McLennan County, Texas
January 1972


MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 06, 1972


 C.C. STONE

 FUNERAL FOR C.C. STONE HELD AT CRISWELL

Charlie C. Stone, age71, of Route 1, Groesbeck, died at 6:40 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 30 in a Temple hospital. He had been ill for several years. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Church of Christ with Minister Bennie Lucas and Minister Paul Shero officiating. Burial was in Criswell Cemetery near Mart. Stone was born Feb. 25, 1900, in Callahan County, Texas, the son of the late Newton A. and Mary Elizabeth Stone. He married Miss Shirley Williams August 21, 1922 in Waco and the couple had made their home in the Odds Community of Limestone most of their married life. Stone engaged in farming. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife: six sons, Charles Stone Jr. of Otto, Marshall Stone of Wilmer, G Z  Stone of Odds, Billy Kyle Stone of Groesbeck, and W. N. Stone and Jack Stone of Corpus Christi; three daughters, Mrs. Johnny Ray
of Marlin, Mrs. Travis Smith of Coolidge, and Mrs. Blanchard Lenoir of Cleveland; three brothers, R. C Stone of Frosa, and A. C. Stone and W. N. Stone both of Marlin; two sisters, Miss Lula Stone and Mrs. Lois Warneke, both of Otto; 26 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were W. D. Wolf, R. V. Hale John Dean Rader, Lester Hay, Billy
A. Stone,  James Robert Stone, Charles Edward Stone and W. H. Sheron.



 EMMETT JOHNSON

FUNERAL SERVIES HELD TUESDAY FOR EMMETTE JOHNSON

 Emmette L. Johnson, 77, of Mart, died Monday morning in the VA hospital in Temple. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Littlepage Chapel with Minister Paul Shero officiating. Burial was in Mart Cemetery. Mr. Johnson was born Dec. 21, 1894, in Limestone County. He was a retired grocer. He was a member of the Mart Church of Christ and of the Mart Masonic Lodge and a veteran of World War I.  He is survived by his wife, Pearl Johnson; four daughters, Mrs. James Necessary of Victoria, Mrs. J. M. Glass of Houston, Mrs. Curtis Mullins and Mrs. Gene 0'Hara both of Waco; four sisters, Mrs. Carrie Jackson and Mrs Foy Smith, both of Waco, Mrs. Marie Walker of Bellmead, and Mrs. Roy Wheelis of  Prairie Hill; two brothers, R. C. Johnson of Mart and Ray Johnson of Waxahachie; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.




 MRS. RALPH (DEALVA FOUNTAIN) BEARD SR.

SISTER OF MARTITE DIES IN RIESEL

Funeral services for Mrs. Ralph (DeAlva Fountain) Beard Sr., 77 of Marlin were held at 10 a:m. last Wednesday, Dec. 29, at First Baptist Church in Marlin. Rev. Loyd Chapman, Dr. Charles McLaughlin and Wayne Evans officiated with interment in Calvary cemetery in Marlin. Mrs. Beard died Tuesday morning in a Marlin hospital. She was born in Marlin Sept. 17, 1894 the daughter of the late J. C. Fountain Sr.  and Lola Kyser Fountain. She was a graduate of Marlin public schools and received a degree from North Texas State University. She married Ralph Beard Sr. and the couple made their home in Marlin where he managed R. E. Cox Dry Goods Co. Mr. Beard died April 13, 1951. Mrs. Beard was active in civic and cultural interests of Marlin. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Ralph Beard Jr. of Eagle  Pass; a brother, J. C. Fountain Jr. of Mart; three sisters, Mrs. W. M. Parrish Sr. of Marlin, Mrs. Frank Cheavens of Arlington; and Mrs. James Patrick of Dallas; and  two grandchildren.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JAMES A. HAYES CONDUCTED FRIDAY

 James A. Hayes of Mart, died Wednesday, January 26, in a Marlin hospital.
He was 80 years of age.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon in Littlepage Chapel in Mart. Rev. W.H. Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in Kirk Cemetery east of Mart.
Mr. Hayes was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Baptist Church of Mart.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nora Bonner Hayes of Mart; and two sisters, Mrs. Wes Coker of League City; and Mrs. Ben Golightly of Houston.




MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 13, 1972


 MISS BERYL RIVERS

MISS BERYL RIVERS BURIED FRIDAY AT PRAIRIE HILL

 Miss Beryl Inez Rivers, 72, of Waco,died Thursday in a Waco hospital. Funeral services were held at 2pm. Friday in Prairie Hill Methodist Church, Rev. Samuel E. Mohundro officiating. Burial was in Prairie Hill Cemetery. Miss Rivers was born Jan. 10, 1899, at Prairie Hill. In 1953 she moved to Waco. She was a member of the Prairie Hill Methodist Church. She worked as a house mother at Methodist Home from 1953 until 1960. Survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Bartine Hodge of Iredell, Mrs. Stell (Evalyn) Waldrop of Praine Hill, and Mrs. Loretta Lowe of Waco; and four brothers, Jack L. Rivers of San Antonio, Olin T. Rivers of Alexandria, Va.. Henry Rivers of Prairie Hill and W. C. Rivers of Dallas.


 H. G. (DOCK) BANKS

FATHER OF MARTITE DIES AT THORNTON


H. G. (Dock) Banks, 71. of Thornton died Thursday morning at his home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Thornton Church of Christ, Minister Weldon Lenamon and Minister King Buchanan officiating.  Burial was in Cobb Cemetery near Thornton. Mr. Banks had lived in the Thornton area most of his life. Survivors are his
wife; three daughters, Mrs. Joe Reta Lenamon of Mart, Mrs. Betty Korenek of Katy and Mrs. Nanne Folsom of Faliz, Iowa; two brothers, Ivan Banks of Thornton and Brady Banks of Iowa Park; two sisters, Mrs. Ina Mell Rader of Groesbeck and Mrs. Irene Campbell of Thornton; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.


 DONALD ELLIS WOLD JR.

RIESEL YOUTH'S RITES SATURDAY

Donald Ellis Wold Jr., 12, of Riesel, died early Wednesday morning in a Waco hospital after a long illness. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday in Connally Chapel, with Rev. Royce Cooper officiating. Burial was in Rosemound Cemetery. Donald was born in born to 1959 in Waco. He was a student at Riesel Junior High School. He had lived in Riesel for two years.  He was formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa.  He was a Baptist. Survivors are his mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Art Waters Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pa; his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs Donald E. Wold Sr. of Riesel; one half-brother, David Waters of Pittsburgh; two step-sisters, Debbie Grube and Jeanie  Grube, both of Riesel; one step-brother, Charles Grube of Riesel; maternal  grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Marler of Sacremento, Calif.; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Josephine H. Liddle of Denver, Colo.; step-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. W.L  Grube of Riesel and Mr and Mrs. Art Waters Sr. of Houston, Pa.

MART HERALD
JANUARY 13, 1972

FORMER RESIDENT OF BEN HUR DIES IN WACO HOSPITAL

 Jim B. Cox, 81, of Waco, died Saturday night in a Waco hospital.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lakeshore Drive Church of Christ with Minister John Featherstone officiating. Burial was in Waco Memorial Park.
Mr. Cox was reared and educated in Oletha. He had farmed in Mexia and in the Ben Hur areas east of Mart. He worked in the dietetic department of Veterans Hospital for 16 years.
He operated Cox's Laundry for 30 years. He was a member of the Lakeshore Drive Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Horton of Killeen; a son, J.B. Cox of Houston; a sister, Mrs. Iva Smith of Mexia; two brothers, Vernon Cox of Mexia, and P. R. Cox of Harker Heights; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


Native of Perry Dies in Temple

 W. H. (Bill) Van Dyck, 59, of Waco died Friday morning in a Temple hospital.
He had been ill several days. Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Wilkirson and Hatch Chapel in Waco, Rev. J. Henry Brown officiating.
Interment was in Axtell Cemetery.
Mr. Van Dyck was born in Perry. He attended schools in Perry and Riesel. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Van Dyck married the former Mrs. Elsie Linkous of Riesel in 1137. He was a paint contractor for many years.
Survivors are his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Vernon (Barbara) Cunningham of Waco; two sons, Billy Randall Van Dyck and Frankie Linkous Van Dyck, both of Waco; four sisters, Mrs. Fildora Miller of Riesel, Mrs. Lena Fedro of Marlin, Mrs. Annie Ehlers of Riesel, and Mrs. Elsie Barnett of Mart; and two grandchildren.

MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 20, 1972

 MRS. OTTO NEWMAN
MOTHER OF RIESEL WOMAN DIES IN MARLIN MONDAY

Funeral services for Mrs. Otto Newman, 86, of Satin, were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ in Robinson with Minister Fred Weltge officiating. Burial was in Rosemond Cemetery in Waco. Mrs. Newman died Monday morning in a Marlin rest home. She had been a patient there about three months. Mrs. Newman, the former Olga Hahn, was born on May 23, 1885. She married Otto Newman and they lived in McLennan and Falls counties where her husband farmed. Mr. Newman died April 25,1968. Mrs. Newman was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Robinson. Survivors include two sons, Herbert Newman of Marlin, and Adoph Newman of
Chilton; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Vorderunz,  Miss Elfrieda Newman, both of Satin, and Mrs. Hattie Neuman of Riesel; two sisters, Mrs. Malinda Stephenson and Mrs. Elsie Renshaw, both of Waco; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


