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.

Categories: Family History, Obituaries

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