About Charles Douglas Gifford:
Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 14 Sept 2000
Funeral services for Charles D. Gifford Sr., 53, will be held
at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Chambers, Spring
Valley Baptist Church, Houston, officiating. Burial will be in the Locklin Cemetery near San Gabriel.
Gifford died Monday, Sept. 11 at Richards Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 13, 1946 in Milam Co.
to Louis Guinn and Margaret Lee (Eiland) Gifford. He was a self-employed concrete contractor for 23
years and employed with H.B. Zachry seven years. Mr. Gifford married Linda E. Freeman on Sept. 21,
1968 in Rockdale. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Gwendlyn Lee Zieschang.
include his wife, Linda E. Gifford of Rockdale; son Charles D. Gifford, Jr. and wife Candice Ann of
Austin; two daughters, Kimberly Dawn Jones and husband Tomas of Madison, SD and Kaycee Denise Avrett
and husband Alexander Cody of Rockdale; one brother, Louis Gifford of Rockdale; two grandchildren, Alyssa
Laine Jones and Alexander Tyler Avrett. Mr. Gifford was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Rockdale,
Rockdale Masonic Lodge 414 AF & AM, and served in the U.S. Army.