McLennan County, Texas
July 1937

Transcribed by Sandy Van Wyk

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 1, 1937

 JAMES A SETSER

Funeral services for James Allen Setser, six month old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Setser of Ballinger, who died in a local hospital Wednesday morning, were held from the grave at Rosemound cemetery at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Roy Smith officiating, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.


 A. F. FOWLER

A. F. Fowler, 81, died at the home of his daughter,Mrs. H. L. Jackoski, in Houston, Thursday at 8:30 a.m.. The body will be shipped to Waco and funeral services , Compton's in charge, will be held from the Methodist church in Bosqueville Friday at 11 a.m., Rev. A. W. Ferrell officiating, burial in Bosqueville cemetery.  Mr. Fowler was born in Edinburg, Ark., and has made his home in Texas for the last 50 years.  He is survived by four daughters, Mesdames Jackoski, T. E. Perry, of Auburn; Andred Hurst of Elgin and Miss Beatrice Fowler of Mexico City; two sons, W. D. Fowler of Paris and A. F. Fowler of Los Angeles, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. George West of Bosqueville.

 J. C. KELLY

The body of  J. C. Kelly, 1923 Jefferson Avenue, who died at 8:50 a.m.
Wednesday in a hospital at McAllen arrive in Waco at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, and funeral services will be held at  10 a.m. Friday, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.
Mr. Kelly came to Waco from Alabama approximately 35 years ago, was in the mercantile business and still maintained his home here after interests in the Rio Grande Valley called him away for a large part of the time.  He had a ranch and other property near Pharr. The exact place from which the funeral will be held and other information could not be ascertained until arrival of the Kelly family, expected Thursday afternoon.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 2, 1937

 A. F. FOWLER

Funeral services for A. F. Fowler, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. L. Jackoski, in Houston, Thursday at 8:30 a.m., were held from Bosqueville Methodist Church Friday at 11 a.m., Rev. A. W. Ferrell officiating, burial in Bosqueville Cemetery, Compton's in charge.

 MRS. ANNA DAVIDSON

The body of Mrs. Anna Davidson, widow of the late W. R. Davidson, former Waco man, who died at her home in San Antonio Thursday at 3:40 p.m. were to arrive in Waco over the Katy at 4:30 p.m. Friday, and funeral services were to be held from Compton's chapel at 5 p.m. Dr. W. Anthony officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery.  Pallbearers were to be J. R. Nally, Nat Harris, Dr. Carl Lovelace, Tom Jackson, E. R. Nash Jr., W. H. Jenkins, Carter Eubank Sr., and Harry Hoffman.  Surviving are a son, W. R. Davidson Jr. of San Antonio; a daughter, Miss Faye Davidson of San Antonio. Mrs. Davidson lived in Waco 30 years before moving to San Antonio with her family several years ago.

 J. C. KELLY

Funeral services for J. C. Kelly, 1923 Jefferson Avenue, who died at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday in a hospital in McAllen were held from the residence at 10 a.m. Friday, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.
Mr. Kelly was born in Huntsville, Ala., June 21, 1862.  His father was George P. Kelly and his mother was Miss Mary Connally before her marriage.
Mr. Kelly had lived in Waco for the past 35 years and had traveled for a furniture company for 12 years.  He was a charter member of the Autin Avenue Methodist Church and member of the Member's of the Men's Bible class were honorary pallbearers.
Dr. Walter Anthony officiated at services assisted by Rev. Leslie Seymour, with burial in Oakwood cemetery.  Pallbearers were George W. Barcus, J. H. Hutcherson, Frank M. Allen, J J. Stanley, H. M. Minier and J. R. Milam.

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 3, 1937

 LEON HYMAN

Leon Hyman, native Wacoan and brother of Mrs. Louis Lipman of this city, died Friday night in New Orleans.  Funeral services will be held in Waco Sunday afternoon, Rabbi Wolfe Macht officiating.  Compton in charge.  Futher details have not been arranged.

 STARR BARRETT SR.

Starr Barrett Sr., 54, former resident of Waco, died at Fort William, Ontario, Canada, Friday morning, it has been learned by relatives.  Among survivors are two brothers in Waco, Lew Barrett and Hiram Barrett.  Another brother, H. M. Barrett, died here in January.

 MRS. SAM ALLEN

Funeral services for Mrs. Stan Allen, 72, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Simon Brewington, in Golindo Friday at 8:10 p.m., will be held from Rosenthal Methodist church at 3 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Robert Williams, officiating, burial in Rosenthal Methodist cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.  Pallbearers will be W. D. Walker, A. C. Bickers, W. P. McBride, Plez Moore, A. J. Green, and R. E. Polley.  Surviving are a son, Charles W. Allen of Satin; two daughters, Mrs. Simon Brewington of Golindo and Mrs. J. R. Jeffrey of Rosenthal; a brother, J. M. Wade of Rich Hill, Mo.; two sisters, Miss Adelia Wade of Rich Hill, Mo., and Mrs. M. D. Willsey of Seminole, Okla; three grandchildren.
Mrs. Allen had been a resident of the Golindo community for the past 45 years.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 4, 1937

 THORPE, SISTER MECHTILDE

Sister Mechtilde Thorp of Sacred Heart academy died in a local hospital Saturday at noon.  Funeral services will be held from Church of the Assumption at 9 a.m. Monday, Rev. Father J. J. Kearns, officiating, interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Compton in charge.  Pallbearers will be J.E. Fee, Ed Bauerle, J. F. Reed, M. J. Hall, Les Pierrard and J.F. Simon.

