The Paris News 28 Nov 1958 pg 7 Thomas Lee Oats
Thomas Lee Oats Parii News Service DEPORT — Thomas Lee Oats, 74, of Cunningham, died Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Deport Nursing Home after long illness. He was born in Delta County, May 10, 1884. The funeral, Saturday at 2 p.m., will be held at Cunningham, burial in Restland Cemetery there to be made by Grant Funeral Home of Deport. Mr. Oats leaves his wife, the former Miss Daisy Batch, and these children by a former marriage to Miss Lucy Thompson, who died in 1948: Cecil Oats and Billy Joe Oats, Cunningham; Mrs. Anna Holbert, Lubbock; Mrs. Ruby Prestidge, Seagonvlle, and Mrs. Betty Jane Roddy, Aztec, N.M.; these brothers and sisters: Joe Oats and Marvin Oats, Farmers Brauch; Barn Oats and Mrs. Sam Bettis, Charleston; Jim Oats and Mrs, Nell Peters, Cooper.