Obituary for
Miller McCormick

JULY 21, 1904

(Thomas) Miller McCormick died at his home near Pisgah Saturday evening after an illness of about three weeks with typhoid fever, aged 42 years. Mr McCormick was, just a few days before his death, thought to be improving, but the disease took a turn for the worse.

The deceased is survived by his wife and eight children. He was a consistent member of the Methodist Church, quiet and attentive to his own business, and was quite popular with his business associates as well as with many friends who will regret to hear of his death.

He was a son of Mrs. (James) Harvey McCormick, who survives him, a brother of Prof. E. C. (Edwin Coalson)McCormick, Porter McCormick, Mrs. Will Oliver, Mrs.Worley, of Pulaski, a half brother to Prof. Roy Collins and has a brother in Texas.

Funeral services were preached by Rev. T.A. Carden Sunday afternoon, followed by the burial at Pisgah in the presence of a large number of sorrowing relatives and friends.

-Family Information: Thomas Miller McCormick was born 18 March 1862, Pisgah, Giles Co. He married Lou C. Aymett(b.July 1867 Pisgah,Giles Co.;d.Feb 1954 Dallas, TX). They married 19 January, 1888 in Giles Co. Their children, all born in Pisgah, Giles County: Clarence Aymett(1889-1937);Gentry B.(1890-unk);Forest Linzie(1893-1973);Edd Clay(1894-1916);Hallie Lou(Baird)(1897-1978);William B.(1898-1977);Heron Miller(1901-1949).

Thomas Miller's parents were James Harvey McCormack(1822AL-1900Giles) and Eliza James(Jimmie) Abernathy(1834Giles-1916Giles). Lou Aymett's parents were William H.("Cud") Aymett(1855Giles-1915Giles) and Mary Mildred Abernathy(1835Giles-1865Giles). After her husband's death, Lou sold her property to her cousin, Robert Aymett(b.1857-1882), local Giles Physician and son of Henry Clay Aymett( and Mary M. Harwell(1839-1920).Robert married Mary Ann (Annie)Golightly(1864-1909)in 1882Giles. Shortly thereafter, Mrs. McCormick moved herself and 7 children to Waxahachie, Dallas Co. TX, where she lived until her death 1954.

Submitted by: Suzanne McCormick Wade