 DANIELS, OPAL INEZ

Opal Inez Daniels, 6-months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Daniels, 2029 Spring street, died in a local hospital at 3:55 p.m. Saturday.  Funeral arrangements in charge of Wilkirson-Hatch are pending. Surviving besides the parents are a brother, Jack and two sisters, Helen and Peggy Ann.

 SMITH, CHARLES E.

Funeral services for Charles Edward Smith,39, who died at his residence, 2500 Ross Avenue, Saturday at 6 a.m. were held from the grave in Rosemound cemetery at 4 p.m., Rev. A. C. Lane officiating, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.
Surviving are his widow; three children, Louise, Doris Fay and Charles Frank; his parents, Mr.and Mrs. Tom Smith of Aquilla; five brothers, Bert of Oglesby, Harry, Earl and Dean of Aquilla, and T.D. of Waco; three sisters, Mrs. Edgar Bankhead of Oglesby, Mrs. W. H. Binns of Moody and Mrs. Paul McMullen of Waco.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 5, 1937

 ELBERT LEE RHODES

Funeral services for Elbert Lee Rhodes, 44, who died Saurday at 4 p.m. at his residence, 1521 Ross Avenue, were held from Wilkirson-Hutch chapel Monday at 10:30 a.m., Rev. W. Vinsant officiating, interment was in Rosemound cemetery.

 PHIL W. ALLIN

Phil W. Allin, 69, father of C.V. Allin, 511 North Thirtieth street, died at 8:30 o'clock Monday morning, after being ill for some time, at his home, 812 North Lancaster Street, Dallas.  Funeral services will be at Cleburne Tuesday afternoon, burial in Cleburne cemetery, Dillon in charge.  Surviving Mr. Allin are his widow and a daughter, Mrs. Stella Cleveland of Dallas, and his son, C.V. Allin of Waco.

 SISTER M. THORP

A solemn high mass of requiem, with Father J.J. Kearns as celebrant, was offered at 9 a.m. Monday at the church of the Assumption at the funeral services for Sister Mechtilde Thorp,66, who died at noon Saturday at a Waco hospital.  Interment was in Holy Cross cemetery with Compton in charge.
Native of Texas, born at Plantersville, Sister Mechtilde entered the novitiate of religious community at Lock Port, N.Y., at the age of 17.  She was taught in all of the academics conducted by the order in Texas, being a member of the teaching staff of the Sacred Heart academy at the time of her death.  Surviving are two sisters and two brothers, Misses Mary Thorp of Waco, and Annie Thorp of Plantersville; James and Michael Thorp, both of Plantersville.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 6, 1937

 RICHARD CORROONE

Funeral services for Richard Corroone, 76, who died at his home, 824 Sedwick Avenue at 5 p.m. Monday, were held at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Assumption, Father John Kearns officiating, burial in Holy Cross cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge. Active pallbearers will be Ed Bauerle, Charles Doherty, Charles Hannum, Fred Kleypas, Miller Sappington, and W. C. Schmidt. Surviving  Mr. Corroone are four children, R.E. of Galveston, H.P. of Los Angeles, W. C. of Waco; and Mrs. Edward McBride of Ingram. Mr. Corroone was born in Milwaukee, Wis., and had resided in Waco for a number of years.

 MRS. MARY E. LUCKETT

 Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. Luckett, 70, 1701 Morrow Avenue, who died Sunday in Pueblo. Colo. hospital a result of an accident which occurred Thursday when she, her son, Chester Luckett of Waco, were driving to Pueblo, were held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Assumption,  Father John Kearns, pastor, officiating, Interment in Holy Cross cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.
Active pallbearers will be John F. Sheehy, R.E. O'Connell, Dr. J. F. Stanislav, J.F. Simon, William Waddell and S.P. Gurney.  Honorary pallbearers wil include Michael Hunt, Jules Herbelin, Ed Johnson, Hugh Kleypas, E.A. Muhl, Sam Appell, F.L.C. Greer, George Ward, Tom Webb, E.R. Nash, Sam Knight, Allen McDonald and William Baine.
Mrs. Luckett's body will arrive on the Katy at Waco at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning.  It will lie in state at the residence until time for the services.
Born in Missouri, Mrs. Luckett was the widow of Thomas Luckett, pioneer Waco grocer. She had been a resident of this city since 1883, coming here as a young bride.  She was a devout communicant of the Catholic church, prominent in all activities of the Assumption parish as a member of the Catholic Study club.
Surviving are her son, two daughters, Mrs. Chester Fields, Pueble, Colo., and Mrs. W.P. Lyles of Samford; seven granddaughters, Caroline, Linda, Emma Lou Luckett all of Tulsa, Okla., Katherine, Helen and AliceLyles, Stamford; Mrs. Alton Hollis, Fort Worth, and a grandson, William T. Hollis, Fort Worth.
Mrs. Luckett and her son were on route to the home of her daughter and son-in-law when the accident occurred three and one-half miles from Pueblo.
One of her sons, Bruce Luckett, was killed in an automobile accident in Oklahoma in March 1934.



WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 7, 1937

 EDWIN BARTON
Funeral services for Edwin Barton, 17, former resident of Penelope, who died in  Abiliene Tuesday morning, will be held at the grave in Penelope cemetery Thursday, Rev. E.J. Janek officiating.  The body will arrive in West Thursday at 12:50 a.m. and the funeral cortege will leave Aderhold funeral parlors at 9:30 for Penelope. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Barton of Waco, route three; three brothers, Wilton, Freddie, and Woodrow; two sisters, Jewel and Shirley.

