Last Rites Held For Mrs. Emmons
Mrs. Bess Emmons of 505 North 2nd Street, Honey Grove, died at 12:30 last Wednesday afternoon, April 16, 1969, in McCusition Community Hospital, Paris. Death was attributed to injuries received in an automobile accident at North Main and Loop 286 in Paris shortly after noon, Saturday April 13.
The funeral, Friday afternoon, was in the First Baptist Church at 2:00 o'clock with the pastor, the Rev. Robert Hinson and Rev. Edwin W. Gorom, pastor the First Christian Church as officiants. Interment with Cooper-Sorrells directing, was in Oakwood Cemetery.
Named pallbearers were John Manuel, Jack Self, Roy Doyle, Luther Madden, Staley Seal and Lloyd Blair.
Mrs. Emmons was born Nov. 1, 1893 in Honey Grove, daughter of Sanders F. Garrison and Mary E. Rogers Garrison. She married Lee Emmons in Dallas on March 31, 1909. He died March 31 1964. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church and the WMU and the Alethan Sunday School Class and of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include two sons, Lloyd Emmons of Dallas and Lee Roy Emmons of Mesquite; two sisters, Mrs. J. Lee Johnson of Honey Grove and her twin sister, Mrs. Robert Wade of Dallas; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Notes of Tommy Glynn Emmons, son of Lloyd Thomas Emmons, grandson of Bessie Belle Garrison Emmons
1. Lee Haskell Emmons and Bessie Belle Garrison were married in Dallas, Dallas, Texas on November 1, 1909 as recorded in Volume 7 page 149 in the Dallas County Records Building. The obituary is in error on this point.
2. Mrs. J. Lee Johnson is Anne C. Garrison Johnson, born July 3, 1875 in Alabama.
3. Mrs. Robert Wade is Essie Estelle Garrison Wade, born November 1, 1892 in Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas.
Obiturary: Lee Haskell Emmons March 31, 1964, Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas
Honey Grove Signal Citizen
April 1, 1964
Lee H. Emmons Rites Thursday
Lee Haskell Emmons, 79, longtime resident of Route 2, Honey Grove, died suddenly at his home Tuesday evening, March 31, 1964, at 7:05 o'clock.
The funeral was announced at presstime Wednesday for 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon, April 2, at the First Baptist Church. Named officials were the church pastor, the Rev. A. M. Davenport, minister of the McKinzie Methodist Church and the Rev. E. W. Gorom, First Christian Church minister.
Cooper-Sorrells will direct interment in Oakwood Cemetery. Named pall bearers were Floyd Burgess, Robert Shelton,Sr, Staley Seale, Dan Baker, Billy Matthews, and R. M. McCleary.
Members of the Berian Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church will be honorary pallbearers.
A native of Corinth, Tennessee, Emmons was born October 14, 1884 the son of John N. Emmons. He was married to Bessie Garrison on October 30, 1910. Mr. Emmons was member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Emmons of the home; two sons, Lloyd Emmons of Dallas and LeRoy Emmons of Mesquite: two brothers, Paul Emmons of Waco and Dewey Emmons of Lubbock; a sister, Mrs. Newt Yarbrough, Honey Grove, and three grandchildren.
Notes from Tommy G. Emmons:
Lee Haskell Emmons was born in McNairy county, Tennesse, near Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi.
John N. Emmons is John Nixon Emmons, born November 9, 1861 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
Sons are Lloyd Thomas Emmons, born March 18, 1911 and Lee Roy Emmons, born February 27, 1914.
Brothers are Thomas Paul Emmons and Aaron Dewey Emmons. Sister is Cordelia Mae Emmons Yarbrough.
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