was married to LURLINE SANDERS January 14, 1919, who survives. He was a long time resident of the Bethesda community, a retired farmer and member of Bethesda United Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at Goodwin Funeral Home Thursday, November 25, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. ROGER NEWELL officiating. Music services were by JOHN D. MINTON, JR., and Mrs. MAE FRANKEL, with Mrs. FRANKEL at the organ. Burial was in the Mitchell Grave Yard. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. LURLINE SANDERS REDICK; three daughters, Mrs. FLOYD (MARGARET) LANCASTER, JR., Trigg County, Mrs. JOHN D. (BETTY) MINTON, Bowling Green, and Mrs. C. B. (DARDANELLA) DURHAM, Calloway County; three sons, ALFRED REDICK and JAMES REDICK, both of Trigg County, and BILL REDICK of Murray; one brother, FINUS REDICK Evansville, IN; 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Preceding him in death July 18, 1937, was a daughter, LAURA REDICK, and a granddaughter, BETTY LANCASTER WATKINS, in June, 1976. Active pallbearers were RAYMOND ALLEN, ERROLL WILLIAMSON, D. M. MARTIN, BUD MITCHELL, GENE TYLER, AMOS BANISTER. Honorary pallbears were HOMER REDICK, AMOS LARKINS, JOHN RALPH WILSON, TANDY MITCHELL, HOPPER CUNNINGHAM, FOREST STEPHENS, PAUL VINCENT, KENNETH ALEXANDER, RAY THOMAS. (The Cadiz Record, December 2, 1976).
WILLIAM LESTER HOLLOWELL, Rt. 2 Covington, Fountain Co., IN; b. 2 Dec 1895 Rossville, Vermillion Co., IL; s/o L. N. and MARY JESSIE SINE HOLLOWELL; d. 19 Jul 1981 St. Elizabeth Hospital, Danville, Vermilion Co., IL; bur Mount Hope Cemetery, Covington, IN; Military Rites, Army Vet. WWI; member of Gessie United Methodist Church, Vermillion Co., IN; member of Vets of WWI Barracks 1995; retired farmer; m. MINNIE GRAY 19 Jan 1920; Survived by wife; four daughters, Mrs. LEAH MILLER, Rt. 1 Covington, IN; Mrs. MARY COLEMAN, Rockville; Mrs. LOIS MARSHALL, rural Perryville; Mrs. JANIS KEELE, Rt. 2, Covington; two sons, WILLIAM of Covington; DARYL of Rt. 2, Covington; two sisters, Mrs. MILDRED MYERS, Savoy, Champaign Co., IL, Mrs. BLANCH ALBRIGHT, Peoria, IL; 23 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. (Parke County Sentinel, Rockville, IN, 22 July 1981).
WILLIAM R. HOLLOWELL, b. 3-20-1914, d. 1-30-1982. Kinston. WILLIAM RALPH (BILL) HOLLOWELL, 67, of 1208 Anne Drive died Saturday. He was a retired oil distributor with Wooten-Hollowell Oil Company, a member of the Queen Street United Methodist Church, member of N.C. Oil Jobbers Association and a member of TPA Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel in Goldsboro with the Rev. HERMAN S. WINBERRY, Rev. JEAN HOOD, and the Rev. DELMAR CHILTON officiating. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. NANNIE COX HOLLOWELL; three sons, BILLY GERALD HOLLOWELL of Tampa, FLA., DONALD RAY HOLLOWELL of Kinston, and TOMMY HOLLOWELL of Windsor, N.C.; two sisters, Mrs. JOHN WILLIAM ROSE of Newton Grove and Mrs. HILDA H. HOWELL of Goldsboro; two brothers, SETH B. HOLLOWELL of Goldsboro and VIRGIL HOLLOWELL of Route 1, Goldsboro and four grandchildren. Pallbearers will be JERRY LANE, GARY and ED COX, DAVID JOHN ROSE and EDWARD E. HOLLOWELL. The family will receive friends at Seymour Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. (Hocketts on the Move, p. 548).
