VERNON VALENTINE GARTON was born February l4, l9l0, and died at the home of his parents in Greenbay Township, Clarke County, Iowa, at the age of eight years, two months and fifteen days.
He was the fourth child of five children born to MR. and MRS. A.L. GARTON, a sister younger than he having died in infancy.
Besides his parents he leaves to mourn his untimely departure, one brother, RAYMOND G. GARTON and two sisters,OLIVE IRENE and GLADYS MARIE GARTON, also three grandparents and one great grandmother, other relatives and friends as far as he was known for all who knew him were his steadfast friends.
He was a happy, winsome child, always interested in the affairs that concerned the family life, regular and devoted in his attendance at Sunday School and Church, and will be remembered with tender affection by his associates and little friends.
Funeral services were at the Hebron Church at 2:30 o'clock, Tuesday, April 30th, conducted by Rev. W.H. Rarrick, of the Weldon M.E. Church, assisted by Rev. W.B. Thompson, and the mortal remains were laid to rest in the churchyard cemetery.