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Sallie MCLEOD

Bluff (Springdale) Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

b. 5/15/1847 Tennessee; d. 2/17/1925

Mrs. Sallie C. McLeod, 78 years of age, wife of Simon McLeod, died February 16 at 7:50 p.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bessie Christian, on Holcomb Street.
Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. M.L. McDowell. Special music was furnished by the male quartet, consisting of T.L. Fowler, W.A. Graves, W.H.
Needham and H.L. McDonald. Burial was in Bluff cemetery, the pallbearers
being L.M. Riggs, Lee Sanders, J.W. Phillips, Will Long and G.W. Vaughn.
Deceased was a daughter of W. J. Judkins and Sarah D. Roberts Judkins, and
was born in Dekalb county, Tennessee, May 15, 1847. The family came to
Arkansas at an early date, locating in Lawrence county, being prominent in
the affairs of that county, Mrs. McLeod being the last of a family of ten
children. In her youth she was united in marriage to Simon McLeoad at Bethel church,
Lawrence county, who together with the following children survive: W.E.
McLeod, Walnut Ridge; Mrs. A.L. Peacock, Judsonia; Mrs. L.B. Collins,
Banner; Mrs. Bessie Christian, Springdale; J.H. McLeod, Los Angeles,
Calif.; L.H. McLeod, Osprey, Fla.; L.S. McLeod, Tulsa, Okla. W.H. Judkins, father of Mrs. McLeod, died at Little Rock while serving as a member of the legislature from Lawrence county. Her oldest brother, J.B.
Judkins, also served several terms as a member of the legislature from
Lawrence county, and was also a member of the State Senate, being president
of that body. He was prominently mentioned as a probably candidate for
governor, but declined to make the race. Two other brothers, N.E. Judkins
and J. H. Judkins, ministers of the gospel affiliating with the Baptist
church, of which church deceased had long been a member. Mrs. McLeod had been in ill health for a number of years and a few years
ago she fell and broke her hip, since which time she has been unable to walk, being cared for in an invalid's chair. She and Mr. McLeod came to Springdale about four and a half years ago, and have been making their home with their daughter, Mrs. Christian. The following children were present at the bedside of their mother when
she passed away: W.E. McLeod, Mrs. A. L. Peacock, Mrs. Bessie Christian
and L.S. McLeod. Springdale News.

Submitted by L. Leedy

Contributed on 3/5/08

Record #: 14390

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Submitted: 3/5/08 • Approved: 8/7/15 • Last Updated: 8/10/15 • R14390-G14390-S3

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