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J. J. DeBusk Honored by Seven

Children at Reunion of Family

STAMFORD March 28. (RNS) ---

Seven of the 10 children of J. J. DeBusk gathered at the home of one of the daughters, Mrs. Tom Jones, for a family reunion.

This was held in connection with the 100th birthday anniversary of Mrs. Mose Jones. mother of Tom Jones

Mr. DeBusk formerly lived in Jones county, leaving here in February, 1920. He will be 73 years of age on April 5. His wife died in 1939.

Three of the 10 children could not be here. They are the only son, Charlie DeBusk of Portales, N. M., and two of the daughters. Mrs. Wesley King of Corona, N. M., and Mrs. Malessie Hill of Portales

Mr. DeBusk has 35 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren, part of whom were here for the reunion. Mr. DeBusk has never seen some of his grandchildren and has seen only two of his great-grandchildren before this time.

Mr. DeBusk's only brother, Dave of Littlefield, and his sister, Mrs. E. E. Rich, and her husband of Cross Plains and an aunt, Easter McAbee of Roby, were here.

Other members of the family included two cousins, Mrs. Willie Linch of Roby and Mrs. Moillie Moore. Sweetwater; Mr. and Mrs Tom Jones, Mr. Emmett Thackerson, Plainview Community; Mr and Mrs Joe Warf, Corona, N.M.; Mr, and Mrs'. Elmer Thackerson, Mrs. Frank Shafer. Sally, Pete, Artie. Nora Lee and Nolan Thackerson, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Shafer and family, Dot Shafer, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gooch. Dublin; Mrs. Charlie Patterson. Mr. and Mrs Roy Buckner and Charlie Lee Patterson, Lubbock; Mrs. Tim Cockrell, Estancia, N. M.

James Shafer and son and Weldon  Shafer and son, of Fort Worth: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Alsup, Gorman; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jones and son, of Anson; Mr, and Mrs James Brown Hamlin; Mr and Mrs. Noble Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Starnes, Brownwood; Mr. and Mrs. Shubeal Jones and son of Grand Prairie; Jack and Tommie Jones, Stamford: Duwood Jones. Abilene; Doyle Busk, Dalhart; Ocie and Opal Byrd, Mr and Mrs B. Starnes, Grosvenor: Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Byrd and family, North Cowden; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Byrd, Elvie Byrd, Cross Cut, Mr and Mrs Lloyd Rich, Cross Plains; and ;Mrs, Claude DeBusk, Burkett

Identification of names mentioned in the article
Mrs Moses Jones is Rebecca Ann Huckeby
Mrs. Wesley King is Vera Gladys DeBusk
Mrs. Malessie Hill is Julia Malissie DeBusk
Dave DeBusk is David Campbell DeBusk
Mrs. E.E. Rich is Minnie DeBusk. E.E is Ernest Erskin Rich
Mrs. Ester McAbbe is Ester Minerva Owens the wife of John Pinkney McAbee
Mrs. Willie Linch is Willie Lee McAbee wife Joseph Richard Lynch
Mrs. Mollie Moore is Mary Molly Leoline McAbee wife of Sam Houston Moore

Mr. and Mrs B. Starnes is Belldon B. Starnes and Aurora L. Holt. Belldon was the son of John Mitchell Starnes and Sarah Elizabeth Aynes, sister of Lucy Ann Aynes.