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Katie Eisenhour

February 22 – Mrs. Katie Eisenhour, Florida resident, died at son’s home in Oklahoma.
(Henry Republican, Henry, IL, January 1, 1925 - Chronology of Local Events As They Occurred in the Past Year - Submitted by Nancy Piper)


Sadie Marie Eubanks Harlan

Paragould, AR--Mrs. Sadie Marie Eubanks Harlan, 85, of Paragould, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 1995 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital, Paragould.
She was born May 20, 1909 at Blount, Okla., a daughter of the late Walter A. and Eva Battenfield Martin. Two husbands, Emery Eubanks and Ivan Harlan, two daughters and a grandson, also preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Alvin Eubanks of Delaplaine (AR) and Donald Ray Eubanks of Caldwell, Idaho; four daughters, Eufa Adkison of Edall, Mo., Joyce Pate of Paragould, Alma Hodges of Evening Shade (AR) and Noma Lou Snider of San Antonio, Texas; four sisters, Lillie Hope of Dallas, Texas, Mildred Gillean and Mary Pitcher, both of Delaplaine, and Bertha Clester of Paragould; 22 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Elder Ben Coulson officiating. Burial followed in Mountain Home Cemetery near Beech Grove.
--Pocahontas (AR) Star Herald, Jan. 19, 1995; submitted by Freda Roberts.


A Southwestern Type

Temple Houston

(Boston Herald)
Temple Houston, youngest son of General Sam Houston, who may be called the creator of the republic of Texas, has recently died in Oklahoma.  Temple Houston was one of the strange, abnormal characters that achieve notoriety on the frontier.  He did not like to be referred to as the son of Sam Houston, preferring to have a reputation of his own, and he won it.  He was abnormal in his physical proportions, in his mental traits and in his notions of becoming attire.  He had a talent, a considerable acquaintance with books, a love for liquor and for Tabasco sauce, and was a compound of feminine sensitiveness and brawling habits.  By profession he was a lawyer, and a successful one in the courts of the Southwest.  He had been a Senator in Texas, and was a fervid, imaginative orator.  His courage was unquestioned, and he had killed his man in a saloon fight.  He was one of those the true tale of whose lives seems stranger than fiction.  He died when 45 years old of a stomach trouble cause by intemperance.
(The Moring Oregonian (Portland, OR) - Tuesday, September 12, 1905 - Submitted by Jim Detozell)


 William O'Donnell

O’DONNELL – At Oklahoma, March 24, 1901, of pneumonia, William O’Donnell, brother of Mrs. E. Brady, Mrs. K. Hirschbuhl, Mrs. R. Rice and Miss Grace O’Donnell, of this city.  Funeral notice later.
(The Morning Oregonian (Portland, OR) - Wednesday, March 27, 1901 - Submitted by Jim Detozell)

 



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