NABORS, Pauline of Rockdale. Age 74. Died 1/1987 (Thursday) in Santa Fe Hospital in Temple. Services held (Sunday) at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial in New Oak Lawn Cemetery. Rev. C. Dickson officiated. She was BORN 3/22/1912 in Rockdale to M/M. Willie (Katie Freeman) Walton. Married Harrison Nabors on 12/28/1934 in Rockdale. She was a lifelong Rockdale resident and a member of the above church. Preceded in death by parents, 3 sisters and 5 brothers. SURVIVORS: Husband, Harrison Nabors of Rockdale; number of nieces and nephews. SS Death Benefit on #462-24-4977.
NABOURS, Mrs. Mary E. of Austin. Age 75. Died 4/1977 (in paper 5/19/77). Services held recently with Burial in the Old Rock Cemetery near Lockhart. She was BORN 1/12/1902. SURVIVORS: Son, John Edward Nabours of Taos, NM.; 2 daughters, Mrs. Betty Winnie of Austin and Mrs. Jan Novak of Monticello, AR.; 2 brothers, Milton Curtis of Rockdale and John P. Curtis of Brady; sisters, Mrs. Edith Franke of Kingsland and Mrs. Ruth Schwede of San Antonio; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #524-42-2329 card issued in Colorado.
NAIVAR, Clifton R. of Taylor. Age 65. Died 2/23/1989 (Thursday) in Scott & White Hospital in Temple. Rosary recited Friday at Condra Funeral Home. Services held (Sat.) at St.Mary's Catholic Church. Burial in church cemetery. Rev. Lonnie Urban officiated. He was BORN 1/25/1924 in Taylor. Employed as parts manager at Balderson-Berger Equipment Co. Member of above church and veteran of WW-2. SURVIVORS: Wife, Violet Naivar of Taylor; 3 daughters, Theresa & husband, Joe Komandosky, Linda & husband, Haywood Stanford, Rachael Tharp of Taylor; 2 sons, Clifton E. & wife, Janie Naivar of Taylor, Cren S. & wife, Karen Naivar of Georgetown; 2 brothers, Robert Naivar of Taylor, Bennie Naivar of Granger; 9 grandchildren including 3 granddaughters, Kylie Stanford, Celia Naivar and Stacie Naivar. SS Death Benefit on 461-16-4267.
NALE, Allen of Thorndale & Rockdale. Age 79. Died 7/1971 (Monday) in a Rockdale hospital. He was ill for some time. He was BORN 6/30/1892. M/M. Nale were residents of Thorndale for several years living in the Chandler home which they purchased. This home was later bought by Norman Clements and moved to the Gabriel for a summer home and the Nales moved to Rockdale. Only recently the Nales had sold their home in Rockdale and were partly packed for moving to Oklahoma when he was taken to the hospital where he passed away. Services pending at time of The Champion's deadline on Tuesday. SS Death Benefit on #463-26-4744.
NAUL, Lea Gill of Rockdale. Age 51. Died 6/1976 (Sat.) (in paper 6/24/76) in Richards Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Services held (Monday) in McKneely Funeral Chapel in Kentwood, LA. Burial in Woodland Cemetery. Phillips & Luckey of Rockdale in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 5/3/1925 at Ponchatoula, LA. to M/M. Lea Gill Naul, Sr. He was employed as an Industrial Engineer at Alcoa's Rockdale Works. Received his BA Degree from Southeastern Louisiana College; BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State Univ. and a member of American Institute of Industrial Engineers and was a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Married Eleanor Bond at Kentwood on 6/19/1955. Veteran of WW-2, serving in the U.S. Navy. Member of St.John's United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by parents. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Eleanor Naul of Rockdale; son, Gill Naul of Rockdale, daughter, Carol Naul of Rockdale. SS Death Benefit on #438-26-6261. picture
NAUL, Mrs. Wilna Magee of Rockdale. Age 81. Died 10/1973 (Sunday) in the Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale. Services held at McKneely Funeral Home in Kentwood, LA. Burial in Kentwood. Phillips & Luckey, Rockdale, transported the body to Kentwood on Sunday. She was BORN 2/17/1892 in Louisiana, the daughter of the late M/M. Egbert Monroe Magee. Her home was in Kentwood, LA., but she had been in Rockdale the past 66 days with her son, Lea Naul. Her husband preceded her in death on 10/8/1967. SURVIVORS: Son, Lea G. Naul of Rockdale; sister, Mrs. P.L. McMillan of McComb, MS. SS Death Benefit on #438-26-7385.
