February 5, 1915
John W. Counts died Friday and was buried in the family graveyard. He was 82 years old and had been a resident of this county for a number of years, having moved here from Virginia about 25 years ago. He leaves a widow, three sons and a daughter, and a host of friends and relatives to mourn their loss.
February 12, 1915
John W. Counts, sr., aged 83 years, died last week and was buried in the Counts graveyard Sunday.