February 20, 1931
Death Takes Toll of Four Caddo Pioneers
J. R. Allen
Saturday evening J. R. Allen, 63 years of age, died at this home near Liberty, after a lingering illness. The funeral was held at Caddo Baptist church Sunday at 2 pm, conducted by Rev. G. A. Gurley. Internment in Caddo Cemetery.
Mr. Allen was a good citizen, a good neighbor, and a consistent, devout member of the Baptist church, and his departure sincerely mourned by all.
Mrs. Lorena Robinson died at the home of Dr. Roy L. Cochran Saturday night at 11 o’clock of heart troubles.
The funeral was held at the Methodist church Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock, conducted by Rev. G. E. Tyson, pastor.
Mrs. Robinson was 66 years of age, had lived near Caddo all her life, was a member of the Methodist church, and is survived by two sons, C. D. and June, three daughters, Carrie, Mrs. Folsom, and Mrs. Jim Gross.
She was apparently well a half hour before her death, when she was seized with a heart attack to which she has been subject several years.
J. A. Wood
J. A. Wood died at his home in Caddo Tuesday morning at 6:45 after an illness of several years.
The funeral was held at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock, conducted by Rev. G. E. Tyson.
Mr. Wood had passed his 79th year; came to Caddo 25 years ago from Pilot Point, Texas. He was a member of the Methodist church, and was a man of strictest honor and probity. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Luther and Dolph, two daughters, Mrs. Izard, and Mrs. Jones.
The attendance at the funeral was large, and the floral offering beautiful, attesting to the high esteem in which deceased was held by the community.
Grandpa Joines died Saturday afternoon at the home of his son west of Caddo. The remains Sunday were taken to Orangeville, Texas for burial. His two sons John and Marion, are well known to Caddo people.
William Warner, infant son of Rev. and Mrs. George E. Tyson, died Tuesday night at 10 o’clock. The funeral was held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock by Rev. R. O. Callahan, at the Methodist parsonage. Loving hands tenderly held the little remains to rest in Caddo Cemetery. The baby was but 11 days old, and his little life had despaired of since his third day.
Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our many friends who were so kindly and thoughtful during our recent illness and bereavement, and we pray for Gods’ blessings on all who by words and deed helped to alleviate our sorrow. Rev. and Mrs. George E. Tyson, Mrs. W. L. Henry