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Julius Ruden "Doc" Meaker
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1898
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1978
Gray County
Texas, USA

Texas, Death Certificates, 19031982
Name: Julius Ruden Meaker Senior
Birth Date: 24 Feb 1898
Birth Place: Princeville, Illinois
Gender: Male
Race: White
Residence: Panhandle, Carson, Texas
Spouse: Velma Meaker
Father: Orlando Meaker
Mother: Julia Dobelin
Age at Death: 80
Death Date: 14 Nov 1978
Death Place: Pampa, Gray, Texas, USA

PANHANDLE (Spc.) - Services for Julius R. "Doc" Meaker Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church in White Deer.

The Rev. Jim Shamburg, pastor, will officiate. Masonic graveside rites will be in Panhandle Cemetery by Masonic Lodge 1188. Burial will be under the Smith Funeral Home.

Mr. Meaker, a resident of Panhandle since 1910, died Tuesday. He was born in Princeville, Ill.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge No. 1188, Eastern Star and the Lions Club, all of White Deer. He was also a Modern Woodmen of the World, a member of the National Rifle Association, and was a member of the White Deer school board for 14 years.

He was a farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Velma; two sons, Julius Jr. and Gilbert, both of Panhandle; a daughter, Mrs. Clara Hoskins of White Deer; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Sue Hooten of Little Rock, Ark.; Mrs. Barbar Wigginton of Wilberton, Okla., and Mrs. Pat Rhodes of Fort Worth; three brothers, Orlando and Charlie, both of Panhandle, and Purl of Pampa; 17 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be made to favorite charities or the White Deer Fire Department.

(Published in Borger News-Herald, November 16, 1978)
Family links: 
  Orlando Meaker (1871 - 1969)
  Julia Dobelin Ruden Meaker (1875 - 1920)
  Dora M Gilbert Meaker (1904 - 1952)
  Julius Ruden Meaker (1923 - 1979)*
  Gilbert Arnold Meaker (1928 - 1988)*
  Orlando Ruben Meaker (1895 - 1979)*
  Julius Ruden Meaker (1898 - 1978)
  Charles Edward Meaker (1902 - 2000)*
  Purl Joseph Meaker (1904 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: WW II
Panhandle Cemetery
Carson County
Texas, USA
Plot: Unit 1 Lot 56 Sp 1
Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Record added: Jun 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54303376
Julius Ruden Doc Meaker
Added by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Julius Ruden Doc Meaker
Added by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Julius Ruden Doc Meaker
Added by: Edith Guynes Stanley
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