This family had "deep" roots in the adjoining southern Arkansas counties of Calhoun and Ouachita. 1870 Census indicates Charles "Brazil" (ca. 1830) and Brunetta (ca. 1835) were parents of Thomas (ca. 1865) among others. Thomas married Adaline Henry (29 Dec 1886) and they had Thomas Henry (10 Apr 1889) among others. Thomas Henry wed Martha (30 Dec 1922) and they had the sons mentioned in the obit. I'm not related!