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Surnames J

JOHNSTON , Polly Ann JONES , Arthur Shamblin



Death At Nannie: Mrs. Polly A. Johnston Died Yesterday Evening
Mrs. Polly Ann Johnston wife, of Alexander Johnston a prosperous farmer of Nannie passed away yesterday evening. She had been ill only a few days, but the end was not unexpected. Mrs. Johnston was 58 years of age and leaves a husband several children to mourn her demise. She was an aunt of Policeman Joe Johnston. She was a good woman, and had been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church for many years. The remains will be buried tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in Friendship cemetery at Pinson station.
(The Hustler, Rome, GA, Friday, October 5, 1894)
Submitted by Edna Stephens

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Mr. Arthur Shamblin Jones
Mr. Arthur Shamblin Jones, age 87, passed away December 30, 1997. Mr. Jones was born June 15, 1910 in Bluffton, Ala., but raised in Rome. He retired from the U. S. Civil Service in 1978 as Comptroller of the Language School at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Columbus, and was a Mason. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas L. Jones and Alpha Billingsley; and wife, Ruth Hamrick Jones. He is survived by Ann Simpson, of Decatur, Jackie Jones, Atlanta, Richard Jones, of Jonesborough, Tommy Jones, Rome, and several other nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 1, 1998 at 11 a.m., in Northview Cemetery, Cedartown, with the Rev. Frank Mann, Pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Columbus, officiating. Gammage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
(ROME, GA, December 1997)
Submitted by Edna Stephens

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