Van Alstyne Public Library
VAN ALSTYNE Tex., Nov. 18 (Special). - Lyman
Umphress, 55 years old, active vice president and cashier of the First
National bank of Van Alstyne, died Friday afternoon at 1:35 at his home
in Van Alstyne following a heart attack last Tuesday. Funeral services
will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the First Methodist church of
Van Alstyne. Burial will be in the Van Alstyne cemetery.
The heart attack occurred on his twenty seventh wedding
anniversary. He was a member of the Methodist church for over forty
years. He was actively associated with the First Nation bank of Van
Alstyne for thirty-six years. Besides being active vice president
and cashier of the First National bank, he was a director of the Van Alstyne
Cotton Oil Co., and the Planters' Gin Co., was a large land owner and the
owner of Van Alstyne city and Dallas real estate. He is survived
by his widow, one son, Carter Umphress of Van Alstyne; one brother, J.
Umphress, president First National bank, Van Alstyne, and by three sisters,
Mrs. L.L.Henderson, Dallas; Mrs. Spencer Taylor, Van Alstyne, and Mrs.
SALLIE MAY UMPHRESS
Sunday, July 3, 1966
Funeral Set Today for
Mrs. Lyman Umphress
VAN ALSTYNE - Funeral services for Mrs. Lyman Umphress,
81, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Van Alstyne First Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Van Alstyne. Mrs. Umphress was the wife of the late Lyman
Umphress, prominent Van Alstyne land owner and banker who died Nov. 18,
Mrs. Umphress was born July 13, 1884 in Texas, the
only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Carter. Mrs. Umphress was a lifetime
member of the First Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher
for many years.
Survivors include a son, J. Carter Umphress of Van