NEANS, Dorthea Ellen of Salty Community. Age 58. Died 11/4/1981. Services held (Friday) in Meadowbrook Baptist Church. Burial in Walnut Creek Cemetery. Rev. N.A. Mills officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home of Rockdale in charge of arrangements. She was BORN 2/24/1923 in Chillicothe to M/M. Daniel E. Smith and was a resident of the Salty Comm. since 1979. Member of the above church. Preceded in death by husband, William Robert "Bill" Neans on 11/18/1963. SURVIVORS: 4 sons, Clint D. Neans of Rockdale, Everett A. Hargrove of Clute, Dale E. Hargrove of Austin and David L. Hargrove of Lake Jackson; daughter, Kathryn Huisman of Rockdale; brother, Roline Smith of Ft.Worth; 2 sisters, Lonnie Mae Spence of Lubbock and Mary E. Wright of Floydada; 7 grandchildren.
NEATHERLIN, Mrs. Millie M. of Houston. Age 80. Died 2/13/1973 in the Golden Age Nursing Home in Houston. She was in failing health for the past 7 years. Services held in Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in the Sandy Creek Cemetery. Minister Tex Stevens of the Church of Christ officiated. She was BORN 9/21/1892 in Milam Co., the daughter of the late M/M. John H. Williams. She lived in Houston the past 26 years. Husband, J.L. Neatherlin, died in 1937. SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Brooks Neatherlin and J.R. Neatherlin, both of Houston; daughter, Mrs. Reba Shaw of Houston; brother, Dan Williams of Rockdale; sister, Mrs. Prudie Hairston of Caldwell; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #450-38-7424.
NEELY, Audree H. of Sacramento, CA. Age 65. Died 4/15/1981 in Sacramento, CA. Services held (Friday) in Houston's Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home. Burial and graveside services held (Sat.) in Rockdale's Oak Lawn Cemetery. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home of Rockdale in charge of arrangements. Mr. Neely was BORN 5/8/1915 in Rockdale to John W. & Bessie Neely. He was a member of Protestant faith and a veteran of WW-2. SURVIVORS: 2 brothers, H.T. Neely and J.E. Neely, both of Houston; 2 sisters, Loretta Spence and Margaret Gould, both of Houston; 6 nieces and 6 nephews. SS Death Benefit on #565-10-2818 card issued in California.
NELSON, Alfred of Griffin Chapel Community. Age 89. Died 11/1976 (Thursday) (in paper 11/25/76) at his home in Griffin Chapel. Services held (Sat.) in the Griffin Chapel AME Church. Burial in the Griffin Chapel Cemetery. Rev. P.E. Holder officiated. He was BORN 7/22/1888 in Milam Co., to M/M. Nathaniel Nelson and was a lifelong resident of Griffin Chapel Comm. and was a retired farmer. SURVIVORS: 3 daughters, Courtney Nelson, Maggie Woodard and Reedie Williams; brother, Robbie Cavil; sister, Doris Booker and niece, Hattie Anderson. SS Death Benefit on #457-24-9663.
