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(January 20, 1867 - May 27, 1935)
Lusk Free Lance
May 30, 1935
E. B. Baughn, Old-Timer, Mayor of Manville, Dies at Home Monday Eve.
E.B. Baughn, 68 years old, mayor of Manville, and an old-time resident of the county, passed away quite suddenly at his home in Manville Monday evening a 8:15 o'clock. Death was caused by complications following diabetes, which was aggravated by tick fever about four years ago.
Mr. Baughn was just completing a term as mayor of Manville, and would have relinquished his duties to J. A. Manorgan within a few days. He has been a farmer and rancher in this vicinity for the past 42 years, and has a host of friends who will regret to learn of his sudden death. Mr. Baughn is survived by his wife, Jennie Irene Baughn.
Funeral arrangements have been set for 2:00 o'clock Friday afternoon at Manville, and several of his children are expected to arrive from distant points for the last rites. A complete obituary will appear in The Herald next week.
The Lusk Herald
June 6, 1935
SERVICES HELD FOR E. B. BAUGHN AT MANVILLE
Last Rites for Manville Mayor Postponed Until Saturday So Relatives Could Be Present
Funeral services for the late E. B. Baughn, mayor of Manville, were held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, being postponed from Friday, because Roscoe Baughn could not arrive here Friday, due to the floods in Colorado.
Services were held from the M. E. Church, Rev. J. E. Sears officiating. The church was made beautiful by many potted plants and also many beautiful floral offerings which made the altar a bank of flowers.
Rev. J. E. Sears in his service dwelt on the fact that Mr. Baughn would e greatly missed from the town and community, as he had always given freely of his time and helped in all ways possible to make the town a better place in which to live.
Music was furnished by Mr. Charles Pfeifer of Jireh, Rev. Sears, Mrs. J. E. Sears, Mrs. John L. Weimer of Glendo, Mrs. Edna Howard DeCastro of Lusk, Miss Erma Howard of Manville, who sang several appropriate numbers. Mrs. Emma H. Richardson assisted at the piano.
The pallbearers were George H. Grant, H. B. Card, August Johnson, J. A. Manorgan, Fred W. Kettler and Clint Dern. Interment was made in the Manville Cemetery, with the Peet Mortuary in charge. Mrs. Claude Bridge had charge of the church.
ERASTUS B. BAUGHN
Erastus B. Baughn was born in Wyoming, Stark County, Illinois, on January 20, 1867, and passed away at his home in Manville, Wyo., May 27, 1935, being 68 years, 4 months and 1 day old.
When quite young he moved from his boyhood home in Illinois to Tobis, Nebraska, where he grew to manhood and here he was united in marriage to Jennie Howard of Tobis.
Moving from there to Manville, Wyoming, in 1892, this country then being new and undeveloped, he has engaged in many enterprises and has always stood for the upbuilding of the community, and was a very public-spirited citizen, and also a very kind and helpful neighbor in the time of need.
When a young man he united with the Baptist Church, but there being no Baptist Church in Manville, he united with the M. E. Church of Manville.
Besides his wife, eight children survive him, as well as seventeen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The children are: Mrs. Tessie Valentine and Sidney, of Shawnee, Wyo.; Mrs. Merle Allsup and Curtis of Manville; Howard of Kansas City, Mo.; Roscoe of Harrison, Ark.; Mrs. Nita Lashmett of Holly, Colo.; Mrs. Lola Lewis of Brighten, Colo. One brother, Carl, of Manville; one sister, Lillie Finicle of Riverside, Calif., and other relatives.
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