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 James Franklin Baird

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James Franklin Baird

  • Birth 31 Jul 1898 Kaufman, Kaufman County, Texas, USA
  • Death 26 Nov 1965 Overton, Rusk County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Arp, Smith County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 102364646

Last Rites For James F. Baird

Funeral services for James Franklin Baird, 67, of Arp were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Arp with the Rev. Leroy Pattillo officiating.

Burial was in the Ebenezer Cemetery of Arp under the direction of Forester Funeral Home of Troup.

Mr. Baird died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday in an Overton hospital after a short illness.

He retired two years ago from the pipeline department of Sinclair Oil Company after 20 years of service. He was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, lifetime resident of the Arp area.

Survivors include one son, Billy Baird of Hobbs, N.M.; one daughter, Mrs. J. R. Sherman of Tulsa, Okla.; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Hirman Perkins, Hugh Anderson, Mills Parker, Charles Mullican, Floyd Littlepage, Loys Arnold and R. H. Hendry.

Troup Banner 2 Dec 1965

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  • Created by: Bill Elliott
  • Added: 19 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102364646
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Franklin Baird (31 Jul 1898–26 Nov 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102364646, citing Ebenezer Cemetery, Arp, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bill Elliott (contributor 47799629) .