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Jesse Noble
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Ashes Of Jesse Noble Returned

U.S.Flag The ashes of Jesse Noble were interred at Cone cemetery Sunday afternoon in a simple ceremony conducted by Rev. Clifford Trotter, pastor, Cone Methodist church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Grace Whitehead of Seattle, Washington, two brothers, A. Lee Noble, Floydada, and Walter R. Noble, Floyd, NM one brother, Carl J., had preceded him in death.

Noble was born Jan. 5, 1872, in Collin county and moved to Crosby county in 1890. He passed away in Yakima, Wash., Jan. 10.[1949]

The deceased was married to Minnie Bolander of Sasketchewan, Canada. The couple reared two daughters and one son. Noble served as an officer on Admiral Dewey's flagship in the Spanish-American War. A member of the Cone Methodist church, his request was that his ashes be returned here to be buried beside his parents and other relatives.

Relatives and friends attending the rites included the brothers and their wives, Mr. and Mrs. John Noble and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Noble and families, of Tulia; Mr. and Mrs. Evert Harvey of Brownfield; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ed Noble, Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes, Mrs. Ann Baze, Maggie Mallard, Mrs. Lizzie Ellis and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Noble and son, all of Lubbock; John Fawver, P.O. Sterling and W.H. Jenkins, all of Floydada; children of Olton, and Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Manning of Petersburg.

©Ralls Banner, January 1949
From the Ralls Historical Museum Records, Researched and Submitted by Grace Ashley


RALLS — Jess Noble, 77, a pioneer resident of Crosby county, passed away Jan. 10 at his home in Yakima, Wash., following a lingering illness. Funeral services were held there Jan. 12.

Noble, the son of the late Uncle John and Aunt Lucy Noble, lived here for a long time in an early day. A son, Chester, and daughter, Thelma, preceded him in death several years ago.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Grace Whitehead of Seattle, Wash.; two brothers, Lee Noble of Floydada and Walter Noble of Floyd, N. Mex.

The deceased attended the Emma reunion in May, 1947, and spent two months here with relatives.

After funeral services the body of Noble was cremated. A funeral home in Yakima notified a sister-in-law, Mrs. Carl Noble, that the ashes were being sent here for burial in the Cone cemetery where the deceased's father and mother are buried. Graveside services will be announced later.

The Crosbyton Review, Friday, February 18, 1949
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Cone Cemetery Section C Grave 101

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