ERMA CATHERINE GILBERT
Funeral services were conducted June 27, 1940 at Caney Baptist
Church with Rev. R. C. Miller of Atoka officiating.
Burial was in Caney Cemetery under the direction of Gus Poole
Funeral Home of Durant.
A housewife, she died June 26, 1940, after a long illness.
Born in Tennessee, she was the daughter of Adolphus William
Gilbert and Delilah Hensley Gilbert. She had lived most of her adult
life in Caney and Atoka and was a member of Atoka First Baptist Church.
She was married to George Madison Adair in the Caney Baptist
Church December 25, 1905.
She was preceded in death by an infant son an is survived by her
husband George Maddison (Mat) Adair, and the following children; Mrs.
Myrtle Byrum, Moe Adair and Royal Adair of Atoka, Mrs. Georgia Lou
Childress and Mrs. Ruthylene Hall of Caney; Mrs. Ruby Ernert of Grand
Junction, Colorado; Mrs. Bernice Huffhines of Dallas, Texas. One sister,
Mrs. Bertha Crow of Arcata, California and one brother William Finley of
Los Angeles, California, twelve grandchildren and a host of other
relatives and friends.
Submitted: April 2000, by Erma Byrum Tankersley email@example.com