|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1899|
Ross (McLennan County)
|Death: ||May 23, 1965|
Son of Elex Edward Healer and Minnie Lee Cardwell Healer, he married Mattie Mae Hammond on November 14, 1920 in Roby, TX.
He was father to
* Francis Edward Healer (1922-2004),
* Laura Naomi Healer Koch (1923-1999),
* Carl Thurston Healer (1925-2000)
* LaJuana Jean Healer Henthorne (1929-).
Southern Baptist preacher for many years. Carpenter by trade.
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Rev. Healer Dies Sunday; Rites Slated
The Rev. Alfred Cyrus Healer, 66, retired Baptist minister of 707 Pease St. here, died at Pecan Grove Nursing Home here at 3:30 p.m. Sunday after a long illness.
He had been a Baptist minister since 1922 and had served in Nolan, Fisher, Taylor, Scurry and Mitchell counties. Since his retirement from the ministry, he had been a carpenter and was teacher of the Men's Bible Class of Lamar Street Baptist Church.
Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lamar Street Baptist Church. The pastor, the Rev. J.L. Cartrite, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Bob Cheek, pastor of Maryneal Baptist Church, and the Rev. Jim Tomlinson, pastor of Sixth St. Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Sweetwater Cemetery under direction of Patterson Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be E.T. Henson, A.E. Lamb of Roscoe, Carl Rountree of DeLeon, Tom Green, Ira Brock and Lewis Hand.
Mr. Healer was born Jan. 20, 1899, in McLennan County and moved to Nolan County when he was six years old. The family settled on Plum Creek east of Sweetwater and in a few years moved to Fisher County. On Nov. 14, 1920, he was married to Pat Hammond at Roby.
Surviving him are his wife; two sons, F.E. Healer of Sweetwater, and Thurston Healer of Oakland, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Bob Henthorne of Abilene and Mrs. N.E. Koch of Bloomfield Hills, Mich; three brothers, Lewis Healer of Roby, Vern Healer of Santa Rosa, Calif.; Lawrence Healer of Brownwood; a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Dealva) Brady of Abilene; 16 grandchildren.
(from The Sweetwater Reporter, 5/26/1965)
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Elex Edward Healer (1870 - 1949)
Minnie Lee Cardwell Healer (1879 - 1957)
Mattie Mae Hammond Healer (1904 - 1980)
Francis Edward (F.E.) Healer (1922 - 1994)*
Laura Naomi Healer Koch (1923 - 1999)*
Carl Thurston Healer (1925 - 2000)*
LaJuana Healer Henthorne (1929 - ____)*
Plot: Lot 42, Block 109
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Aug 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7749334