William Wilkes Anthony


W. W. Anthony Dead.
William W. Anthony died at his home here on Thursday and his burial took place Saturday at Maplewood cemetery, Rev. H. B. Blue conducted the funeral services.

Dr. Anthony* was a man of genial disposition and was liked by a large circle of friends. By birth and inclination, he was an honorable gentleman and showed the fact by his splendid character and the purity of his life. He was an ex-Confederate, a member of the John H. Woldridge Camp and Bivouac and of the Methodist church. He was about 78 years of age. Mr. Anthony is survived by his faithful wife, and a son, Dr. John Anthony of Birmingham. A daughter, Mrs. Dorsey M. Kelley, resides in Chicago, and a sister, Mrs. W. B. Roberts resides in Pulaski. Miss Maxie Sullivan, a devoted foster daughter also survives.

* Typo: W. W. Anthony was not a doctor. His son, John, was.

Submitted by: Mary Kelley

Pulaski Citizen
Feb. 1, 1970.

Wesley Daniel Long, 88, died Sunday, Feb. 1 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 3, at his home in the Minor Hill community. Burial was in Booth Chapel Cemetery. He was born April 29, 1882, the son of the late Daniel and Sarah Johnson Long. Survivors include two sons, Rufus Long and Ashford Long, both of Athens, Ala : five daughters, Mrs. Retha Chambers, Mooresville, Ala., Mrs. Lela Favors, Minor Hill, Mrs. Reba Graves, Pulaski, Mrs. Virlie Hill and Mrs. Rena Bland, both of Athens, Ala; twenty - four grandchildren ; forty - seven great grandchildren ; and five great - great - grandchildren. Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pulaski Citizen or Limestone County, AL Newspaper
April 1961

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lou Randolph Long, 74, were held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Hester's Chapel Church of Christ with the burial in Booth's Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Long died at 2 o'clock Saturday morning, April 22, at Limestone County Hospital, after a long illness. Born September 4, 1886, in Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Frank Randolph and Martha " Babe" Randolph. Mrs. Long is survived by her husband, Wesley Long, Route 1, Lester, Ala: four daughters, Mrs. Lela Favors, Salem, Ala., Mrs. Verlie Hill, Madison County, Ala., Mrs. Retha Chambers, Belle Mina, Ala., and Mrs. Reba Graves, Goodsprings, Tenn: two sons, Rufus Long and Ashford Long, Athens, Ala: twenty - two grandchildren and sixteen great - grandchildren ; and two sisters, Miss Ida Randolph, Limestone County, Ala; and Mrs. Emma Long, Winter Haven, Fla. Pulaski Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Winter Haven News Chief
Winter Haven, FL.

Record of Deceased: Ott - Laughlin Funeral Home:
Mrs. Emma Lee Randolph Long, age 76, lived at 865 Lake Shore Way Drive, Lake Alfred, FL. Died Tuesday, June 3, 1969 at 9:20 a.m. at Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Polk County, FL. Birth Place: Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn. on July 7, 1892. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Martha "Babe" Randolph, Randolph. Mrs. Long was a homemaker. She came to Lake Alfred, FL. from Truman, Poinsett County, Arkansas in 1959. She was a member of the Church of God. She was the wife of the late Wilson Long. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Florine Lollar of Lake Alfred, FL., and Mrs. Irene Ward of Winter Haven, FL.; three sons, Mr. Eugene Long and Mr. Mahlon Long, both of Lake Alfred, FL., and Mr. Marvin Long of Michigan City, Indiana. Mrs. Long had 18 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Burial was in Lake Side Cemetery, Winter Haven, FL. with Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by: Robbie Long Kovach