The obituary of Edward Hagans.

Wilson Daily Times, 20 July 1948.


Edward Hagans, 23, son of Isaac and Izzy Mae Hagans, married Daisy Melton, 23, daughter of Ben and Sudie Melton, on 14 April 1937 in Wilson.

Edward Hagans died 20 July 1948 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 23 April 1913 in Wilson County to Isaac Hagans and Essie Mae Farmer; was married to Daisy Hagans; lived at 555 East Nash Street; worked as a laborer; and was buried in Rest Haven Cemetery on 22 July 1948.

Gloria Denetta Hagans died at home on 28 July 1948 of pulmonary tuberculosis (as had her father.) Per her death certificate, she was born 25 November 1934 in Wilson to Edward Hagans and Daisy Melton; was a student; lived at 536 East Nash; and was buried at Rest Haven.


  1. So glad we could connect on instagram about the Hagans family a few weeks ago. Edward was my grandmother’s brother and his daughter Gloria was named after my grandmother (Gloria Anetta Hagans).

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