McLennan County, Texas
October 1931

October 13, 1931


Word was received in Waco late Monday of the death of Newton H. Randal, 48, a brother of Fayette Randal, 2218 Homan Avenue. Mr. Randal was a former Wacoan. Funeral arrangements had not been made.


Word was received in Waco of the death of T. E. Mitchell, brother of W. J. Mitchell, 518 North Eleventh Street, in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, Sunday. The body will  be brought to Ft. Worth for funeral services at 8 o'clock Wednesday, burial to be in Fort Worth. Surviving are the widow; two brothers, besides W.J. of Waco, J.B. and J.C. Mitchell of Austin.  Mr. Mitchell was well known in Waco and had a number of friends here.

 CONWAY, J.M. [sic]

J.W. Conway, 70, father of Tom Conway, 3019 Maple Avenue, died at Bryan Monday afternoon according to word received in Waco. Surviving are the widow and five children. Funeral services will be held probably Tuesday afternoon at Bryan, it was said. Tom Conway left Waco Tuesday morning for Bryan.

October 16, 1931


Funeral services for Mrs. Nora B. Kepler, 54, who died at 2:30 Thursday at her home in China Spring, were held at the Methodist Church in China Spring Friday at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Mr. Simpson officiated, interment being in China Spring cemetery.  Mrs. Kepler had lived in China Spring all her life.
Puckett, Aderhold and Deford Undertakers had charge.


The body of Edward Alonzo McKinney, 65, who died at 4 a.m. Thursday at the home of his son, E.F. McKinney, 2000 Lyle Avenue, was taken to Osage Thursday afternoon by Compton Undertakers, and services were held there Friday afternoon from the Osage church.  Rev. Arther Loper officiated at the services.  Interment was in Osage cemetery.  Mr. McKinney had lived in the Osage community for 48 years, coming there from Gonzalez county, where he was born.  He was a farmer.


Powell C. Phillips, age 35, died at Rusk Thursday morning after a brief illness.  His body will be shipped to Waco.  Funeral will be in charge of Compton's undertakers.  Services at 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. A.B. Little officiating.  Interment will be at Mt. Antioch cemetery at Jessie. Mr. Phillips is survived by eight brothers, L.P. Phillips of Fort Smith, Ark., W.C. of Tulsa, Okla., J.A. of Freeport, C.D. of Cisco, H. R. of Brandon, and J.L. of Waco.  Three sisters also survive, Mrs. J.E. Worley, Selma, Cal.; Mrs. M.L. Blankenship, Godley, and Mrs. G.E. Seyler of Waco. Pallbearers will be brothers of deceased.

October 17, 1931


Powell C. Phillips, 35, died at Rusk Thursday morning after a long illness. His body was sent to Waco and taken from here to Jessie for burial in Mt. Antioch cemetery. Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday with Rev. A.B. Little officiating.
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