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Funeral of Mr Owen Harris…


Funeral of Mr Owen Harris The interment of the remains of the deeply lamented and highly respected Councillor Owen Harris took place on Thursday. A very large procession wended its way slowly from his residence in Harriet-street to the Aberdare Cemetery, appropriate dirges being sung en route. In practically every house on the way there were drawn blinds in appreciation of the one who was being borne to his last resting place. The deacons of Heolyfelin Baptist Chapel acted as bearers. At the house the Revs R. E. Williams (Twrfab) and J. Mills, Abernant, conducted the service, and at the grave the following ministers took part:â Revs J. Cynog Williams, W. Harris, J. Grawys Jones, J. D. Hughes, Dowlais, W. R. Jones, Penrhiwceiber, J. Morgan. Bryn Seion and E. Edmunds, Neath. Also Mr E. Thomas (Coehfarf), who was one of the representatives of the East Glamorgan Bap- tist Association, spoke, and Mae nghy- feillion adre'n myned" was impressively sung. The following ministers and laymen were also present:âRevs T. T. Hughes, Mountain Ash, W. Thomas. Cwmdare, J. Griffiths, Calfaria, J. D. Rees, Salem, J. Lewis, Hebron, W. S. Davies, Llwydcoed, M Jenkins, Abercwmboy, H. Harris, (Afa..wy), J.M.Jones, Tabernacle, W. A. Jones and D. Price, Merthyr, R. J. Jones, Hen-dy-Cwrdd, R. Jones, vicar of St Fagan's, H. T. Stevens, Carmel, J. James, Cwmbach, J. Sulgwyn Davies, D. G. Price, Llwydcoed, T. Davies, Gwawr, T. Jones, Carmel, and Messrs T. Edmunds, Mountain Ash, Daniel Davies, Wm. Bertram, J. T. Richards, and Evan Owen, Cardiff, J. Rey- nolds, Barry, T. James, Senghenydd, Owen George, Hirwain, D. Eiddil Jones, Cefn, and D. M. Richards, representing Mr D. A. Thomas, M.P. The mourners were Mr M. J. Harris (son), Mrs A. Williams (daughter), Messrs Henry and David Harris (brothers), H. Lewis, Iestyn Smith, R. J. Smith, W. Thomas, Morgan Charles, W. Charles, and D. Morgan (nephews) Thos. Morgan (brother-in-law), Mrs Thomas and Mrs Morgan (sisters-in-law), Mrs Livesey, Mrs Isaac Thomas, Misses Morgan, Claude Mor- I gan and Beatrice Morgan, Mrs Lloyd, Miss Thomas, Mrs D. W. Price, Mrs (Dr) Leigh (nieces) Mrs H. Howells, Messrs W.Lloyd, Luther Lloyd, Morgan Lloyd, H. Powell, Rees Thomas, Thos. Thomas. Mr T.Roder- ick, secretary, represented the Aber- dare district of the Baptist Union. Practically all the members of the Aber- dare District Council and Education Com- mittee were present, and several members of the Merthyr Board of Guardians. Wreaths had been sAit by the following:- Morgan: J 01111 and Annie, Henry and Lewis, Mr and Mrs Daniel, Llwvdcoed, Mr and Mrs D. W. Price, Mr D. A. Thomas, M.P., Miss Maggie E. Charles, Mr and Mrs W. T. Harris, Mrs Baker, and Heolyfelin Church.

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