Conway/Smith Family Bible
Owner: Mamie Ruth Conway Finley (Mother of Patsy Vinson)

The Holy Bible
World Publishing, NY

Holy Bible
Presented to
Miss Mamie Ruth Conway
Graduation Present
by J M. Massey, Superintendent
Bartley-Woods High School
1943

Family Register
John Henry Conway
Born Nov 18, 1898 (1896)
and
Miss Ola Lee Smith
Born Oct 18, 1903
were united in Holy Matrimony on Jan. 4
The Sunday day of Jan 4, 1920
at west of Antiock at home. (Bowie Co. TX)

Births

(note: items in parentheses were added by Patsy Finley Vinson)

Elden R. L. Conway Born Oct 11, 1920 (Antiock)
Alvis "Dude" Conway, Born, April 30, 1922 (Sebastian Co.AR)
Dorothy Mae Conway Born Aug. 9 1924 (Antiock)
Mamie Ruth Conway Born June 26, 1926(Hale Center, Fannin Co.)
Della Oneta Conway Born Aug. 29, 1928 (Sebastian Co. AR)
Beatrice Conway Born Oct. 21, 1931 (Windom, Fannin Co.)
Joyce Earline Conway Born July 9, 1934 (Fannin Co.)
Joann Conway Born May 26, 1935 (Bonham, Fannin Co.)
John Frank Conway...March 27, 1946 (Bonham, Fannin Co.)
Willie Joe Finley...Feb. 4, 1923 (Fannin Co.)
Patsy Ruth Finley...Feb. 15, 1947 (Bonham, Fannin Co.)
Billy Joe Finley..Feb. 28, 1949 (Bonham, Fannin Co.)
Suzanna Ruth Vinson...July 25, 1966 (Dallas Co.)
Ronald Edward "Eddie" Vinson...Dec. 30, 1969 (Dallas Co.)
Paula Scheppler Finley...Oct. 17, 1949 (dau-in-law)
Jason Weldon Vinson...April 30, 1976 (Kaufman Co.)
Nikki Gail Finley...Jan 21, 1981 (Henderson Co.)
Jodie Michelle Finley...Feb 18, 1983 (Henderson Co.)

Marriages

Miss Dorothy Mae Conway and Windell Cash 1943 (Fannin Co.)
Mamie Ruth Conway and Willie Joe Finley(1945) (Fannin Co.)
Della Oneta Conway and Hab Osborne 1946 (Fannin)
Della Oneta Conway and H. A. McBroom 1948 (Fannin)
Della Oneta Conway and Mark Holland 1952
Alvis Conway and Mattie Heflin 1947
Beatrice Conway and James Bobby Cagle 1948 (Rockwall)
Joyce Earline Conway and Wade Lockaby 1950
JoAnn Conway and James Sessions 1955 (Gregg Co.)

Deaths


Flesia Kay Sessions Nov 1962 (Ft. Worth, Texas)
Lindell Ray Cash...Nov 20, 1967 (Kilgore, Gregg Co)
Richard Bradshaw (hus. Of Marsha Holland) ..April 20, 1972 Dallas Co.
Elizabeth Ann Cash Jones...Jan 15, 1973 (Kilgore, Gregg Co)
Windell W. Cash... June 8, 1973 (Kilgore, Gregg Co.)
John Henry Conway...March 30, 1980 (Dallas Co.)(buried Old Kilgore City Cem.)
Alvis "Dude" Conway...Sept. 23, 1981 (Tempe, Arizona)
Elden R. L. "Sonny Boy" Conway ...Dec 12, 1984 (Duncanville, Dallas Co.- buried Kilgore, Gregg Co. TX)
Dorothy Mae Conway Cash... Aug 9, 1988 (Kilgore, Gregg Co. TX)
Willie Joe Finley...March 24, 1992 (Kaufman Co.)(Buried Four Mile Cem.)(born 4 Feb 1926 Ravenna, Fannin Co. Texas)
Ola Lee Smith Conway..Feb. 28, 1998 (Dallas Co.)(buried Kilgore City Cem.)

Note: Burials are at Kilgore City Cemetery, Kilgore, Gregg Co. TX for our families of
Cash, Conway, Darden, Jones. Sessions, Smith

On the last page of Revelation...Mawmaw Conway (Ola Lee) wrote information for her Smith family.


Mama's & Papa's family Records


Charly Stewart Smith Born Sept 21, 1868 (Claiborne Parish, LA)
(1st wife - Nancy Sissy Howard 1873-1896) married 28 Jul 1888 -Delta Co. TX)
Mattie Vestie Smith Prater born May 29, 1888
Reuben Delbert Smith Born July 6, 1891
Oliver Smith Born 1893 died 1893


(2nd-Mama) Ida Idella Walraven Smith Born Sept 29, 1880 (Bowie Co.) married 15 Apr 1897 Nash, Bowie Co. TX

Children:
Elbert Cader Smith Born Jun 14, 1898 (Bowie Co.)
Nolie Opal Smith Born Feb 25, 1900 (Bowie Co.)
Nellie C Elender Smith Born Jan 22, 1902 (Bowie Co.)
Ola Lee Smith Born Oct 18, 1903 (Bowie Co.)
Willie Mae Smith Born Sept. 1, 1905 (Bowie Co.)
Elma Frankie Smith Born Sept 20 1907( Bowie Co.)
Dessie Dee Smith Born Nov 11, 1909 (Bowie Co.)
Reggie Leonard Smith Born Sept 25, 1912 (Bowie Co.)
Ples Levi Smith, Born May 11, 1914 (Bowie Co.)
J. B. Smith Born July 21, 1917 (Bowie Co.)

Deaths


Vestie (Mattie Vestie Smith Prator) died March 26, 1926
Reggie died June 25, 1916 (buried at Rock Springs, Bowie Co.)
J. B. Smith died Sept 5, 1987 (70 years)(Kilgore, Gregg Co.TX)
Dessie (Dessie Dee Smith Adams) died Jan 1987 (buried Ft. Worth, TX)
Willie Mae Smith Petty died 22 Aug 1988 (buried Whitesboro, TX)
Nolie Opal Smith Ford died 30 Dec 1989 (buried Ashdown Cem.-Arkansas)
Berdie Leslie Petty died 30 Oct 1989 (buried Whitesboro, TX)
Melvin Jack May died 6 May 1992 (Hopewell Cem., Gilmer, TX)

Elma Frankie Smith Prater May died 18 March 1997 (Overton, Gregg Co. TX)

 

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