Friday, February 25, 2011


January 21, 1916
The Nocona News

Mitchell W McCarley, 69years old, died at home of his sister, Mrs S. M. BITER, Sunday evening. Funeral services were conducted by Rev J HENDERSON Monday morning and interment was at Nocona cemetery. Mr. McCarley was born near Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi March 16, 1846. He came to Texas in 1856, settling near Tyler, Texas, then moved to Bowie, Montague County, then to Healdton, Oklahoma, his home at the time of his death. He came to Nocona in December to visit relatives and while here, he was taken with la grippe and pneumonia, ill for two weeks. He was a member of the Baptist church for 40 years. He is survived by nine children, one brother, S.A. MCCARLEY of Nocona, and two sisters, Mrs. S. M. BITER of Nocona and Mrs. M. P. WHITE of McCauley, Fisher County, Texas. Three children, his brother and both sisters were with him at the time of his death.

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