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Allen Edward Coursey

Male 1931 - 2010  (79 years)


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  • Name Allen Edward Coursey 
    Born 23 Mar 1931  Chattanooga, Tillman County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military From 1947 to 1955  Roswell, Chavez County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He was honorably discharged as a sergeant first class on June 13, 1955, at Fort Lewis, Wash. He received the National Defense Service Medal
    Died 23 Jul 2010  Witchita Falls, Witchita, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Birth: Mar. 23, 1931, Chattanooga, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
      Death: Jul. 23, 2010, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
      Allen Edward Coursey
      Funeral for former Frederick resident Allen Edward Coursey, 79, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Orr Gray Gish Chapel with Jerry McKinley officiating.
      Mr. Coursey died Friday, July 23, 2010, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
      Burial will be at Frederick Memorial Cemetery under direction of Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home.
      He was born March 23, 1931, in Chattanooga to Oliver Jackson and Ethel Altie Calhoun Coursey. He grew up in the Chattanooga, Frederick and Davidson vicinities, attending school at Victory. He lived in Roswell, N.M., from 1947 until he was drafted in the c He was honorably discharged as a sergeant first class on June 13, 1955, at Fort Lewis, Wash. He received the National Defense Service Medal. He married Melba Lois Holloway on Sept. 2, 1953, in Comanche. They moved to Frederick in 1955, where he lived and worked in the auto body repair business. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Frederick.
      Survivors include his wife, Melba; two daughters and a son-in-law: Lois Allene and Pat Gammage and Meredith Ann Coursey, all of Wichita Falls, Texas; and two grandchildren: Joshua Patrick Gammage and Anna Zhou Gammage, both of Wichita Falls, Texas.
      He was preceded death by his parents and a brother, Ernest Coursey.
      Memorial contributions may be sent to: Grace Church, 5214 Stone Lake Drive, Wichita Falls, TX 76302, or to the Arthritis Foundation, 4300 MacArthur, Ste. 245, Dallas, TX 75209, in loving memory of Allen Coursey.
      An on-line guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.orrgraygishfuneralhome.com or www.tiptonfuneralhome.com.
      Sunday, July 25, 2010
    Buried 25 Jul 2010  Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Frederick Memorial Cemetery 
    • Birth: Mar. 23, 1931, Chattanooga, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
      Death: Jul. 23, 2010, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA

      Funeral for former Frederick resident Allen Edward Coursey, 79, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Orr Gray Gish Chapel with Jerry McKinley officiating.
      Mr. Coursey died Friday, July 23, 2010, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
      Burial will be at Frederick Memorial Cemetery under direction of Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home.
      He was born March 23, 1931, in Chattanooga to Oliver Jackson and Ethel Altie Calhoun Coursey. He grew up in the Chattanooga, Frederick and Davidson vicinities, attending school at Victory. He lived in Roswell, N.M., from 1947 until he was drafted in the c He was honorably discharged as a sergeant first class on June 13, 1955, at Fort Lewis, Wash. He received the National Defense Service Medal. He married Melba Lois Holloway on Sept. 2, 1953, in Comanche. They moved to Frederick in 1955, where he lived and worked in the auto body repair business. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Frederick.

      Survivors include his wife, Melba; two daughters and a son-in-law: Lois Allene and Pat Gammage and Meredith Ann Coursey, all of Wichita Falls, Texas; and two grandchildren: Joshua Patrick Gammage and Anna Zhou Gammage, both of Wichita Falls, Texas.

      He was preceded death by his parents and a brother, Ernest Coursey.

      Memorial contributions may be sent to: Grace Church, 5214 Stone Lake Drive, Wichita Falls, TX 76302, or to the Arthritis Foundation, 4300 MacArthur, Ste. 245, Dallas, TX 75209, in loving memory of Allen Coursey.

      An on-line guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.orrgraygishfuneralhome.com or www.tiptonfuneralhome.com.
      Sunday, July 25, 2010


      Burial:
      Frederick Memorial Cemetery
      Frederick
      Tillman County
      Oklahoma, USA
    Person ID I7892  Goheen
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2015 

    Father Oliver Jackson Coursey,   b. 30 Nov 1905, Mill Creek, Indian Territory, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1970, Roswell, Chavez County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Ethel Altie Calhoun,   b. 3 Mar 1906, Kingston, Marshall County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1982, Roswell, Chavez County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1929  Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Name Oliver J Coursey
      Event Type Marriage
      Event Date 15 Jun 1929
      Residence Chattanooga, Comanche County
      Event Place Frederick, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States
      Age 23
      Spouse's Name Miss Ethel Calhoun
      Spouse's Age 20
      Page 631
    Family ID F2935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F2939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S146] FindAGrave, Memorial# 55415462 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S146] FindAGrave, Memorial# 55415462 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S146] FindAGrave, Memorial# 86511149 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1156] Marriages Oklahoma, Oliver J Coursey and Ethel Calhoun; 15 June 1929; page 631.