Monday, November 20, 1922
Mrs. A. S. HORN received a telegram Sunday morning announcing the death of HENRY NASH at Silver City, New Mexico. He was well known here and Mrs. Nash, formerly Miss BERTIE HAYS, was a cousin of Mrs. Horn and Mrs. C. R. PEARMAN and resided here several years ago.
Tuesday, January 16, 1923
P. B. NEAL
P. B. NEAL, age 80, was found dead in bed at his home in Valley View this morning. He had been dead only a short time, his wife reported that Mr. Neal was up about 4:30 this morning and appeared to be in usual health. He had been suffering with cancer for sometime. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. MARY BLANTON, and three sons.
Wednesday, June 18, 1924
J. D. NEALEY
J. D. NEALEY, age 74, pioneer citizen of Cooke County, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. B. DICKERMAN, at Wichita Falls, Wednesday morning, following a prolonged illness. He was a highly respected citizen of this county, having resided four miles east of Gainesville for many years until recently moving to Wichita Falls to make his home. He is survived by his wife, four children, Mrs. M. D. DICKERMAN of Wichita Falls, Mrs. EVERETT RHOADES of Decatur, Texas, Mrs. CHARLES J. MERZBACHER of Gainesville, and E. C. NEALEY of Snyder, Texas. The remains will arrive this evening on the M.K.T. railroad and will be conveyed to Gibson funeral home chapel where services will be held Thursday afternoon with Rev. E. A. WESSON of the Grand Ave. Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in Fairview cemetery.
Monday, September 19, 1921
G. L. NEISLAR
Rev. ANDRESS of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, assisted by Rev. R. L. POWELL, officiated at the funeral of G. L. NEISLAR Sunday afternoon. Interment was in Oak Grove cemetery, 8 miles east of Gainesville. Mr. Neislar died Saturday at his home on East Broadway after a severe illness. Mr. Neislar was born July 31, 1851 and had been a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church over 50 years, converting to that faith in Iredell/Ardell County, North Carolina. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. J. D. GRAY of Vernon; Mrs. DORA CARLTON of Fort Worth, Mrs. T. J. MASTEN of Valley View, WILL NEISLAR of Vernon, Mrs. C. C. ARNETT of Gainesville, G. C. NEISLAR of Pilot Point, Mrs. G. E. MCCOY of Callisburg, Mrs. C. A. STEVENSON of Glen Rose, Miss CORDELIA NEISLAR of Gainesville; also 23 grandchildren, three brothers, TOM, ROBERT and J. N. NEISLAR and one sister Mrs. MATTIE LINKS.
Thursday, September 22, 1921
Another obit for G. L. Neilsar… He married Miss LAURA MCKIBBENS Jan. 1, 1875, and 11 children were born, 9 of whom survive, seven daughters and two sons. .. His wife died 3 ½ years ago…Pallbearers: O. S. CHATMAN, LEON OSBORN, WILL AUSTIN, E. WIGGS, JOHN OSBORN, GEORGE MIDKIFF, GEORGE CARROLL.
Friday, October 23, 1921
Postmaster B. F. MITCHELL received a message today that his uncle, HUGH NELSON, died at Enid, Oklahoma. Mr. Nelson lived many years near Woodbine and in this city before moving to Oklahoma. He had been in poor health for many months. Mr. Nelson is survived by one daughter, Mrs. M. L. GERMANY of Gainesville, a son BINNIE NELSON at Enid, Okla., two sisters, Mrs. N. E. MITCHELL of Gainesville, and Mrs. L. E. WAGONER of Valley Mills, Texas, and one brother, H. H. NELSON of Post Oak, Texas. The funeral and burial were at Enid, Okla., this afternoon.
Tuesday, May 31, 1921
Dr. A. G. NEATHERLY
Dr. A. G. NEATHERLY, retired physician, died suddenly from heart trouble about 5:00 Monday evening at his farm home immediately north of the oil refinery, age 59. Dr. Neatherly was a graduate of the Memphis College of Medicine and had practiced his profession until about seven years ago when he retired to his farm here after 25 years of professional life at Haskell, Texas. He is survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, eight brothers and two sisters. The brothers: Drs. ROD, J. W., WES, and DAN of Farmersville, WILL at Ada, Okla., SAM of McKinney, and S. M. at Haskell, Texas; and sisters, Miss HATTIE of Farmersville and Mrs. L. E. BUMPAS of Dallas. Dr. Neatherly was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, an honored Mason for years. The remains were at G. J. Carroll’s and taken to Farmersville this morning by auto ambulance where interment will be made tomorrow morning.
