Name: Mary Ethel Bradley
Given Name: Mary Ethel
Birth: 16 Sep 1867 in Tellico Plains, Monroe County, Tennessee 1 2
Death: 20 Oct 1948 in Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas of carcinoma of intestines with metatasis of liver 2 3 2
Burial: 21 Oct 1948 Hurst Ranch Cemetery, Hamilton County, Texas 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Death Certificate Image here
Change Date: 8 Nov 2016 at 15:16
At the age of 3, Mary's name was incorrectly reported on the 1870 census as Alice. She came to Texas with her parents in 1879. She joined the Baptist church in Travis County, Texas in 1883. The family moved in what is now Mills County, Texas, in 1885. 13
By the time of the 1900 census, Mary had borne 4 children with 3 still living. By the time of the 1910 census, she had borne 7 children with 6 still living.
Mrs. W. E. Reid
Mrs. W. E. Reid, 81 years old, and a resident of the Center City Community since 1885, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. L. McBeth, in Gatesville Wednesday morning, Oct. 20, at 9:55.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday afternoon at two o'clock at the Goldthwaite Baptist Church by the pastor, Rev. J. L. Emery, and Rev. Cloud of Brownwood and Rev. Sims of Gatesville. Interment followed in Hurst Ranch Cemetery at Star. Grandsons were pallbearers and granddaughters were flower girls.
Mrs. Reid was born in Monroe County, Tenn., Sept. 16, 1867, and came to Texas with her parents in 1879, the year the State Capitol was being built. She joined the Baptist Church in Travis County in 1883, and moved to the Center City Community in 1885, where she had resided continuously up to a few months before her death, when she went to live with her children. She was married to W. E. Reid on Dec. 14, 1892.
A more extended obituary will be carried next week.
Mrs. Reid Buried
Mrs. Mary Ethel Reid, 81, a resident of Gatesville for the last two years, died Wednesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. L. McBeth.
Funeral services were held at the Goldthwaite Baptist Church at 2:00 Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. C. F. Cloud. Interment was at the Hurst Ranch near Star, with Scott's in charge.
Mrs. Reid is survived by two sons, W. B. Reid of Kermit and S. R. Reid of Killeen; five daughters, Mrs. Hugh Carroll of Lockney, Mrs. Stacy McCasland of Goldthwaite, Mrs. T. M. Atchison of Gatesville, Mrs. F. M. Head of Goldthwaite, and Mrs. J. L. McBeth of Gatesville; 18 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
Mary Ethel Bradley Reid
Mary Ethel Bradley Reid, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bradley, was born in Monroe County, Tennessee, September 16, 1867. She came to Texas with her parents in 1879, and was converted and joined the Baptist Church in Francis County, Texas in 1883. She lived a consistent member the remainder of her life. She moved to Mills County in 1885. she was married to W. E. Reid December 14, 1892. There were eight children, one having died in infancy, 18 grand children, 10 great grand-children.
Those who survive are: Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Reid, Kermit; Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Reid, Sammy and Jerry, Killeen; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Carroll, and James, Lockney; Mr. and Mrs. Stacy McCasland, Denver and Ethylene, Goldthwaite; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Atchison, Gatesville; Mr. and Mrs. Faira Head, Billy and Ronny Wayne, Goldthwaite; Mr. and Mrs. Lawton McBeth, Wayland and Vondell, Gatesville; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Carroll, Larry and Linda, Plainview; Mr. and Mrs. Deward Atchison, Barbara, James and Tommy, Lubbock; Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Atchison, Brownwood; Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Atchison, Gatesville; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon McCasland and son, Jal. N. M.; Mr. and Mrs. Elroy McCasland of Star; Mr. and Mrs. James Crane and Mary Jane, Clovis, N.M.; Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Head, and Rose Lee, Denver Colo.
One brother, J. W. Bradley, and family, Brownwood; two sisters, Mrs. Bob Lucas of Winter, and Mrs. W. S. Street of Amarillo. Also other relatives and friends.
The pallbearers were: R. L. Atchison, Lavern Atchison, Deward Atchison, Wayland McBeth, Vernon McCasland, Elroy McCasland, Billy Head, and James Carroll.
Flower girls were: Loyce Atchison, Fay Atchison, Janette Atchison, Vondell McBeth, Virginia McCasland, Ethylene McCasland and Monetta McCasland.
"How Beautiful Heaven Must Be" was sung by Ethel and William B. Huggins by request of the family.
Card of Thanks
Words fail us when we try to express our appreciation to everyone for their kindness shown us in the passing of our mother.--The Reid Children
Father: James Walter Bradley b: 28 Mar 1831 in Tellico Plains, Monroe County, Tennessee
Mother: Mary Jane Blanton b: 23 May 1838 in Tellico Plains, Monroe County, Tennessee
William Ellis Reid b: 26 Sep 1860 in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi
14 Dec 1892
in Star, Mills County, Texas 1 14
The marriage between Mary and William Ellis Reid was performed by Rev. J. W. Johnson.
