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Charles Henry Terry, III
Jan 20, 1948 - Feb 12, 2019
 
Charles Henry Terry III
JANUARY 20, 1948 ~ FEBRUARY 12, 2019 (AGE 71)

Charles Henry Terry III, 71 of Frost, Texas passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Frost. He was born on January 20, 1948 in Dallas, Texas to the late Charles Henry and Buena Vista Wooley Terry. Charles was an avid outdoorsmen and hunter, was a 32nd degree Mason of the Pentagon No. 1080, member and former commander of the Dallas Commandery No. 6 Knights Templar Dallas, Texas., Member of the Hella Shrine, member of the Lyle L. Cross York Rite College #147, was the PTIM of Dallas 18, R&S.M. Dallas, Texas, was PHP of the Dallas 47, RAM Dallas, Texas and past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge in Desoto, Texas. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends and all that knew him and loved him.

He is survived by his wife Ellen Terry of Frost, Texas. 1 Son: Darrin Wigley of Frost, Texas; 1 Daughter: Mary Ellen Terry of Frost, Texas; 1 Sister: Charlotte Pless of Waxahachie, Texas. 2 Grandchildren: Ethan and Ernie Bell.

Services to celebrate his life are scheduled for Saturday, February16, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the First Christian Church in Palmer, Texas with Pastor William Sanford officiating. Interment will follow at the Palmer Cemetery in Palmer, Texas.

Visitation with the family is scheduled from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Saturday, February 16, 2019 just prior to the service at the First Christian Church in Palmer.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie, Texas. www.waynebozefuneralhome.com

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Kenneth Whitsitt
Dec 28, 1953 - Jan 3, 2015

Life Legacy

Kenneth Whitsitt, age 61, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana. He was born December 28, 1953 to Eugene and Elizabeth Lorene (Hufhines) Whitsitt in Jacksboro, TX. Kenneth has spent most of his life growing up in the Milford/Frost area, he loves to be outdoors, hunt, fish and travel. He owned and operated his own water repair business KW Utilities. He married his soulmate on December 29, 1991 at the Navarro Mills Lake. Kenneth loved his family and most of all his grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife Lynn Whitsitt of Frost; two children, Beth Bryant and husband Matt of Corsicana and Rex Harris and wife Patricia of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Luke, Nathan and Dillon Bryant, Ambur and Ariel Harris; two sisters, Lori Duke and husband Mike of Milford, Lisa Phoenix and husband Carlos of Milford and numerous nieces and nephews. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Elizabeth Whitsitt.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Monday, January 5, 2015 in the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy with Funeral Services following at 12 PM with Pastor Steve Burleson officiating. Interment will follow at the Milford Cemetery.

To view an obituary or sign the guest book, please visit www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home 511 West Main St., Waxahachie, Texas. 972-937-2211.

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Michael Gene Poulter
Jul 20, 1936 - Jul 18, 2018

Obituary of Michael Gene Poulter
Michael Gene Poulter left this world on July 18, 2018; two days shy of his 82nd birthday. Gene; as he was known by his family and friends was born in Frost, TX on July 20, 1936. Gene worked in the cotton fields and gins while he was growing up and was a football star in high school.

As a young man, Gene worked for Convaire and Bell Helicopter, but country living called him, and he moved to north east Texas to go into the dairy business.

In semi-retirement, he drove trucks locally and cross country.

Mr. Poulter was preceded in death by sister; Zandra Poulter, mother; Freddie Poulter, father; Ralph Poulter, beloved wife; Dyann Poulter, and great-grandson; Stetson Dunsworth.

He is survived by daughter; Lygia Dunsworth and her husband; Tim, son; Marcus Poulter, grandsons; Scott Dunsworth and his wife; Amber, Tim Rose, granddaughter; Baylee Walker and her husband; Grant, and great-granddaughters; Allie and Alayna.

The family wishes to thank the Legacy Hospice team; Cindy and Ester; for their loving care.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Emblem Cemetery with Bro. C.J. Duffey officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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William Thomas Slater III
Apr 17, 1945 - Nov 21, 2009

U.S. Veteran Mr. William Thomas Slater, III, 64, of Frost, Texas passed away Saturday, November 21, 2009 at his residence in Frost, Texas.

William was born in Dallas, Texas on April 17, 1945, the son of the late William Thomas, Jr. and Dorothy Aleen Shortt.

He worked as a security officer and served in the U.S. Navy as a E-4 in the Vietnam War.

He was the husband of Betty Lee Patterson Slater. They were married on April 24, 1993 in Duncanville, Texas 16 years ago.

William is survived by his wife Betty Lee Patterson Slater of Frost, Texas; Daughters: Brenda and son-in-law Nick Silva of Lancaster, Texas; Linda and son-in-law Rodolfo Rosas of Mesquite, Texas; Son: James and daughter-in-law Rebecca Bolton of Frost, Texas.

William is also survived by 14 Grandchildren 7 Great Grandchildren many nieces, nephew and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at Green Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 27, 2009 at Green Funeral Home. Interment will be at Trinity Cemetery in Wilmer, Texas. Officiating Brother Ricky Woodall.

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Joy Elaine (Dyer) Graves
Jun 25, 1941 - Jan 25, 2018

Obituary for Joy Elaine Graves
Joy Graves was born June 25, 1941 to James Clyde and Marie Dyer in Frost, Texas. She passed from her earthly life into the arms of Jesus on January 25, 2018 in Midlothian, Texas where she had lived for 41 years. She was the eldest of 5 children and is preceded in death by her father and mother, brothers James and Bill, and sister MaryAnn. Joy was married to her high school sweetheart, the love of her life, Hulan Graves, for 58 years. Joy loved to read and gather with family and friends. Grandchildren brought such joy to her heart and she saved and cherished every page colored, every rock, shell, or keepsake they ever gave her. Her sweet smile and her love for others will not be forgotten.
Married To Hulan Lee Graves

Children:
Queneth Ledenham and husband Chad Ledenham
Shanna Horton and husband Darrell Horton
Maureen Youngblood and husband Wayne Youngblood
Joe Freeze and wife Kathy Freeze

Grandchildren:
Jonathan Hecker, Tiffany Cromer and husband Joey Cromer, Christi Perales and fiancé Jacob Gray, Justin Horton and wife Lesley Horton, Stephanie Horton, Taryn Piatkowski and husband Randall Piatkowski, Nicole Garrett and husband Kent Garrett, Josh Freeze and wife Cara Freeze, Jennifer Parks, Heather Middleton and husband Kimble Middleton, Shanon Montelongo and husband Arturo Montelongo.

Great Grandchildren:
Taylor, Pierce, Trenton, Kassidy, Emma, Kaylee, Briggs, Jackson, Hudson, Olivia, Harrison, Gaby, Warren

Extended Family
Brother Buddy Dyer

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Hazel Doris (Peacock) Gilmore
Mar 13, 1924 - Jun 20, 2018

Obituary for Ms. Hazel Doris Peacock Gilmore
Hazel was born in Frost, Texas on March 13, 1924 to Lena Elizabeth Williams Peacock and James Gordon Peacock.

Hazel was brought up to work and she was a hard worker. She worked in the cotton fields with her brothers and sisters when they were growing up.

Weldon Gilmore saw Hazel’s picture in an annual and said, “that’s my lemon if I never squeezed her”. She married Weldon on August 26, 1944. Hazel was saved in their home on the Wednesday before Easter in April, 1949. She was baptized on Easter Sunday at First Baptist Church in Channelview, Texas. Weldon was in the baptistry converting from Methodist to Baptist and they were baptized together.

She retired from Champion Paper Mill in May 1986. She was always proud to say “I DO A MAN’S JOB.” She even had the safety toe boots to prove it!

The most fun she had after retirement was spending time with her grandchildren. She was so proud of each one of them. She especially liked the summers. Every morning when they would wake up, Stacy would say, “Where are we going today, Grandma?” They would go to the movies, swimming, skating, Galveston, Astroworld or anywhere Hazel could think of that might be fun. The kids would run Hazel’s legs off but she kept on going like the Energizer bunny.

It’s been close to two years since Hazel began to get sick with the cancer on her leg. After the first surgery she ended up at Vista Continuing Care, where she learned to walk and think all over again. She worked really hard at getting better. Then she moved to Colonial Oaks and met new friends and started playing bingo. She was okay for about a year and the cancer on her leg grew back in the same place. After Hazel was operated on this last time, she began to lose her spunk. Then she ended up with pneumonia. She had a rough few months.

Hazel was preceeded in death by her parents, her husband, Weldon, her son, Bob, sisters, Agnes Pearson, Lorene Owens, Helen Conner and Evelyn Hall, brothers, Conrad Peacock, J.R. Peacock and Wade Peacock and sister-in-law, Janie Gilmore.

She is survived by daughter, Cindy Buck and her husband, Gary of Pasadena, Texas, daughter in law, Cheryl Gilmore of Smithville, Texas, brother in law, Carl Gilmore of Elgin, Texas, granddaughter, Brandi Gilmore of Pasadena, Texas, Kenneth Gilmore and wife Larisa of The Woodlands, Texas and Stacy Wilhelm and husband, Bradley of Rosanky, Texas and great grandchildren, Ashlyn and Garrett Wilhelm and Ethan and Emma Gilmore.

Cemetery Details
San Jacinto Memorial Park
14659 East Freeway
Houston, TX, 77015

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Levetta Daphine (Cleveland) Huckman
Apr 13, 1920 - Nov 22, 2015

Daphine Huckman, 95, passed away peacefully at her residence in the Wyoming Pioneer Home.

Born April 13, 1920 in Frost, Texas, she was the daughter of Jesse and Linnie (Cagle) Cleveland. She grew up picking cotton during the Great Depression. In 1939 she graduated from high school in Dawson, TX

She married John A. Huckman, Sr. in 1941. To this union was born five children whom she loved unconditionally. After the death of her husband she moved to Thermopolis in 1997 where she resided at the Senior Village, then the Wyoming Pioneer Home.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. Her interests included jigsaw and crossword puzzles and while at the Pioneer Home she learned to play shuffle board and WII bowling. She was a woman with a zest for life.

Loved ones remaining are her sons, John (Karlene) A. Huckman, Jr, Thermopolis and Edward (Pam) Huckman, Bastrop, TX; daughters, Brenda (Ron) Newton, Richardson, TX and Joyce Harrison, Sherman, Texas; three grandchildren and seven great, grandchildren. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her daughter, Diane Huckman and sisters, Genelle and Nevaline.

Memorial services will be Saturday, December 5, 10:00 am at the Wyoming Pioneer Home. Inurnment will take place in January in Victoria, TX where she will rest by her husband.

Mortimore Funeral Home assisted the family.

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Mary Alice (Coffee) Zeman
May 17, 1940 - Mar 24, 2016
 
Mary Zeman
March 24, 2016

Mary Alice Coffee Zeman was born in Frost, Texas, on May 17, 1940. She was the sixth child born to Sally Ellen Deatherage Coffee and George Newton Coffee, Sr., and the only girl. Mary grew up in West, Texas where she graduated from West High School in 1958. She attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor for a short time before moving with her mother to Washington State to live by her oldest brother, ET, and his family. It was there that she met the love of her life, Bob Zeman. After knowing each other for six months, they married on March 19, 1960. Soon after, they moved to Chicago, IL, and lived with Bob’s mother, Rose.

While living in Chicago, they were blessed with their first two children, Robin Renee and Mark Robert. They moved to Waco, Texas, in the spring of 1967. In October of the same year they had their third child, Dale Anton.

The family moved to Groesbeck in 1968. Mary was a stay-at-home mother until 1971, when she started working at Groesbeck Middle School as a teacher’s aide. Her friends, Mary Nan and Joyce, along with Principal Troy Thomason convinced her that she needed to return to school to become a certified teacher. Bob and Mary took their advice and the family moved to Belton, where Mary returned to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and graduated with the class of 1974. She remained active as a proud Crusader alumna.

The family returned to Groesbeck where Mary began teaching English at Groesbeck Middle School. Her teaching career spanned 38 years and included three generations. She loved all her students and remembered them all by name.

Mary was very active in the Groesbeck community. She belonged to the Groesbeck Study Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Youth Advisory Council for the City of Groesbeck, the Cynthia Ann Garden Club, the National Society of the American Revolution, and the First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Edmond Taylor and George Newton, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Bob; her brothers, Carl (and Evelyn) Coffee; Cecil (and Janie) Coffee; her children, Robin (and David) Cable; Mark (and Penny) Zeman; Dale (and Lynn) Zeman; and eight grandchildren, Morgan (and Jeff) Henneman, Roseanna Cable, Sterling Cable, Brock Zeman, Rebecca Lambert, Mason Zeman, Zackery Zeman, Presleigh Zeman, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, Mary would love that memorials be made to the Groesbeck Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund in her honor.

Visitation will be held at the Groesbeck Funeral Home Sunday, March 27, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. Services will be held at the Groesbeck Funeral Home on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 10 a.m., with a graveside service held immediately following at Faulkenberry Cemetery.

SERVICES
Chapel Service
Monday, March 28, 2016
10:00 AM

Groesbeck Funeral Home, Inc.
1215 E. Yeagua St.
Groesbeck, Texas 76642
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Visitation - Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 6:00-8:00 P.M.

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Troy L. Vest
Oct 18, 1926 - Mar 29, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Troy L. Vest, age 92, of Kyle, Texas, and former longtime resident of Lewisville, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, in Kyle.

He was born October 18, 1926 in Frost, Texas to Roy Edward Vest and Stella Vest. Troy married Julia Laird on November 8, 1948 in Corsicana, Texas. She preceded him in death on January 26, 2012. Troy served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Lewisville.

Troy is survived by his son, Mack Vest; step-daughter, Vicki McCreary; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren and his brother, Billy Ray Vest.

A service to celebrate Troy's life will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville. Interment will follow at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Bill G. Moore
1926 - 2017

Obituary of Bill G. Moore
Faithful Christian, devoted husband of 68 years, loving father to 3 children, Bill G. Moore, 91, of Lubbock, TX, went to be with his Heavenly Father Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Lubbock.

