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Nina Marie Bear DeLaughter
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1919
Crockett County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 2002
Texas, USA
Marie Bear DeLaughter, 83, of Amarillo died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002.
Services will be at a later date in Dallas by Laureland Funeral Home and
Cemetery. Local arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors,
2820 Virginia Circle.
Mrs. DeLaughter was born March 4, 1919, in Crockett to Minnie Augusta
Meredith Bear and Hiram A. Bear. She married Arman D. "A.D." DeLaughter
in Dallas on Aug. 2, 1940.
Her husband was a Church of Christ minister and served several
congregations throughout Dallas and East Texas. Mrs. DeLaughter was
active in Church of Christ activities for many years.
She was last a member of the Jefferson Boulevard Church of Christ in
Dallas. She graduated in 1939 from Madisonville High School in
Madisonville. She participated in the National Youth Administration while
in high school.
She retired from Abbott Laboratories in 1985 where she was a pharmacy
order data operator. She led an active retirement life as a volunteer at
Scottish Rite Children's Hospital in Dallas and as a singer with the
semi-professional Red Bird Singers, a group of retired women who sang for
senior groups throughout the Dallas area.
She was also active in the Oak Cliff Chapter of AARP and played in
bowling leagues for many years at Red Bird Lanes in DeSoto where she won
many honors including playing the nationally televised program, Bowling
for Dollars.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1975; her parents; and all
five siblings.
Survivors include three children, Claudia DeLaughter Stravato of
Amarillo, Nita Gaye DeLaughter of Bellingham, Wash., and Jerry N.
DeLaughter of Kemp; five grandchildren, Anna Stravato Ashley of
Birmingham, England, Michael Armand Stravato of Houston, Timothy Newton
DeLaughter, Arman C. DeLaughter and Adam DeLaughter, all of Dallas; and
three great-grandchildren, all of Dallas.
The family will be at 6026 Goliad in Dallas.
The family suggests memorials be to Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice, P.O.
Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176; or to Planned Parenthood of Amarillo and the
Texas Panhandle, 1501 S. Taylor, Amarillo, TX 79101.
Amarillo Globe-News, Dec. 16, 2002
Family links: 
  Hiram Arvada Bear (1875 - 1940)
  Minnie Augusta Merideth Bear (1875 - 1950)
  Arman Dale DeLaughter (1920 - 1975)
  Tincy Bear*
  Nannie L. Bear Vaughn (1895 - 1972)*
  Asa Washington Bear (1897 - 1964)*
  Charley James Bear (1899 - 1905)*
  Willie Lamar Bear (1902 - 1975)*
  Haden Edward Bear (1904 - ____)*
  Clyde Richard Bear (1912 - 1986)*
  Homer Ray Bear (1915 - 1980)*
  Nina Marie Bear DeLaughter (1919 - 2002)
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Created by: Tim Bear
Record added: Aug 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21175879
Nina Marie <i>Bear</i> DeLaughter
Added by: Kyle Sutton
Nina Marie <i>Bear</i> DeLaughter
Added by: Kyle Sutton
Nina Marie <i>Bear</i> DeLaughter
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- Thom Oswald
 Added: Mar. 9, 2016

- Donna B.
 Added: May. 31, 2015
Miss you aunt Marie.
- Tim Bear
 Added: Aug. 26, 2007

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