Posted By:Linda Forsyth
Subject:Lester C. HARLING Obit
Post Date:June 30, 2002 at 09:37:01
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Forum:Nacogdoches County, TX Genealogy Forum
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Lester C. "Red" HARLING's parents were John Eldred HARLING (1848-1926) and Martha Jane "Janie" LYTTON (1856-1953), who lived in Belton, Bell Co., TX for many years and raised their children there. John and Janie and other family members are buried in North Belton Cemetery.

(Nacogdoches) DAILY SENTINAL - 24 May 1961

Funeral services for L.C. HARLING, 72, of 3035 Raguet St., Nacogdoches, will be held this afternoon, May 24, at 5:30 o'clock p.m., in the Cason, Monk & Company Chapel. Interment will be in the Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Officiating will be the Rev. Don Brice, pastor of the First Christian Church of Nacogdoches.

He died Tuesday, May 23, in the City Memorial Hospital at 9:30 o'clock a.m.

Mr. HARLING was born on April 25, 1889 in Elgin [Bastrop Co.], Texas, and had lived in Nacogdoches since 1925. He was the son of the late John Eldred HARLING and the late Jannie LITTON. In 1936, Mr. HARLING married the former Thelma JAGOE. He was a retired S.F.A. College School Teacher. He retired in 1945. He was a member of the Christian Church and was first officer of the Training Camp at Leon Springs. He was also a veteran of World War I.

Survivors are: his widow, Mrs. L.C. HARLING of Nacogdoches; four sisters, Mrs. W.A. MEANS of Belton, Texas; Miss Grace HARLING of Austin, Texas; Mrs. M.E. MUGG of Midland, Texas; and Mrs. R.M. CRAWFORD of Austin, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Howard KEY, Billy MEANS, M.E. MUGG, Sherwood LAMPKIN, Moss ADAMS, Jr., and Henry H. ROGERS.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Members of the Coffee Club of Nance's Cafe.

Cason, Monk & Co. Funeral Home will be in charge of the funeral services.