Harshbarger Family Tombstones
SADLER - Services for Ben Elton Harshbarger, 56, who died
Friday at Veterans Medical Center in Dallas, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday
in Huff Chapel in Whitesboro, conducted by the Rev. B. D. Freeman of Landmark
Baptist Church in Whitesboro and Ricky Hargrave of the Baptist Church in
Burial will be at Christian Chapel Cemetery in Sadler under the
direction of Huff Funeral Home of Whitesboro.
Mr. Harshbarger was born in Sadler, the son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Benjamin Franklin Harshbarger, and served in the Korean War.
He was a member of the Sadler City Council, the American Legion and the
First Christian Church.
Surviving are his daughter, Betty Louise Fitzgerald of Sadler; brothers,
Ted Harshbarger of Oil Center, N.M., and Allen Harshbarger of Sadler; sisters,
Mrs. Veda Fouratt of Ruidoso, N.M., Mrs. Helen Wright of Whitesboro, Mrs.
Genevieve McClendon and Mrs. Mildred Blevins, both of Sherman; and three
Pallbearers are Tommy Wright, Tommy Nesbitt, Robert Eldredge, Leo
Carter, Johnny Roe and A. Q. Malone.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
SADLER - Ben "Bugs" Elton Harshbarger, 56, died Thursday in a Dallas
hospital. Service will be Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Huff Chapel, Whitesboro.
Burial will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, Sadler.
He was born July 3, 1925, in Sadler, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin
Franklin Harshbarger. He was a welder, served in the Korean War and
was a member of the First Christian Church, the Whitesboro Riding Club,
the Sadler City council and the American Legion.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty Louise Fitzgerald of Sadler; two
brothers, Ted Harshbarger of Oil Center, N.M., and Allen Harshbarger of
Sadler; four sisters, Mrs. Veda Fouratt of Riudoso, N.M., Mrs. Genevieve
McLendon and Mrs. Mildred Blevins, both of Sherman and Mrs. Helen Wright
of Whitesboro and three grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home tonight 7-8 o'clock.
Betty Lou Harshbarger, eight-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Harshbarger of Sadler, died Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at the home of her uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Nolin, Denison highway. The child was
removed to their home from a local hospital after an illness of three weeks.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete but the burial service will be at the
Christian chapel in Sadler, directed by Dannel-Scott.
The child was born Aug. 19, 1934, in Sadler.
Survivors include her parents; three brothers, Ben Elton, Teddy
Mack and Sneed Addison Harshbarger of Sadler; a sister, Veta Mae Harshbarger
of Sadler; and three half-sisters, Mrs. Geneva McClendon and Mrs. Helen
Wright of Denton, and Mrs. Mildred Blevins of Sadler.
Sherman Democrat, March 7, 1943
WHITESBORO - Flora Harshbarger, 85, of
Sadler, died Thursday at Baylor hospital after a short illness. Funeral
will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Huff Funeral Chapel in Whitesboro.
Burial will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, east of Sadler.
Mrs. Harshbarger was born Nov. 23, 1893, in Sadler, a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Nowlin. She married B. F. Harshbarger Aug. 22,
1923, at Sadler. He died in 1963.
She was a member of the Whitesboro Holiness Church. She worked
at the Sadler School for many years.
Survivors include three sons, Ben and Allen, Sadler, and Ted of
Monument, N.M.; four daughters, Mrs. W. E. McClendon, and Mrs. M. J. Blevins,
Sherman, Mrs. T. L. Wright, Whitesboro, and Mrs. Tootie Wright, Ruidosa,
N.M.; one brother, T. R. Nowlin, Sherman; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren.
Denison Herald, February 1979
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