Martha Grace “Grace” <I>Jones</I> Spurlock

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Martha Grace “Grace” Jones Spurlock

  • Birth 24 Nov 1873
  • Death 10 Jun 1962
  • Burial Downsville, Union Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 86761289

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"Spurlock Rites Slated Tuesday; Local Relatives
JONESBORO (Special) –

Funeral services for Mrs. J. W. Spurlock, 88, of Downsville, will be held at 3p. m. Tuesday in Mt. Nebo Methodist Church with the Rev. Brady D. Forman, pastor, the Rev. I. A. Patton and the Rev. Artis Smith officiating.

Mrs. Spurlock was the grandmother of J. R. Spurlock, Thad Spurlock, Mrs. Inez McGee, Mrs. Leslie Semmes, Mrs. Jack Ponder, Mrs. E. L. St. John and Mrs. Bert Hill, all of Monroe.

Burial will be at Mt. Nebo Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Mrs. Spurlock died Sunday night in Jackson Parish Hospital here following an illness of several months.

Other survivors are three sons, Fred J. Spurlock, Houston, Tex., Guy R. Spurlock, Galiano, and Samuel Victor Spurlock, Tyler, Tex.; four daughters, Mrs. R.W. Bryan, Jonesboro; Mrs. B.L. Messer, Zachary, Mrs. Elzy Roberson of Downsville, and Mrs. Miller B. Roye, Stockton, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. T. A. Miles, Kilgore, Tex, a brother, R. F. Jones, El Reno, Okla., 22 other grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and two great-great- grandchildren.

The body is presently at Southern Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Officiating will be the Rev. Brady Forman and the Rev. I. A. Patton. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The body will lie in state until 2 p.m. Tuesday."

(Obituary published in Monroe Morning World (Monroe, Louisiana), Monday, June 11, 1962. Page 16) (thank you Miss Nelda!)





  • Created by: Stacy Ann Williams
  • Added: 14 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86761289
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Grace “Grace” Jones Spurlock (24 Nov 1873–10 Jun 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86761289, citing Mount Nebo Cemetery, Downsville, Union Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Stacy Ann Williams (contributor 47286952) .