Van Alstyne Public Library
Van Alystne Leader 5 July 1990
Services for Verga Mae "Susie" McKown, 78, were held Tuesday in West
Hill Cemetery in Sherman. She died Sunday in a Sherman nursing home.
Mrs. McKown was born in Van Alstyne, a daughter of Thomas J. and
Effie Phillips Umphress, and married Sam McKown on Sept. 4, 1940, in Sulphur,
OK. She was former owner and operator of Smith Dry Cleaning and Holiday
Dry Cleaning and a member of the church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Sammye Kay Perez of Woodville; brothers,
Bob Umphress of Pottsboro, Weldon Umphress of Mesquite and Jess Umphress
of Glenrose; and two grandchildren.