Cpl. John Molloy, Co. D, 359th Inf., 90th
Div., A. E. F., France. Gassed in Meuse-Argonne Drive.
History of Texas World War Heroes
JOHN SHELBY MOLLOY
Dec 23, 1886 - Jun 30, 1932
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOHN MOLLOY FRIDAY
Funeral services for John Shelby Molloy, aged 45 years, painter, native of
Navarro county, commander of the local post of Disabled Veterans, who died at
his home two miles north of Corsicana Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock following
an illness of an hour, were held Friday afternoon at 5 o’clock from the
residence of a sister, Mrs. Julian Ransom, 1501 West Collin street. Interment
was made in Oakwood cemetery. The
services were conducted by Rev. P. Martin Baker, pastor of the Third Avenue
Presbyterian church of which he was a member.
Mr. Molloy was a veteran of the World War, having served in the 359 infantry and
having participated in some of the most important battles in which American
forces participated. He was wounded during the war.
Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Alice Molloy; five sisters, Mrs. Julian Ransom,
Mrs. Joe Wilson, Mrs. Alyn Lang, Miss Allie Molloy and Miss Roche Molloy; three
brothers, Henry, Richard and L. C. Molloy, all of Corsicana; an aunt, Mrs. J.
Doak Roberts, Dallas, and other relatives.
Pallbearers were Lawrence Ransom, Pick Hayes. Jim Redden, Buddie Wiggins, Thomas
Blissett and Luther York.
The funeral was directed by the Sutherland McCammon Funeral Home.
Singers were Mrs. Ralph Stell, Mrs. Harry Blanding, Edgar Metcalf and Chris L.