The Nocona News
Nocona, Montague Co., Texas
April 6, 1961
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. CRENSHAW and girls were Mr. and Mrs. MAXEY BOREN and children of Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. V. J. LEMONS and children of Grants, N. M., visited T. C. and EMERY HEWITT. Mr. and Mrs. PETE GOODIN of Wichita Falls were overnight guests of the Hewitts WHILE Mrs. Lemons and children spent the night with her sister, Mrs. W. L. VANOVER and family of Nocona.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. HARDY SEAY were Mr. and Mrs. ROBERT SEAY of Dallas and their grandson from Tulsa who spent Easter with them. HARDY LEE SEAY of Arlington visited their home. Mrs. BONNIE TEAGUE of Bowie was a Friday visitor.
Weekend visitors of Misses FRANKIE, BESSIE and SALLY JO GRANT were Mr. and Mrs. JOHN GRANT and children of Mesquite. They also stopped in Dallas to bring Misses MAUDE and MINNIE LEE GRANT home for the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. FARMER visited Mr. and Mrs. VERBAL FARMER and family of Iowa Park.
Visitors of the PETE HENSON family were Mr. and Mrs. E. B. HENSON Jr., SANDY, and TAMMIE of Nocona and Mr. and Mrs. R. A. FORESTER and girls of Nocona.
Mrs. EMMA REEVES was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. WINSTEAD COOPER of Nocona.
Mr. and Mrs. ROSCOE WINTER of Wichita Falls and Mr. and Mrs. LOYD WINTER, JIMMY, BILLY and TERRY spent the weekend with Mrs. BETTY HOLLYE, Mr. and Mrs. RAYMOND HOLLEY, and Mr. and Mrs. ELZIE HOLLEY and their families of Lamesa.
Rev. and Mrs. BEN SPRINGER of Fort Worth visited Mr. and Mrs. GENE COOK.
Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. JOE PIPPIN and their houseguest Miss HANNAH KIRBY were Mr. and Mrs. GENE COOK and Mrs. MAY MELTON of Oklahoma.
Mrs. DESSIE FARMER spent the weekend with Mrs. FAYE RITCHIE who is recuperating from surgery. Mrs. CURTIS PETTIGREW of Bowie was a Monday visitor.
Saturday night visitors of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. CRENSHAW and daughters were Mr. and Mrs. JOE FITTS of San Angelo.
Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES MILLER visited the STEVE MILLER family.
Mrs. W. A. HENRY and CLAUDIA were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. JOE HENRY.
Mrs. IMOGENE CRENSHAW visited the TOM SKINNER family at Nocona. Miss CARMEN CRENSHAW spent Saturday with Mrs. EMMA REEVES.
Saturday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. JOE HENRY were Mrs. PETE GOODIN and ANNA RUTH of Wichita Falls and they visited T. C. and EMERY HEWITT. PETE GOODIN and VIRGINIA of Wichita Falls were Monday supper guests.
Sunday guests of Miss MINNIE BELLE and VIRGIL MANLEY were Mrs. MYRTLE CROXTON of Ringgold and Mr. and Mrs. GREEN MANLEY and daughters of Nocona.
Mr. and Mrs. CLIFFORD DUCKWORTH and children and Mrs. BLANCHE DUCKWORTH of Iowa Park visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. LAWRENCE PEMBERTON.
Mr. and Mrs. JOE PIPPIN served a birthday dinner for C. H. KIRBY of Henrietta Sunday. His wife and children were present.
Mrs. EVELYN CRENSHAW visited friends at Grand Prairie.
Mrs. ROXIE ANN WALKER and KELLY of Bowie visited Mrs. JOE HENRY and Mrs. W. A. HENRY and CLAUDIA during the week.
Among those who attended the CLINGINGSMITH funeral were Mr. and Mrs. WILL HEWITT, Mr. and Mrs. JOE PIPPIN, Mrs. IDA HENRY, Mrs. PAULINE SEAY, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. RITCHIE, Mrs. FANNY KIRBY, JIM AUST, MERLE ZACHARY, and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. SHORT.
A birthday dinner for W. A. PARR was given Sunday at the Parrs.
