Hattie Ashby

Services held at Greens Chapel

Pub. Friday 07 Jan 1944, Shelby Sentinel

Funeral services for Mrs. Ashby held Wednesday a.m. at Greens Chapel

Mrs. Hattie Ashby, 72 widow of Samuel D. Ashby, died at 3:30 o’clock Monday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Annie Smitha near Mt. Eden.  She was a native of Spencer County.

Surviving her are a son, William. Bagdad, five daughters, Mrs. Marion Simpson, Taylorsville; Mrs. Susie Barnes, Indiana; Mrs. Grace Sparrow, Glensboro: Mrs. Fronie Cleveland, Mt. Eden; and Mrs. Annie Smitha; a brother, Edw. McCarty Van Buren, and a sister, Mrs. Maggie Casper, Bushel.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Green’s Chapel in Nelson County, by the Rev. C. Marion Railey. Interment followed at Green’s Chapel.

Pallbearers Kenneth and Robert Ashby, Winfield Simpson, Harold Smitha, David Cleveland, and John T. Smitha.

SOURCE:   Transcribed from various sources by Tamryn Glaser.

Thomas Cook

Prominent Farmer Dies At LaGrange

Published Friday 24 Nov 1944, Shelby Sentinel

Funeral For Thomas Cook Held Saturday Morning

Thomas P. Cook, 69, a farmer, died Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ollie Hammonds, at LaGrange.

Mr. Cook was a son of the late Robert and Fannie Headen Cook, a native of Anderson county, but had spent most of his life in Shelby County.  He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

Besides Mrs. Hammond of LaGrange, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. T. C. Snider of Waddy; three sons, Claude Cook, Ludlow; J. B. Cook, of Fort Orid, Calif.; Gilbert Cook, New Guinea; fourteen grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Burdick Burnett and Mrs. Mary Searcy, both of Shelbyville; four brothers, J. W., of Shelbyville, V. L. of Waddy; Marshall, Lexington; and Forrest Cook, of Frankfort.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at 11 0’clock at Pigeon Fork Baptist church by the Rev. Howard Gordon, of LaGrange. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Herbert Cox, C. A. McCormack, Jr., Roy Snider, Alvin Murphy, J. W. Jetter and Elmer Hensley.

SOURCE:   Transcribed from various sources by Tamryn Glaser.


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