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The  Lebanon  Daily  Record
Leclede County, Missouri
24 Jul 1969
          Funeral services for  William A. Candler  were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 1969 in the Nebo Christian Church with the Reverend Ewell Groves officiating.  Burial was in the Nebo Cemetery, under the direction of Holman Funeral Home.  Miss Paula Core  sang How Great Thou art and No Tears in Heaven.  Escorts were  Harley and Stanley Brim,  Bobby Padgett,  Ira and Joe Rhoads  and  Buddy Templeton.
          William A. Candler son of  William J. and  Bertha Candler  was born in Linton, Indiana, October 26, 1915 and died July 14, 1969 at Wallace Hospital, Lebanon.  He was 53 years of age.  On June 28, 1937 he was married to  Audrey Brim.  He served in the United States Army for a while.  He was a member of the Nebo Christian Church, serving as Deacon of the church at the time of his death.
          He is survived by his wife, Audrey; four daughters,  Audrey E.,  Janie,  Mary Ann and  Billie Joan,  all of the home; three sisters,  Mrs. Laura Leek  of Terre Haute, Indiana,  Mrs. Nellie Pagett [sic–Padgett]  of Linton, Indiana and  Mrs. Janie [sic–Jannie] Templeton  of Kansas City, Kansas; several nieces and nephews.
Note from Betty:  From the Obituaries and Death Notices for Laclede County,Missouri, by The Laclede County Historical Society, pp 167-168.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Linton  Daily  Citizen
Greene County, Indiana
Monday, 6 Jun 1949
William Joseph Candler
Expires of Hit-Run
Accident Injuries.
          William Joseph Candler,  71 years old, of Linton, died at 3:08 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the Union hospital at Terre Haute, of injuries received May 7 when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver at Terre Haute.  Mr. Candler was born in Hutsonville, Ill., on June 18, 1877.
          He is survived by four daughters,  Mrs. Daisy Comer  of Monongahela, Penn.,  Mrs. Jannie Templeton  of Los Angeles, California,  Mrs. Laura Leek  of Terre Haute and  Mrs. Nellie Padgett  of Linton; one son,  William Candler  of Terre Haute; two brothers,  Geo. and  Harve Candler,  both of Vincennes; a sister,  Mrs. Nellie Havenner  of Electra, Texas, eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
          The body of the deceased was taken to the Newkirk Funeral home at Pleasantville and returned this morning to the home in Linton.  Funeral services will be held at the family residence here at 2:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with Rev. John Jerrels officiating.  Burial will be made in Fairview cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

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