|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1840|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1906|
August 24, 1906
John BLAKEMORE at REST
After weary weeks of intense suffering, Mr. John BLAKEMORE died at the home of the late John J. DREWRY on last Friday night at 12 o'clock. Mr. BLAKEMORE was born in Dresden sixty six years ago. He was the son of Wiley BLAKEMORE, Sr. who resided for many years at the place where Esq. A. E. GARDNER now resides and ran a tan yard just west of Fuller Bros gin. The deceased was married to Miss Florence DREWRY, oldest daughter of John J. DREWRY, thirty eight years ago. No children were born to the union. He left Dresden some thirty years ago for Arkansas, residing there until last fall, when he and his wife returned to Dresden, the home of their nativity. He is survived by one brother, Mr. W. B. BLAKEMORE, at Martin, besides his faithful companion.
Funeral services were conducted at the DREWRY home on Sunday morning by Rev. A. E. SCOTT, of Martin, attended by a large concourse of friends and relatives
1906, September 9 - in the Forrest City Times, St Fancis County, Arkansas
BLAKEMORE J. W.
Mr.J.W.Blakemore, a highly respected citizen, formerly of this county, died at Dresden, Tenn., Aug.17,1906. He came to this county about twenty years ago and resided in Forrest City until two years ago, when he located at Wheetley where he lived until a few months ago, when he returned to his old home. He had several positions of trust, and was a magistrate of Wheetley township. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss. She has the sympathy of many old friends of this county. He was about 60 years of age.
(Thank you to Tom Mullis, #47415464, for contributing the obituaries and links to his parents.)
Willie Blount Blakemore (1802 - ____)
Catherine Vaulz Fussell Blakemore (1808 - 1875)
Florence Drewry Blakemore (1886 - 1921)
Created by: Mary and Kent
Record added: Jan 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84067607
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