Melvin man killed after pickup flips

July 27-31, 1962 Tommy Turner, a 32-year-old Melvin ranch hand, was fatally injured Saturday afternoon when a pickup truck overturned on the Menard highway, about 22 miles southwest of Brady in Menard County. The driver, M.H. Casey, 26, of San Angelo, formerly of Brady, received a serious head injury and remained in Brady Hospital Tuesday. Two other men in the truck, Bobby Jack Ivy, 29, of Rochelle, and Albert Garner, about 60, of Brady escaped with minor injuries. Garner is the father-in-law of Ivy and Turner. The men had moved a load of furniture to Menard for Raymond Harvison of Rochelle, Casey’s father-in-law. They were returning to Brady when the truck ran off the shoulder of the road and flipped over. Turner apparently was killed instantly. Garner received cuts and bruises on his face and arms, and Ivy had a minor chest injury. Both were treated and released at Brady Hospital. Thomas Ross Turner was born April 21, 1930, in Melvin. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Wilkerson Chapel, and burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery. Survivors are his wife, Ethelyne; a son, Tommy Dean Turner; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Odice Turner of Melvin; a brother, Duain S. Turner of DeHainis; and three sisters, Mrs. Leta Johnson of San Angelo, Mrs. Pattie Jean Hart in Germany and Dickey Sue Turner of Melvin. * * * New babies born at Brady Hospital Many new babies have been born at Brady Hospital the last three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Owens of Brady are the parents of a son born July 11 and weighing five pounds, two-and-one-half ounces. He was named Barry Ray. Mr. and Mrs. Don Elliott of Brady, Douglas Floyd, a son born July 11, weighing eight pounds and one-half ounce. Mr. and Mrs. Herbie Penn’s daughter, Cynthia LaRhea, was born July 22 and weighed six pounds and 14-and-one-half ounces. Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Thompson of Brady are happy to announce the birth of a daughter on July 23. She weighed seven pounds, one-and-three-quarter ounces and has been named Edythe Evelyn. Mr. and Mrs. S.C. Engdahl of Brady are parents of a son, Derek Dawayne, born July 24, weighing six pounds, three-and-one-fourth ounces. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Vick Hill of Brady on July 25, weighing six pounds, two-and-one-half ounces. She was named Vickie Lee. Sherry Elisa was the name given their eight-pound-five-ounce daughter by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth of Brady. She was born July 25. Mr. and Mrs. James Locklear of Brady have named their daughter Cindy Glennice. She was born July 26 and weighed eight pounds, six ounces. Mr. and Mrs. Mel Whitley of Austin are the parents of a daughter born July 27. She has been named Barbara Ann and weighed seven pounds, five-and-one-half ounces. Mrs. Whitley is the former Maxine Cude, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cude of Brady. Mr. and Mrs. Deryl Griffith are happy to announce the birth of a daughter Saturday, July 28, in Brady Hospital. The little miss weighed eight pounds and one-fourth ounce and has been named Melanie Lou. The proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Donald Coleman of Eufaula, Okla., and Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Griffith, Brady. Mr. and Mrs. James Lackey of Mercury, are the proud parents of a daughter, Lela Mae, born July 30, weighing seven pounds, three-and-one-fourth ounces. Mrs. Lackey is the former Reta Adams, daughter of Mrs. France Adams and the late Mr. Adams of Mercury. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith of Brady have a new daughter, born July 30. She weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and has been named Peggy Sue. Mrs. Smith is the former Geneva Hinds. * * * Melvin teacher cops golf title Paul Huntington, Melvin school principal, wrapped up the championship Sunday at Brady’s sixth annual All-City Golf Tournament. Claiming his second title (he won in ’59), Huntington edged Gerald Lemons in the finals, 1 up. For Lemons, now an A&M student, it was his second time as runner-up. He narrowly missed the title back in 1957 when he was a champion golfer for Brady High School. Lemons eliminated the tourna-ment’s defending champion, Pete Newman, a three-time winner, in the semi-finals, 7-6. Huntington advanced to the finals with a 4-3 win over Bill Archer, another former Brady High championship golfer. Medalist of the tournament was young Karlton Steffens, a Brady High boy who fired a hot 68 (30-38) in the qualifying. He fell in the first round, however, to W.T. Archer, 1 up on 20 holes. Brady High’s schoolboy golfers provided some tough competition for their adult tournament mates. Charles Dicker won the championship consolation, 2-1, over another high schooler, Jimmy Criswell. High schooler David Barker won the second flight. In fact the Barker family did rather well in the tournament. David’s father, Ernest Barker, was runner-up in the first flight, and his mother, Mrs. Marie Barker, took the women’s consolation. Mrs. Jym Tittle was the women’s champion, defeating Mrs. Jane Winters in the finals, 6-5. * * * Former Brady boy gets scholarship Clayton Stewart, 18, a native of Brady, has been awarded a four-year scholarship to Texas A&M by the West Texas A&M Club of San Angelo. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernone Stewart of Sterling City, Clayton attended school in Brady and Lohn and was graduated last may from Sterling City High School. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Lewis of Brady. Clayton was president of the Sterling County 4-H Club in 1958 and has served as president of the FFA. In high school he also played football and basketball and ran track. The A&M scholarship is worth $300 per year. It is administered by the A&M College Development Fund. * * * PERSONAL MENTIONS Guests of Haglers Mr. and Mrs. Wright Carlisle and Mike, of Ralls, visited Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hagler and family Wednesday night. Rick Hagler returned with them, via Six Flags Over Texas, for a week’s visit. * * * Here from Houston Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Holloway and sons, Randy and Brent, of Houston, former residents of Brady, arrived Sunday to spend a few days here visiting relatives and friends. The Holloways spent the latter part of last week visiting relatives in Abilene.

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