Sudie Emma Burleson Smitherman is my great grandmother.She was married to Marion Jackson Fillmore Smitherman 12 Dec 1883 in Lee Co., Mississippi. They had nine children. 1. Rufus Burleson Smitherman, b. 18 Oct 1884 in Lee Co., Mississippi; d. 7 June 1959 in Athens, Henderson Co., TX.He married Ella Mae Lindsey.Rufus was my grandfather.Any famliy records he may have had were destroyed hafter his death by his eldest son Ross, who was my uncle. 2. Ethel SmithermanShe died while living in Irving Texas and was living in Mansville, OK during 1959. 3. Zola Smitherman (sex unknown) Last name of spouse was possibly "Suttle".They were living in Odessa, Tx during 1959. 4. Otto Smitherman worked as Post Master in Fort Worth.He was living in Fort Worth during 1959. 5. Ludie Smitherman (sex unknown). Spouse name "Biernis", possibly living in Texarkana, Ark in 1959. 6. Beatrice Smitherman, she was possibly living at Monahans in 1959. Don't know where that is. 7. Myrtle Irene Smitherman Tipitt.b. 28 Sep 1902, Lancaster, Dallas Co., Tx. Died 8 Dec 1993 in Irving, Dallas Co., TX.She had a lot of the family records but we have no idea what became of them when she died. 8. Charles Smitherman died about 1959 and was buried in Tuscon, Arizona. 9.Carrol (or Carroll) Smitherman (male) is buried in Camp Verde, Arizona. In 1959 he was living in Longview, TX.