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.