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Lebanon News
Obituary of James J. Candler

July 9, 1920


Jas. J. Candler, well known to many of our older citizens, and who made his home in Oak Grove for a number of years, died at the Research Hospital in Kansas City, Monday, June 28th, 1920, following a short illness. Mr. Candler had been visiting at the home of his sister, Mrs. Gibson, southeast of town, when he taken suddenly ill and was taken to the hospital at Kansas City. Mr. Candler's home as at Oktaha, Oklahoma, where he had lived for the past sixteen years. He was born in Russell County, Virginia, on May 10th, 1844. Mr. Candler is survived by seven children, sixteen grand children and eight great grand children. His children are W. A. Candler, of Okmulgee, Okla.; Dr. F. D. Candler, of Bonner Springs, Kansas; Mrs. A. H. and Mrs. H. H. Knobeldsorff and J. J. Candler, of Oktaha, Oklahoma; B. D. Candler, of Kansas City; Lucian Candler, of Denver. His body was brought to Oak Grove cemetery Wednesday for interment. Mr. Candler was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Oktaha. The lodge of Masona of this city had charge of the funeral at the grave. - Oak Grove (Mo.) Banner.

The deceased was a brother of Mr. John T. Candler, of Carterton, Russell county. He left this county some forty odd years ago.

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