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478. Benton Fulton FRY204 was born on 19 September 1894 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas.201 He died on 18 August 1960 at the age of 65 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.

Benton registered for the World War One draft. He was 22 and lived Route 1, Ladonia, Fannin Co. Born 19 Sep 1894; a farmer. He was single. Signed as "B. F. Fry" on 15 Jun 1917. He was described as tall and slender, brown eyes, brown hair.

Texas Death Certificate #49607
Benton Fulton Fry died in Paris, Lamar Co, at the Sanitarium of Paris. His usual address was Roxton in Lamar Co. He was born 19 Sep 1894 and died 18 Aug 1960. He was married; a grocerman. His father's name Bruce Fry; his mother Pearl Eagelton. He had hypertension and arteriosclerotic heart disease but died of a drug sensitivity. He was buried Restland Cemetery in Roxton.

The Sanitarium of Paris was not just a hospital for tubercular patients as the name suggests, but seems to have been a general hospital. It is now the McCuistion Hospital and was found in 1914 by Dr. L.P. McCuistion (1869-1947). I found online a postcard picture of the Hospital, probably taken soon after it's completion.

Benton Fulton FRY and Ray BLOODWORTH were married.204 Ray BLOODWORTH was born on 11 October 1894 in Kingston, Hunt County, Texas. She died on 17 February 1968 at the age of 73 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #21070
Ray Bludworth Fry died at the L. P. McCuistion Community Hospital in Paris, Lamar Co, TX, 17 Feb 1968. She had cancer of the stomach which had metastasized to her liver. Her home was in Roxton, TX. Ray was born 11 Oct 1894 in Kingston, Hunt County, TX. Her father was Rev. W. J. Bludworth; her mother Lillie Donnell. Mrs. Charles W. West, daughter, was the informant. Ray was buried Restland Cemetery in Roxton.