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 Leslie Cory

Leslie Cory

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Death 22 Feb 1997 (aged 84)
Burial Neinda, Jones County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 13965588 · View Source
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ANSON - Leslie Cory, 84, the "watermelon king of Jones County," died Saturday at a local hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Loren Gardner and James Smith officiating. Burial will be in Neinda Cemetery, directed by Lawrence-Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Cory was born at Boyd's Chapel and was a retired farmer. He was a Methodist. He married Mary Alice Mayfield in 1936 in Stamford.

Survivors include his wife, of Anson; one son, Doug Cory of New Braunfels; two sisters, Lillian Tabb of Anson and Eva Lee Raines of Bakersfield, Calif.; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will be at the home of Steve and Melinda Murphy, four miles north of Hawley on Hwy. 277.


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  • Created by: Joyce Gore Locke
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13965588
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie Cory (6 Dec 1912–22 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13965588, citing Neinda Cemetery, Neinda, Jones County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Gore Locke (contributor 46616313) .