Carrollton Patriot Newspaper

Bet. Jul 1960 - Jun 1961
Services Held Wednesday For Roy Harwood
Roy Harwood, 75, died Sunday at 9:30 p.m. in White Hall at the Hilltop Haven Nursing Home. He had been moved from the Boyd Memorial hospital just a few days before.
Mr. Harwood was born July 1, 1885, in Woodville Township, the son of James and Luella Stone Harwood, and had lived most of his life in the Carrollton vicinity. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Nellie McCormick of White Hall.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Simpson Funeral Home by the Rev. Darwin Rolens, pastor of the First Baptist church. Music was furnished by Mrs. Darwin Rolens, soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Richard Giller. Pallbearers were nephews, and interment was in Carrollton City Cemetery.

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Abt. 30 Dec 1960
Funeral Rites For Avery L. Dowdall Saturday
Rev. Darwin K. Rolens, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Carrollton, conducted funeral services on Saturday, December 30, at 2 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral Home Chapel for Avery L. Dowdall, 93, of Rockbridge.
Mrs. Lawrence Thien, organist, played soft music before and during the service.
Mr. Dowdall, a retired farmer, was born on September 18, 1868, in Greene County, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Dowdall. He had lived in Rockbridge since his retirement, and he was a member of the Providence Church east of Carrollton.
He died at 11 p.m. Wednesday, December 27, in the Alton Memorial Hospital. He had been a patient there for a week following a hip fracture.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Flossie Kaffer of Rockbridge, who made her home with her father; a sister, Miss Hayde Dowdall of Carrollton; a grandson, Jack Dale Dowdall, and a great-grandson, Kenneth Dowdall. His wife, the former Emma Huff, died in 1949 and he was also preceded in death by a son, Vaughn.
Casketbearers were Frank Kuhnline, Porter Stevens, William Meyer, William Stotler, Henry Carl Steinacher and Donold Decker. Interment was in the City Cemetery.

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