E. C. Thompson passed away in this city last Sunday morning at 12:50 o’clock from heart trouble caused by after effects of the flu. The young man was a railroad telegrapher and had worked a trunk (?) at the North Powder station in times passed, but held a like position at Baker at the time of his death.
Everett C. Thompson was born Aug. 10, 1904, in Commerce, Texas. He came to Union county, Oregon, Dec. 22, 1928. He was united in marriage to Miss Ethel Fay Jones of North Powder Oct. 5, 1929.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. April 9, at West undertaking parlor, Baker and the body was sent to Commerce, Texas, accompanied by L.V. Vermillion, chairman of the O.R.T., of which the deceased was a member.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ethel Fay Thompson of North Powder; his mother, Mrs. J.A. Thompson, Commerce, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Horn, Greenville, Texas, Miss Evon Thompson, Commerce, Texas; four brothers, Verdell of Commerce, W.L. of Jacksonville, Aldo of Mexico City, New Mexico, and Felton of Pierre, South Dakota.
We wish to express our sincere thanks and appreciations to our many friends for their kindness and beatuiful floral offerings during the recent loss of our beloved husband and son.
Mrs. E.C. Thompson; Mr. and Mrs. Alma Jones and family
North Powder News – Oregon Trail Weekly
April 10, 1931
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