Monday, September 19, 1938

Death Claims W. S. Stapler

Funeral Held This Afternoon For New Hop Resident

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 4 o’clock for W. S. STAPLER, 75, who died at his home, Route 1, New Hope, this morning at 4 o’clock. Mr. Stapler had been ill several months. Rites were conducted at Neal’s Chapel, with the Rev. Willis BROWN officiating. Interment followed there, with Butler Brothers in charge.

Pallbearers were Josh WALLING, Hubert CLARK, Perry HILL, Jess TREECE, Lonza BARNES and Walter HILL.

Surviving are the wife; six sons, Frank, Tommy and Jack STAPLER of Owens Cross Roads, Henry STAPLES, of Scottsboro, and Will and Raymond STAPLER, of Route 1, New Hope; one daughter, Mrs. Ellen HORTON, of Owens Cross Roads.