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 Truman Frank Anthony

Truman Frank Anthony

Birth
Ellis, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Jun 1987 (aged 91)
Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Breckenridge, Stephens County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 43859426 · View Source
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TRUMAN IS THE SON OF FRANK ANTHONY AND ANNA COPELAND ANTHONY. UNCLE TRUMAN WAS A VETERAN OF WORLD WAR 1. HE WAS A MACHINE GUNNER ON THE FRONT LINES. TOWARD THE END OF THE WAR HE WAS GASSED WITH MUSTARD GAS. IT AFFECTED HIS LUNGS AND HE SPENT A YEAR AFTER THE WAR IN NEW MEXICO FOR TREATMENT. ALL OF HIS LIFE HE HAD GREAT DIFFICULTY FALLING ASLEEP AND WOULD PLACE A PILLOW OVER HIS HEAD AS A LAST RESORT TO FALL ASLEEP. WHEN HE RESUMED CIVILIAN LIFE,HE MARRIED MY AUNT FANNIE HUMPHREYS, ON JULY 10, 1921 IN SWEETWATER, NOLAN CO., TX .TRUMAN AND FANNIE HAD ONE SON, BILLY FRANK. TRUMAN WENT TO WORK IN BRECKENRIDGE, TX FOR THE LONE STAR GAS CO. HE WORKED IN THE PUMPING STATION UNTIL HE RETIRED AT AGE 65. HE AND FANNIE LIVED ALL THEIR LIFE IN BRECKENDIDGE ALL WITHIN THE SOUND OF THE PUMPING STATION. AFTER FANNIE DIED TRUMAN WENT TO LIVE WITH HIS SON, BILLY FRANK IN ARLINGTON, TX. HE LIVED ONLY 3 MONTHS AFTER FANNIE DIED AND WAS MISERABLE THE WHOLE TIME. HE IS BURIED NEXT TO FANNIE IN THE BRECKENRIDGE, TX CEMETERY.


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  • Created by: ron
  • Added: 2 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43859426
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Truman Frank Anthony (9 Jul 1895–16 Jun 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43859426, citing Breckenridge Cemetery, Breckenridge, Stephens County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by ron (contributor 46863311) .