ETHEL MAE AUTRY RITES HELD SEPTEMBER 2 AT 2.
Ethel Mae Autry of Route One, Elvins, was born July 10, 1902, at Cape Girardeau, a daughter of the late William Robert Gaston and Sarah Reagen Gaston and passed away August 30, 1970, at the age of 68 years, one month and 20 days.
December 8, 1918, she was married to Charles Autry who survives with: two sons, Charles Eugene Autry of Fredericktown and William R. Autry of Arnold; three daughters, Mildred Marie (Mrs. Roy Craig) of St. Joe, Michigan, Virginia (Mrs. Clifford LaBelle) of Eureka, Mo., and Sara (Mrs. Albert Christopher) of Elvins; two brothers, Nobel Gaston of Morehouse, Mo., and Odell Gaston of Kalamazoo, Michigan; one sister, Cora Sullivan of Morehouse, Mo.; 15 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Autry was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
Chapel services were Wednesday, September 2, at 2 p.m., at C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral HOme, Bonne Terre, with Rev. John Rider officiating. Interment was at St. Francois Memorial Park under the direction of Boyers.
[Lead Belt News, Flat River, St. Francois County, Missouri, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1970]