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Elrod, William F. Sr.

ELROD, WILLIAM F., SR                                                                             February 12, 1923 October 26, 1979 

Obituary -- The Naples MONITOR

WILLIAM F. ELROD, SR., 56, of Port Arthur, TX, died Friday night of last week at his home. Funeral services were at 3 PM Monday at the Hanner Funeral Home chapel in Naples with the Rev. Clifford Longino officiating.  Burial was in the Omaha Cemetery. A native of Atlanta, GA, he had moved to Port Arthur after retiring from the US Navy.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Omaha. Survivors include his wife, Chrystene Boozer Elrod of Port Arthur; a daughter, Sydna J. Elrod of Baltimore, MD; two sons, William F. Elrod, Jr, of Sand Point, Idaho, and John Henry Elrod of Macon, GA; his mother Willie Martin of Summerfield FL; a brother, C B Elrod Jr, of Atlanta; two sisters, Mrs. Paul Henry of Summerfield, and Georgia Clark Hightower of Atlanta; two grandchildren; and his father-in-law, Hubbard H. Boozer of Omaha.

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Laney, James Michael "Mike"

LANEY, JAMES MICHAEL (MIKE)                                                            June 6, 1962 October 11, 1979

James Michael L (Mike) Laney, 16, died Thursday night of last week from injuries received in a car-motorcycle accident in Naples.  Funeral services were Saturday at p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Omaha with the Rev. Don Couch officiating. Burial was in the Concord Cemetery near Omaha.  He was a member of the Naples Assembly of God Church and a member of the Paul H. Pewitt High School junior class.  Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Laney of Omaha; a sister Sandy McNeil of Mt. Pleasant; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Odis Blalock of Mt. Pleasant and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Laney of Omaha; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.  Serving as pallbearers were ? Hogan, David Clark, Gary ? , Bubba Kingston, Keith ? , and Ruel Morton.  (Row 30 SE)


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