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Holdenville Daily News
by
Vickie Neill Taylor  flip@chickasaw.com
Cemeteries of Oklahoma

Jan. 26, 1912

Death Of J. M. Robertson
Monday morning last, Mr. J. M. Robertson died at his home about four miles west of Holdenville after about twenty-five minutes of acute suffering. Dr. Butts was called to him by phone and made a hurried trip in his automobile, but death occurred a few moments after the doctor arrived. Though a satisfactory diagnosis was not practical at the time, the indications were death came from a type of heart decease.
Mr. Robertson has been in and about Holdenville for a number of years and has been an active, useful citizen and had many friends.

Miss Luelia Robertson, of Iola, Kansas, was called home to attend the bedside of her mother, Mrs. Laura Robertson, who passed away Tuesday night.

Notice Of Probate Of Will
State of Oklahoma Hughes County   In County Court
Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the estate of Laura A. ROBERTSON, deceased, that on the 26th day of January, 1912, L. W. Barker produced and filed in the county court of the county of Hughes and State of Oklahoma an instrument in writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Laura A. Robertson, deceased, and also filled in said court his petition praying for the probate of said will and testamentary issued thereon to him, the said petition will be held at the court room of said court in the City of Holdenville in said County and State on the 10th day of February, 1912, at the hour of 10 o’clock a.m. of said day. When and Where all persons interested can appear and show cause if any they have why the prayer of said petition should not be granted.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and ____ the seal of the county of said court, this 26th day of January, 1912   J. E. Simpson   Clerk County Court W. D. McFall attorney


Original print Jan. 31, 1929

"We find Homer BISHOP not guilty of the charges brought against him." Homer BISHOP, C. C. SMITH, Walter BILLINGSLEY, Robert BURNS, Vigil BIGGERS, John STALEY, Tom HUSER


Feb. 1932

Funeral Services for Miss Unie B. NEILL were held at the home 8 miles north of the city. Rev. J. B. Pace and Rev. Frank Babb officiated and burial in Holdenville Cemetery.
Mis Neill died at University Hospital in Oklahoma City Monday after several months. She is survived by several brothers, A.J. (should have been J. A. Neill) Neill lives in Holdenville.


The Holdenville Daily News

Monday, February 1, 1932

Day of Obit Unknown

Funeral Services for Miss Unie B. NEILL were held at the home 8 miles north of the city. Rev. J. B. Pace and Rev. Frank Babb officiated and burial in Holdenville Cemetery.
Miss Neill died at University Hospital in Oklahoma City Monday after several months. She is survived by several brothers, A.J. Neill lives in Holdenville.
Submitters Note: A.J. Neill should have been J.A. Neill


Holdenville Daily Times’

June 5, 1932

Funeral Services Held Saturday At Bilby For LINKER
Funeral services for Irving Linker, 54, who died at this home on route three at 9 o'clock Friday night, were held at Bilby cemetery at 2:30 Saturday afternoon.   Rev. J. H. King, pastor of the Nazarene Church of Holdenville, conducted the services which were in charge of Arnold-Headly Funeral Directors.
Linker was born in Arkansas, January 10, 1877, but has lived in Hughes County for many years.

( This could be Arnold-Headey Funeral Home. I do believe it to be in Holdenville or at least the area of Holdenville.)


August 1, 1932

Poison Claims Life of Sam NEILL
With his classmates in Holdenville High School carring his body, Sam T. Neill, 23, victim of gangreen poising of the mouth, was laid to rest in the Holdenville Cemetery this afternoon.
Neill, critically ill from poison for more than a week, died at 5:30 Sunday afternoon after he had been taken to the hospital here where his brother submitted to a blood transfusion to a last effort to save his life.. He was returned to the home of County Superintendent Gilbert Jenkins where he died after the blood tranfusion.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 o'clock this pm at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Neill of Bethel Community on Rt. One. Frank Babb officiated at the service and interment in the Holdenville Cemetery was under the direction of Arnold-Heady. It was the 3rd funeral is 8 months for the Neill home.
Neill's grandmother and aunt died at home this year. J. A. Neill,his father, is a member of the Bethel School Board and Neill was to start teaching school in the county this year. His condition was caused by an infected tooth.
Neill had attended college at Ada. He is a graduate of Holdenville High School and while a student here was an athlete. He later worked as a deputy in the County Treasurer's office.
Surviving him are parents, three sisters Faye , Allie Mae and Jimmie Evelyn, and 8 brothers, Lawrence, R.D., Grady, James. Paul, Homer Lee, Olin and Donald.


The Holdenville Daily News

Tuesday, November 1, 1932

Day Of Newspaper Unknown
Farmer Still Held In Double Slaying
Although a week has elapsed since he killed Raymond SIMPSON, a Stuart farmer and Clete RANDOLPH, a Stuart blacksmith. John GILLEY, 32 years old, Stuart farmer was still being held in the county jail Saturday night while authorities continued their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the slayings.
SIMPSON was killed instantly when GILLEY fired a charge from his shot gun into the farmer's body late Sunday at the Gilley's home near Stuart. RANDOLPH shot at the same time, died a day later in a McAlester hospital.
No charges have been filed against GILLEY, who maintained that he shot in protecting his home. He said the two men were drunk and refused to leave his home.
Nov. 29, 1932
Murder charges were filed against John GILLEY.
Dec. 13, 1932
GILLEY hearing postponed.
Dec.20, 1932
GILLEY will face charges for murder. On his death bed at McAlester Hospital RANDOLPH told county attorney the he was so drunk he didn't remember what happen.


Holdenville Daily Times

June 6, 1944

Mrs. WALDROUP Dies; Rites Friday
Funeral services for Mrs. Mandy Tennessee Waldroup, who died Monday night in her home in Penn West will be held Friday afternoon June 9, at 2 o'clock in the First Baptist Church with Rev. J. E. Kirk conducting the services. Rev. Kirk wil be assisted by Bill Jones.
Mrs. Waldroup, who was 68 years old, had lived in Hughes County for 42 years. She was born in Tennessee, March 17, 1876.
Surviving Mrs. Waldroup are: her husband, James I. Waldroup and her children Oscar Waldroup, Mrs. Winnie Evans, Claud Waldroup, all of Holdenville; Lonous Waldroup, Tipton Calif., Clyde Waldroup, Erwin, Texas, Mrs. Edith Rudolph, of Washington D.C. and Miss Mary Waldroup, also of Washington. She also leaves several grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be Kenny and Willard Taylor, Russell Foster, and Mont Williams, Ode Wilcox and Curtis Robinson.   Burial will be in the Holdenville Cemetery with Mackey Funeral Home in charge.


February 1, 1998

Ronald Gene COOK of Calvin, Oklahoma, passed away January 29, 1998, in Holdenville, age of 55 years.
Born May 15,1942, to James William and Anna Mae (DAVIS) COOK
Submitted by: Elnora Frances Cook-Wyrick  ejwaa@worldnet.att.net


June 8, 2000

Holdenville Daily Times

NEILL
Pauline E. NEILL of Holdenville, Oklahoma, passed away in the Seminole Estates Nursing Center, Wednesday morning, June 7, 2000, at the age of 90. She was born June 9, 1909, Ada, Oklahoma to James C. PRICE and Hester (GRISHAM) PRICE. She was married to Lawrence NEILL on December 26, 1939, in Ada. They had made their home in Holdenville for 60 years before he passed away on October 26, 1993/ Mrs. NEILL had a master's degree from East Central State College in Ada. She had taught school for 42 years, teaching at Moss, Spaulding, Calvin, Non, and Holdenville. She was considered a favorite teacher by many students. Mrs. NEILL was a member of the Barnard Memorial United Methodist Church, the AAUW, and the Winnebago Club.
She is survived by: one son, Phil NEILL and his wife Mikee NEILL; one granddaughter, Robyn NEILL all of Seminole; two sisters; Tomi and her husband, Jack NOTTIS, of Mannford, Oklahoma, and Fern MITCHELL of Albuquerque, New Mexico; many, many brothers and sisters-in-law and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers Sterlin PRICE of Ada. Glen PRICE of New Orleans, and two sisters, Alegene CARR of Purcell and Ruth BUTCHART of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Funeral services will be Friday in the Barnard Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Dan KARGES officiating. Interment will be in the Holdenville Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home.

{Note: Pauline NEILL was born in Gerty, Hughes Co., Ok.}


May 4, 2001

MAY, Calvin C. Aug. 1, 1926 Apr. 2, 2001   Parents: Irene (RASEY) and Virgil M. MAY. Married: Ruth PALMER in Galveston, TX Aug. 18, 1947
Survivors: wife, son Jerry, daughter Tammy, brothers Lindzay and Virgil.
Preceded by: parents, 2 brothers
Services: Capitol Heights Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Jim CRAWFORD officiating, Rev. Mack PEERCY assisting, Holdenville Cemetery, Fisher Funeral Home

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