Ira England Jr., 59, Hillcrest Drive, Campbellsville, son of the late Ira England Sr. and Sular Janes England,
was born in Taylor County on Oct. 29, 1928. He died at 1:05 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 1988, in Campbellsville. He was a member
of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, a retired employee of Union Underwear Company and served in the United States Army during
the Korean War. He united in marriage to Marjorie Hovious on Jan. 23, 1953, who survives. He is also survived by three sons,
Perry England, Somerset, Doug England, Virginia Beach, Va., and Gary England, Campbellsville; one granddaughter and two grandsons,
Veronica England, Somerset, and Wayne England and Adam England, both of Campbellsville; four brothers and three sisters, James
England, Herbert England, Raymond England, Charles England, Avis Bright, Fannie Hall, and Mary Lollar, all of Campbellsville;
several nieces and nephews; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one brother, Treman England, in
1924. The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with burial in the Brookside Cemetery.
The Rev. Bob Martin officiated. Pallbearers were Sam Crawley, D. W. Crawley Jr., Freddy Hoy, David Gillespie, Ralph Moss and
Tom Whatley. ~Obituaries of Taylor County, Kentucky, Volume I, compiled by Eunice Montgomery Wright, January 20, 1989, p.
Paper: Dallas Morning News, The (TX)
Deceased: Dallas businessman Clarence England Sr. dies at 80
October 3, 1989
Clarence R. England Sr., a retired partner and vice president of engineering for Carver Sound Equipment
Co. of Dallas, died of cancer Sept. 21 at Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla. He was 80.
Services were held Monday
at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Dallas with burial at the Masonic section of Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.
England was born in Moore, Okla., and received an electronics engineering degree in the 1930s from the University of Chicago's
RCA Institute. He was an engineer for the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City, where he installed modern electrical, lighting and
He moved to Dallas in 1949 when he and two partners, Blair Mercer and Ed Rose, purchased the assets
of Carver Sound Equipment Co. of Dallas. He remained there until his retirement in 1980.
Mr. England and his company
have installed sound systems in East Grand Baptist Church in Dallas, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Reunion Arena,
Arlington Stadium and the Cotton Bowl.
Mr. England is survived by his wife, Helen Berry England of Norman, Okla.; a
daughter, Irene England Heape of Dallas; and a son, C.R. "Bud' England of Dallas.
1989, The Dallas Morning News
Spouse of Gertie England
Mr. Oscar Compton, 59, a farmer of the Rose Hill Community in Taylor County, Route 2, son of the late Mr.
James Compton and Mrs. Sarah Moore Compton was born in Adair County, July 30, 1910. He died at his home Sunday morning, April
5th, 1970, after a two and a half months illness. He professed faith in Christ early in life and was a member of the Palestine
Baptist Church. He united in marriage to Miss Gurtie Lee England, June 2, 1933 and to this union three daughters and three
sons were born: Mrs. Claude "Barbara Jean" Franklin, Jr. of Campbellsville, Route 2; Norwood Compton of Campbellsville; Patricia
Ann Compton and Harold Ray Compton both at home; Roger Compton in the U. S. Air Force stationed in Moffett Field, California;
and Mrs. Mikel "Carol Sue" Parker of Jacksonsville, Florida. Besides his wife and children, he is also survived by four grandchildren:
Janet Compton and Dorlene Compton, both of Campbellsville; Mary Elizabeth Compton and Roger Louis Compton, Jr., both of Salem,
New Hampshire; two sisters and one brother: Mrs. Sherman "Lucy" Reese of Campbellsville, Route 2; Mrs. Martha Sneed of Columbia;
and Mr. Riley Compton of Hope, Indiana. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, April 6, at the Palestine Baptist Church
by the Rev. C. W. Devine and Rev. Marshall Black. Burial was in the Palestine Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dick Shipp, Kenneth
Smith, Freddy Graham, Bob Romine, Lave Cave, and Hubert Noley. ~Obituaries of Taylor County, Kentucky, Volume I, compiled
by Eunice Montgomery Wright, January 20, 1989, p. 170
From the Adair County News, June 1, 1949, page one.
J.W. England Succumbs Following Long Illness
J.W. England, 85 years of age, died at his home at Toria Tuesday, May 24, after an illness of nine weeks.
Mr. England, a son of the late Milton and Zerelda J. B. England, was born and lived his entire life in the
Toria community. He married Miss Alice Henneger in 1883, and they had ten children. She died in 1922. In 1927 Mr. England
married Mrs. Lou Jesse, who preceded him in death ten years ago.
He is survived by one brother, Lafayette England, of Oklahoma;
eight children, Luther England, of Columbia, Ernest England, Coburg, Walter England, of Sparksville, Mrs. Walter Compton,
of Nell, John Milton England, of Weed, Ira England, of Campbellsville, Mrs. Russell Compton, of Toria, and Eugene England,
of Toria. Also surviving Mr. England were six step-children, 49 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren,
making a total of 126 surviving.
Funeral services were conducted at the Red Lick Baptist Church Wednesday morning by the
Rev. Noah Page. Interment was in the the Red Lick Cemetery.
The pallbearers were: Herbert England, Lee Compton England,
Hyman England, Willard England, James England and Henry Compton.