Obituary – Wichita Beacon, April 14, 1945, pg. 8


James Wilbur Phares, 55, of 2311 Rosenthal, employed by the Reiff-King Livestock Commission, died suddenly. Saturday in a local hospital. Phares was born on October 29, 1890, at Braymer, Mo., moving to Wichita from EL Dorado in 1933. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
Surviving are his widow, Lelah May, of the home; a daughter, Mrs. C. F. Laurie, 2402 South Mead; two sons, Cardinal Phares, 2412 Rosenthal, and Corp. James Phares, with the U. S. army in Germany; a sister, Miss Alta Phares, St. Joseph, Mo; and tbree brothers, Robb Phares, Buffalo, Wyo., Ed Phares, Nettleton, Mo., and Reginald Phares, California.
Funureal services will be announced by the Downing Mortuary. Interment will be made in the family cemetery at Braymer, Mo.

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