Fort Cobb Express
Fort Cobb, Caddo Co., Oklahoma
Thursday, January 5, 1934
J. H. GARNER
The WINGO family was saddened last Friday morning by the death of J. H. GARNER, which occurred at Wichita Falls, Texas. He was Mrs. Wingo’s brother. Funeral services were held there Sunday afternoon, conducted by Bro. MONTGOMERY of the Highland Christian Church of Wichita Falls, followed by interment in Rosemont cemetery there. Mr. Garner had been in ill health for two years. He spent Thanksgiving here. He and Mrs. Garner were residents of Fort Cobb for several months during last year. He had been connected with the Ellison Furniture Co. of Fort Worth the past ten years as a salesman and was employed at Tulsa and Oklahoma City store prior to that time. He is survived by his wife and four daughters, his aged parents, two sisters, Mrs. W. L. MALONE of Wichita Falls and Mrs. G. H. WINGO of Fort Cobb. He was born in Ottumwa, Iowa, Dec. 23, 1884 and was 49 years old.
J. H. ‘SLIM’ HENSLEY
J. H. ‘Slim’ Hensley succumbed to pneumonia at the Churchill rooms last Sunday evening after a week’s illness. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. COATS of Hinton with Harvey Funeral home in charge. Pallbearers: D. L. BURKET, OSCAR DAVIDSON, TOM HENDERSON, ED FOSTER, TOM RODDY, and ROY FALLIN. Mr. Hensley had been a resident of Oklahoma for some time and had lived in and near Fort Cobb for years. His wife died in 1918. JIM HENRY HENSLEY was born at Jacksboro, Texas, May 8, 1876, and died Dec. 31, 1933, age 57 years. In 1897 he married ESTELLA DUNNING and to them ten children were born, four girls and six boys, three of whom died in infancy. Those surviving him are: WILLIAM HENRY, LEONARD, KING EARKLE, and daughters, VERA, VELMA and Mrs. LUELLA BAILEY. Besides his children, there are six brothers and one sister, all of whom were here except the sister who was ill. The brothers are: E. R. , E. F., and R. T. HENSLEY of Lubbock, Texas, L. P. and E. P. HENSLEY of Guthrie, and T. E. HENSLEY of Dallas, Texas.
Miss PAULINE GLOVER, teaching in the Britton school, spent the holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. S. C. GLOVER. HAROLD WITTEN of Oklahoma City was their guest during the weekend.
JAMES WARREN of Selmer, Tennessee, a brother-in-law of A. W. HAMM, spent Tuesday as a guest of the Hamms.
Miss PAULINE HALL, nurse in the University Hospital at Oklahoma City, visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE HALL.
WALTER MORRIS of Anadarko visited here.
JOHN UNDERWOOD, vocational agricultural teacher, had his car damaged in a wreck Sunday night at Clinton.
RONALD and WILLIAM HERMES, who spent the holidays here, returned to their positions, William left by plane for Long Beach, California to report to the Navy, and RONALD left to re-enter school at Claremore.
Visitors in the RICHARDSON home were Mr. and Mrs. L. J. SOUTHWICK and boys, Mrs. DELLA WELLMAN and children of Mountain View, and Mr. and Mrs. JOHN WELLMAN and family.
JAMES CHAMPION visited JOHN HARRISON.
Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES DEES and children visited the R. E .KINEY home.
Mrs. J. J. BREWSTER visited her son ERNEST and wife at Oklahoma City.
We extend sympathy to B. W. GILES in the loss of her brother, who lived at Norman. He attended the funeral there Sunday. JAMES BRANNON, who visited his mother Mrs. B. W. GILES and Mr. Giles, returned to work in Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. BLUFORD GORDON of Pampa, Texas visited relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. L. ROGERS and children visited Mr. and Mrs. FRANK ROGERS.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. BREWSTER and children, Mr. and Mrs. ERNEST BREWSTER and children of Oklahoma City visited Mr. and Mrs. ALBERT MCLANE and baby at Oney.
ROBERT and KATHERINE KINCY spent Friday with PAUL and FLOY DEES.
January 11, 1934
T. F. WELLS succumbed to an illness of several months last Friday morning. He was taken sick last summer but recovered enough to make some trips to town, then took a backset. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Sunday afternoon with Rev. STANDSBURY officiating. Pallbearers; A. W. HAMM, TOM RODDY, HAL RODDY, W. S. KEEVER, W. BOYDSTUN, and JOE RODDY. The I.O.O.F. lodge, of which he was a member, had charge of services at the cemetery. THOMAS FRESHE WELLS was born at Union Parish, Louisiana, Aug. 15, 1869, and passed away at the family home in Fort Cobb January 5, 1934, age 64 years. He married Miss NAVYE HODGES March 15, 1896 and to them two children were born, B. O. WELLS of Salina, Okla., and T. B. WELLS of Fort Cobb. His first wife passed away January 18, 1916. He married a second time to Mrs. ANNA RANSOM May 1, 1918. In early manhood, Mr. Wells became a member of the Baptist Church. He leaves his wife Anna; sons B. O. and T. B., one stepdaughter MINNIE HODGES, one brother at Farmsville, La., and 8 grandchildren.
Card of thanks from Mrs. T. F. Wells, Mr. and Mrs. TOBE WELLS and family, Mr. and Mrs. STANLEY HODGES, and family, and B. O. WELLS.
Mrs. SETTIE LEWIS returned to her home here after attending the funeral of her sister, Mrs. D. J. BIRDWELL at Frederick. Mrs. Birdwell died Sunday, Dec. 31, and was buried at Frederick Tuesday, Jan. 2, with Rev. H. W. STEGLER of the Baptist Church there officiating. Mrs. Birdwell was not quite 60 years old. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, four sons, three brothers, one of whom JOHN HUFF lives here, and three sisters including Mrs. Lewis.
W. M. MORGAN and daughter Mrs. J. C. MALLOY and husband returned from California and will make their home on a farm north of town.
W. Q. JACKS was in Oklahoma City in connection with the OGLESBY trial for killing J. D. GATES.
JOHN A. COPPECK of Apache is having his annual farm sale at him home ½ mile north of Apache on Wed., Jan. 17. He is selling a full line of farm tools, 30 horses and mules, and 15 head of cattle.
Strayed: red heifer from the Fielden farm south of town. Finder, please notify FRED FIELDEN at Fort Cobb.
Mrs. WOODY HENDERSON returned from Bowie, Texas where she was called last week by the illness of her mother.
January 18, 1934
Funeral services for Mrs. ALMEDA MORRISON, who died late Wednesday morning afternoon after a week’s illness, were held at the Methodist Church this afternoon by the pastor Rev. COX. Interment was in Fort Cobb cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home. Mrs. Morrison is survived by a number of children including Mrs. FRED POND, Mrs. LENA HARTWELL, and Mrs. MCCULLOUGH and others whose names we failed to learn.
