Services were held Tuesday, April 9, 1996, in the First United Methodist Church, Spur, for Clemmie Sue Maben, 78, of Spur.
Rev. Michael Passmore, Lubbock and Rev. Larry Burton, Spur, officiated. Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery under direction of Campbell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Maben died Saturday, April 6, 1996 in the Crosbyton Clinic Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Merkel on May 8, 1917 and had lived in Dickens County since 1949 moving from Kent County.
She married Elmer Maben on June 18, 1941 in Spur. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She had been a member of the Bluebonnet Club.
Surviving along with her husband are one son, Benny Maben, Spur; a daughter, Elaine Hancock, Spur; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
©The Texas Spur, April 11, 1996from the records of Lillian Grace Nay
Elmer Maben, longtime resident of Dickens County, passed away September 4, 2014 at Stonewall Memorial Hospital in Aspermont, Texas. At the time of his death he was a resident of Kent County Nursing Home.
He lived to be 101 years of age, being born July 26, 1913 in Rotan, Texas. He married Clemmie Sue Walker on June 28, 1941.
Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Sue, parents Tobe and Texas Daisy Maben, a brother, Ray Maben, a sister, Ruby Hall, and a son-in-law, Keith Hancock.
He is survived by a daughter, Elaine Hancock, a son Benny and wife Sue, grandchildren Keith Hancock, Kelly Atkinson, Brendle Hancock, Tobin Hancock, Tye Maben, and Vallye Brooks. Survivors also include nine great grandchildren.
Elmer loved to dance and went to every dance he could at area Senior Citizen Centers and Old Settlers Reunion dances. In fact, this past Old Settlers was the first he missed in many, many years.
Services for Elmer are scheduled for Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2:00 P.M., at Community Bible Chapel, with Tommy Henderson presiding. Burial will be in the Spur Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home of Spur, Texas.
©Obituary courtesy of Zapata Funeral Home
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