Obituaries - 1933
|Lackey, KItty Boozer
March 12, 1886 - April 18,
Lackey, aged 47 years, died in the Cantrell Hospital at Greenville,
Tuesday morning, April 18, about 11 o’clock. Mrs. Lackey was operated
on last Friday and was thought up until Monday to be improving. Before
her marriage she was Miss Kittie Boozer, born in Alabama on March 12,
1886, and came to Texas with her parents, Christopher C. and Harriet
Blackwell Boozer, in 1902. She was married to Dave Lackey in 1904 and
to this union two children were born, one son and one daughter, Clyde
Lackey and Mrs. Dan (Lovie) Lackey Walker both of Omaha. Besides her
husband, children and grandchildren she is survived by her mother, Mrs.
Harriet Boozer, three brothers and one sister, Henry Boozer of Omaha,
Mark Boozer of Soudan, Joe Boozer of Manitau, OK; and Mrs. Lettie Harvey
of near Cookville, TX, besides many other relatives and friends. Mrs.
Lackey was a member of the Concord Baptist Church having joined that
church in 1906 and had been a faithful member ever since. Her body was
brought to her home in Omaha Tuesday afternoon and the funeral service
was held at Concord Church Wednesday afternoon by her pastor Eld. J. S.
Caldwell, assisted by Eld. Finley, in the presence of a large crowd of
relatives and friends, after which her remains were interred in the
Concord cemetery. Active pallbearers were Julius Henderson, T. A.
Welch, Clifton Wright, G. W. Heard, T. A. Thigpen and Earl Pate. (Row
|Rivers, James W.
Rivers, aged 82 years, pioneer citizen of Morris County, died at his
home in Daingerfield on Wednesday January 8, at 8 o'clock a.m. following
an illness of several weeks duration. Mr. Rivers had spent most of his
life in this county, and had many friends who were deeply grieved to
learn of his death. He had been unusually active for one of his age up
until his late illness. Mr. Rivers was an honest, upright, Christian
gentleman, and a man whose integrity and uprightness was never
questioned, and his word could always be depended upon. He joined the
Baptist church early in life and was a faithful member until the end
came, always taking an active stand for those things that he thought
best for the welfare of his community and church. Deceased was born in
Wilkinson County, GA., September 3, 1851. He was married in 1873 to
Miss Lizzie Key, and to this union four children were born, three of
whom survive. His wife died in 1902, and in 1904 he was married to Mrs.
Anna Rivers, and to this union two children were born, both surviving.
The funeral services were held at the Baptist church in Daingerfield
last Thursday morning at 10 o'clock under the direction of the pastor,
Rev. R. E. Streetman, after which the body was conveyed to the local
cemetery where interment took place. Surviving relatives are his wife
and five children as follows: N. L. Rivers of Pittsburg, Stafford Rivers
of Roby, Mrs. Estella Moore of Dallas, and Paul and Branon Rivers of
Daingerfield. Also a brother Oscar Rivers of Omaha and two sisters,
Mrs. Mollie Parham of Mercedes and Mrs. Annie Durst of Paris, and a
stepdaughter, Mrs. L. C. McDaniel of Fort Worth, also 11 grandchildren
and 8 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, and other
relatives. (CON Sec A1 Row 10)
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