|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1833|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 1912|
From Rodgers & Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records in possession of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home; Book #7; p.521; Service #45; charged to deceased; order given by A.E. Boyers; secured by same; date of funeral 8 Feb; place of death Brownsville, TX.; services at Brownsville and cemetery; time from 1250 Sante Fe Train; Clergyman Griffin and #27 A.F. & A.M.; cause of death pneumonia; date of death 6 Feb; married; aged 85 years; body shipped to Paris; interment at Evergreen Section 5; coach $5.00; 4 carriages $14.00; hearse $10.00; deliver box and line grave $2.50; services $5.00; open grave $5.00; total $41.50.
Buried next to Martha R. Boyers.
From an undated-unnamed newspaper obituary clipping from 'The Paris Scrapbook' donated by Skipper Steely;
'Edwin Boyers received a message yesterday from his brother-in-law, Dr. George Stell, announcing the death of his father, R. H. Boyers, which occurred at 9 o'clock in the morning in Brownsville. The announcement of his death was not unexpected, as he was known to be failing in health. He had been afflicted for some time with asthma, which was complicated with grippe and dropsy. The remains will be brought here tomorrow at noon over the Santa Fe and the funeral will take place on the arrival of the train. Rev. J. H. Griffin, pastor of the Lamar Avenue Methodist church, of which the deceased was a member, will conduct the funeral.
The deceased was born in Mississippi and was in his eightieth year. He came to Paris in 1881 and had lived here ever since until a few years ago, when he and his wife went to Brownsville to live with their daughter. His wife and two sons, A. E. and M. W. Boyers of this city, and two daughters, Mrs. George S. Stell of Brownsville and Mrs. J. S. Hill of Ardmore, OK, survive him.
The deceased was a member of the Masonic lodge and of Albert Sidney Johnston Camp Confederate Veterans. J. R. Justiss, Commander of the camp, requests that as many members as can do so attend the funeral. Burial will be at Evergreen.'
From the records of Lamar #258 United Daughters of the Confederacy: Awarded Cross of Military Service on July 26, 1911. He served as a Sgt., Co. G., 20th Regiment, Tennessee Volunteer Infantry.
Susan Lee Boyers Stell (1869 - 1955)*
Created by: Carole Curry
Record added: Aug 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21041606
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