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Cleveland County Herald - October 9, 1935
MRS. J.B. BOOTH - Burns are Fatal to Former Rison Lady
Mrs. J.B. Booth, Formerly Miss Irene Overton, Dies at Home at Wye, Pulaski County.
Morrilton - Burns suffered when her clothing became ignited from a Kerosene stove fire caused the death of Mrs. J.B. Booth, aged 48, of the Wye comunity in Pulaski county.
W.R. Hill, a neighbor, reported the accident occurred Monday morning at Mrs. Booth's home. she was alone at the time an did not receive medical attention until several hours later when Mrs. Hill discovered her plight. Death ocurred at midnight Monday night.
Mrs. Booth former employee of the State hospital at Little Rock, where her husband now is working, formerly was Mrs. Irene Jones of Pine Bluff.
Funeral services and burial will be held tomorrow afternoon at Wye cemetery.
Mrs. Booth before her marriage to Mr. Jones was Miss Irene Overton of Rison a daughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. John H. Overton, prominent residents of this county. Mrs. Booth, as Miss Overton, taught in the Rison Public School and other schools of the county for a number of years.
Only one member of her immediate family survives, a sister, Mrs. Willie Rogers, of El Paso, Texas. She was a niece of Ben Overton of San Antonia, Texas; Marshall and W.L. Overton of near Pine Bluff.
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