OBITUARIES   

SHANKS, Alfred Fox,
October 9, 1869 - June 8, 1951

(This was transcribed exactly as written from a photocopy of the death notice
of Alfred Fox Shanks, which appeared in the Springfield News-Leader, June 8, 1951)

ALFRED F. SHANKS

     Alfred Fox Shanks, 81, retired Marshfield insurance man and farmer,
 died at 2:45 a.m. today at the home of a daughter, Mrs. van G. Todd, 1115 West Sunshine.
     Mr. Shnaks, a member of Marshfield Christian church, lived in  Marshfield until his retirement 
 about 15 years ago. For 20 years, he was president and secretary of the Farmers' Mutual Fire
 Insurance company of Webster county.
     In addition to Mrs. Todd, survivors include two sons, Laddie of 2144 North Howard
 and Wilfred of Ravenden, Ark.; and another daughter, Mrs. David A. Hamilton of route 3.
     Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Barber-Barto chapel in Marshfield with the
 Rev. W. F. Winton officiating. Burial will be in Marshfield cemetery under direction of
 Herman Lohmeyer.    Pallbearers will be Guy Dugan, Ney Dugan, Stanley Elmore, William Fyan,
 Ellsworth Haymes and Murray Thompson.




SHANKS, Byrdella DAVIS,
October 8, 1872 - September 26, 1945

(This was transcribed exactly as written from a photocopy of the death notice
of Byrdella Davis Shanks, which appeared in the Springfield News-Leader, September 26, 1945)

MRS. BYRDELLA SHANKS

     Mrs. Byrdella Shanks, 72, died this morning at 11:25 in Burge hospital, following a lingering illness. 
     She is survived by her husbnd A. F. Shanks, of the home, 2060 North Howard, two sons,
 Wilfred S. Shanks, Ravenden, Ark., and Laddie W. Shanks, with the U.S. Army in the Philippines;
 two daughters. Mrs. David A. Hamilton, of Springfield, and Mrs. Margaret Kadora, of Fort Bragg, N.C.
     Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Herman Lohmeyer.




SHANKS, Hubert (Laddie) Wallace,
September 22, 1914 - May 8, 1969

(This was transcribed exactly as written from a photocopy of the death notice
of Hubert (Laddie) Wallace Shanks, which appeared in the Springfield News-Leader, May 9, 1969)

LADDIE WALLACE SHANKS

     Laddie Wallace Shanks, 54, of Route 11, Glidewell, died at 10 p.m. Thursday in the Veteran's Hospital,
 Kansas City, following a short illness. Mr. Shanks was an electrician and a veteran of World War II.
     He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen; five sons, Sgt. David, Ft. Sill, Okla., Pvt. Pat, Ft. Leonard Wood,
 Pvt. Mike, Ft. Gordon, Ga., Bennett and Jimmy of the home, seven daughters, Mrs. Ellen Brayfield, 826
 North Fremont, Mrs. Bobbi Jameson, 834 North Patterson, Becky, Carmen, Terrie, Sandi and Scotti,
 all of the home, and eight grandchildren.
     Other survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Vann G. Todd, 1115 West Sunshine, and Mrs. Bennette Hamilton, 
 Fulton; and a brother, W.S. Shanks, of Truman, Ark.
     Funeral arrangements will be announced by Greenlawn.



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