Thurston William True, Sr was born May 16, 1872, son of James Hill True and Sarah Bowen True.
Thurston William True, Sr, 69, died April 30, 1942 at Providence hospital after an illness of several years.
Funeral services were to be conducted at 5 o’clock this afternoon at the McCormick’s mortuary by the Rev. R. C. Campbell, pastor of the First Baptist church. He will be assisted by the Rev. B. Allen Reed. Interment was to follow in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were to be: J. E. Gelston, D. K. Jones, W. L. MOrris, Dr. L. C. Davis, S. L. Kellar, W. W. Holmes, A. H. Gaillard, all of Columbia, and E. T. Bowen of Blaney.
Honorary pallbearers were to be the members of the Order of Railway Conductors.