McLennan County, Texas
April 1928


WACO TIMES HERALD
APRIL 02, 1928
MONDAY

 JOHN GARRISON

The body of John C.W. Garrison, who died at his home in Lakeview Saturday will be interred at Park Lawn Cemetery Monday afternoon following services from Compton's funeral parlor at 3 p.m. Pallbearers are J. V. Adams, F. A. Eldelman, C. D. Fisk, D. M. Nolan, Robert Bolfing, J.L. Arcore. A widow; one son and two daughters survive Mr. Garrison. Dr. C. T. Caldwell is
to officiate at the funeral.

 JOHN C. BEEBEY, 89

Funeral services for John C. Beebey, 89, of Lott are to be held in Marlin at 3 p.m. Monday with Rev. J. W. Bridges of Lott officiating. Mr. Beebey died Sunday noon and is survived by two sons, H. C. Beebey of Waco and Boss Beebey of Lott; four daughters, Mesdames R.B. and W.B. Walker, E. A. Landrum of Satin; C.E. Newton of Wichita Falls. Pallbearers are R.W. Walker, W.B. Walker, C.E. Newton, E.A. Landrum, son-in-law of Mr. Beebey, John and Perry Tomlinson, W.E. Shankle, John Bloxom, relatives.


WACO TIMES HERALD
APRIL 03, 1928
TUESDAY

 BESSIE JUANITA JONES

Bessie Juanita Jones, 12 days old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Jones of Hull, Texas, will be buried Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Jones, 829 South Twentieth street.
Interment will be at Rosemound cemetery, with Rev. E.R. Patterson officiating. The baby died Monday night at Hull, and the body was brought to Waco Tuesday afternoon.

 MRS. MARY BAILEY

Rev. J. U. McAfee of Wesley Methodist church, will officiate at the funeral of Mrs. Mary Bailey from Compton's funeral home at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Mrs. Bailey, 70 years of age, died Sunday evening at her home, 116 Sherman street, and is survived by her husband, E.H. Bailey, two daughters, Mrs. J. W. McIntyre of Houston, Mrs. C. E. Ware of Abilene; one son, Jim Bailey of Dodge. Pallbearers are E.C. Gibson, R.H. Richey, Clyde B. Barker, J. T. Wilson, J. O. Goede, Earnest Farmers, and interment will be at Rosemound.

 MISS MYRTLE THOMPSON

Miss Myrtle Thompson former head of the Baylor University expression department, died at Sycamore, Ill. last week, Waco friends have learned.
Her brother, Dr. W. O. Thompson who owned the hospital in which she died, accompanied her body to Rood House, Ill., where the funeral was held from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A Thompson. Miss Thompson lived in Waco 10 years before departing six years ago for further study.

WACO TIMES HERALD
APRIL 04, 1928
WEDNESDAY

 C. T. MERIACLE, 78

Eddy, April 4--- Funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from the Eddy Baptist church with Rev. Mr. Wheelis officiating,
for C.T. Meriacle, 78, who died at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday at the home of his son, Rufe, after several weeks' illness. Interment was at Eddy cemetery.
Surviving is one brother, Perry Meriacle, Chilton; one daughter, Mrs. S. A. Harrell; five sons, Turner, Rufe, Criss, all of Eddy, Jeff of San Antonio and Elmer of Port Arthur. Mr. Meriacle had been a resident of Eddy and member of the Baptist church there for 38 years. Pallbearers were: Joe Summers, Lonza Teaff, Travis Dubois, T.L. Page, Floy Moore, J.R. Laughlin.
Wilkerson and Hatch, Waco, had charge of funeral arrangements.

 CLARENCE BICKERS

Lorena. April 4---Funeral services for Clarence Lee Bickers, 29, who died at 2:25 a.m. today at the home of his mother, Mrs. Cora Bickers, near here, will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock from the Lorena Methodist church, with Rev. Mr. Hays officiating. Interment will be at the Lorena cemetery.
Surviving is the mother; three brothers, Henry of Port Neches, Arthur Cleo of Satin, Harle of Lorena; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Crosby, Durango, and Mrs. Callie Crocker, Seeley. Pallbearers will be George Sharp, Johnnie Williams, Will Maxey, Evans Jones, Tom Stanford, and Harry Phelps.
Wilkerson and Hatch of Waco are in charge of funeral arrangements.