NELSON, Mrs. Dora of Taylor. Age 82. Died 11/3/1982 (Wednesday) in the hospital in Taylor. Services held (Thursday) in Condra Memorial Chapel in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Revs. Marc Childress and Mike Phillips officiated. BORN 8/16/1900. Member of Thrall United Methodist Church and of the SPJST Lodge 29. SURVIVORS: Son, Wilbert Nelson of Taylor; sister, Mrs. Adella Zuehlke of Thorndale; brother, O.E. Kirsche of Taylor; 2 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren and 7 step-great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #458-24-3835.
NELSON, Grady George of Milano. Age 67. Died 1/1978 (Monday) at his home near Milano after a short illness. Services held (Wed.) in the First Baptist Church of Milano. Burial in Milano's Liberty Cemetery. Rev. Joe Dan Franklin officiated. He was BORN 10/1/1910 in Milam Co., to M/M. Wesley Nelson. He was a Milano resident and lived in Milam Co. all his life. Married Miss Frieda Helms in 1933 in Cameron. He was a farmer and rancher. Member of above church, where he was ordained deacon in 1947. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Frieda Nelson of Milano; son, Tommy Nelson of Pittsburg, TX.; 3 brothers, Henry (Buddy) Nelson of Milano, Loy Nelson of Rockdale, and Alvin Nelson of Milano; 6 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #458-24-6565.
NEMEC, Mrs. Anna (Val) of Rt.1, Thorndale. Age 71. Died ?/1972 (Thursday) in a Rockdale hospital following a brief illness. Services held (Sat.) at Marek-Laywell-Burns Funeral Home in Cameron. Burial in Lilac Cemetery. Nick A. Morris officiated. She was BORN about 1901 in Czechoslovakia. Member of SPJST Lodge 15 of Buckholts. Married to Val Nemec who preceded her in death 7/28/1972. SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Jerry Nemec of Huntsville and Marvin Nemec of Houston; daughter, Mrs. Betsy Hilliard of Killeen; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
NEMEC, Val of Rt.1, Thorndale. Age 79. Died 7/28/1972 (Friday) (in paper 8/3/72) in a Temple hospital, had been in ill health for 18 months. Services held (Sunday) at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Burial in Lilac Cemetery. Edward Marek officiated. He was BORN 2/14/1893 in Czechoslovakia and came to U.S. in early years. He was a retired farmer and member of SPJST Lodge 15 of Buckholts. WW-1 veteran. SURVIVORS: Wife, 2 sons, Jerry Nemec of Huntsville and Marvin Nemec of Houston; daughter, Mrs. Betsy Hilliard of Killeen; 3 brothers, Stanley Nemec of Deming, NM., John and Frank Nemec of Granger; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mary Machacek of Granger and Mrs. Christine Smekal of Rosenburg; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchild. SS Death Benefit on #456-60-4979.
NEUBAUER, Miss Ruby of Taylor. Age 79. Died 9/4/1988 (Sunday) at Johns Community Hospital in Taylor. Services held 9/8/1988 (Thursday) in St.Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Robert Letalien officiated. She was BORN 2/18/1909 and had been a nurse in Taylor since before Johns Clinic opened. At the age of 57, she went to Ethiopia as a missionary for 6 years and upon her return wrote a book of her experiences there, holding an autograph party only recently. (No Survivors listed.) SS Death Benefit on #464-16-9698.
NEUMANN, Mrs. Maureen of Edna. Age 68. Died 6/9/1988 (Thursday) in the Edna Hospital. Graveside services held 6/10/1988 in the Gause Cemetery. Rev. David Murff officiated. BORN 11/30/1919 in Gause to Roy & Maurine Ward and lived in Thrall for many years. A member of St. John Lutheran Church in Thrall and of the Edna Church of Christ. Pallbearers were grandsons. Memorials made to East Williamson County Emergency Care Team. SURVIVORS: Husband, Paul Neumann of Edna; son, Bill Worley of Thrall; 2 daughters, Mary Poole of Edna and Rachel Gotcher of Manchaca; 3 sisters, Nellie Arthur Parker of Round Rock, Frances Evans of Yucca Valley, CA., Rene McDaniels of Los Angeles, CA.; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #467-12-1512.
