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Wilson, Adolphus Mathew – Obituary

Funeral services for Adolphus Mathew Wilson, 82, who died September 18 at a local hospital, were held Saturday at the Moser & Egger Chapel. Burial was in Highland Cemetery. Mr. Wilson, born September 10, 1869 in Rogerville, Tenn., had lived in this community for the past 14 years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mary Garman of Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. Julia Stewart of North Bend, Ore.; a son, Don Wilson of Colville; two sisters, Victoria Johnson of Rogerville and Mrs. Sarah Long of Churchill, Tenn.; a brother Tom of Colville; seven stepdaughters, Mrs. Katherine Spears of Yakima, Mrs. Lue Sage, Mrs. Anna Hansen, Mrs. Margaret Schierman, Mrs. Carrie Modrell, all of Tacoma; Mrs. Eva Woods of Burns, Ore., Mrs. Alice Witte of Ft. Worth., Tex.; four stepsons, Reser Morefield of Ellensburg, Robert Morefield of Wilnona, Roy Morefield of Grangeville, Tenn., Sam Morefield of Colville; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Paul Just, Amos Slentz, Floyd White, Burr Mosby, Larry Daylie, Frank Newton. Colville Statesman Examiner, September 28, 1951 Contributed by: Shelli...

Cates, Jesse – Obituary

Jesse Cates, 79, well-known Ellensburg resident for a quarter of a century, died at the Valley Hospital last night. He was born in Campbell County, Tennessee, August 27, 1858, and was married to Nannie Harrell of Rogersville, Tenn., February 28, 1904. For many years he was a federal revenue inspector in Tennessee. He had lived in the valley since 1913, residing at 301 Washington Street. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nannie Cates; a daughter, Mrs. Fannie Baker of Knoxville, Tenn., a grandson, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Honeycutt Chapel with Rev. Floyd Brown in charge. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Ellensburg Daily Record, May 16, 1938 Contributed by: Shelli...

Harrell, Julia Derrick – Obituary

Valley Pioneer Dies on Monday. Mrs. Julia Harrell Resident of the Valley for 16 years dies after brief Illness. Mrs. Julia Harrell, 70, wife of T. A. Harrell, Sr., West Side rancher, passed away at her home Monday afternoon August 24, 1925 at 2:30, following a brief illness due to heart failure. Mrs. Harrell, with her husband and family, came to Ellensburg in 1909 and had lived on a ranch on the West Side ever since. She was born April 16, 1855, at Rogersville, Tenn. On December 25, 1871, she was married to Thomas A. Harrell and 11 children were born to them. Besides her husband, Mrs. Harrell is survived by Mrs. William Packwood, Mrs. Felix Prater, Mrs. Frank Springer, Tom Harrell, Jr., Luther Harrell and Steve Harrell, all of Ellensburg; Mrs. M. E. Hensley of Churchill, Tenn., and Herbert Harrell of Los Angeles. She also leaves three step daughters in Ellensburg, Mrs. William Rutledge, Mrs. Jessie Kates and Mrs. Russell Morefield, 13 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2:30 from the Christian Church in Ellensburg, the Rev. Max Wilson of Thorp, officiating. Interment took place in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

Harrell, Herbert – Obituary

Herbert Harrell, 39, former valley resident, died at Laramie, Wyoming, Wednesday, September 14 [1938]. Born at Rogersville, Tenn., August 5, 1899, he came west with his parents in the spring of 1909. Her parents settled in the Kittitas Valley and he received his education in the Ridgeway and Thorp schools. He was married to Eula Mundy April 27, 1917. The family moved to California in 1923, residing there until 1933 when they moved to Wyoming. He is survived by his widow, three daughters, Juanita, Louise and Bernadine; seven sisters, Mrs. W. T. Rutledge, Mrs. J. R. Morefield, Mrs. Jesse Cates, Mrs. W. M. Packwood, Mrs. F. G. Prater, and Mrs. Frank Springer of Ellensburg, and Mrs. M. E. Nensley; and four brothers, T. A. Harrell, Luther Harrell and Steve Harrell of Ellensburg, and Gail Harrell of Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Honeycutt Chapel. Rev. Floyd Brown had charge. Burial was in the IOOF Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

Harrell, Thomas Andrew Jr. – Obituary

Thomas Andrew Harrell, 71, died today March 2, 1959 at the Valley General Hospital. He had been seriously ill for a week but has been in failing health for some time. He was born in Rogersville, Tenn. And came to the Kittitas Valley where he has been a rancher since 1904. He married Miss Maxie Taylor here in 1908. Following her death, he subsequently married Miss Alice Poskey who has also passed away. He is survived by his present wife, Mrs. Esther Harrell and by a daughter, Mrs. Louise Fleming now a resident of Ellensburg formerly of Seattle. He leaves two grandsons, Richard and...

Harrel, Julia Ann Derrick – Obituary

Funeral services for Julia Ann Harrel, 90, who died yesterday [June 15, 1966] in the Kittitas Valley Community Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evenson’s Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Paul Nance officiating. Burial will be the IOOF Cemetery. Mrs. Harrel, a pioneer resident, was born Feb. 10, 1876, at Rogersville, Tenn., and was married to Edward Harrel Feb. 11, 1896 in Tennessee. They came to the Kittitas Valley from Rogersville in May 1902, and worked for William Packwood for three years. They then operated a farm for Clarence Palmer before buying a ranch in the Fairview District where they lived for four years. Ultimately, they moved to the west side and purchased the Calkins Ranch which the family still operates. Later she moved into Ellensburg from the ranch and made her home at 802 E. First. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Rebekah Lodge, and Eastern Star. Mrs. Harrel is survived by four sons, Arley V., William C., and Ervan H., all of Ellensburg, and Claude L. of Seattle; a daughter, Mrs. B. W. Cooke of Ellensburg, 14 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Mrs. Harrel was the only surviving member of a family of 14 children. Contributed by: Shelli...

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