Died in Nebraska: (unable to read clearly) Mr Wallis was united in marriage to Miss Nora Campbell of Hopkinsville
May 1, 1867.
The wife before her marriage was a resident of Princeton and had many relatives in Caldwell County.
The couple moved to Nebraska in 1870. Last summer they came back to Kentucky on a visit, and were for awhile the
guests of Mr James Mitchell who is a cousin of Mrs Wallis.
Mr Wallis death was due to heart failure and came without warning. He had started from home to town and fell on the porch and passed away before assistance reached him.
He leaves, besides a widow, three children, and also a brother, Allan Wallis, who resides in Hopkinsville.
Caldwell Co 1906


The Mayfield Messenger of Tuesday has this to say of the death of a native Trigg countian: C. Wallis, age 81, former
Mayfield grocer and councilman, died yesterday afternoon at his home in Los Angeles according to a message received by friends.
He had been suffering from heart disease for several weeks.
Burial in Calif. where he had lived for 13 years. He was a native of Trigg County, a resident of Mayfield about 20 years operating a grocery on the east side of the square most of the time. He left here 26 years ago locating in New Mexico and from there he moved to Los Angeles.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Wallis, and five children: Mrs. Boyd Eaker, Miss Naomi and John Wallis of Calif., Mrs. E. W. Parks of Obion, Tenn, and Mrs. Claude Farris of Carlsbad, N.M.
submitted by Yvonne Cameron Cadiz Record Jan 26, 1933


Mrs Elizabeth Parker WALLIS, died on December 21st at her home east of Cadiz of consumption.
Mrs Wallis was married five years ago, and a husband and two small children, besides many friends, mourn her loss. Mrs Wallis was a daughter of John S. PARKER, deceased, of Lyon county, and a sister of Prof. Joe Parker, of this county.
She was a member of the Rocky Ridge Baptist Church, and a good Christian lady. The remains were buried at the Dry Fork
grave yard near Lamasco.Cadiz Record Jan 05, 1905


Funeral Services held From Goodwin Parlor Wednesday P.M.
Death came to MISS FLORA LOUISE WALLIS 26, Monday, March 22, at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Ill., where she had been taken some three weeks ago when she became seriously ill with Tuberculosis Menengitis.
Miss Wallis had been residing in Chicago for several months and employed as secretary at the Sherwood Plaza, one of the
larger hotels of that city.
Her mother, Mrs. Sid Wallis, of this city, and a brother, Clifford Wallis, had been in Chicago at her bedside for more than two weeks.
The body was shipped here for burial and arrived at the Goodwin Funeral Home Tuesday morning where it lay in state unwil Wednesday afternoon.
Funeral services were conducted from the Funeral Home at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon with the deceased uncle, the Rev. B.J. Ladd, of Russelville, officiating.
Miss Imogene Thomas and Mrs. John Edwards sang. burial was made in East End Cemetery. Miss Wallis professed faith in Christ and united with the Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala. several years ago. She was a graduate of Trigg County High School with the 1939 class, and had a wide circle of friends and loved ones in this community, as well as where ever she happened to be.
Survivors include her parents, Mr and Mrs. Sid Wallis of this city, three brothers, Carl, Clifford and Douglas Wallis and a host of more distant relatives and friends to morn her
Pallbearers were John Keatts, Garland Stewart, Gano Ladd, William C. Ov erby, Artie Barnwell and Alson Dunn. Girls in charge of the flowers were: Misses Ruth and Martha Gray, Bess Jackson, Ann Ladd and Neva Jo Bennett.
March 25, 1948 - Cadiz Record


