|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1918|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1994|
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.
William Allen Gatlin (1874 - 1957)
Martha J Dean Gatlin (1884 - 1959)
Rita Marie Rachal Gatlin (1921 - 1998)
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)
Created by: Wylie Blackwell
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
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