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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD] Southard obituaries
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 07:51:55 -0500
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Jobe and Fannie (Adams) Southard are buried in the Wayland Arbor Cemetery.
You can see the gravestone on Find A Grave.
There are several Southards buried there.
This may be the mother of Jobe.
Feb 26, 1937 – Aunt Sarah Clark Dies at Age of 88
Aunt Sarah Clark, one of the oldest residents of this section, died last
Sunday morning at the age of 88 years. She passed away at the home of her
son, J. H. Southard of Calico Rock, with whom she had made her home the past
Deceased has been a resident of this section practically all her life.
At the age of 21 she was married to D. H. Southard, whose death occurred
many years ago. To this union nine children were born, four of who survive,
as follows; James and Thomas Southard of Rodney, Jobe Southard of Calico
Rock and Tom Southard of Mississippi. In 1888 she was married to Thomas F.
Clark, to which union was born one child, Frank Clark of Chastain, who
Funeral services were Monday at 2 p.m., conducted by Elder D. A. Hively,
assisted by Uncle Ewing Hall and Elder T. H. Sherrill. Interment was in
Deceased was a devout Christian, having been a member of the Missionary
Baptist Church since she was 18 years of age. He life has been an
inspiration to all with whom she came in contact.
I believe you will find she is buried in the Galatia Cemetery, Baxter County
and shares a double gravestone with Drew Southard. (also on Find A Grave)
Sarah S. Teague Southard Clark
Married (1) Drew Houston Southard around 1870.
Married (2) Thomas F. Clark on July 2, 1888.
Drew son of Henry and Sarah "Sally" Gentry Southard.
Apr 9, 1937 – Jobe Southard Dies After Brief Illness
Jobe H. Southard, aged about 64, well known citizen of Calico Rock, died
last Wednesday morning about two o’clock at his home in the east part of
His death came after brief illness, having taken sick last Sunday with
pneumonia, which continued to grow worse, resulting in his death.
Mr Southard was one of the very best citizens of this community and was
loved and respected by all who knew him. Practically all his life was spent
in this section. He was engaged at farming for many years. After moving to
Calico Rock a few years ago, he engaged in the mercantile business, which he
continued till the time of his death.
Deceased is survived by his widow, several grown children and other
Funeral services will be conducted from the home today (Friday),
interment to be at Wayland Arbor Cemetery.
Apr 16, 1937 – Funeral Held Friday
Funeral services for Mr Jobe H. Southard, who died at his home here on
Wednesday of last week, were held last Friday afternoon, being conducted at
the family home by Elder T. H. Sherrill.
A large number of friends and relatives of this well known and beloved
citizen attended the services both at the home and at the graveside.
Interment was at Wayland Arbor Cemetery.
Deceased is survived by his wife, three sons and four daughters, besides
numerous relatives and a host of friends. The surviving children are; Mrs A.
F. Langston, Mrs E. M. Lancaster, Mrs Ray McSpadden and Ewing Southard all
of Calico Rock; Mrs Grace Williams of Pauls Valley, Okla., Billy Southard of
Kansas City, Mo., Alvin Southard of Fairfax, Okla.
The newspaper is the Calico Rock Progress and the first couple of issues for
Jan 1938 are missing. According to Fannie's death date, she died Jan 2,
By the way Pat there is another Jobe Southard (1849-1923) who is buried in
the Galatia Cemetery, Baxter County. I've never tried to find out how they
I'd like to butt in on this?
My husband's brother-in-law has a grandparent back there named Jobe
I don't remember how his line went but they came from Arkansas into
I'll see if we can find our research on him.
There was one set of grandparents that died with several young children and
the children were farmed out to different homes.
Seems as though the couple died within 2 weeks of each other about 1917-18,
Does that ring any bells with anyone?
What is the timeframe of this Jobe Southard and Fanny Adams?