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W. C. Button
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1926
Perry County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 2004
Smith County
Texas, USA

W. C. Button
[Obituary from the Tri-County Leader Newspaper dated December 9, 2004]

Services for W. C. Button, 78, will be held Thurday., Dec. 9 at 1:30 p.m. at Burks Walker Tippet Funeral Chapel in Tyler. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery in Anderson County under direction of Burks Walker Tippet Funeral Home. He died Dec. 6 in a Tyler hospital.

Mr. Button was born Oct. 20, 1926 in Nimrod, Ark. He had lived in Whitehouse since 1986.

He was a staff representative and vice president of Communications Workers of America (CWA) and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. Button was a member of Henry Marsh Bell Lodge 1371, Jester Court 168, Eastern Star, Centerians, Sharon Shrine Temple. He attended Whitehouse United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Roy Button and Bertha Johnson Button, and a son, John Carl Button.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances Button of Whitehouse, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Joe Denson, Jim Denson, Billy McGwier, Tommy Rudd, Carl Owens, Jr., Nick Hingtgen, Eddy Ekarius and Buddy Story. Honarary pallbears are members of Henry Marsh Bell Lodge 1371 and Jester Court 168.

Memorials may be made, if desired, to the Shriner's Burn Center.
Family links: 
  Roy Button (1883 - 1963)
  Bertha Johnson Button (1890 - 1961)
  John Carl Button (1948 - 2000)*
  George Edward Button (1924 - 2001)*
  W. C. Button (1926 - 2004)
  Marvin Joel Button (1930 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Olive Branch Cemetery
Brushy Creek
Anderson County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Aug 22, 2007
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W. C. Button
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Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
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