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Northwest Oklahoman and Ellis County News
24 Sep 1954
Page 1

Services Held for Mrs. Priest, 92

Services were yesterday afternoon in the Methodist church, Gage, for Mrs. George Priest, 92, who died Tuesday morning following a lengthy illness. Burial was in the Gage cemetery.

Survivors are her husband of Gage; three daughters, Mrs. Dulcie Potter of Helena, Mont., Mrs Lola Wilson of Denver, and Mrs. Nate Minniss of Denver; three sons, Luther Elmore of Shattuck, George Elmore of Gage and Rufus Elmore of Clinton. One sister, Mrs. Janie Gibbs of Helena, Mont., also survives.

Ellis County Capital
23 Sep 1954
Page 5
Mrs. Geo. Priest Died Tuesday Morning.

Mrs. George Priest, past 92 years, died Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock in Shattuck Hospital where she had been a patient for about two weeks. She had been in failing health for many months, and for the past number of weeks had been confined to her bed most of the time. All six of her children have been here from time to time helping Mr. Priest care for her.

Funeral services will be at the local Methodist Chruch at 2:00 o'clock Thursday and burial in Gage cemetery. Obituary will be published next week.

Note: there was not obit in the next week paper, but the following was printed.

Ellis County Capital
30 Sep 1954
Page 5

Billy G. Elmore of Spokane, Wash., A. F. spent a few days with his parents, the Geo. Elmores during the critical illness of his Grandmother, Mrs. Geo. Priest, who was buried Thursday of last week.

Card of Thanks

We want to express our thanks to all the good neighbors and friends for the flowers, cards and food. Also many kindnesses shown during the recent illness and death of our wife and mother.
Mr. George Priest
Mr. and Mrs. Owen Potter
Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Elmore
Mr. and Mrs. George Elmore
Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Minniss
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Elmore

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