Pearl Cemetery

Coryell County, Cemeteries of Texas


From  the Courthouse take Hwy 84 West approximately 14 miles to junction with FM 183. Turn left
(south) on 183 and follow it about 7 miles to cemetery on right.312436N 0980205W

Last Name First Name Birth Death Comments
Self Harold Jan 11 1928 Sep 04 2007 Obit submitted  by Ferne Johnson

Harold Self - Gatesville Messenger, The - (Sep/12/2007)


Harold Self

Harold Self, age 79, of Gatesville, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2007, at a local nursing home. Graveside services were held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, at Pearl Cemetery with Edward Schwaub officiating.

Harold Self was born on January 11, 1928 in Shamrock, Texas to the late Claude Raymond and Barbara Elizabeth Schenck Self. He attended school at Iredell and entered the Military Army Air Corps during World War II. He served in Japan. After being honorably discharged he worked at Joe's Bakery while attending 4C Business College. He married Carrie Dee Landis on April 21, 1950. Mr. Self worked for Sears in Fort Worth as supervisor of the Service Department for over 20 years, and received several awards. After retiring, he and his wife moved to Pearl, Texas to farm. He had very fond memories of his Grandfather, Cap Schenck who raised him. He was preceded in death by his brother, C.R. Self.

Mr. Self is survived by his wife, Carrie Self of Gatesville; son, Rick Self and wife, Mandy of Dallas; daughter, Charlotte O'Kelly and husband, Jim of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Justin Wesley Self, Aubrey Lynn White, Michael Patrick O'Kelly and Matthew James O'Kelly.