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Re: America Tennessee TERRY 1857-1924
Posted by: Betty Rogers Phillips (ID *****9263) Date: September 22, 2005 at 17:27:04
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Fairview Cemetery
Midland County, Texas
Cowden or Noble Streets in Midland, Texas
going west from Big Spring Street, will run into the cemetery.

Lat: 3200'45"N, Lon: 10205'00"W

Fairview is the oldest cemetery in Midland county. It is owned and very well maintained by the county. In 2004 it is now closed for new burials, except for previously purchased lots. It has all types of burials, including many pioneer and civil war burials.

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 13.

Contributor's Index:

[LH] Lisa Hale []
[MD] Mecca Darby []
Elliott, George E, b. 2/16/1924, d. 1/19/1957, Ambassador for Christ, h/o Wanda Harris Elliott, [MD]
Harris, Birdie Belle Redwine, b. 1-6-1898, d. 6/26/1978 Midland Tx, age: 80yr, w/o P.H. Harris, Gone But Not Forgotten, [MD]
Harris, Bonnie Beatrice Vest, b. 9/3/1914, d. 3/26/1973, age: 59yr, w/o Victor Harris, [MD]
Harris, James Truman, b. 4/3/1916, d. 1/22/1981, age: 70yr, MSGT US Army WW11, s/o Pierce and Birdie, [MD]
Harris, Pierce Houston, b. 11-3-1895, d. 6/22/1992, age: 98yr, Daddy-Grandaddy, w/o Birdie, Gone Home, [MD]
Harris, Temple Houston, b. 5/12/1946, d. 9/4/1947, age: 1yr Resting in Jesus, s/o Victor and Bonnie, [MD]
Harris, Temple Ward, b. 10/28/1921, d. 1/13/1944 Overseas, age: 23yr, He Lost His Life in Training US Army, Resting in Jesus, s/o Pierce and Birdie, [MD]
Harris, Victor Belvin, b. 7/12/1914, d. 10/25/1970, age: 56yr, h/o Bonnie, [MD]
Harris, Weldon Houston, b. 9/23/1919, d. 5/18/1944 Ploesti Romania, age: 25yr, He Lost His Life Over Ploesti Romama, Resting in Jesus, s/o Pierce and Birdie, [MD]
Parum, Angelina Marie, b. 2 Aug 1999, d. 2 Aug 1999, d/o William Thomas and Tosha (Kingrey) Parum, [LH]
Parum, Desera Page, b. 6 Dec 1999, d. 6 Dec 1999, d/o Johnny Allen and Tawnya (Carter) Parum, [LH]
Vest, Cora Ellen Wilson, b. 9/23/1910, d. 1/15/1995, age: 85yr, w/o William Vest, [MD]
Vest, William Ray, b. 7/12/1912, d. 9/15/1995, age: 83yr, h/o Cora Ellen Vest, [MD]

Resthaven Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Midland County, Texas
4616 N. Big Spring
Midland, Texas 79705
(915) 684-5462 or (915) 684-5358

Lat: 3202'45"N, Lon: 10204'54"W

It is a very large, well kept, perpetual care cemetery. They are still accepting burials. The tombstones are required to be flat, for ease in mowing, and flowers can only be placed there at certain times of year.

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 54.

Contributor's Index:

[LH] Lisa Hale []
[LM] Laura Malone []
[MD] Mecca Darby []
[MW] Mary Ward []

