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Obituaries from The Southwestern Advocate 1939
September 14, 1939
Mrs. Henry Francis, wife of Rev. Henry Francis, died on August 20, 1939, in Bangs, Texas.
H. B. Cain, aged 63, died on August 31, 1939. He was with the Methodist Publishing House. In
addition to his wife, Mrs. Ellie Ford Cain, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. S. T. Clark, and
two sons, Seth Cain of Nashville, and Henry B. Cain, Jr. of Shanghai, China.
Mrs. Edmonia Graham, a resident of Dallas, died September 7, 1939, at the age of 97. She was
born in Kentucky on November 12, 1841, and she and her husband came to Graham, Texas in
1872. The town of Graham was named for her husband, Gus A. Graham, and his brother Edwin
S. Graham, who laid out the town. She is survived by two daughters; Miss
Sue Graham, Dallas; Mrs. Carrie G. Stewart, Ft. Worth; three sons, Robert E. Graham, Hillrose,
Colorado; Frank E. Graham, Mangum, Oklahoma; Harry B. Graham, Ft. Worth; sixteen
grandchildren, and twenty-one great-grandchildren. Interment was in Graham, Texas.
September 28, 1939
Bishop Chong Oo Kim, Bishop of the Korean Methodist Church died on September 17, 1939.
He was born in 1884, and became a Christian in 1906.
October 5, 1939
Rev. Ellis Smith died October of 1939 in Houston. He was the grandson of Rev. Littleton
Fowler, the pioneer Methodist missionary who came to Texas in 1837.
Mrs. H. W. Carter died on September 24, 1939, in Happy, Texas. She was the wife of Rev. H.
W. Carter and mother of Rev. Orion W. Carter, pastor of First Methodist Church of Memphis,
Edwin B. Chappell, Jr., youngest son of the late Dr. and Mrs. E. B. Chappell, died in Nashville
on September 24, 1939. He is survived by his widow, a brother, Frank W. Chappell of Dallas and
two sisters, Mrs. W. A. Smart and Mrs. G. C. White of Emory University.
Mrs. C. A. Tower of San Augustine, Texas, wife of Rev. C. A. Tower, died October 3, 1939.
Funeral services were held in San Augustine and interment was in Timpson. She is survived by
her husband and the following sons and daughters: Rev. Joe Z. Tower: Mrs. Dan Ferguson,
Dallas; C. A. Tower, Jr, Dallas; Mrs. H. L. Hunt, Douglassville; Mrs. J. S. Harbuck, Timpson;
Mrs. A. E. Rushing.
October 19, 1939
Mrs. M. D. Long, widow of the late M. D. Long, passed away in her home in Noble, Oklahoma.
Burial was at the Shiloh Cemetery beside her husband who died in 1917.
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