Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Obituary Extract: Clyde Edward Cooper, Sr.,


Name of deceased: Clyde Edward Cooper, Sr.

Date of Death: 18 December 2017

Place of Death: Not stated (probably Hamilton County, Tennessee)

Age: 82

Residence: Soddy Daisy, Hamilton, Tennessee

Late Wife (1) (45 years): JoAnn Cooper

Late Wife (2) (4 years): Gayle Cooper

Son-in-law: Steve Carter (deceased)

Sister: Lillie Bell Henshaw (deceased)

Brother: Claude “Petey” Cooper (deceased)

Surviving children: Sandy Carter, Lisa (Robby) Rue, Clyde (Sharon) Cooper, Jr., and Ricky (Trish) Cooper.

Surviving grandchildren: Jonathan Shore, Andrew Shore, Hayley Carter, Susan Hughes, Janey Rice, Wesley Rue, Paige Rue, Riley Cooper, Miles Cooper, Benji Cooper, Kevin Cooper, and Brad Cooper.

Surviving sisters: Annie Kate Henshaw, Naomi Daub, Ruby Lee Breedlove and Darlene Allen.

Surviving brothers: Eddie Cooper and Ernie Cooper.

Surviving nieces and nephews ("several").

Membership: Boilermakers Local 454.

Funeral Home: Williamson & Sons Funeral Home

Location: 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, Hamilton, Tennessee

Visitation: Thursday, 21 December 2017, 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.; and Friday, 22 December 2017, 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Services: Friday, 22 December 2017, 1:00 P.M.

Officiator: Pastor Charlie Ivey

Interment: Friday, 22 December 2017 (after service): Lakewood Memory Gardens, East

Cemetery Location (not stated): Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee

Condolences and memories: http://www.williamsonandsons.com

Arrangements: Williamson and Sons Funeral Home

Address: 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

Obituary URL: http://www.williamsonandsons.com/tributes/Clyde-Cooper (accessed 20 December 2017)

Link to Obituary of Clyde Edward Cooper


Alternate name, from my file: Clyde Elmore Cooper
Not sure of source for alternate name; probably his older half sister, Sallie (Cooper) Bryant.

1940 US Census: Clyde Cooper, male, son of Issac Cooper. Birth: 1936 Alabama. Residence (1940): Election Precinct 4, Jackson, Alabama. Residence (1935): , , .

Genealogical Information for parents of Clyde Edward Cooper: 

Father: Isaac S. Cooper (1879–1977), son of Peter and Malinda (Sizemore) Cooper.

Euna Estelle Higdon (1911–1997), daughter of William L. and Hannah (McBryer) Higdon.

Marriage of Isaac and Estelle (Higdon) Cooper: 17 March 1929, Marion, Tennessee, US.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Murray County, Georgia, Superior Court Records, Criminal Docket E, Index

Murray County, Georgia 
Superior Court Records
Criminal Docket E, Index

Incomplete Record - Selected Surnames Only

Name and page number:

Headrick, Arvil (2) - 65

Luffman, Jim - 209 (operating automobile/intoxication - plea & sentence 2/10/42)

Petty, Bill - 147
Petty, Jessie Harris (2) - 103
Petty, Jessie H. - 106
Petty, Woodrow - 108, 109
Pritchett, Arthur - 76, 88
Pritchett, Lee - 96
Pritchett, Kermit - 198
Pullen, Jay - 48
Pulliam, Major - 44

Scott, Virgil - 63, 198 (p. 63 is just possessing liquor, etc.)
Scott, Virgil (5) - 171
Thompson, Eula Elrod - 138, 198


Note: Some of these listings have a number in parentheses following the name. I'm not sure what that is; it could mean that there are multiple charges or cases on the page, but not sure. 

Peace Warrant Docket A, Murray County, Georgia, Superior Court Records

Murray County, Georgia 
Superior Court Records
Peace Warrant Docket A

Page 7
no. 1)

The State vs. W.W. Luffman
case: peace warrant

Page 8
no. 1)

The State vs. Oscar Holcomb
case: peace warrant

Page 8
no. 3)

The State vs. W.W. Luffman
case: peace warrant

Page 9
no. 1)

The State vs. Jesse Harris Petty
case: peace warrant


Transcriber's note: My notes here are undated; not sure if the original record is dated or undated. This would probably be the 1930s or 1940s.

State vs. Eula Elrod Thompson, Murray County, Georgia, Superior Court Docket E, 1939

Murray County, Georgia
Superior Court Records
Criminal Docket E
Page 138

State vs. Eula Elrod Thompson
         Adultery & fornication
Verdict of guilty & sentence 9/4/39

State vs. Virgil Scott, Eula Elrod Thompson, Kermit Pritchett, Murray County, Georgia, Superior Court Docket E, 1941

Murray County, Georgia
Superior Court Records
Criminal Docket E
Page 198

State vs.
 Virgil Scott
*Eula Elrod Thompson
 Kermit Pritchett


Guilty with recommendation as to Scott & Thompson --

Not guilty as to Kermit Pritchett



*In the Criminal Evidence Record, this cas actually starts with Eula's case (198) Eula Elrod Thompson. (Trial: See Criminal Evidence Record Book no. 3, page 160).