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Francis "Frank" Rawson

Male 1921 - 2013  (92 years)


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  • Name Francis "Frank" Rawson  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 20 Jul 1921  Denning, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 2013  Orange, Orange County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Y  [4
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      August 21, 2013, page 16

      Francis Rawson
      Francis Rawson, 92, of Orange, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at his home.

      Born on July 20, 1921, Frank was a native of Denning, Texas. He was the son of Veva Garrett Rawson and Eugene Bryan Rawson, Sr.

      After serving in the South Pacific during WWII, Mr. Rawson became an educator. He spent the majority of his career in the Little Cypress \endash  Mauriceville CISD, serving as a teacher, coach and principal. Before joining Little Cypress, Mr. Rawson worked for several years in the West Orange schools. After leaving Little Cypress, he served as a junior high school principal in Buna until his retirement.

      Following his retirement, he spent many years as a security guard at Delta Downs. Mr. Rawson was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend to many. Affectionately known as "Faw Frank" or "Uncle Frank", he will be greatly missed.

      He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Jane Pate Rawson; his parents; and his siblings, Velta Mclemore, Eugene B. Rawson, Jr., Doris Mills, Mary Wickersham, Garrett Rawson and Neal Rawson.

      Mr. Rawson is survived by his daughter, Fran Hulsey and husband, Larry of Hemphill; and son, Warren Rawson and wife, Patty DeLaney of Houston.

      Memories will be cherished by his five grandchildren, Oscar DeLaney Rawson of Houston, David Hulsey and wife, Tammy of Orange, Darrin Hulsey and partner, Hillary Herndon of Knoxville, Tennessee, Daniel Hulsey of Orange, Karen Hulsey Fisher and husband, Kyle of Mauriceville. "Faw Frank" will also be remembered by his great-grandchildren, Brynne Hulsey of Bridge City, Dayla and Taylor Hulsey of Orange, Seaman Trevor Lawrence Hulsey of Panama City, Florida; and Airman 1st Class Theron David Hulsey of Lakenheath, England.

      The family would like to give a special thanks to Kendra, Pat, Laura, Doll, Carlene and Professional Home Health and Hospice and others who graciously and lovingly cared for Dad.

      Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2013 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A Graveside Service, with military honors, will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Isaac Low Cemetery in Hemphill. Officiating will be Reverend Karen Jones, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Hemphill.

      Serving as Pallbearers will be Daniel Hulsey, Dr. Darrin Hulsey, David Hulsey, Larry Hulsey, Bill Skinner and Dr. Warren Rawson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Oscar DeLaney Rawson, Seaman Trevor Lawrence Hulsey, Airman 1st Class Theron David Hulsey, Kyle Fisher and Taylor Ray Hulsey.
    Person ID I32707  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Eugene Bryan Rawson, Sr.,   b. 13 Oct 1897, Verda, Grant Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1968, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Veva G. Garrett,   b. 27 Oct 1897, Ratcliff, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1968, Orange County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1916  Ratcliff, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Pate,   b. 26 Oct 1924, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 2012, Orange, Orange County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 4 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F11879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), November 27, 2002. page 15 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S342] San Augustine Tribune, weekly, 807 E. Columbia, San Augustine, TX, (San Augustine Tribune, USPS No. 479-040, Published every Thursday at 807 E. Columbia St., San Augustine, Texas 75972 Stephen Hays & Arlan Hays, Publishers. Postmaster: Change of Address notice should be made at P.O. Box 539, San Augustine, Texas 75972. The Tribune is a continuation of the Texas Chronicle moved from Galveston to San Augustine in 1837 and published as the Redlander.), November 19, 1998 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), August 21, 2013, page 16 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), August 21, 2013, page 16 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, San Augustine County, JP #2 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S86] Family Tree Maker's WFT, Vol 4, Tree 3068.