|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1936|
Waller M. Booz, widely known citizen and son of Mrs. Mae Booz, proprietress of the Right House, died Friday afternoon after a brief illness at the hotel where he lived with his mother. Until his sudden illness Monday evening Mr. Booz was employed by the Rome Plow company in the Cedartown offices and had worked during the day Monday. As he was preparing to go out for the evening Monday he was stricken and, although conscious several times before his death Friday, no hope was offered by physicians for his recovery from the time of the first attack. Mr. Booz was a graduate of the Cedartown high school and of the University of Georgia. He was a member of the First Methodist church and prominent in the fraternal organizations in the city. For many years he was connected with The Cedartown Standard in a reportorial capacity, and until the time of his death was special correspondent for daily newspapers in Georgia and Tennessee. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mae Booz; two aunts, Mrs. Kate Booz, of Cedartown, and Mrs. Willis Evans, of Miami; three uncles, Mr. John Booz, of Cedartown, and Mr. Tom and Mr. Ben Booz, of Miami, Fla. He is also survived by maternal relatives whose names are not available. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon and interment was in the Greenwood cemetery. Pastors of the Methodist, Baptist and Presbyterian churches officiated at the funeral services. The interment ceremonies were in charge of the local Masonic lodge, which executed the complete Masonic burial rites. The pall bearers were H. H. Hogg, William Parker, Jr., J. T. Batson, A. O. Sloan, D. O. Baker, and W. M. Casey. (The Cedartown Standard, Thursday, January 16, 1936).
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