This is the unedited research and genealogical collection of Geneva Suggs Swain donated by Carroll Ray Ellis.



Houston Woman’s 

     Funeral Wednesday

  ERIN, Funeral services for Mrs. Mollie Powers age 92, who died at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Will Griffin, Monday, will be held at the Camp Ground Church, Wednesday at 2 p. m. Funeral will be conduced by the Rev. O. W. Baxter, pastor of the Sango Metho­dist Church assisted by the Rev. J. W.  Crossman; pastor of the Erin Nazarene Church.   Burial will be in Lockhart Cemetery.

  Mrs. Powers was born In Stewart County, November 3, 1856, daughter of the late James and Mary Bos­well Buckingham and was married to Mr. George W. Powers September, 18th, 1878. To this union five children were born, three of whom survive. They are Mrs. Will Griffin, Mrs. D. E. Marable, and Mrs. T.B. Bateman all of Erin. Ten grand­children and eleven great grand­children survive. One sister, Mrs. Lizzie Weakley of Palmyra, Tennes­see, and one brother, Will Bucking­ham of Tyler, Texas, survives

  She was a member of the Nazar­ene Church.


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