There is a newspaper article - Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, Texas) May 21, 1946 You can find on Ancestry - Newspapers
Blind Memphis Man Drowns
Subject to Epileptic fits and he was stricken while close to the bank, fell in and drowned. Former wife Mrs. Cleo Clement and two children were seated on the bank. Mrs. Clement jumped in and tried to save him, but was unable to find the body. It took searchers more than half an hour to find the body.