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Greenville Morning Herald, Greenville, TX
Obituary of Joseph Lee Hackney

May 25, 1922


Joseph Hackney, aged 83 years, died at the home of his son, Arch Hackney, near Weiland at an early hour Wednesday morning, and the remains were laid to rest yesterday afternoon at McWright cemetery, northwest of Greenville, after funeral services conducted by Rev. G. B. Carter, pastor of Lee street Methodist church.

Joseph Hackney was born in Russell County, Virginia, and at the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Confederacy, and particiapted in many of the major engagements during the four years' conflict.

At the close of the war he was united in marriage to Miss Mary Herndon Proctor, and some years later the family came to Texas, settling near Merit.

Deceased was one of the County's most successful and substantial citizens, and his passing will be a grat loss to his many friends and acquaintances. He is survived by six sons and three daughters, as follows: G. W., M. L., A. M. and F. J. Hackney of this city, and J. W. and Wesley Hackney of Virginia, and Mesdames Victor Graham, Addie Killman and A. J. Qualls, of this city.

Mr. Hackney was a lifelong and consistent member of the Methodist church.

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