Bill was born October 7, 1926 in Frost, TX to Willie E. and Alta (Cook) Moore, where he lived on a farm amongst his family and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He and his father and brother sang gospel at Jones Ranch Church. He served as staff sergeant in the Army. Upon his return from Okinawa he rode the rodeo circuit as a bareback rider and began working for an oilfield company where he met Bonnie Littleton on Armistice Day, 1948. They were married June 3, 1949 in Abernathy, TX. He went to work in a machine shop, eventually starting and operating his own well service in 1953 until moving to Deming, NM, where he opened Ari Tex Machine Shop to work in the irrigation business. Changing his line of work from the water well industry to the oil business, he joined the company of Team, Inc in 1974, working in the petrochemical plants with on-line repairs. In 1984 he transferred to Koppl Company of California but lived in San Angelo, TX. After retirement, he worked as a consultant for South Coast Products of Houston until 2016.

During his retirement, he enjoyed working in his shop and nurturing his half-century old pecan trees. At 88 years old, he danced the two-step with his beautiful wife at their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends in attendance.

He was very dedicated to his work in the Methodist Church where he worked with the youth, led bible study and held many offices. He was immersed in the Christian community that would be his lifelong support from an early age. He served on many committees, ushered and taught youth group to students as an adult. After moving to Lubbock in 1991 he joined Oakwood United Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Alta Moore of Frost, TX and a brother, John L. Moore of Maxwell, TX.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie R. Moore, his children, Jeanie Lewis and husband Pat of Conroe, TX, Robert E. Moore of Truth or Consequences, NM, and Patti Campbell and husband Russell of Ropesville, TX, 5 grandchildren, Coby Lewis, Rose Moore, Mikal Moore, Brandon Campbell and wife Madison, Jordan Campbell and wife Laina and 2 great-granddaughters, Zoe and Amelia.

GRAVESIDE SERVICES will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, December 8, 2017, in the Abernathy Cemetery followed by MEMORIAL SERVICE at 2:00 pm, Friday, in the Oakwood United Methodist Church, Lubbock. The family will gather at Abell Funeral Home from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017, to receive friends. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy.

The family suggests memorials be sent to the South Plains Food Bank, 5605 MLK, Jr. Blvd, Lubbock, TX 79404 or to Oakwood United Methodist Church, 2215 58th Street, Lubbock, TX 79412.

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Coda Whitson "C.W." Bigbie
Oct 23, 1925 - Dec 20, 2014

 
Obituary for C.W. Bigbie
C. W. Bigbie was born in Frost, Texas on October 23, 1925, the first son of the late Ernest Jesse and Ethel Beckham Bigbie.

On July 17, 1954 he was united in marriage to Betty Ann Cromwell, who survives.

Mr. Bigbie served his country in the United States Navy during World War II where he received a Victory Medal and European African ME Area Star. He was aboard the USS Marblehead. On a mission to get troops home to New York City in time for Christmas, many men perished when they encountered a terrible storm in the North Atlantic. This loss of life affected him for many years to come.

After being honorably discharged from the U. S. Navy in 1946, he worked as a surveyor for the Rural Development program, bringing electricity to rural areas in the south. He left this position to return to his homestead to help his ailing father work on the family farm.

Mr. Bigbie began his career with the U. S. Postal Service when an opportunity arose to obtain the position of postmaster at Olive Hill. He held this position from 1963 to 1971. He continued his postal career as a rural mail carrier in the cities of Olive Hill, Good Springs and Savannah, Tennessee. He retired from the postal service in 1985 and once again became a full-time farmer. For the rest of his life he worked tirelessly to preserve, expand and involve the next generations of Bigbie's in his father's farm. From this he never retired.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Savannah.

Mr. Bigbie departed this life on December 20, 2014 in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 89 years, 1 month, and 27 days.

In addition to his wife Betty of 60 years, he is survived by one daughter, Retha Young and her husband Greg of Savannah, Tennessee; two sons, Ernie Bigbie and his wife Norma of Olive Hill, Tennessee and Barry Bigbie and his wife Tammy of Hohenwald, Tennessee; and one son-in-law, Jimmy P. Adams;

six grandchildren, Adrian Bigbie and his wife Sabrina, Jonathan Adams and his wife Kristin, Abby Alexander and her husband Josh, Cassie Benson and her husband, Brock, Billy Bigbie and Hassie Bigbie;

five great grandchildren, Ashton Bigbie, Alex Adams, Brody Alexander, Sadie Alexander and Kandler Benson;

two brothers, John Bigbie and his wife, Betty of Demotte, Indiana and Gene Bigbie of Kouts, Indiana;

two sisters, Faye Hickman of Loganville, Georgia and Carolyn Phillips of Centerville, Tennessee;

and a host of nieces, nephews, and 2 step-grandsons.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Libby Bigbie Adams and four sisters, Frances Chance, Evelyn Valentine, Mary Emma Sain and Jessie McNeill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Darryl Worley Foundation, 325 Main Street, Savannah, TN 38372.

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Joe Read Goodman Sr.
Oct. 31, 1928 – Nov. 17, 2015

Joe Goodman, Sr.

Joe Read Goodman, Sr., 87, of Waco, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at his residence. A graveside service will be held Friday, November 20 at 2 p.m. at Frost Cemetery in Frost, Texas. Visitation will be Thursday, November 19 from 6 – 8 p.m. at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd. in Waco.

Joe was born October 31, 1928 in Mertens, Texas to Sallie Mae (Thomas) and Frank Cecil Goodman. He graduated from Mertens High School. After graduation he worked for Brown and Root Pipeline. Joe served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. In 1957, he began his career with Texas Department of Public Safety, working in Driver’s License Services in Houston, Bryan and Waco. After 31 years, he retired as a Trooper 4. Joe was a Deacon at Westwood Baptist Church and was also a Mason. He loved his church and enjoyed reading his Bible every day. He also loved to fish and especially enjoyed watching his great-grandchildren play in their various sports activities. Joe was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed.

Preceding Joe in death were his parents, 3 sisters, a niece and a nephew.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty; children, Deborah Smith and husband Harvey, Joe Read Goodman, Jr. and wife Sherrie and Marianne Scarborough; grandchildren, Carolyn Cole, Christopher Smith, Cherie Cummings, Marcus Lowe, Nicholas Lowe, and Rebekah Pope; 9 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Westwood Baptist Church.

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Evelyn (Fuller) Thurin
Jan 21, 1926 - Jan 13, 2019

Evelyn Thurin 1926 – 2019

Evelyn Thurin returned to her heavenly home on January 13, 2019. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her passing at home with her family close by. Evelyn was born in Frost, Texas on January 21, 1926 to Mary and Jesse Fuller where she continued to live and attend school before moving to Dallas in 1944. She married Tom Thurin on February 23, 1945 in Dallas where he was stationed with the U.S. Army Air Corp. Upon his discharge in 1946, Evelyn followed the adventurous heart of her husband and moved with him to Southern California where she fell in love with mother nature and began her lifelong passion for gardening. They made their home in Altadena where she raised their three children with patience, discipline and humility. Evelyn taught her children that life is a gift, to appreciate nature, and to love all people. The family later moved to Bishop, then Gardnerville, Nevada, and later to Kingston, Jamaica and eventually back to California. Upon Tom’s retirement, they settled in Yuma, Arizona until failing health brought them to Dallas to be close to their daughter. Evelyn (Grandma Jessie) is dearly missed by her large and loving family as well as her many friends who now celebrate the fact that she is at peace with her creator. She is survived by her son, Mike Thurin and his wife, Pat; her daughter Susan and her husband Bernie Prachyl; grandchildren, Chris Thurin, Michele Herriman, Nick Espedal, David Espedal, Kim Burgener, and Mary Hickman; her great grandchildren, Sierra Thurin, Mason Espedal, Eli and Teagan Espedal, Jack and Kate Hickman, Christian and Dean Burgener, Kayla Kramer, Cheyenne Newman and Lane Herriman; and great great granddaughter Kensley Kramer. Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, Tom, her son Denny, her parents and her brother Wilroy Fuller. The family is abiding by Evelyn’s wishes for no funeral arrangements but will instead be spreading her ashes in the high Sierras.

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Sallie E. (Langford/Lankford/Lansford) Baggett
Nov 26, 1858 - Jan 31, 1943

MRS. SALLIE BAGGETT DIED AT HESTER AND IS BURIED AT CADE

Funeral services for Mrs. Sallie Baggett, age 81 years, who died at her home in the Hester community Sunday morning were held from the North Side Baptist church Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Rev. Jack Goff officiated. Burial was in the Cade cemetery.

Mrs. Baggett was a native of Georgia but had been a resident of Texas many years.

Surviving are her husband, W. H. Baggett, Hester; two sons, O. M. Baggett, Waxahachie; G. E. Baggett, Athens; five daughters, Mrs. R. H. Cobb, Athens; Mrs. J. M. Whiteside, Teague; Mrs. J. W. Cowart, Richland; Mrs. Grady Hosch, Hester; Mrs. Marvin Clark, El Paso, and a number of grandchildren.

Corley Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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Thomas Jefferson/or/Julian  “Tom” Owen
Feb 7, 1870 - Sep 29, 1940

NATIVE OF PURSLEY WAS BURIED MONDAY IN WARD CEMETERY

TOM J. OWEN WAS FOUND DEAD AT HOME EARLY SUNDAY MORNING

Tom J. Owen, life-long resident of Pursley, was fatally shot at his home at an early hour Sunday morning. He had been in ill health for the past two years.

A coroner’s verdict of “death from shotgun wounds, self-inflicted,’ was returned by Pat Geraughty, justice of the peace, following an investigation along with Sheriff Cap Curington and Deputy Sheriff Jeff Spencer.

Officers reported a double-barrel shotgun was found lying in the bed alongside the body. A charge had been fired into the right jaw and head.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the Corley Chapel with burial in the Ward cemetery. The rites were conducted by Revs. Neal of Mexia, and T. B. Thompson, Corsicana, Church of Christ ministers.

Surviving are his wife of Pursley, a son, Dean Owen, Carlsbad, N.M.; two brothers, Lafayette Owen, Pursley, and George W. Owen, Gurley, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Cassie Wells, Pursley, and Mrs. Eva Gross, Sulphur, Okla., and other relatives.

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Mary A (Rockenbough ??) Matthews-Clark
Dec 29, 1857 - May 12, 1943

MRS. V. CLARK OF WICHITA FALLS IS BURIED CORSICANA

Funeral services for Mrs. V. Clark, who died in Wichita Falls Wednesday, were held Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the chapel of the Corley Funeral home. Dillard W. Thurman, minister of the Church of Christ, conducted the rites. Burial was in the Ward cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Glaab, Wichita Falls; two sons, Jim Matthews, Pursley; Will Matthews, East Texas; a number of grandchildren and other relatives.

Mrs. Clark lived in Corsicana a number of years, moving to Wichita Falls about five years ago to make her home with her daughter.

Pallbearers were O. T. Nutt, Floyd Hayes, Clarence Curington, G. B. Chambers, A. B. Tanner, Porter Tidwell and Hub Ganz.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Thurs., May 13, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st husband Ezekiel “Zeke” Matthews 2nd husband Vesparsian “Vess” Clark married May 8, 1883 (John Matthews’ death certificate says Ann Claghorn—step-daughter Pearl Glabb says Rackinbough on Mrs. V. Clark’s death certificate Dec. 29, 1857 - May 12, 1943 buried in Wichita Falls, Texas - Vess’s death certificate says Rockabou, step-son William’s death certificate says Martha Rockenbough—she is listed as Matilda, Martha, Mary Ann in other places.)

Orion Anson “Odie” Owen
Jun 28, 1886 - Apr 6, 1943

RITES SET FRIDAY FOR ODIE A. OWEN WHO DIED TUESDAY

Funeral services for Odie A. Owen, age 56 years, who died at the Corsicana Hospital and Clinic Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Church of Christ. Dillard W. Thurman, minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Ward cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, a son, Neal Owen, Los Angeles, Calif.; a brother, W. G. Owen, Corsicana; a sister, Mrs. Mattie Estelle, St. Louis, Mo., and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be M. M. Sanders, Leon Clark, Claud Carson, Dick Etheredge, J. O, Crider, Lima Love and Eugene Highnote. Friends of the family will be honorary pallbearers.

Sutherland-McCammon is in charge of arrangements.

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Rites Held Friday For Odie A. Owen, Who Died Tuesday

Funeral services for Odie A. Owen, age 56 years, who died Tuesday afternoon, were held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Church of Christ. Dillard W. Thurman, minister, officiated. Burial was in Ward cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, a son, a brother, a sister and other relatives.

Sutherland-McCammon directed the arrangements.

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Sarah M. “Sallie” (Beasley) Frazier
May 16, 1850 - Apr 4, 1943

LIFE-LONG RESIDENT OF NAVARRO COUNTY DIED ROANE SUNDAY

Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah M. Frazier, age 92 years, who died at her home in Roane community Sunday morning were held Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home. Rev. J. I. Cartlidge, pastor of the First Baptist church conducted the services. Burial was in Post Oak cemetery.

Mrs. Frazier was a life-long resident of Navarro county and was well known over the county. She had resided in the Roane community many years.

Surviving are a son, J. L. Frazier, Roane; a granddaughter, Mrs. Otis E. Conner, Midland; four great-grandchildren, a number of nephews and nieces, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Clark Butler, Awton Burke, Harry Burke, Sam Presley, John Bragg and Sanford Bingham.

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Mattie Erma (Dyer) Holley
Sep 10, 1872 - Jan 31, 1943

MRS. W. T. HOLLEY IS BURIED MONDAY POST OAK CEMETERY

Funeral services for Mrs. W. T. Holley, age 70 years, who died at the P. and S. Hospital Sunday morning at 1 o’clock, were held from the chapel of the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Robert F. Bristol, minister of the First Christian church, conducted the rites. Burial was in the Post Oak cemetery.

Mrs. Holley had been a resident of Roane for many years and was well-known in the community.

