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Kathleen Edith Harris

Female 1929 - 2016  (86 years)


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  • Name Kathleen Edith Harris  [1, 2
    Born 1 Jul 1929  Geneva, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jan 2016  Gravel Hill Community, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Teaches in the Hemphill ISD and is a member of the James Frederick Gomer Chapter of the Daughters of Republic of Texas.

      The in BACK IN TIME column of the May 3, 2000 issue of the Sabine County Reporter it was noted that in 1965, "Mrs. Tommy White, Hemphill High School Teacher, was elected president of the Sabine County Chapter of the Texas State Teachers Association."

      Sabine County Reporter 8 May 2002

      Class of 1947 Members of the class of 1947 attending the (Hemphill High School) reunion included, from left, front; Norman Ener, Alice Procell, Elouise (Armstrong) McLemore, Nan Carol (Harvey) Kirbow, Joyce (Davidson) Winkle and Lillie Faye (Horne) Bennefield; (center): Frances (Woods) Trapp, Kathleen (Harris) White, Ann (Maund) McClain and La Vern (Halbert) Roberts; and back; Paul Beauchamp, Conald Glover, Curtis Killion, Joe Lynn Whittlesey, King Davidson, Millard Jordan, John Parker and J.C. Click. Not pictured: Bessie Lou (Coussons) Neal and Earline (Polk) Brown.

      The October 8, 2008 issue of the Sabine County Reported noted that she had been the director of the Vergie Speights Memorial Jailhouse Library and Musuem for the past five years. She had taught English and Spanish for 33 years at Hemphill High School prior to her retirement.

      Kathleen Edith White, 86, of the Gravelhill Community, Sabine County, Texas, passed away Saturday morning in her home. She was born in Sabine County to Judge Noble and Nettie Arthur Harris. Mrs. White held a Masters Degree from Stephen F. Austin University, and spent her life teaching. She taught in the Hemphill Independent School District for over 50 years, and held classes in several other schools and colleges. Mrs. White was a lifetime member of the Gravelhill Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, holding several offices in the Church, a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and the National Honor Society.

      Mrs. White is survived by her sons: Michael A. White of Killeen, Drew N. White and wife Vicky of Hemphill, Keven White and wife Veronica of Hemphill, seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, her brother Robert "Bobby" Harris and wife Laverne of Geneva. She is preceded in death by her husband Tommy White, her brother Jackie Harris, her grandson J.T. White and great grandson Ryder Griffin.

      Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Monday, January 18, 2016, in the Starr Funeral Home, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas. Funeral services will be at 4:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in the Gravelhill Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Gravelhill Cemetery.

      Copied from the Starr Funeral Home Website
      Also published in The Sabine County Reporter, January 20, 2016, Page 10
    Person ID I703  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2016 

    Father Judge Noble Harris,   b. 6 Oct 1907, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1934, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Nettie Arthur,   b. Abt 1912, Sabine Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 2003, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1928  [3
    Family ID F534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Albert White, Jr.,   b. 1 Jul 1927, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 2004, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1952  Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1929 - Geneva, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1952 - Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972.

    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.), January 20, 2016, Page 10 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1696] Ancestry.com - Texas Death Certificates, 1903-1982 [database online].

    4. [S463] White, Charlie-Family Researcher DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD WHITE.

    5. [S1105] McDaniel, Robert Cecil "In Search of Blue Water" (Published by Author, 1988, Library of Congress Card #88-92359), p. 141 (Reliability: 3).