Surnames with first letter F or G
Gainesville Daily Register
Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas
Deaths are in alphabetical order and in two volumes. There are two miscellaneous sections for vital statistics, items set aside for copying (which were missed when alphabetizing) and items that state persons of Cooke County attended funerals of in other places but did not name the person who had died but does tell where the funeral was held. These are on pages 123-124 and 216-219. BILLYE HOWE and SUE WOOD, members of the Cross Timbers Genealogical Society, compiled these in 1983 and 1984. The society paid for the laminating and binders.
Wednesday, August 10, 1921
W. L. FARR
Undertaker Gibson reported the death of W. L. FARR, age 68, in this city Tuesday night. He had been ill for some time. The funeral was held this afternoon at Estes cemetery, southwest of Gainesville, conducted by Rev. DUNSWORTH. He leaves ten grown children, W. W. FARR, M. M. FARR, A. L. FARR, ABRAHAM FARR, MELVIN FARR, DEE FARR, Mrs. LILLIAN CLODFELTER, Mrs. MILLIE HOLLIS, Mrs. LOTTIE CRAWFORD, and Mrs. BESSIE RENFRO.
Friday, April 1, 1921
Mrs. MARY FARTHING
Mrs. MARY FARTHING of Dallas, Texas, for many years a resident of Gainesville and Cooke County, died March 31 at Riverside, California, following a long illness. She is a daughter of Dr. G. S. FIELD of Gainesville, brothers and sister, M. M. FIELD of Gainesville, HARRY FIELD of Mena, Arkansas, and Miss JOSEPHINE FIELD of Durant, Oklahoma; sons, EUGENE FARTHING of the Army Air Service, ROBERT FARTHING who is a traveling salesman who lives in Dallas, and WELBORN FARTHING who is a teacher at Texas A.&M. College. The funeral will be in Gainesville.
Saturday, April 2, 1921
The body of Mrs. Mary Farthing, who died in Riverside, California, will arrive here Sunday night over the Santa Fe RR and will be taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. FIELD on South Denton where the funeral will be held Monday afternoon. She was living in Dallas when she went to California for her health. Pallbearers: WELBORNE FARTHING, ROBERT FARTHING, EUGENE FARTHING, ROBERT FIELD, HARRY FIELD, ISHOM BEASLEY, HORACE GUNTER and SAM GUNTER.
Tuesday, November 6, 1923
T. W. C. FARRIS died at his home here Saturday after an illness of two weeks. He is survived by his wife, one son and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Sunday afternoon with Rev. W. I. T. WEATHERMAN officiating.
Tuesday, November 13, 1921
W. J. FELKER
W. J. FELKER, age 35, son of I. FELKER, and one of the well known young men of Cooke County, died at his home in Hood Monday after a long illness. He is survived by his wife and there children and other relatives. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon in the First Baptist Church at Hood with interment at Hood cemetery, directed by G. J. Carroll.
Tuesday, October 5, 1920
The will of Mrs. MARGARET FETTE, who died on Aug. 13, at her home place, 2 ½ miles south of Muenster in Cooke County, leaves her husband an estate valued approximately $7000.
Wednesday, August 29, 1923
The three months old infant of Mr. and Mrs. CECIL FINCHER died Monday morning. The remains were buried at Reed cemetery where funeral services were held with Brother PRICE officiating.
Wednesday, September 8, 1920
Miss MILDRED FARR-FINDLEY, age 14, a girl who was principally reared in Gainesville, died last Wednesday at Tyler, Texas, following an operation for appendicitis. She was living with her brother at the time. She is survived by her father and several other relatives.
Thursday, December 28, 1922
WILLIAM R. FINDLEY
WILLIAM R. FINDLEY, age 71, died at his home near Callisburg this morning. Funeral services were held at the family home this afternoon with Rev. E. A. WESSON officiating. Interment was at Berry cemetery in Grayson County directed by S. W. Gibson.
Monday, March 3, 1924]
Mrs. MATTIE SQUIRES FELTY, pioneer citizen of the Hood community, died at Mercy hospital in Myra Sunday morning after an illness of several months from cancer of the stomach. Mrs. Felty was 69 years old and until a year ago, an active worker on her ranch, riding horseback or assisting in harvesting grain and feedstuff, whenever necessary. She is survived by many relatives. Funeral services were held in the Hood Methodist Church Monday afternoon with the minister of the church officiating. Interment in Hood cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
Wednesday, March 5, 1924
Myra, March 3: Grandma Felty of Hood, who has been in the local sanitarium the past few months, died Sunday. Mrs. LOTIE DUNN of Fort Worth, JIM SQUIRES of Fort Worth, JACK FELTY of El Paso, and JIM FELTY of Wichita Falls attended the funeral.
Friday, March 7, 1924
Miss HELEN FELTY of Denton attended the funeral of her grandmother here Monday.
Monday, January 19, 1920
H. J. FIPP
H. J. FIPP, age about 60, died at his home on North Throckmorton this afternoon. He was a well known and highly respected citizen and business man. He was agent here for the Nissley Creamery Co. of Fort Worth and took much interest in the dairying business. He is survived by his wife and one son. Burial will be at Muenster, with time of the funeral pending the arrival of a brother from Iowa.
Friday, August 4, 1922
THERESIA LOUISE, ten months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES FISCHER, died at the parent home on 1612 North Weaver last Monday. Funeral services were held at the St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church at Lindsay with Rev. Father ONZELL officiating. G. Carroll had charge. Pallbearers: Misses MILDRED HENRY, CAROLINE WAY, LOUISE HOELKER and MARY HOELKER.
Thursday, May 26, 1921
Mrs. MAGGIE FISHER
Mrs. MAGGIE FISHER, age 83 and ten months, died at the home of her son, JOE FISHER, two miles southeast of Muenster, on Thursday, May 19, and the funeral was held Saturday, May 21, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Muenster with Father KOERDT officiating. Interment was in Muenster cemetery. She was one of the oldest settlers of the Muenster colony, moving to Cooke County from Iowa some 31 years ago. At the time she took sick May 12, she was visiting her son where she had been invited to attend the 20th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fisher. Mrs. Fisher had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. ABBIE BAYER, near Muenster for the past few years. She is survived by the children; Mrs. ANNIE SIMONTH of Munday, JOHN KNAUF, Mrs. MAGGIE GRUNING, Mrs. ABBIE BAYER and JOE FISHER, all residing near Muenster. Six grandsons acted as pallbearers: CHARLES KNAUF, JOHN GRUING, JO BAYER, L. BAYER, J. A. FISHER, J. W. FISHER.