Surviving are her husband, W. T. Holley, Roane; four sons, U. R. Holley, Roane; Marvin Holley, Roane; Raymond R. Holley, Roane; Roy E. Holley, Corsicana; two daughters, Mrs. N. R. Barnes, Malakoff; Mrs. H. G. Knight, Roane; three brothers, Culile Dyer, Irving; Bennett, Dyer, San Antonio; Joe Dyer, Florida; three sisters, Mrs. Rosa Miller, Palmer; Mrs. Bliss Meadow, Dallas; Mrs. M. J. Queen, Dallas; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Glenn Curry, Lloyd Knott, J. C. Frazier, J. C. Averes, Curry Butler and Clyde Barnes.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Mon., Feb 1, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • w/o William Thomas Holley; d/o Jerome Dyer & Icie Nola (Bennett) Dyer buried in Edgewood cemetery, Lancaster, Tx.

James Alonzo Estes
Feb 1, 1877 - May 29, 1943

J. A. ESTES DIED EARLY SATURDAY; RITES ON SUNDAY

J. A. Estes, age 66 years, died at his home, 1522 South Seventeenth street early Saturday morning. Funeral services are planned for Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the Corley Chapel. Rev. Mr. Bryant will conduct the rites. Burial will be in Eureka cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; two sons, H. C. Estes, U. S. Army; J. A. Estes, Jr., U. S. Navy; four daughters, Mrs. Henry Shelton, Pampa; Mrs. O. A. Jalms, Eureka; Mrs. Reuben Tucker, Petty Chapel; Mrs. A. O. Ferris, Ennis; three brothers, T. E. Estes, Terrell, A. H. Estes, Eureka; J. D. Estes, Eureka; a sister, Mrs. J. C. Cockerell, Corsicana; 11 grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Dan Tucker, Bruce Tucker, Ed Howell, Holman Olsen, Willie Rascoe, and Pete Szenasy.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sat., May 29, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • h/o Roxie Louise (Bennett) Estes married Aug. 9, 1899; s/o T. J. Estes & Julia (Shambley) Estes per death certificate ( Ezra J. Estes & Julia (Ingram) Estes per Henry and Thad’s death certificate)

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Rites Held Sunday For J. A. Estes

Funeral services for J. A. Estes, age 66 years, who died Saturday morning were held Sunday afternoon from the Corley Chapel. Rev. Mr. Bryant conducted the rites and burial was in the Eureka cemetery. Surviving are his wife, two sons, four daughters, three brothers, a sister, 11 grandchildren and other relatives.

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John Dodson Estes, Sr.
Feb 15, 1879 - Aug 22, 1050

John D. Estes Rites Monday

John D. Estes, 80, Eureka retired farmer died Saturday night following an extended illness.

Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Corley Chapel. Burial was in the Eureka cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. H. M. Bailey, Presbyterian minister of Corsicana.

Surviving are three sons, J. D. Estes, Jr. Ennis; Loyd Estes, Ranger, and G. C. Estes, Trinidad; 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Aaron Montgomery, Roy Graham, Paul Chandler, Olan Castles, Loyd Land, J. F, Hamilton and Buck Montgomery.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun – Mon., Aug 24, 1959
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • h/o Maude Hattie (Pritchett) Estes; s/o Ezra J. Estes & Julia (Ingram) Estes per Henry & Thad’s death certificate

Samuel Andrew Robinson
Nov 28, 1859 - Feb 27, 1943

S. A. ROBINSON OF EUREKA DIED THERE SATURDAY MORNING

S. A. Robinson, age 83 years, died at his home a Eureka Saturday morning.

Mr. Robinson had been a resident of the Eureka community since 1871 and was one of the best known residents of that section.

Surviving are his wife, Eureka; three sons, Capt. Randolph Robinson, Fort Sill, Okla.; Hugh Robinson, Blackwell, Okla.; Walter Robinson, Rockford, Ill.; a daughter, Miss Florence Robinson, Eureka, and other relatives.

Funeral arrangements are pending word from Capt. Robinson.

L. B. Bonner and Co., will direct the arrangements.

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William Harvey Dunn
Mar 7, 1869 - Jan 15, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR W. H. DUNN ARE HELD SATURDAY

Funeral services for Dr. W. H. Dunn, age 74 years, who died at his home here Friday morning, were held from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Rev. W. R. Hall officiated. Burial was in the Eureka cemetery.

A resident of Corsicana for 60 years, Dr. Dunn had taken an active interest in business and social life of the city. He practiced medicine here a long time before his retirement several years ago.

Surviving are his wife, three daughters, three brothers, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Kit Carson, Jack Humphries, Hugh Stewart, Ben Blackmon, Preston Welch and J. M. Pugh. Friends of the family were honorary pallbearers.

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Ella Johnston “Ned” (Greenlee) Dunn
Mar 8, 1878 - Aug 30, 1964

Mrs. W. H. Dunn Rites Monday

Mrs. W. H. Dunn, 86, native of Alabama, long-time Corsicana resident, 418 North Fourteenth street, died in Memorial Hospital Sunday.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. with burial in the Eureka cemetery. The rites will be conducted by Rev. Eugene E. Wood, pastor of the Westminister Presbyterian church.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Felix DeLafosse, Mrs. J. C. Thomas and Miss Kate Dunn, city tax assessor and collector, all of Corsicana; three grandchildren, nine great=grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Snow Thornell, Mrs. J. T. Blackmon, and Miss Willette Greenlee, all of Corsicana; a brother, R. R. Greenlee, Dallas, and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Bill Elliott, Allen Edens, R. E. Irvine, Dave Kelton, Afton Burke, Alton Justiss, June Clark, Sr., and Herbert Varley.

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Virginia Bell (Farris) McBroom
Mar 5, 1860 - Oct 5, 1943

MRS. V. B. M’BROOM, CORSICANA PIONEER DIED ON TUESDAY

Mrs. V. B. McBroom, pioneer resident of Corsicana, died here at an early hour Tuesday morning. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock form the Sutherland-McCammon chapel cemetery. Rev. Clyde Pittman will conduct the rites.

Surviving are four sons, A. B. McBroom, San Antonio; T. R. McBroom, W. L. McBroom, J. A. McBroom, all of Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. M. H. Witherspoon, San Antonio; Mrs. W. J. Bass, Corsicana; Mrs. L. F. Hardgrave, Corsicana; 31 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be D. R. Nelson, W. R. Bonner, H. L. Hardgrave, Dan McBroom, J. E. Dobbs, and C. J. Warrington.

Friends of the family will be honorary pallbearers.

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FUNERAL SERVICES WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR MRS. M’BROOM

Funeral services for Mrs. V. H. McBroom, who died here Tuesday morning, were held Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock from Sutherland-McCammon chapel, with Rev. Clyde Pittman conducting the rites. Burial was in Petty’s Chapel cemetery.

Surviving are four sons, three daughters, 31 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

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June Webb
Jun 19, 1943 - Sep 6, 1943

RITES ON TUESDAY FOR JUNE WEBB, WHO DIED ON MONDAY

Funeral rites for June Webb, two and one half month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Webb, Corsicana, who died at the P. and S. Hospital Monday afternoon, were held Tuesday afternoon at 4 o’clock at Petty’s Chapel where interment was made.

Surviving are the parents, three sisters, Mrs. Ola Mae West, Corsicana; Mrs. Collins Gullett, Wisconsin; Mary Ann Webb, Corsicana; three brothers, Albert Webb, Jr., George Lee Webb and Dwight Gene Webb, all of Corsicana and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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John Thomas Fowler
1870 - Nov 7, 1943

FORMER CORSICANAN DIED IN LOUISIANA; TO BE BURIED HERE

Funeral services for John Thomas Fowler, who died at his home in Tullos, La., will be held from the Sutherland – McCammon Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock with interment in Petty’s Chapel cemetery. Rev. J. I. Cartlidge will conduct the rites.

Fowler was a former resident of Corsicana. His wife was the former Jo Anna Holland, also a former resident of Corsicana.

Surviving are a son, B. R. Fowler, Tullos, La.; a daughter, Mrs. J. E. Underwood, Oil City, La., and other relatives.

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Icabut Harris “Bud” Jordan
Oct 13, 1876 - Aug 17, 1943

Rites at Dawson for I. H. (Bud) Jordan

DAWSON, Aug. 20.—Funeral services were held here Thursday for I. H. (Bud) Jordan, long-time resident of the Rodney community, who died in a Waco hospital, Tuesday from a heart ailment. Burial was in the Board Tree Cemetery.

Surviving are several children.

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Jesse Cavanaugh Crocker
Jul 25, 1875 - Nov 2, 1943

J. C. Crocker Buried Thursday

KERENS, Nov. 6.—(Spl.)—Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 3:30 at the Prairie Point Church for J. C. Crocker, 67, who died at his home Tuesday night at 8:45. Rev. Enlow held the service and P. N. Stockton was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Mr. Crocker was a farmer in the Bazette community. He is survived by his wife and 10 children. Four boys, Marvin, Willie Vance and Ernest of Kerens, Thomas A. of Dalhart; six girls, Mrs. U. E. Graves, Mrs. Chester Reagan, Misses Vera Lorraine, Temple and Dovie Crocker all of Kerens and Mrs. Lester Kiel of Lone Beach, California.

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Lynch Banks
Apr 15, 1880 - Jun 18, 1943

Bazette Farmer Buried on Sunday

KERENS, June 22.—(Spl.)—Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 3:30 at the Bazette Methodist church for Lynch Banks, 63, who dropped dead Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the field of his farm north of Kerens. Rev. Mr. Hines and Rev. Roy Johnson conducted the services and interment was in the
Prairie Point cemetery.

Mr. Banks is survived by his wife, Mrs. Clara Banks; three sons, Vestal and Harland Banks of Wickett, and Charles Banks of Sherman; two daughters, Mrs. Sam Spruill of Buffalo and Mrs. Pearl Herman of El Paso; his mother, Mrs. Burt Banks of Buffalo, and one sister, Mrs. Fred Slate of Buffalo.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Tues., Jun 22, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st wife Ida Bertha (Stephenson) Banks married Jan 6, 1901 buried in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Texas 2nd wife Clara Mae (Tarkington) Crowley-Banks buried in Kerens cemetery

Christopher Columbus “Lum” Mills
May 21, 1861 - Jul 11, 1943

PIONEERR OF EAST NAVARRO, C. C. MILLS, PASSED AWAY SUNDAY

C. C. Mills, aged 82 years, pioneer resident of East Navarro county, died at his home in the Bazette community Sunday. Funeral services will be held from the First Methodist church at Bazette Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock. Burial will be in the Bazette cemetery. He was a member of the Methodist church for many years. Mills was a native of Alabama. Prior to moving to Bazette about 28 years ago, he had resided in the Buffalo area.

Surviving are his wife to whom he was married about 60 years ago; a daughter, Mrs. Baxter, Kerens; five sons, Bob Mills, Corsicana; Tommie and Johnnie Mills, both of Kerens; George Mills, Corpus Christi, and Claude Mills, Henderson; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and other relatives.

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Mary Elizabeth (Burrow) Mills
Feb 15, 1866 - Jul 7, 1951

Mrs. M. E. Mills Services Sunday

KERENS, July 9.—(Spl.)—Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Mills, 85, long-time resident of East Navarro county, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Opal Baxter, Saturday night.

Funeral services were held from the First Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Sunday. Burial was in the
Prairie Point cemetery.

The rites were conducted by Rev. W. F. Smith, pastor, assisted by Rev. Milton Davis, pastor of the First Baptist church.

Surviving are four sons, J. T. Mills and Johnny Mills, both of Kerens; George Mills, Houston, and Claude Mills, Henderson; a daughter Mrs. Baxter, Kerens; a brother, J. W. Barrow, Roane; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were K. F. Session, Buddy Session, Dock Fields, Lester Walker, Tom Layfield and Mid Tyner.

Inmon Funeral Home directed.

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Clarence Eugene Breithaupt
Jun 12, 1883 - Nov 28, 1958

C. E. Breithaupt Expires Friday

C. E. Breithaupt, 74, native of Powell, long-time bookkeeper, died in the Navarro Clinic Friday night following a stroke Friday morning at his residence, 400 West Third avenue. He was a member of the Northside Church of Christ.

Breithaupt was a bookkeeper with the McKinney and James Paving Company at the time of his death. This firm has the contract for the paving of a segment of the Interstate 45 Highway (U. S. Highway 75) through Navarro county. He formerly was employed by the Pure Oil Co., and later with the Service Gin Company here.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. George Cash, Fort Worth; a son, Vernor Breithaupt, Olney, Ill.; two grandchildren; two brothers, Allen and J. A. Breithaupt, both of Corsicana; two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Johnston, Orange, and Mrs. A. W. King, Corsicana, and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Corley Chapel with burial in the Bazette Cemetery. The rites will be conducted by Rev. Alex Cox, pastor of the First Christian church.

Pallbearers will be W. M. Hurley, H. T. Sparks, J. Floyd Smith, Sam S. Skinner, Thelbert Percival, Maurice Neale and M. H. DeWitt.

Notes:

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C. E. Breithaupt Services Held

Funeral services for C. E. Breithaupt, 74, bookkeeper, 400 West Third avenue, who died in the Navarro Clinic Friday night following a stroke earlier in the day, were held from the Corley Chapel Sunday at 2 p.m.

The rites were conducted by Rev. Alex Cox, pastor of the First Christian church. Burial was in the Bazette cemetery.

Breithaupt was a native of Powell. He formerly was connected with the Pure Oil Company and Service Gin Company. At the time of his death, he was keeping books for the McKinney and James Paving Company, one of the Highway 75 pavement contractors. He was a member of the Northside Church of Christ.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. George Cash, Fort Worth; a son, Vernor Breithaupt, Olney, Ill.; two grandchildren; two brothers, Allen and J. A. Breithaupt, both of Corsicana; two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Johnston, Orange, and Mrs. A. W. King, Corsicana, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were W. M. Hurley, H. T. Sparks, J. Floyd Smith, Sam S. Skinner, Thelbert Percival, Maurice Neale and M. H. DeWitt.

