|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1875|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 1945|
Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, Nov. 4, 1945, Sunday, p. 9:
Cotton Firm Leader Was Born 70 Years Ago in Bossier Parish
Funeral services for Ellison Moultrie Adger, 70, who died yesterday at 6:30 a.m. at his home, 606 Ockley Drive, will be held today at 4 p.m. at Osborn funeral chapel. The Rev. W. A. Alexander, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. McNair Smith, pastor of the Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.
A well-known retired planter, Mr. Adger had lived in Shreveport since 1922. He was a member of the firm Sewall and Adger, cotton brokers. He had been ill for several months prior to his death.
The son of William Ellison Adger and Mary Gamble Adger, Mr. Adger was born on Aug. 18, 1875, at Chicora, Bossier Parish. For many years he was a planter at Belcher.
Mr. Adger is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Adger; a daughter, Mrs. Tom Lemly of Atlanta, Ga.; three sons, E. W. Adger, Jr., and Sydney Adger of Shreveport and John Hampton Adger of Forth Worth, Texas; three grandchildren, Mary Ann and John Adger of Forth Worth, Texas, and Thomas Adger Lemley of Atlanta, Ga.; three nieces, Mrs. E. A. Conway of Baton Rouge, Mrs. Margaret Robinson and Mrs. Water Hawkins of Shreveport; and two nephews, Will Glassell of Belcher and John Richmond Glassell of Shreveport.
Active pallbearers will be John A. Sewall, L. S. Frierson, John R. Glassell, Capt. Howard Adger, Tom F. Parker and B. F. O'Neal. Honorary pallbearers will be A. C. Glassell, Ashton Glassell, John Glassell, W. E. Glassell, A. G. Frierson, John E. Adger, Charles F. Hutchinson and elders and deacons of the First Presbyterian Church.
Elizabeth Hayden Adger (1879 - 1947)*
Ellison Moultrie Adger (1906 - 1991)*
William Sydney Adger (1912 - 1988)*
Plot: Section 40, Lot 7
Created by: Shawn Bohannon
Record added: Jan 17, 2013
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