My genealogy program’s obituary report for Alonzo “Lonnie” Little
Born on Sunday, 8 October 1876, in Arkansas, United States, Alonzo ‘Lonnie’ Elmer Little was the son of Mary Adaline ‘Addie’ (Allen) of Cove, Polk, Arkansas and Ervin Anderson Little of Cove, Polk, Arkansas.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ (Boles) Little and his parents.
Alonzo ‘Lonnie’ Elmer is survived by eight children, Floyd E, Ervin, Evelyn “Jackie”, Eugene, Mary, Louise, Helen Pauline, and Chloe Marie all of Cove, Polk, Arkansas; six siblings, Edgar Gilford ‘Gip’ and his wife Jospehine (Stockton) of White, Polk, Arkansas; Wineford ‘Winnie’ Rowena of Cove, Polk, Arkansas; Carolena ‘Lena’ Jo Lane and her husband William ‘Bud’ Emmett Lane of Womble, Montgomery, Arkansas’ Peter Benton Allen and his wife Beulah M (Emmert) of Heavener, Le Flore, Oklahoma; Chloe Esther Lee Daly and her husband Robert Earl Daly of Cove, Polk, Arkansas; and Marie Pinkerton and her husband Joseph Luther Pinkerton of Womble, Montgomery, Arkansas.
Alonzo ‘Lonnie’ Elmer was preceded in death by two sons, Author, and Allen; one sister, Lillie Frances.
He died in 1923 and is interred at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Polk, Arkansas.
Lonnie Little was my biological great grandfather on my father’s side.
No Story Too Small offered a challenge: have one blog post each week devoted to a specific ancestor. It could be a story, a biography, a photograph, an outline of a research problem — anything that focuses on one ancestor. Each of my posts for this challenge will include in the title “52 Ancestors Challenge” and will have the tag of 52Ancestors.