Miss Annie Wilson Dies Tuesday
Severe Burns Suffered From Fall In Front of Fireplace Causes Demise
First degree burns, suffered when her clothing caught fire after falling in front of an open fire caused the death of one of Trigg county's well known and beloved citizens, Miss Annie Elretta Wilson. She died at 3:13 a.m.
Miss Wilson was born in Caldwell county, near Crider, on April 24 1864, the daughter of Pauline Guess Wilson of Caldwell county and Alexander Wilson, a native of St. Andrews, Scotland.
Very early in life she joined with the Presbyterian Church, and upon moving to Trigg county, there being no church of her faith she joined the Cadiz Methodist Church .
Throughout her membership with the Methodist Church she was very active in all its work, and especially in the Women's Society for Christian Service. She continued her activity in this work until ill health confined her to her home. Soon after moving to Cadiz she became an active member of the Glenn and Wilson Mercantile business, a leading firm of the city at that time. She continued in this capacity until ill health forced her retirement.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Cadiz Methodist Church, her pastor, rev. T.C. Morrison officiated. Burial was made at East End Cemetery. Music for the services was in charge of the church choir.
Surviving are her sister, Mrs M.W. Goodwin, of Anson, Texas; nephews Karle W. Glenn, Cadiz, James G. Glenn, Hopkinsville, Dr. Redford A. Wilson, Tucson, Ariz.,
Nieces who survive are Mrs W.D. Baker of Anson Texas, Mrs J. Noble Hall, Hopkinsville, Mrs H.A. Browning, Anaheim Calif. Also surviving are several great nieces and devoted cousins. Pallbearers for the deceased were Shelby Street, Jesse Watkins, Bingham Stephens, Arthur Banister, William Rawls, and C.L. Bruce.
Among the out of city people attending the last rites were Charles Wilson, Fredonia; Lawrence Wilson, Wilson Glenn, Mrs Logan Lowry and daughter, of Princeton; Miss Mary Guess and Mrs Herman Guess of Crider; Sumner Wilson, Pembroke; Mrs Lucy Wilson, Mr and Mrs J. Noble Hall, Jr; all of Hopkinsville. Cadiz Record Feb 1945


February 4, 1926
Billy Wilson Pneumonia Victim
Cleve Citizen Of Near Tuggleville Died On February Fourth
Was Seventy-Two Years Of Age And Had Lived His entire Life In County
Mr. W. E. Wilson, know to his intimate friends as "Billy" Wilson, died on Thursday night of last week at his home on Little river, in Caledonia district near Long Ford bridge. He had been stricken with pneumonia a few days before, and his death was caused from this trouble.
Mr. Wilson had lived all his life in Trigg county and was a son of John Wilson, long deceased. One brother, R. Y. Wilson, of Trigg county, and one sister, Mrs. James Travis, of Paducah, survive him.
The wife, Mrs. Octavie Wilson who was also a Wilson, a distant relative, before their marriage, and two sons, Sank and John Wilson, survive him.
For many years Mr. Wilson had been a member of the Christian church at Tuggleville, and was held in high esteem as a Christian citizen and splendid gentleman.
He had just recently celebrated his seventy second birthday, the date being the 26th of the month.
Burial took place on Friday at the Tuggleville burying ground near Tuggleville Christian church, a large number of sorrowing friends and loved ones being present.
In the death of "Billy" Wilson Trigg county loses a good citizen and splendid Christian gentleman.


Cathryn Myers Wilson, 60, Old Hickory, Tenn.
Died Thursday 20 July 1972 in Memorial Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.
Born in Crofton, daugther of the late Ernest Myers and Mrs. Myers, who formerly operated Myers Funeral Home in Crofton.
Survivors: her mother; husband, Rufus T. Wilson; two sons Rufus Jr. of Hendersonville, Tenn. and William Myers Wilson of Oklahoma; two brothers, Earl Myers of Chicago and Dr. James R. Myers of Los Angeles; three grandchildren.
Services: Saturday 22 July 1972, burial in Hermitage Memorial Gardens, Hermitage, Tenn. Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, Nashville.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Friday 21 July 1972


