HALE - James D., 83, Mineral, passed away Feb. 15th in a Morton hospital. He was born in Knot county, Ky., on Aug. 4, 1876, and had been a resident of Mineral for 50 years. He was a member of the Old Regular Baptist church. surviving the deceased is his wife, Eliza; two sons, Jim and Marcus, Tacoma; four daughters, Mrs. Verna Bevan, Mineral; Mrs. Marie Sherard, and Mrs. Anna Lee Hale, Seattle; Mrs. Mabel Compton, Morton; a sister, Mrs. Vera Arnold, Tacoma; two brothers, Wiley, GardenGrove [sic], California, and Elam, Littcar, Ky.; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Mineral Presbyterian church with Rev. Oliver Workman officiating. Burial in Mineral cemetery under direction of the Fissell Funeral Home.
Source: The Chehalis Advocate, 18 February 1960, page 14. Microfilm available at Washington State Library, 6880 Capitol Blvd. S., Tumwater, WA 98512
Transcribed by Kathryn Lester. She has no further information on this individual.