Name: Clysta Grace (Alexander) Roundtree
From: The Commerce Journal,
Date: Thursday, October 28, 1976
Funeral services for Mrs. Clysta G. Roundtree, 77, of Commerce, were held Tuesday at Y. W. Goff Chapel. Rev. C. M. Simmons and Rev. Johnny ?? officiated. Burial was in Rosemound Cemetery. Pallbearers were P. Massey, Arthur West, C. Shipp, Grady Grissom, ? Isaacs, Bill Thompson and Grady Wendham.
Mrs Roundtree died Oct. 24 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. She was born Sept. 21, 1899 in Hopkins County, the daughter of Nora Garrison and William Alexander. She married Lawrence W. Roundtree on Apr. 17, 1917, whose death was in 1968. She was a member of the Baptist Church since childhood.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Anson Lowrie of Cumby; five sons, Louie Roundtree of Cumby, Roy Roundtree of Pittsburgh, Billie Roundtree of Midland, Paul Roundtree of Wolfe City, and William Roundtree of Fort Worth. Survivors also include three sisters, Mrs. ? Davis of Commerce, Mrs. Wesley Mills of Commerce and Mrs. Walter St. Clair of Campbell; one brother, Delbert Alexander of Dallas; 17 grandchildren and ? great-grandchildren.