Van Alstyne Public Library
Funeral services for James Lee Turberville, 73, who died at his
home in Van Alstyne Friday, at 3:15 a.m. are to be held Sunday afternoon
at the Methodist Church of which he was a member. Rev. C.R. Whilhite Pastor,
and Rev. Frank Johnston officiating. Burial in Van Alstyne cemetery by
Fox-Fanning Funeral Home.
Mr. Turbeville born Aug. 3 1864 in Washington County Ark, came to
Texas when 21 years old locating in Clarksville. Married to Miss Colerna
Melton July 4 1888. The moved to Van Alstyne 1908.
He had been a member of the W.O.W. 31 years. Survived by wife,;
five daughters, Mrs.J.A. Bell, Mrs.W.W. Higginbotham, Mrs. Bruce Hestand,
and Mrs. Jim Young of Van Alstyne, and Mrs. Less Clack of Dallas, two sons,
H.P. Turbeville of Harlingen and B.M. Turbeville of Watson Ark, one sister
Mrs. Joe Gaylon of Camden Ark, 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.