Class of 1929
Charles “Hadley” Thrash
October 24, 1911 – May 12, 1994
Charles Hadley Thrash, 82, area farmer-rancher, died at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 12, 1994, at Presbyterian hospital in Oklahoma City.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian church with Rev. Ken Waddell, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home. Memorials have been established to benefit the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation or the American Heart association.
Thrash was born northwest of Perry on Oct. 24, 1911. His parents were Charles and Myra Thrash. He was a 1929 graduate of Perry high school and attended the University of Oklahoma. He served in the United Slates Army during World War II.
He and Isabell Ledbetter were married in 1937. Mrs. Thrash preceded her husband in death in 1957. Thrash and Hilda Smuck were married in 1962 and she died in 1986.
Thrash was a field safety employee of Shell Oil company until his retirement in 1966. Since that time he had farmed and raised cattle northwest of Perry.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian church where he had been an elder, deacon and trustee and was a 32nd degree Mason.
Among survivors are one brother, Kenneth Thrash, and a nephew, Mark Thrash, both of Tulsa.