Sunday, April 15, 2012

Sunday's Obituary - Arthur Bryant (Otto) Spurlock

Arthur Bryant Spurlock was my uncle. I don't know why they called him "Otto." My sister Jane called him Uncle Toe. He died 21 October 1951 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

Undated obituary for Arthur Bryant (Otto) Spurlock from unknown newspaper,
Spurlock, Mamie Olive (Martindale), Scrapbook, ca 1950-1970;
privately held by Cheryl Anne (Chaney) Beaver, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,]
 Lone Grove, Oklahoma. 2010. Photocopy in possession of Denise Spurlock.  

“ARTHUR BRYANT (OTTO) SPURLOCK, 41, 129 Harbor Blvd., died Sunday in a Houston hospital. Native Jacksonville, came to Houston with mother at age 7. Sheet metal worker. Survivors: Mother, Mrs. Mamie Spurlock, Houston; sister, Mrs. W. L. Magee, Houston; brothers, W. T. Spurlock, Houston, J. J. Spurlock, Los Angeles, Calif; several nieces, nephews. Services 10 AM Tuesday, drawing room, Settegast-Kopf Home, the Rev A. Grady Hallonquist. Burial, Forest Park Cemetery. Pallbearers: James H., Walter L. Jr, Jonathan Magee, Lawrence E. Hodson, Robert A. Martindale, John Mitchell. Settegast-Kopf Company.”

© 2012 Denise Spurlock

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