Richard C. Jones.

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
January 13, 1898 Page 5:
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Richard C. Jones.

Died Tuesday Morning at the Residence of Mrs. J. F. Wardlaw.

Mr. R. C. Jones died, in Rome, Tuesday morning, after a lingering affliction with consumption. Mr. Jones was a brother of Mr. T. R. Jones and Mrs. L. S. Munford, of this city. He had resided at Sandersville up to two or three years ago, when he came to North Georgia for his health. He leaves four children. His wife died about a year ago. Mr. Jones was well known in this city where he has often visited his relatives.

The Rome Tribune of yesterday morning contains the following notice of his death:

Mr. Richard C. Jones died at the residence of his sister, Mrs. J. F. Wardlaw, in the fourth ward Tuesday morning at 7:30 o’clock.

Three years ago Mr. Jones lived in Sandersville, and contracted malaria there. It developed into a lung trouble, and since then he has been steadily in decline until his death resulted Tuesday.

Mr. Jones was 39 years of age, and leaves four children living. His wife died two years ago and was buried in Sandersville. He was a son of Col. Robert W. Jones, Chattooga county, and a brother to Mrs. J. F. Wardlaw, of Rome, Mrs. J. S. Cleghorn, of Summerville, Mrs. L. S. Munford, of Cartersville, Mrs. J. A. Starling, of Chattooga county and Mr. T. R. Jones, of Cartersville. The deceased was a very popular and well liked gentleman, and his death will be regretted by all who knew him.

The remains were carried to Sandersville at 4:25 Tuesday afternoon for interment. Several accompanied the body.


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