Willie J. & Oscar R. White
30 Dec 1960
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR OSCAR WHITE HELD MON.
Funeral services for Oscar Russell White, 78, were held Monday afternoon
at 2 o'clock in the First Baptist Church, conducted by pastor, Rev. John
Rasberry, Jr., assisted by Rev. Morris Bryant of Dallas. Pallbearers
were Henry D. Hynds, J.G. Kitching, Sam Cromer, Golden Gentry, Robt. E.B.
Fielder, and Robt. H. Hynds. Internment was in the City Cemetery
under the direction of Flesher Funeral Home. Mr. White passed away
at his home here Saturday night at 10:30, after a long illness. He
was a retired farmer and had lived in Van Alstyne 55 years. He was
a native of Rome, Georgia, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe White.
He was united in marriage with Miss Willie Joe Shaw in 1919. He had
been a member of Elmont Baptist Church since 1903.
TEXAS DEATH CERTIFICATE
Oscar Russell White (male, white, married) was born 26 March 1882,
in Rome, Georgia; his father was Joe White. He died in Van Alstyne,
Grayson Co., Texas on 24 December 1960 at 10:20 p.m. Cause of death
was colon cancer; he was buried in Van Alstyne Cemetery on December 26,
1960 under the direction of Flesher Funeral Home. The informant was