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Obituary of Thomas Y. Perdue - 1913
Submitted by Jonathan DeMai


9 September 1913
“The News & Observer”, page 2

Thomas Y. Perdue.
(Special to The News and Observer.)

Louisburg, Sept. 8. – In the sixty-fifth year of his age, Mr. Thos. Y. Perdue died at the residence of his son. Mr. C. H. Perdue, who lives near this city, Saturday morning, and his body was buried in the family burying ground near here yesterday afternoon.

Just seven weeks ago today, Mr. Perdue found his wife dead in bed on his return from town. He has been in ill health for several months but only recently was he confined to his room.

Mr. Perdue was a native of Warren county, but for many years he has made this county his home. He was a good, honest, upright, useful citizen, a devout member of Piney Grove Methodist church, and he will be greatly missed in this community.

The following children survive him: Mrs. G. W. Murphy, of Louisburg; Mrs. John Jackson, of Middleburg; Miss Kate Perdue, of the institution for the blind, Raleigh; Messrs. C. H., L. C., J. W. and L. P. Perdue, of this county.


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