Okay...I went digging this morning and got the three obits for the Bibles, and I also got some names out of the marriage records at the courthouse. That was about all I had time for today.
BIBLE FUNERAL HELD THURSDAY
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Ola Bible were conducted Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the First Presbyterian Church.Mrs. Bible, a resident of Canyon since 1933, died at 2 o'clock Wednesday morning in an Amarillo Hospital.
Rev. Pettit, minister of the Assembly of God church, officiated at the funeral service.Burial was in Dreamland Cemetery under the direction of Griggs-Warren Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bible was born in the old Indian territory of Oklahoma. At the time of her death she was 58 years old. The Bible farm home is located approximately seven miles southwest of Canyon.
During the two weeks preceding her death, Mrs. Bible had been critically ill.
She was a member of the Assembly of God church.
The deceased is survived by her husband, Jim Bible; two sons, Billy and James of Canyon; four brothers, Rufus J. Cummins, Phoenix, Ariz., E.L. Cummins, Lake Arthur, NM., J.M. Cummins, Hollis, Okla., and Y.D. Cummins, also of Hollis, Okla.
Pall beareres were Earl Burtz, Albert Meter, C.S. Davenport, S. O. O'Donald, J.W. Spencer, and H.M. Abbott.
JAMES BIBLE RITES HELD
James William Bible, 74, died at Neblett Hospital and Clinic in Canyon Saturday night.
A retired farmer and dairyman, Bible had lived in Randall County since 1933.
Born November 6, 1891 at Hillsboro, he was a member of the Canyon Church of Christ, the Masonic Lodge. No. 730, and a veteran of World War I.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Central Church of Christ in Canyon with Herman ALexander, Church of Christ minister, officiating. Assissting with the services was Rev. Strauss Atkinson, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Canyon.
Burial was at Dreamland Cemetery under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Home.Masonic rites from Lodge No. 730 were conducted at the graveside.
Pallbearers were Ray Bible, Dale Bible, Horace Bible, Clovis Bible, Walter Bible, Raymond Bible, and nephews were honorary pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie of Canyon; two sons, Billy of Canyon and James of Wayside; four stepchildren, Henry Webb of Amarillo, Bill Webb of San Juan Capistrano, California, Mrs. Cleo Call of Kirkland and Mrs. Marie Griffith of Amarillo; a brother, Paul Bible of Hollis, Oklahoma; 17 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
BILLY GEORGE BIBLE
Funeral services for Billy George Bible, 63, were conducted at 4 o'clock Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the First Baptist Church in Canyon with pastor Jim Hancock officiating. Interment followed at Dreamland Cemetery by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Canyon.
A former resident of Canyon, Mr. Bible had moved to Alamosa, Colorado in the mid-1960s. He died at Alamosa, Colo. on Saturday, Nov. 14.
He was born at White Fish Community in Donley County on Feb. 26, 1926. He was a retired farmer and an Army veteran.
He married Beulah L. Hammond in 1962 at Amarillo and was a member of the Gideons International, member of Masonic Lodge #730, on the board of directors for Great Southwest Life Insurance Company and member of College Heights Baptist Church of Alamosa, Colo.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah Bible; four daughters, Judy Cummins of Canyon, Martha Butz of Florissant, Mo., Melanie Shook of Greenville and Cheryl Sykes of Georgetown; two sons, Charles Sykes of Alamosa and George Bible of Bryan; a brother, James Bible of Wayside; and 18 grandchildren.
The family asked that memorials be to Gideons International, Cal Farley's Boys Ranch or Dreamland Cemetery Association.
Marriage records found at the courthouse this morning:
James Ted Bible m. Billy Jean Bryan August 9, 1953 (Volume 6, p. 171)
Juanita Bible m. Calvin Wade Neal December 7, 1941 (Volume 4, p. 228)
Zudie M. Bible m. William H. Edwards August 26, 1945 (Volume 5, p. 42).
I hope this helps.