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Services Are Held for A. W. Marsh

   Pnuemonia Attack Proved Fatal To Well Known Business Man

     "Funeral services for Albert Watsy Marsh were held at the Methodist Church last Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock with Rev. J. T. Moore, a former pastor officiating.  Burial was in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
     Watsy Marsh, as he was generally known, contracted influenza several weeks ago.  Pnuemonia developed and despite the best medical attention death came-Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 19.
Life Long Resident of County
    Mr. Marsh was a life-long resident of Polk County, having been born January 16, 1900 at the old Marsh home in the Bold Springs community, nine miles northwest of Livingston.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Marsh; his father died about 12 years ago and his mother in May 1931.
    Soon after the death of the father the family moved to Livingston and Watsy Marsh secured a posistion with the Jones-Watts store, serving this company for several years, first as a salesman and later as manager.  He was also connected with the Livingston Grain and Grocery Company for several years.  In the early spring of the present year he opened a grocery business in the J. R. Jones building.  
     In 1925 Watsy Marsh was married to Miss Catherine Platt, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Frank Platt.  During the same year he joined the Methodist Church and was always true to the obligations thus assumed.  He was well-known throughout the county and numbered his friends by the hundreds.  He was highly regarded by all who knew him.
    He is survived by his wife, two small children, Watsy D. and Janie Catherine; two brothers, June and L. H. Marsh of Livingston; and four sisters, Mrs. J. B. Cook, and Miss Edna Marsh of Livingston, Mrs. J. V. Reese of Houston, and Mrs. S. L. Autry of Trinity."

Note-Albert Watsy Marsh died Oct. 19, 1932

Submitted by Marjorie Cain 

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