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NEWSPAPER DEATH EXCERPTS

Source: Cincinnati Daily Gazette (Cincinnati, OH) Page: 1
Dated Apr. 10, 1880

MORTUARY:

-- IRWIN - Terrell, Tex., Nov. 20, - Lucy Irwin, aged 2 1/2 years, died here of diphtheria.
-- BELL - Denton, Tex., Nov. 19 - The 13 months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Bell died this morning.
-- PRESCOTT - Marshall, Tex., Nov. 19 - Mrs. Norah E. Prescott died at her home in the northern portion of the county today.
-- BOYD - Sherman, Tex., Nov. 20 - A card from W. L. Boyd of this city announces the death of his brother, W. P. Boyd, at Arcola, Ill.
-- SHOEMAKER - Decatur, Tex., Nov. 20 - Capt. A. H. Shoemaker, one of the pioneer settlers of this county, died here to-day in his eightieth year.
-- COX - Sherman Tex., Nov. 20.  S. B. Cox of this city is in receipt of a telegram from Cynthiana, Ky., announcing the death of his mother, Mrs. A. A. Cox.
-- COTHER
- Sherman, Tex., Nov. 20 - J. R. Cother, who formerly resided here, died at Fort Wroth yesterday, his body was brought here for interment to-day.
-- HOUSTON - Lancaster, Tex., Nov. 20 - H. W. Huston, living five miles northwest of Lancaster, a pioneer of Dallas county, formerly of Tennessee, died on Nov. 18.
-- UMPHRESS, - Sherman, Tex., Nov. 21. - Mrs. D. Umphress of Sandusky, Grayson county, died yesterday afternoon after two days' illness.  Her body was shipped to Texarkana to-day for burial.
-- FRAZIER - Weatherford, Tex., Nov. 20 - Mrs. C. E. Frazier, wife of Dr. C. E. Frazier, who recently moved to this place form Chicago, Ill., died at their home in this city at 10 o'clock a.m. to-day.
-- SMITH - Corsicana, Tex., Nov. 20 - Wm. Smith, for eighteen years section foreman on the Cotton Belt road, died at his home in this city after a long illness.  He was buried to-day at Oakwood cemetery.
-- RALSTON - Waxahachie, Tex., Nov. 19 - At 11:40 p.m. John Ralston, Sr., aged 70 years, died.  Mr. Ralston was a native of Ashland county, Ohio, moved to Indiana when a young man and latterly to Mississippi, from which state he moved to Texas in 1878.
-- FORD - Tyler, Tex., Nov. 20 - Mr. John F. Ford, an early settler of this county, was found dead in bed yesterday morning at the residence of his son-in-law, Judge Gordon Russell.  When Mr. Ford retired on Saturday night, to all appearances he was in the best of health.  He was 82 years of age and was a remarkably well-preserved man for his years.  He was buried yesterday afternoon with Masonic honors.
-- REEVES - Clarksville, Red River Co., Tex., Nov. 21. - Judge Douglass Reeves, one of the oldest and most prominent republicans in this portion of Texas, died here last night.  He was register in the bankruptcy just after the war.  He was 71 years old, and had been in bad health for a long time.
-- DEY - Terrell, Tex., Nov. 21 - S. L. Dey, Sr., aged 81 years, died here this morning of neuralgia of the heart.
 

Source: Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated: Sep. 5, 1897
REV. SARTWELL DEAD Was a Native Texan and a Lending Divine of the Episcopal Church.
    
