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 Nora L <I>Cave</I> Alston

Nora L Cave Alston

Quitman, Wood County, Texas, USA
Death 6 Jan 1978 (aged 83)
Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Burial Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 111, Lot 66
Memorial ID 15020003 · View Source
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Nora L Alston, was born July 11, 1894, near Quitman, TX, in Wood County, the daughter of Robert Bruce Cave and Martha Elizabeth Logan.

She married Carl F. Alston, April 10, 1910, at Quitman. They moved to Sweetwater, TX, in 1926. Her husband died May 5, 1964.

Nora lived with her daughter, Katy, in Sweetwater the last few years of her life, but she regularly spent weeks with various of her kids who lived outside of Sweetwater. While at Cecil's in Tyler, TX, she had to be hospitalized. She died there on Jan. 6, 1978.

Nora's body was returned to Sweetwater and funeral services were held in the McCoy Chapel of Memories, with the Rev. James Kinsey from the Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in Sweetwater Cemetery.

Survivors include five daughters: Mrs. Jack (Reba) McCain of Sweetwater, Mrs. Ernest (Luella) Cox of Breckenridge, TX, Mrs. Virgil (Katy) Posten of Sweetwater, Mrs. C.A. (Imogene) Ross of Dallas and Mrs. Vada Wagner of Hobbs, NM, and three sons: Richard of Houston, TX, Carl F. of Sweetwater and Cecil of Tyler.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Henry; and three daughters, Evelyn, Mattie, and Bonnie.

Gravesite Details Nora middle name was L - not an initial.





  • Maintained by: Joyce Baughn
  • Originally Created by: Janie Healer Davis
  • Added: 23 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15020003
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nora L Cave Alston (11 Jul 1894–6 Jan 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15020003, citing Sweetwater Cemetery, Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Baughn (contributor 47294107) .