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Obituary of David A. Kinney

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1931, Mar 5, CLEVELAND AMERICAN, Cleveland OK Obituary"
David A. Kinney was born December 30, 1856 in Hart Co KY and departed this
life February 28, 1931 at his home near Cleveland, OK.
He leaves to morn his departure, a wife, Mrs. Dora Kinney and four children,
four of the eight children, having proceeded him in death.  Mrs. Lee Garrison,
Sand Springs OK, Mrs. Ben Moore, Cleveland, OK, Mr David Kinney, Corsicona,
TX, Mrs. Jeff Wadley, Oilton, OK are the living children.
There also three step-children, Mrs. S. E. Northorup, Wynona, OK, Mrs.Henderson,

Cleveland OK and Mr. Jeff Powell of Wynona, OK.  Also, two sisters,
Mrs. Mammie (Nannie) Johnson, Mumfordville, KY and Mrs. Martha Logsdon,
Barlow, KY.  There are also twenty-one grandchildren and a host of friends and
Mr. Kinney came to Oklahoma at the opening of the strip to settlement, where
he has made his home since then.  He has a wide circle of friends in both his
immediate neighborhood and in and around Pawnee.
The deceased was not a member of any church, but just before death, gave
evidence that he was trusting Christ.  This is a great consolation to those whom leaves 
behind, for we turn to the words of Christ "If a man believeth
in  me, though he die, yet shall he live again".
The funeral service was conducted at the home Sunday at  two o'clock, Rev. C. A. Butler pastor
of the Baptist Church of Cleveland, officiating. A large company of friends and relatives were present.

  HAPPENINGS ABOUT TOWN IN BRIEF:  Lewis Raba (?) and Chas Livesany (?)
            of Pawnee attended the Dave Kinney Funeral.
            Mr. & Mrs. Dave Kinney, Jr. of Corsiciania, Texas were called home on account
            of the death of his father.  They will return soon to Texas.


Submitted by: Gerene Lord

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