Obituaries of Maggie Lazarus from Valdosta Daily Times (Georgia) in 1962
Obituaries for Maggie (Oppert) Lazarus of Valdosta, Georgia from 1962.
Citation 1 (13 Jun 1962)
"Mrs. Maggie Lazarus", obituary, 13 Jun 1962 (Wednesday), page 11, col. 5; Valdosta Daily Times, newspaper; Lowndes, Georgia, United States; microfilm at Valdosta State University Library.
Citation 2 (14 Jun 1962)
"Mrs. Lazarus rites", funeral notice, 14 Jun 1962 (Thursday), page 4; Valdosta Daily Times, newspaper; Lowndes, Georgia, United States; microfilm at Valdosta State University Library.
Transcript of June 13 [paragraphs and lists added]
Mrs. Maggie Lazarus, 84 [born about 1878], a long-time resident of Valdosta, died in Pineview General Hospital [in Valdosta, Georgia, now called South Georgia Medical Center] Tuesday [12 June] after a lengthy illness.
- Three sons,
- Louis Lazarus, West Palm Beach, Fla.,
- Sam Lazarus, Brewton, Ala.,
- William Lazarus, Trenton, Fla.;
- five daughters,
- Mrs. Ethel Hopkins, Valdosta,
- Miss Rose Lazarus, Valdosta,
- Mrs. Lucile Taylor, Quitman [Georgia],
- Mrs. Myrtle Waters, Quitman, and
- Mrs. Ann Zelkind, Lake City, Fla.,
- one sister,
- Mrs. Ella Tew, Headland, Ala.;
- seven grandchildren and
- five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were to be held today [13 Jun] at 2 p.m. at the McGowan Funderal Home [308 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta]. Burial is to follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery [Valdosta].
Mrs. Lazarus a resident of Valdosta for the past 54 years [since about 1908], was a member of the Valdosta Hebrew Congregation [later known as Temple Israel].
Transcript of June 14 [paragraphs and lists added]
Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Lazarus, who died Tuesday [12 June], were held at 2 p. m. Wednesday [13 June] in the chapel of McGowan funeral home [308 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta].
Rabbi Samuel Zakuto of Temple Israel in Valdosta conducted the services.
Honorary pallbearers were
- T. W. Oliver,
- Robert Kilgore,
- William Landey,
- Harry Abrahams,
- Abe Golivesky,
- Dewey [Horn?],
- Sol Miller,
- Abe Pincus,
- W. J. Hewett,
- Mendel Lazarus,
- Gordon Williams,
- Leland Jordan, and
- R. A. Lester.
Active pallbearers were
- Jake Lazarus,
- Henry Taylor,
- Leon Lazarus,
- William Lazarus,
- Jack Lazarus, and
- Nat Polonsky.
Burial was in the Hebrew section of Sunset Hill [Valdosta cemetery].