Tuesday, December 11, 1923
Mrs. ORA FLEMING
Mrs. ORA FLEMING, age 44, died at the home of her brother, J. T. MOONEY, today. She was a widow and resided with her brother and his family 5 miles east of here. Funeral arrangements are incomplete of account of delayed arrivals of relatives. G. J. Carroll has charge.
Thursday, April 8, 1920
The funeral of ROBERT FLEMING, age 41, was held this afternoon with Rev. WESSON of the Grand Ave. Baptist Church officiating. Mr. Fleming, who was a son-in-law of A. L. DAVIS of Gainesville, and whose wife died here sometime ago, passed away at Healdton, Oklahoma, Tuesday, as the result of a stroke of paralysis. G. J. Carrol has charge.
Monday, March 13, 1922
Word was received here today of the death of TONY FLESCHNER at Little Rock, Arkansas last Saturday. Mr. Fleschner was well known in Gainesville, having been employed as manager of the Kress Store and was with the Daily Signal and the Beck Oil Co. He left here about a year ago.
Friday, October 26, 1923
HARVEY A. FLETCHER
HARVEY A. FLETCHER, for the past 38 years a resident of Cooke County, died Thursday morning several miles south of here. Mr. Fletcher was born in 1855. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon with Rev. H. C. PEARSON officiating. Interment was in Fairview cemetery arranged by S. W. Gibson. Mr. Fletcher leaves no immediate relatives. Pallbearers: judge HALL, DAN CLEVELAND, ELMER DAVIS, JAMES PIPER, JOHN PIPER and JOHN C. COX.
Wednesday, February 23, 1921
FRED FLUSCHE of Lindsay, age 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. THEISEN, died Tuesday and the funeral will be held Friday morning at Lindsay.
Wednesday, May 2, 1923
Mrs. ANTONIO FLUSCHE
Mrs. ANTONIA FLUSCHE, age 63, wife of A. FLUSCHE, postmaster at Lindsay, died there Wednesday morning, following a paralytic stroke which she suffered earlier in the week. Mrs. Flusche was born at Hoerde, Germany but had been residing in this country many years. She was one of the well known residents of the Lindsay community. The funeral will be held Friday morning at the Lindsay Catholic Church with Father RAYMOND VERNIMONT of Denton officiating. Relatives from Milwaukee, Wisconsin will attend. G. Carroll has charge.
Tuesday, June 8, 1920
Negro Woman Killed in Accident
Word was received here that LAURA FORMAN, a negro woman who once lived in Gainesville, was killed in an automobile accident at El Paso. She was a daughter of PETE FORMAN, a negro well known here.
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1924
Buried at Era
L. G. FOOKES, age 64, who died at Temple Saturday morning, was buried beside relatives in the Era cemetery Sunday afternoon with services conducted by Rev. E. H. MOSELEY of the Southern Presbyterian Church here. Mr. Fookes formerly resided near Marysville about 12 miles northwest of here, a well known and high respected citizen. He is survived by his widow and two sons, AMBROSE and DAVID; two sisters, Mrs. MILLIE SCOTT of Pueblo, Colorado, and Mrs. DIXIE GRIFFIN of Kentucky.
Monday, November 28, 1921
Father of Mrs. Mood Died
Rev. R. G. MOOD received a telegram today about the death of Dr. G. W. FOSTER, father of Mrs. Mood, which occurred this morning at Georgetown, Texas. Dr. Foster was a practicing physician at Georgetown for many years. As a member of the Masonic fraternity, he was noted all over Texas, at one time served as Grand High Priest of the Royal Arch Masonic Chapters of the state. Mrs. Mood has been with her father for the past ten days. The funeral will be held Tuesday.
Thursday, September 25, 1924
Aged Woman Died
Mrs. SALLIE FOSTER, age 66, died at her home here Tuesday, following an illness of several months. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Fairview cemetery, with Rev. EUGENE MCCONLEY of the Dixon St. Christian Church officiating. S. W. Gibson had charge. Mrs. Foster had no immediate family, having only survived by two cousins, J. W. JORDAN of Gainesville and W. R. JORDAN who lives two miles west of here.
Thursday, August 4, 1921
Cousin of Sheriff Ford Died
Sheriff FORD received the news of the death of his cousin, JACK FORD, age 59, at Fulton, Mississippi, a few days ago, when he was the victim of a gravel pit cave-in, where he was acting as superintendent. He is survived by his wife and children.
Monday, February 4, 1924
Santa Fe engineer, BEN FOX, resident of Gainesville for 18 years, died suddenly at Ardmore, Oklahoma, Monday morning. He was stricken with an affliction of the heart while standing in the depot at Ardmore and died within a short time. Mrs. Fox was notified of his illness and left by train for Ardmore but he died before she reached him. Mr. Fox had gone to Ardmore to operate the engine of work train running out of Ardmore. He was 56 years old and had been an employee of Santa Fe RR for more than 30 years. The remains will arrive here and will be taken to the family home at 600 North Moran. Besides his wife, he is survived by four children, GEORGE, EDDIE, GLENNA and EVELYN.
Monday, December 3, 1923
Died at Muenster
Sister MARY FRANCES, age 52, a nun with the Catholic Church at Muenster, died there Sunday at noon after an illness of some time. She was a native of Switzerland. The remains were prepared by G. J. Carroll for shipment to Jonesboro, Arkansas Tuesday. Funeral services will be there.
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1923
Muenster: Sister FRANCIS, one of the teachers in the Catholic Church here for some years, died Sunday of acute indigestion.
Wednesday, May 7, 1924
JAMES OREN, 5 ½ years old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. FRANKLIN, residing on 1105 North Weaver, died Tuesday afternoon after a brief illness of pneumonia. Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon with Rev. J. F. MURRELL of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
Saturday, December 8, 1923
Infant Child Died
MARY WANDA FRANKS, three months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. FRANKS of 628 North Clements, died Saturday morning following a short illness. Funeral services were held at the residence Saturday afternoon with Rev. E. A. WESSON of the Grand Ave. Baptist Church officiating. Interment in Fairview cemetery directed by S. W. Gibson.
Friday, October 26, 1923
Lindsay Youth Died
ALOYS J. FURHMAN, age 15, died at the home of his parents one miles west of Lindsay Wednesday evening. The funeral was held Friday morning at the Lindsay Catholic Church with interment in Lindsay cemetery, directed by G. J. Carroll.
Tuesday, May 11, 1920
Mrs. A. M. FREEMAN
Mrs. A. M. FREEMAN, mother of engineer L. O. FREEMAN who holds a run of the Santa Fe RR out of Gainesville, died Sunday at Fort Worth. She had been in ill health for more than a year. Interment took place in Fort Worth.
