Woman prominent in Texas Journalism to be buried at GoLiad.
Special to the news. TEXARCANA, Texas, Nov. 30- "Mrs. Mary Fly, 88, died early Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Paul Jones, following an illness of several months. The body was sent to Goliad, where burial will be made by the side of her husband, who died many years ago. Mrs. Fly was born at Hallettsville when the state was a Republic, coming of a family, several of whose members were prominent in the affairs of the early history of Texas. Her husband, Maj. Benjamin F. Fly, served through the Civil War in the Confederate Army with Hood's brigade. A son, B.F. Fly, now a leading figure in irrigation projects in Arizona, residing at Yuma, formerly was Assistant City Attorney in Chicago. Mrs. Fly was the author of several books and had long been well known in Texas journalism, having been a frequent contributor to the leading papers of the state. Even in her advanced age she continued to write, and only two days ago a two-page article from her pen, describibg the conditions existing in her school days in Texas, was published in several State papers."