Burial Set for Fire Victims
Double funeral services will be conducted at
Frankford Cemetery, near
Addison, about ten mils north of Dallas, Sunday at 3 p.m. for Alice Marie Cook,
4, and Betty Ann Cook, 7, victims of a fire that destroyed their home at Lovers
Lane and Greenville early Friday morning.
Alice Marie died in the fire, and Betty Ann succumbed to burns at Sparks Clinic
They are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Verly D. Cook, The father was seriously
burned when he carried Betty Ann, crippled by infantile paralysis, from the
burning house. Mrs. Cook took a 9-month-old son, Robert D. Cook, to safety. The
mother is suffering from shock and burns. Funeral arrangements are in charge of
the McCommas Funeral Home.
The Dallas Morning News - 1942
Betty Lou (Stanley) Dennis