Monday, May 30, 1921
ED FULLBRIGHT, former citizen of Gainesville, died at Ardmore, Oklahoma, was buried at Highway, north of town, Sunday with Rev. HAL SMITH officiating.
Friday, December 14, 1923
Small Child Died
PETE, two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. FULLER residing on South Dixon, died this morning following several days illness of diphtheria. S. W. Gibson has charge.
Monday, February 11, 1924
St. Jo Man Died
LEO FULTON, one of the leading business men of St. Jo, died in Gainesville, Sunday evening, following a lingering illness. Mr. Fulton was a prominent and active church worker, serving as steward many years of the Methodist Church at St. Jo. He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss FAY BELLAH who is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. BELLAH, and one child, four years old. With him at the time of his death were his wife, a brother TOM FULTON of Clovis, New Mexico, a sister Mrs. JENNIE KNIGHT of Rising Star, and friends of St. Jo and Gainesville. The remains were taken t St. Jo by S. W. Gibson for funeral and burial there.
Thursday, August 9, 1923
Mrs. ROSA GARBLISH
Delaware Bend, Cooke County, Aug. 9: Mrs. ROSA GARBLISH, age 64, wife of JOHN GARBLISH of this community, died at her homer here Thursday morning. She was a native of Arabia (Moravia), having come to this country when 18 years old. At age of 21, she married JOHN GARBLISH and they have resided in the Delaware Bend community 43 years. Her maiden name was ROSA VENITCKY. She joined the Methodist Church while in Arabia (Moravia) and had been a constant follower of that faith since coming to America. Mrs. Garblish is survived by her husband, and two daughters, Mrs. FANNIE SCHWADLENAK of Delaware Bend and Mrs. MARY MIKESKA of Abbott, Texas. The funeral will be held Friday with Rev. CHARLES GARRETT officiating. Interment will be the Howard cemetery.
Thursday, August 16, 1923
Death of Mrs. Garblish
Mrs. JOHN GARBLIHS had passed away last Thursday. ROSIE VENTIRCHY was born in Moravia May 12, 1859. She died Aug. 9, 1923 in Delaware Bend, Cooke County. She came to Sherman at age of 18. Three years after her arrival in United States, she was married to JOHN GARBLISH and to their union, two girls were born, FANNIE and MARY. Before she left Moravia, she became a member of the Methodist Church and lived a devout Christian life. She is survived by her husband and daughters, Mrs. FANNIE SCHWADLENAK of Delaware Bend and Mrs. MARY MAKESKA of Abbott, Texas. …Mrs. Garblish had recently visited her daughter at Abbott. On Wednesday of last week, she was stricken with paralysis. Mr. and Mrs. Garblish resided on Col. MANION place, one of the historic spots of Delaware Bend.
CHARLES MALESKA and family of Abbott attended the funeral of Mrs. Rosie Garblish.
Monday, November 19, 1923
Funeral services for ED GARDNER, age 44, who died at his home at Winslow, Arizona, last Saturday, were held this afternoon at the home of his brother, W. A. GARDNER on North Weaver with Rev. E. V. COLE of the Denton St. Methodist Church officiating. Mr. Gardner died after a stroke of apoplexy and the remains arrived here Sunday. He is survived by his wife and two sons. He was a former resident of Cooke County, living in the eastern part of the county, then moved to Arizona about 15 years ago. Interment in the Fairview cemetery arranged by G. J. Carroll.
Monday, August 13, 1922
W. B GARMANY
BERNICE GARMANY, age 26, of Wichita Falls, died in a hospital at Houston, last Friday, from meningitis, according to word received by relatives here. The body was sent to Wichita Falls for burial at Riverside cemetery. Mr. Garmany was a former resident of Gainesville, a son of Santa Fe engineer, JOHN GARMANY and brother of C. C., L. J., and HUGH GARMANY. They moved to Wichita Falls some years ago. The father became stricken with rheumatism and for the last two years, has been bedfast at the home of a relative at Fort Worth. He is a relative of Mr. and Mrs. E. N. BLACKBURN of Gainesville.
Wednesday, September 15, 1920
W. H. GARMANY
Funeral services for W. H. GARMANY, pioneer and useful resident of Gainesville, were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. N. BLACKBURN of North Clement St. under the auspices of the Christian Science Society, with Mrs. SUE MCKENNIE conducting the exercises. Fro nearly a half century, Mr. Garmany’s name has been a synonym for goodness and helpfulness to his fellowmen. ..At the close of funeral services, his remains were buried at Fairview cemetery, where his former co-workers of the Masonic lodge took charge. G. J. Carroll had charge. Active pallbearers: E. P. WARE, J. F. MORRIS, W. L. BIRD, J. H. MIDKIFF, O. L. GRIFFITH, M. L. MCGAUGH.
Monday, September 13, 1920
W. H. GARMANY was born near Rome, Georgia, on July 1, 1840. He came to Texas 49 years ago last December, locating in Cooke County. For the past 35 years he resided in Gainesville. He was married in Alabama on Feb. 21, 1860 to Miss MARY ELIZABETH NABORS and from this union ten children were born, nine now living. The mother died July 4, 1907 and from that time, Mr. Garmany resided with his daughter Mrs. E. N. Blackburn. For 25 years up to the time his physical condition prevented him from serving further, he was clerk of Camp No. 12 Woodmen of the World…an honorary member of the Masonic Lodge No. 210. Five times he was elected city treasurer of Gainesville. He was also adjutant of the Joseph E. Johnson Camp, United Confederate Veterans. He joined the Confederate Army, Dec. 13, 1861, Co. K, 55th Alabama Infantry, Scott’s Brigade, Loring’s Division, Army of Tennessee with JOHN T. STEWART of Goshen as his captain. …he came to Texas in 1870 and lived for a time near Whitesboro then came to Gainesville some 36 years ago. Surviving children: Mrs. EMMA WYLIE of Oklahoma City, JOHN H. GARMANY, Mrs. CYNTHIA ADKINS, Mrs. J. F. LUTHER, LEE H. GARMANY, LUTHER GARMANY, all of Fort Worth; BEN D. GARMANY of Shawnee, Okla., Mrs. CHRIS LUND of Pasco, Washington, Mrs. E. N. BLACKBURN of Gainesville, all present at the funeral except Mrs. Lund and John H. Garmany.
