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Esther Faye PARKER[1, 2]

Female 1919 - 2003  (84 years)Deceased


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  • Name Esther Faye PARKER 
    Born 21 Oct 1919  Sherman, Grayson Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Nov 2003 
    Buried 5 Nov 2003  Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Esther Smith - Memorial
    Esther Smith - Memorial
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    Person ID I13493  Garrison-Logan Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 May 2012 

    Father PARKER 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ora Belle,   b. 19 Jun 1901, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1985, Dallas Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4852  Group Sheet

    Father Earl W MURRAY,   b. Aug 1897, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1943, Wardville, Atoka Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Ora Belle,   b. 19 Jun 1901, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1985, Dallas Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4851  Group Sheet

    Family James F 'Tex' SMITH,   b. 22 Aug 1920, Grand Prairie, Dallas Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2004  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1942 
    Last Modified 26 May 2012 
    Family ID F4853  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1919 - Sherman, Grayson Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Nov 2003 - Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 19 May 2012.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 73851904

    2. [S42] America's Obituaries & Death Notices, (NewsBank, Inc.), 27 May 2012.
      SMITH, ESTHER FAYE MURRAY was born October 21, 1919 in Sherman, Texas to Ora Belle and Earl Murray. Her father, a World War I veteran, was a mail carrier for the US Postal Service. As result, she traveled with her family to a variety of USPS assignments in Texas, Illinois and Oklahoma. She attended college in Sherman, Texas before she met and married J. F. Tex Smith of Grand Prairie. She lived in Grand Prairie during World War II before moving to Dallas where she was a Methodist Medical Center Pink Lady. She had been active in the Scottish Rite Ladies Auxiliary. She traveled extensively across the U.S., including Alaska, and Canada with her husband in their motor coaches. She had been active in cattle ranching. In 1975, she and her husband received the Texas Lone Star Farmer of the Year award for their work with 4-H and F.F.A. clubs at the Bull Pine Ranch in Clarksville. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Tex Smith; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Robert Wise; daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and Col (ret) Albert Hokins; four grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, Tuesday at the West/Hurtt funeral home, DeSoto. Services will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday at the funeral home followed by burial at Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Kathy Forschner and Rev. Clay Allard officiating. Pallbearers will be members of the Dallas County Sheriffs Posse. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn Street, Dallas, Texas 75219 or the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607-1460. West / Hurtt Funeral Home 217 S. Hampton Road DeSoto (972) 223-6314

      Dallas Morning News, The (TX)
      Date: November 4, 2003
      Record Number: 11298748-1
      (c) Copyright, 2003, The Dallas Morning News