Funeral services for Mrs. Ora E. Spangler, 825 1st NW, who was killed with her daughter, Mrs. Martha Jo Landers in the tornado Friday afternoon, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Cox officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mrs. Spangler, 74, was born November 5, 1907, in Bowie County, a daughter of William H. Gamble Abbie May Miller Gamble. She attended schools in Hopewell and married Dave F. Spangler on July 12, 1925. He died in 1960. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Marvin (Irene) Bennett of Dallas; one son, David I. Spangler, of Dallas; three grandchildren whom she reared, Larry Spangler and Jerry Spangler of Paris and Mrs. Glenda Fulton of Hope, Ark.;14 other grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Rosa Mason of Ponder, Mrs. Grace Gronka of Claude and Mrs. Edith Lee of Ranger; and two brothers, Austin Gamble of Clarksville and Virgil Gamble of Lake Whitney.
(From The Paris News – April 4, 1982)