May 24, 1922|
PIONEER DIED AT WIELAND TODAY
Funeral services for Joseph Hackney, aged 83, a pioneer resident of this section, who died at the home of his son, Arch Hackney, near Weiland, at 6 o'clock this morning were held at the home this afternoon with burial following in McWright Cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. G. B. Carter, pastor of Lee Street Methodist Church.
Joseph Hackney was born in Russell County, Virginia; he served throughout the Civil War and took part in many major engagements with the Confederate Army. After the Civil War he was married to Miss Mary Herndon Proctor. To this union ten children were born. The family later moved to Texas, settling near Merit.
He is survived by six sons, G. W., M. L., A. M. and F. J. Hackney of this city, and J. W. and Wesley Hackney of Virginia, and two daughters, Mrs. Victor Graham, Mrs. Addie Killman and Mrs. A. J. Qualls, of this city. He was a consistent Christian and was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church.
The family have the sincere sympathies of their many friends in this hour of sadness.