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From: "Vera Reeves" <>
Subject: [ARIZARD] Moody Cemetery
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 11:11:18 -0500
Calico Rock Progress - Aug 7, 1936 - Young Lady Dies As Result of Accident
Miss Eileen Killian, who was seriously injured in a car wreck, four miles
west here, July 10th, died in St Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock last
Tuesday morning, where she had been under treatment since the accident.
Following the accident, she was rushed to the hospital where it was found
necessary to amputate the right leg. She appeared to be recovering from the
operation, but complications arose from injuries sustained to the left leg
and blood transfusions were resorted to in an effort to spare her life, but
she failed to withstand the ordeal, despite all that skilled hands could do.
Eileen was 17 years of age. She was born and reared here and was extremely
popular with all who knew her. She attended Calico Rock High School and had
reached her freshman year. She was a studious and ambitious in her school
work, possessing those admirable traits that make for pure womanhood. Her
death was a distinct shock to everyone and countless expressions of sorrow
were heard. The grief stricken parents, brother and sister have the sympathy
of everyone in their bereavement.
The remains arrived here on Wednesday's one o'clock train, accompanied by
the parents and Earl R. Wiseman and family of Little Rock. The high regard
in which the deceased was held was evidenced by the hundreds who gathered at
the station and later filled the church to overflowing, in respect to a
Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ, conducted by Elders D.
A. Hively and T. H. Sherrill. Interment was in Rose Lawn cemetery.
Surviving are her parents Mr and Mrs Frank Killian; one brother, Garland and
one sister, Johnne Berniece, besides numerous relatives.