January 25, 1934
ALMEDIA ANNA PRUITT was born at Pierce City, Missouri, April 12, 1858 and passed away at the family home at Fort Cobb, Jan. 17, 1934, age 75 years. She was united in marriage to J. N. MORRISON at Pierce City, Mo., in Mount Olivet Church on Nov. 10, 1878. To their union ten children were born who survive: Mrs. LENA HARTWELL, Mrs. FRED POND, Mrs. BESSIE MCCULLOUGH, all of Fort Cobb, Mrs. R. J. CRAWL of Weatherford, C. R. MORRISON of Crane, Mo., C. H. MORRISON of Aurora, Mo., Mrs. EARL STINE of Hagerman, New Mexico, and Mrs. J. H. MILLWEE of El Reno. There are 33 grandchildren, and two brothers, E. B. PRUITT of Cherryvale, Kansas and S. L. PRUITT of San Diego, California. Mrs. Morrison was one of the best members of the Methodist Church in Fort Cobb, a member of the Ladies Aid and Missionary Society. ..Her husband passed away march 24, 1922.…Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Jan. 18 by Rev. JOHN COX, pastor. Pallbearers were her grandsons and flower girls were members of the Sunday School class taught by Mrs. Hartwell and Mrs. McCullough.
WILLIAM B. BLAKLEY, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. I. E. BLAKLEY, who reside four miles northwest of Fort Cobb, passed away Sunday evening after a brief illness. He leaves his father and mother, two brothers and other relatives. Funeral services were held at the home Monday afternoon by Rev. STANDBURY of the Baptist church with interment in the Oak Grove cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home.
Mr. and Mrs. I. H. SELLARS and Mrs. W. E. CUNNINGHAM of Norman spent Sunday in the H. SELLARS home. Mrs. Cunningham is a sister of Mr. Sellars and I. H. SELLARS is his son.
Mrs. W. W. SIRES and daughter Mrs. WILMUTH RAINS visited in Anadarko.
GEORGE WEIDENMAIER and D. L. BURKET attended the LEMON trial at Chickasha.
Mrs. KAY COUCH, who resided five miles northwest of Fort Cobb, passed away Wednesday morning. Funeral services were held at the chapel of Harvey funeral home this afternoon by Rev. USCO TEAGUE, with interment in the Oak Grove cemetery.
The infant son of LAWRENCE FISHER, born Anadarko hospital Jan. 24 and died. Funeral service were held at the cemetery Thursday morning by R. E. Harvey.
DEE and LETRICE PETREE and baby of Choctaw spent the weekend here and at Anadarko with relatives.
February 1, 1934
Twin Girls First and Second
Twin girls, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. PACK of southwest of town, won first and second places in the spelling contest last Saturday with NOLA as first and NOVA second. They attend the Oakdale school taught by Mrs. ADAMS. Third place was by RUTH ROGERS of Cedar Dale, taught by GUY NEWTON. In the senior division, T. L. GEE of Broxton took first; IDA BREWSTER of Crescent second, and RETA REPP of Oak Grove third. Fifty entered the contest.
New Vo-Ag Man
HAROLD HUTTON, vocational agricultural succeeding JOHN UNDERWOOD in the local school system, arrived from Hydro and assumed his duties. His family will move here this week. He was connected with an elevator at Hydro for some time, a graduate of A. & M. at Stillwater.
The regular 4-H Club met at the school Jan. 24. In the absence of several officers, MAYE ROGERS, KATHRYN KINEY and LEOTA RICHARDSON acted as secretary, song leader and stunt leader.
Those who entered school this month: ELOIS ROACH, JOSEPHINE and ANNES GIANFILLIPPO, JUNIOR COLE, ORA MAE and LORA JANE DAVIS.
The Myers children moved from the school.
Visiting the school: Mrs. L. ROGERS, BERNICE BARTLETT, BERNICE KINEY and CALVIN MARSHALL.
MARY HARRISON visited IDA BREWSTER.
LORENE CHAMPION visited BERNICE and VIVIAN KINEY.
MELVIN HENNING visited HENRY and JACK LOGAN.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. RICHARDSON and children visited Mountain View.
RAYMOND WILLIAMS visited MARCOS GONZALES.
JACK LOGAN visited PAUL DEES
Mr. and Mrs. N. MEEK visited in the Harrison home.
Mr. and Mrs. JOHN FLOOD were in Mountain View.
Among the Fort Cobb people who attended the President’s reception in Anadarko were Mr. and Mrs. RALPH WILLIAMS, Mr. and Mrs. ELMER HOOPS, Mr. and Mrs. ALTON CHURCHILL, ABBIE and TED FULLER, BUD DAVIS, ROY HALL, LEON WOODROW, GEORGE HONEYMAN, FRANK SHANKS, Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE WINGO and son BILL.
Miss HAZEL COMPTON, popular and attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. COMPTON of the Oney community, was united in marriage with LOWELL GAGE of Hobart, Wednesday afternoon at the home of Rev. H. GOOCH near Deep Creek. They will make their home on a farm near Fort Cobb.
J. A. BONDS
J. A. BONDS, prominent farmer of the Oak Grove community, passed away at his home early Tuesday morning, following a stroke Sunday morning. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. REASOR with the Harvey funeral home in charge, and the I.O.O.F. lodge, of which he was a member, participated. Pallbearers from the Bible class he taught at Oak Grove, were J. M. BANKS, BUD SMITH, HARRISON HARKINS, CLYDE HOLLIWAY, HENRY KELLY and MARIT BANKS. Mr. Bonds was born Aug. 22, 1866 at Jacksonville, Mississippi, and passed away at his family home 6 miles northwest of Fort Cobb Jan. 30, 1934, age 67 years. On Dec. 7, 1890, he married LANEY VANDERHOOVER at Enterprise, Okla. Twelve children were born to this union, eleven of whom survive, one daughter ELVA passed away July 12, 1922. Surviving children are: EDGAR BONDS of Gracemont, Mrs. SID BAGGETT of Fort Cobb, JIM, OMER, and JACK BONDS of Raymondville, Texas, Mrs. ROY BEER of Guymon, ORVILLE BONDS of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. N. O. PROWANT of Guymon, Mrs. V. J. BURNELL of Panama, and Mrs. PLES HARRIS of San Angelo, Texas. There are 35 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Bonds was a resident of the Fort Cobb community for the past 25 years. He and his wife had planned to leave soon to spend the winter in South Texas.