NEUMANN, Mrs. Minnie of Hutto. Age 81. Died 11/1972 (Sat.) in a Taylor Hospital following a short illness. Services held (Monday) from the Condra Memorial Chapel, Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. James Heineke, pastor of the St. John Lutheran Church. Condra Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Nephews were pallbearers: Louis Kelm, Emil Kelm, James Abel, Amal Abel, Henry Druesedow and Carl Druesedow. She was BORN 7/17/1891 and had made her home in Hutto for the past 19 yrs. SURVIVORS: 2 daughters, Mrs. Bertha Sladek of Hutto and Mrs. Hilda Tobin of Killeen; son, Paul W. Neumann of Georgetown; 5 sisters, Mrs. Lydia Reichel and Mrs. Tonie Seelig, both of Thorndale, Mrs. Annie Fishbeck, Mrs. Emma Kohler, both of Austin, Mrs. Johanna Druesedow of Taylor; 10 grandchildren; number of nieces and nephews. SS Death Benefit on #452-11-5520.
NEVE, Byron E. of Austin. Age 69. Died 3/1969 (Friday) in an Austin hospital. Services held (Sunday) from the Weed Corley Funeral Home in Austin. Burial in the Austin Memorial Park. Rev. Thedore McElroy officiated. He was BORN 11/9/1899 and a resident of Austin for over 50 years. Member of the Christian Church and the Texas Asso. for the Deaf. Preceded in death by a brother, Stiles Neve. SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Elisa Neve, Austin; daughter, Mrs. Bert Mueller, St.Helens, OR.; son, Frank L. Neve, III, of Ft.Worth; sister, Mrs. Beatrice Jungmichel of Austin; 2 nephews; niece, 4 grandchildren. He was the nephew of Mrs. George W. Peebles and E.F. Stiles of Thorndale. SS Death Benefit on #467-16-9031.
NEVE, Frank of Thorndale. Age 65. Died ?/? (Friday) suddenly. Funeral pending. "Apparently in good health, he went to the lot to do the chores and while feeding his mules one of them bit him on the finger which gave his so much pain that he left his milk bucket in the cow lot and went to the house, soon complaining of feeling dizzy and soon swooned and was dead in a few seconds. It is possible that a clot formed and was carried to the brain causing apolectic condition. He leaves a wife, 2 sons and one daughter, Mrs. H.C. Jungmichel of Port Arthur, Byron and Stiles at home."
NEVITT, Amanda Leann of Houston. Age 5 months. Died 7/29/1981 in Houston. Services held 7/31/1981 (Friday) in Bethel Baptist Church in Houston. Burial in Brookside Memorial Park. Rev. Bennie Hindman officiated. SURVIVORS: Parents, Donna and Richard Nevitt of Houston; 2 sisters, Ricki Lynn and Stephanie Leann Nevitt; grandparents, M/M Sheffield and M/M Dale Talley, all of Houston. Attending the services from Thorndale for their grandniece were M/M Guinn Gifford and M/M Elbert Eiland.
NEVITT, Pauline of Rockdale. Age 65. Died 5/1982 (Sat.) at her Rockdale home after a sudden illness. Services held (Tuesday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in Liberty Cemetery near Milano. Rev. Skip Reeves of St.Thomas' Episcopal Church officiated. She was BORN 11/8/1916 in Milano to Claude & Bertha Reese White. Mrs. Nevitt was a Rockdale resident for 6 yrs. SURVIVORS: 2 step-sons, Rick Nevitt and Mike Nevitt, both of Houston; 2 daughters, Terry Nevitt of Rockdale and Kathryn Moore of Bedford; sister, Avys Locke of Bryan; step-mother, Mrs. Claude White of Milano; 7 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #457-03-7518.
