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John Clements "Clem" Girdner
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1861
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1944
Athens
Henderson County
Texas, USA

Funeral services for John "Clem" Girdner, who died Monday night at 8 o'clock at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Julius hart, South Palestine, after an illness of several months, were held Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock First Christian Church.

The services were conducted by the Rev. A.C. Turner, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church of Tyler, and the Rev. W.B. Oliver, pastor of the First Christian Church. Burial was in the Modoc cemetery. The Athens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Girdner, a retired farmer and native Texan, was born on October 25, 1861, and had resided in and near Athens for the past seventy-one years.

He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Tyler.

Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Julius Hart and Mrs. Charlie Lambright of Athens; Mrs. W.T. Follis of Houston; Mrs. Claude Livesay of California; and Mrs. H.O. Blair of Tyler; one son, John T. Girdner of Houston, and twenty-one grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Published in the Athens Review February 3, 1944 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Clements Girdner (1832 - ____)
  Drucilla Elizabeth Daniel Girdner (1836 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Eliza Belle Miller Girdner (1865 - 1942)
  Sarah Emma Cummings Girdner (1869 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Lila Emma Girdner Lambright (1889 - 1978)*
  Viola Girdner Zotos (1892 - 1937)*
  Ida Love Girdner Follis (1894 - 1973)*
  Mary Lunora Girdner Lievsay (1896 - 1983)*
  Almeta Girdner Hart (1898 - 1966)*
  John Thomas Girdner (1900 - 1984)*
  Jasper B Girdner (1903 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  M. A. Josephine Girdner Hanks (1853 - 1878)*
  Almeta Girdner Knight (1856 - 1890)*
  John Clements Girdner (1861 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
He was beloved by God and man
 
Burial:
Modoc Cemetery
Athens
Henderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Laura Gregory Roberts
Record added: Aug 08, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6669472
John Clements Clem Girdner
Added by: Laura Gregory Roberts
 
 
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