Mason County Obits 1952

Carlyle, Lloyd Rexall (Rex)
The Athens Messenger, Athens, OH
Monday, October 6, 1952
Point Pleasant, Page 3
Mason County Native Dies In Steamboat Accident

POINT PLEASANT - Lloyd Rexall (Rex) Carlyle, 37, of Cedar Grove died at 3:30 am Sunday in a Montgomery hospital as a result of injuries received in a steamboat accident Thursday at 4:30 pm near Cedar Grove.
Carlyle, who was a mate on the boat, received a skull fracture and internal injuries when a crane broke while unloading boat propellers.
Mr. Carlyle was born at Gallipolis Ferry on Nov. 18, 1914, the son of Earl and Velma Robert Carlyle of Gallipolis Ferry. He had lived in that vicinity until last February, when he moved to Cedar Grove.
Survivors include his parents; his wife, Stella Nibert Carlyle, a son, Rexall and a daughter, Juanita, at home; four brothers, Frank of Tremont City, Ohio, Branch and Hillis of Columbus, and Dennis, at home and two sisters, Ella Walker of Plain City and Evelyn Bush of Hogsett.
Tentative arrangements have been made for funeral services at 2:30 pm Tuesday at the Wyoma Church with the Rev. Clarence Forbush officiating, and burial in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the Mohr-Arnett funeral home until late Monday, and then at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Buster Beard at Gallipolis Ferry.

Lawhorn, Delbert R
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, January 11, 1952
Page 2
Delbert Lawhorn Dies Today At Veterans Hospital

Death came early this morning to Delbert R Lawhorn, 55, of 32 Burdette Addition, at the Veterans' Hospital in Huntington, where he had been a patient since Tuesday, having been rushed there for emergency treatment. He passed away at 2:35 am. Mr Lawhorn had suffered a prolonged illness and had been a patient at the veterans' hospital several times.
Born in Louisville, Ky., February 12, 1897, a son of the late James and Mary Lawhorn. He had served 25 years with the United States Navy and had attained the rating of chief machinists' mate and was a member of the fleet reserve at Norfolk, Va. when he retired. He served with the navy in both World War I and World War II.
Decedent and his wife Rose Anna, moved to Point Pleasant in 1945.
Survivors include the widow and two sisters, Mrs Lillian Carroll, who resides at Kestler, W. Va., and Mrs Blanche Brumfied of Amherstdale, W. Va. A brother and sister preceded him in death.
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Pickens, Josephus
Point Pleasant Register, Point Pleasant, WV
Friday, January 11, 1952
Page 2
Josephus Pickens Dies At Racine This Morning

Josephus Pickens, 87, of Racine, Ohio, Route 2, died at his home about 4:20 this morning, after an illness of one week. His illness is believed to have been due to the infirmities of advanced age.
The body has been taken to the Ewing Funeral Home in Pomeroy, where it will remain pending completion of funeral arrangements.
Immediate survivors include the widow, five daughters and one son, all of Ohiom except a daughter, Mrs George McClintock of 803 27th St., Point Pleasant. Pickens was the grandfather of Donald McClintock, a carrier of the Point Pleasant Register.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 pm from the Letart Methodist church with burial in the Letart cemetery.

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