Re: Acord mystery - Eli and Cal. Any leads?
the Memorial Obituary was a card made up that came from The Northwest Arkansas Times
Fayetteville, Ark. Jan 16, 1961
"Mrs. Minnie May Jones, 71, Lifelong resident of the Dutton community, died Saturday afternoon in a Huntsville hospital.She was born June 27, 1889 at Dutton, the daughter of Turner and Diana Acard.
Survivors are her husband, Troy Jones of the home: six sons, Frank Jones, Dillard, Ore., Verna Jones, Sweet Home, Ore.,Ray Jones, Cottage Grove, Ore., Lloyd Jones, Chelan, Wash., Arlis Jones, Hermosa, S.D., and Melvin Jones Kansas City, Mo., two daughters, Mrs. Fay Combs, McCleary, Wash., and Mrs. Zay Lindvig, Williston, N.D.; one sister, Mrs. Lou Lawrence, Pueblo, Colo,: two brothers, Eli and Calvin Acard of California; and 21 grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie May Jones, 71 of Dutton who died January 14 at Huntsville, were conducted, Tuesday, January 17 at Huntsville, at 2:00p.m. at the Dutton Community House by the Rev. Noah Robbins.Burial was in Dutton cemetery under the direction of Moore's Chapel.
Pallbearers were her sons, Frank, Vernie, Ray, Lloyd, Arlis, and Melvin Jones."
There are typo's (Minnie born 1892)but my Dad Troy Ray was very pleased to have this tribute.He died
23 April 1979 at the age of 55.