TEMELOAN "MOLLIE" LENEAVE
Jasper W. Leneave Claimed By Death
Oldest Of A Family of Ten Children And the First To Go
Took Place Near Golden Pond And Burial In Cadiz Last Sunday
JASPER W. LENEAVE, one of Trigg counties most substaantial citizens, died last Friday afternoon near one o'clock at his home near Cumberland, between the rivers, abour four miles below Golden Pond.
A complication of troubles resulting in high blood pressure caused his death. He had been in declining health for a year, but had been in bed only ten days when the end came. he would have been forty-five years of age in next month, and was the oldest of ten children of the late Temolean Leneave.
He is also the first to be taken by death, and the mother and three sisters and six brothers are among the surviving relatives. The six brothers were the pallbearers and they are Homer, Hodge, Clarence, Dale, Lewis and Claytus Leneave. The three sisters are Mrs. Hugh Oakley, five miles west of Cadiz; Mrs. Cecil R. Ryan, near Eggner's Ferry bridge, and Mrs. Flora Pace of Chicago.
The widow is the daughter of Mr and Mrs. Joe Wallace, near Cumberland church, and she survives him.
He is also survived by two children Spence, the son and Mrs. Jim Calhoun, the only daughter. Few men in all Trigg county had more friends than Jap Leneave. He was intelligent and a splendid citizen, and he enjoyed his many friends and they were devoted to him.
His death is not only a sad loss to the immediate relatives but a severe bereavement as well.
Funeral service was conducted Saturday by Rev. W.G. Blakeley, of near Golden Pond, and the remains were brought to Cadiz and buried at East End Cemetery. The burial was in charge of the Masonic fraternity, of which he was a member. Cadiz lodge had charge of the funeral assisted by his home lodge of Golden Pond.
January 1933 - The Cadiz Record
TEMELOAN "MOLLIE" LENEAVE
July 2, 1924
Mollie" Leneave Dies In Paducah
Former Citizen Of Trigg County Is Victim of Appendicitis Operation
Mr. Temolean Leneave, a former well known and popular citizen of Trigg county, but for a year past a resident of Palms, Marshall county, died at the I. C. hospital in Paducah at nine o'clock last Wednesday night.
Mr. Leneave was taken to the hospital on Monday before and underwent an operation for appendicitis. The appendix had ruptured when the operation was performed, and it was feared then that his recovery was hopeless. He lingered until Wednesday night when the summons came.
Mr. Leneave was a son of the late E. W. Leneave, of the Mershon bridge section, and grew to manhood in Trigg county.
He resided near Golden Pond for a number of years, and a few years ago, moved to Marshall county, and lived until last Summer four miles from Eggner's Ferry. He then bought property at Palma, which is on the highway between Paducah and Eggner's Ferry, fifteen miles from Paducah and had since been engaged in the garage and shop business.
He was married in 1883 to Miss Ambia Cunningham. Ten children were born to this union, all of whom are living, together with the wife. The children are: Mrs. Hugh Oakley, five miles west of Cadiz; Mrs. Cecil Ryan, of Eggner's Ferry; Mrs. Howard Pace, of Hardin; Jap W. Leneave, of near Golden Pond; W. Hodge Leneave, of Palma; Homer B. Leneave, of near Golden Pond; A. Lewis Leneave of Chicago, and the three youngest sons, Dale, Clarence and Claudius, who resided at home.
Four brothers and three sisters are also living, as follows: Dee Leneave, five miles west of Cadiz, E. T. Leneave, of Princeton; Coy Leneave, of Cloverdale, Ala,; Sam Leneave, of Paducah; Mrs. King Alexander, of near Siloam; Mrs. Carter B. Greenwood, of Mershon bridge, and Mrs. R. C. Crisp, of Cadiz.
Mr. Leneave united with the Baptist church at the age of seventeen and had been a consistent member since that time. At the time of his death he was deacon of his church at Palma and also superintendent of the Sunday school. In fact, he had belonged to a number of different congregations since joining the church as a young man, and had been an officer in all of them and very active in church work.
He was also a Mason, having held his membership with Berkley Lodge of Golden Pond for many years.
Burial took place at the grave yard at Palma near his home, Thursday afternoon at four o'clock. Funeral services were conducted by a Baptist minister of Benton.
There are few better men in all this section then "Molle" Leneave. He was not only active in his church and its work, but was a good neighbor and a splendid citizen as well. He was a king husband, a good father, devoted to his friends and neighbors, and a man who stood for things highest and best.
Hundreds of old friends in Trigg county are saddened by his untimely death and in his community it will be a long time until some one is found to fill his place.
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