ST. LOUIS, MO. - Mrs. Daisey Kennedy WILSON, 95, a former Henderson resident, died at 6 a.m. Monday at St. Louis hospital.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are pending at Tapp Funeral Home.
April 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Death of Dr. E.A. Wilson
Last Monday Christian county lost one of its best citizens. Dr. A.E. Wilson after living in our midst for twenty years
and fulfilling honorably all the duties of citizenship is dead.
He was a man who enjoyed the pleasure of a large circle
of friends. His warm sympathies drew to him all who knew him. Eminently qualified in all the gentler and more refined
impulses of the human heart, he was the friend of the sufferer and the support and comforter of the needy and
distressed. He was firm but not severe, determined but not harsh, dignified but not ostentatious,. As a citizen he
seemed to understand thoroughly the relations of life, public and private. He was kind as a father, loving and lovable as a husband, and uncompromising as a friend. In his professional life he achieved a success commensurate with
distinguished ability. He won the confidence of the public by honestly and fair dealing in his practice. But the rare
qualities of his soul were not exhibited in their full beauty merely as a physician and a man, but reached their highest perfection in his symmetrical Christian character. He knew experimentally the practical value of faith in a Redeemer.
His whole life was touched and softened by a Christian charity. Thus it is we who lose one whom we all loved. His
children and a loving wife will mourn his loss, a host of friends are left to revere his memory, and we join in hearty
sympathy with them over the departure of one so valuable as a father, a husband and a friend. Fifty seven years were
allotted him to live and now we lay him away. Whether his grave is brightened by the summer's sun or wrapped in the
snows of winter, let us remember and be comforted by the fact that the late soul is safe in glory, where care and
sorrow is not known, and where the "weary are at rest." Christian Co Sep 1885


Two Deaths In One Home In Less Than A Week And a Third Is Expected At Any Moment
Two deaths in the same room within less than a week, and another expected at any time, is the sad condition at the
home of Mrs Sarah WADLINGTON, who lives on Little River near Tuggleville, six miles southeast of Cadiz.
Mrs Charles A WILSON, daughter of Mrs Wadlington, died last Friday night of pneumonia after a few days illness. About
two weeks before her death she went to the home of her brother, Ben C. WADLINGTON, who lives on the place with
his mother, to nurse the family through a siege of sickness, both Mr WADLINGTON and wife and all of their children being down with pneumonia and grip. She was taken sick a few days after and went to the home of her mother near by and took her bed. She grew gradually worse until the end came on Friday night.
Mrs Wilson was a daughter of the late Ferdinand WADLINGTON, and besides the mother whose death is hourly expected is survived by her husband and four brothers, Thomas F, W.W., Ben C. and Walker WADLINGTON.
She was a member of the Christian Church, and was a good Christian lady. She and Mr Wilson had only been married a few years.
The burial took place Sunday at the family grave yard. The grief stricken husband and friends and relatives have the profound sympathy of many in their hour of grief.
On Tuesday morning the second death came when Mrs Julia CHOATE sister of Mrs WADLINGTON and also had been living with her for several years crossed the silent river. Mrs Choate had been sick for several weeks, and death was due to an aggravated attack of grip. Her husband, William CHOATE, preceded her to the grave about three years ago. Mrs Choate was formerly a Miss DYER, a daughter of Andrew DYER, deceased, and is survived by a large number of relatives and friends. She was a member of the Locust Grove Baptist Church, and a kind and good old lady. The burial took place yesterday at the Mrs Margaret WILSON grave yard. Mrs Eliza
REDD, another sister of Mrs Wadlington and Mrs Choate, died only a few months ago at the same place, and the attending physician is authority for the statement that Mrs Wadlington cannot possibly recover. The family of Ben C. Wadlington are reported better, but all are yet unable to leave their room Feb 23, 1905 - Cadiz Record


EDGAR (BUD)WILSON, 72, retired employe of Claussner Hosier Co., 2979 Jefferson St., died at 12:15 a.m. today at
Lourdes Hospital.
Born in McCracken County, Mr. Wilson worked as a cabinet maker for Claussner's at the time of his retirement.
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church where funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Joseph Saffer officiating.
Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife, MRS. OLLIE WILSON; two sisters, MRS MINNIE HOLLAN of Paducah and MRS. PEARL SNYDER of Chester,
Ill, a granddaughter, MRS. GENE BRYANT, of Lexington and a niece, MRS. LILLIE MAE TIMMS of Chester, Ill.
Prayers will be said at 7:30 tonight at Lindsey Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Robert Allen Goodman, Raymond
Goodman, James Traughber, S.T. Dixon, Cecil Swain and Elvis Bell. Paducah - 1963


