Frances Merrill McCABE, 19132010 (aged 96 years)

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Frances Merrill /McCABE/
Also known as
Frances Merrill /BEARDEN/
Birth
Death of a maternal grandfather
Note: From Grand Forks Newspaper:

From Grand Forks Newspaper:

THOMAS GRIFFIN TO BE BURIED FRIDAY

Funeral services for Thomas Griffin, Kellys farmer, who died here Sunday, will be held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon from the First Baptist church. Rev. A Sterling Barner pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will be made in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Miss Lottie Griffin of Watertown S.D., a daughter of the deceased arrived in the city Tuesday and another daughter , Miss Margaret Griffin of Portland Ore., is expected here Thursday or Friday to attend the funeral. Another daughter, Mrs. Frank McCabe of Rio Hondo, Texas, will be unable to attend the funeral, it was announced last evening.

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April 2, 2010 (aged 96 years)
Note: Frances' Obituary, Brownsville Herald, April 7, 2010.

Frances' Obituary, Brownsville Herald, April 7, 2010.

Frances Merrill McCabe Bearden, 96, of Houston, Texas passed away peacefully in her home on Good Friday, April 2, 2010. She was born Aug 17, 1913 in Larimore, North Dakota to the late Frank and Dolores McCabe. Her kindness and grace touched the lives of all who knew and loved her. She will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit; and her two brothers Eugene and Vincent; two sons, Donald and Francis Lee, three grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Frances is survived by five children: Dolores Parks and husband Joseph of Houston, TX; Mary Claire Zelazny of Fort Worth, TX; Gene Bearden of Tomball, TX; Emmett Bearden and wife Brenda of Crosby, TX; and Bill Bearden and wife Barbara of Overland Park, KS. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Her family moved to south Texas in 1918 to Rio Hondo. Frances graduated from Rio Hondo High School at age 16. She married the late Kermit Bearden in 1938 and they lived together in Brownsville, TX for 40 years where they raised their family. They relocated to Victoria TX in 1991. They were married 53 years. Following Kermit's death in 1991, Frances relocated to Houston where she lived with her daughter, Dolores. Frances was an active member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, and loved to visit with her friends and play bingo with the Seniors Group.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fr. Bill Pickard Scholarship Fund in Frances' memory; c/o St. Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell, Houston, TX 77007 or the charity of your choice.

Visitation and rosary will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday April 7, Houston Chapel, 501 E. 18th ST., Houston, TX 77008.

Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday April 8, 2010, at St Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell, Houston, TX 77007. Reception will be held in the Community Center, 2nd floor.

Interment will be held Friday, April 9, 2010, at Mont Meta Memorial Park in San Benito, TX.

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Birth: August 10, 1877 35 33 Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Death: February 16, 1977Brownsville, Cameron, Texas
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Birth: November 15, 1880 28 26 Grand Forks Co, North Dakota
Death: September 27, 1965San Benito, Cameron, Texas
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Birth: October 9, 1908 31 27 Arvilla, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Death: February 5, 1996Universal City, Bexar, Texas
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Birth: February 18, 1912 34 31 Arvilla, Grand Fork Co., ND, USA
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Birth: August 17, 1913 36 32 Larimore, Grand Forks, ND
Death: April 2, 2010Houston, Tx
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Birth: March 17, 1909Guthrie, Oklahoma
Death: November 16, 1991Victoria Co, Tx
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Death: April 2, 2010Houston, Tx
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Birth: February 2, 1940 30 26 Brownsville, Texas
Death: May 26, 1940Brownsville, Cameron, Texas
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Frances' Obituary, Brownsville Herald, April 7, 2010.

Frances Merrill McCabe Bearden, 96, of Houston, Texas passed away peacefully in her home on Good Friday, April 2, 2010. She was born Aug 17, 1913 in Larimore, North Dakota to the late Frank and Dolores McCabe. Her kindness and grace touched the lives of all who knew and loved her. She will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit; and her two brothers Eugene and Vincent; two sons, Donald and Francis Lee, three grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Frances is survived by five children: Dolores Parks and husband Joseph of Houston, TX; Mary Claire Zelazny of Fort Worth, TX; Gene Bearden of Tomball, TX; Emmett Bearden and wife Brenda of Crosby, TX; and Bill Bearden and wife Barbara of Overland Park, KS. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Her family moved to south Texas in 1918 to Rio Hondo. Frances graduated from Rio Hondo High School at age 16. She married the late Kermit Bearden in 1938 and they lived together in Brownsville, TX for 40 years where they raised their family. They relocated to Victoria TX in 1991. They were married 53 years. Following Kermit's death in 1991, Frances relocated to Houston where she lived with her daughter, Dolores. Frances was an active member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, and loved to visit with her friends and play bingo with the Seniors Group.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fr. Bill Pickard Scholarship Fund in Frances' memory; c/o St. Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell, Houston, TX 77007 or the charity of your choice.

Visitation and rosary will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday April 7, Houston Chapel, 501 E. 18th ST., Houston, TX 77008.

Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday April 8, 2010, at St Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell, Houston, TX 77007. Reception will be held in the Community Center, 2nd floor.

Interment will be held Friday, April 9, 2010, at Mont Meta Memorial Park in San Benito, TX.

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Lives with her daughter in Houston, according to Tom McCabe email 3/29/99.

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