Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Alma L. (Whittenburg) Bingham

© Kathy Duncan, 2015

Alma Loraine Renfro, daughter of Lillie Mae (Renfro) and Eugene Kerr Whittenburg, was born 19 Nov 1910 in Texas and died 14 June 1012 in Anson, Texas. She married Charles Dorsey Bingham in 1927. He was born 17 November 1906 and died 28 November 1987. They are both buried in Neinda Cemetery, Neinda, Jones County, Texas.

15 April 1930, Pct 5, Jones Co., TX:

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Bingham Dorsey C Head M W 23 M 22 b. TX fb. MS mb TX
-----Alma L Dau F W 19 M 18 b. TX fb. TX mb. TX

12 April 1940, JP 5, Jones Co., TX:

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Bingham Dorsey Head M W 33 M grade: H4 b. TX 1935 res: same house
-----Alma Wife F W 29 M grade: H4 b. TX 1935 res: same house
-----Bobbie Son M W 4 b. TX 1935 res: same house

Obituary of Alma Loraine Bingham:

Anson, Tx - Alma Loraine "Hoot" Bingham, 101 passed away at Valley View Nursing Home in Anson, Texas, on June 14, 2012. Services will be 11:00 am Saturday June 16,2012 at the First United
Methodist Church. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Directed by Adams-Graham Funeral Home. Ms. Bingham was born to Kerr Eugene Whittenburg and Lillie Renfro Whittenburg on November 19,
1910, near Boyds Chapel, Texas. Her brother, Clarence "Whit" Whittenburg was born on her seventh birthday and were very close throughout their lives. She attended Boyds Chapel School and enjoyed basketball. She graduated Nienda High School and married Charlie Dorsey Bingham in 1927. They were blessed with a son Bobby Eugene Bingham. She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Mr. C. D. Bingham, and her grandson Pryce David Bingham. Hoots began the children's lunch program at Boyds Chapel School and later at Anson High School. As a devoted mother she remained involved with Hardin-Simmons Cowboy activities as Bobby studied to be a band director. She then worked as Deputy County Clerk for Jones County from 1962 to 2977.  She leaves behind her son, Bobby E. Bingham, her granddaughter, Stephany Bingham Drennon, her loving ward Karen Ashworth Magill, a nephew Larry Whittenburg, two nieces Marcia Wjittenburg Boyd and Kathey Whittenburg Longorio, a grand niece Angela van Buskirk and two great grand nieces Maddie and Dawn van Buskirk. She will live on in the hearts of many dear loved ones and beloved friends.
In lieu of flowers, friends are invited to donate to M. D. Anderson Cancer Center or the charity of their choice.

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