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    Johnstown Tribune, 19 May 1914, Page 4, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

South Fork, May 19: A. L. D. Poling, one of South Fork's best-known citizens, owner of a big livery here, died of Brights disease at 7:45 o'clock this morning. He was 58 years of age and is survived by his widow and 13 children. Funeral services will be held Friday, with interment in charge of George Brothers. Service will be held at the South Fork U. E. Church and will be in charge of the Rev. F. E. Hetrick. It is requested that flowers be omitted.

Mr. Poling was born in Hampshire County, Virginia, and was a son of the Rev. D. S. and Susan A. Poling. His father was a prominent minister in the United Evangelical Church and died several years ago in South Fork. His mother still lives here. Mr. Poling was married in 1876 in Clarion County to Miss Letitia L. Davis, of that county. They moved to South Fork in 1892.

Besides his mother and widow, Mr. Poling is survived by the following children: James P., of Johnstown; Mrs. David Helsel, Johnstown; Mrs. J. C. Wilson, Dilltown, Indiana County; Mrs. Joseph Harris, South Fork; William H., Laura S., Ozy, Cleda M., Flossie M., Gladys J., Lorenzo D., Owen E. and Harry R., all at home. The following brothers and sisters also survive: The Rev. C. C. Poling, Portland, Ore; the Rev. D. V. Poling, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. M. M. Pentoney, Riverside, Cal.; Mrs. E. P. George, Juniata; Mrs. H. W. Dunmire, South Fork; Mrs. C. J. Hammer, New Derry, Pa.; and Mrs. Irene E. Beck, Yochow, China, a missionary for the Reformed Church. The deceased was a member of the P.O.S. of A. of South Fork.
Johnstown Tribune; Tues, May 19, 1914 p4
(South Fork Cemetery, Croyle Twp.)

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