Martin E. Turner, who has been numbered among the able representatives of the legal fraternity at Eufaula for the past decade, is now practicing successfully as a member of the firm of Turner, Turner, Harley & Paris. His birth occurred in Columbia, Missouri, on the 2d of May, 1878, his parents being George W. and Elizabeth J. (Martin) Turner, both of whom were also natives of that state, where the father followed general agricultural pursuits throughout his entire business career. During the period of the Civil war he was captured while endeavoring to reach Price’s army and was incarcerated in
Location: Blackwell Oklahoma
Owen M. Thomas. The Citizens State Bank of Bronson, of which Owen M. Thomas is vice president, is an institution which had grown rapidly and prospered since it was established less than ten years ago, and its success is largely due to the character of the men entrusted with its executive management. Mr. Thomas had been actively identified with banking for ten years, both in Oklahoma and in Kansas. Though a young man, his career had apparently been one of rapid accomplishment, and he had achieved as much in ten years as many men do in their entire active life.
Baker City, Oregon Lillian Belle Baker, 87, passed away in Baker City, on Wednesday, July 31, 2003. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003, at Hilltop Memorial Cemetery in Nyssa. Services were under the direction of Lienkaemper Chapel, Nyssa. Lillian was born to John A. Nelson and Elizabeth Belle Curt Nelson on May 9, 1916, in Blackwell, Okla. She married Paul W. Baker on April 2, 1934, in Twin Falls, Idaho, and they moved to Nyssa in 1939. Paul died in 1971. Lillian worked for several years at Malheur Memorial Hospital in Nyssa and she moved