Homer U Parsons Obit Monday PM Sept 15, 1941
was from her Homer U. Parsons Dies Here Sunday Funeral Arranged Tuesday Morning At Funeral Home her her Rt. St. Sanitarium had accident well Sunday. Mr. ot Hospital. assembly J, A. was new the the in HOMER U. PARSONS Death of Homer U. Parsons, of 166 Pine Bluff St., occurred Sunday Sunday at 6:45 p. m., at the Sanitarium Sanitarium of Paris, after a brief illness there. Dr. C. D. Montgomery, pastor of First Methodist Church will conduct conduct funeral services Tuesday at 10 a. m. at Brown-Roden Funeral Funeral Home, and interment will be made in Evergreen Cemetery.] with Masonic ritual. Pallbearers] will be Joe F, Williams, Thomas J'ustiss, Sam Fuqua, Lloyd Robinson, Robinson, Fred Morphew and Charles Geron, honorary pallbearers to be members of the First Methodist Cllurch board of stewards. The son of Samuel U. and Mattie Mattie Ginn Parsons, he was born in Columbus Ga., Dec. 23, 1875, and moved to Lamar County at the age of 15. After graduation from old Blossom Academy at Blossom, Texas, he became connected with the Santa Fe Railway Co., and was later transferred to Gainesville. Gainesville. He resided there until 1914 when he returned to Paris, having lived since then on Pine Bluff St. He was actively engaged as a partner in operation of the old City Cash Store until his retirement retirement in 1938 board of stewards. NOTICE, KNIGHTS TEMPLAR Paris Commandery No. 9, Knights Templar, meets at 9:30, a. nt. Tuesday in the Masonic Temple Temple to repair in a body to Brown- Roden Funeral Home for the funeral funeral service of Sir Knight Homer Homer Parsons, who will be buried with full Knightly honors. FDR Reports On Total Allied Aid Figure On Lease- Lend Shipments Is 487 Millions WASHINGTON. (IP)— President Roosevelt reported to Congress Monday that actual exports of American war supplies to nations fighting the Axis, under the lend- lease program, had totalled $190,447.670 $190,447.670 up to August 31. This figure represented. expenditures expenditures for weapons and other supplies'actually sent abroad. But, the President added, defense articles articles transferred, including some still waiting to be shipped, amounted to an additional $35,946,701, $35,946,701, while various services, such as repairing naval vessels, added up to still another figure of. $78,169,377. Thus in services, transfers of title and actual exports, the United United States had provided $324,563,748 $324,563,748 in assistance to the foes of the Axis. Furthermore, 'expenditures for articles and for services not yet finished'added up to approximately approximately $162,000,000, Mr. Roosevelt said. _Thus, the President figured in He leaves his wife, the former Miss Margaret Hichey; two sons, Huber R. Parsons, of Atlanta, Ga.; and Noel R. Parsons of Ft. Worth; one grandchild; a sister, Mrs. J. C. JMcCormick of Paris, and a brother, brother, J. L. Parsons of Belk community. community. He was a member of the Masonic Masonic order, including the Knights Templar, being past master «C the Blue worshipful Lodge and past eminent commander of the coriimandery. He became affiliated affiliated with the Methodist Church here and was a member of the defense articles transferred and defense services rendered, plus expenditures for other lend-lease purposes," amounted to approximately approximately $487,000,000. "Planes, tanks, guns and ships have begun to flow from our factories factories and yards," he said, "and the flow will accelerate from day to day, until the stream becomes a river, and the river a torrent engulfing this totalitarian tyranny which seeks ' to dominate the world." Delta County Negro ^ Placed Under Bend Bond of $1,000 was set by Boxton Boxton Justice of the Peace J. E. Todd for Vee Booker, Delta County County Negro, who late Saturday waived examining trial after being charged with burglary. The Negro was arrested by Roxton Constable Sam Bradshaw and Lamar County Deputy Sheriff Sheriff Frank Davis on charges of having burglarized the Roxton home of Oscar Patterson, another Negro. Officers said several articles articles of clothing had been stolen from the Patterson home. Wool pulling is a 13 million dollar dollar industry, according .to Census Bureau reports covering establishments establishments engaged in detaching wool from sheep-skins.