|Birth: ||May 19, 1847|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1946|
Funeral services were held Friday at the Methodist Church for William Morgan Paul who died Wednesday of last week at his home on Route 2 Barnett, MO The Rev. Val Strader, Pastor of the church conducted rites and the music was furnished by Mrs. Eunice Morris with Mrs Walta Franse as accompanist.Burial will be in Versailles Cemetery with Kidwell Services. Pallbearers were Barton Marriott, Earl Daniels, Marvin Welpman and Jim Kays.
Mr. Paul who was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Paul. He was educated in Ohio schools and graduated from Fairfield Union Academy in 1866. He taught in Ohio and later in Iowa until he moved to Missouri in 1902. When he came here he bought a farm six miles east of Versailles and remained there until his death. He married Miss Samantha A. Stuter June 29, 1873 and to this union were born four children, Mrs. Paul died 38 years ago. In early manhood he professed religion with the Methodist Church. Mr. Paul is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Mereness and Mrs. Etta Stevens of Pittsburgh, PA.: two sons, Walter Paul of Long Beach and Emory A. Paul of the home; a sister Mrs. Emma Melick of Tulsa, Okla; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two gr-gr- grandchildren.
Except for the son here none were able to be here for the funeral. Mrs. Mereness and Walter Paul were here to visit him in the last months of their father's life. Because of being unable to leave her husband, who is blind, Mrs. Stevens could not be here.
John A Paul (1814 - 1896)
Emily Watson Paul (1822 - 1915)
Samantha Adaline Stuter Paul (1844 - 1907)*
Lillian Berthy Paul Mereness (1876 - 1969)*
Etta Emilie Paul Stevens (1879 - 1969)*
Walter Monroe Paul (1881 - 1970)*
Emory A. Paul (1883 - 1972)*
Francis Marion Paul (1845 - 1916)*
William Morgan Paul (1847 - 1946)
George Edward Paul (1851 - 1938)*
Emily Susan Paul Melick (1857 - 1960)*
Amanda Virginia Paul Wiseman (1858 - 1930)*
John Wesley Paul (1860 - 1929)*
Plot: Versailles 1st L 2
Created by: Bonnie Morris Conrad
Record added: Feb 03, 2008
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