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George S. Provence
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1851
Dandridge
Jefferson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1931
Idabel
McCurtain County
Oklahoma, USA

G.S. PROVENCE WAS BURIED AT CHAPEL HILL CEMETERY

DE QUEEN, Aug. 21.-- George S. Provence, a former prominent citizen of De Queen, Arkansas, passed away at 4:15 A.M., Tuesday, August 18, at Idabel, Oklahoma.

Mr. Provence was born April 4, 1851, at Dandridge, Tennessee, and was married to Miss Sarah Ellis in Pass Christian, Mississippi, September 17, 1870. To this union eleven children were born, four of whom survive: S.M. Provence, Idabel; Mrs. R.S. Douthit, De Queen; Mrs. V.L. Gardner, De Queen; and F.L. Provence, Idabel, with whom he made his home. A sister, Mrs. George Dark of Galveston, Texas, 24 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren also survive. All were present when the end came except Mrs. Douthit and Mrs. Dark.

Deceased joined the Baptist Church when a young man and had been an active member and devoted Christian. He had been a member of the Masonic order for over thirty years. Mr. Provence served as mayor of De Queen in 1922-23. He moved to Idabel about six years ago, where he was engaged in the blacksmith business, which he and his son operated up to the present time.

Funeral services were held at the Chapel Hill cemetery Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 P.M., Rev. J.L. Cooke, of Idabel, conducting the funeral. Burial was in charge of the De Queen Masonic order. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Celeste Ellis Provence (1855 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  Sam Moore Provence (1876 - 1938)*
  Manerva Gertrude Provence Douthit (1877 - 1941)*
  Sarah E. Provence (1881 - 1883)*
  W. M. Provence (1883 - 1906)*
  Hattie May Provence (1885 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chapel Hill Cemetery
De Queen
Sevier County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Chasing Waterfalls
Record added: Feb 14, 2012
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George S. Provence
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George S. Provence
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