McLennan County, Texas
January 1965


MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 04, 1965

 FREEMAN, BILLY DON
SERVICES FOR BILLY DON FREEMAN HELD HERE SUNDAY

Funeral services for Billy Don Freeman, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Freeman, were conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from Littlepage Chapel. His pastor Rev. W. M. Smith officiated. Burial followed in the Mart cemetery. Billy Don, 15, a freshman in Mart High School, died Friday afternoon enroute to a Waco hospital following a tragic hunting accident in the Victoria community area, east of Mart in Limestone county. The injured youth carried to the home of Dr. M. B. Gunter by two hunting companions following the accident. Here, he was given first aid treatment. His brother, T. S. (Butch) Jr., and Mrs. Freeman carried the injured boy to Waco as fast possible, however, he was dead on arrival. The untimely death of this fine young man has brought sorrow not only to his immediate family, but also to his schoolmates and the community as a whole. Billy Don was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mart, was a worker in the Intermediate Division of the Sunday school. A picture of Billy Don and an item regarding his school activities will appear in this week's Panther Screams in this newspaper. He is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Freeman, 219 S. Johnson St., and a brother, T. S. Freeman Jr., 1403 Navarro Ave. in Mart.

 COOKSEY, O.M.
BROTHER OF MRS. W.F. HANKS DIES IN MARLIN, DEC. 30

O. M. Cooksey, of Mullin, brother of Mrs. W. F. Hanks, 1810 S. 51st St., Temple and former Mart resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 6 p.m. in the VA Hospital, Marlin, following a two-month long illness. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wilkins Chapel in Goldthwaite, with burial in the Mullin cemetery. Mr. Cooksey visited in the Mrs. W. F. Hanks home many times during the Hank's residence in Mart and his friends will regret to hear of his death. Survivors, other than Mrs. Hanks, are his mother, Mrs. S. A. Cooksey of Temple and a brother, Bill Cooksey of Oklahoma.

 LOWE, ROY
OUT OF TOWN RELATIVES ATTEND ROY LOWE FUNERAL

The following relatives and friends were in Mart Thursday at the Littlepage Chapel for the funeral services of Roy Lowe: Misses Joyce and Grace Lowe, Mrs. Maudie Goble, Mrs. E. J. Shelby, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Sellors, Mrs. J. M. Freemand, Jr., J. D. Stovall, Miss Inez Rivers, and Mrs. Gordon Dorn, all of Waco; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Powell, Fort Worth; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Mullins, Mr. and Mrs. Billy G. Waldrop, Mr. and Mrs. Stella Waldrop and Stell Waldrop Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Williams, G. W. Waldrop, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rivers  and Mr. and Mrs. Troy Rivers, Prairie Hill; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Sinclair, Mountain Home, Idaho; Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Hodge, Iredell; Mr. and Mrs. 0. T. Rivers, Killeen; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Rivers and Mr. and Mrs., G. D. Christiansen, Sherrie and David and R. L. Rivers, San Antonio; Mrs. Wilson Canafax,  Hamilton; Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Rhoades Jr. and Carol Lynn, Bluffdale; and Cmdr. and Mrs. W. C. Rivers, Claudia and Bettina, of Dallas.


MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 06, 1965

 SARGENT, MRS. LULA
SERVICES FOR MRS. LULA SARGENT TO BE HELD FRIDAY

Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Sargent, a long-time resident of Mart, will be held Friday, January 8, at 2 p.m. from the Littlepage Chapel. Her pastor, Rev. W. H. Smith will officiate with interment in the Mart cemetery. Death came to this well-loved citizen at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hill Haven Rest Home in Waco where she had been for the past two years. She was 94. Born in Alabama in 1870, "Miss Lula," as she was affectionately known to her many friends, was one of nine children. She came to Mart at the turn of the century and married J. B. Sargent on January 4, 1925. He passed away February 7th, 1928. They had no children but reared three children of a sister. Mrs. Sargent was a life-long member of the Baptist church and was most active in it's affairs as well as civic affairs of the community. She has one surviving sister, Mrs. J. W. Boykin of Mart and several nieces and nephews. The surviving one of the three children she and Mr. Sargent raised, Mrs. W. M. Blair of Palm Beach will be here for the funeral services.

MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 11, 1965

SARGENT, MRS. LULA
Relatives and Friends Here, For Funeral of Mrs. Lula Sargent

The following relatives and friends were here Friday afternoon at the Littlepage Chapel for the funeral services, of Mrs. Lula Sargent: Mrs. W. M. Blair of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Horn Jr, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sargent, Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Sadler and Miss Trudie West, all of Houston; Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Byram, and Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Christensen of Austin; Mrs. W. H. Horn and Mrs. Roy Seastrunck of Waco, Miss Mitylene Boykin, TCU, Fort Worth, and Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Jenness, of Cameron.


MART DAILY HERALD
JANUARY 11, 1965


 ARNEY, JOHN
BROTHER Of MARTITES DIES IN MARLIN

John Arney, 71, brother of Mrs. A. L. Henley and Mrs. Walter Leamon of Mart, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday at his home in Marlin. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Methodist Church in Marlin, with his pastor, Rev. Asbury Lenox, officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Marlin. Survivors, other than the two sisters in Mart, are: his wife; two daughter's, four brothers and several grandchildren.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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