Mattie C. (Worthington) Furneaux
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John L. Furneaux and Mattie C. Worthington

The Dallas Morning News - Wednesday, October 7, 1897
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams



Mrs Furneaux, Rancher's Widow, Dies in Hospital

Mrs. John L. Furneaux, 78, of 4209 Beverly Drive, widow of a noted Dallas rancher, died Wednesday in a Dallas hospital after a short illness.
Mrs. Furneaux, the former Mattie Worthington, was born in Dallas County Oct. 16, 1879, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Floyd Worthington. Her father, a pioneer rancher, had come to the community of New Hope from Mississippi in 1866.
Mrs. Furneaux attended old Kidd Key College at Sherman, and on Oct 7, 1897, married John Furneaux, who was noted for bringing scientific farming to Texas. He died in 1950.
Mrs. Furneaux was a member of the Dallas Women's Club, the Marianne Scruggs Garden Club, and the Lakeside Browning Club. She was a long-time member of the Highland Park Methodist Church.
Survivors are two sons, Fred Furneaux of Dallas and John L. Furneaux Jr of Houston; a brother, Hugh Worthington of Frisco; a sister, Mrs. J. C. Olsen of Frisco and a granddaughter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Sparkman's Funeral Chapel, 2115 Ross, by the Rev. William H. Dickinson Jr., pastor of Highland Park Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Furneaux family cemetery.
Pallbearers will be William H. Furneaux, William L. Furneaux, H. T. Worthington, William Duls, Sidney Greene, William Worthington, William Worthington Marshall Jr. and Harry Williams.

The Dallas Morning News - April 3, 1958
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams


OCT 16, 1879 - APR 2, 1958

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