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Eva Olene Majors Preslar
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1908
Fannin County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2009
Rains County
Texas, USA

Olene as she was so kindly known was born to Walter Bryant Majors and Jennie Stone Dossey in the spring of 1908.
Her sisters, Katie Bethal,Mary Elizabeth and herself worked as hard as the boys Harry E.and William D. on the farm..until Harry Eugene became ill and passed in 1926..her Mother was never the same.

Eva Olene married in Blue Ridge,Texas

Aunt Olene lived to be a very young 100th..Her last days were spent in Emory,Rains County,Texas

EMORY - Services for Eva Olene Preslar, 100, Emory, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at Shady Grove Baptist Church of Emory.

Burial will be in Smyrna Cemetery under direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home, Emory.

Mrs. Preslar died Dec. 29, 2008, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 25, 1908, in Bonham to the late William Bryant and Jenny Dorsey Majors. She was a homemaker and member of Fireside Primitive Baptist Church of Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Cecil Russell in 1959, and William P. Preslar in 1981; son, William Russell in 1983; and daughter, Jean Bowen in 1991.

Survivors include her daughters, Margaret Molidor, Emory, and Joy Lundgren, Summerville, S.C.; sister, Mary Pate, Dallas; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives.

Family will receive friends 11 a.m.-noon Friday at the church.

(Published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on 1/1/2009)
Marriage 1 Eva Olene Majors b: 25 FEB 1908
Married: 22 JAN 1928 in Farmersville, Collin, Texas
William L. Russell b: 25 NOV 1934
Jean Cathryn Russell b: 22 JAN 1931

ID: I9207
Name: Cecil Sidney Russell
Sex: M
Birth: 30 JAN 1904 in Farmersville, Collin, Texas
Death: 2 DEC 1959 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas 1 2
Burial: 6 DEC 1959 Symrna Cemetery, Emory, Rains, Texas
Census: 1910
Census: 1930 Precinct 1, Rains, Texas; Roll 2384; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 2
Occupation: Dantzler Steel (Layout)
Religion: Primitive Baptist Church

Informant Mrs. Olene Russell

Family links: 
  Walter Bryant Majors (1879 - 1965)
  Jennie Stone Dossey Majors (1886 - 1978)
  Cecil Sidney Russell (1904 - 1959)
  William Phillip Preslar (1916 - 1981)*
  William L Russell (1934 - 1983)*
  Eva Olene Majors Preslar (1908 - 2009)
  Katie Bethel Majors Howell (1910 - 1984)*
  William D Majors (1914 - 1932)*
  Harry Eugene Majors (1916 - 1926)*
  Mary Elizabeth Majors Pate (1922 - 2011)*
  Walter David Majors (1928 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Smyrna Church Cemetery
Rains County
Texas, USA
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Record added: May 22, 2011
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