McLennan County, Texas
July 1920


MART HERALD
JULY 09, 1920

 Mother Slaight Dies.
The friends of O. M. Slaight and family sympathize with them in the loss of the mother, Mrs. Emma E. Slaight, age 66, which occurred near 8 o'clock Saturday morning, July 3, at his residence on McLennan Ave., Mart, Texas.
While the health of deceased had been at low ebb for some time her death was unexpected, resulting from acute indigestion and complications which arose about 6 hours prior to her death. At her bedside were the members of the family, including the two sons, L. M. Slaight of Henryetta, Ok., and R. M. Slaight of Muskogee, Ok., who arrived the previous day with their wives, for a visit to their mother, who was living in the home of the younger son, O. M. Slaight. Funeral services will be conducted in the home at 4 p. m. Sunday by Pastor T. S. Armstrong, interment immediately following in Mart cemetery where the body of deceased will be laid to rest beside that of her husband.

MART HERALD
JULY 23, 1920
FRIDAY

Died
 Mrs. Mamie Kemper, wife of R. W. Kemper of Mart. age 42, after several months of illness, died Monday evening, July 19, at 7:30 o'clock at their residence on North Commerce St. Mrs. Kemper leaves a husband, two daughters, Mrs. Covy Patterson of Waco and Miss Bobbie Kemper of Mart, and one son, Ward. Kemper, Mart, besides a host of relatives and friends to mourn her loss. The funeral services were held this afternoon at the Mart cemetery at 3 o'clock, Rev. A.L. Leake, the Baptist pastor, officiating.

MAN AND WIFE DROWN AT MARLIN FALLS
 News reached relatives in Mart this (Thurs.) morning that Mr. Coy Maxey and wife were drowned at the falls below Marlin Wednesday night. Mr. Maxey is the son of S. H. Maxey of Chilton, a brother of Albert Maxey and Mrs. J. N. Shieldes of Mart. The body of Mrs. Maxey had been recovered, but that of her husband had not been found at noon the day after the tragedy, particulars of which were not given.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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