Loyce Thomas & Mary Elizabeth Umphress
Read Their Obituaries Below On This Page
for Loyce Thomas Umphress, 68, were held Saturday at the Flesher Funeral
Home Chapel. Mr. Umphress was a retired Pottsboro school teacher. He died
in a Dallas hospital on Thursday, February 9, 1978.
The services were conducted by Rev. Gary Kincaid and Rev. Mack Pope.
Burial was at the Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Mr. Umphress was born in Van Alstyne, the son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. T.J. Umphress. He married Elizabeth Bowen on November 18, 1928, in
Sherman. He was a World War II veteran. He taught school for 37 years.
He taught at schools in Aubrey, Cold Springs, Lone Star, Roanoke, Emhouse
and Pottsboro.He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Van
He is survived by his wife and daughters, Mrs. C. McMullin of Bedford;......(incomplete)
- Mary Elizabeth Umphress, 81-year-old retired school teacher of Pottsboro,
died Monday at a Bedford nursing home.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today in the Hurst Baptist Church,
with the Rev. Jimmy Morgan officiating.Burial will be in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst.
Mrs. Umphress was born in Elmont, the daughter of Reece Bowen and
Annie Arnspiger Bowen.A graduate of Denton High School and East Texas State
University, she married L.T. Umphress.
She had taught school in Aubrey and Westminister.She was a member
of the Sherman Bible Baptist Church, and a former member of the Hurst Baptist
Surviving are her daughter, Jerry McMullin of Bedford; sister, Annabelle
McDonald of Sherman; and three grandchildren.