Carrol F. Cody
Mayor of Sadler
Cody, Carrol F. Cody
May 30, 1918-April 4, 1983
From Sherman Democrat
Sadler mayor dies two days after election
SADLER ? Services for the Rev. Carrol F. Cody, 65-year-old three-term Sadler mayor, retired Perrin Air Force Base civil service employee and minister who died Monday at his home in Sadler, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Huff Funeral Chapel of Whitesboro.
The Rev. Joe Patterson of the Central Baptist Church of Whitesboro and Billy Miller, Church of Christ minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Basin Springs Cemetery.
Rev. Cody was born in Higden, Ark., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Orvil Cody, and married Glennis Fay Greene in 1938 in Sadler. She died in 1968 and he married Hazel Weaver of Sadler in 1974.
A World War II veteran, he had been a member of the American Legion 41 years and served as Fourth District Commander and Chaplain. He was elected mayor of Sadler in 1980 and re-elected in 1981 and on April 2, 1983.
He had been a Sadler area resident since 1940 and was a member of Mt. Hope Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife; son, Jimmy Cody of Sadler; stepsons, Jimmie Weaver and Danny Weaver both of Gainesville and Mike Weaver of Sadler; daughters, Barbara Gotcher of Flint, Mary Anderson and Susan Moody, both of Arlington; stepdaughters, Velma Hale and Sandra Youngblood both of Taft, Calif. And Jessie Dick of Whitesboro; brothers Fred Cody and Harold Cody of Centralia, Ill. And Harvey Cody of Sherman; sister, Mae Belle Dennington of Bonham; 5 grandchildren, 16 step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be members of the American Legion.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 pm Tuesday and other times at the family residence in Sadler.
From the Dallas Morning News, April 6, 1983
Services set for mayor of Sadler, Carrol Cody
Special to The News
SADLER, Texas ? Services for the Rev. Carrol F. Cody, re-elected Saturday to his third term as mayor of Sadler, Grayson County, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Huff Funeral Chapel in Whitesboro, Grayson County.
Burial will be in Basin Springs Cemetery, north of Sadler.
Cody died Monday at his home in Sadler, apparently after a heart attack. He was 65.
He was a member of the American Legion for 41 years. He also was a member of Mount Hope Baptist Church in Gainesville, Cooke County.
He is survived by his wife, Hazel; a son, Jimmy Cody of Sadler; three stepsons, Jimmy Weaver and Danny Weaver, both of Gainesville and Mike Weaver of Sadler; three daughters, Barbara Gotcher of Flint, Texas and Mary Anderson and Susan Moody, both of Arlington; three stepdaughters, Velma Hale and Sandra Youngblood of Taft, Calif., and Jessie Dick of Whitesboro; three brothers, Fred Cody and Harold Cody, both of Centralia, Ill., and Harvey Cody of Sherman; a sister, Mae Belle Dennington of Bonham, Texas, and five grandchildren, 16 step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.