Wednesday, January 17, 1923
Brother of F. D. Garner Died
Mrs. F. D. GARNER received a telephone message last night about the death of her brother-in-law, JOHN GARNER, age 45, yesterday afternoon at the Frisco hospital at Sherman. Mr. Garner was an engineer on the Sulphur branch of the Frisco RR and died of hemorrhage of the brain after a brief illness. Funeral services were held in Sherman this afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. JOE HAYES and Mrs. GARNER attended the funeral.
Friday, April 21, 1922
DAVID GARNIER, age 77, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. DAVE HUGON, 1 mile north of town, this morning. Mr. Garnier was born in the northern part of Italy and for some time past made his home with his daughter. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Wolf Ridge Presbyterian Church with interment in Van Slyke cemetery. The procession will leave the Hugon home at 1 o’clock for Wolf Ridge.
Tuesday, February 6, 1923
E. A. MASSEY left his morning for Pittsburg to attend the funeral of his wife’s father, L. H. GARRETT, who died in that city last night.
Tuesday, February 29, 1923
W. J. GARRETT
WILLIAM JEFFERSON GARRETT, age 54, died at his home in this city Saturday night after an illness of several days. Mr. Garrett had resided in Gainesville for many years, following the trade of carpenter. He is survived by his wife and four children, A. C. GARRETT, Mrs. WHEELER WORLEY, Mrs. FRANK WOLVERTON and Mrs. H. H. EGGERTON. The funeral services were held at the residence Sunday afternoon with Rev. MINOR BOUNDS of the Whaley Memorial Methodist Church officiating. Interment in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
Thursday, September 14, 1922
Long obituary for JOSEPH GARNETT
JOSEPH ‘JOE’ GARNETT died at the Santa Fe Hospital at Temple, Texas, Wednesday night, of pneumonia. Mr. Garnett left Gainesville on the evening of Labor Day for Temple where he was to resume his position at claim adjuster for the Santa Fe RR. …. JOSEPH H. GARNETT was born in Gainesville May 23, 1888, was 34 years old at time of death. He graduated from the local high school then attended the Virginia Institute a year, then became a reporter on the Gainesville Daily Register, becoming city editor then became assistant secretary to U. S. senator JOSEPH W. BAILEY in Washington. After three years with senator Bailey, Joe went to California for one year where he was married, then returned to be claims adjuster for the Santa Fe RR at Temple. While there, he volunteered May 17, 1917 for officers training camp at San Antonio, … commissioned as second lieutenant in the Aviation Corps… On July 21, 1918, while taking his final training test, he was seriously injured when an airplane fell with him. From July 1918 to August 19, 1922, he was continuously in government hospitals undergoing treatment, underwent four major operations and numerous minor operations, spent three years at Walter Reed Hospital at Washington, D. C.
The body was returned to Gainesville. Mr. Garnett is survived by his wife, Mrs. MARGARET GARNETT of Los Angeles, California; his parents Judge and Mrs. J. H. GARNETT of Gainesville, a brother, W. D. GARNETT of Gainesville, sister, Mrs. R. G. CARGILL of Santa Barbara, California. Funeral services will be held from the family home on South Denton St. Friday morning with Rev. THOMAS LENNOX of the Dixon St. Christian Church officiating. G. J. Carroll has charge. At the grave, members of the Dennis-Anderson American Legion Post will have charge, acting as pallbearers.
Friday, Sept. 15, 1922
Attorney WILLIAM ROBINSON of Tulsa, Okla., was here to attend the funeral of his cousin, Joe Garnett.
Mrs. E. H. CAMPBELL of Lawton and Mrs. MARY HANN of Denton were here to attend the funeral of their nephew, JOE GARNETT.
(There are copies of letters written to the family about Joe Garnett and his experiences, etc.)
Tuesday, February 17, 1920
Mrs. GEORGE W. DAYTON received a telegram about the death from influenza of her nephew, LEIGH GAYMON, of Dade City, Florida.
Wednesday, August 24, 1921
TOM GAYLOR, prominent farmer of Marietta, Okla., died at his home this morning. Mr. Gaylor formerly lived at Callisburg and was well known here.
Thursday, June 19, 1924
The infant of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. GENTRY of Boyd, Texas, was buried here Thursday.
Friday, June 29, 1923
BILLY JOE, twenty months old child of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. GERNETH residing on North Moran, died Thursday evening after an illness of several days. The funeral services were held this afternoon at the residence with Rev. R. L. POWELL of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment was made in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
September 12, 1921
EDITH, 3 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LEE GIBBS, died Wednesday at the family home in Walnut Bend, result of whooping cough. Interment was today in the cemetery there.
Wednesday, September 13, 1922
The funeral services of Mrs. ROBERT GERMANY, who died suddenly Sunday night of heart failure, were held Tuesday afternoon at the family home about a mile west of Gainesville, conducted by Rev. R. L. POWELL of the First Baptist Church. Six sons of Mrs. Germany acted as pallbearers with S. W. Gibson directing. Mrs. MARY ELIZABETH GUTHRIE GERMANY, who was 70 years old, was born in 1852 at Rusk County, Texas. She married ROBERT GERMANY in 1871 and moved to Cooke County. She is survived by her husband; six sons, CHARLES of Las Vegas, New Mexico; MARSHALL, CAP, and ED of Gainesville, and DICK GERMANY of Devol, Oklahoma; five daughters, Mrs. D. M. MCCORMICK of Gainesville, Mrs. E. L. GREEN of Myra, Mrs. ED CREW of Devol, Okla., Mrs. HARRY MADDOX of Memphis, Tennessee, and Mrs. ALBERT WISEMAN of Wellington, Texas. She is also survived by 33 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Germany was a devoted member of the Baptist Church.
Thursday, March 18, 1920
Mrs. BERTIE GIBBS, age about 33, died this afternoon at the family home on North Weaver St., following pneumonia. She is survived by her husband and two children. Arrangements by G. J. Carroll are incomplete. A child of Mrs. Gibbs is reported very ill of pneumonia.
Monday, January 17, 1921
C. A. GILBERT and wife returned today from Plainview where they went some days ago to have the body of their daughter LOUISE disinterred. The young lady died about two years ago and the remains were brought to Gainesville today for burial in the Gilbert family plot at Fairview cemetery.
Friday, June 24, 1921
Mrs. ROBERT SPARKMAN returned to Oklahoma City yesterday after attending the funeral of her brother, C. A. GILBERT.
Mrs. JOE MARSH returned to Oklahoma City last night after attending the funeral of her nephew, C. A. GILBERT. Mrs. Marsha was accompanied by her daughter.
