DAGERATH, Helen Tiemann of Taylor. Age 92. Died 3/11/1990 (Sunday) in Johns Community Hospital. Services held (Tuesday) at Condra Memorial Chapel. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Robert Letalien officiated. She was BORN 10/8/1897 in Old Washington, the daughter of Darl and Elizabeth (Ahless) Jahn. Resident of Taylor for 50 years and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Husband, Edward William Tiemann, preceded her in death in 1960, also a son, 4 sisters and 4 brothers. SURVIVORS: 3 sons & wives, Vernon & Lillie Tiemann of Taylor, Raymond & Irene Tiemann of Houston, Leroy & Toots Tiemann of Thorndale; 8 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
DALLY, Werner D. of Rt. 3, Taylor. Age 85. Died 7/18/1989 (Tuesday) at Johns Community Hospital. Services held (Thursday) at Condra Memorial Chapel. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. F.T. Sager officiated. Mr. Dally was BORN in Berlin, Germany on 11/29/1903 to the late Paul and Dora Dally. A lifelong member of the community and a retired farmer. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church at Sandoval. Preceded in death by 2 brothers, and 1 grandson. SURVIVORS: Wife, Annie Dally of Taylor; daughter, Dorothy Plattow of Pflugerville; 2 sons & wives, Werner W. & Martha Dally of Taylor, Walter & Vivian Dally of Thorndale; 2 grandchildren, Brenda Hagn, Jennifer Kieschnick and 2 great-grandchildren, Heather Hagn and Larissa Kieschnick.
DANA, Rudolph V. of Taylor. Age 61. Died 4/1971. Services held (Sunday) at Taylor Brethern Church in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Josef A. Barton officiated. Condra Funeral Home of Taylor in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 5/24/1909 at Seaton. He was an elder of the Taylor Brethern Church, member of SPJST Lodge 29 of Taylor and the American Legion. Veteran of WW-2. SURVIVORS: Wife, Annie Dana of Taylor; 3 daughters, Miss Ann Dana of Austin, Mrs. Alice Sladek of Taylor and Mrs. Giles (Evelyn) Summerlin of Thorndale; son, Rudy J. Dana of Taylor; 4 brothers, Theodore, Jerry, and Joe Dana all of Temple, Louis Dana of Ft.Worth; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ben Bartek of Belton and Mrs. Lewis Jez of Temple; grandson, Todd Sladek of Taylor. SS Death Benefit on #454-12-5012.
DANEK, Edward of 1612 Meadow Lane, Taylor. Age 52. Died 9/1977 (Thursday) in an Austin hospital. Services held (Sat.) from Trinity Lutheran Church, Taylor. Burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Taylor. Rev. Reinhard H. Wuensche, Jr. and Rev. Bob Rivers officiated. Condra Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Danek was born in Taylor 12/17/1924. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Taylor. Salesman for Ideal Motor Co. in Thorndale for 20 years. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Edward Danek; mother, Mrs. Mary Danek Wilson; son, Jayson Danek all of Taylor; daughter, Renee Danek of Milan, Italy; 2 brothers, Rudolph Danek, Jr. of Taylor and Frank Danek of Houston. SS Death Benefit on #453-26-7841.
DANIEL, Mary Emma of Levelland. Age 65. Died 5/17/1984. Services held 5/19 (Sat.) in Levelland. Burial also in Levelland. She was BORN 9/30/1919. SURVIVORS: 2 daughters, a son, and 4 grandchildren, brother, Roy Jirasek of Thorndale; nephew, Dr. C.J. Daniel of Taylor. SS Death Benefit on #465-90-9091.
DANIEL, W. B. of Levelland formerly of Granger. Age (?). Died ?/1970. Services held in Levelland, TX. M/M. Roy Jirasek of Thorndale, attended the funeral of his brother-in-law in Levelland.
DANIELL, Elizabeth J. of Austin. Age 85. Died 2/9/1983 in Austin. Services held (Thursday) in Weed-Corley Chapel in Austin. Burial in Austin Memorial Park. Rev. A.D. Eberhart officiated. She was BORN 9/4/1897. SURVIVORS: Daughter-in-law, Lorene Daniell of Austin; grandson, Bill B. Daniell of Thorndale; 6 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #455-28-5638.
