Clipped From The Baytown Sun
Mrs. M. H. Kerr, 71, mother of several Baytown persons, died at *:*0 P-m. Tuesday of burns re- c f^ d the day before when her clothing caught fire. Mrs Kerr, lifelong resident of Waelder, was starting a fi re in an. open fireplace. A flame suddenly suddenly blazed out and set her gown and robe afire, relatives said. She was burned over her entire body before she could remove her clothing. clothing. She died at a hospital in Waelder. Funeral. services will be held Thursday at the Pierce Funeral home at Luling. Burial will be in Thompsonvin e cemetery. Survivors are five sons, "Sgt. Alfred Kerr, with the U.S. army in- Japan, D. L. Kerr of Tri-City Beach Road, M. W. Kerr of Houston, Houston, C, R. Kerr of LaFayette, La-, and J. R Kerr of Kiowa, Okla.; four daughters, Mrs. J. A. Mar- corn, Mrs. Lydia Katribe and Mrs. S. L, Miller all of Eaytown and Mrs. E. J. Battle of Mont Belvien. Also surviving are eight grandchildren. grandchildren.