Allen Jones Saunders

Allen Jones Saunders

Allen Jones Saunders, 78 years old, died at his home in the Lone Valley section last Thursday after a brief illness.  Funeral services were held Friday at the Lone Valley Baptist Church by Rev. B. E. Settles and burial was in the Brookside Cemetery.  Mr. Saunders was a native of Wayne County and was born there on July 23, 1862.  He went to Texas early in life and remained there until 32 years ago when he came to this county and has since made his home there and has engaged in the mercantile business and farming.  He was twice married: first, to Miss Louzenia Robertson of Adair County, and to this union four children were born: James E. Saunders, Fort Worth, Texas; Mrs. Fannie E. Faulkner, Campbellsville; Woodward Saunders, San Diego, Calif.; and Nellie Gray Saunders, who died in infancy.  He was married the second time to Ermine Catherine Lane, of Taylor County, and to this union five children were born: Robert L. Saunders, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Annie L. Russell, Campbellsville ; Mrs. Katie L. Rucker, Taylor County; Mrs. Carrie L. Warf, Greensburg; and Mrs. Lula Stewart, of this county. He is also survived by one brother, T. W. Saunders, Henderson, Texas.  Pallbearers were: James Davis, Jack Davis, Ray Davis, Frank Dudgeon, and James Russell.  ~The News-Journal, Thursday, June 5, 1941

Taylor County, Kentucky Cemeteries, p. 67
Allen Saunders
23 Jul 1862 - 29 May 1941
Brookside Cemetery, Section D

Kentucky Death Records Index, Rootsweb
SAUNDERS, ALLEN J; age 78; death place TAYLOR; residence TAYLOR; death date 29 May 1941; Volume 028, Certificate 13701