 MR. AND MRS. G. LOVE

Funeral services for Mrs. Glover Love, shot to death Monday night by her husband who then turned the gun on himself, according to Justice Claude Segrest's inquest verdict, were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. from Compton's chapel, Rev. J.K. Roper officiating, burial in Greenwood cemetery.
Pallbearers were E.H.Young, Buckley Farris, Jesse McDaniels, Ralph Evans, Bill Copeland, and Charles Copeland.
Funeral arangements for Mr. Love are pending word from his mother, who lives in Santa Monica, Calif.
The bodies of the couple were discovered in the woods near South Bosque Tuesday morning.


 MRS. MARY E. LUCKETT

 Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. Luckett, 70, 1701 Morrow Avenue, who died Sunday in Pueblo. Colo. hospital a result of an accident which occurred Thursday when she, her son, Chester Luckett of Waco, were driving to Pueblo, were held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Assumption,  Father John Kearns, pastor, officiating, Interment in Holy Cross cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.


RICHARD CORROONE

Funeral services    for   Richard   Corroone, 76, who died at his home, 824 Sedwick Avenue at 8 p.m. Monday, were held at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Assumption, Father John Kearns officiating, burial in Holy Cross cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch In charge.

 PATSY RAY HOLLOWAY

Funeral services for Patsy Ray Holloway, 3 month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holloway of Garden Valley, who died In a Waco hospital at noon Tuesday were held at the grave in Rosemound cemetery at 6 p. m. Tuesday, Rev, L. G. May officiating, Wilkerson-Hatch in charge.  Besides the parents, the grandparents survive.

 MRS. ISAAC RODRIQUEZ

Mrs. Isaac Rodriquez, 40,  died at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at her home, 523 South Seventh street. Funeral services will be held from First Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Thursday, Rev. A.W. Porter officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge. Surviving are her husband; three sons, Henry, Nieves, Jimmie; three daughters, Victoria, Louise and Florence; two sisters, Mrs. Angela Sanchez, Mrs. Guadelupe Mendoza, all of Waco.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 8, 1937

 EDWIN BARTON
Funeral services for Edwin Barton, 17, former resident of Penelope, who died in Abiliene Tuesday morning, were held at the grave in Penelope cemetery Thursday, Rev. E.J. Janek officiating.  The body arrived in West Thursday at 12:50 a.m. and the funeral cortege left Aderhold funeral parlors at 9:30 for Penelope.

MRS. ISAAC RODRIQUEZ

Funeral services for Mrs. Isaac Rodriquez,40, who died at 9:45 a.m.
Wednesday at her home, 523 South Seventh street, were held from First Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Thursday, Rev. A.N. Porter officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery, Wilkirson-Hatch in charge.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 9, 1937

 CHARLES C. BEACH

Charles C. Beach, 57, former Wacoan,  died at his home in Houston, Friday morning. Mr. Beach had lived in  Houston for the past 15 years. The body will arrive from Houston at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, and be taken direct to Oakwood cemetery for services at the grave at 3 p.m. with Compton's in charge.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
SATURDAY
JULY 10, 1937

 CHARLES VANEK

The body of Charles Vanek, 41, of La Grange who died in the Veteran's hospital 7:30 p.m. Friday, is to be sent to La Grange for burial by Wilkirson-Hatch. Surviving is his widow.


CHARLES C. BEACH

The body of Charles C. Beach, 57, former Wacoan, who died at his home in Houston, Friday morning, will arrive in Waco at 2:05 p. m, Sunday, and will be taken directly to Oakwood cemetery for services at the grave at 3 p, m., Compton's in charge. Mr. Beach had lived in  Houston for the past 15 years.

 Mrs. ELIZABETH HAMFF

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Dunk Hamff, 94, who died at 4 p.m. Friday at the home of her son, H.F. Hamff, 2122 Herring Avenue, were held from the residence at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Leslie W. Seymour officiating. Following services, the body was taken to Grassyville near Giddings where another service will be held Sunday. Born at Hope by Hessenkastle in Germany, Mm. Hamff came as a small with her parents to America, landing at Galveston and going from there to Brenham, thence by ox wagon to what to now Giddings at which place she had lived for more than 80 years. She moved from Giddings to the home of her son in Waco in April of this year. Surviving,  in addition to H.F. Hamff are the following children:  Dr. C. Hamff of Emory University in Georgia, J. A. Hamff of Kingsville  and Mrs. Charles Behrens of Houston. There are 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
 MONDAY
 JULY 11, 1937

 SHAW, MRS. CASSIA M.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cassia Myrtle Shaw, 44, of 522 South Third street, who died in a local hospital at 9:15 p.m. Friday will be held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel Sunday at 2 p.m., Rev. A. Reilly Copeland officiating, burial in Rosemound cemetery. Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Kate Painter of Belton; two brothers, W. B. Painter of Holland and R.C. Painter of Goose Creek; a sister, Mrs. R.C. Martin of Rosebud; two sons, J.C. and Robert Shaw of Waco; two daughters, Bessie and Marie Shaw of Waco.