BETTY BLACK and JOHNNY of Wichita Falls spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. M. B. RITCHIE. Mrs. CORDIE RITCHIE, JOHNNIE and LAYNE visited Mrs. A. C. SHORT of Bowie.
Mrs. HILDE WORKMAN accompanied Mrs. MAC FENOLGIO, Mrs. OLA FENOGLIO, and Mrs. FRANCES FENOGLIO to Wichita Falls.
Mrs. T. R. STUMP had as Easter guests her daughters and grandchildren, Mrs. C. J. THIBODEAU Jr. and children of Port Arthur, and Mrs. W. E. PATRICK and son of Odessa.
Mrs. HARPER JONES and children of Fort Worth and MILTON MITCHELL of Dallas were guests of their mother, Mrs. M. H. MITCHELL and aunt Miss AUDREY HERRING.
Mrs. N. J. DUNAWAY’S guests during Easter were her children, Mr. and Mrs. RAY DUNAWAY of Alvord, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. HUFFMAN of Wichita Falls, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. MCMAHAN and son CHARLES of Waxahachie, Mr. and Mrs. RONALD DUNAWAY and son JERRY of Wichita Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. STOKER and Mr. and Mrs. E. D. O’NEAL visited Mr. and Mrs. W. H. WILSON at Tulsa.
Mrs. RUTH BROOKS of Wichita Falls spent Thursday night with her mother Mrs. A. P. HOWARD.
Mr. and Mrs. BILLY ELLISON and children of Pampa visited his mother Mrs. RUBYE ELLISON EASTER.
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. DOYLE were visited by her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. ESTES of Fort Worth.
Saint Jo News
Mrs. ED PARKS returned from visiting her daughters and families, Mrs. VERNON GREEN and Mrs. JOE KINSEY of Nacogdoches. She was accompanied back by Mrs. Kinsey and her mother-in-law of Vernon.
Mrs. PAUL HOLLAND returned from Kansas City where she visited her daughter Miss TWILA HOLLAND, who is a stewardess with TWA airlines.
TERRY KITE, student at Nebraska State College, spent Easter with Mr. and Mrs. W. E. NUNNELY. Hs is the son of Mr. and Mrs. SMITH KITE, former residents here when Mr. Kite was minister of the Church of Christ.
Easter weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. WHEELER were their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. WHEELER Jr and daughters COLBY ELLEN and BILLIE of Lovington, N. M.
Mr. and Mrs. DON CLAYTON are here to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. PAUL CLAYTON and Mr. and Mrs. ORB MCMAHAN. Don is a senior at Abilene Christian.
Mr. and Mrs. JOE BOB HARP and son of Denison visited Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES KENNEDY.
Mrs. ALMA DAGGS, mother of Mrs. C. H. SHOFNER, who had made her home here the past several years, went to Casper, Wyoming, on an extended visit.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. TIPPIE and family spent Easter with their parents Mr. and Mrs. FRANK LANKFORD in Blair, Okla., and Mr. and Mrs. PURL TIPPIE in Dodson.
DICK HOLLAND visited his parents Mr. and Mrs. FRED HOLLAND in Sherman and came here to see his grandmother, Mrs. M. A. GAMMILL and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. PETE WILLIAMS of Texas City were here to visit their parents Mr. and Mrs. PAUL HOLLAND and Mr. and Mrs. COFER WILLIAMS.
Mrs. NOBLE ASHLEY, who was a patient at a Greenville hospital, returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. ERNEL BOYD and children and her mother, Mrs. EMMA EMBRY of Idalou, spent Easter with Mr. and Mrs. HORACE EMBRY and the PAUL BOYD and HERSCHEL BOYD families.
Mrs. SCHMITT and daughters HARRIET and SARA spent Easter in Rising Star with her husband and their father, Dr. A. D. SCHMITT.
Mrs. A. C. ESENBERGER and sons of Dallas visited her mother Mrs. JOHN RAYMOND.
Mr. and Mrs. EARNEST HAYLEY and daughter CHERILYN of Wichita Falls visited Mr. and Mrs. F. C. PRICE and other friends.
Guests during the weekend of Mr. and Mrs. LOYAL BURCHFIEL were their children and grandchildren: Mr. and Mrs. JOHN PARNELL of DeQueen, Arkansas; Mr. and Mrs. JOE BURCHFIEL and children of Big Spring, Mrs. NOLAN PIERSON and daughter of Austin, Mr. and Mrs. JAMES PIERSON and daughter who were living in Odessa but now moving to Wichita Falls.
