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Thomas Landon "Lannie" Devin
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1877
Wilson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1952
Swisher County
Texas, USA

Funeral services for T. L. Devin, 75 years old, were conducted Sunday in the First Methodist Church of Tulia. Rev. J. O. Quattlebaum, pastor, officiated. He was assisted by Rev. N. S. Daniels, pastor of the Lockney Methodist Church and Rev. Travis Jordan, pastor of Trinity Methodist Church of the Vigo Park Circuit. Mr. Devin, pioneer teacher and resident of Swisher County for 43 years died of a heart attack about noon Thursday in his home northeast of Tulia.
He was born April 26, 1877 in Nodosha, Kansas and was married to MISS ADDIE BELL DICKENSON July 24, 1901 in Cross Timbers, MO. He taught in Missouri and at one time served as assistant postmaster before moving to Cherokee, Okla. where he operated a hardware store. He came to Swisher County in 1909 and taught in schools in the county for 19 consecutive years. In recent years he had devoted his time to farming and stockraising.
Survivors include his wife; six sons, Robert of Amarillo, Loyd of Canyon; Clayton, Happy; and Edward, Delbert and Albert Devin, all of Tulia; three daughters, Miss Mattie Devin, Lubbock; Mrs. Louie Allen, Dimmitt; and Mrs. J. R Sprawls, Tulia; a brother, E. T. Devin, Springfield, MO and 10 grandchildren.
Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wallace Funeral Home.

The Tulia Herald, 2 October 1952
Family links: 
  Franklin Pierce Devin (1854 - 1933)
  Orlena Paralee Thompson Devin (1857 - 1932)
  Addie Bell Dickenson Devin (1880 - 1955)
  Robert Franklin Devin (1902 - 1980)*
  Annie Lou Devin (1904 - 1906)*
  Mattie Belle Devin (1907 - 2002)*
  Thomas Loyd Devin (1908 - 1985)*
  Clayton Dickenson Devin (1910 - 1983)*
  Orlena Paralee Devin Allen (1912 - 2005)*
  Roy Edward Devin (1915 - 2001)*
  Catherine Louise Devin Sprawls (1918 - 2005)*
  Delbert Lee Devin (1920 - 2011)*
  Albert Pierce Devin (1920 - 2004)*
  Ezra Thompson Devin (1874 - 1962)*
  Thomas Landon Devin (1877 - 1952)
  James Clayton Devin (1880 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Swisher County
Texas, USA
Plot: 168A
Maintained by: Barbara (Devine) Davis
Originally Created by: maggiegma
Record added: Jul 14, 2009
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Thomas Landon Lannie Devin
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Thomas Landon Lannie Devin
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Rest in peace cousin
- Barbara (Devine) Davis
 Added: Dec. 14, 2012

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