Accident killed James Kenneth Mullen

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Accident killed James Kenneth Mullen - Man Killed At Cuba Frisco Crossing; Boy Driving...
Man Killed At Cuba Frisco Crossing; Boy Driving Car A boy driver listed as 14 years old suffered a broken collar bone and his father was killed when a locomotive hit their car at .11:30 Saturday morning at Cuba. Douglas Leo Mullen was driving his father's car north on the Lick Creek road and came to the Frisco railroad crossing in east Cuba. The train, the St. Clair-Salem Branch No. 609. was traveling west and was apparently close to the auto before it was seen by the young driver. James Kenneth Mullen, age 53 died at a local doctor's office. The boy was treated and released. Their 1959 car was demolished. Herman Willis Ma- cormic 45 of Newburg was the J train s engineer. The victim, a building con tractor from St. Louis and his son, had been to their farm in the Lick Creek neighborhood and often came to Cuba on weekends. Mr. Mullen is survived by his wife Anna Virginia Mullen, Winners Announced It was like Christmas at Sherman's Store last Saturday afternoon. The LeBaron brand name contest ended at 5:30 p.m. and winners of the contest were tabulated as follows: Jovce Shadrick. first prize, iAbedroom suite; Juanita Med- Shirley Day, a pair of table lamps; Viola Ritter, a coffee table: Betty Hawkins, a floor lamp; Pat Gadell. electric coffee percolator; Sally Hutchison, Satellites 4-H club and Marge Albert, 7th 8th and 9th prize winners, a bedspread each; Darlene Perkins, tenth prize of a blanket. nee Enz, children Kenneth, Douglas, Kathleen and Dennis Mullen, mother Effie Mae Mul len nee Purvines, sisters and brothers and other rleatives. Mr. Mullen was in state at the Hoener Funeral Home in Cuba until noon Monday, then was taken to the Albert H. Hoppe Chapel in St. Louis. Services were held at Epiphany of Our Lord Church in St. Louis with burial in the Resurrection cemetery.

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  1. St. Clair Chronicle,
  2. 01 Nov 1962, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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