Caney (Kansas)Chronicle / 24 Jan 1956 / Tuesday
DEATH TAKES C. A. NUNNELEY
Chester Arthur Nunneley, 58, a well-known farmer and stockman living three and one-fourth miles north of Tyro, succumbed to a heart ailment in Caney Hospital at 12:10 pm yesterday, a few minutes after admittance.
Mr. Nunneley was born at Rock House, Ark., March 29, 1897.He had lived in the vicinity of Bartlesville, Bigheart, Okla. and Chautauqua county, and in the Havana-Caney communities.He moved to the present family home on March 9, 1943.
He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Nunneley
He was married to Estaline Hibbs at Woodward, Okla., Nov. 6,
1916 and she survives.
He is also survived by four daughters and three sons.They are Mrs. M. D. (Mary) Carper, Texas City, Tex.; Mrs. S. L. (Maretta) Davis, Pawhuska, Okla.; Mrs. R.E. (Marie) Bennett, Coffeyville; Mrs. Layone (Norma) Hodges,Tyro; and Sam B., Gene Arthur and John D. Nunneley of the home.
Other surviving relatives include eight sisters and four brothers. They are Mrs. Nina Richardson, Mrs. Eva Snodgrass, Miss Wanda Wilson, Mrs. Faye Murphy, Mrs.Naomi Blain, Miss Esther Wilson, James Wilson, Ted Wilson, and Fannie Wilson all of Los Angeles. Mrs. Ralph Deatherage, Hominy, Okla., Mrs. Juanita O'Hair, Laverne, Okla.; and Joe Wilson, Bixby, Calif.His step-father, C.E. Wilson,Los Angeles, also survives.
One son Eugene, died at age of 3 months.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Graves Memorial Chapel at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Rev. V. C. Buttermore, pastor of the Tyro Methodist church will officiate. Burial will be in Sunnyside cemetery, Caney.
Mr.Nunneley's eight sisters, four brothers and step-father are all coming here for the funeral services.
His step-father was Columbus Erton Wilson who married Chester's mother Martha Jane "Mattie" Fanning on 1 Jan 1899 in probably Carroll Co. AR