Miss (Eliza) Ransom, 70, dies last night

The Daily News Journal, September 20, 1935

(Ed. note:  Miss Eliza Ransom and sister Belle Ransom operated the Ransom School at 717 North Academy Street, Murfreesboro, for more than 40 years.  Today, the RCHS is honored to care and use the old Ransom School House as our headquarters).

Funeral Tomorrow for Beloved Teacher at Home

Miss Eliza N. Ransom, 70, for forty years head of a private school here, died last night at 12:30 at her residence, 717 North Academy Street, after a long illness.

Miss Ransom is widely known as a teacher, having conducted her own school.  She was the daughter of R.N. and Belle Huggins Ransom, who lived here on Lytle and Spring Street, and had wide family connections throughout Tennessee.  She was a member of the Methodist church.

She is survived by one brother, Le. A. Ransom of Birmingham, Ala., one niece and two nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 o’clock Saturday morning at the residence by Rev. J.R. Parsons.  Interment will be in Evergreen with Woodfin-Moore in charge.

Active pallbearers will be: A.R. King, Dr. John Cason, Jimmie Smith, Tom Crichlow, Bart White, Jesse Huggins, II, T.E. Hord and Richard Crichlow.

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