Thomas Franklin Eiland Family

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Thomas Franklin Eiland Family

Husband: Thomas Franklin Eiland

Born: 23 Jun 1931at: Kaufman Co, Tx
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Died: Feb 2007at: , , Tx
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Father: Knowles Shaw Valentine Eiland
Mother: Gladys V West
 

Wife: Barbara Jean Millhollon

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Name: Stephen Thomas Eiland
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Spouses: Paula Denise Bailey  
 

Name: Sheryl Lynn Eiland
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About Thomas Franklin Eiland:

Grand Saline Sun (Feb 15, 2007) Thomas Eiland
Funeral services for Thomas "Sarge" Eiland, 75, of Canton, took place Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at Eubank Chapel in Canton. Interment followed at Haven of Memories Memorial Park in Canton.
Mr. Eiland was born Jun 23, 1932, in Hiram Community, Texas to Knowles Share & Gladys Wester Eiland. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mineola. He grew up in Oak Cliff, where he attended Adamson High School. He joined the Army & served during the Korean Conflict. He married Barbara in 1954 re-enlisted in the Army in 1962 and served during the Vietnam War. After leaving the active duty, he served in the Army Reserve & the National Guard. He served in the military for a total of 23 years. In 1971 he moved to Canton, where he worked as a car salesman in several dealerships in the East Texas area. He served as a past Post Commander for the Canton VFW Post 9171.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Eiland of Canton; son, Steve Eiland & wife Jan of Canton; daughter, Sheryl Wilburn & husband William of Canton; a brother, Shaw Eiland & wife Linda of Grand Saline; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Rusty Lockhart, Danny Shepherd, Rodney Johnson, Mike Housewright, Kenny Reed, Mike Mullins, and Ronnie Stanford.


Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM