Hope Star, 3 July 1954 p1, Marion Hawthorne drowning

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Hope Star, 3 July 1954 p1, Marion Hawthorne drowning - night spots. (NEA Telephoto) ;.-.•• . -. .. ;...
night spots. (NEA Telephoto) ;.-.•• . -. .. ; .;.. Final Rites Held Monday at Columbus for Fulton Man, His Children Who Drowned in River Tragedy struck early in Hemp-I the July 4 holidays recovered stead over claiming the lives of a Fulton Bap- tist'minister and his two children who drowned in'Red River. So far as' could be'learned it was the only incident in the county although another another person drowned in the same river near Index. - • . The Fulton victims were the Rev. Marion Hawthorne, 49, who worked for Hhe, County road department; dr(d:two:; of. his children, •<Johnnie 12 j an fdTEVa - 'Jane 8. jjawthprrie, and his children went SN y imrning 3t the pipeline bridge •"' nfiwno'nn. "When the v c | hy r " s. Oklahoma return Mrs. Hawthorne report-; .hern 1 m'ssing and a searching par.ty was organized. Some 36 houjs later all /three bodies were Mr. Hawthorne's body was pull ed from thej'iver about a mile "'am a half from the bridge about 8 a m. Saturday. Eva .Jane's body.wa found at 7:05 a. m; Sunday, July' 4 less than a o.uaiter of a mile frbm where her fafeei's body was Tdis covered. Johnnie's body was fi lini only a few yaids fiom where it >va believed they enteied the v/ater a 11:40 a., m Sunday. The search for the bodies brpiigh hundreds of peispns to the river" in eluding .City, County and State po licie.'a crew from the Magnolia Fir Department with a special equjp ped truck and employes of the Tex as-Illinois Company Pipe Line. ' Funeral- services were held at p.vijjx. Monday at the Columbus sch- pol 'auditorjum ,by the Rev v HUberjt © J Steen? s Birrial under direction ot Accident Is Reported Officers in this area reported only only ;,;one serious Highway accident while. City Police were called to so- rfaKminor wrecks. Re'rjia'ps the more sprious occur- rcd'jjabqut ,5:45 a. m. Sunday, July the Hope Masonic Lodge was in Columbus Columbus Cemetery. Herndon-Corhe- lius Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. , Survivors /include .the .wlfeVzind mother, four other children, Mrs'.;: J. E. Buckley and Mrs. .Wayne Stbltes of Texarkana and Miss^Martha Haw thornc of Fulton and 'Herbert Hawthorne Hawthorne of Texarkana; five brothers Walter, Clyde, Jim, Lee and Jerry Hawthorne of Fulton. x V<

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  1. Hope Star,
  2. 03 Jul 1954, Sat,
  3. Page 14

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