William Farl Stroud Died
Tuesday After Long Illness
William Farl Stroud, age 73 and one of the most successful War Eagle farmers died at his home near McConnell Chapel Tuesday morning after several months illness. Funeral services were conducted at the home at 1 o'clock and at the Alabam church at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon by Rev. Jake Drake, Chas. L. McElhaney and Jerry J. Simpson, and interment was made in the Alabam Cemetery. The pallbearers were Herman Culwell, Mack Reeves, Ewell Seals, Burse Reeves, Dewey Harris and Mack Officer. Arrangements were directed by the Bruce Brashears Undertaking Co.
Mr. Stroud was a native of Madison county and resided in same all his life. He engaged extensively in farming and stock raising and was widely regarded for his industrious management of his farming affairs. He was married December 25, 1898 to Sarah Sparks and is survived by her and three children, Earl Stroud and Mrs. Beulah Easterling of Huntsville and Mrs. Easie Stanfill of Nowata, Okla., also by one brother and two sisters, J.R. Stroud of Aurora, Mrs. Bessie Floyd of Marble and Mrs. Easter Sparks of Webb City, Mo.
Madison County (Arkansas) Record, August 23, 1939