Gus Hawthorne, pallbearer at funeral J.F. Tonnemaker, Hope Star, 23 Mar 1937, page 1
J. F. Tonnemaker, of Hope, Dies at 73 Funeral of Former Providence Man Wednesday at Rocky Mound J. F. Tonnemaker, 73, of Hope, but who spent almost his entire life in the Providence community, died at his home rcre late Monday afternoon of bronchial pneumonia. The funeral service is to be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Mouser graveyard near Rocky Mound. A resident of Hempstead county since a boy, Mr. Tonnemaker is survived by one son, Dale, of Hope; and four daughters,, Mrs. O. A. Williams and Mrs. Vcrnon Schoolcy, both of Hope; and Mrs. D. P. Yeagcr, of San Antonio, Texas; and Mrs. R. L. Williams, of Dycss, Ark. Pallbearers ut Mr. Tonnemaker's funeral will be: Active: Dale Jones, C. Cook, Gifford Byers, Loo Wray, Jack Thompson, Gus Hawthorne. Honoary: X. B. Miller, W. M. Brummett, R. V. Stephenson, T. C. Crosnoc, L. F. Higgason, Ed VaiiSiskle, E. S. Jones, C. C. Browning, Zan Batcman, W. D. Morrow. The funeral service will be in charge of the Rev. William R. Hamilton, pastor of First Baptist church.