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Pvt Willis Murrell "Chris" Locklin
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1924
Thorndale
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1981
Temple
Bell County
Texas, USA

PVT US Army
World War II


Willis Murrell "Chris" Locklin, born in Thorndale, Milam Co., TX - Son of Andrew Willis "Bud" Locklin and Pearl Luann Baird.

Brother of William Henry "Dutch", Andrew Weldon "Rusty", Annie "Irene", Elijah Edward "Bill", Pearl Pauline "Polly", J D "Mutt", El Frances "Sue", Raleigh Don, Billie Joe, Gerald Gene and Barbara Nell "Bobby" Locklin.

Chris married Pauline Kaspar.

Father of Sharon Dale Locklin.

Grandson of William Hardeman Locklin and Prescilla Ellison.

Chris died in Bell Co., TX.
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LOCKLIN, Willis Murrell "Chris" of Lexington. Age 56. Died 2/19/1981 (Thursday). Services held (Sat.) in Phillips & Luckey Memorial Chapel in Rockdale. Burial in Locklin Cemetery near San Gabriel.

He was BORN 3/27/1924 and a former resident of Thorndale.

SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Pauline Locklin of Lexington; daughter, Sharon Stow of Lexington; 3 brothers, J.D. Locklin of Tilden, Billy Joe Locklin of Austin, Gerald Locklin of California; 4 sisters, Irene Posey of Houston, Pauline Friche of Lexington, Sue Brod of Cameron, Barbara Prade of Austin; 2 grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Willis Locklin (1885 - 1949)
  Pearl Luann Baird Locklin Jensen (1890 - 1980)
 
 Siblings:
  William Henry Locklin (1907 - 1976)*
  Andrew Weldon Locklin (1909 - 1979)*
  Annie Irene Locklin Posey (1912 - 1990)*
  Elijah Edward Locklin (1914 - 1972)*
  Pearl Pauline Locklin Fricke (1916 - 1999)*
  J D Locklin (1919 - 1981)*
  El Frances Locklin Watson (1921 - 2005)*
  Willis Murrell Locklin (1924 - 1981)
  Raleigh Don Locklin (1926 - 1927)*
  Billie Joe Locklin (1928 - 2013)*
  Gerald Gene Locklin (1931 - 1994)*
  Barbara Nell Locklin Prade (1933 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Footstone:
CHRIS

Military Marker:
WILLIS MURRELL LOCKLIN
PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
MAR 27 1924 ~ FEB 19 1981

Personal Marker:
WILLIS MURRELL
LOCKLIN
MAR. 27, 1924
FEB. 19, 1981
 
Burial:
Locklin Cemetery
San Gabriel
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jul 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20700878
Pvt Willis Murrell Chris Locklin
Added by: John Christeson
 
Pvt Willis Murrell Chris Locklin
Added by: John Christeson
 
Pvt Willis Murrell Chris Locklin
Added by: John Christeson
 
 
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A World War II veteran who served as a Private in the US Army.
- John Christeson
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ 2nd Cousin, Once Removed (Locklin Family)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jun. 10, 2012

- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Nov. 11, 2009
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