SHERMAN – Jesse Pauline Box, 101, of Sherman died at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Villa Health Care Center East.
She was born Oct. 6, 1907, in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Jesse H. and Alice Vera Averitt Ralston. She married James Ferman Box on May 22, 1940. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1979. She also was preceded in death by her stepsons, James and George Box; sister Annette Gay; and brothers, William Gibson and David and Horace Ralston.
Mrs. Box, a resident of Sherman and Rochester since 1989 and prior to that Abilene, Texas, retired from Texas Electric as a clerk.
She attended Lakeside Church of Christ.
Surviving are five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Fredda Jean Jones of Rochester; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in Clifton Cemetery in Clifton, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeside Church of Christ.
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