|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1856|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 1930|
Tishomingo Man Dies In Madill
C.F. (Clyde) Alexander,74, of Tishomingo died at his daughter, Mrs. Martin Taylor of Madill early Tuesday morning the result of acute indigestion.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the local Baptist church with the Rev. George A. Dale, pastor officiating. Internment was made in the Russett cemetery with Watts funeral home in charge. Burial services were in charge of the Masonic Lodge of Madill.
Mr. Alexander was born July 29, 1856 in the state of Tennessee where he spend his childhood and early manhood days. In 1876 he was married to Miss Kate Cunningham and to this union 8 children were born, four boys and four girls. A few years later Mr. and Mrs. Alexander and family moved to Texas where they settled near Pottsborro and then they moved to what is now the Willis Community. In 1895 Mrs. Alexander died and in 1897 he was married to Miss Mattie May. To this union were born six children, three boys and three girls.
Mr. Alexander was known throughout Marshall county having lived here for more than forty years. He and his family have been living near Tishomingo for the past few years. Mr. Alexander was converted and united with the Baptist church several years ago. He was made a Master Mason in 1894 and at the time of his death was an honory member of Oakland Lodge #74 of Madill.
Pallbearers of the funeral were John Vandervort, Will Vandervort, Charles Vandervort, Gus Byrd, R. L. Cox, and T. H. Benton.
Surviving the deceased are his wife and the following children, John Alexander, Tishomingo, Clarence Alexander, Springer, Tom Alexander, who is employed at the local freight depot, Frank Alexander, Tishomingo, Mrs. Perry Cashion, Waurika, Okla. Mrs. Lilia Swindall, St. Louis, Okla., Mrs. Martin Taylor, Madill, Jack Alexander and Roy Alexander both of California, Miss Ruth Alexander, who is employed at Oklahoma City, Miss Edna Alexander, who is employed at Tishomingo and Miss Bernice Alexander who is teaching school near Tishomingo.
The three latter girls are graduates of Madill high school.
Mr. Alexander had been suffering with indigestion attacks for the past several months. He had come to the home of Mrs. Martin for a visit when he died. He became ill Sunday.
Clyde Frank Alexander
Funeral services for Clyde Frank Alexander are scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Baptist Church of Tishomingo.
He was the father of John Amos Alexander of McAlester.
The senior Alexander died Monday a age ;74.
He lived north of Ravia and spent most of his life in that area. Other survivors include his wife, Oleta, and a son Oster, both of the home.
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