CHARLES C. BEACH

The body of Charles C. Beach, 57, former Wacoan, who died at his home in Houston, Friday morning, will arrive in Waco at 2:05 p. m, Sunday, and will be taken direct to Oakwood cemetery for services at the grave, Rev. C.T. Caldwell officiating, Compton's in charge. Mr. Beach had lived in  Houston for the past 15 years.

CHARLES VANEK

The body of Charles Vanek, 41, of La Grange who died in the Veteran's hospital 7:30 p.m. Friday, was sent Saturday to La Grange for burial by Wilkirson-Hatch. Surviving is his widow.

Mrs. ELIZABETH HAMFF

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Dunk Hamff, 94, who died at 4 p.m.
Friday at the home of her son, H.F. Hamff, 2122 Herring Avenue, were held from the residence at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Leslie W. Seymour officiating. Following services, the body was taken to Grassyville near Giddings where another service will be held Sunday.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
 MONDAY
 JULY 12, 1937


CHARLES BEACH

Funeral services for Charles C. Beach, 57, former Wacoan, who died in Houston morning, were held in Oakwood cemetery Sunday at 2:15 p.m., Rev. C.T. Caldwell officiating, Compton in charge.

MISS CASSIA SHAW

Funeral services for Mrs. Cassia Myrtle Shaw, 44, of 522 South Third street, who died in a local hospital at 9:15 p.m. Friday were held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel Sunday at 2 p.m., Rev. A. Reilly Copeland officiating, burial in Rosemound cemetery.


 ALGY B. THOMAS

Funeral services for Algy B. Thomas, 70, of 2106 Cumberland avenue, who did in a local hospital Sunday at 5:05 p.m. were held from Compton's chapel at 4 p.m. Monday, Rev. Tom B. Clark officiating, interment in Lone Oak Cemetery near Mart.  Masonic Lodge of Mart had charge at the grave and furnished the pallbearers.  Surviving are his widow; a son, Dr. H.P Thomas of San Antonio; two daughters, Miss Ruby Thomas of San Antonio and Miss Daphne Thomas of Austin; a brother, W.T. F. Thomas of Georgia.  Mr. Thomas was born in Georgia and came to Texas when a young man.  He resided in the Mart community for 40 years before coming to Waco about a year ago.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 14, 1937

 NEGRO DROWNS NEAR LAKE DAM

Roy Moore, 22, Loses Life in Bosque; Second Water Victim recorded here during early summer A negro, identified as Roy Moore, age 22, was drowned in the Bosque river near Walker's crossing below Lake Waco Dam about noon Wednesday.  R. B. Petty, keeper at the lake, said that several negroes who were with Moore said he drowned while in swimming.  The Waco fire department rescue squad and Deputy Sheriff R.M. Brownlow were called to the scene and recovered the negro's body. One other person has drowned this summer in the Bosque.  One of four Mexican youths swimming near the confluence of the Bosque and Brazos rivers disappeared in mid-stream and was dead when taken from the water.

July 14, 1937
Waco Times Herald

 MISS MATTIE BORGLUND

The body of Miss Mattie Borglund, 52, of Walnut Springs, who died in a local hospital Tuesday at 1:25 a.m. was carried to Walnut Springs where funeral services were held Wednesday. Compton's in charge.


 MRS. MARIE WALTERS

Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Walters, 27, of 805 Clay avenue, who died in a Waco hospital at 6:45 a.m. Sunday were held from Compton's chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Rev. J.M. Dawson officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery.



 MRS. FANNIE ELLIOTT

Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie G. Elliott, mother of F.G. Elliott of Waco, who died suddenly at her home in El Paso Monday at 10 a.m will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Episcopal church of Belton, where she lived many years. Rev. Everett H. Jones, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal church, Waco, will officiate.


 MRS. FANNIE DAVIS

Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Davis, 71, of Leonard, who died at the home of her son, Hubert Davis, 2924 Parrott avenue, Monday at 10 p.m. were held from the Leonard Methodist church Wednesday at 10 a.m. Rev. Ben Bell officiating.


 CHARLES W. GRAYSON

Charles W. Grayson, 79, died suddenly at his home, Waco Route 3, near China Spring, where he had been living for the last 43 years, Wednesday at 2:30 a.m. Mr. Grayson was a deacon of the Erath Baptist Church for many years. Funeral services will be held from the Bosqueville Baptist church Thursday at 4 p.m. Rev. W. P. Jones officiating, assisted by Rev. Glenn Campbell, burial in Bosqueville cemetery.
Surviving are his widow; five brothers, Frank of Bovina, Sam and Hugh, both of Merkel, Marion of California and Eddie of Harlingen; 12 children, W.P., H.H., Mesdames L.S. Sap and Tay Garrett, all of Erath, J.C. of Bosqueville, Medames Will Simpson, J.O. Woodward, S.B. Ferguson, Claud Mabry, all of China Spring, Mesdames Urban Rook, Gertrude Harrell and Terry Allen, all of Waco.
Active pallbearers will be his six grandsons, Wallace Ferguson, Tilford Ferguson, Nelson Woodward, Billy Grayson, Billy Rook, Hansel Harrell.


 GLADYS KRIZAN

Funeral services for Gladys Anna Krizan, one year old of West, who died in Waco at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday were held from the Czech Moravian Brethen church at West Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Rev. F.J. Kostchryz officiating, Aderhold's in charge. Surviving are the parents.