WACO TIMES HERALD
APRIL 05,1928
THURSDAY

 WILLIS C. FISER

Willis C. Fiser, 28 years of age, died in San Angelo at 12:30 a.m. Thursday. He is survived by his widow, one sister, Mrs. R. S. Grieg of Waco; one brother, Arthur L. Fiser of Waco; a niece, Miss Margaret Andrews.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later. The body will be brought to Waco for burial. Mr. Fiser was born and reared in McLennan County. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Fiser of Robinson. For the past few years he has been associated with the Texas Power and Light Company as civil engineer.


WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 06, 1928
FRIDAY

 DR. J. B. BERRY DIES

Wacoans have learned of the death in Fort Worth Wednesday of Dr. J. B. Berry who had offices in the Amicable building three years ago as director of the Christian education movement of the Methodist Church. Although Dr. Berry had never held a pastorate in this city, he had been presiding elder of the Gatesville district, and was well known. Funeral services were held in Fort Worth Thursday.


 C. R. MULLINS

C. R. Mullins, 70, of 1417 North Sixth street, died at 10:30 o'clock Friday morning in a Waco sanitarium. He is survived by his widow; one son, Floyd Mullin[s] of Elkhart, and one daughter, Mrs. C. Howard of LaMesa.
Funeral services will be held at 4:30 Saturday afternoon at the Tabernacle Baptist Church. Other arrangements have not yet been made.
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 ZYLA DONNELL

Zyla Donnell, 14-month-old child of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Donnell, 1715 North Seventh street, died at 4:30 a.m. Friday at the residence. The body will be taken to Corn Hill cemetery in Williamson county for burial Saturday morning in the Wilkerson and Hatch funeral hearse.


MRS. SELLERS, 67

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today at Fairview, Texas, from the Union church with Rev. Mr. Turner officiating, for  Mrs. R. J. Sellers, 67, of Roswell, Texas, who died in a local hospital. Surviving are three brothers, Bryan Wilson, La Vita; Frank Wilson, Gatesville; T. R. Wilson, Graham.

 HARRY L. MACHIN

Services were held at 2 p.m. today from Compton's funeral home with Rev. C. W. Sheerin officiating for Harry L Machin, who died at his home in Dallas Wednesday evening. Burial was held in Oaklawn.
Surviving Mr. Machin is a widow; two sons and three daughters. Mr. Machin was connected with the M.K.T offices here about 20 years ago, before moving to Dallas.

 FRANCES SIMMONS

Services are to be held at 4 p.m. today at the Turner Street Baptist church with Rev. J. A. Hall officiating for Frances Edmund Simmons, 3 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Simmons, who died Thursday evening at the family residence, 906 Preston street. Interment is to be in Oakwood.
Surviving besides the parents are four sisters, Marie, Virginia, Ollie Rose, and Martha Bell.

 WILLIAM FISHMAN

Rev. W. W. Melton will officiate at the funeral services at 4:30 p.m. today from the residence, 1423 South Eighth street, for William Fishman, 80, who died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in Parklawn.
Surviving Mrs. Fishman are his wife, four daughters, Mesdames J. F. Bower, Waco at whose home he died; C.G. Knox, Lilla Lake; J. A. Simmons, Headley; Z. M. Clark, Oklahoma; five sons, W. A of Merkel, J. F. and W. S. of New Mexico, J. W. of Colorado, and S. C. Fishman of Hedley; two brothers of Houston. Mr. Fishman was a Confederate veteran serving under General Trice.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Wyatt, Oscar Powers, Vernon McGhee, Lee Harlan, Robert Stokes, Blick Stokes.


