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Charles Delton "Charlie" Stracener
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1894
Pike County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1954
Nolan County
Texas, USA

Sweetwater Gunsmith Dies

Sweetwater, Jan. 8 - Charlie D. Stracener, 59, lock and gunsmith who had lived in Sweetwater since 1914, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday at his home, 310 West Arkansas St. of a heart attack.

He was born Sept. 3, 1895, at New Hope, Ark. He was married to Estelle Best in 1915 at Blackwell.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Cecil and Bernard Stracener, both of Sweetwater, and Glenn Stracener of Glendale, Ariz.; two daughters, Mrs. Eldon Browning and Mrs. Leslie Smith, both of Sweetwater; a half-brother, W. O. Smith of Corpus Christi; two brothers, Jim and Hester Stracener, both of Brownwood; one sister, Mrs. Will Reed of New Hope, Ark.; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Highland Heights Methodist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Travis L. Darby, pastor of the church, Paul Foutz, minister of the Lamar St. Church of Christ, and the Rev. A. L. Patterson, pastor of Fundamental Baptist Church.

Burial will be in Sweetwater Cemetery under direction of Patterson Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be A. J. Smith, Oran Browning, Walter Bennett, M. V. Brantley, Leo Nunn and P. N. Nuckols.

From THE ABILENE (TX) REPORTER (1/09/1954)
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Name: Charlie Delton Stracener
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 08 Jan 1954
Event Place: Residence, Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States
Cause of Death: Coronary occlusion
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 03 Sep 1894
Birthplace: New Hope, Arkansas
Father's Name: William Stracener
Father's Birthplace: Arkansas
Mother's Name: Mary Jane Huey
Mother's Birthplace: Arkansas
Occupation: Lock & Gun Smith
Residence: 310 W. Arkansas, Sweetwater, Texas
Burial/Removal: Sweetwater
Date: 10 Jan 1954
Informant: Mrs. Charlie Stracener
Certificate Number: 3817
GS Film number: 2114067
Digital Folder Number: 005145330
Image Number: 01238

Citing this Record:
"Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 December 2014), Charlie Delton Stracener, 08 Jan 1954; citing certificate number 3817, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,114,067.
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Family links: 
  J. W. Stracener (1870 - 1922)
  Mary Jane Huey Stracener (1867 - 1940)
  Estelle Hannah Best Stracener (1900 - 1976)*
  Glenn Weldon Stracener (1918 - 1991)*
  Cecil Cortez Stracener (1921 - 1997)*
  Esta Mae Stracener Smith (1924 - 2009)*
  Bernard Eugene Stracener (1928 - 1977)*
  Wyotte Oscar Smith (1887 - 1965)**
  Charles Delton Stracener (1894 - 1954)
  Hester Rayeather Stracener (1896 - 1970)*
  James M. Stracener (1902 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Sweetwater Cemetery
Nolan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 110
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Aug 26, 2006
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