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Family of George Estis KIZER (33) & Malissa Rachel DAVIS

64. Florence Opal KIZER. Born on 4 Mar 1910. At the age of 92, Florence Opal died in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee on 22 Jul 2002. Buried on 23 Jul 2002 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1970. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

Obituary: Florence Kizer Anderson, 92, died Monday morning, July 22, 2002, at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at 1:00 p.m. at the Brummitt Funeral Home Chapel in McKenzie, TN, with Bro. Rex Buford and Bro. Bud Merwin officiating. Burial will follow at the Jones Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads. Visitation will be Tuesday, until funeral time at the funeral home. Mrs. Anderson was born on March 4, 1910, to the late Estes and Melissa Kizer. Her husband, James "Jinks" Anderson; a son, Gene Anderson; a grandson, Steven Anderson; a sister, Bertha Lawson, all of McKenzie, TN; a brother, Joe Kizer of Bruceton and a brother, Jake Kizer of Parkers Crossroads, all preceded her in death. Survivors include sons, Fred (Ruth) Anderson of McKenzie, TN and Earl (Delores) Anderson of Paris, TN and a daughter-in-law, Willie Mae Anderson of McKenzie. Mrs. Anderson, a homemaker, was a long time member or the Church of Christ at Henry, Tennessee.

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Florence Opal married James Wesley ANDERSON, son of J. Will ANDERSON (1876-) & Ella ? (1879-). Born on 10 Jul 1904 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, James Wesley died in 1973. Buried in 1973 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
114 i. James Fred (1927-)
115 ii. William Earl (1930-)
116 iii. Larry Eugene (1939-2002)

65. Myrtle Davis KIZER. Born on 30 Jun 1911 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee in Aug 2000. Resided in Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2004.

On 14 Jan 1933 when Myrtle Davis was 21, she married George Thomas PARKER, son of George Cass PARKER (1891-1939) & Jeffie ROSSER (1893-1980). Born on 9 Jan 1915. At the age of 72, George Thomas died on 3 Jul 1987. Buried in 1987 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
117 i. Mary Louise (1934-)
118 ii. Paul (1936-)
iii. Georgia Ann. Born on 7 Dec 1939. Buried in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Georgia Ann married Maxwell SCOTT. Alias/AKA: "Will".

119 iv. Peggy (1942-)
120 v. John William (1944-)

66. Joseph Woodrow KIZER. Born on 4 Mar 1913 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Bruceton, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1970. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

Joseph Woodrow married Hazel Mae FINCH. Born on 10 Jul 1914 in Buena Vista, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
121 i. Betty Jo
122 ii. Charles E. (1938-)
123 iii. James Ralph (1945-)

67. James Jacob KIZER. Born on 15 Apr 1915 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1970. Alias/AKA: "Jake".

James Jacob married Arlie Bea COLE, daughter of Newton A. COLE (1891-1970) & Mentha Josephine COZART (1893-1942). Born on 12 Jan 1919 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee in Oct 2000.

They had the following children:
124 i. Judy Elizabeth (1946-)
ii. Rebecca Lea. Born on 29 May 1949. At the age of 52, Rebecca Lea died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee on 21 Aug 2001. Buried on 24 Aug 2001 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in White Bluff, Tennessee in 1999. Alias/AKA: "Becky".

Obituary: Services for Becky Kizer Sprouse, 52, will be at 10:00 AM Friday, August 24, 2001 at Pafford Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery in Wildersville. Mrs. Sprouse, a Veteran's Service Representative, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Survivors include her husband, Gene Sprouse; sister, Judy Owens; brother, Jack Kizer; mother, Arlie Bee Kizer, niece, Tonya Durham; great niece, Haley Durham; two great nephews, Riley Durham & Spencer Durham.


Rebecca Lea married Gene Owen SPROUSE. Born in 1939. At the age of 65, Gene Owen died in Virginia on 30 Jan 2004.

Obituary: A memorial service for Gene Owen Sprouse, age 65, was held February 3 at Nicely Funeral Home in Virginia. Mr. Sprouse was cremated at his request. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and worked as a baker for the Olive Branch Assisted Living Center. Mr. Sprouse died January 30 at Alleghany Regional Hospital, Low Moor. In addition to his father, Mr. Sprouse was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Kizer Sprouse. He is survived by his mother, Irene Herron Sprouse Persinger of Clifton Forge; 3 daughters; Jean Allen of Burns, TN., Christina Laubach of MI, and Shannon Sprouse of FL; 3 sisters, Selda King of Clifton Forge, Pat Murrell of FL, and Susan Harold of NC; one brother, Larry Sprouse of Clifton Forge; and six grandchildren.

iii. Jack Timothy. Born on 12 Jan 1958.


68. Ruby Pearl KIZER. Born on 11 Jul 1917 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 87, Ruby Pearl died in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee on 5 Dec 2004. Buried on 6 Dec 2004 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1970. Alias/AKA: "Pearl".

Obituary: Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Pearl Kizer Rosser, age 87, of McKenzie and formerly of Wildersville, TN will be Monday, December 6, 2004 at 10:00 AM in the Cedar Avenue Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home with Dr. George E. Clark and Rev. Dennis Trull officiating. Burial will follow at Jones Cemetery in Wildersville. Mrs. Rosser, a Homemaker and the widow of the late James Jefferson "Jeff" Rosser, died Saturday, December 5, 2004 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. She was a native of Wildersville, TN born July 11, 1917 to the late George Estes Kizer and Rachel Melissa Davis Kizer. She was also the daughter-in-law to the late John Ora Rosser and Lottie Rosser. Mrs. Rosser was a member of the McKenzie First Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters Gayle (Tim) Rosser-Clark of Jackson, TN, Brenda (Kenneth) Doster of McKenzie, Candice (Danny) Beasley of Decatur, AL and Phyllis (Frank) Tipple of Riverside, CA; one sister Myrtle Davis Kizer Parker of Parkers Cross Roads, TN; seven grandchildren, David (Lisa) Doster of McKenzie, Stacy Sterlin of Pillowville, TN, Kyle Beasley and Cara Beasley both of Decatur, AL, Jay (Marjorie) Kimmel of Bellington, Wash, Patty Harter of Corona, CA and David (Shelly) Tipple of Orange, CA. Mrs. Rosser is also survived by twelve great grandchildren. Pallbearers to serve will be Kyle Beasley, Danny Beasley, Tim Clark, David Doster, Bobby Wallace and Barry Summers. Visitation will be Monday morning 9:00 a.m. until service time.



On 9 Jan 1937 when Ruby Pearl was 19, she married James Jefferson ROSSER, son of John Ora ROSSER (1888-1945) & Lottie Elizabeth HAITHCOAT (1898-), in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee. Born on 30 Dec 1918 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 58, James Jefferson died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 15 Dec 1977. Buried in Dec 1977 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1977. Alias/AKA: "Jeff".

They had the following children:
i. Patricia Gayle. Born on 1 Jan 1940 in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee. Resided in Arlington, Virginia in 1970. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in 2001. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in Nov 2004.

Patricia Gayle lived for many years in Arlington, Virginia.

In 1998 when Patricia Gayle was 57, she married Timothy CLARK, in Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee.

125 ii. Brenda Kay (1942-)
iii. Phyllis Anne (Foster). Born on 17 Mar 1942. Resided in Riverside, California in Aug 2001. Resided in Riverside, California in Dec 2004.

Phyllis Anne married Frank TIPPLE.

126 iv. Candice Diane (1956-)

James and Pearl moved to McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee, in 1957.

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