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George Washington Albritton
Apr 8, 1870 - Sep 30, 1943

GEO. W. ALBRITTON DIED ON THURSDAY; PLAN RITES FRIDAY

George W. Albritton, age 73 years, died at his home 1805 West Eleventh avenue, Thursday at noon. Funeral arrangements have not been completed but will probably be held some time Friday.

Surviving are his wife; three sons, Ford D. Albritton, Houston; Oscar B. Britton, Wichita Falls; Wayne H. Albritton, Tinsley, Miss.; a daughter, Mrs. W. F. Ponder, Frost; two brothers, M. F. Albritton, Childress; D. W. Albritton, Bazette; two half-brothers, O. L. Albritton, Corsicana; C. C. Albritton, Dallas; a sister, Mrs. Annie McWilliams, Corsicana; a half-sister, Mrs. J. M. Burson, Corsicana, and other relatives.

Surtherland-McCammon will direct the arrangements.

Notes:

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RITES HELD FRIDAY FOR G. W. ALBRITTON; BURIAL IN OAKWOOD

Funeral services for George W. Albritton, age 73 years, who died at his home here at noon Thursday, were held from the chapel of the Sutherland – McCammon Funeral Home Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Revs. R. J. Fletcher and J. I. Cartlidge conducted the rites and interment was in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, three sons, a daughter, two brothers, two half brothers, a sister, a half-sisters, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Christian Hoffman, Amos Harwell, D. A. Wright, B. C. Stockard, W. M. Gartright, and John Henry Bryant.

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Carolyn Ainsworth
B&D Mar. 2, 1943

Rites Wednesday For Baby Daughter W. D. Ainsworths

Funeral services for Carolyn, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Ainsworth, who died at the P. and S. Hospital early Wednesday morning were held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock at Oakwood cemetery where interment was made.

Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Ainsworth, Powell; sister, Anita Ainsworth, Powell; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Ainsworth, Powell, and grandmother, Mrs. W. J. Shivers, Corsicana.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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Mary Moreno
Jan 29, 1943 - Feb 9, 1943

Funeral Services For Baby Tuesday

Mary, 12-day old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Florentino Moreno, died at the P. and S. Hospital early Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held at 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at Oakwood cemetery, where interment was made. Rev. Louis Hernandez conducted the rites.

Surviving are the parents and a brother, Robert Moreno, Corsicana.

Sutherland-McCammon directed the arrangements.

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Rosa Moreno
Jan 29, 1943 - Feb 5, 1943

Rosa Moreno, Infant, Was Buried Saturday In Oakwood Cemetery

Funeral services for Rosa Moreno, eight-day-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Florentino Moreno, who died Friday night, were held at Oakwood cemetery Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock where interment was made. Rev. Louis Hernandez officiated.

Surviving are the parents, a brother, Robert Moreno, a sister, Mary Moreno, Corsicana.

Sutherland-McCammon directed the arrangements.

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Joe Dean Jackson
B&D Jul 3, 1943

Rites Were Held Sunday Afternoon Joe Deen Jackson

Funeral services for Joe Deen Jackson infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Jackson, Corsicana, who died Saturday, were held Sunday afternoon from the Corley Funeral Chapel at 4 o’clock. Rev. J. I. Cartlidge conducted the rites. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are the parents, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. Warren, Corsicana, and other relatives.

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Albert Sidney Neale
Aug 27, 1877 - Jun 5, 1943

A. S. NEALE DIED SATURDAY NIGHT; RITES HELD MONDAY

Funeral services for A. S. Neale, aged 65 years, who died at his home on South Fourteenth street Saturday night following a lingering illness were held Monday morning at 11 o’clock from the chapel of the Sutherland McCammon Funeral Home. Rev. J. I. Cartlidge, pastor of the First Baptist church conducted the rites. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Mr. Neale had been a resident of Corsicana for 22 years. He was president of the carpenters Union at the time of his death and he was active in the Knights of Pythias and Odd Fellow lodges. Carpenters and Odd Fellows were pallbearers and Knights of Pythias had charge of the services at the grave.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; a daughter, Mrs. Marvin B. Walker, Robstown; two sons, Maurice W. Neale, Dallas; Albert Neale, San Antonio, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were George Harvin, A. E. Foster, Lewis Foster, George James, Ed Church and Bert Williams.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Mon., Jan 7, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st wife Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Pennington) Neale married Nov 13, 1898 2nd wife Florence (May) Butler-Neale; s/o John Cadwallader Neale & Mary Ann (Gentry) Neale

Florence (May) Butler-Neale
Nov 10, 1878 - Oct 26, 1960

Mrs. A. S. Neale Rites Thursday

Mrs. A. S. Neale, 81, of 519 South Fourteenth street, died in Twilight Home Wednesday night. She had resided in Corsicana 40 years.

Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the McCammon Chapel with burial in Oakwood cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. Robert Wooddy, pastor of the First Baptist church, of which she was a member.

Mrs. Neale was a member of Pythian Sisters and Home Rebekah Lodge No. 128.

Surviving are two sons, Fred Butler, Ardmore, Okla., and Forrest Butler, Irving; four daughters, Mrs. Loraine Davis and Misses Cora Butler and Annie Butler, all of Corsicana, and Mrs. Evelyn Walker, Robstown; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Tom Harlice, S. D. Standard, Wm. V. Mowlam, August Wendorf, Jack Baggett, Paul Miller, Lewis Foster and Dr. W. K. Logsdon.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Thurs., Oct 27, 1960
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st husband Lorenzo D. Butler married Oct 3, 1880 2nd husband Albert Sidney Neale d/o George Henry May and Fannie (Bringle) May

Elizabeth J. “Bessie” (Nowell) Splawn-Terrell-Nowell
Nov 27, 1879 - Jan 26, 1960

Services Held For Mrs. Nowell

Funeral services for Mrs. O. T. Nowell, 80, who died Tuesday morning in the Navarro Clinic were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Corley Chapel, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Nowell, who lived at 295 West College avenue, had been a resident of Corsicana 60 years. She was a native of Hunt county.

The rites were conducted by Rev. Gaither L. Day, pastor of North Corsicana Methodist Church. Nephews served as pallbearers.

Mrs. Nowell’s survivors include her husband, a retired Corsicana fire department official, Corsicana; a son, Clark Splawn, Los Angeles; two brothers, Percy Nowell, Corsicana, and Leslie Nowell, Arp; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and other relatives.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Wed., Jan 27, 1960
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st husband John Henry Splawn married Jul. 25, 1897 2nd husband Pleasant H. Terrell married Mar. 29, 1917 3rd husband Oran Thurston Nowell married May 23, 1928 buried in Hamilton Beeman; d/o Berry Jackson Nowell & Sarah Ann “Sallie” (Dalrymple) Nowell

Lura "Mirl" Sawyer
Jul 12, 1927 - Apr 7, 2019

Life Legacy

Lura “Mirl” Sawyer, age 91, of Red Oak, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019. She was born July 12, 1927 in Hopkins County, Texas to Ernest Alvin and Mattie Bell (Jarret) Potter. Mirl was very kind and an unconditionally loving person. She was a very strong and happy person who always found the best and the beauty in everything. She was a loving caregiver and a loyal and faithful friend to many. Mirl enjoyed watching MMA with her son-in-law, Tim Grant. She loved her job at Safeway serving 28 years in the South Dallas area. Mirl will be greatly missed.


Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Grant and husband Tim, Deborah Langford and husband Freddy and Tammie Dooley and husband Thomas; grandchildren. Elton Reaves, Julie Marcum, Matthew Reaves, Michelle Hawes, Rhesha Landers, Karahna Reynolds, Tim Grant, II, Chandra Tomkins, Jason Langford and Justin Woods and numerous great and great-great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. Mirl was preceded in death by her parents; husband of over 50 years, Tom Sawyer; daughter, Barbara Linder; son-in-law, Dennis Linder; brothers, Eddie, Frank and Alvie and sister, Mozelle.


Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 8PM Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.


Funeral service will be 11AM Thursday, April 11, 2019 in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home with Mickey Moriarty officiating. Interment will follow at the Dresden Cemetery in Dresden, Texas.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165. (972)937-2211.

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Carolyn Jean (Johnson) McCarty
Mar 12, 1949 - May 2, 2019
 
Carolyn Jean McCarty, 70 of Blooming Grove, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Waxahachie. She was born March 12, 1949 in Dallas to William E. Johnson and Mary J. Moore Johnson. She was a member of Blooming Grove Church of Christ. Carolyn graduated from Duncanville High School in 1967 where she was also a member of the select choir. She enjoyed spending time outside gardening and landscaping. She also loved going to church and worship.

She is preceded in death by her son, Michael McCarty and her father William Johnson.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Moore Farrell; children Deedra Stafford and husband Wendell, James McCarty and wife Catherine; grandchildren, Lauren, Emily and Lucas Stafford, James Russell, Jr. and Jessie David McCarty; sisters and brother, Sherry Rouw and husband Paul, Bill Johnson and wife Carol, Dolores Bess and husband Jimmy, Debra Carey. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2019 and with family from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Dresden Cemetery.

Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana

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Juan Garza Vasquez
Jun 24, 1932 - Mar 14, 2019

Juan Garza Vasquez

Juan Vasquez, age 86, passed away on March 14, 2019. He is survived by his daughters: Ramona McAninch and husband, Garry, Sr., Cathy Olson, Debbie Schield and husband Walter, Peggy Reichelderfer, 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by three sisters and their spouses, two brothers and their spouses.
There will be a family burial at a later date. In Memory of him, please donate to the Alzheimer's Association.

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George W. Stucker
Apr 5, 1883 - Mar 7, 1943

GEORGE W. STUCKER DIED RURAL SHADE; BURIAL LONG PRAIRIE

George W. Stucker, aged 59 years, died at his home in Rural Shade Monday, March 8, after several months illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday by Rev. Vaughn of Blooming Grove, assisted by Rev. Mr. Hearn of Bazette. Burial was in the Long Prairie cemetery.

Pallbearers were Vester Barnett, Johnnie Quinn, Mr. Batton, Clarence Hancock and Dick Holloman.

Mr. Stucker had resided in the Rural Shade community for the past 37 years, and was in the garage business for many years.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Altie Stucker, Rural Shade; three daughters, Myrtle Stucker; Mrs. Esther Hancock and Mrs. J. W. Douglas; a son, George Dwaine Stucker; mother, Mrs. G. W. Stucker, Powell; a brother Sylvan Stucker; a sister, Mrs. Clarence Parker; two grandchildren, James Allen and Betty Jane Douglas, and other relatives.

Out of town friends present for the rites included Mr. and Mrs. Hamp Hanks, Robert Jones, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Christian, T. M. Ferguson, Mr. Aynesworth and Mr. Edwards, all of Powell.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Mon., Mar 15, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • Born in France h/o Alta Dora “Altie” (Haygood) Stucker married May 22, 1904 s/o George W. Stucker and Madeline Julie (Bauer) Stucker

Madeline Julie (Bauer) Stucker
Oct 8, 1856 - Jun 30, 1946

RITES HELD FOR MRS. MADELINE STUCKER OF POWELL

Funeral services for Mrs. Madeline Stucker, aged 89 years, who died Sunday night at the home of her son, Sylvan Stucker at Powell, were held Monday afternoon from the First Methodist church in Powell. Mrs. Stucker was born October 8, 1856 in Thana Alsace, Loraine, France.

Surviving are her son of Powell and a daughter, Mrs. Madeline Parker, Harlingen.

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Myrtle Stucker
Oct 19, 1904 - Mar 7, 1956

Among those here to attend the funeral of Miss Myrtle Stucker of Trinidad, which was held in Kerens Friday were Mrs. Gladys Ellis and Mrs. Frances Christopher of Pittsburg.

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Samuel S. “Sam” Cates
Jul 11, 1860 - Jan 26, 1943

PIONEER RESIDENT ROUND PRAIRIE WAS BURIED THURSDAY

KERENS, Jan. 29.—(Spl.)—Funeral services for Sam Cates, 83, who died Tuesday night at his home in Round Prairie, were held Thursday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the Long Prairie church with Rev. Finis Hodges of Kerens conducting the rites.

Mr. Cates was a pioneer citizen of Round Prairie, having moved to that community from Arkansas when a small boy. Surviving are his wife, one nephew, Jim Cates of Lubbock and a niece, Mrs. Jewel Alexander of Littlefield.

Pallbearers were Roy Neese of Corsicana, Newton Stovall, Audrian Stovall, August Hill, Jim Inmon and A. J. Inmon of Kerens.

Mr. John Curington, Sheriff, Cap Curington, district attorney, Jerry Roe, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Neese of Corsicana attended the funeral.

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Geneva Thompson
Nov 27, 1924 - Dec 30, 1943

GENEVA THOMPSON ACCIDENT VICTIM, BURIED AT BAZETTE

Funeral services for Miss Geneva Thompson, age 18 years, who died in Parkland Hospital, Dallas, shortly before noon Thursday from injuries received in an automobile accident in Dallas Wednesday night were held from her home on West Fifteenth avenue here Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Interment was in Bazette cemetery.

Surviving are her father, Ben Thompson, Odessa; a sister, Mrs. Vigie Pope, Corsicana; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Phillips, Corsicana; Mrs. Townsend, Trinidad, and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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Luther Lucian Paschal
Aug. 19, 1893 - Jan. 20, 1943

L. L. PASCHAL DIED IN DALLAS; RITES HERE ON FRIDAY

Funeral services for L. L. Paschal who died in Dallas Wednesday, will be held from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Burial will be in the Bazette cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Dallas; a son, Louis Paschal, Enid, Okla.; a daughter, Mrs. Leon Goble, Enid, Okla.; two step-sons, L. B. and Talmadge Norred, Dallas; his mother, Mrs. T. F. Paschal, Corsicana; five brothers, J. A. Paschal, Kerens; R. J., J. B., A. B., and Q. B. Paschal, Corsicana, a sister, Mrs. C. W. Sawyer, Kilgore, and other relatives.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Thurs., Jan 21, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st wife Carrie Lee (Allen) Paschal married Oct. 24, 1914 2nd wife Betsy Elizabeth (Terry) Norred-Paschal; s/o Thomas Franklin Paschal & Emma D. (Sims) Paschal

Gary Eugene Batson
Aug 29, 1942 - Nov 20, 1943

RITES HELD SUNDAY FOR BABY; BURIAL AT PROVIDENCE

Funeral services for Garey Eugene Batson, one year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Batson, who died at the P. and S. Hospital Saturday afternoon were held from the Corley Chapel Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Rev. W. R. Hall conducted the rites and burial was in the Providence cemetery.