February 8, 1934
Small Child Died
MARY JOSEPHINE WOODROW, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. TOMMY WOODROW, who reside four mile southeast of Fort Cobb, was born Oct. 2, 1933 and passed away at the family home February 5, 1934, age 4 months. She leaves her parents, a brother DAVID LOUIE, two sisters PATTY JEAN and BETTY ALLYNE, two grandmothers and grandfathers, and other relatives. Funeral services were held at the home Tuesday afternoon by R. E. Harvey with interment in Oak Grove cemetery.
February 15, 1934
Mrs. MYRTLE KILLIAN entertained some young folks.
Mr. and Mrs. PHONCE HENDERSON are the proud parents of a daughter born recently.
BUFORD MORMAN of Sayre is visiting here.
Mr. Wright returned to Hobart after visiting the G. A. ALLEN home.
VERLES and T. W. HITE of Gracemont visited the T. T. EATON home.
Miss ETHEL WILLIAMS and JIM LEE EATON were dinner guests at the PRICE home.
Mr. and Mrs. RICHARD LEWIS entertained some young people.
Visiting the J. D. Eaton home Sunday were: ETHEL, ZADIE and BERNICE WILLIAMS, GEORGIA BELLE and RACHEL PRICE, MARIE EATON,CHARLES and IRA SMITH, ROBERT BOWIE, and JIM LEE EATON.
LEROY PRICE visited EUGENE ALLEN.
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. SMITH and small children visited the HAMM home near Oak Grove.
February 22, 1934
6 in Car Wreck, 2 Dead
Miss MILDRED BREWINGTON, age 19, was killed Monday morning incar wreck at the intersection of Highways 62 and 9 east of Fort Cobb, and Misses ANNABELLE and BERTHALENE BRUMLEY were badly injured when the Ford roadster, in which the three young ladies, along with Mr. and Mrs. W. A. BRUMLEY and their 5 months old baby were riding, collided with a truck driven by MINCHO DOUBROFF, a farmer who resides 9 miles southwest of Fort Cobb. Neither Brumley or his wife and baby received serious injuries, he said, after being taken to the Anadarko hospital where his two sisters are being treated, that all six were riding in the front seat as it was too cold for anyone to sit in the rumble seat. Annabelle was driving and as they neared the ‘Y’ going east of Fort Cobb, going a high rate of speed, saw the truck ahead of them, she started to slow down by braking, but the speed was too great, so she started around the truck, but notice a car coming west and turned back, trying to get behind the truck, when the accident occurred. Doubroff stopped his truck and aided the injured. The victims of the wreck were returning to home at Stratford from Mountain View where they visited Mr. and Mrs. TOM PECK, parents of Mrs. Brumley. The dead girl was a friend returning to Stratford for a visit with the Brumleys. … Tuesday, BERTHALINE BRUMLEY, age 21, died at the Anadarko hospital. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. BRUMLEY of Stratford, Okla.
Old Timer Died
Funeral services for HIRAM C. DYE, who passed away four miles east of Anadarko Saturday, Feb. 16, were held at the Christian Church in Oney, Monday afternoon by RALPH E. HARVEY. Mr. Dye had been ill the past four months. The last few years he had made his home with M. C. APPLEWHITE at Oney. His remains were laid to rest in the Oney cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home of Fort Cobb.
C. L. HAMM of Fort Cobb was united in marriage with Miss DOROTHY HILDEBRAND of Anadarko at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. HILDEBRAND Sunday afternoon by Rev. HEWLITT, pastor of the Methodist Church.
March 8, 1934
FRANK LEON, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. FRANK BEALL, was born at Washita on Oct. 14, 1933 and passed away March 2, 1934, age four months. He leaves his parents, one sister, three grandparents, a great-grandmother, and other relatives. Funeral services were held at the church in Washita Saturday morning by R. E. Harvey, pastor, with interment at Apache cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home of Fort Cobb.
Mr. and Mrs. N. J. HERMES are moving to Anadarko so he will be closer to his work as head of the county S. W. A. They have lived in Fort Cobb the past seven years.
March 22, 1934
J. L. GUM
The remains of JODIE L. GUM, old time resident of Fort Cobb, were brought here Monday from the Odd Fellows home at Checotah. Funeral services were held at the chapel of Harvey funeral home Tuesday afternoon by R. E. Harvey. JODIE L. GUM was born at Greensburg, Kentucky, March 19, 1850, and died at Checotah March 18, 1934, age 84 years. He married Mrs. MARTAH A. BINGHAM Feb. 9, 1874. Having no children of his own, he was a kind and loving father to two small stepsons, LUTHER and J. R. BINGHAM, who grew to manhood under his care. He was a member of the Christian Church at Fort Cobb, and the I.O.O.F. lodge. He was a drummer boy during the Civil War. Mr. and Mrs. Gum came to Oklahoma from Missouri in 1889 and homesteaded a claim four miles east of Lexington. He was elected to public office, the first tax assessor of Cleveland County and held the office some years. He moved to Fort Cobb in 1902 where he lived until the death of his wife Oct. 19, 1921. Returning to Lexington, he made his home with a step granddaughter Mrs. A. C. STEVENS, living there 11 years. He was a member of the Odd Fellow lodge for nearly 50 years. Relatives surviving him are: LUTHER BINGHAM of Ketchikan, Alaska; Mrs. ED OSBORN of Mineral Wells, Texas; Mrs. A. C. STEVENS and JAMES ELLIOTT of Lexington, and Mrs. GEORGE CHARLES of Carnegie. Members of the Odd Fellows lodges were pallbearers: J. A. JENKINS, J. H. HUDGINS, J. H. HALL, A. W. HAMM, J. C. STONE and F. S. VANDEVER.
Word was received this morning of the death of Miss LUCILLE GREGORY in Rochester, Minnesota Wednesday evening. She was the daughter of Mrs. GREGORY of Fort Cobb, leaving here after graduating from high school.
Baby JEON PARKER was born Dec. 29, 1932 and passed away at the family home five miles northwest of Fort Cobb, March 20, age 15 months. She was prepared for burial by Harvey funeral home and taken to Ardmore for funeral services and burial.
March 29, 1934
MATE FOSTER, age 80, pioneer citizen of Caddo County and brother of ED FOSTER, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. RAY OLIVER, on East Main St., in Anadarko, Tuesday morning, following an illness caused by a stroke of paralysis in December, suffered while living in a cottage at Medicine Park. He made his home with his two daughters, Mrs. OLIVER and Mrs. FRANK GILBERT, both of Anadarko. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. F. L. FARRINGTON and Rev. C. N. HEWITT, with the Anadarko funeral home in charge, interment in Anadarko cemetery. Mr. Foster was born in LaGrange, Ohio, and moved to Kansas, coming to Caddo County in 1902 where he settled on a farm north of Fort Cobb in what is known as the Foster community. Mr. Foster was a progressive farmer and attended the Caddo County Free Fair many years. He was chairman of the livestock exhibits for years. In 1907 Mr. Foster left his farm and moved to Anadarko. In 1911 he served as street commissioner. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1918 when she died during the flu epidemic with burial in Anadarko.
