Dallas Morning News Aug 31, 1941
to the Friendship Cemetery Page
Dallasite's Mother Passes at Sherman.
Sherman, Texas Aug 30- Services are to be held Sunday
at 4pm at the Travis Street Methodist Church for Mrs. Minnei Alice Schmitzer,
65, wife of J.C. Schmitzer.
Dr. Neal Cannon, pastor, will officiate, assisted by the Dr. Harrison
Baker, Sherman district superintendent. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.
Mrs. Schmitzer was born in Bonham. She came to Grayson County thirty
five years ago and had resided in Sherman twenty-three years. She was a
Survivors include her husband, five daughters, Mrs. N.D. Pierpoint
Jr of Beaumont, Mrs C. E. Hix and Miss Mary Alice Schmitzer of Sherman
and Mrs. R.O. Blummer of Dallas; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Death Cert. adds this. She had lived in Sherman for 7 yrs and lived
and died at 911 W. Walnut St. in Sherman. An inquest was held and found
that she died of
cessation of the heart' natural causes. That means she died quietly
or alone and was found dead.
8 Nov 1875 - 29 Aug 1941, She was married and born in Bonham, Tx.
Dau. of John Harrison Ford b. Ky and Louisa Pierce b. Greenville, Ky.
Jon C. Schmitzer was the informant ( of the home, prob. her husband)