Laura Mae <I>Bunch</I> Dark

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Laura Mae Bunch Dark

  • Birth 11 Nov 1887
  • Death 24 Jan 1970
  • Burial Smith County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 21339524

Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Mae Dark, 82, of Tyler Route 4 are set at 4 pm Sunday (January 25, 1970) in the Mount Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. A.C. Pettus, the Rev. E.W. Kiser and the Rev. B.C. McCoy officiating.

Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Smith County under the direction of Forester Funeral Home.
She died at 12:30 pm Saturday at her home after a lengthy illness. She was a long time resident of the Walnut Grove Community and a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

Survivors inlcude two sons, Ary Dark of Troup, and Perry Dark of Tyler; eight daughters Mrs. Lottie Terry of Beaumont, Mrs Jewel Hays of Bullard, Mrs. Emma Dowdy of Troup, Mrs Ellie Ivy, Mrs Clara West, Mrs. Agnes Roycroft, all o fTyler, Mrs. Lillian Dawson, Mrs. Thelma DuVall, both of Benton, Ark.; two brothers, Lee Bunch and Mack Bunch, both of Coolideg; three sisters, Mrs. Nora Munden of Marshall, Mrs Florence Munden of Howe, and Mrs. Della Patterson of Pasadena; 36 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be J.L. Hays, David West, Kenneth Dowdy, Billy Roycroft, Charles Dark and Morris Ivy.

(Published in the Tyler Courier-Times Telegraph Sunday, January 25, 1970)

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  • Created by: Lesa Hale
  • Added: 3 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21339524
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Mae Bunch Dark (11 Nov 1887–24 Jan 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21339524, citing Walnut Grove Cemetery, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Lesa Hale (contributor 46849085) .