Funeral of W. B. RIDDLE
Funeral services for William B. RIDDLE, who died Wednesday at his home, 501 S. Exchange, were held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Christian church. Mrs. Max HARRIS and Mrs. Stanley MADISON sang, accompanied by Miss Buelah WEYLER. Rev. Claude G. LARGE was in charge of the services. Interment was in the Maplewood cemtery. Pallbearers were Peter HINES, John A. SCHEEL, J. W. BOLTON, A. H. SMITH, E. A. ROWLAND and G. L. MILLER.
William Baird RIDDLE was born August 22, 1869, at Freeport, Illinois. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. RIDDLE. He came to Emporia, Lyon Co., Ks. with his parents in 1880 and has lived in and around Emporia since that time. In 1889 he was married to Lizzie E. BROWN.
Surviving Mr. RIDDLE are two sons, Harry RIDDLE, Ventura, Ca. and Samuel RIDDLE, Emporia; two daughters, Mrs. Ray HOUSELY, Emporia, and Mrs. Charles GOODELL, Galesburg, Illinois; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth PARKER, Emporia, and Mrs. Enos KYLE, Plymouth; three brothers, Sylvester RIDDLE, Emporia, Arthur RIDDLE, Emporia and Walter RIDDLE, Humboldt. He is also survived by six grandchildren.
Emporia Gazette (Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas) 2 Nov 1929. Submitted by: Marie Cook 10 Oct 2001