Anders Family
David Asbel Anders with
Jim and Tina Smith Anders

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Rufus and Florence Hall Owen Family in 1947
Rufus and Florence Hall Owen and children

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Transylvania County, NC 

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Brevard News - March 31, 1932 


The Brevard News March 31, 1932, vol. 37 number 13.  Additional articles are available on microfilm through the North Carolina Newspaper Project.  Copies are available at the Transylvania County Library and Hunter Library at Western Carolina University.


John Alexander Called in Death

Funeral Services To Be Conducted This Morning at Enon Church

    Death claimed John Alexander, 87 years of age, Tuesday night about 11 o'clock.  He was at his home on the Boylston highway, near Little Mountain, and had been in feeble health for the past several weeks.  Funeral services will be conducted this (Thursday) morning at 11 o'clock in the Enon church, with the Rev. C. E. Blythe in charge.  Burial will be made in the cemetery nearby.

    Mr. Alexander was one of the best known and most highly respected citizens of Transylvania county, loved by all who knew him.  He lived an exemplary life, and his passing will bring sorrow to many relatives and friends.  He leaves four generations of survivors, these being his children, grand children, great grand children, great great grand children.  The children surviving are:

    Mrs. A. G. Burgess, of Venus, S. C.; Mrs. A. W. Davis, Blantyre; Mrs. S. V. Brown and Miss Nona Alexander, of Brevard, route 2; Mrs. Lena Newton, Cullowhee; Mrs. J. A. Lyday, Pisgah Forest; Jim Alexander and John Alexander, Little Mountain.

    Then there are 30 grand children, 27 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

added 21 April 2003, submitted by Linda Hoxit Raxter