Sunday, April 29, 2012

Sunday's Obituary - Mattie Lee McBride Spurlock

Mattie Lee McBride Spurlock was my father's first wife and my sister Jane's mother. She died 4 December 1952 in El Monte, Los Angeles County, California.

Undated obituary for Mrs. Mattie Lee McBride Spurlock
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.

“MRS. MATTIE LEE McBRIDE SPURLOCK, of El Monte, Calif, died there Thursday. Survivors: Husband, J. J. Spurlock; daughter, Miss Gloria Jane Spurlock; mother, Mrs Otis McBride, all of El Monte, Calif; sisters, Miss Marie McBride, Mrs Essley Wheeler, Mrs Johnnie Crawford; brothers, Chester, Ocie, Eddie, Elbert and Albert McBride, all of Houston. Chapel services 2:30 PM Monday, the Rev J. H. Freland, the Rev Van Vleck. Burial, Rosewood Park Cemetery. Pallbearers: E. D. Barnes, Frank A. and J. W. Azzarello, T. E. and H. Boehmert, L. W. Hodson. Fogle-West Service.”

© 2012 Denise Spurlock

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