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Thomas Orvil "Badge" Atwood
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1910
Cross Plains
Callahan County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1952
Victoria
Victoria County
Texas, USA

Thomas Orvil Atwood was the son of William Riley Atwood and Hattie Frances Havens. He served in the Armed Forces from 1931-1934. On 11 Sept. 1935 he married Vira Lorene Grantham in Callahan County, Texas. The couple had three children: Howard Riley in 1937, Bonnie Lois in 1940; and Thomas Ronnie in 1943.

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 1952, ABILENE, TEXAS:
Ex-West Texan's Funeral at Oplin Tuscola, Dec. 24 - Funeral was scheduled at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Oplin Baptist Church for Thomas Orval Atwood, 42, who died Tuesday following a heart attack on a downtown street in Victoria {Death Certificate says "Stroke."} Burial will be in an Oplin Cemetery. Fry Funeral Home of Tuscola is in charge of arrangements. Born at Cross Plains on September 29, 1910, he lived in Callahan County until 1942 when he moved to Victoria. He was employed in the West Texas oil fields most of his life. Survivors include three children, Howard and Ronnie Atwood and Bonnie Atwood, all of Victoria, one sister, Mrs. Edgar Taylor of Fort Stockton, Texas, three brothers, M.H. Atwood of Oplin, N. L. of Lawn and Glen of Abilene.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Riley Atwood (1879 - 1952)
  Hattie Frances Havins Atwood (1886 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Vira Lorene Grantham Setliff (1919 - 2009)*
 
 Children:
  Bonnie Lois Atwood/Setliff Curbow (1940 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maurice Havins Atwood (1906 - 1995)*
  Glenn L Atwood (1907 - 1970)*
  Thomas Orvil Atwood (1910 - 1952)
  Neil Vernon Atwood (1916 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oplin Cemetery
Oplin
Callahan County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Judy L. Curbow
Originally Created by: Brian Atwood
Record added: May 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19497303
Thomas Orvil Badge Atwood
Added by: Judy L. Curbow
 
Thomas Orvil Badge Atwood
Added by: Brian Atwood
 
 
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Grandfather to James L. Curbow
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 25, 2010
In loving memory to a long, lost grandfather.
- Curbow family
 Added: Jun. 4, 2007
 
 
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