From The Galveston Daily News, 24 Apr 1924, an obituary of William T. Epperson (son of Thaxton Louis Epperson of Polk Co., Texas; grandson of Lucy Thaxton and Robert Epperson; great-grandson of William Thaxton and Lucy Clay of Halifax Co., Va.):
EPPERSON–Livingston, Tex., April 23–W. T. Epperson, 74 years old, died at his home here. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. W. Richards at the family residence, after which burial was made in the City Cemetery. Mr. Epperson was born and lived all his life in Polk County. Survivors are Mrs. W. T. Epperson, Mrs. W. S. Close and Mrs. Louis Sory of Livingston; Mrs. W. Wood of Houston, Mrs. P. H. Marshall of Galup, N. M., and Charlie Epperson of San Antonio.