|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1859|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 1939|
Joseph Abshire, 70, died at 3:45 a. m. today at his home, 3635 39th street. Pear Ridge, after six months illness. Mr. Abshire would have been 80 next Christmas day. Born in Lafayette Parish, La., he had lived in Port Arthur 22 years. He formerly was employed at the Texas company, retiring 18 years ago. He was a member of St. James Catholic church.
Mr. Abshire is survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Luke LeBlanc, Port Arthur; Mrs. T.
Marceaux, Orange county, and Mrs. Edward J. Breaux, El Vista; three sons, J. J. and Paul Abshire Port Arthur, and Amelca Abshire, New Orleans, La.; a brother, Elcide Abshire, Morse, La; 26 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
The body will remain at the home until time for services, which will be conducted in St. James church at 9 a. m. Thursday, with burial in Calvary cemetery. The Dillon funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Rosary will be said by St. James Altar society at 7 p. m. today at
the home, and also by the Knights of Columbus at 8:30 p. m.
The Port Arthur News
Victoria Hachet Abshire (1872 - 1957)
Plot: Right Hand Side
Maintained by: Kerry Girolamo
Originally Created by: D. A. Core (nee McGee)
Record added: Nov 29, 2009
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