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Palestine Herald Press
9 May 1972

MAE HOLCOMB

Miss Mae HOLCOMB, 72, of Frankston, died Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. in a Jacksonville hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral service are scheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Frankston, with the Rev Billie B. Bonner and the Rev, Louie Barron officiating.

Burial will be in the Frankston City Cemetery....

Miss Holcomb was born March 5, 1900 in Frankston to J.C. Holcomb and Mrs. Ella Morgan Holcomb.

A Resident of Frankston most of her life, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She attended Frankston schools and San Marcos College and taught school in Anderson County for many years.

Before retiring, she managed a variety store in Frankston.

Survivors include one sister, Miss Carrie Holcomb of Frankston, nieces & Nephews....
***

Palestine Herald Press
23 June 1972

J. T. JONES

J.T. JONES of Kilgore, a former longtime resident of Palestine, died at 6:40 a.m. today in a local hospital following a lingering illness. He was 79.

Funeral service are to be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Hassell & Foster Chapel here with the Rev Ernest Pankhurst officiating. Burial will follow in Land Of Memory Cemetery.....

A native and longtime resident of Anderson County, Mr. Jones was born Dec 31, 1892, a son of the late Silas Jones and Mrs. Rhumina Hill Jones. He was employed by the Missouri Pacific Railroad as a flagman prior to retiring about 20 years ago and was a member of the Baptist Church.

At the time of his death, he was making his home at 408 Sabone St. in Kilgore....

Mr. Jones is survived by his widow, Mrs. Daisy Jones of Kilgore; Four sons, Edward J. Jones and William Jones, both of Palestine, Charles E. Jones of Lake Providence, LA. and Herman Jones of Dallas; Eight daughters, Mrs. Frank (Earlene) Fletcher and Mrs. Bill (Darlene) Harrison, both of Palestine, Mrs. Jimmie (Frances) LaFitte of Conroe, Mrs. Carl (Sadie) Long of Lake Charles, LA., Mrs. Ray (Betty) Arnett of Arlington, Mrs. Fred R. (Mattie Maude) Carr of Lockport, Ill., Mrs. Cecil (Shirley) Baker of Longview, and Mrs. M.W. (Jimmie Pearl) Dicky of Thibodeaux, La; Three stepchildren, Mrs. J.R (Dorothy) Thompson of New London, Mrs. Doris Campbell of Kilgore and Mrs. Mrs. B. O. Griffin of Kilgore; 36 grandchildren, 11 step grandchildren; A brother, Ora Jones of Conroe; Three sisters, Mrs. John (Fannie) Bassett of Palestine, Mrs. Sally Baty and Mrs. Hattie Minike of Houston....
***

Palestine Herald Press
July 7, 1972

BOWEN GAMBRELL

Bowen W. GAMBRELL, 77, of 1534 E. Palestine Ave., died early this morning in a local hospital following a sudden illness.

Funeral service are pending and will be announced later by Bailey Funeral Home.

Mr. Gambrell was born near Brushy creek and was a member of Memorial Christian Church. He had been a car salesman for 55 years, and at the time of his death, was employed by Moore Motor Company.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Draple Grambrell; Two sons, Melvin B. Grambell and Leo C. Grambrell, both of Palestine; One daughter, Mrs. R.A. Cross of Fort Worth; Seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; Two brothers, Herman Gambrell And Broyles Gambrell, both of Palestine and three sisters, Mrs. Jesse Brown and Mrs. Pearl Morrow, both of Palestine and Mrs. Roy Bishop of Dallas

( Two articles in Paper, one with Picture, info from other article of importance):

A native of Anderson County and the son of the late James Robert & Polly Ann Rogers Gambrell.
Burial will be in the New Addition Cemetery
***

Palestine Herald press
17 July 1972

ALBERT H. RICH

Albert H. RICH, 73, of 7203 Epps, Houston, formally of Route 1, Percilla, died suddenly early Monday afternoon while visiting with friends in Pasadena.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Muse Baptist Church.... Burial will be in The Muse Cemetery....

