Posted By:Janet Wasson
Subject:Re: pearl grimes family
Post Date:July 26, 2010 at 08:06:15
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Forum:Cherokee County, TX Genealogy Forum
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To consider:
Per the 1900 Cherokee Co. census, "Pearlie Grimes" was the daughter of James T. and Cass Grimes.
Death certificates for the Grimes children show their mother to be "Cassie Alexander".
There is a death certificate for "Pearlie Theo Estel Jenkins"-daughter of Jim Grimes and Cassie Alexander"-born Jan.29,1885,died July 24,1963-Hopkins Co.,TX; informant was "Mrs.Jim Harred".
Texas death certificates can be found here:
There is a marriage record for "D.L.Jenkins" and "Pearl Grimes" on July 23,1913 in Navarro Co.,TX.
Texas marriage records can be found here:
"D.L.Jenkins" was "David Lewis Jenkins",born Oct. 14,1873 in IL,died Oct.19,1968 in Hopkins Co.,TX;informant on his certificate was "Mrs.Lula Harred".
David and Pearlie had children-per 1930 census-Preston,Ila, and G.W.
Death certificates show most of these folks to be buried in Nelta Cemetery,in or near Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co.,TX

Obit for daughter Ila:

Ila Bell ''Bugs'' Beadles
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Funeral services for Ila Bell "Bugs" Beadles of GainesvilleHealth and Rehab Center, Gainesville, Texas and formerly of Levelland, will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at Fairview Baptist Church, Levelland, with Rev. D. J. Lewis, pastor, and Rev. Syl Moore, Lubbock, officiating. Burial will be in City of Levelland Cemetery under the direction of George Price Funeral Home.

The family will receive visitors this evening at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. She died Sunday, April 25, 2010 in Corinth, Texas.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1916 in Malakoff, Texas to David and Pearl Grimes Jenkins. She married W. O. Beadles on Nov. 2, 1935 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1977. She moved to Levelland in 1945 from Sulphur Springs and later moved to Gainesville, Texas. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, J. P. (Preston) Jenkins and G. W. (Dub) Jenkins; a sister, Lula Harred; and granddaughters, Robin Beadles and Rhonda and Kelli Lambert.

She is survived by four sons and two daughters, Billy Beadles and wife Teena of Lubbock, Wilma Lambert and husband Allen of Quemado, N.M., Teddy Beadles of Big Sandy, Texas, Mickey Beadles and wife Jessie, Tommy Beadles and wife Jaynel, all of Lubbock, and Tammy and Gregg McDonald of Gainesville. She also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, her lifelong friend of 85 years, Verda Jones of Rowlett, Texas, and her former daughter-in-law, Renea Beadles of Slaton, Texas.

The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimers Foundation in honor of her son, Billy Beadles.

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Lula Naomi Harred,born Dec.31,1904, died April 3,1987 in Hopkins Co.,TX. Her husband was James Henry Harred,born Oct.4,1888, died Mar.1,1965,Hopkins Co.
I see two sons born to Lula Harris and J.H. Harred-one in 1937 and one in 1940,and a daughter in 1932-all in Hopkins Co.