Janice Williams

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Our 2012-2013 Deaths

In Genealogy records, Obituary on July 30, 2013 at 9:02 am

I apologize for the incredibly long gap here. Time to do some catch up as we prepare for the 2013 reunion. I have been compiling information about the family to bring to the reunion next week and looking over the obituaries that I have from the last year or so. Let me share the list and I will also share full obituaries soon. If I have missed someone, please let me know.

Beginning with the most recent and going back to last year’s reunion:

Jim Lockridge (James Maston Lockridge) born October 29, 1934, in the Pettit Community in Comanche County, died July 24, 2013, in Tyler. Jim was the son of Homer Hubbard Lockridge and Susie Lee Willis. Susie was the granddaughter of Unity Lewis of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Bob Chandler (Robert Emmett Chandler III) born February 14, 1923, in Mexia, Texas, died July 4, 2013, in Midland. Bob was the son of Robert Emmett Chandler, Jr., and Mary “Opal” Inzer. Bob (Jr.) was the grandson of Betty Holmsley of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Ellen Dearson (Emma Ellen Jones Dearson) born December 23, 1915, in Mills County, died May 4, 2013, in Weatherford, Texas. Ellen was the daughter of Evans Jones and Ruth Cunningham. Ruth was the daughter of Joseph Cunningham of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Eddie Savage (Eddie James Savage) born November 7, 1938, in Hollis, Oklahoma, died May 2, 2013, in Bay City. Eddie was the son of Lee Hugh Savage and Margaret Cunningham Wever. Margaret was the granddaughter of Bill Cunningham of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Ruby Joe Freeman (Ruby Joe Jones Freeman) born May 31, 1918, died April 25, 2013. Ruby Joe was the daughter of Evans Jones and Ruth Cunningham and the sister of Ellen Dearson (above) who died only a couple of weeks after she did. Their mother Ruth was the daughter of Joseph Cunningham of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Sally Stout (Sarah Lee Seay Stout) born February 28, 1939, in Dallas, Texas, died April 10, 2013, in Dallas. Sally was the daughter of Charles Eugene Seay and Sarah Lee “Sadie” Meadows. Sadie was the great-granddaughter of Betty Holmsley.

Lowell Longmire (Lowell Kenneth Longmire) born August 1, 1931 in Rockdale, Texas, died March 25, 2013, Anderson County, Texas. Lowell was the son of Shapard Longmire and Mary Lou Cunningham. Mary Lou was the granddaughter of Richard Cunningham of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Vera Powell (Vera Rado Jones Powell) born August 9, 1919, in Comanche County, Texas, died March 14, 2013, in Cavendish, Idaho. Vera was also the sister of Ellen and Ruby Joe (above). The three sisters all died with a few weeks of one another.

Nancy Wasson (Nancy Ellen Cunningham Wasson) born April 5, 1938, in Houston, Texas, died March 6, 2013, in Gatesville. Nancy was the daughter of David “Herbert” Cunningham and Blanche Ellen “Helen” Weatherhead. Herbert was the grandson of Aaron Cunningham of the original 12 Cunninghams.

David Goodson (David Herbert Goodson) born Feb 9, 1942, Mineral Wells, Texas, died Decemeber 22, 2012, Abilene, Texas. David was married to Virginia “Ruth” Robertson, the daughter of Virginia Wood. Ruth is the great-great-granddaughter of David Cunningham of the original 12 Cunninghams.

Bill Cunningham (William Aaron Cunningham, Jr.) born November 26, 1933, in San Angelo, Texas, died October 6, 2012, in Wenatchee, Washington. Son of William Aaron Cunningham, Sr., and Mary Eugenia Bolling. William (Sr.) was the grandson of Aaron Cunningham.

Joyce Ellis (Joyce Ann Willis Ellis) born November 9, 1933, Comanche, Texas, died September 5, 2012, Alvin. Daughter of George Robert Willis and Alma Irene “Peggy” Hamilton. George was the grandson of Unity Lewis.

Aubrey Willis (Aubrey Buckner Willis) born February 7, 1919, in Midlothian County, Texas, died July 15, 2012, in New Braunfels, Texas. Aubrey was married to Jim Pete Willis who was the grandson of Unity Lewis.

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