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Paulley, John (1859 - 1938)

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PAULLEY PRATT POULTON LEACH MEEK


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 7/14/1938


JOHN PAULLEY DIES SUDDENLY


John Paulley
passed away suddenly about 1:00 p.m. at his home in Greenwood, Clark County on Thursday, July 7, 1938, of a heart attack.


Mr. Paulley was born June 2, 1859 in Jackson County and spent most of his early life there and in Ohio. On June 12, 1884, he was married to Miss Lucy Pratt at Black River Falls. They moved to Loyal in 1905, later coming to Park Falls and coming to Greenwood in 1922. While here Mr. Paulley was sexton of the Greenwood Cemetery.


Mrs. Paulley passed away April 12, 1925. Three years ago Mr. Paulley moved onto a farm he purchase in Braun Settlement, returning to this city last August and again became sexton of the Cemetery.


Three children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Paulley, Mrs. Mace (Maud) Poulton of Hobart, Ind. Mrs. Ira (Etna) Leach, of Greenwood and Mrs. Earl (Bertha) Meek. Mrs. Meek passed away April 18, 1927.


He is survived by his two daughters, twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of friends.


Scripture reading and a prayer were held at the Schiller Funeral Home Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, followed by services at the M.E. Church, Rev. C.R. Gaylord officiated. Mrs. Harold Stabnow and Miss Vida Howard accompanied by Miss Mabel Bishop sang two songs, In a Garden and Abide With Me . The body was laid to rest beside his wife in the Greenwood Cemetery.


The pallbearers were Adolph Turnquist, Adolph Meyer, Adolph Geisler, P. W. Gullord, John Drummond and .(The rest of the obit was cut off on my copy)

 

 


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