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 Irma Leta <I>Tisdale</I> Box

Irma Leta Tisdale Box

Dodson, Collingsworth County, Texas, USA
Death 21 Nov 2011 (aged 88)
Early, Brown County, Texas, USA
Burial Littlefield, Lamb County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 92761782 · View Source
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Obituary from the Brownwood Bulletin, Wednesday, November 23, 2011.

Funeral services for Irma Leta Box will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, in the Littlefield Memorial Park at Littlefield, Texas.

Mrs. Box passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, in Early, Texas. She was born March 13, 1923, in Dodson, Texas, to R.L. and Nora Smith Tisdale. She was married to Hershel J. Barker in 1940. Irma moved to Brownwood in 1968. She served at the Heart of Texas Baptist Encampment for a number of years where she was popular for her homemade rolls. She was a life long member of the Baptist Church. She was a member of the Salt Creek Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School and played the piano for a number of years. Irma was also active in the WMU. She played the piano for a gospel group that she and her husband were members of called the "Sounds of Gospel."

February 1, 1997, she was married to Ray Box in Bangs, Texas. After Rev. Box retired from serving his church as pastor, he and Irma started a rest home ministry in Brownwood, Texas, where they served for a number of years.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Box; two sons, Jimmy and Bobby Barker; and five grandchildren, Victoria Pino, Stephanie Crownover, Bradley Barker, Amy Hartman and Cory Anderson. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eureta Swanner and Lenora Massey; and one brother, Johnny Tisdale.

Irma was preceded in death by her husband, Hershel Barker and one daughter, Janice Anderson.




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