Van Alstyne Library
Van Alstyne Leader
June 29, 1939
FINAL RITES FOR MARGIE ADAMS
Was Member of Senior Class, but Illness Forced Her to Quit
Miss Margie Adams, 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lon Adams
who reside on a farm two miles northwest of Van Alstyne, died at the family
home at 5 p.m. Sunday following illness since March. Funeral services
were held at 4 p.m. Monday at the Baptist church, here, with Rev. Frank
Johnston, pastor, and Rev. Lloyd Mottley, pastor of the Christian church,
officiating. Burial was in the Van Alstyne cemetery with Fox-Fanning
Margie was born January 5, 1922, in Van Alstyne and had made her
home in and near this community all her life.
She was a member of the Van Alstyne senior class of this year but
was forced to quit school in March due to illness.
Survivors include her parents; four sisters: Pauline Adams, Juanita
Adams, Jean Adams and Reba Nell Adams all at home; three brothers: James
Adams, John Adams and Jack Adams all at home; and her grandmother, Mrs.
J.W. Adams of Van Alstyne.
Pallbearers were: Horace Smith, Haskell Wheeler, L.D. Vineyard,
Harold Hammonds, Desmond Billups, and Murdell Kemp.