Samuel M. Drennan
Samuel M. DRENNAN died at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Hester Nursing Home 
in Ina. He was 80 years of age. Mr. DRENNAN suffered a stroke of paralysis 
a few years ago and has been in an almost helpless condition since. He suffered 
a second stroke shortly before his death. Mr. DRENNAN was one of our most highly 
respected citizens. He spent his entire life in this community where in his younger 
days he engaged in farming and also worked for some on the railroad.

His wife, the former Lora HOWARD, preceded him in death in 1940. He is survived by 
three sons and one daughter: Felix and Harry DRENNAN of Mt. Vernon, Orville DRENNAN 
of Bonnie, and Mrs. Herman TAYLOR of Ina. Also one sister, Mrs. Della HUGHEY of 
Mt. Vernon, two half-brothers, G. D. KOONCE of Long Beach, Calif., and W. J. KOONCE 
of Fouke, Ark., and two half sisters, Mrs. Grace ARNOLD of Benton and Mrs. Elsie GLASS 
of Mt. Vernon.

The body was taken to the Ina Funeral Home.  Funeral will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. 
at the Free Will Baptist Church in Ina.

Source: Unknown
Date: January 17, 1952
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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