Jessie Lula Kirkland Huckabee


Jessie Lula Kirkland Huckabee was born October 3, 1890 in Kershaw county, South Carolina.


On August 5, 1939, Mrs. Jessie Huckabee was listed in the newspaper article “Cayce News.”


Mrs. Jessie Lula Huckabee, 51, of Cayce, died suddenly at 8:30 p. m. yesterday, as she was being carried to the hospital after suffering a heart attack in the Strand theater.

Mrs. Huckabee lived with her daughter, Mrs. H. W. Kinard, in Cayce, and had formerly lived at Blaney. She was a member of the Ebenezer Methodist Church, near Blaney.

Surviving are her husband, A. T. Huckabee of Blaney; two daughters, Mrs. Kinard and Mrs. Rex Lindsey of Cayce; four sisters, Mrs. Ben Aaron and Mrs. Madelie Kirkland, Columbia, Mrs. A. L. Kirkland of Cayce, and Mrs. Walter Gullie, of Raleigh, N. C.; three brothers, J. L. Kirkland of Blaney, Edwin Kirkland of Cayce, and Joe Kirkland of Columbia; her step mother, Mrs. J. L. Kirkland, Sr. of Columbia, and also one grandchild.

The funeral will take place at 4 p.m. in the family burial ground near Blaney, conducted by the Rev. Frank C. DuBose, Jr., pastor of Cayce Methodist church. The funeral procession will leave from Thompson funeral home at 3 o’clock.

Active pallbearers will be W. L. Spigner, W. H. Carter, W. H. Weathersbee, J. B. Batchler, H. S. Ray and W. S. Rikard.

Honorary pallbearers will be C. A. Byrd, A. E. Kirkland, Ira Goff, J. S. Ross, Walter Rose and B. K. Rose.

June 6, 1942  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
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June 6, 1942  State (published as The State)  
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June 7, 1942  State (published as The State)  
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June 7, 1942  State (published as The State)  
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Tombstone Information:

Located in Kirkland (John Lee) Family Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA 
Photo added by Nelson McLeod

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