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JESSE FRANKLIN HILL Jesse Franklin Hill, 74, of Bramwell died Monday, May 4, 1954 at his home. He was a retired miner. He was born June 14, 1879 in Bramwell and was the son of the late Felix Shelton and Nancy Ellen Dixon Hill. He was also preceded by his former wife, Annie Maude McBride Hill Cumby on March 22, 1954.

Survivors include six daughter: Mrs. Harry ( Alma Louise) Goodson, Mrs. Edward (Mamie Lee) Bailey, Mrs. Robert (Jessie Frances) Eller and Mrs. Don (Ency) Allen, all of Bramwell and Mrs. Charles (Charlotte) Boyd of Waltham, Ma.; three sons, Hugh, Clifton and Lindy Hill all of Bramwell; two sisters, Sessie and Nora Hill both of Bramwell; one brother, John W. Hill, of Roanoke, Va. and 16 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Pilgrim Holiness Church at Bramwell, by the Rev. Curtis B. Cox. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The men's class of the Pilgrim Holiness Church will be pallbearers and granddaughters and friends will be flower bearers. The body will be taken to the church at noon from the Craven's Funeral Home.

ANNIE MAUDE MCBRIDE HILL CUMBY Mrs. Annie Maude Cumby, wife of Charles E. Cumby of Bramwell, died yesterday afternoon, March 22, 1954 in Bluefield Sanitarium following a short illness. She was born March 4, 1893 in Franklin County, Va., a daughter of Thomas Lee Patrick and Sophia Ann Frances Ferguson McBride.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons of a previous marriage, Clifton Hill and Lindebergh ‘Lindy' Hill of Bramwell and Hugh Hill of Bluefield; and six daughters also of the previous marriage, Mrs. Harry (Alma Louise) Goodson, and Mrs. Leonard (June) Bailey, Bluefield; Mrs. Edward Lee (Mamie Lee) Bailey, Mrs. Robert (Jessie Frances) Eller, and Mrs. Don (Ency) Allen all of Bramwell and Mrs. Charles (Charlotte) Boyd of Waltham, Ma. Also, surviving are 16 grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Lilly McBride Moore of Oakland, Ca. and one brother, Gordon McBride of Yards, Va.,and former husband, Jessie Franklin Hill.

The body will be removed from the Mercer Funeral Home to th residence at 10 o'clck Wednesday morning, where it will remain until 1 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bramwell Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Elwin H. Roberts and the Rev. W.P. Eastwood. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Bluewell.

ANNIE CUMBY- FIND-A-GRAVE

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