2 Jul 1888-21 Oct 1945
Mrs. J.J. Pilcher, a resident of Collinsville for 47 years, died
Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at her home on Rt. 1, Collinsville, following an illness
of over a year.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Collinsville Methodist Church
with Burial in Collinsville Cemetery. Willie Kreager, minister, officiated.
Mrs. Pilcher, the former Viola Graham, was born July 2, 1888 near
Grandview in Ellis County, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Graham.
She and J.J. Pilcher were married in Denton Oct. 18, 1906. She belonged
to Church of Christ.
Survivors are her husband; 4 daughters: Mrs. Edna Walker of County
Line, Okla., Mrs. Goldie Copeland of Collinsville, Mrs. Amy Jo Nichols
and Mrs. Mattie Mae Aycock of Houston; 3 sons: James Pilcher and Marshall
Pilcher of Collinsville and Sgt. J.G. Pilcher who recently returned from
overseas duty; 5 sisters, Mrs. Allie Camp, and Mrs. Juanita Mitchell, both
of Waxahachie, Mrs. Essie McCoy of Forrester, Mrs. Eva Ray of Lancaster
and Mrs. Virgie Skipper of Bishop, and 12 grandchildren."
This obituary was hand copied from "Ruth Henry Scrapbook" on file
in Whitesboro Public Library.
Her death cert; 2 Jul 1888-21 Oct 1945
Viola Pilcher , lived in Collinsville 41 yrs.
married, housewife, died of cancer, she was born in Ellis Co., Tex.
Richard B. Graham & Mit Sisk , both born in Tenn.