Ethel Cansler Wilson, 65, Crofton, Ky.
Died Sunday 23 August 1959 at her home.
Daughter of Louis and Ida Gilkey Cansler.
Lifelong resident of the Crofton community. Member of the Crofton Baptist Church. Widow of Floyd Wilson.
Survivors: four daughters, Marie Wilson and Mrs. Arthur Jackson both of Crofton, and Mrs. Helen Forthing and Mrs. Gladys Marrell of Evansville, Ind.; two sons, Floyd E. Wilson and Harold Wilson both of Evansville; three brothers, Dewey and Gilbert Cansler of Crofton and Clarence Cansler of Graham; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
Services: Tuesday 24 August 1959, burial in Crofton Cem.
Thomas Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Monday 24 August 1959


Mrs. Gertrude Wilson, living in the western section if Christion County and whose brother died during Christmas
week within a few days following his marriage, died on Tues. afternoon of last week from a complication of diseases.
She had been in poor health for some time, but had been able to be up and took care of her household duties. On
Sunday before she visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Aldridge near Cerulean, and on her way home became ill and
grew steadily worse until her death.
She was born 8-31-1892 and was married to Dennis d. Wilson 11-02-1918. She is survived by four children: Layton age 16, James age 13, a dau. Jewel age 12 and Adrian age 5.
She is also survived by her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Aldridge, one brother Bryan Aldridge, four sisters, Mrs. Will Burnett, Miss Ivy, Lily and Ruby Aldridge. Burial in the Stewart Cemetery.
submitted by Yvonne CameronCadiz Record - Jan 26, 1933


J. Forrest Wilson, 77, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Died Saturday 12 February 1966 in Jennie Stuart Hospital.
Born 21 February 1888 in Christian Co.
Farmed in the Crofton community until his retirement 20 years ago when he moved to Hopkinsville.
Survivors: widow, Lattie Good Wilson; three daughters, Mrs. W. A. Witherspoon, Mrs. Hollis McKnight of Clarksville and Mrs. L. A. Boyd of Indianapolis; two sons, J. E. and Ershell Wilson both of Pembroke Road; a sister, Miss Effie Wilson of Hopkinsville; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren.
Services: Monday 14 February 1966, burial in Green Hill Memorial Gardens. Hughart-Keightley Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Monday 14 February 1966


KY Death Cert # 24066  Christian County, KY
Residence: Allegre, Todd County, KY
Male/White/Married to Jimmie WILSON
Birthdate: Oct. 15, 1888 in KY
Age: 46 years, 5 months, 20 months
Occupation: Farming
Father: Isaiah WILSON b. Tennessee
Mother: Florentha HELTSLEY b. Tennessee
Informant: Mrs. Jimmie WILSON of Allegre, KY
Died: April 9, 1935 in Christian County, KY
Cause of Death: Crushed Chest in Accident
Burial: Kirkman Cemetery, Allegre, Todd County, KY

A christian County native has died from what authorities described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Linda Ann Wilson, 28, Nortonville, died during surgery at 9:18 p.m. Thursday after being taken to Jennie Stuart Hospital. Burial will be in Ridgetop Cemetery, Crofton.

She was born Nov. 8, 1952, the daughter of Lucille Frey Adams, Crofton, and the late Earl Lynn Adams. Mrs. Wilson was an employee of Outwood State Hospital and a mamber of Crofton baptist church.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Phillip Owen Wilson; one son, Timothy Owen Wilson, of the home; one brother, Michael Young, Crofton; one sister, Brenda Westerman, also of Crofton, and one stepson, Michael Ray Wilson, Crofton.

