Snowdie (Chambers) Martindale married Walter I. Martindale (my paternal grand-uncle) in 1903. She died 31 January 1946 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
“Mrs. Martindale Succumbs Here
Mrs. Snowdie Martindale, of 1309 Melbourne, 62-year-old mother of City Detective A. C. Martindale, died at 10:45 p. m. Thursday at a Houston Hospital.
Besides her son, she is survived by her husband, Walter Martindale; another son, D. H. Martindale; five daughters, Mrs. Marie Rosson, Mrs. Lydia Tripp, Mrs. Doris Sisk, Mrs. Maude Knast and Mrs. Waltrine Hartnett, all of Houston; a sister, Mrs. Lula Faulk of Clio, Ala., and nine grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Heights funeral home.”
[SOURCE: Undated clipping from unknown newspaper, Spurlock, Mamie Olive (Martindale), Scrapbook, ca 1950-1970; privately held by Cheryl Anne (Chaney) Beaver, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Lone Grove, Oklahoma. 2010. Photocopy in possession of Denise Spurlock.]
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