David C. LOVE1

HAIRSTON.org ID#7284, b. 13 March 1837, d. 9 February 1918
Father*Drennon LOVE1 b. 24 Jan 1800, d. 10 Apr 1873
Mother*Elizabeth (surname unknown)1 b. 21 Oct 1807, d. 14 Jan 1897
Birth*David C. LOVE was born on 13 March 1837 in South Carolina.1 
He was the son of Drennon LOVE and Elizabeth (surname unknown).1 
Death*David C. LOVE died on 9 February 1918 in Mississippi at age 80.1 
Mr. David C. Love, one of Lowndes county's best known and most highly respected citizens, died at his home in the Bethel neighborhood Wednesday. Mr. Love, who was about 81 years old, was a bachelor, and is survived by two brothers, Maj. W. A. Love, who formerly represented Lowndes County in the state senate, and Mr. Jim Love, of Crawford, and one sister, Mrs. A. M. Graham, of Birmingham, besides other further removed relatives.
The body was interred in Bethel cemetery Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the funeral services having been conducted by Rev. R. Excell Fry, pastor of the First Presbyterian church.
Mr. Love was a brave soldier of the Civil War, a worthy citizen and a Christian gentleman, having been a member of the Presbyterian Church. During the war he was with the Eleventh Mississippi regiment and was severely wounded while fighting at Petersburg, Va. He was also a member of the Isham Harrison Camp, of this city. The noblest elements of the human soul found expression in his character.
The following gentlemen acted as honorary pall bearers: Capt. A. J. Ervin, Messrs. R. W. Ervin, C. M. Ervin, J. T. W. Hairston, G. W. Hairston, H. M. Hairston, G. B. Waller and E. G. Hardy. The active pall bearers were: Messrs. Collier Hardy, Bailey Hardy, J N. Bailey, Allison Hardy, R. A. Barkley and J. D. Watson. 

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  1. [S3231] Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lowndes Co., Mississippi.
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