WILLIAM HOLLOWELL. WILLIAM RALPH HOLLOWELL, 67, of 1208 Anne Drive died Saturday in his home. He was a member of the Queen Street United Methodist Church, a retired partner of Wooten-Hollowell Oil Company, and a member of TPA and N.C. Oil Jobbers Association. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late DAVID and EUGENIA HOCKETT HOLLOWELL. He resided in Kinston for more than 40 years. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Seymour Funeral Home Chapel in Goldsboro with the Revs.HERMAN WINBERRY, JEAN HOOD and DELMAR CHILTON officiating. Burial will follow in the Wayne memorial park in Goldsboro. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. NANNIE COX HOLLOWELL of the home; three sons, BILLY GERALD HOLLOWELL of Tampa, Fla., DONALD RAY HOLLOWELL of Kinston, and TOMMY HOLLOWELL of Windsor; two brothers, SETH B., and VIRGIL HOLLOWELL, both of Goldsboro; two sisters, Mrs. JOHN WILLIAM ROSE of Newton Grove and Mrs. HILDA H. HOWELL of Goldsboro. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Goldsboro from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. (Hocketts on the Move, p. 549).
PERRY E. HOLLOWELL, Rt. 13, Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN; b. 6 Mar 1889 Parke Co., IN; retired coal miner; d. 7 Oct 1982 Clinton (Vermilion Co., IN) Nursing Home; bur Pleasant View Cemetery; survived by two daughters - DELLA MCMASTER, Georgetown, Vermillion Co., IL & MARY YOCCUM Rt. 3, Terre Haute, IN; two sons, PERRY of Clinton & JOHN of Ligonier; 26 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. (Parke County Sentinel, Rockville, IN, 10 Oct 1983).
MRS. SYLVIA KEY HOLLOWELL, of Mountain Brook, died Wednesday. She was placement director for Cumberland School of Law and a founder of the Southwestern Law Placement Consortium. She was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Valley Chapel, with burial in Forest Hill. Survivors include two daughters, Miss KATHRYN SUZANNE HOLLOWELL, Long Island, NY, and Mrs. SYLVIA ELESA DEANE, Flanders, NJ, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. WILLIAM E. KEY, Mountain Brook. The family suggests memorials be made to the church building fund. (The Birmingham News, Birmingham, AL, Thurs., June 19, 1986).
ALVA LAWSON "KARO" HOLLOWELL, 88, of Bessemer, died Sunday. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bessemer, past Worshipful Master of Masonic Lodge No. 795, and past patron of Linnie Mae Chapter 353 of the Order of the Eastern Star. Funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Service Bessemer, with burial in Cedar Hill. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. MARVA LEE HOLLOWELL; a son, DAVID F. FARR. Abernant; four daughters, Mrs. VIKKI HIGHFIELD, Center Point, Mrs. BRENDA SMITH, Midfield, Mrs. TREVA HOSMER, Abernant, and Mrs. SANDY HUEY, Hueytown, and a brother BEN HOLLOWELL, Bessemer. (The Birmingham News, Tues. Dec. 6, 1988).
Prescott, AZ. SUZI HOLLOWELL worked for the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Miles City for 13 years, then transferred to Fort Wipple Hospital in Prescott where she was the food service supervisor. She was nominated Employee of the Year at the VA Medical Center in Miles City and was an aerobic instructor in Miles City and Prescott. She was a member of the Four Square Church and loved gardening, baking and making candy. Miss HOLLOWELL, 33, died Thursday in Prescott, Ariz. of a heart attack. She was born in Livingston, a daughter of JACK and MARY HELEN JAKES HOLLOWELL. After the divorce of her parents, she moved with her father to Miles City where she attended school, graduating from Custer County High School in 1973, and from Miles Community College in 1975. Survivors include her father and stepmother, JACK and DONNA MAY HOLLOWELL of Miles City; two brothers, DAN HOLLOWELL of Miles City and STEVE HOLLOWELL of Hysham; and a sister, BOBI RAE MORTON of Fort Worth, Texas. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home with burial in Custer County Cemetery. (The Billings Gazette, Saturday, Aug. 20, 1988).
