|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1886|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1972|
An Obituary from "Gatesville Messenger & Star Forum," Thursday, October 12, 1972:
Funeral services for Thomas M. Coon, 83-year-old retired farmer who had lived in Gatesville the last 12 years, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Scott's Funeral Home chapel.
The rites were conducted by Rev. Paul McClain of Waco and burial was in the Restland Cemetery.
Born in Bell County June 28, 1886, Mr. Coon was reared there. He married Miss Lillian E. Tilley on Dec. 20, 1908.
They moved from the Moody area to Coryell County in 1936 and lived in the Mountain community until moving to Gatesville in 1960. Mrs. Coon died in 1966.
Mr. Coon was a member of the Methodist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Lester Coon of Odessa and Dale Coon of Coos Bay, Oregon; two daughters, Mrs. Agnes Comer of Oglesby and Mrs. Sarah Strickland of Waco; a brother, Hoyt Coon of Moody; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Coon was preceded in death by a son, Cecil Coon, in 1963 and by a daughter, Mrs. Aline Allen, in 1966.
Pallbearers for Mr. Coon's funeral services were Kenneth Allen, Milton Pollard, Billy Pollard, Paul Coon, Russell Strickland and Clayton Clark.
From Texas Deaths, 1890-1976:
Name: Thomas Mccramder Coon
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 05 Oct 1972
Event Place: Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States
Marital Status: Widowed
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1886
Birthplace: Bell, Texas
Father's Name: Mccramder Coon
Mother's Name: Hattie May
Certificate Number: 77196
GS Film number: 2242088
Digital Folder Number: 005165865
Image Number: 01845
Citing this Record:
"Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3FD-V8P : accessed 06 Jan 2014), Thomas Mccramder Coon, 05 Oct 1972; citing certificate number 77196, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2242088.
Thomas M. Coon (1859 - 1937)
Harriet Mariah Udora Emily Annette May Coon (1860 - 1939)
Lillian Estelle Tilley Coon (1891 - 1966)*
Agnes Coon Comer (1909 - 2006)*
Aline Alvis Coon Allen (1913 - 1966)*
Lester Ernest Coon (1917 - 1987)*
Cecil C. Coon (1931 - 1964)*
Eula Virginia M. Coon Clark (1882 - 1928)*
Tommie Mccramder Coon (1886 - 1972)
Daisy B Coon Power (1888 - 1921)*
Willie Hoyt Coon (1892 - 1992)*
Plot: E 077.4
Maintained by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Dec 27, 2009
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