Lee Bolinger, 73 year old resident of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Monday, May 2, in the Woodland Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness.
He was born August 3, 1909 at Cone, the son of Charles and Clara Bolinger. He was a retired Farmer and Minister of the Primitive Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Olive of the home; three sons, Charles of Rogers, Ark., Jessie Ray and Billy Fred, both of Siloam Springs; two daughters, Mrs. Katy Kaufman of Siloam Springs, Ark. and Mrs. Minnie Lou Huckaby of Enid, Okla.; one brother, Louis Bolinger of Highfill, Ark.; one sister, Mrs. Vina Vay of Bentonville, Ark.; sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; he was preceded in death by a daughter, Lora Pearl in 1930.
Graveside rites were held Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Emma Cemetery by Elder Joe Jackson of Cone and Elder Neeley Richardson of Floydada Primitive Baptist ministers. Burial was by Carter-Adams Funeral Home.
He was a long time resident of the Cone community.
Ralls Banner, May 10, 1983Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
Photo by Linda Hughes