from the Troup Banner newspaper, 7 July 1972, page 1 -- Troup, Smith County, TX.
Obituary of Kate Payne Dean (1898-1972)
Mrs. Kate Dean
Funeral services for Mrs. Kate C. Dean, 74, of Troup were held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Forester Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John H. Wheeler officiating.
Burial was in Bradford Cemetery at Troup.
Mrs. Dean died at 9:45 p.m. Friday at her home after a short illness.
She was a seamstress and had been a Troup resident for the past 55 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Troup.
Survivors include one son, Buster Dean of Troup; one daughter, Mrs. Billie Dean DeFazio of Dallas; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Payne of Rusk; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers included Weldon Shaw, Grady Harris, Gerald Sadler, Mike Johnson, Joseph DeFazio Sr. and Joseph DeFazio Jr.