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 George Tom Brister

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George Tom Brister

  • Birth 12 Jun 1916 Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA
  • Death 20 Jul 2004 Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 23465533

PARENTS:
Rayford Jefferson 'Buck' Brister 1876 – 1921
Elizabeth Honora Fox 1890 – 1977

SPOUSE:
Velma Frances Johnson
Married Octover 14, 1939 in San Saba, Texas

CHILDREN:
Patricia Brister
Judy Brister
Janice Brister
Anita "Tico" Brister
Rayford Howard Brister 1940 – 2008
Sammy Lawrence Brister 1949 – 1973
Nelda Kay Brister 1951 – 2005

OBITUARY:
Mr. Brister
Funeral services for lifelong Lampasas County resident George Tom Brister, 88, of Lometa are July 23, 2004, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lometa. Burial will follow at Senterfitt Cemetery near Lometa
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Mr. Brister died July 20 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas. He was born June 12, 1916, in Scallorn, to Raymond Jefferson and Elizabeth Fox Brister.

Mr. Brister married Velma Frances Johnson on Oct. 14, 1939, in San Saba. They were married for nearly 65 years.

He served for a brief time in the U.S. Navy during 1945, and was a self-employed truck driver, farmer and rancher.

Mr. Brister was a member of First Baptist Church of Lometa and the Lometa American Legion. He was reared in Senterfitt in Lampasas County.

Survivors include his wife of Lometa; a son, Rayford Brister, of Lometa; daughters, Patricia Dorsey, and husband, Tommy, of Pasadena, Texas, Judy McDonald, of Fort Worth, Janice Brister, of Houston, Nelda Kammlah, and husband, Mike, of Austin, and Tico Hicks, and husband, Tommy, of Lometa; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Sammy Brister, in 1973; by three sisters, Mary Lee Scott, Janie Mae Hall and Jewell Norris; and by one brother, Samuel Brister.
Pallbearers are Michael McDonald, Sammy Brister, Christopher Dorsey, Matthew Kammlah, Mason Kammlah and Douglas Brister.

The family requested memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, American Kidney Foundation or to Senterfitt Cemetery Association.

Arrangements by Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Directors of Lampasas


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  • Maintained by: Lynda Duncan Miles
  • Originally Created by: Terry Teague
  • Added: 18 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23465533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Tom Brister (12 Jun 1916–20 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23465533, citing Senterfitt Cemetery, Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Lynda Duncan Miles (contributor 47070549) .