Mr. Walter Johnston Headden

The Weekly Tribune
Cartersville, Georgia

March 8, 1928

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One of County’s Honored Citizens Succumbed as Result Attack of Pneumonia—Once in Drug Business Here.

Mr. Walter Johnston Headden died at his home in Cassville Saturday morning and was buried Sunday afternoon in the Cassville cemetery.

Rev. Amos Cash conducted the funeral services in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends, at the Baptist church. The pallbearers were Messrs. J.B. Crawford, J.C. McTier, W.D. Pittard, J.L. Milhollin, H.E. Bruce and W.S. Chunn. Funeral arrangements in charge of Jackson’s funeral directors, of Cartersville.

Mr. Headden, who was born and reared in Cassville, was 75 years of age. He was in the drug business in Cartersville for several years, then moved to Rome, and was in the drug business with r. Dave Curry for twenty years. He moved back to Cassville a few years ago to be near old friends and relatives.

Mr. Headden has been in declining health for the last two months, and his death was not unexpected. He wasa consecrated member of the Baptist Church for a number of years, and was genuinely loved and respected.

He is survived by his widow, and one sister, Mrs. F.W. Smith, of Rome, Ga., and one brother, Mr. E.A. Headden, of Hermitage, Tenn. He was a brother of the late Dr. R.B. Headden, of Rome, who was pastor of the Baptist church there for thirty years; also a brother of Mr. George H. Headden, of Cassville, who died eight years ago.

The relatives attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Smith, Miss Florence Smith, Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Kennard, and Miss Nan Headden, all of Rome; Mr. Jim Headden and children, Walter J., Gladys, Helen and Mary, of Atlanta; Miss Marie Headden of Chattanooga, Miss Delle Headden, Mr. Robert Headden and Mr. John K. Headden, of Cassville; Mr. and Mrs. Rolf Kennard of Cave Springs; Mr. Dave Curry, Mr. Walker Curry, and Mr. Arrington, of Rome, came over for the funeral.

Mr. E.A. Headden, his brother, is very sick at his home in Tennessee and was unable to attend the funeral.


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