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 Merle <I>Gentry</I> Tally

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Merle Gentry Tally

Birth
Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Death
25 Apr 1961 (aged 72)
Goliad, Goliad County, Texas, USA
Burial
Goliad, Goliad County, Texas, USA
Plot
D-V-2
Memorial ID
5036590 View Source

Suggested edit: Victoria Advocate (Victoria, Texas)
Wednesday, April 26, 1961, page 1/14.

GOLIAD - Mrs. Merle Gentry Tally, 72, who served as local postmaster from 1948 to 1950, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday in a local hospital following a short illness.
Mrs. Tally took over the postmaster job following the death of her husband, James L. Tally Sr., in 1948. He had served in the post 13 years.
Born Oct. 6, 1888, in Rockdale, Mrs. Tally was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Goliad Reading Club, Goliad Historical Society, and Women of the Church Society.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. R. A. McCurdy officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery under direction of Roy Thomas Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Bego, Alonzo Bego, Robert Johnson, Marion Lesis, Alvin Hildrich and Richard Gibb. All are elders and deacons of the church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Warner T. Denham of Goliad and Mrs. C. O. Ogden of St. Louis; a son, James L. Tally Jr. of Kingsville; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Meyer of Austin; a brother Bruce Gentry of Glendale, Calif., and seven grandchildren.
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Contributor: Sue Lilley (47263401) • [email protected]

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Suggested edit: Victoria Advocate (Victoria, Texas)
Wednesday, April 26, 1961, page 1/14.

GOLIAD - Mrs. Merle Gentry Tally, 72, who served as local postmaster from 1948 to 1950, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday in a local hospital following a short illness.
Mrs. Tally took over the postmaster job following the death of her husband, James L. Tally Sr., in 1948. He had served in the post 13 years.
Born Oct. 6, 1888, in Rockdale, Mrs. Tally was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Goliad Reading Club, Goliad Historical Society, and Women of the Church Society.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. R. A. McCurdy officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery under direction of Roy Thomas Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Bego, Alonzo Bego, Robert Johnson, Marion Lesis, Alvin Hildrich and Richard Gibb. All are elders and deacons of the church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Warner T. Denham of Goliad and Mrs. C. O. Ogden of St. Louis; a son, James L. Tally Jr. of Kingsville; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Meyer of Austin; a brother Bruce Gentry of Glendale, Calif., and seven grandchildren.
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Contributor: Sue Lilley (47263401) • [email protected]

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  • Created by: Tom Denham
  • Added: 11 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5036590
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5036590/merle-tally: accessed ), memorial page for Merle Gentry Tally (6 Oct 1888–25 Apr 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5036590, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Goliad, Goliad County, Texas, USA; Maintained by Tom Denham (contributor 3430496) .