MackBarb Crossroads

———This is the Very Latest: It appears WW was married once before Mary Frances Brazil, that was to Susan M. Hoeflin West

———(S.M. in 1860 Census) in 1861 in Cherokee County. She was the widowed daughter-in-law of Walter West and wife

———Patience Piety Burnett/Barnett West, who came to Cherokee County in 1860 from Lauderdale, AL. !!

———Susan had 4 children at this time–R.C. (m), S.A. (f), J.C. (m), and T.J. (m), ages 11, 9, 3, and 1 as recorded in the 1860

———Cherokee, TX Census, and they were all living with Walter West in 1860.

———So it appears that Susan was widowed around 1859.

———William R. West was widow Susan’s brother-in-law when she first arrived in Cherokee, TX.

———William R. West was in WW’s CSA Unit, the 18th Texas Infantry, and was killed in 1862, leaving a widow who later

———married Zebulon Spruiell, which family later lived in San Saba County.

via MackBarb Crossroads.

December 2005 Coleman County, Texas Obituaries

Lee Spruiell Anderson, 95

Lee Spruiell Anderson, 95 years of age, a lifetime resident of Coleman and Coleman County passed away on December 30, 2005 in Coleman County Medical Center. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Brown Ranch Cemetery with Rev. James Posey officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Walker Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Born October 21, 1910 in Shields, Texas, he was the son of the late George Washington and Mary Gregory Anderson. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Spruiell had worked for Coleman ISD and Holiday Hill Nursing Home.

He is survived by five daughters and sons-in-law, Lorene and R. B. Rutherford, Louise and John Montgomery and Donna and Larry Johnson, all of Coleman, Sharon and Ron Wells of Cassoday, Kansas and Lanell and Bobby Morgan of Grapevine, Texas; one son, Weldon “Shorty” Anderson of Coleman; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

(Coleman Chronicle and Democrat-Voice, Coleman, Texas, January 3, 2005, page 12.)

via December 2005 Coleman County, Texas Obituaries.

“Shelby County Today” – Obituary Archive March 2006 [Haskell, Texas]

Eva Coyle – 82, of Center, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2006 in a Shreveport hospital. She was born November 20, 1923 in Haskell, Texas to Henry Melvin Veach & Cora Ann Roman Veach. Ms. Pate was a member of White Rock Missionary Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Herbert officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Stephen Shires, Cody Coyle, Steven Choat, Chris Spruiell, Allen Spruiell & Daniel Jacobs. She is survived by: Husband: W.R. (Dub) Coyle of Center. Daughter: Ann Calzada of Poplarville, Mississippi. Sons: J.B. (Ben) Coyle of Center. Keith Coyle & wife Renee of Gillette, Wyoming.
Ruby Pate of Center.

12 Grandchildren: Wanda, Steve, Valorie, Cindy, Luisa, Felipe, Misty Skip, Cody, Cassie, Angela & Stephanie.

20 Great Grandchildren: Sasha, Michael, Nathan, Vance, Trenton, Kyle, Brooklyn, Rachael, Jaret, Ronnie, Scott, Jr., Tr?, TJ, Tamara, Tristen, Alexis, Kylie, Courtney, Javon & Trevon. 1 Great Great Grandchild: Mary Jane

Preceded in death by:
Parents. Son, Kelly L. Coyle.
Brothers, John Veach, Troy Veach, Osker Veach, Gene Veach.
Sister, Pauline Spruiell .

****Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Watson & Son Funeral Home in Center****

via Shelby County Today – Obituary Archive Mar 06.

“Shelby County Today” – Obituary Archive March 2006 [Shelbyville,Texas]

J.C. Spruiell

[NOTE:      He is a (distant/several times removed) cousin to CAA, BKA and Martha Anne Justice Abernathy.]

J.C. “Jake” Spruiell, of Shelbyville, devoted husband, father, and grandfather peacefully departed this life on Sunday, March 12, 2006 in Tyler at the age of 68.

J.C. was born March 9, 1938 in Tahoka to Fred and Noveta Pauline Spruiell. He moved to Shelbyville from Marble Falls, Texas in 1996. J.C. attended South Plains College in Levelland. He married Carol Ann McCrary on March 3, 1967 in Brownwood.

J.C. was employed as a supervisor by Amoco Production for 45 years and retired in 1998. He served in the U.S. Air Force, was a Worshipful Master for Shelbyville Masonic Lodge, and was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He was a devoted husband and enjoyed his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Pauline Spruiell and a sister, Linda Hoyt. Those left to mourn his passing include his wife, Carol; one daughter, Jan and husband Ted Currington of Levelland; two sons: Jesse and wife Shelli Spruiell of Marble Falls, and Tim Spruiell of Nacogdoches; six grandchildren: Christi and husband Matt Reed, Chad and wife Ann Currington, and Justin, Corky, Randy, and Landon Spruiell; three great grandchildren: Layton and Kyler Reed, and Brylee Currington; Five brothers; Bill Spruiell of Joaquin, Howard Spruiell of Center, Bobby Spruiell of Austin, Freddy Spruiell and Ronnie Spruiell of Levelland; four sisters; Juanita Leonard of Denison, Trudy McArthur of Spur, Jan Blankenship of Granite Shoals, and Shelly Kelsay of Ariel Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.

Celebration of life services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday March 15, 2006 at the Watson and Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Bobby Warr and Bro. Wilton Blackmon officiating. Graveside services officiated by Robert Risinger and fellow lodge brothers will follow at Strong Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 6 – 8 pm at Watson and Sons Funeral Home in Center.

via Shelby County Today – Obituary Archive Mar 06.