Beverly O. "Oscar" WINGO


Benton Evening News (Thursday, 13 March 1958, page 1 column 6):

Oscar Wingo, 75, Dies Suddenly

Oscar Wingo, 75, died suddenly yesterday morning from a heart attack at his home in Mt. Vernon. The body was taken to the Pulley Funeral Home there. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

He was the brother of Aaron Wingo and Mrs. Alta Kirk, Benton.

Benton Evening News (Friday, 14 March 1958, page 1 column 2):

Rites Saturday for Oscar Wingo, Former Resident.

Funeral services for Oscar Wingo, former Franklin County resident, will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Pulley Funeral Chapel in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Harvey Kimmel of Benton will officiate and burial will be in Kirk cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home, where friends may call after noon today.

He was born in Franklin County on September 15, 1883, the son of B. A. and Nancy (Clinton) Wingo. He was 74 years old when he died suddenly Wednesday morning from a heart attack.

On July 4, 1911, he was married at Tuckerman, Ark., to Sarah Ellen Cunningham, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Hubert, of Mt. Vernon, and Marvin, who is stationed in Greece with the U. S. Coast Guard; four daughters, Edith Cullins, of Elgin, Odessa Carpenter, of Canon City, Colo., Clarice Morris, of Mt. Vernon, and Lila Krizek, St. Louis; 18 grandchildren and five great grandchildren; three brothers, Richard, of Ina, and William and Sherman of Benton; and one sister, Mrs. Alta Kirk, Benton.

His parents, one daughter, two brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.