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Obituary of Aubin Fry Clarkson

Mrs Clarkson is Dead at 79; Rites Thursday

Mrs Aubin Mildred Clarkson, 79 died Monday in her home, 1000 NW 20th. She had been in failing health for the past seven years. Services will be at 12 noon Thursday in the Street and Draper funeral chapel with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Born August 12, 1878, in Lake Village, Ark. Mrs Clarkson came to Oklahoma City in 1900 from Fort Smith, Ark. Her husband Samuel Edwin Clarkson, president and founder of Oklahoma Hardware company here, died in 1951.

Mrs Clarkson was a member of St Paul's Episcopal church and belonged to the Colonial Dames and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is survived by two sons, Samuel E Clarkson, Jr 452 NW 46th Terrace and Albert L Clarkson of the home, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Daily Oklahoman; Oklahoma City, December 1957.