September 18, 1924
Long Illness Results In Death
Of James F. Wallis Formerly Of Trigg County In The City Of Hopkinsville
Mr. James F. Wallis, for many years one of the leading citizens and most prosperous farmers of Trigg county, died last Friday morning early at his home on Canton street in Hopkinsville.
Mr. Wallis had been in declining health for a long time from a stroke of paralysis, and this with uraemic poison and other complications caused his death.
Mr. Wallis was born near Caledonia something like eighty years ago and resided on the farm where he was born until four years ago, when he moved to Hopkinsville, where he had since resided.
Mr. Wallis always took an active interest in his county and all public affairs, and on most all questions was splendidly posted and kept abreast of the times as well as most any man of the cay.
As a member of the Methodist church for a long time he was a leader in his community for the better and higher things of life, and no man in all Trigg county was held in higher esteem by all who knew him.
The wife, a Miss Alexander before their marriage, and five children survive him. The children are: Mrs. "Bud" Hammond and Charles W. Wallis, of Hopkinsville; Will T. Wallis and Mrs. Howard Dollard, of near Julien, Christian county, and Nay Wallis, of the Caledonia section in Trigg county.
Funeral services were held at the family home in Hopkinsville Saturday afternoon at one o'clock, and the remains were brought back to Trigg county and buried at the Mark Jones grave yard near Caledonia.


End Came on Wednesday Of Last Week to Fay Wallis at Guthrie
Many Years A Canton Business Man and Clerk Of County Court Eight Years
Mr. L.R. Wallis, former prominent Trigg countian and for eight years Clerk of the Trigg County Court, died on
Wednesday of last week at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Lackey, and Mr. Lackey, at Guthrie.
Mr. Wallis had been in declining health for some years and a complication of troubles, followed by a deep cold,hastened his death. Mr. Wallis was about eighty-two years of age and was a son of Jesse Wallis and Mrs. Lucinda Moore Wallis. One sister, Mrs. Ophelia Shaw, of Hopkinsville , survives him.
In early life Mr. Wallis was united in marriage to Miss Ella Major, of Canton, and they lived happily together until
about twelve years ago, when the wife passed away.
The surviving children are Mrs. C.R. Lacey, of Guthrie; Mrs. J. Hodge Alvis, of Guntersville, Ala, and Mrs. Lucien Greer, of Princeton.
For almost forty years beginning when quite a young man, Mr. Wallis was connected with the general merchandise
store of the late W.J. Fuqua and the son, T.H. Fuqua, in Canton. In fact he held this connection until his election in 1901 as the Clerk of the Trigg County Court. He then moved to Cadiz and served in this capacity for a period of eight years from the first of January, 1902.
For some years after retiring from office in 1910, he continued to reside in Cadiz. Later he and Mrs. Wallis went to reside with the daughters, and he had not since resided here.
In religion he was a Methodist and until failing health overtook him, he was active in the church.
Trigg county produced no more splendid citizen than Fay Wallis, as his friends called him. He was of a happy
disposition, devoted and loyal to his friends, and one of the most clever men it was the good fortune of any person to
The remains were taken to Princeton and there buried on last Friday. The funeral was in charge of the Masons, of
which he had been an honored member of many years.
A number of his brethren went from Cadiz to Princeton Friday to attend the funeral and pay their respects to a
splendid citizen and a true friend.
Cadiz Record - Date unknown


Friday evening brought the news of the death of Mrs James Wallis, nee Martha Alexander, who at one time was a
prominent citizen of this community.
Mrs Wallis was ninety three years old and made her home in Hopkinsville with a daughter. Her husband preceded her to the beyond sixteen years ago and two of her sons, John and Charles Wallis also preceded their mother to the grave.
Mrs Wallis is survived by four children, Mr Will Wallis and Mrs Walter Hammonds, of Hopkinsville and Mrs Howard Dillard of Nashville and Mr Nathaniel Wallis, of Miami, Florida. Mrs
Wallis is also survived by her sister, Mrs A.W. Jones of Caledonia.
We extend our sympathy to this sister and these sons and daughters.
The burial took place Saturday afternoon in the Jones graveyard, but because of the inclemency of the weather only a few of the many friends were able to be there. Cadiz Record - Feb 29, 1940


Mrs. Duncan Wallis died last Friday night at the home of her husband near Rock Castle after a brief illness.  She was about 27 years of age and leaves a husband and three children, one of them being only a few hours old.  She was formerly Miss Mollie MITCHELL, daughter of Lode MITCHELL of Tennessee.   Burial in the Cumberland Church Graveyard between the rivers.
Cadiz Record August 5, 1907


