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Mortuary Notices - 1921
Submitted by : Carole Haywood


MICHAEL DUGAN,  ---Funeral services for Michael Dugan, veteran policeman, who died Saturday morning at his home here, were held at 9o'clock Sunday morning from the St. Francis de Sales Catholic church. Burial was in Mt. Carmel cemetery. Members of the police department served as honorary pallbearers.

CAPT. JOSEPH N. SMITH -- Funeral services for Capt. Joseph Smith, well known river man of this city, who died at his home, 1612 Broad street, Friday morning, were held Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the residence, with the Rev. E.W. Elliott, of the First Christian church, officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove cemetery.

MRS. MARY ELLEN ELMORE, 70 years old, died yesterday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Greenhaigh, 335 Kentucky avenue; Mrs. Elmore had lived in Paducah for a number of years. Her death followed a fever weeks' illness. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the St. Francis de Sales Catholic church with burial in the Mt. Carmel cemetery.

MRS. CALIFORNIA E. GORE  - Funeral services for Mrs. California E. Gore, who died Saturday morning at her home, 219 Adams street, were held Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the residence with burial in Oak Grove cemetery.

DERR M. REED - Funeral services for Derr M. Reed, who died at his home on the Benton road Saturday night, were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Symsonia, with burial in the Symsonia cemetery.

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Submitted by: Carole Haywood

THE NEWS-DEMOCRAT, PADUCAH,KY,   SATURDAY, MAY 21, 1921    (front page)

Capt. Joseph N. Smith
Succumbs, to Long Illness

Captain Joseph N. Smith, 66 years old, a prominent river man died yesterday morning at his home, 1612 Broad street after an illness of several weeks.
For the past 54 years, Captain Smith has been a resident of Paducah, and for 36 years he was a pilot on the Ohio, Tennessee and Mississippi rivers. At the time of his death, he had the distinction of being the oldest river man on the Ohio and Tennessee rivers, and has for the past 28 years been in the Tennessee River Packet company, Ayer Lord Tie company, Indiana Tie company, Hoagland Barge Line, and Arrow Transportation Line.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Mrs. H.J. McFaul, of Pittsburg, Pa., Mrs. Henry Rhodes, Paducah, Mrs. R.E. King, of Norfolk, Va., and seven sons, Dennis, Henry, Rodney, Rillie, Melvin, Everett, all of this city and Nelson Smith of Cleveland, Ohio.
No funeral arrangements have been made, pending the arrival of relatives.

Frank Hoover
Submitted by: Carole Haywood

Funeral services for Mr. Frank Hoover, who died Thursday night, will be held Saturday afternoon from the residence, 903 Broadway at 3 o'clock, with the Rev. J. Russell Crawford, of the Kentucky Avenue Presbyterian church, officiating. The Elks club will have charge of the service at the grave. Pallbearers will be W.J. Hills, L.H. McDaniel, Ed. Rivers, H.H. Munn, Robert Wathen, and John Bryant.

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