McLennan County, Texas
October 1938

OCTOBER 1, 1938


Death claimed one of the pioneers of Ben Hur and Frosa communities with the passing Thursday, September 29 of Mrs. Jiety Jane Christie, 82. Mrs. Christie died at the D.H. Read home in Ben Hur.  Born in Alabama, deceased came to Texas when a young woman and resided in the Frosa and Ben Hur sections for almost half a century. She was a consecrated Christian and was a charter member of the Ben Hur Baptist Church. Funeral services were held from the Ben Hur Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. Frank Cheavens of the Mart Baptist Church and Rev. Mr. Burton pastor of the Ben Hur Methodist Church conducting. Interment was in Mart Cemetery where other members of the family are buried. Littlepage, Mart had charge of funeral arrangements, and grandsons of the deceased served as pall bearers.
Survivors are a brother, Tom Dupriest of Waco and the following children; Mrs. Bertie Simmonton of Delia, Mrs Annie Robson of Thorton, Mrs. Lilly Lanier of Austin, Mrs. Ola Reed of Ben Hur, Mrs. Ollie Warburton of Waco, E. J. Christie of Olney and W. D. Christie of Austin.

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