Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Interment Information for - William Luther Chamberlain

William Luther Chamberlain
17 Apr 1901 - Jackson, Madison Co., TN
06 May 1957 - Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX
10 Dec 1926
08 May 1957
Gum Springs Cemetery
Fannin Co. TX, USA
Stone with Donnie E.
Burial date and places of birth and death per Texas Death Certificate; date of marriage taken from obituary.

- Obituary -

W. L. Chamberlain Rites Held Wednesday

William Luther Chamberlain, 56, of Route 1, Honey Grove, died about 6:30 a.m., Monday, May 6, 1957 of a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon, May 8, at the Cooper Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Raymond Trompler, McKenzie Methodist Church pastor, conducted, assisted by the Rev. T. J. Watts, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Cooper Funeral Home made interment in the Gum Springs Cemetery.

Named pallbearers were: Marlo Williams, Thurman Baty, Ernest Turner, Pat Webb, George Simmons and Earl Carson.

A son of Mrs. Ella (Ewell) Chamberlain, Honey Grove, and the late Harl Chamberlain, W. L. Chamberlain was born in Jackson, Tennessee, April 17, 1901. He married Miss Donnie Sturgess, December 10, 1926.

Surviving besides his wife and mother are these children: Richard Chamberlain, Phoenix, Arizona; Eugene Chamberlain and Mrs. Ruby Burns, Whittier, California; Mrs. Ruth Webb, Enid Oklahoma; Mrs. Juanita Davis, Odessa; Mrs. Ruadean Daniels, Bessemer, Ala.; and Miss Janice Chamberlain, Honey Grove; eight grandchildren, a sister and two brothers: Mrs. Velma Bierbower and Wilburn Chamberlain, Honey Grove, and Howard Chamberlain, Paris.

TXFannin GenWeb #: 035358

This record last updated on 2013-10-18 at 15:48:13

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- Death Certificate Information -

  • Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
  • Name: William Luther Chamberlain
  • Death Date: 06 May 1957
  • Death Place: Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: White
  • Death Age: 56 years 19 days
  • Estimated Birth Date:
  • Birth Date: 17 Apr 1901
  • Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse's Name:
  • Father's Name: Harv Chamberlain
  • Father's Birthplace: Tenn.
  • Mother's Name: Ella Ewell
  • Mother's Birthplace: Tenn.
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • Place of Residence: Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas
  • Cemetery: Gum Springs Cemetery
  • Burial Place: Telephone, Texas
  • Burial Date: 08 May 1957
  • Informant: Mrs. W. L. Chamberlain
  • Certificate number: 25285

Collection: Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976

Cemetery Links

Latitude: 33° 41′ 39.24″ N
Longitude:  96° 00′ 44.94″ W
From Carson, head west on FM1396 .4 miles to CR2670. Turn left onto CR2670 for .6 miles to cemetery on left.
Gum Springs Cemetery Assoc.
Danna Swindell, Treasurer
1837 CR 2925
Dodd City, Texas 75438
Gum Springs Cemetery Assoc.