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Ruth Stripling Gentry Meyer
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1881
Death: Feb. 14, 1974

MEYER, Mrs. Nannie Ruth (H. C.) of Rockdale & Manor. Age 91. Died 2/14/1974 (Thursday) in Oak Crest Manor nursing home on Hwy. 290 east, near Manor, where she lived the past 15 years. Services held (Friday) at St.Thomas Episcopal Church, Rockdale. Burial in IOOF Cemetery, Rockdale.

She was BORN 10/17/1881 at Palestine, daughter of the late M/M. Wm. A. Gentry. Her husband, the late H.C. Meyer, died a number of years ago. During his lifetime in Rockdale, he was a member of the old firm of Henne & Meyer Co., which also had a hardware and implement store in New Braunfels. The firm was located in Rockdale in what is known as the Peebles Building. They were staunch civic and social leaders in Rockdale in earlier days and Mr. Meyer served in Rockdale as Mayor for several terms. Mrs. Meyer was active in civic work and town activities. Her husband was one of Central Texas greatest 'good roads' leaders and town boosters. Served several terms as member of the State Board of Control, appointed by Gov. Jim Ferguson.

SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Henry C. Meyer, Jr. of Granbury and Bruce G. Meyer of Austin; daughter, Mrs. Fenora Deputy of Austin; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  William Addison Gentry (1849 - 1918)
  Katherine Stribling Gentry (1857 - 1937)
  Henry Conrad Meyer (1861 - 1948)*
  Fenora Meyer Deputy (1916 - 1999)*
  Twin Brother Meyer (1916 - 1916)*
  Ruth Stripling Gentry Meyer (1881 - 1974)
  Merle Gentry Tally (1888 - 1961)*
  Fannie Gentry House (1890 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 26, 2007
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Ruth Stripling <i>Gentry</i> Meyer
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