GRABENER, Cecil E. of Rockdale. Age 73. Died 7/15/1974 (Monday) at a Temple hospital where he was a patient for 22 days. Services held (Tuesday) in First Baptist Church, Rockdale. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Rev. D.D. Simpson, pastor of the church, officiated.
He was BORN 10/7/1900 in Burleson Co., the son of the late M/M. Charlie Madison Grabener. Lived in Rockdale since 1920. Married Miss Elva Hairston in Rockdale on 2/14/1920. He worked in construction. Member of above church since 1924.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Elva of Rockdale; 2 brothers, Charles N. Grabener of Richmond and Kermit D. Grabener of Waco; 4 sisters, Mrs. O.V. Massey of Caldwell, Mrs. L.E. Ferguson of Milano, Mrs. L.V. Hairston of Luling and Mrs. Bartow Jackson of Cameron; 4 nieces and 5 nephews.