Card of thanks from the family of Miss Lucille Gregory: Mrs. MARIE GREGORY, MARY BELL, ROBERT and JAMES.
Funeral services for Miss LUCILLE GREGORY were held here Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. ETHERIDGE of Apache and interment was in Fort Cobb cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home.
April 12, 1934
Mrs. S. M. MILLWEE, who died in an Anadarko hospital Saturday morning, was returned here Sunday afternoon for interment. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church with Rev. R. E. HARVEY officiating. The Cordell funeral home was in charge. Mrs. Millwee, whose home was at Alfalfa, had been in ill health for some time and recently entered the hospital for an operation from which she failed to recover. She is survived by her husband, seven stepchildren, and other relatives. The stepchildren are: LEONARD MILLWEE and Mrs. HAL BUTLER of Fort Cobb, DEELOYD and NEWKHAM MILLWEE of Amarillo, Texas, JUSTUS MILLWEE of El Reno, BENNETT MILLWEE of Heavener and VENABLE MILLWEE of Anadarko. Mrs. Millwee, who was MINALEE LOGAN, was born near Eldorado, Alabama, Aug. 24, 1869, and died April 7, 1934, being 64 years old. She was a member of the M. E. Church and was united in marriage with S. M. MILLWEE on May 50, 1906.
April 19, 1934
Mrs. J. C. Hamm
Mrs. J. C. HAMM (BESSIE) wife of J. C. Hamm, who lives five miles northwest of Fort Cobb, passed away at the family home early Wednesday morning after a brief illness. Mrs. Hamm was the mother of eleven children, all of whom with her husband mourn her loss. Funeral services were held in the Baptist Church in Fort Cobb Wednesday afternoon by Rev. C. A. REASOR arranged by the Harvey funeral home.
May 24, 1934
W. D. ‘DAD’ SUBLET of Albert, Oklahoma, was born in Missouri, and at age of 16, moved to Texas; in 1922 came to Oklahoma where he made his home. He is survived by his wife; six children, ORIS, ALLIE and ERNEST, all of Albert, Mrs. E. E. HALL of Abilene, Texas, Mrs. H. G. REEDER of Foss, Okla., and CHARLEY of California…Peacefully he came to an end Tuesday, May 22. Funeral services were held in the Baptist Church by Rev. J. M. PATTON, an old time friend. Burial was in the Oney cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home of Fort Cobb. In 1899 he joined the Baptist Church. Pallbearers; FRANK APPLEWHITE, JOHN MCLANE, JEWELL ELLIOTT, ROAN JACKSON, DAVE HAMILTON, and Mr. BRYSON. Flower girls: GLADYS EDWARDS, ODA JACKSON, REGINA CROW, ORENDA EDWARDS, ALETA APPLEWHITE, JUANITA HENRY, FRANKIE EDWARDS and HAZEL STUART.
Visitors from California
Mr. and Mrs. RUSSELL MORGAN of Los Angeles, California, spent a few days with his father, WILLIAM MORGAN, and sister Mrs. J. O. MOLLOY, at his father’s home, 5 miles north of Fort Cobb, then will visit old friends at Rosedale, Mississippi. On their return trip they will visit Mrs. Morgan’s birthplace at Kansas City, Missouri. Russell Morgan is a partner of the firm of Morgan Bros. 53rd St. Market, one of the largest markets in Los Angeles. He is taken a much needed vacation after 20 years absence from Oklahoma. While here, they will visit his nephew, WILLIAM H. PRICE south of Fort Cobb and RUSSELL PRICE northeast of Fort Cobb.
June 14, 1934
THOMAS JOSEPH HAMM, infant son of J. C. HAMM, was born May 18, 1934 and passed away Sunday morning, June 10, at the home of Mr. TURNER, six miles northeast of Fort Cobb. Funeral services were held at the Plainview Baptist Church by Rev. BARNETT, pastor with Harvey funeral home in charge.
DONALD CLYDE HONEYCUTT was born at Lawton, May 1, 1934 and departed this life at Anadarko, June 6, 1934. He leaves his parents Mr. and Mrs. CLYDE HONEYCUTT and other relatives. Funeral services were held at the Hopewell Baptist Church June 7 by R. E. Harvey with interment in Hale cemetery.
First Load of Wheat
Mrs. PETE SMITH, living 6 miles south of town, brought the first load of wheat to town Monday and sold it to the Fort Cobb Elevator.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. BENTLEY of the Crescent community were pleased Sunday when all their children were together for the time in some years. They were: Mr. and Mrs. BILLIE BENTLEY and Mrs. MARGARET MARSHALL of Anadarko, Dr. and Mrs. E. F. THOMAS and baby of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. BLUFORD GORDON and baby of Pampa, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. C. B. BENTLEY.
Crescent Sunshine Club
Mrs. W. S. EVANS, assisted by her daughter ELSIE, was hostess to the Crescent Club ladies recently. Miss GRAVES gave a demonstration on women’s clothing. On May 25, the club met in the home of Mrs. TERRELL CARPENTER. The next meeting on June 22 will be in the home of Mrs. HIL KIRK.
June 21, 1934
FRITZ SHANKS, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. SHANKS, was married to Miss CLARA COLEMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. COLEMAN of Anadarko, at the home of the bride Sunday afternoon. They were attended by KEITH POOL and Miss BESSIE COLEMAN, sister of the bride.
ERVA NELL VANDERPOOL, daughter of FRED and RUTH VANDERPOOL, was born March 14, 1931 and passed away at the home of her grandfather, GEORGE SMITH, 1 ½ miles west of Oney, June 20, 1934, age 3 years, 3 months, 6 days. Funeral services were held at the home Thursday morning by R. E. HARVEY with interment in Oney cemetery. Pallbearers; ZELPHA LANE, BLANCH GREGG, CHLOTIA PEACHER and BEULAH WILLIAMS.
