George Kimble ~ ~ ~ 1863-1957 © Blackwell Journal Tribune April 22, 1957 Submitted by: Shirley Harlan
Tonkawa Pioneer George W. Kimble Passes at Home
Tonkawa, April 22--Pioneer Tonkawa resident George W. Kimble, 93, 704 East Grand, died at 1:30 a.m. Monday at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McCafferty funeral home.
Rev. Charles Livingston, pastor of the First Christian Church, will officiate and burial will be in the Tonkawa IOOF cemetery with members of the Odd Fellows lodge conducting graveside rites.
Born in Shelbyville, Ind., Nov 1, 1863, Mr. Kimble moved with his parents to Kansas in 1872 and made the Cherokee Strip run of 1893, staking a claim west of Tonkawa.
His wife, Anna, preceded him in death in 1938. He had been a member of the Tonkawa Odd Fellows lodge since 1903.
Survivors include one daughter, Miss Vera Kimble of the home, several nieces and nephews.
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