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From “The Dayton Herald” dated July 9, 1931: Dr. Gentry Cash, 44 years of age, the son of the Rev. James I. Cash of Spring City, who died of heart trouble at his home near Chicago last Saturday morning was … Continue reading
From “The Dayton Herald” dated Thursday, Jan. 6, 1944 –Rhea County Pioneer Dies In Evensville Dr. Wiley Houston Cynnyngham, 86, died Thursday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. B. Taylor, near Evensville. Dr. Cunnyngham was born near … Continue reading
From the Dayton Herald dated March 27, 1930: Mr. N. L. Henry known to all of Rhea County as “Uncle Newt” died at his home on Washington pike late Friday afternoon. Uncle Newt is one of Rhea’s oldest citizens, having … Continue reading
From the Dayton Republican dated May 13, 1898: George Hays, a brakeman in the employ of D. C. and I. Co. fell in front of a moving train of cars Sunday morning and was instantly killed, being horribly mangled. The … Continue reading
From the Dayton Herald dated Thursday, Dec. 31, 1942: Pete M. Massengale, 71, prominent farmer and lifelong resident of Rhea county, died early Christmas day at his home on the Washington road. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lula … Continue reading
From the Dayton Herald dated Thursday, December 10, 1942: Funeral services for Floyd William Harrison, 47, who died in Chattanooga Sunday night from injuries received in an automobile accident, where held from the Ogden Baptist church Tuesday afternoon, with the … Continue reading
From The Dayton Herald dated Thursday, July 23, 1931: Mrs. Kate Mae Martin Suttle, aged 28 years, died at the family home north of Dayton the afternoon of July 18. She was born August 25, 1903. Funeral services were conducted in the … Continue reading
From The Dayton Herald dated Thursday, July 23, 1931: J. F. Campbell Dies at a Ripe Old Age J. F. Campbell aged nearly 86 years, died at 3 o’clock Thursday morning at the home of his son-in-law, G. S. Peavyhouse, several miles … Continue reading
From The Dayton Herald dated Thursday, July 10, 1930: McCuiston, Bessa Thompson, four-months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Thompson, died Monday, Funeral services were held from the residence in South Dayton. Interment was at the Garrison Cemetery.
From The Dayton Herald dated Thursday, July 10, 1930: Jolly, W. J., age 26, died Saturday, at his home near Walnut Grove. Funeral services were held Sunday at Walnut Grove Church. Interment was at the Buttram Cemetery.