July 14, 1955
William C. McCray, 83, a retired farmer, died Saturday in his home, 48 3rd Street, NE, after an illness of five months.
Born February 9, 1872, in Harrison Township, Carroll County, he was a son of the late Levi and Ruth (Hanlin) McCray. He had been a resident of Carrollton for nine years and was a member of the Methodist Church here.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Alzada (Bashaw) McCray; one daughter, Mrs. Cleon Coffy, and a son, Olen McCray, both of Carrollton; a brother, Virgil McCray of Carrollton, and three grandchildren.
Services were conducted at the Sweeney Funeral Home Monday with the Rev. Forrest Nees officiating.
Burial was in Westview Cemetery.