Yesterday morning at the residence of his father, Mr. W. L. Sartwell, Comanche, Tex., the Rev. William Dinsmore Sartwell passed away.  He was born in Matagorda, in this state, and was the second native born Texan to enter he Episcopal church ministry.  He was educated at Trinity college, Hartford, Conn., and at the general theological seminary, New York.  He was ordained to the priesthood by the late Bishop Gregg of Texas and was rector of St. Paul church.  Waco, a magnificent church, being erected in his time; also rector of Calvary church, Sedalia, Mo., where he had many friends.  Also, he was rector of St. Andrew's church, Fort Worth; St. Luke's, Jackson, Tenn.; St. John's church, Corsicana; St. Matthew's cathedral, Dallas, was for a time under his supervision.  On account of his falling health his bishop gave him a field of labor in the northwestern part of the state, where he did good work and laid foundations for others to build on.
     In speaking of him, Rev. E. Wickens said last night:
     "Mr. Sartell was a ripe scholar and a most refined Christian gentleman.  The last few years of his life were clouded by severe sickness, but now he rests in peace and his works do follow him."
(Transcribed from actual newspaper article found at genealogybank.com)
Source: Fort Worth Star - Telegram - Texas
Dated:  Jan. 18, 1912
-- TERRY - W. L. Terry of Cleburne, 60, died Thursday morning at the Texas & Pacific station.  Mr. Terry, whose home is in Cleburne, was on his way from that city to Witchita Falls to visit a son and was boarding a Fort Worth & Denver train when he fell dead.  The remains are being held at the Fort Worth Undertaking Company awaiting orders from relatives.
-- ANDERSON - The body of Willie May Anderson, 3, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Anderson of Hi-Mount, who died of spinal meningitis Wednesday afternoon at 2:30, was sent by the Fort Worth Undertaking Company to Waco Wednesday night for burial.
-- RAMBO - The funeral of Mrs. Arzella Rambo, who died at her home, 1225 Josephine street, Wednesday morning, was held Thursday morning from the residence at 10 o'clock.  Interment took place in Greenwood cemetery.
-- EASTMAN - Henry Eastman, 11, died at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Eastman, West Dallas, on Wednesday.  The child was the nephew of Mrs. J. W. Poe, 523 Samuels Avenue.
-- McNATT - Evelyn McNatt, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McNatt, 1302 Presidio street, died Wednesday at the home of per parents of spinal meningitis after a brief illness.  The funeral was held Thursday afternoon from the family residence at 2:30.  Interment took place in Oakwood cemetery.
-- FIELD - Mrs. Minnie A. Field, 48, wife of C. R. Field, died Wednesday afternoon at the family residence, 520 Kentucky avenue, after a prolonged illness.  The deceased leaves besides a husband, six children as follows:  Mulkey, Todd, Minnie Ward, Rosetta, Edward and Annis Field.  Mrs. Field was the daughter of Stephen Mulkey and is survived by two sisters, Mrs. George Ward and MRs. John M. Furman; two brothers, T. P. and Frank Mulkey.  She was a member of the Eastern Star.  The funeral will be held Friday morning at 10 o'clock from the Mulkey Memorial Methodist Church.  Interment will take place in Oakwood cemetery.  The field family lived in San Angelo for a number of years and moved to Fort Worth three years ago, making their home here since that time.
-- RENFRO - Mrs. Sadie Renfro, 28, died shortly before midnight Wednesday.  She was the wife of J. F. Renfro and is survived by three small children.  An infant son of the  couple died just two weeks ago and it is thought that the death of the child hastened that of the mother.  The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 from the Holy Name Catholic Church, at Terrell and New York Avenues.  Interment took place in Greenwood Cemetery.
-- QUINEM - The funeral of Charles J. Quinem, infant son of Lee Quinem, who died at the family residence in HiMount, took place Wednesday afternoon with interment in Oakwood cemetery.
-- RICH - The 2 year old infant of Fletcher Ritch, who lives on the Saginaw road six miles north of Fort Worth, died Wednesday afternoon of spinal meningitis.  The funeral was conducted Thursday afternoon.
(Transcribed from actual newspaper article found at genealogybank.com)
Source: Dallas Morning News
Dated: Jun. 9, 1948

