MILDRED FANNIE MATTHEWS TRUE, 99, of Hillsboro, TX,
died on Jan 3, 2009. She was born Dec. 27, 1909,
in Chickasha, OK, to Harvey & Emmie Matthews. She
attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1926
at Ranger, TX. In 1937, she married Bennie A. True
and they had two daughters, Norma & Marsh. Bennie
died in 1997. Her siblings were Naomi Matthews
Huckabay (RHS-1924), Willie Matthrews Knowles (RHS-
1924), & Sammy Matthews (RHS-1935).
HUSBAND: BENNIE ARTHUR "B.A" TRUE, 94, formerly of
Abilene, TX, died Sept. 27, 1997 in Hillsboro. Burial
was in Elmwood Memorial Park. Mr. True was born in
Kansas, graduated from Strawn High School and attended
Tarleton State University. He worked in oil fields in
West Texas and south Louisiana before being transferred
to Abilene from Stamford in 1961. He retired from Exxon
Oil and Refining Co. in Abilene after a 32-year career.
He lived in Abilene for 35 years and in Hillsboro for 3
years. He was a past member and deacon of Brook Hollow
Christian Church, was a member of First Presbyterian
Church in Hillsboro, a 70-year member of Strawn Masonic
Lodge and past president of Good Sams Club. In 1937,
he married Mildred F. Matthews (RHS-1926) in Ranger.
At the time of his death, survivors include his wife,
of Hillsboro; two daughters, Norma Kidwell of Hillsboro
and Marsha True Womack of Dallas; one sister, Blanche
McKown of Austin; and five grandchildren.