Splawn Family Obits
Antlers American, Antlers, OK
F.M. THOMAS DIES SUNDAY, WAS COUNTY RESIDENT 25 YEARS
F.M. Thomas, aged 71 years, dies Sunday Feb 17, (1929) at his home, one
and one-half miles east of here following an illness with tuberculosis.
Mr. Thomas came from Texas here and had been a resident of Pushmataha
count y for the past 25 years, engaging in farming and stock raising.
The deceased is survived by his wife and eight children. Mrs. George
Splawn (Addie), Archie Thomas, Mack Thomas, all of Antlers; Wash Thomas,
Mrs. Bonnie Hastings, both of Skellytown, Texas; Mrs. Saddie Stephens,
Bristow, Frank Thomas, Ralls, and Mrs. Tessie Nelson of Pampa, Texas.
Interment was in the Antlers cemetery Monday afternoon, with Rev Bice
officiating at the burial services.
Antlers American, Antlers, OK
T.B. Humphreys, who had l lived to a ripe old age of seventy-eight
years, died at his home on Sunday evening at 2 o’clock of pneumonia. (30
January 1916) The remains were embalmed by W.E. Ward, of Antlers, and
Victor Senner of Hugo, after which they were shipped to Santo Texas for
interment. (In the Santo East Cemetery)
KATHERINE B. KELLER
KATHERINE B. KELLER RITES HELD MONDAY
Last tributes were paid for Mrs. Katherine Bonds Keller, 88, long time
resident of Antlers who died in her home Saturday, (21Mar 1956) at
services held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Assembly of God church, the
Rev. Ross Davis of Hugo conducting.
Coffee Funeral home made burial in the City cemetery. Grandsons of Mrs.
Keller were casket escorts. Mrs. Keller was born March 31, 1868 in Pala
Pinto county, Texas. She was a member of the Assembly of God church.
Mrs. Keller had lived here since 1906. (1904)
Surviving children are Addie Splawn, Antlers; Sadie Stephens, Modesto
Calif.; Tessie Nelson, Carmi Ill; Bonnie Davis, Farris; Archie Thomas,
Antlers; Wash Thomas, Drumright; Frank Thomas, Comanche, Okla.; Mack
Thomas, Antlers; 33 grandchildren; 56 great grandchildren.
GEORGE G. SPLAWN
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George G. Splawn, aged 63, died at 3:30 p.m. last Friday (27 Feb 1942)
after an illness of five years. Funeral services were conducted by Rev
M. R. Archer at the Nazarene church Saturday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock.
Burial under the direction of Jones Funeral home.
Mr. Splawn had lived here for 39 years. In addition to his wife he is
survived by five sons, Joe, Walter, Archie, Raymond and Roy, all of
Antlers; two daughters, Mrs. Bessie Messer, of Antlers, and Mrs. Ina
Pruden, of California. Also two brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers were Stuart Holley, Jr., Leo Sharp, George Taylor, Paul
Milam, Choc Greenwood, and Barden Taylor.
Submitted by Troy Splawn
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