Obituary of Barney Gibbs Hendon
From the Knox City Herald, Jan.16, 1936
Stove Explosion Causes Death
Mr. B.G. Hendon of Nocona, Texas
died Saturday in a Bowie Hospital from burns received when his stove exploded
Friday morning. Burial was made in the Odd Fellow Cemetery of this city Sunday,
following following services conducted from the First Methodist Church.
Mr. Hendon arose about five oclock
Friday morning. He went to build a fire and upon pouring some oil in the
stove, the stove exploded and critically burned him. He was carried to the
The deceased is survived by his wife
and three children, also his mother and two brothers and one sister. Mr.
Hendon was raised near Knox
City, where his mother now lives. He was well known and equally as well liked
by Knox City people. He is remembered as having been a good boy. His many
friends here are joined by the Herald in extending condolences to the bereaved
wife and children and other relatives.
CARD OF THANKS
Jan. 23, 1936
We wish to thank the many friends
who sought to aid and comfort us in the tragic death of our husband, father
and son. His going was so unexpected and carried so much suffering with it
that the need of supporting friendships are felt and valued. May we truly
say, we thank you.
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Mrs. B.G. Hendon and children
Mother Hendon and family