| || Notes for CHARLES JESSUP "JESSE" TANTON:|
From an unknown, undated Texas newspaper:
CHARLES J. "JESSE" TANTON, Sr., 60, of Liberty, died Sunday, February 17, 2008, at the Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at the Pentecostal Tabernacle on FM2830 with burial following at the Hill Top Cemetery in Liberty. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, at the church. Services are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.
JESSE was born September 29, 1947 in Evadale, to parents HENRY LEE and GLADYS ROCKMAN TANTON, and has resided in the Liberty area throughout most of his life. He was a retired rig runner and truck driver, a former commercial fisherman, member of the Pentecostal Tabernacle, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, tinkering with mowers, and especially spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. TANTON was preceded in death by his parents and brother: WILLIAM "COOTER" TANTON. He is survived by his wife of 41 years: JOYCE FREGIA TANTON of Liberty, sons: CHARLES J. "BULL" TANTON Jr. and wife JANA of Baytown, WILLIAM "BUCK" TANTON and wife KAREN of Hardin, and SANDY TANTON of Dayton, five grandchildren: LAUREN, AMBER, JENNIFER, MACY, and KAYLEE, sisters: VELEA WHITMIRE of Batson, LILLY ANN MARCONTELL of Dayton, BETTY JO COTTON and husband TRAVIS of Batson, and BECKY SUE LAIRD and husband ROBERT of Hankamer, brothers: BILL TANTON of Liberty, BOBBY JOE TANTON of Liberty, and HENRY DON TANTON and wife COOKIE of Liberty, sister-in-law: DOROTHY TANTON of Liberty, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.