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 Wesley Beatrice “Wessie” <I>Taylor</I> Fobbs

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Wesley Beatrice “Wessie” Taylor Fobbs

  • Birth 21 Dec 1920 Wheeler Springs, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Death 6 Sep 2003 Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 87404956

Mrs. Wesley Taylor Fobbs ,grew up in the Wheeler Springs Community , after graduating from High School in Crockett, Texas she went on to further her education and
recieved technical training in the medical field and provided medical care for many in Houston county.

She was active in the Wheeler Springs community with various organizations including the restoring of several historic building from the 19 century , the rock building
served as school Cafeteria, was started as a boarding house in (1930)
was also, used as canning center in 1910, a( log cabin) built in 1932, was used as a community center ....

Wheeler Springs School ( 1905 -1959)
In (1948) students started attending high school
@ Crockett Colored High.....

Wheeler Springs Baptist church is still active as of:
( 2017 )

. The first building on this site was a old boarding House moved there from the property of Mrs. Millie Lewis she was the owner it was later replaced by the rock building. She Provided meals for the first settlers. Lack of funding prevented these projects from being completed. These buildings are located on land given to the community, by her father French Taylor. The Log cabin, is pictured in background of photo. This Community got its
Name "Wheeler Springs "from a bubbling spring located

on this property it was used to soak wagon wheel many years ago....( A great Historian)

She served on the Houston County Historical Commission for 32 years. Sponsored (4 ) Historical Markers...

First Black woman to run for school Board,
at Crockett I S D.........


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  • Created by: h. murphy wilmore
  • Added: 26 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87404956
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley Beatrice “Wessie” Taylor Fobbs (21 Dec 1920–6 Sep 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87404956, citing Hall Cemetery, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by h. murphy wilmore (contributor 47649239) .