Dorothea Lorea Waldrop was born August 5, 1928, in Post Oak, Texas. She married James Sanders Presby on May 30, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is survived by Jim, her husband of 68 years; daughters, Roberta Swearingen and Rebecca Arenson; son, Stan Presby; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Dorothea’s parents were Sam & Sarah Waldrop
Samuel Washington Waldrop was born October 11, 1909 in Azle, Texas. He died August 23, 1929 and was buried in Silver Hill Cemetery Post Oak, Texas.
On October 1, 1927 Samuel married Sarah Marcella (Davis) Waldrop. She was born January 24, 1911, in Parker County, Texas. She died August 28, 1964, and was buried at Flower Mound Cemetery in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Samuel and Sarah had two (2) children;
1. Dorothea Lorea (Waldrop) Presby Born 08-05-1928 Post Oak, Texas
2. Samuel Eugene Waldrop Born 05-03-1930 Died 12-26-1969
Samuel W. Waldrop died before his son was born. Sarah then married Verbie Jordan and had a son, Bobby Lee Jordan, born November 12, 1932 and died January 5, 2002.
Sarah was married 6 times … the longest was to Cecil Crabfe. They were married on May 11, 1939. Cecil died February 12, 1961. They had no children.