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 Lawrence Brock Coward

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Lawrence Brock Coward

  • Birth 27 Sep 1847 Benton, Lowndes County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 1 Nov 1937 Powderly, Lamar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Powderly, Lamar County, Texas, USA
  • Plot SOUTHEAST
  • Memorial ID 78359375

**Burial was made on November 2, 1937
*Tombstone inscription: 'L.B. Coward'
On same stone with Arra Coward

Married: Rosy Arra Bell Kemp

Father: William Coward
Mother: Martha ? ?

THE PARIS NEWS, Monday, November 1, 1937..

L.B. 'Uncle Brock' Coward, 90 years old, died at his home at Powderly Monday morning.

The funeral was arranged for 10:30 a.m. at Red Hill Cemetery with Emberson-Brown-Roden Funeral Home having charge of arrangements.

Born in Alabama, Mr. Coward many years ago came to Texas and had lived long in Powderly community, engaging in farming.

Grandsons being pallbearers; Howard & Jack Coward, Glenn & Luther Ashford, Ralph & Louis Armstrong.

A son, James Thomas Coward died in 1906.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ara Coward; two sons, Johel Brock Coward and William Jimmy Bryan Coward, both of Powderly; and three daughters, Mrs. Stella (Lawrence M.) Ashford of Powderly, Mrs. Emma Lou (J.B.) Ashford of Caddo, OK, and Mrs. Annie Mae (William Henry) Armstrong of Paris.
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He received a pension from the State of Texas for service in the Confederate Army #47449. His wife's pension #51834.

Lawrence Brock Coward served in CO. C, 12th REGIMENT, ALABAMA CAVALRY.


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  • Created by: Linda Moore
  • Added: 14 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78359375
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Brock Coward (27 Sep 1847–1 Nov 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78359375, citing Red Hill Cemetery, Powderly, Lamar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Linda Moore (contributor 47222654) .