 CLARA HODGES, 28

Mrs. Dora Hodges , 2101 Lasker, Thursday received a telegram telling of the death of her daughter, Miss Clara Hodges, 28, who died Wednesday night in a New York hospital following an operation. The body is being shipped to Waco. No funeral arrangements have been made yet.
Miss Clara Hodges, a former Baylor student, was a graduated nurse, having trained in Dallas. Since graduating from the Dallas training school, she had been working in a New York hospital.
Surviving her are her mother, Mrs. Dora Hodges, of Waco; three sisters, Mrs. M. Hall of Waco, Mrs. Sam Lane of Honey Grove and Mrs. Edwin Rice of San Angelo; and four brothers, R. B. of Waco, H. H. of Dallas, S.L. of Lott and W. E. of Marlin.


 WILLIS C. FISER

Funeral services for Willis C. Fiser, 28, who died Thursday in San Angelo, will be held from the home of his sister, Mrs. R.S. Greig, at 2520 North Fifteenth street, Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Rev. H. D. Tucker of Austin Avenue Methodist Church and John Strauss of Robinson will officiate, and burial comes at Oakwood. Pallbearers are Bert Perry, Carter Harris, O. K. Johnson, M.J. Buchanan, J.J. Owen, Herbert Little. Honorary pallbearers include members of the Knights Templar drill team, H. F. Hellmuth, E. D. Burchetts, W. F. Quebe, and J. F. Matthews, A. L. Peterson, S. E. Ogle of Dallas.
Mr. Fiser was born at Robinson and married Miss Hertha Siemers of Waco.
He was a member of the Austin Avenue Methodist church.


WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 07, 1928
SATURDAY


WILLIS C. FISER

Funeral services for Willis C. Fiser, 28, who died Thursday in San Angelo, are to be held today from the home of his sister, Mrs. R.S. Greig, at 2520 North Fifteenth street, Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Rev. H.D. Tucker,assisted by John Strauss of Robinson is to officiate. Burial is to be held in Oakwood. Pallbearers will be Bert Perry, Carter Harris, O.K. Johnson, M.J. Buchanan, J.J. Owen, Herbert Little. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Knights Templar drill team.
Mr. Fiser was born at Robinson and married Miss Hertha Siemers of Waco. He was a member of the Austin Avenue Methodist church, Waco Masonic Lodge No. 92, Royal Arch Masons, Waco, Commandery No. 10 and Karem Temple.

 CHARLES MULLINS

Rev. A. Reilly Copeland will conduct funeral services from the Tabernacle Baptist Church this afternoon at 4:30 o'clock for Charles R. Mullens, 71, of 1417 North Sixth street, who died in a Waco sanitarium at 10:30 a.m.Friday. Interment will be in Rosemound cemetery.
Surviving are a widow, Mrs. Annie Mullens; one daughter, Mrs. C. Howard of LoMesa; a son, W.M. Mullens, of Elkhart.
Mr. Mullens was in the employ of the city, and had lived here for 17 years.
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 G. GETZ, 74

Funeral services are to be held from the family residence, 915 North Ninth street, Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for G. Getz, 74, who died Thursday in a local hospital. Interment is to be made in Hebrew Rest. Surviving Mr. Getz are his widow, a daughter, Miss Flora Getz, Waco; a son, J.C. Getz, Houston.

 MRS. ESTHER GILLESPIE

Funeral services are being held in Shorthills, N.J., this afternoon for Mrs. Esther Cornwall Eillespie, of New York City, wife of Gardner F. Gillespie, formerly of Waco, who died Thursday in New York, according to word received here by friends Friday. Interment is being made in Mystic, Conn.

 MISS KARL HODGES

Funeral arrangements have not been made pending the arrival of the body from New York where Miss Karl Hodges, 28, died Wednesday following an operation, according to a telegram received Thursday by her mother, Mrs. Dora Hodges, 2101 Lasker Avenue. Miss Hodges, a former Baylor student, was a graduate nurse, having trained in Dallas. Since graduation, she has been working in a New York hospital.
Surviving her are her mother, Mrs. Dora Hodges, of Waco; three sisters, Mrs. M. Hall of Waco, Mrs. Sam Lane of Honey Grove and Mrs. Edwin Rice of San Angelo; and four brothers, R.B. of Waco, H.H. of Dallas, S.L. of Lott and W.E. of Marlin.


