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Harvel Gene Walker

Male 1932 - 1996  (63 years)


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  • Name Harvel Gene Walker  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 26 May 1932  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Mar 1996  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    Buried Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      April 3, 1996, Page 12

      Harvel Gene Walker

      Harvel Gene Walker, 63, of Hemphill died Sunday, March 31, 1996, at Sabine County Hospital following an extended illness.

      Born May 26, 1932, as a son of the late J. B. and Bessie (Stringer) Walker, he was a lifelong area resident. Walker was retired as a teacher, coach and principal with the Hemphill Independent School District. Following his retirement he served as municipal judge of the City of Hemphill and with the board of directors for Sabine County Hospital. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of Korea and a member of the Shriners, Littleton Fowler Masonic Lodge #305 and First Baptist Church.

      Survivors: wife, Faye Walker of Hemphill; a son, William Foster Walker of Lufkin, a ssiter, Mary Frances SEDWICK of Hemphill, three brothers, J. B. Walker Jr of Bardwell, C. L. Walker of Hemphill, and C. O. Walker of Richmond; and two grandsons, Christopher Walker and Zachary Walker.

      Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Starr Funeral Home Inc in Hemphill with Bro. Wendell Ferguson, Bro. Richard L. Smith, Bro. W. Clarence Howell, and Father Otis Paul Procella officiating. Interment was at Hemphill City Cemetery.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, February 2011)
    Person ID I3292  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father John B. "J. B." Walker,   b. 4 Jul 1900, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1965, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Bessie Lee Stringer,   b. 2 Aug 1899, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1979, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1920  [6, 8
    Family ID F7466  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Faye Esteline Woods,   b. 10 Feb 1927, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 2012, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt 1955  [6, 9
    • Issue: William Foster Walker m. Rebecca Jones. (White and Toole, p 31).
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F1916  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 May 1932 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Mar 1996 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, p 31 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    3. [S334] Rootsweb, Texas Death Records, 1964 thru 1998.

    4. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), March 25, 2009, Page 12, obituary of Ouida Bennette Woods (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), April 3, 1996, Page 12 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S60] McCary, Kay P. "Hemphill City Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    7. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), August 7, 2013, Page 16, obituary of Charles L. Walker (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 1, East Mayfield Town Enumerated April 4, 1930 ED 202-1 Sd 19 Sheet 2B 325-29-32 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), July 11, 2012, Page 12 (Reliability: 3).