NEVITT, Richard Horace "Dick" of Rockdale. Age 67. Died 4/26/1988 in Richards Memorial Hospital. Services held (Thursday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in Liberty Cemetery near Milano. Rev. Donald Box, pastor of Lott & Chilton United Methodist Churches, officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home of Rockdale in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 12/11/1920 in Dallas to M/M. Charles M. & Ethel Ancell Nevitt. He had been a Rockdale resident for the past 4 yrs, after moving from Kentucky. He was a retired iron worker with Alcoa. Member of U.S. Navy during WW-2 and member of Masonic Lodge 414 AF&AM, Rockdale. Memorials to Amer. Cancer Society. SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Richard Nevitt of Houston and Mike Nevitt of Palestine; 2 daughters, Katheryn Moore of Bedford and Terry Wedemeier of Rockdale; special friend, Vera Miller of Rockdale; 10 grandchildren.
NEWMAN, Sr., Frank of Thorndale. Age 86. Died 2/3/1976 (Tuesday) in a Taylor nursing home. Services held (Thursday) 2/5 in St.Paul Lutheran Church. Burial in church cemetery. Rev. Vernon M. Appel, officiated. Condra Funeral Home, Taylor, in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 9/19/1889 in Fayette Co. and had been a carpenter and ginner for 50 yrs. before his retirement. Member of St.Paul Lutheran Church. SURVIVORS: 4 daughters, Mrs. Gussie Pasemann of Thrall and Mrs. Shelby Hilton, Mrs. Linwood Hilton and Mrs. Howard Olbrich, all of Thorndale; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild. SS Death Benefit on #458-09-0430.
NEWMAN, Mrs. Lena (Frank, Sr.) of Thorndale. Age 81. Died ?/1964 (Thursday) in a Taylor hospital following a lengthy illness. Services held (Friday) in St.Paul's Lutheran Church, Thorndale. Burial in church cemetery. Rev. Vernon M. Appel officiated. Condra Funeral Home of Taylor in charge of arrangements. Grandsons were pallbearers, James Lee Hilton, Ralph Becker, H.Gene Simank, Paul Moerbe, Jr., Frank Felton, Emery Drummond and Leon Barron. She was BORN 12/8/1889 in Taylor. Married Frank Newman on 8/14/1909. Resident of Thorndale for 47 yrs. and lifelong member of above church. Preceded in death by son and 3 grandchildren. SURVIVORS: Husband, Frank Newman, Sr.; 5 daughters, Mrs. Gus (Nora) Paseman of Thrall, Mrs. Pete (Nannie) Simank, Mrs. Shelby (Frances) Hilton, Mrs. Linwood (Edna) Hilton and Mrs. Howard (Margie) Olbrich, all of Thorndale; son Frank Newman, Jr. of Thorndale; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Emma Rieger of Thorndale.
NEWMAN, Mrs. Lula Belle Hollan of Rt.2, Thorndale. Age 63. Died 7/1983 (Sunday) in a Taylor Nursing Home. Services held (Tuesday) in the Condra Memorial Chapel in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Wesley Howard officiated. She was BORN 2/2/1920. Pallbearers were nephews and grandsons were honorary pallbearers. SURVIVORS: Husband, A.W. Newman of Thorndale; daughter, Jean Watts of Gatesville; 2 sons, David and Bobby Newman, both of Odessa; 2 sisters, Callie Curry of Austin and Virginia Kimbro of Georgetown; 2 brothers, Ernest Hollan of Thrall and B.S. Hollan of McGregor; 4 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #467-16-8609.
