Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, April 14 at the First Methodist Church for Mrs. Elsie Leggitt Rucker who died Sunday morning, April 13 at 6:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Rucker who was born September 6, 1893 in Hamilton county, Texas was married to J.L. (Clem) Rucker at Hico, Texas in 1915, moving to Dickens county in 1925 where they made their home until two years ago when they moved to Dallas. She was converted when a young girl and was affiliated with the Methodist Church.
Services were conducted by Rev. Raymond Van Zandt, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Spur, interment was in the Spur Cemetery with Chandler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Surviving are her husband, J.L. Rucker of Dallas and one daughter, Mrs. Leslie Estep of Spur. One brother, J.W. Leggitt of Odem; Six sisters, Mrs. John Leach, Mrs. Ed Ford both of Hico, Mrs. M.E. Waldrop of Plainview. Mrs. R.C. Epperson of Goldthwaite, Texas, Mrs. H. J. McCauley of Duncanville, Texas and Mrs. John Pohlmann of Dallas, One sister preceded her in death. Two grandchildren also survive, Marilyn Ann and Karen Kay Estep.
©The Texas Spur, April 17, 1947Transcribed February 22, 2005 by DCHC members
Graveside services were held at Spur Cemetery Sunday afternoon at 3:30 for James Lemley Rucker, 76, DeLeon.
Rev. Howard Marcom, pastor of the First United Methodist Church officiated.
Mr. Rucker was a former Dickens County resident.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. V.C. Hite, Anchorage, Alaska; five sisters, Mrs. R.G. Fincher and Mrs. Ruby Bumpass, both of DeLeon; Mrs. J.E. Bethune and Mrs. D.C. Lambert, both of Ft. Worth and Mrs. C.C. Parr, Hico; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
©The Texas Spur, September 17, 1970from the records of Lillian Grace Nay
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