Rains Co TX Obits

Submitted by Elaine Nall Baye

Rains County Leader

February 16, 1923
Mrs. Gorman Dead
Mrs. M. L., wife of Rev. J. W. Gorman died last Sunday morning about 11 o'clock, after about a weeks illness with pneumonia having been confined to her bed since attending the funeral of her son; Mr. Burney Gorman, Tuesday afternoon of last week. Mrs. Gorman was born April 14th, 1856 and was married to Rev. J.W. Gorman, September 26th 1876. To this union six children were born, four boys and two girls, all of whom survive her, except the son who was buried last week. She joined the Cumberland Presbyterian Church early in life and has led a consecrated Christian life, always taking an active part in all church work. Funeral services were conducted at the family home by Rev. J.I. Weatherby, pastor of the Methodist church here, Rev. Gorman being too ill to attend the funeral. Also another short service was conducted in Prospect church after which her remains were consigned to Mother Earth in the Prospect cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Rev. J.W. Gorman, three sons, Author Gorman of Washington, D. C.; Russell Gorman of the Center Point community; Blake Gorman of the Henry's Chapel community, and two daughters, Mrs. Willie Coleman of Arkansas and Mrs. Montgomery of Waskum community. The Leader joins with friends in offering sincere sympathy to the sadly bereaved family.