DARBY, Mrs. M. A. of Waco. Age (?). Died (?). Services held (Sat.) from Calvary Baptist Church in Waco. Burial in Waco Memorial Park. She and the late Rev. Darby and children resided here (Milam Co. area) a number of years ago when he was pastor of First Baptist Church. Rev. Hubert Yount, Dr. A.J. Holt, Dr. Joe W. Bailey and Dr. M.L. Fergerson officiated at her services. SURVIVORS: Daughter, 2 sons, 4 sisters, 2 brothers, and 5 grandchildren.
DARDEN, George Henry of Texas City. Age 88. Died 6/1985 (Sunday) in Danforth Memorial Hospital, Texas City. Funeral services held (Tuesday) in Emken-Linton Funeral Home, Texas City. Graveside services in Sandy Creek Cemetery near Milano. Wyndal Hudson of the Church of Christ officiated. Emken-Linton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. He was a retired employee of Marathon Oil Company. BORN 1/22/1897 in Dialville to M/M George (Belle Dement) Darden. SURVIVORS: Wife, Ivy Yoakum Darden of Texas City; 2 sons, H.H. Darden and Raymond H. Darden of Texas City; daughter, Agnes Meier of Rosanky; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. SS Death Benefit on #454-16-1150.
DARDEN, Mrs. Ivy I. "Mama" of Texas City. Age 86. Died 4/1987 (Thursday) at a Texas City hospital. Services held (Friday) in Memorial Chapel at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City. Burial in Sandy Creek Cemetery near Rockdale. Rev. Wyndal Hudson of Westhaven Church of Christ officiated. Phillips & Luckey in charge of local arrangements. Mrs. Darden was BORN 8/30/1900 in Milam Co. Married the late George H. Darden, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Westhaven Church of Christ in Texas City. SURVIVORS: 2 sons & wives, Horace & Tommie Darden, Raymond, Sr. and Marjorie Darden, all of Texas City; a daughter & her husband, Agnes & A.J. Meier of Rosanky; 2 brothers, Giles Yoakum and John D. Yoakum, both of Milano; 6 sisters, Flossie Beathard of Milano, Faye Dell Burgess of Rockdale, Charlotte Wentzel of Santa Fe, Kate Broderson of LaMarque, Fannie Stephenson and Allie Belle Butler, both of Texas City; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #458-17-3885
DARLEY, Mrs. Virginia of Temple. Age 52. Died ?/1973 at a Port Lavaca hospital unexpectedly. Services held at Harper-Talasek Chapel in Temple. Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery in Temple. Rev. Ed. Stewart officiated. She was BORN in Holland in 1921 to Frank V. and Martha M. Marek. Graduate of the Austin Beauty College and operated Virginia's Hair Styles on N.3rd Street in Temple for 25 years. Member of the First Baptist Church, SPJST Lodge No. 87 and Texas Hair Dressers and Cosmetologists Asso. Preceded in death by her mother. SURVIVORS: Husband, Jack Darley; 4 children, Mrs. Sherion Hughes and Mike Norton of Houma, LA., Bobby Sherman and Monette Sherman of Temple; father, Frank Marek and 2 sisters, Mrs. Pauline Barber of Venis, CA. & Johnnie Lorraine Mat'l of Rockdale; 3 grandchildren.
DARRALL, Luke E. of Taylor. Age 66. Died 7/1967 (Sat.) in a Houston hospital (in paper on 7/27/67). Services held (Monday) at Condra Memorial Chapel. Burial in the Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Boyce Bardiman officiated. SURVIVORS: Wife. Son, Edward Darrall of Taylor; 4 sisters, Mrs. W.W. Ramseur, Thorndale,Mrs. R.D. Holden, Ft.Worth, Mrs. Jennie Smith and Mrs. Clara King, Waco; 2 brothers, Carl Darrall of Brooklyn, NY. and Ray Darrall of Long Beach, CA.; 2 grandchildren.
