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Contributor: Jerry Gammon

The Shooting Death of Clyde Gammon 18 Jan 1927

William Franklin Gammon, 78 widely-known resident
of Sciotoville, died suddenly today at the home of his
son-in-law and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. A.L. Baldridge,
531 Lynn St. Sciotoville. Mr. Gammon who had not been
well for a long time, was up and about the home this
morning as usual and was taking a nap on the davenport
when stricken fatally, Coroner Virgil Fowler said a heart
attack caused his death. Born in Greenup County, Mr.
Gammon was the son of Jack and Elizabeth Gammon.
The wife, Mrs. Nannie Gammon, preceded her husband.
Surviving are five children: Bert Gammon of Franklin
Furnace, Andrew Gammon of Camp Bennett near Sciotoville,
George Gammon of Minford, William Gammon and Mrs.
Baldridge of Sciotoville. Two children, Clyde Gammon and
Mrs. Mary Titus preceded the father.

"Portsmouth Times"
March 6,1942
Mrs. Nannie Gammon

Sciotoville Resident to be Buried Saturday afternoon Last
rites for Mrs. Nannie Gammon, wife of William F. Gammon,
3419-1/2 Winchester Avenue, Sciotoville, who was found
dead in bed Thursday of a heart attack, will be held at 1:30
PM Saturday at the residence and burial will be in the
Wheelersburg Cemetery. Rev. John L. Mullins will conduct
the services. She is survived by her husband and these children:
Mrs. Mary Titus of Seventh Street, Andrew of Sciotdt home and
Mrs. Estella Baldridge of Sciotoville.

"Portsmouth Times"
March 1, 1935
Mrs. Pearl Titus (Mary Maude Gammon Titus)

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Maude Titus, 46, wife of Pearl Titus, who died Thursday at 5 a.m. at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ora Kline of Pinkerman, after an illness of complications, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hacquard funeral home. Rev. F.W. Chase will officiate and burial will be in Vernon cemetery.

The body is at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Helen Boorman, 1137 Front Street, where it will remain until Sunday morning.

Mrs. Titus was born May 14, 1891, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Gammon. Her mother died three years ago.

Surviving are her husband and these other children; Mrs. Louise Kimptor of Chillicothe, Mrs. Selma Tewalt, John and Ailene Titus of Portsmouth. She also leaves her father of Sciotoville, four brothers and a sister; Bert Gammon of Franklin Furnace, Andrew and William Gammon, Mrs. Stella Baldridge of Sciotoville and George Gammon of Long Run.

“Portsmouth Daily Times”
Andrew C. Gammon

Andrew Crawford Gammon, 67, a self – employed painter, died at 8:30 a.m. today at his home in Camp Bennett, north of Sciotoville, Mr. Gammon had been ill three years and was in serious condition the last three days.

Mr. Gammon was born Oct. 5, 1888, in Greenup County, a son of William and Nannie McCollister Gammon.

He was married to the former Sarah Seibert, and after her death in 1926, was married to the former Jessie Fleming Dec. 5, 1929.

In addition to the second wife, surviving are six sons, Howard of Portsmouth Rt. 1, Raymond of Swauger Valley, Walter of Camp Bennet, Harlan of Kenton, and Mrs. Genevieve Colbert of West Portsmouth; 23 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Three brothers; George Gammon of Sciotoville, Bert Gammon of Wheelersburg, and William Gammon of Portsmouth Rt.1, also survive.

The parents, first wife, two daughters, two sisters and a brother preceded him in death.

Mr. Gammon was a member of the Bloom Free Will Baptist Church.

Funeral services are to be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Gill Funeral Home with Rev. E. T. Carter officiating. Interment is to be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Sunday.

“The Portsmouth Times 5-2-1981”
Bert W. Gammon

Bert W. Gammon, 80, of 405 Bloom St. Sciotoville, died Sunday at Scioto Memorial Hospital.

A native of Greenup County,Ky., he was a retired coal dealer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mrs. Norma Hurst Gammon, in 1955.

Surviving are his second wife, Mrs. Millie Widdig Gammon; a stepson, Howard Sargeant of Columbus; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Betty Jean Deskins of Columbus; two brothers, William of Sciotoville and George 5907 Auburn Ave.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Funeral Home, with Rev. Frank Dodds officiating. Burial is to be in Wheelersburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Tuesday.

“The Portsmouth Times 12-1-1968”