Martin Curtis Faubus, son of Roy and Ella Faubus was born November 23, 1920. Irene Jackson, daughter of J.W. and Lula Jackson weas born October 13, 1921. They were married April 4, 1942. They farmed for George Harris until Curtis entered service in September 1942.
A son, William Roy was born May 26, 1943 and died May 29, 1943.
Curtis was sent overseas in September 1943. He was stationed in England and France. He returned home December 1945. They farmed in the McAdoo community for several years. Curtis and Irene continued to live in McAdoo where Curtis worked for American Cotton Growers.
They were the parents of three other children, Johnny Curtis, Donald Gene (stillborn), and Linda Irene.
Johnny Faubus graduated school at McAdoo, he attended Elkins Institute of Radio and obtained 1st class FCC license. He attended Texas Tech and South Plains Junior College. He works for Diebold Inc. of Lubbock. He married Christina Lee McKay in Oklahoma. They have two children, Christina Lyn and John Martin.
Linda Irene Faubus graduated McAdoo school. She graduated South Plains Junior College. She married David Williams son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams of Sudan. The have two children, Lee and Curtis Jay. David works for a grocery firm in Idalou.
Information taken from "Top of the Cap" by Mildred Jackson Cornelius © 1985; Catclaw Printing
Services for Irene Faubus, 75, of McAdoo were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 1997, in McAdoo First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Forbes, Chaplain of Dickens County Correctional Facility, officiating.
Burial followed in the McAdoo Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home of Crosbyton.
She died at 10:08 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 1997, in Lubbock´s Methodist Hospital following an illness.
She was born Oct. 13, 1921, in Cherry Hill, Ark. She married Curtis Faubus on April 4, 1942, in Abernathy. She was a member of the McAdoo First United Methodist Church and the Parent Teacher Association in McAdoo. She was a homemaker and moved to McAdoo from Arkansas in 1933.
Survivors include her husband; a son, John of Lubbock; a daughter, Linda Williams of Idalou; a brother, Elbert Jackson of Abilene; a sister, Mildred Cornelius of Abilene; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
©The Crosby County News & Chronicle, Friday, August 29, 1997.
Services for Martin Curtis Faubus, 88, of Lubbock will be at 3:00 PM, Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the McAdoo First United Methodist Church with Rev. Andy Wood officiating. Burial will be in McAdoo Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home of Crosbyton. Curtis passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at his home in Lubbock.
He was born November 23, 1920 in Haskell, Texas to the late Roy and Ella (Arend) Faubus. On April 4, 1942 he married Thelma Irene Jackson in Abernathy. She preceded him in death on August 21, 1997. Curtis was a member of the McAdoo First United Methodist Church and served in the Army during WWII. He was a farmer and had lived in McAdoo most of his life. He is preceded in death by two brothers Claude and Clyde Faubus.
Survivors include, a son and his wife, John and Chris Faubus of Lubbock, a daughter and her husband, Linda and David Williams of Idalou and two sisters, Dorthy Hodges of Brownfield and Julia Patterson of Idalou, four grandchildren, Tina Woodcock (Richard), Marty Faubus (Dee), Lee Williams (Selena Elledge) and Jay Williams, and five great grandchildren, Kim Woodcock, Christopher Woodcock, Kirk Woodcock, Collin Woodcock and Mayson White.
Obituary courtesy of Adams Funeral Home, Death notice appeared in Lubbock Avalanche Journal, August 28, 2009
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