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Mrs. B. S. Vincent, Oldest Sherman Resident, Dies
January, 1950 Sherman, TX
Mrs. B. S. Vincent, 98, believed to have been Sherman’s oldest resident, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mattie Little, 904 South Walnut, Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. She left 132 direct descendants.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m., at the Waldo Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Claud Johnston, pastor of the North Park Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Cemetery, near Ida, southeast of Sherman.
Mrs. Vincent was born March 9, 1852 in Marshall County, Tenn. On Aug. 1, 1871, she was married to B. S. Vincent. He died January 17, 1923. she had been a member of the Baptist Church for 82 years. She came to Sherman Oct. 11, 1891.
Survivors include five sons, J. A. Vincent of Tom Bean, T. S. Vincent of Whitewright, J. H. Vincent, F. B. Vincent and U. L. Vincent. all of Sherman; a daughter, Mrs. Mattie Little of Sherman; 34 grandchildren, 75 great grandchildren and 17 great great grandchildren.
HAROLD Durwood Vincent, 81, went to meet his Lord March 22, 2008. Mr. Vincent was born in Grayson County and lived there most of his life, and was a cabinet maker by trade.
He is survived by his wife, Jean of Garland; daughter, Deitra V. McCleery and husband Sherryl of San Angelo, TX; son, Durwood and Nita Vincent of Lubbock, TX; grandson, Don & Tiffany Lankford of Garland; granddaughters, Suzanne Vincent and Lori Vincent Tawney of Lubbock; great-grandsons, William Lankford and Jacob Tawney; sisters, Patsy & Tommie Land of Arlington, Billie and Bobby Stillwell of Bakersfield, CA; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Monday, March 24, 2008 at 1:00 p.m., with Dr. David Hall officiating. Graveside services will follow at Cedar Cemetery in Grayson County at 3:30 p.m. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Son of Bennie Smith & Max Vincent.
Sherman Democrat, Friday, July 6, 1990, Pg 14A- Lora Hardin- Tom Bean - Services for Lora Neal Hardin, 90-year-old Tom Bean homemaker who died Wednesday at Hilltop Haven Nursing Home in Gunter, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Earnheart Funeral Home Chapel in Whitewright. A . C. Quinn, minister of the Tom Bean Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will be in Vittitoe Cemetery. Mrs. Hardin was born in Grayson County, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Freeman Vincent. She was a member of the Tom Bean Church of Christ. Surviving are her sons, T. H. "Bud" Neal of Tom Bean and Dean Neal of Oklahoma City, Okla.; daughters, Ella Sisemore and Elsie Flowers, both of Sherman, Edith Buchanan of Johnstown, Pa., and Emma Strickland of Cumberland, Wis.; brothers, Horace Vincent and J. C. Vincent, both of Tom Bean, and T. S. Vincent of Waxahachie; sisters, Evorie Skipworth of Pilot Grove and Cleo Nichols of Tom Bean; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and nine great -great-grandchildren. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. today, and other times at the Bud Neal residence.
Trula Elaine Vincent, 92 of Tom Bean, Texas, died Saturday, June 21, 2008 at her residence in Tom Bean, Texas. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at Earnheart Chapel, Tom Bean, Texas. Officiating the service will be Rev. Don Howland. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery in Grayson County, Texas. Pallbearers will be Mike Dodson, Don Hamilton, Ryan Holloway, Bubba Love, Pat Pelley, and James Pelley.
A visitation will be held Monday, June 23, 2008 from 7-8pm at the Earnheart Chapel in Tom Bean. The family will be at the residence, 201 N. Brown in Tom Bean. Trula Vincent was born June 22, 1915 at Gainesville, Texas to Jesse J. Holloway and Josie Amanda Cleveland Holloway.
She married Horace Vincent on April 4, 1936 at Durant, Oklahoma. Trula owned, managed and personally ran Vincent's Grocery for many years. Her inherent business sense enabled her to successfully operate the small corner grocery store and propelled it into the town's folklore. Mrs. Vincent loving know by most as Aunt Trula, spent the majority of her life mentoring and caring for other people's children. She loved the farm and animals. She will forever be remembered for her colorful stories of days gone by. She taught by example and practiced her own teachings with humility. Her expressive eyes and kind smile will be missed by many.
She is survived by sister, Jessie Jo Geer of Riverside, California; sisters-in-law, Mae Holloway of Howe, Hellen Holloway of Owasso, Oklahoma, and Jean Vincent, of Garland; long-long-time caregiver, Brenda Foster of Tom Bean; numerous nieces and nephews; She was preceded in death by her; husband, Horace Vincent; parents, Jessie J. and Josie Amanda Cleveland Holloway; brothers, Herbert, Calvin, William (Bill) and James Holloway.
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