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 Violet Lurline <I>Dawes</I> Arthur

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Violet Lurline Dawes Arthur

  • Birth 3 Dec 1918
  • Death 16 Aug 2013
  • Burial Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
  • Plot East 1st Addition Block 33 Lot B Between Spaces 1 & 2.
  • Memorial ID 116243401

Violet Lurline Dawes Arthur was born to Vernon and Rita Baker Dawes on Dec. 3, 1918, in Payne County, Okla. She was the oldest of five children, Russell, Leland, Jack Dawes, and Ruby Wooten, all of whom preceded her in death. Violet graduated from Agra High School in Oklahoma then moved to Slaton, Texas, to live with grandparents, John and Lula Baker. She met Joe C. Arthur of Southland and they were married Nov. 24, 1937. After moving many times around Texas, Amarillo, Clarendon, Mineola, Littlefield, Lubbock, Dallas, and Plano, she came back to Lubbock in 1985. She has been a very active member of First Baptist Church and the Faith Sunday School Class. During these twenty-eight years, she enjoyed many Bible Studies and Precept Bible Courses and served several offices within her Sunday School Class. She enjoyed all of the activities offered at Grand Court Lubbock, beginning May 2007, until falling in her apartment on June 8, 2013. After that accident she was very hesitant to even try to walk. Memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church with Bro John Ballard officiating. Inurnment will follow in Slaton Cemetery Saturday afternoon.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on August 29, 2013.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Cremation. Interment 31 Aug 2013





  • Created by: David Sifford
  • Added: 29 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116243401
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Violet Lurline Dawes Arthur (3 Dec 1918–16 Aug 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116243401, citing Englewood Cemetery, Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David Sifford (contributor 46564332) .