Obituary – Samuel, Mary (Austin)

Class of 1914

Mary (Austin) Samuel

October 16, 1893 – January 26, 1973

Mrs. Mary (Austin) Samuel, 79, five miles west of Perry, died at 1:55 a.m. Friday at Perry Memorial hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m Saturday in Newton chapel with Joe Hobbs officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Samuel was born Oct. 16, 1893, in Leoti, Kansas, to Homer Ellsworth and Clara B. Austin. She graduated from Perry high school in 1914 and taught in several area rural schools from 1917 to 1920. She moved to Chickasha in 1921 and returned to Perry in 1952. In 1920, she married George Samuel, who preceded her in death in 1961.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Jack (Margaret) Buchanan, Perry; one son, Herbert Samuel, San Bernadino, Calif.; one siter, Miss Grace Austin, Perry; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.