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Eva Mae Craddock

1905 - 1938

Source:  Dallas Morning News, 10 Sept 1938
and Texas Death Certificate
Transcribed by JoAnn Myers, Sept 2008

Burnet Woman Drowns Swimming in Inks Lake

Burnet, Texas, Sept 9 (AP)
Mrs. Elmer Craddock
, 34, of Burnet drowned Friday as she attempted to swim across a part o Inks Lake near here.

She first swam across an arm of the Lake from where she was fishing to cabins at a resort to get a drink of water.  When she was swimming back, she caught cramps and drowned.

Her body was in the water an hour and a half.  It was recovered by the Burnet Fire Department.

She was the wife of a well-known businessman here.  Funeral services will be held Saturday.

[Transcriber's note:  Mrs. Elmer Craddock (Eva Mae) was the daughter of B. W. Warwick and Sally Smith of Oatmeal.  She was born 23 Sept 1905.  Burial was at Odd Fellows Cemetery.  --from Texas Death Certificate, on file in Herman Brown Free Library.]

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