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Mrs. Ada V. Barron Laid To Rest In Forest Hill Cem.

    "Funeral services for Mrs. Ada V. Beazley Barron were held at chapel of Pace Funeral Home Tuesday, May 16,1950, with Rev. E.O. Harrell, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating, assisted by Dr. W.B. Wadsworth, past of the First Baptist Church.  The order of Eastern Star of which she was a past Worthy Matron, presented their rites at the close of the ministers' message.  Interment followed in Forest Hill Cemetery.
     Mrs. Barron was born in Leggett and was the daughter of the late Dr. W. H. Beazley and Mrs. Sarah Eugenia Beazley of Shepherd, Texas.  Mrs. Barron was a graduate of Livingston High School and Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, and attended San Marcus Teachers College and was teaching in Village Mills, Texas at the time she met her late husband, Frank C. Barron.  They were married in Lake Charles, Louisiana, May 18,1918 and returned to Village Mills, where they resided for a while, later residing in Laurel, Mississippi, Shepherd and California, moving to Livingston in 1926.  They operated a Market and Grocery store for a number of years prior to his death.
    Mrs. Barron served as clear for the Rationing Board during the war years and since that time was in the County Welface office as long as her health permitted.  She rendered and unselfish and invaluable service to the unfortunate of the county and the esteem in which they held her was evidenced by the large number who, with heavy hearts, came to pay their last respects.
    Mrs. Barron was a member of the Presyterian Church and of the Eastern Star.
    Survivors are her mother, Mrs. E. S. Beazley; one son, Frank Barron Jr.; three brothers, A. H. Beazley of Conroe, Louis Beazley of Brenham and Joe Beazley of Livingston; two sisters Mrs. C. B. Hooper of Los Angeles and Mrs. Mary Lyle of Houston.
     Pallbearers were: J. W. James, Ton Fitze, Ernest Cochran, Wyman Windham, Leslie Googles (Brenham), Adkins Davis, Janes Parker and Homer Morris."
 

Submitted By: Marjorie Cain on July 6, 2000