Webb City, Mo., Oct 26, --Funeral services for O.M. Darden, 64 years old who died at 2:40 o'clock Sunday morning at his farm, home, four miles north of Oronogo will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the chapel of the Webb City Undertaking Company The Rev. Ralph Roland, pastor of the Methodist church will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope cemetery. The body will lie in state at the residence untill noon Tuesday and then be brought to the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Elmer Olson, Willie Weaver Paul Hammond, Jack Olson, Ralph Weaver and Dave Marshall. Mr. Darden lived in the distric all his life. He was born at Diamond, and lived for 42 years in Webb City and Jasper. For the last 14 years, he had lived on the farm where he died. He formerly was a mill builder. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Myrta Darden ; a daughter, Mrs Cecil Godsey of Oronogo route 1; a brother Frank Darden of Oronogo route 1 and four sisters, Mrs. Rose Witzansky of Webb City Mrs. Myrt Follis of Sarcoxie, Mrs. Carrie Hulen of Tulsa, OK and Mrs. Vesper Foust of Miami, OK
THOUGHT OF THE DAY - "When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." - Mark Twain.