James Henry Hook
Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co. TX
James Henry Hook
Jan 3, 1872- Jun 15, 1944
J. H. HOOK DIED THURSDAY MORNING; RITES ON FRIDAY
J. H. Hook, age 72 years, died at his home here at 5:30 Thursday morning, following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 5 o’clock from the Sutherland-McCammon Chapel with Dr. Matthew Arnold conducting the rites. Burial will be in
A native of Huntsville, Ala., he came to Texas in 1889 and landed at Galveston. He later moved to Denison where he was superintendent of the Denison Cotton Mills. He served as superintendent of the Sherman Manufacturing Co. for several years before coming to Corsicana, where he was superintendent of the Cotton Mills since 1920.
In addition to his business connections, he was active in civic and church work. He was an elder in the Third Avenue Presbyterian church, and was president of a Sunday school class before being forced to retire sometime ago due to ill health. He was also an active member of the Rotary Club.
Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. King Elliott, Corsicana; Mrs. B. S. Teas, Houston; Mrs. Roger Q. Small, Austin; a son, Don L. Hook, Austin, and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be W. Ray Coffey, J. P. Thompson, E. C. Sears, Ed Black, West; Otto Smith, Gray Edminston, Denison; J. O. Wilson, Sherman, and J. S. Murchison.
FUNERAL SERVICES FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR J. H. HOOK
Funeral services for J. H. Hook, age 72 years, who died at his home here early Thursday morning, were planned for 5 o’clock Friday afternoon from the Sutherland-McCammon Chapel with Dr. Matthew Arnold conducting the rites. Burial will be in
A resident of Corsicana over 40 years he was prominently identified with the business, social and church affairs of the city.
Surviving are his wife, three daughters, a son and other relatives.
James Henry Hook (Jan. 3, 1872 - Jun 15, 1944) who was my
great-grandfather. He is buried in
Oakwood Cemetery in Corsicana
with his second wife, Sarah McHale Hook.
Name: James Henry Hook
Date: 3 Jan 1872
Place: Madison Co., (probably Huntsville) Alabama
15 Jun 1944
Corsicana, Texas (Navarro County)
Date: 16 Jun 1944
Galveston Water Works, Cotton mills in Sherman, Waxahachie, and
Father: James A. Hook ( b. South Carolina about 1836 -
Mother: Elizabeth "Bettie" J. Moffitt (b. Tennessee about
1847 - about 1889)
Spouse: Chloe Potter (b. 1982, DeKalb Co., TN - d. Jan 28,
1899 Galveston, TX)
21 Jul 1891
Children: Don Leon (b. 26 Apr 1892/1893 Galveston - d. 14
(m. Josephine Stanford)
Clara Belle (b. 8 Jan 1896 Galveston - d. 29
Feb 1972 Houston)
(m. Roger Quarrels Small)
Stella Bettie (b. 20 Nov 1897 Galveston, d. 31
Mar 1961 Houston, TX)
(m. Bryan Stroud Teas)
Spouse: Sarah Ann McHale (b. Feb. 10, 1881 Leeds, England -
d. Nov 6, 1964
Children: Helen (b. 12 Jun 1905 - d. 15 Jul 2004) (m. King