Obituaries – Clabe and Mollie Price Linney

img_2208A. C. Linney, 1865-1932.  Mollie Linney, 1870-1939.  New Providence Presbyterian Cemetery, Mercer County, Kentucky.

from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Friday, May 27, 1932

Mr. Clabe Linney, 67 years old, died at his home in Beaumont addition last Friday morning after an illness of about two years.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Harrodsburg Christian Church by Rev. T. Hassell Bowen, with interment in Providence Cemetery. Mr. Linney was the son of the late George and Ann Smith Linney. He spent all of his life as a farmer in Mercer County and moved to town a few years ago upon retirement from active farming.

He is survived by his wife and the following three children: Mrs. W. M. Wright, Mrs. Charles Sewell, and W. B. Linney, all of Mercer County.

The casket bearers were Judge C. A. Hardin, T. P. Tumey, Edward Slaughter, C. E. Rankin, G. W. Johnson and Andrew Ransdell.


from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Friday, July 14, 1939

Mrs. Mollie Price Linney, aged 68, widow of the late A. C. Linney, died at her home in this city July 8, 1939. She was the daughter of Price Bunton and Albetine Roach Bunton. Early in life she united with the Ebenezer Christian Church and later moved her membership to the Harrodsburg Christian Church, where she has been an active and faithful member. She was married in 1888 to A. C. Linney and to this union five children were born. The three who survive are Mrs. Willie Wright, Cornishville; Mrs. Charles Sewell, Harrodsburg; and Bradford Linney of North Vernon, Ind. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Lena Currens, Cincinnati, and a brother, G. R. Bunton, Mattoon, Ill., and thirteen grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at the Christian Church at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon, by the Rev. Kenneth Davidson, of Cornishville, assisted by the Rev. Grady Guyton, of Enid, Oklahoma, as her pastor, the Rev. T. Hassell Bowen, is out of town. Burial was in Providence cemetery. The bearers were Paul Freeman, Ed Freeman, Commie Currens, Jack Allin, Elwood Burgin and Ralph Wright.

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