DARRELL, Mrs. Elizabeth Lee of Rockdale. Age 88. Died 3/1987 (Sunday) at her home in Rockdale. Services held (Tuesday) at Rudolph-Snider Chapel of the Chimes. Burial in Waxahachie City Cemetery. Dr. T. Hollis Epton officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements. Mrs Darrell was BORN 2/7/1899 in Waxahachie to the late George Henry Jones and Sallie Gray Jones. Married Leonard Darrell in 1956 in Waxahachie. Preceded in death by a son, James Charles Stevenson. Member of the Baptist church. SURVIVORS: Husband, Leonard Darrell; 2 sons, Buford C. Stevenson of Bartlett and Carl Stevenson of Ferris; several grandchildren. Mrs. Willie Mae Lumpkins is also a survivor. SS Death Benefit on #465-16-8303.
DAUGHTRY, Lester of Fresco, CA. Age 78. Died 5/1982. Services held in Fresco, CA. He was buried on 5/14. He was BORN 7/11/1903. He was a brother-in-law to M/M. Oswald Moerbe, Mrs. Clara Kieschnick and Mrs. Roy Jirasek. SS Death Benefit on #449-16-6250.
DAUGHTRY, Mrs. Louise (Lester) of Fresco, CA. Age 77. Died 9/29/1985. Services held in Fresco, CA. She was BORN 11/8/1907 and was from Thorndale. SURVIVORS: (In Thorndale) Brother, Oswald Moerbe; sister, Clara Kieschnick; sister-in-law, Annie Jirasek; numerous nieces and nephews. SS Death Benefit on #559-40-9942.
DAVENPORT, Adene Lehmann of Houston. Age 60. Died 4/17/1987 in a Houston hospital. Graveside services held 4/22 at Salty Cemetery near Thorndale. Rev. D.D. Simpson officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. She was BORN 10/31/1925 in Thorndale. Employed in a private nursing care operation. SURVIVORS: Son, Roy M. McCrary and daughter, Linda Smaley, both of Louisiana; 2 brothers, Alonzo Lehmann of Austin and Uriel Lehmann of Wichita Falls; 3 sisters, Viola Townsend of Thorndale, Leola Starr of Rockdale and Lenora Skipworth of Austin. SS Death Benefit on #451-30-1977.
DAVENPORT, Jerry Lynn of Forest Grove Community. Age 21. Died ?/1973 (Friday) in Lexington. Services held at Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery with full military services by Fort Hood personnel. Rev. D.D. Simpson, pastor of First Baptist Church of Rockdale, officiated. He was BORN 6/26/1951 in Rockdale, the son of Les Davenport & Juanita Lagrone Davenport. Married Miss Valinda Tracy on 12/3/1971 in Colorado. He was a resident of the Forest Grove Comm. in Lee Co. near Lexington and was in the U.S. Army. He served one tour of duty in Vietnam. After receiving his discharge, he re-enlisted and was stationed at Fort Polk, LA. At the time of his death he was enroute to a new assignment in Panama. His rank was Sp4. Preceded in death by his parents, Mother died on 11/9/1961 and Father died on 6/14/1972. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Valinda Davenport of Simla, CO.; step-mother, Mrs. Florence Davenport of Forest Grove near Lexington; grandparents, M/M. Bobby Davenport of Rockdale and M/M. Amos Lagrone of Milano; 4 brothers, Leslie Wayne Davenport of Waco, Douglas Earl Davenport, Brian Alan Davenport, and Terry Lee Davenport, all of Lexington; sister, Mrs. Peggie Ann Masiakowski of Austin.
