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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


David Stefen Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/128681805/d_-s_-derr. Image.

2Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJS-QYPP. Image.


Josephine "Joanna" Permelia Sevier

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/122320148/josie-derr. Image.

2Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJS-QYPP. Image.


William Robert George Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/62822879. Image.


Josephine Dorcas Huff

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/47438326/josie-h-derr. Image.


Bill Newton Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/576224/billy-n-derr. "CTCM US Navy, World War II, Korea." Image.


Irene A.

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/576234/irene-a-derr. Image.


Benjamin Franklin Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27812033/benjamin-franklin-derr. "B.F. Derr, 70, died Jan 9, 1951 at his home in Waco TX. Services at Turner Street Baptist church with burial in Rosemound Cemetery.

He lived at 616 Turner Waco TX.
For the past 10 years Mr. Derr was employed as an auto
parts dealer in Waco.

Survivors: his widow of Waco TX; sons, B.F. Derr JR of
Borger TX, Abner Derr of Waco TX and Louis Derr of
Pampa TX; daughter, Mrs. D.M. Davis of Bellmead TX;
brothers, W.R. Derr of Abilene TX, Elmer Derr of
California, and J.P. Derr of Peoria ILL; sisters,
Mrs. Eula McLaurine and Mrs. Lula Campbell both of California.
Waco Times Herald 1-10-1951

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Benjamin Franklin Derr
Texas, Deaths
Name Benjamin Franklin Derr
Event Type Death
Event Date 09 Jan 1951
Event Place Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Birth Date 21 Apr 1879
Birthplace , Kentucky
Father's Name David Derr
Mother's Name Josephine Sevier
Certificate Number 3520." Image.


Annie Elizabeth Hodge

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/132970046/annie-elizabeth-derr. "father: A D Hodge
mother: Mary Elizabeth Mahoney." Image.


Mary Jo Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/160271449/mary-jo-stockstill. "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982
Name: Mary Jo Stockstill
[Mary Jo DeRr]
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1911
Birth Place: Waco, texas
Gender: Female
Race: White
Residence: Borger, Hutchinson, Texas
Father: B F DeRr
Mother: Hodge
Age at Death: 31
Death Date: 23 Jul 1943
Death Place: Amarillo, Potter, Texas, USA." Image.


Benjamin Franklin Derr Jr.

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41477045/benjamin-franklin-derr. "B.F. Derr, 69, of 230 N. Hedgecoke St., died at 8 p.m. Thursday in North Plains Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Taylor, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery by Ed Brown & Sons Funeral Directors.
Graveside services will be under the auspices of Isom Masonic Lodge No. 1242 AF&AM.
A native of Waco, he had been a Borger resident since 1926. He was a retired employee of Phillips Petroleum Company and a local businessman. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and Isom Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Emelyne; a daughter, Marcia Mose of Farmington, N.M., two sons, Leslie Derr of Borger, and Eddie Derr of the Walcott Community, Texas; a brother, Abner Derr of Waco; and a sister, Ruth Davis of Waco; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Curtis Hillman, Herbert Haley, Harold Hooper, E.J. Stewart, Ray Robertson, and J.C. Berry.
(Published in Borger News Herald, September 9, 1983)

Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
Name: Benjamin Derr
Death Date: 8 Sep 1983
Death County: Hutchinson
Gender: Male

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Benjamin Derr
Last Residence:
79007 Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, USA
BORN: 22 Mar 1914
Died: Sep 1983." Image.


Ruth Elizabeth Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/63313765/ruth-elizabeth-davis. "Ruth Elizabeth Davis, 91, of Bellmead, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at a local nursing home. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 13, at Oak Lawn Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Wilkerson and the Rev. Vincent Evans officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 12, at Bellmead Funeral Home.

Mrs. Davis was born December 21, 1922 in Waco, to Benjamin Franklin and Annie E. (Hodge) Derr. She graduated from Waco High School in 1941 and on August 30, 1941 she married Mathew Davis. She was a lifelong member of Oak Lawn Baptist Church. While a resident at Crestview Nursing Home she helped reorganize the Sunday worship services.

Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents; her husband who passed away in April 1980; and her children, William Charles "Billy" Davis, Danny Davis and Mary "Sissy" Ray.

Survivors include her children, Vernon Davis and wife, Linda, of Bellmead, Beverly Duckett and husband, Jack, of Hewitt, and Dennis Davis of Bellmead; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 32 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons." Image.


Abner David Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21571364/abner-david-derr. "US Army
World War II." Image.


Alice Mabel

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21571374/alice-mabel-derr. Image.


James David Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21570215/james-david-derr. "Children:
James David Derr, Jr 1955-
Gina Gayle Derr 1957-
Donna Ruth Derr 1960-
Danny Ray Derr 1960-
Mary Jo Maxine Derr 1963-." Image.


Benny Joe Derr

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/172902029/benny-joe-derr. "Benny Joe Derr, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at his home in Newark.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, November 21, in Oakwood Cemetery on South 5th St. in Waco. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Benny is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia Derr; children, Kathy Derr of Arlington, Kevin Derr of Celina and Kyle Derr of Spring Branch; grandchildren, Heather Newton, Brittany Derr, Jaxson Derr, Emma Derr and great-grandchild, Amber Newton." Image.


James Elmo Derr

1California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG2W-P334. Image.

2Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK8Y-S7RJ. "Name: J E Derr
Titles and Terms: Mr
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 04 Dec 1904
Event Place: Hunt, Texas, United States
Spouse's Name: Veda Fowler
Spouse's Titles and Terms: Miss
Reference ID: 250
GS Film Number: 001024971
Digital Folder Number: 004820343
Image Number: 00168

Citing this Record
"Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK8Y-S7RJ : 10 December 2017), J E Derr and Veda Fowler, 04 Dec 1904; citing Hunt, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 1,024,971." Image.


Veda Ann Fowler

1Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK8Y-S7RJ. "Name: J E Derr
Titles and Terms: Mr
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 04 Dec 1904
Event Place: Hunt, Texas, United States
Spouse's Name: Veda Fowler
Spouse's Titles and Terms: Miss
Reference ID: 250
GS Film Number: 001024971
Digital Folder Number: 004820343
Image Number: 00168

Citing this Record
"Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK8Y-S7RJ : 10 December 2017), J E Derr and Veda Fowler, 04 Dec 1904; citing Hunt, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 1,024,971." Image.


James Elmo Derr

1California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG2W-P334. Image.


Mabel Vaughn

1Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982. "Name Mable Derr
Gender Female
Race White
Age 58
Birth Date 25 Feb 1885
Birth Place Salem, Mississippi
Residence San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA
Death Date 26 Jul 1943
Death Place San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA
Father J W Vaughn
Mother Moore." Image.

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/144597194. "Wife of Jack Derr

Dau. of J. W. Vaughn." Image.


Willie Ethene Ricketts

1California, Death Index, 1940-1997. "Name: Willie Ethene Harms
[Willie Ethene Ricketts]
Social Security #: 451072650
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1910
Birth Place: Texas
Death Date: 5 Jun 1993
Death Place: Lake
Mother's Maiden Name: Derr
Father's Surname: Ricketts." Image.


Marguerite Pauline King

1FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5558499. "Cremated." Image.

2FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5558499. Image.