Buford E. Whitton
Buford Earvin Whitton Age 75 ( Find -A-Grave Memorial# 134735157 )
Born: 01 October 1915, in Timpson, Shelby, Texas, USA.
Died on Monday 21 May 1991 in Houston, at the Veteran Administration Medical Center in Harris County, Texas. Funeral service 2: PM at Hebron Missionary Baptist Church near Pine Land, under the direction of Howard-Glendale Funeral Directors in Houston, Texas. With burial in Hebron Community Cemetery, Broaddus, San Augustine, Texas, USA.
A native of Timpson and former resident of San Augustine County. He lived in Houston for several years. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his sons, Benny Whitton of Houston, Billy Whitton of Tomball and Bobby Whitton of Nashville, Tenn. ; a sister, Thelma Whitton Tarver of Sour Lake, Texas. Six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Buford was my mother’s big brother. She talked about him and his family so often, as a young child, I was always aware of how much she loved him. She listened to the car radio always waiting to hear her brother’s son Bobby playing with different popular singers.