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 - RitesHeldFor 3 Fire Victims Brothers Who Burned...
RitesHeldFor 3 Fire Victims Brothers Who Burned To Deum Yesterday Buried At Bassett Tlie tlu-cc sons of Mr. and Mrs. John Lee Davis of Joiner, burned to death when fire destroyed their farm home early yesterday, were lo be buried this afternoon. Joint funeral riles were lo lie held at 2 o'clock at the Joiner jnaji- ILsl church wllh burial at Bnssctl Cemetery. The sons, Gilbert, 15, Jerry, 13, and Clinton, nine were unnblc to escape after their parents called to Diem as they carried four younger children to safely. Al! of Ihose saved are suffering from burns and scratches received when they crawled through win- The fire slarted In the second floor of lhc farm house on Island 37. When Mr. Davis was awakened by the fire lhc room in which the older sons slept was. falling In. The children saved were Iris BII- lic Jean, Shirley Ann and one son, Hobby. Cobb Funeral Home was In charge.

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  1. The Courier News,
  2. 21 Dec 1944, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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