Mrs. Scarborough Succumbs Monday
Loraine - Mrs. A. J. Scarborough, 85, of Loraine, succumbed at 1:45 p.m. Monday in the Root Valley Fair Lodge in Colorado City, following a long illness. Last rites will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Loraine.
The Rev. Jimmy Roberts, pastor, will officiate. He will be assisted by the Rev. Glenn Roenfieldt, pastor of the Colorado City First Baptist Church.
Burial will be in the Colorado City Cemetery under direction of the Kiker-Rains-Seales Funeral Home.
She was born Jan 27, 1887, in Hunt County. She married Albert J. Scarborough Aug 13, 1905, in Hunt County. They came to Loraine 26 years ago. He died in 1966.
Survivors are two daughters. Mrs. J. C. Payne of Loraine and Mrs. Jewell Miller of Wichita Falls; two sons, Otha of Colorado city and Parvin of Odessa; two brothers, Delbert Thomason of Wiley and Richmond Thomason of Corpus Christi; 21 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
Reference: Colorado City Record, Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas. Nov 1972.
Submitted by Albert Scarborough