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 Mary Lois King

Mary Lois King

Birth
Rusk County, Texas, USA
Death 18 Mar 1937 (aged 12)
New London, Rusk County, Texas, USA
Burial New London, Rusk County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 11144746 · View Source
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Inscription: Dau. of Mr. & Mrs. I.L. King (Lamar and Ora). "From mother and daddy's arms to the arms of Jesus."

Mary Lois was a 12-year-old victim of the tragic explosion at the New London, TX Jr./Sr. high school on March 18, 1937. She was in sixth grade. Her best friend, ten-year-old Dale May York, was also killed.

The Texas Ranger Dispatch published an article that details the experiences of the Yorks after the explosion. Mary Lois and her mother are mentioned in the article.


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  • Created by: Christie Marie Shepherd
  • Added: 11 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11144746
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Lois King (24 Feb 1925–18 Mar 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11144746, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, New London, Rusk County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Christie Marie Shepherd (contributor 46791473) .