Weekend guests of Mrs. KATIE SMITH were her daughters, Miss GOLDA SMITH and Mrs. LEROY STELZER of Fort Worth.
BILL DAVENPORT and a friend from Arlington State College spent the weekend with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. STEVE ROBERSON.
Rev. and Mrs. W. D. CRAIG, Rev. and Mrs. TERRY ATKINSON, Mrs. GOULD WHALEY, and Mrs. RUBYE ELLLISON attended the annual meeting of the Women’s Society of Christian Service at the Floral Heights Methodist Church in Wichita Falls.
Mrs. ELLEN ORRELL returned last week from a two week trip. She visited her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. KING in Fort Worth. The Kings and Mrs. Orrell went to Houston to visit her grandson and family, Mr. and Mrs. GRADY KING, also a daughter-in-law, Mrs. HAZEL ORRELL in Texas City, and spent a few days in Galveston. Mrs. Orrell will celebrate her 90th birthday April 9.
Mr. and Mrs. GENE COOK as guests their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. KENNETH COOK of Andrews. Mrs. Cook’s sister Mrs. M. L. MELTON of Altus, Okla., came to visit.
City marshal and Mrs. CLARENCE BARNETT of Petrolia were guests of his parents Mr. and Mrs. W.D. BARNETT last Sunday. Their weekend guests were Mr. and Mrs. WADE BARNETT and family. Their son DON, who spent the week with his grandparents, returned home with them.
JIMMY CROXTON of Casper, Wyoming, who is attended North Texas State College, visited his grandmother Mrs. MYRA WALPOLE last week.
Mrs. J. A. FOOSHEE and Mrs. MARY F. PETERSON and GRADY FOOSHEE went to Galveston.
WARREN T. POWERS
Funeral rites were held last week at the First Methodist Church in Lubbock for WARREN T. POWERS, brother of Mrs. EVALE CHAMBERS and brother-in-law of Mrs. RAY BEAL and S. WALTER HILL. Mr. Powers died March 27 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Lubbock. The son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. POWERS, Mrs. Powers was born in 1897 at Savoy. The Powers moved to Nocona when he was a small boy. He graduated from Nocona high school in 1917 and entered World War I service, where he served as a lieutenant. Later he taught school and attended Texas Tech. During World War II, he served as a civil service instructor in flight training at Lubbock. At the time of his death he was an accountant for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Surviving are his widow, the former LELIA HILL; sons, JIMMY of Detroit and WILLIS POWERS, Texas Tech student; daughter Mrs. ANITA CORMACK of Amarillo, sister Mrs. Evale Chambers, brother, RAY POWERS of Olathe, Kansas, and three half-brothers.
Ill only one day, ALFRED HENRY GLASSLEY, 503 Locust St., died Wednesday morning at his home. Mr. Glassley, a local shoe cobbler, was born May 7, 1889 at Missoula, Montana. He married MARTHA TOLBERT July 7, 1949 at Nocona. The widow survives with his mother, Mrs. ROSA PHELPS of Gillette, Wyoming; three daughters, Mrs. ALTA MARTINSON of Edgemont, S. D.; Mrs. ALMA HENDERSON of Rapid City, S. D., and Mrs. LEONA BROWN of Merrell, Oregon; son JOHN H. GLASSLEY of Kansas City; sister Mrs. LOTTIE LYNN of Gillette; brothers, RUDY GLASSLEY and PHILO GLASSLEY of Spokane and ISAAC GLASSLEY of Waitesburg, Washington; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Glassley was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellows lodges and the Methodist Church at Missoula. Interment was in the cemetery at Edgemont, South Dakota, directed by Scott Bros.
Miss RITA GALYE PRICE, daughter of JAMES PAUL PRICE, and JOHNNY LEE KING, son of Mrs. LORETTA KING of Nocona, were married at the First Baptist Church. The bride made her home with her grandmother, Mrs. ED PRICE of Nocona. …
Divorces granted: HELEN MARIE YOUNGBLOOD vs. ELDRIDGE MARTIN YOUNGBLOOD; LETA CAROLYN PULTS vs. JAMES JACKSON PULTS.
