Charles Ernest McCracken Family including Mrs. AJ Thornell
Double Rites Are Held for ; Crash Victims Hunt Cousins Killed in Fatal Road Mishap Are Buried Friday Afternoon long„ , , , ', ' . , Double funeral services for two cousins, both residents of Hunt who diedp as the result of an automobile 1 accident Wednesday afternoon ot\ ^last week on the Fredericksburg last week on the Fredericksburg , Road, were held Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Hunt Cemetery !u Otto Bass. 50, who was killed in- stantlv 7n tne"wrec'ir a'nd°h'is"coiis'i'n ' CharlL ErLsrMcCrack'en 63 who j .... . . _ . . I Charles Ernest McCracken, 63. who' ; I died last Thursday from injuries ' received in the highway crash, , were interred in the Hunt Cemetery with Rev. R. D. Williams, of, .,-..! the Tarpley Baptist Church, offi- i i ciating at the services. The Tarpley t minister was assisted by Rev. A. T. ! Nixon, of the Hunt Baptist Church, ; Smilh Funeral Home was in charge I of funeral arrangements. i | Pallbearers for McCracken were: : , Clyde Merritt. Ross Merritt, Wilton i Crider, Milton Blount, William Horn, and Bruc* Hardin. Surviv ing him are: a son, Ernest Me Cracken. of Hunt; a sister, Mrs. Lillie Sloan, of Ohio; one grand- F. Akins, of Floresville; step-grandchildren. Pallbearers for Bass, a native of Kerr County, were: Charles Hen- derson, Lloyd Merritt, Isaac Conn, , child; a step-daughter, Mrs.°A. J. | Thornell, of Devine; two step-sons, j H. L. Akins, of San Antonio and H. F. Akins, of Floresville; and 17 Louis' MenepiTVnrt' B Priffin Rn« ^ rnnnhB^ nrf m nlovee at the HeVn o' the Hln, TmY ' pioyee at me Heart o tne Hills Inn, is survived by his widow, Mrs. Vir- Bin Bass; a daughter Mrs. Lorene Conn; a son Willard; a brother, Wesley all of Hunt; three sisters, Mrs. W. Heinen, of Bandera, Mrs. i E. Heinen, of Comfort, Mrs. Rhoda ! Kinsley, of Mart; a ha!f-brother, Will Bartley, of Ardmore Okla The two "cousins" 'werV'returnine Wednesday afternoon ohast^^we^^ from Fredericksburg. Three miles before they reached Kerrville their ca and another driven by Herbert Brown, of Kerrville, crashed head- on. Bass, driver of the car, died at the steering wheel. McCracken lingered on at Kerrville General Hospital until Thursday morning. [ Brown was released from the | hospital last Friday and his recov ery was practically assured. .