Clipped From The Lawton Constitution
Funeral Rites James R. Courtney FREDERICK (Speciall--Funeral- services for James Robert Courtney, pioneer resident of Tillman county, were held at 2 p.m. lay in Gish Memorial chapel, Frederick. Jack Grant, minister of the Southside Church of Christ, Frederick, officiated at the services. 3urial was in Frederick Memorial cemetery. Courtney, a retired farmer, died at his home in Frederick at p.m. Sunday after a long illness. Born Dec. 12, 1872, in Jackson, \1iss., the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Courtney, he was married Maggie Frances Basinger on July 17. 1898, in Greenville, Tex. Survivors include his wife; a Robert Courtney, Frederick; two brothers. Will Courtney. Oklahoma City, and Johnny Courtney, Ariz.; three half - sisters, Mrs. Clara Coats, Frederick, Mrs. Tiny Hamm. Marion, La., and Mrs. Word, Fort Worth, Tex.: five brothers, Fred Courtney, Frederick; Jesse Courtney, Wichita Falls, Tex., Earl Courtney and Courtney, both of Oklahoma City, and C. C. Courtney, Dallas. Tex.: three grandchildren and two grandchildren.