Foreman, Arkansas , United States
|| February 18, 1915
|Died||December 19, 1994
Dec 08, 2015 07:01pm
|Info||NAME:-----------Marion H. Crank |
BIRTH:---------- Feb. 18, 1915, in Bearden, Ark.
DEATH:--------- Monday, Dec. 19, 1994, in Texarkana, Texas, age 79.
ADDRESS:---- Foreman, Ark.
RELATIVES:--Survivors include his wife, Polly Crank of Foreman; one son, Robert Crank of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; three daughters, Marianne Maynard and Elizabeth Carter of Stuttgart, Ark. and Margaret Crank of Little Rock, Ark.; two brothers, Floyd Crank of Muskogee, Okla. and Harry Crank of Tulsa, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. E. A. Crank of Muskogee and Mrs. Norman Ryser of Tulsa
INFO-------------He was in the general merchantile business in Foreman, a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Foreman, Ark., where he was a teacher of the men's Sunday school class, delegate to State Diocesan Convention and former Senior Warden, and the Farmers Home Administration Region 8 in Dallas, Texas, where he was chief real property control. He was a Little River County state representative and Speaker of the House Representatives in 1963-65 and instrumental in establishing the Foreman Industrial Development Corporation. He was Chief Agricultural Officer in China for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, taught agriculture to veterans in Foreman, the current president of Southwest Arkansas Planning & Development District and current chairman of Little River County Rural Development Authority.
BURIAL:--------Holy Cross Cemetery in Foreman
SERVICES----- St. Barnabas Episcopel Church with Father Joel Reed officiating
SOURCE:------Texarkana Gazette and Little River News