Florence Morning News, Thursday Oct. 12, 1950, p. 10, Deaths and Funerals, Mrs. Joe E. Sports:
Mrs. Joe E. Sports
Mrs. Arelia Taylor Sports, 87, widow of Joe E. Sports, died Tuesday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. W. Windham of Charleston, after a long illness. Mrs. Sports was a former resident of this city.
Funeral services will be held in Florence Friday afternoon. the hour and place will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Tabernacle Methodist Church cemetery near Evergreen.
Mrs. Sports was born in Florence county, September 3, 1863, a daughter of the late Levi and Sarah Burris Taylor. She was a member of the Tabernacle Methodist Church.
She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. J. H. Eaddy and Mrs. O. N. Jeffords of Florence, Mrs. Isla Stocks of Walterboro, Mrs. John Morris and Mrs. Loley Bryan of Andrews, and Mrs. Windham of Charleston; a son, Dudley Sports of Georgetown; 37 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
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