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Jefferson Davis Works

  • Birth 12 Jun 1875 Owen County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 7 Sep 1946 Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Sec 20, Lot 120, Grave 2
  • Memorial ID 32003102

Jefferson Davis Works, age 71, widower of Rebecca Ann Hughes Works died Sunday September 8, 1946, in Sioux City, Iowa where he had lived for the last several months prior to his death.

For many years Mr. Works was a teacher at God's Bible School, Sioux City, Iowa.

Jefferson Davis, a native of Owen County, KY, was the son of Albert Jasper and Martha 'Mattie' E. True Works.

Jefferson was survived by his son, Clayton Cleary Works and his daughter Odella Works Cope (FNU) Taylor (Carl E.), both of Latonia Lakes, KY, a half-sister, Mrs. Effie Works Ireland (Hendrix Ireland), Covington, and a sister, Mrs. Flora Works Hughes (Augustus (Gus) Hughes) of Cynthiana, KY, and a brother, Emmett Works, St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Works ultimately had five grandchildren; Wayne Clayton Works, Earl Stanley Works, Sharon Marlene Works Womble (John Randolph), Martha Ann Works Britton (Archie Donald), and Edwin Earl Cope.

Mr. Works also had a brother, Ausker (Oscar?) Works, DOB about 1879 and a sister, Florie.

Arrangements were completed by the Allison & Rose Funeral Home, Covington, KY. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Kenton County, KY.

Excerpted from KY Post 09091946


Mr. Works was my g-g uncle by marriage.



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  • Created by: Judi Fryer
  • Added: 6 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32003102
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jefferson Davis Works (12 Jun 1875–7 Sep 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32003102, citing Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Judi Fryer (contributor 46850465) .