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THE GAUX m;s JULY 17, 1969
GCNLON SERVICES TOLD
Services for Robert L. Conlon, 79,
a pioneer Hollywood developer who died
Saturday, July in Memorial Hospital
in Hollywood, were held 2 p.m. Tuesday,
July 8, at Wadlington Funeral Home Chapel
with Frank Waardenburg and J. O’Dell
Miller officiating. Conlon was the
founder of the Chapel in 19^0.
I'fr • Conlon came to Hollj^wood in 1926
a^ became involved in real estate acti
vities which led to the growth of Holly
He was founder and first president
of the HLami Camp of Gideons Ihternation-
president of the Hollytfood Board of
Realtors, director of the Hollywood Bank
and Trust Co., director of the Florida
Gospel Pioneers and a member of the Chris
tian Business Men’s Committee Internation
He played an important role in bring
ing Riverside I^aiitary Academy to Holly
wood, was responsible for design of the
enlarged parking area on Young Circle,
plus many public parkways which he dona
ted to the city.
Mr. Conlon spent the summers in
Highlands for 25 years, first having a
home in Horse Cove, and later moving to
Little Bear Pen Mountain.
A solo, "ilfter,” was sung by Ifrs.
G. T. Wiley at the Iforse Cove Church
Sunday evening and was dedicated to the
memory of iy&7. Conlon. He will be missed
by his many friends in Highlands.
He is survived by his wife, l^feriei
two sons, lyndon C. and Prank C., both
of Hollyxiroodi a stepson, Paul Dancker of
New Jerseys eight grandchildren, four
great-grandchildren, a brother, Arthur
of Yorkj three half brothers, Thomas,
Samuel and F^ul| a sister, Mrs. Frank
Stearns of >H.ami, and a half-sister, Mss
E. Leslie Conlon.
HEAD START PROGRESSING WELL
Head Start, the federally sponsored
program for pre-school age childreij is
progressing well at Highlands School
this summer* Tiirenty-one children are
enrolled? Daniel Chastain, fck Anthony
Dryman, Charles Russell Edwards, Jerry
Dean Mller, David Wayne Cpsahl, David
Owens, Edgar Eugene Owens, John Robert
Potts, Phillip Jeffery Potts, I!ichael
David Rogers, Benjamin Lee Webb, Cheryl
Elizabeth Crowe, Kristin Anne I^bx, Sharon
Patricia Keener, Eenee Gwyn Keener, Bev
erly Christine Owens, Lorie ^Inn Peace,
Anita I^rie Schmitt, Donna Sue Speed,
Becky Diane !felley, and Tamara Elaine
Wood. Ifrs. Richard Potts and Bill
Ifewton are teachers, assisted by Janice
Keener and Ellen J&Bhburn, teachers^ aides.
The highlight of this summer’s pro
gram will be a trip to the zoo in Ashe
PUBLIC AUCTION SALES TWICE DAILY
10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
FURniTURE- ©RIEHTflL RUGS
HERGHANDISE GATHERED FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
BEAUTIFUL GIFTS GIVEN AIM I FREE AT EACH SALE
KNOWN AS THE SHOWPLAGE OF THE GAROLINAS
OUR HORNING SALES ARE VERY INTERESTING'.
HIGHLANDS ART GALLERY
21 years in Highlands
Established VO years in the Carol