Mr. Rich was born September 25, 1898 to Jesse P. Rich and Mrs. Susie Lewis Rich. He was a farmer and a member of the Muse Baptist Church. For the past 20 years, he had made his home in Houston.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Melba Rich; A son, Albert H. Rich, Jr. of Houston; One daughter, Mrs. N.R. (Iiazel) Averitte, Of Palestine, three brothers, John Rich of Willis, Joe Rich of Grapeland, and Lewis Rich of Palestine....
***

Palestine Herald Press
19 July 1972

EUEL ALSOBROOK

Euel N. ALSOBROOK, 78, of Slocum, died this morning at 8:15 Am. in a local hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral service will be held sometime Friday in Hassell & Foster Chapel and burial will be in Crawford Cemetery, near Slocum....

Mr. Alsobrook was born in Cale, Ark on May 12, 1894, to Thomas Oscar Alsobrook and Mrs Carrie White McDaniel Alsobrook, and had resided in Slocum since a small child.

A member of the Sand Flat Missionary church, he was a merchant, carpenter and farmer prior to retiring. He was married to the former Clara Gilmore, 56 years ago.

Survivors include his widow. Mrs. Clara Gilmore Alsobrook of Slocum; Three brothers, Edwin Alsobrook and Tom Caro Alsobrook, both of Denson Springs, and Marvin Alsobrook of Slocum; Three sisters, Mrs. A.J. (Nuta) Johnson of Palestine, Mrs. Ernest (Zetta) Day and Mrs. Elsie Haltom, both of Slocum...
***

Palestine Herald Press
July 7, 1972

MRS. RUBY BRANCH

Mrs. Ruby Delany BRANCH, 74, died Friday at 11 p.m. at the home of her sister, Mrs. J. I. Shuptrine, 102 W. Gooch St.

Funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. today in Baily Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Bill L. Sheffield officiating. Burial will follow in Delany Cemetery....

Mrs. Branch was born in Anderson County, the daughter of the late James M. and Lula Cromwell Delany. She was a retired teacher and a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, John S. Branch of Route 1: Four sons,, William H. Branch of Dallas, James D. Branch of Palestine, John F. Branch of Pasadena and George T. Branch of Conroe: A sister, Mrs. Laura Shuptrine of Palestine, 11 grandchildren; Two great-grandchildren...
***

Palestine Herald Press
29 July 1872

Mrs. S. H. MORGAN

Mrs. Sally Hughes MORGAN, 83, of Marshall, formally of Palestine, died in a hospital there Saturday.

Funeral service were to be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Colonial Chapel of Sullivan Funeral home at Marshall with DR. Jester White officiating.

Burial will be in Algoma Cemetery in Marshall...

Mrs. Morgan was born in Palestine Jan 26 1889 to William McClanahan and Betty Stern McClanahan. She moved to Marshall in 1910 and was owner-operator of the Morgan Hotel there for 10 years. She was a member of the First Methodist Church and Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac C. Morgan Sr., in 1942.

Survivors include : One son, Alvin Morgan, Jr. of Marshall; Three grandchildren; One great-granddaughter; Two sisters, Mrs. W.L. (Lucille) Blount and Mrs. A. B. (Lorrine) Beck both of Fort Worth....
***

Palestine Herald Press
3 Aug 1872

MRS. JEWEL BERRY

Mrs, Jewel Berry, 81, of Palestine, died Thursday in a local hospital following a long illness.

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Hassell & Foster Chapel with the Rev Lloyd L. Giles officiating. A Rebekah service will follow....

Lifelong resident of Palestine, Mrs. Berry was born 20 March 1891, the daughter of the late Jim White and Nancy Shaid White. Member of the First United Methodist Church and Rebekah Lodge. She was the widow of George Austin Berry, who died on Dec 1, 1954, Prior to retiring, she was a part time employee of the Anderson County Tax Office.

Survivors include: A sister, Mrs. W.C. (Mamie) Norris of Apple Valley, California, Nieces & Nephews.... She was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin White, SR. and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Lou Jenkins and Mrs. Ruby Hale.....
***

Palestine Herald Press
18 August 1972

MISS CARRIE HOLCOMB

Miss Carrie HALCOMB, 74, of Frankston, were held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Hassell & Foster Chapel here with the Rev. Floyd Giles and The rev. Billy B. Bonner officiating. Burial following in the Frankston City Cemetery.....

Miss Holcomb was born October 11, 1897 in Anderson County, a daughter of the late J.C. Holcomb and Mrs. Ella Morgan Halcomb. She died Friday in a Tyler Hospital following a long illness.

