McLennan County, Texas
September 1932

Transcribed by Amanda Sipes

Waco Times Herald
September 16, 1932

 JACK SELEY RUSH
Funeral services for Jack Seley Rush, 10, who died at 5:10 p.m. Thursday at his home, 1525 Barnard avenue, will be from the Austin Avenue Methodist church at 4 p.m. Friday Rev. Garsston Hartsfield officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery, Compton undertakers in charge. Boy scouts and members of his Sunday school class will be active and honorary pallbearers.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Rush; one brother, L. Preston Rush, who is in the navy on the U.S.S Houston, now stationed at Tings Toa, China; one sister, Edith. The lad was born and reared in Waco.


Waco Times Herald
September 16, 1932

 MRS. ANNA IVERSON
Funeral for Mrs. Anna Matilda Iverson, 55 of 1423 North Tenth street, who died at 6 p.m. Thursday at a local sanitarium, will be held from the First
Lutheran church at 3 p.m. Saturday. Rev. M. B. Quill officiating. Interment will be in the Oakwood cemetery. Compton undertakers in charge.
Pallbearers will be E. Nelson, N. O. Nelson, Otto Bronstad, A Rogstad, Arthur Ryden, Fred L. Storm.
Surviving are her husband, K.M. Iverson; three sisters, Mrs. J. E. Johnson of Waco, Mrs. J. E. Bogvold of Waco and Mrs. Signa Hodnesdal, Norway.
Born in Norway, Mrs. Iverson came to the United States 31 years ago and came to Waco, where she made her home since. Mrs. Johnson, her sister, is enroute from Norway, where she went to attend the funeral of her mother, who died there several weeks ago.


Waco Times Herald
September 16, 1932

 M. B. HOPPER
Funeral services will be held Friday at 5 p.m. from Wilkerson-Hatch chapel for M. B. Hooper, 67, who died at his apartment in Hardin apartment building at 9:15 p.m. Thursday following an illness of about a year. Mr. Hooper was stricken last September while in Clover, Pa., and was brought to his home here. Ha had been ill since.
Surviving are his widow, one son, L. C. Hooper of Victoria; two daughters, Misses Paulene and Hazel Hooper, both teachers in Waco public schools; two brothers L. C. Hooper of Clover, Pa., one sister Mrs. E. S. Payne of Dickson.
Rev. J. K. O'Heeron will officiate. Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery, J. H. Gurley lodge, No. 337 A. F.and A. M. in charge at the grave.
Mr. Hooper was born in Dickson county, Tenn., and had been a resident of Waco for 22 years.
Pallbearers will be Frank Miller, Frank Oldham, Arthur Allagood, W.A. Webb of Dallas, W. T. Hayes, Oliver Winchell.


Waco Times Herald
September 17, 1932

MRS. A.M. IVERSON
Funeral for Mrs. Anna Matilda Iverson, 55 of 1423 North Tenth street, who died at 6 p.m. Thursday at a local sanitarium, will be held from the First Lutheran church at 3 p.m. Saturday. Rev. M. B. Quill officiating. Interment will be in the Oakwood cemetery. Compton undertakers in charge.


Waco Times Herald
September 17, 1932

 HENRY M. SMITH
Henry Matthews Smith, 23, of Santa Anna, died at 7 a.m. Saturday at a local sanitarium. He is survived by his widow; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Smith; five sisters, Mrs. W. O. White, Mrs. R. I. White, Misses Lorena, Beulah and Blanche, all of Santa Anna by Wilkerson- Hatch undertakers at 2 a.m. Sunday, and funeral services will be held there at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.


Waco Times Herald
September 17, 1932

 E.O GRIFFIN
Word has been received by J. M. Griffin of McFadden company, that his brother, Edward O. Griffin, assistant to the president, in charge of purchases and stores of the Cotton Belt Route, died suddenly from heart disease in his office in St. Louis Tuesday afternoon. He was born at Madison, N. C., Jan. 3, 1867 and was admitted to the Texas bar in 1890. He is survived by his widow; two sons, E.O. Jr., and William C.; three daughters, Frances C. Patt, Lynn and Mary F. Griffin. Funeral has been set for Monday afternoon in St. Louis, pending the arrival of a son from California.


Waco Times Herald
September 17, 1932

 LORRYE K. WATT
Funeral for Lorrye K. Watt,37, will be held from Compton's chapel, Saturday at 4 p.m. with Rev. J.K. O'Heeron officiating, interment at Rosemound Cemetery.  The American Legion will be in charge, as Mr. Watt served overseas on the S.S. Minneapolis for 30 months during the war.
Active pallbearers will be Julius Genecov, Henry Guynes, Sam Mormino, C.J. Jenkins, S.A. Cooper, Ernest Clark, Herbert Mayr, Master Stanley, James W. Wray.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Bill Hill, Morris Taylor, Floyd Taylor, John Roberts, W.H. Rubel, Mickey Stewart, E.H. Easter, Billy Charles.



Waco Times Herald
September 18, 1932

 SMITH, HENRY MATHEWS

Death claimed Henry Mathews Smith, 23, of Santa Anna, who died at 7 a.m. Saturday at a local sanitarium.  He is survived by his widow; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Smith; all five sisters, Mrs. W.O. White, Mrs. R.I. White, Misses Lorena, Beaulah and Blanche, all of Santa Anna.  The body was sent to Santa Anna by Wilkirson-Hatch undertakers at 2 a.m. Sunday, and funeral services will be held there at 2:30 p.m.



Waco Times Herald
September 18, 1932

 TABOR, MRS. JOE
Funeral services for Mrs. Joe C. Tabor, 38, of Austin, who died in a local sanitarium in that city, Friday at 8:20 p.m. will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. from the First Methodist church in Waco, Rev. E.R. Stanford officiating.
Interment will be in Rosemound Cemetery, Compton undertakers in charge.  The body will lie in state at the church from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Mrs. Tabor is survived by her husband; her mother, Mrs. F.A. Yoakum of Austin; four brothers, Edgar, Charles, and Horace of Houston, and Bob of Rockdale; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Warnecke of Rockdale, and Mrs. Marion Barnett of Austin.
Pallbearers will be J.B. Strother, C.H. Winston, J.E. Jackson, Frank Oldham, V.E. Williams, J.Louis Marsh.



Waco Times Herald
September 18, 1932

 DUNKLIN, FRANCIS MARION

The body of Francis Marion Dunklin, 32, of Mount Pleasant, who died in a sanitarium in Salem, Ore., Sept. 13 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident, will be sent to Waco for burial in Rosemound cemetery.  The date of the arrival of the body is not known by Puckett-DeFord undertakers, who will have charge and funeral arrangements have not been made.  Mr. Dunklin is survived by his mother and one sister, Miss Georgia W. Dunklin, of Mount Pleasant; one brother, H.P. Dunklin, Jr., of Shreveport, La.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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