 DORA F. COFFMAN

Dora Fancis Coffman, two year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Coffman of Houston, but formerly of Waco until six months ago, died Thursday, according to word received in Waco. The body is being shipped to Waco for burial Sunday, arrangements of which have not yet been completed. Surviving are the parents and one small brother. Mr. Coffman was a former city
commissioner of Waco.

 J. C. NAGLE

Funeral arrangements have not been made for J.C. Nagle, father of Mrs. R.J. Potts, 609 North nineteenth street, who died some time Friday morning in a Dallas hotel, apparently of heart trouble.
Mr. and Mrs. Potts left for Dallas immediately after being notified of his death. Mr. Nagel was well known in Waco, having visited here often.
Last Wednesday he conferred with several Waco Chamber of Commerce members while in Waco, and appeared to be in good health.
Mr. Nagle, one of the outstanding engineers of Texas, was for several years dean of the engineering department at Texas A. and M. college. During the past few years he has been engaged in engineering work in Dallas where he made his home.


 DR. J. B. BERRY

Funeral services were held in Fort Worth Thursday for Dr. J.B. Berry, who died there Wednesday, according to information received by Waco friends.
Dr. Berry, three years ago, as director for Christian education movement of the Methodist church, had his offices in the Amicable building. He was once presiding elder of the Gatesville district, and was well known.


WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 09, 1928
MONDAY

 C. F. SIMON

Funeral services for C. F. Simon, father of J. F. Simon of 2520 Sanger avenue and George P. Simon of 2204 Bosque, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Simon died Saturday and J.F. Simon has gone to the funeral. Besides the two sons in Waco, two daughters survive in St. Louis.


 EUGENE GEORGE

News comes to Wade Cunningham, division freight and passenger agent of the Southern Pacific railroad, of the death in Houston of Eugene George, formerly of Waco and who is well known here. Mr. George was division passenger agent of the Southern Pacific while here and still was connected with that line in Houston at the time of his death, though he had retired from active duties. He was about 64 years old and unmarried. He left Waco about 10 years ago.

 MRS. JENNIE STEVENS

Rev. J. Frank Luker of Herring Avenue Methodist church was to officiated at funeral services at 3 p.m. today from the residence [unreadable] for Mrs. Jennie Stevens, 80, who died Sunday. Interment was to be made in Oakwood.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Alice Williams, Daingerfield; Mrs. W. A. Turner, Waco; Mrs. Annie Roberts and Mrs. L.B. Brown, Fort Worth; one son, Walter of Wichita Falls. Mrs Stevens has been a resident of Waco for four months and was a member of U.D.C.


MISS KARL HODGES

Funeral services were to be held at 3 p.m. today from First Baptist church with Rev. J.M. Dawson officiating for Miss Karl Hodges, died Wednesday in a New York hospital. Interment is to be made at the Park Lawn cemetery.
Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Dora Hodges, of Waco; three sisters, Mrs. M. Hall of Waco, Mrs. Sam Lane of Honey Grove and Mrs. Edwin Wright of San Angelo; and four brothers, R.R. and H.H. of Wac, F.L. of Lott and W.S. of Marlin. Pallbearers will be I. N. Odom, Tom Barnes, J. W. Tabor, Paul Darwin, Earl Hooks, John Gauntt, C.E. James, R. B. Stanford.


WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 10, 1928
TUESDAY


 MRS. S. E. STEWART

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made for Mrs. S. E. Stewart, 75, who died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. F. Jansen, 1013 South Sixteenth street. Mrs. Stewart had been living in Waco about six months, coming here from Shreveport. Surviving her are five sons, C. H. and J. C. of Piosa, Texas, J.D. of Mt. Pleasant, H. A. of Waco, and Mrs. R. E. Ellison of Shreveport; one brother, Sam Ellington of Paris.