Sam J. Wallis Dies Suddenly Tuesday Morning, April 3
Heart Attack Takes Life of One of Cities Most Respected and Beloved Citizens.
Tuesday morning Cadiz citizens were shocked beyond words to learn that heart failure had taken the life of Sam Jones
Sorrowfully the town people agreed that the death of Mr Wallis created a gap that will remain unfilled for a
long time. His gracious way and his ready willingness to help anyone will indeed be missed about the town. The
suddenness of his demise aggravates the fact for Mr Wallis had been in apparent splendid health only the day before.
Upon arising early Tuesday morning to go about the days work he briefly complained about a pain in his chest to his wife. A doctor was summoned and treatment administered but to no avail and at 6:30 a.m. he died.
Born in Murray Ky, on Aug 4, 1896, Mr Wallis was 47 years and 7 months old at his death. He was the son of Charles and Lou LASSITER WALLIS
In early manhood he moved to Cadiz. He has been connected with the Cadiz Milling Company here for more than 24 years.
Early in life he united with the Methodist Church and was an active member of that church having been a trustee of the Cadiz Methodist Church for some years. Masonry was also one of Mr Wallis intense interests and he was a member of the Cadiz lodge for 20 odd years.
Funeral services were held from his home on Wednesday afternoon at 3o'clock with Rev. T.C. Morrison, pastor of the Cadiz Methodist Church, officiating.
Pallbearers were brother in laws of the deceased, Richie Mitchell, Canton; Oscar Mitchell, Cadiz; Hubert Mitchell,
Cadiz; W.T. Mitchell, Louisville; Cordit Thomas, Cadiz and George Dickerson of Guthrie.
Besides his wife there survives one son, Douglas now in Australia with the U.S. Rangers, his mother, Mrs C.A. Wallis of Cadiz, six sisters, Mrs H.L. Binns, Sask, Canada, Mrs Herman Wade, Hopkinsville, High Rutland, Hopkinsville, Mrs C.J. Roach, City, Mrs Cordie Thomas and Miss Gwen Wallis of Cadiz, one brother Charlie Wallis of Evansville.
Among the out of city relatives who attended the funeral service there were Mr and Mrs Charles Wallis of Evansville, Mr and Mrs Bob Brown of Madisonville, Mr and Mrs Leon Mordes of Lexington, Mr and Mrs Herman Bryant of Bowling Green and
W.T. Mitchell.Cadiz Record Apr 1944


Splendid Old Lady Claimed By Death
End Came Last Thursday Night To Mrs. Tamsy Wallis Near Oakland
Lived All Her Life In Trigg County And Was Past Eighty-Three Years Of Age
Mrs. Tamsy Wallis, one of the dearest old ladies in all Trigg county, died last Thursday night at her home near Oakland church, seven miles south of Cadiz.
Infirmities due to declining years caused her death.
Mrs. Wallis was born in Trigg county August 27, 1842, and had lived all her life in the county. She was the daughter of Barnett and Cathrine Williams Guier, of near Oak grove section, five miles south of Cadiz, and Messrs. George A. Guier, of Burlington, Ark., and Blair P. Guier, south of town, and Charles J. Guier, of Cadiz, are the surviving brothers.
She was united in marriage almost sixty five years ago to Wayman Wallis. The lived happily together for many years and the husband passed away seventeen years ago. The three surviving children are Mrs. Jeff Harrell, of Hunter, Ark., and Messrs. Walker and George G. Wallis of Trigg county.
Mrs. Wallis was a Methodist in religion and had long been a member of Dyer's Chapel church.
Mrs. Wallis was of the old school, loved her neighbors and friends and believed that doing right was the requirement of all. Tender and sympathetic by nature, the sorrows of those near and dear to her were her sorrows. She was ever ready to weep with those who wept and shared in the love of those who were blessed with happiness or good fortune.
What a benediction to any community where such dear old mothers as she resided. Surely Trigg county was made better because she had been permitted to live in it.
Funeral took place on Friday afternoon, conducted by her pastor, Rev. E. D. Boggess, of Cadiz, and burial followed at the family burying ground near her home.
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