Obituaries submitted here were originally published in the newspapers as listed. Many were republished along with many more obituaries by the Ballard-Carlisle Historical-Genealogical Society in books which are available through their website.
Friday, January 13, 1933
Mrs. Sarah Adams, 83 years of age, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Will Lane near here, wednesday morning. She is survived by four sons and two
daughters. Irvin of Mound City, Charles of California, Walter and Wallace Adams
of Barlow, Mrs. Charles McChristian of near Paducah and Mrs. Will Lane of
Blandville. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. M. Burgess of Antioch
BRADDOCK, Homer L. Age 86, of Swartz Creek, died Sunday, June 15, 2003 at his residence. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek. Interment will be held at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery where veterans honors will be preformed under the auspices of VFW Post # 4005. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-9 PM Tuesday and from 11 AM until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Swartz Creek Lions Club. Mr. Braddock was born October 12, 1916 in Paragould, AR, the son of Henry Leo and Nora (Mayberry) Braddock. He was a graduate of Flushing High School. Mr. Braddock married Gertrude E. Schultheis on June 19, 1943 in Pamona, CA and she preceded him in death on November 26, 1992. Mr. Braddock lived in Swartz Creek most of his life, he also resided in Clayton Township and Burton for several years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a Master Sergeant in the European Theater of Operations, 544th Heavy Maintenance Field Ordinance Company. His battles and campaigns included Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe, where he was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with one Silver Star. Mr. Braddock retired from Sears after 40 years of service. He was a member of Flushing F & AM # 223, Swartz Creek Sportsman and Conservation Club, Swartz Creek Lions Club, and VFW Post # 4005. Surviving are: brother-in-law, Edgar and wife, Fay Schultheis of Swartz Creek; nephews and niece, Gary Schultheis of Swartz Creek, Scott and wife, Tina Schultheis of Midland, Carol and husband, Gary Higgins of Corunna Gerald and wife, Joan Moores of Lennon; great-nieces and nephew, Kelly Higgins and Eric Higgins, both of Corunna, Anna Schultheis and Emily Schultheis of Midland. He was also preceded in death by: his sister, Ruth Moores in 1943. Friends may share their online condolences with the family at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.
This obit is for Norah O. Mayberry Braddock and Henry L. Braddock's son. Norah O. was the daughter of George Lewis Mayberry and Martha Jane Dennis, Norah O. and Henry was married Dec. 19, 1909 Ballard Co., Kentucky.
Funeral services were held at the Pentecostal Holiness church in Hayti Monday afternoon for Lonnie Potts, 70, who died at his home near Bragg City on Saturday, January 8, with the Rev. A.H. Downs of Mayfield, Ky., Rev. J.B. White officiating. Burial was in the Malden cemetery, with H.S. Smith Funeral Home service.
Mr. Potts was born at Sikeston on January 2, 1885 and attended the New Madrid county schools. He worked for the Cotton Belt railroad for several years and for 29 years worked for the Federal Compress company retiring about three years ago because of ill health.
On June 18, 1944, at Hayti, he was married to Mrs. Annie Milan, who survive. He also leaves a daughter, Mrs. Opal Harris of Glendale, Calif.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Ruby Yount of St. Louis; a step-son, Willard Pierson of Irving, Texas; four brothers and two sisters; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
This is Barbara Elizabeth Mayberry Potts and Marion Luther Potts son Lonnie Obit. Barbara E. was the daughter of Sarah Tennessee Lee and William Mayberry that lived in Ballard Co. Kentucky.
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