Eulalah Ruth Green Kersey

Portrait of Eulalah Ruth Green Kersey Headstone Photograph


Sept. 11, 1915
Feb. 28, 1979

Eulalah Green
Aug. 5, 1917
May 20, 1998

Chaplain House of Rep.
1959 - 1971
Full Name: Eulalah Ruth Green Kersey
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:H  Number:16
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Clinton Kersey 
Birth Date: September 5, 1917 
Died: May 20, 1998 
Burial Date:  
KERSEY, EULALAH RUTH GREEN (1917 ~ 1998). The following is an obituary for Eulalah Ruth Green Kersey, spouse of Texas Legislator Clinton Kersey. The obituary was printed in the Wise County Messenger on Sunday, May 24, 1998.
Service for Eulalah Ruth Green Kersey, 80, of Bridgeport was Friday at the Cuba Road Church in Bridgeport. Glen kersey and Joey Vick presided with burial at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin.
Kersey died May 20, 1998, in Fort Worth.
Born August 5, 1917 in Bridgeport, she was a member of the Cuba Road Church where she had been a Sunday School teacher and choir member. She was also a member of the Quilting club, the Wise County Art Association, and an honorary lifetime member of the PTA.
Kersey had served as principal of Northview Baptist Christian School in Austin and was active in the adult literacy program, the HOST program, the Ole’ reading program and tutored young people in reading.
She was a member of the Bridgeport Planning and zoning Commission and served as Bridgeport’s election judge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Kersey, a former member of the Texas House of Representatives.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, W.C. “Bill” and Shirley Kersey of Forney and Jim W. and Sally Kersey of Garland; a daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Eldon Kaker of Bridgeport; two sisters, Carrie Ann Hartsell and Marie Boulware, sister-in-law, Della Jo Kersey Ferris; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were John Kaker, Carl Kaker, Bill Clinton Kersey, John Thomas Hartsell, James Lowell Ferris and Wesley Ferris. Honorary pallbearers were Matthew Hawkins, Christopher Kaker, Robert Shannon and Paul Kersey.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial in Mrs. Kersey’s name be made to the Cuba Baptist Building Fund.  
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