Clipped From The Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
Joseph B. Dibrell Memorial services for Judge Joseph Burton Dibrell, 61, were to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Seguin. Burial was to follow in San Geronimo Cemetery. The son of Rev. Edwin Walter Dibrell and Eugenia Carolan Dibrell who were natives of Seguin, Joe was born April 20, 1921 in Sabinal. After graduating from Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, he attended the University of Texas at Austin and was awarded a bachelor of arts degree. He worked for the FBI and attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. until the outbreak of World War II, at which time he enlisted in the army and volunteered for overseas assignment. Dibrell served in the reconnaissance reconnaissance unit of the mechanized cavalry of the army in the European Theatre. At the end of World War II, he stayed in Europe for one year to study international law at Cambridge University University in England. Upon returning to the United States, Dibrell attended the University of Texas at Austin and received his law degree. He married Mary Elizabeth Horwood in June, 1948, and set up his law practice in Seguin at that time. Dibrell was active in various civic and religious organizations, including the administrative board of the First United Methodist Church in Seguin for a number of years. He wrote the charter for the formation of the Mid- Texas Symphony Society when it was established in 1978. In 1969 he was appointed to serve as judge of the Guadalupe County Courtat-Law. Courtat-Law. He served as judge for 13 years. He did not seek re-election in 1982, and upon retirement from the bench on Jan. 1, 1983, he continued on with his .law practice with his two partners, Patricia K. Irvine and Joseph B. Dibrell Jr. He was the grandson of the late Joseph B. Dibrell of Seguin, who was an accomplished lawyer and who served as a justice on the Supreme Court of Texas in the early 1900s. Survivors include his wife, Mary; one daughter, Mary Jane Price; one son, Joseph B. Dibrell Jr.; and one granddaughter, Angela Price, Other family survivors include Barry Price, 'son-in-law; one sister, Jeanne Rector; three brothers; Rev. Philip C. Dibrell, William H. Dibrell and T. Kellis Dibrell; Dibrell; and numerous nieces and nephews. Georgia Campbell Georgia Campbell, 92, of Seguin, died Monday, Feb. 28, in a local nursing nursing home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Eunice Eunice Funeral Chapel with Rev. A.N. Johnson officiating. Interment followed followed in the Riverside Cemetery. Survivors include one niece, Rosa Lee Adams of Seguin.