Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameMelinda Lou “Lulu” Baldridge
Birth13 Jan 1872, Goliad, Goliad Co TX
Death28 Jul 1950, Lubbock, Lubbock Co TX Age: 78
Birth29 Jul 1866, DeSoto Co MS
Death30 Jan 1932, Lubbock, Lubbock Co TX1381 Age: 65
FatherAlexander Jasper Burford (1842-1901)
MotherMary Jane Jackson (1842-1917)
ChildrenWalter Oliver (1890-1964)
 Mettie (1891-1977)
 Truddie Irene (1893-)
 Villa Dortha (1894-1968)
 Emmett Williams (1898-1977)
 Raymond Alexander (1909-1990)
Notes for Melinda Lou “Lulu” Baldridge
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Rites Set Today For Mrs. Lou Burford, 78

Final services for Mrs. Lou Burford, 78-year-year area resident since 1900, who died in West Texas hospital Friday of a heart ailment, will be held at 3 p. m. today.

Services will be held in the Broadway Church of Christ with Dr. M. Norvei Young, minister, officiating. Burial wiii oe in the City of Lubbock cemetery under the direction of Sanders Funeral home.

Mrs, Burford lived at 2403 Twenty-fourth.

Mrs. Burford, widow of L. O. Burford who died in 1932, suffered a broken hip in a fall in her home about three weeks ago. The hip healed, but complications developed, affecting her heart.

She and her husband came here in a covered wagon and settled in the Acuff community 15 miles east of Lubbock where he began farming.

A five-generation photograph including Mrs. Burford and her great-great grandchild recently appeared in the Avalanche-Journal.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs, O. E. Rush and Mrs, G. C. Davis, both of Lubbock; three sons, W. O. of Lazbuddy, Emmett and Raymond of Lubbock; a brother, Ed Baldridge of Abilene; a sister, Mrs. John Matthews of Lubbock; 23 grandchilrdren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Grandchildren will be pallbearers.
Notes for Lee Overton (Spouse 1)
1910 Census of Justice Pct 3, Lubbock TX
Name Age

Lee O Burford 43
Lula Burford 38 [30]
Mettie Burford 18
Truddie Burford 16 14]
Villa Burford 14
Emit Burford 11
Raymond Burford 0 [9/12]
Elbert Honsard 7 nephew
Orval Honsard 5 nephew
Thelma Honsard 3 neice
Evlyn Honsard 1 [1 6/12] neice
Mary J Burford 67 MS NC SC [NC]

1920 Census of Lubbock TX
Household Members Age Relationship

L O Burford 53 Head
Lou Burford 47 Wife
Emmitt Burford 21 Son
Raymond Burford 10 Son
C Fred Polk 62 Boarder
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