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Tenth Generation (Continued)

Family of Amanda BOWMAN (43) & Reverend John Ervin MEGGS

64. Albert Elie MEGGS. Born on 21 Jul 1903 in Decaturville, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Albert Elie died in McLemoresville, Carroll County, Tennessee on 13 Dec 1975. Buried in Dec 1975 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Humboldt, Gibson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

On 31 Dec 1920 when Albert Elie was 17, he married Sarah Ella IVEY, daughter of George M. IVEY & Maggie MONTGOMERY, in Decaturville, Tennessee. Born on 21 Jul 1903 in Decaturville, Tennessee. At the age of 60, Sarah Ella died in Humboldt, Gibson County, Tennessee on 11 Mar 1964. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

They had the following children:
113 i. Amanda Magdalene (1921-)
114 ii. Lorene (1923-2004)
115 iii. A.G. (1926-2002)
116 iv. James B. (1928-2009)
117 v. Ivie Mae (1930-)
vi. Betty Sue. Born on 19 Feb 1936. Resided in Milan, Gibson County, Tennessee in Oct 2002. Resided in Milan, Gibson County, Tennessee in Mar 2009.


65. Annie Lou MEGGS. Born on 11 May 1905 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 59, Annie Lou died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee on 6 Jun 1964. Buried in Jun 1964 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920.

Cause of Death: Combination of colon cancer and diabetes.

Annie Lou married Robert Lee HENDRIX, son of Ephraim H. HENDRIX (24 Jan 1850-28 Mar 1922) & Mary J. TAYLOR (8 Dec 1863-7 Oct 1935). Born on 15 Apr 1896 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, Robert Lee died in Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 1976. Buried in 1976 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 12, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910.

They had the following children:
118 i. Orlene (1928-)
119 ii. Raymond (1930-)
120 iii. Zula Mae (1932-2009)

66. Gliner Bell MEGGS. Born on 25 Jan 1908 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 56, Gliner Bell died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 12 Jul 1964. Buried in Jul 1964 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Homemaker. Religion: Southern Missionary Baptist. Cause of death: Small intestinal cancer.




On 21 Feb 1924 when Gliner Bell was 16, she married Edgar McDANIEL, son of George Washington McDANIEL (16 Jan 1867-1951) & Nancy Margaret FESMIRE (21 Jan 1866-1 Mar 1911), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 6 Oct 1900 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 62, Edgar died in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee on 16 Jun 1963. Buried in Jun 1963 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 3, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Farmer. Alias/AKA: "Edd". Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer.

Zelmer and Edgar were born about three miles south of Wildersville on the Natchez Trace road. The twins were born in a log house that had only a dirt floor. Dayton McDaniel, Junior told the story that as Mrs. McDaniel was birthing the twins, a goat was also "birthing" her kid (s) under Mrs. McDaniel's bed.

Zelmer and Edgar were twins (Zelmer was about two minutes the youngest).

They had the following children:
121 i. Irvin Washington (1925-2005)
122 ii. Thomas Earl (1927-)
123 iii. Joe Ellsworth (1931-2009)
iv. Infant. Born on 3 Nov 1933 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Infant died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 3 Nov 1933. Buried in Nov 1933 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

124 v. Margaret Nell (1945-)

67. Reverend Odie Richard MEGGS. Born on 21 Aug 1910 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 87, Odie Richard died in Tennessee on 18 Jan 1998. Buried in Jan 1998 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Farmer. Religion: Pentecostal Preacher. Alias/AKA: "Ode".

Served as the pastor of Pentecostal Churches at Poplar Corner, Henderson County, Tennessee; Finley, Dyer County, Tennessee; and Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 18 Aug 1927 when Odie Richard was 16, he married Allie Mae LUNSFORD, daughter of Noah Thomas LUNSFORD (1 Jul 1886-Nov 1974) & Asilee RHODES (1884-), in Decatur County, Tennessee. Born on 18 Mar 1911 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 90, Allie Mae died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 21 Aug 2001. Buried on 23 Aug 2001 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Homemaker.

Obituary: Allie Mae Meggs, 90, of Huntingdon, died Tuesday, August 21, at the Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at the Chase Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Corey Meggs and Bro. Darrell Pollock officiated. Burial followed in the Jones Cemetery in Parkers Crossroads. Pallbearers who served were Kenny Pollock, Edwin Meggs, Jared Meggs, John Ringold, Samuel Pollock and Mike Jones. Mrs. Meggs, the daughter of the late Noah and Azalee Rhodes Lunford, was born March 18, 1911, in Decatur County. She proclaimed Christ in the Pentecostal faith and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odie Richard Meggs, on January 18, 1998. She is survived by a daughter, Nellovene Pollock of Huntingdon; two sons, Charlie Meggs of Huntingdon and Larry Meggs of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two brothers, R.T. Lunsford and N.T. Lunsford, both of Lexington; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.





