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Information from obits, notes and death certs.
Mrs. Mary Tilitha Still . b.
20 May 1853 - 10 Jan 1940
She was born in "Charlott" , NC according
to her death cert. no parents listed on it. She was a widow and buried
in the Luella Cemetery with her husband. She died of "senility".
Her husband was:
Henry Washington Still, 9 Jan 1848
- 18 Jan 1935, he died of mouth and throat cancer.
He was b. in NC also and his father
was T. A. Still.
Dallas Morning News 11 Jan 1940 Page
special to the news, Jan 10- Mrs.
Mary Tilitha Still, 87, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. W. A. Groner, Mrs Still sustained a broken hip five years ago and
had been ill ever since. Funeral services were held at the Luella Baptist
Surviving are three sons, P.O. Still
of Madill, Okla; J. H. Still of Chickasha, Okla; and H. W. Still of Sherman;
seven daughters; Mrs. Ada Dugger of Memphis, Tenn.; Mrs Suda Armstrong
of Sherman; Mrs. Lillie Brown of San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. Albert Stephenson
of Huntsville, and mrs. Rosella Slates of Hot Springs, Ark; twenty one
grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
and this wonderful article:
26 Sep 1924 Page 4 Dallas News
Sherman, Texas, Sep 25- Mrs.
H. W. Still of Luella, Grayson County, and Mrs. John Biggert of
Memphis, Tenn., only two sisters surviving in a family of five, have this
week been reunited after a seperation of twenty-four years.
At Sardis, Miss., in 1900. These sisters
seperated, Mrs. Biggert going to Memphis to reside. During the first years
they heard from each other, but after that time all letters were returned
unclaimed, and early in 1902 Mrs. Still moved to Detroit, Red River County.
Mrs. Stills' eldest daughter, Mrs.
Ada Dugger of Memphis, on returning home from a visit with her mother at
Luella this year, looked through the telephone directory there adn foudn
the name Biggert, called the number and thus located her aunt. Mrs Dugger
has been living in Memphis five years.
A family reunion is the result of the
finding of the sisters, and a number of other relatives will gather this
week with Mrs. Biggert and Mrs. Still at the home of the latter in Luella.
Mrs. Biggert is 64 years old, Mrs. Still is 71 and both are quite active.
Thelma Elizabeth Still, 12 Dec 1910
- 22 Jun 1921. She died in rural Denison. Her death cert. says she died
of Toxic pressure? from Rheumatism, discharge from ear, contributory, diptheria
Her father was Paul Still b. Miss.
, mother - Lizzie Spurgeon? Spurggious?, b. Tx.
Pearl Cornella Still
18 Sep 1881 - 12 Jul 1959, she died in the Wichita Falls State Hospital
of a stroke and was the daughter of Henry Washington & Mary Tilitya
Pearl was born in Mississippi. She
is buried in the Luella Cemetery.