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Re: Obit Lookup Reno Evening Gazette For Letha W. Mcgregor
Posted by: Jerri Strombeck (ID *****8880) Date: October 12, 2011 at 03:26:18
In Reply to: Obit Lookup Reno Evening Gazette For Letha W. Mcgregor by Shirley Yarbrough of 2871

Reno Evening Gazette, 10/13/1927

MCGREGOR- In Reno, October 13, 1927, Letha W., beloved mother of Robert S. McGregor, daughter of Clara B. Moore of Derry, CA. A native of Utah; aged 25 yrs, 7 mo, 29 days.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Remains at the parlors of the Ross-Burke Company.


Mrs. Letha W. McGregor, clerk in the Sparks postoffice for six years, died this morning in a Reno hospital following an operation performed on Tuesday. She had been ill for more than a month.

Mrs. McGregor was a native of Utah and had been a resident of Sparks for several years. She leaves an 8 year old son and is also survived by her mother and father.

Her mother resides in Derry, CA and her father, Calvin Phillips, is a resident of Sparks. She was 25 years old. Funeral services will probably be held here.

Funeral services held tomorrow (Sunday) at the chapel of Ross-Burke Co. Interment in Mountain View Cem.

Karl L. Evans applied for guardianship for Robert Scott McGregor, who is beneficiary of a $3000 life insurance policy left him by his mother.

1910 census, Sparks Ward 2, Washoe, Nevada
Calvin E Phillips 29 m 1 yr 1st mar IA f IA m IA brakeman Southern Pacific
Clara M Phillips 26 2nd mar 2 ch 1 living IA f OH m MO
Letha W Garrett 8 stepdaughter UT f IN m IA
Leon L Allen 26 bro in law m 1 yr NY f NY m NY clerk grocery store
Ina L Allen 18 sis in law IA f OH m MO
William F Allen 2/12 nephew

Nevada State Journal Reno, NV 5/22/1912
Divorce complaint filed
Calvin E Phillips against Clara Phillips

WWI Draft Reg Washoe, NV
Calvin Edgar Phillips b 2/5/1882 Conductor SPRR Co father Amos Phillips Coalinga Fresno CA

1920 census, Sparks, Washoe, NV
C. E. Phillips 39 Roomer Conductor Railroad

Westwood, Lassen, California
George Mcgregor 25 SCOT f SCOT m SCOT imm 1912 naturalized 1917 transferman lumber yard
Letha Mcgregor 19 UT
Robert Mcgregor 6.12 CA

Nevada State Journal Reno NV 3/16/1924
Divorces granted
Clara M. Phillips from Calvin E. Phillips

Testifying that she received support for only 2 of her 16 years of wedded life, Clara M. Phillips, formerly of Sacramento CA, yesterday was granted a decree of divorce from Calvin E. Phillips. Judge Bartlett granted the decree.

Nevada State Journal 9/23/1930
Marriage licenses
Calvin E. Phillips and Blanche D. Sawyer, both over 21, Sparks

PHILLIPS- In Sparks, 5/19/1933, Calvin E. Phillips, beloved husband of Blanche Phillips of Sparks and brother of Ralph Phillips of Sacramento, Grafton Phillips of Fresno and sister Mrs. May Law of San Francisco, a native of Iowa, 55 yrs, 3 mo, 14 days. Funeral arrangements to be announced.

Calvin E. Phillips, well known Sparks man and former SP railroad conductor, died yesterday of a heart attack.

Phillips and A. J. Stankey of Sparks were cutting wood on the Purdy highway about 20 miles north of Reno, when Phillips died. The men had been working all morning and had just finished loading a truck.

Phillips was well known here, having resided in Sparks for 25 years. He retired from the Southern Pacific company here in 1911, but later worked on the coast division. For several years he had been in the employ of the Kellison and Poncia cigar store. (Survivors listed, same as above)

Services to be held Monday, interment in Mountain View Cem.

Hope all of this helps. I'm a vol, no relation.

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