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Marjorie Louise Sinclair

Female 1908 - 2010  (102 years)


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  • Name Marjorie Louise Sinclair  [1
    Born 19 Jun 1908  Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Aug 2010  Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Forest Park (Forest Park Lawndale) Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • MARJORIE SINCLAIR WOODS passed away peacefully in her sleep on the evening of Tuesday, 3rd of August 2010. Marjorie was born in June, 1908 to Thomas Albert Sinclair and wife, Mary Ella. She was raised in the Heights, on the Boulevard, where she attended Cooley School, and both Heights High and Reagan High Schools, while later attending and graduating from Texas Christian University in the early 30s.

      Her father, Thomas Albert, was the founder and builder of Heights Hospital that stood and served the people of the area on the corner of 19th and Ashland Avenue. This hospital was later torn down, rebuilt again on the same location, still serving the people of the area as "Heights Hospital."  Marjorie worked as a nurse at her father's hospital, and later she taught shorthand at a business college "downtown", where she amazingly met and was attracted to a man named Lyndon Johnson, a debating coach/teacher at the school, who, to the relief of her father, was soon off to Washington.

      Later she would meet and wed a young doctor who was working at her father's hospital, having two children, Ann and Bill, who grew up in the then new addition of "Garden Oaks", while World War II raged overseas.Marjorie very much enjoyed the game of "Bridge" with her friends, and was quite active in the women's organization of the PEOs her entire life.

      Her daughter, Ann Synnott, met and married a young lumberman named Fagan Arnold Cox, having four children, Keith, the eldest, daughter Shari, and sons David and Tom Cox.  Keith, living now in Philadelphia with wife Melanie, have three children, son Carter, a student at Vanderbuilt, a daughter Clemens, a student at the University of California in Los Angeles, and the youngest of the three, daughter Calloway , now in high school. Tom Cox and wife Nan have four children, three girls, Katie, Elizabeth, and the youngest, Ann Grace, and son Burrus, who live in Nashville, Tennessee. David Cox and wife Joan live in Houston, continuing the father's lumber business. They have three beautiful children, two boys, Christy, the eldest, Trenton, a student at Lamar, and daughter Margo.These ten new members of the family, the great grandchildren of Marjorie, are the future, earning her the title "Great Mother" to all of those who most dearly love her.

      Marjorie is survived as well by son-in-law Conway Hall, a businessman in Houston, married now to Marjorie's daughter Ann. Marjorie also is survived by her brother, Thomas A. Sinclair II and his wife, Lucille of Kerrville, Texas.

      Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from six o'clock until eight o'clock in the evening on Friday, the 6th of August, at Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston.The interment service is to be conducted at half past ten o'clock in the morning on Saturday, the 7th of August, at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Avenue in Houston, where the Rev. Reagan Cocke, Associate Rector, of Church of St. John the Divine is to officiate.In lieu of flowers and customary remembrances, donations may be directed to any charity of one's choice.
    Person ID I42312  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2013 

    Family Thomas Griffin Synott, M. D.,   b. 25 Mar 1905, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1967, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 14 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F12662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1908 - Harris County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).