|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1864|
|Death: ||May 16, 1947|
"Ophelia" daughter of Benjamin S. Tugwell and Phoebe Ann Findley. Married Simeon McCown, 25 August 1886, Paris, Lamar Co., Texas. Mother of 9 children.
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
"Mrs. Ophelia McCown, Seadrift Pioneer, Dies at Age of 82."
Mrs. Ophelia McCown, 82, died at her home in Seadrift last Friday morning, May 16, at 8:10 o'clock.
Funeral services were postponed until Monday, pending the arrival of a son, Odus McCown, who is in Cuba.
Mr. [sic] McCown was born at Farmersville [sic], La., June 12, 1864, and has been a resident of Seadrift for 33 years.
Survivors include four sons, Odus of Cuba, Owen, Maury and Brice of Seadrift; three daughters, Mrs. Jack Smith, Mrs. W.W. Wilburn of Seadrift and Mrs. Hondo Jones of San Antonio; one brother, T.B. Tugwell of Dallas and 19 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
McCabe-Carruth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Benjamin S Tugwell (1842 - 1885)
Phoebe Ann Findley Tugwell (1848 - 1886)
Simeon McCown (1862 - 1925)
Benjamin Owen McCown (1887 - 1967)*
Beulah Esta McCown Wilburn (1888 - 1952)*
Thressie McCown (1891 - 1904)*
Brice William McCown (1893 - 1949)*
Annie Lillian McCown Smith (1895 - 1974)*
Thelma Lee McCown (1899 - 1900)*
Odus McCown (1902 - 1952)*
Alma Dell McCown Jones (1906 - 1957)*
Maury McCown (1906 - 1965)*
Mary Ophelia Tugwell McCown (1864 - 1947)
Thomas Beltzhoover Tugwell (1870 - 1950)*
Benjamin Franklin Tugwell (1879 - 1937)*
Joseph Bullett Tugwell (1881 - 1922)*
To her we trust a place is
given, Among the saints with
Christ in Heaven.
Created by: Leonard J. McCown
Record added: Sep 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21843775