Kentucky New Era
Friday July 10, 1981


Major Wilson
Major James Wilson died at 9:20 a.m., Sunday at his room at the Planters House, of diabetes, after an illness of only one week.
Major Wilson came here about two years ago to act as book-keeper for the late Allan Gilmour. He had occupied a similar position in the firm of Kerr, Clark & Co., at Henderson, in which Mr. Gilmour was interested, for many years.
He was a genial, companionable old gentleman and had manyf riends and admirers here. He was a colonel on the staff of Gen.. Breckinridge during the late war and it is said Breckinridge pronounced him the bravest man he ever saw.
He was about 55 years old and left two children, W.S. Wilson, of Eddyville, and Mrs. Henry O'Neil, of Hopkinsville. His remains were taken to Henderson by land for interment by his son and Mr. O'Neil, who were present at his death bed. Owensboro Inquirer.
Hopkinsville New Era
Nov 1886


MISS MAMIE WILSON, 72, dressmaker here for many years, died at 8:30 a.m. today at Western Baptist Hospital. She
resided at 311 S. 4th Street. Miss Wilson has no known survivors. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Episcopal Church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. J.F.G. Hopper officiating. Burial will be in Oak
Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at Roth Funeral Home.Paducah - 1959

MARGUERITE MORRIS WILSON, 78, Oak Grove, died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Jennie Sturt Medical Center following a brief illness.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Revs. John R. Christian and James Dean officiating. Burial will be in Wilson cemetery, Christian County. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight.

At native of Hopkinsville, she was born August 9, 1920, the daughter of the late Fred Oliver and Mary frances Carter Morris. She was a homeaker and was a former member of Lester Memorial Presbyterian Church and more recentlya member of the Olivet Baptist Church, Herndon. Her husband, Joseph Keatts Wilson, died in 1993. She was also preceded in death by a son, David Wilson.

Survivors include two brothers Fred and C. C. Morris, St. Elmo; a sister, Frances Kilelbrew Brewer, Melbourne Fla; two grandson, including Joe Wilson, New Era sports editor, and two great grandchildren.

Memorials may be mde to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 534, Hopkinsville, Ky., 42440, or to the American Diabetes Association, 721 W. Main st. Suite 102, Louisville, Ky 40202. - Pennyrile Deaths May 7, 1999.

Pennyrile Deaths April 6, 1999

PRINCETON, Ky. - Mark Lawrence Wilson, 42, Marion, Ill., died Saturday at his home.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Morse Cemetery, Caldwell County. Visitation will be from
noon until 2 p.m. at Morgan's Funeral Home. Services  will be at 11 a.m. Wcdnesday.
West Frankfort, Ill., with Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in charge.

A native of Lombard, Ill., he was born Sept. 29, 1956, the son of Jim Sanders, Denver, Cob., and Marl Simmons, Wheeling, Ill. He was an Army veteran and had worked as a correctional officer at the Marion Federal
Survivors include three sons, Mark, Michael and Matthew Wilson, all of Frankfort, Ill.; two brothers, Troy Wilson, Lombard, Todd Wilson, Tampa, Fla.; and a sister, Daryl VanAnroy, Lombard.


Mollie Rose Wilson died July 6,1898 at her home on Dry Creek,Trigg Co Ky.
She was born September 27,1864 in the same county,was the daughter of Irvin and Lucy(Morris) Rose,granddaughter of of Merritt and Mary(Tinsley) Rose and great granddaughter of John and Jane Tinsley.
The latters father was Wm.Scott who removed from Lexington Ky about 100 years ago. His remains are interred on the farm which he owned and which is still in the possession of his descendants.
Mrs Wilson was one of the fifth generation all the above mentioned,having lived and died in the same vicinity,except Mrs Lucy Rose,who still survives.
It is a pleasure to note that without exception,the persons above mentioned embraced the Christian religion and died in all hope of eternal life..
Miss Mollie Rose and Christopher Wilson were married Dec 27,1887. They had four children given them to share their love and care--two boys and two girls-all of whom are living.In a letter to the writer some time ago,the mother s!
aid "I have fully realized that without Divine aid we can do nothing and,oh, how I earnestly desire to bring the little ones entrusted to my care,up in the love of Jesus and have them all he would wish them to be both here and hereafter".
She taught her children at home, saying she was not willing that they be away from her protecting care until they were old enough to remember her teaching and not depart from what was right. . Having been a teacher, she was qualified to to teach her children. She regarded the profession of teaching the grandest of all worldly callings. She loved the work and with better advantages, would have taken high rank among teachers.
She was fond of  reading and read with sad interest the recent accounts of famine in India, saying that it made her more thankful to God  for blessings she enjoyed. She appreciated culture and  the many beautiful things which our Father in heaven has provided  for his children in this world, but  seemed content if she did ! not have them..
Probably our dear Mollie had faults or weaknesses odiment of many virtues and the tender affection which her husband and children manifested for her gives evidence of rare loveliness and domestic character.
At a meeting in Cadiz about five years ago,Mollie obtained a hope that her sins were forgiven and that in Christ she was a new creature. The radiance of this new life illuminated her pathway as the years passed by and was felt by those about her.
During her two weeks illness she talked calmly of death as of other affairs; it seemed that death had no terrors for her. She said she was sorry to leave her family,but death seemed only a dream and that  they must not grieve, but meet her inb heaven. Then,seemingly, she fell asleep with Heaven's light beaming on her beautiful face of clay and swept thru the  pearly gates into the beautiful city. Her intelligent sweet smile seemed toportray the wonderful beauty that unfolded before her raptured vision. "Eye  hath not seen,nor ear heard,neither have they entered into the heart of ma! In the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him" She was strong in the belief of the Primitive Baptist Faith. "Asleep in Jesus,blessed sleep,from which none ever wake to weep"
written by Julia Turner  of Lincoln,Ill
Cadiz  paper


