Clipped From The Perry Journal

 - If cared Children Keverond Bowles, pastor of...
If cared Children Keverond Bowles, pastor of the First Baptist church at Ponca City, delivered the funeral oration, and in reading the obituary brought out the fact that Faw Faw and his wife had taken five orphan children $hto.-their home and roared them. The pastor declared that all are brothers in the kinship to Christ, and that he is the one great chief in whom we can depend and upon whom we must lean. After the service conducted by Reverend Bowles, the funeral feast was served by members of tho Otoe tribe, the Indian costume being used previous to the beginning of the meal. Gift of the personal belongings of the deceased to friends in his own tribe and other neighboring tribes followed as tho closing part of the ceremony. Thirteen horses, many beautiful Indian blankets, clothing, and other articles owned by Faw Faw were included among tho gifts and many of the Indians received presents from the hand of Mrs, Faw Ffiw, The services were held south of the Faw Faw home, with Indians I roan the various tribes groupjcd near the speakers. They remained in their places while- members of the Otoe tribe provided them with food and during- the gift ceremony, Last RHes To Be H<ilcl of formerly of

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  1. The Perry Journal,
  2. 30 Aug 1930, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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