Friday, June 3, 1921
Miss BERTIE NELSON
Miss BERTIE NELSON, age 39, died in San Antonio on May 21, following an affliction of the lungs. The body arrived in Gainesville by train and taken to Gibson undertaking, later buried in Smoot graveyard, seven miles east of town. Rev. WILLIAM MOORE of Callisburg officiated. Miss Nelson is survived by her mother, Mrs. SUSAN E. NELSON and other relatives.
Tuesday, February 2, 1921
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. NEWLAND returned here Monday from Collinsville, Oklahoma, where they attended the funeral of a granddaughter, THELMA, who died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. JOE NEWLAND. Other family members present at the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES NEWLAND and son of Bartlesville, Okla., and CLARENCE NEWLAND of Muskogee, Okla. The parents of the little girl were former residents of Gainesville, the father was employed by Bohny’s bakery on North Commerce.
Thursday, January 24, 1924
Funeral services for Mrs. MARY E. NEWTON, age 76, who died Wednesday in Dallas, were held in Valley View Thursday. Mrs. Newton is survived by sons, CLAY NEWTON of Gainesville, CARL S., FRANK, K. and PURL O. NEWTON of Dallas, brothers, JOHN T. JONES of Garland, H. K. JONES of Valley View, R. H. JONES of Hedley and sisters, Mrs. KATE JAMES of Garland and Mrs. LOU HUSTEAD of Duncanville.
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 1924
Mrs. C. S. NEWTON, age 76, a pioneer citizen of Cooke County, where she lived for 53 years, died at the home of her son, P. O. NEWTON, at Dallas, Wednesday. The funeral will be held at the Presbyterian Church at Valley View Thursday, with interment in Valley View cemetery. She is survived by sons, C. S. NEWTON, P. O. NEWTON, F. R. NEWTON, ED C. NEWTON all of Dallas and CLAY NEWTON of Gainesville. She was the widow of CHARLES S. NEWTON, who died 21 years ago at his home in Valley View. ..
Monday, September 24, 1923
McKinney, Sept. 24: I. D. NEWSOME, age 39, prominent in social, business and fraternal circles here, was killed when his car was wrecked Sunday morning. The machine leaped a ditch and turned over at a sharp turn in the road when MORRIS GAY, driver, was blinded by bright lights of an approaching machine, he was slightly injured. Newsome was pinned underneath the machine. The body is being held here pending funeral arrangements. Mr. Newsome is survived by his wife, a daughter 6 years old, his mother, Mrs. E. A. NEWSOME, and one brother, R. F. NEWSOME. He was a Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner, past exalted ruler of the McKinney Elks, a Knight Templar, and prominent in the Lions’ club. Mr. Newsome’s mother, wife and daughter are en route from Pasadena, California. He was a nephew of W. B. NEWSOME, former chairman of the federal reserve bank board in Dallas.
Monday, January 29, 1923
Brother of Mrs. Dougherty Died at McKinney
EDWIN A. NEWSOME, age 66, died at his home Saturday night, following a brief illness, although he had been in ill health for the past six years. Mr. Newsome was a brother of Mrs. W. H. DOUGHERTY of Gainesville. He was one of the oldest living citizens of the city, born in McKinney. He was a son of J. D. NEWSOME, one of the first merchants of the city and he and his brother, W. B. NEWSOME, chairman of the board and federal reserve agent for the Dallas Federal Bank, were associated with their father in the mercantile business here for many years. Following their father’s death, the sons continued the business for many years. He became one of the county’s wealthiest citizens and was director of the Collin County National Bank, director of Texas Cotton Mills and various other enterprises. Mr. Newsome is survived by his wife, two sons, I. D. and R. F. NEWSOME, young business men in McKinney, his sister Mrs. W. h. Dougherty of Gainesville, and his brother, W. B. NEWSOME. Funeral services were held at the family residence Sunday afternoon with burial in Pecan Grove cemetery. Rev. CLIFFORD S. WEAVER of the First Christian Church at McKinney officiated. Mr. Newsome was a charter member of the McKinney Elks and the McKinney fire department. He was an Odd Fellow more than 25 years. He married Miss LAURA FITZHUGH, daughter of ROBERT FITZHUGH, first sheriff of Collin County, on Nov. 24, 1879. He was a member of the First Christian Church for 41 years.
