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Still Family Notes
All buried in Luella Cemetery

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 4.
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 Church Thursday.
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 etc. 
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 Myers Still.
Pearl was born in Mississippi. She is buried in the Luella Cemetery.




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