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Frank Kinney, 1899-1941

Centerville Daily Iowegian – 22 April 1941
Frank Kinney, 
Native of Jerome Vicinity Was Well Known
Funeral Will be at Jerome
  Frank Kinney, former well known resident of the Jerome vicinity, died suddenly of heart failure at Oklahoma City yesterday, according to word received here today.  Mr. Kinney is said to have dropped dead without warning having been in apparently good health immediately before his death.
  Mr. Kinney was born and raised on a farm west of Jerome.  He was well known and had many relatives and friends over the community to all of whom the news of his sudden death comes as a shock and sorrow.
  In death he leaves the following brothers and sisters: Carl Kinney, of Marshalltown; Ora Kinney, of near Seymour; and George Kinney, living west of Centerville; Mrs. Guthrie Norris, of Marshalltown; and Mrs. Effie Houx, of Cedar Rapids.
  The body is being brought back TO Jerome and funeral services will be held at the Methodist church there at 2:00 o’clock Wednesday.
The Seymour Herald – 24 April 1941
  Funeral services for Frank Kenney, 52, were held in the Methodist church in Jerome Wednesday afternoon, at 2:30 o’clock.
  Mr. Kinney had been a resident of Oklahoma City, Okla., the past 22 years and died from a heart attack.  He is the brother of E. O. and Carl Kinney.
  Burial was made in the Jerome cemetery.
  In death he leaves to morn three brothers and two sisters, Ova of near Seymour, George of near Centerville, Carl of Marshalltown, Mrs. Guthrie Norris of Marshalltown, Mrs. Effie Houx of Cedar Rapids.
  The funeral service was conducted at Jerome by Rev. H. B. Fay of burial was in Jerome cemetery.
Centerville Daily Iowegian – 24 April 1941
Funeral Service For Frank Kinney At Jerome 23rd
  Funeral services were held at Jerome Methodist church Wednesday afternoon, April 23, 1941, for Frank Kinney who died in Oklahoma City, Okla.  He was the son of Jesse and Louise Kinney and was born March 11, 1899, one mile west of Jerome.  He lived on the home farm with his parents until 1919 when he went to Oklahoma and worked for the Sinclair and Stand Pipe Line company, of which he was chief engineer.
  As a boy he always attend Sunday school and the Methodist church in Jerome.
Centerville Daily Iowegian – 28 April 1941
  Mrs. George Kinney, of west of Centerville, states that a message came to them of the death of George’s brother Frank. His remains were being shipped to Seymour, Ia.  No date for the funeral had been set at the date of this writing.  George’s brother Frank had visited in George’s home during his 12 year residence on what was for many years called the McFerren farm west of Eagle locality.
  Carl Kinney of Marshalltown spent the week-end with friends in the Jerome vicinity.
  Mr. and Mrs. Ova Kinney and Orlando Mitten of Seymour and Mr. and Mrs. George Kinney of Centerville and Mr. and Mrs. Orville Kinney of Des Moines attended the funeral of Frank Kinney Wednesday afternoon.
  Mr. and Mrs. Guthrie Norris and Carl Kinney of Marshalltown, Ia., and Mrs. Effie Houx of Cedar Rapids, attended the funeral of Frank Kinney Wednesday afternoon.
  Mr. and Mrs. Norris remained for a few days visit at the home of his brother Lewis Norris and family.
  Funeral services were held at the Jerome Methodist church Wednesday afternoon for Frank Kinney who passed away in Oklahoma City, Okla.  He was a former resident of Jerome.
  Mrs. Effie Houx of Cedar Rapids is visiting with her cousin, Mrs. Alta Morrison, and other relatives and friends for a few days.

Gravestones in the Jerome Cemetery 
for the Kinney Family and Frank Kinney
Row 5, Block 8, Lot 2

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