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Laura Jane Williams Atwood
Mrs. J. A. Atwood Services Set for Today (December 1954)
Funeral services for Mrs. J. A. Atwood, 79, 2509 33rd St., will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. today in Ford Memorial Chapel of First Baptist Church. Dr. J. Ralph Grant, pastor, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. C. J. JcCarty, Baptist minister, and the Rev. W. E. Thorne, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Atwood, resident of Lubbock since 1926, died at 8:55 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Hospital. She had suffered a stroke Nov. 24. Mr. and Mrs. Atwood moved to Lubbock from Cross Plains where they had lived most of their married lives before moving to Lubbock. They formerly lived in Abilene and at Oplin, near Abilene. They had been married 60 years last Jan. 2. They were married at the home of a sister of Mrs. Atwood Jan. 2, 1894, near Cross Plains. Burial will be in the City of Lubbock Cemetery, under direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. J. W. Reid, 2505 33rd St., and Miss Ruby Atwood, 2511 33rd Street; one granddaughter, Mrs. Veron L. Odom, 2603 44th Street, and two great grandsons. One daughter, Mrs. Atwood, is a teacher in O. L. Slaton Junior High School and has taught most of the time since 1925. The other daughter, Mrs. Reid formerly taught and her husband has taught in Lubbock High School 33 years and now is safety coordinator of Lubbock Public Schools and debate coach and book custodian at the high school. The granddaughter is a former teacher and her husband now teaches in O. L. Slaton Junior High School. Mrs. Atwood was born October 1875 near Waco, Texas.
Copied from undated obituary in the possession of Mrs. Norma Grace Odom, Lubbock, Texas