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Obituaries contributed by Dianne Duncan.

              
Obituary, Beaumont Enterprise, Thurs, Dec 7, 1989,
Page 2B
William Lee Spurlock, 93, of Silsbee died Wednesday at
Silsbee doctors Hospital after an illness.
Funeral will be at 10am Saturday at First Pentecostal
Church in Silsbee with burial at Cunningham Cemetery
under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee.
Visitation will begin at 1pm Friday at the funeral
home.
A lifelong resident of Silsbee, he was a retired
carpenter and a World War I US Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Lou Spurlock of
Silsbee; sons, Woody Spurlock and Wayne Spurlock, both
of Silsbee; daughters, Erma Strother of Town Bluff,
Ruth Mae Wiggins and Billie Jean Gibson, both of
Silsbee, and Betty Sue Stringer of Evadale; 29
grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren.

Obituary Beaumont Enterprise, Mon Dec 13, 1999, Page
9A
Kenneth Barker
Kenneth Barker, 87 of Silsbee died Dec 12 at his
residence.
Funeral will be at 2pm Tuesday at Farmer Funeral Home
in Silsbee with burial at Franks Branch Cemetery in
Fred.  Visitation will begin at 10am Tuesday at the
funeral home.
A native of Many, La., he lived in Silsbee 23 years
and was a retired superintendent at Power Regulator
Co., in Houston.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine L. Trull Barker
of Silsbee; daughter, Linda Barker of Cashiers, NC;
sisters, Josephine Hahn of Beaumont and Gladys McMahon
of Houston; two grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren.

Obituary Beaumont Enterprise
Mon, Aug 19, 1957
Page 18
John C Trull, 80 Retired Grocer of Vidor, Dies
John Clavin Truss, 80 of 650 Archie St., Vidor, died
at 7:55 am yesterday in his home.  He was a retired
grocer, having been in business in Vidor and in Rose
City, and was a resident of this area for 50 years.
He was born in Leesville, La.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Dora Truss of Vidor, a
sister, Mrs. Lou Spurlock of Silsbee, and a number of
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm today in the
Vidor First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Jones,
pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Frank
Branch Cemetery at Fred, Tex. under direction of the
L. M. Williams and Sons Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Woody Spurlock, Lee Spurlock,
Estill York, Ed York, JM Peveto and Aubrey Henderson.

Obituary: Beaumont Enterprise, Thurs, June 25, 1981,
Page 11B
William Truell
Silsbee - William H. "Bill" Truell, 72 of Silsbee died
at 10 am Wednesday at Baptist Hospital after an
illness.
Funeral is pending at Farmer Funeral Home. 
A native of Silsbee, he was a former Houston resident
and had lived in Silsbee six years.  He was a salesman
for Hobart Manufacturing Co.
Survivors include his wife, Marion Truell of Silsbee;
two daughters, Rita Brock and Letha Truell, both of
Houston; two sons, Richard Truell and William Henry
Truell, both of Houston; two sisters, Katherine Barker
and Sue Ard, both of Silsbee; and six grandchildren.

Beaumont Enterprise, Sunday, Jan 16, 1949 Page 3
Hamp Trull, 67, Dies at Silsbee Home; Rites are
Tomorrow
Silsbee, Texax, Jan 15
Hamp Trull, 67, died at his home here at noon
Saturday.  He had recently returned from the John
Sealey hospital in galveston.
Born and raised in Hardin county, Mr. Truss owned and
operated a barbershop until he was stricken ill
recently.
The funeral cortege will leave the Trull home at 9 am
Monday arriving at Franks' Branch church at 10am where
services will be held.  Rev. WE Standly, Pentecostal
minister, will officiate.  Burial will be in the
Frank's Branch cemetery.  Farmer funeral home is in
charge of arrangements.
Survivors are the wife, Mrs Mary Truss: three
daughters, Melba Sue and Eva Lou, Truss and Mrs
Katherine Barker of Pasadena; a son, William Truss of
Beaumont; a brother, J.C. Trull of Vidor, a sister,
Mrs. Mary Lou Spurlock of Silsbee; four granddaughters
and a great-granddaughter.


Obituary, Beaunont Enterprise, Sat, Jul 1, 1939, Page
3
(first part is faint and hard to read)

Silsbee woman dieds of injuries
Funeral Services to be conducted Today for Mrs W.H.
Trull.
Silsbee, Texas June 30.  Mrs W.H. Trull 49 of Silsbee
died Friday afternoon at a Beaumont hospital of
injuries she received in an automobile wreck
Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 2 oclock
Saturday afternoon from the Estelle York home here.
Rev. T.F. McKenzie, pastor of the Central baptist
church, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Franks
Branch cemetery about 12 miles nore of here.  Service
will be directed by the Farmer Undertaking company.
Pallbearers are to be W.K. Moore, John Basby, I.P.
Cain, Lewis Coe, J.C. York and Aubrey Busby.
Mrs Truss suffered a fractured skull and other
injuries when the car in which she was riding crash
into a culvert on the Voth road near Beaumont.
Survivors are her husband, her son, W.H. Trull Jr.,
and her daughter, Mrs Katherine Barker, both of
Beaumont; a brother, T.H. Burke of Leesville, La., a
sister Mrs. S.E. Payne of Silsbee, and the mother, Mrs
Emma Davis, Silsbee.



 

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