- Charles Culberson Kersh 81, of 1009 N. Ross, died in a Tyler hospital at 1:45 a.m. today. Kersh, a native of Brandon, Miss., lived in Tyler for the past 10 years. Funeral to be held Dec. 19 in Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Chapel, Tyler, Texas at 2 p.m. with Rev. Riley of the Wesley Methodist Church officiating. Burial to be in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Tyler, Texas - section "B".
Survivors are his wife Margaret, a son Charles Samuel Kersh of Brownfield, two daughters, Mrs. William A. Stewart of North Hollywood, California, Mrs. Lester Gallup of Houston, a brother, Sam Kersh of Palestine, Texs, two sisters Mrs. Clara Williams of Electra, Texas and Mrs. Emma Hollis of Houston, Texas, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Lindale, Texas Masonic Lodge.
NOTE: Mrs. William A. Stewart - Hortense Kersh - Mrs. Lester Gallup - Harriet (Hattie) Mae Kersh, Mrs. Clara Williams - Clara Devoe Kersh Ream Williams - Mrs. Emma Hollis - Emma Rogers Kersh Curry Hollis.
Pallbearers at Charles's funeral were Benton Luke Curry, David Boice, Jacob Norvell, Charles Trigg, Harvey Miller and Charles Hill.