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182. Junius "Ive" HOLDERNESS38,89,95,132 was born on 24 July 1888.74,81,109 He died on 13 October 1971 at the age of 83 in Hunt County, Texas.81

Letter from Willie Holderness to Bettie Haden mentions that "Ive is working in a drugstore in Commerce now". Letter dated 20 Aug 1906.

1910 Census. Rains Co TX, Precinct !, Sheet 7A, Household 125. J. Ive Holderness, age 21, married 3 months, b. TX, father b. AR, mother b. AL. He was working as a pharmacist in a local drug store. Lulu, wife, age 21, b. TX, parents b. U.S.

Junius Ive Holderness registered for the World War I Draft, 5 Jun 1917. He was then age 28, living in Cumby, Texas. Born 24 Jul 1888. He was Druggist, self-employed. He was married. He signed as "J. I. Holderness". Junius was described as medium height, medium build, with gray eyes and black hair, bald.

1930 Census. Lived in Hunt Co, in Greenville. Junius was age 41, Owner of a drug store. Lula was working as a saleslady in ready to wear. A niece was living with them - her name difficult to read but seems to be Remal Crabb, age 24, no occupation. They also had a boarder, who was working in the drug store - George Miller, age 21.

Enlistment, Oath of Service, & Description - Ranger Force. Hunt Co TX. J. Ive Holderness, born Hopkins County, aged 44 years 7 months, occupation Druggist, voluntarily enlisted 8 Feb 1933 as a private in the Ranger Force for two years. Height: 5'10". Complexion Fair, Eyes Blue, Hair dark. Born at Cumby, Hopkins Co TX. Weight 175. Residence: Greenville, TX. Married. [Papers rec'd from TX State Archives]

Dallas Morning News, 8 Nov 1940
Greenville Gets National Roque Tourney in 1941
Greenville, TX, Nov. 7. J. Ive Holderness, president of the Greenville Roque Club, has been advised by Ira Fitzgerald, secretary of the American Roque League, Inc., that this city has been chosen as the site for the 1941 national roque tournament, which will be entered by many of the nation's leading players. The tournament will be staged in August.
Each year the national roque tournament, lasting about two weeks, attracts approximately 300 persons from throughout the United States. J. D. Smith of Dallas is vice-president of the American Roque League. Dr. J. S. Cooper of Greenville is a member of the board of directors.
Wikipedia: Roque is a variant of croquet, but played on hard smooth surface. It was an Olympic sport in the 1904 Summer Games, replacing croquet.

Dallas Morning News, 4 Jun 1952
DRUGSTORE opportunity, established 55 years, best location, large volume. Sacrifice account health owner. $6,000. Will handle. IVE HOLDERNESS. Phone 632. Greenville, Texas.
Dallas Morning News, 5 Oct 1953 - want ads
COMPLETE drug and soda fountain fixtures. Sell all or separately. J. I. Holderness. 2012 Stonewall, Greenville, TX. Phone 632.

Rains County TX - Marriages 1966 USGenWeb Archives
Junius Ive Holderness age 78 to Alda Duffey age 75. Rains Co 12/21/1966.

Texas Death Index lists Junius I Holderness, died in Hunt Co, TX as "Single". Too many of these records have Single - it's obviously some type of database error.

Buried Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt Co, TX.
Greenville Herald Banner, Friday, 15 Oct 1971
Deaths, Holderness, J. Ive, 83 yrs, 1888 - 13 Oct 1971
Services were at the First Baptist Church. He was the husband of Lula May Crabb who died in 1959.

Online Texas Death Certificates:
Name: Junius Ive Holderness
Death date: 13 Oct 1971
Death place: Greenville, Hunt, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document):
Age at death: 83 years
Estimated birth year: 1888
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Spouse name:
Father name: Robert N. Holderness
Father birth place:
Mother name: Lola Phillips
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Film number: 2223435
Digital GS number: 4169948
Image number: 2899
Reference number: 73709
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Junius "Ive" HOLDERNESS and Lula Mae CRABB were married on 23 January 1910 in Emory, Rains County, Texas.133 Lula Mae CRABB95, daughter of Cornelius Jackson "C.J." CRABB and Ida Belle ADAMS, was born on 26 October 1888 in Decatur, Wise County, Texas.133 She died on 18 June 1959 at the age of 70 in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.133

Lula C. Holderness is buried in Section B, Forest Park Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt Co TX, next to J. Ive Holderness.
CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF HUNT CO TX, Vol. III by Robert Lee Thompson & Kathy Lynn Penson, 1979

Birth: 1888 Death: Jun. 18, 1959
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Texas Death Index:
Holderness, Lula, Hunt County, 6-18-1959, file 33490 Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Hunt County
Texas, USA

Online Texas Death Certificates:
Name: Lula Holderness
Death date: 18 Jun 1959
Death place: Greenville, Hunt, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 70 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 26 Oct 1888
Birth place: Decatur, Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: C.J. Crabb
Father birth place:
Mother name:
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Occupation: Domestic
Residence: Greenville, Hunt, Texas
Cemetery name: Forest Park
Burial place: Greenville, Texas
Burial date: 20 Jun 1959
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2115900
Digital GS number: 4165924
Image number: 3064
Reference number: v X cn 33490
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Junius "Ive" HOLDERNESS and Alda DUFFEY were married on 21 December 1966 in Rains County, Texas. Alda DUFFEY was born on 7 April 1881 in Emory, Rains County, Texas. She died on 22 April 1973 at the age of 92 in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.

Greenville Herald Banner, Greenville, TX
Tuesday, 24 Apr 1973
Mrs. Alda D. Holderness, 83, died at 4 a.m. Sunday in a Greenville hospital after a short illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Emory with the Rev. Charles Goodson officiating. Burial will be in the Emory Cemetery, under the direction of Coker-Matthews-Peters Funeral Home.
She was born April 7, 1881, in Emory, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Duffey.
Note: when she married J. Ive Holderness she was three years younger than he - I suspect this was a typo and she was born 1891.
She married John McElroy and he preceded her in death, and she later married J. Ive Holderness and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Grover Stuart of Emory; three nieces, Mrs. Marjorie Davis, Mrs. Ruth Braziel, and Mrs. Jack Trimble, and five nephews, P. W. Pearson, E. C. Duffey, Phil Duffey, Joe P. Stuart, and Harrell Cooke.
Pallbearers will be Ed Fletcher, Keith Baker, Bruce Bullard, Pete Taylor, Buster Fleming, and L. M. Braziel.