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Landrum, June 27- A.C. BOONE, one of the oldest and most
highly respected citizens of the community passed away quietly at the home of
his daughter, MRS. T.F. THORNE, on Main St., Monday afternoon, the deceased had
been in declining health for sometime. Had he lived until August 25th, he would
have been 80 years old.

    Born in Rutherfordton county, he
later moved to Mill Springs, where he spent most of his life. For he was a
prominent merchant and farmer in his community. He took an active interest in
school, in the Bapt. church and everything that was for the good of his town. He
often aided the needy but never spoke of his acts of charity.

    He is survived by his wife, MRS. ANNA
M. BOONE of Landrum; one son, B.T. BOONE, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 2 daughters,
MRS. T.F. THORNE, Landrum and MRS. E.J. SHANKLE, Livingston, Mont. For the past
6-7 years he spent part of his time in Fla. and part in Landrum.

    A.C. BOONE was a soldier in the War
Between the States, being in Co. I, North Carolina Regiment. Funeral services
were conducted from the residence of T.F. THORNE by Rev. J.A. HUNNICUTT and
interment followed at the city cemetery. The pallbearers; W.C. SMITH,  M.E.
friends attended the funeral and the grave was literally covered with beautiful
floral wreaths, thereby attesting the popularity and esteem in which he was