1927 Crittenden Press Obituary.
W. D. BRANTLEY DIED IN KANSAS FRIDAY
W. D. Brantley, a former Crittenden county man, died after a short illness last Friday, June 24, at his home in Selden, Kansas. Mr. Brantley, who was 75 years old, had been a farmer during all of his adult life.
The deceased came from a well known Crittenden family and was the son of the late Jordon Brantley. He was married to Miss Arminta Crider, daughter of the late Bennett Crider. About twenty-five years ago Mr. Mr. [sic] Brantley and his family moved to Kansas to make their home.
Funeral services were held Sunday in Selden.
The surviving relatives are two sons, Claude, of Colorado, and Walter of Kansas; six daughters, Linnie, Sussie, Rosie, Effie, Ina and Vernie; and one sister, Miss Mandeanie Ann Brantley, of Marion.