June 28, 1934
LAZARUS NATHANIEL HAWKINS was born at Marion, Kentucky, December 14, 1851 and passed away at the family home eight miles southwest of Fort Cobb, June 24, 1934, age 82 years. In June 1872, he married Miss RACHOEL MCFARLAND and to this union, eleven children were born, nine of whom survive. They are: H. A. HAWKINS of Pocasset, O. W. HAWKINS of Fort Cobb, Mrs. LOTTIE COURTNEY of Falfurrias, Texas; A. G. HAWKINS of Chickasha, Mrs. A. V. MORGAN of Chester, South Carolina; Mrs. LILLIE PRICE of Tulare, California, Mrs. OLLIE MAY COURTNEY of Fort Cobb, PAUL HAWKINS of Oklahoma City and PALMER HAWKINS of Fort Cobb. He was converted and joined the Primitive Baptist Church in 1887. He had been a resident of Fort Cobb community for several years. Besides his children, he leaves his wife who resides with Palmer south of town, 61 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, two living brothers and a sister. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Sunday afternoon by Rev. CHAPMAN with W. S. KEEVER, FRANK RATLIFF, BILL VANZANT, ELZIE VANZENT, CURTIS COLLIER and FRED OZERMAN acting as pallbearers. Flower girls were MARY ALICE WEIDENMAIER, JUANITA MCPHERSON, LOUISE BOYDSTUN, and LAURA MAY RATLIFF.
July 19, 1934
Miss ALICE JACKSON was born in Shelby County, Iowa, July 12, 1872 and passed away at Oney July 16, 1934, age 62 years. At the age of 12, she moved to Kansas, later to Colorado, then to Oklahoma to make her home with her brothers and sisters who all reside one mile north of Oney. She leaves two brothers, ROAN and LEWIS JACKSON, two sisters, Mrs. THOMAS and LYDIA BARRANGER, a sister-in-law, Mrs. HULDAH JACKSON and other relatives. Miss Alice was taken seriously ill July 12. Funeral services were held at the Christian Church Tuesday by Ralph E. Harvey. Pallbearers: JOHN MYERS, GEORGE BUCKLES, BOB TACKET, PAUL SALES, Mr. HODGE and ELLIOTT SALYERS. Flower girls: ELETA APPLEWHITE, LOTTIE BELL SALYERS, and LEONA SALYERS. Harvey funeral home had charge.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. EARNEST and three sons, an aunt Mrs. ALICE ROE, and sister Mrs. B. F. WILSON, all of Versailles, Missouri, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Earnest.
Mrs. L. A. POST and son of Los Angeles, California, are visiting her sister Mrs. A. D. EVANS and family.
July 26, 1934
Mrs. LAURA PEASE
LAURA ANN PRICE was born at St. Clair, Tennessee, May 12, 1862 and passed away at the home of her son FRANK on July 21, 1934, age 72 years, after an illness of a year. She suffered a paralytic stroke July 20, 1933. On April 11, 1880, she was united in marriage with THOMAS F. PEASE, who preceded her in death August 19, 1912. To this union ten children were born, with nine surviving. They are: Mrs. TOM ABSHERE, Mrs. LAURA MIERS, Mrs. EMMA DEALY, Mrs. PHOEBE KEIFER, JIM and FRANK PEASE, all of Fort Cobb, Mrs. NELL COLEMAN of Gracemont, Mrs. LUCY WILSON and M. D. PEASE of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Mrs. FOSTER HARVEY of Fort Cobb and Mrs. G. M. PRICE of Knoxville, Tenn., a brother M. S. PRICE of Fort Cobb, 21 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Pease was converted at an early age at Morrisburg, Tenn., and united with the Methodist Church of which she remained a faithful member. In 1916, she with her family moved near Fort Cobb where she resided since. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church at Fort Cobb Saturday afternoon conducted by Rev. J. V. GRAY of Anadarko with interment in Pleasant View cemetery at Hopewell. Flower girls were Misses JUANITA MCPHERSON, LUCILLE WHITE, MARY ALICE WEIDENMAIER, MARGARET HARVEY, LUCILLE HARDESTY, and CARMEN WELLS. Pallbearers: W. S. ORRELL, TOM RODDY, E. B. WEIDENMAIER, CURTIS COLLIER, JIM MCPHERSON, and HILL KIRK. Honorary pallbearers: Mesdames W. S. ORRELL, LOUIS DEEVER, OSCAR LUNDBORG, EARL VICK, JIM MCPHERSON and ELLIS HINES.
JOHN L. DAVIS, a Confederate Civil War veteran, who resided with his son TOM DAVIS, two miles east and ½ mile north of Oney, passed away Monday morning. He was 88 years old and had been ill since last December. Funeral services were held at the Christian Church in Oney Monday afternoon by Rev. PATTON, an old friend. Pallbearers were sons of Confederate fathers: WARD WAMSLEY, DAVE HAMILTON, G. M. HAMILTON, BOB CASH, GEORGE STEENE and Mrs. CONNORS. Flower bearers were daughters of Confederate sons.
Dr. HARRIS, resident of Fort Cobb for the past 15 years, passed away Friday morning after an illness of three days. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Friday afternoon by Rev. GEORGE FULLER. The I.O.O.F. was in charge of services at the cemetery with pallbearer from the lodge. Dr. Harris leave but two relatives as far is known, a brother-in-law, Mr. DECKER, whom he has cared for many years and SHORTY PIERCE who resides in Arkansas. Dr. Harris was a veterinarian.
MECCA VIRGINIA REED was born in Wise County, Virginia, in 1890 and passed away at Fort Cobb, age 44 years, after an illness of four years. She was married to B. B. REED in 1915. In 1924 they moved to Arkansas, then about six years ago, they moved to Oklahoma, near Binger. She leaves her husband, B. B. Reed of Fort Cobb, one brother LEE SMITH of Virginia, seven sisters, Mrs. HELEN SEARCY of Washington, Mrs. MYRTLE CORDEL of Kentucky, BESSIE of Washington, ADA SUTORS, Mrs. WINNIE PARSONS, and ARNIE, all of Jacksonville, Florida; and Mrs. SINDY HUBBARD of Norton, Virginia. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Friday by Rev. MATTOX of Verden and Rev. CHAPMAN of Fort Cobb. Pallbearers: S. C. GRIMMETT, SID BAGGETT, E. B. WEIDENMAIER, GEORGE WEIDENMAIER, M. A. CARUSO, and TOM HENDERSON, arranged by Harvey funeral home of Fort Cobb.
T. W. STRATTON, now living at Carnegie, but an old time resident of Fort Cobb, was a visitor here Wednesday. He came to this area in 1901 and said there were 9 saloons and only a few residents at Fort Cobb at that time.
B. B. REED left here for Virginia to visit his brother for a time and perhaps to make his home there. His wife died here last week and there were no children. They had been residents at Fort Cobb since last fall.
Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. KELLIE EARNEST and mother were Mr. and Mrs. H. C. EARNEST and three sons, LEONARD, MILTON and DONALD, Mrs. B. F. WILSON, and Mrs. ALICE ROE, all of Versailles, Missouri, and Mr. and Mrs. HAZEL KESSLER of Duncan, Okla.
