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William Arthur Jeffries
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1878
Russell County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1953
Russell County
Alabama, USA

Son of William Robert Jeffries and his wife, Ella McCracken. Married Hattie Parker.
William Arthur Jeffries, 74, retired textile worker, died at 4 p.m., Jan 22, 1953, at his home, 206 18th St., Phenix City, AL, following a one month illness.
He was born Oct. 26, 1878, in Columbus, Ga., and moved to Phenix City, AL, 50 years ago. He was the widower of Mrs. Hattie Parker Jeffries.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. G. B. Duke, Dallas, Texas, Mrs. George M. Slaughter, Fitzgerald, Ga., Mrs. Clara Hibbler, and Mrs. Wilson Abbott, both of Phenix City, seven grandchildren including Mrs. Ann Weaver and Mrs. Beverly Leggett of Phenix City and three great-grandchildren.
Source: Columbus Enquirer, Columbus, Ga., Jan. 23, 1953

Funeral for William Arthur Jeffries, 74, who died Thursday at his home, 306 18th St., Phenix City, will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Britton and Dobbs chapel. The Rev. Joseph Avery, pastor of the Phenix City First Baptist Church, will conduct the service. Burial will be at Girard Cemetery with Louie Lane, B. L. Cole, O. E. Cole, G. L. Webb, John Freeman and J. M. Whittle serving as pallbearers.
Source: Columbus Enquirer, Columbus, Ga., Jan. 24, 1953 
 
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 Parents:
  William Robert Jeffries (1848 - 1899)
  Ella McCracken Jeffries (____ - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriett Burdenia Parker Jeffries (1882 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Lillian Lucille Jeffries Duke (1905 - 1997)*
  Clara Jeffries Hibler (1907 - 1983)*
  Gertha J Slaughter (1910 - 1995)*
  Evelyn Jeffries Abbott (1912 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Arthur Jeffries (1878 - 1953)
  Laura Rebecca Jeffries Collins (1884 - 1920)*
  Minnie Lee Jeffries (1885 - 1900)*
  Callie Emory Jeffries (1897 - 1899)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Girard Cemetery
Girard
Russell County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Anne Brown
Record added: May 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90886742
William Arthur Jeffries
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 Added: Nov. 2, 2012
 
 
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