Obituary of Phillip Lazarus from Valdosta Daily Times (Georgia) in 1953

header of obituary from newspaper Obituary for Phillip Lazarus of Valdosta, Georgia from 1953.


"Mr. Lazarus dies at home in Quitman", obituary of Phillip Lazarus, 5 Aug 1953 (Wednesday), page 5, col. 6; Valdosta Daily Times, newspaper; Lowndes, Georgia, United States; microfilm at Valdosta Lowndes County Library.

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QUITMAN - Phillip Lazarus, 76 [born about 1877], a resident of Quitman for about 50 years [since about 1903] and a highly esteemed merchant and farmer of Quitman and Brooks county died at his home, 305 North Court street this morning [5 Aug].

Survivors include

  • his wife,
    • Mrs. Lena Pearlman Lazarus,
  • three children,
    1. Mrs. A. [Jean] Pincus and
    2. Jake Lazarus, Quitman and
    3. Mrs. Louis Miller, Atlanta;
  • two sisters,
    1. Mrs. Will Rosenberg, Jacksonville, Fla., and
    2. Mrs. Max Bohrman, Lake City, Fla., and
  • two brothers,
    1. Israel and 
    2. Joe Lazarus of Valdosta.
  • A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow [6 Aug] in the chapel of the Maxwell-Eason Funeral home here, with Rabbi Louis Gorod of Valdosta conducting.

Burial will be in Sunset Hill in Valdosta.

Mr. Lazarus was a native of Russia. He came to this country when he was a young man and soon located in Quitman.

He was a Mason and a Shriner.

Mr. Lazarus was a charter member of the Valdosta Hebrew Congregation [later known as Temple Israel].