Frank Barks Dies; Former Pottery Designer

Frank Hutchinson Barks, 68, of 1004 McIntire avenue died at 8:10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 16) in Good Samaritan Hospital where he had been a patient for one day. He had been in ill health for four years.

Mr. Barks was a designer for the Roseville and Nelson-McCoy potteries until he went to work in the Maintenance department at Zanesville High School. He was employed at the school until 1964.

A member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, he belonged to the Timber Run Grange and was an honorary member of the ZHS Thespians.

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Diane Wilkin Truesdale

Truesdale. Diane Truesdale (nee Wilkin) age 32, of 8567 Sugar Tree Dr., Novelty O., beloved wife of Richard S. mother of Linda, Susan, Nancy and Judy, daughter of Dr. O. J. and Jane Wilkin of Newburgh, N. Y., sister of Linda Burkowski [sic]. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, cor. River and Solon Rds. Chagrin Falls. Friends received at Stroud Funeral Home, 95 Franklin, Chagrin Falls. Those desiring may contribute to the American Cancer Society.

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer, August 29, 1968.

Fred M. Gould

Late resident of 1668 Center St. NE. Fri., Feb. 24, at a local hospital. Survived by widow, Nellie, Salem; sons, Merrill E., Salem; Krader R., Tacoma, Wash.; sisters, Mrs. Roy E. Barker, Zena. Ore.;Mrs. Edith Staplin, Tacoma, Wash. 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Private services were held in the VIRGIL T. GOLDEN CHAPEL under the direction of a Christian Scientist. Interment was in Zena Cemetery.

Source: Salem Capital Journal, February 27, 1967.

Dr. W.L. Garth, Former City Resident, Dies

Dr. W.L. Garth, 72, of LaJolla, Calif., former Beaumonter and brother of C.T. Garth, Sr., 1720 Karen, died Friday night at a LaJolla hospital.  He had been retired for several years.

Private funeral services will be held in LaJolla at a time to be announced.

Dr. Garth, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. J.W. Garth, was born in Dubuque, Iowa. He moved with his parents to Port Arthur in 1910.  He married the former Wilma Harle of Port Arthur.

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Jay R. MacArthur Jr. Services On Monday

Funeral services for Jay R. MacArthur Jr. were conducted Monday afternoon in the Campbell Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Robert Wagner.

MacArthur died early Friday.

Mrs. George Corrin was organist and Mrs. Robert Craig provided vocal music. Pallbearers were Delbert Gorham, Nobel Williams, Winifred Ball, Norman Johnson, Hugh Reichert and Bueford Bodacker.

Burial was in Black Hills National Cemetery. MacArthur was born Nov. 13, 1921, at Spearfish and graduated from high school there in 1939. He attended Black Hills State College.

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Roy Walling, Stanfordville, Had Long Theatrical Career

Roy Walling, 74, Grist Mill Lane, Stanfordville, who retired from theatrical circles as an actor, producer, writer in 1965, died Thursday in Beacon after a long illness.

Mr. Walling began his theatrical career as a trombone player who would pitch in as an actor with a traveling troupe played in vaudeville with Marjorie Rambeaux [sic] and Willard Mack, a husband and wife team, and was affiliated with 70 successful plays produced on Broadway.

Mr. Walling’s first role in Broadway was the leading man for Miss Rambeaux [sic] in a play “Eyes of Youth” staged in 1920. Mr. Walling had written two plays “What Ann Brought Home” and “Conscience” used by stock companies. Another was “It’s a Wise Child” which was produced by Belasco.

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Mrs. Edith L. Sutton

Mrs. Edith Lauder Sutton of Columbia, South Carolina, formerly of Riddlesburg, died on Saturday, February15, 1964, at Columbia. She was born in Riddlesburg, the daughter of William and Mary (Ashcom) Lauder. Her husband, Linton B. Sutton, preceded her in death. Her survivors include a son, Richard, of Columbia, South Carolina; one sister and two brothers: Mrs. Helen Gage of Columbia, South Carolina; William Lauder, Sr., of Everett and Robert Lauder, St. Louis, Missouri. Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday, February 20, at 2 p.m. at the Everett Cemetery, directed by Masood’s funeral service. The Rev. Paul Gettinger of the United Church of Christ, Everett, will officiate.

Source: Bedford County Press, February 20, 1964.

Mrs. L.B. Sutton

Mrs. Linton B. Sutton, 125 S. Waccamaw, died early Saturday morning in a local nursing home.

Mrs. Sutton was the former Edith Lauder, a native of Riddlesburg, Pa. She had lived in Columbia since May, 1963.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial will be in Pennsylvania. The body is at Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street chapel.

Surviving are a son, Richard Sutton; a sister, Mrs. Helen L. Gage, both of Columbia; two brothers, Robert Lauder of St. Louis, Mo., and William Lauder of Everett, Pa.

Source: The State and The Columbia Record, February 16, 1964.

Ned Baldwin, 61, Of Tecumseh Dies

NEWBERRY—Ned Baldwin, 61, of Tecumseh, died in his sleep at the Floyd Russell Resort in Curtis, Wednesday. Oct 3.

Mr. Baldwin was vacationing, and was on his way to Manitoba with his two brothers, where they were going on a hunting tip. He was born in Fayette. Ohio, August 6, 1901, and he was a veteran of World War I.

He was the owner of a retail Hardware store in Tecumseh, Mich.  The body was flown to Tecumseh Wednesday afternoon.

Source:  Escanaba Daily Press, October 5, 1962.

Ida Mae Franke Bostwick

Ida Mae Bostwick, 74, of 137 Reynolds Ave., Corning, Monday, July 30, 1962. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Corning, the Women’s Community Club of Corning. Survived by her husband, Charles Bostwick; son, Richard of Painted Pots [sic]; two grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Bertha Krause of Liberty, Pa. Body at Phillips Funeral Home, Corning. Calling hours: today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Wednesday at 2 p.m. Hope Cemetery.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, July 31, 1962.