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Claude Chisum
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1909
Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1970
Rusk
Cherokee County
Texas, USA

Claude Chisum of Rusk, Dies, Rites Thursday - Claude Chisum 60(could be 80, print is blured) of Rusk died at 5 a.m. Wednesday at Rusk Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday in the Wallace Funeral Chapel with Rev. Howard K. Williams officiating. Burial is to be in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wallace Funeral Home .
Mr. Chisum was born November 21, 1909 in Nacogdoches and had lived in Rusk for the past 39 years. He was employed for 31 years at Rusk State Hospital as a therapist technician. A member of Rusk First Methodist Church, he had served as a member of the official board. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillie Belle Chisum; one son, Olaf Beard of Rusk; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ann Beard Wheeler of Dallas and Mrs Thelma Faye Beard McHargue of Houston; one brother, Clyde Chisum of Sour Lake; a sister, Mrs. Mollie Shankles of Rusk; and seven grandchildren.
Paulbearers will be Lloyd Graham, Gordon Sword, John B. Maness, M.H. Norton, Carvin King, Allen Bresler, Haskel Dear and Bert Wall.

(These children that are listed were actually not his, but he and Lillie raised them. They were the children of Oleta's, Lillie's sister.)

His parents link are provided by Faye Nations McCardle. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Eli Chisum (1869 - 1944)
  Sarah Helen King Chisum (1871 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillie Belle Cline Chisum (1904 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mollie Chisum Shankles (1893 - 1976)*
  Elmer Jesse Chisum (1896 - 1938)*
  Effie Chisum Jacobs (1898 - 1920)*
  Claude Chisum (1909 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Rusk
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Syble Cline Glasscock
Record added: Aug 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40837372
Claude Chisum
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Claude Chisum
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Claude Chisum
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Chisum cousin.
- Valita
 Added: Sep. 18, 2015

- Sammy Boyd, Genealogist
 Added: Aug. 3, 2013

- meet Virginia
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
 
 
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