Prairie, Dallas Co., Texas
Illness Is Fatal To George Cron
services for George Edgar Cron, 56, one of Grand Prairie’s best known
residents were conducted Thursday afternoon at Moore Funeral Chapel. Known to
thousands of Grand Prairians as the friendly proprietor of “Photos by
George”, Cron died at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in a Dallas veterans hospital. He had
been ill only a brief time. A native of
Piqua, Ohio, Cron had lived in Texas 25 years and had resided in Grand Prairie
the past eight years. He had been in photographic work for the past 15 years and
was assisted in this work by his wife. A veteran of World War I, Cron was a
Mason and a Lion and was a member of First Christian Church and the Chamber of
Commerce. Officiating at the funeral was the Rev. Jimmy Hays of First Christian
Church. Burial was in White Chapel
Memorial Garden in Arlington. Masonic
services were held at graveside. Survivors include the deceased’s wife, Vena;
four brothers, Howard G. of Dallas, Arthur B. of Missoula, Montana, Gale W. of
Hamilton, Montana; and Raymond J. of Dayton, Ohio; also one sister, Mrs. Cora M.
Hennessey of Piqua, Ohio. Pallbearers included Harry Himelright Sr., Harry
Himelright Jr., Harold Erb, Joe B. Conover, Same Pettigrew, and R. B. Clark.
Provided by Roger A. Hopkins
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