Obituaries and Notices of Death
E. T. Sorrells
M’Alester, May 6. – Former State Senator E. T. Sorrells of Le Flore county died yesterday in Texas, according to reports reaching former friends here today. Senator Sorrells was a member of the Oklahoma constitutional convention.
Little is known regarding the circumstances of his death. A telegram to his friends at Wilburton announced that the body is being sent from some point in the Breckenridge oil field district to Wilburton for burial.
Sorrells was well known in McAlester. He was formerly associated with the late J. J. McAlester in business.
(Tulsa World (7 May 1922) transcribed by FoFG MZ)
McAlester, Okla., Feb. 7. – Alice Fleming, superintendent of schools of Latimer county, was burned to death by a fire which destroyed the home of Amos Given in Wilburton early Tuesday morning. The fire originated from a stove which had been allowed to burn with the drafts open. Six other persons in the house escaped.
Miss Fleming was 48 years of age and was widely known in educational circles. She was an instructor in the Armstrong and Jones Indian academies several years and when Oklahoma attained statehood she was elected to the position she held when she died.
Miss Fleming was a member of one of the oldest families in Arkansas.
(Daily Oklahoman (8 Feb. 1911) transcribed by FoFG MZ)
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