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1. Title:   O'Neill, Dorothy, Bolling family researcher
Page:   report to Joyce Poole 6/14/2007
2. Title:   Death Certificate
Page:   State of TX
3. Title:   Obituary in Newspaper
Page:   Mrs. J. D. Power, Abilene Reporter-News, 12 Jul 1941, pg 3 Col 1
4. Title:   Bolling Family Descendant or Researcher
Page:   Nancy Hatch 15 Dec 2008
5. Title:   Obituary in Newspaper
Page:   Mrs. J. D. Power, Abilene Reporter-News, 123Jul 1941, pg 13A Col 7

Notes
a. Note:   Received from Nancy Hatch 12/30/2008: Joyce, Here is the obit of John and Cornelia Bolling's daughter Mamie Huldie Bolling Power Abilene Reporter - News, Saturday, July 12, 1941 pg 3 Col 1 Illness Is Fatal to Mrs. J. D. Power Mrs. J. D. Power, 69, a resident of Abilene since 1903 died at 5 yesterday afternoon at her home, 541 Pecan. She had been ill several weeks. Mrs. Power was born March 16, 1872 in Mississippi. She and Mr. Power were married in Fort Worth in 1903, immediately coming to Abilene. She was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband and nine children. They are Harry Carter and Mrs. Comelia Newman [Nancy Hatch said her name was Norman, probably Cornelia, too, if the print type of the r and n ran together], both of Abilene, and Mrs. Mary Jones, Fort Worth, children by her first marriage: Mrs. John A. Carlisle, Forth Worth, Sam Power of Louisiana, George, Burl and Willie Power, all of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Catherine Smith, Oklahoma City, two brothers, Bud and Burl Bowling, the former of Big Spring, and two sisters, Mrs. Ed Dickerson, Abilene, and Mrs. Lena Jones, Kansas, also survive as do 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral arrangements in charge of Laughter funeral home were incomplete last night pending word from children who reside outside the state. Abilene Reporter - News, Sunday, July 13, 1941, pg 13A Col 7 Funeral Sunday for Mrs. Power Funeral services will be held this afternoon for Mrs. J. D. Power, an Abilene resident 38 years, who died Friday at her home, 514 Pecan. The rites will be conducted by the Rev. Roy Kemp, pastor of the Corinth Baptist church, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be Burl Wheeler, Clay Jones, Clyde Fry, Dick Bailey, Tommie Hale, and Joe Etheridge. Burial in the city cemetery will be directed by Laughter Funeral Home. Mrs. Power is survived by her husband, nine children, two brothers and two sisters.


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