B&D 3 Nov 1940
27 Oct 1928-10 Dec 1949
*Death Cert info; He died at the Long Sneed Hospital in Denison.
He was born in Okla.
Son of Jesse C. Cruson & Viola T. Lady, both born in Okla.
Shot by a 22 rifle. accident. see obit below.
Obituary- Dallas Morning News 12 Dec 1940
Youth Fatally Shot as Hunting Trip Ends
Denison, Texas, Dec. 11- Nolan Cruson, 12, was fatally wounded when
a gun in the hands of Loanzo Hudgins, 15, was accidentaly discharged at
the end of a hunting trip. The two were assisting J.C. Cruson, father of
the deat boy, in the unloading of game and pelts when the gun was discharged
as they went through a gate.
The bullet struck him in the back and passed near his heart. he
was brought to a Denison Hospital but he he died almost on arrival.
Funeral services will be conducted here at 3 p.m. Thursday. Burial
will be in the Layne Cemetery.
Surviving are his parents, three brothers and sisters.
Photographs on this page by Mike Cross