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Rogers Democrat, Rogers, AR
Obituary of John A. Lyons

March 18, 1903

J. A. Lyons died Sunday morning at one o'clock at this home in this city. Death was a result of a cancer, which he had suffered greatly in the past six months. Funeral services were held Sunday evening at the residence at three o'clock and were conducted by Rev. W. B. Johnsey. Afterwards, the Masonic order, of which he had been a member for forty years, took charge. Mr. Lyons was born in Washington County, Virginia in 1835 and would have been eighty-eight years old on the 27th of next May. He was married to Hattie Crumley of Scott County, Virginia September 28, 1871. He went with his family to Texas in 1886 where he lived until December of 1890 when they came to Rogers and where they have since resided. He leaves a wife and six children: Mrs. Maggie Pollock, Mrs Mollie Hutchens, Will, Jim and Arthur of Rogers and Mrs. Etta Golden of Hannibal, Missouri.

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