Funeral services for Thomas Luther Conaway, 79, were held October 7, 1975 in the First Baptist Church, Dickens, Rev. Robert Fields, Amarillo, officiated, assisted by Rev. O.L. DeWees, Afton
Mr. Conaway died October 5 in the Crosbyton Hospital. He had been a resident of Dickens County since 1912. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Maude Conaway, Dickens; three sons, Tommy Conaway, Summerville; T.J. Conaway, Dickens; and Burrell Conaway, Abernathy; two daughters, Mrs. Ernestine Rogers, Lovington, NM; Mrs. Billie McClain, Arlington; a brother, Wallace Conaway, Dickens; seven sisters, Mrs. Annie Oakes, Yuba City, California; Mrs. Gladys Gray, Quincey, California; Mrs. Sally Smith, Claude; Mrs. Burt Burrell, Groom; Mrs. Mary Joe Reynolds, Plainview; Mrs. Burrell Black, Muleshoe and Mrs. Margaret Baxter, Idalou.
Thirteen grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren also survive.
Pallbearers included Cleo Rogers, Jim Koonsman, Edgar Robertson, J.D. McCormick, Benny Clay and J.S. McClain.
Burial was in Dickens Cemetery.
©The Texas Spur, October 9, 1975Transcribed by Kay Laster
Services for Maudie Estelle Conaway, 89, Dickens, were held at 2 p.m. December 29, 1991 in the Fisrst Baptist Church, Dickens. Rev. Matt Friese, Dickens Baptist pastor and Rev. C. L. Atkinson, Afton Baptist pastor, officiated.
Burial was in Dickens Cemetery under direction of Campbell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Conaway died about 10:07 a.m. in the Crosbyton Clinic Hospital following a lengthy illness on December 27.
She was born in Kaufman County and had lived in Dickens Count since 1915. She married Thomas Luther Conaway in Dickens on November 25, 1916. Her husband died in 1975. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Tommy Conaway, Jourdanton; T. J. Conaway, Dickens; Burrell Conaway, Abernathy; two daughters, Ernestine Rogers, Lovington, N.M. and Billie McClain, Round Rock; two sisters, Ruth Clark, Dumas andBonnie LaRue, Crockett; 13 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
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