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Ira Bell Drawhorn, Jr.

Male Abt 1920 - 2011  (~ 91 years)


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  • Name Ira Bell Drawhorn  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 1920  Sexton, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jan 2011  Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 15 Jan 2011  Drawhorn Family Cemetery, Chinquapin, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Obituary

      Ira Bell Drawhorn, 91, passed away in the Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital after an illness. He was born in Sexton, TX, to Ira and Rosa Meeks Drawhorn and has lived in Sabine and San Augustine Counties all his life. Ira was a carpenter and farmer leaving school at an early age to farm and support his family.

      Mr. Drawhorn is survived by six daughters: Naomi Sharpton and Glenda Walker both of Bronson, Dorthy Woodruff of Houston, B.Gail Drawhorn of Bronson, Evely Weeks of Jasper, and Juanita Ward of Bronson; sister Juanita Cortright of San Antonio and sister Dorothy Cindric of Canton, Ohio, one brother Joe Parker of Houston, thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Audrey L. Drawhorn; daughter,Rosa Louise; brothers, Curtis Leroy "Buck" Drawhorn and Donnie Drawhorn; and sister, Eva Drawhorn Springer.

      A celebration of life was held at 11:00 am, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Drawhorn Family Cemetery in the Chinquapin Community.

      Pallbearers were Joshua Brown, David J. Brown, Joey Brown, Stephen Brown, R.W. Walker, Matthew Drawhorn, Benjamin Drawhorn, and Manuel Rodriguez.

      Services were under the direction of Starr Funeral Home in Hemphill. Online condolences may be posted at www.starrfuneralhome.com

      (Updated obituary from the Starr Funeral Home website, which superseded the original as originally published in the Sabine County Reporter January 19, 2011, revised version republished in the Sabine County Reporter on February 2, 2011).
    Person ID I34068  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Ira Bell Drawhorn, Sr.,   b. 19 Nov 1896, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1980, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Rosa "Rosie" Lee Meeks,   b. Dec 1898, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1934  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1918  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Family ID F10802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Audrey Lee Birdwell,   b. 29 Sep 1921, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 2000, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1943  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rosie Louise Drawhorn,   b. 6 Dec 1946, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1947, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
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    Family ID F10803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1920 - Sexton, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1943 - San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 2011 - Nacogdoches County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jan 2011 - Drawhorn Family Cemetery, Chinquapin, San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).

    2. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP No 6, Bronson Enumerated April 9 a nd 10, 1930 ED 202-8 SD 19 Sheet 3B (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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.), September 6, 1995, Page 10 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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.), January 19, 2011, Page 12 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S789] FamilySearch.org, Texas Marriages, 1837-1973.