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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Ollie Mae WILSON (35) & James Reed TODD

76. Clara Elsie TODD. Born on 26 Jan 1906. At the age of 93, Clara Elsie died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 4 Nov 1999. Buried in 1999 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Services for Mrs. Clara Elsie Roberts were Sunday, November 7 at Reed's Chapel with burial in Jones Cemetery. Mrs. Roberts who was 93, died Thursday, November 4, at Huntingdon Health and Rehab Center. She was a homemaker and the widow of Homer Floyd Roberts. She leaves two sons, Warren Roberts of Jackson and James Roberts of Wildersville; two brothers, John Allen McDaniel of Wildersville and Ray McDaniel of Yuma, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Clara Elsie married Homer Floyd ROBERTS, son of Leroy R. ROBERTS (1874-1956) & Amanda Belina AZBILL (1877-1961). Born in 1901 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, Homer Floyd died on 8 Dec 1985. Buried in Dec 1985 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

They had the following children:
i. John Wilton. Born on 2 May 1925. At the age of 19, John Wilton died in Anzio, Italy on 31 May 1944. Buried in Aug 1948 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Pvt. John W. Roberts, son of Floyd and Elsie Roberts of Wildersville, was born May 2, 1925. He attended school at Cross Roads and Lexington. At the age of 18 he was inducted into service October 8, 1943. During this time he was stationed at Camp Blanding, Florida, where he received his basic training. He did not get a furlough, only a four day leave, then left for overseas duty the 18th of February 1944. The next news came that he had landed in Italy. Those who had loved ones in service know those anxious moments between letters to know if things were O.K. On the eighth of August, 1944, news was received that Pvt. John W. Roberts died of wounds received on May 31. He was in battle at Anzio near Rome. On July 1, 1948, news was received that his body had been shipped from overseas to his parents. The body arrived July 27 at Lexington, was carried to his parents, kept overnight and buried on July 28 of last week. The greatest honor that could be paid to a fellow comrade occurred with Old Glory draped over the vault with the burial in the Jones Cemetery near Wildersville. He leaves his parents and two brothers, Warren and James of Wildersville.

ii. Charles Warren. Born on 12 Sep 1927. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in 1999.

Served as the Sheriff of Madison County, Tennessee, for many years.

138 iii. James Wesley (1929-2002)

77. Vennie Mae TODD. Born on 15 Jan 1908 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 88, Vennie Mae died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 8 Oct 1996. Buried in 1996 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Housewife. Religion: Church of Christ.

On 10 Nov 1924 when Vennie Mae was 16, she married Carl McDANIEL, son of Samuel R. McDANIEL (1873-1955) & Jodie CONLEY (1873-1908), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 9 Feb 1903 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 57, Carl died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 29 Feb 1960. Buried in 1960 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Old District 17, District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Occupation: Farmer.

They had the following children:
i. Clara May. Born on 6 Jun 1925 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Clara Mae and Carlson had no children.

Clara May married Carlson C. ADCOCK. Born in 1906. At the age of 68, Carlson C. died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee in 1974. Buried in 1974 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Carson".

139 ii. Audrey Gray (1927-)
140 iii. James Ray (1931-1991)
iv. Billy Fay. Born on 8 Jul 1933 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 18, Billy Fay died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 9 Jan 1952. Buried in 1952 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Cause of death: Car wreck.

141 v. Bobby Joe (1936-)
142 vi. Jerry Todd (1944-)
vii. Meredith Joan. Born on 14 Oct 1946.

Meredith Joan married Ronald SCOTT, son of Lois SCOTT (1922-) & Irene CARNAL (1917-).

143 viii. Joyce Ann (1950-)

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