Van Alstyne Public Library
Sunday 28 March 1993
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Kendall Chapel
Cemetery for Charlottia Mary Ireland of Sherman who died Thursday in Texoma
Rev. Eddie Vessels, Baptist minister, and Rev. Tom Medley of Friendship
United Methodist Church will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dannel Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ireland was born in Van Alstyne, the daughter of Thomas Fellon
Sweeney and Celia Ann Brinlee Sweeney, and attended Van Alstyne and Denison
schools. She married John Dudley Ireland on Sept. 20, 1930, in Durant,
Okla. She was employed by S.H.Kress and Company, retiring as personal
supervisor after 25 years.
Mrs. Ireland was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church and
the Texoma Christian Women's Association. She was co-founder and
charter member of the Circle J Regional Morgan Horse Association and the
Texas Morgan Horse Club.
Surviving are her husband; son, Baxter D. Ireland of Denton; daughter,
Mrs. Foy Crookham of Southmayd; brothers; Leo Guy Sweeney of Fort Worth;
half brothers, Otis Bain Sweeney and Tommy Joe Sweeney, both of Fort Worth;
stepbrother, Roy Trammell of Conway, Ark.; half sisters, Mary Ruth Wellington
of Fort Worth and Betty Jean Brown of Gordonville; and 12 grandchildren,
13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Randy Bush, Scott Pelley, David Lee Crookham,
Peter Brian Ireland, John Chelsey Ireland and James Farley Crookham.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. today
and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to the Methodist Home, 1111 Herring Avenue,
Waco, Texas 76708.