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 Fredonia <I>Hairston</I> Lanning

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Fredonia Hairston Lanning

  • Birth 25 Dec 1897 Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Death 29 Jan 1979 Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 43501116


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

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  • Created by: Ed & Sue Anderson
  • Added: 24 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43501116
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fredonia Hairston Lanning (25 Dec 1897–29 Jan 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43501116, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ed & Sue Anderson (contributor 46739770) .