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Selected Funeral Records

Funeral records were found at the Burton's Funeral Home in Tuskegee, Alabama
Burton's  Funeral Home was established in 1928.

 

 

Christine Bryant

Date of Entry:  Sept 1, 1946
Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Charge to:  Fannie Bryant Mth.
Address:  Tuskegee, Ala
Order given by:  Mother
How Secured:  Cash
Veteran, State War:  No
Occupation:  N
Employer and Address:  N
Date of Death:  9-1-46
Date of Birth:  May 6 - 46
Age:  3 months 27 days
Date of Funeral:  9-3-46
Services at:  Shiolah (Shiloh)
Birthplace:  Macon Co
Resided in state:  3 Months
Place of Death:  Tuskegee
Certifying Physician:  Dr. Taylor
His Address:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Name of Father:  Winefield Bryant
His Birthplace:  Macon Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fannie Bryant
Her Birthplace:  Macon Co.
Size of Casket:  2
Total Footing of Bill:  $30.00
Paid by Fannie Bryant 9-2-46

Lizzie Bryant

Date of Entry:  April 30, 1945
Residentce:  Tuskegee Route
Date of Birth:  Dec 28, 1906
Age:  39
Total Footing of Bill:  $60.00


Monroe Bryant

Date:  June 5, 1928
What Race:  Colored
Order Given by:  Moses Harris
How Secured:  Cash
Date of Funeral:  Feb 19, 28
Place of Death:  Kilby P*
Funeral Services at:  Cemetery
Time of Funeral Service:  12 M Feb, 22, 28
Clergyman:  Rev. M. J. Burton
His Address:  Tuskegee, Ala
Certifying Physician:  Dr. W. M. Peters
His Residence:  Montgomery, Ala.
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia
Occupation of the Deceased:  Laborer
Single or Married:  Married
Age:  36 years
Manufactured by:  Alex City Cask. Co.
Interment at:  Ashdale Cemetery

Could be the son of Ben and Maria Bryant 
(1900 Bryant Surname Census)

Chaney Harris

Date of Entry:  March 9, 1943
Marital Status:  Married
Residence:  Roba, Ala
Charge to:  Family and Union Aid, Mary Martin, President
How Secured:  By Society and family
If Veteran, State War:  No
Occupation:  Farmer
Date of Death:  3/10/43
Date of Birth:  Unk
Age:  80
Date of Funeral:  3/14/1943, Sunday 2 p.m.
Services at:  Sweet Pilgrim
Clergyman:  Rev. Snipe
Religion of the Deceased:  Baptist
Birthplace:  Macon County
Resided in the State:  Wife
Place of Death:  Roba, Ala.
Cause of Death:  DK
Name of Father:  Unk
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unk
Remains to:  Cross Road
Size of Casket:  6/3
Total Footing of Bill:  $76.00

Henry Harris

Date of Entry:  June 3, 1934
Race:  Colored
Where Born:  Tuskegee, Ala
Wife:  Lillie Harris
Order Given by:  Albert Sullivan
How Secured:  by Southern Life Policy
Date of Funeral:  June 4, 1934
Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala
Place of Death:  Residence
Certifying Physician:  H. H. Winter
His Residence: Tuskegee, Ala
Date of Death:  June 2, 1943
Occupation of the Deceased:  Laborer
Single or Married:  Married Religion:  none
Date of Birth:  1877
Age:  51
Name of Father:  Frank Harris
His Birthplace:  Alabama
Name of Mother:  Don't Know
Manufactured by:  Alex. City Cask. Co.
Interment at:  Ashdale

Junior Harris

Date of Entry:  Jan 21, 1930
What Race:  Colored
Where Born:  Macon County
Single Son of Albert Harris
Charge to:  Albert Harris
Address:  Tuskegee, Ala
Order Given by:  Albert Harris
How Secured:  a note on mule and property
Place of Death:  Hospital, Tuskegee, Ala
Certifying Physician:  H. H. Winters
His Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala
Cause of Death:  Labor Pneumonia
Date of Death:  Jan 21, 1930
Occupation of the Deceased:  Farming
Single or Married:  Single  Religion:  Baptist
Date of Birth:  1914
Age:  16 years, 12 days
Name of Father:  Albert Harris
His Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Name of Mother:  Mary Rowell
Her Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Size and Style of Casket:  6 feet flat
Manufactured by:  Alexander City Cask Co
Interment at:  Harris

Mose Harris

Date of Entry:  November 12, 1943
Residence:  Hannon, Ala.
Charge to:  County
Address:  Tuskegee, Ala
If Veteran, State War:  No
Occupation:  Farmer
Date of Death:  Nov 12, 43
Date of Birth:  May 3, 1884
Age:  59
Date of Funeral:  Nov 13, 43
Services at:  Roba, Dawson B.
Clergyman:  Rev. Williams
Religion of the Deceased:  Baptist
Place of Birth:  Hannon, Ala.
Name of Father:  Josh Harris
His Birthplace:  Macon Co
Maiden Name of Mother:  ? Harris
Her Birthplace:  Macon Co.

