Frank I Eckert Obit
Miles Farmer Rites, June 18th MILES.—'Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock 'Sunday afternoon afternoon for Frank Irving Eck'ert, 85, >\vho died at his home in Miles at 7:40 o'clock last Friday night. He had been ill three rncmths. The Rev. Mr. Forester, minister minister of the First Baptist church at May, conducted graveside ceremonies. ceremonies. Eckert was .born May 2, 1864, in Franklin, ^--111., and came to j Texas as a child with his parents. They located near Austin. In 1900 he moved to Rowena, and to Miles in 1916. He had lived in Miles, .\ ith the exception of 12 years spent on a ranch at Lometa, since that time. 'Survivors include the widow; eight sons, Dan and Jim of Miles, Hal of San Angelo, Fayette and Lloyd of Goldthwaite, Miles and Homer of Snyder, and Allen of Roscoe; two daughters, Mrs. Mattie Mattie Tinkler of Robert Lee, and Mrs. Leo Morrisey of Meridan; five brothers, Victor and Jonah of Miles, Joe and G. D. of Ballinger, Ballinger, and Jim of Richland Spgs; and three sisters, Mrs. H. L. Locker Locker of Brounwood, Mrs. Jane Eppler Eppler of Gorman, and Mrs. Henry Hagar of Muskogee. He is also survived by 44 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren. Grandsons 'were pall bearers.