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 Mattie Sular “Castleberry” Castlebury

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Mattie Sular “Castleberry” Castlebury

  • Birth 31 Oct 1890
  • Death 23 Aug 1954
  • Burial Longview, Harrison County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 12523183

Mrs Mattie Sular Castleberry, 64, former Longview resident, died early Monday morning in Kahn Memorial Hospital in Marshall. Mrs. Castleberry had been ill for many months at her home near Karnack.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at Rains and Talley Funeral Home, Marshall, with the Rev. E. Leo Palmer, pastor of the Karnack baptist church, officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Park, Longview.

Mrs. Castleberry was a member of the Karnack Baptist church and contributed liberally toward church and many charitable projects. In the '30s Mrs. Castleberry moved to Longview where she operated the famed "Mattie's Ballroom," located on the Old Kilgore road. She later operated Palm Isle Club.

Survivors include one son, J.C. Arthur, Kilgore; two daughters-in-law Mrs, H. C. Arthur and Mrs. Henry Arthur; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Maud Beck, Seminole, Okla; Mrs. Mary Johnson, San Jose, Calif; one brother Roy Miley, Los Gauda, Calif;

Pallbearers will be: Clarence Fason, Cliff Corley, Sam Ford, Ed Ford, Will Power, and Ward Dorothy.

-Longview Daily News

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Gravesite Details Although the correct spelling of last name is "Castlebury" it is most often written as "Castleberry."





  • Maintained by: Lanny Medlin
  • Originally Created by: Tricia the Spirit Chaser
  • Added: 27 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12523183
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mattie Sular “Castleberry” Castlebury (31 Oct 1890–23 Aug 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12523183, citing Memory Park Cemetery, Longview, Harrison County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Lanny Medlin (contributor 46802850) .