James Ivey Mecom and Cassie Long Mecom
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Cassie LONG
Born: 1 Dec 1888 Wise Co., TX
Died 22 Apr 1974 Spur, TX
Father: James LONG
Mother: Lula WARD



Funeral services for J. I. Mecom were held May 23 in the First Baptist Church, with Rev. L. R. Pendley officiating.

He was born November 11, 1879 in Columbia, LA and came to Dickens County on April 12, 1912. He has resided in the Spur community since that time.

On October 18, 1908, in Seymour, TX, he was married to Miss Cassie Long and they made their first home in Bomerton, TX.

Mr. Mecom was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include Mrs. Mecom; two sons, Hardy of New Orleans, LA and J. I. of San Clemento Island, CA, three daughters, Mrs. Rita Bell of Spur, Mrs. Nell Estes of Rule and Mrs. Forestine Ripple of Dumas, two brothers, Dr. Lonnie Mecom of Ruston, LA and Phillip H. Mecom of Shreveport, LA, one sister, Mrs. Maude Culpepper of Monroe, LA and eleven grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were Mr. Mecom's Sunday School Class.

Burial was in the Spur Cemetery directed by Campbell Funeral Home.

©The Texas Spur, May 26, 1955

Funeral services for Mrs. Cassie L. Mecom, 85, will be held Thursday [April 25] at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, Spur. Rev. Norris Taylor, church pastor, officiating.

Mrs. Mecom died in Lubbock on April 20. She had been a resident of Spur since 1912. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Rita Bell, Vernon; Mrs. Nell Estes, Lubbock and Mrs. Forrestine Ripple, Dumas; two sons, Hardy Mecom, Kerrville and J. I. Mecom, Jacksonville, FL; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Burial will be in Spur Cemetery.

©The Texas Spur, April 25, 1974
from the records of Lillian Grace Nay

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