DAVID, Sr., Elo of Rt.1, Taylor. Age 81. Died 5/1972 (Sat.) in a local nursing home. Services held (Monday) in Condra Memorial Chapel. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Dan Marek officiated. He was BORN 3/21/1892 in Fayetteville and was a retired farmer. Member of the Taylor Brethren Church and the SPJST Lodge 29. He had lived in Taylor since 1925. SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mrs. Anton Pokorny of Pflugerville; 2 sons, Ben David of Corpus Christi and Elo David, Jr. of Taylor; 6 sisters, Mrs. Joe Taman of Rockport; Mrs. Bill Johnson of Austin; Mrs. Norris Sorenson, Mrs. Anton Mikus, Mrs. Frank Overby and Mrs. Ed Tomas of Taylor; brother, Joe David of Corpus Christi. SS Death Benefit on #45-62-5259.
DAVIDSON, Miss Marguerite of San Gabriel. Age 78. Died ?/1954 at her home in San Gabriel following a lingering illness. Services held (Wed.) from Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home at Rockdale. Burial in IOOF Cemetery. Rev. Charles Barber officiated. She was known at Miss Mag and BORN 6/28/1876 at Lilac. Made her home for the last 17 years with her sister in San Gabriel. A Presbyterian and member of the church for 60 years. SURVIVORS: 2 sisters, Mrs. Beulah Guthrie of San Gabriel and Mrs. R.S. Wiley of Cameron; number of nieces and nephews.
DAVIS, Mrs. Annie of Davilla. Age 80. Died 10/1976 (Sunday) (in paper 10/28/76) at Will-O-Bell Nursing Home in Bartlett after an extended illness. Services held (Tuesday) at the Davilla Baptist Church. Burial in Davilla Cemetery. Revs. Ken Miller and Bill Smith officiated. She had been a resident of the Davilla Comm. for 40 years. BORN to M/M. Jim Page on 6/12/1896 in Marshall Co., OK. Married Earl Davis on 8/24/1913 in Oklahoma. Preceded in death by her husband, 2 sons and a daughter. SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Leser Davis of Davilla and Lucion Davis of Davilla; brother, Arthur Page of Oklahoma; sister, Mrs. Savanna Williams of Arizona; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
DAVIS, Benjamine Angus of Dallas. Age 55. Died 1/1970 (Friday) in a Dallas hospital (in paper l/8/70). Services held (Monday) in Condra Memorial Chapel. Burial in Thorndale City Cemetery. Rev. A.L. Cronk officiated. He was BORN 10/15/1914 in San Gabriel and had lived in the Thorndale area, lived in Dallas area for 10 years. Member of the First United Methodist Church of Carrolton and a veteran of the Navy in WW-2. Married Miss Alice Survant on 10/3/1936. SURVIVORS: Wife, Alice Davis of Dallas; daughter, Miss Ann Davis of Dallas; 2 sons, Don Davis of Dallas and Hardie Davis of Corpus Christi; sister, Mrs. R.A. Beard of West and 2 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #456-60-1402.
DAVIS, Mrs. Birdie (M. M.) of Thorndale. Age 80. Died 3/1973 (Tuesday) from a heart attack. Services held (Thursday) from Condra Memorial Chapel in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Byron Reeves, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Thorndale, of which Mrs. Davis was a member, officiated. Casket attendants were grandsons: Joe Muery, Robert Cheatham, Leo Frank Nichols, Mike Haynes, Everett Simmons, Paul Zieschang, Donald Graham and Richard Harrod. Mrs. Davis, nee Birdie Allison, daughter of the late J.T. Allison and Elizabeth Lewis Allison, was BORN on 1/19/1893 in Marquez, TX. She made her home in Thorndale area since 1916. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she took an active part. Member of the Hill-Johnson Post 4009 Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars where she had served as a officer. Preceded in death by her first husband, 2 sons and 3 sisters. SURVIVORS: Husband, M.M. Davis of Thorndale; 3 daughters, Mrs. Vera Lee Harrod of Burnet; Mrs. Ruth Gicklhorn of Thorndale and Mrs. Allison Haag of Sacramento, CA.; 4 sons, Earl Simmons and Bobby D. Simmons of Austin; Ollie D. Simmons of Killeen and Ira H. Simmons of Belton; sister, Mrs. Ruby Vares of Lincoln, CA.; 2 brothers, Wayne Allison of Odessa and Herman Allison of Poteau, OK.; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #464-54-5659.
