Harry Strode dead at 85
CANTRALL - Harry L. Strode of R.R. 1, Cantrall, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday,
July 18 at his residence. He was 85 years old.
Mr. Strode was born January 4, 1895 near Cantrall, the son of John E. and
Louisa Cantrall Strode. A retired farmer, he was a member of the American Legion Post Barracks No. 185.
Surviving are his wife, Emma; one son, Harry E. of Cantrall; one brother,
Emery of Springfield; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 at Mott and Henning Funeral Home, Athens, with Rev. Herbert Thompson officiating.
Burial was in Strode Cemetery near Cantrall.
Source: Petersburg Observer, 31 July 1980