|Birth: ||Jan. 23, 1886|
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 1971|
Mrs. Cynthia Lanier Maclin, 85, died Tuesday, July 20, 1971, in a Quitman hospital after a long illness.
Funeral services were held on Wedneday, July 21, 1971 in the New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Cloyce Miller officiating. Burial in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens was under the direction of English Funeral Home, Mineola.
Mrs. Maclin, born Jan. 23, 1886, in Hartwell County, GA. came to Texas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Vickery of Lindale. She accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 14, joining the New Hope Baptist Church and serving it actively until her health failed. She and the late Garland Maclin were married Nov. 15, 1903, in the home of her parents in Lindale, they had lived together for some 61 years at the time of Mr. Maclin's death Feb. 14, 1974.
Mrs. Maclin is survied by one son, Hoyt W. Maclin of Mineola; two grandchildren, Reed Maclin of Mineola and Mrs. Milton (Imogene) Bass of Jefferson; and five great grandchildren; Mrs. Joe (Paula) Youngblood and Kim Bass of Jefferson and Stephen, Jay and Lisa Maclin of Mineola; two
great-great grandchildren, Regena and Darrell Youngblood of Jefferson and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Raymond B. Cooper, Oveal Belcher, Elbert Willingham, H. A. Neighbors, E. E. Champ and J. L. Fulgham.
Lanier was a very talented Christian Lady reading her Bible daily and giving praise to the Lord for her many accomplishments. A petite lady of 5'3" and weighing 115 lbs. brown hair & brown eyes.
In an article written in the Mineola Monitor she was referred to as "Boss Of The Ranch" by execution of her preserving ability. A chronological account of her preserved food supply will describe better than any other words her frugality and foresight is as well as the effort exerted. The 1935 supply in the Maclin pantry included 140 cans of tomatoes, 100 cans of corn, 21 cans of kraut, 80 cans of blackberries, 30 cans of strawberries, 40 cans of turnip greens, 40 cans of beans, 48 quarts of various kinds of jellies, 2 gallons of sweet pickles, 8 quarts of chowchow, 25 gallons of peach pickles, 20 quarts of strawberry preserves, 48 quarts of peaches, 36 quarts of blackberry perserves, 30 cans of chili and 30 cans of various kinds of meats. All of this was raised in a large and complete family garden.
She was also an excellent seamstress. She made clothes for her family on her Singer peddle machine. She smocked dresses for her granddaughter and each year made her dresses from material ordered from Sears & Roebuck. She pieced and quilted many quilts.
James E. Vickery (1845 - 1915)
Martha Frances Clark Vickery (1847 - 1929)
Roscoe Garland Maclin (1883 - 1964)*
Hoyt Wiley Maclin (1906 - 2002)*
Rachel Elizabeth Vickery Holbrook (1867 - 1947)*
Ida Louise Vickery Brown (1871 - 1952)*
Amanda Mae Vickery Maclin (1883 - 1905)*
Cynthia Lanier Vickery Maclin (1886 - 1971)
Snow William Vickery (1893 - 1966)*
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Created by: Imogene Bass
Record added: Feb 17, 2012
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