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The Weatherford News
Custer County
April 20, 1971

Rites are today for W.T. PEBLEY

William Tollie Pebley, 80, a resident of western Oklahoma since early childhood, died Monday morning, April 19, 1971 at his home east of Weatherford. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. today from the Zion Congregational Church, Rev. Harold Goldmann, the pastor and Rev. George BAKER, pastor of the Red Rock Methodist Church will be the officiating ministers. Burial will be in the Edwardsville Cemetery near Canute, Washita County, Oklahoma.

He was born June 18, 1890, in Pilot Point, Texas, as a small child moving with his family to the Pumpkin Hill community near Canute.

He was married in Canute on March 19, 1911 to Miss Eliza Ellen FULWIDER. After 12 years on a farm in that area, they moved west of Arapaho, where they resided until 1928 before living for a number of years in California and Texas. The Pebleys returned to Oklahoma to a farm near Weatherford in 1934. Because of health conditions, he retired from farming in 1967.

He is survived by his wife Eliza of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Nora Drake, Oklahoma City; Mrs Haney May Baker, Sperry and Mrs. Betty Gilliland, Bethany; two sons, Alfred Pebley, Riveria Arizona and Ray (Jiggs) Pebley of Weatherford. Two brothers, Luther Pebley and Leonard Pebley both of Anaheim California; five sisters, Mrs. C.L. (Dorothy) Vest, Boise Idaho, Mrs. C.W. (Willie) Reynolds, and Mrs. Lena Jungkiet, Anaheim; Mrs. Fred (Beulah) Pheiffer, Long Beach California and Mrs. Emma Perry, Montibello, California, 22 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Contributed by Marti Graham, August 2003. Information posted as courtesy to researchers. The contributor is not related to nor researching any of the families mentioned.



 

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