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Ella Morris Logan Roane

Woodland, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Death 11 Nov 1965 (aged 95)
Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 6626094 · View Source
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Wife of Simeon Roane.
Printed in the Houston Times Post dated November 18 1965

Mrs. A M Harley Dies at 95

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Logan Roane Harley were held from her home on North Jackson St in Houston on Nov. 13 at 2:30 pm. He was 95.

The service was conducted by the Rev. J L Bowie and the Rev. Flenoy Clark. Bruce M Govich of Findlay, Ohio was soloist. He sang the 23rd Psalm and The Lord's Prayer, accompanied by Mrs. Katherine McElroy. Mrs. McElroy also played a medley of favorite hymns during the service.

Pallbearers were Davie Peel, Jimmy Gore, Harold Craig, Bobby Scott, Lamar Harrington and Larry Bonds.

A member of one of Chickasaw County's pioneer families, Mrs. Harley was born August 26 1870, near Woodland, the daughter of Hugh and Mary Ellen Morrison Logan.

She was educated in Chickasaw County schools and I I & C (now MSCW).

In 1890 she came to Houston as a teacher of dressmaking at the old Abernethy Normal College, the old Abernethy Normal School and College.

In June 1892, she became the bride of the Hon. S M Roane of West Point, and mother to his three young daughters, Augusta, Kate and Lila, and she lived as her own. Three other daughters were born to this family two of whom survive. She was widowed in 1903.

She was married in January 1912, to A M Harley, banker and planter of Houston. He preceded her in death on 9 November 1949.

Mrs. Harley was a member of Houston Methodist Church and a charter member of that church's missionary society. She was also a charter member of the Houston Culture Club and the Grenada Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include her daughters, Mrs. A C Dominick of Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. B C Hill of Houston; one stepdaughter, Mrs. U E Cross, of Marion, NC; 13 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.

Interment was in the Houston Cemetery with Norman Funeral Home in charge.

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  • Created by: Kay Sugg Best
  • Added: 21 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6626094
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ella Morris Logan Roane (26 Aug 1870–11 Nov 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6626094, citing Houston Cemetery, Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Kay Sugg Best (contributor 46495036) .