|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1900|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 1943|
Walter was the son of John Harold Boyanton and Martha Elizabeth (Winton) Boyanton. He married Mary Erla Herring on February 5, 1920 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
Walter and Erla had seven children: John Herbert, Doldridge Cornelia, Walter Lee, Jr., Eugene Darnell, Mary Erla, John Rennie and Charles Edward.
Thanks so much to Tracy for the photo!
Thanks to Carole Mc Caig for the following obituary:
Published in The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, 11/29/1943.
BOYANTON - Died at Naval Hospital, Baltimore, Md., Sunday, November 21, 1943, M.M.2-c Walter Lee Boyanton, Sr., aged 43 years; husband of Mrs. Mary Erla Boyanton; father of Mary Erla, John Rennie, Chas. Edward Boyanton, and Mrs. Carl Lester all of this city; Walter Lee, Jr., and Gene Boyanton, both of the U.S. Navy, son of Mrs. Martha Clawson of Wilburton, Okla.; brother of Mrs. C.L. Stacy of Richmond, Calif., Mrs. Ella Taylor, of Berkeley, Calif., Mrs. Barney Barnes and Mrs. Lillian Parker, both of Corpus Christi, Texas, Charles Boyanton of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Leslie Boyanton of the U.S. Army. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. V.E. Boston will be held at the National Funeral Home, 1177 Union Avenue, this (Monday) morning at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited. Interment in National Cemetery.
John Harold Boyanton (1866 - 1936)
Martha Elizabeth Winton Clawson (1879 - 1956)
Mary Erla Herring Boyanton (1902 - 1982)*
John Herbert Boyanton (1921 - 1921)*
Mary Erla Boyanton Jeanes (1937 - 2013)*
Walter Lee Boyanton (1900 - 1943)
Annie Lou Boyanton Taylor (1902 - 1946)**
Willie F. Boyantan (1905 - 1910)**
James Earl Boyantan (1907 - 1907)*
Larastus Lloyd Boyantan (1907 - 1910)**
John Harold (Jack) Boyantan (1908 - 1908)**
Lillian Boyanton Bratton (1909 - 1968)**
Nellie M Boyanton Stacy (1912 - 1990)*
Pearl O. Boyanton (1915 - 1915)**
Johnnie Viola Boyanton Gore (1916 - 1969)**
Charles Harlan Boyanton (1918 - 1964)*
Leslie C Boyanton (1920 - 1974)*
Memphis National Cemetery
Plot: H, 54
Created by: Jane Stacy Eubanks
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3149546
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