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Latest contributed obits below provided by Marian Bryson McGowen from Ardmore, OK. (contributed Dec.2010) Posted in their entirety as submitted.

Obituary - Foard County News (Crowell, Texas)

R. W. PAULEY, Died at Home in Margaret; Funeral here Saturday...from Foard County News November 22, 1929

Funeral services for R. W. Pauley were held Saturday afternoon at the local Church of Christ with Rev. E. J. Smith officiating. Mr. Pauley died last Friday at his home in Margaret where he has resided for the past eight years. he had been seriously ill for about ten days preceding his death.

Mr. Pauley has lived in Foard County since 1908 and was well known over this section. He engaged in farming during his residence in Foard County; although he retired from active life about the time he moved to Margaret; about eight years ago. On coming to Foard County in 1908 he settled on a farm about five miles northeast of Crowell, just north of the J. W. Bell place.

He was born in Wythe County, Virginia, on December 4, 1851, and was 78 years old at the time of death. He came to Texas in 1873, settling in Navarro county. He married Miss Elizabeth JOHNSON in Navarro County on May 31, 1874 and united with the Church of Christ the same year.

Mrs. Pauley and three of the eight children born to this union still survive him. The children are D. G. Pauley of Margaret, J. F. Pauley who lives near Crowell and W. F. Pauley of Bradley, Arkansas, all of whom were here at the time of the death. Two brothers, Paul Pauley in Virginia and W. Pauley and eleven grandchildren also survive the deceased.

Mr. Pauley moved from Navarro County to Hill County and later to Grayson County where he and his family remained for only a short time before coming to Foard in 1908.

Although he was just a mere boy of 14 years at the time, yet Mr. Pauley drilled for service with the Confederate army during the last year of the Civil War. The war ended, however, before he was able to see service in a battle. Mr. Pauley was also a Master Mason.

Mr. Pauley's kind disposition and Christian life will live as an everlasting monument to him. He made great numbers of friends wherever he lived and his loss is keenly felt.

Pall bearers at the funeral were L. B. Morgan, Claude Orr, John Hysinger, J. S. Smith, Will Blevins and Dave Sollis. Interment was made in the Crowell Cemetery.

Other relatives present for the funeral were John L. Williams of Valley Mills, Texas, grandson; W. F. Johnson, brother of Mrs. Pauley and family of Haskell, Texas and T. M. Choate of Snyder, Oklahoma, father of Mrs. D. G. Pauley.
June 10, 1937..Foard County News

Mrs. R. W. PAULEY, 81, of Margaret died Tuesday night, June 8, at 7:25 o'clock after a long illness. She had been in poor health since last winter.

Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted by Rev. John Tyndall, pastor of the Crowell Christian Church who was assisted by Rev. E. A. Ervine, Pastor of the First Methodist Church of Margaret and Rev. Cowling, pastor of the Methodist Church in Burkburnett. Interment was made in the Crowell Cemetery.

Mrs. Pauley was born December 29, 1855 in Tennessee. At the age of 16 she was converted and joined the Church of Christ. She was married to R. W. Pauley May 31, 1874, and to this union, eight children were born; two of whom survive. They are D. G. Pauley of Margaret and J. F. Pauley of Olney. Mr. Pauley died November 15, 1929.

Mrs. Pauley is survived by two sons; one brother W. F. Johnson of Haskell; one sister, Mrs. M. M. Ivy of Humble; eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.


Mary Addie (Choate) Pauley

Obit is from "The Daily Ardmoreite" Ardmore, Oklahoma, no publication date

Submitted by Marian J. Bryson McGowen - Ardmore, OK

Comments by submitter: "Mary Addie (Choate) Pauley was my grandmother. She and her husband, Dolphus Gipson (D.G.) Pauley lived in Crowell for several years and both are buried in the Crowell Cemetery. Mary Addie died in Ardmore, Oklahoma as she was living with my mother at the time of her death. This obit is from "The Daily Ardmoreite". My mother was the Mrs. Howard A. Bryson (Ruby Jean Pauley Bryson) mentioned in this obit."

Mary Addie Pauley, 1029 First Ave. NW, died at her residence Monday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at the Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Cearly officiating. Interment will be in Crowell, Texas. Mrs. Pauley was born Nov. 7, 1890 at Hillsboro, Texas. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. C. V. Jones and Mrs. Howard A. Bryson, both of Ardmore; one brother, Walter Choate, Washington state; five sisters, Mrs. Leonard Henson, Dallas; Mrs. W. A. Haught and Mrs. Ada Beard, Chickasha; Mrs. C. C. Mott, Manitou, Okla.; Mrs. W. S. Foreman, Spur, Texas; 10 grandchildren; six great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Buddy Anderson, Herman Green, O. H. Foust, Hershel Lewis and Jessie Justice. Harvey Funeral Home will direct services. (Source: "The Daily Ardmoreite," Ardmore, OK, August 27, 1957). Note: Mary Addie Choate Pauley was my maternal grandmother. She was the daughter of Thomas Matthew Choate and Josephine Cordia (Springfield) Choate who are also buried in the Crowell Cemetery, Foard Co., Texas.

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