Hansford County - Obituaries

Hansford County Obituaries

submitted by Oneida Swickard Bynum

Mrs. Lillian H. Ralston - 1949

Excerpts from the Spearman Reporter
Front page
Oct. 27, 1949

Funeral Services Held for Local Pioneer Citizen

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian H. Ralston, long time Gruver resident and pioneer of the north plains, were held at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, Oct. 23 in the Gruver Methodist church. Rev. W. L. Porterfield, pastor, conducted services. Burial was in Gruver Cemetery under the direction of Boxwell Brothers.

Pallbearers were Floyd Cline, J.C. Harris, M.F. Barkley, Darrell Cooper, Kelly Garrett, Horce Hayes, Coy Holt and Roy Thomas.

Mrs. Ralston was the wife of R.H. Ralston, prominently identified here as a wheat producer and stockman. the deceased was born Jan. 25,1888 in Rusk County. He was married to Mrs. Ralston at Stratford in November 1919. The family lived here since 1927. She was an active member in the Methodist Choir.

Surviving relatives include the husband; three sons, Cecil, Orie Albert, and Roy all of Gruver; a daughter Miss Viola Jean Ralston, also of Gruver and one grandson.


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