Marriage licenses: EDDIE JONES and SUELLA CRIM, both of Bowie; C. F. OLIVER and Mrs. LELA ANN KNIGHT both of Bowie.
D. C. REYNOLDS
An illness of one day caused the death Monday morning of DAVID C. REYNOLDS, age 72, at his home on Route 1. Mr. Reynolds was born November 14, 1888 in Montague County, son of Mr. and Mrs. ARTHUR REYNOLDS. He married GERTRUDE MEYERS Nov. 9, 1937. The widow survives with three step-sons, LEROY, PAUL and PHIL SIMMONS; two sisters Mrs. ORA DOBBINS of Nocona and Mrs. FLORA BROWN of Ringgold; brother HENRY REYNOLDS of Nocona and eight grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Daugherty Memorial Chapel with Rev. TERRY ATKINSON officiating and interment in Nocona cemetery. Bearers were B. J. WOOD, BARNEY JONES, JACK, CLYDE, DON and O. W. REYNOLDS.
Funeral rites were held last Thursday afternoon for WILLIAM ARTHUR MCLAUGHLIN, who died March 29. The services were held at the Scott Bros. funeral hall in Saint Jo with Rev. GAIL MERRELL and CECIL ALLEN officiating. Burial was in Union cemetery. Bearers were nephews. Mr. McLaughlin was born Feb. 23, 1894 at Gatesville (cut off).
Spanish Fort News
Mr. and Mrs. JAMES GOOLSBY and FRANCIS visited Mr. and Mrs. LUTHER MARTIN in Saint Jo.
Mr. and Mrs. CLAUDE GOOLSBY visited Mr. and Mrs. TOMMY HOWARD and family in Bowie.
Weekend visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. BROWN and Mr. and Mrs. BIFFLE BROWN and STEVER were Mrs. SID BROWN, GREG and MATT from Albuquerque and Mrs. WAYLAND from Wheatland, Wyoming.
Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. EUELL WALLS were Mr. and Mrs. BRUCE WALL of Duncan and Mr. and Mrs. WILLIE BANDIT of Nocona.
Mr. and Mrs. CLYDE SEWELL and Mrs. ANDY GRIFFIN had business in Wichita Falls.
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN SHIPLEY were Mrs. LILA VIA and family of Iowa Park and Mr. and Mrs. HUBERT SHIPLEY and MICKEY.
Weekend visitors of Mrs. MARY HOWARD and S. E. were Mr. and Mrs. C. R. HOWARD and daughters of Pottsboro, MARILYN COOK of Sherman and Mr. and Mrs. CLYDE HOWARD of Archer City and MARY RUTH HOWARD of Big Spring.
Mr. and Mrs. EUELL WALL visited in Fruitland.
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. HOWARD were Mr. and Mrs. NOBLE HOWARD, DON and NANCY of Dimmitt; Mrs. HARLEY DYER of Nocona, Mr. and Mrs. WINFRED CROW, CAROLYN and DAVID of Antelope, Mr. and Mrs. CARTER HOWARD and BEVERLY MCNABB and Mr. and Mrs. ROY HILLARD of Nocona.
DAVID BRAZIER of Wichita Falls visited Mr. and Mrs. S. D. SCHROCK.
Mrs. J. R. SWINDLER of Midland visited her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. E. S. HOWARD.
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. THOMPSON were in Wichita Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. CLYDE JOHNSON visited in Fort Worth with Mr. and Mrs. ALVIN JOHNSON and family and Mr. and Mrs. JIM DICK JOHNSON and family.
No one was injured when cars driven by ROBERT LEE USELTON of Nocona and CHARLES L. BLASINGAME of Blowie were in accident Wednesday.
Former Ringgold Pumper Succumbs
Funeral services were held last Friday at Walnut Springs for ELLIS O. PRICE, 72, former Magnolia pump station chief at Ringgold. Mr. Price died March 26. Surviving are the widow MYRTLE; daughters, Mrs. LELA MYERS of Midland and Mrs. MILDRED EHRADT of Walnut Springs; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The services were attended by Mr. and Mrs. BILL MYERS and Mr. and Mrs. OTT WOOLSEY.
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