Friday, March 28, 1924
JACKSON GILBERT died at his home at Wills Point, Texas some days ago. Mr. Gilbert is a former resident of Gainesville. He is survived by his wife and six grown children and other relatives.
Mrs. KATE GILES died at her home, 3 miles west of Dexter, Friday, April 27. Mrs. Giles had been in failing health for a year. She is survived by her husband, four children and two brothers. Interment was in Dexter cemetery Saturday afternoon.
Monday, Sept. 12, 1921
Funeral services for Mrs. MARY ELLENDER GILLIAM, age 24, wife of BERT GILLIAM, were held this afternoon from the family home, 805 North Clement, with Rev. CHISM officiating. Mrs. Gilliam died Saturday night following a severe illness of two months. She is survived by her husband and several children. G. Carroll had charge.
Saturday, March 6, 1920
Mrs. ELVIRA GLENN, mother of Mrs. JOE ALLEN, is dangerously ill at the home of her daughter, 511 North Dixon.
March 9, 1920
Mrs. ELVIRA GLENN, age 61, one of the pioneer residents of Cooke County, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. JOE ALLEN, on North Dixon, following a general breakdown of health. She was the widow of JOE GLENN, well known citizen of Cooke County who died some years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn resided in the Marysville neighborhood for nine years then moved to Fish Creek where they lived 23 years, later moving to Runnels County. The funeral will be held Thursday from the residence of Joe Allen on North Dixon, with Rev. J. F. PIERCE of the Denton St. Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Fairview cemetery. Mrs. Glenn is survived by four daughters, three sons, two brothers, and one sisters, respectively as follows: Mrs. JOE ALLEN and CALLIE BROWDER of Gainesville, Mrs. ROGER DUKE of Grapevine, Mrs. FLORA YOKUM of Portales, New Mexico, ED and HENRY GLENN of Winters, Texas, ALBERT GLENN of Marshall, Texas, ED SMITH of Happy, Texas, HENRY SMITH of Oklahoma City and Mrs. ADA DOWNARD of Gainesville. Pallbearers: EMMET MARSHALL, JOHN COURSEY, BOB CEARNAL, EV. HOCKER, A. T. ALLEN, RICHARD DRESSER. G. J. Carroll in charge.
Tuesday, February 6, 1923
SAM GIPSON, formerly one of the best known farmers in Cooke County, but who retired some months ago on account of ill health, died at the home of his brother-in-law, H. M. WOODS, in Denison, Texas, Tuesday, according to a telephone message received by BOB CEARNAL of Gainesville, a life long friend of Mr. Gipson. Mr. Gipson had been ill more than a year. According to an arrangement made some time ago, the body will be brought to Gainesville, prepared by G. J. Carroll, who left in his hearse to bring the body here. The funeral will be Wednesday afternoon with interment in Barnhart cemetery. For many years, Mr. Gipson owned a valuable farm south of town and was well known. His wife has been dead for some time and, as far as known, there are no living relatives of his immediate family.
Thursday, February 8, 1923
The combined strength of four big mules and the motor power of an automobile hearse was not enough to propel the latter on a muddy road a few miles south of Gainesville Wednesday afternoon when the remains of Sam Gipson were being taken to the Barnhart cemetery for burial. The casket was transferred to a farm wagon drawn by mules and taken to the cemetery, the hearse left by the roadside during the night. Mr. Gipson was 78 years old. The funeral was preached by Rev. A. J. HARRIS of Whitesboro, an old friend of Mr. Gipson.
Monday, January 26, 1920
Word was received here by relatives of the death last Saturday of Miss REBA GLENN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ALBERT GLENN, former residents of Marysville, now at Haskell, Texas. She was a niece of Mr. and Mrs. JOE ALLEN of Gainesville.
Friday, September 7, 1923
Mrs. EVA GOLIGHTLY
Mrs. EVA LEE GOLIGHTLY, age 32, a resident of Montague County, died in the residence at 512 N. Taylor Thursday night. She was brought here about six weeks ago for treatment, having been in ill health for some time. G. J. Carroll prepared the remains for burial at Perryman cemetery in Montague County Friday. Mrs. Golightly was a widow.
Saturday, April 24, 1920
JESS N. GOODE, prominent real estate dealer and for many years, a resident of Gainesville, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. O. B. SMITH, on South Grand Ave., this morning. He had been sick about two months, never fully recovered from an attack of influenza. His wife preceded him in death some two years ago, since which time, he made his home with his sister. Funeral services will be held from the home of Mrs. Smith Sunday afternoon with interment at Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
Monday, April 26, 1920
Mr. and Mrs. OTTO SMITH of Fort Worth were here to attend the funeral of Jess Goode.
Mr. and Mrs. B. T. GOLDBECK of Fort Worth attended the funeral of Jess Goode.
Friday, September 29, 1922
Word was received from Dr. FRANK D. GARRETT that he will arrive here Saturday morning over the Santa Fe RR from Fort Worth, accompanying the remains of his mother, Mrs. EMILY GORDON, who died in El Paso last February. The body has been kept in a receiving vault since that time. Friends of Mrs. Gordon will meet the train and go immediately to Fairview cemetery where funeral services will be conducted by Rev. R. E. JOINER of the First Presbyterian Church of which Mrs. Gordon was a member. G. J. Carroll has charge.
From Sept. 30, 1922: The train was delayed so the funeral of Mrs. Gordon was held Sunday morning.
Thursday, February 23, 1922:
Mrs. T. W. STATEN received a telegram from Dr. FRANK D. GARRETT, formerly of Gainesville, informing her of the death of his mother, Mrs. Gordon, yesterday in El Paso.
Saturday, August 13, 1921
FLOY MALIENE, 7 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. GORE, died this morning and was buried this afternoon with Rev. TYLER officiating, arranged by S. W. Gibson.
Tuesday, June 14, 1921
LYMAN CLINTON GOULD, nineteen months old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. S. GOULD, died of measles this morning at the family home on North Dixon. The funeral is announce for this afternoon from the residence with Rev. LENNOX of the Christian Church and Rev. COLE of the Methodist Church officiating, with burial in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
Saturday, April 12, 1924
Mr. and Mrs. WALTER BARNES attended the funeral of their son-in-law, FRED GREGSTON, at Madill, Oklahoma, Tuesday. Mr. Gregston was formerly of Gainesville.
