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 Andrew Jackson Sevier Jr.

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Andrew Jackson Sevier Jr.

Birth
Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi, USA
Death
25 Aug 1941 (aged 69)
Tallulah, Madison Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial
Tallulah, Madison Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID
111444099 View Source

TALLULAH, La., Aug. 26. — (Special) — Funeral services for Sheriff A. J. Sevier of Madison pairsh [sic parish], who died suddenly at his home here Monday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock, were held Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock from the residence. Rev. J. Dean Maurer, rector of Trinity Episcopal church in Tallulah, officiated. Interment, under the direction of the Williams Funeral home of Tallulah, was in Silver Cross cemetery here.

Active pallbearers were S. D. Bettis, J. N. Harvey, T. A. Smith, P. O. Benjamin, A. J. Boswell, Frank McCaffrey, Horace Maxwell and W. L. Rountree. Honorary pallbearers were everyone in Madison parish.

Sheriff Sevier was 69 years old. He was the oldest sheriff in point of service in the state, having served as sheriff of Madison parish for the past 40 years. Previous to his election as sheriff, he served as deputy sheriff in the parish for four years.

He was born near Port Gibson, Claiborne county, Miss., but lived the greater part of his life in Madison parish. He resided at Milliken's Bend before moving to Tallulah.

Sheriff Sevier was a Mason and was active in church work here, being an officer of Trinity Episcopal church.

Survivors are his widow, the former Miss Mary Day of Vicksburg, Miss., whom he married in 1905; a son, Don Sevier of Tallulah; two grandchildren, and five sisters, Mrs. Fred Young and Mrs. A. S. Williamson of Vicksburg; and Mrs. J. S. Agee, Mrs. C. S. Utz and Mrs. W. J. Ward, all of Tallulah.

Published in The Monroe Morning World (LA), Tuesday, August 26, 1941

TALLULAH, La., Aug. 26. — (Special) — Funeral services for Sheriff A. J. Sevier of Madison pairsh [sic parish], who died suddenly at his home here Monday afternoon at 6:30 o'clock, were held Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock from the residence. Rev. J. Dean Maurer, rector of Trinity Episcopal church in Tallulah, officiated. Interment, under the direction of the Williams Funeral home of Tallulah, was in Silver Cross cemetery here.

Active pallbearers were S. D. Bettis, J. N. Harvey, T. A. Smith, P. O. Benjamin, A. J. Boswell, Frank McCaffrey, Horace Maxwell and W. L. Rountree. Honorary pallbearers were everyone in Madison parish.

Sheriff Sevier was 69 years old. He was the oldest sheriff in point of service in the state, having served as sheriff of Madison parish for the past 40 years. Previous to his election as sheriff, he served as deputy sheriff in the parish for four years.

He was born near Port Gibson, Claiborne county, Miss., but lived the greater part of his life in Madison parish. He resided at Milliken's Bend before moving to Tallulah.

Sheriff Sevier was a Mason and was active in church work here, being an officer of Trinity Episcopal church.

Survivors are his widow, the former Miss Mary Day of Vicksburg, Miss., whom he married in 1905; a son, Don Sevier of Tallulah; two grandchildren, and five sisters, Mrs. Fred Young and Mrs. A. S. Williamson of Vicksburg; and Mrs. J. S. Agee, Mrs. C. S. Utz and Mrs. W. J. Ward, all of Tallulah.

Published in The Monroe Morning World (LA), Tuesday, August 26, 1941


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