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"Obituary - John "Johnny" Monroe Chatman"
Name: John "Johnny" Monroe Chatman
Married: Mary Jackson, and Martha Lucinda Scaggs
Death date: February 10, 1931
Death location: In home, 8 miles south of Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri.
Burial date: Unknown
Burial location: Pendleton Cemetery, St. Francois County, Missouri.
Name of newspaper publication: Unknown
Newspaper location: Unknown
Date published: February 1931
"Transcript of the above obituary"
John M. Chatman
John Monroe Chatman passed away at his home, 8 miles south of Farmington, at 6:30 o'clock Tuesday evening, March 10, 1931, after a lingering illness, aged 60 years, five months and 10 days. Funeral services were held at Pendleton church at Doe Run at three o'clock Wednesday afternoon by Rev. Wm. Adams. Interment was in Pendleton cemetery.
The deceased was born un Reynolds County, Mo., on Sep. 20, 1870, son of the late William and Hulda Bullock Chatman. In March, 1893, he was united in marriage to Mary Jackson, of Annapolis, Mo. To this union one son, Edward, was born. The wife and mother passed away in 1894. On March 20, 1896, he was united in marriage to Martha Scaggs, of Doe Run, Mo. To this union eleven children were born, three of whom, Ernest, Ida, and Mattie, proceeded the father in death. The surviving children are Edward, of Flat River; Elmer, of St. Louis; Mary (Mrs. J. A.) Wilkerson, of Hogan; Oscar of Farmington; Nolis, of St. Louis; Lonis, Otto, Mildred and Lola, at home. Mr. Chatman is also survived by eight grandchildren; one sister, Annie (Mrs. John) Barnes, of Farmington Route Six, and four brothers, Henry Chatman, of Malden, Mo.; A. C. Chatman, of Mapleton, Oregon; Gentry Chatman, of Springfield, Oregon, and Jenee Chatman, of Leadwood, Mo.
The deceased took sick last fall and shortly afterward went to St. Louis where he could receive treatment from a specialist. On Dec. 20th (1930), he underwent an operation at the Rernard Hospital in St. Louis. For a time following the operation his condition seemed to be much improved, but later it became worse again. On last Friday he sustained a paralytic stroke involving his left side from which he never rallied.
Mr. Chatman united with the Church of Christ at Cartee about 27 years ago. He had lived in this county for more than 30 years and on the farm where he passed away for more than 20 years. He was a good husband, a kind an indulgent father, a sincere Christian, good neighbor and true friend - quiet and unassuming, but very industrious. His family and the community have indeed lost a member that will be greatly missed.
The - News joins in extending deepest sympathy to all his loved ones in their great sorrow.
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