|Birth: ||Jun. 13, 1892|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 1947|
Funeral services were held in the Booker Methodist church on Friday, August 8, for Mrs. Lena Pearl Fluitt, who died at her home near Booker on August 4.
She had been in poor health and was an invalid for the last four years of her life.
Rev. Cecil Ottinger and Rev. Russell McAnally conducted the services.
Pallbearers were Otto Hill, E. L. Puls, Roy Doerrie, R. M. Lemon, O. A. Rutledge and John Sell.
She is survived by her husband, R. V. FLUITT, three children, Wayne FLUITT of Booker, Mrs. Virginia TRINDLE of Spearman, and Miss Ina Mae FLUITT of Booker; six brothers, Charlie HOCKING, Friend, Neb., Will HOCKING Seward, Neb., Jess HOCKING Dodge City, Kans., John HOCKING, Riverside, Calif., Orvil HOCKING, Norwalk, Calif., Harry HOCKING, Riverside, Calif., and one sister, Grace RICHARDS of San Diego, Calif.
Interment was in the Booker cemetery.
Lena Pearl HOCKING was born June 13, 1892 at Neosho, Mo., and passed away August 4, 1947 at her home near Booker at the age of 55 years, 1 month and 21 days.
Miss Lena Pearl HOCKING and Rolin FLUITT were united in marriage Sept. 21, 1916, in San Diego, calif. To this union was born four children, one of whom, Dale Virgil, preceded her in death January 16, 1921 at the age of two months.
Mrs. FLUITT's parents moved from Missouri to Nebraska when she was quite young and she spent her girlhood in these two states. In 1915, she moved to San Diego, Calif., where she worked as a skilled dress maker.
There she met R. V. FLUITT and they were united in marriage in 1919, they came to Shattuck, then moved to Booker a few weeks later where they made their home until her death.
Mrs. FLUITT possessed the kind of spirit that is characteristic of the pioneers. There were times when the going was rough, but through good times and bad, she always possessed an optimistic attitude. She lived a Christian life from girlhood and united with the Booker Methodist church on May 6, 1934, and remained a faithful worker until her death.
Ochiltree County Herald (TX)-August 14, 1947
John William Hocking (1852 - 1940)
Mary Harris Hocking (1856 - 1932)
Rolin Virgil Fluitt (1889 - 1968)
Dale Virgil Fluitt (1920 - 1921)*
Ina Mae Fluitt Gillispie (1925 - 2007)*
Charles Edward Hocking (1878 - 1967)*
Bessie Emeigh Taber Hocking Dingler (1880 - 1933)*
Jess Hocking (1880 - 1959)*
William G. Hocking (1882 - 1972)*
Grace Belle Hocking Richards (1884 - 1972)*
John Ray Hocking (1888 - 1969)*
Harry Harrison Hocking (1892 - 1981)*
Lena Pearl Hocking Fluitt (1892 - 1947)
Orville Orlando Hocking (1898 - 1982)*
Maintained by: Cindy Oliphant
Originally Created by: Donna Barnes
Record added: Dec 02, 2009
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