Stilwell Democrat-Journal, Thurs 13 May 1971, pg 4, col. 3
Charner Tidwell Dies at His Home Charner M. Tidwell, 87. a retired farmer, died Wednesday, May 5 at his home in the Rocky Mountain Community following a long illness. He was born Aug. 23" 1883, in Adair County. Survivors include: the daughter, Charlene Tidwell, Stilwell; two brothers, John Tidwell Jr and Millard Tidwell, Stilwell, and four sisters, Eliza Hummingbird, Sallie Johnson, Vennie Hill and Vestie Leatherwood, all of the Stilwell area. Services were held Friday. May 7 in the. Echota Church with the Rev John Stand officiating. Interment in the Echota Cemetery was under the direction of the Roberts Funeral Home.