|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1872|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 1958|
From the Willacy County News, July 31, 1958:
Caption under photo:
"PASSED AWAY AT HOME OF DAUGHTER - Mrs. Jane Brenner, one of Willacy County's earliest settlers, died Tuesday afternoon at DeQuincy, La."
"Prominent Citizen Dies Tues.
Pioneer Resident Served To Help Develop Community
Mrs. Jane Brenner, 85, well known pioneer Willacy County resident, died Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. D. McCauley, in DeQuincy, Louisiana where she had been visiting since April.
She was born November 7, 1872 in Edinburgh, Scotland and came to the United States with her parents at the age of 18 months. She and her husband, the late Joseph P. Brenner, moved to Raymondville in 1908 from Covington, Kentucky at which time Mr. Brenner established the Brenner Grocery Store on south 7th Street. Mrs. Brenner was a member of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Brenner served in many civic organizations in her earlier years and contributed much of her time working on worth while projects for the betterment of the community.
Funeral services will be conducted from the First Presbyterian Church Friday morning at 10 o'clock with Rev. Roger McLaine officiating. Interment will be made in the Raymondville cemetery under the direction of the Duddleston Funeral Home.
Survivors include one son, L. C. Brenner, Raymondville; one daughter, Mrs. W. D. McCauley, DeQuincy, Louisiana; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Pall bearers will be N. G. Parr, Harvey Maddy, Harry Douthit, Otta Becka, John Reber, Ben McCaslin, Hurschel Hill and Ed C. Raymond.
Honorary pall bearers will be Russell Cherry, Harl Thomas, Fred Humphrey and Dr. C. M. Corbett, Sr."
"MRS. JANE BRENNER
RAYMONDVILLE -- Mrs. Jane Brenner, 85, well-known pioneer resident of Willacy county, died Tuesday afternoon in the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. D. McCauley in DeQuincy, La., where she had been visiting since April.
She was born November 7, 1872 in Edinburgh, Scotland and came to the U. S. with her parents when she was 18 months old. Mrs. Brenner and her husband, the late Joseph P. Brenner, moved to Raymondville in 1908 from Covington, Ky. They established the Brenner Grocery Store on S. 7th street.
Mrs. Brenner was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the First Presbyterian church, Raymondville, with the Rev. Roger McClane officiating. Burial will be in Raymondville cemetery under the direction of the Duddleston Funeral home.
Survivors include one son, L. C. Brenner of Raymondville; a daughter, Mrs. W. D. McCauley of DeQuincy; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The family appreciates the beauty and sentiment as expressed in flowers, but it is their desire that any remembrance in Mrs. Brenner's behalf be made either to the Reber Memorial Library or to the memorial fund of the First Presbyterian church."
Out-of-town relatives here for the funeral Friday of Mrs. Jane Brenner were Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McCauley Jr. of DeQuincy, La., Mr. and Mrs. George Collins of Falfurrias, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Gimnick of DeQuincy, La., Tom Dods and Mrs Chester Dods of Kansas City, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Leo Turner of San Antonio, and Mrs. and Mrs. W. D. McCauley, Sr. of Kingsville, D. McCauley, Sr. of Kingsville; I. M. Foster, Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Whaley all of Bonham; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Borroum and son of Kenedy."
"Relatives Here For Brenner Funeral
Among the relatives coming for the funeral last week of Mrs. Jane Brenner were: Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McCauley, Jr. and daughter Mrs. P. M. Gimmick of DeQuincy, La., Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McCauley, Sr. of Kingsville., Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Whaley and Mr. I. M. Foster of Bonham, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Borroum and son of Kenedy; Mr. and Mrs. George Collins, Falfurrias; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Turner, San Antonio; Mrs. Chester Dods and Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Dods of Kansas City."
John Dods (1827 - 1898)
Isabella Brown Dods (1837 - 1925)
Joseph Peter Brenner (1861 - 1932)
Elizabeth J Brenner (1907 - 1907)*
Lawrence Carr Brenner (1908 - 1987)*
Janet Georgina Brenner McCauley (1911 - 1990)*
Ruth Dagmore Dods Hatton (1858 - 1915)*
Elizabeth Wilson Dods Collins (1860 - 1932)*
Thomas Dods (1863 - 1938)*
Adam Brown Dods (1864 - 1944)*
Isabella Brown Lyon Dods Perle (1867 - 1952)*
Janet MacFarlane Dods Brenner (1872 - 1958)
Georgina Brown Dods Foster (1875 - 1936)*
Raymondville Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Brenner Plot
Created by: Kathleen Clemence
Record added: Oct 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79277612
My great-great-grand aunt (sister of my great-great-grandfather, Thomas Dods).|
Added: May. 2, 2014
Added: Oct. 29, 2011
Added: Oct. 25, 2011