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Surnames T

TATE , Miss Jane
THRASH , Virginia Ferris Ligion
TRAMMELL , Mr. Leverett
TURNER , Athur Wilburn

Miss Jane Tate passed away at 11:30 last night.
Miss Jane Tate, aunt of Mrs. Charley Alexander, and sister of Mrs. Mullenix of the Fourth Ward, died last night at about 11:30 o'clock at the residence of Mr. Tom Gilliam on Ave. A.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. V. Weathers, pastor of the Second Methodist Church this afternoon at 3o'clock, after which the remains were conducted to North Rome for interment.
(Hustler of Rome Tuesday 19 November 1895)
[Notes: Mrs. Charley Alexander is Henrietta Hoffman Alexander daughter of Georgianna Tate Hoffman - Jane's sister.
Mrs. Mullenix is Sarah Tate Mullinnix
Mr. Tom Gilliam is married to Josephine Hart Gilliam adaughter of Alfred W. Hart and Frances Tate Hart, another sister of Jane's.
Jane was born 7 June 1842 in North Carolina]
Submitted by Joan Huot.

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Obituary of Virginia Ferris Ligon Thrash
Death of Mrs. Thrash
Etowah, Ga., June 3. It is with a deep feeling of sorrow that we perform the sad duty of recording the death of Mrs. Virginia Thrash who died at her residence near this place Sunday evening at 6 o'clock June 20 inst.
Mrs. Thrash was 64 years of age. She had been in bad health for several years. She was stricken with apoplexy Friday while working in her garden. She was unconscious until she died. Her remains were laid to rest in the Silver Creek Primitive Baptist cemetery Monday evening at five o'clock. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Johnson. She leaves a host of friends and relatives to mourn her loss. The bereaved family and kindred have our heartfelt sympathy.
A Friend
(Note: Date of death was June 2, not June 20.)
Submitted by her gr-gr-gr-granddaughter, Pam Morring.

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Dan C. Trammell age 59, a life long resident of Rome, died at the home of his son, Clinton Trammell in Dalton Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock following a brief illness.
Mr. Trammell went to Dalton three months ago to visit his son there and was taken ill, sinking slowly and failing to respond to medical aid. The body was brought to Rome Thursday afternoon and removed to his home on Calhoun Road.
Mr. Trammell was a brickmason by trade, an expert in his occupation and well known in Rome and Floyd county. He was born in Rome and made his home in this city during his entire life.
He is survived by his widow and four sons, Clinton, of Dalton; Caldwell, of Chattanooga, and Ernest and Harold Trammell, both of Rome; two brothers George and Wiley Trammell of Houston, Tex., three sisters, Mrs. W. L. McGinnis of Houston, Tex., Mrs. Harry Goodman, of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. T. V. Brock of Rome.
Funeral arrangements are in charge of W. B. Nichols & Son and will be announced later.
Note: I didn't get the date of the paper, but he died July 17, 1924.
Submitted by Pauline Pierce.

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Rome Georgia, Thursday Evening September 3, 1896
Passed away at Noon
Yesterday at noontide Mr. Leverett Trammell passed into eternity. He was 67 years of age and his life has been a useful one. He was a popular man, a good citizen and a christian gentleman whose departure is most painful to his many friends.
The funeral occured this afternoon at 5 o'clock from the North Rome Methodist church. The interment, was made in the North Rome cemetery.
The pall-bearers were Messrs. W. J. Hall, E. M. Johnson, F. A. McCurry, C. J. Jenkins, E. P. Treadaway, R. C. Morrison, Dick Treadaway, A. Rawlins.
Submitted by Pauline Pierce.

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Arthur Wilburn Turner
Arthur Wilburn Turner, age 72, of 1508 Gordon Avenue, died in an out of town hospital at 6:15 p.m. Saturday following a two years illness, his condition becoming serious two weeks ago.
Mr. Turner was born in Bartow County, Sept. 8, 2887, son of the late James Thomas Turner and Mary Agnes Edwards Turner, but had spent the greater part of his life in Rome and Floyd County. For a number of years, prior to his retirement, he was employed by the Smith-Evans Lumber Co. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Charlie Johnston of Rome and a brother, Joe Turner of Macon.
Surviving are his widow the former Lizzie Finley; one sister, Mrs. J. H. Duggan of Rome and one brother, Howard Turner of Albertville, Ala. And several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. W. F. Conn officiating. Interment will follow in the family lot of Oakland Cemetery.
The body will arrive in Rome Tuesday morning and will be removed to Jennings Funeral Home to lie in state until time for services. The family will receive friends at Jennings Funeral Home from 7 until 9 p.m. o'clock Tuesday night.
Six nephews will serve as pallbearers; L. H., J. L., and Lynn Duggan, Robert Moore Jr., O. D. Manning Jr. and Bobby Jo Manning.
Jennings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
(Rome News Tribune, Monday, December 21, 1959)
Submitted by Edna Stephens.

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