Name:     Kirby Leon Wofford

From:  The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, Tennessee
Date:  Tuesday, September 17, 1953  

Funeral services were held for Kirby Leon Wofford, 41, fisherman, Saturday, September 14, 2:00 p.m., at Walnut Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Nelson officiating.  Burial was in the Wofford Cemetery with Milligan Funeral Home in charge.

Pallbearers were Monroe Borens, Raymond Geurin, Harlan Sykes, Harley Russell, and Freeman Earhart.  Mr. Monroe Link was in charge of the song service.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Fay Wofford; two sons, Randy Leon and Jerry Lynn Wofford; three daughters, Brenda Lynn, Rita Carol, and Reva Ann Wofford, all of Indian Mound; three brothers, Roy Wofford, Clyde Wofford, Dover, and Claude Wofford of Columbus, Ga.; four sisters, Mrs. Laura Geurin, Dover, Mrs. Katie Smith, Mrs. Erma Trafford and Mrs. Ruby Russell, all of Evansville, Ind.

From:  The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, Tennessee
Date:  September 1953  

Dover Man Held in Fatal Shooting

Porter Parker, 60, Farmer, of Route 2, Dover, is charged with the fatal shooting of Kirby Wofford of the Red Top community and wounding Eddie Earhart of Route 3, Dover, who is being treated at the Henry County General Hospital.

The alleged shooting took place about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 in a back room of Parker's home about four miles west of Dover.  The parties appeared before Judge Ira C. Atkins on Friday, which a preliminary hearing was set for Monday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m.  Parker was released on $2500 bond.