D F Siria, 67 Ex-Jailer, Dies
David Franklin Siria, 67, who retired as county jailer last January after serving four years, died at his home on Madisonville rfd 2 at 11:30 o'clock this morning after several years illness which began when he suffered a paralytic stroke while county jailer. He had been critically ill for several days and death was not unexpected.
Mr Siria had long been a democratic leader in Hopkins county, and was an unsuccessful candidate for the democratic nomination for jailer in the August, 1929, primary, being defeated by Herb Ligon. He had been a member the Antioch Primitive Baptish church for years.
Surviving Mr Siria are his widow, eight sons and four daughters. The sons are Erwin, George, Charles and Arthur Siria, Pleasant Grove section; E K, Cecil and Ruby Siria, Madisonville, and Joseph Siria, Dawson Springs. The daughters are Mrs Frank Vazey, Mrs Y W Buchanan, both of Bisbee, Arizona; Mrs Dottie Clayton, Manitou country, and Mrs Otho Tippett, Madisonville. One daughter, Mrs Mamie Beeny, first wife of Deputy Sheriff Elmer Beeny, died several years ago. Two brothers, Ed and Wade Siria, both of Chicago, and several sisters also survive.
Olive Branch Cemetery, Hopkins Co, Ky
Opal Siria Craig, 1891-19--
D F Siria, 1862-1930
Elnorah, his wife, 1865-19--
Cecil H Siria, 1886-19--
Lillie M., 1890-1900