Harry Edward Eubank (1914-1986)

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Harry Edward Eubank

Birthplace: Paris, Lamar County, Texas, United States
Death: Died in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James "Jimmie" Bedford Eubank (1886-1925) and Minnie E (Hightower) Eubank (1892-1978)
Husband of Edna Pearl (Simpson) Ingram Webb Eubank (1925-2008)
Ex-husband of Susan "Sue" (Bankhead) Eubank Wood (1919-1990)
Father of <private> Eubank and <private> Eubank
Brother of James 'Homer' Eubank (1912-1976) and Minnie Florine "Rene" (Eubank) Phillips (1918-1997)

Occupation: Texas & Pacific Railroad
Managed by: Jim Semple, Jr
Last Updated:

About Harry Edward Eubank (1914-1986)

SEE "Timeline" for chronological order of life events including photos and documents if available; SEE "Media" for only any photos included in "Timeline" if available; SEE "Sources" for only the documents included in "Timeline" if available.

Harry Edward Eubank was born on Oct. 4, 1914, in Paris, TX, a son of James "Jimmie" Bedford Eubank and Minnie (Hightower) Eubank. He was the brother of James 'Homer' Eubank and Minnie Florine (Eubank) Phillips. His father had two brothers, Carroll Edward Eubank and Harry Young Eubank, from which his name seems to be taken from them. Harry attended Paris schools.

On January 9, 1942, Harry married Sue Bankhead on Friday night at the home of the Rev. Presley F. Herndon, minister of First Congregational Church. The couple made their home in Paris but were later divorced. He was employed at Rodgers-Wade Furniture Store in Paris.

On March 30, 1951, he married Edna Pearl (Simpson) Ingram Webb in Paris, TX, on Friday evening at the home of his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Homer (Donna) Eubank, 1130-24th SE (Paris, TX) performed by the Rev. Lester J. Singleton, pastor of the Ramseur Baptist Church. Harry was working as cashier at the T & P Railroad in Terrell, TX, where they made their home at 307 W. Brin St.

They had two sons, Ricky and Gary Eubank along with Edna's two sons and Harry's stepsons, Jim Ingram and Larry Webb. Harry worked at the Texas and Pacific Railroad for 32 years of service and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Terrell, TX.

Harry Edward Eubank, age 71, of Terrell, formerly of Paris, died at St. Paul Hospital, Dallas, TX, at 4:15 p.m. Monday, April 21. Services were held at the Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home in Terrell at 2 p.m.. Wednesday, April 23 with the Rev. Art Fineout officiating. Burial was in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Terrell.

MEMORIAL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Eubank&GSiman=1&GScid=5680&GRid=83997929&

Sources: Minnie Eubank and Donna (Thompson) Eubank McEwin photo albums and memorabilia collection (placed in the Lamar County Genealogical Society Library, Paris, TX); The Paris News, Paris, TX, Wed in 1942, 1951 & 1986

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Harry Edward Eubank (1914-1986)'s Timeline

October 4, 1914
Paris, Lamar County, Texas, United States
October 4, 1915
Age 1

Don't know the circumstances, but the handwriting on the photo mat "To Mother & Florine age - 1 year" appears to be that of Donna McEwin. Date at bottom right added by Jim Semple.

NOTE: From the scrapebook of Minnie Eubank.

Lamar County, TX, USA

This would make Homer around age 3 and Harry around age 1.

Age 9

Circa 1924, Harry Eubank on bicycle, Barney Bray, Jr in center wagon, and William Nathaniel Basden in wagon on right end

Age 15

(Unverified) Appears on photo that friend signed her name, unclear but seems to be "Maurine Franklin". Interesting that childlike markings were made on the photo, as a mustache was penciled along with other marks but then erased (still left impression). Possible classmate of Harry or Florine.

Source: Found in the Minnie Eubank scrapbook collection.

- 1939
Age 15

Photos made in the 1930's era from Thompson scrapbook (Letha Thompson & Donna Thompson Eubank). These are photos that have not been identified with any particular event or exact timeline. The photos involve several family members & relatives, friends, locations & events.

