|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1873|
|Death: ||Sep. 12, 1951|
John Swept Jeffries was the son of William Robert Jeffries and his first wife, Margaret Kennington.
Father of William Curtis and Clifford Joseph. He married Sannie Mae Burton, 03 Sep 1900, in Columbus, GA.
His Obit reads:
"J. S. Jeffries Dies at Home"
John Swepton Jeffries, who was 77, and the father of W. C. Jeffries, president of the Columbus Central Labor Union, died at 12:40 a.m. today at his home, 428 Broadway, after an illness for several months.
John S. Jeffries birthday was June 6, 1874, and he was a member of the St. Mark Methodist church.
Survivors are: sons, W. C., and C. J. Jeffries of Columbus;
a step-daughter, Mrs. L. W. Jones, Columbus;
a half brother, Arthur Jeffries, Phenix City and several grandchildren.
Funeral was to be held at 4 p.m. in Sept 13, 1951 at St. Mark Methodist.
He was to be buried at Riverdale Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Floyd Wood, C. M. Davis, Howard Anthony, C. R. Briggs, T. E. Hubbard and A. B. Teal. Honorary pallbearers will be J. R. Sweatt Sr., J. G. Newberry, Sterling Dudley, H. H. Hunter, E. F. Howell, W. G. Bridges, Claude Scarbrough, W. A. Hendricks, E. L. Gullatt, George Reese, E. G. Coots, Tom Moore, and Sidney Pollard.
Sannie May Jeffries (1874 - 1939)*
William Curtis Jeffries (1902 - 1980)*
Clifford J. Jeffries (1908 - 1985)*
Plot: Section 6
Maintained by: Anne Brown
Originally Created by: Lois Hottinger
Record added: Jul 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14898991
Poppa, I'll always remember the little tobacco pouches you gave us to keep our marbles in. Love you, your great granddaughter.|
Added: Nov. 2, 2012