MRS. R.B. WILSON DEAD OF APOPLEXY
Mrs. Rebecca B. WILSON died at the home of her son S. G. WILSON, Route 2
Elmer, at 11 o'clock a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1914 of apoplexy: buried at
2 o'clock p.m. Aug 27, in the Hess cemetery, Rev. KIDD of Elmer conducting the
funeral services. Mrs. WILSON was stricken with apoplexy on Aug. 25 at 5
o'clock p.m. She was 87 years old the 8th of last February.
Mrs. Rebecca B. WILSON (nee PORTER) was born Feb. 8, 1827, embraced
religion in 1842; joined the M.E. Church in 1843. She was married
Oct 5, 1843 to Thomas E. who died April 13, 1890. Eleven Children
were born to this union: two whom died in infancy: one died in his 16th year and
another A. J. WILSON died in Altus Feb 10. 1912 at the home of his son, Frank
WILSON. She leaves seven living children, Dr. D.E. WILSON, Elmer; Levi
WILSON, Plainview, Texas; A.G. and S.G. WILSON, Hess; Mrs. T.J. MOODY, Elmer;
Mrs. D.A. MARTIN, Emmitt, Ark; Mrs. Nettie PARROTT, Hess. Besides the
seven living children she leaves 46 grandchildren; 52 great grandchildren and 10
great great grandchildren.
Mrs. WILSON was a devout Christian, a loving companion, and indulgent mother,
and beloved by all that knew her.
She wrote on Aug 6, 1897, In a memorandum book as follows: "Have had
much grief and sorrow in life, yet thank God, not without hope: am still hoping
and trusting in God." She was a great reader and when she would find
a noble sentiment she would write it down to enable her better to remember
it. The many friends of Grandma WILSON were pained to learn of he sudden
demise, but all acknowledge that in her death a good Christian woman has gone to
The News joins the many friends of the relatives in the loss of their best
Thursday 10, Sep 1914
The Altus Weekly News, Altus, Oklahoma
Pioneer Farmer Dies In Altus
For S.G. WILSON, Wednesday
WILSON, pioneer Jackson county farmer died at 4.45
A.M. today at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Sid DUKE 417 East Walnut after an
illness of 10 weeks. He was 71 years old.
services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Wednesday at the Baptist Church in Altus.
After a service conducted by Rev. R.W. LEAZER, Scottish Rite Ceremonies will be
conducted by Frank A. DERR, State Recorder of the Rose Croix degrees at
burial will be held at the Hess Cemetery with the Altus lodge in charge assisted
by the members of the Hess and Elmer Lodges. Masons will meet at the local
Masonic hall at 1:30 P.M. and will attend funeral services in a body.
was a 32nd degree mason and a member of the India Temple Shrine of Oklahoma.
Wilson came to this country in 1899 and has lived here since that time, 43
settled on a farm one and half miles east and one and one half miles south of
Hess. He lived on this farm for about 40 years until he came to Altus to live
with his daughter Mrs. DUKE about 3 years ago, after the death of his wife.
The deceased was survived by two sons and five
Oscar WILSON and Ambrose
WILSON of Hess community.
Rebecca HENDERSON of Eva, Oklahoma, Mrs. Maude WELLS of Poplar Bluff, Missouri,
Mrs. Lillian SAVAGE of Wichita Falls, Texas, Mrs. Sid DUKE of Altus
and Mrs. Sam BROWN of Keyes, Oklahoma. Besides his children, he is survived by
two brothers, A.G. WILSON of Altus and Levi WILSON of Hollis and two sisters,
Mrs. MOODY of Pauls Valley and Mrs. PARROTT of Amarillo, Texas.
arrangements were in the hands of the Goodman Funeral Directors.
The Altus Times-Democrat,
Oklahoma., November 16, 1959 Ambrose E. WILSON
59 a resident at Guymon since 1947, died at 4: 15 p.m.
today at his home.
WILSON was born March 8, 1900 at Hess, Oklahoma and was married to Miss Ada Mae
MUSE, November 19, 1922
Altus, Oklahoma. they moved to Guymon from Ardmore, Oklahoma in 1947.
