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 Ida Ann <I>Lasater</I> Huckabay

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Ida Ann Lasater Huckabay

  • Birth 11 Apr 1877 Jack County, Texas, USA
  • Death 2 Oct 1955 Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 47675170

Jacksboro lost one of its oldest most active and widely known citizens with the death of Mrs. Ida Lasater Huckabay late Sunday.

Services were held at 2:00 pm Tuesday from the First Methodist Church and officiating ministers were Rev. A.R. Bilberry, Rev. Newt Turner of Grapevine and Rev. Luther A. Hill.

Mrs. Ida Huckabay was the author of "Ninety-Four Years in Jack County, 1854-1948", published in 1948 and was a long time member of the Texas Historical Society.

She was recently designated as an honorary lifetime member of the reactivated Jack County Historical Commission and was actively interested in the plans of that organization to restore Fort Richardson for use as a museum.

In 1951, Mrs. Huckabay was awarded the Chamber of Commerce plaque for distinguished public service, and until her fatal illness a few weeks ago she continued her secret charities and work with the underprivileged.

Ida Lasater was born in Jack County, four miles west of Perrin. Her parents were early settlers of Jack County, coming here in 1855 after previous residence in Parker and Montague Counties.

Mrs. Huckabay was married to Dr. F.G. Huckabay, pioneer Jacksboro physician in June of 1902. Dr. F.G. Huckabay and Miss Ida Lasaster, were married at the home of Capt. S.W. Eastin, Thursday, Rev. Leland Malone officiating.Dr. Huckabay is well known in Jacksboro, having resided here several years and during that time has made many friends. Miss Lasaster belongs to one of Jack county’s oldest and best families, and is a great favorite in Jacksboro. He preceded her in death.

During the past 63 years she had been active in various phases of the cultural and civic life of Jacksboro. She was a charter member of the Jacksboro Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Jack County BP&W Club.

Survived by one son - Frank Huckabay of Jacksboro; one daughter - Mrs. Mamie Morgan of Austin; two brothers - R.M. Lasater of Pecos and S.B. Lasater of Stinnett.

First lady of Jack County History


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  • Created by: Searchers of our Past
  • Added: 6 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47675170
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Ann Lasater Huckabay (11 Apr 1877–2 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47675170, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Searchers of our Past (contributor 47220553) .