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William Jefferson Blythe, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1884
Ripley
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1935
Grayson County
Texas, USA

"Sherman Democrat", Sherman, Grayson Co., TX
William Jefferson Blythe,51, died at his home five miles north of Sherman Tuesday at 10:40 a.m.. Funeral services will be held from the family residence Wednesday at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Claud Johnston of North Park Baptist Church. The Rev. Ray Short of Whiterock Baptist Church will assist. Talley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Interment will be in West Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Blythe was born in Ripley, Miss.in January 1884, coming to Texas in 1910 and locating near Howe. He had lived in Grayson county since that time and had been at his present residence for the last 14 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Birchie Blythe; four sons, Clifford of Route 2, Sherman, W.J., Ernest, and Glen at home; five daughers, Mrs. Lloyd Lindsteadt and Miss Maurine Blythe of Denison; and Misses Cora, Lucille, and Vera Lee Blythe at home; his mother Mrs. Fannie Blythe; three grandchildren of Van Alstyne; one brother Hardy Blythe of Van Alstyne and five sisters, including Mrs. Cleve Enochs of Van Alstyne.
Pallbearers will be Perry Waldrop, Bob May, Thompson Ashburn, Charles Wright, M.L. Savage and John Cavender. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Patton Foote Blythe (1851 - 1898)
  Frances Ellen Hines Blythe (1857 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Lou Birchie Ayers Blythe (1891 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Clifford Lewis Blythe (1908 - 1960)*
  Raymond William Blythe (1908 - 1928)*
  Pauline Blythe Linsteadt (1910 - 1994)*
  Earnest Clyde Blythe (1912 - 1981)*
  William Jefferson Blythe (1918 - 1946)*
  Vera Lee Blythe Ramey (1923 - 2006)*
  Glen Hardy Blythe (1927 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ellen Blythe Crosby (1877 - 1943)*
  John Hardy Blythe (1880 - 1962)*
  William Jefferson Blythe (1884 - 1935)
  Wardie Bell Blythe Robertson (1885 - 1931)*
  Mattie Melvinia Blythe Ayers (1888 - 1957)*
  Ivy Mae Blythe Enochs (1895 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Hill Cemetery
Sherman
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Rose
Record added: May 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52367583
William Jefferson Blythe, Sr
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William Jefferson Blythe, Sr
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