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J ,,.„,,,„ wtvmuigee; nay 01 Lne me. j chant aMrines; L. T., Dan and Gen YOUTH HANG SELF IN CAR WINDOW Nute Shepherd, Jr., 12 year old son of Nute Shepherd was chocked to death last Friday when he put his head through the partly open window of the family car at the home soutiv of town. Since no member of the family witnessed the tra gedy, it is not known just what did happen, but it is presumed that the boy put his head through rhe window With the intention of attempting to crawl into the car or just to see what was to be seen, and probably his feet slipped from the running board .leaving him suspended and unable to free himself. Sui -vfivorfc incl^icte the fnf-ier. seven 'brothers, U. B. Shepherd cf Choeotah; Raymond, stationed at eN w York: City with the U. S. Navy„ Ralph of Okmulgee; Ray of the Me 1J a»l of the home; and as- j tprs< Velma and Cora Lee lhome . a ndEvelyn Brandon Paul of the horn of the f Che- totah. Funeral services wr>-e conducted at Onapa at tw 0 o'clock Sunday, afternoon, with Rev. E. A. Spille;-. Checotah iBHptist pastor, officiating. Burial pvns in Brush Hill Cemetery, with Power Funearl llome in charge.

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  1. The Checotah News,
  2. 31 May 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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