Wednesday, May 28, 1924
JAMES GREEN, 14 year son of Mrs. J. M. GREEN who lives on Belcher St., drowned in Elm Creek about one mile northwest of town near the old gravel pit Tuesday afternoon, of seized with cramps while swimming. His body was recovered about two hours later by G. J. Carroll. He was with other boys, including his brother, swimming in the creek for some time. The boy’ father, JAMES M. GREEN, was killed in a gin accident at Hedley, Texas, last December, while his wife was in Gainesville at the bedside of her mother, Mrs. BRISCOE, who died at the time. A double funeral was held here on December 8. The young man is survived by his mother and several brothers. He entered the eighth grade at high school during the winter. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the residence with Rev. EUGENE MCCONLEY of the Dixon St. Christian Church officiating. Interment was in Fairview cemetery.
Tuesday, August 17, 1920
A.E. GREEN of the Columbia Garage on West California received a message from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma early this morning about his brother being killed there. Details were lacking. Mr. Green left by train for Pauls Valley.
Tuesday, August 1, 1922
A.A. GREEN, age 66, died at his home in Highland Parks, Dallas, Tuesday morning according to a telephone message received by R. J. TIMMIS, closely connected with the family. Mr. Green suffered a stroke of apoplexy last Sunday and never regained consciousness. He was one of the best known insurance men in the state, being Texas agent for the Manhattan Life Insurance Co. of New York. He moved to Texas in 1879 and resided in Gainesville until 1898, when he moved to Dallas. He is survived by his wife, a son, A. A. GREEN Jr., and a daughter Mrs. CLIFFORD JONES of Washington, D. C. The funeral will be held from the home at Highland Park Wednesday afternoon. Among those from Gainesville who attend the funeral are Mr. and Mrs. R. J. TIMMIS, Mrs. J. L. SIMPSON, and Mrs. A. H. CONSON who is a sister of Mrs. Green.
Wednesday, May 23, 1923
FELIX G. GREER, age 77, a farmer who resided a few miles east of town for many years, died at Austin Thursday afternoon, following a period of ill health. The remains were brought here Wednesday afternoon and interment was in Fairview cemetery with Rev. ROBERT JOINER of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Mr. Greer is survived by his wife, two daughters and one son.
Monday, June 2, 1924
Funeral services for JOHN GREGSTON, age 70, pioneer citizen of Gainesville, were held at the residence on South Lindsay Sunday afternoon with Rev. R. E. JOINER of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Mr. Gregston died at his home Saturday morning after an illness of several months. He was a cement contractor. He is survived by his wife and three children, Mrs. ALLIE CUNNINGHAM and Mrs. LAWRENCE MARSHALL of Gainesville and DAVE GREGSTON of Sweetwater. Interment at Fairvew cemetery with services by Masonic lodge was arranged by G. J. Carroll.
Thursday, August 24, 1922
W. L. Greenhill
W. L. GREENHILL, age 65, well known and respected citizen of Gainesville more than 30 years, died this morning of Bright’s disease after being ill more than a year. The body is at G. J. Carroll undertaking parlor to await the arrival of his brother, JOE GREENHILL, of Houston. It is thought his brother will take the body to the Greenhill cemetery at Clarksville, the old home town. Mr. Greenhill was active in business here for several decades. After a long period as city ticket agent for the Katy RR, he resigned to become manager of the Gainesville Power & Light. When automobiles were introduced here, Mr. Greenhill took the agency for Overland cars, with agencies here and in Wichita Falls. He retired from automobile business and purchased the Cozy Theaters in which he was engaged at the time of his last illness. He was a member of the Elks and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason.
Wednesday, December 22, 1920
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE GRESSETT died this morning at the family home on 618 East Broadway. The funeral was held this afternoon with Rev. COEL of the Denton St. Methodist Church officiating. G. J. Carroll prepared the body.
Thursday, January 20, 1921
THOMAS P. GOSSETT
THOMAS P. GOSSETT, age 79, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. GEORGE DIETZ, after an illness that has continued for a long period. Mr. Gossett had been a resident of Texas since 1853, most of which time was in the Gainesville or vicinity. He was a dealer in horses and cattle until his health caused him to abandon the industry. Mr. Gossett was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky in 1842 and moved with his father of Texas in the fall of 1853. The family settled on what was then the frontier of north Texas and remained until war broke out in 1861. During the summer of that year (1861), Mr. Gossett went to Fort Arbuckle, now Oklahoma, and guarded the fort under Captain HOBBS. Returned to Gainesville, he volunteered under Capt. W. H. DOUGHERTY, who was in charge of Co. A, FITZHUGH regiment, WALKER division. He fought in many campaigns, notably Mannsfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, Jenkins Ferry, Duvall Bluff, and Cotton Plant, Arkansas, and also in Missouri. He was in Cooke County on detached service when the surrender was made, mustered out of service about 50 miles east of Gainesville, and came home on June 18, 1864(?1865?). On September 13, 1866, he married Miss REBECCA HALL GREEN and of this union several children were born. His wife died December 21, 1914. Surviving are three daughters and one son, Mrs. F. C. HALL of Chickasha, Okla., Mrs. GEORGE COMBS of Cleburne, Texas, Mrs. GEORGE DIETZ of Gainesville, and J. T. GOSSETT of Chickasha, Okla., 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held from the home of George Dietz on East Elm St., Friday afternoon with Rev. A. J. HARRIS of Whitesboro officiating, assisted by Rev. R. L. POWELL. Burial will be at Fairview cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, LESLIE HATFIELD, WALKER HATFIELD, GEORGE COMBS Jr., GUY GOSSETT, PRICE DIETZ and BOB LIVINGSTON. Honorary pallbearers, Confederate veterans: R. H. ALWOOD, J. P. HALL, P. S. WITHERSPOON, D. T. LACY, J. R. MANAHAN, A. J. PATRICK, J. R. TROOPE, B. H. BOON, WILLIAM JOHNSON, W. O. DAVIS, F. M. JOHNSON, C. W. LAURENCE, WILLIAM KILGORE, H. L. EDWARDS, J. E. BRIDGES, W. F. MILLER, R. J. BROWN, Dr. GARRETT, W. C. BROWN, A. G. M. LAY and G. HURST.
Wednesday, February 4, 1920
Mrs. J. D. BAINES of Ryan, Oklahoma, is here at the bedside of her mother, Mrs. MARY GRAHAM, who is seriously ill at the bedside of her son, WILL GRAHAM, on Moran St.
Thursday, February 5, 1920
Mrs. MARY E. GRAHAM, age 94, died this morning at the home of her son, WILLIAM GRAHAM, on Moran St., with whom she made her home. She was an old and highly respected citizen of Cooke County. The funeral will be held from the residence Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. R. L. POWELL with interment at Fairview cemetery directed by S. W. Gibson.
