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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of Jerry Arthur PENDERGRASS (20) & Lu Ethel COFFMAN

73. Newton Howell PENDERGRASS. Born on 22 May 1917 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Newton Howell married Sammie Lucille HOLLAND. Born in 1918. At the age of 78, Sammie Lucille died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 21 Mar 1996.

Obituary: Services for Sammie Lucille Pendergrass, 78, of Yuma were at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at Reed's Chapel in Lexington. Burial was in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery. Mrs. Pendergrass, a homemaker, died Thursday, at her home of heart disease. Survivors include her husband, Newton Howell Pendergrass; five children, Gloria Jean Swolensky of Memphis, Linda Swan of West Memphis and Peggy Huffman, Joe Pendergrass and Gary Pendergrass, all of Yuma.

They had the following children:
180 i. Gloria Jean
ii. Linda. Resided in West Memphis, Arkansas.

Linda married SWAN.

iii. Joe.

iv. Peggy.

Peggy married ? HUFFMAN.

181 v. Gary

74. Clara Mildred PENDERGRASS. Born on 7 Oct 1918 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, Clara Mildred died in Bargerton, Henderson County, Tennessee on 20 Jun 2003. Buried on 22 Jun 2003 in Bargerton Church of Christ Cemetery, Bargerton, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Obituary: Services for Mrs. Clara M. McKee, 84, will be Sunday, June 22, 2003 at 4:00 p.m. at Reed's Chapel in Lexington with burial to follow in Bargerton Church of Christ Cemetery with John Mustain officiating. Mrs. McKee died June 20, 2003 at her home. Mrs. McKee is survived by five daughters, Sandra Kay Morris (Gary), Marcia McNatt (Cecil), Melda Mills (Jerry) all of Lexington, Robbie Morrissett of Cedar Grove and Reba Pruitt of Wildersville; son, Jerry McKee (Ruby Ann) of Lexington; sisters, Edna Peterson, Dorothy Perry both if Yuma; one brother, Howell Pendergrass of Yuma; thirteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. McKee and one daughter, Mary Patterson. The family will receive friends on Sunday 8:30 a.m. until time of service.



Clara Mildred married Robert L. McKEE, son of Robert Taylor McKEE (1888-1972) & Allie Fair DAVIS (1897-1987). Born in 1912 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, Robert L. died in Selmer, McNairy County, Tennessee on 21 Jan 2003. Buried on 24 Jan 2003 in Bargerton Church of Christ Cemetery, Bargerton, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Services for Robert L. McKee, 90, will be Friday, January 24, 2003 at 1:00 PM at Reed's Chapel in Lexington with Charles Thomason, P. J. Hardie, John Mustain and Jerry Mills officiating. Burial will be in Bargerton Church of Christ Cemetery. Mr. McKee died January 21, 2003 at McNairy County Hospital in Selmer. He was a retired auto dealer and merchant and was a member of Bargerton Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Clara Mildred McKee; five daughters, Sandra Kay Morris (Gary), Marcia McNatt (Cecil) both of Lexington and Melda Mills (Jerry) all of Lexington, Robbie Morrissett of Cedar Grove and Reba Pruitt of Wildersville; one son, Jerry McKee (Ruby Ann) of Lexington; two sisters, Linnie Sue Pierce of Humboldt and Helen Johnson of Lexington and three brothers, Connie McKee of Lexington, Pete McKee of Milan and Elston Dude McKee of Perry, FL; thirteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.



They had the following children:
182 i. Sandra Kaye (1942-)
183 ii. Jerry Taylor
184 iii. Marcia
185 iv. Melda
186 v. Reba Fair
187 vi. Robbie Claire (1953-)

75. Edna Earl PENDERGRASS. Born on 13 Aug 1920 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Medical: Edna Earl Pendergrass was delivered by Dr. Bolen, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Edna Earl married Charles Wilkerson PETERSON, son of Carson Oliver PETERSON Senior (1892-1964) & Lula Mae WILKERSON (1892-1965). Born on 7 Jun 1926. At the age of 59, Charles Wilkerson died on 18 Oct 1985. Buried in Oct 1985 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Charlie".

They had the following children:
188 i. Charlotte Ann (1948-)
189 ii. Joan Earl (1954-)
190 iii. Jane Wilkerson (1954-)
iv. Charles Philip. Born on 20 Jul 1958 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

Charles Philip married Candace Lynn PALMER.

191 v. Paul Arthur (1960-)

76. Mary Jerneice PENDERGRASS. Born on 8 May 1925 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 39, Mary Jerneice died on 13 Dec 1964. Buried in Dec 1964 in Unity Cemetery, Chester County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Mary Jerneice married Clyde E. PATTERSON. Born in 1921. At the age of 81, Clyde E. died in Chester County, Tennessee on 10 Sep 2002. Buried on 12 Sep 2002 in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Chester County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Funeral services for Mr. Clyde E. Patterson, age 81, will be held Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 3:30 PM in the Chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Charles Thomason and P.J. Hardy officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Patterson, a long time farmer and WW II veteran operated the Patterson Brothers Grocery in Jacks Creek with his brother Pete for many years and was a member of the Henderson County Farm Bureau. He was the widow of Mrs. Mary Pendergrass Patterson and died at his residence on Tuesday, September 10. Survivors include: three daughters: Judy Melton and Janice Jones both of Lexington and Joy Thomason of Huntingdon; four sons: Tommy Patterson of Jacks Creek, Jeffery Patterson and Jimmy Patterson both of Lexington and Joel Patterson of Lancaster, SC; 12 grandsons: Anthony Melton, Jared Patterson, Blake Patterson, Luke Thomason, Josh Patterson, Alex Melton, Andrew Melton, Jake Patterson, Jon Patterson, Cole Patterson, Lee Thomason and Bobby Carroll; 7 granddaughters: Jerri Lynn Sims, Mary Katheryn Goodwin, Jaclyn Burleson, Sydney Patterson, Peyton Patterson, Kenley Patterson and Katie Carroll and 1 great granddaughter, Lena Sims; a brother, Herman (Pete) Patterson of Luray; and a longtime friend Charlotte Joyner.

They had the following children:
192 i. Julia Clydette
193 ii. Jerry Thomas
194 iii. Janice Rose
195 iv. Jeffery Allen
196 v. Joy Elaine
197 vi. Jimmy Darrell
198 vii. Joel Sidney

77. Dorothy Lou PENDERGRASS. Born on 13 Dec 1927 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

On 22 Mar 1959 when Dorothy Lou was 31, she married Jimmy A. PERRY.

They had one child:
i. Emily.


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