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Frank James Quinney, 79, of Markham was born Oct. 15, 1915 in Markham, Texas to Frank and Annie Butchert Quinney. He departed this earth Oct. 12, 1995 at the V. A. Hospital in Houston.

He was a member and served as a deacon of the First Baptist Church in Markham; was a veteran of WWII; and a lifelong resident of Markham. He was a retired Gauger, having worked for Marathon Oil Company for 27 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife, Mary Morgan Quinney on May 8, 1990, and his beloved grandson, Douglas W. "Doug" Quinney on Oct. 29, 1994.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Liz and Tommy Farthing of Markham; by a son and daughter-in-law, Grady and Betty Quinney of Markham; by two sisters; by one brother; by two grandsons, Frank J. Quinney of Markham and Morgan E. Farthing of Wichita, Kansas; by three granddaughters, Tracey Bull and her husband, Randy, of Bay City, Teri Farthing of Houston, and Tamra Quinney or Markham; by a granddaughter-in-law, Nikki Quinney of Palacios; by four great-grandchildren, Tara Bull of Bay City, Kyle and Kayla Quinney of Palacios, and DeJon Sardenia of Markham; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 1995 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Chapel with Rev. Joe Ramsey and Rev. Howard Harper officiating. Burial will follow at the Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.

Pallbearers will include Billie Mack Williams, C. W. Rush, David Bradley, Pete Medina, Bob Frick, and Pat Patterson. Honorary pallbearers include M. G. "Bully" Sparks and Claude Jenkins.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, October 13/14, 1995




Memorial services will be held for Mr. Teddy Thurston Quinney, 58, of Markham, on June 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Markham.

Officiating will be the Rev. Joe Ramsey.

Quinney died on June 16 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Houston.

Survivors include his wife Katherine G. Quinney of Markham and his parents John J. and Lila C. Quinney of Markham.

Quinney was a life-long resident of Markham who was affiliated with the Baptist church.

Burial will take place at the Hawley Cemetery in Blessing following the services.

Pallbearers will include Simon Cornelius, Billy Williams, Tommy Farthing, Gene Rush, L. C. Rush and Grady Quinney. Johnny Wright, Frank Quinney and Boots Quinney will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, June 17, 1983


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