McLennan County, Texas
February 1931


MART HERALD
FEBRUARY 5, 1931

 DOBBS, R. E.
R.E. DOBBS DIED TODAY

The death of R.E. Dobbs, a prominent farmer of the Mart community, occurred at 11 a.m. today at his home east of town.  He was a victim of pneumonia, and his going is a distinct loss to the community.
Notes concerning his death and life record could not be secured in time for publication today, but it is understood the funeral will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, at the Mart Baptist church, conducted by Revs. A.C. Donath of Mart and J.M. Bradford of Groesbeck.

THE MART HERALD
FEBRUARY 6, 1931

R. E. Dobbs Died Today

The death of R. E. Dobbs a prominent farmer of the Mart community occurred at 11 a.m. today at his home east of town. He was a victim of pneumonia and his going is a distinct loss to the community. Notes concerning his death and life record could not be secured in time for publication today, but it is understood the funeral will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, at the Mart Baptist church, conducted by Revs. A. C. Donath of Mart and J. M. Bradford of Groesbeck.

MART DAILY HERALD
FEBRUARY 17, 1931

R.E. DOBBS DIES AT FARM HOME EAST OF MART
The death of Robert E. Dobbs, age 49, occurred at 11 o'clock Friday morning, Feb. 6, 1931, at the family residence, Mart route 5, about 3 miles east of Mart, from pneumonia. Deceased had been a prominent farmer of the Mart community for more than 20 years. He was born in Alabama, April 23, 1881. His home going was preceded by that of his wife in 1929. He was a man of good moral character, a member of the Baptist church, a thrifty, industrious citizen, who was esteemed highly by all who knew him.Besides other relatives he leaved five orphan children to mourn his loss; Inez, Jeff, Earl B., Mary Nell, and Jack Dobbs, as well as two other children by his first wife: Selton Dobbs of Hartsell, Ala., and Mrs Walter Millican, who has been keeping house for her father since his second wife's death in 1929. There are also two surviving brothers in Alabama, and a nephew, Bert Wood, who recently moved to Mart from Alabama. All the bereaved ones have the sympathy of a large circle of friends.
Funeral service is scheduled for 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, at the Mart Baptist church, conducted by Pastor A.C. Donath and Rev. J.M. Bradford of Groesbeck, E.P. Littlepage undertaker in charge. Active pallbearers: J.M. Drinkard, Lee Brady, Ruel Dulaney, Luther Bradford, T. M. Wilson, and R.S. Chambers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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