JACK YOUNG is on business at Gladewater, Texas. During his absence, WILLARD MEEK will assist Mrs. Young in the grocery store and cream station.
August 2, 1934
Dr. ALBERT J. HARRIS, veterinarian, was born April 19, 1867 near Des Moines, Iowa and departed this life July 20, 1934, age 67 years. When a boy, his family moved to Missouri near Cameron where he grew to manhood and where he met his wife, Miss ELLA CALLAWAY. They were married Dec. 27, 1899 and they moved to Hinton in 1903 where he practiced until 1913 when he came to Fort Cobb. He joined the I.O.O.F. lodge at Hinton in 1904 then transferred his membership here. Funeral services were conducted at the Baptist Church here on July 20 with Rev. G. A. FULLER officiating, interment in Fort Cobb cemetery.
Card of thanks for the care of their friend, Dr. A. J. Harris. From Mr. and Mrs. JAMES PORTER at Hinton.
ALBERT CAT, Kiowa Indian, was seriously injured in a car wreck near Anadarko. He was riding with his son-in-law and wife, Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE SILVERHORN of Stecker, when their Ford collided with a pickup Chevrolet truck of the Wirt Franklin Oil Co. Wednesday. He resides 4 miles west of Fort Cobb and was taken to a hospital at Anadarko.
A visitor in the GEORGE HALL home was his sister Mrs. J. C. ELMORE of Lindsay, whom he had not seen in several years. She was visiting relatives in Anadarko.
Mrs. TOM CHURCHILL and daughter ANNA MAE moved to Chickasha where Anna Mae will attend the O.C.W. this winter. Mr. Churchill will remain here. Mr. and Mrs. WILBUR HALL moved to the Churchill residence.
August 9, 1934
2 Bales of Cotton Arrive the Same Day
Two bales of cotton came to town within a hour’s time Tuesday. N. B. ROBNETT, two miles east and ½ mile south of Fort Cobb, drove on the scales at the Byrd Gin with a load of picked cotton, 1420 pounds. About an hour later, S. F. CRAWFORD, 1 mile east of town, pulled to the Washita Valley Gin with a load of 1900 pounds of cotton.
Mr. and Mrs. JOHN FLOOD attended the funeral services of Mrs. CLAUDE BRITTAIN at Anadarko Wednesday with interment at Chickasha.
August 23, 1934
F. J. LEWIS was born October 15, 1859 at Springfield, Missouri and died Aug. 17, 1934, age 74 years. He was married to JANE TUEN and to this union nine children were born, seven girls and two boys. They are Mrs. DORA DILL of Atoka, Mrs. NERVA HARRIS of Sweetwater, Texas; Mrs. CARRIE DAVIS of Raymondville, Texas, Mrs. MAGGIE INGLE of Mannsville, Mrs. MARTHA REED of Raymondville, Texas, and Mrs. ADA STONE of City, Okla.(?), and RICHARD LEWIS of Fort Cobb. He is also survived by a sister Mrs. ELZA MCDONALD, 45 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Funeral services were held at the home Saturday morning by Rev. COSSEY, arranged by Harvey funeral home.
August 30, 1934
HAROLD CRITES, popular young druggist, left Sunday morning and returned here Wednesday, a married man. We failed to learn of this bride’s name.
LEON WOODROW and FRANK SHANKS returned from California, without GEORGE HONEYMOON who decided to stay there. The boys were gone about 60 days. Leon spent Monday with ROLLIE GOULD, who is in the Naval hospital at San Diego, treated for stomach trouble.
Miss PAULINE GLOVER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. O. GLOVER, was united in marriage to HAROLD WITTEN of Oklahoma, at the home of her parents here last Saturday night, with Rev. Chapman of the Baptist Church officiating. Harold is the son of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN WITTEN and is pursuing his studies to be a M. D. He is in his second year at the University Hospital in Oklahoma City, and has two more years before graduating. Pauline is connected with the Oklahoma City school system.
Dr. J. R. SELLS died at his home here last Saturday after an extended illness, due to leakage of the heart, and other complications. He has been a resident here the past eleven years as a veterinarian. He was born March 17, 1886 and was 47 years old at time of death. He married Jan. 30, 1910 to Miss ZELFA BRINLEY, who survives him. Two brothers in Kansas and a sister in New York also survive him. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Sunday afternoon by Rev. Chapman. Pallbearers: TOM HENDERSON, OSCAR DAVIDSON, GRANT RAINES, W. W. SIRES, H. SELLERS, and C. C. GRIMMETT. Music was provided by a quartet: CLARENCE PORTS, Mrs. CHAPMAN, Miss BEULAH GLOVER, and W. D. FINNEY. Arrangements by Harvey funeral home.
Mrs. W. A. DYKES and daughter DIANN of Oklahoma City arrived to stay at the Express home, she being a sister of GEORGE WINGO of the Fort Cobb Express. Mrs. DYKES, Mrs. G. H. WINGO and Mrs. J. T. WINGO went to Wichita Falls to visit relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. LANE moved to Anadarko after living in Fort Cobb over a year. Mr. Lane is the machine operator at the Broadway Theater. They formerly operated the Rialto Theatre here.
September 20, 1934
Mrs. JOHN A. MCLANE passed away Monday night at the home of her son, J. A. MCLANE, six miles northwest of town, after an illness of nearly a year. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church here Wednesday by Rev. JOHN COX, pastor. Interment in the Fort Cobb cemetery directed by Harvey funeral home. Mrs. McLane, whose maiden name was ANNA ELIZABETH OSBURN, was born at Ellis, Vernon County, Missouri, Oct. 1, 1871, age 62 years. She was married to JOHN A. MCLANE on Oct. 19, 1890 at Odin, Missouri, who passed away April 5, 1906 at Medill, Texas. To this union six children were born, all of whom survive and were with her at the time of death. They are J. A. MCLANE of Fort Cobb, E. O. MCLANE of Philadelphia, J. W. MCLANE of Oney, Mrs. M. O. ABSHERE of Fort Cobb and Mrs. A. B. DICKERSON of Cashion, Okla. She is also survived by two brothers, I. U. OSBURN of Fort Cobb and W. C. OSBURN of Harrah, 16 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. …She was a member of the Methodist Church for many years. Pallbearers were her grandsons and six granddaughters were flower bearer, and four were relatives and friends.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. PAUL JACKSON last Friday night, a daughter.
J. E. MOONEY, who has been a resident of Carnegie for the past 1 ½ years, has returned here to take charge of the Armour cream station.
