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Tressie Barbara Stocks Bostick
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Birth: May 19, 1920
Upshur County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 2010

She married James Day Bostick on 18 Sep 1938 in Harrison Co, TX.

Obituary online at
Originally published in The Daily Sentinel on January 12, 2010.

Tressie Barbara Stocks Bostick was born May 19, 1920, to Robert Jack and Claudia Pearl Davis Stocks in Upshur County, Texas, and departed this life January 10, 2010, to reunite with her beloved husband of 63 years, James Bostick Sr.

She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and siblings including brothers, Arthur V., Merle J. and Ivan W. "Bill" Stocks; and sister, Lucy L. Stocks Craddock.

She is survived by her children Eleanor Kay Bostick O'Neal and husband, Larry, of Nacogdoches, Texas, James Day Bostick Jr. of Marshall, Texas, and Lucy Claire Bostick Bellows of Nacogdoches, Texas; grandchildren, Bobby Joe Marshall of Nacogdoches, Texas, Tracy Bellows Davis Markovich and husband, Tim, of League City, Texas, David Monroe Bellows Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia, Christine Lenore Bostick Henderson of Reno, Nevada, James Day Bostick III and wife, Cheri, of Reno, Nevada; and great-grandchildren, Duston Michael Davis, Quinton Trey Davis, Ellyssa Ann Bostick and Nikolas Day Bostick; numerous nieces, nephews and extended families.

Her lifetime profession was devoted to nursing. Tressie was a very talented artist and a writer of poetry, with a book of her writings having been published. She shared many interests with her husband, including square dancing, hunting, fishing, photography and very extensive genealogy research. She loved traveling including one very special motorized/camping trip from Montana to the Arctic Circle with one of her Texas brothers (Merle) and her Montana brother, Bill, along with various members of their families.

She was a longtime member of Summit Street Methodist Church, Marshall, Texas. She was a former longtime resident of both Marshall, Texas, and Mesquite, Texas, and a current resident of a local nursing home and Life Care Hospice in Nacogdoches, Texas.

She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at Little Chapel by the Lake, Colonial Gardens, Marshall, Texas. Online condolences can be made at or Sullivan Funeral Home, Marshall.
Family links: 
  Robert Jackson Stocks (1879 - 1931)
  Claudie Pearl Davis Stocks (1882 - 1959)
  James Day Bostick (1915 - 2001)
Note: Double stone with James Day Bostick Sr
Colonial Gardens
Harrison County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section: Garden of Beloved
GPS (lat/lon): 32.50671, -94.31441
Maintained by: Debbie Z*~
Originally Created by: EastTexan
Record added: Jan 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12926426
Tressie Barbara <i>Stocks</i> Bostick
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Tressie Barbara <i>Stocks</i> Bostick
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RIP,Tressie. You are remembered with love.
- Caroline133
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015

- Debbie Z*~
 Added: Dec. 17, 2012
Obituary: Tressie BostickPublished: Longview News-Journal January 11, 2010MARSHALL - Tressie Barbara Stocks Bostick was born May 19, 1920, to Robert Jack and Claudia Pearl Davis Stocks in Upshur County, Texas, and departed this life January 10, 2010, to ...(Read more)
- Shirley Hart Dillingham
 Added: Jan. 12, 2010

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