The Daily Ardmoreite
Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma
Friday, October 17, 1947
Mrs. GEORGIA ELLEN HOLDER
Services for Mrs. GEORGIA ELLEN HOLDER, age 86, who died Thursday night at Springer, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Harvey chapel, conducted by Rev. GEORGE W. PHILLIPS. Burial in Rose Hill cemetery will have as pallbearers WILLIAM MCMANN, B. T. ROBINSON, CLARENCE HEARTSILL, Mr. BUCHANAN, LLOYD OWENS and HENRY BOYER. Mrs. Holder was born May 5, 1866 in North Carolina. She leaves one brother, W. C. BURCH, Springer and a number of nieces and nephews. A son ROBERT died here in 1914.
FRANCES CAROLYN CHRISTIAN
Graveside services were conducted at 4 p.m. Friday at the Watson cemetery for FRANCES CAROLYN CHRISTIAN, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. WEAVER J. CHRISTIAN of Durant. The child was born Sept. 30 at Durant and died there Thursday night. Mrs. Christian is the former BETTY WHITFIELD, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ROGER WHITFIELD of 825 McLish Ave.
R. L. MCKINNEY
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. GRAHAM of 103 F St NE, returned from Weleetka where they attended the funeral of R. L. MCKINNEY, brother-in-law of Mrs. Graham. Services were Thursday in the Baptist church at Weleetka. McKinney died Tuesday of a heart attack. He had returned home Monday from a two weeks’ visit in Ardmore. His wife died 14 months ago. She was a sister of Mrs. Graham, and both she and he were well known in Ardmore where they formerly lived. Others from here who attended the funeral were Mrs. J. S. RILEY, Mr. and Mrs. ANCEL GRAHAM, BILLY GRAHAM and Mrs. ALLEN KENNEDY, all of Ardmore; Mr. and Mrs. SHIRLEY BAILEY and Mrs. STELLA KNIGHT of Healdton, and Mrs. CLYDE WILLIS, a close friend of the McKinneys.
Divorce filed: OZELLA KEMP SUTTON vs. OTTAWAY SUTTON
Sunday, October 19, 1947
J. S. BERKSHIRE, Widely Known City Man, Dies
JOE S. BERKSHIRE, age 77, died Saturday morning in his home at 1002 West Broadway, where he resided many years. He had been sick several days with an illness that would not yield to treatment. Funeral services will be held at the home 3:00 p.m. Sunday followed by interment at Rose Hill cemetery arranged by Harvey funeral home. . Pallbearers will be: JOE B. THOMPSON, JOE BEN CHAMPION Jr., JOE JONES, CHARLES F. ADAMS Jr., F. L. EVANS Jr., and HAROLD DEXTER. Rev. EDWIN A. MORTON, rector of St. Phillip’s church, will conduct the funeral service.
In 1905, Mr. Berkshire married Miss NANNIE PULLIAM, a teacher in the Ardmore schools. In the early 1890’s Mr. Berkshire and his brother ED BERKSHIRE, came to Gainesville, Texas from Vincennes, Indiana where they were born and reared. From Gainesville they came to Ardmore where they were both employees of this paper. They were printers. Mr. Berkshire also did reporter work and editorial work. When he left the paper, he entered the fire insurance business and became an adjuster of claims and represented his company in a wide area. Following his retirement from the road, he established an insurance office in Ardmore. Joe Berkshire was a man who had warm friendships…devoted to his wife, friends, church, business and community. In Masonry he was a Scottish Rite Mason with 32nd degree. Here with Mrs. Berkshire are her two sisters, Mrs. C. O. BUNN and Mrs. P. P. KEARNEY, and a nephew, JOHN BUNN, of Tyler, Texas, and a niece, Mrs. JUEL T. CHAPMAN of Galveston. Her sisters have homes in Ardmore.
Capt. JOHN R. PULLIAM, head of the Pulliam family, came to Ardmore at the founding of the city…. Mr. Berkshire will be laid to rest in the Pulliam plot at Rose Hill.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Bettes chapel at Healdton for CHARLIE SADLER, age 60, who died Thursday in Healdton. He was an oil field worker with the Magnolia Oil and had lived in Healdton 28 years. A Methodist since 1907, he leaves his wife, MAGGIE; three sons, HENRY LEE SADLER of Healdton, GEORGE SADLER of Robstown, Texas, and ELMER SADLER of Amarillo, Texas; three daughters, Mrs. EVA MAE MCCULLY, Miss BARBARA and Miss IDA SADLER, all of Healdton; two brothers, MATT SADLER of Amarillo, Texas and ED SADLER of Hennepin; and one sister, Mrs. PEARL FOX of Dallas, and six grandchildren. Sadler was born Aug. 28, 1887 in Taylor County, Texas. Burial will be in the Mount Olive cemetery at Healdton.
