Lamar County, Texas

O - Obituaries and Death Notices


Ruby Lee Ochoa of Rt. 2, Powderly, died at 2 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at St. Joseph 's Hospital. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Howard and the Rev. Jerry Moore officiating. Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery . The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
   Mrs. Ochoa was born Dec. 6, 1930, in Powderly, a daughter of L. H. Turner and Ruby Mae Swindell (sic) Turner. She attended Powderly schools and Paris Junior College . She received a bachelor and master degree from East Texas State University . She taught school at Roxton and Orangefield and at North Lamar and was the present librarian at North Lamar. She was sponsor of the North Lamar Youth for Christ group. She was a member of the Bounds Baptist Church and taught the young adult Sunday school class there and was a member of the church's Outreach Class. She was a member of the Association of Texas Professional Educators and was a past president of the regional ATPE. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and the local chapter of the East Texas Stale University Alumni Association.
   Surviving are three daughters, Virginia Lea Metreyon of Netherland, Lydia Carol Ochoa of Powderly, and Anita Vargas of Angleton; one son, James Philip Ochoa of Mount Vernon ; her father who lives at Powderly; four grandchildren; one sister, Patricia Maddox of Arlington , and several aunts and uncles.  (Paris News, March 29. (year unknown)

ORR, R. P.
Paris , Texas , Feb. 5- Prof. R. P. Orr died about midnight last night from consumption with which he had been confined to his bed for some time. (Dallas Morning News, 1899-02-07, submitted by BZ)



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