Mrs. J. T. McCormick, 100 In Carrollton
Largely attended funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday at the
Hebron Baptist Church for Mrs. J. T. (Aunt Nancy) McCormick, 100 years old, who
was Dallas County's oldest living Baptist. She celebrated her 100th birthday
last August 23 and passed away on Wednesday at her home in Carrollton.
She was the mother of Mrs. J. T. Salmon of Plano.
Interment was in Cemetery Hill,
Mrs. McCormick was born in Jackson County, Ala., and was married there at the
age of 15 to Henry Isom. The couple moved to Texas a few years later and settled
at Hebron. After the death of her first husband, she married J. T. McCormick in
Mrs. McCormick, despite her ripe old age, had enjoyed fairly good health
almost up until the last and enjoyed her faculties to keep her young in spirit.
She had often visited her daughter, in Plano.
Surviving are two daughters. Mrs. Salmon of Plano and Mrs. Guy Jones of Dallas
and sons, Virgil Isom of Carrollton, T. C. McCormick and H. F. McCormick, of
Austin, and R. E. McCormick of Fort Worth; 14 grandchildren, 30
great-grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James Isom, C. W. Isom, J. R. Salmon, Dr. T. C. McCormick
Jack Isom and Ray F. McCormick, all grandsons.
The memory of this sainted mother will live long not only with members of her
family, but with a host of friends as well. We join in extending deepest
sympathy to all those left to mourn her passing.
Conducted the services were Rev. W. Prevo and Dr. Fred A. White
Plano Daily Star - November 13, 1958
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams