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FUNERAL SERVICES OF H. II WOFFORD YEST. The funeral services of Howard Woffoisd were held yesterday at 2 sil-p. m. under the direction of Under- Under- j taker Hand with Rev. J. R. Cason of- of- ficiating. The remains were interred in the Patrick cemetery. Captain Preston Ayres, command ing Co. C, has written the following letter to T. J. Wofford, father of the deceased: Camp Wheeler, Ga., Jan. 3, 1918. My Dear Mr. Wofford: It is my sad duty to have to inform you of the death of your son, Howard M. ' wofford, wno was a member oz my -.w command. .He died very ddenly and Camn Wheeler . f, on t)i Afternoon . of Januarv S.' IfliL from comnUcsv-'L: comnUcsv-'L: tions following an operation for acute appendicitis J ! Private Wofford was in all respects; a model and well conducted soldier,! and gentleman, and his loss is keenly felt, not only by myself but all the other officers and men of the company. company. ' But we all feel that even though he did not have the opportu nity of fighting for his country on the battlefields of France, that he none I the less gave his life, for the service t. Mm fr mr,A t. .rvrl .hnM K onorej for ne certainty of his pa-,wires pa-,wires triotiam rA dvntion to hi flar ' t -xtend -xtend von all most heartv svm-!"16 svm-!"16 svm-!"16 j i , A j i paxny m your toss, ana can omy aay j I .. k ffc. nf vnnr w ever Or- so hard, it is a sarrifiee made for the honor and safety .of your flag and for the maintenance forever of the ideals for which the Hag stands. Regret for the temporary loss sustained must give way to pride in his sacrifice to his com try which could eanse him to count life as nothing in the face of his patriotic duty. -: -: Very resrectfally, PRESTON AYRES. Capt 124th Inf, Command'g Co. C Rv J-lifn J-lifn J-lifn IL narria.) Camp Wheeler, Ga-. Ga-. Ga-. Jan. 2. 1918. f:,Hrw rioH Co.-Croiflrht. Co.-Croiflrht. Co.-Croiflrht. for dnring the dv death has cl"imd two morn of te Hmrtny. Com. Pv- Pv- nond Oron died in the liosital th"3 the the and and fine hold for ' well (Cr-.tlr.n-1 (Cr-.tlr.n-1 (Cr-.tlr.n-1 (Cr-.tlr.n-1 (Cr-.tlr.n-1 en j - C)

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  1. The Orlando Sentinel,
  2. 06 Jan 1918, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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