Paul Emmet Grey

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Paul Emmet Grey

  • Birth 2 Mar 1900
  • Death 29 Apr 1941
  • Burial Weimar, Colorado County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 44724608

Funeral Services For Local Man Are Held Here Wednesday

Paul Emmet Grey, 41, resident of Columbus for twenty years and employee of The Citizen for nearly that long, died Tuesday night at 6:30 o'clock at Mountain View Sanitarium at Kerrville.

Mr. Grey had been in ill health for a number of years. He had previously gone to West Texas for his health and returned to Columbus to do successful work as Linotype operator and printer on The Citizen. In August 1940 he returned to Bandera, and he was in sanitariums (sic) there and at Kerrville until his death.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock at Columbus Funeral Home. Rev. Frank D. Charlton, pastor of Columbus Methodist Church, of which Mr. Grey was a member, officiating. Interment followed in Masonic Cemetery in Weimar.

Pallbearers were W. H. Miekow, E. G. Miller, Clarence Potter, Sam Harbert Jr., T. W. Glithero and R. R. Hadden.

Mr. Grey was born March 2nd, 1900, [correct birth year is 1898] in Galesburg, Illinois. His parents died during his early childhood. He came to Texas at the age of twelve, making his home with his uncle, Henry Hurr, and Mrs. Hurr.

When he was seventeen, he returned to the North, where he lived until 1922. He came back to Texas and subsequently worked on The Columbus Citizen under W. L,. Pendergraft, Maverick-Clarke Printing Company at San Antonio and The Freeport Facts at Freeport.

In 1926 he began work with Mr. Hurr on The Colorado County Citizen, where he worked until last August.

Mr. Grey was admired for his ready wit and happy personality and he had a great number of friends in Columbus and this section. His fine character was respected by those who knew him.

He is survived by three children, Sallie, David and Elizabeth Grey, all of Columbus, who live with their grandmother, Mrs. Mayme McLeary. His aunt Mrs. Henry Hurr of Columbus, also survives.

He married Miss Marjorie McLeary May 6th, 1929. Mrs. Grey died January 3rd, 1936.

Colorado County Citizen, May 1, 1941
Note: Son of Charles Lewis and Emma Alyda (Hurr) Grey/Gray

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