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Vernon Daily Record, Vernon, TX
Obituary of Augustus A. Honaker

June 11, 1928


Augustus A. Honaker, 83, native of Virginia and resident of Texas since 1866 died at his home at 2102 Deaf Smith Street, at 4:30 o'clock Sunday morning, after a two week's illness. Mr. Honaker was making preparations to leave for California, where he has been spending his summers in recent years, when he was taken ill.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from his late residence by Rev. C. A. Bickley, pastor of the First Methodist Church, of which the deceased was a member, assisted by Dr. E. F. Lyon, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Interment was in Electra, by the side of Mr. Honaker's first wife, and the mother of his children, who died in 1912.

Mr. Honaker and family moved to Wichita County from Collin County. Ten years ago he moved to Vernon, where he had made his home until his death.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lula Gaines Honaker, and five children by his first marriage. They are: W. P. Honaker, Bowie, J. N. Honaker, Electra, S. E. Honaker, Vernon, Miss Alice Honaker, Electra, and Mrs. Schleymeyer, Electra. He is also survived by twenty-six grand children and eight great grand children.

Other relatives who were here for the funeral include Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bickley and W. P. Bickley and Mrs. M. M. Robinson, of Electra, W. A. Honaker and wife of Farmersville, and Mrs. Belle Honaker and Mrs. Vivian Stewart of Farmersville.

Pall bearers were L. D. Terrell, L. E. Piper, U. S. Davis, G. C. Morris, E. H. Pigg, and B. Daniel.

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