Fulton newspaper, Jan 1937,
Tebbetts Man Died; Two Brothers Ill One of Them in Critical Condition and Death Expected at Any Time Another In Hospital
George H. Sitton Succumbs Tuesday After Contracted Cold
George Robert Sitton, 59 years old, a life-long resident of Tebbetts, where he had been a farmer ___ of a prominent Callaway county family, died suddenly at 8:00 o'clock Tuesday mrong, January 5, 1937, at St. Mary's hospital in Jefferson City. He had been in the hospital only a few hours.
Mr. Sitton contracted a cold, Saturday, and he suddenly became very sick Monday night, after which he was rushed to the hospital.
His death proves of more than ___ sadness for his relatives and friends, another brother, W.A. Sitton, also a farmer, living near Auxvasse, is critically ill and his death expected at any time, and a third brother, Thomas R. Sitton of Tebetts, is seriously ill in a hospital ___ Jefferson City.
Mr. Sitton was a son of the late Edward M. Sitton of Tebbetts. His mother, Mrs. Lucy Sitton is still living.
Besides his mother he is survived by the widow, two sisters, Mrs. L.E. Boyd of Tebbetts and Mrs. Louis Berghauser of Fulton, and six brothers, W.E. Sitton of Guthrie, C.R. Sitton of Tebbetts, Thomas Sitton, Tebbetts, Harry Sitton of Denver, Colo., R.L. Sitton of San Diego, Calif., and W.A. Sitton of Auxvasse.
Funeral services for Mr. Sitton were held at 1:00 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon at Tebbetts with burial in Riverview cemetery.