Charles Newton Kidd and Emma Jane James Kidd
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KIDD, Emma Jane James Born: Dec 27, 1885 in Lampasas, TX Death: Apr 18, 1946 in Spur, TX Married: Charles Newton KIDD Birth: Nov 26, 1877 in Lampasas, TX Death: Jul 31, 1959 in Spur, TX



Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church in Spur, Friday, April 19, for Mrs. Emma J. Kidd, who died at her home in Spur Thursday night, April 18.

Mrs. Kidd was born at Lometa, Texas December 27, 1885. She was married to C.N. Kidd at Orana, TX in 1901. They have lived in Dickens County for the past 29 years.

She was converted at an early age and was affiliated with the Baptist Church.

Services were held at the First Baptist Church with the Rev.W.F. Markham officiating, assisted by P.L. Arnold.

Surviving are Mrs. Elza Armstrong, Mrs. Ola Miller, Mrs. Doc Slaton, Joe Kidd and Mrs. M.B. Sprayberry. Other survivors are Robert Jones, Elmer Jones, Mrs. Lena Waldrop, Mrs. Willie Russell, Mrs. Mary Waldrop, Mrs. Nonna Tallent and Houston Jones.

Interment was in Spur cemetery with Campbell Funeral Home in charge

©The Texas Spur, April 25, 1946
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay, Spur Museum, transcribed by B. Hodges, August 2004

Funeral services for Charles Newton Kidd, 82, were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church. Rev. J.E. Lee, pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church officiated. He was assisted by Rev. R. D. Harris, Duncan Flat.

Kidd, who first came to Dickens County in 1916, died May 31. Interment was in the Spur cemetery, Campbell's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. W. E. Armstrong, Lubbock; Mrs. Ola Miller, Spur; Mrs. E.A. Slaton, Abilene; and Mrs. M.B. Sprayberry, Spur; one son, Joe Kidd, Spur; and one sister, Mrs. J.N. Patterson, Lubbock.

Sixteen grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren survive.

Pallbearers were James and Lee Kidd, Charles Armstrong, Stephen Slaton, Bruce Sprayberry, Dalton Lehew, Ruben Waddell and Bill Fry.

©The Texas Spur 1959
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay, Spur Museum, transcribed by B. Hodges, August 2004

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