Edgar Lynn Cales death 1970
THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS with 5 by the p.m. in 14 the Indian to be $250. Flames gutted the home of Edgar Lynn Cales, 1112 E. Beverly, early Tuesday The 61-year-old Ada resident died in the blaie. His wheel chair is near one of the windows. (Staff Photo) Ada Resident Dies In Flaming House Tuesday A one-legged Ada man, who j Stowers told Fire Chief Her-! chair. He h a l got around in a wheelchair, I mar. Landrith he could see the \ some effort to get out of died in an early morning fire ! fire some distance from town, burning house. es a at his home Tuesday. When Stowers reached the ] Chief Landrith said the cause i The body of Edgar Lynn ; scene, he began knocking on ; of the fire has not yet been ! Cales, 61, 1112 E. Beverly, was i doors in the neighborhood to : definitely determined. found in the ruins of the house ' awaken someone to report the: Graveside ^services for after firemen had put out the fire. fire. were Tuesday afternoon in Stowers said he had to t r y ; Rosedale Cemetery. The Cales was unmarried and liv- several houses before he was ! Herman Ging conducted ed alone in the house. District Attorney Gordon j able to rouse anybody. an-i Melson said the medical ex- aminer's report showed no evi- Indian dence of foul play. The fire was first spotted by 1 structure was ablaze. The fire was reported at 2:17; Criswell Funeral Home. ,.m. j Cales was born Oct. 9, 1908, in By the time firemen reached] Ada and attended grade the scene, the entire frame i high schools here. vices. Arrangements were by Survivors include one sister, driver, Raymond Stow-! The roof had already caved Jessie Martin, Pauls Valley: an ers, Lincoln, Ark., who was 1 in when the fire trucks arrived. 1 aunt, Mrs. W. N. com j n t 0 Ada from the east i Cales's body was found in the l a n d a cousin, Mrs. Donnie two on SH 1. i living room near his wheel-1 rison, Ada.