Oscar Warthman died suddenly from a heart attack at his home, 405 D St SE, Friday. He was born March 7, 1879. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Harvey funeral home chapel, conducted by Rev. TIGG. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery. He is survived by one sister, MARGARET CLEVINGER of Kansa City and three nephews.
Monday, October 20, 1947
ROBERT J. TAYLOR
Services for ROBERT J. TAYLOR, age 78, who died of a heart attack Sunday morning, will be in Harvey chapel Tuesday at 3 p.m. He had been a barber in Ardmore for 50 years. Born in Georgia, June 30, 1869, he survived by his wife, COVIE of 518 F St SW; three daughters, Mrs. J. H. WHITE of Ardmore, Mrs. DORMAN KENDALL of San Diego, Mrs. H. C. BROWN of Albian; one step-daughter, Mrs. JOHNNIE KIRK of Oklahoma City; five sons, FLOYD TAYLOR of Purcell, E. W. TAYLOR of Ardmore, ROBERT TAYLOR of Chickasha, LEONARD TAYLOR of Albuquerque, N. M., and TOMMY TAYLOR of Oklahoma City; two step-sons, DONALD BUTTON of Wichita Falls, Texas, and DELBERT BUTTON of Oklahoma City; three sisters, one brother, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Rev. FRED A. DUNNING of the Carter Ave. Methodist church will preside at services. Burial will be the Pruitt cemetery east of Ardmore. Pallbearers are O. B. NORRIS, JOHN FISHER, CORD TALIAFERRO, JOE STEWART, H. L. PARLIER, and BILL GODWIN.
ALEXANDER DUNCAN of Dallas died suddenly at San Antonio. His wife was visiting at the VERNON C. TORRANCE home at the time and Mr. and Mrs. TORRANCE drove her to Dallas. She had stopped over here on the way back from a visit to her daughter, Mrs. THAD ROBBINS of Wichita, Kansas. The daughter and her husband flew to Dallas. Services will be in Dallas where the Duncans made their home for several years. They lived at the Melrose Hotel in Dallas. He is survived by his wife and daughter, two sisters in Scotland, a nephew in New York City, and one grandson. He was a widely known granite salesman.
Death of an Infant
Services are incomplete for THOMAS EDMOND DAVIS, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. EDMOND DAVIS of Durwood, who died Monday. The baby was born Sept. 9. He was the grandson of MONT DAVIS of Durwood and Mr. and Mrs. ARCHIE LEWIS of Provence. Bettes funeral home is in charge.
Mrs. GRUNETTA PETTY
The former GRUNETTA WOODS, who was Mrs. Grunetta Woods, died at her home in Houston, Texas Saturday night and the body will be brought here for burial. Harvey funeral home will have the body for a graveside service Wednesday morning at Rose Hill. Grunetta’s body will be laid beside her father who was killed in the explosion in Ardmore Sept. 27, 1915. Her father was employed with the refining company that owned the tank car which caused the explosion; he was on the car when it exploded. From Houston will be Mrs. MANTIE WOODS, mother, and her sister MARGUERITE, who is now Mrs. WILFORD, and her brother, LEROY WOODS, Grunetta’s nine year old son and five year old daughter, and the former Mrs. CURTIS who operated the coffee shop at the Hotel Ardmore for some years. Grunetta, Marguerite and LeRoy attended Ardmore school and graduated from the high school here.