Surviving are the parents, two brothers, Luther D. and Bennie F. Batson, a sister Bertha Ann Batson, all of Corsicana; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ford, Corsicana; grandmother, Mrs. Beulah, Batson, Bell Branch and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Jack Russell, David Burnham, Clarence Freeman and Gerald Batson.

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Ella B. Kent, Miss
May 21, 1887 - Feb 14, 1943

MRS. ELLA B. KENT BURIED PROVIDENCE CEMETERY MONDAY

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella B. Kent, age 56, were held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the residence of T. M. Kent. Rev. Peyton Goodman officiated. Burial was in the Providence cemetery.

Mrs. Kent died at Austin Sunday.

Surviving are a brother, T. M. Kent, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mollie Kent, Roane, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were J. G. Woolverton, Brice R. Bonner, T. F. Robinson, H. I. Singleton, Loyd Land and Byron F. Hall.

L. B. Bonner and Company directed the arrangements.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Mon., Feb. 15, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • Obit says Mrs. but she was never married; d/o Alexander B. “Alex” Kent & Mary Frances “Fannie” (Meadows) Kent-Watkins

William Taylor Burnham
Mar 7, 1863 - Mar 30, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR W. T. BURNHAM HELD ON THURSDAY

Funeral services for W. T. Burnham, 80 years, who died at his residence here Tuesday night, were Thursday afternoon at the home of his son, W. J. Burnham, Mildred. Rev. Guy Walker officiated. Burial was in the Providence cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; four sons, Isaac Burnham, Lufkin; J. T. Burnham, Corsicana; W. J. Burnham, Mildred; J. C. Burnham, Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. Sallie Edens, Corsicana; Mrs. Frances Johns, Chandler; Mrs. Minnie Thomas, Jarrell, 11 grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Sarah Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Johnston) Burnham
Nov 25, 1868 - Jun 22, 1956

Rites Saturday For Mrs. Burnham

Mrs. Elizabeth Burnham, 87, long-time Navarro County resident died at the Twilight Home early Friday.

Funeral services will be held from the Corley Chapel Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with burial in the Providence cemetery.

The rites will be conducted by Rev. Jack Goff, pastor of the West Side Baptist Church.

A native of Alabama, Mrs. Burnham had resided here for a number of years.

Surviving are four sons, I. H. Burnham, Lufkin; J. T. Burnham, Ennis,; W. J. Burnham, Mexia; and J. C. Burnham, Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. Sallie Eaton, Corsicana, Mrs. Frances Johns, Ennis and Mrs. Minnie Thomas, Fort Worth; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a sister, Annie Ruey Frizzell, Tyler, and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Worthy, Buddy Eaton, Lee Vickers, Carlton Johnson, Harold Jones and Millard Holder.

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Mrs. Burnham Rites Saturday

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Burnham, 87, who died at the Twilight Home early Friday, were held from the Corley Chapel Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with burial in the
Providence cemetery.

Surviving are four sons, I. H. Burnham, Lufkin; J. T. Burnham, Ennis,; W. J. Burnham, Mexia; and J. C. Burnham, Corsicana; three daughters, Mrs. Sallie Eaton, Corsicana, Mrs. Frances Johns, Ennis and Mrs. Minnie Thomas, Fort Worth; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a sister, Annie Ruey Frizzell, Tyler, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Worthy, Buddy Eaton, Lee Vickers, Carlton Johnson, Harold Jones and Millard Holder.

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Laura Lee (Gresham) Benifield
Jan 11, 1878 - Sep 2, 1943

MRS. J. R. BEENEFIELD DIED ON THURSDAY; BURIAL ON FRIDAY

Funeral services for Mrs. J. R. Benefield, who died at the P. and S. Hospital Thursday evening were held from the Corley Chapel Friday afternoon at 4 o’clock. The rites were conducted by Rev. Mr. Goodin and interment was in Providence cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, Mildred; two sons, R. L. Benefield, U. S. Navy; W. E. Benefield, Corsicana; five daughters, Mrs. W. H. Ogburn, Roane; Mrs. C. A. Ford, Corsicana; Mrs. W. J. Burnham, Corsicana; Mrs. J. T. Hamil, Caddo; Mrs. G. R. Warner, Corsicana; a brother, J. G. Gresham, Myrtle, Miss., several grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Cecil F. Allen, W. H. Ogburn, C. A. Ford, W. J. Burnham, J. T. Hamil and G. R. Warner.

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James Curl “Jim” Burleson
May 25, 1874 - Dec. 10, 1943

J. C. Burleson, age 71 years died at his home in the Winkler community Friday morning. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Birdston cemetery where interment will be made. Rev. W. M. White will conduct the rites.

Surviving are his wife, four sons, Valpeau Burleson, Streetman, Ed Burleson, Streetman; James Burleson, Corpus Christi; J. C. Burleson, Jr., Houston; three daughters, Mrs. Bernice Folmar, Streetman; Mrs. Bettie Osburn, Houston; Mrs. Hazel Clark, Eureka; a brother, Tom Burleson, Streetman; a sister, Margaret Kelly, Streetman; four grandchildren and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home will direct the arrangements.

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Rites on Saturday For J. C. Burleson Birdston Cemetery

Funeral services for J. C. Burleson, age 71 years, who died at his home in Winkler Friday morning were held Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock at Birdston cemetery, where interment was made. Rev. W. M. White conducted the rites.

Surviving are his wife, four sons, three daughters, a brother, a sister, four grandchildren and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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Gilbert George “Pete” McKissack
Aug 21, 1900 - Nov 22, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GILBERT M’KISSACK HELD AT STREETMAN

Funeral services for Gilbert G. (Pete) McKissack, aged 43 years, who died in Fort Worth Monday afternoon, were held Tuesday afternoon at 4 o’clock from the First Baptist church at Streetman. The rites were conducted by Rev. Mr. White. Burial was in the Birdston cemetery. He was a member of the Baptist church.

McKissack, a former resident of Corsicana was injured Monday morning while at work at a defense plant at Fort Worth, and died at St. Joseph’s Hospital Monday afternoon. It was reported he was crushed by an airplane when his foot became entangled while the plane was being moved.

Surviving are his wife of Fort Worth; mother, Mrs. Irene McKissack, Corsicana; a brother, Johnnie McKissack, Corsicana; a sister, Mrs. T. B. Garrett, Longview, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were S. A. Clark, June Clark, Billy McKissack, J. H. Gilbert, Kiser Coleman and Clifton McSpadden.

Corley Funeral Home is in charge.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Tues., Nov 23, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • WWII Veteran
  • 1st wife Vera Inez (Thompson) McKissack married Oct. 6, 1923 2nd wife Beatrice (unk) McKissack s/o Jessie Asberry “Jess” McKissack and Lillie Irene (Gilbert) McKissack

David Richard Huggins
Nov 14, 1865 - Jan 7, 1943

D. R. HUGGHINS DIED HERE LATE MONDAY; BURIAL CHATFIELD

D. R. Hugghins, aged 77 years, died at the home of his son, E. D. Hugghins, 1443 West Sixth avenue, Monday at 6:30 p.m. following an illness of several weeks. Funeral rites were held Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. from the Methodist church at Chatfield with burial in the Chatfield cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. Stanford, Methodist minister of Chatfield. Mr. Hugghins was a member of the Baptist church.

A native of Alabama, Mr. Hugghins had resided in this section since 1920 and prior to that time had lived in Cherokee county since six years of age. He had resided in Chatfield and Hubbard.

Surviving are ten children, Lester Huggins, Malone; J. R. Hugghins, Palestine; O. H. Hugghins, Corsicana; B. B. Hugghins, Houston; E. D. Hugghins, Corsicana; Mrs. Ruby Parker, Waco; Forest DeWitt Hugghins, Lamesa; Mrs. Gertrude Osment, Hubbard, H. T. Hugghins, Malone, and Miss Irene Hugghins, Corsicana; seven grandchildren, two brothers, Joe Hugghins, Athens and Oscar Hugghins, Rusk; a sister, Mrs. Martha Dismuke, Palestine, and a number of nieces and nephews.

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Glenn Grace
Jun 18, 1942 - Dec 30, 1943

CHILD IS FATALLY BURNED AS RESULT FALLING INTO FIRE

Glenn, eighteen months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Buel H. Grace died in the P. and S. Hospital Thursday night about 9:30 from burns received when he fell into an open fireplace at his home near Alma earlier in the evening. The baby was brought to the hospital about 6 o’clock in the afternoon.

Funeral services were held at Chatfield Friday afternoon at 4 o’clock with interment in the Chatfield cemetery.

Surviving are the parents, three brothers, Jimmy Ray, Buel, Jr., and Gilford Grace; three sisters, Naomi, Laverne and Elvina Grace, all of Alma; grandmothers, Mrs. Tiny Grace, Corsicana, and Mrs. Sudie Shanz, Dallas, and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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John Shaw Finch, Sr.
Nov 4, 1875 - Oct 25, 1943

Funeral Services For Sohn S. Finch Held at Chatfield

Funeral services for John S. Finch, age 67 years, who died at his home in Chatfield Monday morning, were held Thursday morning at 10:30 from the Chatfield Methodist church with Rev. E. M. Daily conducting the rites. Burial was in Chatfield cemetery.

Surviving are a wife, a daughter, two sons, and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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Charles Eugene Lewis
Jul 9, 1924 - Apr 17, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES ACCIDENT VICTIM HELD AT DAWSON

Funeral services for Charles Eugene Lewis, 19, seaman second class, U. S. Coast Guard, who died April 17, in the U. S. Marine Hospital, Norfolk, Va., as a result of injuries received in an accident, were held Wednesday at Dawson from the Methodist church, with burial in the Dawson cemetery. Chief Petty Officer Sweeney, U. C. Coast Guard, accompanied the body home.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. E. W. Watts, Penelope; father C. W. Lewis, Oklahoma City, Okla.; grandmother, Mrs. J. H. Caskey, Corsicana and other relatives.

Pallbearers were C. V. Johnson, A. M. McCulloch, Penelope; Alman Watts, Frost; J. O. D. Crider, Oliver Harrison, Lee McCulloch, Dawson.

Lewis had been in the service for a year and five month.

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James Anderson Prater
Jul 16, 1877 - Apr 7, 1943

Dawson Man Died While at Work

DAWSON, April 9.—J. A. Prater died Wednesday afternoon while a work in his field south of town.

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon from the Shiloh Baptist church. Burial was in Dawson cemetery.

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Jim Gill Garner
May 4, 1877 - Nov 25, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES DAWSON MERCHANT FRIDAY

Funeral services were held from the First Baptist Church in Dawson Friday afternoon for Jim Garner, prominent Dawson merchant, who died suddenly Thursday afternoon. Burial was at Dawson.

Garner was reared in Dawson and was a member of the firm of Garner and Sims, grocery. It was stated here Friday morning by Dawson residents that he was on a picnic near Dawson Thanksgiving Day and had been picking up pecans when he was stricken, dying a few minutes later.

Surviving are his wife of Dawson, brother, Eddie Garner, Ringling, Okla.; three sisters, Miss Carrie Garner, Corsicana; Mrs. W. V. Lawrence and Mrs. L. D. Holiday, both of Dawson, and other relatives.

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Irby William Wiswell
Sep 8, 1867 - Jul 9, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR I. W. WISWELL ARE HELD SATURDAY

Funeral services for I. W. Wiswell, aged 76 years, who died Friday, were held from Sutherland-McCammon Chapel. Rev. Tom Allmon conducted the rites and interment was in Dawson cemetery.

Surviving are the following children; Mrs. Nora Bynum, Alto; Buddie Wiswell, Corpus Christi; W. W. Wiswell, Mildred; Mrs. Lola Young, Dawson; Mrs. Pauline Hoge, Waco; Mrs. Otto Chatman, Corsicana; a sister, Mrs. George Griggs, Houston; 14 grandchildren and other relatives.

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Carl Othello Savage
Jan 7, 1891 - Sep 17, 1943

BROTHER CORSICANA WOMAN BE BURIED AT DAWSON ON SUNDAY

Karl O. Savage, about 55 years of age, died at his home in Bridgeport late Friday night. Funeral services are scheduled at Dawson Sunday afternoon. He was reared in the Malone and Hubbard communities in Hill county.

Surviving are his wife, Bridgeport; three sons, Louis Savage, Houston; Arthur and Roy Savage, both of California; a daughter, Miss Minnie Savage, Bridgeport; five brothers, Macca Savage, New Mexico; Lawrence Savage, Malone; Henry and Frank Savage, both of San Antonio, and Joe Savage, California; a sister, Mrs. W. B. Waddell, Corsicana and other relatives.

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Leticia F. “Tishie” (Taylor) Hanna-Sears
Oct 1, 1874 - Sep 12, 1943

MRS. J. F. SEARS DIED AT DAWSON SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Mrs. J. F. Sears, aged 68 years, died at Dawson Sunday afternoon. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Dawson Baptist church. The rites were conducted by Rev. Tom Almon, Baptist minister.

Surviving are her husband, a step-son, Vernon Sears; a step-son, a step-daughter, Miss Cloye Sears, all of Dawson; a sister, Mrs. Rosella Bruce, Hubbard; five brothers, G. J. Taylor, Jonesboro; J. T. Jones, Dawson; F. M. and T. C. Taylor, both of Hubbard, and Louis Taylor, Oklahoma City, and other relatives. She formerly resided at Purdon.

