Vernon Ottis Colclasure Death
DEATHS AND FUNERALS ames A. Beck James A. Beck, 39, husband of »e former ! Miss Mary Elizabeth, eargan of Paris', died earSy hursday in' Dallas, their home >ere being 3529 Mockingbird Lane. Funeral services, Friday at 3 .m. will be held at Marrs-Mundy- uill Funeral Home in Dallas, en- ombment there to be made in Hill- rest Mausoleum. The Rev. Walter Jnderwood will officiate. Besides.Jhis wife, Mr. Beck leaves is mother, Mrs. Lorine Beck, and hree children, Jon, Jane and Mrs. lharles Jackson, all of Dallas, arid sister, Mrs. R. D. lUfkin. McWilliams, James A. Smith, Funeral services for Mrs. James A. Smith, 82, widow of a Paris and Cooper banker, were held Wednesday in Dallas, where she died Monday at home, 5019 Manett, laving been ill some time. En- ombment was made in Hitlcrest Mausoleum, services being ' c o n- ducted by the Rev. Gid J. Bryan, associate minister of First Method- st Church, Dallas. ,. Mrs. Smith, the former Miss Besie Besie Garrett, was born in Lamar County in 1873, and vi . ; ' married April 7, 1897, to Mr. Smith, whose death occurred in January. They had lived in Dallas the past 20 years, Mr. Smith having been president president of the Texas Cotton Cooperative Cooperative Association. Mrs. Smith. leaves one brother, Harry , J. Garrett, Sr., of Dallas, and a nephew. were sitting cm the coast of Liberia. Liberia. Both were drowned. Witness to the accident was Colclasure's son, Clark Conley (Corkey) Colclasure, who had left the rock only a few minutes earlier to go ashore. He removed his father's body from the ocean. All three men were employed in Liberia by LeTourneau, Inc., in road construction work. ; ~ p Besides his wife, Kathrynne, whom Mr. Colclasure married in 1945, and their son, survivor?! are his father, E. 0. Colclasure, Hugo; one sister, Mrs. Cecil Latimer, Detroit, Detroit, • Tex., and , five brothers, Charles W.- Colclasure, Ardmore; Jack Colclasure, United States Army; Eugene Colclasure. Farmington, Farmington, N. M.; L. G. Colclasure, Oklahoma City, and Jesper Colclasure, Colclasure, Cottonwood, Kan. Born in Hugo, December 10, 1910, Vernon Ottis Colclasure lived as a boy in Hugo, and at Chicota and • I Paris, Tex. He had been a construe- tion worker many years. BRIEFS Colclasure Rites FT. TOWSON, Okla. — Funeral services for Vernon 0. Colclasure, 45, Ft. Towson, accidentally drowned off the coast of West Africa, April 8, are' set tentatively for Sunday afternoon in Campbell Funeral Home in Hugo. . Mr. • Colclasure and .a Linden, Tex., man were washed by ocean breakers from a rock whsre they Joe Head, Paris car dealer, spent Thursday in Tyler tin business. Personals Dr. Gladys Griffis has returned from Fort Worth where she tended the Texas Dental Association Association convention. • Mrs. Haskell Dickson and Mrs. Verfcon Watson and daughter. Shelia Shelia Kay, of Lubbock have returned after several days visit with friends and relatives. Dr. and Mrs; J. A. Hixson, Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn., arrived Thursday morning for a visit with Mrs. Hixson's Hixson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Sulsar, 1011 E. Houston St. Dr. and Mrs. T.' E'. Hunt of Paris Paris have just returned after attending attending a meeting of the Texas State Medical. Association in Galveston, and also visiting relatives in Htiis- boro.