MRS. HODGES, 40

Services are to be held at 4 o'clock this afternoon from Columbus Avenue Baptist church with Rev. F. B. Thorn officiating, assisted by Rev. A. Reilly Copeland, for  Mrs. Ethel Marian Hodges, 40, who died Monday afternoon at her home, 1527 North Eleventh street. Interment will be made in Park Lawn.
Surviving Mrs. Hodges are her husband, O.J. Hodges; a son, O. J. Jr.; two daughters, Margaret and Ethel; a mother, Mrs. I.H. McGee, Waco; one sister, Mrs. W. P. Lindsey, San Angelo. Pallbearers are F. M. Allen, J. Clark, B. B. Lindsey, O.M. Weatherby, L.W. Barrett, L.B. Smyth.


 MRS. MARY BLACKMAN

Mrs. Mary Blackman, 56, died at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the home of her sister, Mrs. T. Dillard, Riverside Drive. She is survived by two brothers, Lee Johnson, Waco; Joe Johnson, Fort Worth; three sisters, Mrs. Rich Turner, Okla.; Mrs. Hillier Johnson, Waco; Mrs. T. Dillard, Waco.
Rev. W.D. Boswell of North Waco Baptist Church will officiate at the services which are to be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oaklawn cemetery.
Pallbearers will be A. A. Joat, John Farrek, J. D. McDaniel, M. A. Wood, M. Lehos, Emmett Fields.


 MRS. PARA STRICKLAND

Mrs. Para Strickland, wife of G.W. Strickland, died Monday at 10:40 p.m. at her home, 1912 South Eighth street, following a long illness.
Mrs. Strickland, was born Nov. 11, 1882, at Strawn, Texas. She attended Baylor University and Simmons college at Abilene. She has been a resident of Waco for the last six years, during which time she has been active in church work when her health permitted. She has been a member of the Baptist Church for 31 years, and since living in Waco has been a member of the
Seventh and James Street Baptist Church. Mrs. Strickland's condition was not thought serious, although she had been ill several weeks, until Saturday, when she became suddenly critically
ill.
Surviving Mrs. Strickland besides her husband and two sons, Ollin of Fort Worth and Connie, a student in high school, are four brothers, L.C. Robinson of Godley, Texas; F. A. Robinson of Pampa, Texas; A. F. Robinson of Olena, Ark.; and Alga Robinson, Waco; two sister, Mrs. W. D. Derr, Godley, and Mrs. W. W. Helms, Eldorado, Okla.
Funeral services are to be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the residence, with Rev. W.W. Melton of the Seventh and James Street church, officiating.
The body will be taken to Oglesby in Wilkerson and Hatch hearse for burial.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd Griffin, L.A. Woods, A.P. Conger, Jasper Scale, Frank Wilson, B. M. Busby. Members of the Seventh and James Street Baptist Church will be honorary pallbearers.
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WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 11, 1928
WEDNESDAY

 MRS. SUSA GOODE

The body of Mrs. Susa Goode, 29, who died at her home, 1007 Cherry, Tuesday at 5 p.m., was sent to Gatesville today for burial.
Surviving are her husband, S.E. Goode, and four children; two sisters, Mrs. W.G. Collier of Gatesville, and a sister in Alton, Ill., whose name could not be learned.

 MRS. MARY BLACKMAN

Services are to be held at 4 o'clock today at Oakwood cemetery with Rev. W. D. Boswell of North Waco Baptist Church officiating, for Mrs. Mary Blackman, 56, who died Tuesday at the home of her sister, Mrs. T. Dillard, Riverside Drive.
She is survived by two brothers, Lee Johnson, Waco; Joe Johnson, Fort Worth; three sisters, Mrs.Rich Turner, Oklahoma; Mrs. Hillier Johnson, Waco.
Pallbearers will be: A. A. Jost, John Farrek, J. D. McDaniel, M. A. Wood, M. Lehos, Emmett Fields.

