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
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
A.C. BOONE was a soldier in the War
Between the States, being in Co. I, North Carolina Regiment.
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.
LINDSAY, J.R. MALLORY, R.P. WHITLOCK, B.F. OWENS,
H.W. ACKERMAN. Many
friends attended the funeral and the grave was literally
covered with beautiful
floral wreaths, thereby attesting the popularity and esteem in which he was