If you research the Cary family of Cedar Grove, Carroll Co. TN, do you know when and where Alma D. Cary was born? Do you know what her middle name is?
(See below obit of mother of Alma D. Cary)
Alma was the daughter of John Cary and Sarah (Jordan) Cary of Cedar Grove community. Alma D. Cary married Millard Dunkle 21 Dec 1919, license obtained Henderson Co. TN. Alma is listed as Mrs. M.F. Dunkle of Kansas in the obit on her mother.
Millard Filmore "Phil" Dunkle and Alma D. Cary had 4 children: Mildred, Dorothy, Charles and Margaret. Husband Phil was correctional officer at Leavenworth Federal Prison, Leavenworth, KS. Millard and Alma later divorced.
Thank you for your help. Linda, Yorba Linda, CA
"Cary, Sarah Jordan (The Lexington Progress, July 12, 1940) Mrs. John C. Cary of the Cedar Grove community died at her home Sunday morning following a heart attack. She was born and reared in Henderson County and was a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, four sons, J.W., R.H., W.O., of Lexington, and G.A., of Kansas; two daughters, Mrs. M.F. Dunkle of Kansas, and Miss Kate Cary of Cedar Grove; four brothers, G. W. Jordan of Lexington; John Jordan of Bemis; Sam Jordan of Texas, and Sid Jordan of Gibson County; two sisters, Mrs. W.L. Coffman of Cedar Grove and Mrs. W.A. Lawler of Lexington. Rev. W.A. Jones conducted the funeral service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery."
SOURCE: "Crossing The Dark River, Henderson County, Tennessee, Obituaries 1827-1950" by Brenda Kirk Fiddler.
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