Name: Francis Marion Estes
From: The Winston County Journal,
Date: November 1945
Francis Marion (Bud) Estes, age 79, a member of one of Winston County's oldest pioneer families, passed away at the Louisville hospital Monday morning after a week's illness of pneumonia and complications.
Uncle Bud as he was affectionately called, was born in Winston County, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Estes and has resided in the Noxapater community all his life. He was a successful farmer.
Besides the widow, Mrs. Kittie Estes, he is survived by the following children: C. G. Estes, Memphis, Tenn.; W. V. Estes and J. T. Estes, Noxapater; G. T. Estes, U. S. Army; W. W. Estes, Jackson; Mrs. E. S. Haynes, Louisville; Mrs. A. L. Robinson, Greenwood; and Mrs. H. M. Bryan, Blaine. Several grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the pastor, Rev. C. C. Weaver officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Daws Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Active pallbearers were Haskell Carter, Clinton Carter, Alvin Estes, and Jay Estes.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. T. F. Kilpatrick, Dr. W. W. Hickman, Messrs. A. L. Tucker, J. M. McCown, H. F. Boswell, Forrest Woods, J. A. Price, Henry Caperton Sr., Howard Stevens and Pruitt Webb.