Contributed by Gigimo
Description: Recent Deaths.Date: February 17 1900
Newspaper published in: Cape Girardeau, MO
Dr. Moses CHAPMAN, aged 74, at Lexington. He had lived there since 1850, and had served as public administrator. He was a member of the board of trustees of Baptist female college. For 23 years he was cashier of the Lexington bank.
W. J. HUMPHREYS, at West Plains. He was democratic candidate for county recorder in 1899.
Charles T. GARRARD, aged 43, of Marshall, recently at Phoenix, Ariz.
James T. DUNN, ex-sheriff of Daviess county, at Stanberry.
Capt. S. W. HEADLEE, aged 78, at his home, ten miles north of Springfield. Deceased was captain in the Sixteenth Missouri cavalry, and served in the state legislature during the war, and later was state senator, having served in both branches, about sixteen year in all.
Louise Terrill SPENCER, wife of Rev. James M. SPENCER, pastor of People's church and Central mission, St. Louis. She was the mother of eight children, the eldest 11 years old and the youngest ten months, who survive her. Three of them are suffering from the same disease which robbed them of their mother. Mrs. SPENCER of 39, and was the daughter of George P. TERRILL, of Salem, Va.
Capt. Alvin Lotan MESSMORE, well known in St. Louis business circles.
John BANNON, a pioneer citizen of Vernon county, at his home, a few miles north of Nevada, of pneumonia. He was 75 years of age, and a veteran of both the Mexican and civil wars.
Mrs. Sue Smith DUNDLAP, one of the best known women in the vicinity of Fulton, at the age of 65.
Benton G. BOONE, former attorney general of Missouri, and an eminent legal practitioner, at his home in Clinton. His death was the result of heart disease.
John L. POLLARD, vice-president of the F. O. Sawyer Paper Co., at his home, No. 3954 Lindell boulevard, St. Louis.