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Abilene Reporter News Newspaper Archives Dec 21 1970, Page 2

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Abilene, Texas Carpet open 9-7poland Seymour Accident Obsi kills infant girl the Abilene reporter news Abilene Texas. Monday morning december 21, 1970 Abilene big country John b. Darnell. Funeral pending John b. Darnell John b. Darnell 70, died at 6 30 . Sunday in West Texas medical Center where he had been hospitalized for the past month. Funeral is pending with Elliott a funeral Home. Born nov. 26, 1900 in Abilene he graduated from Abilene High school and the National business College Here. He married Elizabeth Norton in Abilene june 2, 1920. A Lone Star Gas employee Here for several years he was transferred by the company to Sweetwater. He went to work there for great Southern life insurance co. As a life insurance underwriter 24 years ago. He and his wife returned to Abilene from Sweetwater in 1958 Ami he was still involved in the insurance business at the time of jus death. Was a member of the Abilene life underwriters asin., and the National association of life underwriters. He was Active in the Texas hound table a Deacon at Pioneer drive Baptist Church and a member of the Abilene kiwanis club. In 1956 he a president of the Sweetwater Gwanis club. Re was a member of the hot a masonic Lodge and had been a Mason for 45 years. A Veteran of world War i he was a. Member of the american victim starves Thi Abilene reporter news Pabis apr police found sunday the body of a 76-year-old woman who starved to death while gagged and tied to the stairs of her House for More than three Days. Mrs. Jean Gressot lived alone in her Villa in suburban Bre Vannes. Police said burglars broke into the House thursday overpowered the woman gagged her tied her hands l a Hind her and attached her to the Stair railing while they ransacked the House. Published twit Cany except one on saturday and sunday by the reporter publishing co. On Cypress St. Between n. Lit i a nth . Box 30 phone acc Pis 73-4771 Abilene Texas 7964 Andrew b. Shelton president and publisher d f. Mccarty vice president general Menacer de n. Wishcamper vice presided of editor Lii f no Pruitt vice president of circulation. Second Claes postage paid at Abilene Texas. Subscription rates by Carrier delivery in West of As. Morning and sunday or evening and sunday vis per month morn Lna and five nine and sunday $3 25 per month. Other rates on request. By mail in Texas morning and sunday or evening a Quot tynday s 1 5 per month other states morning and sunday to evening and sunday s3�5 per month. Other fates upon Reay Esi. Member of the Mosci Ard priss Elu sively to the it tor republication int associated press is a tit lao to of Alt local news printed in this newspaper As Well a Thap news Dis Smith Brothers 673-4989 w. A. Wilks survivors Are his wife 1024 Richland one daughter mrs. J Frances Veselka of san Antonio two sons John or. Of san Antonio and e. Norton of Lablab a Calif. Two Sisters , Madge Hansen of Oakland. Calif., and mrs. Ruby Holechek of Bishop Calif. Five grand children one great grandson. Norman Cruson funeral for Norman Lee Cruson 33 of Blessing a former Abile Nian will be at 2 . Monday at Elliott s Chapel of memories with burial in Elmwood memorial Park. The Rev. Tommy Burress pastor of Southwest Park Baptist Church will officiate. Or. Cruson was killed in a ear wreck near Bay City thursday j born june la 1937, he attended school Here and was a service station operator in Blessing. Survivors include his grandmother mrs. Bessie Harries of 1641 Belmont a half a brother Wilfred Bullock of j Austin a half sister mrs. Delores Webb of Elpaso and two aunts mrs. Alpha Allen of 430 Victoria and mrs. Dorothy a Blake of 1641 Belmont. Stephenville rns Wil Ham Alonzo Wilks. 99, died at i . Sunday in Stephenville Hospital where he had been a patient two Days. Funeral will be at 3 . Monday in Stephenville funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Warren Olwill pastor of the United methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in West end cemetery at Lingleville under direction of Stephenville funeral Home. Or. Wilks was born aug. 8, 1871, in Searcy Ark. The son of the late or. And mrs. Thomas Jefferson Wilks. Ile had lived in Stephenville the last 18 years coming from Wichita Falls. He married Emily Brock in december 1894. He was a methodist. Survivors Are his wife of Stephenville one brother . Of fort Worth one grandson and several nieces and nephews. Jews celebrate a Bjorlin a the West Berlin jewish Community Cele-bra40d sunday the 25th anniversary of a jewish organization replacing one virtually wiped put to world War la. Mayor Klaus Schuetz told a special jewish Center gathering that r was his Earnest wish the jewish people would finally find Justice everywhere. Abilene. On cat claw Creek Quot in kit Tun n Duff chaos from six styles single or double base in hand rubbed Walnut Onyx Jet Crystal Bronze or color Crest. Writing instruments in 12 Karat Gold filled or Sterling my copy of Quot cat claw i have enclosed to pay for copies of a Abilene. On cat claw Creek at s7.50 per copy. This also pays for tax and mailing. Mail this Coupon with payment to Abilene reporter news . Box 30-Abilene, tex 79604 name address City state zip so that tso staff members May enjoy an extended Christmas Holiday Texas state optical offices will be closed Friday and saturday december 25 and 26. Tso extends Best wishes for a merry Eisl , printers lithographers Cedar at no. 5th plan Aho Horth 2nd Cypress. 673-4271 tit i a Ash. V

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