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Carolyn Griffith
County Coordinator
Elaine Stone


Obituaries 1947

Cantrell, Lelia Lee Shows Mrs. Lelia (Shows) Cantrell died here this afternoon. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church. She was born in Alabama moving to Swisher County in 1891.  She was married to JOE CANTRELL in 1899 and moved into Tulia where she has resided since. Cantrell was an early day rancher. He entered the mercantile business in 1896 the firm was Cantrell and Shows.  She is survived by her husband; four sons, Ruie, Royal, Jack, and Joe; one daughter, Jewell; two brothers, Jesse and Harrison Shows and one sister in Alabama; one daughter Hazel died three years ago.   Tulia, TX, 29 April 1947.

Special thanks to Zoe Smith for her many contributions and to Elaine Stone for her many submissions.  Ladies, without you, this page would be blank.

Swisher County Obituary Index



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