Below is the obituary for Henry
Mershon of the 3rd Georgia Volunteer
Infantry. He was buried at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery,
Tucumcari, Quay County, New Mexico.
Henry L. Mershon Dies In Hospital
Henry Love Mershon, a resident of Tucumcari for 15 years, died this morning at Tucumcari General Hospital. He was 78 years old.
Born in Taliffera county, Georgia,Mr. Mershon was a veteran of the Spanish American War, a member of the Center Street Methodist Church, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include one daughter,Ardene Mershon of Tucumcari, three brothers, A.A., of Greenville,S.C.;Walter, and Henry E., of Miami, Fla.
Four sisters also survive: Mrs. John Chapman, Camack, Ga.;Mrs. Thomas W. Gheesling, Springfield, Ill.; Mrs. W.A. Mason, Memphis, Tenn.; and Mrs. Z.T. Johnson, Willmore, Ky.
Funeral arrangements are pending the notification of the relatives.
Services are in the charge of Doughty’s Funeral Home.
Tucumcari (New Mexico) American, Wednesday , July 22, 1953.