DAVIS, Dick of Bishop. Age 64. Died 9/26/1983 (Monday) from a massive heart attack. Funeral/Burial held in Bishop on Thursday. He was BORN 11/15/1918. He was the husband of the former Ella Meissner of Thorndale. SS Death Benefit on #453-16-0029 under George Davis.
DAVIS, Ed of Griffin Chapel Comm. Age 79. Died 9/27/1978 in Richards Memorial Hospital. Services held (Saturday) in Milano Goodwill Baptist Church. Burial in Griffin Chapel Cemetery. Rev. P.E. Holder officiated. He was BORN 2/8/1899 in Burleson Co. to M/M John Davis. He was a retired rancher. Married Albertine Dykes in 1939 in Milano. Preceded in death by two foster children. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Albertine Davis of Griffin Chapel; foster son, Willie Jene Dykes of Griffin Chapel; foster daughter, Sandra Henderson of Griffin Chapel; 3 brothers, 1 sister and 4 foster grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #456-26-5466.
DAVIS, Edgar of Rockdale. Age 78. Died 2/9/1977 at his home. Services held (Sunday) in the Rising Star Baptist Church. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Rockdale. He was BORN 3/25/1898 in Milam Co. and was a lifelong resident of Rockdale. Member of the Rising Star Baptist Church. SURVIVORS: 6 sons, Ben Edgar Davis of Rockdale, Alvin Davis of Corpus Christi, Waymon Davis of Brownfield, Herman Davis of Kalamazoo, MI., Lafette Davis of Dallas and Leonard Davis of Rockdale; 5 daughters, Julia Ann Embra of Kalamazoo, MI., Bessie Joe Davis of Rockdale, Mary Jackson of Kalamazoo, MI., Linda Alexander of Austin and Beverly Phillips of Kalamazoo, MI. SS Death Benefit on #459-20-9415.
DAVIS, Emmitt of San Gabriel. Age 66. Died ?/1949 in a Temple hospital (Sat.). Services held at First Christian Church of San Gabriel on Sunday. Burial in Locklin Cemetery. Rev. T.F. Collier officiated. SURVIVORS: Brother of Sanitorium; sister, Mrs. Rachel Davis of San Gabriel.
DAVIS, Mrs. Esther M. of Taylor. Age 81. Died 10/23/1982 in the SPJST Rest Home in Taylor. Services held 10/25 (Monday) in Condra Memorial Chapel in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Mike Phillips officiated. She was BORN 5/6/1901. SURVIVORS: 2 daughters, Mrs. Jodie (Monica) Blaha of Taylor and Mrs. Estelle Young of Austin; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #455-34-4917.
DAVIS, Ezra of Telephone. Age 86. Died 2/1987. Services held 2/8/1987 at the Wise Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Forest Grove Cemetery in Telephone. Mr. Davis was BORN 7/27/1900 in Telephone. He was a retired grocer and a member of the Telephone Baptist Church. SURVIVORS: Wife, Lola Davis of Telephone; son. W.E. (Bill) Davis of Rockdale; 2 daughters, Janelle Pepper of Houston and Joan Grune of Swansboro, NC.; sister, Julia Fox of Telephone; 9 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit #463-05-9232.
DAVIS, George Nolan of Minerva. Age 23. Died 3/21/1974 (Thursday) in a construction accident in Temple where he was employed with the City Lumber Co. Services held (Sat.) at Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in the Barclay Cemetery near Rosebud. Rev. Dean Evans officiated. BORN in Marlin on 5/25/1950 and spent most of his life in Port Neches. Had lived in Minerva for the past year. SURVIVORS: Parents, M/M George G. Davis of Minerva; grandparents, M/M J.M. Wilson of Minerva; brother, Claude R. Davis of Ft. Bliss; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Croteau of Rockdale and Miss Glenda Davis of Minerva. SS Death Benefit on #452-84-8180.