Avery Man Dies While Visiting Son
Funeral services for J. H. LUMPKIN, who died at the home of his son, H.C. LUMPKIN, south of town, were held Friday afternoon at the Hopewell Baptist Church, conducted by his pastor from Oklahoma City. The Harvey funeral home was in charge. Mr. Lumpkin is survived by his wife and three sons.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. BEALL of Oxford, Nebraska, arrived to visit his brother, H. C. BEALL, and family. This is their first reunion for 34 years.
Mrs. S. M. POST, who has been the guest of her daughter Mrs. A. D. EVANS for some time, left for an extended visit with relatives in Washington.
September 27, 1934
ELLSWORTH VANZENT,pioneer of the Hopewell community, died at the Anadarko hospital last Saturday, age 69 years. He and a brother WILL came to the community at time of the opening, where both have lived since that time. Besides WILL VANZENT, he is survived by two more brothers, ELMER, a twin, and SAMUEL, both of Renfrow. A brother-in-law, Mr. HILL and his three sons of Burden, Kansas, also survive him. Funeral services were held at the Hopewell Baptist Church Sunday afternoon by Rev. R. E. Harvey. Pallbearers were from the I.O.O.F lodge of which Mr. Vanzent was an honorary member: W. S. KEEVER, LOUIS KEEVER, KELLIE EARNEST, JOHN MCPHERSON, ELZIE RATLIFF, F. S. VANDEVER. Music was provided by a quartet: CLARENCE PORTS, JIM GOLDEN, EMMETT MEEK, LESTER HARVEY with Lucy Meek at the piano. Harvey funeral home had charge.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. BEALL of Oxford, Nebraska, who arrived to visit his brother H. C. BEALL and family, left to visit another brother at Okmulgee. H. C. went with them. This is their first meeting in 34 years.
The remains of W. M. WARLICK, who died at the home of his daughter Mrs. W. C. HOUSLEY southwest to town, were shipped to Chetopa, Kansas, his old home, for burial. Mr. and Mrs. Housley drove through.
Critical after Family Fuss
CHARLEY COX, tenant of the old Washita school house, is in critical condition in an Anadarko hospital from blows alleged to have been made with a shovel by JIM DORSEY and his sons TILMAN and MARION, who shared the same house, after a fight there Friday night.
October 4, 1934
JOHN W. KINNEY
JOHN W. KINNEY was born Jan. 31, 1856 and passed away at the family home Tuesday, Oct. 2, age 78 years. He was converted and joined the Methodist Church when a young man. He married EMMA J. HUSTON at Hartsmill, Kansas, Aug. 23, 1885 and to the union seven children were born, four of whom died in infancy. The surviving children are Mrs. OTIS GRIFFITS of Eakely, Mrs. RUBY LANDRUM of Depew and CHESTER KINNEY of Fort Cobb, all present at time of death. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and other relatives. Mrs. Kinney passed away 1 year 8 months ago. Mr. Kinney, who moved from Rockville, Missouri, to Oklahoma 33 years ago, resided in the Crescent community more than 14 years. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church this afternoon conducted by R. E. HARVEY, assisted by JOHN COX, the pastor. Pallbearers: HILL KIRK, HARLEY CHAMPION, JOHN CHAMPION, CLAUDE KNAUSS, R. E. BENTLEY, BOB KINEY.
W. E. WARWICK was buried at Chetopa, Kansas. He was born at Knoxville, Tennessee Oct. 29, 1855. He is survived by seven children, Mrs. MAUDE HOUSLEY of Fort Cobb, M. F. and WALTER WARWICK of Chetopa, Kansas, WILL WARWICK of Dewey, Okla., CHARLES WARWICK of Galena, Kansas, WILEY WARWICK of Coffeyville, Kansas and MARVIN WARWICK of Aroma(Aurora?), Missouri.
November 1, 1934
DORA ELIZABETH CLAYTON was born Feb. 29, 1888 at Lawrenceville, Tennessee, and passed away at the family home 13miles northwest of Fort Cobb, Oct. 28, 1934, age 46 years. She married WILLIAM ARTHUR KELLY at Lawrenceville, Tenn., Jan. 5, 1904 and to this union eight children were born, three of whom preceded her in death. She leaves her husband, three daughters, Mrs. ESTHER PLASTER of Chester, Okla., Mrs. CLOVIE BICKFORD of Eakley, and Mrs. GRACE COBB of near Carnegie; two sons, VERNON and MAYO at the home, her mother, two sisters, and two brothers of Lawrenceville, Tenn., and two grandchildren. At the age of 12, she was converted and joined the Methodist Church. … Funeral services were held at the home Monday by R. E. Harvey with interment in the Oak Grove cemetery at Fort Cobb.
ROY COPPAGE, age 35, and VERNON GILGER, age 23, both of Enid, were killed Sunday when their plane crashed in the back yard of FRANK APPLEWHITE at Oney. A wing fell down as it circle the town at a height of about 200 feet, according to CLINT APPLEWHITE, eye witness. Coppage, formerly of Oney, was at the controls… Dr. W. T. HAWN of Binger was summoned and the bodies were taken to a Binger mortician. Funeral services were held Monday for Coppage in the Baptist Church at Oney with burial in the Oney cemetery. He is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. AL COPPAGE of Tulsa, his grandmother Mrs. MARGARET PEACHER of Oney, a brother CHARLES COPPAGE of Oney and other relatives. He was reared in Oney and had been flying for 4 or 5 years. Funeral services were held for Gilger at Enid.
On Wednesday evening, the wedding of VANCE CALVIN and Miss HALLIE HUDGINS of Apache were solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hudgins. Present as witnesses were her sister Miss LOUISA HUDGINS and J. E. CRAWFORD of Fort Cobb.
Married Oct. 26, ROY TOTEN and Miss JENNIE HUMPHREY of Fort Cobb in the presence of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. HUMPHREY and other friends. They will live 10 miles northwest of Fort Cobb.
November 22, 1934
The Playmor Bridge Club met with Mr. and Mrs. J. T. WINGO. Mr. and Mrs. LEE POND won high score and Mr. and Mrs. C. L. HAMM had low score. The next meeting will be with Mr. and Mrs. RAYMOND THOMAS.
At the Chickasha F.F.A. basketball tournament a team from here, composed of A. J. HARRIS, TROY JONES, J. C. HAMILTON, BILL SHAMLEY and STONEY JACKSON, defeated the Tuttle team. Others who played were GRADY HARKINS, PAUL KING, IVAN ROWLETT and FERD NEECE.
TOM CHURCHILL is in the Anadarko hospital in a serious condition after a paralytic stroke occurring Wednesday morning while at a farm near Apache.
FORREST HUDGINS is in the Anadarko hospital with some serious blows on the head, said to have been caused by a hammer. He was found at his station just north of town on the highway about 11 a.m. today.
