West Hill Cemetery
Melvine "Mel" Rose Renfro
11 Nov 1915 - 22 Mar 1918
located in the 'Old Cemetery, lot 193
"Child Falls in Kettle of Hot Water Causing Death"
"Special to THE NEWS"
"Sherman, Texas, March 22 - Melvine Renfro, two and a half years
old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Renfro, residing at the Houston &
Texas Central Section House in South Sherman, died last night at 10:40
o'clock from the effects of scalds received five days ago when she fell
in a kettle of boiling water and was scalded from the hips down"
Her death cert. says she was born in Grayson Co., Texas,
Age 2 yrs 4 mos and 10 ds. Death cert. has death date of March 21.
dau. of T. F. Renfro, born in Ark. and Della Harrison b. in Mo.
She died of Scalds. She had lived where she was for two years.
Some of her family is buried in the Gordonville Cemetery.
to the West Hill Cemetery