Just thought someone might want these.I have copies of the originals for Shade and Ed Wallen.If anyone doesn't have them, email me and I'll send them.
All of them are children of John R. Wallen and Elender Stapleton.
Thursday, December 19, 1912: Mrs. Jane Baker, wife of the late A. J. Baker, peacefully passed away at her home in Cassville about 4 o'clock Wednesday morning, Dec 18, 1912, aged 72 years, 11 months and 18 days. He aliments were due to complication of diseases.
Mrs. Baker was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wallen and was born in Tennessee in 1840, Dec 25. In 1856 she came to Barry County with her parents who settled southeast of Cassville.
She was married to Andrew J. Baker in 1859. To this union were born 12 children of whom the living are: C. C. Baker of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; A. J. Baker, John R., Joseph C., and Albert E. Baker of Cassville; Mrs. Tom A. Davis of Goldsburg, Ida.; Mrs. Francis J. Higgs of Elpaso and William B. Baker of Lansing, Kansas. She is also survived by one sister and three brothers. They are Mrs. Willa Sims of Stone County, J. J. Wallen of Cassville, Shade and Ned Wallen of Fairland, Okla.
Mrs. Baker was a member of the Baptist Church, a woman of strength of character and her devotion of love to her Savior won the over her many friends and neighbors. In her death the county loss one of its most worthy citizens, the community a kind neighbor, and her children a devoted, self sacrificing and loving mother.
Funeral service will be held Thursday morning at eleven o'clock at the Horner Church, three miles southeast of Cassville.
DEATH of MRS.MINTA WALLEN
Mrs.Minta Wallen,wife of Shade Wallen,died Wednesday night,Mrs Wallen was returning from a visit with her brother in Hugo Okla. She was stricken with heart trouble and had to be taken of the train at Monett Mo. The body was brought here Thurday morning and taken to her home on
North Main street. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. The
Rev.J.J.Rake, paster of the church. Burial was in the Fairland cemetery. Mrs.Wallen is survived by her husband and son, Everett Miller, of Tulsa and Mrs.John Price of Fairland Okla. and several brothers and a sister.
Obituary for Edward Wallen, December 26, 1935
Edward Wallen, 82 years old, a resident of Fairland for the last 28 years, died at this home there at 5:15 o'clock Wednesday mornign.He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ed Wallen; four sons, William of Sapulpa, Jack, Ben and Frank, all of Fairland, and one brother, Shade Wallen of Fairland.Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Church of Christ in Fairland, with the Reverend Powers officiating.Burial was in the Fairland Cemetery, under the direction of the Lane Funeral Home.
July 9, 1937Shade Wallen Rites
The Reverend L. C. Vermillion, pastor of the Baptist Church at Grove, assisted by pastor of the Methodist Church at grove, conducted funeral services Sunday, at 2:30 p. m., for Shade V. Wallen, who died July 2cd following an illness of several months and a recent paralytic stroke.The deceased was born in Barry County on February 15, 1860.He was married in early manhood to Miss Viola Goddard in 1879.To this union was born eight children, three of whom preceded him in death, as did his wife.He came to this vicinity in 1895, where he was married to Mrs. Minnie Miller, in 1903.She also preceded him in death in 1920.He was married a third time to Mrs. Amanda Martin, October 2, 1930 who survives him and his children who survive are:Ed Wallen of Oklahoma City, Mrs. A. H. Gibson of Grove, Mrs. R. A. Woodson of Fairland, Jack Wallen of Dallas, Texas and Mrs. Lynn James of Fort Worth, Texas, also 10 grandchildren, two greatgrandchildren and a host of distant relatives.Mr. Wallen was converted and united with the Baptist Church in 1902.He was section foreman for the Frisco railroad for more than 30 years, having retired from service several years ago.Interment was made in the Fairland Cemetery under direction of J. S. Campbell undertaker.