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Kathryn Wolfe Criswell
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1909
Death: Sep. 19, 1987

Forney Messenger, September 24, 1987 "Mrs. Kathryn Criswell, a long time resident of Forney passed away Saturday, September 19, 1987 in a Rockwall Nursing Home. Funeral services was held at the First United Methodist Church in Forney, Monday, September 21 at 3:00 with the Rev. Stephen Robertson and the Rev. Jerry Griffin officiating. Mrs. Kathryn Wolfe Criswell, a dedicated second grade school teacher, was born on November 3, 1909 in Quinlan, Hunt County, Texas to James Otho Wolfe and Mary Callie Clark Wolfe. She came to Forney in 1932 as a teacher at Coates School, a rural school district north of Forney. On June 6, 1934, she married Dick Criswell and continued a thirty-nine year teaching career in and around Forney. In addition to her love for school children, she was an avid historian, especially Forney history. She has been a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution since 1958, as well as a member of the National Society of Colonial Dames. She has also been a member of the National Huguenots Society. Kathryn was a member of the Methodist Church since early childhood. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #591. She was a Life Member of the Texas State Teachers Association and the Texas Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. Criswell is survived by her husband, L. L. 'Dick' Criswell, sons: Jim Dick Criswell and Sam Criswell, both of Forney, sister, Billie Wolfe Tanner of Gainesville, Texas; five grandchildren, Sam and Samantha, Kathryn, Elizabeth and Cindi all of Forney. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and dear friends."
Family links: 
  James Otho Wolfe (1876 - 1954)
  Mary Clark Wolfe (1883 - 1930)
  Lucius Leonard Criswell (1908 - 1990)
  Kathryn Wolfe Criswell (1909 - 1987)
  Mary Elizabeth Wolfe Sime (1917 - 1980)*
  Billie Wolfe Tanner (1923 - 2007)*
  Thomas Franklin Wolfe (1934 - 2014)**
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Cemetery
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section B
Created by: Linda Harwell
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44092737
Kathryn <i>Wolfe</i> Criswell
Added by: Linda Harwell
Kathryn <i>Wolfe</i> Criswell
Added by: Linda Harwell
Kathryn <i>Wolfe</i> Criswell
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its all for love. L.O.V.E.
- Amy Wolfe
 Added: Jul. 1, 2010

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