 J. L. GRAHAM

J. L. Graham, 53, died at his home in Lacy Wednesday at 5 a.m. July 14, 1937, where he had lived for the last nine years. Funeral services will be held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel Thursday at 9 a.m. Rev. Quay Parmer, pastor of the Methodist church at Lacy officiating. The body will be shipped to Osage for burial. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ethel Graham; eight children, Mesdames Ethelyn Hooks of Lacy, Evelyn Anderson of Palestine, James L. Graham Jr of Abilene, Elmer Earl Graham of Lacy, Miss Ola Fay Graham, Lacy, Cyril J. Graham and Mrs. Jewell Johnson, both of Beaumont; Willie Mack of Waco; one brother Walter Graham of Ft Worth; four sisters, Mrs. Florence Phillips and Miss Ella Graham, both of Crawford; Mrs. Willie Summers of Ft Worth, Mrs. Nannie B. Springer of Ft Worth.


 PROF. J.H. WHITWORTH

Funeral services for Prof. J.H. Whitworth, 60, of 1129 North 12th Street, who died in a local hospital at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel, Rev. Tom B. Clark officiating. The body will be taken to Vaughan cemetery in Hill county for interment. Surviving are seven sons, J.H. Jr., of Waco, G.W. of Waco, D.M. of Cleburne, W.T. of Tyler, C.V. of Midlothian; four daughters, Mrs. M.L. Atchley of Gladewater, Mrs. M.R. Simons and Miss Hazel Whitworth of Waco, and Mrs. C.W. Clifton of Cleburne.
Professor Whitworth had been a resident of Waco for the past five years, coming here from Cleburne. He taught in the Hill county schools for 17 years.
Active pallbearers will be Watt Davis, George Watson, Watson Clifton, Ed Bolton, H.C. Horn, A.L. Crawford.

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 15, 1937


 F.R. CLIFFORD

Funeral arrangements for F.R. Clifford, 67, who lived at a local hotel, and who died in a hospital at 8 p.m. Wednesday, in charge of Wilkirson-Hatch, are being held up until relatives can be located.  Mr. Clifford was a Cotton Belt railway employee.

 CHARLES W. GRAYSON

Funeral services for Charles. W. Grayson, 79, who died suddenly at his home, Waco route 3, near China Spring, where he had lived for the last 43 years, Wednesday at 2:30 a.m., were held from the Bosqueville Baptist Church Thursday at 4:30 p.m., Rev. W. F. Jones officiating, assisted by Rev. Glenn Campbell, burial in Bosqueville cemetery.

 MRS. FANNIE ELLIOTT

Funeral services for Mrs. Frances G. Elliott, mother of F. G. Elliott of Waco, who died suddenly at her home in El Paso Monday at 10 a.m., were held Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Episcopal church of Belton, where she lived many years.  Rev. Everett H. Jones, rector of St Paul's Episcopal church, Waco, officiated.

 LOWELL E. MULLEN

Funeral services for Lowell Edwin Mullen, 27, who died at his home, 514 North Twenty-Fifth street, Wednesday at 5 p.m., will be held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dr. Arthur Stout officiating, burial in Oakwood Cemetery.  Pallbearers wil be Henry Deitz, Bill Lovelace, Charlie Mooney, Jack Womack, R.D. Walthall Jr., Mike Hunt.  Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Mullen; a brother, Bob Mullen of Waco.

 PROF. J. H. WHITWORTH

Funeral services for Prof. J.H. Whitworth, 60, of 1129 North Twelfth street, who died in a local hospitalat 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, were held Thursday at 10 a.m. from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel, Rev. Tom B. Clark officiating.  The body was taken to Vaughan Cemetery in Hill county for burial.  Active pallbearers were Watt Davis, George Watson, Watson Clifton, Ed Bolton, H. C. Horn, A. L. Crawford.

 SAM J. SMITH

Funeral arrangements for Sam J. Smith, 66, former Wacoan, who died in McAllen Wednesday, are pending.  Surviving are his widow; two sons, I. Elmer Smith of Waco and Lorane Smith of Corpus Christi; a daughter, Mrs. Dan Blakemore of California; two sisters, Mrs. J.D. Harlow of Waco and Mrs. Mary Costen of Las Vegas, N.M.; two brothers, Henry and I.A. Smith of Waco.
Mr. Smith lived in Waco for 27 years before moving to Colorado, Texas in 1925.  He had been a resident of McAllen since 1935.

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 16, 1937

LOWELL E. MULLEN

Funeral services for Lowell Edwin Mullen, 27, who died at his home, 514 North Twenty-Fifth street, Wednesday at 5 p.m., will be held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dr. Arthur Stout officiating, burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

 JOE MOREHEAD

Joe Morehead, 65, of McGregor, died in a Temple hospital Friday. Funeral services will be held from the residence at 3 p.m. Saturday, Rev. W. W. Melton of Waco officiating, assisted by Rev. Mr. Crosby of McGregor, burial in the cemetery there.  Pallbearers will be Lawrence Shaffer of Waco, and E. W. Crouch, Robert Williams, Haggard Janes, E.P. Ellis, Guy Snelson, all of McGregor.  Mr. Morehead, who was manager of Home Produce company is survived by his widow; his daughter, Mrs. J.C. Williams of McGregor; a granddaughter, Mary Ann Williams; and the following sisters: Mrs. Isla Dutton and Mrs. Emma Beckwith, both of California, Mrs. Travis W. Thames of Beaumont, Mrs. Horace Thompson of Lubbock, Mrs. Virginia Fowler of Oklahoma City.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 17, 1937

JOE MOREHEAD

Funeral services for Joe Morehead, 65, of McGregor, who died in a Temple hospital Friday were held from the home at 3 p.m. Saturday, Rev. W. W. Melton of Waco officiating, assisted by Rev. Mr. Crosby of McGregor, burial in the cemetery there.



