William H. “Billy” Sikes Jr.

William H. “Billy” Sikes Jr.

Alabama, USA
Death 4 Mar 1930 (aged 81)
Stephens County, Texas, USA
Burial Breckenridge, Stephens County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 18569942 · View Source
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Son of William H. Sikes and Julia A. Hopper

Some have William's middle name as "Hollowell" & some have it as "Holiver."

Obit from Breckenridge American, Tuesday, March 4, 1930:

WELL KNOWN STEPHEN CO. FARMER DIES – W.H. Sikes, 81, Resident in County 40 Years Buried Today

William H. Sikes, 81 years of age, died at his home between Parks and Wayland this morning at one o'clock.

Mr. Sikes is a well-known farmer of Stephens County, having resided in the county for the past 40 years. He outlived he wife by one year; Mrs. Sikes was buried in May, 1929.

Funeral services for Mr. Sikes were held at 4 o'clock this afternoon; he was interred in the Parks cemetery.

Mr. Sikes is survived by five sons, C.E., Wayland, L.D., W.T., J.A., Parks; three daughters, Mrs. C.W. Hart, Parks; Mrs. Vergie Sikes, Parks; Mrs. Will Gardner, Gerard. He is also survived by 28 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

From his Texas Certificate of Death:

Name: William H Sikes
Death Date: 04 Mar 1930
Death Place: 10 miles south Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: white
Death Age: 81 years 2 months
Birth Date: 04 Jan 1849
Birthplace: Ala.
Father's Name: William H Sikes
Father's Birthplace: North Car
Occupation: Farmer
Place of Residence: 10 Miles South Breckenridge, Texas
Burial Place: Pleasant Valley Near Park
Burial Date: 04 Mar 1930
Informant: W.T. Sikes, Parker, Tex.

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