Ione Perry Pegues

b. 6 March 1891, d. 10 December 1977
  • Ione Perry Pegues was born on 6 March 1891 in Longview, Gregg County, Texas.
  • Oliver Hazard Pegues and Emma Overton appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Longview, Gregg County, Texas, at South High Street. Other members of the household included Ione Perry Pegues, Olive Hortense Pegues, Varina Overton Pegues, Mary Allise Pegues and Albert B. Pegues. Also in the household was one female domestic servant.
  • She married William Howard Bramlette on 9 March 1920 in Gregg County, Texas.
  • She officially witnessed the death of William Howard Bramlette on 9 March 1959 at Nan Travis Hospital in Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas.
  • Ione Perry Pegues became a widow at the 9 March 1959 death of her husband William Howard Bramlette.
  • Ione Perry Pegues died on 10 December 1977 at age 86 in Euless, Tarrant County, Texas.
  • She was interred at Resthaven Cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 12 December 1977 in a local newspaper: Mrs. W. H. (Ione Pegues) Bramlette, 86, longtime Jacksonville resident, died at 12:05 Saturday at the home of her daughter in Euless.
         The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Renfro Memorial Chapel with Dr. C. W. Bess; Dr. H. M. Ward; and Dr. C. Walton Gaddy officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery under director of Boren-Conner Funeral Home.
         Members of the family will be at the funeral home 7 to 8 p.m. Monday to receive friends.
         Mrs. Bramlette was born in Longview, a descendant of a family living in East Texas since 1845. Her grandfather, Col. Frank Overton founded the town of Overton. She had lived in Jacksonville since 1920.
         Mrs. Bramlette was a graduate of Baylor University and a member of Central Baptist Church where she had served as president of the Woman's Missionary Union and was a Sunday school teacher. She also had served as president of Jacksonville Federation of Women's Clubs. She was the organizer of Arno Art Club in the early 1930's. She was a charter member of the Auxiliary to Nan Travis Memorial Hospital and a former member of the Wednesday Study Club.
         Survivors include one son, the Rev. W. Howard Bramlette of Nashville, Tenn; one daughter, Mrs. W. L. Lasseter of Euless; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Mrs. Gus Neilon and Mrs. H. LaRue Coleman, both of Dallas.
         Pallbearers will be D. L. Haberle, Luman Holman, Tom Dean Stevens, Frank Goodson, Dr. Charles Creed and Harold Coley.
         Deacons of Central Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.
  • Last Edited: 13 Feb 2015

Family: William Howard Bramlette b. 18 April 1889, d. 9 March 1959