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This obituary is from the San Marcos Record (newspaper) on Friday, July 26, 1946.


Funeral services were held at the tabler Funeral Home on July 23 for Mr. Almerine V. Wigley, aged 90 years, who died in Austin on July 22 at 5:00 p.m. The service was conducted by Dean H.E. Speck of the Church of Christ. Interment was in the City cemetery with the following pallbearers: John H. Corner, Irwin Nichols, Robert Corner, Bobbie Joe Rogers, Jimmie Turner and Eugene Jenkins.

Mr. Almerine was a native of Alabama and came to Texas 12 years ago. He was born October 30, 1855. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

He is survived by four daughters: Mrs. J.T. Bass of Tyler, Mrs. J.S. Corning of Brownsville, Mrs. T.W. Nichols of San Marcos and Mrs. B.F. Cowley of Sipe Springs; 24 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; one brother, Milton Wigley of Houston.