Dateline: December 9, 2004
services for Melvin Ray Housden, age 64, were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, December 1, 2003, in the Community Fellowship Church in
Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Housden died Sunday, November 28, 2004, in Houston.
He was born June 20, 1940, in Clarendon and lived for a time in
Borger before moving to Houston 34 years ago.
He had worked much of his life as an oil and gas broker and had
served in the National Guard. He
was an active volunteer in some community groups in the Houston area.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.
include one daughter, Tonya Housden of Houston; a son, Eric Housden of New
Orleans, LA; a brother, Kenneth Housden of Eastland; and one grandson,
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