Sulphur Times Democrat
Sulphur, Murray Co., Oklahoma
Thursday, June 8, 1939
Mr. and Mrs. HOMER J. BARANSY announce the birth of a son Sunday night at the Sulphur Clinic. He was named JOHN HOMER.
Last Rites for J. S. McClure
Funeral services were held at Duncan in the First Methodist Church Monday afternoon for JOHN SAMUEL MCCLURE, who died at his home in Sulphur Sunday, June 4. Rev. LEONARD PAYNE of the St. Paul Methodist Church conducted the rites. Mr. McClure was born at Honey Grove, Texas January 10, 1865 where he spent his early life. He married SARAH ELIZABETH LEFTWISH / LIFTWICH on January 15, 1889 in Durant, Indian Territory. The McClures had one daughter who passed away ten months ago. In 1892 the family moved to Duncan where they lived until January 1939 when they moved to Sulphur. At Duncan he was a grocery merchant and a charter member of the Methodist church there. On January 15 of this year, they joined the St. Paul Methodist Church here on their 50th wedding anniversary. Surviving are his wife; a sister Mrs. ALICE GORDON of Oklahoma City; a half-sister Mrs. ANNIE LEFTWICH of Cushing, and a half-brother B. W. SLOAN of Oklahoma City. Interment was in the Duncan cemetery.
Mrs. Ury’s Mother Buried in Texas
Funeral services for Mrs. S. L. ROGERS, mother of Mrs. J. E. URY of 1123 Division Street, were held at Sulphur Springs, Texas Monday morning. Mrs. Rogers died here after a long illness. Preliminary arrangements were made by the Frier Funeral Home and the body was shipped to Sulphur Springs, Texas. Mrs. Rogers was well known, visiting her daughter Mrs. Ury here frequently.
New Briefs by Miss MARY LEE GILLASPIE
Lieut. And Mrs. A. A. EAKIN left for their home at Chilton, Texas following an 11 month stay in Sulphur during which time he was an officer at the CCC camp.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. PEVETO of 1223 West 12th ST. had as guests their relatives: Mr. and Mrs. R. E. SCARBROUGH and grandson PASCHALL HINES and granddaughter JOAN HINES, of Melrose, New Mexico. They also visited in Ada, Pawhuska and other Oklahoma and Texas points. Mr. and Mrs. Scarbrough were old time residents here, married here and all their children born here. They lived here 20 years then moved away 23 years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. BERNARD FURRH and sons STEVE, LLOYD and JAMES WALTON of Olney, Texas, and Mrs. LEE FURRH of Wichita Falls, visited the home of Mrs. Furrh’s mother, Mrs. O. B. STEPHENS and family.
Services for WILLIAM A. SHIVE
Funeral rites were held Tuesday for WILLIAM A. SHIVE, age 88, who died Monday morning at his home at 1306 West Broadway. Mr. Shive had lived in Sulphur 18 years. He was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky March 6, 1851 and spent his early life in Kentucky. With his family he moved to Altus in 1900 and to Sulphur in 1921. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.Survivors include his wife, Mrs. MARTHA F. SHIVE; three sons, LUTHER of Sulphur, HENRY and ROBERT of Altus; three daughters, Mrs. OTTO BEAN of Oklahoma City and Misses KATE and BERTHA SHIVE of Sulphur; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. W. W. DANNER of Oklahoma City officiating, assisted by Rev. DWIGHT O. NORTHRIP, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Active pallbearers were Dr. W. L. SHAMEL, OTIS TINKLE, T.E. FREEMAN, S. T.PEAK, LONNIE RICKS, LUTHER E. GREEN. Honorary bearers were C. W. PURTLE, L. C. PARKER, COLIE JAMES, R. C. GREEN, JIM DAVENPORT, and JIM ELLIOTT. Interment at Oaklawn cemetery arranged by Frier Funeral Home.
Annulment granted to MARY ROBBERSON from J. E. ROBBERSON, action requested from her mother, Mrs. LEE VANDERSLICE.
Thorntons Have Family Reunion
The JOE THORNTON family of Dougherty held a family reunion at the VAN THORNON home in Southtown, Sulphur Sunday, June 11. Present were the Joe Thornton family, Rev. and Mrs. H. T. THORNTON and children, JEAN CARROLL and ZWINGLI JOE of Leedy; Dr. and Mrs. J. C. MORGAN and children JOE and J. H. of Edmond; Mr. and Mrs. EARL THORNTON and sons JOE and BILLY EARL of Paris, Texas; Mrs. OLA THORNTON and children JAMES and REBA of Custer; and Mr. and Mrs. VAN THORNTON and son MELVIN VAN of Sulphur.
Ballinger Family Reunion
The Ballinger family held a reunion at the Platt National Park Sunday. Attending were the families of O. A. BALLINGER, H. C. BALLINGER with son JERRY, J. A BALLINGER all of Sulphur; J. D. FLOYD and daughter MARY VIRGINIA of Ada; E. A. BALLINGER and daughter VERNA JEAN, J. E. BALLENR; WILL WAYTT, BERNARD GUTHRIE, Mrs. E. R. ERWIN, JOHN RICHEY and T. C. WYATT, GILES DOUGHTY, all of Marysville, Texas; JIM EWING, CLINTON EWING, DON THOMPSON, ROSS EWING, Mrs. VERNA CONN and daughter, all of Walters; Dr. and Mrs. ROBINSON, Mr. and Mrs. GUY THOMPSON and children and WALTER POUNDS all of Marlow.
Thursday, June 22, 1939
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. ROWLETT of East 8th and Tulsa Avenue announce the birth of a son at the Sulphur Clinic, named, TOMMIE RAY.
Services for R. L. Oakley
Funeral services for ROBERT LARKIN OAKLEY, 13 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. JAMES OAKLEY of 1620 West Vinita, were held Sunday afternoon at the Calvary Baptist Church. The youth died Saturday in the University hospital at Oklahoma City of injuries received two weeks ago when the bicycle he was riding struck an auto in west Sulphur. He was born January 5, 1926 in Atoka county and spent his early life at Davis. He was a member of the Boy Scout troop of Calvary Baptist Church and was in a Sunday School class of the church. He is survived by his parents, and two brothers, J. M. and ROY, all of Sulphur. Rev. D. O. NORTHRIP of the church officiated. Interment at Davis was arranged by Frier Funeral Home.
