Ura Mattie Holdridge Gressett was born in Texas on November 3, 1904. Ura was the wife of Reverend Floyd Gressett. During the 1930s the couple lived in Humble, Texas; by the 1940s they had settled in Ventura, California. Mrs. Gressett died there on July 19, 1990. Her painting forte was floral still lifes, mainly roses.
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