February 10, 1922
Eli Buckles Dead.
Eli Buckles passed away at his home on Rt. 1 Tuesday February 7, at 8 p.m. at the age of 84 years. He was born in Russell County, Virginia, April 19, 1837. He came here in 1889 from Virginia. Mr. Buckles had been ailing for some time and became seriously ill a short time ago. The deceased was a friend to all and he will be greatly missed by the entire community.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Thursday afternoon and interment was in Rose Hill cemetery in this city.