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Oren Sholars
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1878
Dodson
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1962
Ruston
Lincoln Parish
Louisiana, USA

Oren Sholars, 83, of Dubach, died in a Ruston hospital Tuesday after a short illness.

He was a retired carpenter and a native of the Dodson area.

Funeral services were held in Siloam Baptist Church at Gansville at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. D. A. Doughty and the Rev. Louis Moffett officiating. Burial was in Siloam Cemetery.

Survivors include his widow; five daughters, Mrs. E. R. Autry of Texarkana, Ark., Mrs. Frank Wisdom of Baton Rouge, Mrs. Lonnie L. Davis of Ruston, Mrs. W. O. Edwards of Marshall, Tex., and Mrs. Varch Otwell of Wilmot, Ark.; a son, J. W. Sholars of Shreveport; 16 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; two brothers, Randall Sholars of Edna, Tex., and Louis Sholars of Winnfield; and three sisters, Mrs. A. E. Raywinkle of Shreveport, Mrs. Irene Brown of Baton Rouge, and Mrs. G. M. Walsworth of Ponchatoula.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, October 4, 1962 
 
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 Parents:
  John Randall Sholars (1853 - 1919)
  Anna Elizabeth Peddy Sholars (1856 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Sina C. Wasson Sholars (1876 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Blanche A. Sholars Autrey (1900 - 1998)*
  John William Sholars (1902 - 1975)*
  Margarette Sholars Wisdom (1908 - 1990)*
  Evelyn S. Davis (1910 - 2002)*
  Mildred Elinor Sholars Otwell (1920 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oren Sholars (1878 - 1962)
  Charlie Sholars (1880 - 1921)*
  Bryant Sholars (1881 - 1962)*
  Maude Sholars Gray (1884 - 1959)*
  Albert Sholars (1886 - 1914)*
  Ebba Sholars Raywinkle (1888 - 1969)*
  Irene Sholars Brown (1891 - 1968)*
  Randall D. Sholars (1894 - 1978)*
  Laura Sholars Walsworth (1896 - 1976)*
  Louis Wilbur Sholars (1899 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gansville Cemetery
Gansville
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53333192
Oren Sholars
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 Added: Apr. 30, 2014
 
 
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