Curtis Brownlow was born to James Levi and Cloe Althea Brownlow, settlers at Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma. He was a grandson of Edward Isaac Brownlow.
Bobbie Jean Black nee Brownlow was born to James Levi and Cloe Althea Brownlow. She was a granddaughter of Edward Isaac Brownlow.
This is my paternal great-great grandfather. He is my grandmother, Elizabeth Ewing Hopkins Seitz's grandfather. He is my father, Elbert Lee Seitz's great-grandfather. Wife: Martha E. Hoss Son of: Thomas Hopkins
This picture is of Viola Coke Brownlow, my great-aunt. She was married to my great-uncle, Oscar Brownlow. They farmed in Abernathy, Texas for many, many years and were very successful. They had roots in Eldorado, Oklahoma, and are buried in the Eldorado Cemetery at Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma. They had one son, Lonnie, who is also deceased.
John Luther Gossett was my maternal grandfather. He lived in Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas. He was married to Euna Blanche Brownlow for a short time and from this marriage they had two children, Garland Edward Gossett and my mother, Willie Jo Gossett. The marriage ended in divorce and John Luther Gossett never remarried. He lived with his mother and brother until their deaths.
Obituary: DUMAS - Jeffie Johnson, 93, died Saturday, April 7, 2007. Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Morrison Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Rick Korsmo, pastor of Bible Baptist Church, officiating, assisted by the Rev. David Carrington, pastor of United Penetecostal Church. Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Morrison Funeral Directors. Jeffie Johnson was born Oct. 12, 1913, in Quanah to Julius and Mary Mollie Seitz. She married Arvil Johnson on Aug. 15, 1937, in Wheeler, and he preceded her in death in 1983. Arvil "Fat Boy" and Jeffie moved to Dumas from Canadian in 1961 and opened Johnson Western Wear and Boot Shop. After school was out each summer, the older grandchildren would come to Dumas and work at the shop and helped with 4-H. They loved having the family with them. Jeffie continued operating the shop until 1997. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She had been a member of Bible Baptist Church since 1982, and loved working in her yard. She was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Bobby Johnson, in 1974 and Gary Kent in 1984; two sons-in-law, Lee Roy Kent and Bobby Miller, both in 1995; and ten brothers and sisters. Survivors include three daughters, Ferriel Miller of Pampa and Melba Kent and Sharon Truitt and husband Carroll, all of Dumas, Lewis Johnson and wife Nancy of Amarillo and Johnny Johnson of Cummings, GA; 14 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be to Bible Baptist Church building fund, 222 W. First St., Dumas, TX 79029. The family will be at 1017 Durrett in Dumas. Amarillo Globe-News, April 10, 2007
This obituary is of my great-aunt, Jeffie Johnson. She was grandfather, Robert Lee Seitz's, sister. There are pictures of Robert Lee Seitz on this site.
This is a picture of the gravestone of my great-aunt and great-uncle. They are Ernest Seitz and Myrtle Hopkins Seitz. Ernest was the brother of my grandfather, Robert Lee Seitz. Myrtle was the sister of my grandmother, Elizabeth Ewing Hopkins Seitz. This is best viewed with the enlargement feature and your computer zoom set at 50%.
Robert "Lee" Seitz and Elizabeth Ewing Hopkins Seitz -- details celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. They were my paternal grandparents. They lived in Eldorado, Jackson County, OK. There are a number of their pictures posted as well. They are buried in the Eldorado Cemetery. Their 50th anniversary was celebrated in Eldorado, Jackson County, OK, at the Educational Building, First Baptist Church. I attended this event. This notice was in the Eldorado Courier newspaper. Their wedding anniversary was Jan. 3, 1920. Birthdates are: Robert Lee Seitz: 9-17-1898, born in Montague County, TX Death: 5-15-1982 Elizabeth Ewing Hopkins Seitz: 10-30-1899, born in Caddo County, OK (Indian Territory). She died Dec 19, 1988.
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