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Roy Edward Devin
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1915
Tulia
Swisher County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 2001
Tulia
Swisher County
Texas, USA

Services for Roy E. Devin, 86, of Tulia will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob Lindley officiating.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wallace Funeral Home of Tulia.

He died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001.

He was born July 31, 1915, in Tulia and married Virginia Clayton on June 29, 1946, in Commerce. He graduated from Tulia High School and West Texas Teachers College in Canyon. He taught school at Anthony Union High School in Anthony, N.M., from 1939 to 1942. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II from 1942 to 1946.

He moved to Tulia in 1946, taught school there for six years and farmed. He was manager of Penta Farm Supply from 1957 until 1982. He continued to farm until retiring.

He was a director of Tulia Chamber of Commerce and First State Bank. He was a member of the Tulia school board and First United Methodist Church and was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Clayton E. of Dallas; two brothers, Albert P. and Delbert L., both of Tulia; three sisters, Mattie B. Devin and Catherine D. Sprawls, both of Tulia, and Lena D. Allen of Canyon; and one grandchild.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Landon Devin (1877 - 1952)
  Addie Bell Dickenson Devin (1880 - 1955)
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Tulia
Swisher County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Barbara (Devine) Davis
Originally Created by: David Sifford
Record added: Oct 28, 2009
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Roy Edward Devin
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Roy Edward Devin
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Roy Edward Devin
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- Dee78639n Braly
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014
Rest in peace cousin
- Barbara (Devine) Davis
 Added: Dec. 15, 2012
 
 
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