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Hershel Leigh "Turk" Gatlin
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1918
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1994
Colfax
Grant Parish
Louisiana, USA

Services for Hershel L "Turk' Gatlin will be at 10:00 a.m. today in the chapel of Hixon Bros. with the Revs. Angelo Messins and Darrell Ingram officiating. Burial will be at Colfax Cemetery.
Gatlin, 76, of Colfax died at 10:19 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 1994, in Rapides General Hospital.
He was a native of Colfax, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and American Legion Post No. 8. He was a cotton farmer and cattleman and past president and member of the 19th Louisiana Levee District.
He was a past state committe man for FHA and had served on the Grant Parish Local Board No. 24, Selective Service Committee, and Grant Parish ASCS Committee. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division.
Survivors include his wife, Rita R Gatlin of Colfax, one son, Louis "Eddie" Gatlin of Colfax, one daughter, Sandra Hardy of Baton Rouge, and six grandchildren.
Friends may call from 8 a.m. until time of services today in the funeral home.


 
 
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 Parents:
  William Allen Gatlin (1874 - 1957)
  Martha J Dean Gatlin (1884 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Rita Marie Rachal Gatlin (1921 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  James Clyde Gatlin (1905 - 1989)**
  Susie May Gatlin (1906 - 1914)**
  Roy Eugene Gatlin (1910 - 1987)*
  Edward Wilbur Gatlin (1912 - 1931)*
  Windifred F Gatlin (1913 - 1984)*
  Hershel Leigh Gatlin (1918 - 1994)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Colfax Cemetery
Colfax
Grant Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Wylie Blackwell
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
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Hershel Leigh Turk Gatlin
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Hershel Leigh Turk Gatlin
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