July 9, 1925
Splendid Citizen Claimed By Death
John Frederick Guier Died Last Thursday Morning At Seventy Six
Had Been Twice Married And Was The Father Of Thirteen Children
Mr. John Frederick Guier, one of Trigg county's splendid citizens, died last Thursday morning at eight o'clock at his home on Blue Spring, seven miles west of Cadiz.
While Mr. Guier had been in failing health for perhaps six months, his condition did not become alarming until about a month ago. There were signs of improvement even since that time, but the attending physician and close friends realized his condition was hopeless, and he had been very low for several days before death came. Dropsy of the heart was the direct cause of his death.
Mr. Guier was born in Trigg county and had spent all his life here. He was a son of Richard and Betsey Cunningham Guier, and first saw the light of day at the old Richard Guier home place near the Sallie Guier Spring, six miles west of Cadiz on the highway. He was born December 26, 1848, and was thus seventy six years of age last December.
He grew to young manhood on his father's farm and on the 10th of December, 1872, he was joined in marriage to Miss Sarah Adams. Eight children blessed this union, seven of who are living as follows: W. M. Guier, Dick Guier, Mrs. Drew Bridges, Mrs. Tom Baker, Mrs. Felix Baker, Gip Guier and Judson Guier.
The wife died in April, 1920, and a year later he was married a second time to Miss Ida Kirby, who survives him. Five children were born to this union. Four died in infancy, and Mrs. Terry Hall is the only one living.
The following sisters and brother are also living: Mrs. Della Hughes and Mrs. Joe Stallons, of Trigg county; Mrs. Sophie Pritchett and Jasper F. Guier, of Arkansas, and Mrs. Frank Morris, of Kelly, Christian county.
Mr. Guier made a profession of religion and united with the Baptist church when a young man. He was always a loyal follower of the Lowly Nazarite, and took great interest in his church and the cause of Christ. He had been an officer of the church for years and at the time of his death was a deacon at Mr. Pleasant church, and had been for thirty years or more.
It can be truthfully said that Johnny Guier was one of the best men in all Trigg county. He was a devoted husband and father, kind and indulgent to the children, true as a neighbor and friend, and never turned away empty the hand that was in need. The wife and children will greatly miss him. His county and community can ill afford to give him up.
A large crowd of friends and sorrowing relatives attended the funeral and burial Friday afternoon which took place at the old William Cunningham burying ground on the farm now owned by John Stallons. The funeral sermon was delivered by Rev. John T. Cunningham of Princeton.
Cadiz Record

Well Known Trigg Farmer Stricken Saturday, April 8
Life Long County Resident Dies Suddenly
As Result of Heart Attack Earl Saturday
John Gilbert "Gip" GUIER died suddenly at his home last Saturday morning about 9 a.m. Death resulted from heart failure.

Mr Guier had arisen as usual apparently in excellent health, done his morning chores and was returning to his house when he was stricken. He died almost immediately.
He was born on Dec. 25 1888 the son of John and Sarah GUIER his entire lifetime was spent in Trigg county where he became widely known as a good farmer. In early boyhood he united with the Mt Pleasant Baptist Church and remained a faithful member until his death.

On October 10, 1909 he was united in marriage to Docia BAKER and to this union was born two daughters, Monico and Marie.

Funeral services were held Sunday at 5 p.m. with his pastor, Rev J.R. Guess officiating. Burial was made at the Blue Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased, John and Woodrow Guier, Gordon and John Bridges, Raymond Baker and George Boyd. The flowers were in charge of his nieces and two-grand daughters.
Besides his wife Mr Guier is survived by his daughters, Mrs Clayton Finley and Mrs Preston Bridges, three brothers, Dick, Judson and Willie; four sisters, Mrs Lena Bridges, Mrs Tom Baker, Mrs Felix Baker and Mrs Terry Hall all of Trigg County. Also surviving are four grand children, two son in laws and several other relatives. Among those from out of the county were: Rev Malcolm Roberts and family, Mr and Mrs J.T. Honeycup, Rev. B.B. Boaz of Mayfield and Rev Douglas Mize of Lewisport, Kentucky. Cadiz Record Apr 1944

Pennyrile Deaths April 5, 1999
Joy Diane Guier, 39, Pembroke, died at 8:53 a.m. Sunday at her home following a long illness.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maddux Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. Charles Burgett officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
A native of Christian County, she was born May 15, 1959, the daughter of Zeke and Joy Scott King, Christian County. She was a homemaker and receptionist for Dr. Jamie Howell. She was a member of the Pembroke Baptist Church where she was involved in the music program and taught Sunday school and the Girls’ Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, survivors include her husband, Monty Dale Guier; a daughter, Tabetha Diane Guier, of the home; and a sister, Karen King Brown, Huntsville, Ala.

Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice or the American Cancer Society.


February 12, 1927

Cadiz Record
Injuries Fatal To Marvin Guier
Former Trigg Countian Dies In Hopkinsville Following Accident
Son of Blair P. Guier And Remains Bought Back To Trigg County For Burial.
Mr. Marvin Guier, a native Trigg countian and son of Mr. and Mrs. Blair P. Guier, four miles south of Cadiz, died at the hospital in Hopkinsville last Saturday night as the result of injuries sustained in an accident early Saturday morning.
Mr. Guier was born in Trigg county the 18th of December, 1888, and was thirty-nine years of age last December. He grew to manhood in the county, and on the 5th of November,
1916, he was united in marriage to a distant relative Miss Adaline Guier, than a high school student of Cadiz and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Guier, three miles west of Cadiz. The union was blessed with two children, but both died in infancy.
At the age of twenty one he was converted at a protracted meeting held at Oak Grove Baptist church. He then united with that church and had since held his membership there. He was a man of deep consecration and lived the life of a true Christian and one worthy of emulation.
While he had not moved his membership to Hopkinsville, where he had resided for three years, he was a regular attendant at the church services in that city and had planned to move his membership there.
He was a man of exemplary habits, quiet in bearing, yet a man of high ideals and the friend of everybody.
Besides many friends, he is survived by the wife, the father and mother, and one brother, Henry Guier, of Hopkinsville, and three sisters, Mrs. Eric Vinson and Mrs. Lee Warren, of Hopkinsville and Mrs. Graves Jefferson of Trigg county.
Accompanied by the relatives and many friends, the remains were brought back to Trigg county Sunday afternoon and buried in the family lot in the Lawrence grave yard four miles west of Cadiz. Funeral services were conducted by Dr. Walker, pastor of the First Baptist church, Hopkinsville.
In speaking of the accident that resulted in the death of the young man the HOPKINSVILLE NEW ERA of Saturday says:
One man sustained serious injured and three others barely escaped in an accident this morning when the Tennessee Central, a local train, backed into a hand car. Four men were on the hand car when the collision occurred. Three jumped in time to save themselves but Marvin Guier was caught by the train and his right leg broken above the knee and the left ankle crushed.
The local Tennessee Central had doubled out to the Pennyroyal Fair grounds and was backing into the depot when the collision occurred at the overhead bridge on the Canton pike.
Vance Bohannon, construction foreman, and three other men were on the hand car with the brake but it broke and he stayed with the car until the train was practically upon them and then he saw that the car could not be stopped and called all his men to jump, but Guier failed to jump and both of his legs were caught in the impact.
The section foreman said that morning that there was not anyone on the back car to protect the train - it backed in toward the station Grimsley was the engineer in charge of the train.
The injured man, Marvin Guier lives on West Nineteenth street and has been in the employ of the railroad for some time. He is at the Jennie Stuart Memorial Hospital now and is expected to recover if no complications set in.

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