|Frank Spencer as a young man.|
Thursday, May 7, 1959
Rites Wednesday For Mr. Spencer -- Church Member Seventy Years
Services were held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Free Will Baptist church for Frank Wolfward [Walford?] Spencer with the Reverend George M. Schaum officiating, assisted by the Reverend Waldo Young.
Mr. Spencer died Sunday [3 May 1959] in Bristow Memorial hospital.
He was born in Kentucky, May 20, 1868 and came to Oklahoma in 1904. A retired farmer and carpenter, he had lived in Bristow for 30 years. He had been a member of the Free Will Baptist church for 70 years.
Survivors are his wife, Mollie, of the home, 309 East Second; six daughters, Mrs. Viola Miller, Bristow, Mrs. Vickie Palmer, Waco, Texas, Mrs. Allie Walls, Antioch, California, Mrs. Leora Arnold, Drumright, Mrs. Rosa Osburn, Tahlequah, and Mrs. Ida Brown, California; one son, William Spencer, Bristow; one stepson, Sherman Hammons, McKinney, Texas; one step-daughter, Mrs. Ada Looney, Venica, California; 27 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Oaklawn cemetery with Dunaway funeral home in charge of arrangements.
|This is the obituary we found today for Zachary's great, great grandfather. We went to the public library in Bristow, Oklahoma for Anna's first genealogy research trip.|