Alexander, Darla K Merriman, b. 09 Oct 1944, d. 25 Jun 2000, age: 56yr, d/o Leo and Vada, [MD]
Clemens, Earl Washington, b. 14 Jun 1911, d. 11 Dec 1995, s/o Ira Colombus and Sally Clemens, [LM]
Clemens, Laura Ellen, b. 03 Apr 190s. d. 11 Dec 1995, w/o Earl Washington Clemens, d/o Wesley Taylor and Rosie Lee Hammack, [LM]
Crump, Dica I., b. 1909, d. no date, [MW]
Crump, Sam E., b. 1902, d. 1978, [MW]
Diemer, Mabel E., b. 1890, d. 1988, [MW]
Diemer, Norma M., b. 1917, d. no date, [MW]
Diemer, Peter F., b. 1885, d. 1955, [MW]
Dillard, Joe Davis, b. 1903, d. 1971, [MW]
Howard, Casey L., b. 1898, d. 1965, [MW]
Howard, Jeannetta M., b. 1897, d. 1960, [MW]
Howard, Lena V, b. 1901, d. 1966, [MW]
Howard, William Curtis, b. 1954, d. 1893, [MW]
Larkin, Margaret E., b. 1909, d. no date, [MW]
Larkin, William W., b. 1901, d. 1974 Mason, [MW]
Lawson, Willie Blanche Jewell, b. 25 Jul 1918, d. 13 Mar 1989, w/o Willie Ervin Lawson, d/o John Henry Shelton and Josie Mae (Fox) Webb, [LH]
Lawson, Willie Ervin, b. 31 May 1918, d. 16 Jul 1986, h/o & s/w Jewell Webb, s/o Jesse Adam and Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson, [LH]
Lowe, Dahlia F, b. 1911, d. 1979, [MW]
Lowe, James H., b. 1903, d. 1982, [MW]
McKaskle, Earl, b. 1902, d. 1960, [MW]
Merriman, Belinda Gail Truex, b. 28 Oct 1947, d. 24 Apr 1996, age: 49yr, h/o Danny Merriman, [MD]
Merriman, Danny Eugene, b. 07 Oct 1947, d. 08 Nov 1980, age: 33yr, h/o Belinda, [MD]
Merriman, Leo Jerry, b. 27 Jun 1925, d. 06 Jul 1995, age: 70yr, Pfc US Army, h/o Vada Merriman, [MD]
Merriman, Vada Lou Jones, b. 06 May 1926, d. 03 Jul 2002, age: 76yr, h/o Leo Merriman, [MD]
Merriman, Wanda Brown, b. 7 Jul 1924, d. 30 Nov 2000, age: 76yr, [MD]
Parum, Dessie Lou, b. 22 Jan 1915, d. 18 Sep 1997, w/o Roy Roland, s/w Roy Parum, d/o Francis Cicero and Minnie Pearl (Tatum) Bobo, [LH]
Parum, Roy Roland, b. 9 Dec 1912, d. 29 Aug 1990, h/o & s/w Dessie Lou Bobo, s/o Charles Perry and Lydeo Myrtle (Walker) Parum, [LH]
Phillips, Charles E., b. 1899, d. 1985, [MW]
Phillips, Charles Lambert, b. 1947, d. 1980, [MW]
Phillips, Geraldine Dolores, b. 1919, d. 1969, [MW]
Phillips, Val Edward, b. 1950, d. 1978, [MW]
Pomeroy, William Henry III, b. 1945, d. 1956, [MW]
Pope, Cecil P., b. 1903, d. 1974, [MW]
Potter, Agnes J., b. 1920 d ND, [MW]
Potter, Cecil Raymond, b. 1940, d. 1988, [MW]
Potter, Oland H., b. 1919, d. 1960, [MW]
Price, Mae, b. 1908, d. no date, [MW]
Price, Russell O., b. 1900, d. 1977, [MW]
Rhodes, James Wesley, b. 29 Nov 1870, d. 25 Jan 1953, age: 82yr, h/o Janerio Rhodes, [MD]
Rhodes, Janerio Elizabeth Hayden, b. 8 Nov 1874, d. 18 Aug 1864, age: 88yr, w/o James W Rhodes, [MD]
Rogers, Fred C., b. 1908, d. 1986, [MW]
Rogers, Karen Kay, b. 1948, d. no date, [MW]
Rogers, Vera P., b. 1912 d ND, [MW]
Rotan, Bessie Dee Rhodes, b. 26 Nov 1901, d. 10 Dec 1990, age: 89yr, h/o Jerry O Rotan, [MD]
Rotan, Jerry Otis (Bud), b. 16 Mar 1900, d. 20 Feb 1975, age: 74yr, h/o Bessie Rotan, [MD]
Rotan, Rush Perry, b. 12 Jun 1907, d. 19 Mar 1963, age: 56yr, b/o Jerry Rotan, [MD]
Shattuck, Lonnie, b. 1899, d. 1988, [MW]
Shattuck, Minnie L, b. 1890, d. 1971, [MW]
Smith, Mary Crump, b. 1906, d. 1983, [MW]
Vines, Deborah Ann Merriman, b. 13 Sep 1953, d. 14 Apr 1998, age: 45yr, h/o Jody Vines, [MD]
Whitson, Edmond P., b. 1879, d. 1970 Mason, [MW]
Whitson, Lonia M. Stanley, b. 1882, d. 1974, [MW]
Williams, L. Pearl, b. 1900, d. 1960, [MW]
Williams, Ross E., b. 1898, d. 1971, [MW]

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