Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
Oral Norval Gines
Washington Daily Times
10 July 1962,p1
ORAL GINES, GROCER, DIES IN VINCENNES
Oral Norval Gines, 67, well-known grocer of this city at 1418 McCormick Avenue, died this morning at 6:50 o'clock at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He had been seriously ill for a week. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church, the American Legion, B.P.O. Elks and the Indiana Retail Grocers' Association. MR. Gines was born in Sumner, IL, September 2, 1894, the son of the late John W. and Ida M. Burgett Gines. He was educated in schools at Sumner and Vincennes and was a veteran of WW I. Survivors include a son, Don Gines of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Carolyn) Flynn, Bedford; four grandchildren; three brothers, Rolla Gines, city; Raymond Gines, Bloomington; Harold Gines, city; and a sister, Mrs. John (Dorothy) Riggs of Los Angeles, California. Two sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Free Methodist Church with burial in Oak Grove cemetery. Rev. Donald Riggs of Vincennes will officiate. Friends may call at the Gill Chapel after 7 o'clock this evening. Members of the Elks will conduct special rites at Gills tonight at 8:30 o'clock. The American Legion will accord military honors at the graveside..
Contributed by: Sandra Hedrick Allen