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John W. Cron Obituary, 1938  

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Sumner County Cemetery Book, by Snider & Yorgason has: Cron, John W. - 29 Aug 1883 - 10 Aug 1938

SOUTH TUNNEL MAN IS SUICIDE VICTIM

John W. Cron, 55, fired a bullet into his own heart Wednesday morning at 6:30 o'clock at the home of his brother, C. F. Cron, at South Tunnel. Mr. Cron was born and reared in the 14th District and had been engaged in the (torn) business for many years. According to relatives he had suffered periods of mental depressions since 1913. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lula Smallwood Cron; one daughter, Mrs. Frank Jones; one sister, Mrs. Luther Kirkham and 7 brothers, R. E., W. A., C. B., Fred, Claude, Morgan and James Cron. Funeral services were held at the South Tunnel Methodist Church Thursday afternoon with the Rev. Ed Troutt in charge. Burial was at Old Brush.


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