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Mose Maloy, Etha Mae Maloy, Agnes Marie Simmons Harris, Edith L. Steen, Bryan Steen Jr.,
George Bryan Steen, Wallace Bradley Maloy, Mary Margaret Simms Maloy,
Walter Lee Snowden, Marie Strickland Snowden, Marion R. Hill,
Vada Longmire Hill & Denzil Lair.

From:

Sherman Democrat
Monday, December 2, 1935
 Page: 1
Mose Maloy
DENISON-Funeral services for Mose Maloy, 53, who died in a local hospital at 1 a.m. Sunday, were held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Short-Murray chapel by Paul Southern, pastor of the Church of Christ.
 
Interment was in Fairview Cemetery. Mr. Maloy was born in Collin county, July 19, 1882. He was reared and educated there, but moved to Yarnaby, Okla., when a young man. He was engaged in the grocery business at Yarnaby and at Kemp, Okla., and later at Carpenter's Bluff. He moved to Denison where he operated a store and service station a number of years before engaging in produce business. He was married Aug. 7, 1910, to Miss Etha Mills at Calera, Okla.
 
Surviving are his wife, two sons. L. T. and Wallace Maloy; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Simmons and Miss Edith Maloy. all of Denison; a brother, John  Maloy, and step brother, Jake Sirkle, of Ardmore, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. C. G. Stoutt of Ardmore and Mrs. Dollie Black of Arkansas.

 

Sherman Democrat
January 9, 1986
 
Etha Mae Maloy
 
Denison-Graveside services for Etha Mae Maloy of Denison, 91-year-old housewife who died Wednesday in Denison Manor Nursing Home, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Fairview Cemetery.
 

Robert F. Howard of Morton Street  Church of Christ will officiate.
 
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Monroe Funeral Home.
 
Mrs. Maloy was born in Weatherford, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edmund Mills, and married Mose Maloy in August 1910.  She was a member of Morton Street Church of Christ.
 
Surviving are her daughters; Edith Steen and Marie Harris, both of Denison; brother, William B. Mills of Dallas, sisters, Ora McAtce and Gladys Allen, both of Denison; five grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren  and two great-great-grandchildren.
 
The family will be at residence of Edith Steen on Des Voignes Road.
 

Agnes Marie Maloy Simmons Harris
(September 15, 1913 - October 23, 1995)
 
Tuesday, October 24, 1995
Dension Herald
P. 2
 
Marie Harris
DENISON - Graveside service for Marie Harris, 82, of Denison, who died Oct. 23, 1995 at Denison Manor Nursing Home, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery. Howard R. Horton will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Moore Funeral Home.
 
She was preceded in death by a son, Don Simmons.
 
Survivors include a daughter, Lynette Joie of Denison; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Note: daughter of Mose Maloy and Etha Mae Mills
 

 
  
 
Wallace Bradley Maloy
(March 05, 1927-June 21, 1983)
 
Sherman Democrat
June 23, 1983
 
Wallace B. Maloy
 
Denison--Graveside services for Wallace B. Maloy, 56 -year-old champion Coller employee who died Tuesday at Texoma Medical Center, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Cemetery.
 
The Rev. Albert Trepp will officiate and arrangements are by Johnson-Monroe Funeral Home.
 
Mr. Maloy was born at Carpenter's Bluff, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Mose Maloy,  attended schools in that area and married Mary Simms on Feb. 5, 1948 in Denison.  He was a member of the Muskogee, Okla., Baptist Church.
 
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Mrs. Carol Ann Spradling of Denison; mother, Mrs. Etha Maloy of Denison; and sisters, Mrs. Edith Steen and Mrs. Mary Harris, both of Denison.
 
The family will be at 2812 Hyde Park Circle.
 
Mary Margaret Simms Maloy
(27 August 1928 - 1 February 1986)
 
Denison Herald
February 3, 1986
P. 2
 
DENSION - Graveside services for Mary M. Maloy, 57, who died Saturday at a local hospital, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Bob Stevens officiating. Johnson-Moore Funeral Home is in charge.
 
Mrs. Maloy was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Denison, daughter of Mercer andmMargaret Simms. She married Wallace Maloy Feb. 5, 1948, in Denison.
 
Mrs. Maloy worked for 25 years for the Denison public school system, and was a member of Muskogee Baptist Church.
 
Surviving are a daughter, Carol Spradlin of Denison; brother, David Simms of Carpinteria, Calif., and sister, Dorothy Ann Gaddis of Corona, Calif. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 Tuesday
night.
 
A family dinner will be at noon Wednesday at the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 300 W. Acheson.
 
 
Walter Lee Snowden
(29 Jan 1909-15 Apr 1995)
 
Sherman Democrat
April 16, 1995
Page: A-10
 
Walter Snowden
 
Services for Walter Lee Snowden of Sherman, 86 year-old retired truck driver, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Waldo Funeral Chapel.  The Rev. Larry Rice, Baptist minister of Pittsburg, will officiate.
 
Burial will be in Cedarlawn Memorial with Travis Masonic Lodge No. 117 conducting graveside rites.
 
