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From: "Annita Fulton" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Essie Roe and ? Franks
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 17:53:08 -0500
Bernie do you have a G.W. Franks (buried at Shaver Campground Cemetery) on
>From: "Bernie Moore-Knowles" <>
>Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Essie Roe and ? Franks
>Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2006 22:55:33 -1000
><<Survivors include four sons, Elwyn Roe of West Plains, Mo.,
>Cecil Roe of Viola, Roy Roe of Hartford, Ark., and Glen Roe of West Plains,
>Mo.; a daughter, Mrs Essie Franks >>
>Oh my...........but, I would love to know who Essie Roe's Franks husband
>was! My Franks were from Fulton County.
>All these mysteries!
>"I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
>question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Vera Reeves" <>
>Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 4:11 PM
>Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Roe
> > > Am I correct in assuming that "Dr Roe" was Dr. Charles Roe and that
> > > "his son" was Elwin Charles "Preacher " Roe, who was born in Ash
> > > Flat and later went on to be a famous pitcher for the Brooklyn
> > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> > Nov 21, 1952 - Dr. Chas. Roe Dies at Home at Viola Tuesday
> > Dr. Charles Edward Roe, aged 68 widely known physician of
> > section died Tuesday at his home at Viola. He had been in ill health for
> > several months.
> > Dr. Roe was born at Henderson, Baxter County, son of Mr and
> > Billie Roe. His early life was spent at Pineville. He attended
> > Arkansas, but did not graduate. After being licensed, he began the
> > of medicine at Ash Flat in 1915. He moved to Wild Cherry a year later
> > 1923 he located at Viola, where he lived until his death. He married the
> > former Sarah Elizabeth Ducker at Pineville in 1904.
> > Dr. Roe was a baseball player of note. He played for teams
> > McCrory and Wynne before signing a contract with Memphis of the then
> > Southern Association. He was also with Little Rock for a few months and
> > later played with Pine Bluff of the Cotton States League. Dr. Poe was an
> > avid ball fan up to his death, and much of the know how his famous son,
> > Elwyn (Preacher) Roe, of the Brooklyn Dodgers, uses to baffle National
> > League batters was learned from his father. Dr. Roe for many years had
> > instrumental in maintaining an amateur baseball team at Viola and four
> > his sons played on the team. He was active in playing the game merely as
> > hobby, until about two years ago. For several years he pitched an annual
> > game at Viola, and in the game two years ago he went the full nine
> > route.
> > Dr Roe was a member of the Methodist Church and was a Mason.
> > Funeral services conducted by Rev. Smith of Viola and Rev.
> > Williamson of Pineville; were held at the Viola Methodist Church,
> > at 2:00 p.m. Burial was in Viola Cemetery.
> > Survivors include four sons, Elwyn Roe of West Plains, Mo.,
> > Cecil Roe of Viola, Roy Roe of Hartford, Ark., and Glen Roe of West
> > Mo.; a daughter, Mrs Essie Franks of West Plains; one brother, M. B. Roe
> > Arizona; and four sisters, Mrs Zada Rosaaen of Seattle, Wash., Mrs Dora
> > Eddings of Arizona, Mrs Mittie Baker of Stroud, Okla., and Mrs Willie
> > Latimer of Fordyce, Ark.
> > Viola Cemetery, Fulton County
> > Roe, Dr. C. E. Charles 1884-1952 (84I8)
> > Roe, Elizabeth (Ducker) 1886-1967 (84I7)
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