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Fredonia Hairston Lanning
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1897
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1979
Milam County
Texas, USA


Funeral services for Mrs. Fredonia Lanning, 81, were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Phillips and Luckey Chapel with burial at I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Rev. Walt Sewards officiated.

Mrs. Lanning died Sunday morning in Richards Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She had been a lifelong resident of Rockdale.

She was born Dec. 25, 1897 in Milan County to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hairston. She taught school for over 30 years before her retirement. She and Jim Lanning were married in 1925.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Lanning of Rockdale and one half brother, Joseph Hairston of Rockdale.

Pall bearers were George Reed, W.H. Crump, Jr., W.P. Hogan, L.C. Mehaffey, S.P. Peebles Jr., and T.A. Weems.

Honorary pall bearers were Dr. John Richards, Fritz W. Koch,, W.L. Howel, J.M. Moorman, E.L. Laurence, G.I. Caffey, H.G. Simpson, Andy Milano, P.H. Perry, Dr. L.E. Selden, Dr. F.M. Young, Laurence Warren, Bill Summers, Milford Henry, E.W. Baker, Robert Thompson, S.D. Moore, Ralph Walters, Clifford Bartlett, W.H. Cooke, T.R. Underwood, Homer Doss and Herbert Armstrong.

Rockdale Reporter ~ August 2, 1979
Family links: 
  Henry Riley Hairston (1875 - 1928)
  Fanny Dukes Hairston (1874 - 1901)
  James K Lanning (1897 - 1994)
  Kenton Karnes Hairston (1894 - 1968)*
  Fredonia Hairston Lanning (1897 - 1979)
  Perry Alton Hairston (1904 - 1945)**
  James Hensley Hairston (1906 - 1974)**
  Joseph W. Hairston (1912 - 1991)**
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ed & Sue Anderson
Record added: Oct 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43501116
Fredonia <i>Hairston</i> Lanning
Added by: Ed & Sue Anderson
Fredonia <i>Hairston</i> Lanning
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Rest In Peace
- Moon Child
 Added: Jul. 18, 2012
In memory of a member of the 1916 graduating class at Rockdale High School
- BeNotForgot
 Added: Jul. 13, 2012

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