|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1879|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1958|
Charles E. Cone, 79, prominent Statesboro business and civic leader, died at his home here early Thursday, December 4 after a short illness. Mr. Cone, who has been a part of the growth of Statesboro since its early days, was born at Ivanhoe in southeastern Bulloch County, and was a member of a pioneer Bulloch County family. He was a founder of the Charles E. Cone Realty Co., and was active in that firm until October of this year.
A member of the Methodist Church, he was a trustee of the Statesboro First Methodist Church, as well as a Mason. He was active in many other local organizations. He was vice president of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association here. Even at the age of 79, Mr. Cone was a golf enthusiast and was regularly seen at the Forest Heights golf course here.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Charles E. Cone, Statesboro; four sons, Charles Basil, Vidalia, James W., Edward O., both of Statesboro and Dr. John H. Cone, Thomasville; four daughters, Mrs. R. H. Tolbert, Athens, Mrs. John H. Cassell, Fort Knox, Ky., Mrs. David Tollotson, Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. B. R. Snooks Jr., Alley; two sisters, Mrs. O. P. Harper, Napa, Calif., and Mrs. W. E. Lyndenberg, St. Petersburg, Fla.; two brothers, C. H. Cone, Stilson, and Dr. Wesley Cone, St. Petersburg; and ten grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held Friday at 3 p.m. at the Statesboro First Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Dan Williams and the Rev. Lawrence Houston. Burial was in East Side Cemetery.
Bulloch Herald - December 4, 1958
James Basil Cone (1852 - 1931)
Mary Antoinette Hodges Cone (1853 - 1930)
Mamie Adams Cone (1879 - 1922)
Olivia Eugenia McLane Cone (1886 - 1973)
Hardy Bell Cone (1914 - 1914)*
Ellen Oliver Cone (1918 - 1918)*
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