Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: John Meredith Hooe

Richmond Times Dispatch
21 October 1916

Manassas, Va., October 20 -- The funeral of John Meredith Hooe, deputy sheriff of Prince William County, who died on Tuesday of hemorrhage of the brain, was held yesterday at Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, South.  The pastor, Rev. E. A. Roads, was assisted by Rev. Alford Kelley, pastor of the Manassas Presbyterian Church, and Rev. J. Royal Cooke, pastor of the Greenwich Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Hooe was a member.  Five Prince William County councils of the order of Fraternal Americans took charge of the service at the grave.  Mr. Hooe was a member of Aden Council.

Mr. Hooe was forty-six years old and a nephew of the late Representative Elisha E. Meredith, of Virginia.  His wife and seven children survive.

[John Meredith Hooe is buried beside his wife, Margaret Bertha Kiewit Hooe, in the Manassas Cemetery, Manassas, Va. ~ cgl]

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