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  Van Alstyne Cemetery
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Elder Family , All Died in Aug & Sep 1969
Please Read note below on this page about this family.

Georgia Mae Elder - negative image below;
Ramona Lavern Elder &
Natisha Elder
Van Alstyne Public Library
Genealogy Collection
Funeral Cards

Mrs. Georgia Mae Elder was born in Sherman, Texas December 12, 1941, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Payton. She graduated from Fred Douglass High School in 1960 and was married to the late Earl Elder.
Before moving her membership to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Denison, she was a member of Greater New Baptist Church in Sherman.
Wednesday, September 3, 1969 she departed this life. Mrs. Elder's departure follows the services of her two daughters, Ramona and Natisha and her son Rodney.
Survivors besides her two daughters, Bridgette and Myrtle, Selma, Alabama are her parents Mr. and Mrs. J.D.Payton, Sherman; four sisters, Mrs. Jacob Giles, Mrs. Sammie Rhodes, Mrs. Kenneth Phea and Mrs. George Richardson, Los Angeles, California, and Texas, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Payton, Beaumont, Texas, several aunts, uncles and other relatives.

Earl Lavern Elder
26 Oct 1938 - 26 Aug 1969

Rodney Elder

All of this family Died in Dallas County, Alabama
I found death index list for them
Natisha Elder died at Marion Jct., Dallas Co., Ala. Parents- Earl & Georgia M. Payton Elder
Romona Elder died in Selma, Dallas Co., Ala. Parents- Earl & Georgia M. Payton Elder
Rodney Elder died at Marion Jct, Dallas Co., Ala. Parents- Earl & Georgia M. Payton Elder
Earl Elder died at Marion Jct, Dallas Co., Ala.
Georgia died in Selma, Dallas, Ala. -Her mother is listed as Blanche.

I note a lot of Elder families lived in that county. Why they were buried here I do not know.
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