The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1933
OBITUARY - CECIL CLINTON FLETCHALL.
Cecil Clinton FLETCHALL, son of Fred and Laura FLETCHALL, was born March 18, 1905, near Grant City, Mo., and died at his
home in Benton, Iowa, on February 15, 1933, at the age of 27 years, 11 months and three days.
He was reared on a farm near
Grant City and received his education in the rual schools. Twelve years ago the family moved near Benton, where the parents still
On January 8, 1929, he was united in marriage to Miss Ethel Maye NICKLES, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. NICKLES, of
He became very ill on Thursday, February 9, and made a strong fight for life with varying success.
Cecil was a young man
who made friends easily. He was a kind, affectionate and obedient son and husband. Besides his immediate relatives, his friends and
neighbors are saddened by his passing. They will always remember his kind disposition and his genial smile.
Besides the immediate
family he leaves to mourn his passing his wife Ethel; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred FLETCHALL, two brothers - Earl and Charles, one
niece - Leota Mae, all of Benton; one grandmother, Mrs. Flora SANDERS of Huron, S.D.; three aunts, Mrs. Ethel DERRICKSON of Bedford, Iowa,
Mrs. Ida FARRELL of St. Joseph, Mo., and Mrs. Bertha SETTLES, Fruitland, Idaho; one uncle, Frank FLETCHALL, of Grant City, Mo., and many
other dear relatives and friends.A loved one's voice is hushed in death,
A faithful heart is still;
A place is vacant by the hearth
None other e'er can fill.
His precious words of hope and cheer,
What sacred memories
Around his vacant chair.
Funeral services were held Friday, February 17, at 2:30 p.m. at the Benton M.E.
church, conducted by T. S. RHOADES, and burial was made in Benton cemetery.Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank our dear friends and neighbors who have helped us in so many different ways during the sickness and death of our husband
and son. Also for the floral offerinces which were given.
--Mrs. Ethel FLETCHALL, Mr. and Mrs. Fred FLETCHALL, Earl and Charles.
NOTE: Fred FLETCHALL, father of Cecil Clinton, was born in 1880 and died in 1955. Laura (?) FLETCHALL, mother of Cecil Clinton, was born
in 1885 and died in 1962. Earl A. FLETCHALL, brother of Cecil Clinton, was born in 1903 and died in 1957. They were all interred at
Benton Cemetery, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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