LENORA JOSEPHINE RUST was born in Weekly County, Missouri, June 27, 1851 and passed away Nov. 19, 1934, two miles south and ¾ mile south of Oney, age 83 years. She married J. B. WEIMER at Dallas, Texas in 1872. They resided in Texas until 1903 when they moved to Holdenville, Okla., then moved to Frederick in 1910. She converted at an early age and united with the Methodist Church, a devout Christian, loving wife and mother and good neighbor. Ten children were born to this union, two died in infancy and three died after they were grown. Her husband preceded her in death. She is survived by five children, 38 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren, one brother and other relatives. Her children were all with her at time of her death: W. L. WEIMER of Frederick, M. H. WEIMER of Fay, R. G. WEIMER of Greenfield, Mrs. MARY SIMMONS of Fort Cobb and Mrs. JOSIE HARRIS of Shamrock, Texas. She made her home with Mrs. Simmons for the past five years. Funeral services were held at the Christian Church at Oney Tuesday afternoon conducted by R. E. Harvey with interment in Oney cemetery. Harvey funeral home had charge.
November 29, 1934
Mrs. J. A. LANE, wife of J. A. Lane, who resides 1 ½ miles south of Oney, passed away at the family home Nov. 23. Mr. and Mrs. Lane have lived in this community the past 25 years. Funeral services were at the Christian Church Nov. 24 by R. E. Harvey with interment in Oney cemetery.
L. C. PARKS was born in Missouri Sept. 13, 1866 and passed away at the family home Sunday, Nov. 25, 1934, age 68 years. He was united in marriage with Miss NORA PATE on Feb. 11, 1894 at Webber Falls, Okla. To this union two children were born. Surviving are his wife, daughter Mrs. MAE CRUMPLER and WILLIAM, who resides with the parents, two brothers, O. B. PARKS of Fort Cobb and JIM PARKS of Ventura, California. Mr. Parks came to Fort Cobb in 1908. Funeral services were held at the Hopewell Baptist Church Sunday afternoon by R. E. Harvey with interment in Hopewell cemetery.
J. P. HENDRYX of the Foster community is in the Anadarko hospital for treatment.
December 6, 1934
New Chamber of Commerce officers: ALTON CHURCHILL, pres.; R. E. HARVEY, vice-pres.; JIM BURKET, sec.-treas.
Services for THOMAS S. CHURCHILL
Funeral services for Thomas S. Churchill were held at the Christian Church here last Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. JAMES of Anadarko. Interment was in the Fort Cobb cemetery. Mr. Churchill died Thursday in the Anadarko hospital after eight days of suffering a paralytic stroke while visiting at Apache. He was one of the early settlers of this community… Mr. Churchill was born at Winchester, Illinois in 1857(?) and was a few months over 57 years (??age??). He is survived by his wife, two sons, MONT and ALTON, two daughters Mrs. JOE CONOVER and ANNA MAE, two sisters Mrs. SAM DAVIS of Snyder and Mrs. E. G. BOYDSTUN of Fort Cobb.
Sister of Mrs. Burket Died
Mrs. MATILDA ROBERTS, a sister of Mrs. D. L. BURKET, died at the home of her son, F. L. ROBERTS, at Independence, Kansas, last Friday. Burial was at Elk City, Kansas last Sunday. Miss MARGARET BURKET was the only family member here able to attend the funeral. Mrs. Roberts was 57 years old and had visited the family here at times. She suffered from dropsy. She is survived by two sisters, a brother and a son.
Thanksgiving day guests of Mr. and Mrs. ROY HOWARD here were her parents Mr. and Mrs. P. B. HARRIS of Apache, and his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. HOWARD of Apache, his sisters Mrs. ROLLINS and Mrs. ROY REYNOLDS and their children of Anadarko.
JOHN FLOOD was in Chickasha Tuesday to attend the funeral of R. K. WOOTEN there. John was accompanied home by his mother who will visit here.
December 13, 1934
Word was received here today of the death of J. T. PERKINS last night at the home of his son, CLYDE PERKINS, at Fay, Okla. The body is to be returned here for burial. Funeral services will be Friday afternoon. No other details available at press time.
Over 100 persons gathered at the home of CHARLES RAINEY in the Plainview community Wednesday night to attend the chivari given to Mr. and Mrs. SHORTY HENSON, whose marriage in Chickasha on Nov. 27 was just made public. The bride was VIDA HARRIS, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. HENRY HARRIS and the groom is a son of Rev. and Mrs. A. HINSON of Lawton.
Mrs. W. C. ALWIN of Baraboo, Wisconsin, is visiting relatives here, Mrs. SARAH STARR, ROY STARR and Mrs. M. A. CARUSO and their families.
Mr. and Mrs. MIKE RUSSO were guests of the M. A. CARUSO home. They were en route to their home in Kansas City after an extended visit in California. Mrs. Russo is a sister of Mr. Caruso.
WALTER JACKS and Miss LORENE GIBSON were quietly married at Apache last Saturday night with Rev. PALMER officiating. They will make their home with his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. Q. JACKS.
December 20, 1934
ALLUWE KING and Miss ABBIE FULLER were quietly married Sunday in Anadarko by Rev. JAMES of the Christian Church. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. KING and she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LUM FULLER, all of Fort Cobb. They will make their home on a farm south and east of Anadarko.
JAMES ‘PEEWEE’ GREGORY arrived from Kansas City where he has been since his graduation from the local high school. He is visiting his mother here.
Died at Prague
Word was received here of the death Wednesday of MARY ANN BLACK, five year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. HENRY BLACK, formerly of Fort Cobb now at Prague. Cause of her death is reported as scarlet fever.
Called to Illinois
R. L. FEILDEN and mother and sister Mrs. BILL STRATTON of Carnegie with BOB FIELDEN Jr. left Sunday for Winchester, Illinois in response to a message that O. E. REED, a brother-in-law, had died there.
December 27, 1934
WILL VANZENT, pioneer settler of the Hopewell community, was born in Scott County, Illinois Oct. 12, 1859 and passed away at the family home Friday morning after an illness of two hours, age 75 years. In 1884 he moved from Illinois to Wellington, Kansas, then to Renfroe, Okla., in 1900. When this country opened, he and his brother homesteaded on two farms, on which he passed away. He leaves two brothers, SAM and ELMER VANZENT of Renfroe and other relatives…. Funeral services were held at Hopewell Sunday afternoon by Rev. Harvey.
Two columns with a letter written by WILLIAM HERMES, a Fort Cobb boy who joined the Navy and about to leave for a two year tour of duty in China, written from his ship, U. S. S. Chaumont at Manila, Philippine Islands. .. “I am going to a gun boat in south China…”He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. HERMES and graduated from Fort Cobb high school and left here Nov. 1.