Aged Woman Dies From Results of Accident Here
Funeral Services Held Wednesday
Mrs. Mary Nienast, an aged woman who had been residing in
North Georgetown for the past several months, died early Tuesday
morning as the result of injuries sustained when struck by an
automobile here Saturday.
The accident occurred when Mr. M. R. Sims, who lives north
of Georgetown, was driving his automobile north on Austin Avenue and
struck Mrs. Nienast when she walked into the road in front of
She was rushed to the Martin Hospital for _____, but succumbed to
her injuries Tuesday.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at the Davis Funeral
Chapel with Rev. P. C. Williams, pastor of the First Baptist
church officiating. Interment was in the Odd Fellows cemetery.
Mrs. Nienast was born in March 1878. In 1903 she was
married to Joe Stewart, and to this union three daughters and
one son was born. All of them survive their mother. In October 1927
she was married to Ernest Nienast, who survives her.
[Photo of Mary Thankful Hoover and Joe
Stewart on Wedding day] [Photo of
Mary (Hoover) Stewart and son, Joe, Jr.]
Four brothers, Charlie Hoover, Abilene, Will Hoover,
Watonga, Okla, and Jake and Jeff Hoover of Cross Plains, and
three sisters, Mrs. Bettie Bailey, Hico, Mrs. Annie Loftin,
Allen Reed, and Mrs. Rosa Jennings, Cross Plains, also
Acting as pallbearers were Jim May, Clyde King, Owen Rader, Tom
Landblad, Charlie Skaggs, Louis Havelka and Trueman Stone.
Music at the service was furnished by Misses Linnie May,
Lurline Bartley, and Mrs. A. G. Brizendine, John Robertson and Donald
[transcriber's note: Mary Thankful Hoover was the daughter
of Andrew Jackson Hoover and Sarah Rebecca Rawlings of Burnet.
Andrew Jackson Hoover was the son of Jacob T. Hoover
and Elizabeth of Rutherford County Tennessee; they came to Burnet
County in 1853.]