Dateline: December 4, 2003
services for Gerald Weldon Blount, age 83, were held at 2:00 p.m.
on Saturday, November 29, 2003, in Robertson Chapel of Memories
with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Fellowship Christian Church in
Clarendon, officiating. Burial
was held at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Blount died Monday, November 24, 2003, in Childress. He was born February 22, 1920, in Golf, Texas, and was a
resident of Memphis before moving to Hedley 23 years ago. He married Margaret Edna Morris on September 13, 1946, in
Fort Worth. He was a US Army
Veteran of World War II and a charter member of Clarendon VFW Post 7782.
He worked in a civil service job prior to his retirement.
He was a Baptist.
was preceded in death by two daughters, Dorothy C. Blount in 1957 and
Sheri Green in 2001.
include his wife, Margaret Blount of Hedley; three sons, Felix Hilburn and
wife Betty of Oklahoma City, Allen Blount and wife Kathy of Oklahoma City,
and Jonathan Blount and wife Edna of Amarillo; a son-in-law, Mike Green of
Atchinson, Kansas; and four grandchildren.
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