|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1867|
Sao Paulo, Brazil
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 1941|
Thomas E. Bloxom 73, died Friday at 10:40 pm at his home 420 West Jones, following an illness of two weeks.
Services are to be conducted at 3 pm at the Central Baptist Church with the Rev. John V. Ray pastor officiating. Interment will be in West Hill Cemetery directed by Talley. The body will remain at the residence until time of services.
Mr. Bloxom was born April 5, 1867 in Brazil and came to the United States at about the age of four. His parents were among citizens of the Confederacy who migrated to South America rather than take the oath of allegiance to the United States required at the close of the civil war.
Mr. Bloxom married Miss. Mary Ella Bonner on November 28, 1888, at the home of her parents near Corsicanna.
The Bloxoms moved to Sherman in 1914 from Montague County. Mr. Bloxom's trade was that of carpenter and painter, bur he spent 22 years of his life as a preacher in the Missionary Baptist Church and during his 25 years he belonged to the church he was active as an official and in Sunday School.
He was a charter member of the Central Baptist Church.
Survivors include wife, four daughters, Mrs. L. V. Hubble and Mrs. H. C. Harber of Dallas, Mrs. G. T. Wise 2139 North Travis, Mrs. J. B. Carter 221 West Taylor; a son C. A. Bloxom of Post, a sister Mrs. Fannie Peek 934 North Porter, a brother Will Bloxom of Clovis N. M.; a daughter-in-law Mrs J. W. Bloxom 415 South Vaden; 24 grandchildren and 10 great-children.
Pallbearers will be son-in-law, H. C. Harber, L. V. Hubble, G. T. Wise and J. B. Carter, and grandsons Bennie Bloxom of Post and Gerald Hubble of Dallas.
Sherman Democrat December 21, 1941
Mary Elizabeth Bonner Bloxom (1864 - 1945)*
Charles Arthur Bloxom (1889 - 1955)*
James William Bloxom (1891 - 1937)*
Annie E Hubble (1893 - 1980)*
Mae Bloxom Harber (1897 - 1973)*
Nellie Bloxom Carter (1904 - 1984)*
West Hill Cemetery
Plot: S 1/2 Lot 12, Blk 38, Center East End 2nd Addition
Created by: Terry L & Becki Taylor
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33310599