taken from the Texas Spur - Thursday, April 25, 1991, page 8
William Clinton Garrett and Melinda Anne Jones were married December 24, 1885 in Palo Pinto Couinty, Texas.
In 1886 they moved to Red Mud Community near Spur which was later Dickens County. They raised their family there. She died in 1900 and he lived until 1954. They are both buried in the Red Mud Cemetery.
The oldest daughter, Edna, married Lee Johnson and had two daaughters. She died at an early age, and is buried near Carlsbad, New Mexico. He is bried in California.
Walter married Teresa Kearney in Spur. They raised their family in New Mexico and are buried at Aztec.
Annie married Walter Stephenson and they raised their family at McAdoo and fare both buried in the McAdoo Cemetery.
Lila married Jake Murphree from Rotan. They riased one daughter in New Mexico and are buried in Tucumcari, NM.
Jim married Maggie Reece and settled in Floydada and are buried in Floydada Cemetery.
Mamie married Forrest Martin and they raised their family near Spur in the West End Community. They are both buried in the Red Mud Cemetery.
--Bessie Lee Martin