NIAGARA - Minnie Bell WILSON, 93, of Niagara, died at 9:10 a.m. Sunday at Redbanks Nursing Center.
She is survived by two daughters, Grace RUSSELL of Hebbardsville and Elnora STEVENS of Henderson; two sons, Leroy WILSON of Niagara and Woodrow H. WILSON of Gulfport, Miss.; eight grandchildren and nieces.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home with the Rev. John Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Garden.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Hiromimus, Tom Hicks, John Zahn, Roy M. Wilson, Norman Lee Benham and Nathan Wilson.
April 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Last Monday morning at 10 o'clock Mr R.Y. Wilson died at his home near Caledonia.
He was born January 15, 1858 in the Caledonia section and spent most of his life there engaged in farming.
In April 1886 he was united in marriage to Miss Arminda V. Stewart, who preceded him to the grave about a week ago.
To this union was born five children all of whom survive.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. from the home with Rev. J.R. Guess officiating and burial was made at the Wilson Burying Ground.
Mr Wilson leaves many friends who respected him and knew him Well as a devoted husband and father.
There survive his children Mrs Harry Ward, of Hopkinsville; Mrs Amos Barnes, of Princeton; Mrs Grace Cunningham, of Caledonia; Howard and L. Dick Wilson, both of Caledonia neighborhood. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs Jim Travis, of Paducah, ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Cadiz Record
Oct 1944


Radley P. Wilson, 89, formerly of Christian Co., Ky.
Died Sunday 17 November 1963 in a Madisonville Nursing Home.
Born 6 May 1874 in Christian Co., son of Thomas and Sarah Pryor Wilson.
Retired farmer. Formerly lived in Crofton and Hopkinsville.
Survivors: neices and nephews.
Services: Tuesday 19 November 1963, burial in Long Cemetery near Crofton. Thomas Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Monday 18 November 1963


Complications caused by several months of illness claimed the life of Mrs R.T. Wilson last Thursday, September 28 at
the home in the Caledonia neighborhood.
Mrs Wilson was born March 6, 1867, the daughter of Mr and Mrs Wiley Stewart.
In 1886 she was united in marriage to Richard Wilson and to this union were born five children.
Funeral services were held Friday, at 5 p.m. at the Wilson
burying grounds on her home place.
Surviving are her husband, three daughters, Mrs Amos Borens, Princeton; Mrs Grace Cunningham, Caledonia; Mrs Harry Ward, Hopkinsville; two sons, Howard Wilson, of near Caledonia, and L. Dick Wilson, of Caledonia.
Also surviving are ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. One sister, Mrs Cassy Thomas, Hopkinsville also survives. Cadiz Record oct 1944 


Thomas Carloss Wilson, 74, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Died Wednesday 3 August 1960 at his home.
Son of the late John and Mary Wilson.
Retired farmer.
Survivors: wife, Pearl Wilson; son, Clyde Wilson of Los Angeles; five daughters, Mrs. lucille Canlser and Mrs. Hilda Adams both of Detroit, Mrs. Estelle McKnight and Mrs. Opal Smiley both of Hopkinsville, and Mrs. Katherine Smith of Chicago.; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren.
Services: Arrangements incomplete, Keightley Funeral Home.
Ky. New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky.
Wednesday 3 August 1960


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