Thursday, September 3, 2009

H. W. Romines d. December 26, 1902

Died, at his home near Raymondville, Friday morning, Dec. 26, 1902, at 5 o'clock, Mr. H. W. Romines, after a severe spell of sickness about three weeks.
He was a Kentuckian by birth and came to Texas county with his parents when a boy, where he remained until his death.
Mr. Romines was about fifty-three years of age and leaves a wife and five children, also one brother and two sisters to mourn his loss.
He was a farmer and highly esteemed by all who knew him for his many sterling qualities. As a neighbor he was always ready to assist any worthy applicant.
While his family lost a loving husband and father, his death is deeply deplored and he will be missed by the neighborhood in which he lived and the whole community realizes that they have lost one of their most esteemed citizens and neighbors.
The remains were followed to the grave by a large concourse of sorrwing relatives and friends. The burial occurred in the Allen cemetery Saturday, Dec. 27th at 2 p.m.

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