DAVIS, Harold L. of Fort Worth. Age 42. Died 11/19/1972 in Ft. Worth. Services held 11/21 at St.John's Baptist Church, Ft.Worth. (Burial not listed.) He was BORN 7/27/1930 in Milano and was 1948 graduate of O.J. Thomas High School in Cameron. At the time of his death he was a U.S. postal representative at the Ft.Worth main post office. He was a member of the above church. A Korean War Veteran, Mr. Davis attended Prairie View A&M College and Mary Allen College at Crockett. Lived in Ft.Worth for past 20 yrs. and was a state postal clerk for 14 yrs. SURVIVORS: Wife, daughter and 2 step-children. He was the nephew of Mrs. Lucille Griffin of Milano. SS Death Benefit on #451-34-9937.
DAVIS, Capt. Johnnie E. of Orlando, FL. Age 76. Died 11/1/1989 in Orlando, FL. Services held 11/3 at Winter Park Funeral Home in Orlando. Burial with full military honors in the Veterans Plot in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Orlando. Pastor Wray of Lutheran Faith officiated. He was BORN 8/24/1913 to John and Francis Davis. Lived and attended school in Lee and Milam Counties. He was retired from the U.S. Army having spent 23 years in service. Joined the Army in 1934 and received his basic training in San Antonio where he met and married Thelma Mesch. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1988. His service took him to France, Germany, Okinowa, Phillipines and Taiwan. After his discharge, he worked at the U.S. Space Center in Titusville, FL. as a technical writer for RCA for 3 years. Later he worked for 10 years for the postal service in Orlando, retiring because of health. SURVIVORS: Wife, Thelma ("Toby"); son, Greg Davis of Coco Beach, FL.; daughter, Gerry Bozarth of Orlando, FL.; grandson; 3 granddaughters; sister, Minnie Davis of Corpus Christi. SS Death Benefit on #460-64-1629.
DAVIS, Joseph Ray of Temple. Age 76. Died 7/6/1981 (Monday) in a Waco retirement home. Services held 7/9 (Thursday) in Lometa Baptist Church. Burial in Lometa Cemetery. Briggs-Gamel Funeral Home of Lampasas in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 1/27/1905. He taught in the Thorndale High School in the 1930's. SURVIVORS: 3 sisters, Mrs. Harry L. Pearce of Lometa, Mrs. George M. McCall of Temple and Mrs. Olen H. Smith of Electra. SS Death Benefit on #466-09-7007 under J. Davis.
DAVIS, Mrs. Lula of Thorndale. Age 99. Died 7/1976 (Friday) in Richards Hospital, Rockdale, after a recent fall when she broke her limb. Services held at Condra Funeral Chapel, Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Her pastor, Rev. Jim Willis officiated. She was BORN 2/15/1877 in Lexington and had lived in that area, in Shiloh and Thorndale most of her life. She had been in Thorndale the past 5 years. She joined the church at Mesquite when she was 9 years old and at the time of her death was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Thorndale. SURVIVORS: Daughters, Mrs. Winnie Dumont, Mrs. Ethel Newcomb, both of Oklahoma City, OK., Mrs. Beulah Marley of Houston, Mrs. Lela Watkins of Thorndale; son, Clyde C. Davis of Oklahoma City, OK. SS Death Benefit on #461-12-0982.
DAVIS, Marshall M. of Thrall. Age 78. Died 1/29/1975 (Wed.) in Temple where he had been a patient in the VA Hospital for several weeks. Services held (Friday) at Condra Funeral Chapel, Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Byron Reeves, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Thorndale, officiated. He was BORN 1/26/1897 in Thrall. Retired rancher, Veteran of WW-2 and Member of the Hill Johnson Post 4009, of Thorndale. SURVIVORS: Mother, Mrs. Lula Davis of Thorndale; 3 step-sons, Earl Simmons, Bobby Simmons and Ollie D. Simmons, all of Austin; 3 step-daughters, Mrs. Ruth Gicklhorn of Thorndale, Mrs. Allison Haag of Sacramento, CA. and Mrs. Vera Lee Harrod of Burnet; brother, Clyde Davis of Oklahoma City; 4 sisters, Mrs. Winnie Dumont and Mrs. Ethel Newcomb, both of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Beulah Marley and Mrs. Lela Watkins, both of Thorndale. SS Death Benefit on #455-62-5905. SS Benefit info. states birth date to be 1/26/1898 - Obit indicates 1897.