Wednesday, January 4, 1922
JOSEPH NICKELS, age 85, died at his home 6 miles southeast of town last night. Funeral services were held this afternoon at Redman’s cemetery with Rev. SMITH officiating, arranged by S. W. Gibson.
Thursday, November 22, 1923
WILLIAM S. NEWTON
WILLIAM S. NEWTON, age 85, died at the home of his son-in-law, J. F. RILEY, in the Callisburg community Wednesday evening. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon with Rev. W. I. T. WEATHERMAN officiating. S. W. Gibson had charge.
Thursday, February 22, 1923
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. JOEL NICHOLS died at the family home here Wednesday night and funeral services were held Thursday afternoon. The baby was born Feb. 17. G. J. Carroll had charge of the burial.
Friday, September 21, 1923
CHARLES NICHOLS, age 68, a pioneer resident of Gainesville, died at his home on South Schopmeyer St. Thursday afternoon after an illness of several months. He was born in Kentucky and came here when a young man. The funeral services were held at the grave Friday morning, conducted by Rev. E. V. COLE of the Denton St. Methodist Church. Interment was in Fairview cemetery arranged by S. W. Gibson.
Tuesday, June 6, 1922
Mrs. L. L. NICHOLS
W. C. NICHOLS received word this morning of the death of his sister-in-law, Mrs. L. L. NICHOLS, of Plainview, Texas early today. The remains will be sent to Bonham for burial Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. JOHN MAUPIN, relatives of the deceased, will attend the funeral. W. C. Nichols is unable to attend due to the serious condition of his son, GRAVES, who is a hospital at Fort Worth.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 1921
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. NICHOLS died last night at the family home 11 miles northeast of Gainesville and the funeral was held this morning at Callisburg, directed by S. Gibson.
Saturday, November 22, 1924
Mrs. SPRAGGINS, Mrs. W. T. COGBORN, and Messrs. NEWTON SPRAGGINS and ROBERT FLETCHER attended the funeral of Mr. Nichols at Valley View Friday afternoon.
Tuesday, July 29, 1924
Relatives Attend Nichols’ Funeral
Several out-of-town relatives and friends attended the funeral of W. C. NICHOLS: WICK GRAVES of McKinney, LOU NICHOLS of Melissa, Mrs. SAM DAVIS of Anna, Mr. and Mrs. ED NICHOLS and daughter of Clarksville, GRAVES N. NICHOLS of Texarkana, Mrs. SEBE KALER of Melissa, Mr. and Mrs. JAMES MILLER and family of Tom Bean, Mr. and Mrs. CLARENCE SINCLAIR and family of Mineola, Miss MARY LEE NICHOLS of Plainview, Mr. and Mrs. JOHN BACHELOR of Big Wells, Mr. and Mrs. RAY GANT of Van Alstyne.
Saturday, July 26, 1924
W. C. NICHOLS
W. C. NICHOLS, age 75, prominent citizen of Gainesville, died at his home on South Lindsay St. Saturday morning, following an attack of heart disease. Mr. Nichols was born at Melissa, Collin County, Texas, Dec. 8, 1848 and lived in Gainesville the past 47 years. He served 16 years as district clerk and for the past several years, he was sergeant-at-arms in the house of representatives in the state legislature at Austin. Mr. Nichols was a faithful member of the local Masonic lodge, served as secretary 12 years, treasurer of the Woodmen of the World several years and one time president of the Home Benevolence Society. He was selected to presided as election judge in the first ward for the Democratic primary held Saturday and had risen to assume his duties early Saturday morning when he was suddenly stricken before he left home. He is survived by six children, Mrs. CLARENCE SINCLAIR of Mineola, Mrs. JOHN BATCHELOR of Big Wells, Texas, Mrs. JAMES MILLER of Tom Bean, GRAVES NICHOLS of Texarkana, and Miss MYRTLE and WALTER NICHOLS of Gainesville.