Last Sunday, six of the seven children of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Reid surprised them with a delicious dinner celebrating Mr. and Mrs. Reid's fiftieth wedding anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Reid are longtime residents of Mills County, having married here on December 14, 1892. They made their home in the Center City Community until recently, moving from that community to Goldthwaite. They reared their family of seven children here, all of whom were present except one, Mrs. Hugh Carroll of Lockney.
The children arrived early Sunday morning, bringing the delicious dinner already prepared, with the beautiful 2-tiered wedding cake decorated in gold and white. Mr. and Mrs. Reid received many beautiful gifts from their children and a host of friends.
The children and families who enjoyed the dinner were: Mr. and Mrs. S. P. McCasland and family, Goldthwaite; Mrs. T. M. Atchison and Leonard, and Mrs. J. L. McBeth and two children of Pidcoke; Mrs. F. M. Head and son Billy of Houston; Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Reid, Fort Worth; Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Reid and family, Center City; and Mrs. J. D. Atchison and Barbara Kay of Pidcoke.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Scrivner of Goldthwaite were also dinner guests. Friends and relatives who visited in the Reid home in the afternoon were: Mrs. T. J. Venable, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Jackson, O. H. Yarborough, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Alldredge, Grandmother Shain, Mrs. J. B. McCasland, Mrs. Ruth Langford, Mrs. J. D. D. Berry, Mrs. Luther Rudd, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Webb, Mrs. Chas. Frizzelle, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kendall, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weathers.
The Goldthwaite Eagle and Mullin Enterprise
- Change Date:
12 Feb 2014
- Mary Ethel Emeline Reid b: 15 Jan 1894 in Star, Mills County, Texas
- Elta Elizabeth Reid b: 19 Mar 1895 in Star, Mills County, Texas
- Verdie Ola Reid b: 9 Oct 1896 in , Hamilton County, Texas
- Jimmie Esta Reid b: 13 Feb 1899 in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas
- William Riley Reid b: 21 Mar 1901 in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas
- Johnnie Clay Reid b: 27 Sep 1903 in Center City, Mills County, Texas
- Jewell May Reid b: 3 Apr 1909 in Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas
- Samuel Raymond Reid b: 8 May 1911 in Center City, Mills County, Texas
- Abbrev: William Ellis Reid Bible
Title: William Ellis Reid Bible
Publication: in possession of Sammy Bruce Reid
- Abbrev: Death Certificate
Title: Death Certificate
Publication: Official Document
Page: Certificate Number: 42245
- Abbrev: Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
Title: Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
Page: Certificate Number: 42245
- Abbrev: 1870 United States Federal Census
Title: 1870 United States Federal Census
Page: District 14, Monroe, Tennessee; Roll M593_1550; Page: 129; Image: 258.
- Abbrev: 1880 United States Federal Census
Title: 1880 United States Federal Census
Page: Travis, Texas; Roll T9_1329; Family History Film: 1255329; Page: 2.3000; ED: 121
- Abbrev: 1900 United States Federal Census
Title: 1900 United States Federal Census
Page: Justice Precinct 1, Mills, Texas; Roll T623_1659; Page: 17A; ED: 111.
- Abbrev: 1910 United States Federal Census
Title: 1910 United States Federal Census
Page: Justice Precinct 1, Mills, Texas; Roll T624_1578; Page: 7A; ED: 204; Image: 377.
- Abbrev: 1920 United States Federal Census
Title: 1920 United States Federal Census
Page: Justice Precinct 2, Mills, Texas; Roll T625_1834; Page: 10B; ED: 167; Image: 389.
- Abbrev: 1930 United States Federal Census
Title: 1930 United States Federal Census
Page: Precinct 2, Mills, Texas; Roll 2377; Page: 1B; ED: 4; Image: 653.0.
- Abbrev: Bell County, Kentucky Families
Title: Bell County, Kentucky Families
Author: Sueann Morrow
Publication: email@example.com, RootsWeb.com Gedcom sueann3
- Abbrev: Obituary of Mrs. W. E. Reid (Mary Ethel Bradley Reid)
Title: Obituary of Mrs. W. E. Reid (Mary Ethel Bradley Reid)
- Abbrev: 1940 United States Federal Census
Title: 1940 United States Federal Census
Page: Mills, Texas; Roll: T627_4107; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 167-4.
- Abbrev: The Goldthwaite Eagle
Title: The Goldthwaite Eagle
Page: 22 Oct 1948 and 29 Oct 1948. Copies reprinted on pages 359 and 360 of the Mills County Newspaper Obituaries from 1908 thru 1952 compiled by the Hamilton County Genealogy Society in 2006. Actual newspaper clippings are in the possession of Ronnie Head.
- Abbrev: Mills County, Texas, Marriage Record
Title: Mills County, Texas, Marriage Record
Page: Book 1