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Monday, May 30, 2016

Lorene Littrell Thompson (06/01/12)

I came across the obituary after the John and Kizzie Comer Littrell Reunion in Oct-2012. If you have any obits or info you want posted send them to me.
gdl@glenns-world.com
PO Box 20794
Indianapolis, Indiana 46220-0794
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Lorene was a daughter of James (& Donie Ezell) Littrell, son of Timmons and great-grandson of Rodham Literal. To my knowledge she was the last surviving child of James & Donie. She is buried in Evergreen, next to her sister Rachel, a short way from the rest of the family. As you can see from their shared stone they were very close:
“Doll” & “Dale”
”Sisters By Birth”
”Sisters-In-Law By Marriage”

Lorene Thompson (06/04/12) Monday, June 4, 2012  Sikeston Standard Democrat
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Lorene Francis Thompson, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and New Madrid, Mo., died peacefully June 1, 2012.
She was born June 22, 1922, in Loretto, the daughter of the late James C. and Donie Littrell and the close sister of the late Rachel B. Thompson. She was one of eight siblings, all of whom preceded her in death.
Lorene worked as the clerk of the Magistrate Court at the New Madrid County Courthouse for almost 30 years before her retirement. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
On March 27, 1951, 10 days after her sister, Rachel, married Dewey D. Thompson, she married Dewey's brother, Billy Burl Thompson. Bill preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1969. On July 9, 1991, she married Johnny Martin, who also preceded her in death.
Although she was never able to have children of her own, she had a tremendous amount of love for each and every one of her nieces and nephews. Having been so close to Rachel throughout her life, she simply "adopted" Rachel's children and grandchildren as her own. Those children surviving her are: one son and daughter-in-law, Wendell and Martha Marie Thompson of New Madrid; two daughters and one son-in-law, Teresa Thompson and Brenda and Randy Reynolds both of Franklin; three grandchildren, Heather (and Micah) Pollock of Spring Hill, Leah Primm of Birmingham, Ala., and Caleb Reynolds of Franklin; and one great-grandson, Gentry Pollock of Spring Hill.
Visitation will be held this evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. James n Donnie co Annie Belle Lres Tuesday morning. Tim Farrenburg, pastor, will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid. “

related post:             Reunion Update: FYI
James & Donie (Ezell) Littrell



Thursday, May 26, 2016

Susannah L.E. Landtroop: born 5-27-1837

Susannah was the 5th child of the Virginian, Stith Landtroop, who moved to the Madison/Limestone County areas of Alabama around or before 1826. Susannah married Cassandra Urban, the son of a Prussian immigrant in 1856.

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Susanna Urban is Mary Catherine Literal’s mother. Nancy, Susan, Susan, Agee, Margaret, and Daniel are all Mary Catherine’s siblings

Susannah & Cassandra are both buried in Hill Cemetery, Lauderdale County, Alabama.

.........4 Susannah L.E. Landtroop b: May 27, 1837 in Alabama, USA
          + Cassandra Urban b: Jul 04, 1831 in Alabama, USA,
                   m: 1856 in Madison, Alabama, USA
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5 Mary Catherine Urban b: Abt. 1857 ; Alabama or Tennessee ??
             + Timmons Seburn Literal
                      b: May 27, 1856 in Lawrence, Tennessee, USA; from death certificate,
                      m: Jul 25, 1877 in Lawrence, Tennessee, USA   
                                                     We descend from Timmons and Mary Catherine.

............5 John H. Urban b: Abt. 1860 in Lawrence, Tennessee, USA
............5 James C. Urban b: Feb 20, 1860 in Tennessee, USA
             + Mary E. Newton b: May 16, 1856 in Tennessee, USA,
                       m: Sep 18, 1881 in Lawrence,Tennessee, USA
............5 Martha C. Urban b: Abt. 1864
             + John Harrison Smith m: Aug 03, 1881 in Lawrence, Tennessee, USA
............5 George T. Urban b: Abt. 1866
............5 William C. Urban b: Abt. 1868 in Tennessee, USA
             + Emily Garrett b: Abt. 1867 in Tennessee, USA, m: Abt. 1888
............5 U.S.G. Urban b: Oct 1869
............5 Susan Malissa Urban b: Nov 26, 1871
             + Samuel Stutts b: Jul 15, 1871
............5 Daniel J. Urban b: Abt. 1874
             + Lola Sirvirginia Philips
............5 Thomas Marion Urban b: Oct 26, 1876
             + Mary Ann Robertson b: Nov 26, 1887
............5 Nancy L. Urban b: Dec 13, 1878
             + Claude P. Richardson b: Jan 11, 1881, m: Bef. 1898
............5 Margaret Urban b: Mar 01, 1881
             + Noah F. Robertson b: Sep 24, 1879
............5 Albert Agee Urban b: Oct 26, 1884
             + Emma b: Jul 04, 1886

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