Obituary of James M. Oppert from Dothan Eagle (Alabama) in 1946

start of obituary Obituary for James M. Oppert of Dale, Alabama from 1946 Dothan Eagle.


"Jim M. Oppert dies near Asbury", obituary, 22 February 1946, page 6, col. 2; Dothan Eagle, newspaper; Houston, Alabama, United States.

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OZARK — Funeral services for Jim M. Oppert, eighty-three [born about 1863], who died yesterday [21 February] at his home near Asbury [Dale county] after a long illness, were held today [22 February] at Asbury Methodist Church - with Rev. Lumpkin in charge. Burial followed in Ozark City cemetery [Dale county], Holman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

He was a member of the Methodist Church and had resided in Dale County for the past 70 years [since about 1876].

Surviving are

  • his wife;
  • two daughters,
    • Mrs. Mable Jernigan, Pensacola and
    • Mrs. Mary Anderson, Beaumont, Tex.;
  • a son, L. R. Oppert, Maxville, Fla.,
  • 15 grandchildren and
  • 22 great grandchildren.