Tuesday, October 21, 1947
JAMES W. HAM Fatally Hurt in Oil Field
JAMES WILLIAM HAM, age 42, formerly of Ardmore, died in a Duncan hospital Monday afternoon of injuries when a collar on a rig at the Parker Drilling Co. fell from a rack in the Velma field near Duncan. Ham lived only a short time after he reached the hospital. He suffered a broken leg and internal injuries when crushed beneath the heavy piece of machinery. With him at the time was J. P. WAGON. Ham was a member of the firm MORGAN & HAM welding shop at Healdton. He was born Oct. 5, 1905 in Ardmore and was married to Miss EDYTH PRIDDY here in 1934. They lived at Healdton for 13 years and have two children, MARILYN, age 3, and MICKEY WILLIAMS, age 7. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. MATTIE HAM at Oklahoma A. & M. college; five sisters, Mrs. CLARK HEMSLEY of Ardmore, Mrs. FRED COOK of Gardenia, California, Mrs. HOMER BOYD of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. WARREN PETTY of Wichita, Kan., and Mrs. MARY BOGART of Albuquerque, N. M. Mrs. Ham is a sister of the Priddy boys, LOUIS, WOODROW, and CHARLES, of Ardmore and is the daughter of SHELBY E. PRIDDY of 503 5th Ave. NE. Bettes funeral home of Healdton is in charge.
Mrs. JENNIE INEZ HUTSON
Rites for Mrs. JENNIE INEZ HUTSON, age 72, widow of the late JAMES ROBERT HUTSON, widely known southern Oklahoman, will be in the Graham Baptist church Wednesday at 3 p.m. Mrs. Hutson died Tuesday morning in Graham. She was born Aug. 9, 1875 in Gainesville, Texas and had been a resident of Graham community for 31 years. Survivors include three sons, Rev. R. A. HUTSON of Union, Missouri; ORAMOND HUTSON of Bowie, Texas, and AURA HUTSON of Madill; two daughters, Mrs. HOMER BURROW of Graham and Mrs. CLEO BROOKS of Fox, and two grandchildren. Rev. J. CLAYBORN DERRING of Shawnee will preside at the services arranged by Bettes funeral home. Pallbearers will be RANDALL HOLLADAY, E. B. CROSS, JAMES ROZZELL, MONT KERNS, JACK SPEAKE, and LONNIE HOLLOWAY.
Frantic Father Finds Children
Oklahoma City, Oct. 21: Farmer EARL CARTER of Hominy doesn’t’ known Oklahoma City well. When his car broke down in the suburbs late Sunday night, he went to look for an open garage, telling 11 year old daughter CAROLINE SUE and 7 year old son JESSE DON to wait in the car for him. He couldn’t find a garage and then couldn’t find his car in the strange city. Twenty hours later, a police search reunited the frantic father with his children. They were playing beside the abandoned car, hungry, but still faithful to their instructions. “Daddy said to wait,” said Caroline Sue.
Marriage licenses: B. K. JOHNSTON, 40 of Ardmore, and Miss VIVIAN MCLAIN, 38, of Oklahoma City; CLARENCE K. WILKERSON 25 and Miss MAXINE WILLIAMS, 25, both of Ardmore; and ODIE F. PAYNE 26 and Miss HELEN DORIS CARPENTER 19 both of Ardmore.
Divorce granted: GUY LEE vs. IRENE M. LEE.
Wednesday, October 22, 1947
Colored Folk Plan Fiesta
Fifth annual Halloween fiesta under sponsorship of the colored community center council will be Oct. 31, at the community building at 313 East Main…. Candidates for queen in the annual contest are seeking money for the funds. Candidates are: FLORENCE JAGGERS, IMOGENE FREEMAN, GENEVA RALSTON, OTHA MAY CURBEY, PAULINE DAVIS and ETHELINE SCOTT.
Youth Dies from Gunshot Wound
Anadarko, Oct. 22: Fourteen year old DELMAR KING died yesterday of a gunshot wound received while he and his twin brother, ELMER KING, were hunting near Anadarko…. The youths are the son of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN KING who live on a farm southeast of Anadarko.
Marriage license: MICHAEL CONNOLLY 49 and Miss SHIRLEY PRICE, 31, both of Healdton.
Divorce filed: MATTIE ROGERS vs. PAT ROGERS; VIRGINIA V. HUGHES vs. JESSE F. HUGHES.
Divorce granted: VIRGINIA V. HUGHES vs. JESSE F. HUGHES
Marriage annulled: SHIRIVE KAWSHIONALONI vs. ERNEST KAWSHIONALONI.
ELMER MORRIS comes into Ardmore trading. He drives a Chevrolet and parks his car as if he had not lost both legs and one arm and the hand off the other hand and an eye. Can you beat him? His wife goes with him…. Elmer walks straight on his artificial legs and his clothing fits him well and looks handsome. Instead of a good right hand, he has a hook that he uses with increasing dexterity.
ANNA LUCY WILLIAMS lives in Ardmore and has the care of SUSIE FREEMAN for Susie’ father, W. O. FREEMAN. Mrs. Williams lived in Denison during the war and she has been a teacher at Carter Seminary. She had four sons in service, two in the navy, one in the merchant marine and one in the air. The one in the air flew 68 missions over Germany. Mrs. Williams opened her heart and her door to soldier lads in the war… one night in that time she supplied beds for 17 and she herself slept on the floor.
Friday, October 24, 1947
Divorce filed: W. C. FOSTER vs. JUANITA FOSTER; ALTIE M. TAYLOR vs. CHARLIE TAYLOR; PEARLINE HOPSON vs. WILLIAM PRESTON HOPSON.
Divorce granted: GEORGE C. HOWELL vs. GENEVIEVE HOWELL; MARY CONWAY vs. DALTON CONWAY.
Sunday, October 26, 1947
W. J. LANE, Realtor and Oil Man, Dies
Services for W. L. LANE, widely known Ardmore realtor and oil man, will be 3:30 p.m. Monday in his home, 1523 Bixby Ave. Dr. WILLIAM H. MANSFIELD will officiate and burial at Rose Hill cemetery directed by Harvey funeral home. All friends are designated as honorary pallbearers and active bearers will be J. B. CHAMPION, ANDREW B. RIDDLE, BEN G. HUNTER, JOHN E. WINSTON, VERNE JOINER and LLOYD LANE. A resident of this city since 1901, Lane died Saturday in Oklahoma City. He entered a hospital there for major surgery Aug. 26, later developing pneumonia. Born in Dalton, Georgia, he had lived in Ardmore 46 years. On his arrival he entered the grocery business and continued it for some years then turned his attention to real estate and oil. In 1944 he formed a partnership with BEN G. HUNTER. Survivors include his wife, the former WILLIE MAE JOINER; four sisters, Mrs. JOHN ROLLINS of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. HOWARD FONVILLE of Ardmore, Mrs. E. A. BOMAR of Cushing, and Mrs. D. T. STILES of Oklahoma City; his mother, Mrs. J. D. LANE of this city; three brothers, J. SAM LANE of Ardmore, GOODWIN and LOUIS LANE of Oklahoma City and several nieces and nephews. He was a Mason and steward in the First Methodist church for years.
Rites to Be Held in Mt. Zion Church
Services for Mrs. W. H. HAMILTON, 66, will be in the Mt. Zion Baptist church Monday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Abramville cemetery two miles southeast of Gene Autry (Berwyn). Rev. D. C. HANNAH is to officiate. Mrs. Hamilton was born in 1881 near Gene Autry and had lived there most of her life. She died Thursday night in Ardmore. Survivors include her husband, six sons, two daughters, two sisters and two brothers.
Monday, October 27, 1947
Car Hits Bridge; Ardmore Man Dies
SOLOMON EARL JOHNSON, 32, auto mechanic, who lives at 602 8th Ave., was almost instantly killed and two others were painfully injured when the car in which they were riding plowed into a concrete bridge on the west city route into Wilson Sunday night. ROY CLINTON and THEO COBB, highway patrolmen, investigated the accident. MARIE BRYANT, age 20, of 220 A St NE, has badly broken left leg; GEORGE CARROLL, age 33, of 815 G St NE, has broken left leg, broken jaw and serious chest injuries.
B. M. BYNUM
Miss MINNIE BYNUM of 709 3rd Ave NW, has been advised of the death of her brother, B. M. BYNUM in Mercy Hospital at Oklahoma City, where he was taken following a fall in which he broke a hip. Bynum was 80 years old and lived at 1204 North Hudson in Oklahoma City. In earlier years he lived here and his body will be buried at Rose Hill cemetery. WILLIS BYNUM, a son, was here with Miss Bynum selecting a burial site. Other relatives are a grandson, a sister, Mrs. W. M. ALLISON of 508 North Washington and a brother, O. L. BYNUM who is in the lumber business at Blackwell.
Mrs. W. O. BOURLAND
Sulphur, Oct. 27: Funeral services for Mrs. W. O. BOURLAND, who died at her home in Sulphur Saturday, will be in the chapel of the Danner and Colley funeral home here Monday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. ROY WARD of the First Methodist church will officiate. Mrs. Bourland was born in Kentucky and spent her early life there. She came with her husband, the late Dr. W. O. BOURLAND, to Sulphur 41 years ago. The Bourlands and her brother, JOHN R. SUMMERS, operated a drugstore here. Mrs. Bourland was a member of the First Methodist church here and until she fell ill a year ago, had been prominent in club work. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. ESTELLE FRANKLIN of Farragut, Idaho; two brothers, T. C. SUMMERS of Graham, Ky., and JOHN R. SUMMERS of Sulphur; two grandsons, EVERETT WOODRUFF and JOHNNIE WOODRUFF of Crawfordsville, Ark. Burial will be in the Oaklawn cemetery at Sulphur.
E. W. DODGE
Mr. and Mrs. LUTHER WILLIAMSON of 703 3rd Ave NW, Mrs. LELA SHARP of 204 H St NW and Mr. and Mrs. DAVID DODGE of 203 ½ C St SW returned from Greenwood, Texas where they were called by the death of their father, E. W. DODGE.
Tuesday, October 28, 1947
Tribute Paid to First War Dead Returned
Ardmore to close up shop to honor R. K. BELL with memorial services at City Auditorium. R. K. Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. CLAUD C. BELL of 1108 B St NE, first of Ardmore war dead to return… Bell was captured in the fall of Corregidor early in the war. He was taken into Jap custody, later dying in a Jap prison camp…
Two Ardmore Boys Killed
Two young Ardmore boys were killed instantly; five others injured, two perhaps seriously at 1 a.m. Tuesday in a truck-car crash one mile north of Overbrook on U. S. highway 77, just 50 feet north of the Carter-Love county line. The dead: HAROLD MILTON SOUTHERLAND, age 16, son of JESS SOUTHERLAND of 211 5th SE, and RAY BARTLEY TABOR, age 18, driver of the car, son of ART TABOR of 1022 4th Ave NE. Serious injured are: BOB LINSLEY, age 23, of Texas City; Miss JIMMIE MCCLUSKEY, age 17 of Route 1, Box 61 of Ardmore; CHARLES BROOKS DAVIS, age 21, of Chicago; DAVID MILLS, age 18, of Marietta; RAY MCCALLOM, age 48, of Wynnewood. McCallom and CLAUDE FINCHER of Wynnewood were going north in a truck when he saw the car on his side of the road and sought to avoid the crash.
JOHN F. BAKER
Ringling, Oct. 28: Funeral services at the Assembly of God church in Ringling were held at 3 p.m. Monday for JOHN F. BAKER, pioneer resident of the Ringling community and burial was in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Rev. WALKER officiated and the Richeson funeral home of Wilson was in charge. Baker was born Nov. 4., 1869 in Texas and died Oct. 26 at his home in Ringling. He had lived in the community for 33 years and was a farmer. He was married to MARY E. PINKSTON at Hamilton, Texas and of this union, 12 children were born, nine of whom survive. Survivors include Mrs. Baker and children, Mrs. EVA BESHEARS of Summerton, Ark.,
Mrs. B. F. COE
W. D. COE and Mrs. COE of 17 7th Ave. NW, left Tuesday to go to Chickasha where they were called by the death of Mrs. ALICE COE, wife of B. F. COE of 504 Pennsylvania Avenue. Mrs. Coe died at her home Monday night after two weeks illness. B. F. COE is the brother of W. D. COE.
SOLOMON EARL JOHNSON
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Harvey chapel for SOLOMON EARL JOHNSON of 606 8th Ave SW, who died Sunday, at age of 32. Interment will be in Mt. Tabor cemetery. Rev. J. M. BURROWS of the Emmanuel Baptist church will officiate and pallbearers will be PAUL CLENDENNIN, BOB CLENDENNIN, GUY EDISON, BOB KIRKPATRICK, HAROLD SIMS and HOMER WILSON. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. LILLIAN JOHNSON, a brother RAY JOHNSON, and sisters, Mrs. D. L. MCGINNIS of Ardmore and Mrs. FRANK BOADWAY of Amarillo, Texas.