Monday, July 28, 1924
Another obit for W. C. Nichols
Tuesday, October 12, 1920
S. H. NICHOLS and son J. F. NICHOLS, who attended the funeral of J. D. NICHOLS, father of S. H. Nichols, left for their home at Lenor, Tennessee. Mrs. W. F. LEWIS, who attended the funeral of her uncle, J. D. NICHOLS, here returned to Whitesboro.
Monday, October 11, 1920
J. D. NICHOLS
J. D. NICHOLS, one of Cooke County’s old and respected citizens, died Saturday afternoon at his home on East Pecan St., in feeble health for months. He was born Oct. 6, 1842 in Virginia and located in Cooke County, Texas in December 1897. He was an ex-Confederate soldier and a member of the Methodist Church. He is survived by four sons and one daughter, GEORGE T, WALTER B., and E. A. NICHOLS of Gainesville and J. W. NICHOLS of Lewisburg, Tennessee, and Miss LULA NICHOLS of Gainesville. He leaves one brother in Tennessee. The funeral was held from the residence Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. DENNIS of the Whaley Memorial Methodist Church, then the remains were laid to rest in Fairview cemetery arranged by G. J. Carroll.
Friday, October 24, 1924
LAWRENCE NOGGLER, 13 year old son of Mrs. J. NOGGLER, was accidentally shot by LOUIE KOELZER Sunday while out hunting. Both boys were about the same age. Lawrence was rushed to the sanitarium in Gainesville but died shortly after arriving. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in the Sacred Heart Church.
Tuesday, September 16, 1924
The funeral services for WILSON NICHOLS, 18 year old son of W. A. NICHOLS of Gainesville, who was found dead on the Santa Fe tracks north of Marietta, Okla., Monday morning, are to be held at the cemetery at Callisburg, 11 miles northeast of Gainesville Wednesday afternoon. Rev. H. C. PEARSON of Gainesville officiating with interment in the Callisburg cemetery directed by S. W. Gibson. The funeral was delayed to await the arrival of a brother, ACIE NICHOLS, who lives in El Paso. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Nichols of Gainesville, three sisters, Mrs. FAIRY WARD, Misses BERNICE and IMA NICHOLS, two brothers, ARCHIE of Gainesville and ACIE of El Paso, and one half-brother, LESLIE IKAMAN and a half-sister MAE NICHOLS.
Monday, September 15, 1924
Son of Cooke County Farmer May Have Been Killed by Train; Was on His Way to Pauls Valley
Marietta, Okla., Sept. 15: The nude and mutilated body of WILSON NICHOLS, 18 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. NICHOLS of Gainesville, Texas, was found by a Santa Fe section crew near Chicken Creek, four miles north of Marietta, Monday morning about 9:00. .. Mr. Nichols formerly lived near Dexter but had moved to Gainesville recently, living in the southeastern part of town near the railroad tracks…the express agent received the youth’s suitcase here and sent it to Pauls Valley… told the express agent he would take a freight train to Pauls Valley, as he had been notified by a circus billposting crew to join them there. ..
Saturday, August 27, 1921
Undertaker Carroll received a message today informing him of the arrival in Hoboken, New Jersey, of the body of Private WILLIAM A. NORMAN, a Cooke County soldier, which will be shipped to Gainesville for interment. Private Norman was a son of Mrs. SUSAN M. NORMAN, formerly residing near Forestburg now in Amarillo. The funeral will be held here.
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1921
The remains of WILLIAM A. NORMAN, a Cooke County soldier boy who met his death in France, has been shipped from New York City and will arrive in Gainesville Wednesday night, according to a telegram received by G. J. Carroll. A military funeral will be held, but the date is not known, pending arrival of the boy’s mother who is now in Oklahoma.