Mrs. B. F. Gearhart of Celina, Dies at 87
Special to the News
CELINA, Texas, June 8, - Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Celina Church of Christ for Mrs. B. F. Gearhart, 87 pioneer resident of the Celina community, who died Monday at the home of her son W. J. Gearhart.  Burial was in the Celina Cemetery.
     Mrs. Gearhart was born Nov. 12, 1860, near Celina, the daughter of Richard and Louisa Ewing O'Brien.   She is survived by five sons, W. J. Gearhart and J. A. Gearhart of Celina, H. R. Gearing of Tioga.  Ben F. Gearhart of Maria and Terry of Celina; a sister Mrs. E. J. Atkins of Celina; five brothers, Will O'Brien, B. F. O'Brien, Sam O'Brien, Frank O'Brien and J. D. O'Brien, all of Celina; sixteen grandchildren and Twenty great-grandchildren.
(Transcribed from actual newspaper article found at genealogybank.com)

Source:  Dallas Morning News
Dated: May 3, 1952
JOSEPH W. WEBB
Indiana Rites Set For Joseph Webb
     Funeral services for Joseph W. Webb, 6931 Meadow Lake, Dallas, who died in a Bryan, Texas, hospital Friday while on a business trip, will be held in Vincennes, Ind.
     Webb, a native of San Jose, Ill., was representative here for the Huntington Laboratories, Huntington, Ind.  He came to Dallas when the company established an office here twenty years ago.
     He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Miss Margaret Webb, Turlock, Calif.; Mrs. Virginia May, Park Ridge, N. J. and Mrs. Marsha Ecktra, San Francisco, Calif.; two sons, Samuel Webb, Turlock, Calif.; Jack Webb, Park Ridge, N. J.; one sister, Mrs. Lena Slack, Delavan, Ill., and four grandchildren.
(Transcribed from actual newspaper article found at genealogybank.com)
Source:  Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX) Section: Part 1 Page: 6
Dated: Thursday, June 30, 1955
James C. Fancher - Special to The News
     ATHENS, Texas - James C. Fancher, 77,  a retired farmer, died Wednesday at an Athens hospital after a short illness.
     Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Hassel and Foster Chapel.  They will be conducted by the Rev. Oland Jones and burial will be in the Meredith Camp Ground Cemetery.
     Fancher was born and reared on the farm on Rt. 3 Athens where his father Ei Fancher was born and reared and had lived there all of his life.
     Survivors are his wife; five sons, Reagan Fancher, Dewey Fancher, Travis Fancher and Herman Fancher of Athens and Pete Fancher of Tyler; two daughters, Mrs. H. A. Melton of Eustace and Mrs. J. A. Pickering of Coalinga, Calif.; two brothers, W. B. Fancher of Athens and Thurman Fancher of Fort Worth; three sisters, Mrs. J. L. Powell of Dallas, Mrs. M. G. Reynolds of Lufkin and Mrs. Carl Webster of Athens and 11 grand-children and four great-grandchildren.
(Transcribed from actual newspaper article found at genealogybank.com)
Source: Dallas Morning News
Dated: July 21, 1956
MORTUARY NOTICE
  John A. SAMPLE.  Funeral services for John A. H. Sample, 70, a carpenter, will be held at 10:30 a.m.  Saturday in the Southern Crest Pentecostal Church, Fordham Road at Gladewater.
     SAMPLE died Thursday in teh Dallas hospital after an extended illness.  He lived at 4618 Garrison.
     He was born in Blooming Grove, Navarro County, and moved from there to Dallas in the early 1920's.  He has been employed as a carpenter by the Lone Star Cement Company for nearly 20 years.
     Survivors are his wife; three sons, A. H. SAMPLE, and A. L. SAMPLE, both of Dallas, and Master Sgt. E. A. SAMPLE of the U. S. Marine Corps; four daughters, Mrs. R. W. CROBER, Mrs. Juanita L. JOHNSON, Mrs. Edward WORK and Mrs. Sam COPPEDGE, all of Dallas; four grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. John H. JOHNSON, Dallas.
     The Rev. B. C. NULISCH, pastor of the Southern Crest Pentecostal Church, of which SAMPLE was a member, will officiate at services, and burial will e in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
     Pallbearers will be Raymond JONES, Paul CUNNINGHAM, Oza CATES, B. L. HARTHCOCK, Irving MURPHY and B. A. CRABTREE.
(Transcribed from actual newspaper article found at genealogybank.com)
 

 

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