Mrs. J. H. Lindsey Obit
MRS. J. H. LINDSEY Mrs. J. H. Lindsey, of the Lindsey ranch north of Locker, died Thursday, December 29, at 11:50 a. m. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the residence and burial was in the Regency cemetery. The funeral services were conducted by Rev, Sam D. Taylor, pastor of the First Baptist church at San Saba and arrangements w*ere in Pall bearers were twp grandsons and four nephews, Earl and Owor Parks and Otto, Otis, Olga and Ora Harkey. She was indeed a Christian mother. She was converted and joined the Baptist church in early girlhood anc lived a cheerful, active consccratcc life to the very end and died a glorious and triumphant death, hallowed with the conscious presence of guardian angels. In her home life charge of Bodkin & Little, funeral she was generous, kind, sympathetic directors of San Saba. Deceased was a native of Mississippi, where she was born Oct. 20, 1857, and was thus past 75 years nf age. With her parents she came to Texas in 1875, stopping at Waco for soms' six months and then to San Saba county. Here she spent the greatest years of her useful life. On and companionable, loved, loving and lovable. It was a mother such as she whom the gifted Kipling must have had in mind when he wrote that immortal poem, "Mother, O Mine." "If I were hanged on the highest hill I know whose love would follow me still. Mother o' Mine, Mother o' Mine. Dec. 8, 1878, she was married to J,( "if I were drowned in the deepest seaj i know whose" 'tears would come down to me, Mother o' Mine, Mother o* Mine. "If I were damned of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, Mother o' Mine, Mother o' Mine." DAVID McNEILL "Dave" McNeill died Friday, Dec, 30. about 9 o'clock a. m. after a lingering illness. Deceased was a native of this county, was born at what is known as the "old Linn place" near San Saba July 31, 1868. He was thus passed his 64th birthday. He was the 6th son of the late John and Eliza Jano McNeill, who were among the early settlers of hte valley. The body was buried Saturday in H. Gregory, who passed on in Oct. 1883. November 27, 1889, she wasj married to J. H. Lindsey, one of the leading ranch men of the county and of this section of the state. She leaves to mourn their loss six children the husband, and four stepchildren. The children are Mrs. Hope Skelton of Norwood. Colo., Homer Gregory of Laramie, Wyoming, A. J. Lindsey, Miss Velma Lindsey and Mrs. Roy Odom of Regency and Mrs. Gus Berry of Dallas, Texas. The stepchildren are Mrs. J. A. Parks of Locker, Owen W. Lindsey of Galveston, Mrs. Paul Edwards of Del Rio and Mrs. Pat Sullivan of Sanderson to whom she was everything that a mother could be for 43 years. Also 33 grandchildren of Texas, Colorado, Wyoming and New York; 23 great- grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. A. J Harkey of San Saba. There- arc also thc China "cemetery. Funeral'Kervic- six nephews. J. A. Parks, Tom Parks,» es werc hel<J jn ^ Baptjst church at China, conducted by Rev. E. E, Thomson, assisted 'by Deacon W. M. it-pht Otto Harkey, Otis Harkc-y, Marker and Oral Harkey.