Seventh Generation

1874. Johnnie Gertrude McCuiston1165 was born on 10 April 1887 in Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky.1165 She died on 3 March 1955 at the age of 67 in Sikeston, Mississippi County, Missouri.1165 According to Floyd Cooper, "Aunt Johnnie died at the Bel Air Nursing Home in Sikeston, Missouri." Johnnie had had a stroke and was a patient of the Nursing Home six months prior to her death. She was buried on 6 March 1955 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri.1165 Funeral services were held at New Bethel Baptist Church near Charleston, Missouri, officiating were the Reverend Rufus Noisworthy, pastor and Reverend A. B. Cooper, former pastor. Internment is in the family plot at Oak Grove Cemetery. Johnnie has reference number (263iii-287). John Thompson and Johnnie Gertrude McCuiston Sanders did not have any children of their own.

Johnnie Gertrude McCuiston and John Thompson Saunders were married on 24 December 1905 in Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri.1165 John Thompson Saunders, son of Griffin Newton Saunders and Phoebe Ann Pearcy, was born on 3 May 1887 in Clinton, Crittenden County, Kentucky.1165 Name moved place date.1165 Name moved place date.1165 According to Floyd Cooper, "For 11 years they lived in Paducah, Kentucky; whre John was a cashier for Paducah Light and Power." In 1926 he was a Farmer in Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri. Name moved place date.1165 He "Man of the Year" in 1966 in Missouri.1165 John was elected, "Man of the Year", by the New Bethel Brotherhood, in Missouri. John retired in 1967 in Missouri.1165 He died on 13 September 1968 at the age of 81 in Sikeston, Mississippi County, Missouri.1165 John died as the result of cancer of the saliva glands. He was buried on 15 September 1968 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri.1165