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Walter Edwin Larkins
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1869
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1945
Mississippi County
Arkansas, USA

Published in Blytheville Courier News, Blytheville, Arkansas, Tuesday, March 6, 1945 (pg 1)

Walter Edwin Larkin, farmer and vegetable grower, died last night at his suburban home on Highway 18 East following a lengthy illness. He was 76 Thursday.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending arrival of relatives.

Born in Kentucky, he came to Blytheville about 30 years ago. In addition to growing vegetables at his suburban acreage, he also owned a farm.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elva Lee Larkin; two daughters, Mrs. Opal Steward of Armorel and Oleta Larkin of Blytheville; five sons, Pvt. Corliss Larkin in the Phillippines, Sgt. Ray Larkin, with the Marine Corps stationed at Hawthorne, Nebraska, Kermit and Delmar Larkin of here, and Carrol Larkin of St. Louis; a brother, Will Larkin; and a sister, Mrs. Sallie Hardigan, both of Cadiz, Ky.

Cobb Funeral Home is in charge.

Published in Blytheville Courier News, Thursday, March 8, 1945 (pg 1)

Funeral services for Walter Edwin Larkin, 76-year-old farmer who died Monday night, will be held tomorrow afternoon following arrival of a son, Sergt. Ray Larkin, with the Marine Corps at Hawthorne, Neb. The Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church, will conduct the services at Cobb Funeral Home at 2 o'clock, assisted by the Rev. S. B. Wilford, pastor of the First Methodist Church with burial at Elmwood Cemetery.

A son unable to attend the services will be Pvt. Corliss Larkin in the Phillippines.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Larkins (1824 - 1893)
  Lucy Ann Wilcox Larkins (1828 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Elva Lampson Larkins (1884 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Opal Larkins Steward (1907 - 1975)*
  Carless Larkin (1908 - 1982)*
  Delmar Lee Larkin (1910 - 2001)*
  Kermit Marson Larkin (1910 - 1974)*
  Leslie Carroll Larkin (1912 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Larkins Carney (1855 - 1923)*
  Susan Frances Larkins (1856 - 1943)*
  Sarah Ella Larkins Hartigan (1859 - 1950)*
  L. Alice Larkins (1861 - 1906)*
  Henry Frank Larkins (1863 - 1922)*
  William Sovreign Larkins (1865 - 1951)*
  Walter Edwin Larkins (1869 - 1945)
  Laura Ella Larkins Haydon (1870 - 1942)*
  Albert E Larkins (1873 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Blytheville
Mississippi County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Brandy Wells Murray
Originally Created by: Mary Jo
Record added: Jul 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55256512
Walter Edwin Larkins
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RIP to my 2nd Great Grand Uncle
- Brandy Wells Murray
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 21, 2010
 
 
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