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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] THRASHER - Wayland ??
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 19:42:00 -0500
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Izard County Cemetery book by Carroll Hayden
Wayland Arbor - Thrasher

Charles S. 1863-1921
no obit found

Cynthia M. 1865-1928
(maiden may have been Wayland)
Jesse C. 1851-1920

V. W. 1854-1917
no obit found

Calico Rock Progress

July 23, 1920 - Aged Citizen Dies Near Iuka
"Uncle Jesse" Thrasher, one of the oldest citizens of this county,
died at his home near Iuka last Thursday morning, after a brief illness. He
had been ill for only a few days and was thought to be recovering. On
Thursday morning as he had started to eat his breakfast, which was brought
to him, he fell over dead.
Mr Thrasher was 69 years of age and has spent the greater part of
his life in this county. He was one of the community's most highly esteemed
citizens, being a Christian of the highest type and one in whom his
neighbors placed their entire confidence. He was the father of several
children, who survive. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. D. R.
Robertson of Mount Olive, after which the Masons took charge of the remains
and made interment with Mason honors. Burial took place at the Wayland
Arbor Cemetery.
Dec 28, 1928 - Mrs Cyntha M. Thrasher Dead (way name is spelled)
After an illness of thirteen days, Mrs Cyntha M. Thrasher died at
her home at this place last Sunday about four o'clock p.m., December 23rd.
Mrs Thrasher was in comparatively good health until she developed a
severe attack of pneumonia and though she battled the malady bravely, her
vitality could hold out no longer.
Deceased was 63 years of age. She was born in Baxter County, near
Iuka in which vicinity she resided until about seven years ago when she
moved to Calico Rock. When quite young she was united in marriage to J. C.
Thrasher, whose death occurred a number of years ago. To this union were
born eleven children, three sons and eight daughters, who survive, as
follows; Frank Thrasher, of Mtn Home, Ark.; Walter Thrasher, Norfork, Ark.;
Charlie Thrasher, Calico Rock; Mrs Maggie Hall, Wynnewood, Okla.; Mrs Stella
McKinney, Steamboat Springs, Colo.; Mrs Ethel, Cynthians, Ky.; and Mrs Cora
McClellan, Mrs Dot Lindsey, Mrs Dove Langston, Misses Theoro and Electra
Thrasher of Calico Rock. A brother, B. F. Wayland of Enid, Okla. and a
sister Mrs Belle Thrasher of Red Fork, Okla., also survive.
Mrs Thrasher united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church many years ago
and it goes without saying that she lived a consistent and active member of
same throughout the years that followed/ She was closely attached to her
home life and family typifying the true wife, mother, friend and mother..
Her passing is deeply deplored by the countless number who knew and loved
Funeral services were conducted at the home Monday morning at 10
a.m., by her pastor, Rev. D. R. Robertson, burial taking place at Wayland
Arbor, near the old home of the deceased, Monday afternoon. A large
gathering of relatives and friend attended the services at the home and at
the grave.

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