 R. P. BEATY JR.

      Funeral services for R. P. (Kip) Beaty Jr., former Wacoan, who died in a Houston hospital at 6 p.m. Friday, will be held from Compton's chapel at 11 a.m. Sunday, Rev. Leroy Smoot officiating burial in Patrick Cemetery.
Surviving are his widow, of Houston: his parents Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Beaty Sr. of Corpus Christi; a sister, Mrs. Marie Gill of Corpus Christi; his grandfather, A. J. Garrett, of Waco.


 J0HN STEPAN

Funeral services for John Stepan, 81, who died at his home near West Friday at 8 a.m. will be held from the Catholic Church at West at 3 p. m. Sunday, Monsignor Joseph Pelnar and Rev. E. J. Polcak officiating, burial in Catholic cemetery. Aderhold's in charge.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. J. A. Gerick of West, Mrs. Mike Kramolis of West, Mrs. Frank Seith of West, Mrs. Ludvik  Gerick of Bennview, and Mrs. Rudolph Chadd of Bennview: three sons, Louis of West, R.J. of Rosenberg, and John Jr., of Bennview.
Mr. Stepan was born in Czechoslovakia and had been a resident of the West community for the past 33 years.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
MONDAY
JULY 19, 1937

 JOHN A. ROYALS

Funeral services for John A Royals, 79, who died at his residence, 515 South Eighteenth street, Friday at 3:30 p.m. were held from Compton's chapel at 5 p.m.  Sunday, Rev. G.H. Biar officiating, interment in Rosemound cemetery.

R. P. BEATY JR.

Funeral services for R. P. (Kip) Beaty Jr., 27, who died in a Houston hospital at 6 p.m. Friday, were held from Compton's chapel Sunday at 11 a.m., Rev. Leroy Smoot officiating, interment in Patrick Cemetery.

 WILLIAM G. COATS

Funeral services for William Garvin Coats, 81, who died at his home in Bellmead Saturday at  9 a.m., were held from Bellmead Baptist Church at 4 p.m. Sunday, Rev. R.E. Pugh officiating, assisted by Rev. Fred McCauley and Rev. Robert Baker, burial in Greenwood cemetery.

J0HN STEPAN

Funeral services for John Stepan, 81, who died at his home near West Friday at 8 p.m. were held from West Catholic Church  at 3 p. m.Sunday, Monsignor Joseph Pelnar and Rev. E. J. Polcak officiating, burial in Catholic cemetery. Aderhold's in charge.


 FRITS KNAPPE
The body of Frits Knappe,49, of Schulenberg, who died in the Veteran's hospital at 12:35 a.m. Sunday was sent to Schulenberg for burial by Wilkirson-Hatch Sunday afternoon.  Surviving are two brothers, Henry of Schulenberg and Eddie of Houston, four sisters, Mrs. Eddie Petrash of Freyburg, Mrs. T. Derringer of Freyburg, Mrs. ALma Fielder of Shculenberg, and Mrs. Louie Haas of LaGrange.

 C.C. MATHENY

Funeral services for C.C. Matheny,67, who died at his residence, 1600 North Tenth street, Sunday at 9 p.m. will probably be held Tuesday from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel, Rev. Roy L. Smith officiating, the hour to be announced later.  Interment will be in Rosemound cemetery.  Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. E.L. Manogue of Lubbock, Mrs. S. B. Dunson of Vernon, Mrs. M. A. Deal and Misses Ila and Linnie Matheny of Waco; three sons, William of Waco, Walter of Waco, and Chester of Big Spring; a brother, Dock Matheny of Brownwood; a sister, Mrs. Mary Dunson of Waco.

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 23, 1937

 MRS. ROSEN TAYLOR

Mrs. Rosen Taylor,32, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Tandy of 600 Peach street, died in a Houston hospital Thursday night.  The body was being shipped to Waco Friday for burial.  Funeral services had not been made Friday morning.  Other survivors besides her parents include Mrs. Taylor's two brothers, Hoyt and J.W. Tandy and a sister, Mrs. F.C. Melton, all of Waco; her husband, B.N. Taylor, a daughter, Geraldine Fuller and son, Bobbie Fuller, all of Houston, and a sister, Mrs. Roy Blackburn, Temple.

 DANNY GENE PRYOR

Funeral services for Danny Gene Pryor, 2-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. O.F. Pryor of La Vega, who died in a Waco hospital at 6 a.m. Thursday, were held from Bosqueville Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Friday, Rev. R.E. Pugh and Rev. O.B. Herring officiating, burial in Bosqueville cemetery, Compton's in charge.  Surviving are his parents.  Pallbearers were E.I. Thomas, E.M. West, Mordis Stewart, and T.C. Mitchner.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 24, 1937

MRS. ROSEN TAYLOR

The body of Mrs. Rosen Taylor,32, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Tandy of 600 Peach street, who died in a Houston hospital Thursday night, arrived in Waco at 4 a.m. Saturday.  Funeral services will be held Monday, Compton's in charge.


 MARGARET HILL JONES
Funeral services for Margaret Hill Jones, 14, who died at the family residence on the Chalk Bluff road Friday at 3:30 p.m. were held from Compton's chapel at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Rev. A. C. Lane officiating. Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Jones.

