John Wesley Scates

John Wesley Scates

Birth
Myrtle Springs, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Jul 1937 (aged 72)
Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA
Burial Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA
Plot Old Cemetery Sec B Row 4 Sp 8
Memorial ID 60567212 · View Source
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Son of George Washington Scates

John Wesley Scates, 72, died early this morning at his home in North Borger from a stroke of apoplexy, suffered early this week.

Scates had been a resident of Borger for four years, coming here from Amarillo. He was a retired carpenter.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Carver Funeral Chapel with the Rev. J.A. Thomas, pastor of the Assembly of God church, officiating. Interment will be in Highland cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. S.M. Cummings of Borger; two brothers, Joe of Ft. Townson, Okla.; three sisters, Mrs. Georgie Ruff and Mrs. Gady Ashby, both of Dallas and Betty Nickols of California.

(Published in Borger Daily Herald, July 22, 1937)
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BORGER, July 24 (Special) - John Wesley Scates, 72 years old, died early Thursday morning at his home in North Borger from a stroke of apoplexy, suffered early this week.

Scates had been a resident of Borger for four years, coming here from Amarillo. He was a retired carpenter.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Carver Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. J.A. Thomas, pastor of the Assembly of God church, officiating.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. S.M. Cummings of Borger; two brothers, Joe of Ft. Townson, Okla.; Homer H. Scates of Paducah, Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Georgie Ruff and Mrs. Gady Ashby, both of Dallas and Betty Nickols of California.

(Published in Amarillo Daily News, July 25, 1937)


Gravesite Details There is no marker. The photos show the area where he is buried, with descriptions in the captions indicating the placement.

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  • Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
  • Added: 24 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 60567212
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Scates (31 Mar 1865–22 Jul 1937), Find a Grave Memorial no. 60567212, citing Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Edith Guynes Stanley (contributor 47114458) .