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Obituaries: February 2006


Edwin Bilger Jr., 80, died Dec. 25. He was a police officer in Fort Worth, Texas, for 30 years and was the first fire chief for the city of Bedford, Texas. He created Bedford’s first ambulance service. He was a member of the Brown Trail church, Bedford. He was preceded in death by his wife, Oleta.

Allan Branyon

Allan D. Branyon, 75,died Dec. 14. A graduate of PepperdineUniversity, Malibu,Calif., he was a charter member of the boardand founder of Dallas Christian School.He was a deacon, and his funeral was Dec. 19 at the Saturn Road church, Garland, Texas.

Survivors include hiswife, Marilyn, three daughters, three step-children, a grandson, ninestep-grandchildren and a sister.

Alton Carter

Alton B. Carter, 93,died Jan. 10 in Wills Point, Okla. He served in the U.S. Navyduring World War II and later worked for the U.S. Postal Service. He was amember of the Quinlan, Okla.,church.

Survivors include hiswife, Agnes, a son, two daughters, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildrenand six great-great grandchildren.

Mayola Morgan

Mayola Tippens KerrMorgan, 82, died Jan. 3. She graduated from OklahomaState University,Stillwater, Okla., and was a teacher and musician. Herfuneral was Jan. 6 at the Edmond, Okla., church.

Shewas preceded in death by her first husband of 46 years, George Kerr. Survivorsinclude her husband, J.C., three sons, nine grandchildren, severalgreat-grandchildren, a brother and a sister.

Filed under: Obituaries Staff Reports

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