Palestine daily herald. (Palestine, Tex.) January 10, 1906, p 1 Mrs S A Gathright . Yesterday afternoon at 2:25 Mrs S. A Gathright died at the home of Her daughter, Mrs Willie Reeves the funeral took place at 4 o'clock this afternoon. This good woman was 71 years 7 months and 10 days old. She was the widow of Prof Gathright who was the first president of the Texas A &M College and who was a popular educator and teacher up to the time of his death.