|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1859|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 1929|
Friday June 28, 1929
Mrs. J. A. Biggers Passes Away
Mrs. J. A. Biggers, 70, beloved pioneer resident of Arlington and Tarrant County, died at her home three miles southeast of Arlington Wednesday morning at one forty five after a brief illness of three days.
Mrs. Biggers was born Feb. 12, 1895 (sic), at Pittsburg, Tenn., where she lived until 1881 when she moved to Texas with her husband, J. A. Biggers, to whom she was married December 22, 1879. To this union were born six children, all of whom survive her.
Mrs. Biggers lived a beautiful Christian life and was loved by all who knew her. She joined the Christian Church at the age of fifteen and was a devout member of the First Christian Church of this city at the time of her death.
Funeral services were held at the First Christian Church at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27th, with Reverend R. M. Redford, pastor, officiating, assisted by Rev. Roy A. Langston, pastor of the First Methodist church and Rev. S. M. Bennett, pastor of the Presbyterian church.
She is survived by her husband, J. A. Biggers, five sons, J. N., Edd, and Joe, of Arlington, and M. W. and Zack of Fort Worth, one daughter, Mrs. A. A. Hutsell, of Arlington; eighteen grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Thaney Cummings, of Handley, Texas, and a host of distant relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers were: Edward Rankin, Frank Moore, Sam Parker, Phillip Bailey, Hugh Smith, and Albert Steeley. Honorary pallbearers were: Lou Turck, D. A. Bickle, E. E. Rankin, D. R. Martin, Wm. Knapp, E. B. Foster, Mm. Moore, Cliff Barnes, Frank McKnight, R. H. Bardin, Jim Ditto, Mike Ditto, C. L. Heath, and D. C. Sibley.
Interment in the Arlington cemetery.
Friday July 5, 1929
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to take this method of thanking our many friends for the many acts of kindness and sympathy shown us during the illness and death of our loved one. Also for the beautiful floral offerings.
J. A. Biggers
J. N. Biggers & family
Mrs. A. A. Hutsell and family
Joe Biggers and family
M. W. Biggers & family
Miss Annie Biggers
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Record added: Sep 07, 2008
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