They had the following children:
125 i. Charles Edward (1929-2008)
126 ii. Nellovene
iii. James Richard. Born on 9 Feb 1937 in Henderson County, Tennessee. James Richard died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 3 Mar 1937. Buried in Mar 1937 in Poplar Corner Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

127 iv. Larry Wayne (1942-)

68. Bonnie Mae MEGGS. Born on 10 May 1913 in Decaturville, Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, Bonnie Mae died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 22 May 1995. Buried in May 1995 in Moore's School House Cemetery, McNairy County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

On 17 Oct 1936 when Bonnie Mae was 23, she married Virgil Lee MOORE, son of James Edgar MOORE (6 Sep 1871-18 Jun 1942) & Marrison Lillie REAVES (5 Sep 1876-28 Jul 1966), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 30 Jun 1903 in Bethel Springs, McNairy County, Tennessee. At the age of 85, Virgil Lee died in Huntingdon, Tennessee on 14 Jun 1989. Buried in Moore's School House Cemetery, McNairy County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
128 i. Lula Mae (1937-)
129 ii. J. E. (1939-)
130 iii. Ruth Helen (1941-2008)
131 iv. Samuel Clay (1943-2004)
132 v. Coy Lawson (1945-)
133 vi. Cecil Mack (1947-)
134 vii. Rodney Lou (1950-)

69. Lonnie Ray MEGGS. Born on 10 May 1913 in Decaturville, Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 66, Lonnie Ray died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 14 Nov 1979. Buried in Nov 1979 in Davis Chapel Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Cause of Death: Heart Attack.

On 15 Aug 1932 when Lonnie Ray was 19, he married Ola Beatrice PATTERSON, daughter of George PATTERSON (1885-1972) & Pearl BAKER (1894-1980), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 3 Mar 1916 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 86, Ola Beatrice died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 11 Mar 2002. Buried on 12 Mar 2002 in Davis Chapel Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Services for Mrs. Ola Beatrice Meggs, 86, will be at 2:00 PM today, March 12, 2002 at Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Davis Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Meggs, a Homemaker, died Monday at Huntingdon Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Obituary: Mrs. Ola Beatrice Meggs, 86, died Monday, March 11 at the Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, March 12 in the Chapel of Dilday Funeral Home with Brother John Columbus officiating. Interment followed at Davis Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Meggs was born March 3, 1916 to the late George and Pearl Baker Patterson in Decatur County. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy and a homemaker. Her husband, Lonnie R. Meggs, who died November 14, 1979 and three brothers, Leslie Patterson, Leburn Patterson and Parker Patterson preceded her in death. Survivors include five sons, Ray Meggs, Johnny Meggs, Wayne Meggs, Randy Meggs, all of Huntingdon and Bobby Meggs of McKenzie; two daughters, Sara Glisson of Huntingdon and Debbie Bunn of McKenzie; one brother, Fred Patterson of Springfield, Illinois; three sisters, Earline Hammett, Lillian Sullivan and Willodean Davis, all of Huntingdon; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.


They had the following children:
135 i. George Ray (1933-)
136 ii. Johnny Henry (1935-2007)
137 iii. Bobby Lee (1938-)
138 iv. Sarah Mae (1945-)
139 v. Lindell Wayne (1949-)
140 vi. Randall Earl (1951-)
141 vii. Deborah Carol (1955-)

70. Nellie Henry MEGGS. Born on 20 Jan 1919 in Decatur County, Tennessee. At the age of 87, Nellie Henry died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 27 Sep 2006. Buried on 30 Sep 2006 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 4, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Resided in Carroll County, Tennessee in 2000.

Obituary: HUNTINGDON – Nellie Henry Rhodes, 87, of Huntingdon, TN died Wednesday, September 27, 2006 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, September 30 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Chase Funeral Home in Huntingdon with Bro. Darrell Pollock officiating. Interment will follow in Parker’s Crossroads Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 29 from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday, September 30 from 8:00 a.m. until time of service in the Cherrywood Room of Chase Funeral Home. She was born January 20, 1919 to the late John E. Meggs and Amanda Bowman Meggs. She was a homemaker and a member of Popular Corner Pentecostal Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Mack Rhodes, three sisters, and four brothers. Survivors include: one daughter, Frances Helen (Edgar) Carroll of McLemoresville, TN; one son, Henry Galen (Rosa) Rhodes of Deland, FL; four grandchildren, Shirley Carroll, Mike Carroll, Amanda O’Brien, and Steven Rhodes; five great-grandchildren, Trudy Price, Mathew Carroll, Billy O’Brien, T.J. O’Brien, and Mikayla Carroll; and two great-great-grandchildren, Trey Price and Keilee Price.

On 4 Dec 1937 when Nellie Henry was 18, she married Leslie Mack RHODES, son of Leslie Elmer RHODES (18 Oct 1890-2 Feb 1968) & Tennie Estilee LUNSFORD (1890-1985), in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 25 Nov 1915. At the age of 77, Leslie Mack died in McLemoresville, Carroll County, Tennessee on 12 Sep 1993. Buried in Sep 1993 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Cause of death: Heart attack.

They had the following children:
142 i. Frances Helen (1940-2007)
143 ii. Henry Galen (1949-)

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