NEWMAN, Millie Miria of Garrison. Age 100. Died 3/1983 (Monday) in a Nacogdoches hospital after a 4-month illness. Graveside services held (Tuesday) in the Milano Cemetery. Rev. George Doss officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Rockdale, in charge of arrangements. She was BORN 5/22/1882 in St.Francisville, IL. to M/M. G.W. & Lydia Litherland Shaffner. She was a Garrison resident since 1975. Member of Methodist Church and a member of Rockdale Eastern Star chapter. Preceded in death by her husband, Louis Newman, on 12/4/1952. SURVIVORS: Son, Carl A. Newman of San Antonio; 3 daughters, Eloise Finley of Artesia, NM., Evelyn Watson of Beaumont and Mildred Martin of Garrison; sister, Clara Shaffner of Temple; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.
NEWMAN, N. N. "Sonny" of Rockdale. Age 78. Died 12/15/1981 (Tuesday) in Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale. Servico attend the class reunion held in 1969. Married Doyle C. Newsom at Wilson on 12/13/1925. He preceded her in death on 1/13/1970. She had resided in Plains for the past 18 years and was owner of the D.C. Newsom Gin. Member of Plains Methodist Church and member of Rebeccah Lodge. Preceded in death by a brother and a sister. SURVIVORS: 2 sons, J.W. Newsom of Lubbock, and D.C. Newsom, Jr. of Plains; 4 sisters, Mrs. H.R. (Glennie) Lankford of Lubbock, Mrs. Lennie H. Goff of Houston, Mrs. Porter F. (Carmen) Shine of Thorndale; Mrs. James (Gwendolyn) Gilmore of Goodland, KS.; 4 brothers, W. Tyson Hyde and J.W. Hyde of Galena Park, Elijah S. Hyde of Houston and J. Lavoid Hyde of Plains, TX.; 4 grandchildren, Denise and Neil Newsom of Plains and Wade and Keith Newsom of Lubbock. SS Death Benefit on #459-28-2860.
NEWTON, Arch B. of River Ridge, LA. Age 77. Died 8/23/1984 (Thursday) in St. Augustine, FL. General Hospital. Graveside services held 8/27/1984 (Monday) at Evergreen Cemetery. Croyle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 1/23/1907 in Thorndale, the son of the late Gus and Lois Baird Newton of Thorndale. A retired office machine salesman. SURVIVORS: Wife, Lexie of River Ridge, LA.; son, Michael Newton of Mandarin, FL.; 2 grandchildren, Rachel and Chris; 2 sisters, Mrs. Doris Newton Colvin of San Antonio and Mrs. Helen Newton Schow of Bowling Green, KY. He was a cousin of Newton Butts of Thorndale and Janette Butts Flanagan of Orance, CA. SS Death Benefit on #418-09-7140.
NEWTON, Buck of Caldwell. Age 78. Died 7/14/1981 in Caldwell's Goodnight Hospital. Services held (Sunday) in Shiloh Baptist Church near Caldwell. Burial in the Shiloh Cemetery. Rev. R.D. Waters officiated. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. He was BORN 3/10/1903 in Burleson Co. to M/M. Squiare Newton. Lifelong Caldwell resident and farmer. Married Agnes Stredic in 8/1921 in Burleson Co. SURVIVORS: 4 sons, Willie L. of Galveston, Isiah of Caldwell, Clarence of Farmington, NM and Owen Newton of Galveston; 3 daughters, Corine Williams of Odessa, Mildred Batiste of Caldwell and Mary L. Pierce of Caldwell; brother, Henry Newton of Enid, OK.; 27 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #466-07-4324.
NEWTON, Miss Ellen of San Antonio. Age 51. Died ?/1969 in a San Antonio hospital following a lingering illness. Graveside services held 3/3 (Monday) in the Roselawn Memorial Park at San Antonio. She was BORN 4/16/1917 in Thorndale, the daughter of Mrs. Gus (Louie) Newton and the late Mr. Newton. Member of the First Baptist Church for 27 years and a resident of San Antonio for 31 years. SURVIVORS: Mother, Mrs. Gus (Louie) Newton of 515 E. Courtland Plaza, San Antonio; twin sister, Miss Doris Newton of San Antonio; sister, Mrs. O.E. (Helen) Schow of Bowling, KY.; 2 brothers, Mike A. Newton of Leakey and Arch B. Newton of New Orleans, LA.; aunt, Mrs. L.G. Butts of Thorndale.
