Woodrow Wilson Adair | Aged four years and seven months, son of Mr. R. B. Adair, of the Solo neighborhood, died Friday night at 11 o’clock and was buried in the Townsend graveyard Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock, Rev. A. H. Bezzo conducting the funeral services.
[The Covington Leader, Thursday, June 28, 1917]
Family of Woodrow Wilson Adair
Paternal Grandfather: Othella Jefferson Adair (1826-1900)
Paternal Grandmother: Mary Ellender Marrow Adair (1831-1896)
Maternal Grandfather: Henry Fred Gilstrap (1848-1914)
Maternal Grandmother: Annie Elizabeth Good Gilstrap (~1855)
Father: Ruben Blue Scott Adair (1866-1939)
Mother: Aquilla Paine “Quillie” Gilstrap Adair (1875-1964)
- Emmett Franklin Adair (1905-1990)
- Ruben Adair
Aquilla Adair Mother of Woodrow
Mrs. Aquilla Adair of Portageville died January 10, 1964, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti at the age of 88 years.
Funeral services were held Sunday, January 12, at the Church of The Lord Jesus Christ in Portageville with the Rev. Hershal Godair officiating. Burial was in the Portageville Cemetery under the direction of Jimmy Osburn Funeral Home.
Mrs. Adair was born May 10, 1875, in Covington, Tenn.
She is survived by two sons, Emmett Adair of Portageville and Ruben Adair of Manila, Ark., two daughters, Mrs. Mable Dowdy of Portageville and Mrs. Minnie Faught of Covington, Tenn., 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Pall bearers were: John Vie, J. B. Fisher, Bill Stephens, B. F. Burks, Bud Smith and Vern Hargraves.
[Aquilla Adair; Caruthersville Journal; Caruthersville, Missouri; 16 Jan 1964; Pg 8]