RUBY (GRANNY) HOLLOWELL. Funeral services for RUBY (GRANNY) HOLLOWELL, 72, of Muskogee are 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 1991, at Greenhill Cemetery with the Rev. JOE WOFFORD officiating. Services are under direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home. Mrs. HOLLOWELL was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Honeygrove, Texas, the daughter of JOSEPH and FRANKIE LONDON, and died Dec. 28, 1991 in Muskogee. Mrs. HOLLOWELL has lived in this area since moving from California in 1978. Survivors include seven sons, WILLIAM ANDERSON of Porum, ERVIN HOLLOWELL, of Muskogee, LEWIS WAYNE ANDERSON, of Anderson, Calif., DAVE HOLLOWELL, of California, BOB HOLLOWELL, of Muskogee, and JAMES HOLLOWELL, of Muskogee; four daughters, BEVERLY HOLLOWELL, of Anderson, Calif., PEGGY HELTON, of Muskogee, JUDY MENDENHALL, of Porum, and BILLIJOE GERTY, of Porum; 24 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. (Muskogee Daily Phoenix, Muskogee, OK, 31 Dec. 1991).
MARY HOLLOWELL. Ada - Services for MARY EMMA HOLLOWELL, 76, Ada, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. STEVE GNIECH and JOE HOWRY conducting rites. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brushy Cemetery, Bowie, Texas. Mrs. HOLLOWELL died Jan. 16, 1993, at her home. She was born Jan. 20, 1916, at Bowie, Texas, to FRED and DOSHIE RAY HEUGATTER. She came to this area in 1976 from Bowie. She attended Fruitland schools near Bowie and was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Bowie. She married ESKA LOYD HOLLOWELL in 1945. He died Nov. 22, 1966, in Bowie. Survivors include two daughters, WANDA WILES and IRENE BRYANT, both of Ada; two sons, BILL HOLLOWELL, Davis, and GLEN HOLLOWELL, Lakenheath Air Force Base, England; one sister, CATHERINE BOYD, Boise City; two brothers, R. L. HEUGATTER, Bowie, Texas, and COY HEUGATTER, Lexington; and aunt, BONNIE RUE, Ada; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Grandsons are pallbearers. (18 Jan. 1993, Ada Evening News, Ada, OK).
Castalia, Ohio. IRWIN "BUD" HOLLOWELL, 75, of Castalia, Ohio, died July 14, 1998, in University Hospital, Cleveland. He was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Henderson, Ky. He was a graduate of Barrett High School and attended Murray State College. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is survived by his wife, PAULINE (DANHEISER), to whom he was married 50 years; two daughters, VICKI HOLLOWELL of Sandusky and Mrs. BILL (JONELLE) GRANDI of Terre Haute, Ind.; one son, ROBERT TERRY HOLLOWELL of Springville, Ala.; five grandchildren; one sister, MARY BURKE of Henderson; one brother, MOJO HOLLOWELL of Henderson. He was preceded in death by his parents, TERRY and RUBY "BERRY" HOLLOWELL; and one brother, JOHN HOLLOWELL. Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, Ohio is in charge of arrangements, burial is in Restlawn Memorial Park, Huron. Birthplace, Henderson, Henderson county, Kentucky.
HATTIE CRAVENS HOLLOWELL, 95, Princeton, died at 10:10 p.m. Friday at Princeton Health Care Manor following a long illness. Graveside services will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. J. BILL JONES officiating. Burial will be from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. A native of Caldwell County she was born March 15, 1903, the daughter of the late SAMUEL and GRACE MCCALISTER CRAVENS. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church, Princeton. Her husband, ROY BUTLER HOLLOWELL, died in 1990. Survivors include two sons, GLEN HOLLOWELL, Seattle, Wash., ROYCE HOLLOWELL, Princeton; a daughter, IMOGENE KLINGAMAN, Homeland, Calif.; a sister, MOZELLE RANDOLPH, Sun City, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. (Kentucky New Era, Monday, June 29, 1998).
