|Birth: ||1914, USA|
|Death: ||Feb., 1947|
Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in this city at 2 p.m. last Thursday, February 27, for Ben Allen Strawn, 32, who was fatally injured the preceding Tuesday near his home in the Hunter School neighborhood south of this city while cutting timber for firewood. The tree which he and a companion was felling split at the stump and the butt of it struck Strawn, inflicting injuries about the head and chest. Death in a hospital in Blytheville, due principally to internal injuries, came about 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Strawn, who was not married, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Strawn, residents of the Hunter neighborhood for many years. He is survived by his parents, three brothers and two sisters, who are: Rex, of Detroit, Mich., Newton, who has a small store in McCarty neighborhood and Robert, at home; Mrs. Chas. Payne, also of the McCarty neighborhood; and Mrs. Carolyn Newton, who lives with her parents while her husband is in the military service.
Interment was in Little Prairie Cemetery, with LaForge service.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - Friday, March 7, 1947
William Allen Strawn (1879 - 1954)
Lena Tucker Strawn (1889 - 1973)
Rex Strawn (1910 - 1989)*
Ben Allen Strawn (1914 - 1947)
Newton Strawn (1919 - 1993)*
Carolyn Strawn Newton (1923 - 2000)*
Robert Strawn (1925 - 2001)*
Thy trials ended, thy rest is won
Little Prairie Cemetery
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