Surviving, In addition to his wife, are two daughters, Linda Gayle of the home
and Mrs. Kenneth GRIDER of El Segundo, California; four sons, Gary Dale, Cecil
and Paul of Guymon and Bob WILSON of Ardmore; three sisters,
Mrs. Addie BROWN of Texhoma; Mrs. Earl STURGIS of Ponca City, Okla., and
Mrs. Maude WELLS of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and eight grandchildren.
arrangements will be announced by Henson Funeral Home
Services from The Church of the Nazarene, Guymon, Oklahoma
Rev. Leon JENNINGS, Dr. M.J. LEE
Cemetery; Guymon, Oklahoma
Francis MILLER, Pete REID, Henry MOEN, Oliver CAUDLE, Walter WALLIN, Eddie
Quartet: Mr. & Mrs. Escol PIERCE; Mr. & Mrs. Dean ABLA
The Henson Funeral Home; Marlin HENSON; Loyd PETERSON; Guymon, Oklahoma
Pioneer Woman Of
Funeral services held in Hess for Mrs. George WILSON
Death comes ?? ??
of the ?? pioneer woman of
Jackson county at 1:00 am. ??
?? Mrs. George Wilson age 69 years of Hess died at the house of her daughter
Mrs. Sid DUKE and Mr. DUKE ??
north ?? ?? Mrs. WILSON has been in severe health having suffered a
stroke of paralysis sometime ago in Hess and a second stroke a year or so ago
after she was brought to the house of her daughter here.
She was born in
Arkansas September 15, 1860 and moved to
Jackson county 40 years ago having lived at or near Hess
since ?? this time. She was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Solomon HESS and in 1882 was married in Arkansas to S. G.
Funeral services were to be conducted at
2:30 p.m. today at the Hess Baptist
Church for Mrs. WILSON. The Reverend R. W LEAZER, pastor of the local Baptist
church officiating, F. B. TIMS, undertaker, has charge of funeral arrangements.
Interment will be made at the Hess cemetery following the funeral services.
Mrs. WILSON is survived by her husband S. G.
WILSON, five daughters, Rebecca HENDERSON, Guymon, OK, Mrs.
Willis WELLS, Popular Bluff, MO, Mrs. Lillian SAVAGE,
Wichita Falls, TX., Mrs. Sid DUKE, Altus and
Mrs. Sam BROWN of Hess and two sons local, Oscar WILSON and Ambrose WILSON of
Altus Weekly News,
from microfilm by Linda Gayle WILSON-TATE-HEUCKENDORF
Mrs. Lucinda H. SUMMERS was born
March 17th 1825,
October 2nd 1912, at the
home of her son, Judge J. D. SUMMERS
She was converted and joined the
M. E. church at seventeen year of age. She was
married to Calvin SUMMERS in 1844 and to this
were born eight children,
of them passed on before
and those who survive her
Rev P. B. SUMMERS of
Texas, Rev D. C. SUMMERS, Of Elm Springs, Arkansas,
ADAMS of Texas, and Judge
J. D. SUMMERS of Yellville.
Rev. P. B. SUMMERS, for many
was a member of the Arkansas
conference, serving as
and presiding Elder with
distinction. At present
is a member of the N. W.
conference and is stationed
in Austin, Texas. Rev. D. C.
SUMMERS is and honored local
preacher and practicing
of Elm Springs, Arkansas. Her
youngest son Judge J. D.
SUMMERS, was for four years judge
Marion County, Arkansas.
Grandma SUMMERS, as she was
familiarly known, was a
strong Christian character and
the love and respect of all
who knew her. She took great
in the services at God's house;
she loved the church
was always ready to do all
her power to advance God's
In her last affliction she
suffered for many months
reduced her to a helpless
condition, yet her faith
his promises never faltered,
grew stronger as the end
near. Her life was one
spent and though she has
from sight her influence
lives. I say to her sorrowing
children and relatives follow
her footsteps and some sweet
you will meet her never to
J. W. GRIFFIN
Echo News, Yellville, Marion Co., Arkansas.
October 24, 1904
January 19, 1976
HENSON Funeral Home Chapel
2:00 p.m. January 22, 1976
Dr. M.J. LEE
Casket Bearers: E.J. INGRAM, Sid WALTERS, Bob SMITH,
Dayton CLINE, Charles HAYS, Larry SMITH
How Great Thou Art
Shall We Gather at the River
Mrs. Jim LESLEY