Wiley James Harris

Date of Entry:  Aug 4, 1943
Residence:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Charge to:  Wilbren Harris, Louise Harris
Address:  Tuskegee, Ala
Order Given by:  the above
If Veteran, State War:  No
Occupation:  Farmer
Date of Death:  8/4/43
Date of Birth:  Jan 10, 1871
Age:  72
Date of Funeral:  Aug 8, 43
Services at:  Butler Chapel
Clergyman:  Rev. Carson
Religion of Deceased:  M
Birthplace:  Elmore Co.
Resided in the State:  DK
Place of Death:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Cause of Death:  Caromona stomach
Certifying Physician:  H. H. Winters
His Address:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Name of Father:  Thomas Harris
Birthplace:  Elmore Co.
Remains to:  Ashdale Cemetery
Size of Casket:  6/3 Brown Service
Total Footing of Bill:  $65.00 

Son of Thomas and Emily Harris

Willie Floyd Howard

Date of Entry:  February 22, 1946
Residence:  Tuskegee
Charge to:  Osie [Ocie] Howard
Address:  Tuskegee, AL
Date of Death:  2-22-1946
Date of Birth:  Dec 6, 1945
Age:  3 Months
Date of Funeral:  2-22-46
Birthplace:  Macon County
Place of Death:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Certifying Physician:  Y. C. Yancy
His Address:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Name of Father:  Osie [Ocie] Howard
His Birthplace:  Bullock Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary [Martin] Howard
Her Birthplace:  Macon Co
Remains to:  in one car
Size of Casket:  0
Grandson of Elvira Barrow-Martin

Alex Sparks


Date:  March 28, 1938
Name of Deceased:  Alex Sparks
What Race:  Col
Where Born:  DK
Residence of Deceased:  Tuskegee, Al
Charge to:  W. M. Sparks
Occupation of Deceased:  DK
Date of Death:  Mar 28
Age:  64
Date of Funeral:  Mar 31
Services at:  Nebo
Clergyman:  Rev. W. Burton
His Address:  Tusk., Al
Religion of the Deceased:  Baptist
Place of Death:  Tusk., AL
Interment:  Bryant


Helen Sparks

Date:  Dec 19, 1935
Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Charge to:  Willie H. Sparks
Address:  Rt. 2
Order Given By:  M. H. Hunt (could also be Hurt)
How Secured:  (illegible)
Date of Death:  12/19/38
Date of Birth:  10/1935
Age: 
2
Date of Funeral:  12/20/38
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Certifying Physician:  Taylor

Benjamin (Bennie) Wilson

Date of Entry:  12/11/1954
Name of Deceased:  Bennie Wilson
What Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Widowed
Residence:  Shorter, Ala.
Charge to:  Mutual Ins. Co.
Address:  Rte 2 Box 225 Decatur, Ala.
Order given by:  Carrie Crawford
Date of Death:  12-11-54
Date of Birth:  6-12-1870
Age:  80
Birthplace:  Ala., Tuskegee
Place of Death:  Shorter, Tuskegee, Ala.
Cause of Death:  Aparent Dropical Heart
Contributory Causes:  Senility?
Certifying Physician:  G. B. Corbitt
His address:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Name of Father:Hugh Wilson
Maiden name of Mother:  UK [Peggy]
Total Footing of Bill:  $75.00 - Paid Jan 7, 1955

Charlie Wilson


Date of Entry:  July 19, 1947
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married
Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Order Given By:  Brother
Veteran,State War:  No
Occupation:  Truck Driver
Employer and Address:  E. E. Story, Tuskegee
Date of Death:  7/12/47
Date of Birth:  October 1905
Age:  42 years
Date of Funeral:  7/17/47 Thurs 2 p.m.
Services at:  Mt. Nebo
Clergyman:  Rev. R. B. Ford (City)
Religion of Deceased:  Baptist
Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Resided in the state:  42 years
Place of Death:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Cause of Death:  Injuries sustained in wreck
Certifying Physician:  Dr. G. Yancy
His Address:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Name of Father:Houston Wilson,Jr
Father's Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Maiden name of mother:  Lillie Whitlow
Mother's Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Size of Casket:  6/3 gray No. 6
Manufactured by:  ? City Mfg.
Cemetery:  Ligon
Total Footing of Bill:  $135.00
 

Jack Wilson

Date of Entry:  May 22, 1943
Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Order Given By:  * ins. co.
Veteran,State War:  No
Occupation:  Saw milling
Date of Death:  5/22/43
Age:  49 years
Date of Funeral:  5/26/43
Services at:  Nebo Baptist Church
Clergyman:  Rev. C. H. Hendree
Religion of Deceased:  Baptist
Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Resided in the state:  49 years
Place of Death:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Certifying Physician:  Dr. H. H. Winters
His Address:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Name of Father:  Calvin Wilson I
Father's Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Maiden name of mother:  Willie Moore
Mother's Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Alabama
Remains to:  Elmore Cemetery
Size and Style of Casket:  6/3
Total Footing of Bill:  $60.00

John Henry Wilson

Date:  11-8-1940
Residence of Deceased:  Tuskegee, Ala
Charge to:  Hattie Moore & County
Address:  Rt 1 Box 20
Order Given by:  County
Age:  16
Interment:  Bryant
Could be the son of Jack Wilson

Warnezer Wilson

Date of Entry:  July 1, 1930
What Race:  Colored
Where Born:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Wife of John J. Wilson
Charge to:  John H. Wilson & E* Fitzpatrick
Address:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Order Given By:  John H. Wilson & E* Fitzpatrick
How Secured:  Note on house and land
Residence:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Place of Death:  Tuskegee
Funeral Services at:  Shady Grove B. Church
Clergyman:  B. Smith D.D.
His Address:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Cause of Death:  Pellagar
Date of Death:  June 30, 1930
Occupation of the Deceased:  Farming
Single or Married:  Married   Religion:  Baptist
Date of Birth:  1907
Age:  23
Name of Father:  Charlie Blackman
His Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Ala
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ophelia Hoffman
Her Birthplace:  Tuskegee, Ala.
Manufactured by:  Alexander City, Cook Co.
To Funeral Charges....Total. $121.00