Relative of Lincoln’s Dies on Tuesday
Mrs. PRISCILLA(?) WINCHESTER, a second cousin of Abraham Lincoln, died Tuesday at the home of her son, R. H. WINCHESTER, at Mill Creek. Mrs. Winchester, age 78, was the daughter of JACK LINCOLN, first cousin of the president Abraham Lincoln. Mrs. Winchester was born April 1, 1861. She came to Mill Creek in 1905 and lived there most of the time. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. ROSE TOAN of Henryetta, Mrs. MAGGIE TRIPP of Missouri and Mrs. SUSIE PAINTER of Detroit, Michigan; and one son R. H. WINCHESTER of Mill Creek. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Mill Creek cemetery, Rev. LEONARD PAYNE of the St. Paul Methodist Church officiated. Funeral arrangements were made by Dunn Funeral Home.
Former Sulphur Woman at Wynnewood
Apparently despondent over inability to learn the whereabouts of a son, Mrs. MANDY JANE FLORENCE, age 65, of Wynnewood, formerly of Sulphur, took her own life by drinking poison at her home in Wynnewood early last week. Mrs. Florence was the widow of a retired Methodist minister who lived here until his death a few years ago…Acquaintances said that Mrs. Florence, who lived with her sister, Mrs. MOLLIE HOFFARD, had been despondent a long time and had threatened to take her life. After drinking the poison, she told her sister what she had done and was rushed to a hospital where she died. An acquaintance said she was despondent for some time because she did not know the whereabouts of a son. The body was sent to Pawhuska, home of another son, for burial.
Thursday, June 29, 1939
Services for Emory H. Jayne
Funeral services were held this afternoon for EMORY HENDERSON JAYNE, age 82, who died yesterday at his home northwest of Sulphur. Mr. Jayne was born at Jonesville, Virginia January 11, 1857, later moved to Missouri where he was married. He lived in Oklahoma more than 40 years. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. ALICE JAYNE; two sons, EMORY W. JAYNE of Sulphur and LEONARD E. JAYNE of Kansas City; seven daughters, Misses MAGGIE, EMMA, and JOSIE JAYNE, Mrs. BESSIE ALBRIGHT and Mrs. RUBY NICHOLS, all of Sulphur, Mrs. MATTIE MAGBY and Mrs. ANNIE WILLIAMS, both of Davis, and 21 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Calvary Baptist Church, of which he was a member, with Rev. L. R. SIMMONS officiating. Pallbearers were CHARLES W. PURTLE, JIM H. ELLIOTT, DAN WILLIAMS, BOSS TILLERY, GENE WIGGINS and LEOANRD WARREN. Interment was in the Oaklawn cemetery arranged by Frier Funeral Home.
Northrip’s Sister Dies at Ohio
Miss MAURICE NORTHRIP of Clinton, 24 year old sister of Rev. DWIGHT O. NORTHRIP of the Calvary Baptist Church, died Tuesday in a Cleveland, Ohio hospital. Rev. Northrip had been in Cleveland with his sister for several days. She visited here and was well known by local people. Funeral arrangements will be at Clinton.
Mrs. Amanda Collins, 93, Died Today
Mrs. AMANDA CLAYRINDA COLLINS, age 93,died this morning at her home at East Third Street. Mrs. Collins was born May 10, 1846 in Alabama, where she spent her early life. She married to (bad print) m. Collins. They came to Texas in 1892 and moved to what is known as Greer County, Oklahoma in 1892. They to Sulphur in 1912. Mrs. Collins is survived by four daughters, Miss TULULA COLLINS of Sulphur, Mrs. GERTIE ADAMS of Cosetta, Alabama, Mrs. MARY VAUGHT of Crawsfordville, Indiana, and Mrs. CLARA KELLY of Eldorado, Oklahoma, and two sons, TOM H. COLLINS of Sulphur and W. T. COLLINS of Sanger, Texas. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at the First Christian Church, of which she was a member. Rev. A. A.HARMAN of the church will officiate. Pallbearers will be ED BALLENGER, OSCAR BALLENGER, GEORGE CUNNINGHAM, BEN GARDNER, JOHN SUMMERS, and HUGH CUSHENBERRY. Interment at Oaklawn cemetery will be directed by Dunn Funeral Home.
RAY WYCHKOFF 21 to IBER BURGE both of Tecumseh.
WARR A. HUNTER 22 to LORENE PERKINS both of Springer.
T. R. WARD 27 to MILLIE WARD both of Pauls Valley.
GILBERT ODELL 22 of Milburn to CLARA EDITH FREEMAN of Hickory.
WOODROW W. KESLER 26 of Honeywell, Kansas to RUTH LENORA CHILES of Honeywell.
ALLEN A. FORD 24 of Blackwell to ZONA MAY BAKER of Honeywell, Kansas.
Elk City Man Dies
WILLIAM HASTY of Elk City, age about 74, died suddenly Friday afternoon at his room at the James apartments, 1111 West Tishomingo. Mr. Hasty, formerly of Sulphur, came back about two months ago for his health. Cause of death was hemorrhage of the lungs according to Dr. W. H. POWELL, attending physician. Mr. Hasty lived here about ten years ago and was the uncle of Mrs. W. R. WEST of East Tahlequah. Funeral arrangements are pending. Dunn Funeral Home is in charge.
HORACE B. WRIGHT
Horace B. Wright, age 33, of Little Rock, Arkansas, was buried at Oaklawn cemetery Friday afternoon. He was the husband of Mrs. ALLUNA WRIGHT, formerly Miss ALLUNA WALKER of Sulphur. He died at Little Rock the previous Saturday. Funeral services were held at Little Rock then the body shipped here for interment. Frier Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
Mrs. MOLLIE BURKHART
Mrs. Mollie Burkhart, age 54, died Friday morning at her home 1123 West Tishomingo after a short illness. Mrs. Burkhart, wife of W. L. BURKHART, was born March 5, 1885 at Dougherty and spent all her life in Murray County. She is survived by her husband; three daughters, Mrs. ALLIE GARDENHAR of Tarsin, Texas; Mrs. BELLE RUSS of Coalgate, and Mrs. IRENE FRAZIER of Sulphur; four sons, E. G. , J. C., and E. D. BURKHART of Davis, and C. C. BURKHART of Sulphur. Funeral services were held at the Davis cemetery Saturday morning, Rev. BUSTER HILLARD officiating. Interment was at Davis arranged by Frier Funeral Home.
