Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Man Killed When Tractor Overturned

unknown newspaper clipping dated 1954 from the collection of the late Amanda Shafer.

Arthur Elmore, 53 years old, was killed last Thursday when a tractor overturned on him at his farm near Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Mr. Elmore, a music teacher at the school in Beaconsfield, Iowa, was born and reared in Mercer County. He taught school in a rural school near Saline and at New Hampton and Blythedale, Mo., before moving to Iowa. He was a graduate of Northwest Missouri State College, Maryville.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mae Elmore, and a daughter, Miss Renabel Elmore, both of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Chapman, Hale, Mo., and Mrs. Raymond Miller, Saline; a brother, Charles Elmore, Saline, and his mother, Mrs. Green Elmore, Saline.
Services were Saturday at Mount Ayr and burial was in the Freedom Cemetery near Saline.

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