Bessie Hicks

  • Birth: 25 MAY 1898 Crandall (Kaufman) TX
  • Death: 24 JUN 1987 Paris, TX
  • Burial: TX-Lamar-Paris-Evergreen Cemetery
  • Sex: F
  • Living: N



  • John Arthur Harvey



See: Reflections by Ruth Harvey Echols.

SS Death Index: Bessie Harvey; 451-10-3530; b. 05/25/1898; d. June 1987; Paris TX 75460

Listed in Kaufman County Birth Register 1861-1931.

Married: John Arthur Harvey

Father: Jonsey Harvey Mother: Sally (Hutchins) Harvey Burial Place: Melton/Milton Cemetery, Melton/Milton, Texas Burial: Name: John Arthur Harvey Born: 25 Jun 1890 Died: 21 Sep 1960 Buried: Milton Location: SOUTH Notes: Tombstone is inscribed, '1890-1960'. Buried next to Ruffie L. Harvey. Married Bessie Hicks in 1916. See her record. Children- Harold, Ruth, and Sarah Francis. *From information provided by Dorothy L. Holt: supplied birth and death dates.

OBITUARY: Source: Bessie Hicks Harvey Born: 25 May 1898 Died: 24 Jun 1987 Buried: Evergreen Location: 39-34-02 Notes: THE PARIS NEWS Sun., Jun 28, 1987. 'Bessie Harvey of Cherry Street Annex died at McCuistion Regional Medical Center at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. Services were held Friday, June 26, at Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Semple and Dr. Pat Otwell officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery. Mrs. Harvey was born May 25, 1898, in Crandall, a daughter of Robert L. Hicks and Zona Frances Green Hicks. She attended schools in Lamar County and married John Arthur Harvey in 1916. He died in 1960. She was a longtime employee of the Sanitarium of Paris, beginning work there in 1937. She was later a practical nurse before retiring in 1970. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Kendall Sunday School Class. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Preston (Ruth) Echols of Cooper and Mrs. William V. (Sarah) Redus of Paris; one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Harold Harvey of San Antonio; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one sister, Vera Cooper of Paris; and two brothers and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Mike Burns of Gulfsport, MS, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hicks of Walnut Creek, CA. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Baxter Hicks, Bennett Hicks, Jack Burns and Alton Burns.'

Source: 1920 Census. Texas Lamar County ED 110 Sheet 3 Line 66 NAME REL SEX AGE Harvey, John Head M 29 Harvey, Bessie Wife F 21 Harvey, John H. Son M Harvey, Doris R. D Green, Martha Grandmother F 74 Green, Sam Grandfather M 73

* Photo: Robert Hicks, Bessie Hicks, Jack Burns * Mark Hicks * * 04/06/99

* Photo: Bessie Harvey * Mark Hicks * * 04/07/99

* “Photo: Bessie Hicks Harvey”: * Mark Hicks * 07/29/99

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* “Photo: Bessie Hicks Harvey”: * Mark Hicks * 07/29/99

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* Census Records * Mark Hicks * * 05/01/99

Source: 1900 Census Records - Kaufman County, TX Roll T623 #1652 Enumeration District 82 - Precinct No 8 Line 77: HICKS, Bessie Relation to head of household: Stepdaughter - White - female birthdate: May 1898 - 2 years old - single Birthplace: Texas Birthplace of this person's father: Kentucky birthplace of this person's mother: Tennessee

1910 Census records - Kaufman County, TX Roll T624 #1570 Enumeration District 22 Line 35: HICKS, Bessie Stepdaughter - Age 11 years

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