|Birth: ||Nov. 21, 1909|
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 1970|
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.
Thomas Eli Chisum (1869 - 1944)
Sarah Helen King Chisum (1871 - 1938)
Lillie Belle Cline Chisum (1904 - 1977)*
Mollie Chisum Shankles (1893 - 1976)*
Elmer Jesse Chisum (1896 - 1938)*
Effie Chisum Jacobs (1898 - 1920)*
Claude Chisum (1909 - 1970)
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Created by: Syble Cline Glasscock
Record added: Aug 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40837372