NEWTON, Frank of Weatherford. Age 54. Died 2/1970 (Sat.) at his home in Weatherford. Services held from Marek Funeral Home in Cameron. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Rev. J.E. Lafferty officiated. He was BORN 1/26/1916 in Milano, the son of M/M. W.O. Newton. He was an architectural supervisor by vocation. Veteran of WW-2, member of VFW at Weatherford and member of the Overton Masonic Lodge. SURVIVORS: Wife of Weatherford; mother, Mrs. W.O. Newton of Cameron and brother, Joe Newton of Waco. SS Death Benefit on #450-09-0031 under James Newton.
NEWTON, Jr., James B. of Hollywood, CA. Age 45. Died 3/9/1986 after an extended illness. Graveside services held (Friday) 3/21 at the IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. Hume W. Reeves, Vicar, St.Thomas Episcopal Church, officiated. Memorial services held at Dr. Newton's home in Hollywood at 11 a.m. Saturday. Dr. Newton taught stage design at Fresno State in the late 1960's & early 1970's. He graduated from the Univ. of Texas at Austin and received his master's and doctorate degrees in fine arts from Yale Univ. He was art director and theatrical designer for hundreds of professional concerts, television and theatre productions throughout the United States. His works were used in productions at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, at Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall in New York City for numerous performers including Barbara Streisand and Neil Diamond. Dr. Newman also taught at the Univ. of Calif. at Los Angeles and the Univ. of Texas at Austin. He was a member and former acolyte at St.Thomas Church in Rockdale. He finished high school at St.Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin. SURVIVORS: Mother, Mrs. Dorothea Newton of Rockdale; sister, Eleanor Newton Funk of Princeton, NJ.
NEWTON, James Boswell of Rockdale. Age 59. Died 2/1969 (Sat.) in a Galveston hospital after an illness of 6 weeks. Services held (Monday) at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home Chapel of Rockdale. Burial in the IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. David Erskine officiated. He was BORN 5/6/1909. He served 2 terms as mayor of Rockdale. Graduated from Rockdale High School and attended Texas A&M College and the Univ. of Texas. Married Miss. Dorothea Phillips of Rockdale. Past president of the State Asso. of Mutual Assessment Insurance Companies, past president of the Burial Asso. Union of Texas and a partner in the Phillips & Luckey Co. and also in the insurance business. SURVIVORS: Wife, Dorothea of Rockdale; son, James B. Newton, Jr. of Los Angeles, CA.; daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Ann Funk of Spring Branch; 2 brothers, Charles T. Newton of Austin and Col. Frederick C. Newton of Bedford, MA. SS Death Benefit on #450-03-5219.
NEWTON, Mrs. Jewell of Houston. Age 65. Died 8/1978 (Tuesday) in a Houston hospital after being in failing health for some time. Services held (Thursday) in the Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in Black Jack Cemetery. Mike Wright of Evangelistic Temple officiated. She was BORN 11/25/1913 to M/M. Bunk Whited. Married George E. Newton in 1958 in Mexico. SURVIVORS: Husband, George E. Newton of Houston; son, S.H. Evard of Houston; daughter, Joan B. Clinard of Houston; daughter-in-law, Annilore Evard of Houston; 3 brothers, Floyd Whited of Ft.Worth, Earl Whited and Nolen Whited of Kansas; 4 sisters, Fay Mills of Caldwell, Elvia Keith of Caldwell, Florine Westerly of Houston and Christine Allen of Houston; 9 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #451-14-5280 under Jewel. Benefits info states birthyear as 1912.
