Services Saturday For Former County Judge
Judge Rexford Trimble, 57, former County Judge of Johnson County
and well-known farmer of Volga, died in a local hospital at 7:30
a.m., Tuesday, March 17, of a heart attack following a few days'
The son of the late Kern and Martha Auxier Trimble, he was born at
Barnetts Creek January 18, 1902.
He was a member of the Methodist Church.
He brought to the office of County Judge his high ideals of public
service and was liked and respected for the honesty and integrity
displayed in the discharge of his duties while serving as a county
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Bertha Blanton Trimble; one son,
John Trimble, Greensburg; three daughters, Mrs. Dennie Williams,
Honolulu; Mrs. Carl Allen, Louisville; Mrs. Henry Burchett,
Eastwood; one sister, Mrs. Victoria Preston of this city.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 Saturday, March 22, from
the Cannon Chapel Methodist Church by Rev. George Hart. Music was
by the Toms Creek Quartet with Joe Hall at the piano.
Active pallbearers were Carson Auxier, Cecil Auxier, Frank
Pelphrey, Jessie Pelphrey, Trimble Pelphrey, Pierce Pelphrey and
R.J. Trimble. Honorary pallbearers: John Fred Williams, Coke
Williams, Dow Stapleton, Harry Burchett, Vern Horne, Normal Fyffe,
Roy Webb, Wardie Prater, Elmon Davis, Harry Davis, Dr. Sanky
Williams, Winoe Trimble and Franklin Wheeler.
Burial was in the Blanton Cemetery at Volga
MAR 25 1959