Thursday, July 6, 1939
Longtime Resident Dies
Mrs. J. R. HIX, age 55, of Sunshine died last night at an Oklahoma City hospital. Mrs. Hix and her family have lived in Murray County more than 40 years. She is survived by her husband, J. R. Hix; five sons, SAM and FLOYD HIX of Davis, RAY HIX of Dougherty, GEORGE HIX of Hopeville, California, and J. B. HIX of Sunshine; and two daughters, Mrs. RUDIE DEEN of Fort Arbuckle, and Mrs. RUBY ELMORE of Sulphur, and a cousin, J. J. CAPE of Buckhorn. Funeral arrangement by Dunn Funeral Home are incompleted. (later article had the funeral at the Davis cemetery)
T. J. RAY of 16 West Tulsa brought to the Times-Democrat office some giant beans grown in his garden, known as Oklahoma Wonders, from 22 to 29 inches long.
Stratford Girl Dies
VERNA MAY HOWERTON, age six, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.W. HOWERTON at their home at Stratford this morning. Funeral arrangement by Dunn Funeral Home is incomplete.
Pleads Not Guilty
O. C. GREENWOOD of Ardmore pleaded not guilty to larceny of cattle, theft from R. A SMATHER near Sunshine and from JIM WELCH living southeast of Joy.
LESLIE PARKER ,sentenced to three years on the same charge, asserted that Greenwood had helped him.
W. M. POOLE 41 to CAROL CARTER both of Watonga.
BYRON A. ASHLEY 21 to BERNICE V. BUTLER both of Durant.
WARREN C. HELM 29 of Pauls Valley to MARY JO ROBERTS of Wilson.
TROY R. JOSLIN 22 to CONSTANCE BOUCHER both of Ardmore.
LOYD SHERRER 26 to ERMA INGRAM both of Durant.
H. C. BAUCOM 57 to Mrs. EVA BURCHER both of Shawnee.
ELMO H. BLAKE 1 of Mangum to DORIS E. WATTS of Stratford.
Services for O. P. Beagle
Funeral services were held Monday at the Frier Funeral Home chapel for OBED P. BEAGLE, age 88, who died early Monday morning at a local hospital. Mr. Beagle had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. J. E. SIMMONS, and granddaughter Miss ISABEL SIMMONS of 509 East Tahlequah for the last 12 years. Mr. Beagle was born in Knox County, Illinois July 6, 1850. He married Miss ISABEL CRAIG in 1872. Six children were born to them of whom all but one son survive. He made the Run to Oklahoma in 1889 and moved to Texas in 1900. His wife died in Ochiltree County, Texas in 1912. Mr. Beagle later came to Sulphur to make his home with his daughter. He was a member of the First Methodist Church. Survivors include his daughter, Mrs. Simmons; and four sons, LEON C. BEAGLE of Maramec; BRUCE H. BEAGLE of Salanis, California; FORREST H. BEAGLE of Montrose, California, and JOHN H. BEAGLE of Arnett, Oklahoma. Rev. JAMES HARRIS of the First Methodist Church officiated at the rites Monday evening. The body was sent to Ochiltree, Texas to be interred by the side of his wife. Pallbearers were CARL LITTLETON, R. W. CHANEY, JEAN BALLENER, JOHN SUMMERS, OLLIE RAPER and JOHN MCMANUS.
One Death Due to Holiday Fun
Murray County’s first reported Fourth of July fatality occurred late Sunday afternoon when WAYNE L. PURDUE, age 23, of Dallas, Texas, drowned at Turner Falls. Purdue was rushed here to the Sulphur fire department but efforts to revive through use of the department’s resuscitator were futile.
T. N. Burt Buried at Palmer
Funeral services were held Wednesday for T. N. BURT, age 73, of Route 1 Sulphur, who died Monday at Norman. Mr. Burt, born in Tennessee December 1865, was the brother of Mrs. ANNIE ELMORE of Sulphur. He is also survived by three half-sisters, Mrs. NANNIE SPIKES of Kingston, Mrs. EDNA KILLIAN in Louisiana, and Mrs. MINNIE BAKER who lives in Texas. Funeral services at the Frier Funeral Home chapel were conducted by Rev. LEONARD PAYNE. Interment was at Palmer cemetery.
Services for WILL FARRIS
Funeral services were held Tuesday for WILL FARRIS, age 56, of near Purcell, who died here Monday night at the home of his sister, Mrs. ALMA DICKERSON of 1119 East 2nd St. Mr. Farris was here visiting his sisters, Mrs. Dickerson, and Mrs. C. A. LEARY of East 5th St., when he suffered a heart attack which led to his death. Mr. Farris had lived at Fletcher near Sulphur for years but moved to near Purcell about two years ago. Survivors include his widow, son SAM FARRIS of the home; three sisters, Mrs. Dickerson, Mrs. Leary, and Mrs. BILL WHITSON of Ardmore; two brothers, JOE FARRIS of Oklahoma City and FRANK FARRIS of Madill. Funeral services at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel were conducted by rev. L. R. SIMMONS. Pallbearers were ELBERT DAY, BUCK LEARY, BOB LOWRY, FRED DICKCERSON, ED HARDY and CLAUD GERMANY. Interment at Oaklawn cemetery was arranged by Dunn Funeral Home.
CCC Boys Taken to Army Hospital
Two CCC boys, ROY HOLDER and CRAVIS STAPLETON, who received injuries June 26 when the truck in which they were riding overturned in Platt National Park, were taken to the army hospital at Fort Sill.
T. E. Phillips
Rev. THOMAS E. PHILLIPS, age 81, died Friday night after a long illness at his home, 1412 West Muskogee. Rev. Phillips was born January 4, 1858 in Pennsylvania where he spent his early life. He moved to Missouri when a youth and came to Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma before statehood. Rev. PHILLIPS is generally credited in keeping the county seat at Tecumseh longer than it would have been otherwise, through his influence and talent as a public speaker. The county seat was later moved to Shawnee. Rev. Phillips was a Baptist minister for 50 years. He was a lecturer for the Masonic lodge. He was widely known in Sulphur and elsewhere. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. T. E. Phillips; two sons, IRA and FRED PHILLIPS of Tecumseh, and a stepson, OSCAR LOWTHER of Sulphur and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Freewill Baptist Church in west Sulphur Sunday afternoon with Rev. M. M. MCKEE officiating. Interment at Oaklawn cemetery was arranged by Frier Funeral Home.
Pleads Not Guilty
LESTER BROWN of Roff pleaded not guilty to drunk driving.
Thursday, July 13, 1939
LEONARD GRAVES 26 to LUCILLE LATTA both of Ada
HERBERT P. RUFF 21 of Cement to RUBY JERNIGAN of Sulphur.
