Viola GRAHAM. b. 7-2-1888, Grandview, Ellis
Co., TX, d. 1945, bur. Collinsville Cem. mar. 10-18-1906, Denton Co., TX James
J. PILCHER, b. 7-16-1890, d. 6-23-1979, s/o Lou T. & Nannie H. PILCHER
Mrs. J. J. PILCHER, a resident of Collinsville for 47 years, died Sunday at
6:30 p.m. at her home on Rt. 1, Collinsville, following an illness of over a
"Funeral services were held Tues. at Collinsville Methodist Church with Burial
in Collinsville Cemetery. Willie KREAGER, minister, officiated.
"Mrs. PILCHER, the former Viola GRAHAM, was born July 2, 1888 near Grandview
in Ellis County, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard GRAHAM. She and J. J.
PILCHER were married in Denton Oct. 18,1906. She belonged to Church of
"Survivors are her husband; 4 daughters: Mrs. Edna WALKER of County Line,
Okla., Mrs. Goldie COPELAND of Collinsville, Mrs. Amy Jo NICHOLS and Mrs.
Mattie Mae AYCOCK of Houston; 3 sons: James PILCHER and Marshall PILCHER of
Collinsville and Sgt. J. G. PILCHER who recently returned from overseas duty;
5 sisters, Mrs. Allie CAMP, and Mrs. Juanita MITCHELL, both of Waxahachie,
Mrs. Essie McCOY of Forrester, Mrs. Eva RAY of Lancaster and Mrs. Virgie
SKIPPER of Bishop, and 12 grandchildren."
This obituary was hand copied from "Ruth Henry Scrapbook" on file in
Whitesboro Public Library.