Rev Raymond Alfred Partlow
4 Jan 1895 2 Sep 1956
& Mary Lou Weatherall Partlow
17 Mar 1917 - 2 Nov 1963
Partlow Rites Planned Today in Sherman
Funeral services were set Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Sherman for the
Rev. Raymond A. Partlow of Ferriday, La., former pastor of First
Presbyterian Church here who died Sunday at 2 p.m. at Scott and White Hospital
Services were to be held at the Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church
in Sherman, of which Mr. Partlow served as pastor for eight years.
The Rev. John Minter, the Sherman church pastor, was to conduct the services,
assisted by the Rev. Walter Lazenby, pastor of First Presbyterian Church
at Commerce and the Rev. Hudson McNair, pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church
at Temple. Burial was to be made in Sherman by Waldo Funeral Home.
Pallbearers named included Morris Guest, Frank Weaver and A.H. Burton of
Paris and R.R. McCleaty of Honey Grove.
Immediate survivors include his wife, the former Miss Mary Lou Weatherall,
whom he married in Lubbock July 23, 1942; and two children, Lou Ray and
Mr. Partlow, 61, a native of Bartlett, Tex, served as pastor of
First Presbyterian Church here for six years from 1948 to 1954. He
was then pastor of the Main Street Presbyterian Church at Honey Grove for
a year before becoming pastor of First Presbyterian Church at Ferriday.
Prior to cooming to Paris, Mr. Partlow had held pastorates at Happy,
Sherman, Brownsville, Lubbock and other places and had served as superintendent
of home missions and director of religious education in the El Paso Presbyter.
He was a graduate of Austin Colege at Sherman and Austin Theological
Seminary. He was a veteran of World War I and was active in American
Legion of Foreign Affairs