ALFRED G. TEAGUE 21 of Cement to CARRIE FAYE SINIS of Sulphur.
CECIL WHITSON 11 to DORYCE LOEVEALL both of McAlester.
RANSOM M. SOUTHERLAND 24 to PAULINE D. MCCLURE both of Rush Springs.
Moran Family Reunion
A Moran family reunion was held July 4 at Platt National Park. Attending were the families of H. E. MORAN of Riverside, Californa; TRUEY BARTON of Yuma, Arizona; DEWEY ACREY of Hobart, C. H. MORAN of Ada, J. O. MORAN of Ada, Mrs. LUCY MORAN of Roff, Mrs. PEARL FESTER of Ada, Mrs. MINNIE CARSON of Roff, L. D. MORAN of Sulphur, N. E. DAVIDSON of Roff and W. D. TIDWELL of San Bernardino, California.
South Dakota Man Dies on Visit
PETER FORSBERG, age 62, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died in his sleep at the Emerson apartments on West 12th St. Mr. Forsberg, with his wife and stepdaughter Mrs. BLANCHE QUINCY of Sioux Falls, had visited here earlier in the year and returned for another visit. Mr. Forsberg was a retired railroad man. He and his wife would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary next month. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. SARAHA FORSBERG; stepdaughter Mrs. Quincy; a son ELMER FORSBERG of Huntington Beach, California; stepsons, LEWIS MCLAUGHLIN of Long Beach, California and RUSSELL MCLAUGHLIN of San Pedro, California. (another article had the funeral and interment at Sioux Falls, S. D. … he had come to the U. S. when three years of age… roundhouse shop foreman for the Milwaukee & St. Paul RR until retirement)
Child Injured by Wagon Wheel
RUTH O’DELL , age 4, was injured slightly when she was struck by a wheel of a farm wagon at her home northwest of town Friday night. She was riding on the wagon with her father, JOE O’DELL, when she fell off and was struck by the wheel.
Gossetts Hold Reunion
The GOSSETT family reunion was held here Sunday, held yearly since 1930. Attending were JIM, JOHN and RHEA GOSSETT and families, Mr. and Mrs. TOM SHORT and sons WILLIAM of Dallas, Mrs. BILL TURNER of Goose Creek, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. WALTER SARTIN and sons of Oklahoma City.
Double Funeral for Father and Son
Double funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the First Baptist Church for J. S NEWBY of Maysville and his son GEORGE F. NEWBY of Dougherty who died less than 24 hours apart. The elder Newby died Saturday at the home of a son at Lindsay. Seventy-seven years old, he made his home with a daughter, Mrs. T. A. LAWSON at Maysville for some time. His son, GEORGE F. NEWBY, died of a heart attack Sunday afternoon about 1 ½ miles north of Sulphur. Early Sunday morning he had made arrangements for his father’s funeral. Sunday afternoon, he drove toward Palmer to make arrangements for his father’s grave, when he suffered a fatal heart attack. GEORGE F. NEWBY, age 43, was born in Texas in 1896 but came to Murray County with his family when he was very young, having lived here most of his life. He is survived by his wife; three daughters, RUBY, MARY JANE and EDITH ELOISE NEWBY and son GEORGE F. NEWBY Jr. , all of the home. The double services were held at the First Baptist Church with Church of Christ minister JACK CHAFFIN officiating, assisted by Rev. ROBERT S. SCALES of the First Baptist Church. Pallbearers for J. S. Newby were S. E. BALLENGER, OSCAR BALLENGER, E. M. RICE, J. A. ARMS, E. D. VERNON and F. M. SMITH. Pallbearers for George Newby were selected from the local American Legion post of which he was a member. Interment at Palmer cemetery was arranged by Dunn Funeral Home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. BAFFNEY, six miles north of Sulphur, announce the birth of a daughter BERTHA FAE born July 4.
Funeral services for Mrs. WILSON, former resident of the Fletcher community, who died suddenly at Dallas, Texas, were held at the Fletcher cemetery Sunday afternoon withJACK CHAFFIN, minister at Sulphur, officiating.(no other information about Mrs. Wilson)
Thursday, July 20, 1939
Services at Ada for J. C. Colbert
Mrs. EDNA CRAIG of 322 West 12th attended funeral service in Ada yesterday for her nephew, B. J. COLBERT, age 27, who was struck and fatally injured by an auto at Vandalia, Illinois Saturday. Mr. Colbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. COLBERT of Ardmore, was a second cousin of DIXIE COLBERT of 1711 West Broadway. He as reared in Ada and widely known in southern Oklahoma.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Drake cemetery for Mrs. NETTIE THOMAS, age 49, of Springer. JACK CHAFFIN of the Church of Christ officiated. Mrs. Thomas spent her early life in the Drake community and well known and loved by many people here. She is survived by her husband, FRED THOMAS; four children, DICK, HOMER, IRA and CORDINE THOMAS of Springer, four brothers, one sister and four grandchildren.
Sister-in-law at Shawnee
Funeral services were held Wednesday for Mr. R. I. COWAN at Shawnee, sister-in-law of Mrs. R. C. GREEN of 800 West 13th St. Mrs. Cowan had been il poor health for about two. Mr. Cowan is Mrs. Green’s brother.
JOHN RICHIE 46 to Mrs. FRONIE MAY GOOD both of Okemah.
THOMAS E. CHISHOLM 56 to Mrs. ELIZABETH USSERY both of Sulphur.
ROBERT CRAFT 48 to MINNIE BELLE MCAFEE both colored and of Ardmore.
BOB TROUT 32 to RUBY RAY both of Sulphur.
JERRY SHAW 21 to MABLE LOU MCINTYRE both of Marlow.
S. E. LEATH 52 of Newark, Texas to Mrs. GOLDIE DURHAM of Mill Creek.
BASSEL G. TUCKER 30 to PAULINE MONTGOMERY both of Ardmore.
Thursday, July 27, 1939
M. ADRIAN SAVAGE 22 of McAlester to Mrs. MARY DUE GANN of Canadian.
DAVID LESTER PACKS 43 to PATRICIA HOLMES both of Dallas.
WINFORD J. LEWIS 21 to ELSIE MAE WILLIAMSON both of Stratford.
Mrs. J. C. Castoe
Mrs. MARY FLORENCE CASTOE, age 67, died this morning here home on the Chapman Ranch near Dougherty. Mrs. Castoe was the wife of J. C. Castoe and is survived by three sons, B. B. and C. W. CASTOE of Dougherty and S. O. CASTOE of Holdenville. Funeral services will be held at the Dougherty Methodist church tomorrow afternoon with Rev. LEONARD PAYNE of the St. Paul Methodist church officiating. Interment will be at the Dougherty cemetery arranged by the Dunn Funeral Home.