Corley Funeral Home directed.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun., Sep 13, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • Dawson cemetery
  • 1st husband Robert H. Hanna buried at Milford Cemetery, Milford, Texas 2nd husband James Franklin Sears buried Fairview cemetery, Hubbard, Tx; d/o Jones Andrew Taylor & Nancy Ann (Holloway) Taylor

William Harwood Chapman
May 16, 1877 - Aug. 2, 1943

RITES ON TUESDAY FOR W. H. CHAPMAN; BURIAL AT DAWSON

Funeral services for W. H. Chapman, age 66 years, who died at his home in Dawson Monday, were held from the Methodist church there Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Revs. Ross Smith and O. S. Hellums conducted the rites. Burial was in the Dawson cemetery.

Mr. Chapman had been a resident of Dawson for many years.

Surviving are his wife, Dawson; four sons, Ocie Chapman, Big Spring; Frank and Otto Chapman, Corsicana; Willie Chapman, Big Spring; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Dawson, Corsicana; Mrs. Fred Horns, San Diego, Calif., and other relatives.

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Edgar B. Jarnigan
Apr 24, 1881 - Nov 30, 1943

EDGAR B. JARNIGAN DIED TUESDAY NIGHT BURIAL AT DAWSON

Edgar B. Jarnigan, age 62 years, died at his home here Tuesday night. Funeral services will be held from the Corley Funeral chapel Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock with Rev. E. F. Bohmfalk conducting the rites. Burial will be in the Dawson cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; two daughters, Mrs. L. B. Haynes, Denton; Mrs. T. G. Martin, Dallas; a son, Sgt. Bryan Jarnigan, U. S. Army; three granddaughters and other relatives.

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FUNERAL SERVICES HELD THURSDYA FOR EDGAR B. JARNIGAN

Funeral services for Edgar B. Jarnigan, age 62 years, who died at his home here Tuesday night were held from the Corley Chapel Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial was in the Dawson cemetery. Rev. E. F. Bohmfalk conducted the services.

Surviving are his wife, two daughters, a son, three grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Ivy Stevens, Moise Levy, Walter Hayes, W. R. Waddell, Tom Eady and Gaston Gooch.

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Mattie (Moore) Jarnigan
Jun. 9, 1885 - Jun. 24, 1960

Mrs. Jarnigan Rites Sunday

Funeral services for Mrs. E. B. Jarnigan, 74, will be held from the Corley Chapel at 2 p.m. Sunday with Rev. Bruce Hibbitt, pastor of the Missionary Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Dawson cemetery.

Mrs. Jernigan, of 310 South Sixteenth street, died in Memorial Hospital about 11 p.m. Friday.

She was born June 9, 1885 at Hubbard but had lived in Corsicana since 1923.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Edith Miller, Pasadena; and Mrs. Velma Haynes, Denton; one son, Bryan Jarnigan, Quincey, Mass.; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; one brother Rodney Moore Stephenville; and four sisters, Mrs. C. G. Carter, Stephenville; Mrs. J. D. Payne, Melrose, New Mexico; and Mrs. Lillian Sexton and Mrs. Belle Hendrix both of Corsicana.

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Stratford B. Jarnigan
Jun 14, 1908 - Feb 21, 1930

Former Corsicana Youth Dies Oklahoma

Advices of the death of Stratford Jarnigan in Ada, Oklahoma, Friday were received in Corsicana late Friday evening. The body will be sent to Dawson for burial Sunday.

The youth was formerly employed in the Corsicana Western Union offices. He is survived by his parents and several brothers and sisters, a majority of them living in Corsicana.

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Margaret Nell (Griffin) Barnes
Aug 21, 1931 - May 8, 2019

Obituary for Margaret Nell Barnes
Margaret Nell Griffin Barnes was born on August 21, 1931, in Pinkston, Texas to Jim and Myrtle Blackmon Griffin. She started school in Purdon, Texas when her parents owned a 100 acre farm at Navarro Mills. She graduated from Blooming Grove High School. Margaret married Max Barnes, Jr. at the Waxahachie court house on February 2, 1952. She and Max enjoyed many years of traveling with his job as a pipeliner with many different companies. Since she was an only child and did not travel much as a child, she loved traveling to and living in many different states. As the pipeline job moved, so did they! Most of their time was spent living in California, Iowa, Oregon, Idaho and of course, their beloved Texas. Margaret and Max became close friends of coworkers Billye and Doug Chapman. They developed a "family bond" many years ago. Margaret treated Kim and her brother Steve as her own. They were very proud of the God grandchildren, Mylea Mitchell and Lara Pattison. Of course, when the great God children came along they were even more proud of Sadie, Kade, Riley and Landry! She was considered "GiGi" and will be missed but, will continue to be in our cherished memories of many embarrassing Christmas presents for years to come. Margaret and Max had one child, Jerry Max Barnes. He preceded her in death by passing away in 2005, at the age of 52. Her husband Max, also preceded her by passing in 1996. Although a lifelong Baptist, Margaret and Mex started attending Emhouse United Methodist Church in September of 1977. It was their church family for many years. She will be missed by many who cared for and lover her sweet spirit.
The family would like to express gratitude to Brookdale, Twilight Home, New Century Hospice and Dr. Kent Rogers for the special care given to GiGi.

Visitation will be 5:00 pm -5:30 pm Friday, May 10, 2019. Funeral service will be 5:30 pm Friday, May 10, 2019 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Burial will be at Dresden Cemetery.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Margaret Nell Barnes please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Miranda Adeline (Pendergrass) Wossom-Howard
Feb 4, 1862 - Jun 4, 1943

MRS. M. A. HOWARD DIED LAST NIGHT FUNERAL SUNDAY

Funeral services for Mrs. M. A. Howard, 81 years, who died Friday night, will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home. Rev. A. A. Peacock will conduct the service and interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are five sons, E. D. Wossum, Corsicana; W. B. Wossum, Littlefield; R. L. Wossum, Ropesville; L. H. Wossum, Corsicana; a daughter, Mrs. M. G. Wilson, Corsicana; two brothers, T. V. Pendergrass, Meadow; H. H. Pendergrass, Pasadena, Cal.; five sisters, Mrs. Cecilia Ann Judd, Mollie Rippetoe, Mrs. Syntha Carr, Mrs. Vina Carr, Mrs. L. L. Malnard and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Evert Wossom, Marvin Wossum, Elton Wossum, Oran Wossum, J. T. Roberts, Earl Wossum and Robbie Gray.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sat., Jun 5, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st husband Elia Andrew Wossom married Nov. 9, 1879 2nd husband Lazarus Z. Howard married Dec. 14, 1902; d/o Louis Potter Pendergrass & Martelia (Brown) Pendergrass

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Rites Sunday for Mrs. M. A. Howard; Burial in Oakwood

Funeral services for Mrs. M. A. Howard, age 81 years who died Friday night, were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home. Rev. A. A. Peacock conducted the rites. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are five sons, a daughter, two brothers, five sisters and other relatives.

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Harry William Smith
Dec 28, 1894 - Sep 14, 1943

HARRY W. SMITH DIED TUESDAY DUE TO HEART ATTACK

Harry W. Smith, oil operator, died at his home, 816 West Seventh Avenue, Tuesday afternoon after a few hours illness with a heart attack. Funeral services will be held from the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral chapel Wednesday afternoon at 5 o’clock with burial in Oakwood cemetery. The rites will be conducted by Rev. Matthew Arnold pastor of the Third Avenue Presbyterian church.

Smith had resided in Corsicana a number of years.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Undine Wood Smith, Corsicana; father, G. H. N. Smith, Denton; a brother, G. Sidney Smith Houston; two sisters, Mrs. George Relk and Mrs. Marion Hare, both of Denton, and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be L. P. Forsythe, John Storrie, R. W. Gross, T. H. Westbrook, W. M. Davidson, W. D. Lamb, Jimmy Nowlin, Johnny Noble and W. D. Humphries.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Wed., Sep 15, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • h/o Undine (Wood) Smith; s/o George Henry Mills Smith & Elizabeth F. (Wheeler) Smith buried in Plainview Cemetery, Krum, Tx.

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RITES ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON LATE FOR HARRY W. SMITH

Funeral services for Harry W. Smith, who died Tuesday after a brief illness were held from the Sutherland – McCammon chapel Wednesday afternoon at 5 o’clock. Rev. Matthew Arnold conducted the rites and burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, father, a brother, two sisters and other relatives.

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Clay Baker
Mar 24, 1893 - Apr 6, 1943

CLAY BAKER DIED IN GALVESTON; IS BURIED CORSICANA

Funeral services for Clay Baker, who died Tuesday in Galveston were held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the chapel of the Sutherland Funeral Home. Rev. W. R. Hall officiated and burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Mr. baker was a native of Corsicana and was well-known here.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Will Baker, Dallas; two sisters, Miss Alma Baker, Dallas; Mrs. Hubert Johnson, Dallas; and a brother Walter Baker and other relatives.

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Onah (Hutchens) Baker-Merrell-Baker
Jul 13, 1861 Aug 15, 1950

Mrs. Onah Baker Funeral Rites Slated Wednesday

Mrs. Onah Baker, 89, former Corsicana resident, died at her home in Dallas at an early hour Tuesday morning.

Funeral services are planned in Dallas Wednesday at 10 a.m. with burial in Oakwood cemetery here at 1:30 p.m.

Mrs. Baker resided in Corsicana for many years prior to moving to Dallas, and was an active member of the First Presbyterian church.

Surviving are a son, Walter Baker; two daughters, Miss Alma Baker and Mrs. Janie Johnson, all of Dallas; five grandchildren; a brother, Sam Spikes, Corsicana, and other relatives.

Notes:

  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Tues., Aug 15, 1950
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • 1st husband William Augustus “Will” Baker 2nd husband W. E. Merrell married Oct. 1, 1899 (she must have taken back the name of Baker) d/o Walter Hutchens and Martha Jane (Young) Hutchens-Spikes

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Mrs. Onah Baker Funeral Rites Held Wednesday

Funeral services for Mrs. Onah Baker, 89, who died at her home, 4411 Vandalia, early Tuesday, were held Wednesday morning in Dallas. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery here at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. the rites were conducted by Rev. J. B. Storey.

Mrs. Baker formerly resided here and was an active member of the First Presbyterian church.

Surviving are a son, Walter Baker, Dallas; two daughters, Miss Alma Baker and Mrs. Jane B. Johnson, both of Dallas; four sisters, Mrs. Betty Hamilton, Mrs. B. H. Matoon, Mrs. Ernestine Allen, all of Dallas; Mrs. Dan Bell, Barry; two brothers, Sam Spikes, Corsicana, and Tom Spikes, Pittsburg; five grandchildren, Lynn H. Baker, Beaumont; William E. Baker and Onamae Baker, both of Dallas; Mrs. Joe Ann Mead and Shirley Baker, both of New Orleans; two great-grandchildren, and other relatives.

Nephews were pallbearers.

McCammon Funeral Home directed.

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INFANT DAUGHTER Blakney
B&D Jul 3, 1943

Funeral Rites for Infant Scheduled

The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie O. Blakney, Dallas, died at the P. and S. Hospital Saturday morning. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock at Oakwood cemetery where interment will be made. Rev. E. F. Bohmfalk will conduct the services.

Surviving are the parents, two brothers, a sister, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Higginbotham, Corsicana; and Mrs. Georgia Blakney, Houston, and other relatives.

Corley Funeral Home is directing the arrangements.

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Clara (Raley) Blakney
Sep 9, 1898 - Apr 20, 1975

Mrs. Blakney

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Corley Funeral home Chapel for Mrs. Clara Blakney, 77, resident of Corsicana, who died Sunday at Memorial Hospital. Rev. Frank Williams will officiate and burial will be at Oakwood cemetery.

She was a native of Huntington, Tex. and had lived in Corsicana 50 years, a member of the 11th Avenue Methodist Church, Rebeccah Lodge, a licensed vocation nurse and a member of the first class at the old P&S Hospital.

Family requests that donations be made to the Heart Fund or the cardiac unit at Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Gilliam Wright of Corsicana, and Mrs. Keith Kennedy of Dallas; a grandson, and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bob Staley, Charles Studor, Lonnie Cockerell, Amos Harwell, J. W. Caskey and Jim P. Stephenson.

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Kelsie Ausbon Blakney
Oct 26, 1891 - Feb 28, 1949

Kelsey A. Blakney, Popular Member Of Police Force, Is Fatally Stricken

Death, which keeps very close company with hear attacks, Monday morning called on Policeman Kelsey A. Blakney, 58, known to thousands of Corsicana, negroes as “Mister Bicycle Willie.”

The little policemen who wore his cap cocked viciously over the right eye, a twinkling, laughing eye that always seemed to be joking with the left one, died at his home 319 West Collin St., as he was smoking a pipe. He had just had his breakfast, and his wife had taken the used dishes to the kitchen when death claimed the policeman.

“He made us a good man,” was the terse comment of Police Chief Bruce Nutt Monday.

Well Known Officer.
Not very tall but powerfully fast. Blakney was probably better known than any other man in the police department. Particularly was he known to those whose lot it is to be awaken with dawn inside the jailhouse. Part of Blakney’s job was to take care of those in jail, help them get their fine money together notify their friends and relatives to come and get them. He was operator of a daytime squad car.

There probably is not a negro in Corsicana who did not know the patrolman. Many never knew that his name was Blakney. To most of them he was “Mister Willie,” the original term of “Mr. Bicycle Willie” having been dignified and shortened after the policeman quit the old police department motorcycle.

Blakney used to laugh about one time he had managed to get close enough to a daytime crap game in the dusky section to poke his head through the window, He just stood there grinning and watching.

Finally one of the shooters spotted “de law” staring through the porthole. “Lawd, it’s Mr. Bicycle Willie,” he shouted.

There was a kind of silence one meets in a sepulcher.

“And he ain’t a ridin’ no bicycle, he’s done arrived,” The negro groaned.

