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William Cundiff
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1881
Lee County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1937
McConnelsville
Morgan County
Ohio, USA

Long Illness Fatal to Wm. Cundiff

William M. Cundiff, 56, of Elkatawa, employee of the Louisville and Nashville railway company, died Saturday, August 14, at the Rocky Glen Sanitorium in McConnelsville, OH, following and illness of more than a year.
Born in Lee county September 25, 1881, Mr. Cundiff was a son of Robert and Mary Wyatt Cundiff. His parents moved the this county when he was six months old and he had resided here until his death. He has been an employee of the Louisville and Nashville R.R. company since March, 1913.
Mr. Cundiff married Miss Manerva Little, daughter of the late Judge James L. Little of Elkatawa. Twelve children were born to them, three dying in infancy.
He was removed from his home to the sanitorium in September, 1936. The body was brought to the home at Elkatawa Sunday where funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon by Rev. J.M. Bemisa pastor of the Presbyterian church of this city and Miss Elizabeth O'Conner, Oakdale. Interment followed in the Little cemetery at Town Branch. Ray and Blake, funeral directors of this city, had charge.
Besides his widow, Mr. Cundiff is survived by nine children, five sons, Bernice, Vernon, James, J.B. and Virgil; four daughters, Buelah, Ernestine and Lennie Myrtle and Mrs. Eliza Brown and three grand children, also six sisters, Mrs. Nannie Newland, Elkatawa, Mrs. Callie Marks, Primrose, Mrs. Joanna Griffith, Cane Creek, Mrs. Lula Lutes, and Mrs. Grace Wilson, Oakdale, and Mrs. Bettie Foreman, Middletown, OH, and two brothers, George Cundiff, Elkatawa and Charles H. Cundiff, Cleveland, OH. One uncle, Rueben Cundiff, Campton and a number of other relatives survive.
The Jackson Times 8-19-1937
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert W. Cundiff (1854 - 1930)
  Mary Jane Wyatt Cundiff (1856 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Manerva Little Cundiff (1881 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Robert L. Cundiff (1900 - 1970)*
  Beulah May Cundiff (1903 - 1952)*
  Mary Helen Cundiff (1904 - 1905)*
  Arthur Burnis Cundiff (1906 - 1965)*
  Eliza Pauline Cundiff Little (1909 - 1986)*
  Robert James Cundiff (1911 - 1971)*
  Virgil Pearl Cundiff (1915 - 1988)*
  J.B. Cundiff (1917 - 1962)*
  Ruby Ernestine Cundiff Coomer (1919 - 2006)*
  George Roy Cundiff (1920 - 1920)*
  Lennie Myrtle Cundiff (1922 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Cundiff Hurst (1878 - 1970)*
  Callie M Cundiff Marks (1879 - 1967)**
  William Cundiff (1881 - 1937)
  George Washington Cundiff (1884 - 1963)*
  Joanna Cundiff Griffith (1886 - 1969)*
  Lula Cundiff Lutes (1888 - 1971)*
  Reuben C Cundiff (1891 - 1932)*
  Grace B. Cundiff Grimes (1899 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
To Live In Hearts We Leave Behind Is Not To Die.
 
Burial:
Town Branch Cemetery
Elkatawa
Breathitt County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Cundiff1963
Originally Created by: Kandy Back Agee
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
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William Cundiff
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Rest in peace; 1st cousin, 3x removed.
- Connie
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
TimeTime cannot steal the treasuresthat we carry in our hearts.Nor ever dim the shining thoughtsour cherished past impartsFor the memories of the oneswe loved still cast a gentle glow,To grace our days and lightour paths, wherever we may go.~Author Unknow...(Read more)
- Judith Atkerson/Norman
 Added: Jan. 22, 2014
 
 
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