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From: Fern Estes <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Killian obituary
Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2002 13:05:40 -0500
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I forwarded this obit to Sue Lakey. Here is her reply; "Jerusha was a McNeill,
daughter of James
and Martha J. Broadway McNeill. Sister to my g granddad William (Bill) McNeill
who was married to Wilmouth and Margaret
Emaline Matthews. "
Vera Reeves wrote:
> Calico Rock Progress
> June 13, 1924
> Died at Iuka Sunday
> Mrs Gerusha (sp) Killian, age 76 years, mother of A. J. Killian and Mrs John
> Dillard of this place, died at her home at Iuka last Sunday, the 8th,
> following a brief illness.
> Deceased was one of the pioneer residents of this part of the county, coming
> here from Tennessee when quite small. She has lived in the vicinity of Iuka
> practically all her life. She was a Christian woman, highly esteemed and
> respected by all who knew her. She is survived by four sons and four
> daughters, besides a large number of relatives.
> The remains were laid to rest in the Moody Cemetery, near Iuka, Tuesday, in
> the presence of a large gathering of friends. The funeral services were
> conducted by Rev. Ewing Hall.
> Jerusha Killian - does anyone know her maiden name ? ?
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