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Edward Bowker "Coot" Attwood
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1866
Cleveland County
Arkansas, USA
Death: May 8, 1935
Rison
Cleveland County
Arkansas, USA

Marriage to Martha Harvie Marks on 19 Jan 1887 in Cleveland County, Arkansas and had 8 known children.

Children with unknown or non connected burials:
- George Marks Attwood 1887 1947
- Harvey Meriwether Attwood 1896 1943
- Pat M Attwood 1899 - unkn
- Zera M Attwood Walker 1903-1986 FAG# 84395289
- Doris Disbrow Attwood Walker 1908 1997 FAG# 52095614

Cleveland County Herald - May 15, 1935

STROKE IS FATAL TO E.B. ATTWOOD, 69, Died Suddenly at His Home Here Late Wednesday After Brief Illness

E.B. (Coot) Attwood, aged 69, well known retired farmer, died suddenly at his home here at 6:30 Wednesday evening of last week following a paralytic stroke. Mr. Attwood had been confined to his bed for several days and was apparently improving from his recent illness when he was fatally stricken.

Mr. Attwood was a member of a prominent pioneer family of this county. His parents, Capt. R.F. and Jane (Clark) Attwood, came to Arkansas in 1865 from Newberry district, South Carolina, and settled in what is now Cleveland County. Mr. Attwood, who was his parents youngest child, is the last of his immediate family to die.

Born in Smith township February 28, 1866, Mr. Attwood continued to make his home there on the old family homestead where he engaged in farming and the general mercantile business, until about nine years ago, when he moved to Rison where he erected a home on his farm just to the south of town.

Besides his wife, who before their marriage was Miss Mattie Marks, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Martin L. Wilson and Mrs. Calvin Walker, both of Rison; six sons, George M. Attwood of Allamore, Texas, and Harvie M., Leali, Minot, Jim and Roscoe Attwood, all of Rison; seven grandchildren, three step grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Attwood were held Saturday morning from the Methodist church, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. M.E. Scott, who was assisted by the Rev. W.F. Warren, pastor of the Baptist church and the Rev. F.A. Buddin, pastor of the First Methodist church, Pine Bluff.

Interment was in Greenwood cemetery with committal services by Revs. Scott and Warren.


Pallbearers were: Active - Walter Jones, Alton McMurtrey, J.B. Searcy, Craig Sadler, Edward Tisdale, Herman Davidson, C.L. Garner and Guy Cameron: honorary - Jack C. Owens, E.M. Hillyard, R.C. Searcy, J.L. Sadler, B.F. Garner, Tom G. Culpepper, Van McKinney, J.S. Williams, Roy Wilson, J.M. McMurtrey, Dr. J. Ruth, W.L. Moody, J.H. Atkins, Bob Adams, Harlow Sanders, Dr. A.B. Robertson, Leon Moore, J.W. Elrod, Jno. T. Haskins, Geo. H. Holmes, L.F. Williams, John Vandermark, John Boyle, C.E. Boyd, Elbert Goggans, G.W. Turner, Pen Ramick, Dave Cash, W.B. Vaughan, J.W. Martin, R.W. Wilson, J.S Richardson and Henry Frey.

Funeral arrangements were under direction of Rufus T. Buie Mortuary. Out of town relatives of the family here to attend the funeral services included Atty Frank E. Chowning of Little Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Tate McGehee and R.E. McGehee of Hebron, Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Attwood, Mr. and Mrs. George Attwood, Mr. and Mrs. Marks Attwood, Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Attwood and Troy Carmical of New Edinburg; Grady Attwood of England, Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Rucker of Pine Bluff, Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Marks and daughter, Miss Leah, of Kingsland and F.P. Childress of Hebron.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Roscius Finch Attwood (1817 - 1867)
  Jane Elizabeth Clarke Attwood (1825 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Harvie Marks Attwood (1867 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Curtis Attwood Wilson (1889 - 1953)*
  Harvie Meriwether Attwood (1896 - 1943)*
  Edward Leali Attwood (1898 - 1946)*
  Minot Savage Attwood (1900 - 1960)*
  James Finch Attwood (1902 - 1944)*
  Roscoe Evan Attwood (1905 - 1945)*
  Doris Disbrow Attwood Walker (1908 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Bower Attwood (1850 - 1868)*
  George Clarke Attwood (1851 - 1928)*
  William Drayton Attwood (1855 - 1914)*
  Judith E Attwood Batchelor (1859 - 1926)*
  James Roscius Attwood (1861 - 1884)*
  Edward Bowker Attwood (1866 - 1935)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Rison
Cleveland County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 05, 2009
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