Ft. Smith City Directory, 1938
1940 Census. Ft. Smith, Sebastian, AR, Hh 181
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Obituaries, Death Notices & News Items Extracted from the Van Buren Press Argus 1925
Birth: Nov. 4, 1906
Paul Comstock, 84, of Van Buren, Arkansas died Monday, April 29, 1991 at a Van Buren nursing home.
He was a retired retail merchant, a member and elder of the Wood Memorial Christian Church, the co-owner of Comstock Dry Goods Store in Van Buren for many years, a former employee of the Boston Store, an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Phillipines and was awarded three bronze stars. He was a member of the Van Buren Masonic Lodge, Royal Arch. the Western Ark, Consistory, the Grotto, a former civic leader of Van Buren and was past president of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce and the Van Buren Lions Club. He was a former member of the Crawford County Quorum Court and the Van Buren Water Commission. He was born at Uniontown and was a member of a pioneer Crawford County family.
Another obituary from the Northwest Arkansas Times, 30 Apr 1991
Ruel Paul COMSTOCK and Louise CLARK were married on 23 November 1932 in Crawford County, Arkansas. They were divorced on 21 February 1936 in Crawford County, Arkansas. Louise CLARK was born (date unknown).
The Marriage License for Paul and Mildred Hopkins gives her age as 21, his as 30. He was from Van Buren in Crawford Co; Mildred from Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co AR.
Ruel Paul COMSTOCK and Neva C. HOGAN were married on 24 October 1946. Neva C. HOGAN was born on 10 September 1905.131 She died on 14 May 1993 at the age of 87 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.187
Paul Comstock of Van Buren, Crawford Co and of legal age and Miss Neva C. Hogan of the same place and also of legal age took out a marriage license on 24 Oct 1946.
Birth: Sep. 10, 1905
Neva Hogan Comstock, 87, of Van Buren died Friday, May 14, 1993, at a Van Buren nursing home. She was a retired school teacher. She taught 42 years in the Franklin, Crawford and Sebastian County School systems and was dean of girls at Ramsey Junior High School in Fort Smith for 14 years. She was a member of the Wood memorial Christian Church, the Arkansas national Education Association, the CTA, BPW, DKG, Beta Sigma Phi sorority and was past president of the ADK. She received the Gold Apple Award and a certificate of appreciation from the Mayor's Honor Team in Van Buren in 1992.
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