The house of Mr. and Mrs. FRED BRITT of Nebo was a total loss from a fire which began in the attic. Mr. Britt is the brother of J. W. BRITT, city water superintendent.
Aged Man Found Dead
NATHAN HUGHES, thought to be about 74 years old, was found dead on his cot in front of his camp in West Sulphur near the Bromide camp ground Tuesday morning. Cause of death was apparently heart trouble. Mr. Hughes had lived here several years, coming here from Allen. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. ARTHUR HART of Byng and a sister Mrs. ADDIE EDWARDS of Fittstown. Funeral services were held at the Fittstown Methodist church Wednesday afternoon with Rev. HOLLAND of Ada officiating. Interment was at the Conway cemetery east of Ada, arranged by Dunn Funeral Home.
Services for Fields Baby
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for ESTELL FAY FIELDS, 8 months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. JOSEPH W. FIELDS of 1222 West 11th St. The baby died Tuesday night in a Wynnewood hospital. She was born here December 11, 1938. Funeral services at the Dunn funeral home chapel had JACK CHAFFIN of the Church of Christ officiating. Interment was at the Davis cemetery.
Services for Miss Patterson
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Drake for Miss GENCIE ROSETTA PATTERSON, age 22, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. PATTERSON. Miss Patterson died after a short illness in an Oklahoma City hospital Tuesday. Services at Drake had JACK CHAFFIN of the Church of Christ officiating. Interment at Drake cemetery was arranged by Frier Funeral Home. Miss Paterson was born at Big Canyon June 6, 1917 and lived all her life in Murray County. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include her parents, a brother CECIL PATTERSON of Dougherty, and uncles and aunts, Mr. and Mrs. H. A WILLIAMS of Tulsa, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. WEST of Dougherty, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. THOMAS of Lookeba, L. W. WILLIAMS of Dougherty, and Mrs. SARAH KIRKWOOD of Oklahoma City.
August 3, 1939
Mother of J. E. Hoffman Dies
J. E. HOFFMAN left Tuesday night for Beggs to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. ELIZA J. HOFFMAN who died at Colcord Tuesday. Mrs. Hoffman lived with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hoffman for several years until about six years ago. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and well known in Sulphur. She is survived by six other children. Interment was to be at Beggs.
Tully FamilyMeets First Time in 22 Years
Sunday marked the first reunion of the Tully family in 22 years. Special guests were L. F. TULLY of Stratford, J. H. TULLY of Wanette, Mrs. J. M. BROWN of Tulsa, Mrs. TOM DORSETT of Ringling. Mrs. CHARLES LOFLAND, a sister, Daisetta, Texas, was unable to attend. Interesting talks of the Tully family were made by L. F.TULLY and J. H. TULLY. (longer list of more attending)
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. ROY COLE of St. Louis, Missouri Wednesday morning according to information received by his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. JOHN SEETON.
August 10, 1939
SID CLARKSON 25 and CHARLOTTE BOYLES both of Shawnee.
WILLIAM W. DODD 23 and OLETA S. JOHNSON both of Ada.
MARVIN A. MCCARTY 24 of Tulsa and Mrs. LUCILLE CARDWELL WHITEHURST of Oklahoma City.
TRAVIS MC(? Bad print) of Texas to ANNIE MAY MCKINNEY of Sherman, Texas.
CLYDE RAMSEY 30 of Davis to SAIDE WARD of Davis.
CLARENCE MCCLURE Jr 22to ILA MAE JACKSON both of Ada.
McDaniel Family Reunion
Fifty members of the MCDANIEL family attended the annual reunion at the Platt National Park. The family consists of two brothers, four sisters and their descendants, the first of whom came to Indian Territory in 1890 and the last in 1910, all from near Fort Worth, Texas. Next year’s reunion will be held at Belle Mere Lake at Lexington. Names of the immediate family members are: Mrs. I. E. DANIEL of Stratford, Mrs. M C. HARDIN of Silverton, Texas, Mrs. ANDERSON PALMER of Maysville, Mrs. W. T. HICKOX of Konawa and H. S. MCDANIEL of Minco and M . D. MCDANIEL of Shawnee.
Hoffman Returns from Funeral of Mother
J. E. HOFFMAN returned Thursday of last week from Mounds where he attended the funeral August 3 of his mother, Mrs. ELIZA J. HOFFMAN, age 91. Mrs. Hoffman died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. RODEBUSH of Colcord, Oklahoma. She was buried at Mounds by the side of her husband, D. J. HOFFMAN, who died 11 years ago, age 80. Mrs. Hoffman lived here with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. HOFFMAN for several years until about six years ago. She was a member of the First Baptist Church here, well known. She is survived by seven children, six of whom attended the funeral. Those attending were J. E.HOFFMAN of Sulphur; J. J. HOFFMAN of Drumright; J. W. HOFFMAN of Burbank; J. L. HOFFMAN of Little Kansas, Oklahoma; Mrs. A. RODEBUSH of Colcord; and Mrs. U. S. KENNEDY of Edmond. The youngest son NEAL HOFFMAN of California could not be reached in time for the funeral . Mrs. Hoffman was buried on the 68th birthday of her eldest child, J. J. HOFFMAN of Drumright.
Services for Mother of Mrs. C. A. WILKINS
Funeral services were held at Allen last week for Mrs. N. A. DONAGHEY, age 82, mother of Mrs. C. A. WILKINSof Sulphur. She died Monday at her home in Allen. She frequently visited here. Mrs. Donaghey was the grandmother of Miss INEZ WILKINS, Mrs. O. G. BRADEN, Mrs. EARL PIERSON, all of Sulphur, Mrs. T. A. GARDENHIRE and ROY WILKINS of Nebo, Mrs. J. T. NEAL of Big Canyon and CHARLES WILKINS of Graham.
J. F. Greening Dies at the Veterans Hospital
JOHN F. GREENING, age 48, World War veteran, died at the state veterans hospital late Monday. Greening, whose home was in Oklahoma City, has been ill for some time. He was born in Illinois September12, 1896. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. ROY L. DISBROW of Oklahoma City and Mrs. A. E. GRABRIEL of Topeka, Kansas; and two brothers, GERSHON and G. T. GREENING both of Oklahoma City. The body was shipped to Topeka, Kansas by Frier Funeral Home.
