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 Amanda Elizabeth “Mandy” <I>Stribling</I> Crain

Amanda Elizabeth “Mandy” Stribling Crain

Oglesby, Coryell County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Aug 1972 (aged 94)
Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas, USA
Burial Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas, USA
Plot Row 4, Grave 11
Memorial ID 27581227 · View Source
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Husband: James Wesley "Jim" Crain

Married: 23 Oct 1895 in Oglesby, Coryell Co., TX

1900 Census, Coryell City, Coryell County, TX
Household Gender Age
James W Crain M
Spouse Amanda E Crain F
Child James E Crain M
Child Robert V Crain M
1910 Census, Hamilton County, TX
Household Gender Age
Parent James W Crain M 39y
Parent Amanda Crain F 32y
James E Crain M 13y
Robert V Crain M 10y
Ruby P Crain F 7y
Lura B Crain F 3y

1920 Census, Hamilton County, TX
Household Gender Age
James Crain M 48y
Spouse Amanda Crain F 42y
Child Verne Crain M 20y
Child Ruby Crain F 17y
Child Lura Crain F 13y

1940 Census,Justice Precinct 1, Hamilton, Texas, United States
head Amanda S Crain F 62 Texas
daughter Ruby Crain F 37 Texas

The Hamilton Herald-News, 31 August, 1972
Amanda Elizabeth "Mandy" Stribling Crain

Mrs. Amanda Elizabeth Crain died August 23, 1972, in the Hamilton County General Hospital following an illness of several weeks duration. Funeral services were held in the Blue Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Hershel Fortner and Rev. George Gaston officiating. Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, with Riley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Born Aug. 27 in Coryell County, she lived most of her adult life in Hamilton County. Her parents were the late Thomas Edwin Stribling and Martha Kirkland Stribling. Her husband, James Wesley Crain, whom she married Oct. 23, 1895, preceded her in death, Nov. 18, 1930. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Blue Ridge Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, James Edwin Crain and Robert Verne Crain, both of Hamilton; two daughters, Ruby Crain and Mrs. Jeff Perry, also of Hamilton; three grandchildren, five great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. One daughter preceded her in death.

Serving as pallbearers were Jess Pruitt, J. H. Perry, James Obie Pearce, Oscar Lowrance, Gene Pruitt, Tom Carter Stribling, and Charnie Raibourn.





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  • Originally Created by: Linda Sparks Massia
  • Added: 15 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27581227
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Elizabeth “Mandy” Stribling Crain (27 Aug 1877–23 Aug 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27581227, citing IOOF Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dee Winter (contributor 47046829) .