William Hocker Long was George Franklin Littrell's of Todd's/Perkins cousin. George's mother being Eliza Jane Hocker, sister to Nancy Hocker.
George F. Littrell, 93, Sturgeon citizen, died at his home there at 11:55 oclock Thursday morning, four months after the death of his wife, the former Miss Amanda Brown, to whom he had been married for nearly 69 years. Born on a farm north, of Sturgeon, in Audrain County, September 3 1842, the son of the late George and Eliza Littrell, Mr. Littrell spent the major portion of his life in that community, and moved with Mrs. Littrell to Sturgeon ih 1,910. He and Mrs. Littrell were married February 5, 1867, and were the parents of five children, three of whom survive Mrs. Ira H. Stratt, of Hereford, Tex.; Mrs-Lloyd Crawford, of Sturgeon, and B. B. Littrell, of Cen-tralia. Mrs. Littrell died in January, 1936. Besides the three children survivors include 12 grandchildren, 16 great gr&ndchiidrea and six great great' grandchildren. Mrs. Littrell was the last survivor of a family of 11 children. He had been a member of the Baptist church for 68 years. He served in the Confederate cavalry during the Civil War, where he Was a member of Todds company in Perkins regiment, which was a part of the brigade commanded by General Sterling Price. He served during 'the entire campaign, and surrendered to, the federal troops at Shreveport, La. Mrs. J. W. Lee, and Mrs. W. W. Williams and Ned Turner, all of this city, were nieces and a nephew of the deceased, and he was their last uncle. Funeral services will be held at the Baptist Church, at Sturgeon, at 2:30 oclock Saturday afternoon. The deceased was one of west Audrains best and most favorably knbivn residents, and the Ledger joins many family friends in extending sincere sympathy to the bereaved at bis passing.