Sulphur Families Attend Wedding Anniversary Reunion
Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR SALTER and children, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. SKELTON and TOM SALTER of Sulphur attended a celebration and a family reunion in the home of their relatives and friends, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. SKELTON near Healdton recently. The reunion was held to celebrate the 51st anniversary of the J. B. SKELTON couple. Nine of their 11 children, 24 of their 29 grandchildren, eight in-laws, and 13 friends were present. Attending were Mrs. JANIE TARPLEY and children of Chickasha; Mrs. MATTIE SKELTON and children of Elmore City, the families of ELMER SKELTON of Pauls Valley, DOGGIE SKELTON , RUBE EMBERLIN, JOE SKELTON, J. D. SKELTON, LLOYD SKELTON, J. B. SKELTON of Healdton, DOYLE PITMAN of Mill Creek, OSCAR SALTER, W. M. SKELTON all of Sulphur; guests, Rev. and Mrs. MULLINS of Wilson, FRANK MORROW of Chickasha, JIM CROWNOVER of Loraine, Texas, SAM CREEL of Healdton, and TOM SALTER of Healdton. Children of the J. B. Skeltons unable to attend were Mrs. LILLIE CHAMBERS of Lindsay and OSCAR SKELTON of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Thursday, August 17, 1939
First Bale Profitable
LEONARD BIRCH, farmer living 5 ½ miles west of town, brought in the first bale of cotton, with bonus, worth $147.16. This was his fourth time to bring in the first bale.
WILLIAM T. MUSGROVE, 21 of Roff to FAY MOORE of Sulphur.
CLIFFORD LESLIE DENSLOW 26 to MORA LAVERNE ETCHISON both of Hickory.
HENRY E. UNDERWOOD 53 of Roff to Mrs. BERTIE BARNES of Wynnewood.
OLE R. COULSON 22 of Sulphur to EULA W. ETHERTON of Davis.
DALLAS W. MCGILL 23 of Purcell to ELISE MAE JACK(?) of Purcell.
A.P. BALTHROP of Marietta to Mrs. JULIA BLACK of Courtney.
V. MILLER LEE 26 of Elgin, Texas to DOROTHY (bad print) of Oklahoma City, both colored.
Grandmother of LYNN NORMAN Buried at Davis
Funeral services were held at Davis Thursday of last week for Mrs. W. O. WILKERSON, age 79, pioneer of Murray County, who died Wednesday at the home of her daughter Mrs. OMA NORMAN of Davis. Mrs. Wilkerson was the grandmother of LYNN NORMAN of Sulphur. She was born in Georgia July 17, 1860and married in 1881 to WILLIAM O. WILKERSON who died in 1923. Mr. and Mrs. Wilkerson moved to Davis in 1899. Funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Norman at Davis last week with Dr. J. B. ROUNDS of Oklahoma City officiating, assisted by Rev. C. R. MCCLELLAND of the Davis Baptist Church and Rev. D. A. WILLIAMS of the Davis Christian Church. Pallbearers were LYNN W. NORMAN of Sulphur, CAROL REEDY of Fort Worth, Texas; JAMES REEDY of Marietta, BILLY WILKERSON of Shawnee, all grandchildren, and C. N. DICKSON and W. B. PETERMAN of Davis. Survivors include her daughter Mrs. Norman, one son WILLIAM M. WILKERSON of Shawnee, seven grandchildren, LYNN W. NORMAN of Sulphur, Mrs. LOLA KRIENHGEN of Davis, Mrs. BERNICE CROCKETT of Durant, CAROL REEEDY of Fort Worth, JAMES REEDY of Marietta, BILLY and RUTH ANN WILKERSON of Shawnee; three great-grandchildren, LYNN CROCKETT, CAROL ANN and MARTHA JANE REEDY; one brother, L. B. MORGAN of Atlanta, Georgia, three half-sisters and two half-brothers, all of Alabama. Interment was in Green Hill cemetery at Davis.
Mrs. LEAH WHITNEY
Mrs. LEAH WHITNEY, age 60, died Wednesday at her home nine miles north of Sulphur. Mrs. Whitney was born March 22, 1879 in Georgia. With her family she had lived near Sulphur about four years. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband W. O. WHITNEY,daughter Mrs. LUCY HIKAM of Concord; two stepsons, HOWARD THOMPSON of Sulphur and JESS THOMPSON of Seminole. Funeral services were held at the Iona school with Rev. DWIGHT NORTHRIP of the Sulphur Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Interment at Iona was arranged by Frier Funeral Home.
Rites for J. E. Arnold
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for JOHN EDWARD ARNOLD, age 70, who died Friday in an Oklahoma City hospital. Mr. Arnold lived on West 12th and had been a Sulphur resident for 16 years. He was born in Kaufman County, Texas May 21, 1869 and as a young man, came to Indian Territory with his parents, who were among the first of the settlers of the Fox community in Carter County. Mr. Arnold was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife; eight children, M. J., J. R., ROBERT, and ROY ARNOLD of Oklahoma City, B. E. and SAM ARNOLD and Mrs. LENNIE WILLIAMS of Lexington, Mrs. GLADYS WELCH of Sulphur; two sisters, Mrs. CLEATIS JOHNSON and Mrs. BESS CALHOUN of Oklahoma City; three brothers, F. W. ARNOLD of Sherman, Texas, H. H. ARNOLD of Lindsey, Okla., and J. H. ARNOLD of Moore. Funeral services at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel were held Saturday with Ev. DWIGHT O.NORTHRIP of the Sulphur Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in the Lexington cemetery.
Rites for DENNIS SAM
Dennis Sam, age 58, Indian, died at his home on Route 2 Hickory Sunday. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Hickory with ABEL BROWN officiating. Interment was at the Hickory cemetery. Sam was born in Mississippi but lived in Oklahoma since 1903. He was a member of the Sandy Hill Baptist Church near Hickory about 30 years. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. ALICE SAM, a son DAVID SAM of Stratford and a daughter VELMA SAM of Hickory and a cousin CHARLES SAM of McAlester.
