Robert Graham Maben and Texas Daisy Klepper Maben
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Services pending for Robert G. Maben, 72, of Spur who died yesterday afternoon, December 14. Funeral services are still pending and are expected to be announced this morning.

Maben was born August 17, 1883 [in Graham, TX] and had lived in Dickens and Kent counties for 31 years. He and his wife, Texas Daisy Klepper Maben, were married in Rotan, Texas, and had three children, all of whom survive their father.

Survivors are Mrs. Maben of Spur, two sons, Ray of New London, Conn.; and Elmer of Spur, a daughter, Mrs. Ruby Mae Hall of Jayton; four brothers, W.J., C.L., Dick and George, three sisters Mrs. L. M. Horn, Mrs. J. W. House and Sallie W. Fisher of Franklin, Texas, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Chandler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

©The Texas Spur, December 15, 1955
from the records of Lillian Grace Nay

Mrs. Daisy Maben, 71, died Dec. 23. She lived 7 miles south of Spur. Funeral services were conducted in the First Baptist Church. Rev. Riley Fugitt officiating.

Mrs. Maben came to Dickens Co. in 1950. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Graham Maben, in 1955.

Pallbearers were James Hinson, Robert Stewart, Bill Wyatt, Lewis Williams, Elmer McCombs, Gordon Cravey and Glen Smith, Interment was in Spur Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons James Ray Maben, New London, CT; E. L. Maben, Spur and one daughter, Mrs. Ruby Hall, Jayton. Another son, Robert Graham Maben is deceased.

Also surviving are two brothers, D. L. Klepper, and W. C. Seaton, Rotan. Seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

©The Texas Spur, January 2, 1958
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay, transcribed by Linda Hughes

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