101 - Mary Elizabeth Horton Stribling - Mount Zion Cemetery - Grayson County, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 52.157 W 096° 55.507
14S E 691919 N 3749599
Quick Description: Mary Elizabeth Stribling was born in 1910, the year that saw Halley's Comet take Mark Twain away after having brought him here in 1835.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2016 8:10:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMT6RF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 2

Long Description:
Mount Zion Cemetery is located near Delaware Bend, fairly close to the Red River, in a remote section of Grayson County, TX.

In addition to a taller, white marble headstone with the family name, "Stribling", Mrs. Stribling's grave is marked by a modern, gray, granite headstone. Her name, "Mary Elizabeth Horton Stribling" is below a cross with Jesus's name, "IHS", which is superimposed on flowers, and in the upper left corner is:

Nov. 9, 1910
Aug. 30, 2012

Note the braces and heart.

In the upper right corner is:

Loving wife
mother and
grandmother

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Significant events in her lifetime include:

1910 - Author Leo Tolstoy dies at 82.
1920 - The Boston Red Sox trade Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. The move is bad for them in the long run.
1930 - Silent film star, Lon Chaney, dies at age 47.
1940 - Walt Disney's "Fantasia" is a box office failure.
1950 - Charles M. Schulz's "Peanuts" is first published.
1960 - The first televised presidential debate takes place, between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon.
1970 - Black Sabbath releases their first album.
1980 - CNN is launched.
1990 - East Germany and West Germany are reunited, giving us one Germany.
2000 - Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz dies at 77. "Peanuts" is no more.
2010 - Heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio dies at 67.
2012 - The world's oldest teenager, Dick Clark, dies at 82.
Location of Headstone: Mount Zion Cemetery, Grayson County, TX

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