____________________________________________________________________________ Pioneer Merchant of Pike County is Dead Glenwood - S.N. Floyd, aged 84, merchant of Nathan for the past 50 years, died at his home there Friday afternoon (June 19, 1936) of a "stroke" believed the result of a fall he received more than two weeks ago. He was the father of G.C. Floyd of Little Rock, member of the state board of education. S.N. Floyd came to Arkansas with his parents in 1853 and located a Rockport. They moved to Pike county in 1858 and settled at the Crossroads community near where Nathan is located. Mr. Floyd was one of the oldest (merchants) in Pike county having been located in the same building he built 37 years ago for his store. Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. George Crawford of Glenwood, and four sons, Jasper, who operates the store at Nathan with his father, Milwee of Nashville, G.C. of Little Rock and Joe of Hope. All the children were at home at the time of his death. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon by J.A. Copeland and burial was in the Nathan cemetery. Mr. Floyd was justice of the peace at Nathan for many years. ____________________________________________________________________________ Pike County Tribune, Volume 15, Number 20, June 26, 1936, page 3, column 3. ____________________________________________________________________________ HTML file and design by David Kelley, 1997. All rights reserved.