Prior to retiring in 1962, Miss Holcomb had 45 years of service with Missouri Pacific railroad, having worked in Palestine, Houston and Dallas offices.....Since her retirement she has made her home in Frankston.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.....
***

Palestine Herald Press
3 Aug 1972

MRS. W. R. DURNELL

Mrs. W. R. DURNELL, 86, of 211 Main, White deer, former longtime resident of Elkhart, died at 6:35 am today in her home following a long illness.

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in First Baptist Church of Elkhart, with the Rev. Horace Fletcher officiating. Burial will be in the Antrim Cemetery, near Elkhart. ....

Mrs. Durnell, the former Emily Jane Hopper, was born July 23, 1886 in Sherman to Millard Fillmore Hopper and Mrs. Caldonia Miller Hopper. She was the widow of the Rev. W.R. Durnell, former pastor of the First Baptist Church of Elkhart, who preceded her in death in August 1949. Before moving to White Deer in 1970, she was an Elkhart resident for over 50 years and had lived in Waco for four years.

Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. Joe Seitz of White Deer, Mrs. Ray Baker of Skellytown, Mrs. James L. Fisher, Mrs. Joe Anderson, Mrs. Quinn Lansford, all of Houston, Mrs. Frank Hennen of wylie, and Mrs. Alice Morris of Brownsville, TN; One brother, Watson Hopper of Chico, Calif. One sister, Mrs. Myrtle Hayden of Palestine; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
***

Palestine Herald Press
28 Aug 1972

FRANK FREEMAN

Frank FREEMAN, 73, of Frankston, died at 5:30 p.m. Monday in a Jacksonville hospital after a short illness.

Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hassell & Foster Chapel with the Rev J.A. Griffin officiating. Burial will follow in Dabbs Cemetery in Frankston.

Mr. Freeman, a retired carpenter and farmer was born October 29 1898 to Abner Freeman and Mrs. Beulah Bostic Freeman. A lifelong resident of Anderson County, he was a member of the Baptist church of Frankston.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Annie Freeman of Frankston; Three sons, J.P. Freeman of Sequin, John H. Freeman of Eunice, La. and Louis Freeman of Jefferson; Three daughters, Mrs. Maxine Richards of Dry Prong, La. Mrs. Ruth Helen Boles of Frankston, and Mrs. Barbara McCafferty of Crowley, La.: One Sister, Mrs. Ethel Martin, Dallas. 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren...
***

Palestine Herald Press
28 Aug 1972

MRS ED BEDRE SR.

Mrs. Ed Bedre SR., 77, of 931 S. Royal Street, died Monday at 2:45 P.M. on a local hospital following a long illness.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev E.J. Brunleu officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery.....

Mrs. Bedre, the former Martha Selime Nessour, was born February 22, 1895 in Morgan City, LA. to Monsour Nessour and Mrs. Mary Farris Nessour. A resident of Palestine since 1914, she was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and the widow of Ed Bedre, Sr. longtime Palestine shoe shop operator, who preceded her in death on January 31, 1965.

Survivors include three sons, Ed Bedre, JR. and Jack Bedre, both of Palestine and Raymond Bedre of Aransas Pass; Two daughters, Mrs. Winston (Helen) Bullard of Palestine and Mrs. C.B. )Inez) Goodwin of Wortham, One brother, Mitchell Nessour of Port Arthur; Two sisters, Mrs. Christine Mayad of Houston and Mrs. Eva Walton of Dallas; Seven grandchildren; Nine great-grandchildren....
***

Palestine Herald Press
6 Sept, 1972

MRS. BESSIE SAUNDERS

Mrs. Bessie L. SAUNDERS, 84, of Route 4, Frankston, died at 5 p.m. Wednesday in her home.

Funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the First united Methodist Church of Frankston with the Rev. Billie B. Bonner and the Rev. J.A. Griffin officiating, Burial will be in the Wofford Cemetery near Frankston.......

A lifelong Resident of Anderson County, Mrs. Saunders was born 2 Feb 1888 to G.H. Dickson and Mrs. Amanda C. Adams Dickson. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Frankston.

