Person:William Easterling (13)

William Middleton EASTERLING
b.08 JUL 1863 Pope, Arkansas, USA
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Middleton EASTERLING
Gender Male
Birth[1] 08 JUL 1863 Pope, Arkansas, USA
Marriage 16 NOV 1884 Atkins, Pope, Arkansas, USAto Lucinda Adeline BURRIS
Residence[3] BET 1910 AND 1919 Mountain View, Kiowa, Oklahoma, USA
Death[2] 12 OCT 1941 Reydon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USA
Burial[2] White Rose Cemetery, Reydon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, USA
Religion[2] Christian

William Middleton Easterling was born July 8, 1863 in Pope County, Arkansas. He passed away at his home Sunday, October 12, 1941 at the age of 78 years, 3 months and 4 days. He was married to Miss Lucinda Burris, November 16, 1884. To this union were born ten children, Thomas, who died in infancy; George W., of Reydon; Elmer and Frank of Oxnard, California; Vester of Sulfridge Field, Michigan; Mary Dotson, Lee McColgin and Jewel Inman of Reydon; Nancy Casto of Sulfridge Field, Michigan and Flora Barber of Clovis, New Mexico. He was a good husband, a good father and a kind and helpful neighbor. He has spent most of his lfie in Arkansas and Oklahoma except two years in Texas, coming to Mountain View, Oklahoma 32 years ago and to Reydon in 1919, where he has since resided. He joined the Christian Church when he was 16 years old and was baptized. His last words were, " I am perfectly all right and ready to go." He leaves two half brothers, Andy Easterling of Olie, Oklahoma and Thomas Easterling of Huntsville, Arkansas and Mrds. Maggie Harris of Ragg, Oklahoma. Nine children, 24 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. M.a. Hawkins, pastor of the assembly of God Church, and assisted by Rev. H. Woodard, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Reydon. Burial in White Rose Cemetery, Reydon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma. Those attending the funeral from a distance were his daughter, Mrs. Flora Barber, husband and children of Clovis, New Mexico; Mrs. Allegra Easterling and children of Meridian; Miss Virginia Lea McColgin of Weatherford; Mrs. Grant McColgin, Quentin McColgin and Miss Imogene Conrad of Stillwater; and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kendall and Mrs. Murl Brown of Sayre.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Data from Jim Easterling.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Obit of William Middleton Easterling.
  3. Obit of George Washington Easterling.