Burklow: Marriages, Deaths, & Other Tidbits from Old Newspapers

DEATH:(Obit,1933)(Item head-"Last Rites Sunday"). Last rites for the ten-month-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Burklow, who died Sunday morning[23 July] at the home of its parents near Dixon, were conducted Sunday afternoon. Burial was in the Slover Cemetery.(Providence[KY] Enterprise)

DEATH:(Obit,1941)(Item head-"C. B.BURKLOW"). C. B. Burklow, 71, died Wednesday morning[Sept.3] at 4:40 at his home in Wheatcroft following an extended illness. He is survived by the widow, Mary; two daughters, Mrs.George Holloman of Clay and Mrs. Loran Phillips of Wheatcroft; five sons, Leonard Roy, of Providence, Raymond of Sturgis, Willie Thomas of Chicago,Ill., Robert Edward of Detroit, Mich., and Barney Cosby of Kevil,Ky. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home with the Rev. Gid Brantley of Wheatcroft in charge. Burial was to be in Star Hope Cemetery. (Providence[KY] Enterprise)

DEATH:(Obit,1944)(Item head-"Harrel Burklow Dies Of Wounds In France"). Mr. and Mrs. Robert Burklow of Detroit, Mich., received a message last week from the War Department saying that their son, Pvt., Harrel Burklow, died on Aug.14 in France as a result of wounds received in action on Aug.1. Pvt. Burklow was a nephew of Mrs. Laron Phillips of Wheatcroft and grandson of the late C.B. Burklow. (Providence[KY] Journal-Enterprise)

ITEM:(Tidbit,1945) (Item head-"Webster[KY] Men In Service") Sgt. Floyd T. Burklow, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Burklow, route 2, Dixon, has been on foreign duty for 27 months with a Service Unit of the 13th AAF Service Command operating in the South Pacific. Sgt. Burklow is a first cook. He entered service in June 1941, and has been awarded Battle Stars for participation in three campaigns in the south and southwest Pacific.(The Providence[KY] Journal-Enterprise)

DEATH:(Obit,1946)(Item head- "Mrs. Ida J. Parks"). Mrs. Ida J. Parks, 76, formerly of Wheatcroft, died Thursday morning in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elsie Driver, of White Plains. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Driver of White Plains, Mrs. Maye Burklow of Chicago,Ill., and Mrs. Ellen Driver of Colorado; two sons, James of Colorado, and Roy, of Marion, thirteen grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at Rock Spring Church, near Wheatcroft Saturday afternoon, with the Rev. E.G. Sisk officiating. Burial was in Rock Spring Cemetery. (Providence[KY] Journal-Enterprise, 10/17/1946.)

DEATH:(Obit,1948)(Item head- "Former County Resident Dies In Evansville"). Odis G. Burklow, 60, former resident of the Hearin section, died Friday morning[16 July] in his home in Evansville. Survivors are the wife, Ida, a brother, Jess M., of Henderson; and two sisters, Mrs. James Young, Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Mrs. J.W. Woodring, Henderson. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Meyer Funeral Home in Evansville with the Rev. T. E. Halsell officiating. Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Morganfield. (The [Providence,KY.] Journal-Enterprise, July 22,1948.)

DEATH:(Obit,1948)(Item head- "Stillborn Infant Buried At Slover"). Charlotte Ann Burklow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Burklow, near Dixon, stillborn at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday[Aug.10] in Henderson Hospital, was buried at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Slover Cemetery, with a brief service at the grave. Besides the parents, survivors include two sisters, Louise and Lois; two brothers, Ralph and Jimmy; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Burklow, Dixon,and grandfather, J.M. Carnal, Dixon. (The [Providence,KY] Journal-Enterprise, 8/12/1948).

DEATH:(Obit,1948)(Item head- "James M. Carnal Dies In Dixon"). James M. Carnal, 80, died at 9:35 a.m. Thursday[Dec.9] in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Roland Burklow, in Dixon, following an illness of several months. Survivors are five sons, Thurman, of Evansville, Alvis, of Tucson, Ariz., Arthur and Everett of Dixon, and Vernon Carnal, of Henderson; three daughters, Mrs. Roland Burklow and Mrs. E.M. Burklow, of Dixon, and Mrs. Norman Winstead, Slaughters; 13 grandchildren; and one brother, John Carnal, Henderson. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Slover church, with the Rev. E.G. Sisk, of Diamond, officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. (The [Providence,KY] Journal-Enterprise, 12/16/1948.)

DEATH:(Obit,1949)(Item head- "Miss Ernie Mae Burklow Dies Thursday Near Dixon"). Miss Ernie Mae Burklow, 22, died at 8 p.m. Thursday[14 July] at her home near Dixon following an illness of three weeks. Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Burklow; four sisters, Mrs. George Lanthrope, of Olney,Ill., Mrs. Albert Williams and Mrs. Clinton Yates, of Henderson, and Mrs. Evadean Stone, Poole; and seven brothers, Virgil and Frank, of Chicago, Henry, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., Thomas, of Harrisburg, Ill, Roland, Taylor and Monroe, of Dixon. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Slover Church, with the Rev. E.G. Sisk officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. (The [Providence,KY] Journal-Enterprise, 7/21/1949)

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