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Pvt Willis Murrell “Chris” Locklin

Pvt Willis Murrell “Chris” Locklin

Birth
Thorndale, Milam County, Texas, USA
Death 19 Feb 1981 (aged 56)
Temple, Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial San Gabriel, Milam County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 20700878 · View Source
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PVT US Army
World War II


Willis Murrell "Chris" Locklin, born in Thorndale, Milam Co., TX - Son of Andrew Willis "Bud" Locklin and Pearl Luann Baird.

Brother of William Henry "Dutch", Andrew Weldon "Rusty", Annie "Irene", Elijah Edward "Bill", Pearl Pauline "Polly", J D "Mutt", El Frances "Sue", Raleigh Don, Billie Joe, Gerald Gene and Barbara Nell "Bobby" Locklin.

Chris married Pauline Ethel Kaspar.

Father of Sharon Dale Locklin.

Grandson of William Hardeman Locklin and Prescilla Ellison.

Chris died in Bell Co., TX.
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LOCKLIN, Willis Murrell "Chris" of Lexington. Age 56. Died 2/19/1981 (Thursday). Services held (Sat.) in Phillips & Luckey Memorial Chapel in Rockdale. Burial in Locklin Cemetery near San Gabriel.

He was BORN 3/27/1924 and a former resident of Thorndale.

SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Pauline Locklin of Lexington; daughter, Sharon Stow of Lexington; 3 brothers, J.D. Locklin of Tilden, Billy Joe Locklin of Austin, Gerald Locklin of California; 4 sisters, Irene Posey of Houston, Pauline Friche of Lexington, Sue Brod of Cameron, Barbara Prade of Austin; 2 grandchildren.



Inscription

Footstone:
CHRIS

Military Marker:
WILLIS MURRELL LOCKLIN
PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
MAR 27 1924 ~ FEB 19 1981

Personal Marker:
WILLIS MURRELL
LOCKLIN
MAR. 27, 1924
FEB. 19, 1981


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  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 30 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20700878
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Willis Murrell “Chris” Locklin (27 Mar 1924–19 Feb 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20700878, citing Locklin Cemetery, San Gabriel, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .