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MARRIAGES
Sellars, James Medlin, Jewell 25 Dec 1934
Sellars, Jewel Byrd, F. E. (m) 16 Nov 1924
Sellars, Nancy Lackie, W. H. 29 Oct 1913
Sellars, William Johnson, Mattie Lou 12 May 1933
Sellers, Ben C. Boals, Mattie L. 24 Dec 1905
Sellers, Daisy Mitchell, Charlie 30 Dec 1929
Sellers, Octavia Simons, N. C. (m) 5 Nov 1931
Sellers, Thomas Barrett, Nora 25 Sep 1915

 

1900 thro 1930 CROCKETT CO, TN CENSUS

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BERFORD [berford@comcast.net]

 

      The Crockett Times

      Alamo, Tenn.

      Thursday, April 17, 1947

      James C. Sellars

 

      James C. Sellars, 35, died April 10, in a hospital in Detroit, Michigan, after a short illness. He was the son of Ben C. Sellars and the late Mattie B. Sellars of Humboldt. He was born in Crockett County and spent most of his life here. James had many friends.

 

      He is survived by his father, one daughter, Peggy Jane Sellars of Memphis and one sister, Mrs. Freddie Byrd of Millington and a host of relatives.

 

      Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Hunt Funeral Home in Humboldt by Rev. Woodson, pastor of Humboldt Baptist Church. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

 

      Active pallbearers were James' cousins, Kermitt and Ausil Boals, Burl Laymon, Spencer Sutton, Walter Sellars and Jim Henry Grimes.

 

      Hunt undertakers in charge.

 

 

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~tncrocke/obits/sellars-jc.html

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The Crockett Times
Alamo, Tenn.
Thursday, May 1, 1947

Card of Thanks

I wish to thank our friends in Alamo and Center community for the beautiful flowers and consoling words of comfort in the loss of our son and brother, James Sellers, also the Center quartet for their fine services.

May God's richest blessings be upon you all.

B. C. Sellers
Mrs. Jewell Byrd
Peggy Sellers
Humboldt, Tenn.

[Note: Last name given as Sellars in the obit, and as Sellers in the card of thanks]

 

 

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The Crockett Times Alamo, Tennessee Thursday, December 16, 1948 Vol. 16 No. 42 Maury City--Mrs. Will Riddick attended the funeral of her nephew, Lieut. William N. Sellers, at Edith Methodist Church, Tuesday afternoon.

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CROCKETT COUNTY SENTINEL
VOLUME 76 NUMBER 46
THURSDAY MARCH 10, 1949
BELLS, TENNESSEE

DEATH--William Andrew Johnson RIDDICK was born March 22, 1868 and died March 8, 1949, 14 days from his 81st birthday. He was a teacher. His hometown, Maury City elected him a member of Crockett County Court. After this he served as Postmaster at Maury City for 20 years and retired at the age of 72 years. He was married to Betty Howell LEMONS in 1891. Of this union, the following children: Mrs. Eva DEYERLE and Will J. RIDDICK, of LePanto, Ark., Mrs. Jack POSTON, of Maury City, Miss Katy RIDDICK, of Memphis and Royce H. RIDDICK, of West Memphis, Ark. In 1917, he married Hattie B. SELLERS, of Fulton, Ky., of this union the following children survive: Mrs. T. Warren GARRETT, of Murfressboro, and Mary Sue and Gladys RIDDICK, both of Atlanta, Ga. He is survived by five grandchildren: Royce RIDDICK, JR., of Cadet School, San Antonio, Texas, Betty Riddick CLARK, of West Memphis, Ark., T. W. GARRETT, III, Margaret GARRETT and Wm. Riddick GARRETT, all of Murfreesboro. He was the eldest of 10 children, five of whom still survive: E. L. RIDDICK, J. D. RIDDICK, W. P. RIDDICK and Mrs. Ola RIDDICK, all of Maury City and T. B. RIDDICK, of Humboldt. Funeral services were at M. S. Church in Maury City, burial in Maury City Cemetery.

Contributed by Sarah Hutcherson
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CHILDREN OF JOSEPH LIVINGSTON RIDDICK and MARY FRANCIS BREWER

(a) William Andrew Johnson Riddick b: 22 Mar 1868 in TN d: 8 Mar 1949 Burial: Maury City Cemetery, Maury City, Crockett, TN [view tombstone]
.............. *1st Wife of William Andrew Johnson Riddick:
.................. +Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Lemons b: Abt. 1874 in TN m: 17 Jan 1892 in Crockett Co, TN Father: John W. Lemons Mother: Nancy A. Howell
.............. *2nd Wife of William Andrew Johnson Riddick:
.................. +Hattie Sellers b: 1886 in TN d: 1978 Burial: Maury City Cemetery, Maury City, Crockett, TN m: 1917

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94. Frances E. Susan (Elizabeth) 4 Laman (John David W.3, Thomas2, (Daniel)1), born, 2 Oct 1873, in Crockett, Tennessee. She married, on 12 Dec 1897, in Crockett, Tennessee, George Sellers.

Children of Frances E. Susan (Elizabeth) Laman and George Sellers were as follows:

161 i Charlie5 Sellers, born c1898; died, 29 Aug 1909; buried in Liberty Cemetery, Cedar Grove, Tennessee.

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FUNERAL HOMES
DATE OF LAST NAME FIRST NAME MIDDLE NAME MAIDEN NAME DATE OF BIRTHPLACE SPOUSE/MAIDEN FATHER'S NAME MOTHER'S NAME DATE OF CEMETERY RECORD BIRTH

1/1/1992 Arnold Pearl Henry Sellers 1/5/1919 Henderson, TN . L. G. Sellers Mattie 1/1/1992 Maury City

 

The Crockett Times
Alamo, Tenn.
Thursday, July 3, 1947

W. A. Stark

Services for W. A. Stark, who died of a heart attack at Dyersburg, Saturday night were held at Sudbury Funeral Home at Halls at 4 p.m. Monday. Burial in Sudbury Cemetery. Mr. Stark had farmed in Dyer County 40 years. He was 67. He leaves a son, G. P. Stark of Alamo; three daughters, Mrs. Edward Sellers of Forrest City, Tenn., Mrs. Maggie Howell of Alamo and Mrs. Willie J. Branch of Medina; a brother, Joe Stark of Friendship, and two sisters, Mrs. A. O. Hatch of Dyersburg and Mrs. Luther Burns of Tigrett.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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VETERANS = Sellers, Kinard O.

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