unknown undated newspaper clippings from grandma grace's book
In Memory of:
June 9 1918 June 27 1989
1:00 p.m. Friday June 30 1989
Dr. Clyde Elder
Organist: Fern Muff
Soloist: David Vanderpool
"Will the Circle be Unbroken"
Resthaven Memorial Gardens'
Funeral services for Robert Warren McCullough were held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of the Blackmore-Whitaker Funeral Home. Dr. Clyde Elder, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiated.
Mr McCullough, 71, of 1502 Nichols St., Trenton, died Tuesday, June 27 1989, at the Ellis Fischel State Cancer Hospital in Columbia.
Mrs Carl Muff played the organ accompaniment for David Vanderpool, who sang, "Lily of the Valley," and "Will the Circle be Unbroken?"
Pallbearers, all members of Joseph L. Norton Post No. 919, Veterans of Foreign Wars, were Frank Clodfleter, Max Garrison, Steve Horner, Tom Phillips, Charley Cole and Lowell Dabler.
Military graveside rites were held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Trenton by members of Joseph L. Norton Post No. 919, VFW, with Merril Cahill as commander; Leo Whitaker, chaplain; Bob Scott, officer of the day; Bill Williams and Howard Hobbs, color guard; John Hawkins and Tony Ralston, color bearers; and CJ. Baker, Burl Shelton, Dallas Cox, and Wayne Griffin, firing squad.
Robert McCullough, 71, a resident of 1502 Nichols St., Trenton, died Tuesday afternoon, June 27 1989, at the Ellis Fischel State Cancer Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 1p.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of the Blackmore-Whitaker Funeral home. Dr Clyde Elder, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Trenton.
There is no family visitation scheduled at the funeral home.
Mr McCullough was born June 9 1918 in Trenton Mo the son of Warren and Valcy McMulary McCullough. He was married to Verma D. Brown on Nov 14 1937 in Gallatin Mo. She died in July 1982.
Mr McCullough served with the US Navy during World War II. He worked for Swift & Company in Trenton, and later worked for the City of Trenton for 23 years. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Elks Lodge.
Survivors include two sons, Bobby McCullough of Holly Ridge, N.C., and Billy McCullough of La Habra, Calif.; two sisters, Goldie Morris of St Joseph, and Leona McCullough of Hollywood Fla; 12 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
Besides his parents and wife, Mr McCullough was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.