Jess Fletcher Killed In WreckFuneral services for Jess Fletcher, 70, Spur Cafe operator, were held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Norris Taylor officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Vergil Smith, Bethel Baptist Church pastor. Masonic services were conducted at graveside.
Fletcher died Friday afternoon in the Crosbyton Hospital from injuries he received when his pickup was in collision in Dickens at the intersection of Hiway 70 and 82.
Born in Eliasville, Texas in 1896, Fletcher came to Dickens County in 1911. He had operated several cafes during his residence here. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Edna Fletcher, Spur; three sons, B.G., Ft. Worth; Jack M, San Antonio; Jesse Jr., Inglewood, CA; two stepsons: Olan Daughtry and James Daughtry, Crosbyton; one step-daughter, Mrs. Charlie Arrington, Spur; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Pallbearers included Carter Robinson; Herman Bostic; R.T. Crawford, Martin Pope, J.B. Haralson and Bunk Garner.
Interment was in the Spur Cemetery.
©The Texas Spur, September 22, 1966From the records of Lillian Grace Nay; submitted by Kay Laster
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