Rites for W. D. Goodall
Funeral services were held at the Frier Funeral Home chapel this afternoon for WILLIAM DIXIE GOODALL, age 36, formerly of Sulphur, who was electrocuted Monday afternoon at a San Antonio, Texas gas station. Goodall was a son of C. E. GOODALL of Hickory. Witnesses said that Goodall was repairing a car at the service station and stepped to the rear of the station to get his tools when he stepped on an exposed cable of 110 volts. Goodall was standing on wet ground at the time. The man called for help and L. F. ROBINSON, whose auto Goodall had been working on, rushed to his assistance, knocked the cable loose from Goodall and called a doctor. The fire department inhalator squad worked over Goodall thirty minutes. Dr. J. B. MORGAN then attempted to revive him with an injection of adrenalin, then had to pronounce him dead. Goodall was born in Murray County January 13, 1902 and lived most of his life here. He went to San Antonio in February of this year. Survivors include his father; two daughters BILLIE JO and JUNE GOODALL; six brothers ALFRED GOODALL of New York City, CHARLES GOODALL of Guthrie, JUSTIN and LESLEY GOODALL both of Oklahoma City, LUTEHR and H. E. GOODALL of San Antonio; and four sisters, Mrs. ELIZABETH CHRISTAIN and Miss MYRTLE GOODALL of San Antonio, Mrs. JULIA MONEY of Chicago and Mrs. ANN FORD of Conroe, Texas. The body was shipped here for services. Interment was at Oaklawn cemetery with Rev. DWIGHT O. NORTHRIP officiating.
Sulphur Man Oldest at Meeting of Confederates
BURL NASH, age 99, Sulphur Cherokee Indian, is the oldest Confederate veteran of the 49th annual reunion of the United Confederate Veterans being held at Trinidad, Colorado. Nash left Sulphur Monday for the reunion. He is believed to be the oldest living Confederate veteran.
Thursday, August 31, 1939
JOE C. GIBBONS 21 to MELBE LEE EPLER both of Ada.
WINFORD C. OLIVER 211 to WELDA JUANITA CHANDLER both of Ada.
WILLIAM A. GUTHRIE 62 to Mrs. ZADA R. RITTER both of Bethany.
Rites for Mrs. TOM CHAMBLER
Funeral services for Mrs. LETHA MAE CHAMBLER, age 46, were held Friday afternoon at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel. Mrs. Chambler, wife of TOM CHAMBLER, died at the family home 1208 West Tahlequah Thursday. She was born May 26, 1893 in Arkansas but had lived in Sulphur at various times for many years. Survivors include her husband; three sons, A. J. CHAMBLER of Ada, BERT and OLEN CHAMBLER of Sulphur; two daughters, MARY and VERA MAE CHAMBLER of Sulphur; a sister Mrs. EMMA VAUGHN of Dardanelle, Arkansas, brothers OSCAR and GORDON ROBINSON of Delaware, Arkansas, LESTER and WALTER ROBINSON of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and OWEN ROBINSON of Perry. Officiating at the funeral was Rev. W. A. GOVETT, retired Methodist minister. …Interment was at Oaklawn cemetery.
W. W. BROWN
W. W. BROWN, age 79, died at his home 1211 West Oklahoma Friday night. Mr. Brown was born at Birmingham, Alabama February 26, 1860. He spent his early life there and moved to Hopkins County, Texas in the 1880’s. He came to Hickory in 1900 where he was in business until 1909. In 1912 he moved to Sulphur, having been in business here for many years until his retirement due to ill health. Survivors include his widow, two sons, W. O. BROWN of Tyler, Texas and H. F. BROWN of Klamath Falls, Oregon; and three daughters, Mrs. W. C. HYDE of Pierce City, Missouri, Mrs. WALTER JENNINGS of Duncan, and Mrs. BURT PEVETO of Sulphur.Funeral services were held at the Calvary Baptist ChurchSunday afternoon with Rev. DWIGHT NORTHRIP officiating. Pallbearers were BOYD B. HORSMAN, L. C. PARKER, and four of Mr. Brown’s nephews, ORBAN, GEORGE, and OREN BRADY of Ardmore, and HERSCHEL BRADY of Seminole Interment at Oaklawn cemetery directed by Dunn Funeral Home.
The baby of Mr. and Mrs. FLOYD DURAM/DURHAM was born and died Monday, August 23 and was laid to rest Tuesday morning at the Palmer cemetery.
HOUSTON SEALEY, Indian, living near Chigley, pleaded not guilty to assault charge with a dangerous weapon against EUNICE GRIMSLEY of Chigley.
News Briefs by Miss MARY LEE GILLASPIE
Cooke Family Reunion
Mrs. HUNTER SMITH, Mrs. TOM NIMMO, and Mrs. LIGE SALLEE of Sallisaw, Mr. and Mrs. D. C.OOKE and daughter ANN of Wynnewood, Mr. and Mrs. E. D. COOK and son BILL TOM of Oklahoma City, Mrs. J. S. NIMMO and Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE SALLEE of Drumright, and Mrs. DICK HARMON of Jenningsjoined other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. COOKE and grandson HOMER COOKE Jr. of Crosbyton, Texas, Mrs. LESLIE STEVENSand son DON FRANKLIN of Midland, Texas and Mrs. WILLIAM DEBOLD/DEBORD of Snyder, Texas in a family reunion at the home of their relatives, Mr. and Mrs. HENRY GEORGE of 209 East Wynnewood.
Mrs. C. P. WILLIAMSand children BOBBY and CLAUDELL returned from a vacation to Colorado. They were accompanied by her brother-in-law and sister Dr. and Mrs. J. B. RATLIFF of Hobart.
Mr. and Mrs. HARRY SCOFIELD visited her mother Mrs. C. W. STAFFORD at Blackwell.
Mrs. C. W. MEDLOCK and son CLEBURNE Jr, and Dr. MATTIE CURLLE left for their homes at Tulsa after spending three months here on vacation. The boy drank the waters here for his health.
Mr. and Mrs. LLOYD CHAPMAN and two children of Mill Creek were guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. ALFRED OWENS.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. GOOKINof Norman and Mrs. A. F. LIST and daughter of Oklahoma City are taking the baths at the Frye Sanitarium.
Mrs. TONY TANKERSLEY returned from the hospital at Oklahoma City.
IRIS WOOD visited her aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. OWEN D. REEDY at Oklahoma City.
Mr. and Mrs. ALBERT DEFRATUS and baby ALBERT BION returned from Columbia, Salisbury and other points in Missouri. He is the manager of Seeton Drug store here.
MOODY L. LATTIMORE, local insurance salesman, visited in Madill and Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. WILKINS and children MAX DWANE and RONALD KENT of Graham visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. WILKINS and Mr. and Mrs. J. M. MARSEE and other relatives.
Misses EMPO, BENNIE and BETHENE HENRY visited at Oklahoma City.
BION MCCURRY of Salisbury, Missouri visited his sister Mrs. ALBERT DEFATRUS here.
Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE C. ALEXANDER of Wynnewood visited their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. MARVIN ROY at 202 East Muskogee.
Mrs. RAYMOND WALLEN and baby girl CHRISTA SUE are getting along nicely at their home, 1208 West Broadway. The baby was born August 22 at the Sulphur clinic.
Thursday, August 31, 1939
Services for Mrs. Holman
Funeral services were held Monday for Mrs. ADA HOLMAN, age 60, who died Saturday at the home near Palmer. Mrs. Holman was the wife of GEORGE HOLMAN and mother of CLAYTON HOLMAN of 15 East Tulsa. She lived in the Palmer community since 1918 and a member of the Methodist Church for 32 years. She is also survived by four half-brothers, FRANK ESTES of Springer, LONNIE ESTES of Ardmore, ALBERT ESTES of Asher, and SANFORD ESTES of Texas; and four half-sisters, Mrs. NETTIE PEERY of Marietta, Mrs. MAE NICHOLS of Lone Grove, Mrs. WILLIE KENNARD of Randlett, and Mrs. JANIE ROSE of Ardmore. Funeral services were at the Dunn Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. JAMES HARRIS of the First Methodist church officiating. Pallbearers were LEE MARTIN, ERNEST HICKS, BOYD ROBB, FLOYD STEPHENS, MACE WILLIAMS and EBB JONES. Interment was at Oaklawn cemetery.
Father of EARL ROWE Dies at Davis
MILTON H. ROWE, father of EARL ROWE, Sulphur policeman, died at his home west of Davis Friday morning. He was 84 years old. Mr. Brown, born in Georgia in 1855, had lived near Davis about 55 years, widely known. Survivors include three sons, Earl Rowe of Sulphur, FRANK and CARL ROWE of Davis; thirteen grandchildren, Earl Rowe Jr., Misses IRENE, MARY, and NORMA BYRD ROWE all of Sulphur, Mrs. GLEN CHOWINS of Holdenville, Mrs. MARGARET TEMPLETON of Hamlin, Texas, DORIS ROWE, BUDDY ROWE, FRANK ROWE, Jr., CARL ROWE Jr., EDWIN ROWE, LAVERNE ROWE, and WANDA RUTH ROWE all of Davis, and three great-grandchildren, IDA MARIE, CAROLYN SUE and GLEEN ROWE CHOWINS of Holdenville. Funeral services were held at the Davis Baptist Church Saturday afternoon with Rev. C. R. MCCLELLAND of the Davis Baptist church officiating, assisted by Rev. DWIGHT NORTHRIP of the Sulphur Calvary Baptist church. Pallbearers were WESLEY THOMPSON, T. S. GRANT, DICK GRANT, MURPHY DOX, BILL MOORE, and JOHN RHODY, all of Davis. Interment was at the Davis cemetery.
Those who attended Mrs. Holman’s funeral from Koller were Mr. and Mrs. DONAHOO, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. MCELROY, Mrs. LOIS PITTS and baby, grandmother HAMPTON, OPAL BURKES, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. HAMPTON, and daughter SIBBIE and sons ALFRED and C. L. Jr. and Mrs. S. H. KIRK and son JERRY.
Mr. and Mrs. PAUL HOLLADAY announce the birth of a daughter, PAULA JEAN, born at the Sulphur clinic late Saturday night. The mother is the former PAULINE ANNADOWN, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. PAUL V. ANNADOWN.
Some 50 members of the G. T. GRIFFITHS family and guests met at Bromide Springs in Platt National Park, the first reunion held in 37 years. It was a birthday celebration for Mrs. J. H. BARNES and a celebration for newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. JAMES GRIFFITHS of Olney, Oklahoma, newlyweds who married Aug. 19 at Ardmore. The brief, formerly Miss ROZELLE WOLF of Graham, is a teacher in the Wapanucka highschool. He is a teacher at Olney, both got degrees at Southeastern State college. (long list of people at the reunion).
LEE J. RAINS 44 to Mrs. GLADYS M. PRENTICE both of Ada.
EVERETT MINTON 30 to OLLIE DEAN NEAL both of Elmore City.
S. M. PATRICK 28 of McAlester to Mrs. RUBY DANIELS of Hartshorne.
J. H. WILLIAMS 44 of Shamrock, Texas to Mrs. ELLA H. PHILLIPS of Davis.
S. BERNARD WEESE 21 to THELMA BELLE AWDRY, both of Sulphur.
RAY DOSS 23 of Oklahoma City to (bad print) of Pauls Valley.
LAMYER MOYER 20 of Davis to (bad print)
Rites for Mrs. Sheegog
Funeral services were held this afternoon for Mrs. MARY ELLEN SHEEGOG, age 75, who died at her home, 516 East Oklahoma yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Sheegog was the mother of GROVER and LEWIS SHEEGOG of Sulphur. MARY ELLEN DELLINGER was born at Jackson, Missouri February 22, 1864. She moved with her family to Cooke County, Texas where she grew to young womanhood. She married WILLIE SHEEGOG November 2, 1887. In 1890 they moved to Purcell an four years later to Palmer near Sulphur. Mr. Sheegog died about 30 years. Mrs. Sheegog was a resident of Sulphur and nearby communities about 45 years. She was stricken with paralysis in 1930 and never fully recovered.She was active in church and club work until her illness. Survivors include three sons, GROVERand LEWIS SHEEGOG of Sulphur, JOHN SHEEGOG of Graham, Texas; three grandchildren, MARY JO SHEEGOG of Sulphur, WILLIE SHEEGOG of Graham, Texas, and Mrs. BILL KELLEY of Coleman, Texas; four brothers, Dr. W. A DELLINGER of Duncan, J. P. DELLINGER of Ringling, W. J. DELLINGER of Hobart and HOUSTON DELLINGER of Phoenix, Arizona and two sisters, Mrs. JAMES ISBELL HOLMAN of Gravel Hill, Missouri and Mrs. JAMES RED of Spearman, Texas. Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Frier Funeral Home chapel with Rev. JAMES C. HARRIS of the First Methodist church officiating. Interment was in the Palmer cemetery. Pallbearers were W. B. KELLY, E. F. WIGGINS, Dr. T. P. WALL, EBB JONES, FLOYD STEPHENS and JOHN LUTTS.
Park in Center of Cemetery Made Smaller
The Sulphur city council voted to reduce the size of the park in the center of Oaklawn cemetery, the area will become a square with sides about 200 feet….Uncle DAN CARR, who lived north of Sulphur many years, donated to the city the 40 acres on which the cemetery is located and specified a certain area reserved for his family…