TURBYFILL, Bluford Pierce

TURBYFILL, Bluford Pierce
Bluford Pierce Turbyfill
was born August 7, 1887 in Cook __
and died June 27, 1917 at
his home near Dempsey, Roger Mills
County of typhoid fever;
aged 29 years, 10 months and 23 days.
He was married to Miss
Millie L. RePass April 12, 1914 at Grimes,
The deceased leaves a
wife, Mrs. Millie L. Turbyfill, one child,
Neva Lorene born March
21, 1915; Mr. and Mrs. J.H. _____
William and John; four
sisters, Mrs. Candis Smith, Mrs. Bessie Smith,
Mrs. Effie Lins? , and
Mrs. Leah O___?
Funeral services were
held at the Dempsey School House,
and the Rev. Daugherty,
brother-in-law, of Shattuck, Ok, conducted
the services after which
____ that was _____ Bluford was buried in
the Dempsey Cemetery to
await the resurrection morning. Death is
inevitable and every
means known to medical science and loved ones was used
to avert the inevitable,
but love and science were equally of no avail and the
death angel had placed
the signet on his brow and today those who admired
and loved him living,
mourn his death. Bluford Turbyfill became a member
of the ME Church of
Grimes and had lived a noble Christian life, and it was his
aim in life to better
humanity, and the world is better for his having lived in it. He
was a man of integrity,
true friend, and had a true heart. He was loved and honored
by all his acquaintances
and it was a great throng of sympathizing relatives and friends
who followed the deceased
to his last resting place.
Roger Mills Sentinel, July 5, 1917
I desire through the
Sentinel to sincerely thank the host of good friends to _____
assisted during the
illness and death of my dear ____ husband. I desire to especially
thank our good neighbors,
Mr. and Mrs. Faun Kahoe, the pallbearers, singers and all.
Mrs. Millie Turbyfill
Roger Mills Sentinel,
July 5, 1917