Abilene Reporter News Abilene, Texas September 5, 1946 Party Honors H. C. HALBERTS Stamford, Sept. 4: Honoring Mr. and Mrs. H. C. HALBERT, who were married 50 years ago, Mrs. JACK FUQUA and Mrs. J. G. HIGH entertained at the Fuqua home Sunday. The Halberts were married on Sept. 2, 1896.
Mrs. CLYDE WESTFALL registered the guests in the bride’s book. In the dining room were NEEMORE FUQUA and DOL LUCK, who presided at the refreshment talbe. Mrs. J. H. BLUE and Mrs. E. E. LUCK were also in the houseparty. SUNNY JO MEREDITH and NANCY LAVENDER, accompanied by ALBERT RUSSELL, sang “Silver Threads Among the Gold” and “I Love You Truly.”
Asters, pom-pom chrysanthemums and roses decorated the living room. The lace covered refreshment table held the three tiered wedding cake, decorated with gold roses and topped with a tiny bridal couple. After Mr. and Mrs. Halbert cut the first slice, Miss Luck cut and served the cake and Miss Fuqua ladled the golden punch. Favors were white Esther Reeds, tied with white satin ribbons, inscribed in gold.
Mr. and Mrs. HALBERT were married in Lincoln County, Tennessee by T. C. LITTLE on Sept. 2, 1896. Mrs. Halbert wsa the former LIDA B. DICKEY. In 1899, Mr. and Mrs. HALBERT and their son FLOYD HALBERT moved to Texas. For six years they lived in Navarro County where they farmed before they settled in Stamford in 1906.
Abilene Reporter News Abilene, Texas December 11, 1955 Mrs. H.C. HALBERT Stamford, Dec. 10: Mrs. H. C. HALBERT, pioneer Stamford resident, died Saturday afternoon at a Wichita Falls hospital, following a lengthly illness. She was 75. Funeral will be Sunday at the Church of Christ here with SILAS TRIPLETT, minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Stamford Cemetery with Lawrence Funeral Home of Anson in charge. The body will be in state at the church from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m., service time. Mrs. Halbert was born Jan. 11, 1877 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. She was married there in 1896. The couple and one son moved to Stamford in 1904 and she had lived here since then. Her husband and son preceded her in death. Surviving are two brothers, JOE and JACK DICKEY, both of Albany, and one daughter, Mrs. LUELLA WARDEN of Corsicana.