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Sallie J. Hussey

Death 11 Sep 1938
Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 107539202 · View Source
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Name: Mrs Sallie J Hussey
Death Date: 11 Sep 1938
County of Death: Chatham


Funerals today of Crash Victims

Joint services for three members of Graham Family
Triple funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. George S. Graham and their 10 year old daughter, Delores, all of whom were instantly killed in an automobile accident a short distance south of Savannah on the Ogeechee Road early Sunday afternoon, September 11, 1938, took place at 3 o'clock this afternoon at Grace Methodist Church. The funeral cortege bearing the three bodies left Sipple's Mortuary at 2:45 o'clock.

Rev. J. O. J. Taylor, pastor of the church, was in charge of the services and associated with him were several other Methodist ministers of the city. All of the Methodist pastors who could attend and several of them took part in the services.

The Grahams were related to T. H. Guerry, Savannah district lay leader, and the ministers united in the services as a mark of respect both to the deceased persons and the lay leader.

Interment was in Bonaventure Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomas A. Hussey, a fourth person killed in the same automobile, will be buried this afternoon in Bonaventure Cemetery also. Funeral services will take place at 4:45 o'clock from the residence 215 Walburg Street West, and at 5 o'clock t Grace Methodist Church. Services for Mrs. Hussey also will be conducted by Mr. Taylor and serving with him will be the Rev. W. T. Brinson, pastor of the First Wesleyan Methodist Church.

Honorary pallbearers will be Louis Banks, Ted Jucter, Herbert Mynatt, Harry George, Walter Smith and Fred Thompson. Active pallbearers will be Billy Webb, Charles Thompson, Marion Wells, Dempsey E. Murray, P. O. Phillips and W. E. Ogier.
Savannah News, September 13, 1938

The fifth victim in the fatal crash was Mrs. Emma V. Ulmer also buried in Bonaventure Cemetery.





  • Maintained by: JoAnn Bland
  • Originally Created by: Linda Lee DeWitt Lewis
  • Added: 30 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107539202
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