John Lemley, aged 82, well known resident of Perry township, died Wednesday, June 18, 1930, at about 9:30 a.m., in his home on Shannon Run. He had been ill for about three months and death was due to paralysis and complications incident to his advanced years. Mr. Lemley was born in Perry township, the son of Asbury and Rachel Headley Lemley, deceased. He had spent all his life in Greene county and was very prominent in the community in which he lived. He had been actively engaged in farming and stock raising, and was one of the largest land holders in the county. He was united in marriage to Abigail Headley Lemley, who survives him, and to this union were born eight children as follows: Sanford Lemley, Marian Lemley, Albert Lemley, Lewis Lemley, Mrs. John Hartley, Mrs. Francis Conklin, all of Mt. Morris, R. D.; Wilbur Lemley, of Kirby; and Mrs. Henry Cooper, of Pittsburgh. Besides his wife and children, Mr. Lemley is survived by two brothers and one sister: David Lemley, Lewis Lemley and Mrs. Alfred Stewart, all of Mt. Morris R. D. He was a member of the Shannon Run Methodist Episcopal church. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at two o'clock from the home, with Rev. Morris L. Husted officiating. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove cemetery at Mt. Morris.
Democrat Messenger, June 20, 1930 (Greene County, PA)
John Lemley, a prominent and well known citizen, died at his home near Mt. Morris, Wednesday morning, June 18, aged 82 years. He was a large land owner and stock raiser. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Sanford, Marion, Albert and Lewis Lemley and Mrs. John Hartley, all of Mt. Morris, R. D. 1; Wilbur Lemley, of Kirby, and Mrs. Henry Cooper, of Pittsburgh. The funeral services were held Friday at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. H. L. Husted, of Kirby. Interment in Cedar Grove cemetery.
Waynesburg Republican, June 26, 1930 (Greene County, PA)
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