Blakney suffered his first heart attack several weeks ago, and later was removed to a hospital. He remaind there until he was improved and returned to his home.

Saturday night he was reported “doing fine.” Sunday he reported he didn’t have a very good night, but there was some company during the day, and he enjoyed them. Monday the final attack took him out of uniform.

Rites Tuesday.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McCammon Funeral Home chapel with Dr. Jared I. Cartlidge, pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be R. L. Brown, J. B. Blair, Clarence Powell, Frank Chapman, Sr., W. W. Wiswell and R. E. Steele, all members of the police department. Honorary pallbearers will be other members of the department and friends of the family.

His survivors include his wife, Mrs. Clara Blakney, and two nieces, who were reared by him and his wife. They are Mrs. Keith Kennedy of Waco, niece whom they adopted, and Mrs. Gilliam Wright, 215 North Twenty-First. Mrs. Blakney’s niece. The latter is a secretary in the county attorney’s office. Two brothers, C. W. Blakney of Ranger and W. F. Blakney of Austin also survive.

During World War (, Bolakney served in the U. S. Navy. He also was a member of the I. O. O. F. Lodge.

Blakney was born Oct. 25, 1891 in Corinth, Miss. He and his family moved to Dawson seven years later. Blakney became a policeman in 1936, according to Chief Nutt.

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Kelsey A. Blakney Funeral Services Tuesday Morning

City hall offices were closed between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday to enable office workers to attend final rites for Kelsey A. Blakney, 58, city policeman who died Monday morning.

Services for Blakney were held in the McCammon Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. with Dr. Jared I. Cartlidge, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial with members of the I. O. O. F. Lodge in charge, followed in Oakwood cemetery.

The policeman died of a heart attack soon after eating breakfast at his home, 319 West Collin St. A heart attack, the last of a series which started two weeks ago, was the cause of death.

Survivors include his wife, an adopted daughter, Mrs. Keith Kennedy of Waco, the former Miss Jackie Blakney; a niece, Mrs. Gilliam Wright, 215 North Twenty-First, who was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Blakney, and always considered their daughter; two brothers, C. W. Blakney of Ranger and W. F. Blakney of Austin.

Pallbearers were members of the police department, with which Blakney had been a patrolman for more than 10 years.

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Emma E. (Dunham) Richardson
Nov 23, 1886 - Aug 16, 1943

MRS. R. C. RICHARDSON DIED NOON MONDAY; RITES ON TUESDAY

Mrs. R. C. Richardson, age 56 years, died at the Corsicana Hospital about noon Monday, following a long illness. Mrs. Richardson was born at Eureka and had lived in Corsicana about 35 years.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 5 o’clock from the Sutherland-McCammon chapel. Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.

Revs. R. Otis Sory and W. R. Hall will conduct the rites.

Surviving are her husband, R. C. Richardson, Corsicana; three brothers, W. D. Dunham, Beaumont; R. C. Dunham, Corsicana; J. T. Dunham, Bryson; two sisters, Mrs. W. H. Castles, Corsicana; Mrs. C. W. Howard, Dallas, and other relatives.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Mon., Aug 16, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • w/o Richard Carroll Richardson married Dec. 12, 1908; d/o Joseph Tillotson “Joe” Dunham & Aurelia (Johnston) Dunham buried in Eureka cemetery

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RITES PLANNED FOR MRS. R. C. RICHARDSON TUESDAY AFTERNOON

Funeral services for Mrs. R. C. Richardson, age 56 years, who died at the Corsicana Hospital and Clinic Monday, were scheduled for 5 o’clock Tuesday afternoon from the chapel of the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home. Revs. R. Otis Sory and W. R. Hall conducted the rites. Interment was in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, three brothers, two sisters and other relatives.

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Major Thomas Horn
Aug 20, 1880 - Jun 15, 1943

MAJOR HORN DIED LATE TUESDAY AND RITES ON WEDNESDAY

Major T. Horn, 62, prominent Corsicana architect for many years, died at the family residence 2503 West Ninth, Tuesday night after several weeks illness, and funeral services will be held at the Sutherland-McCammon chapel at 5 o’clock Wednesday.

Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery and Rev. W. R. Hall, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, will conduct the ceremony.

Mr. Horn was born in Tennessee the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Horn, but had lived in Corsicana most of his life. He was associated with H. O. Blanding as an architect for a number of years.

Surviving are his wife, one daughter, Miss Catherine Horn of Dallas; one sister, Mrs. T. G. Beckett of Dallas; and one brother, Frank Horn of Dallas.

Pallbearers will be Robert Irvine, Robert Douglas, H. O. Blanding, Dr. R. N. Holloway, Hayes Bonner, Wirt Robinson and Robert Davidson. Honorary pallbearers will be friends of the family.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Wed., Jun 16, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • h/o Katherine “Katie” (Robinson) Horn married Apr 18, 1918; s/o Lycurgis Columbus Horn & Tennie “Tennessee” (Dickey) Horn

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RITES WERE HELD LATE ON WEDNESDAY FOR MAJOR T. HORN

Funeral services for Major T. Horn, 62, prominent Corsicana architect, who died Tuesday night, were held at the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral chapel at 5 o’clock Wednesday with Rev. W. R. Hall, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, conducting the rites.

Interment was in Oakwood cemetery.

The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Horn, he was born in Tennessee but had lived in Corsicana most of his life, where he was associated with H. O. Blanding for a number of years.

Mr. Horn is survived by his wife, one daughter, Miss Catherine Horn of Dallas; one sister, Mrs. T. G. Beckett of Dallas; and one brother, Frank Horn of Dallas.

Pallbearers were Robert Irvine, Robert Douglas, H. O. Blanding, Dr. R. N. Holloway, Hayes Bonner, Wirt Robinson and Robert Davidson. Honorary pallbearers were friends of the family.

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James Dorsey Blackmon
Oct 29, 1869 - Sep 3, 1943

J. D. BLACKMON DIED LAST NIGHT; RITES ON FRIDAY

Funeral services for J. D. Blackmon, age 73 years, who died at his home here Thursday night are planned for 5:30 Friday afternoon from the Corley Chapel. Rev. A. L. Meador will conduct the rites and interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; a daughter, Mrs. Dick Pickens, Corsicana; two brothers, W. L. Blackmon, Corsicana; Charlie Blackmon, Trinidad; two sisters, Mrs. Hettie Thorp, Corsicana; Mrs. Irene Vaughan, Corsicana, five grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Ezra Burns, W. T. Hipps, H. E. Simmons, Claud Stover and J. W. Sheppard.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Fri., Sep 3, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • h/o Mary Ella (Hart) Blackmon married Jul. 29, 1896 s/o Simon Alonzo Blackmon and Nancy “Nannie” (Hamilton) Blackmon
     

Mary Ella (Hart) Blackmon
Nov 27, 1875 - Jan 31, 1958

Mrs. Blackmon Expires Friday

Mrs. Ella Blackmon, 82, life-long resident of Corsicana, 1310 West Thirteenth avenue, died at the Twilight Home shortly after noon Friday.

Funeral services will be held from the Corley Chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. with burial in Oakwood cemetery. Rev. Reginald King, pastor of the Emmanuel Baptist church will conduct the services.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dick Pickens, Corsicana; two brothers, Jess and Herbert Hart, and a sister, Mrs. J. F. Garvin, all of Corsicana; five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Fri., Jan 31, 1958
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • w/o James Dorsey Blackmon married Jul. 29, 1896; d/o Stephen Leonard Hart & Susanna Sarah Elizabeth “Susan” (Hamilton) Hart

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Mrs. Blackmon Rites Saturday

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Blackmon, 82, life-long resident of Corsicana, who died at the Twilight Home early Friday afternoon were held from the Corley Chapel Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

The rites were conducted by Rev. Reginal King, pastor of the Emmanuel Baptist church.

Mrs. Blackmon’s home was at 1310 West Thirteenth avenue.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dick Pickens, Corsicana; two brothers, Jess and Herbert Hart, and a sister, Mrs. J. F. Garvin, all of Corsicana; five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Bill McNeil, Thirman Penney, Jesse Richards, Everett Whittenberg, Lee Lambert and Curtis Penney.

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James Franklin Harris
Aug 12, 1924 - Apr 18, 2017

Mr. James Franklin Harris, age 92, of Haltom City passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2017. He was born on August 12, 1924 in Corsicana, Texas to Ruth Elizabeth Blackmon Harris and Johnny Harris.

He served in the U.S. Army for over 3 years during World War II and earned the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Lou Harris and sister, Eloise Davis. He is survived by his daughter, Candace Harris, his step-daughter, Regina Klapp, and grandson Johnny Klapp. James is also survived by his great-grandchildren; Skyla Rogers, Austin Cruz, Leah Klapp, Evan Klapp, Clayton Tolbert and Chase Swinne, and niece, Betty Harris.

No formal visitation is scheduled for Mr. Harris. Graveside Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Oakwood cemetery in Corsicana with Dr. Rick Lamb officiating.

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Albert Dunlap
Oct 16, 1913 - Nov 19, 1943

DIED FOLLOWING SHORT ILLNESS; FUNERAL SUNDAY

Albert Dunlap, age 30 years, died at his home, 405 South Thirteenth street, Friday afternoon following a short illness. Funeral services will be held from the Corley Chapel Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock with interment in Oakwood cemetery. Rev. D. R. McCauley, pastor of the Central Methodist church will conduct the rites.

A horse fell on Dunlap about ten days ago and sprained his ankle. It is thought that he also received internal injuries at the time that finally resulted in his death.

He was a member of the fire department.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; a daughter, Miss Jessie Dunlap, Corsicana; a son, Alfred Dunlap, Corsicana; his mother, Mrs. Ola Dunlap, Corsicana; four sisters, Mrs. Leslie Turns, Mrs. Emmett Leonard, Mrs. W. N. Lynch, Mrs. R. C. Renfrow, all of Corsicana; a brother, J. W. Dunlap, Corsicana and other relatives.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sat., Nov 20, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • h/o Susan Lorene (Conner) Dunlap-Arrington married Jun 15, 1932 Arrington buried in Trinidad City Cemetery, Trinidad, Tx; s/o Jessie D. “JD” Dunlap & Susan Viola “Susie” (Fellowwell) Dunlap

Alfred Marshall Dunlap
Jun 27, 1937 - Aug 23, 2008

Alfred Dunlap, 71, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at Corpus Christi. He was born June 27, 1937, in Corsican, to Albert and Lorene Dunlap. He was a retired pipe fitter.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Dunlap; son, Jody Dunlap; step-daughters, Virginia Jenkins and Bobbie Jean (Butch) Boudreaux; sister, Jessie (Charles) Wagener; step-sister, Glenda (Randall) Stellman; step-brother, A.J. Arrington; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass. Graveside services with full military honors will he held at 11 a.m. Friday at Oakwood cemetery in Corsicana.

Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes, 800-428-2922.

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  • The Victoria Advocate
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • US Army
  • 1st wife Betty Jean (McKee) Dunlap married Dec. 22, 1962 2nd Margaret (Morton) married Feb. 10, 1991 s/o Albert Dunlap and Susan Lorene (Conner) Dunlap-Arrington buried in Trinidad City Cemetery, Trinidad, Tx.

Cynthia "Cindy" (Hinkle) Stewart
Dec 7, 1956 - Sep 6, 2016

Cynthia "Cindy" Stewart, 59, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016, in Ennis, Texas, after a multi-year battle with dementia. Visitation will be at 9 a.m., at Corley Funeral Home before proceeding to the cemetery. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016, at Resthaven Memorial Park with Dr. Steven Bell presiding.

Cindy was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to the late John and Lillian (Zachry) Hinkle. Her father’s career with Sun Oil meant a youth of moving around the country, from Oklahoma to Los Angeles and finally to Dallas, where she graduated from J.J. Pearce High School in 1975. A proud member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority, she spent two years at Texas Tech before transferring to the University of Arizona and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1979.

She went on to work in the oil, real estate and workers’ compensation fields in and around Dallas, and also spent many years as full-time mother, before her health issues became too great.
her parents and her aunt, Harriet Zachry of Tulsa.

Survivors include her daughters, Jennifer Stewart, of Corsicana, and Lauren Stewart, of Austin; brother, Robert Hinkle and wife, Pam, of Forth Worth; her stepmother, Phyllis Hinkle, of Georgetown; other relatives and many friends. H5


INFANT SON Wheeler
B&D Feb 14, 1943

Infant Was Buried In Oakwood Monday

Funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Wheeler, Kerens, who died at the P. and S. Hospital Sunday night, were held at 2 o’clock Monday at Oakwood cemetery where interment was made.

Surviving are the parents and other relatives.

Sutherland – McCammon directed the arrangements.

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Elizabeth (Manning) Wheeler
Nov 24, 1840 - Mar 6. 1924

Mrs. Elizabeth Wheeler is quiet sick at her home, corner of North Eleventh street and West First avenue.

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MRS. L. T. WHEELER DIED LAST NIGHT FUNERAL TODAY

Mrs. Elizabeth Wheeler, widow of the late Maj. L. T. Wheeler, died at the family home, corner of North Eleventh street and West Fist avenue, last night, after many months of ill health, and the remains sere interred in Oakwood this afternoon at 3 o’clock. Rev. R. Girard Lowe, of the First Presbyterian church officiating, and J. G. Comfort, F. M. Palmer, J. M. Blanding, Graham Dickson, J. H. Woods and Allen Edens acted as pallbearers.

The last sad rites were well attended and many pretty floral offerings were in evidence.

The deceased was born in Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 24, 1840, and was 83 years of age her last birthday. In 1873 the deceased and her husband came to Corsicana to live, and at the time of her death the deceased had lived here a little more than fifty years.

The deceased is survived by two brothers, and a sister, W. S. Manning of Houston, Reader Manning of Dentsville, Ala., and Mrs. Jennie Ivey, of Birmingham, Ala.

The deceased was a lady of intelligence and refinement of the old Southern kind, and during her long life here had endeared herself to a large circle of friends who are pained by her death.

