Alva Southerland

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, May 15, 1925
Page One

Mr. Alva Southerland Accidentally Killed At Columbus Tuesday

Mr. Alva Southerland, formerly of our town, but who had been working for the past year at Columbus, Ga., was mortally wounded by a piece of machinery Tuesday night while in the discharge of his duties at the oil mill. He lingered until Wednesday afternoon when the end came. His remains was brought to Wakinsville reaching here Thursday at noon. As we go to press the place of burial had not been decided, it be will either here or at Rays cemetery.

Mr. Southerland is survived by his wife, two sons and a number of relatives and friends.

We extend to the bereaved relatives our tenderst sympathy in the untimely death of Mr. Southerland.