April 14, 1960
James Madison Jeter
July 8, 1872 ~ April 12, 1960
J. Jeter Dies Here Tuesday
James Madison Jeter, 86, who had been ill for some time, died at his home in Davis Tuesday, April 12.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the First Baptist church with Rev. Floyd Griffet and Rev. N. N. Antonson officiating.
Interment was in the Oak ridge cemetery with Bahner Funeral home in charge of arrangements.
Jeter was born July 8, 1872 in Bambridge, Ga., where he spent his early life. He moved to Davis in 1915 from Maysville, Okla. He was a retired farmer and member of the Baptist church since 1903.
Pallbearers were Royce Jones, Lester Pickens, Clarence LaNoy, Fred Nance, Rufus Jolly, and Earnest Rogers.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Gertie Cottrell of Davis and Mrs. Myrtle Jones of Tipton, Calif.; three step-daughters, Mrs. Louise Howard of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Rozella Wade of Lawton, and Mrs. Pricilla Gauino of Ft. Leonardwood, Mo.; two sons, Roy Jeter of Davis and Albert Jeter of Port Chicago, Calif.; 16 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.
March 17, 1932
Hellen [Stone] Jeter
February 1901 ~ March 16, 1932
Mrs. J. M. Jeter died yesterday afternoon at the family home one mile west of Davis. She was ill with pneumonia but was believed to be somewhat improved, and her death came as a shock to the family and her friends.
The funeral services was held at 11 o'clock this morning by Rev. J. H. Stevens, pastor of the Baptist church, followed by interment in Oak Ridge cemetery.
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