Death came to Mrs Ella BURCH WADLINGTON ATWOOD popular Cadiz woman last Thursday, November 9, after several
months illness.
She died at her home on Main Street.
Mrs Atwood was born in Caldwell county near Princeton in 1877 the daughter of John D and Mary J Cantrell Wadlington. In 1898 she was married to H.P. Atwood and moved to
Cadiz and has resided here ever since.
Active in all social and civic efforts of the city, she was particularly interested and active in the organizing of the local post of the American Legion. This interest in the organization was due to her son, a Naval World War I veteran, who died as a result of exposures from the other war.
She was a member of the Eastern Star and a Charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Early in life she joined the Baptist Church and remained a devoted member until her death. In fact devotion and loyalty were strong factors of her nature.
Funeral services were held from the home of the deceased, on Sunday afternoon at 2, after arrival of relatives who came from quite a distance.
Rev. Shirley Spahr, her pastor, officiated, burial was made at East End Cemetery.
Besides her husband there survive three brothers, Mark Wadlington, Walter Wadlington, both of Ordway Colo, and Hugh
Wadlington of Washington, D.C. Two sisters Mrs Patty Epperson of Ordway, Colo and Mrs W.G. Cox, of Ogden,
Pallbearers for the funeral services were members of the local Legion Post W.H. Rawls, G.H. Hall, J.C. Gordon, Fred Major, Porter Piercy, and Bingham Stephens.
Cadiz Record Nov 1944

May 4, 1927
Cadiz Record
Mrs. Julian Atwood Claimed By Death
Popular Cadiz Lady Died Tuesday Night AT Hopkinsville Hospital
Was Native of Christian County But Had resided In Cadiz Since 1911
Mrs. Florence Duncan Atwood, the beloved wife of Mr. Julian Atwood, of this city, died Tuesday night at two o'clock at the hospital in Hopkinsville where she had been for more than two weeks past. She had been in serious condition for some four weeks with a complication of troubles, and for several days before the end it had been realized that her chances of recovery were very slight.
Mrs. Atwood was a native of Christian county, and was the daughter of J. D. and Susan Duncan. She was united in marriage to Mr. Atwood January 18, 1911, and since that time had resided in Cadiz. Two children were born to this union. Susan died at the age of six months, and Florence Evelyn is the name of the surviving daughter. Mrs. Atwood is also survived by one sister and one brother - Mrs. Eugene Whitlow, of Los Angeles, California, and Forrest H. Duncan, of Hopkinsville. Mrs. Clint Cayce and Messrs. Wallace and Henry Boyd, all of Hopkinsville, are half sister and half brothers.
Mrs. Atwood united with the Christian church in her girlhood and had since been a member of the church and ever remained true and loyal to her Christian profession.
She was a woman of sterling character, kind and thoughtful as a neighbor, indulgent and sacrificing as a wife and mother, and a woman held in highest esteem by her host of friends. The sympathy of all go out to the bereaved husband and heart broken daughter and other loved ones in their hour of deepest sorrow.
The remains were brought home from Hopkinsville yesterday morning, accompanied by a number of friends both of Cadiz and Hopkinsville.
The funeral will take place this morning at ten o'clock at the beautiful Atwood home on East Main street, and the burial will follow in the family lot in East End Cemetery.


Good Man and Prominent Citizen Answers Final Summons Tuesday Morning
Mr. Francis Marion ATWOOD, one of Trigg county's most prominent men, died at his residence, near Wallonia, Tuesday morning at 3 o'clock of a complication of ailments, at the age of seventy-one years.
Mr. ATWOOD had been in failing health for two years or
more, and had been confined to his bed for about two months before his death. He was even in his latter years, a fine
looking man, and in young manhood, he must have had a splendid nature, as he stood more than six feet high even in
his old age. He had a heart that was as kind and sympathetic as a woman's and no one ever went to him, for a favor or act of kindness who returned empty handed. Every man was truly his brother and his charity to humanity was equaled by very few and surpassed by none as far as his ability permitted.
Mr. Atwood was born near Golden Pond, Trigg county, on December 04, 1850, which made him seventy one years old his last birthday.
He was the olest child of John H and Martha FORGUSON ATWOOD, and grew to manhood in the section, but about the time he reached his majority moved over on this side of the Cumberland to reside and has lived within a few miles of Cadiz every since that time.
He was married to Miss Martha A. JONES December 10, 1875, and to that union was born several children of both sexes.
He was a consistent and faithful member of the congregation of Blue Spring Baptist Church, just over the line in Caldwell County, where he had held his membership continuously for more than forty years.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John T. Cunningham, of Princeton, at the late residence yesterday afternoon,
immediately following which interment took place in the family lot in East End Cemetery in this city.
Mr. Atwood left surviving, his widow, three sons, State Senator H.P. Atwood, Messrs, Julian Atwood, merchant of this city, and Garnett C. Atwood, of near Gracey and three daughters, Miss Nora, who resided with her parents, and Mesdames H.G. Wadlington, of Murray, and J.O. Alexander, of near Wallonia; also two brothers, Messrs John ATWOOD, of
Mayfield, and A.T. ATWOOD, of Hugo, Okla.
Cadiz RECORD - 1921


The Times Leader
Princeton, Ky.
Nov. 18, 2000
Lacy Atwood, 79, of Blackhawk Road, Cadiz, Ky. died Friday, Nov. 17, 2000, at his home of natural causes.
A retired state employee from Western State Hospital, farmer, and member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, he was born May 28, 1921 in Trigg County, Ky., a son of the late Robert Hooker and Maybelle Morris Atwood.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Childress Atwood on June 3, 1994 ; three sisters Mamie Atwood Boaz, Pauline Atwood Sanders, and Eva Atwood Hargrove ; a brother, Robert Eugene Atwood ; and two brothers and a sister died in infancy.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jack G. and Kaye Freeman Atwood of Wallonia ; two daughters and sons-in-law, Luanne A. and Gary W. Hodel of Marietta, Ga., and Susan A. and James Carver Bell of Princeton ;
12 grandchildren, Jason Atwood, Cameron Atwood, Heather Atwood McKie, Tiffanie Bell Morris, Mistie D. Bell, Jamie M. Bell, Brandon C. Bell, Lori F. Stewart, Jason Thomas, Anna H. Broussard, Gary J. Hodel, and Patti H. Borth ;
11 great-grandchildren, Tori Atwood, Coleman Atwood, Cade Atwood, Taylor Lacy Atwood, Dylan Atwood, Karly McKie, Brandon McKie, Jake McKie, Hope A. Hodel, Grace L. Hodel, and Shelby L. Borth ;
a sister Mary D. Atwood Cook of Wallonia ; nine nieces and nephews.
Funeral services Sunday, Nov. 19, at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz with Darrell Coleman officiating.
Burial will follow in Wall Cemetery, Wallonia, Trigg County, Ky.


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