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Subject: LOONEY, Thomas J. 1861-1955
Date: 15 Oct 2005 20:18:49 -0600
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Surnames: LOONEY, HAM, RORIE, BURNS, CRAIL
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re: Thomas Jefferson LOONEY, b. 27 Sep 1861 Timbo, Stone Co, AR; d. 13 Mar 1955 Augusta, Woodruff Co, AR; son of Isaac Preston LOONEY & Mary HAM; married Cyrena Adaline RORIE 1865 -1955:
"THOMAS J. LOONEY - ExMarshall of Augusta - Was 94"
"Augusta, Ark., March 14 -- Services for Thomas Jefferson LOONEY, fromer marshall who died at his home here Tuesday about 2:40 p.m., will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Augusta Methodist Church. The Rev. O. D. Peters of Augusta will officiate. Burial will be in Augusta Memorial Park, with Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis in charge.
Mr. LOONEY, who was 94, was a resident in and around Augusta about 70 years. He moved here in 1900. He became marshal in 1935 and retained that position until his retirement in 1944.
Prior to becoming marshal and deputy sheriff of Augusta, Mr. Looney was a farmer and carpenter. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
He leaves one son, Mode LOONEY, two daughters, Mrs. M.C.(Fanny) BURNS and Mrs. R.K.(Ida) CRAIL, all of Augusta; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild."