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Lexington, Cleveland County

The Lexington Sun

Thursday, July 14, 1932

Mrs. Buck OLIVER Buried Tuesday
Carrie Lena SCHMITZ was born April, 8, 1897 near Lexington. She was married to C.G. (Buck) OLIVER, September 15, 1919. To this union was born one daughter, Geneva. Mrs. Oliver died at her home in Lexington, July 10, 1932. Services were held at the Catholic church in Lexington, Rev. Father Van Gantle officiating. Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery. She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband and one daughter, Geneva, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. John SCHMITZ; three brothers , Frank and Theodore of Lexington and Louis of Richmond, California; one sister, Mary SCHMITZ of Richmond, California and also a host of friends.

John ARTER Funeral Held Saturday
Funeral services were held at the Baptist church Saturday afternoon for Mr. John L. ARTER.
He was born March 8, 1863 and died July 8, 1932 at the home of his son, Calvin, where he was visiting. Heart failure was the cause of his death and he was ill only a short time.
He had lived in Lexington 13 years and had been blind 16 years. All of his children except one daughter was with him at the time of his death.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Martha Arter, four sons, Monroe and Calvin of Norman, E.M. and Johnnie of Lexington, daughters, Mrs. Cassie MAULDIN of Norman, Susie Arter and Oma THOMASSON of Lexington and Mrs. Bessie WOODS. Arvin , Calif. who was unable to attend, one brother, Lon Arter of Bowie, Texas, 26 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pall bearers were J.D. ANDERSON, L.M. Hill, John STEINFORT, Sam BLACK, J.C. DOWDY, W.J. STEVENS. Brother Milton SMITH of Norman conducted the services.
This Family Researched by Jan Dunmire Ljdunmire@aol.com

Racing Car Victim Buried Here Tuesday
Roy GILLIHAN, 25 years old, of Purcell was buried in the Lexington cemetery Tuesday afternoon after fineral services were held in the First Baptist church at Purcell. Gillihan was killed in Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon when the racing car he was driving skidded and left the track during a race. Gillihan died ten minutes after being carried to an Oklahoma City hospital.
The Gillihans were former residents of Lexington. He is survived by his perents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Gillihan...


Lexington Sun

December 6, 1945

Funeral Services Held Tuesday Last For Mrs. MCNUTT
Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Corbett Baptist church for Mrs. Mertie Cerzell McNUTT, 56, who died at her home in Lexington Sunday.
Mrs. McNUTT was born August 28, 1889 in Texas and moved to Oklahoma at the age of nine. She spent her early life in Corbett. She was a member of the Corbett Baptist Church for the past 20 years.
Mrs. McNUTT is survived by her husband, William R. McNUTT of the home address; seven daughters, Mrs. Edith INGLE,  Lubbock, Texas; Mrs. Earl  EVANS, Norman; Mrs. Eula HENRY, Arvin, Calif.; Mrs. Fau WILHITE, Lexington, Okla.; Mrs. Bela JONES, Oklahoma City; Miss Aroma McNUTT, Norman and Miss Helen McNUTT, home address; and six sons, Curgus of Limon, Colo.; Lowell of Amarillo, Texas; Elmer of Ponca City; Ellis, Ray and Doyle, all of Oklahoma City.
She is also survived by one brother, Chessie STONE of Lexington, 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild. One infant son preceded Mrs. McNUTT in death.
Rev. J.W. WILSON and Rev. Sam RUSSELL of Purcell officiated.
Serving as pallbearers were John  WHITE, Cecil BURNETT, Clovis MAYS, Onis STOVALL, Floyd  GREEN and George SLAVIN. Arrangements were made by the Yoakum Funeral Home, Purcell and interment held at the Corbett Cemetery.
This Family is Researched by Birdie McNutt 

Willow View News by Trula THOMPSON

Mrs. Vernall HENRY and son Pat spent the week-end with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Hugh BAUM.

Mrs. Jonce GARNER was taken to the St. Anthony Hospital Tuesday for an operation.

Margie COLEMAN spent the week-end with her parents Mr. and Mrs. O.C. COLEMON.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred GARNER visited Mr. and Mrs. Jonce GARNER Monday.

Baily THOMPSON visited Donald BAUM Saturday Evening.

Joe BLAIR spent Sunday with Doyle COLEMAN.

Bobby MOODY was taken to an Oklahoma City hospital Sunday afternoon for an appendecitis(sic) operation whick was performed at 6:00 o'clock Sunday evening.

Those visiting Mr. and Mrs. W.T. THOMPSON and son Baily were Mrs. J.A. SMITH and children and Mrs. Margie WALKER of Norman, Sarah Ann JOHNSON of Oklahoma City, Ruby DANIEL and R.L. VANWINKLE.

Mr. and Mrs. Cecil BLAIR who had not heard from their son, Raymond since August received a letter this week saying he was in Shanghai, China.

Lone Star News by Frances BRADSHAW

Mr. and Mrs. C.G. CURRIE announce the birth of a grandson born to their daughter, Cpl. and Mrs. Pal KOMK in the Purcell Clinic. They have chosen Paul Jr. for the name.

Pvt. Robert POE of California is here on a furlough to visit his parents Mr. and Mrs. N.B. POE.

Mr. and Mrs. GRILLY and family attended the funeral in Oklahoma City Monday of her brother.

The Friendly Star Club ladies entertained their husbands and their families Thursday night with supper. After which they served ice cream and cake. those present were Mr. and Mrs. Andrew OLSON and son; Mr. and Mrs. N.B. POE and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Vic OLSON; Mr. and Mrs. G.W. CLOPTON; Mr. and Mrs. Bill CURRIE; Mr. and Mrs. Johnny TAYLOR; Mr. and Mrs. H.C. BRADSHAW and daughters; Mrs. Anna ROSS; Mr. and Mrs. Iaum ROSS and son; Mr. and Mrs. Sam WOMACK and children; Mr. and Mrs. Howard O'NEAL and sons; Mrs. Bill FARROW and daughters; Mr. and Mrs. John McKAY; Lillian CURRIE; Mr. and Mrs. Rex THIMBLE and sons.
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J.T. DILLARD Celebrates His 76th Birthday
J.T. DILLARD Celebrated his 76th at a dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. Roy SHERMAN. His three sons, Rube, Buck and John and three of his five daughters, Ruth, Aline, and Lois were present. One daughter, Camay lives in San Bernardino, Calif; the other, Lucille resides in Mountain Plains, N.J.
Also present were Mrs. BILLARD'S brother and sister, Tertius AUSTIN and Mrs. Perry GODFREY, both of Columbus, Mississippi.

Mrs. Roy SHERMAN, Rural and Club Hostess.
Mrs. C.H. SHERMAN, hostess to the Good Neighbor Sunshine Club, with nine members present and Mrs. W.F. BRIDWELL and Mrs. Willie HARRYMAN became new members. Officers were elected: Mrs. O.P. LAMBERT, president; Mrs. Willie HARRYMAN, Vice president; Mrs. George CARPENTER, Treasurer; Mrs. Clate SHERMAN, Secretary.

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