SCRANTON - MARGARET DUNBAR BING, 94, of Scranton, died Oct. 9 in Cross Creek Health Care Center, Swan Quarter, where she had been a patient for several months. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late WILLIAM HERTFORD and JULIA BOYD DUNBAR. She was the widow of EMMITT I. BING who died in 1976. Mrs. BING was a former employee of Virginia Public Service during the years she lived in Virginia and also taught school for several years. She was a member of the Swan Quarter Christian Church. Surviving are a sister, LUCILLE D. GRIFFIN of Elizabeth City, and several nieces and nephews. Her brothers, KEITH DUNBAR and KENNETH DUNBAR, and sisters, LILLIAN HOLLOWELL and ALLENE CREDLE, preceded her in death. The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. ROBERT K. DUNBAR, Route #1, Scranton. Funeral services were held Monday at the family plot in Mt. Olive Church of Christ Cemetery in the Ponzer Community. Mike Caton officiated. Arrangements were by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, October 11, 1994).
KOKOMO, IND. - Week of January 16, 1897. Death of a Pioneer. JOSEPH E. HOLLOWELL passes to the great beyond: Age 72 years and 5 months. JOSEPH E. HOLLOWELL, a pioneer of this place died this morning at the residence of his son, WALTER HOLLOWELL, on North Union Street. Stomach trouble was the cause of his demise. His age was 72 years and 5 months. The funeral service will be at the Friends Church at two o'clock Monday afternoon, conducted by the pastor Rev. LUKE WOODARD. Interment in Crown Point Cemetery. JOSEPH E. HOLLOWELL was born in Lawrence County Indiana August 19, 1824. He came to this county (Howard County) in 1852, settling first at New London. He came to Kokomo later and for many years was a prominent resident. He served several years as Justice of the Peace and held other positions of honor and trust. The latter years of his life were spent in Kansas, returning to Kokomo about a year ago. Deceased was a man who commanded the esteem and respect of all who knew him and the news of his death will be received with deep regret by a wide circle of acquaintanced. A wife and eight children survive, the children being CHARLES and WALTER of this city, SILAS D. and M.W. of Wichita, Kansas. N. L. of Hutchinson, Kansas, RUFUS of Argonia, Kansas, R. EDGAR of Chicago, Illinois, and Mrs. MATTIE ROWLEY of New Albany, Indiana. One of the absent sons N. L. is sick and cannot be present. Mrs. ROWLEY and EDGAR are here and the others are expected.
ELVIRA IRENE SMITH was born in Howard Co., Indiana,
September 28, 1855, and died at Argonia, Kansas, July 7, 1927,
age 71 years, 9 months, 9 days. At an early age she moved to Macon,
MO., where she spent her early girlhood, later returning to Indiana
where she was united in marriage to RUFUS HOLLOWELL. With her
husband she came to Kansas in 1886 where she has since resided.
To this union eleven children were born: Mrs. ETHEL HAWORTH of
Argonia, JOE and CLYDE of Hutchinson, LEON of Conway Springs,
GLEN of Norwich, (KS), D. H. and KENNETH of Syracuse, N.Y., RUSSELL
and Mrs. H. E. BEVAN of Wichita (KS) and Mrs. MARIE FISHER of
Macon, Miss. One son HOWARD preceded her in death in 1917. The
husband and father passed away eighteen years ago and Mrs. HOLLOWELL
bravely carried the burden of family and home, finding God's grace
sufficient for her task. Only those who knew her best knew the
secret prayers openly rewarded, the quiet faith that found an
answer. She was quick to sense the need of those around her and
ready to help in every good work. She was a consistent member
of the Friends church in which relationship she will be greatly
missed. She leaves to mourn her death her ten children, thirty
grandchildren and a host of friends.
Mother, more than three score years and ten
Thou hast lived a gift of God.
Beautiful and blest those years So we bow and kiss the rod
That smites our lonely hearts,
Assured that angels still have care
O'er mother now at home.
Where day is cloudless clear and fair.
Funeral services were held from the Friends church, Sunday afternoon at 2:30, conducted by Rev. LELA GORDON. Burial was made at the Argonia Cemetery. Argonia Undertaking Co. had charge.
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to our many friends for their sympathy and kindness and the beautiful flowers, at the death of our mother, Mrs. ELVIRA HOLLOWELL. The Children.
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