Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Chains in:
 • Claude Cemetery
 • Claude
 • Armstrong County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Claude Alvis Chain
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 25, 1918
Cold Springs
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1998
Amarillo
Potter County
Texas, USA

Married Hazel_Qualls in 1996. He was 80.
Source: Obituary, Amarillo Globe News, July 2, 1998.

CLAUDE ALVIS CHAIN
Claude Alvis Chain, 80, of Amarillo, Texas, died Tuesday, June 30, 1998.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 3, 1998, in N.S. Griggs & Sons Funeral Directors Pioneer Chapel, 2615 Paramount Blvd., with Perry L. Littlejohn and Gene Bell officiating. Burial will be in Claude Cemetery, Claude, Texas.

Mr. Chain was born in Cold Springs, Oklahoma, and moved to Texas as a child, where he lived just north of Canyon. He picked cotton and then joined the Army during World War II where he served as a sergeant.

Mr. Chain lived in California and then moved to Claude, Texas. He was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Jan Werner's Adult Day Care.

He married Hazel Littlejohn in 1996 at Amarillo, Texas. She died in 1998.

Survivors include three sisters, Margaret Teanie Wilde of Claude, Texas; Thelma Chain of Stockton, California; and Flo Chain of Lubbock, Texas; two brothers, Doyle Chain of Pinetop, Arizona; and Paul Chain of Chula Vista, California; two stepdaughters, Rosalie Littlejohn and Roberta Beard of Amarillo, Texas; two stepsons, George Littlejohn and Perry Littlejohn, both of Amarillo, Texas; and a special friend, Jean Wyble, of Amarillo, Texas.

The family will be at 1615 N. Garfield Street and 303 E. 5th Street in Claude, Texas.

They request memorials be made to Disabled Veterans. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Burton Otto Chain (1888 - 1939)
  Katie Margaret Smith Chain (1892 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Belle Qualls Littlejohn Chain (1910 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  Homer Alexander Chain (1916 - 1985)*
  Claude Alvis Chain (1918 - 1998)
  Carroll Chain (1928 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CLAUDE A. CHAIN
PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
APR 28, 1918
JUN 30, 1998
 
Note: Flat gray granite military marker with cross at top
 
Burial:
Claude Cemetery
Claude
Armstrong County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Galeen Irvin Chain
Originally Created by: M. L.
Record added: Apr 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13938055
Claude Alvis Chain
Added by: Galeen Irvin Chain
 
Claude Alvis Chain
Added by: Dee Ferris
 
Claude Alvis Chain
Cemetery Photo
Added by: rhondajo
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Galeen Irvin Chain
 Added: Nov. 15, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service