I found an obit in The Giles County Citizen, issue of Nov. 11, 1953 for Mrs. Sam Appleton.She died on Wednesday morning, age 97. Daughter of Hiram Sutton & Easter Phillips Sutton.children were listed as, nine surviving: Mrs. Sam Adams whose home she died at in Veto, AL; Mrs. Jim Johnson, Mrs. Thomas Clark, Mrs. Hardy Long, Mrs. Guy Duncan,sons: John, Dave, Douglas, and Weakley Appleton.
Then in William Brown cemetery on the road from Prospect, TN to Veto, AL is Nancy Appleton 1856 - 1953, W. H (or could be A) Appleton 1875-1950;Trishie Appleton died 3 April 1850 age 8 yrs.
Then an obit in The Citizen of Nov 18, 1954 is Sam J. Adams age 79, son of Clay & Nancy J. Rogers Adams, husband of Easter Appleton Adams; 6 daughters: Laura Counts, Nancy Cannon, Grace Russ, Miss Geneva Adams, Lillian Gates, Ruth Bailey; 2 sons: Rufus and Turner Adams.