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Lackey, KItty Boozer

LACKEY, KITTY BOOZER                                                                          March 12, 1886 - April 18, 1933

Mrs. Dave 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 23 SE)

Rivers, James W.

J. 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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