DAVIS, Mildred E. of Rockdale. Age 68. Died 10/18/1986 (Sat.) at Richards Memorial Hospital. Services held 10/20 (Monday) at St. John's United Methodist Church. Burial in IOOF Cemetery, Rockdale. Rev. Donald Box, St. John's pastor, officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. She was the daughter of Albert and Florence Williamson Stewart. BORN near Gause on 11/7/1917. Married Don A. Davis on 9/5/1937. Resident of Rockdale for 26 years. Member of St. John's United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Woman's Organizations. SURVIVORS: Husband, Don Davis; sons, Bob Davis of Lubbock and Wayne Davis of Houston; brothers, Jack Stewart and Jim Stewart, both of Rockdale; Tom Stewart of Galveston; 2 sisters, Helen Davis of Pasadena and Dorothy Daniels of Houston; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
DAVIS, O. C. of the Highland (suburb of Houston). Age 69. Died 1/23/1989 (Monday) in a Baytown Hospital. Services held 1/25/1989 (Wed.) in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Joe Eggereckt officiated. Bob Wendall Funeral Home of Houston in charge of arrangements. BORN 4/11/1919. SURVIVORS: Wife, Francis Lane Davis; son, Ronny Lane Davis, both of Houston; 2 sisters, Ethel Smith of Oakwood, TX. and Iva Robinson of Seabrook, TX.; brother, Virgil Davis of Houston. SS Death Benefit on #463-05-4778 under name of Oscar Davis.
DAVIS, Tom M. of Thorndale. Age 76. Died 9/1962 (Sunday) after he became ill and was hospitalized until his death in a Waco hospital. Services held (Tuesday) in the Condra Memorial Chapel at Taylor. Burial in the Hornsby Bend Cemetery near Austin. Rev. Guy Harris, pastor of the Vernon Street Christian Church of Taylor, officiated. He was BORN 4/12/1886 in Brownwood, the son of M/M. Benjamin Davis. Moved at an early age to San Gabriel Comm. Married Miss Anna Lou Griffith in 1909, she preceded him in death in 1919. In 1933 he became affiliated with the State Sanatorium at Carlsbad, Tx., where he was operator of the power plant until his retirement in 1956. Member of San Gabriel Christian Church for many years. SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mrs. R.A. (Laura) Beard of West; son, Angus Davis of Dallas; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #456-60-1705.
DAVIS, Mrs. W. R. of Austin. Age (?). Died ?/1963. Funeral & Burial information not listed. She was married to W.R. (Byrd) Davis. He was a cotton ginner and at one time operated a local cotton compress for F.E. Stiles. After retirement M/M. Davis lived at Florence for many years prior to moving to Austin to make their home. Mrs. Davis had returned to Austin on Wednesday prior to her death from the home of M/M. J.L. Berry, Thorndale. She was their sister-in-law.
DAVLIN, Margaret Nell of Rockdale. Age 67. Died 12/3/1989 (Sunday) in Richards Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services held 12/5 (Tuesday) in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Minister Adrin Fletcher of Murray Street Church of Christ officiated. Phillips & Luckey, Rockdale, in charge of arrangements. She was BORN 3/22/1922 in Minerva to M/M. Robert (Lillie) Dyer. Lifelong resident of Rockdale and Milam Co. Employed at Rockdale Nursing Home for 5 years. Member of above church. Married Mack Davlin on 11/20/1981 in Rockdale by Rev. George Doss. Preceded in death by first husband, Melvin Davenport; parents; sister, Mrs. Robbie Muston. SURVIVORS: Husband, Mack Davlin of Rockdale; son, Leroy Davenport of Dallas; 2 daughters, Margie West of Alvin and Doreen Bogan of Beaumont; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Created on 22 Feb 2005 and last revised on _________ 2005