The Caddo Herald
October 14, 1938
B. F. Maddox, an Aged and Honored Citizen, Died Wednesday
B. F. Maddox died at home in Caddo Wednesday morning at 3 o’clock, aged 94 years.
The funeral was held at the Baptist church that afternoon at 3, conducted by Rev. M. D. Gentry, pastor. Burial was in Caddo Cemetery, Mhoon funeral Home being in charge.
B. F. Maddox had lived a long, useful life; born in Texas before the Mexican war; he was a citizen of the Texas Republic, then upon admission into the Union he was a citizen of the U. S.; then when Texas joined the Confederacy he was a citizen of that ill-fated republic; then back into the Union, thus he lived under four flags without moving.
Maddox was a Confederate solider and served well. He belonged to the Veterans.
In early life he united with the Baptist Church and since then lived a consistent consecrated life, respected by all of those who knew him.
B. F. Maddox came to Caddo forty years ago and has lived here ever since.
He is survived by one son, D. L. Maddox, Omaha, and two daughters, Mrs. Faulkner and Mrs. Birdie Hill of Caddo.
Pall bearers were: Eric Holm, M. G. Downing, Lake Brewer, A. E. McCreary, J. C. Davison and J. C. Petty.
Until a few weeks ago B. F Maddox was able to come down town every day. He voted at the July primary and he was welcome at all places.
In his presence one felt like he was in the presence of another century and that such a life was purposeful and rich in achievement.
Dallas Morning News
October 13, 1938
Sherman, Texas- Oct. 12- Funeral services were held Wednesday at Caddo, Okla. for B. F. Maddox, 94, who died at his home in Caddo. He was the father of Mrs. Estelle Spears of Sherman. Mr. Maddox was born in 1844 in Lamar County. With his parents he moved to Grayson County in 1849 and settled four miles east of the present site of Van Alstyne. Mr. Maddox enlisted in the Confederate Army at the age of 17 and served three years and six months. In November, 1865, after his return from the army he married Miss Catherine T. Parrish and they made their home in new Warren, Lamar County. In 1897 Mr. and Mrs. Maddox moved to Caddo. Mrs. Maddox died several years ago. He is survived by three daughters, including Mrs. Spears, Mrs. C. W. Faulkner, and Mrs. Birdie V. Hill of Caddo, and one son, D. L. Maddox of Omaha, Neb.