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Mrs. Rector  Texico

Mrs. Louise Rector, 91, of Texico, died at 3:15 a.m. today at Good 
Samaritan Hospital. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Union Chapel 
United Methodist church, east of Texico, with the Rev. Melvin Chambliss 
officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
Friends may call at Osborne Funeral Home in Dix after 4 p.m. Sunday. 

Mrs. Rector was born Nov. 17, 1882, the daughter of Taylor (NOTE: 
Matthew Taylor) and Martha Jane (Brookman) Lisenby. 
On August 30, 1897, she was married to Arthur Rector, who died in 1947. 

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Beulah Williams, of Texico, 
Mrs. Bessie Taylor, of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Ruby Whitson, of Mt. Olive; 
eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and seven 
great-great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Flossie Eller, two sons, two 
brothers, two sisters, a grandson and a great-grandchild.


Source: Mt.Vernon Register-News
Date: 16 August 1974
Submitted by: Lori Lisenby Leonard  


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