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Woolridge (misspelled in obit it is Wooldridge)

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William Thomas Woolridge, 77, resident of the Masonic Home for the past five years, died Friday night after a short illness.
He is survived by wife, two daughters and two sons. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Masonic Chapel, with the Moore Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Burial was in the Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville, Texas. --
-The Arlington Journal, Arlington, Texas, Friday February 17, 1939

William Thomas Woolridge, 77, resident of the Masonic Home for the past five years, died Friday night after a short illness.
      He is survived by wife, two daughters and two sons.  Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Masonic Chapel, with the Moore Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.  Burial was in the Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville, Texas.  - - - 
Arlington Journal, Friday, February 17, 1939

W. T. Woolridge Dies Friday At Masonic Home
      W. T. Woolridge(?), 77, died last Friday, February 10, at the Masonic Home here where he has been living since coming to Arlington in April, 1934.
      Born December 3, 1861 in Memphis, Tenn., Mr. Woolridge came to Texas at the age of 21 and settled in Collinsville, Texas, where he was buried in the Collinsville Cemetery after services by Rev. R. A. Walker, retired Methodist preacher, were held at the Moore Funeral Home last Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
      Mr. Woolridge married Miss Adelin Stringer of Collinsville, and later he moved to Denton where he lived until coming here in 1934. 
      He is survived by his wife and three children, Mrs. O. P. Hughes, daughter, Longview; Mrs. C. E. Barnhill, daughter, Hugo, Okla.; and R. T. Woolridge, son, Dallas.  All three of the children attended the services.  He is also survived by four grandchildren.
      Mr. Woolridge was a Methodist after joining the church early in life. . 
- - - Arlington Journal, Friday, February 17, 1939
 

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