Thursday, September 29, 1921
Funeral director Carroll stated this morning the body of Private WILLIAM A. NORMAN, a Cooke County boy who died overseas during the war, arrived in Gainesville,… now at the undertaking parlors on N. Commerce St. Mrs. SUSAN NORMAN, the boy’s mother, is here from Oklahoma and she announced the funeral will be held next Sunday afternoon at Rosston under the auspices of the American Legion Post of Gainesville, with a local minister officiating.
The funeral of OSCAR J. SPRAGGINS is to be held at 1:00 Sunday afternoon and the American Legion representatives will then drive to Rosston for the Norman funeral.
Wednesday, May 18, 1921
Mrs. MARY NOBLE
Mrs. MARY NOBLE, age 85, died Monday afternoon at the home of her brother, D. T. LACY, on North Webster St, after an illness of several weeks. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. ROBERT E. JOINER of the First Presbyterian Church. .. She came to Gainesville about 22 years and has since resided with her brother. Moving from Kemp to Tehaucana, Texas, she remained there until the graduation of a daughter from Trinity University, then the family came here. Her daughter, who graduated with second honors at the university, preceded her mother in death. Mrs. Noble was a consecrated member of the Presbyterian Church, having converted 72 years ago. Relatives were pallbearers at the funeral arranged by G. J. Carroll. The banks in Gainesville were closed during the time of the funeral.
Saturday, December 31, 1921
Caught at Bonham
The sheriff’s department received word last night that WILLIE CHILDS had been captured at the home of his wife at Bonham, Texas. Childs is wanted here in connection with the murder of DOROTHY NOLAN, wife of SAM NOLAN, negro employee at the Harvey House. It is alleged that Childs was jealous of Dorothy and came here from Ardmore last Wednesday night, went to her home and when he was refused entrance, fired a pistol, killing her. ..he made his escape…
Saturday, April 4, 1924
Mrs. ANNIE NORRIS
Mrs. ANNIE NORRIS, widow of the late WESLEY NORRIS, died at the home of her daughter in Tulsa, Friday afternoon. The body will arrive in Gainesville and will be taken to the Carroll chapel where funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon by Rev. MURRELL of the First Baptist Church officiating. She is survived by several children. Interment will be at Fairview cemetery.
Monday, July 16, 1923
Mrs. MILLER NUTTING
Mrs. MILLER NUTTING, age 32, died at her home on East Main Sunday afternoon following an illness of less than a day. She is reported to have attended a parade here Saturday night and returned home, announcing she was feeling ill. Mrs. Nutting was a member of the Grand Ave. Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Miller Nutting, two children with one only a babe two months old, and other relatives. Funeral services were held Monday morning with Rev. WESSON of the Grand Ave. church and Dr. R. E. JOINER of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll. Pallbearers: R.D. CLARK, RAFE PIPE, JEFFY HUFFAKER, C. A. SHOWARD, CHARLES PRIDDY, and Dr. P. P. STARR.
Saturday, May 24, 1924
W. R. NUTTING
W. R. NUTTING, one of the best known and respected citizens of Gainesville, died at his home on East California Friday evening, following an illness of six weeks….Mr. Nutting was born at Neosho, McDonald County, Missouri, August 23, 1858, and came to Texas at an early age. For the past 40 years he had been associated with JOHN L. SIMPSON and the Tyler and Simpson Wholesale Grocery Co., a traveling salesman for many years, known in north Texas and southern Oklahoma. Mr. Nutting was a faithful member of the Whaley Memorial Methodist Church and active in church work, a member of the Gideons and the Knights of Pythias lodge. He is survived by his widow and five children, Misses LUCINDA and IDA NUTTING of Gaiensville, GEORGE NUTTING of Fort Sill, Okla., JOE NUTTING of Alabama and TALMAGE NUTTING of Gainesville, three sisters, Mrs. ANNIE RAGIN of Melvern, Kansas, Mrs. J. L. BUZZARD of Grove, Okla., and Mrs. SOL OWENS of Joplin, Missouri. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the family residence, corner of California St. and Grand Avenue with Rev. CLYDE LONG, presiding elder of the McKinney Methodist churches, former pastor of the Whaley Memorial Methodist Church, conducting the service. Interment was in Fairview cemetery directed by G. J. Carroll.
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