Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameMabel Irene Butler
Birth30 Jul 1892, Park Place Post Office and Plantation, MS
Death2 Aug 1927, Shamrock, Wheeler Co TX Age: 35
BurialShamrock, Wheeler Co TX
FatherLewis Andrew Butler (1864-1925)
MotherHenrietta Amelia Brown (1871-1899)
Birth30 Sep 1886, Royce City, TX
Death20 Mar 1960, Shamrock, Wheeler Co TX Age: 73
FatherLewis Baxter Sims (1864-1950)
MotherLucy Ann (Dolly) Vernon (1869-1952)
Marriage17 Nov 1912, Texola, Beckham Co OK1359
ChildrenRoy (1913-1988)
 Myrle Andrew (Bud) (1916-2000)
 Jack Francis (1921-2006)
 Billy Don (1924-2000)
Notes for Mabel Irene Butler
Born July 30, 1892 at 'Park Place" Post Office and Plantation, in Mississippi, "one of the most beautiftul in Panola County" (the foregoing are Aunt Lizzie's words). She was married to Henry Sylvester Sims in Texola, Oklahoma. They had four sons; Roy, Myrle Andrew (Bud), Jack Francis, and Billy Don. She died, before the birth of her fifth child, on August 2, 1927, and is buried at Shamrock, Texas.67
Notes for Henry Sylvester (Spouse 1)
He was the oldest child of Lewis B. and Lucy Ann (Dolly) Vernon Sims. The family was part of the last Oklahoma land rushes which was in the western part of the state. They lived in a dugout until lumber could be purchased and delivered to the area of Texola, Oklahoma. He and Mabel were married in Texola, and their olderst of four sons were born there. Myrle Andrew was born in a ranch on Elm Creek, south of Shamrock, Jack and Bill were born at Shamrock. When the Rock Island Railroad was being built, he hired on as a laborer and helped build the railroad from Texola to Shamrock. He decided Shamrock was a good place to live, and moved his family there. After Mabel's death, Henry built a home on land three miles east of Shamrock, Texas. The family, along with his mother and father, farmed and operated a grocery store in Shamrock. During the latel 194Os and early 1950s, he served as a County Comissioner for Wheeler County. He died March 20, 1960 in Shamrock and is buried there.67


SHAMROCK. Texas - Funeral for Henry S. Sims, 73, will be announced by Clay Funeral Home. He died Sunday night in a local hospital after a heart attack.

He was born Sept. 30, 1886, in Royce City, Texas, and moved to Texola, Okla., in 1899). He had lived in and around Shamrock since 1915. He was a member of the Church of Christ and the Odd bellows Lodge. A former county commissioner, he had been a farmer and a grocer in this area. Currently he was a hog buyer.
Surviving are his wife, Elaine; four sons, including M. A., of Borger; Jack, of Bowie, and William of Dallas; a sister, Mrs. Ella Dodgen, Shamrock; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
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