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Wilma Jean "Tootsie" Chriss Bland
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1920
Death: Sep. 27, 1996

FORT WORTH - Wilma Jean "Tootsie" Bland, 76, a retired credit manager for Texas State Optical, died Friday at a local hospital.

Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Brown, Gause-Ware, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors. Burial: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Wilma Jean "Tootsie" Bland was born June 21, 1920, in Tupelo, Okla. She did volunteer work for the senior citizens of Forest Hill and Helping Hands. Her interests were in raising her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and in helping others.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Cliett Mayes, two years ago.

Survivors: Husband of 57 years, Amzy L. Bland of Fort Worth; son, Amzy L. Bland Jr. of Fort Worth; daughter, Beverly J. Schroeder of Hurst; sister, Willie Harmon of Tupelo; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX)
Date: September 28, 1996

She was the daughter of Lewis G Chriss and Hattie Williams Chriss.

Additional info submitted by Doris Wynn.
Family links: 
  Lewis G. Chriss (1889 - 1958)
  Hattie Frances Williams Chriss (1891 - 1962)
  Amzy Linton Bland (1916 - 2000)*
  Betty Bland Mayes (1941 - 1994)*
  Beverly Jo Bland Schroeder (1942 - 2013)*
  Amzy L Bland (1947 - 2008)*
  Willie Chriss Harman (1912 - 1998)*
  Sylvester Jefferson Chriss (1915 - 1983)*
  Robert William Chriss (1916 - 1976)*
  Wilma Jean Chriss Bland (1920 - 1996)
  Doyle Grover Chriss (1921 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Married Sept 16, 1939
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Blessing 24
Created by: Sonja Brumley Vaughn
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74712197
Wilma Jean Tootsie <i>Chriss</i> Bland
Added by: Sonja Brumley Vaughn
Wilma Jean Tootsie <i>Chriss</i> Bland
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- Sonja Brumley Vaughn
 Added: Apr. 15, 2012

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