Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Laura May Clements Sparks

Laura May Clements was born 12 May 1890 in McCullough County, Texas. She was the youngest of 11 children born to old west bad boy James “Jim” Clements and Annie Caroline Tennille. [Jim was first cousin, and side-kick to gunslinger John Wesley Hardin.]

Laura married William Jacob Sparks [1883-1944] on 15 Apr 1906 in Bandera, Texas. The couple had four children: Beulah Bessie, Lela, Newton and Ora Lee.

After William’s death in 1944, Laura May married Jack Langford in 1930. It is uncertain the length of that marriage. And sometime later, Laura May married a man whose last named was “Clewis”.

Laura May died 6 Oct 1969 in Hilltop Convalescent Home, in San Antonio, Texas.

She is buried at Sunset Cemetery, Mountain Home, Kerrville, Kerr, Texas.

Laura May Clements Sparks was the Texican's maternal great-grandmother.

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