Clarence Easter, Jr

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Clarence Easter, Jr

  • Birth 17 Apr 1920 Albany, Shackelford County, Texas, USA
  • Death 4 Nov 1953 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Albany, Shackelford County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Masonic, Section A, Lot 110, g 4
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  • Memorial ID 16959387

Clarence (Jack) Easter, Jr., 33, native of Albany was found dead Friday morning at his apartment in Fort Worth. He died sometime Wednesday night of a heart attack/ When he did not report for work Thursday and again Friday friends investigated and found him in bed.

The body was brought to Albany by plane Friday afternoon, accompanied by Mrs. Sue Hensen of Fort Worth, who was engaged to the deceased. the funeral was held at the First Baptist Church. Burial in the Albany Cemetery.

Clarence was born in Albany April 17, 1920, was reared here and graduated from the Albany schools. For seven years he took care of Mrs. J. H. Friedly during the time, and after graduation attended T.C.U. in Fort Worth, lacking just twelve hours graduating before he entered the armed forces during World War II. He entered service May 11, 1942, and participated in the battle of Rome Arno, Normandy, Rhineland and central Europe. he left the states Feb. 27, 1944, and returned August 14, 1945. He served as a surgical technician with the 849th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron, with his headquarters in London, flying wounded our of combat areas. he was awarded the American Theatre and European Theatre Ribbons with four bronze stars, the Air Medal one service stripe and two overseas bars. He was discharged from Fort Sam Houston August 14, 1945.

He lived in Albany a year and in 1946 was employed by the American airlines in Dallas, New York, and Washington D.C. In 1949 he was employed by the American Manufacturing Co. in Fort Worth, and in 1952 he went with Gremco Company there and was personnel director at the time of his death.


He united with the Baptist Church here when 12, Jack had a host of close friends here who deeply regretted his untimely death and sympathize with his parents and brothers.

Albany News, November 12, 1953







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  • Created by: Saundra Nobles
  • Added: 8 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16959387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence Easter, Jr (17 Apr 1920–4 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16959387, citing Albany Cemetery, Albany, Shackelford County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Saundra Nobles (contributor 46834005) .