Macon Telegraph - Macon, Ga. November 23, 1937
FATHER OF VASSAR PATRICK PASSES, IN MARSHALLVILLE
Miles L. Patrick, 90, called by death, - M. L. Patrick, father of Vassar Patrick of Macon and Marshallville's oldest citizen, died at his home there early yesterday afternoon, it was learned here. He was 90 years old and Marshallville's last surviving Confederate Veteran. Relatives were at Mr. Patrick's bedside when he died.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm today at the Marshallville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Felton's Cemetery in Montezuma, Ga.
In addition to the Macon son, two daughters survive. They are Mrs. T. E. Jennings of Cordele and Mrs. C. W. Durden of Charlotte, N.C.
Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. November 15, 1937
M. L. PATRICK, 89, LAST CSA VETERAN IN COUNTY, DIES.
The body of Miles L. Patrick, 89 former citizen of Montezuma and last Confederate veteran of Macon County, was brought here for interment Tuesday afternoon following his death which occurred at his home in Marshallville Monday after a lingering illness.
Mr. Patrick was a native of Macon County, the son of the late Reuben Patrick and Phoebe Massee Patrick, pioneer citizens of this section of the state, and lived in Montezuma until the early 1900's when he removed to Marshallville to make his home.
He joined the Confederacy at the age of 16 and served with bravery and distinction until the close of the war, when he returned to Montezuma. In his early manhood, was engaged in the warehouse business and during his residency here he served as Tax Collector of Macon County, as Postmaster of Montezuma and as teacher in the schools of Spalding and Montezuma.
He was twice married. His first wife was Miss Georgia McKenzie, sister of the late W. L. McKenzie, whose death occurred last week, and children surviving from this marriage are Vassar Patrick of Macon, Clarence Patrick, Mrs. Tom Jennings of Cordele, and Mrs. C. W. Durden of Charlotte, N.C. He leaves a sister, Mrs. Annie Black of Macon and his nephews and nieces are W. H. McKenzie, Sr., Ed M. McKenzie, Lawrence McKenzie, Marion and Jack Reid, Reubin Black, Mrs. Obie Black of Montezuma and Mrs. Nina Bragg of Macon.
The funeral services were conducted at the Baptist Church at Marshallville by the Rev. Hugh Dozier, assisted by the Rev. Marshall Nelms, and many friends gathered at the graveside in Montezuma to pay a last tribute to the beloved friend of former days.
The pallbearers at the service in Marshallville were Tom Taylor, Lurton Massee, Hamilton McKenzie, C. J. Goodwin, John Walker and Clark Bragg:
The pallbearers at the interment in Montezuma were W. H. McKenzie, Sr., Ed M. McKenzie, Lynn and Lawrence McKenzie, Reuben Black and Walter Bragg.
[Note: Miles L. Patrick - Born January 9, 1848 - Died November 22, 1937 is buried in Felton's Cemetery in Montezuma beside his 1st wife, Georgia E. McKenzie Patrick [1855-1890]
[Note: Georgia (Gammage) Patrick, 2nd wife of M. L. Patrick is buried in the Gammage Family Lot in Marshallville [1846 - 1926]