Mixsonian

5193 LELA BEATRICE DYESS, THALITHA ELIZABETH MIXON (527), OBED Z. MIXON (500), BENJAMIN H. MIXON (476), GEORGE MIXON (468), WILLIAM MIXSON (5), JOHN MIXON III (3), JOHN MIXON II (2), JOHN MIXON I (1)

Lela Beatrice Dyess, dau. of Thalitha Elizabeth Mixon and Henry Dryess, was b. Mar. 27, 1887at Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, La., member Spring Ridge Baptist Church, m. William Joseph Graves, Aug. 23, 1903 - b. Oct. 15, 1881, d. Oct. 19, 1972, bur. Spring Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. He was s. of F. L. & Anna Louise Grantham Graves. Following children were b. at Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish, La. Children:

5211 Alton Arthur Graves - b. Sept. 4, 19040. May 3, 1907.

5212 Verda Idell Graves - b. Feb. 25, 1906, d. April 27, 1907. .

5213 Clarence Fulton Graves - b. Dec. 30, 1907 , d. June 20, 1969, m. Jan. 10, 1929, Mattie Claire Flemming - b. Sept. 13, 1907 at Oak Grove, La. Children:

6394 Ray Fulton-Graves - b. Dec. 31, 1930, m. Dec. 18, 1954, Evon Montgomery. Children:

6397 Mona Sue. Graves - b. Aug. 26, 1956

6398 Kathy Ann Graves - b. Sept. 25, 1958

6395 Patsy Ruth Graves - b. Mar. 19, 1932, m. May 18, 1951, Cecil M. Herline. Children:

6399 Karen Sue Herline - b. Nov. 3, 1953

6400 Cecil Howard Herline, Jr. - b. Dec. 10, 1954

6401 Alan Joseph Herline - b. Sept. 16, 1964

6402 Kim Herline - b. Oct. 18, 1967 x

6396 Peggie Sue Graves - b. May 20, 1935, m. Jun. 6, 1958, John W. Clemens. Children:

6403 John Edward Clemens - b. Sept. II, 1960

6404 James Daniel Clemens - b. Mar. 30, 1962

5214 Vera Lucille Graves - b. Jar. 7, 1911, d. May 22, 2003, m. (1) Clifford Pete Pyland - b. April 12, 1895 at Avinger, Texas, s. of Reps Franklin and Lillie Frances Reeder Pyland, d. Feb. 16, 1957 at Converse, La., bur. Spring Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, La. Date of marriage was Mar. 16, 1930 at Mansfield, La. Children

6405 David Glynn Pyland - b. Dec. 16, 1930, d. Jul 12, 2003, m. May 5, 1961 at Port Arthur, Texas, Laverna Marie Hamby - b. April 2, 1941, dau. of Roy, Lee and Marie Dodson Hamby. Children (all b. Port Arthur, TX)

6407 Cynthia Dawn Pyland - b. Sept. 23, 1965

6408 Mark David Pyland - b. Nov. 10, 1968

6406 Clifford Charles Pyland - b. Mar. 29, 1932, d. Jul. II, 1933.

Vera Lucille Graves m. (2) Aug. 10, 1960, K. C. Peterson, b. Dec 13, 1909, d. Apr 19, 1988. He is Postmaster at Zwolle, La. Vera Lucille is a teacher and has Master's degree in Educatio

5215 Selma Orveal Graves - b. Jan. 17, 1913, d. Mar. 8, 1918

5216 James Gordon Graves - b. Dec. 4, 1914, m. Jan. 24, 1942, Ruth Lee Jones„b. April 13, 1923 at Kingston, Okla. Children:

6409 Sherry N. Graves - b. Aug. 280. 944, at Amhurst Texas, m. James Clyde Tanner - b. Dec. 6, 1923. Children

6413 James Clint Tanner - b. Oct. 12, 1964, Shreveport, LA

6414 Deborah Lynn Tanner b. Jul. 20, 1969, Shreveport.

6410 Joyce M. Graves - b. Jul. 6, 1946 at Galveston, Texas, m. Aug. 26, 1967, George C. Singleton. Children:

6415 Michael Brian Singleton - b. Jan. 23, 1973, Houston

6411 James David Graves - b. Oct. 12, 1956 at New Orleans, La.

6412 Jo Lynn Graves - b. Jun. 10, 1959, Metairie, La

5217 Virginia “Vergie” Kathyryn  Graves, b, Mar. 15, 1917, d. Apr 6, 2003, m. April 29, 1938 at Many, La., Hubert Jackson Ross - b. April 1, 1911 at Pleasant Hill, La. Children:

6416 Donald Jackson Ross - b. Jan. 9, 1943 at Winnsboro, La., d. Dec 17, 1985, m. Janet Cheryl Beard, Sept. 6, 1969 of West Monroe, La. Children:

6417 Gary Jackson Ross - b. July 3, 1972 at Nashville, Tenn

5218 James (Jim) Joseph Graves - b. April 16, 1919, d. Mar 24, 2008, m. Aug. 21, 1940, Kathon Marie Permenter - b. June 3, 1921 at Many, La. Children:

6418 Thomas Joseph Graves - b. Dec. 4, 1941 at Converse, Sabine Parish, La., m. July 10, 1970, Johnnie Ingram - b. Feb. 6, 1946 at Arcadia, La. Children) tall b. at Houston, Texas):

6419 Jeffery Thomas Graves - b. jul. 13, 1973

6420 Michael John Graves - b. Jan. 14, 1976

5219 Charles Henry Graves - b. Jun. 19, 1921, d. Nov 21, 2006, m. Mar. 25, 1946, Betty Marie Jester - b. April 3, 1928. Children:

6421 Joy Mareen Graves - b, Feb. 2, 1947 at Shreveport, La., m. May 21, 1966 at Shreveport, Roy Lamar Brister, Jr. Children:

6425 Laureen Lea Brister - b. Dec. 16, 1966 at Baton Rouge, La.

6422 Clyde Norman Graves - b. Feb. 5, 1948

6423 Mary Elizabeth Graves - b. Oct. 31, 1953

6424 Ralph William Graves - b. July 3, 1964

(The three last named children - b. at Shreveport, LA

5220 Clyde Monroe Graves - b. Feb. 9, 1925, d. June 8, 1945 (A World War II casualty, went down on Bullhead Sub. in Java Sea

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