The Caddo Herald
January 16, 1925
B. R. Easley Dies
At his home at twelve o’clock last Thursday night, B. R. Easley died after being stricken two days before with paralysis.
The funeral was held at the Methodist Church Friday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, conducted by Rev. M. A. Cassidy, attended by a large number of friends of the family. Interment in Caddo Cemetery, in charge of H. D. Pierson.
Mr. Easley was 67 years of age, and had been living in Caddo twenty-five years. Two daughters, a wife and two sons survive him. Mrs. Luella Stillwell, of Soper, Mrs. Ida Howard, of Talihina, Bennie, and Cullen of Caddo, all of whom were present during his last days.
Mr. Easley was a good man, a good citizen, a member of the Methodist Church, and respected by all who knew him.
Dies from Accident
A.B. Calhoun died at the Durant Hospital last Thursday afternoon from blood poisoning, brought on by an accident to his foot, which occurred some time ago at the Mebane Gin.
Mr. Calhoun was 78 years of age, and while working in the seed house caught his foot in the seed conveyor, causing a wound which later developed fatally. He had been taken to the hospital for an operation in the hope of saving his life.