Dallas Morning News Dec 25, 1937
Sherman, Texas, Dec 24 - John W. Thompson , 63 , Grayson
County farmer who has resided on Sherman route 2, west of here, for the
last fifty years, succumed to a stroke of paralysis Friday at a local hospital
where he was taken Thursday following the attack.
Fuenral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 pm. Burial will be
in the Friendship Cemetery. He had been a member of the Friendship Methodist
Church for many years.
Mr. Thompson was born at Louisville, Ky., Nov 2, 1874. He came to
Grayson County when a boy, settling on the farm west of Sherman where he
took his bride, Miss Chattie Holbert, thirty years ago. He had been active
in the farming interest of Grayson County over a long period of time.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Thompson is survived by three daughters,
Miss Lillian and Miss Ruth Thompson of Dallas. Miss Billye Faye Thompson
of the David E. Bryant School faculty, a son , J.W. Thompson Jr. of Sherman;
a brother, H.T. Thompson of Sherman and five sisters, Mrs. W. C. Scott
of San Antonio.
Mrs Jim Blakley of Plainview, Mrs Frank Troutz and Mrs. W.E. Davis
of Sherman and Mrs Sue Brown of Madera, Calif.
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