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W. Fred Furneaux

Funeral services for W. Fred Furneaux, 70, of 5347 Surrey Circle, a retired independent cotton broker, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Chapel, 7405 W. Northwest Highway. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Furneaux died here Thursday.
A lifelong Dallas resident, he was a cotton broker for 34 years before retiring in 1966. From 1922 to 1932, he was manager of the old Dallas Cotton Factors.
He was a graduate of Texas A&M and was a member of the Ross Volunteers and a captain in the Cavalry Shock Troops there. He was an honorary member of the Dallas Cotton Exchange.
Survivors: Wife and a stepson, W. W. Marshall Jr. of Dallas.

The Dallas Morning News - February 15, 1970
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams


W. Fred, 5347 Surrey Circle. Survived by wife, Mrs. Cora Gillespie Furneaux; stepson, W. W. Marshall, Jr., both of Dallas. Services Monday 2:30 p.m. SPARKMAN HILLCREST NORTHWEST HIGHWAY CHAPEL. Rev. Kenneth Dickson officiating. Interment Hillcrest. Pallbearers; William L. Furneaux, G. E. Worthington, William F. Gillespie, Arthur Barrett, William B. Gowdey, Max D. Ligon, Jack Gillespie Sr., George W. Martin. Honorary pallbearers; Members Dallas Cotton Exchange. T. B. Kikrby, A. Stark Taylor Sr., Roger Dixon, C. Rene Boatwright, W. W. Brown, Lewis Tobin, O. L. Whaley, Earl Edwards, Hal A. White, R. O. Alexander, Dr. T. M. Kirsley, Dr. Edwin L. Rippy, Harold B. Presford.

The Dallas Morning News - February 16, 1970
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams



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