MRS. PARA STRICKLAND

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today from the residence,1912 South Eight street for Mrs. Para Malinda Strickland, who died Monday night after a long illness. Rev. W.W. Melton of Seventh and James Street Baptist Church officiated and interment was held in Oglesby cemetery.
Surviving Mrs. Strickland besides her husband and two sons, Olin of Fort Worth and Connie, a student in high school, are four brothers, L.C. Robinson of Godley, Texas; F.A. Robinson of Pampa, Texas; A.F. Robinson of Olena, Ark.; and Alga Robinson, Waco; two sister, Mrs. W. D. Derr, Godley, and Mrs. W. W. Helms, Eldorado, Okla.
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WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 12 1928
THURSDAY


 H. GELBER, 75

H. Gelber, 75, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, following a long illness, at his home, 931 North Tenth street. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Marcus of New York and M. Gelber of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. J. F. Mitchell, Waco, and Mrs. K. J. Martin, San Antonio; his mother, Mrs. Mary Gelber; three brothers and one sister, all of Austria.
Mr. Gelber came to Waco from Austria, 27 years ago. Funeral arrangements have not been made yet.

 HAZEL HALPAIN, 2

Hazel Halpain, 2 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Halpain, 519 Colcord avenue, died at her home at 8:40 Thursday morning. Besides her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Margaret and Lois Halpain. Funeral services are to be held Friday morning, and interment will be made in Rosemound cemetery.


 MRS. P. M. STRICKLAND

Funeral services for Mrs. Para Strickland,who died Monday , were conducted yesterday by Rev. W.W. Melton of the Seventh and James Baptist Church. Interment was in Oglesby cemetery.
Surviving Mrs. Strickland besides her husband and two sons, Olin of Fort Worth and Connie, a student in high school, are her father, L. C. Robinson, of Godley, Texas; three brothers, F. A. Robinson of Pampa, Texas; A. F. Robinson of Olena, Ark.; and Alga Robinson, Waco; two sisters, Mrs. W. D. Derr, Godley, and Mrs. W.W. Helms, Eldorado, Okla.
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WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 13, 1928
FRIDAY


H. GELBER, 75

Rabbi Charles Blumenthal will officiate at 3 p.m. this afternoon at the services held at the residence, 931 North Tenth Street, for H. Gelber, 75, died Thursday, following a long illness. Interment is to be made in Hebrew Rest Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, Marcus of New York and M. Gelber of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. J.F. Mitchell, Waco, and Mrs. K.J. Martin, San Antonio; his mother, Mrs. Mary Gelber; three brothers and one sister, all of Austria.


WACO TIMES-HERALD
APRIL 14, 1928
SATURDAY


 WILLIAM HAMLIN

Funeral arrangements have not been completed for William Hamlin, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.I. Hamlin, 101 Peach street, who died Friday at the family residence at 6:40 p.m. Surviving are the parents and several brothers and sisters.


MRS. CHANDLER, 84

Word has reached Waco relatives telling of the death in Brownwood of  Mrs. Priscilla Ray Chandler, 84, former resident of this city. Death occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Lee, where she had been living recently. Mrs. Chandler had a fall not long ago that is thought to have hastened her death. She left Waco probably 15 or 20 years ago. She is
survived by the daughter mentioned and a son, Sam Chandler of San Antonio, who formerly lived in Waco and is well known here.


MRS. SAUNDER, 90

 Dr. M. B. Saunders Jr., 403 Dallas street, was called to Galveston Thursday by the serious illness of his mother, Mrs. M. B. Saunders, who died Friday night. Mrs. Saunders was 90 years old. Funeral services were held Saturday morning. Dr. Saunders will return to Waco Sunday.


CHARLES M'GAFFEY

Funeral services are to be held this afternoon in Dallas for  Charles N. McGaffey, former Waco resident, an uncle of R.J. Parsons who died Friday in Dallas. Mr. Parsons and son William, are in Dallas to attend the funeral.
Mr. McGaffey, while in Waco, was district manager for the Praetorians insurance organization. He left here about seven years ago. He was about 73 years old and is survived by three sons and three daughters. Dr. C. N. McGaffet of Dallas is one son and Dr. R. D. Lindley of that place is a son-in-law.

 GEORGE LETCH

Funeral services were to be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon from Puckett's funeral home for George Letch, 78, who died Friday at 1:30 p.m. at his home, 812 Ashburn street. Interment was to be made in First Street cemetery. Surviving are the widow and two daughters , Mrs. Georgia Landers of Axtell and Mrs. Lulla Blocker, Waco.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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