Tuesday, February 28, 2017

1924 :: Death of A. Wolf



Mortuary. A. Wolf

Rockdale lost another of her oldest citizens this week when A. Wolf, at the age of 77 years, succumbed to an illness of several weeks superinduced by old age. He died at his home Tuesday evening at 5:30 o'clock. The funeral will be conducted Friday at 4:00 p.m., Rev. Simon Spinneweber of the Catholic church officiating. Interment will be in the Old City Cemetery. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 28, 1924


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

1924 :: Death of Dr. H.C. Black



Monday's State papers carried the news of the death of Dr. H.C. Black, aged 69, at Waco. Decedent was once a citizen of Rockdale, but probably only a few of our older citizens will remember him as it has been about 35 years since he left here. He was found dead in his garage, having suffered a stroke of apoplexy as he was putting his car away after returning from a professional call. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. [51], No. 52, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 21, 1924


1924 :: Death of Miss Joe Walker



Miss Joe Walker, aged 73, died at the home of H.C. Newsome in this city Monday. The funeral was conducted Tuesday at the Salty cemetery, Rev. Jesse Garrett of the First Baptist church officiating. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. [51], No. 52, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 21, 1924


Monday, February 20, 2017

1936 :: Death of Lillie Tumey




Late News Flash. A daughter of Mrs. T.E. Riddle died in New York Wednesday, and the remains are due to arrive in Rockdale this (Thursday) afternoon. Funeral services will be held in the home of Mrs. Riddle Friday afternoon, interment following in the Riddle family burying ground. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 20, 1936