Location: Wright County MO

Moody, Marion A. ‘Ott’ – Obituary

Marion A. “Ott” Moody, 81, lifelong resident of Mansfield, died Sunday [April 8, 1973]. Survivors are 5 sons, Lynn, Morris, Wayne, J. G. and Ellis; a daughter Wanda Hoover; a brother Lester; a sister Rosa Sargent. Buried in Ashley Cemetery. The Mansfield Mirror, April 12, 1973 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Findley, William Arley – Obituary

William Arley Findley, age 57, died about 5 AM [August 23, 1955], resident of Macomb, WWI Vet., member of Missionary Baptist Church of Macomb; survived by wf. Myrtle, son Robert Dwayne of Medera, CA, brothers Harve Findley of Macomb, John Findley of Tulare, CA, E. H. Findley of Exeter, CA, sisters Mrs. Cora Hart of Macomb, Mrs. Susie Babb of Linsay, CA, and 3 grandchildren. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Findley, Sarah Coday Moreland – Obituary

Sarah Coday Moreland Findley was born January 8, 1862 and died at her home west of town October 18, 1937 at the age of 75 years. She first married Francis Moreland and to this union were born 8 children, 2 of whom, Ira and Ollie, preceded her in death. After this husband’s death, she married Rev. Charles Findley who also preceded her in death. Survivors are 4 sons, Lee and Charles of Hartville, Tom and William of Oklahoma; 2 daughters, Rosa Hensley and Bertha Adamson of Hartville. Burial in Wolf Creek Cemetery. Wright County Republican, October 21, 1937 Contributed by:

Findley, Mary Elizabeth Newton – Obituary

Mary E. Newton Findley was born Oct 9, 1843 Wright County, died Dec 24, 1922. She married G. H. Findley about 1865 and to this union was born 7 children. Three of whom preceded her in death. Survivors are 4 sons, Lorenzo, Jason, Fred and Kinglsey. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Findley, Malinda Sharp – Obituary

Linda A. Findley, 80, died 1 Mar 1953 at the home of her daughter without learning of the death of her husband U. S. Findley only three days before; she was in coma at the time and never rallied; survived by daughter Mrs. Claude Smith of Macomb, half-sister Mrs. Della Findley of Mansfield; Mr. and Mrs. Findley had been married 57 years.; double funeral. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Findley, James Harvey – Obituary

James Harvey Findley, 80, son of John and Artie Findley, was born April 1, 1878 in Wright County, near Macomb, and died March 8, 1959. He married Minnie Coday Nov. 25, 1906 and to this union were born 4 children. A son died in infancy. Survivors are a son, Homer; 2 daughters, Virgie Hensley and Christeen Schmitt; a brother, W. O.; a sister, Mary Deaver. Burial in Ashley Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Findley, Essa Ellen Fuson – Obituary

Findley, Essa Ellen: Mansfield, MO; died at Burge Hospital on Jul 24, 1961 at 4:37 p.m.; teacher-superintendent-Public Schools; born Sep 8, 1888; d/o John A. Fuson and Martha Jane Wood; w/o Jason; survived by nieces and nephews. Burial Steele Memorial Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Fuson, William Elmer – Obituary

William Elmer Fuson: eldest son of Jonathan A. and Martha Jane Fuson was born July 21, 1873 on a farm in the Little Creek community and died May 2, 1948 in Hartville. He made a profession of faith in Christ at an early age and united with the Little Creek Baptist Church. After moving to Hartville, he placed his membership with the Hartville Baptist Church. He married Nancy Lou Kindrick February 5, 1899 and to this union were born five children. He was preceded in death by a son Lotus Ferrin. Survivors are his wife Lou; 3 daughters Mrs. I.

Biography of Al F. Williams

Al F. Williams. Whether as a lawyer, as a business man or in the circles of the republican party, Al F. Williams is a recognized leader in civic affairs in Cherokee County. His interests have been so many that while some may know him best as a lawyer, others would think of him as one of the most virile personalities in republican politics in the state, and still others would recognize his prominent relations with the business growth and development of his home city. Born in Appleton City, St. Clair County, Missouri, July 10, 1876, Mr. Williams is of Welsh

Biography of Omer Romanes Young

An extensive clientele attests the ability of Omer Romanes Young in the practice of law, to which he has devoted his attention since 1915, and he now ranks with the leading representatives of the Miami bar. He was born on a farm near Hartville, in Wright county, Missouri, October 16, 1883, his parents being Jackson Davis and Sarah Ann (Smith) Young, the former a native of Tennessee and the latter of Illinois. In young manhood the father went to Missouri, settling in Wright county, where he devoted his attention to farming and stock raising, in which he won a gratifying