George Thomas “Tom” Shires, Sr

George Thomas “Tom” Shires, Sr

Death 21 Aug 1931 (aged 42)
Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 70128287 · View Source
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Tom Shires, age 42, died Friday at Tyler, Texas. Home was 5715 Victor. Survived by wife, one son, Tom, Jr.; 4 brothers, 3 sisters. Funeral services from the chapel of Ed C. Smith & Bro. at 4 p. m. Saturday. Burial in Grove Hill Cemetery.

Dallas News

The funeral of Tom Shires, 41, Dallas lawyer and former member of the Texas Legislature from Waco, who was fatally hurt when his automobile overturned near Tyler Thursday, was held Saturday afternoon at the chapel of Ed C. Smith & Bro. Undertaking Company, with the Rev. Fred C. Eastham, pastor of McKinney Avenue Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were W. M. Collie and Wade H. Williams of Dallas, Dick Holt, Claude Miller, W. D. Dunham, and Joe W. Hale, all of Waco.

Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. C. C. Nash, Gabe P. Allen, E. G. Moseley, T. K. Irwin, L. E. Humphreys, Ernest Eslick, Walton D. Taylor, Judge P. Simpson, Judge W. C. Morrow, Arch C. Allen, Dr. J. C. Jones, C. B. Marshall, L. J. Taylor, Judge Felix D. Robertson, Bert Brown, Earle B. Mayfield, and Judge J. C. Gallagher.

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  • Created by: Carol Moore
  • Added: 20 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70128287
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Thomas “Tom” Shires, Sr (30 Jan 1889–21 Aug 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70128287, citing Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carol Moore (contributor 46944791) .