The Shelby Democrat
for William Frederick Pemberton, age 45, World War veteran who died
at 1:10 a.m. Tuesday at his home at 707 Colescott street, will be held this
afternoon at 4:00 o'clock at the First Baptist church with the Rev. Clarence
Hager officiating. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge
of Loren H. Murphy. Friends many call at the late home at any time.
Thursday, August 7, 1941
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FUNERAL RITES WILL BE TODAY
Members of the Victory
Post No. 70, American Legion, of which the deceased was a member, will be
pallbearers and will conduct military services at the grave.
Mr. Pemberton's death was due to
heart disease and followed an illness of five years. For the past several
weeks he had been confined to the Veterans' Hospital at Dayton, O., and was
brought home but a few days ago.
He was born in
Lucasville, O., May 19, 1896, the son of Claude and Lillie
Pemberton. When a small child he moved with his parents to the Blue
Ridge community and later moved to this city.
On April 22, 1933, he was
married to Mildred Cowan, of Fairland, who survives with one son, William
Frederick Pemberton, Jr. Also surviving are the mother, Mrs. Walter
Carter, of this city, one half-sister, Mrs. Paulina Louden, of
Louisville, Ky., and one half-brother, Edward Peck, of this city.
Mr. Pemberton enlisted in
the United States army on September 2, 1918, and served during the remainder of
the war. He was a member of the First Baptist church here.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming