Creek County Democrat
Shamrock, Creek Co., Oklahoma
November 6, 1925
On November 2, EDITH L. DUCK, wife of A. B. DUCK of this city, passed away at her home. On November 3, the service was conducted by Rev. W. M. GROSS, assisted by Rev. HEDRICK. EDNA LOUVINIA DAVIS was born in Barry County, Missouri, June 3, 1900 and came with her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. C. JONES (article has Jones which should be Davis) to Oklahoma to Oklahoma at age three years. She lived in Shamrock since it was a city. On November 15, 1919, she married A. B. DUCK of this city and they resided here since that time…Mrs. Duck was a member of the M. E. Church, the Women’s Missionary Society, of which she was corresponding secretary, the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion, and the Order of the Eastern Star, which organization held its funeral ceremony in conjunction with the regular services. Members of the Masonic fraternity were pallbearers and girls of the Order of the Rainbow were flower girls. The deceased leaves her husband, A. B. Duck, three children, HORTENSE, J. C. and BETTY JANE; her father and mother Mr. and Mrs. J. C. DAVIS of Okmulgee, sisters Mrs. R. L. MCCLEAN of Okmulgee and Mrs. W. E. MELTON of Caddo, Texas, and brother LESTER DAVIS of this city.
Rev. ROBERT HEDRICK, who has had charge of the M. E. Church the past several months as pastor, has been assigned to work the coming year at Tyrone.
Rev. W. M. GROSS, formerly of the M. E. Church at Shamrock, now of Okmulgee, was called back to conduct the funeral of Mrs. A. B. Duck.
November 20, 1925
ROBERT SANDERS died Thursday morning at the hospital at Depew after 17 weeks suffering. … His wife and son EARL were by his bedside when the end came. Robert Sanders is perhaps as well known in the west end of Creek County as any man residing in the county, residing in Shamrock for years, connected with the Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. for years, later in the grocery business, first in the Sanitary Grocery with NORTON and JENNINGS, later in the same business by himself at Hill Camp, about one year ago, he returned to Shamrock and with T. V. MORGAN opened the Sanders and Morgan Grocery. He was a member of the Church of Christ, Masonic and I.O.O.F. orders. The funeral was held Friday in the M. E. Church conducted by evangelist L. E. STEWART of Checotah. The remains were laid to rest in the Shamrock cemetery.
January 15, 1926
Burial in Shamrock Cemetery
DELMAR LA VERE TONE, who was accidentally shot while hunting on Christmas Eve, died at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. F. C. TONE, Thursday, Jan. 7. He was born at Tyro, Kansas, Nov. 3, 1910. His father, J. R. TONE, died of influenza in Shamrock, Oct. 29, 1921. He leaves to mourn his death, Mrs. ESTELL GANBILL of Denver, Colorado, GEORGE GUSTIS, J. W. and wife, VERNON F. who are uncles and aunt MARRY MARGARET and LUCIEL TONE, cousins, all of Shamrock, and other relatives. Delmar had been making his home with his grandmother, coming here about five months ago from Des Moines, Iowa, where he had been living with his mother, Mrs. FRED JACOBSON. Mrs. Jacobson and little son GAIL EUGENE arrived in Shamrock Friday night. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church. Rev. BUTCHER, pastor of the Methodist Church, conducted the services, assisted by Rev. DODD of the Nazarene Church and Rev. THATCH of the Baptist Church. Pallbearers: CARL HOWARD, WILLIAM POTTS, TED FERRIN, OLIN HAUGHT, TRUMAN BRYANT and ORIS HAUGHT. The Rainbow girls of Shamrock was flower girls. Burial was in the Shamrock cemetery.
G. M. MYERS is back at his old post in the Wall Barber Shop.
Sunday evening, while R. J. REED was driving his big Dodge roadster near Beggs, he lost control of it and ran into a ditch, throwing him through the windshield, inflicting painful cuts and bruises.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. T. V. MORGAN, Thursday, Jan. 7, in the Copperge hospital at Depew, a 10 ½ pound boy.
Dr. Weaver received a telegram from Sacramento, California, about the arrival of a 11 pound boy who is the Doctor’s great-grandson. The youngster came into the home of Mr. and Mrs. WALLACE LANDRO. Mrs. Landro is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. WALTER HUGHES; Mrs. Hughes is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E. R. WEAVER. The youngster has been christened WEAVER LANDRO.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. H. L. KOEBLER, who reside on 4th Street, Sunday, Jan. 10, a fine girl.
February 19, 1926
Mrs. MARY J. GRIMES, who was placed in the hospital at Depew several days ago, is improving. Dr. O. COPPAGE thinks she will be able to return home in the near future.
J. H. DOTY, who has been engaged in the meat market business since the beginning of this town, disposed of his business and departed for Amarillo, Texas, where he will engage in the same line of business.
On Saturday of last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. FAIR, their daughter, Miss LEANNA and CHARLES ADCOCK of this city were married by Rev. Butcher. Mr. Adcock has resided in and near Shamrock for years . Miss Fair has spent most of her life in Shamrock.
Mrs. M. J. LONG
Mrs. M. J. LONG died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. ARMSTRONG who resides near Depew, Tuesday evening of his week. Mrs. Long had been in bad health for seven weeks, her husband passed away only a few weeks ago. She leaves her daughter, Mrs. IDA ARMSTRONG of Depew; five sons, W. R. , S. E., J. J., W. C. and C. A., the last named has resided north of Shamrock for years. Funeral services were held at the residence of her daughter with burial in the Drumright cemetery.
SUSIE GOODMAN, a colored woman who resided in the colored district of Shamrock for the past several years and who shot to death another colored woman some months ago, tried in the Drumright division of the superior court weeks ago, found guilty of manslaughter, was sentenced to 16 years in the penitentiary. Her husband DEMPSEY is at the county jail for violating the liquor laws.