Burton Fulfer

M, (9 January 1879 - 6 January 1941)
     Burton Fulfer was born on 9 January 1879 at Hunt County, Texas. He was the son of Newton Fulfer and Cordelia Martin Davis. Burton Fulfer married Dove McInrow circa 1902. Burton Fulfer died on 6 January 1941 at Hannibal, Erath County, Texas, at age 61 years, 11 months and 28 days. He was buried on 8 January 1941 in the Hannibal Cemetery, located in Hannibal, Erath County, Texas.
     From Gary R. Hawpe, ed. and Susie Whatley comp., 'Rites Held for Bert Fulfer, 61,' Van Bibber Pioneers E-Newsletter, Vol. 4 No. 6 (April 2001), pp. 19 - 20.


Funeral services were held at the Hannibal Church Wednesday afternoon, January 8 at 3 o'clock for Bert Fulfer, 61, well known resident of Erath County, who died in his home in the Hannibal community early Monday morning, January 6, following a long illness.

Rev. W. C. Ferguson, Baptist minister of Bluff Dale and Rev. W. H. Rucker, Baptist minister of Strawn, conducted the services which were attended by a large number of relatives and friends of the family.

Trewitt Funeral Home, had charge of all arrangements at the church and at the Hannibal cemetery where interment was made. Pallbearers serving at both services were Grady Miller, Montie Stewart, Dale Kay, Vance Moring, Lawerence Gordon, and Jack Stewart. Friends and relatives assisting with flowers were Mrs. Willie White, Mrs. Ross Brown, Sue Fulfer, Daisy Gordon, La Rue Murray, Kathleen Rucker, Hazel Bruce and Viola Nalley.

Bert Fulfer was born January 9, 1879 in Hunt County, Texas, the son of Newt Fulfer and Cordelia Fulfer, who moved to Erath County when he was only two years old. His parents settled on a farm in the Hannibal community in the north part of the county, where Bert Fulfer was reared and where he had since made his home. He was married to Miss Dove McInroe 32 years ago at Exray.

His wife, Mrs. Bert Fulfer of Hannibal and their ten children survive him. The children are Elvis Fulfer of the home; Mrs. Bernice Stewart of Hannibal; Elbert Fulfer of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Mrs. Mildred Moring of Hannibal; Mrs. Barbara Kay of Wilson; Ralph Fulfer, Inez Fulfer, Henry Fulfer, Elmo Fulfer and Edna Dove Fulfer, all of the home.

He is also survived by six grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Oscar Williams, and Mrs. Henry Latimer of Stephenville; Mrs. Carrie Foster of Fort Worth; Mrs. Kate Patterson of Exray; Mrs. Dale Garrison of Portales, New Mexico, and three brothers, Clemmie Fulfer of Idalou; R. T. Fulfer and Curtis Fulfer of Exray.

The Stephenville Empire-Tribune, Stephensville, Erath Co., TX
Friday, January 17, 1941.
Last Edited=16 Jul 2008