Mr. Snowden was born in Allen, son of Gideon Lewis Snowden and Ella Katherine Early Snowden. In 1934, he married Mildred Sprowl who died in 1950. After her death, he married Lucille Stout in 1952 who died in
1971. Later, he married Marie Box Strickland in 1981, in Sherman.
 
A World War II Navy veteran, he retired from Anderson-Clayton in 1974, after 36 years of service and more than 3 million miles. He began his employment at Interstate Cotton Oil Refining Company,  that became
Mrs. Tucker's Products and later Anderson-Clayton.
 
He was a member of  Travis Masonic Lodge No. 117,  Scottish Rite and Hella Temple Shrine. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church Triple L Club, 42 Social Club and First Baptist Keystone Bible Class.
 
Pallbearers will be John Hunter, Odell Webb, Ralph White, Bub Harris, Coad Robinson, Michael Morrison and Joel Cole.
 
Honorary  pallbearers will be members of the Keystone Bible Class.
 
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Judy  Carrol Robinson of Dallas; brother,  Alfred Lewis Snowden of Waco; sister, Marie Christian of Sherman; and one granddaughter.  The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and other times at the family home.
 
Memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Grayson County, P.O. Box 2306, Sherman, 75091.
 
Sherman Democrat
January 29, 1996
Page: A-10
Marie Snowden
SHERMAN - Marie Strickland Snowden, 81, passed away Jan. 28, 1996. Marie was born in Farmersville, the daughter of the late R. B. Box and Nola Driggers Box Bohannon. Marie was the step-daughter of the late R. M. "Uncle Bob" Bohannon of Bonham.
Marie was a graduate of Bonham High School and several business schools. She also attended Grayson College. She was married to the late Claude Strickland, Postmaster of Savoy, in 1937. He preceded her in death in 1969. Marie married Walter Snowden of Sherman in 1982. He preceded her in death in 1995.
Marie was a postal clerk for Savoy for 31 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Savoy, where she served as church organist and Sunday School teacher for many years.
Marie is survived by sisters, Vera Chesser of Sherman, Velma Gist of Tom Bean, Bobbie Kenney of Mesquite; a brother, Robert Box of Denison; a step-daughter, Judy Robinson; a step-granddaughter, Kelly Robinson of Dallas.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 1996, at the First Baptist Church in Savoy with the Rev Joe C. Denton and Rev. Larry Blain officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright. Burial will be in Summyside Cemetery in Savoy. The family will be at the Earnheart Funeral Home in Whitewright from 7 to 8 p.m. today.
 
Note: nee Marie Olevy Box
 
 
Denison Herald, December 1985
MARION R. HILL - Denison - Services for Marion Raymond Hill of Denison, 73-year-old retired employee of Lone Star Gas Co. who died Wednesday at his residence, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel.  // Rev. Bob Cantwell will officiate, and burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.  // Mr. Hill was born in Savage, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henry Hill, and married Vada Longmire.  He was a member of the Epting Memorial Baptist Church and was a World War II veteran.  He was employed by Lone Star Gas for 28 years and retired in 1973.  // Surviving are his wife; son, James Richard Hill of Denison; daughters, Melvina Lois Jordan and Beverly Jo Wakefield, both of Denison and Vada Mae Lilley of Canton, Ohio; sister, Gracie Mae Robinson of Odessa; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  // Pallbearers will be Richard Riggins, Richard Jordan, Ted Jordan, Carlos Claunch, Tim Kidwell and Bob Weddle.  // The
family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.
(researcher's note:  Marion R. Hill was the step-son of Marion T. Blanton; his mother was Melvina "Mallie" Drigger aka Driggers.  Gracie Mae Blanton Robinson was a half-sister.)
 
 
Vada Longmire Hill
 
Sherman Herald Democrat
May 12, 2003
 
DENISON - Veda 87, died Saturday, May 10, 2003 in Homestead of McKinney.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Fairview Chapel with the Rev. David Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
 
Mrs. Hill was born August 23, 1915 in Bonham the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Longmire.  She married Marion Raymond Hill in Bonham on October 18, 1930; he preceded her in death on December 25, 1985.  She was a homemaker and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Denison.
 
Preceded in death by her daughter Vada Mae Lilly; surviving are her son, James Hill and wife Judy of Pottsboro; daughters, Lois Jordan and husband, Raymond of Denison, Beverly Wakefield and husband, Robert of McKinney; ten grandchildren, Richard Jordan, Linda Sims, Ted Jordan, Kathy Kidwell, Gail Phares, Monica Hill, Brian Hill, Angela Leigh, Cynthia Wakefield, Robert Wakefield, Jr.; four grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.
 
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Monday at Bratcher Funeral Home.

 

 Arlington Morning News (TX)
Date: May 27, 1998
Page: 2A
 
Deceased Name: Denzil Lair
 
Services for Denzil Lair, a Sherman resident, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman. Burial will follow at Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham.
 
Ms. Lair died Tuesday. She was 77. Born on Jan. 13, 1921, in Fannin County, she was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include her son, Jerome Lair of Lufkin; her daughter, Linda Williams of Arlington; and her sisters, Ethel Blount of Arlington, Alene Carter of Sherman, Helen Barron of Sherman, Rachel Leeman of Sherman and Ophelia Fagan of Pinole, Calif. She had six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Lair and her sister, Josephine Kennedy.
 

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