 ELBERT B. KELLY
Funeral services for Elbert B. Kelly, 60, who died at his residence, 2801 Clay Avenue, at 9:25 p.m. Friday were to be held from Compton's chapel Saturday at 4:30 p, m., Rev. W. P. Jones officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery.
Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. C. A. Reid and Mrs. Patsy Kelly of Waco, two brothers, A. B. of Oklahoma City and J. G. of Mineral Wells.


 JESSIE RUTH KING
Jessie Ruth King, 22 months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Ross King, 1009 South Sixth Street, died in a Waco hospital at 10 a. m. Saturday.
Funeral arrangements are pending, Clark's in charge. Survlving in addition to her parents, are three brothers, Harry, Clifford and Wesley King; six sisters, Mrs. Ivan A. Robertson, Misses Laurine, Ruby Lois, Wanda Faye, Dorothy Nan and Barbara Anne King, all of Waco.



WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
July 26, 1937


MRS. ROSEN TAYLOR
Funeral services for Mrs. Rosen Taylor, 33,who died in a Houston hospital at 1:30 a.m. Friday were held from Spring Street Baptist Church Monday at 10 a m, Rev. McHenry Seale and Rev. J. W. Wyatt officiating.
Compton in charge.



MRS. MARY WHITWORTH
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Whitworth, 33, who died in her residence 1728 North Thirteenth street, Sunday at a 12:10 p.m. were held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dr. W.W. Melton officiating, interment in Oakwood cemetery. Pallbearers were J.H. Whitworth Jr., R.G. Whitworth, E. E. Whitworth, Marcus Simon, Frank Dyer and John Davis.
Surviving are her husband, George W. Whitworth; two children, Miss Vivian and George W. Jr; her mother, Mrs. M. A. Arnold of Fort Worth; two sisters, Misses Josephine and Geraldine Arnold, of Fort Worth.


  J. B. FRANCES
Funeral services for J. B. Frances, 94, former resident of Waco, who died at his residence in Chickasha, Okla., at 3 a.m. Sunday, were to be held Monday at 4:30 p.m. from Compton's Chapel, Rev. B. O. Herring officiating, interment in Oakwood cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chapin Seley, Emmett Oates, Orville Oates, Harry Hubby, Bert Weatherred, Warwick Jenkins, and T. O. Glover. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. F. M. Frey of Chickasha, Okla.; a son, Walter Frances of Paris.Mrs. A. H. Bell of Waco is a niece.
Mr. Frances lived in Waco most of his life before moving to Chickasha a few years ago.

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
July 28, 1937

 CONNALLY, LEE
Funeral services foar Lee Connally, 70, resident of McGregor community for the past 50 years, who died at his home at 11 a.m. Tuesday, were to be held from First Presbyterian church of McGregor Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., Rev. A.B. Byers of Taylor officiating, burial in Commanche Springs cemetery, Amsler in charge.  Surviving are his widow; three sons, Roy of Beaumont, Ernest of Midlothian and Chris of Palestine; five daughters, Mrs. G.D. Lewellen of Plainview, Mrs. C.W. Webb of Flomont, Mrs. Hunter Mann of Waco, Mrs. E.L. Cherry of Amarillo; three brothers, Tom of Clarendon, Dr. H.F. Connallly of Waco, and Clarence of Waco; a sister, Mrs. K.W. Gaddy of Lorena.
Mr. Connally was a retired farmer and had served as public weighter here for several years.

 AULDRIDGE, MRS. SARAH
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Jane Curry Auldridge, 67, who died at her home in Alvord Monday at 7:10 p.m. were to be held from Clark's drawing room at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Roy Smith officiating, interment in Rosemound cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, A.R. Auldridge of Alvord; four daughters, Mesdames Ray Thomas of Waco, D.L. Lunsford and Ernest Hudson of Pampa, Miss Edith Auldridge, Amorillo; six sons, Hester Auldridge of Vernon, A.L. Curry of Waco, S.L. Curry of Houston, L.B. Curry of Baytown and Elberto of Alvord.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
July 29, 1937

 DEATH CLAIMS WACO DRUGGIST
Funeral Services for G. B. Brown Will Be Held Friday at 10 A.M. at Wilkirson-Hatch Chapel  G. B. Brown, 57, native Texan who spent 40 years of his life as a druggist, died at his home, 1902 Mitchell Avenue at 12:55 a.m. Thursday. Mr. Brown came to Waco from Killeen in January of 1918. Shortly after removing to Waco, he opened Brown's drug store on the city square.  Funeral services will be held at Wilkerson-Hatch chapel at 10 a.m.Friday. Rev. Dick Lowry assistant pastor of  Austin  Avenue Methodist church will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood. Surviving are the widow, a daughter, Mrs. J. Parker Navlor; three sons, N. B., Shelby and Clyde D.Brown; all of Waco; a stepson, Leon A Glynn of Des Moines, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. M. E. Lowrie of Goldthwaite and Mrs. John M. King of Britton, Okla.
Active pallbearers will be: W. G. Thomason, R. P. Little, C. G Ockander, E.L Finger, R. C. Bryan and Dr. L. F. Naylor. Honorary: N H Lindley, Joe L. Villars, Cecil Willis, Guy Sheldon, C K. Groover, Albany; Dr. W. F. Shipp, Lorena: Hollis Barron, Frank Matthews, W. E. Moorefield, D. G. Tiner, W J Chisholm, Dave Hicks, J. L. Hudson, Louis Marsh, L. A. Potter, T. G. Lawrence, Dr Paul C. Murphy, Ed J Murphy, Perry Duncan and W. L. Scaff.

WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
JULY 29, 1937

 MRS. NADINE ASHCRAFT
Funeral services for Mrs. Nadine Ashcraft, 23, who died at a Waco hospital early Wednesday were held from Compton's chapel at 4 p.m. Thursday, Rev. John Threadgill officiating, burial in White Hall Cemetery. Surviving are her husband, E.L. Ashcraft; two daughters, Mary June and Dorothy Ann Ashcraft and her parents.

 MRS. FANNIE CHAMBERS
Mrs. Fannie Grant Chambers, 71, who died at her home 3059 South Fourth street, were held from Compton's chapel at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Rev. A.C. Lane officiating , burial in Oakwood cemetery. Pallbearers were J.M. Thompson, G.L. Thompson, Will Merritt, Jeff O'Neal, Ben O'Neal and Douglas Fuller. Mrs. Chambers who had lived in Waco for the past 40 years, is survived by two sons, John Osborn and Charles Osborn, both of Waco.

 Mrs. LILLIE FISHBACK
Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Fishback, 50, who died at her home 816 South Sixth street, Wednesday at Compton's chapel, Thursday at 5 p.m., Rev. A. Reilly Copeland officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery. Surviving are her husband; a son, J.T. Fishback of Waco; two daughters, Mrs. Mable Manuel and Mrs. T.M. Gold, both of Wco; two brothers, Ben Ray of Begoda and Farris Ray of Cherokee; five sisters, Mrs. John Darter of Fort Worth, Mrs. L.H. Smith of Oklahoma City, Mrs. George Dellas of Clayton, N.M., Mrs. Pat Stokes of Fort Worth, and Mrs. Love McAnis of McAlester, Okla.



WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
July 30, 1937

G. B. BROWN
Funeral services for G.B. Brown, 57, who died at his home, 1902 Mitchell avenue, at 12:55 a.m. Thursday, were held from Wilkirson-Hatch chapel at 10 a.m. Friday, Rev. Dick Lowry officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery.

 JOHN W. M'GRATH JR.
John William McGrath Jr, 5, son of Mr.and Mrs. John William McGrath, 2101 Cumberland street, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Surviving besides the parents are two brothers and three sisters.
The body will be sent to Marysville, Kas. where services wil be held and interment made.  Compton's in charge of the body.

 MELVIN HOLLIS
Melvin Hollis, 48, of Groveton died in the Veterans Hospital here at 4:30 a.m. Friday.  The body was sent by Wilkirson-Hatch to Groveton Friday at 12:10 p.m. and the funeral services will be held there at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Surviving are his widow, his mother, Mrs. Frances Hollis of Groveton, two brothers, Mervin of Navasota, Sollis of Sanitorium; three sisters, Mrs. Nettie Sandford of Huntsville, Mrs. Bessie Landford of Groveton, Mrs. C. Lee of Helmic; five sons, Granvil, Wirt, Daniel, Joe Melvin and Waford; two daughters, Misses Leuteshia and Lesell Hollis, all of Groveton.

 MRS. BERNICE PACK
Funeral services for Mrs. Bernice Pack, 22, of 1414 South Ninth street, who died in a local hospital at 10:23 p.m. Thursday, were to be held Friday at 4:30 p.m. from Compton's Chapel, Rev. M.L. Thodes officiating, burial in Speegleville cemetery. Surviving are husband, C.M. Pack, Waco; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Gatlin of Waco; five sisters, Mrs. D.W. Welch, Mrs. N.T. Sharp, Misses Dorothy and Virginia Gatlin, all of Waco, Mrs. Ray Noland of Wink; five brothers, W.H Gatlin and A. C. Gatlin of Austin, A.H. Gatlin of Abilene, E.W. Gatlin of Waco, A. S. Gatlin of McGregor.
Pallbearers:  Walter Johnson, Herman Beatfeldt, N. Sharp, Jack Welch, M. Goodman, and Staley Cook.


WACO TRIBUNE HERALD
July 31, 1937

 JULIA MAY SURRATT SINCLAIR
SLATE FUNERAL FOR OSTEOPATH
Mrs. Julia May Surratt Sinclair, Prominent in Waco for Many Years, To Be Buried Sunday Funeral services for Mrs. Julia May Surratt Sinclair, of 2301 Colcord Avenue, who died in hospital at 9:55 p. m. Friday, will be held from St. Paul's Episcopal church at 5 p.m. Sunday, Rev. Everett Jones officiating, burial in Oakwood cemetery, Compton in charge.
Pallbearers will be C. H. Sadler, Harrison Waite, Karl Sherman, Allan B. Alexander, J. Ed Brown, Dr. V. A. Kelley, Dr. A. Foster Smith, and Dr. H. F. Connally.
 Born and reared in Steubenville, Ohio, Mrs. Sinclair came to Waco 32 years ago and practiced osteopathy until 15 years ago when she retired because of ill health. She continued her interest in her profession until her death, and was an active member of the Business and Professional Women's club, the Shakespeare club, and of St. Paul's church.
There are no immediate survivors. A cousin, Miss Isabelle Surratt, resides in Steubenville. She has two nieces and two nephews, and was sister-m-law of W. J. Sinclair of Waco and Mrs. N. D. Burwell of Oklahoma City.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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