DALLAS, Mrs. Mary M.
Merced Express, May 24, 1913
Death of Mrs. Dallas.
Mrs. Mary M. Dallas, a pioneer resident of this section and widow of the late
William Dallas, who at one time conducted a livery business at Ninth and H
streets, died Monday shortly after noon at the home of her son, Aldein Dallas,
208 Orange street. Death was the direct result of a stroke of paralysis
sustained by Mrs. Dallas a week ago.
Mrs. Dallas was born in Indiana, November 12, 1844, and was 68 years old at
her last birthday, She came to this section in the early days and made her
home here until six years ago when she took up her residence in San Francisco.
She came to Modesto three months ago on a visit. She leaves four sons, Guy
Turner of Modesto, whose father was Mrs. Dallas first husband; Aldein Dallas
of Modesto, at whose home she died, and Barry and William Dallas of Merced.
Mrs. Dallas leaves to her four sons an everlasting memory of her as a devoted
mother. To her sister, Mrs. J. S. Alexander, and the many friends who knew
her, she leaves the thought of her as a woman of great human kindness.
The funeral services will take place Wednesday morning at the home of Aldein
Dallas on Orange street. Rev. H. K. Pitman will officiate. At 12:20 a special
car, carrying the body and about 30 relatives and intimate friends, will be
attached to the regular northbound Southern Pacific train for Stockton. There
the services will be private and the body placed in the Hickman vault in the
Stockton cemetery. Mrs. Hickman was a sister of Mrs. Dallas’ husband, William