NEWTON, Marjorie R. of Kerrville. Age 80. Died 1/23/1985 in Kerrville after a lengthy illness. Graveside services held (Sat.) in Forest Grove Cemetery. Rev. D.D. Simpson officiated. Phillips & Luckey of Rockdale in charge of arrangements. She was BORN 3/16/1904 near Forest Grove Comm. to M/M. James Eli (Anna Naomi Moses) Richards. Preceded in death by her first husband, John H. Derrick, 1/19/1966; son, John Richards Derrick, 10/10/1923; daughter, Marjorie Anna Derrick, 6/6/1933; sister, Gladys B. Sides, 1/14/1980. SURVIVORS: Husband, Edgar Levi (Ed) Newton of Kerrville; sister, Imogene R. Munoz of Rockdale; a niece and a newphew. SS Death Benefit on #454-20-7040. Benefits info states birth day as 3/15/04.
NEWTON, Mrs. Mary (W. O.) of Cameron. Age 81. Died 10/1974. Services held (Sunday) from First Baptist Church in Cameron. Burial in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron. Rev. J.E. Lafferty officiated. She was BORN 1/3/1889 at Reagan and had lived in Cameron for the last 81 years. She was a member of the Baptist Church. SURVIVORS: Son, Joe D. Newton of Waco; sister, Miss Mabel Jeter of Cameron; 1 granddaughter; 1 grandson. SS Death Benefit on #465-74-3781.
NEWTON, Mrs. Sallie Barbee of Pecos formerly of Thorndale. Age 34. Died 9/3/1931 at Camp Hospital at Pecos, TX. following a short illness. Burial took place at Kyle, TX. on 9/6 (Sunday) with many friends and relatives from Thorndale in attendance. She was BORN 6/27/1897 at Kyle and united with the Baptist Church when she was 13 years old. Together with her parents and sisters, she moved to Thorndale in 1913 where she made her home until her marriage and moved to West Texas. Married D.H. Newton of Pecos on 6/10/1920, 1 child was born to this union, James Harold. SURVIVORS: Husband, D.H. Newton and son, James Harold; father, J.G. Barbee of Thorndale, 3 sisters, Mrs. E.L. Woods of San Antonio, Mrs. Claud Eads and Mrs. Norman Clement of Thorndale. (Appeared in "The Champion", Thorndale.)
NEWTON, Dr. W. R. of Cameron. Age 64. Died 5/21/1938 (Sat.) after a brief illness. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cameron. He was BORN 9/1/1893 in Boone, AR., son of Major George Washington & Nancy Ann Eliza Brown Newton. Worked his way through Memphis Medical College in Memphis, TN. graduating in 1899. Married Ella Whiteside, in AR. She is buried in Rogers, TX. Married Matilda Julia Mondrick in 1906 and 7 children born to this union. Built the Buckholts Hospital, 1st hospital in Milam Co. and it burned in 1912; organized the Buckholts State Bank and Buckholts Mercantile Co. He was State Senator from the 13th Senatorial District. Dr. Newton's son, George Mayo Newton, who was a State Representative, founded the Cameron Hospital in 1913. Dr. Newton was a member of the American College of Surgeons, and formerly president of the Milam Co. Medical Asso. SURVIVORS: Wife; 3 daughters, Nancy, Josephine and Mary Newton; 3 sons, George Mayo Newton, Dr. W.R. Newton, Jr. and Frank Newton. picture
NEWTON, Jr., Dr. W. R. (Billy) of Cameron. Age 73. Died 6/17/1982. He was buried (Sat.) in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron. BORN 5/07/1909 in Buckholts to William Rowland & Matilda Mondrik Newton. Schooled at the Univ. of Texas. He established the 1st hospital in Cameron, was well-known, revered physician in this entire area. Dr. Billy built the Newton Memorial Hospital in Cameron in memory of his father. Married a student nurse, Ruth Nichols on 4/16/1935 in Houston. They had 3 children, William Rowland, III; Elizabeth; and Turner; 5 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #460-14-5379.
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