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Ruth Dorine Speights

Female 1914 - 2007  (93 years)


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  • Name Ruth Dorine Speights  [1, 2
    Born 26 Nov 1914  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Dec 2007  Brenham, Washington County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 12 Dec 2007  Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Sabine County Reporter
      December 19, 2007

      Dorine Speights Robinson

      Ruth Dorine Speights Robinson, 93, of Spring died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007 in Brenham.

      Mrs. Robinson was born Nov. 26, 1914, in Hemphill as a daughter of the late Mermond Leon Speights and Ruth Elvie McLemore Speights. She devoted over 40 years to the nursing profession in the Texas City/Galveston area.

      Survivors: a sister, Ruby Laverne GELLATLY, formerly of Beaumont; two nieces, Dorine GORDY and husband Craig of Spring, and Guyanne KEENE and husband, Gayle of Shreveport, LA; and a nephew, Mark HUGHES and wife Cindy of Ponchatoula, LA.

      She was preceded in dehat by her husband, John Albert (J.A) Robinson, and a sister, Johnnie Mae HUGHES.

      Graveside rites were held Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Hemphill City Cemetery in Hemphill.

      Services were under the direction of Adams/E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, December 2007)
    Person ID I311  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Mermond Leon Speights,   b. 22 Dec 1891, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1985, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Rutha Elvie McLemore,   b. 4 Dec 1893, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1980, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1913 
    Family ID F197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Albert "J.A." Robinson, Jr,   b. 19 Apr 1913, Galveston County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1963, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1936 
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1914 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Dec 2007 - Brenham, Washington County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Dec 2007 - Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), February 14, 2007, Page 9 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), December 19, 2007, Page 12 (Reliability: 3).