 MRS. MATTIE PACK
FUNERAL RITES FOR SISTER OF MARTITE

Mrs. Mattie Pack. 82, of Route 1, died at 6:15 p.m. Sunday in a Waco hospital. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Connally Chapel. Rev. J.  Henry Brown officiated and burial was in Waco Memorial Park. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Imogene Fulp of Houston, Mrs. Inez Pinkston of Waco, and Mrs. Janelle Rogers of Speegleville; two sons, O.E. (Boots) Pack and Bob Pack, both of Ocee; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Mitchum and Mrs. Ruth Carruth, both of Waco; four brothers, A.F. Patterson and M.N. Patterson, both of Waco, and E.H. Patterson of Bend, Texas; ten grandchildren;  and ten great-grandchildren.


 HERMAN PRIEBE

RIESEL WOMAN'S BROTHER DIES


 Herman Priebe, 71, of Itasca, died Saturday morning in a Waco hospital.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Christ Lutheran Church in Hillsboro with Rev. Leiand Schmidt officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mr. Priebe was a native of Malone and lived most of his life in the Malone and Itasca areas. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife; two brothers, Adolph Priebe of Bynum and E A. Priebe of Houston; three sisters, Mrs. Harrie Moody of Corsicna, Mrs. Bartha Schneider of Malone and Mrs. Meta Homiberg of Riesel; and one son, Alien Priebe of Itasca.


MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 27, 1972


RUEL DULANEY

RUEL DULANEY DIES IN WACO,  RITES SET


 Ruel Noble DuLaney, age 70, died at 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26, in a Waco hospital after suffering a heart attack on January 18. 1972.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Littlepage Funeral Home Chapel.. Rev. W. H. Smith will officiate, assisted by Rev. Luke Bolin and Rev. Frank Bartos of Waco. Burial will be in Mart.Cemetery. Mr. DuLaney was born October 6, 1901 at Ben Lomond, Arkansas. He moved to Mart in 1910 and had lived here since. He was a farmer here for many years. He married Thelma Byrd on December 23, 1922. DuLaney graduated from Mart High School and attended Texas A & M. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mart.
Survivors include his wife; two children, Mrs. Tom Berry of Sturgis, Ky. and Dr. Charles H. Dulaney of Waco; three grandchildren, Renee Berry of Sturgis, Ky., Chas. Jr. and Deborah Dulaney of Waco.


 MRS. MILDRED FOWLER
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. MILDRED FOWLER CONDUCTED SUNDAY


 Mrs. Mildred Fowler, 66, of Mart, died Saturday morning at her home here.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 p.m.  Sunday in the Littlepage Chapel in Mart. Rev. William H. Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in Mart Cemetery.
Mrs. Fowler was a native of Thornton and was employed as a bookkeeper with the Kemp Lumber Company here. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mart. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Ailese Parten of Plainview and Mrs. P. D.  Davidson of Morencia, Ariz.


SEAMON MUNOW

FINAL RITES FOR  SEAMON MUNOS


 Seamon Munos, 92, of Riesel, died in a Marlin rest home Saturday morning.
 Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Adams Chapel in Marlin. Rev. A. A. Bratcher officiated. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery at Marlin.
Mr. Munos was born Oct. 27,1879 at Kosse. He was a farmer and merchant in the Riesel community until his retirement. His wife, the former Annie Smith, died in 1918.
Survivors are six daughters, Mrs. Georgia Terry of Fort Worth, Mrs. R. F. Curtis of Baytown, Mrs. D. D. Manville and Mrs. Louis Coulter, both of Houston; one brother, John Munos of Perry; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.


 GEORGE KNEBLES

FUNERAL SERVICE FOR GEORGE KNEBLES

George Kneble, 80, of Mart, died Monday morning in a Waco hospital.  Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon by Father Miller of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Elk, Littlepage Chapel here. Interment was in the Rogers Cemetery at Rogers with Rev. W. H. Smith officiating. Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday at Littlepage Chapel. Mr. Knebles was bom in 1891 in Denison. He was a railroad conductor for the Missouri-Pacific Railroad until he retired in 1964.
He married Elizabeth Baugh  in 1929. He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church at Elk.
He is survived by his wife; two brothers, Charles F. Knebles of Waco, and John J. Knebles of Fort Worth.
Pallbearers were Earl Garrett, Earl Currie, L. K. Hardeman. H. E. Garrett, Jack Koehne, and A. B. Childers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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