Thursday, July 29, 1920
Card of thanks for the kindness during the illness of their baby and sister (not named). Mr. and Mrs. A. A. GRAHAM and family.
Monday, August 29, 1921
Hon. CLINT GRAHAM died at Marietta, Oklahoma this morning. His wife was Miss BONNIE O’FARRELL of Gainesville. Mr. Graham was 50 years old and died from kidney trouble. He is survived only by his wife. Mr. Graham was prominent in Oklahoma politics, a member of the convention that framed the state constitution, first senator from Love County and was the father of Jim Crow law in that state. At the time of his death, he was representative in the legislature from Love County. The body will be buried in Lake View cemetery at Marietta, Tuesday, under auspices of Knights of Pythias. His father, age 90, died only last week at Weatherford, Texas.
Monday, May 28, 1923
Mrs. CARRIE GRAVES
Mrs. CARRIE GRAVES, age 66, died at the home of her son, ZERA MYERS, residing on Summitt Ave, Sunday morning after an illness of some time. Mrs. Graves is survived by her husband, D. B. GRAVES; three sons, T. E. , ZERA, and MAX MYERS; daughters, Mrs. MAGGIE HENDRICKS and Mrs. C. F. REYNOLDS, all at her bedside. The funeral was held this afternoon at Pilot Point cemetery, arranged by S. W. Gibson.
Monday, August 14, 1922
W. H. GRAVES
W. H. GRAVES, age 80, died at his home on South Denton St., Saturday morning. Mr. Graves had been in ill health about two years, and in attempting to rise from his chair, slipped and fell, became seriously ill. Mr. Graves is survived by his wife; two daughters, Miss BERA of Gainesville and Mrs. ROBERT KING of Taylor, Texas; four sons, A. M. L. GRAVES who is connected with the local Santa Fe RR ticket office, W. F. GRAVES of Honey Grove, TALTON GRAVES of Hugo, Okla., GUY GRAVES of Petty, Texas. The remains were shipped to Petty, Texas over the Katy RR Sunday morning for funeral services Sunday afternoon. Pallbearers: J. B. TANNER, LEE MOODY, W. A. HENSLEY, F. H. TURBEVILLE, C. M. PRESLEY. S. W. Gibson had charge.
Wednesday, January 5, 1921
Mrs. Pearl Gray
L. B. MAGERS, city mail carrier, received word about the death of his sister, Mrs. PEARL GRAY, of Vernon, Texas. The remains will arrive here by train and will be buried at Fairview cemetery S. J. Carroll has charge.
Saturday, January 29, 1921
Mrs. Allie Gribble
Mrs. ALLIE GRIBBLE died this morning, following an illness of several days, afflicted more than a year. ALLIE HICKSON was born in Michigan and moved to Gainesville with her parents some 30 years ago. She was married here and lived here since coming from Michigan. For the last 18 years, she had been money-order clerk in the local post office. She was the teacher of the young men’s class at the First Presbyterian Church many years and former pupils will be pallbearers. Of her immediate family, she is survived by a sister Miss GRACE HICKSON and a brother, JERRY HICKSON. Funeral services will be held from the family home, East Pecan, Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. R. E. JOINER of the First Presbyterian Church and Rev. R. L. POWELL of the First Baptist Church. G. J. Carroll has charge. Pallbearers: WILLIAM R. BLOCK, WAYNE SAWYER, CHARLES E. RICHTER, WILLIAM SAMPERT, FELIX JOHNSON Jr., and RAYMOND KING.
Friday, November 10, 1922
In a telephone conversation with his wife last night, DON GRIERSON, who is stationed by the Frisco RR at Fort Worth, told of the telegram from his sister in Buffalo, New York, about the accidental death of his mother, who is past 70 years old. Mrs. Grierson’s home was in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and she had gone to Buffalo to visit her daughter there. Mrs. Grierson resided in Gainesville for a few months 14 years ago, on East Elm St.
Thursday, August 14, 1924
Gone to Sick Friend
Mr. and Mrs. ART DAVIS went to Fort Worth in response to the message of the serious illness of Mrs. MARY GRIGGS, former resident of Gainesville and widow of the late MARION GRIGGS, former grocery merchant on North Commerce, who died in Graham a few months ago. Mrs. Griggs suffered from a stroke of paralysis.
Tuesday, September 2, 1924
Mrs. F. M. GRIGGS, many years a respected citizen of Gainesville, who moved away from here some three years ago, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. L. PARVIN, in Fort worth Tuesday morning. G. J. Carroll went to bring the body here to the home of Mr. and Mrs. ART DAVIS on East California. Funeral services will be Wednesday morning.
Monday, April 2, 1923
F. M. GRIGGS
F. M. GRIGGS, age 68, died at his home in Graham, Texas, Sunday morning, following a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Griggs was a citizen of Gainesville before moving to Graham about four weeks ago, resided in this vicinity the past 16 years, engaged in the grocery business. The remains arrived here Monday over the Santa Fe RR and taken to the home of ART DAVIS on East California, where funeral services were conducted by Rev. R. L. POWELL of the First Baptist Church and Rev. T. M. CUNNINGHMA of the Southern Presbyterian Church. Interment in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll. Mr. Griggs was born in Ohio, moving to Illinois when a young man, then coming to Texas 16 years ago, settling in Cooke County. He is survived by his wife, one brother, DAN GRIGGS of Mossville, a son, HERBERT of Graham, and two daughters, Mrs. ROLEY TENNEY and Mrs. S. G. JOHNS, both of Sulphur, Oklahoma.
Wednesday, June 1, 1921
Ardmore, May 31: TOM GRIGGS died at Sulphur Sunday afternoon. Funeral services were held in Sulphur this afternoon. Mr. Grigsby, age 73, was well known in Ardmore, having spent much time here in the past years. He was a cotton buyer. One son of Hope, Arkansas, survives.
Mr. Grigsby is well known to the old-timers of Gainesville.
Wednesday, March 23, 1921
C. D. GRIMES
After an illness of only a few days, C. C. GRIMES died this morning in his apartment at the HONEYCUTT residence on Pecan St. Mr. Grimes was local agent for the Gulf Refining co. and lived in Gainesville about six months. He was stricken last Friday with an affliction of the spinal column then by Sunday forced to go to bed. He declined rapidly. Mr. Grimes was about 25 years old and is survived by his wife and some relatives who reside at Cooper, Texas. He was a quiet, unassuming young man, a model Christian. G. J. Carroll stated the body will be shipped to Cooper, Texas for burial.
Thursday, March 24, 1921
The body of C. D. Grimes was shipped to Cooper today. His wife and Rev. R. E. JOINER accompanied by the body and Rev. Joiner will conduct the funeral.
