McLennan County, Texas
FEBRUARY 25, 1924
MONDAY, PAGE 9
Mrs. Maria L. Harper, aged 74, died at 12:20 noon Monday at the home of her son, B.F. Harper, 1407 Speight street. Death resulted from a stroke of apoplexy, which became apparent a few days ago.
Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed. Besides the son above named, Mrs. Harper is survived by two other sons, J.B. and M.L.
Harper, both of Waco. She also has four daughters, Mrs. W. F. Kourt, Hamilton; Mrs. Henry Cockrell, Lampassas; Mrs. Lee Williams, Abbott; and Mrs. H.I. Harper, Waco.
FEBRUARY 26, 1924
TUESDAY, PAGE 5
Miss Clyde Golson, of Speegleville, aged 30, died Tuesday morning at 5 o'
clock, in a local sanitarium. She underwent an operation recently, but this proved unavailing.
The funeral will take place from the Methodist church at Speegleville, Wednesday afternoon at 3. The body will be taken to that place in Compton's motor hearse.
Miss Gibson, who was born and reared in the Speegleville community, was universally beloved and esteemed. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. J.T.
Golson, and by three brothers, W.R., B.J., and G.R. Golson, all of Speegleville.
FEBRUARY 28, 1924
Charles E. Anderson, aged about 70, living here in this city in his younger days, but a resident of Austin for the past many years, passed away in that city Wednesday at noon after a brief illness, according to a telegram received here by Dr. H.M. Lanham. Mrs. Lanham, his sister, and James P.
Anderson, brother, had gone to Austin during the illness and were at his bedside when he died. The funeral took place at 10:30 Thursday morning and Mrs. Lanham and Mr. Anderson will return to Waco Thursday evening.
The deceased, who will be remembered by the older residents of the city, was survived by his wife, one son, Charles E. Anderson, Jr., Austin; several grandchildren, a brother, S.D. Anderson, Houston; a sister, Mrs. R.J.
Kimbrough, Orange, Calif., the last two having lived in this city years ago.
Mart, Feb. 28--- Death came suddenly to Mrs. T.M. Blackwood of this city, Tuesday afternoon when she suffered a stroke of apoplexy, it is thought.
She worked at the usual household duties that morning and was apparently in good health, but near the noon hour she became ill suffering the stroke that afternoon which resulted in her death at 4:15 o'clock. For the past several years, she has been in low state of health but recently has stated that she felt much better.
Deceased was 56 years of age and is survived by her husband, T.M. Blackwood of this city; one daughter, one sister, four brothers, and her father, all of whom live in Missouri.
She was a noble Christian woman, living a life of usefulness, a consistent member of the Baptist Church and a loyal and faithful worker and Sunday school teacher.
The funeral service was conducted at the church at 11 o'clock Thursday morning by the pastor, Rev. W.H. Sims, and that afternoon the body was shipped to Bonneterrie, Mo., for interment.