Frances Elizabeth Sullivan Hendrick Obituary
or Funeral Conducted For Pioneer Mother Miss Frances Sullivan was born March 20, 1849, in Ittawamba county, Mississippi; died in San Saba, Texas, April 26, 1934. Funeral services were held at the home, conduct- e<< by Rev. Sam D. Taylor, pastor of the First Baptist church. Interment was in the City Cemetery, arrangements in charge of Bodkin & Little, undertakers. j The family was among the early ' pioneers coming to Texas, and settled in San Saba in 1859, soon after the county was organized. On Sept. 4, 18GG, she wa s married to J, H. Hendricks and to them six children were born. These were W. T. Hen- ilrick, I. J. Hendrick, J. E. Hendrick-,. •I B. Hendrick, Mrs. S, J. Lindsey one! "Little Sister," who died in infancy; The husband died Oct. 9, 1882, and she Was married to J. A.i Taylor Dec. "J8, 1899. This husband passed away March 10, 191G, leaving her alone for the second time. Deceased was indeed a '"Mother in Israel" and knew first hand all the toils and the hardships of the frontier life. She became a Christian, and united with the M. E. Church, South, at the ago of 45 years and ever lived a consecrated Christian life. She was the embodiment of hospitality pnd generous sympathy. She was cheerful and companionable and was iver devoted to her family, home arid children. Tin- surviving children are Mrs. S. .1. Lindsey of San Saba and ,1. K. Hendrick of Reed, Oklahoma. Also two brothers, B. D. Sullivan and I. M. :M grandchil- great-grandchildren and is place dren and '2~i host of relatives and friends to mourn her departure. Out of town relatives here for the !<:neral included Mrs. K. L. Miller daughter Fairybeth of Step.hen- ville, A. B. Lindsey of Brady, Mr. I Mrs. W. R. House and Barbara Worth of Austin, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Holcomb of Richland Springs. Pall bearers were W. H. Hinyard, W. A. Smith, O. C. Summers. .1. M. Cunter. \V. T. Thorp and M. (',. KsU.p.