Wednesday, November 1, 1922
Mrs. J. S. GRINNAN
Mrs. JAMES S. GRINNAN died at her home in Terrell Tuesday night. She was a sister of the late Mrs. WALTER TIMMIS and was well known here. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon in Terrell. Mrs. R. J. TIMMIS and WALTER TIMMISS left to attend the funeral.
Saturday, February 25, 1921
JULE GUNTER died this morning at Chickasha, Oklahoma where the funeral will be held Sunday. Mr. Gunter was a resident of Cooke County for many years and was a big breeder of registered Hereford cattle at the time he lived here. He raised some of the finest cattle in the United States. His farm was located several miles southwest of here. He is survived by his wife, son NAT and daughters, Mrs. ADRIAN MELTON of Chickasha and Mrs. IRA JOHNSON of Minco, Okla. He was a half brother of HORACE and SAM GUNTER and Mrs. R. M. FIELD of Gainesville.
Wednesday, September 19, 123
Judge A. GRUBE
Judge AUGUST GRUBE died in a hospital at Lyman, Colorado Tuesday evening, according to information received by his friends here. He had been in the hospital taking treatment for two months, former citizen of Cooke County. He was born in Muenster, Germany, coming to this country when a small boy, a cowpuncher in south Texas before coming to Cooke County. He was one of the original settlers of the Muenster community 17 miles west of here, where he was a banker and farmer, highly respected. He sold his principal business interests in Cooke County about five years ago, moving to Hugo, Colorado where he lived at the time of his death, and was engaged in real estate business there and was elected a commissioner of Lincoln County there last year. He is survived by his wife, four sons and two daughters, AUGUST and THEODORE GRUBE of Hugo, Colorado, BERNARD GRUBE of Graham, Texas, JOE GRUBE of Wichita Falls, Miss MARIE GRUBE and Mrs. CHRIS MISER both of Hugo, Colorado. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at Hugo, Colorado.
Wednesday, August 22, 1923
Brother of Slain Man Died
W. M. GRUNDY, age 78, died at his home near Hood Wednesday morning, after a lingering illness of six months. He was a brother of JACK GRUNDY who died of wounds after being shot by HARRY SHAW last Sunday morning. Mr. Grundy is survived by six children, two of whom arrived to attend the funeral, Mrs. SALLIE KELLEY of Archer City and THEODORE GRUNDY of Oklahoma. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Gregory cemetery with Rev. R. R. GAINES of Era officiating. S. W. Gibson had charge.
Friday, March 24, 1922
BERNICE PAUL, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. B. P. GRUNDY, died at the family home near Woodbine Thursday night. Funeral services were held this afternoon at Oak Grove cemetery with Rev. BOUNDS and Rev. PORTER officiating. S. W. Gibson had charge.
Wednesday, July 7, 924
Mrs. GRACE GUEST, age 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. PENNEY of the Woodbine community, died last Tuesday after three weeks of illness in Muskogee. The remains arrived in Woodbine Saturday evening and funeral services were held Sunday at Nelson Grove cemetery. Rev. W. E. MOORE of Gainesville officiated. Mrs. Guest was converted five years ago and became a member of the Woodbine Baptist Church of which she was still a member. She is survived by her husband, JESS GUEST, daughter DOROTHY LEE, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. PENNEY; brothers, BILL, WALTER, CLYDE, ALLEN, GORDON, NORWOOD of Woodbine and ARTHUR of Chicago, Illinois; sisters Mrs. EULAH KELLMER of Halley, Pennsylvania, Miss MYRTLE of Fort Worth and Miss EDNA of Woodbine.
Monday, October 29, 1923
MART GUINN Sr., formerly of Gainesville, then for some years a resident of San Bernardino, California, died at his home there Friday Oct. 19. Mr. Guinn was about 50 years old and is survived by his wife and one son. The family moved to California in the hope of benefiting Mr. Guinn’s health. He was a member of the San Bernardino police force. JESS CUNNINGHAM, secretary of the Gainesville lodge of Elks, received a letter from the Elks lodge in San Bernardino there. Mart Guinn resided on a farm north of Gainesville for some time, later living in a two story residence on North Dixon St.
Wednesday, January 30, 1924
Mrs. L. L. GRISHAM, formerly of Gainesville, died at her home east of Tioga Sunday morning and will be buried at Mountain Springs cemetery this afternoon.
(full page of four articles and a full column on another page for Jack Grundy)
Saturday, August 18, 1923
JACK GRUNDY, age 60, a farmer residing about 3 ½ miles south of Era, was seriously wounded this afternoon when he was shot by HARRY SHAW, age 35, a tenant farmer, residing on Grundy’s place. The shooting followed a quarrel over the renting of the farm by Grundy to another man. Shaw had resided on the place about three years. .. Grundy has a wife, two sons and one daughter residing on the farm while the other daughter is married. Shaw is married and has a family.
Monday, August 20, 1923
JACK GRUNDY, age 60, one of the pioneer citizens of Cooke County and a prominent man in the Era community, died in the Gainesville sanitarium Sunday morning from wounds sustained Saturday when he was shot four times by HARRY SHAW, his nephew by marriage and a tenant on the Grundy farm. The dispute had something to do with the amount of water in a windmill tank used for watering stock and Grundy had declined to rent the farm to Shaw for another years… Shaw was charged with murder. Shaw came to town and surrendered to the sheriff’s department, jailed, retained RALPH BELL and JIM ADAMS as his attorneys.
The body of Mr. Grundy was taken to his home near Era by S. W. Gibson and the funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church, six miles south of Era. Services were conducted by Rev. G. W. BAKER of Denton and Rev. W.A. BINYON of the church. Mr. Grundy is survived by his wife, sons, WING and SAM GRUNDY, daughters, Miss MARGARET, all at the home, and Mrs. CLYDE TROSEY who resides near Era. The funeral was one of the largest ever attended in the county. He was no member of any secret organization as far as is known. Interment was at Gregory cemetery, four miles southwest of Era. Pallbearers: A. G. HARDIN, H. F. BENTLEY, J. M. SPARKMAN, L. H. ODOM, W. L. MCLAUGHLIN, J. A. WILEY.
Long description of the service held by a secret organization for Mr. Grundy.
Additional information about the Grundy family: JACK GRUNDY’S parents located in Grayson County in 1852, coming from Kentucky. In 1858 they moved to Cooke County and in 1860, Jack Grundy was born. He joined the church in 1885. In 1895 he married Miss BAMA PACE and five children were born.