Survivors include her husband, B.L. Saunders, of Frankston; Two sons, John D. Saunders of Palestine and James M. Saunders of Jacksonville; One sister, Miss May Dickson of Athens: Three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
***

Palestine Herald Press
27 Sept 1972

MRS. MYRTLE PARKER

Mrs. Myrtle Parker, 72, of 932 S. Royal Street, died at 2 p.m. Wednesday in her home following a long illness.

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hassell & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Tom Potts officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Creek Cemetery....

A native and lifelong resident of Anderson County, Mrs. Parker was born 11 November 1899 to W.T. Wright and Mrs. Ada Ellen Trim Wright. She was a member of the Palestine Evangelistic Temple.

Survivors include her husband, S. E. Parker of Palestine; Two daughters, Mrs. J. T. Sellers of Troup and Mrs. John L. Higginbotham of Mesquite; One brother, Bill Wright of Palestine: One sister, Mrs. Martha Britton of Palestine; Eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
***

Palestine Herald Press
3 Oct 1972

EUGENE DOBBS

Eugene Davis DOBBS, 71, of Dallas, a native of Palestine, died Tuesday night while visiting in Eureka Springs, Ark.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the graveside in New Addition Cemetery with the Rev. Lloyd Giles officiating.....

Mr. Dobbs was born 3 Nov 1899 in Palestine to Charles E. Dobbs and Mrs. Myrtle Davis Dobbs.

He was a veteran of World War I and retired three years ago as district manager for Gray Rock Asbestos Brake Lining Company of Evanston, Ill.

He was a graduate of Palestine High School and attended University Of Texas at Austin.

He was a lifetime member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jessie Mae Dobbs of Dallas; One son, Dr. Charles Eugene Dobbs of Houston; Two Brothers, Marcus Dobbs of Salem, Ore., And Charles W. Dobbs of of Houston ; One sister, Mrs. John M. ( Natalie) Elrod of Palestine; Three grandchildren and two great grandchildren...
***

Palestine Herald Press
12 Oct 1972

MRS. ARA COLLINS

Funeral service for Mrs. Ara B. COLLINS, 83, who died Thursday in Tennessee Colony Union Church with the Rev. R.C. Terry and the Rev. W.R. Miller officiating, Burial will be in Tennessee Colony Cemetery.....

Mrs. Collins was a native of Tennessee Colony and had live most of her life in Anderson County. She was born 17 June 1889 to E. T. and Guida Hanks Shelton, and was a member of the First Baptist Church and of the T.E.L. Class. Mrs. Collins was a former school teacher and a former post mistress at Tennessee Colony. Her great grandfather, the Rev. Thomas Hanks, was one of the early settlers in Tennessee Colony... She was preceded in death by her husband on December 23. 1958

Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Paul Stewart, of Fort Worth, Mrs. C. L. Carrol of Tennessee Colony, Mrs E.C. Owen of Houston and Mrs. Bobby Wright of Dallas. Eleven grandchildren; Five great-grandchildren; Two brothers, Guy G. Shelton of Palestine and Clifton Shelton of Taft, California; And two sisters, Mrs. Herbert Marlow of Palestine and Mrs. Clovis (Marie) Neff of Porter, Okla.
***

Palestine Herald Press
26 October 1972

JOHM YARBROUGH
VETERAN PAPER EMPLOYEES DIES (Picture)

John R. YARBROUGH, SR.; former longtime employee of the Palestine Herald Press, died at 3:15 Thursday in a local hospital...He was 74.

Mr. Yarbrough was born October 18, 1898, in Trinity, a son of the late DR. Sam Houston Yarbrough and Mrs. Alice Elizabeth Davis Yarbrough.

A resident of Palestine since 1921, he retired in 1967 after 44 years employment as a printer for the Herald Press....
He served in World War 1.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday...Burial in Roselawn Cemetery...

Mr. Yarbrough is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nannie Frazier Yarbrough of Palestine; One son, John Yarbrough, JR. of Palestine; Two daughters, Mrs. Fritz (Dorothy) Rothermel of Houston, and Mrs. Gerald (Johnnie) Hinson of Grapeland; Two brothers, J.D. Yarbrough of Fort Worth and Loyd Houston Yarbrough, Harlingen, Two sisters, mrs. P.W. (Clementine) Baker of Yoakum, and Mrs. Lilly Mae (Sweet) Carpenter of Trinity; Seven grandchildren; Six great-grandchildren...

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