From our April 26, 2001, edition.
Edith Eichelberger Elmore passed away peacefully in Canyon, Texas, on
Saturday, April 21, 2001.
was born in Goldston Community near Clarendon on December 4, 1907, and
lived in Clarendon until ill health necessitated her move to Conner House
in Canyon in September 1996.
was preceded in death by her husband, Jefferson Fontayne Elmore and an
infant son, Don Allen Elmore.
leaves a daughter, Mary Elmore Bentley and husband, Alvis of Austin; sons,
Gene Elmore of Clarendon and Jerry Elmore and wife, Janis, of Houston.
Other surviving family members include seven grandchildren, Dr. Dan
Bentley and wife Susan, Cheryl Bentley Harper and husband Brad, Natalie
Elmore Holland, all of Amarillo, Regina Elmore Cunningham and husband Scot
of Leander, Lisha Elmore and husband Terry of Canyon, Scott H. Elmore of
Houston, and Jefferson Fontayne Elmore of Dallas. She is also survived by
16 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
attended Goldston schools, graduated Clarendon High School and attended
Clarendon College for two years. She was a dedicated cattlemanís wife
and was always interested in Clarendon and Donley County. Mabelís memory
will live on in the lives of her family through the love she exhibited for
each and every member. She was very talented with her hands and created
beautiful knitted and crocheted works of art which are treasured by her
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clarendon College; Donley County
Senior Citizens Association in Clarendon; or Citizens Cemetery Association
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