Annie Wiley
and her
Obituary Scrapbook
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Funeral of Mrs. Graves Held Monday

Member of Noted Kentucky Family

The funeral services of Mrs. B. B. Graves took place at the late home on the Lawrenceburg Pike yesterday, conducted by the Rev. T. F. Taliaffero, of the Methodist Church of which she was a life-long member. The internment was in the Frankfort Cemetery. Mrs. Graves, 64, died at the home of her husband on the Lawrenceburg Pike, three miles south of Frankfort, Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. after a heart attack.

Mrs. Graves had been in ill health for some time but was about the house during the day and was sitting in the chair when stricken. Dr. Minish was summoned but announced that human aid could have been of no avail.

Mrs. Graves before her marriage was Margaret LeCompte Kavanaugh, eldest daughter of the late Rev. P. E. Kavanaugh, and was the granddaughter of the late Joseph LeCompte, first Congressman from the Ashland district and contemporary of Henry Clay, who frequently visited at his home in LeCompte's Bottom below Flat Creek.

Mrs. Graves spent much of her life in LeCompte's Bottom and removed to Fox Gap neighborhood when her husband purchased a farm about twenty years ago. Mrs. Graves had a wide circle of friends and was best known for her charitable and kindly deeds for all with whom she came in contact.

Mrs. Graves is survived by her husband, B. B. Graves, three children, Miss Hattie and Frank Graves, Mrs. Edward Hempil and four grandchildren.

The State Journal, Frankfort, Ky. August 5, 1924

 Frankfort, KY Cemetery, Section P
Margaret Kavanaugh Graves 1859 - 1924
B. B. Graves, 1854-1934

Child Drank Poison, Died in Few Hours Owensboro, Ky., Aug 4--The two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Miller, Whitesville, this county, died today as a result of drinking poison. The child's mother placed a bottle of poison on a table in a room in which he was playing. Her attention was directed from the table for a few seconds during which time the child drank the poison. It died in a few hours.

The State Journal, Frankfort, Ky. August 5, 1924


Denton Rites To Be Today At Somerset Somerset, Ky., April 7--Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon for Dudley E. Denton, 56 years old. Somerset business man, who died at his home on the Stanford Road last night after a month's illness. He was a former president of the Citizens Bank of Somerset for a number of years had been prominent in the insurance business here. Funeral services will be held at the residence by the Rev. W. E. Hunter, pastor of the First Baptist Church.

Mr. Denton is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lena Smith Denton; three children, William Denon, Edith Denon and Mrs. Ellis Edwards, all of Somerset; his father, Henry Denton, Somerset, two brothers, Alex Denton, Kansas and Ed Denton, Cincinnati, and one sister, Mrs. Lee Rankin, Boyle County.

Louisville Courier Journal, April 8, 1934


Fraternity Mother Drowned In Tub Lexington, Ky, April 7--The body of Mrs. Mary Stinehour, 45 years old, 211 East Maxwell, housemother at the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity of the University of Kentucky, was found about noon today in a bathtub partly filled with water at the fraternity house. Coroner J. Hervey Kerr said Mrs. Stinehour evidently had fainted and fallen in the water and that her death probably resulted from drowning.

Students at the university who reside at the fraternity house said Mrs. Stinehour attended breakfast at the house with them, and that when she did not appear as usual at dinner they instituted a search. The bathroom door to her room was found fastened and they summoned Mrs. Margaret Early, who found Mrs. Stinehour's body submerged in the water.

The body will be taken to La Grange for burial.

Louisville Courier Journal, April 8, 1934


Anna Elizabeth Wiley Anna Elizabeth Wiley, age 10 months, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arlester Wiley, died Monday at the home of her parents on the Lexington pike. Besides the parents, a half-sister, Henrietta Stevens, and a half-brother, Elmer Stevens, survive.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. W. S. Maxwell, pastor of the Methodist church, were held at the residence Monday at 2 p.m. The interment was in the Versailles Cemetery. Pall-bearers were Jesse, Clarence and Dan Brown and Estill Wiley.

 Versailles Cemetery, Woodford County, Ky.
Anna Elizabeth Wiley, 28 May 1936 - 15 Mar 1937
[Parents: Arlester and Irene (Judge) Wiley; Sister of Beulah Ann (Wiley) Franks, owner of this scrapbook.]

Woman, 78, Fatally Hurt When Hit By Car Louisville, Nov 9--Injuries received when she was struck by an automobile at a downtown crossing today had caused the death of Mrs. Laura Russell, 78, of Louisville. Jefferson County Coroner Vincent Stabile reported Mrs. Russell was struct by a car driven by Earl Guelda, 39, of Louisville, who was charged with manslaughter, assault and battery and reckless driving.

Mrs. Russell's death brought the city's 1945 traffic fatality toll to 52, compared with 36 for the corresponding period of last year.

died 1945

Maj. Raymond S. Evans Killed In Leyte Action Maj. Raymond Scott Evans, 31, United States Army, was killed in action in Leyte Oct. 26, according to word received today by his aunt, Mrs. C. L. Bramblett, 187 North Hanover avenue, from her brother, T. T. Evans of San Antonio, Texas, former Lexington Leader linotype operator.

Major Evans had been in service for more than two years and had been overseas for 18 months. He was a native of Lexington.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife and small son; one sister, Mrs. McKenzie Rhoads, all of San Antonio, and one brother, Sgt. Tracy Brooks Evans, United States Army, now in England.

died 1944

Mrs, Beulah A Franks