Robbie Bruce was Donna's close friend & classmate, included in photos is a picture of Robbie's mother, Mrs. Bruce. Appears that Charles Norman Stone was called "Sug" and Dorothy Cole was "Dot" in the Thompson family. Barbara Thompson was called "Bob".

Many photos developed at Evans Studio, 16 1/2 Clarksville St, Paris, TX

Age 23

From Donna Thompson photo collection, Donna wrote "Harry E. Eubank - 1938"

Age 23
Lamar County, Texas, USA

From "MaMaw" Minnie Eubank and Donna Thompson scrapbook collection

With Donna Thompson's (Eubank) close friend and school classmate, from Blossom, TX, Robbie Bruce (Risinger)

Photos of a day trip to the lake (appears trip to Lake Crook from location) for Donna Thompson, Homer & Harry Eubank, and Robbie Bruce. There is a billboard at the turnoff to Lake Crook, possible the one they have stopped for pictures (Note: Notice how dressed-up they are at the lake & picnic bench, maybe a special occasion, date or Sunday afternoon)

January 9, 1942
Age 27
Paris, Lamar County, TX, USA

SEE "Documents" for The Paris News article for this time & event

As newspaper article appeared: "Sue Bankhead Becomes Bride Of Harry Eubank At Home Of Minister"

A simple ceremony read at the home of the officiating pastor, the Rev. Presley F. Herndon, minister of First Congregational Church was chosen fro the wedding Friday night (Jan. 9, 1942) of Miss Sue Bankhead to Harry Eubank, both of Paris.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Vernon Bankhead, 118 Fitzhugh, and Mr.Eubank is the son of Mrs. Minnie Eubank, 538 E. Polk. The wedding took place at 8 o'clock. The bride wore a British tan frock with beige trim and matching accessories. Her corsage was of gardenias.

Mrs. Eubank is a graduate of Paris High School and Paris Commercial College. Mr. Eubank, who also attended Paris schools, is employed at Rodgers-Wade Furniture Store.

The couple will make their home in Paris.

(Caption under Mrs. Harry Eubank photo)
Mrs. Harry Eubank
A ceremony read Friday night at 8 o'clock at the home of the Rev. Presley F. Herndon, minister of First Congregational Church, united Miss Sue Bankhead, daughter of Mrs. Vernon Bankhead, and Harry Eubank, son of Mrs. Minnie Eubank, both of Paris. The" couple will live in Paris.

SOURCE: The Paris News, Sunday Morning, January 11, 1942
Social Events (Section), Page 6

March 30, 1951
Age 36

Women's News (Section)

Eubank-Webb Vows Read Here Friday (March 30,1951)

The marriage of Mrs. Edna Webb of Terrell to Harry Edward Eubank of Paris and Terrell was performed Friday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Homer (Donna) Eubank, 1130-24th SE (Paris, TX) by the Rev. Lester J. Singleton, pastor of the Ramseur Baptist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Simpson, Terrell, and the groom is the son of Mrs. Minnie Eubank, 1938 E Polk St.

During the informal double ring ceremony, a recording of "Because" was played.

The bride wore a navy faille suit and a pink feathered hat. Her other accessories were navy and pink and her flowers were an arrangement of white carnations and stephanotis, tied with white satin streamers.

Attending the couple were Miss Florine Eubank, sister of the Groom and Homer Eubank, brother of the groom. Miss Eubank wore a navy faille suit with navy and white accessories and a corsage of white carnations.

After the ceremony, refreshments were served. The refreshment table was laid with a lace cloth centered with an arrangement of white chrysanthemums, white iris and narcissi. The wedding cake, decorated with white roses was on a reflector surrounded by white roses and lilies-of-the valley. Serving the cake and tea were Miss Florine Eubank, Mrs. Billy Jackson, and Mrs. Homer Eubank. Mrs. Hugh Thompson presided at the register.

After a short wedding trip, the couple will make their home at 307 W. Brin St., Terrell (TX).

The bride is a graduate of Terrell High School, and the groom attended Paris High School and is now cashier for the Texas and Pacific Railroad in Terrell.