William Carlton Best

William Carlton Best

Birth
St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Death 27 Apr 1937 (aged 82)
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Burial Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
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Memorial ID 6474737 · View Source
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William Carlton Best, 82 years old, died at his home Tuesday April 21, at 11:30 a.m. Mr. Best was born in Kalamazoo, Mich. 2-19-1958. He married Miss Amanda Bloom of Mich. in 1876 and in 1918 moved to Douthat, OK. Mr. Best had been ill for the past year, but only in the past 3 weeks, in a serious condition.

He is survived by his widow; 6 sons, Allen Best of Joplin, MO., Billy Best of Torrance, CA., John, Cloid, George and Carroll Best of Picher, OK.; 2 daughters, Mrs. Maggie Welch of Joplin and Mrs. Edith Lunsford of Tulsa, OK.; one brother, Daniel Best of Follett, TX.; a half-sister Mrs. Viola Jeffries of Chicago, IL.; 21 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. The Rev. Loulove of Galena, KS officiated and burial was in Ozark Memorial Cemetery in Joplin, MO. Pallbearers were grandsons. The Durvil Funeral Home was in charge of the burial.

Published in the newspaper on 4-30-1937


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Carlton Best (19 Feb 1855–27 Apr 1937), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6474737, citing Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by D Snyder (contributor 47280500) .