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Lyman Umphress

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. H.L.Davis, McKinney.


Sherman Democrat
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, 1932.
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 Alstyne.

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