|Death: ||Apr. 14, 1930|
DEATH RECORD INDEX from microfilm in the Clarksville Library, batch #20638, OBIT: CLARKSVILLE TIMES 16 Apr 1970 '40 Years Ago' after killing his wife he turned the gun on himself, he was a farmer and lived on the Parker place east of Clarksville, DETROIT NEWS HERALD 17 Apr 1930 from microfilm in the Clarksville Library: obit for wife, Mrs. W. F. Hargett, OBIT: DEPORT TIMES 18 Apr 1930, Friday, from microfilm in the Clarksville Library: W. F. Hargett, farmer about 65, who lived east of Clarksville, shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself, the tragedy occurring shortly after 9 o'clock Monday morning. Hargett died instantly, a bullet entering his mouth and passing through his head. Mrs. Hargett, who was hit in the back of the head, succumbed shortly after 11 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Hargett lived in the home of Mrs. Alice Parker. On hearing the gun fire, Mrs. Parker said she went to investigate and found Mrs. Hargett lying on her face in a pool of blood in a hall, that Hargett saw her coming and threatened to kill her if she advanced near. She fled to the home of a neighbor, who returned with her and found Hargett sitting in a chair with the pistol gripped firmly in his hand. Justice of the Peace Clark, who investigated the tragedy, decided the verdict should be murder and suicide. MARRIAGE: Wilburn Hargett married Emma Stanford on 14 Oct 1923 in Red River Co TX Book R page 241, DEATH CERTIFICATE issued in Red River Co TX Book 3 page 155: age 67 years, died in Clarksville, burial in Wolfe City TX, male white.
Lou Emma Stanford Hargett (1871 - 1930)
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Created by: Carol Pagitt Hammack
Record added: Apr 09, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127687150
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