Posted By:S Spivey
Subject:need Obit look up 1998 Hope Spivey Hoffman
Post Date:April 08, 2007 at 20:16:25
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Forum:Jasper County, TX Genealogy Forum
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I'm trying to locate the obituary for Hope Spivey Hoffman in Jasper County, TX. I do not know if the one from Jasper is the one I am looking for or not, but hopefully the obit would contain information to help prove or disprove if she is. There was a Tom Hoffman also listed for Jasper, TX so I'm hoping it is and that I can locate family members.

The only information I have been able to locate is listed below. I believe she was the daughter of my
gtgt grandfather's brother. The birth year and place of birth match as does her married name from her father's obituary in Chicago.

Hope Hoffman (maiden name Spivey)
b. 1911 Chicago, IL
d. Oct. 29(?), 1998

Unsure of death location. I've found last known address as Jasper, TX and Houston, TX was listed in another place. Houston may have been where she died.

SSDI listed the death date as Oct. Other records I found showed obituaries listed in the Houston Chronicle on Nov. 4, 1998 and J Newsboy on Nov. 11, 1998.

HOFFMAN, Hope (SPIVEY); 87; Chicago IL>Houston TX; J Newsboy; 1998-11-11; kappleby

HOFFMAN, Hope (SPIVEY); 87; Houston TX; Houston Chronicle; 1998-11-4; jhodgin

HOPE S HOFFMAN b. 16 Mar 1911 d. 29 Oct 1998 (P) 75951 (Jasper, Jasper, TX) last known address
SS# issued in NC

The Hope Spivey I am looking for information on was born in Chicago to Henry Thomas Spivey and wife, Alberta Lorance/Lorence Spivey. Husband was Tom Hoffman (per her father's obituary). Brother, Gordon Spivey and sister, Helen Spivey Herbert. Her first name may have started with A. One census record she is listed as A. Hope.

Any information is appreciated. I live in NC (where her father's family is from if this is the right Hope Hoffman) and am having trouble accessing obituaries on the Houston paper's site.

Thank you.
Susan Spivey

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