Dateline: October 25, 2007

William Carlton “Brownie” Quisenberry, 101, died Thursday, October 18, 2007, in Gladewater.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2007, at the First Baptist Church in Hedley, with Rev. Bruce Howard, officiating. Burial was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Mr. Quisenberry was born June 27, 1906, in Richland Springs, Texas to Joseph William and Florence Elizabeth Burleson Quisenberry. He married Jewell Anna Dickson on October 31, 1931, at Hollis, Okla. He had been a farmer, drove heavy equipment for Donley County, and managed the Hedley Lumber Company. Before moving to Hedley in 1919, Brownie had lived in Goodnight next to Col. Charles Goodnight. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hedley.

Mr. Quisenberry was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Quisenberry, on August 9, 2007; his parents; two brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors include one son, Jack Quisenberry and wife Carroll of Winona; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

The family requests that memorials be made to Hedley Senior Citizens, Rowe Cemetery Association, or the Hedley First Baptist Church.

 

 

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