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William Pink Rolen

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WILLIAM PINK ROLEN...BELLS, TEXAS...Funeral services for William Pink Rolen, 82, a retired farmer who died at his home in Calamus community, were held in his home at 3:00 pm Sunday, June 8, 1946.  Rev. E.L. Silliman, retired Methodist Minister of Sherman, Texas conducted the services.  Burial was in the Isom Cemetery, directed by the Talley Funeral Home.  Grandsons of the deceased acted as pall bearers.  Mr. Rolen was born December 27, 1863 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.  He came to the Bells community when he was a youth.  He later moved to the Calamus community where he resided for the past 24 years.  He was a member of the Methodist church.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary (Isom) Rolen; a son, Floyd Rolen of Bells; five daughters,
Mrs. B.H. Smith, Mrs. J.H. Francis of Bells, Mrs. J.E. McHone, Mrs. J. B. Baze of Sherman and Miss Pearl Rolen at home; a son and a daughter by a former marriage; Charley Rolen (Roland) of Ontario, Oregon and Miss Ruth Rolen (Jimmie Hamilton of Bowie); a brother, Elmer Rolen of Sherman, 17 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews.  (Published in the Sherman Democrat newspaper, Sherman, Texas.)
("Pink" died at home on June 8, 1946, Bells, Grayson, Texas)
 
  • Baze, Nancy Emaline Rolen Connell
  • Rolen, Mamie
  • Rolen, Mannie Gordon
  • Rolen, Mary Isom
  • Rolen, Sam

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