Divorce granted: W. C. FOSTER vs. JUANITA FOSTER; L. P. WALKER vs. J. M. WALKER; E. IBBIE MCKILLIP vs. ALA VIOLA MCKILLIP; RHODA LAVADA GRAYHOM vs. FINIS CLEVELAND GRAYHOM.
Divorce filed: ELEANOR BAILEY vs. RAYMOND BAILEY; L. P. WALKER vs. J. M. WALKER
Annulment: WANDA LOUISE DANIEL, a minor by LILLIE MAE DANIEL, her mother and next friend, vs. JOSEPH LEROY HOOPER.
Wednesday, October 29, 1947
Divorce filed: WILLIARD L. MORGAN vs. IRENE BRISCOE MORGAN.
Rights of majority: GAYLE GARDNER of Ardmore was granted rights of majority in district court, filed by B. W. DUKE, guardian and next friend.
HAROLD M. SOUTHERLAND
Services for HAROLD MILTON SOUTHERLAND, age 16, will be Friday in the Pentecostal Holiness church conducted by Rev. WALTER HARRIS and assisted by Rev. LONNIE SMITH of Ponca City, former pastor here. Burial at Rose Hill, directed by Bettes funeral home, will have as pallbearers, LEO HENLEY, FRANK SMITH, HAROLD WEST, CLINE MCGUIRE, ED SCOTT and LEE SCROGGINS. He was born Oct 4, 1931 in Pampa, Texas and had lived in Ardmore 10 years. He attended the city school and worked for Steele Drug Co. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. JESS SOUTHERLAND of 211 5th Ave SW; two brothers, HENRY LEE and BOBBY WADE; his grandmother Mrs. ALICE ADAMS of Pampa, Texas; an aunt Mrs. IDA KNIGHT of Sulphur; and three uncles, HORACE SOUTHERLAND of Oklahoma City, FRED and LESTER SOUTHERLAND of Yuma, Arizona.
Thursday, October 30, 1947
RAY BASTLEY TABOR
Funeral for RAY BASTLEY TABOR, age 18, victim of the auto accident Oct. 28 near Overbrook, was Thursday from the First Orthodox Baptist church, followed by burial at Mannsville. Rev. R. J. ANDERSON presided at all services and burial was arranged by Harveys. Pallbearers were BILLY JOE NELSON, JOHN LEE JENTRY, JACK THOMPSON, HERBERT THOMPSON, BOBBY LEE NALL and JIM WARD. Young Tabor was born June 17, 1929 in Ohio. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. ART TABOR of 1022 4th Ave NE, and two brothers, LESLIE of Carlsbad, N. M. and ORAL STEELE of Galveston.
Friday, October 31, 1947
Mrs. LULA BAYLOR
Healdton, Oct. 31: Funeral services for Mrs. LULA BAYLOR, resident of Healdton community for 25 years, will be in the First Baptist church at Ringling at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial is to be in the Atlee cemetery, southeast of Ringling. Pallbearers will be ROY MCCLENDON, BURL GAYT, CLAY KENNEDY, MIKE DUNN, JOHNNY RANDOLPH and ELMER POLK. Richeson funeral home of Wilson is in charge. Mrs. Baylor was born in Texas Oct. 6, 1874 and died at her residence on Oct. 29. Survivors include Mrs. DORA ARNER of Seminole, LAURA DANIEL of Crosbyton, Texas, E. M. BAYLOR and W. A. BAYLOR, both of Healdton.
Mrs. MARY EMMA FISH
Mrs. MARY EMMA FISH, age 79, died Friday morning in the home of her daughter, Mrs. MARY A HUDDLESTON, 333 D St NW. Mrs. Fish was born Feb. 16, 1868 in east Texas. She is survived by her daughter and a son JOHN FISH of Hennepin, four brothers, five sisters and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday in Bettes chapel, conducted by MACK STIRMAN, minister of the Church of Christ. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery.
Rites for Negro Woman
Funeral for Mrs. MYRTLE STEPHENS WILLIAMS, who was killed Saturday night in Wichita, Kansas, will be from the Corinth Baptist church here Sunday at 3 p.m. Survivors are her mother, Mrs. DAVELLA JONES, and step-father, JEFF JONES; one brother SEYMURREL JONES, a sister, LOUISE JONES, and one son, CLAY STEPHENS. She attended Douglass high school. Dawson-Dillard funeral home is in charge of burial.