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Aurelia Elizabeth (Gaines) Albritton
Dec 9, 1872 - Dec 13, 1955

Mrs. Albritton Dies Tuesday, Rites Thursday

Mrs. G. W. Albritton, 83, life-long resident of Navarro county, died at her home, 412 West Third avenue, Tuesday afternoon. She was born near Kerens.

The funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the First Baptist church with burial in Oakwood cemetery. The rites will be conducted by Dr. W. M. Shamburger, pastor of the First Baptist church.

Surviving are three sons, Wayne and Oscar Albritton, both of Wichita Falls, and Ford Albritton, Houston; a daughter, Mrs. Nannie Ponder, Blooming Grove; a brother, O. L. Albritton and a sister, Mrs. J. M. Burson, both of Corsicana; nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Freeman Ponder, Jr.; Ford Albritton, Jr.; George Albritton, Denver Wright, Harold Elmore and Felix Froese, all grandsons.

McCammon directs.

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Mrs. Albritton Rites Thursday

Funeral services for Mrs. G. W. Albritton, 83, life-long Navarro county resident, who died Tuesday at her home, 412 West Third avenue, were held Thursday at 10:30 a. m. from the First Baptist church.

The rites were conducted by Dr. W. M. Shamburger, pastor of the first Baptist church. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Mrs. Albritoon was born near Kerens.

Surviving are three sons, Wayne and Oscar Albritton, both of Wichita Falls and Ford Albritton, Houston; a daughter, Mrs. Nannie Ponder, Blooming Grove; two brothers, O. L. Albritton, Corsicana and C. C. Albritton, Dallas, a sister, Mrs. J. M. Burson, Corsicana; nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Freeman Ponder, Jr.; Ford Albritton, Jr.; George Albritton, Denver, Wright, Harold Elmore and Felix Froese, all grandsons.

McCammon direct.

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Thomas Lloyd Carlisle, Jr.
Oct 11, 1923 - Jan 31, 1943

T. L. CARLISLE, JR. DIED SUDDENLY IN AUSTIN ON SUNDAY

YOUNG UNIVERSITY STUDENT WAS RECOVERING FROM PNEUMONIA

T. L. Carlisle, Jr., age 19 years, died suddenly at Austin Sunday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock from the First Methodist Church. Rev. E. F. Bohmfalk, pastor and Rev. P. E. Riley, will conduct the rites. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

He was a student in the University of Texas and was recovering from an attack of pneumonia. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Carlisle had gone to bring him home to recuperate when his death occurred.

T. L. as he was familiarly know among his associated, graduated from Corsicana high school, May 31, 1940, and had attended North Texas A. and M. college at Arlington two years. He entered the University at the beginning of the present term and was majoring in mechanical engineering. During his vacation periods he had been employed at the American Wells plant here.

At the university he was a member of the Engineers Society and at NTAC he was a member of an honorary fraternity.

During his high school days he took an active part in his class activities and he was one of the leaders in the Young Peoples Department of the First Methodist church.

Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Carlisle, Corsicana; grandparents, Rev. and Mrs. N. R. Stone, Corsicana; grandmother, Mrs. Ella Carlisle, Farmersville and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Carl Anderson, W. M. Spear, Jr., Lee Fagg, O. P. Douglas, R. A. Armstead, W. A. Martin and L. M. Morton. Honorary pallbearers will be his members of his Sunday school class and friends of the family.

Corley’s Funeral Home is directing the arrangements.

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T. L. CARLISLE, JR., IS BURIED TUESDAY OAKWOOD CEMETERY

Funeral services for T. L. Carlisle, Jr., age 19 years, who died in Austin Sunday afternoon, were held Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock from the First Methodist church, Revs. E. F. Bohmfalk and P. E. Riley officiated. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

T. L. was a student at the University of Texas at the time of his death. He had completed two years at NTAC at Arlington and was a graduate of the Corsicana High School. He was one of the leaders in the young peoples department of the First Methodist church.

Surviving are his parents, grandparents and other relatives.

Corley’s Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

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High Tribute Is Paid Student Who Died Recently

Thomas L. Carlisle, Jr., University of Texas student who died recently in Auston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Carlisle, Corsicana, has been highly honored. He has been elected to membership by the Kappa Chapter of Pi Tau Sigma, honorary mechanical engineering fraternity.

The letter from the fraternity to Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle said in part: “The Kappa Chapter of Pi Tau Sigma is an honorary fraternity which confers membership upon those students who reflect credit upon the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas. An inspection of the attached resolution will reveal the fact that it has elected to membership your son at its latest election. The election held in this case was a regular election and it was the first election at which the eligibility of Thomas L. Carlisle, Jr, could be considered.”

The letter also pointed out: “Some comfort must come from the fact that he deported himself in such a manner as to command the respect of all who knew him, that his kindness and geniality were well known to his classmates and that his intellectual capacity was far above the ordinary.”

The resolution accompanying the letter signed by the officers and membership of the fraternity said in part: “His exemplary character and outstanding capacity for leadership had been recognized to the fullest extent both by the faculty and the students of the University of Texas * * * he had attained a scholastic standing in the highest one-fifth of his class * * now therefore be it resolved that Thomas L. Carlisle, Jr., be elected to full membership in Kappa Chapter of Pi Tau Sigma at the University of Texas.

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Mary Sue Vandiver
Apr 5, 1942 - Feb 9, 1943

RITES THURSDAY FOR MARY SUE VANDIVER AT CORLEY CHAPEL

Funeral services for Mary Sue, ten-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Vandiver, will be held Thursday morning at 10 o’clock from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Bristol will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The child died at a hospital in Fort Worth Tuesday.

Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Vandiver, Burleson; a brother, Joel Haden Vandiver; Burleson; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Vandiver, Corsicana; grandmother, Mrs. Charles Haden, Corsicana and other relatives.

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THURSDAY MORNING RITES FOR LITTLE MARY SUE VANDIVER

Funeral services for Mary Sue Vandiver, age 10 month, were held Thursday morning at 10 o’clock from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home. Rev. Robert F. Bristol, conducted the rites. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

Mary Sue, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Vandiver, died in a hospital at Fort Worth Tuesday.

Surviving are the parents, Burleson; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Vandiver; grandmother, Mrs. Charles Haden, all of Corsicana, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Jack Tate, C. C. Bradford, R. M. Jones and A. J. Hardgrave.

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Barbara Ann Palmerton
B&D Apr 3, 1943

Rites Saturday for Infant Daughter of Cadet and Wife

Funeral services for Barbara Ann, infant daughter of Cadet and Mrs. E. F. Palmerton, who died Saturday were held Saturday afternoon at 5 o’clock at Oakwood cemetery, where interment was made. Rev. A. A. Peacock officiated.

Surviving are the parents, Corsicana and grandparents, New York.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Mon., Apr 5, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • d/o Elwyn Frederick Palmerton & ( Lois Hequem (Lonig) Palmerton per death certificate – birth record-Lois Hequenbourg)

Carol Elizabeth Hauskins
B&D Dec 15, 1943

Baby Died Wednesday In Local Hospital; Rites Unannounced

Carol Elizabeth, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Hauskins, died at the P. and S. Hospital Wednesday morning. Funeral arrangements are not complete.

Surviving are the parents, grandmothers, Mrs. E. B. Hauskins and Mrs. David C. Kinnaman, both of Dallas.

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Minnie Love Singer
Sep 5, 1886 - Oct 21, 1975

Miss Singer

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel for Miss Minnie Singer, 89, resident of Corsicana, who died Tuesday at her residence. Rev. Eugene Wood will officiate, and burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

She was a native of Denison, lived in Corsicana 80 years, and was a member of Westminister Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Jean Mayfield of Dallas; a great-nephew, Eugene Mayfield of Dallas; and a cousin, Mrs. Cullen Dunn, Sr. of Corsicana.

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Betty Beatrice (Green) Springfield
Dec 14, 1901 - Oct 29, 1943

FORMER RESIDENT CORSICANA DIED IN DALLAS HOSPITAL

Mrs. O. J. Springfield, former resident of Corsicana, died in St. Paul’s Hospital in Dallas at an early hour Friday morning. Funeral services will be held from the Sutherland-McCammon chapel Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

A resident of Navarro county for many years she was well known here.

Surviving are her husband, two sons, Hugh and John Springfield, Dallas; a sister, Mrs. W. E. Lee, Corsicana; a brother, W. C. Green, Corsicana; her mother, Mrs. Addie Green, Corsicana and a number of other relatives.

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Funeral Services Here Saturday for Mrs. O. J. Springfield

Funeral services for Mrs. O. J. Springfield, who died in St. Pauls Hospital in Dallas Friday morning, were held from the chapel of the Sutherland-McCammon Funeral Home Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

The rites were conducted by Rev. H. Highfill, pastor of the Vickery Street Baptist Church, Dallas.

Surviving are her husband, two sons, a sister, a brother, her mother and other relatives.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sat., Oct 30, 1943
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • w/o Orie Jefferson Springfield married May 2, 1926; d/o Dr. James W. K. Green & Addie A. (Hamilton) Payne-Green

Addie A. (Hamilton) Payne-Green
Aug 17, 1869 - Jan 11, 1952

Mrs. Addie Green Expires Friday

Mrs. Addie Green Expires Friday

Mrs. Addie Green, 82, widow of the late Dr. J. W. K. Green, pioneer Navarro county physician, died at her home in the Black Hills community Friday night following an extended illness. Native of Tennessee, she had resided near Corsicana most of her life.

Funeral services will be held from the McCammon Chapel at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be made in Oakwood cemetery.

The rites will be conducted by Rev. W. T. Allmon, Hubbard Baptist minister, and Rev. T. R. Vaughn Trinidad Baptist minister.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Willie E. Lee, Corsicana; a son, Walker Green, Corsicana; two grandsons, Hugh and John Springfield, both of Dallas; three brothers, E. E. and W. M. Hamilton, both of Corsicana, and F. L. Hamilton, Fort Worth; two sisters, Mrs. F. P. McCuiston and Mrs. Jack Megarity, both of Corsicana; and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Lloyd Hamilton, Leslie McCuiston, Lee Megarity, Leonard Hamilton, Charles Hamilton, Kenneth Green, Frank Merrell and Floyd Hamilton, all nephews.

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  • The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sat., Jan 12, 1952
  • Submitted by Diane Richards
  • w/o Dr. James W. K. Green married Nov. 2, 1884; d/o Christopher Columbus “Kit” Hamilton & Elizabeth Jane “Bettie” (Moody) Hamilton

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Mrs. Addie Green Services Sunday

Funeral services for Mrs. Addie Green, 82, who resided near Corsicana most of her life were held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the McCammon Chapel. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery.

The rites were conducted by Rev. W. T. Allmon of Hubbard and Rev. T. R. Vaughn of Trinidad, both Baptist ministers.

Mrs. Green was the widow of the late Dr. J. W. K. Green, pioneer Navarro county physician. She was a native of Tennessee.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. W. E. Lee; a son Walker Green, both of Corsicana; two grandsons, Hugh and John Springfield, both of Dallas; three brothers, E. E. Hamilton and W. N. Hamilton, both of Corsicana, and F. L. Hamilton, Fort Worth; two sisters, Mrs. F. P. McCuiston and Mrs. Jack Megarity, both of Corsicana, and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Loyd Hamilton, Leslie McCuiston, Lee Megarity, Leonard Hamilton, Charles Hamilton, Frank Merrell and Floyd Hamilton.

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Minnie M. (Green) Lee
Aug 14, 1891 - Jul 13, 1975

Mrs. Lee

Services will be Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Minnie M. Lee, 83, resident of Texas and former resident of Corsicana, who died in Texas City Sunday..

She was a resident of Texas City the past 23 years, former tax collector for Navarro County, and member of the Black Hills Baptist Church.

Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, William E. Lee of Texas City and a brother, Walker C. Green of Texas City.

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Colon Sterling Phillips
Mar 17, 1893 - Apr 10, 1943

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR C. S. PHILLIPS WERE HELD SUNDAY

Funeral services for C. S. Phillips, age 50 years, who died about noon Saturday at the Navarro Clinic, were held at 4 o’clock Sunday afternoon from the chapel of the Corley Funeral Home. Rev. J. I. Cartlidge, officiated. Burial was in Oakwood cemetery. The Mexia Masons had charge of the services at the grave and were assisted by Corsicana Masons.

Mr. Phillips was telegraph operator at the union station here and had been an employee of the Southern Pacific railroad since 1915 and had been a resident of Corsicana since 1918.

Surviving are his wife, Corsicana; a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Ann Rogers, San Francisco; five brothers, N. W. Phillips, Ft. Sulphur, La., K. C. Phillips, Houston; H. T. and E. T. Phillips, Velasco; R. Q. Phillips, Freeport; a sister, Mrs. Howard Autrey, Velasco; his mother, Mrs. Mollie Phillips, Velasco and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Harry Auld, Dude Ransom, W. M. Peck, Jr., Earl Pressley, J. I. Tucker, and Jimmie Andrews.

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Vera Jo (Neal) Ureste
Jan 10, 1943 - Apr 24, 2019

Vera Jo Neal Ureste, age 76, of Coppell, Tx passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth. She was born on Jan. 10, 1943 in Corsicana to J.D. Neal and Marion Glaydene Jenkins Neal.

She loved cooking, painting, singing gospel songs and playing the piano. She loved life and she loved the Lord. Her family meant everything to her. After becoming a hair dresser she went on to work for many years putting together circuit boards for the aerospace industry before retiring.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Robert Earl Neal, her sister Marion Marie Kerr and her niece, Teresa Neal.

Vera Jo is survived by her children; Karen Marie Ureste and Kenneth Wayne Ureste and wife Misuk and one grandson, David Ureste. She is also survived by her brother, Jimmy Neal and nieces; Rene' Kerr Shipman and Jan Kerr Gonzales and her nephew Cory Neal. Vera Jo leaves behind to cherish her love of life many other friends and loved ones.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019 with Mr. Frank Upchurch officiating.

Interment to follow at St. Elmo Cemetery in Winkler, Tx.

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