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Colon Jackson Willard
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1898
Ward Prairie
Freestone County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1977
Corsicana
Navarro County
Texas, USA

The Fairfield Recorder - Thursday, February 17, 1977 - Page 9

COLON WILLARD

Funeral services for Colon J. Willard were held at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at
Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Don Pruitt, pastor of the church, and Rev.
D. Dewey Morgan, pastor of Caney Baptist Church, officiating. Interment was in Lakes Chapel Cemetery near Fairfield.

Born in Freestone County Jan. 4, 1898, Mr. Willard died following a short
illness at Navarro County Memorial Hospital in Corsicana Saturday, Feb. 12. He was the son of the late Ben and Elizabeth Yates Willard. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and had been associated with the automobile business in Fairfield and Teague much of his life, employed by Hall-Owens Ford Company in Teague at the time of his death.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pearl Willard of Fairfield; one son, Dale
Willard, of Fort Worth; two daughters, Mrs. Lester Culp of Austin and Mrs.
William A. Stroud of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; three brothers, Vernon Willard and Tommie Willard, both of Fairfield, and Joe Willard of Duncanville; and three sisters, Mrs. Tom Bonner, Mrs. Florence Childs, and Mrs. Morris Ritter, all of Fairfield; and many friends and other relatives.

Pallbearers included C. L. Mullen, Carmel Blakely, Pete Davidson, Edd Bonner,
Charlie Lambert and Travis Bonner.

Capps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Willard (1857 - 1943)
  Nancy Elizabeth Yates Willard (1867 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Pearl Lucille Donaldson Willard (1902 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Hazel Juanita Willard Culp (1923 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Daughter Willard (1886 - 1886)*
  Kirt Littleton Willard (1888 - 1968)*
  Bennie Valeria Willard Manahan (1890 - 1942)*
  Annie Laura Willard Bonner (1892 - 1981)*
  Lula Mae Willard Bonner (1895 - 1964)*
  John Vernon Willard (1897 - 1990)*
  Colon Jackson Willard (1898 - 1977)
  Florence Elizabeth Willard Childs (1902 - 1993)*
  William Thomas Willard (1905 - 1988)*
  Martha Lee Willard McAdams (1907 - 1996)*
  Joe Willard (1909 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Chapel Cemetery
Fairfield
Freestone County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Eric Wood
Originally Created by: Michael Edd Bonner
Record added: Oct 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79577506
Colon Jackson Willard
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 Added: Jun. 27, 2013

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