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OTTO FIELDS, DIES SUDDENLY MONDAY

Otto FIELDS, 73, highly respected farmer residing 
two and one half miles southeast of Ina, was found dead 
in the corn field near his home at 2 p. m. on Monday. 
Mr. Fields had come to the house for dinner, took a 
rest and returned to his work of gathering corn.  
Mrs. Fields went to the field and found the body 
lying between two corn rows.

Mr. Fields was married three times.  His first wife was 
Maggie FOX, who preceded him in death.  His second wife, 
who also preceded him in death was Nettie RICHARDSON.

In 1938 he was married to Rosa MORELAND and she survives.

He is survived by one son Paul FIELDS and one daughter. 
Fern HOLMAN, both of Ewing.

Mr. Fields was a farmer, friend and neighbor, who will 
be greatly missed by the peopleof his community.

He was a member of the Ina Presbyterian Church.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the 
Presbyterian Church in Ina with Rev. John PHIPPS of Norris City, 
officiating and burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. 


October 20, 1952
Source: INA OBSERVER PAPER       
Submitted by; A Genealogy Friend

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