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Debra "J.J." Parkinson Gallaher
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1890
Hood County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1964
Graham
Young County
Texas, USA

daughter of James "Jim" T. Parkinson - Mary Jane McWhorter

Services for Debra "J.J." Gallaher, of 703 Virginia, were held in the First Methodist Church with Dr. D.L. McCree, pastor, officiating. Mrs. Gallaher was a member of the Methodist Church.

Mrs. Gallaher was found dead at her home by friends.

Debra Parkinson married John James Gallaher on 31 October 1914 at Fort Worth, Texas.

She was a homemaker and owner of the Dolman Hotel. The Dolman Hotel was a well known hotel to travelers and site of the founding of the Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. Mrs. Gallaher took over active management of the Dolman Hotel before selling the property to the Cattle Raisers Association earlier this year.

She was a long time member of the First Methodist Church and was active in clubs and civic affairs of Graham.

Survivors: son - John J. Gallaher, Jr. of La Porte; daughter - Mrs. Alfred E. "Mary" Cadis of Dallas; six grandchildren; one brother - Bern Parkinson of Graham; three sisters - Mrs. Edith Suggett of Fort Worth, Ester Fulton of Graham and Mrs. Linnie Young of Weatherford.


 
 
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 Parents:
  James Thomas Parkinson (1861 - 1911)
  Mary Jane McWhorter Parkinson (1865 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  John James Gallaher (1890 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  John James Gallaher (1919 - 1976)*
  Mary Cadis Gallaher Weatherby (1922 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lennie Constance Parkinson Young (1884 - 1968)*
  Thomas David Parkinson (1887 - 1946)*
  John H. Parkinson (1888 - 1917)*
  Debra Parkinson Gallaher (1890 - 1964)
  James Bern Parkinson (1892 - 1977)*
  Ethel Parkinson Johnson (1896 - 1976)*
  Mary Edith Parkinson Suggett (1899 - 1976)*
  Estha Parkinson Fulton (1899 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Graham
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Feb 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48331972
Debra J.J. <i>Parkinson</i> Gallaher
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Debra J.J. <i>Parkinson</i> Gallaher
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~Rest Well, 1st cousin 2x removed~
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 Added: Apr. 11, 2014

- Searchers of our Past
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