Lamar County, Texas

P - Obituaries and Death Notices


Jack E. Phillips, 67, of Lone Star community died Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at his residence.
   Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Shovan and the Rev. Ivey Powell. Burial will follow in Lone Star Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
   The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
   Survivors include his wife Joan Skaggs Phillips; sons, Eddie Phillips and wife Cathy of Lone Star community, Baxter Phillips and wife Marla of Palestine, and Benjamin Phillips and wife Tiffany of Detroit; daughters, Beverly Sustaire and husband Marty of Paris, and Marsha Brown and husband Randy of Mount Pleasant; mother-in-law, Doris Skaggs of Bogata; brother-in-law, Charles Skaggs and wife Annette of Bogata; six grandsons; and one granddaughter. (The Paris News, Published June 14, 2002.  Submitted by Gene Phillips who adds "Jack is a 2nd cousin to my mother.")

Blossom, Lamar Co., Tex. , May 11 - Mrs. Henry Pitts, one of the early settlers in this part of the county, was buried yesterday.  (Dallas Morning News, 5/13/1895.)

PRICE, Mrs. E. S.
Died of Blood Poisoning
Death Results From a Peculiar Accident at Paris.
Paris, Tex., Aug. 26 Mrs. E. S. Price, the widow of Pinkney M. Price, one of the pioneer settlers of Lamar County, died at her home on North Main street at 9 o clock last night from blood poisoning resulting from a peculiar accident two weeks ago, which was mentioned in The News at the time. While getting out of bed her dress was drawn into an electric fan on a table near the bed. She was dragged to the floor and the table was upset and her hip broken. Blood poisoning was produced by the fracture. (Dallas Morning News, 8/27/1901.)



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