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Ira Jack Bownds
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1869
Death: Jul. 26, 1953

Son of William C "Billy" Bownds & Louisa Jones Bownds


BOWNDS, Ira Jack of Thorndale & Rockdale. Age 84. Died 7/26/1953 (Sunday) in St. Edwards Hospital, Cameron. He had been in ill health for some years and was critically ill for a week before his passing. Services held (Monday) 7/27/1953 in Phillips & Luckey Chapel, Rockdale. Burial in the old Mesquite cemetery. Rev. O.J. Morgan, pastor of Tanglewood Baptist Church and Elmer Irby, Church of Christ minister at Rockdale, officiated.

He was BORN in Hays County, TX. His parents were M/M William Bownds. He had lived his life in territory adjacent to Thorndale, many years of which were spent at Watson Branch and had lived in Rockdale since 1941. Married to Miss Isabelle Waters on 1/1/1905.

SURVIVORS: His wife, Isabelle Bownds; children, Olan Edgar Bownds, Jackson Bownds of Rockdale, William Moda Bownds of Paradise, LA., Mrs. Roy Jackson of Galena Park, TX., Mrs. Monora Jackson and Mrs. A.C. Cranes both of Rockdale and Mrs. Hubert Jackson of Thorndale; 17 grandchildren and sister, Mrs. Alfred Morrison of Thorndale. 
Family links: 
  William C. Bownds (1836 - 1909)
  Louisa Jane Jones Bownds (1836 - 1892)
  Annie Isabelle Waters Bownds (1887 - 1978)*
  I. B. Bownds Jackson (1922 - 2012)*
  John William Bownds (1864 - 1943)*
  Salathiel Bownds (1866 - 1948)*
  Henry Anderson Bownds (1868 - 1950)*
  Ira Jack Bownds (1869 - 1953)
  Dasey Dea Bownds Morrison (1893 - 1977)**
  Minnie Lois Bownds Jay (1902 - 1978)**
*Calculated relationship
Mesquite Cemetery
Lee County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Annette Shaw
Originally Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Oct 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22152268
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