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Rufus J. Matthews
Dallas Morning News - 21 May 1957 page 13-
Rufus J. Matthews, 97, a resident of Dallas for the last 22 years, died Monday in a Dallas hospital after a short illness.
Matthews, who lifed at 11203 Shady Trail, was born in Pikeville, Ala. He moved to Texas about 1892, settling firest in Bosque County. Before retiring, had farmed in Waxahachie several years prior to moving to Dallas. 
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. John N. Clark of Dallas and Mrs. Margie Word of Fort Worth; a son, Howard Q. Matthews; eight grandchildren, thirteen great grand children and nine great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 am Wednesday in the Guardian Funeral Chapel, 2811 Oak Lawn, by Foy Smith of the Walnut Hill Church of Christ. 
Burial will be in the cemetery at Sadler, Grayson County.

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