Mrs. Eliza Burgess, who lived on the J. S. Clark place in the vicinity of Leigh’s Chapel, died Sunday morning at 9 o’clock of measles and pneumonia, after an illness of only a few days, and was buried at Leigh’s Chapel graveyard Monday morning at 11 o’clock, Rev. A. H. Bezzo conducting the funeral services. She is survived by four children. Mrs. Burgess’ son-in-law, Mr. Ernest Tarlton, who also lived on the Clark place, died at 6 o’clock Monday morning of measles and was buried in the same graveyard Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock, Mr. Bezzo conducting the services. Mr. Tarlton was 35 years of age and is survived by his wife and two children. (The Covington Leader, Thursday, June 21, 1917)

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