|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1890|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 1972|
WILLIAM LAVELLE FULLER, born 10-15-1890 in Parkdale, Ashley County, Arkasans. His mother and father were
William Sanford Fuller and Johnnie Stanley. He attended grammar school in Parkdale. Later his mother took him with his brother and sister to live in Hamburg to continue their education as Parkdale only had about six grades at this time. When he was 16 years old he attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, for one to two years.
William Lavelle Fuller enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1917 and served in France during World War I. He sailed for France aboard the "LeViteland" with 17,000 other men, landing in Brest, a port in NW France about 1918. He was assigned to the 3rd, Army Division commanded by General John J. Pershing and under Brig. General Mack Alexander, with his Commanding Officer being Dickman. William Lavelle Fuller fought in the Muesse Argonne, a mountainous region. Captain Cordes gave the order to Sergeant Fuller and 31 other men to take the old bridgehead. Only 25 survived and Captain Cordes was one of he seven who perished during this battle. Later Seargant Fuller was cited twice by General Pertain of France and was awarded two stars and two citations, one of these being the Croix de Guerra, a french military decoration for gallant action in war. Then 1st Sergeant Fuller also received the Purple Heart as he was wounded and gassed in the Battle of Argonne. He boarded the "S.S. Luckenback at Bordeaux, a SW port in France, and returned to san Francisco where he was hospitalized.
In 1919 he returned to Dallas and lived with his mother, Johnnie E. Stanley Fuller where he met and married Mable Evelyn Keene. They lived in Dallas for a short time and in Bonham, Texas where their first child, Blanche Lorraine Fuller was born. In 1920 they moved to Wilmot, Arkansas and reared a family of 11 children.
Their children are:
Blanche Lorraine Fuller Goldstein - Fort Sam Houston Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas
Kenneth Wyatt Fuller Fort Worth Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tex
Marion Francene Fuller Parkdale Cemetery - Parkdale, Ar.
Frances Lanelle Fuller Parkdale Cemetery - Parkdale, AR
Virginia Jo Fuller Hurren Dickey
William Lavelle Fuller, Jr.
Richard Lee Fuller
Joyce Raye Fuller Malone Carter
John Sanford Fuller
Donald Keene Fuller - Wilmot, Cemetery, Wilmot, AR.
James Larry Fuller
Gloria Ann Fuller Pettey Diffenderder Buckley - Bartlesville Cemetery, Bartlesville, OK.
Sandra Fuller Fisher
My father died at St. Joesph Nursing Home in
Monroe, Louisiana after living a long life and
seeing his children grown, married and successful.
William Sanford Fuller (1859 - 1931)
Mary Elizabeth Stanley Fuller (1867 - 1945)
Mabel Evelyn Keene Fuller (1900 - 1973)
Blanche Lorraine Fuller Goldstein (1920 - 2012)*
Kenneth Wyatt Fuller (1921 - 1997)*
Marion Francene Fuller (1924 - 1926)*
Frances Lanelle Fuller (1926 - 1928)*
William Lavelle Fuller (1929 - 2015)*
Donald Keene Fuller (1935 - 1967)*
Gloria Ann Fuller Buckley (1938 - 2007)*
Kenneth Fuller (1887 - 1888)*
Leonard Fuller (1888 - 1888)*
William Lavelle Fuller (1890 - 1972)
John Wyatt Fuller (1894 - 1961)*
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Feb 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18048773
Daddy, Happy Fathers Day! I miss you so much. I miss your love that you for each one of your family and how much you and Mamma went without for us.I love you and I know that the children that are coming home to you and Mamma - you are have a wonderful ...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 16, 2013
Happy Valentines, Daddy. I miss you and love you so much.|
Added: Feb. 14, 2013
Happy New Year, Daddy! Love you and miss you as always.|
Added: Dec. 31, 2012
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