TOM SIMS &
FAY DULANEY FLACK (Page 175-176)
Tom Sims Flack was born
March 6, 1895, in Hamilton County, Texas.
He was the son of James
G. and Cornelia Lancaster Flack.
After the death of his mother, Tom lived with
his aunt and uncle, Dr. and Mrs. N.
He attended Trinity University and John
Tarlton Agricultural College, and then came to
Sweetwater to take a position at the Continental
While employed at the bank, Tom Flack was introduced
to Fay Dulaney.
The two began to go on outings with her
brother, Jim Dulaney, and Lucille
After a series of picnics and parties, the two
were married on October 23, 1915.
Tom worked for the Texas & Pacific Coal and Oil
Company, and then worked in the sales department of Gulf
In addition to this, the couple had a cattle
ranch north of town.
Tom was a member of both the Texas and
American Hereford Associations, and served terms as both
secretary and president of the Sweetwater Area Hereford
He was a member of the B.P.O.E. and the Rotary
Club, and he was a Mason.
He also served as an area representative for
the Cattlemen’s Roundup for Crippled Children to benefit
the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.
He died August 7, 1968.
Annie Fay Dulaney was
born March 21, 1896, in Sweetwater.
She was the daughter of
Jefferson Davis & Louella Parker Dulaney.
She was a graduate of Sweetwater’s Newman High
After her marriage to Tom
Flack, she became a member of the Sorosis Club
and the Missionary Society of the First Methodist
When an old building at the church was torn
down, Fay saved the stained glass from the windows and
had a new window made which is in the Fellowship Hall of
the present church.
She was a charter member of the Book Review
Club and worked toward the organization of the
She died February 4, 1983.
Fay and Tom were parents of one daughter,
Louise, who was born January
She married Dr. J. Wells
Young, Jr. in 1946.
Their children are Gay Y.
Thomas, Thomas Flack Young and James Wells Young III.
LOUISE FLACK & JUNE
WELLS YOUNG, JR.
June Wells Young, Jr. was
born July 6, 1913, the son of Dr.
and Mrs. June Wells Young of Roscoe.
He graduated from Roscoe High School and
McMurry College and received his degree in dentistry
from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
After serving as a naval officer, June
returned to Roscoe to practice dentistry at Young
Louise Flack was the
daughter of Tom and Fay Dulaney
Her maternal grandparents were among the first
settlers in Nolan County.
She was born January 13, 1921 in Sweetwater.
Louise received her Bachelor of Arts degree in
English and French in 1941 from Texas Christian
University in Fort Worth.
June and Louise married June 30, 1946, at the home of
her parents in Sweetwater.
The Sweetwater Reporter heralded this marriage
as a union between two pioneer families of Nolan County.
The weekend they were married, Louise and June
were to have gone to Stamford to the rodeo with Margaret
and Paul Hill, but wired them that they had gone on
their honeymoon instead.
They had three children, Gay Ann,
Thomas Flack and J. Wells III.
When Young Hospital moved to Sweetwater in 1961,
Louise and June moved as well, taking an active part in
They played an active role in organizing the
Sweetwater Country Club.
They were vital members of the First Methodist
Church where June served on the Board of Trustees and
Louise taught Sunday School for many years.
Louise was a member of the AAUW, the Women’s Forum,
and the Women’s Golf Association.
She served as District Vice President of the
Texas Dental Auxiliary.
June served on the Sweetwater School Board of
Trustees for twelve years.
He belonged to the Roscoe Lion’s Club.
He is a life member of the Texas Dental
Association and the American Dental Association.
He is a Mason and active in the Rotary Club.
After the family moved to Kerrville in 1964,
June served on the Board of Trustees of Schreiner