May 20, 1937
Lytton, John Jackson, died at his home in Finney, near Honaker on May 19. He was 90 years of age. Mr. Lytton was a life-time resident of Russell County, a warden in the Anglican Catholic Church of Abingdon.
He was a farmer and a merchant in the Honaker area. He was the proprietor of Lyttons Cash Grocery in Finney. Mr. Lytton was a descendant of Captain Soloman Litton Sr. an early trapper and settler in the county.
He was preceded in death by a wife Sarah Ann Garrett, daughter of Marten Garrett and Elizabeth Taylor of the Corner section. Also two brothers, Zachary Taylor Litton of Lebanon and Aaron Litton of the Corner, sisters Jose C. Monk, Rebecca Monk Statzer and Eunice Gilbert all of the Corner section.
Survivors enclude two brothers Soloman Scott Litton and Vince Crockett Litton also of the Corner section, and ten children. Will Litton and Zack Litton of Coeburn. Va., Walter Litton of Pound, Va., Charles Litton of the home, Arthur Litton of Tucson, Arizona, Aker Litton, Miami Florida, James Myles Litton, of Bluefield, W. Va., Margaret Cook and Kate Cooledge of Cleveland, Va., and Minnie Turner of Coeburn, Va. Many nephews and nieces.
Arrangements made by Honaker Funeral Home. Pall-bearers, Aker Litton, Zack Litton, Charles Litton, Will Litton, Arthur Litton, William Garrett. Last rites by Fr. Emilo Cottral at the home, A wake to follow. Burial in the Litton Cemetery.