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Re: Hovis in Bartow County, GA
Posted by: Ramona Phillips (ID *****3369) Date: January 17, 2011 at 20:36:17
In Reply to: Hovis in Bartow County, GA by Sarah Glancy of 800

There is a funeral home book for The John Jones Funeral Home in Cartersville that list a burial for a William George Hovis ion 2/9/1930 and lists Martha Brock ( who appears to have been a Hovis before marriage. I believe this to be Wm Geo Hovis Jr. The info is very helpful as it list--never mind let me copy and past the epcert I have --:
John Jones’ Funeral Director’s Book
Pages 1-300 Obits mentioned below can be found on the Obituary Index (3/2007 I am still working on the obits... Arlene).

Transcribed by Laurel Baty 2007

Subject: John W. Jones
Topics: Business, Black, Bartow
Original: Etowah Foundation
Dates: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933
Ledger/Accts. - 1

This book from an institution believed to be from Cartersville, GA contains information on funerals and deceased individuals, and is indexed by name of deceased. It has inclusions such as obituaries, a casket size by age chart, lists of county officials, hospitals, and transportation schedules. For each funeral, he lists: name, date and time of funeral, clergyman, date of burial, where buried, age, color, occupation, birthplace, last residence, husband's name, father's name and country of birth, mother's name and country of birth, physician, cause of death, person ordering funeral, and relative's names. The following costs may be included: removing remains, embalming, shaving and laying out, casket, mattress, burial robe, slippers, gloves, flowers, funeral notices, musicians, hearse, opening grave, vault charges, coaches, etc. The status of each account is also given. Some accounts have the song titles and pallbearers listed.

BELL:242 Bell, Susan Elizabeth White 2-21-1932 Millers Chapel NG 92y, 2mo, 25d NG Widow Cass Co. Gilmer St. Patsy; Anderson, SC Allen; Anderson, SC Yes senility; lung congestion
294 Bell, W. T. White 12-26-1932 ?? Oak Hill 63y, 8mo, 17 d NG Married Cherokee St. Joseph Hospital, GA Susan Elizabeth Allen; Bartow, GA Silas Bell; SC Yes Lobar Pneumonia Age unclear--could also be 94; cemetery was changed from Miller's Chapel to Oak Hill
BROCK:151 Brock, Martha unk 3-13-1930 Hunts Graveyard Hunts Graveyard 68y, 8mo, 1d Farmer Widow Bartow, GA Stilesboro Mahalie Myers Eser Hoviers Yes Heart Dropsey Husband, John Henry Brock

HOVIS :146 Hovis, William Geo. White 2-9-1930 Raccoon Raccoon 65y NG Widower Lumpkin Co. Jack Hill Farm near Stilesboro Haley Marrs, Paulding Co. Geo. Hovis; Lumpkin, GA Yes Paralysis Sisters: Sarah Smith, Lindale; Martha Brock, Stilesboro


3/17/2006 Raccoon Creek Baptist Church Cemetery 34.116317,-84.886483 1808 Highway 113 SW, Cartersville, GA 30120, 770-382-2456; This cemetery is located on State Highway 113, approximately 10 miles South of the city of Cartersville, Georgia. Raccoon Creek Church is on the right side of the road if you are heading south down State Highway 113 from Cartersville.
I hope this helps. I am a descendant of Georges' through his daughtor "Jenny" Virginia Hovis Grant. my email is . Would l;love to swap or help with info. Jenny and her husband, "Raddie" Radford R Grant Jr are burried (unmarked now) at Raccoon Bapt Ch Cem., also.--Good luck---Ramona Phillips

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