Class of 1908

Earl Brisbine Fleming

November 9, 1889 – September 14, 1959

Earl B. Fleming, Sr., 69, of 2846 NW 19, Oklahoma City, OK, died unexpectedly Monday afternoon of a heart attack while playing a game of bridge at Twin Lakes.

Fleming, a native of Cawker, Kan., was born to John Calvin and Mary Jane (Wilson) Fleming on November 9, 1889. He came to Oklahoma in 1896 and graduated from Perry high school in 1908. Following his graduation he attended a Business College in Cincinnati, Ohio, and took a position at the Bank of Commerce in Perry.

In 1911 he moved to Oklahoma City and had been a piano salesman for the Woodmansee Abbott Music Co.

A veteran of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France during World War I, Fleming was a member of the American Legion. He was also a member of the Benevolent Protective Order, of Elks.

He is survived by his wife, the former Clara Kinzer, of the home; a son, Earl, Jr., 2204 Downing; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Timberlake, 3132 NW 33, and one grandson.

Services are pending at the Watts funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.