|Birth: ||May 27, 1906|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1991|
Tom Green County
Alvis Elgie Kinser was the first-born of Rev. James Albert Kinser and Donna Callie Moore. She was born in Cleburne (Johnson Co.), TX. Her siblings are sisters, Marie, Euceba Farris and Margaret. Her brother is Albert Foster Kinser.
The Kinser sisters were a unique quartet, staying close and caring all their lives. Elgie was the first to be called home to her Lord.
She married Dillard Milo Pace on December 23, 1923 in Abilene, Texas. They were together in marriage and business ventures, which included retail grocery, wholesale meat company and ranching. Elgie and Dill had two children, Jim and Joy Pace, who they loved dearly.
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From THE SWEEWATER (TX) REPORTER:
ELGIE KINSER PACE
SWEETWATER- ELGIE KINSER PACE, 84, died Thursday in San Angelo. Services will be at 4 p.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles McLaughlin officiating.
Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery, directed by Cate-Spencer & Gallagher Funeral Home.
Mrs. Pace was born in Cleburne, had been a resident of Sweetwater since 1925 and was one of the pioneering families of Sweetwater.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Golden Chords Choir, Keenagers, Southwest Cattlemens Association and the Chamber of Commerce.
Survivors include a son, Dr. James R. Pace of Sweetwater, Joy (Mrs. Bill) Pace Morehead of San Angelo; three sisters, Marie Humphrey of Bastrop, Farris Conley of New Braunfels and Margaret Rutledge of Abilene: seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of San Angelo or The West Texas Boys Ranch.
CAUSE OF DEATH WAS LIVER CANCER AND STROKE.
IN A DISCUSSION WITH COUSIN JOY ABOUT ELGIE I ASKED THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: JOY I DIDN'T KNOW ELGIE WENT WITH HER PASTOR FATHER TO SERVICES. I KNEW ELGIE PLAYED THE PIANO. DIDN'T YOU HAVE A PIANO WHEN YOU LIVED ON SILAS IN SWEETWATER? HER ANSWER WAS YES SHE DID GO TO HIS SERVICES AND LED THE MUSIC. Yes, we did always HAVE A PIANO IN OUR HOME. Mother played the piano in the Junior Department at the church probably for 40 or more years. She could really belt out those wonderful Baptist hymns.
James Albert Kinser (1882 - 1966)
Dona Callie Moore Kinser/Neel (1886 - 1955)
Dillard Milo Pace (1901 - 1969)*
James Robert Pace (1933 - 1997)*
Alvis Elgie Kinser Pace (1906 - 1991)
Vivian Marie Kinser Humphrey (1908 - 2005)*
Euceba Farris Kinser Conley (1911 - 2007)*
Margaret Lou Kinser Rutledge (1913 - 1991)*
ALBERT FOSTER KINSER (1915 - 1981)*
Note: Double stone with Dill M. Pace
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Plot: Section 2, Block 1
Maintained by: ron
Originally Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Nov 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16490821