Bernice Myrtle Tidwell was born at Mountain View, Oklahoma, November 5, 1901 and passed away in a sudden disaster on May 25, 1955 at her home in the Grimes community.
She leaves to mourn her passing one son, Wilbert Marion of the home address; four brothers, Royal L. Ballard of Frederick, Oklahoma, Jody W. Ballard of Rocky Ford, Colorado, Dwight L. Ballard of Houston, Texas, and Kenneth W. Ballard of Wewoka, Oklahoma, also nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Tidwell was a long time member of the Baptist Church.
Chesney Marion Tidwell was born near Grimes, Oklahoma on July 10, 1906, and passed away in a sudden disaster at his home in the Grimes community May 25, 1955.
He leaves to mourn his passing one son, Wilbert Marion of the home address; four sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Withers of Coweta, Okla., Mrs. Anna Belle Bright of Wichita, Kansas, Mrs. Ruth Ostrander of Sun Valley, California, and Mrs. Rose Dena Tucker of Miami, Oklahoma; two brothers, Murray Tidwell of Grimes and Grady Tidwell of Altus, Oklahoma and a host of other relatives and friends
He was a long time member of the Baptist Church.
Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Tidwell were conducted in the high school auditorium in Cheyenne Sunday afternoon, May 29th. Rev. Burton Benham, pastor of the Baptist Church at Reydon and Rev. J.F. Wilkerson, pastor of the Baptist Church at Cheyenne, conducted the services. Burial was in the Cheyenne Cemetery.
The Cheyenne Star, June 2, 1955