Frederick Charles Rawlings
From: The Havensville Review, Havensville,
The Rev. W. R. Johnson, pastor of the Grace Methodist church assisted by John
Hagans, pastor of the Mt. Zion Methodist church conducted funeral services for
Frederick Charles Rawlings, who died at the William Newton Memorial hospital in
Winfield, Sunday morning.
Date: July 17, 1930
Mr. Hoverstock and Mrs. O’Neil and Mr. and Mrs. Chester O’Neal sang, “Shall We
Gather at the River,” “In the Garden,” and “God be With You Till We Meet Again,”
Mr. Rawling’s favorite songs.
The casket bearer were Frank Soule, Harry Combs, Worley O’Neil, George Oldham,
Henry Drauden, J. H. Burkett. Burial was in the Mt. Vernon cemetery.
Mr. Rawlings was born near Havensville, Pottawatomie Co., Kansas, April 14, 1872
and died June 29, 1930, at the age of 58 years, 2 months and 15 days. He has
been a sufferer of heart trouble for the past few years and on Sunday morning,
June 22nd he had a severe attack and was taken to Newton Memorial hospital where
he died a week later.
Mr. Rawlings was married to Nellie May Case, on February 8, 1899. They lived on
a farm near Havensville until 1909 when they moved to the south for his health,
later locating near Winfield where they have lived for 15 years. He is survived
by his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Olivia Ludden of Wichita, Mrs. Susie Connor,
one son, Yeoman Rawlings of Winfield; four grandchildren and a sister; Mrs.
Olivia Prettijohn, Chulmleigh, England. One son Orville preceded him in death 8
years ago. The out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were:
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ludden and little daughter of Wichita, Mr. and Mrs. Wagner,
New Kirk, Okla.; Mrs. House and Elmer Rowe, Mrs. Carrie Roberts, Mrs. Lydia
Moore, and Mrs. Neva Onsley, Blackwell, Okla.; and Mrs. Julia White, Haigler,
Neb.; and mrs. Mary Walton, Arkansas City, Kans.