Dessie Selman

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  • Name Dessie Selman 
    Born 28 May 1911  Bazette, Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Jul 2010  Athens, Henderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Malakoff Cemetery, Malakoff, Henderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54971792


      Services for Dessie Thomas, 99, Malakoff, are scheduled for 11:00 AM Friday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Pastor C. E. "Buddy" Hazell officiating. Private burial will be at Malakoff Cemetery.

      Mrs. Thomas died July 13, 2010 in Athens.

      She was born May 28, 1911 in the Bazette Community in Navarro County to the late George Washington and Sarah Ada Rogers Selman.

      Dessie resided in Malakoff 68 years and worked for Malakoff Independent School District 14 years retiring in 1973. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church.

      She was preceded in death by husband Arthur Mauldin Thomas, December 29, 1962, grandson Randy Dosser, two brothers and 4 sisters.

      Survivors include sons Darwin Thomas and wife Billie, Blooming Grove; Billy Thomas and wife Fern, Mesquite; daughter Sue Dosser, Chandler; sister Lessie Dixon, Seagoville; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren.


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      Arthur Mauldin Thomas (1911 - 1962)

      Burial:
      Malakoff Cemetery
      Malakoff
      Henderson County
      Texas, USA [1]
    • Groom's Name: Arthur M. Thomas
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      Bride's Name: Dessie Irene Selman
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      Marriage Date: 27 Aug 1932
      Marriage Place: Athens, Henderson, Texas
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      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00026-2
      System Origin: Texas-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1481022
      Reference Number: bk 13 p 14 [2]
    • name: Dessie Irene
      gender: Female
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      baptism/christening place: , NAVARRO, TEXAS
      birth date: 28 May 1911
      birthplace: POWELL, NAVARRO, TX
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      father's name: George Washington Selman
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      mother's name: Sarah Ada Rogers
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      indexing project (batch) number: C51700-1
      system origin: Texas-VR
      source film number: 1516375
      reference number: 2:29V62TP
      Citing this Record

      "Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981," index, FamilySearch [3]
    Person ID I12969  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

    Father George Washington Selman,   b. 13 Dec 1871, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1944, Terrell, Kaufman Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ada Rogers,   b. 15 May 1879,   d. 6 May 1977, Henderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1899  Navarro Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4603  Group Sheet

    Family Arthur Mauldin Thomas,   b. 11 Dec 1911, Kemp, Henderson Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1962  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1932  Athens, Henderson, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F4605  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 May 1911 - Bazette, Navarro Co., TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Aug 1932 - Athens, Henderson, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jul 2010 - Athens, Henderson Co., TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Malakoff Cemetery, Malakoff, Henderson Co., TX Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S524] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S453] Texas Marriages, 1837-1973.

    3. [S625] Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 .