Wood, James Marvin

Tombstone Data

Wood, James Marvin
Jun 01 1951
Greenlawn Cemetery
Columbus,Cherokee County,KS

Abstract Data

James Marvin Wood - Two Picher Oklahoma youths were killed when the car in which they were riding collided with a Frisco freight train on U.S. Highway 69, a mile west of Picher Oklahoma, shortly before midnight last night. The victims: Debert Lee Ware and James Marvin Wood, both 18 years old. Ware was pronounced dead on arrival at Miami Baptist hospital. Wood, driver of the demolished 1941 Ford Coach, died at 2:15 am today, nearly three hours after the tragedy. The automobile collided with the 22 car train that was backing at the highway crossing. The Ford rammed the 16th freight car from the switch engine, the officer said. Wood, owner of the car, was employed at the Velie Mine in Cardin Oklahoma . A graduate of Picher high school with the class of 1950, he was an ambulance driver for the Morton-Lundy funeral home before he became a hard rock lead and zinc miner. Survivors include his stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Dickinson, 446 South Francis street, Picher, with whom he had lived; two step-brothers, Jimmy Dickinson of the home, and Nelson James Dickinson, U.S. Navy, Norfolk Virginia; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mina Urie of Treece Kansas and paternal grandmother, Mrs. Vernon Wood of Rosamound California. Pallbearers will be Joe Ebb Ward, Bob Jordan, Homer Conway, Dennis Wood, Kenneth Frisbie and Max Martin. Burial will be at the Greenlawn cemetery in Kansas. Morton-Lundy funeral home. A shoveler for a rock-products contractors, Ware attended the Mineral Heights school. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ware, Sr., 12th street and South Connell Avenue, Picher; six brothers, Pvt. Clayton Ware, Jr., U.S. Army, Camp Roberts California, Johnny Ware, Jackie Ware, Clell Ware and Charles D. Ware, all of the home, and Buddy Ware of Picher; seven sisters, Roberta Ware, Dora Mae Ware, Mary Ware, Deloris Ware and Nancy Ware, all of the home; Mrs. Dorothy Searcy of Picher, and Mrs. Everett McBride of Treece Kansas, and his maternal grandfather, Buddy Stewart of Spokane Washington. Thomas funeral home.
Miami News Record,Miami,OK
Jun 01 1951

Greenlawn Cemetery
Northwest of Picher Oklahoma and Treece Kansas 1870's - May 2003
byS J Mahurin
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