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John M. Walsh
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1889
Ben Hill County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1975
Glenwood
Wheeler County
Georgia, USA

The Jeff Davis County Ledger, Wed., Oct. 22, 1975

Mr. John Walsh

Funeral services for Mr. John Walsh, 86, of Rt. 2, Hazlehurst, who died Saturday night at Wheeler County Hospital in Glenwood after an extended illness, were conducted Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Wainright and Parlor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Jones officiating. Interment was in Denton City Cemetery.
Mr. Walsh was a native of Ben Hill County and had resided in Jeff Davis County for the past 43 years coming from Fitzgerald. He was a retired farmer. He was the son of the late James Walsh and the late Sally Chaney.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Clark of Hazlehurst, and Mrs. Zella Ellis of Woodbine, Ga.; five sons, Clarence Walsh of Nichols, Ga., John E. Walsh of Woodbine, Bennie Walsh of Alma, Odell Walsh of Highland City, Fla., and Tom Walsh of Brunswick; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Shearer of Broxton, and Mrs. Emma Crosby of Pearson, Ga.; 22 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
Active pallbearers were James Carelock, Laverne Walsh, Carroll Walsh, Larry Carelock, E. D. Hand and James Shearer.
Honorary pallbearers were G. W. Carter, Elton Harrell, Jasper Colson, Taylor Dominy, Roscoe Conner, A. J. Williams Jr., Murrell Ussery, J. W. Starling, Harvey Bryant, Rogers Wood and Mark Hall.
Wainright and Parlor Funeral Home of Hazlehurst was in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Walsh (1849 - 1950)
  Sallie J. Chaney Walsh (1870 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Wilcox Walsh (1894 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Beatrice Walsh Clark (1913 - 2000)*
  Clarence A. Wash (1915 - 1977)*
  Zella Walsh Ellis (1917 - 2007)*
  John Edward Walsh (1921 - 1996)*
  Benjamin Franklin Wilcox Walsh (1925 - 1991)*
  Odell Walsh (1929 - 2007)*
  Tom Watkin Walsh (1933 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  John M. Walsh (1889 - 1975)
  William Walsh (1890 - 1945)*
  Hattie Rebecca Walsh Smith (1893 - 1968)*
  Henry Walsh (1899 - 1927)*
  George Dennis Walsh (1900 - 1968)*
  Mary Ann Walsh Shearer (1906 - 1996)*
  Emma Jane Walsh Crosby (1908 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Denton Cemetery
Denton
Jeff Davis County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Family Roots
Originally Created by: Barbara L. Kirkland
Record added: Jan 05, 2010
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John M. Walsh
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